Action Verbs and Verbs of Being | Parts of Speech App

Get an in depth look into verbs with a video showcasing action verbs and state of being verbs. First, learn what verbs are and the difference between action and state of being. Then, apply new-found knowledge to an interactive pop quiz, and end instruction with a review.   

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Create a flipped classroom assignment; give pupils the link to watch at home then come to class prepared to discuss the topic and apply what they learned
  • Use a laser pointer to direct learners' attention to key details 
  • Read a a book, or a student's writing sample aloud, point out sentences containing verbs, and invite class members to identify which type of verb is used 
Classroom Considerations

  • An ad appears toward the beginning of the video
  • The video briefly touches on the concept of conjugation with a note to hear more in another video 
Pros

  • The narrator's voice is clear and doesn't speak too fast 
  • The look of the video was created with a clean, easy-to-read design 
  • Examples are kid-friendly and engaging
Cons

  • A lot of information is presented in a short amount of time; this may be overwhelming for some scholars 
Common Core