Direct objects : Direct objects must follow an action verb.
will answer what or whom after the action verb.
will be a noun or pronoun. Slide 2: an indirect object. An action verb may also have There must be a direct
object answering what or whom.
The indirect object will answer
to or for whom or what. Indirect Objects : Indirect Objects will always follow an action verb.
will always have a direct object.
will come before the direct object.
will come after the action verb.
will answer to or for whom or what. Direct 0bjects : Direct 0bjects Rachel bought a cat. Rachel bought what? cat Rachel bought cat Bought what? Slide 5: Rachel Bought Tamara a cat. Rachel bought what? cat For whom? Rachel bought cat Tamara Homework, page 301, Exercise 1 : Homework, page 301, Exercise 1 Some sentences will have only direct objects.
Some sentence will have both direct objects and indirect objects.
Diagram each sentence. Direct Objects : Direct Objects Must follow an action verb.
Answers the question for what or whom.
. Mother bought a new bed for kitty. Indirect Objects : Indirect Objects Must have a direct object in the sentence.
Will occur after the action verb.
Will occur before the direct object.
Will answer the question to or for whom or what. Slide 9: Diagramming direct and indirect objects Ross got a treat for Meow-Meow. Ross got treat Ross got Meow-Meow a treat. Ross got treat for whom? Meow-Meow More on Direct Objects : More on Direct Objects The Tongue Untied Quiz 1
The Tongue Untied Quiz 2
Direct Object Sentence Diagraming
Compound direct objects
Compound indirect objects
Direct and Indirect Objects