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  1. Complements There will be a Complements Unit Test Monday, January 26th (write that at the top of your G.O.)

  2. Complements Let’s begin with OBJECT COMPLEMENTS

  3. Complements What is a Direct Object? a noun or a pronoun that receives the action of the verb or shows the result of that action

  4. Complements Answers two questions after an action verb: WHOM WHAT

  5. Complements 1. A direct object always follows an action verb.

  6. Complements 1. A direct object always follows an action verb. 2. A direct object is never part of a prepositional phrase.

  7. Complements 1. A direct object always follows an action verb. 2. A direct object is never part of a prepositional phrase. 3. A direct object is always a noun or pronoun.

  8. Complements Examples: 1. Today, I met Dr. Mason. 2. My uncle repairs small engines, and then he sells them.

  9. Complements What is an Indirect Object? a noun or a pronoun that receives the action from the direct object.

  10. Complements Answers two questions after an action verb but before the direct object: to whom? or to what? for whom? or for what?

  11. Complements 1. An indirect object can never exist without a direct object. It is always between the direct object and action verb.

  12. Complements 1. An indirect object can never exist without a direct object. It is always between the direct object and action verb. 2. An indirect object is never part of a prepositional phrase.

  13. Complements 1. An indirect object can never exist without a direct object. It is always between the direct object and action verb. 2. An indirect object is never part of a prepositional phrase. 3. An indirect object is always a noun or pronoun.

  14. Complements Examples: 1. The waiter gave her a smile. 2. Pam left the waiter a tip.

  15. Complements Today we will focus on SUBJECT COMPLEMENTS

  16. Complements What is a Predicate Nominative? a noun or a pronoun that follows a linking verb and explains or identifies the subject of the sentence

  17. Complements Follows a linking verb and does two things for the subject: EXPLAINS IDENTIFIES

  18. Complements 1. A predicate nominative will always be a noun or pronoun identifying the subject.

  19. Complements 1. A predicate nominative will always be a noun or pronoun identifying the subject. 2. A predicate nominative is never part of a prepositional phrase.

  20. Complements Examples: 1. A good dictionary is a valuable tool. 2. This piece of flint may be an old arrowhead. 3. The winner of the race was she.

  21. Complements What is a Predicate Adjective? an adjective that follows a linking verb and describes the subject of the sentence

  22. Complements Follows a linking verb and does only one thing for the subject: DESCRIBES

  23. Complements 1. Do not confuse a predicate nominative with a predicate adjective even though they follow the same rules.

  24. Complements 1. Do not confuse a predicate nominative with a predicate adjective even though they follow the same rules. 2. A predicate nominative is a noun or pronoun, but a predicate adjective is an adjective.

  25. Complements Examples: 1. Cold milk tastes good on a hot day. 2. The pita bread was light and delicious.