A summer´s trade         DateGrammar lesson           5 #     Main and helping verbs
Main and Helping Verbs Once   I was giving a speech and a  fly flew in the room. Was giving is a verb phrase. It is  mad...
Main and Helping Verbs Verbs that are made up of more than one word are verb phrases. In a verb phrase, the main verb na...
Main and Helping Verbs Some common helping verbs are has, have, had, am, is, are, was, were, do, does, did, can, could, w...
Main and Helping Verbs The main verb is always the last word in a verb phrase. (Animals are losing habitats.) There may ...
Main and Helping Verbs Helping verbs such as   is and are show that action is happening in the present. (Forests are cut ...
Main and Helping Verbs Will tells that the action is happening in the future. (Trees will disappear if we don’t conserve ...
Main and Helping Verbs     Find the verb phrase in each sentence. For years, people have given names to    their pets.  ...
Main and Helping Verbs    Find the verb phrase in each sentence. Groucho has entertained us for years.   has entertained...
Main and Helping Verbs    Find the verb phrase in each sentence. You should see his stubby tail.   should see No one ca...
Main and Helping VerbsFind the verb phrase. Tell which verb is the helping verb and which is the main verb. We should res...
Main and Helping VerbsFind the verb phrase. Tell which verb is the helping verb and which is the main verb. They can frig...
Main and Helping Verbs Verbs that are made up of more than one word are verb phrases. In a verb phrase, the main verb na...
Main and Helping Verbs Some common helping verbs are has, have, had, am, is, are, was, were, do, does, did, can, could, w...
Main and Helping Verbs Verbs that are made up of more than one word are verb phrases. In a verb phrase, the main verb na...
Main and Helping Verbs Some common helping verbs are has, have, had, am, is, are, was, were, do, does, did, can, could, w...
Main and Helping Verbs A verb phrase tells when an action takes place. Is, are, do, does, has, and have show present time...
Main and Helping Verbs Test Tip: A test may ask you to tell whether a word such as are is a helping verb or a linking ver...
Main and Helping Verbs A linking verb is usually followed by a noun or an adjective. Helping Verb:They  are traveling. ...
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Main and helping verbs lesson

  1. 1. A summer´s trade DateGrammar lesson 5 # Main and helping verbs
  2. 2. Main and Helping Verbs Once I was giving a speech and a fly flew in the room. Was giving is a verb phrase. It is made up of a main verb (giving) that tells the action and a helping verb (was) that helps tell the time of the action.
  3. 3. Main and Helping Verbs Verbs that are made up of more than one word are verb phrases. In a verb phrase, the main verb names the action. The helping verb helps tell the time of the action.
  4. 4. Main and Helping Verbs Some common helping verbs are has, have, had, am, is, are, was, were, do, does, did, can, could, will, would, and should.
  5. 5. Main and Helping Verbs The main verb is always the last word in a verb phrase. (Animals are losing habitats.) There may be more than one helping verbs in a verb phrase. (We should have saved more wetland habitats.)
  6. 6. Main and Helping Verbs Helping verbs such as is and are show that action is happening in the present. (Forests are cut down for wood.) Was and were tell that the action happened in the past. (Once millions of acres of forest were standing in this area.)
  7. 7. Main and Helping Verbs Will tells that the action is happening in the future. (Trees will disappear if we don’t conserve them.)
  8. 8. Main and Helping Verbs Find the verb phrase in each sentence. For years, people have given names to their pets. have given Our dog is named Groucho. is named Pets can perform fascinating tricks. can perform
  9. 9. Main and Helping Verbs Find the verb phrase in each sentence. Groucho has entertained us for years. has entertained He could have been a standup comic. could have been Sometimes he will walk on his hind legs. will walk
  10. 10. Main and Helping Verbs Find the verb phrase in each sentence. You should see his stubby tail. should see No one can resist his floppy ears. can resist
  11. 11. Main and Helping VerbsFind the verb phrase. Tell which verb is the helping verb and which is the main verb. We should respect wild animals. should (helping) respect (main) They are sharing the planet with us. are (helping) sharing (main)
  12. 12. Main and Helping VerbsFind the verb phrase. Tell which verb is the helping verb and which is the main verb. They can frighten us at times. can (helping) frighten (main) Most of them are frightened by us too. are (helping) frightened (main)
  13. 13. Main and Helping Verbs Verbs that are made up of more than one word are verb phrases. In a verb phrase, the main verb names the action. The helping verb helps tell the time of the action.
  14. 14. Main and Helping Verbs Some common helping verbs are has, have, had, am, is, are, was, were, do, does, did, can, could, will, would, and should.
  15. 15. Main and Helping Verbs Verbs that are made up of more than one word are verb phrases. In a verb phrase, the main verb names the action. The helping verb helps tell the time of the action.
  16. 16. Main and Helping Verbs Some common helping verbs are has, have, had, am, is, are, was, were, do, does, did, can, could, will, would, and should.
  17. 17. Main and Helping Verbs A verb phrase tells when an action takes place. Is, are, do, does, has, and have show present time. Was, were, did, and had show past time. Will shows future time. The main verb may change to show time too (is walking; had walked)
  18. 18. Main and Helping Verbs Test Tip: A test may ask you to tell whether a word such as are is a helping verb or a linking verb. To answer, check how the word is used in a sentence. A helping verb is part of a verb phrase and is followed by a verb.
  19. 19. Main and Helping Verbs A linking verb is usually followed by a noun or an adjective. Helping Verb:They are traveling. Linking Verb: They are excited.

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