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Grammar for the week

This week we will be working on:

Action Verbs; Direct Objects

An action verb tells what the subject does or did.

Example:

Manuel pantomimed to a familiar song.

Mr. Roybal ripped the needle across the record.

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A direct object is a noun or pronoun in the predicate that receives the action of the verb. It answers the question What? or Whom?

Example:

A coordinator seeks volunteers for a talent show.

Some contestants practice their acts for weeks.