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My verbs

  1. 1. It’s what you do!!! (USUALLY!) VERBS
  2. 2. Three Forms of Verbs <ul><li>Action Verbs </li></ul><ul><li>Helping Verbs </li></ul><ul><li>Linking Verbs </li></ul>
  3. 3. Another Name… <ul><li>Auxiliary is another name for Helping/Linking Verbs! </li></ul>
  4. 4. Back up… Action Verbs first <ul><li>An action verb is a verb that expresses either physical or mental activity </li></ul>jump coughed ran swallowed sang awake ride
  5. 5. To find the verb: Locate the subject Then ask yourself, “What is it doing?” The dog barked. Who? dog “ What did the dog do?” barked The verb is barked , it’s what the dog is doing.
  6. 6. Can you find the action verb in each sentence? <ul><li>The girls danced in the recital . </li></ul><ul><li>Our mailman drove a funny car last week . </li></ul><ul><li>His teacher wrote the answers on the board. </li></ul><ul><li>Alice worked on her homework last night . </li></ul>
  7. 7. No, try again.
  8. 8. Yes, that word is an action verb! Try Do another! Move On
  9. 9. <ul><li>An action verb that describes an action that is happening now is called a present tense verb . </li></ul>Present verbs The bird flies through the sky. Flies is a present tense verb because it is happening right now.
  10. 10. Present tense verbs <ul><li>Many present tense verbs end with s , but some end with es , or ies . </li></ul>sleep s splash es cr ies
  11. 11. Past Verbs <ul><li>Verbs which tell about actions which happened some time ago are past tense verbs . </li></ul>The dog desired a bone. Desired is a past tense verb because the action has already happened.
  12. 12. Past tense verbs <ul><li>Many past tense verbs end with ed, but some end with d, or ied . </li></ul>tried played clapped
  13. 13. Future Verbs <ul><li>Verbs which tell about actions which are going to happen are future tense verbs . </li></ul>We will awaken at six a.m. Will awaken is a future tense verb because the action has not yet happened.
  14. 14. Future tense verbs <ul><li>Future tense verbs use special words to talk about things that will happen: will, going to, shall, aim to, etc. </li></ul>going to start shall email will enjoy
  15. 15. Helping Verbs <ul><li>A helping verb works with a main verb to help you understand what action is taking place. </li></ul>Elmer was using the computer.
  16. 16. Notes about Helping Verbs <ul><li>Not every sentence will have a helping verb with the main verb. </li></ul><ul><li>With “ing” verbs such as running, look for a helping verb also! </li></ul><ul><li>A sentence may have up to 3 helping verbs along with the main verb. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The boy must have been chasing his ball. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>At times there may be a word separating the helping verb from the main verb such as not. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The boy could not find his socks. </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Linking Verbs <ul><li>A Linking verb connects or links a subject to a noun or an adjective in the predicate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I feel shakey whenever I hear about earthquakes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Shakey is the predicate adjective because it is linked by the verb feel to the subject I . </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The San Andreas Fault is an earthquake zone in California. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Zone is a predicate noun because it is linked by the verb is to the subject San Andreas Fault </li></ul></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Some Helping Verbs to Know!! COULD CAN MUST MIGHT MAY SHOULD WOULD SHALL WILL WERE TASTE WAS APPEAR HAD DID BEEN ARE SEEM HAVE DOES BEING AM FEEL HAS DO BE IS
  19. 19. Additional Be Verbs <ul><li>Become </li></ul><ul><li>Grow </li></ul><ul><li>Look </li></ul><ul><li>Remain </li></ul><ul><li>Smell </li></ul><ul><li>Sound </li></ul><ul><li>Stay </li></ul>
  20. 20. Transitive Verbs <ul><li>2 Characteristics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Action verb </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Doable activity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Direct Object </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>something or someone who receives the action of the verb </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sylvia kicked Juan under the table. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Kicked = transitive verb; Juan = direct object. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Joshua wants a smile from Leodine, his beautiful but serious lab partner. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wants = transitive verb; smile = direct object </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Intransitive Verbs <ul><li>2 characteristics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Action verb </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NO Direct Object </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Huffing and puffing, we arrived at the classroom door with only seven seconds to spare. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Arrived = intransitive verb. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>To escape the midday sun, the cats lie in the shade under our cars. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lie = intransitive verb. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>

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