I want to let you know how awesome Mrs. Urquijo is, some of you know that, but she is a fantastic teacher and I expect the best behavior for her.
Starter: (Ten Minutes)
A direct object receives the action performed by the subject. The
verb used with a direct object is always an action verb. Example: The
car hit the tree. To find the direct object, say the subject and verb
followed by whom or what. The car hit whom or what? Tree answers
the question so tree is the direct object.
If nothing answers the question whom or what, you know that there
is no direct object. Example: The car sped past. The car sped whom
or what? Nothing answers the question so the sentence has no direct
The direct object must be a noun or pronoun. A direct object will
never be in a prepositional phrase. The direct object will not equal
the subject as the predicate nominative, nor does it have a linking
verb as a predicate nominative sentences does.
Instructions: Find the subjects, verbs, and direct objects in the
1. Paul built a dollhouse for Hayley.
2. The club members held a party in the park.
3. The audience cheered their favorite actors during the play.
4. Tiny children prefer short stories.
5. Terri really dialed a wrong number last night.