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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


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

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

-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

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

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

- "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

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

Singular Plural

First PersonI amwe are

Second Personyou areyou are

Third Personhe is they are

she is

it is


Grammatical Person Ntbk p.157


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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