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In this verb identification activity, learners determine the linking verb in each sentence and show which words are joined by the linking verb. Definitions of the terms are at the top of the page for quick reference.
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Linking Verbs Worksheet
It's easy to mix up action verbs and linking verbs, so invite your class to practice with a quick exercise. The sentences here tell a fun story about why a particular pupil couldn't do her homework, and include plenty of verbs to...
5th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Past Tense, Was and Were
Practice changing the ends of verbs when writing in the past tense. A series of activities helps kids learn to use the past tense and features a variety of exercises, including a grammar table and fill-in-the-blanks. Two activities focus...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Sentence Patterns II: Locating Objects and Complements
What sets this worksheet apart are the clear, concise explanations for some rather complex grammatical terms. Object complements, subject complements, transitive and intransitive verbs, and direct and indirect objects are all carefully...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Reviewing Basic Sentence Patterns: Lesson 5
Review (or introduce) the structure of simple sentences with this presentation. It covers linking verbs, action verbs, subject complements, and how they all come together to form complete sentences. Slides 44-53 include a practice activity.
7th - 9th English Language Arts
The Sentence Pattern Built on Linking Verbs: Lesson 4
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...
6th - 9th English Language Arts