Utilize this Direct and Indirect Objects Worksheet to test your ability to identify the difference between the types of objects to help with your grammar prowess. A combination of exercises have you choose the type of object identified in one set , and the other set asks you to identify the direct objects by first finding the subject and verb.
For examples 1-5, determine whether the identified objects are direct or indirect ones.For examples 5-10 below, first identify the subject and the verb. Next, determine the indirect and/or direct object. Remember that when there is an indirect object, a direct object is also present. This means that some exercises can have both types of objects, and some can have only direct objects.
__________ did she forget her mother’s birthday, __________ she forgot to call on Mother’s Day. Hiking through the mountains, along the river bed and over dry, rough terrain are all excursions she enjoys.
__________ show up at the scheduled time, __________ skip the session for this week to avoid wasting your time.
__________ Sidney wants to join the group, __________ she does not want to join it.
Sandra excels __________ at basketball __________ at volleyball.
Her lack of attention to detail shows that she __________ cared __________ tried to give it her best effort.
Penny may take her vacation July. Penny may take her vacation in August.
Winter days are short. The weather in the winter is cold.
Shannon fell during the dancing recital. Shannon did not suffer any serious injuries.
Stacey is an excellent writer. She struggles with editing, though.
Tom Brady played college football at the University of Michigan as offensive player. Charles Woodson played college football at the University of Michigan as a defensive player.