Pupils begin with a brain teaser, take notes, and formatively check understanding with a Chinese proverb. In addition to parts of speech, the resource also includes information about parts of a sentence. Teachers may extend instruction by talking about gerunds, which are referenced in the notes.
- Consider warming up with students through inquiry: write a combination of verbs on the board and have them brainstorm a working definition based on the commonalities of the words
- Compare and contrast action and linking verbs to better show their similarities and differences
- Individuals need some familiarity with verbs for the lesson
- Notes are detailed and provide multiple examples of action and linking verbs
- Contains links to the Purdue Owl in case teachers need a grammar refresher