Verbals: Gerunds, Infinitives, and Participles | Parts of Speech App

Learn about the three verbals—gerunds, infinitives, and participles—by finding out what they are and how to identify them, with an informative and engaging video. Additionally, obtain warnings and helpful tips to avoid making simple sentence mistakes. Lastly, take part in an interactive pop quiz, and end the lesson with a brief review.  

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Take screenshots, or create anchor charts displaying the information presented in the video
  • Follow along with a laser pointer, or app, to direct scholars' attention toward key details
  • Flip you classroom; assign the video as homework prior to in class disucssion and application 
Classroom Considerations

  • An ad appears at the beginning of the video 
Pros

  • The narrator speaks clearly and at a decent rate
  • The overall look of the video has a simplified design for easy reading
  • Examples grab the viewer's focus through fun graphics and voices
Cons

  • Each screenshot contains a large amount of information which may be overwhelming for some class members 
Common Core