Parts of Speech ~ Verbs

Teaching Ideas and Free Resources to Teach Verbs

Check out these ten ideas for teaching verbs. Activities include games, printables, books, videos, classroom displays, and more.

 

It’s a verb. It’s a verb.

I. It’s an action word.

You can do it. You can do it.

It’s a verb.

Posters

Posters to Help Teach Parts of Speech Rules

 

Download a free verb poster or banner at Teaching Ideas.

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Schoolhouse Rock

YouTube has a number of videos on verbs. Try “Verbs” from Schoolhouse Rock.

Activities on the Web

Noun, Verb, or Adjective [Using Response Cards]

Can you Identify the Parts of Speech? – At this website, fifty practice sentences are provided. The teacher reads one sentence at a time and then names one word from the sentence. Students use response cards to tell if the word is a noun, verb, or adjective.

Picture Books that Help Teach Parts of Speech

Verbs - Picture Books that Help Teach Parts of Speech

    • Grammar Tales: A Verb for Herb by Maria Fleming
    • Nouns and Verbs Have a Field Day
    • To Root To Toot: What is a Verb? by Brian P. Cleary 
    • Slide and Slurp, Scratch and Burp by Brian P. Cleary 
    • Shake, Rattle and Roll: Doodlezoo: An Action-Packed Verb Book by Keith R. Potter
    • Kites Sail High: A Book about Verbs by Ruth Heller
    • If You Were a Verb by Nancy Loewen and Sara Jean Gray

 

Verbs Anchor Chart

Verbs Blog Post with Free Printables

Verbs Teaching Ideas

 

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Interactive Grammar Organizers

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Pronouns Blog Post with Free Printables

Adverbs Blog Post with Free Printables

Conjunction Blog Post with Free Printables
Interjections Blog Post with Free Printables

 

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Gay Miller @ Book Units Teacher

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