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Direct and Indirect Object Worksheets | Identifying DO and IO

Welcome to MW4K's Direct and Indirect Object (DO & IO) Worksheets, another set in our series of ELA worksheets designed in complete compliance with Common Core State Standards. This is an easy-to-use toolkit for young grammarians from grade 4 to grade 6, to quickly identify their direct and indirect objects, banking on this collection of PDFs equipped with definitions, descriptions, directions and examples. While we've insisted every detail is dealt with as simply as it could be, we've gone the extra mile wherever required.

Chart - Direct and Indirect Objects

Chart - Direct and Indirect Objects

Our direct and indirect object chart is a compulsive print. With super simple definitions and crystal clear examples, it pretty much spells out the watchword for the little ones in this DO & IO journey.

Find Direct Objects

Find Direct Objects

Having known what a direct object is, kids would now find it easy to spot DOs in sentences. This worksheet is loaded with 10 sentences, all of which have a direct object each. Have fun identifying direct objects!

Find Indirect Objects

Find Indirect Objects

Folks, it's time to scout for indirect objects. If you apply the mantra laid out earlier in the DO & IO chart, it's not as tall an order as it might appear to be. Watch your step while you're out hunting for IOs though!

Identify Verbs and Direct Objects

Identify Verbs and Direct Objects

This direct object PDF reinforces the DO learning with another set of ten sentences. Children first identify and underline the verbs and then circle the direct objects. It's a game won with hard work!

Label Direct and indirect Objects

Label Direct and indirect Objects

This worksheet gets kids busy finding and labeling DOs and IOs in every given sentence. Remember an IO is always a person, while a DO isn't. C'mon, show your grammatic mettle!

Nouns as Indirect Objects

Nouns as Indirect Objects

This worksheet gets our young heroes rolling on a circling spree, as they find out the nouns used as indirect objects in every sentence. Be thorough with your chart, and all's going to be well and wisely put.

Pronouns as Direct Objects

Pronouns as Direct Objects

A direct object needn't necessarily be a noun at all times; often pronouns take the shape of direct objects too. In this printable PDF, children complete the sentences using the right pronouns as DOs.

Pronouns as Indirect Objects

Pronouns as Indirect Objects

It's not just direct objects that pronouns can be, they can be indirect objects too. Here, kids complete the sentences using the correct pronoun from parentheses.

Compound Direct Objects

Compound Direct Objects

A compound direct object means multiple objects receiving the verb's action simultaneously. In this printable PDF, children read the sentences and write the compound objects in the space provided.

Compound Indirect Objects

Compound Indirect Objects

When there are two or more people receiving the direct object, we feel the presence of a compound indirect object (CIO) there. Let children identify and underline the CIO in each sentence.

Indirect Objects as Objects of Preposition

Indirect Objects as Objects of Preposition

The good news is that every indirect object can be rewritten as a prepositional phrase. The latter may sound easier too. In this engaging PDF, the little grammarians convert IOs into prepositional phrases.

Diagramming Sentences

Diagramming Sentences

Diagramming enables kids to understand each and every grammatic bit in a sentence. Use this worksheet to help kids practice diagramming sentences with direct and indirect objects.