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Tips on word formation

  1. 1. Verbs By Mrs. Caro
  2. 2. VERBS <ul><li>A verb shows action. </li></ul><ul><li>There’s no doubt! </li></ul><ul><li>It tells what the subject does, </li></ul><ul><li>Like sing and shout! </li></ul><ul><li>Action verbs are fun to do! </li></ul><ul><li>Now it’s time to name a few! </li></ul><ul><li>So clap your hands and join our rhyme! </li></ul><ul><li>Say those verbs in record time! </li></ul><ul><li>Wiggle, Jiggle, Turn around </li></ul><ul><li>Raise your arms and stomp the ground! </li></ul><ul><li>Shake your finger and wink your eye! </li></ul><ul><li>Wave those action verbs GOODBYE! </li></ul>
  3. 3. coughed swallowed awake ran ride sang These are Action Verbs: clap
  4. 4. To find the verb: Locate the subject Then ask yourself, “What is it doing?” The dog barked. Who? barked dog “ What did the dog do?” The verb is barked , it’s what the dog is doing.
  5. 5. The big lion roared loudly. Who? roared Lion “ What did the lion do?” Let’s Practice: The verb is roared , it’s what the lion is doing.
  6. 6. The lighthouse shines brightly. What? shines lighthouse “ What does the lighthouse do?” The verb is shines , it’s what the lighthouse does. Let’s Practice:
  7. 7. The snowman waves his hat to us. Who? waves Snowman “ What did the snowman do?” Let’s Practice: The verb is waves , it’s what the snowman is doing.
  8. 8. Alexander takes his bath. Who? takes Alexander “ What does Alexander do?” Let’s Practice: The verb is takes , it’s what Alexander is doing.
  9. 9. Sally dances in the recital. Who? dances Sally “ What does Sally do?” Let’s Practice: The verb is dances , it’s what Sally is doing.
  10. 10. Mrs. Smith arrives late. Who? arrives Mrs. Smith “ What did Mrs. Smith do?” Let’s Practice: The verb is arrives , it’s what Mrs. Smith does.
  11. 11. Stars shine brightly at night. What? shine stars “ What did the stars do?” Let’s Practice: The verb is shine , it’s what the stars are doing.
  12. 12. Time flies when you’re having fun. What? flies time “ What does time do?” Let’s Practice: The verb is flies , it’s what time is doing.
  13. 13. Tommy plays baseball every year. Who? plays Tommy “ What does Tommy do?” Let’s Practice: The verb is plays , it’s what Tommy does.
  14. 14. Jacob beats on his drum all day. Who? beats Jacob “ What does Jacob do?” Let’s Practice: The verb is beats , it’s what Jacob is doing.
  15. 15. The bumble bee buzzes near the flower. What? buzzes bee “ What does the bee do?” Let’s Practice: The verb is buzzes , it’s what the bee is doing.
  16. 16. G r e a t J o b ! Now, you're a verb EXPERT!!!!