Monday 1/28/20131. “I Have a Dream” speech due today2. Journal 93. Quick Review4. Transitive and Intransitive Verbs5. Classwork: p 171 (1-18)
Journal 9Do you ever stop to thinkabout how lucky you areto live in a free country?What goes through yourmind now that you’velearned what it was likefor those who weren’t freea long time ago? Whatabout those who are stillnot free today?
Transitive and Intransitive Verbs Miss Borja 7th Grade Language Arts
What we’ve learned so far:• The past and past participle of regular verbs end in – ed.• The past and past participle of irregular verbs do not end in – ed. Their past tense form changes entirely.
When a verb expresses action, something or someone in the predicate “receives” that action. Paul hit the ball over the fence. The crowd cheered the batter.
A verb that sends its action to a noun or a pronoun is called a transitive verb. The crowd applauded the players. The noun or pronoun that People screamed at the pitcher. receives the action is calledthe direct object.
A verb that does not send its action toa word is called an intransitive verb. Cheered what or who? The crowd cheered the batter. transitive Cheered People cheered wildly. what or who? intransitive
Always ask “who?” or “what?” intransitive My dad jumped high! Last year, students jumped the gate. transitive A 6th grader jumped a grade. transitive
Linking verbs are always intransitive. They do not express action. The Ravens are the winners. They seem triumphant about their victory. The team is in first place now.
Math becomes interesting with Mrs. Bustamante for a teacher.
In your notes:• A transitive verb expresses action that is received by a noun or pronoun.• An intransitive verb does not have an object that receives the action.• The noun or pronoun that receives the action is called a direct object.• Linking verbs are always intransitive• Assignment: p 171 #s 1-18 Questions and Answers.