Direct and Indirect Objects Review

Remember, the objects ALWAYS come after the verb!!!!!

A. Fill in the steps to find a direct object.

1. Find the _________________________
2. Decide if it’s a ___________________ or ___________________________ verb.
3. If it’s a ________________ verb, ask the question “_______________” or “_______________” after the verb.
4. The answer is the _______________________________.

B. Fill in the steps to find an indirect object.

1. Follow the steps to find the _______________________________.
2. If there’s no _______________________, then there’s no __________________________.
3. If there is a _________________________, then ask “__________________,” “__________________,” “_____________________,” or “___________________” after the verb.
4. Indirect objects are NEVER in ________________________.
5. The answer is the _________________________.

C. Write the verb on the line, then underline the direct object and circle the indirect object.

1. I brought Cindy a book from the library. _____________________
2. We gave our parents a scare. _____________________
3. Maria made us a Mexican dinner. _____________________
4. Paul gave the chili a stir. _____________________
5. I made Mom a rug for her birthday. _____________________
6. The official gave the co-captains the trophy. _____________________
7. Will you bring me some ice? _____________________
8. The sun sparkled on the waves. _____________________
9. Nathan must have ironed my shirt. _____________________
10. Pat got a watch for Christmas. _____________________
11. Our class cleaned the courtyard. _____________________
12. Jill loaned me her thesaurus. _____________________
13. Steve warned Paula about the tickets. _____________________
14. Judy and Donna were whistling an old Aretha Franklin song. _____________________
15. Uncle Don gave the cactus to me. _____________________
16. Did you buy me some more film? _____________________
17. Liz shouted down the stairs. _____________________
18. Did you align the wheels? _____________________
19. Please give me some stamps. _____________________
20. Joy repaired the steps to our porch. _____________________
21. The employee told her boss a bold lie. _____________________
22. We sang the book’s praises to our friends. _____________________
23. When will Lloyd buy his sister a birthday present? _____________________
24. The courier delivered the package to him. _____________________
25. They drove over the hills and into the house. _____________________
26. Terry taught herself Russian. _____________________
27. We wrote Aunt Emma and Uncle Alvin a letter. _____________________
28. I ordered soup and salad with my dinner. _____________________
29. Show the department store clerk that faded shirt. _____________________
30. We catalogued the books for the library. _____________________

D. Write 10 ORIGINAL sentences using both indirect and direct objects.

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