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VERB Notes for Writer’s Notebook. What is a verb? Ntbk p. 165. Verb: a word that shows action or a state of being. Action Verb : shows an action that can be seen, felt, heard, or thought. Ex. The wagon flipped over. Linking Verb: tells about/describes the subject

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Verb notes for writer s notebook

VERB Notes for Writer’s Notebook


What is a verb ntbk p 165

What is a verb? Ntbk p. 165

Verb: a word that shows action or a state of being.

Action Verb: shows an action that can be seen, felt, heard, or thought.

Ex. The wagon flipped over.

Linking Verb: tells about/describes the subject

Ex. Squirmy is tired.

Helping Verb: helps the main verb

Molly mustescape.


Action verbs ntbk p 164

Action Verbs Ntbk p. 164

An action verb shows an action that can be seen, felt, heard, or thought.

Examples:

1. The waiter cut the cake into four slices.

(action seen)

2. I admire your determination. (action felt)

3. I hope they remember to pick me up on time. (action thought)


Linking verbs ntbk p 163

Linking Verbs Ntbk p. 163

-shows NO action,

-it connects or links the subject to a word that follows it

Ex: Taylor is witty.

Mr. Beiber is a punk.

You are handsome.


True linking verbs ntbk p 162

TRUE Linking Verbs: Ntbk p. 162

These verbs are always linking verbs:

tobe:

amwaswill be

arewerecan be

isshall be

to seem:

to become:

Examples:

Perry is sneaky.

Ferb and Phineas were clever.

Candace seemed suspicious.


Linking or action verbs ntbk p 161

Linking OR Action Verbs?Ntbk p.161

Thee common verbs can be either action

OR linking verbs:

1. appear 2. feel3. look 4. turn

5. sound 6. taste7. remain 8. smell

9. stay10. grow11. prove 12. get


Helping verbs ntbk p 160

Helping Verbs Ntbk p.160

- "help out" a main verb-telling more exactly when and how the action is taking place.

Helping verbs are always attached to a main verb!

Examples:

The dance was enjoyed by everyone.

The organizers could have sold more tickets.


The helping verb song jingle bells ntbk p 159

The Helping Verb Song(Jingle Bells) Ntbk p.159

Helping Verbs! Helping Verbs!

There are 23...

Am Is Are,

Was & Were,

Being Been & Be

Have Has Had,

Do Does Did,

Shall Should Will & Would

There are 5 more helping verbs:

May Might Must Can & Could


Using is are ntbk p 158

Using Is/Are Ntbk p. 158

Singular Plural

First PersonI amwe are

Second Personyou areyou are

Third Personhe is they are

she is

it is


Grammatical person ntbk p 157

Grammatical Person Ntbk p.157


Verb tenses ntbk p 156

Verb Tenses Ntbk p.156

The Tense of a verb tells when it happen(ed)(s).

Past presentfuture

workedwork(s)will work

sleptsleep(s)will sleep

wasam/arewill be


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