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Action Verbs
Helping Verbs
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What is the predicate of a sentence? How does that relate to verbs?
The predicate is the part of a sentence that modifies the subject. The subject is an object a noun and the predicate says what that noun does. That relates to verbs because predicates are verbs that tell you what the subject does.
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In the sentence "Claudia kicked the ball through the door." What is the action verb?
Kicked
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What is a helping verb?
A helping verb helps the main verb in the sentence by extending the meaning. They add detail to how time is conveyed in a sentence.
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What is an irregular verb?
AN irregular verb is conjugated differently than a regular verb. For example.. Present Simple: I walk to work every day. Present Progressive: I am walking to work today. Past Simple: I walked to work yesterday. Present Perfect: I've walked to work all week. (Example from: http://grammar.yourdictionary.com/parts-of-speech/verbs/What-is-an-Irregular-Verb.html)
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What is a linking verb?
A linking verb connects the subject of the verb to more information about the subject.
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Create an acrostic poem for the word "verb".
Various Educative Realistic Beneficial
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What is an action verb?
An action verb is a verb that basically shows action. For example: Throw, Run, Learn, Kick, Eat
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What is the helping verb in this sentence"She is watching the new Disney movie upstairs"?
Is
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What is the irregular verb in this sentence "She drank 4 pints of orange juice!"?
Drink/Drank
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What is the linking verb in this sentence "The lasagna tastes delicious, mom!"?
Delicious
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Can you turn a verb into a different part of speech?
Some words can be different part of speeches depending on the way they are used.
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Name 10 action verbs
eat, sleep, drink, brush, turn, live, kick, push, make, create, watch
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How many helping verbs are there in the English language?
23
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Conjugate the verb blow
I am blowing-Present I have blown-Present perfect I will blow-Future I will have blown-Future perfect I was blowing-Past I had blown-Past perfect
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Name 5 linking verbs?
feels, looks, tastes, smells, seem
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Name one not common type of verb. You can get 200 extra points if you can say what those verbs are.
Stative Verbs- Verbs that Stative describe a state rather than an action , Finite and Non-Finite Verbs -Finite verbs are verbs that are more important than the Non-Finite Verb. The Finite verb is usually the main verb.
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True or False: Action verbs are the most common verbs used.
False, helping verbs are used more.
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What is the helping verb in this sentence " I have my folder for todays class in my backpack"?
Have
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Name 5 irregular verbs
Arise, bleed, choose, fell, hold
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What is the linking verb in this sentence "After drinking the spoiled milk, Johnny turned green"?
turned
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I think I ____ a new TV. A) am needing B)needed C)need D)needs
Need (C)
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Say a sentence containing 5 action verbs.
I can't believe I ran to that ball just in time to stop it, look for people, kick it and run back to the goal post!
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Name 10 helping verbs. If you can name all 23 instead of 500 points you get a thousand!
Am, as, are, was,were, been, be, can, has, shall, will, do, does, did, have, should, may, might, being, would, must, could, and had. There is a song that helps you memorize these... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-F2JWKY63K0
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What are the irregular verbs in this sentence "Malika looked at the ball coming at her and hit it back with her racquet"?
Looked, Coming, Hit
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What is the linking verb in this sentence " John and Mary were jumping in happiness because their parents had bought them each a bike." ?
Were Because Were links John and Mary to the predicate "jumping"
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