English grammar

Module 4, Sentence Parts, Review:

Objects and Complements

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English grammar
English grammar

Direct Objects

Directions:
Use the toolbar above to mark up the sentence. Underline the subject once, the verb twice, and circle the direct object.
1.
The pilot might fly the newest spy plane.
2.
The fairy-tale princess tamed the ferocious dragon.
3.
Kelsey broke her left wrist.
4.
Laura cleaned the garage.
5.
Granddad lost the television remote.

Transitive and Intransitive Verbs

Directions:
Identify each verb as transitive or intransitive.
6.
The unrepairable cars were piled up in the junkyard.
transitive / intransitive
7.
That lamp needs a new shade.
transitive / intransitive
8.
The television showed the president's speech.
transitive / intransitive
9.
Leslie took a job as a waitress.
transitive / intransitive
10.
My television is not working correctly.
transitive / intransitive

Challenges with Direct Objects

Directions:
Use the toolbar above to mark up the sentence. Underline the subject once, the verb twice, and circle the direct object.
11.
Which sauce would you prefer on your pasta?
12.
Quentin has lost his books and his homework.
13.
What did the archeologist discover buried in the sand?
14.
Stefan can drive motorcycles and cars.
15.
Where did Michelle buy that sweater?

Indirect Objects

Directions:
Use the toolbar above to mark up the sentences. Underline the subject once. Underline the verb twice. Circle the direct object. Draw an arrow from the direct object to the indirect object.
16.
Will you please hand your sister the potatoes?
17.
A good education gave Jerome a chance to get a better job.
18.
My grandmother always offers her guests apple pie.
19.
My teacher will surely not deny us a chance to retake the test.
20.
My little sister pours me a bowl of sugary cereal every morning.

Subject Complements

Directions:
Use the toolbar above to mark up the sentences. Underline the subject once. Underline the verb twice. Underline the subject complement once (like the subject it completes). Then on the next line, identify the complement you chose as a predicate noun, predicate pronoun, or predicate adjective.
21.
Greg felt satisfied with his work.
22.
predicate noun / predicate pronoun / predicate adjective
23.
Your new car was a Mercedes!
24.
predicate noun / predicate pronoun / predicate adjective
25.
The new science teacher may be he.
26.
predicate noun / predicate pronoun / predicate adjective
27.
My little cousin gets taller each time I see her.
28.
predicate noun / predicate pronoun / predicate adjective
29.
Danielle appears happy with her test grade.
30.
predicate noun / predicate pronoun / predicate adjective

Object Complements

Directions:
Use the toolbar above to mark up the sentences. Underline the subject once. Underline the verb twice. Circle the direct object. Put a dotted line under the object complement.
31.
The kindergartener colored all the faces red.
32.
We will call our new ferret Scout.
33.
I found the trash can emptied by the dog.
34.
The students should label their binders theirs.
35.
Ron prefers his dogs big.

Distinguishing Objects and Complements

Directions:
Identify each bold-faced word as a direct object, indirect object, or subject complement.
36.
That watermelon is very sweet.
direct object / indirect object / subject complement
37.
The waiter served us our desserts.
direct object / indirect object / subject complement
38.
My parents bought a new lawn mower.
direct object / indirect object / subject complement
39.
My dog is an Akita.
direct object / indirect object / subject complement
40.
The ancient Greeks built that temple.
direct object / indirect object / subject complement

Classifying Verbs

Directions:
Identify each bold-faced verb as transitive action, intransitive action, or intransitive linking.
41.
That cliff looks too high to climb.
intransitive action / transitive action / intransitive linking
42.
We should work hard on this assignment.
intransitive action / transitive action / intransitive linking
43.
That perfume smells fruity.
intransitive action / transitive action / intransitive linking
44.
We will serve tacos and enchiladas for the party.
intransitive action / transitive action / intransitive linking
45.
That idea is a good one.
intransitive action / transitive action / intransitive linking
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