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.
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
- 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
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