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                          DIRECT OBJECTS OF THE VERB :
A direct object is a noun or
pronoun that follows an action verb.  It
completes the action of the verb.  To
find a direct object, first find the verb. 
Then ask whom? Or what? after the verb.  The word that answers whom? Or what? is the
direct object.
Example:  Peppy played soccer all Sunday morning.
                Verb: Played
                Played what?
Soccer.
The direct object is soccer.
If you cannot answer the
questions whom? Or what? There are no direct object.
     Peppy is resting today.
     Peppy is resting what?
You cannot answer the
question what? Thus, there is no direct object.


  
IDENTIFY THE DIRECT OBJECTS:
1.    
Janet draws
pictures well.
2.    
Can Caroline cut
the grass today?
3.    
The cats were
climbing the trees.
4.    
The cops finally
solved the case.
5.    
Power lines snapped
during the vicious storm.


USE DIRECT OBJECTS :
1.    
Maggie made
__________for lunch.

2.    
The MCH workers
paved the ___________.
3.    
The children ate
their ___________ in the park.
4.    
The messy cereal
covered the baby’s _____________.
5.    
Are you taking a
_____________ this winter?

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