State of Being Verbs Activity
What is a state of being verb? <ul><li>State of being verbs are often called linking verbs because they link the subject o...
What is a state of being verb? <ul><li>There are 8 state of being verbs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>is, am are </li></ul></ul><...
The teacher  is  tall.  <ul><li>In the first sentence,  is  links  the teacher  to information about her-the fact that she...
This candy  tastes  so sweet.  <ul><li>In the second sentence,  tastes  links  candy  to information about it—its sweetnes...
Can you tell which are being verbs? were   run   will be   jump shine   skip   sing   is could   has   drive   draw Ready ...
OOPS!  That is an action verb. <ul><li>Try again </li></ul>
Yes!  That is a state of being verb. <ul><li>Try  </li></ul><ul><li>another! </li></ul>
Online Verb Games <ul><li>The Linking Verb </li></ul><ul><li>State of Being Verb Quiz </li></ul><ul><li>2Bee or Nottoobee ...
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Verbs being

  1. 1. State of Being Verbs Activity
  2. 2. What is a state of being verb? <ul><li>State of being verbs are often called linking verbs because they link the subject of the sentence with information about it. </li></ul>SUBJECT PREDICATE
  3. 3. What is a state of being verb? <ul><li>There are 8 state of being verbs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>is, am are </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>was, were, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>be being been. </li></ul></ul>Hear the 8 state of being verbs!
  4. 4. The teacher is tall. <ul><li>In the first sentence, is links the teacher to information about her-the fact that she is tall. That is her state of being. </li></ul>
  5. 5. This candy tastes so sweet. <ul><li>In the second sentence, tastes links candy to information about it—its sweetness. Did you think taste was an action verb? Well, it is—when the subject is doing the tasting. But here, the candy isn't doing any tasting. The candy itself tastes sweet. That is its state of being. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Can you tell which are being verbs? were run will be jump shine skip sing is could has drive draw Ready to move on?
  7. 7. OOPS! That is an action verb. <ul><li>Try again </li></ul>
  8. 8. Yes! That is a state of being verb. <ul><li>Try </li></ul><ul><li>another! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Online Verb Games <ul><li>The Linking Verb </li></ul><ul><li>State of Being Verb Quiz </li></ul><ul><li>2Bee or Nottoobee Verb Game </li></ul><ul><li>Doing and Being Verb Sentence Sense </li></ul><ul><li>Doing and Being Verb Sentence Sense II </li></ul><ul><li>Linking Verbs </li></ul>

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