Action Verbs
Verb Tenses
Helping Verbs
Linking Verbs
Irregular Verbs
100

What is an action verb?

Describes what someone or something does

100

What are three verb tenses?

Past, Present, Future

100

Helping verbs do what?

Helping verbs help the main verb describe an action

Example: Mom might bring me to the toy store.

100

What is a linking verb?

Describes a condition

100

What is an irregular verb?

A verb with a different spelling to make it past tense. 

200

Act it out:

THINK

200

What is the past tense of carve?

Carved

Ex. I carved a pumpkin last year. 

200

Identify the helping verb:

I should study for my math quiz.

Should is the helping verb it helps the action verb study. 

200

Name 2 linking verbs

am, is, are, was, were, be, being, been 

seem, look, feels, appears, becomes

200

Restate the sentence in the past tense.

Many families (choose) a side. 

Many families chose a side. 

300

Identify the action verb:

It is important to stretch in P.E. class.

Stretch is the action verb

300

Past:

Present:

Future: Will watch

Past: Watched

Present: Watch

Future: Will watch

300

What are 3 helping verbs?

do, does, may, might, must, could, should, would, will, shall, can 

am, is, are, was, were, be, being, been

300

Identify the linking verb:

The photographs in the selection are fascinating 

are is the linking verb

300

Restate the sentence in the past tense.

I seed my favorite movie last night.

I saw my favorite movie last night. 

400

What are the missing verbs from the dinosaur verb song: "I _____ some verbs thats all I ____."

grab, need

400

Write a sentence using the past, present and future tense of a verb.

Example:

I wrote a note to my friend that writes letters to me all the time so I will write back to her.????

400

True or False:

Feels is a helping verb.

False!

Feels is a linking verb.

400

Fill in the missing linking verb:

She ____ the one who organized the birthday.

was is the linking verb

400

Which one is NOT an irregular verb?

Fought, Knew, Skipped, Sent

Skipped

500

Nouns answer the question "what", while verbs answer the question "______."

"how"

500

Use a verb to finish the sentences. 

I was...

I am...

I will be...

Example:

I was dancing.

I am dancing.

I will be dancing. 

500

What is a tip to help you recognize a helping verb in a sentence?

They come before the main verb in a sentence.

500

Name a linking verb that is not shared with a helping verb. (hint: think about your venn diagram)

seem, looks, feels, appears, becomes

500

Write a sentence with an irregular verb.

???

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