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Using technology and collaborative learning, this linking verbs lesson appeals to multiple skill levels and intelligences. Learners complete online quizzes with automatic feedback (do twice to measure improvement), and differentiate between action and linking verbs. They learn a linking verb song, and each hold up a linking verb poster when they hear their word sung. The song lyrics are not included. They act out sentences and finally use a linked program to animate what they've learned.
Help your students to complete their sentences with this bright and fun presentation, which guides students through the concept of linking verbs, forms of "be," and subject complements. A great introduction into different sentence forms and direct and indirect objects, this slideshow will be sure to reinforce your students grammar with an engaging lecture followed by a few exercise questions for students to complete.
In this linking verbs worksheet, students fill in 10 fill in the blank answers about the notes they read and read and underline the linking verb in 10 sentences. Students use the verb look as a linking verb in a complete sentence.
In this linking verbs worksheet, students circle the linking verbs and underline the adjective or noun it represents. Students complete 9 sentences.
In this grammar learning exercise, learners learn about using linking verbs in sentence writing. They then use what they read to answer the 12 problems on the learning exercise. The answers are on the last page of the packet.
In this action and linking verbs learning exercise, students label words as either action and linking verbs. Students label 12 words and underline subjects and verbs in 8 sentences.
The identification of action verbs and linking verbs is the focus of the language art lesson presented here. In it, learners engage in a wide variety of activities such as; identifying verbs via flashcards, playing action verb bingo, using computer games to find verbs, completing worksheets (embedded in the plan) for homework, and taking a final assessment on these two types of verbs. The plan is well written and has everything you need in it for successful implementation.
Action verbs and linking verb can really confuse students, and sometimes teachers. Use the steps in this resource to develop a clear plan to define the difference between the two types. A class practice activity is included, but the educator will need to provide a worksheet for further practice. 
In this verbs worksheet, students read sentences and write the action verbs, write the complete predicates, and label the action and linking verbs. Students write thirty-nine answers.
Ninth graders define the term 'verb', differentiate between action and linking verbs, and distinguish between active and passive voice. Use this lesson plan to examine the effect of passive and active voice in writing.
Help youngsters differentiate linking verbs from action verbs from linking verbs. They write the verb found in each of 9 sentences, write verbs for each of  the nouns provided, complete a verb word search, and answer 10 multiple choice questions.
In this verbs worksheet, 4th graders complete 3 pages of exercises in which action and linking verbs are identified or chosen to complete sentences.
Seventh graders determine ways to distinguish between action and linking verbs. They list helping verbs after watching a teacher made PowerPoint presentation. They write and word process a narrative essay properly using verbs after practice proper use at a number of websites.
Early finishers? No worries, this set of 4 language arts exercises are cute, in a fun format, and focus on both helping and linking verbs. They write two sentences with describing verbs for listed occupations, write eight sentences using helping verbs, and correct sentences using linking verbs.
In this grammar worksheet, students identify and underline the predicate adjective in the 20 sentences. Students also underline the linking verbs in another set of 20 sentences.
In this recognizing action verbs and linking verbs worksheet, students identify and label the verbs in sentences, complete sentences using forms of be verbs, and write sentences using at least one action verb and one linking verb. Students write sixteen answers.
In this linking verbs and adjectives activity, students choose phrases from a word bank to complete conversations. Students match phrases to six sentence.  
What is a linking verb? Is it the same as a verb of being? Review some basics with your middle schoolers before sending them off to work on the two exercises independently. In the first, they identify the linking verb and the words it joins. Then, in Exercise B, they identify all verbs and whether they are linking or action verbs. 
In this recognizing action verbs and linking verbs in sentences worksheet, students read statements, identify the verbs, and label them either action or linking verbs. Students write 15 answers.
In this linking verb worksheet, students read and copy sentences with linking verbs in them. Students complete this for 32 sentences total.

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