I Object! Understanding Transitive Verbs
About the I Object! Understanding Transitive Verbs Lesson
A beginning lesson on transitive verbs with definitions of direct and indirect objects. Sentences are taken apart to show subject, verb and object.
• Teach students about transitive verbs.
• Give examples and definitions of direct and indirect objects.
• Use questions to determine student?s retention of the subject matter.
• Students will mark either direct or indirect object after reading sentences with underlined words.
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 or sometimes an indirect 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.