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Direct Objects -- Verbs that Act on Something

About the Direct Objects -- Verbs that Act on Something Lesson

Summary
A beginning lesson in transitive verbs and direct objects. Students learn definitions of direct objects and transitive verbs.

Objectives
• To introduce the subject of transitive verbs and direct objects.

• Give students examples of direct objects.

• Show how some sentences would not make sense unless they use a direct object.

• Have students underline direct objects.

• Students also use their creativity to write their own direct objects to finish a sentence.

Suggested Grades
3rd Grade
4th Grade
5th Grade
6th Grade

Excerpt
Action verbs express physical and mental actions. Run, talk, hope, wish or swim are all action verbs. State of being verbs express a condition or state of being. Be, feel, seem, or appear are all state of being verbs.

A transitive verb is an action verb that is followed by a direct object. It is an action that is performed on something. Some sentences would not make sense unless the verb had a direct object to receive the action.

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