2 Direct ObjectDirect Object – is a noun, pronoun, or word group that tells who or what receives the action of the verbObjects answer: WHO or WHAT after the verb.Note: Only in sentences with ACTION VERBSNote: Cross out all prepositional phrases
3 To find a Direct ObjectDetermine if the verb is action or linking. You must have an action verb.Cross out all prepositional phrasesSubject + verb + who?/ what? =direct object
4 November 29, 2011 Homework Do Now Vocabulary pg 69 2nd Draft of Descriptive ParagraphGrammar pg exercise 3Grammar pg 122 exercise 2
5 Indirect ObjectIndirect Object – a noun, pronoun, or word group that sometimes appears in sentences containing direct objectsNote: Sentence must contain a D.O. to have an I.O.An indirect object tells to whom or to what (or for whom or for what) the action of a transitive verb is done.
6 To find the Indirect Object Determine if the verb is action or linking. You must have an action verb.Cross out all prepositional phrasessubject + verb+ direct object + to (for) whom?/ to (for) what? = indirect object.
7 November 30, 2011 Homework Do Now Vocabulary pg 70 Quiz FridayGrammar pg 126 exercise 4Review A pg 124
8 TIP: Be careful…do not confuse prepositional phrases with indirect objects! Examples of Objects of Prep:My teacher showed the book to the class.I left some dessert for you.Examples of Indirect Objects:My teacher showed the class the book.I left you some dessert.
9 Subject ComplementsSubject Complement – a word or word group in the predicate that identifies or describes the subjectTypes of Subject Complements:1. Predicate Nominative2. Predicate AdjectivesNote: follows linking verbs
10 Predicate NominativePredicate Nominative – a word or word group in the predicate that identifies the subject.Note: a predicate nominative may be a noun, pronoun, or a word group that functions as a noun. A predicate nominative is connected to the subject by a linking verb.
11 December 1, 2011 Homework Do Now Grammar pg exercise 5 and Review BVocabulary Unit 6 own definitionsQuiz tomorrowFree Write in Journal
12 How to find a Predicate Nominative Determine if the verb is LINKING.Cross out all prepositional phrasesLook to the back of (after) the linking verb, if the word or word group is a noun it is a predicate nominative.
13 EX: A dictionary is a tool. This piece of old flint could be an arrowhead.
14 Predicate AdjectivePredicate Adjective – an adjective that is in the predicate and that describes the subject. You must have a linking verb.Note: a predicate adjective is a describing word. A predicate adjective MUST BE connected to the subject by a linking verb.
15 How to find a predicate adjective Determine if the verb is linking. You must have a LINKING VERBCross out all prepositional phrasesLook after (to the back of) the linking verb, if the word or word group is an adjective it is a predicate adjective.