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									            The Verb

 Grammar standard 1.3 Identify all parts of
                  speech
Language Convention 1.0 Students write and
 speak with a command of standard English
 conventions appropriate to this grade level.
A verb is a word that expresses
   action or a state of being.

 Examples:
 We celebrated the Chinese New Year yesterday.
 The holiday is usually in February.
              Action Verbs
• An action verb is a verb that expresses
  either physical or mental activity.

• Examples:
  – The owls hooted all night. (physical action)
  – Gloria plays volleyball. (physical action)
  – She thought about the problem. (mental action)
  – I believe you. (mental action)
        What type of action?
Thumbs up = physical action
Thumbs down = mental action


          Pounce     Rest     Consider



           Want      Wish      Shout
    Tell your partner the action verb in
              each sentence.
•   For a science project, Elena built a sundial.
•   For a science project, Elena built a sundial.
•   I enjoy soccer more than any other sport.
•   I enjoy soccer more than any other sport.
•   The heavy traffic delayed us.
•   The heavy traffic delayed us.
•   The early Aztecs worshiped the sun.
•   The early Aztecs worshiped the sun.
•   Mix the ingredients slowly.
•   Mix the ingredients slowly.
               Linking Verbs
• A linking verb is a verb that expresses a
  state of being. A linking verb connects, or
  links, the subject to a word or word group
  that identifies or describes the subject.

• Examples:
  – Denzel Washington is an actor. (The verb is connects
    actor with the subject Denzel Washington.)
  – The children remained quiet. (The verb remained links
    quiet with the subject children.)
      Some Forms of the Verb Be
am    were         will be can be
is    has been    shall be should be
are   have been   may be would have been
was   had been    might be
         Other Linking Verbs
appear       grow     seem    stay
become       look     smell   taste
feel         remain   sound   turn
    Tell your partner the linking verb in
              each sentence.
•    This is Roberto, your weather forecaster.
•    This is Roberto, your weather forecaster.
•    Unfortunately, the forecast looks bad today.
•    Unfortunately, the forecast looks bad today.
•    It certainly felt rainy earlier this morning.
•    It certainly felt rainy earlier this morning.
•    It should be a damp, drizzle day with some rainfall.
•    It should be a damp, drizzle day with some rainfall.
        Independent Practice
• Exercise A #1-5 page 48.
  – Write the sentence
  – Underline the verb
  – Label it either an action verb or a linking verb


• Example:
  – I always enjoy field trips. (action verb)

								
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