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  • 1. Action Verbs A Project LA Activity jump
  • 2. What is an action verb?
    • A verb is one of the most important parts of the sentence. It tells the subjects actions, events, or state of being. It is always found in the predicate of a sentence. A verb that shows action is called an action verb.
  • 3. The words are action verbs : coughed swallowed awake ran ride sang
  • 4. Can you find the action verb in each sentence?
    • The girls danced in the recital.
    • Our mailman drove a funny car last week.
    • His teacher wrote the answers on the board.
    • Alice worked on her homework last night.
    Move On
  • 5. No, try again.
  • 6. Yes, that word is an action verb! Try another sentence Move On
  • 7. Present verbs
    • An action verb that describes an action that is happening now is called a present tense verb .
    The bird flies through the sky. Flies is a present tense verb because it is happening right now.
  • 8. Present tense verbs
    • Many present tense verbs end with s , but some end with es , or ies .
    sleep s splash es cr ies
  • 9. Past Verbs
    • Verbs which tell about actions which happened some time ago are past tense verbs .
    The dog wanted a bone. Wanted is a past tense verb because the action has already happened.
  • 10. Past tense verbs
    • Many past tense verbs end with ed, but some end with d, or ied .
    clapped played tried
  • 11. Future Verbs
    • Verbs which tell about actions which are going to happen are future tense verbs .
    We will awaken at six a.m. Will awaken is a future tense verb because the action has not yet happened.
  • 12. Future tense verbs
    • Future tense verbs use special words to talk about things that will happen: will, going to, shall, aim to, etc.
    going to start shall email will enjoy
  • 13. Helping Verbs
    • A helping verb works with a main verb to help you understand what action is taking place.
    Elmer was using the computer.
  • 14. 23 Helping Verbs will can shall have had has (main) should could would do does did (main) be being been am are is was were (main) may might must 
  • 15. Helping Verbs
    • Other things to keep in mind:
    • Not every sentence will have a helping verb with the main verb.
    • When you see an "ing" verb such as "running", be on the lookout for a helping verb also.
  • 16. Helping Verbs
    • Sometimes there is another word which separates the helping verb from the main verb. One common example is "not", as in: The boy couldn't find his socks. The helping verb is could and the main verb is find.
  • 17. Helping Verbs
    • A sentence may contain up to three helping verbs to the main verb. An example would be: The dog must have been chasing the cat. The helping verbs are: must, have, and been; the main verb is chasing.
  • 18. Online Verb Games Hit the Back Arrow on your browser to return.
    • Take Dave’s Quiz
    • Helping Verb Quiz
    • Print and complete the Action Verb Worksheet
    • Find the Verb Game
    • Jeopardy Challenge Board
    • Present and Past Tense Matching Game
    • Verb Machine
  • 19. More Verb Activities
    • Irregular Verb Worksheet
    • Verb Concentration Game
    • ANTS PICNIC (Irregular Verb Game)
    • Verb Worksheet