Presentation on theme: "Transitive and Intransitive Verbs"— Presentation transcript:
1 Transitive and Intransitive Verbs Theme 2Transitive and Intransitive Verbs
2 Activating StrategyCircle all of the verbs on worksheet including the two sentences that are not numbered.With a partner discuss what is a direct object?
3 Essential QuestionHow can I identify transitive and intransitive verbs?EQ Answer:
4 How can I identify transitive and intransitive verbs? A transitive verb is an action verb that has a direct object.A transitive verb transfers its action to a direct object.****If you can not answer “who” or “what” there is not a direct objectAn intransitive verb does not have a direct object.
5 Transitive and Intransitive Verbs Guided PracticeTransparency 2-23PB #156 as Practice
7 In-Class with a partner On page English Grammar book:Complete questions Make a chart on your paper like this one.VerbTransitiveIntransitiveDirect Object1)BoughtPresent2)3)4)5)
8 Summarization Activity Write two sentences that have a transitive verb. Circle the verb and underline the direct objectWrite two sentences that have an intransitive verb. Circle the verb.
9 How can I identify transitive and intransitive verbs? Transparency 2-23Some paleontologists work in teams.A team gathers specimens for analysis.Dinosaurs lived long ago.Bones and skeletons give clues about dinosaur habits and appearances.A huge dinosaur lumbered across the valley long ago.I will measure the footprint carefully.