Direct Objects Lesson

Direct Objects Lesson 

This Direct Objects Lesson teaches students about direct objects. Direct objects can be either nouns or pronouns. This Direct Objects Lesson gives both noun and pronoun examples.

by Christopher Rudolph

direct object will follow a transitive verb. A transitive verb is an action verb that has one or more objects. Direct Objects can be nouns, pronouns, phrases, or clauses. For now, we will focus just on Direct Object nouns and pronouns. 

DO Nouns 

He kicked the ball.  The action verb is “kicked” and the direct object is “ball.”

kicked what? ball

I ate a cupcake.  The action verb is “ate” and the direct object is “cupcake.”

ate what? cupcake

I ran home.   The action verb is “ran” and the direct object is “home.”

ran where? home

She hit her brother.  The action verb is “hit” and the direct object is “brother.”

hit who? brother
 

DO Pronouns  

She likes him. The action verb is “likes” and the direct object is “him.”

likes who? Him

They ate them.  The action verb is “ate” and the direct object is “them.”

ate what? them (perhaps jelly beans)

You beat me.   The action verb is “beat” and the direct object is “me.”

beat who? me

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