Action Verbs
Helping Verbs
Linking Verbs
3 Types of Verbs
More Practice!

100

What is the action verb in the following sentence: The little boy went to school even though he was sick.
went

100

Helping verbs come before __________
another verb (the main verb).

100

Linking verbs link the subject to a ________ or _______.
noun or adjective

100

Which sentence uses a linking verb? A. Mrs. Chasen has two poodles. B. Mrs. Chasen has bribed her class with a movie.
A. Mrs. Chasen has two poodles.

100

Write a sentence using a helping verb.
(Helping verbs must be followed by another verb)

200

Which of the following is not an action verb? A. complete B. dream C. would D. forget
C. would

200

Which of the following sentences includes a helping verb? A. Those girls have gone to school together since first grade. B. Those girls have the same birthday.
A. Those girls have gone to school together since first grade.

200

What is the linking verb in the following sentence? The students seem tired after a long night of Trick or Treating.
seem

200

Tell which word is the helping verb and which is the linking verb. You are the best piano player I have met.
Helping: have Linking: are

200

Write a sentence using a linking verb.
(Linking verbs must be followed by a noun or an adjective)

300

Which of these vocabulary words is a verb? A. predicament B. comprehend C. unanimous D. malice
B. comprehend

300

Which of the following is true? A. Sentences can have three helping verbs in a row. B. Every sentence has at least one helping verb. C. Helping verbs help link the subject to a descriptive word.
A. Sentences can have three helping verbs in a row.

300

Which of the following sentences contains a linking verb? A. I will mow the lawn before it rains. B. She was craving candy by the end of the day. C. The house was dark and spooky.
C. The house was dark and spooky.

300

Write a sentence using two helping verbs in a row.
The students have been working hard during this review. (Answers will vary).

300

Write the sentence. Then label all of the verbs in the following sentence. Use AV, LV, HV. The Rams home game was played in London on Sunday.
HV AV The Rams home game was played in London on Sunday.

400

Which sentence includes an action verb? a. The cat looked out the window at the birds. b. The cat looked tired and lazy.
a. The cat looked out the window at the birds.

400

Fill in the following sentence with an appropriate helping verb. The students ________ study this week in order to do well on the quiz Friday.
should / must (other answers may work)

400

Which sentence uses "taste" as a linking verb? A. I could taste the sweet caramel before even biting into the apple. B. The caramel apples taste both sweet and tart.
B. The caramel apples taste both sweet and tart.

400

Use the following verb in a sentence as an action verb. Then use it in a sentence as a linking verb. SMELLS
Action: She smells the roses. Linking: She smells delightful.

400

Write the sentence. Then label all of the verbs in the following sentence. Use AV, LV, HV. Birds will fly south right before it becomes winter.
HV AV LV Birds will fly south right before it becomes winter.

500

Which of the following is a mental action verb? A. drove B. wished C. promised D. shoved
B. wished

500

List all of the 23 helping verbs.
C H A D B S W I M can has am do be shall was is may could have are did being should were might had does been will must would

500

Write out this sentence. Then circle the linking verb and draw an arrow connecting the subject to the descriptive noun or adjective. Our porch light was off so that no kids came by to trick or treat.
(Write correct answer on marker board)

500

Write the sentence. Label all of the verbs in the sentence as action, helping, or linking. (Use AV, HV, LV). Mr. Stryhal seems very proud of us because we have raised over $300 for St. Jude's Hospital.
LV HV Mr. Stryhal seems very proud of us because we have AV collected over $300 for St. Jude's Hospital.

500

Write the sentence. Then label all of the verbs in the following sentence. (Use AV, LV, HV). The first guide dog for the blind was Buddy, a female German shepard who was raised in the United States.
(Show answer on marker board)