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Using technology and collaborative learning, this linking verbs lesson plan 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.
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.
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.
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.