Sentence 2 - Fri 1

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DGP – SENTENCE 2
Sentence Parts
SENTENCE / WORD BANK
“Ferdinand,”
cried Mercedes, “I
believed (that) you were goodhearted, and I was mistaken!”
Word
Bank: direct object (1),
intransitive verb (2), noun of
direct address (1), predicate
adjective (2), subject (3),
transitive verb (1)
COMPARE
Compare
your answers to
your neighbor’s answers to
see if you identified the same
intransitive verbs.
“I
labeled ________ as an
intransitive verb because
__________.”
CORRECT ANSWER
 Ferdinand,
I believed (that) you were
good-hearted, and I was mistaken!
 Ferdinand = noun of direct address
(person being spoken to in a
sentence)
 I, you, I = subjects (the “who” or
“what” of the verb)
 were, was = intransitive verb (does
not take a direct object)
 good-hearted, mistaken = predicate
adjective (follows linking verb and
describes subject)
CORRECT ANSWER
Ferdinand,
I believed (that) you
were good-hearted, and I was
mistaken!
believed = transitive verb (takes
a direct object)
that you were good-hearted =
direct object (follows an action
verb; think “subject, verb,
what?”)

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