Presentation on theme: "Objects and Complements"— Presentation transcript:
1 Objects and Complements Grammar!Objects and Complements
2 That’s where objects come in! What is an Object?Sometimes sentences are complete with just a subject and a verb:Bill ran.But sometimes a subject and verb just aren’t enough:Bill boughtThat’s where objects come in!
3 Direct ObjectA noun or pronoun that receives the action of an action verb.Answers the questions Whom? and What?Linking verbs do not take objects.Not all action verbs take objects.Action verbs that take objects are called transitive verbs.Can stand on its own in the sentenceNever part of a prepositional phrase
4 Direct Object Bill bought balloons! Sarah met Rick at the door. examples…Bill boughtballoons!What did Bill buy?Balloons. Balloons is the direct object.Sarah metRick at the door.Whom did Sarah meet?Rick. Rick is the direct object.
5 Indirect Object A noun or pronoun that follows an action verb. Answers the questions to whom, for whom, to what, or for what.MUST be accompanied by a direct object.Always comes before the direct object.Never part of a prepositional phrase.
6 Indirect Object I gave Josh my present. Mr. Jones served me cake examples…IODOI gave Josh my present.What did I give?Present. Present is the direct objectTo whom did I give it?To Josh. Josh is the indirect object.IODOMr. Jones served me cakeWhat did Mr. Jones serve?Cake. cake is the direct object.To whom did Mr. Jones serve it?To me. Me is the indirect object.
7 What is a Complement? Predicate Noun A noun or pronoun that follows a linking verb.Renames or identifies the subject.Also called a Predicate Nominative.Predicate AdjectiveAn adjective that follows a linking verb.Modifies or describes the subject.
8 Predicate Nouns and Adjectives examples…SLVPNMs. Hoffman is my teacher.What is the subject?What is the linking verb?Does a noun or an adjective follow the linking verb?teacher is a noun that renames the subject, Ms. Hoffman
9 Does a noun or an adjective follow the linking verb? Predicate Nouns and Adjectivesexamples…SLVPAPATheir best player is fast and agile.What is the subject?What is the linking verb?Does a noun or an adjective follow the linking verb?Fast and agile are adjectives that describe the subject, player.
10 Practicing Complements! Complements Worksheet.practice identifying the four different complements.