Action Verbs brainpop-watch first 45 seconds GLE 0501.1.1 Demonstrate knowledge of Standard English usage, mechanics, and spelling. GLE 0501.1.3 Demonstrate knowledge of Standard English sentence structure. Check for understanding Know and use appropriately the meaning, forms, and functions of verbs (including action/linking, regular/irregular, be/have, verb phrases, agreement with subject in person and number) SPI 0501.1.2 Identify the correct use of verbs (i.e., action/linking, regular/irregular, agreement, tenses) within context. Pull a Verb Activity-can do again from day 1 • Students will pull a verb from the bag and act out that verb. • The rest of the class will try to guess the action verb being performed. ReviewName the complete predicate. Name the simple predicate. •1. Julia plays the drums. _____________________________________ Simple predicate=verb verb=plays •2. Carlos blows on the trumpet. __________________________ ___________________ Simple predicate=verb verb=blows Rules of Action Verbs •An action verb is a word that shows action. It tells what the subject of a sentence does or did. Write in notes Name the action verb in each sentence. Write under notes. • 1. • 2. • 3. • 4. • 5. Our class played a song. Caroline blew the whistle. Sam banged a gong. Noah rang the bell. Ali struck the cymbal. Check your answers. Now, replace the underlined verb with a new action verb. • 1. • 2. • 3. • 4. • 5. Our class played a song. Caroline blew the whistle. Sam banged a gong. Noah rang the bell. Ali struck the cymbal. Suggestions? • 1. • 2. • 3. • 4. • 5. played = wrote; performed blew = lost banged = beat rang = shook struck = hit Write as many different verbs as possible. •1. Maria ______her crayons. •2. Julian ______ his science project. •3. Ellen ______ her paragraphs well. STRONG VERBS • USE Top Tens posted in classroom • USE Tired Cemetery, replace “dead” or “tired” words • USE “Word Choice” trait Group activity • “Animals in Action” WS-cut into sections and assign group to complete • Review alliteration • -groups of no more than 3-4 students -cut apart at least 3 copies of each letter section -assign 3-4 letters per group -students need to use strong verbs creating alliteration with animal names • EXAMPLE-An aardvark asked an ant for his address. Homework • Write a short story (at least one paragraph of 5-7 sentences) using 5 strong action verbs. Underline the verbs that you used. • Topic Ideas – What you did over Fall Break – Winter Wishes – Report Card Reflection over last 9 weeks EXTENSION • Verb Poem using Action Verbs • Go to next slide Verb Poem • Mrs. Brown • Listens, • Instructs, • Assists, • Grades, • Monitors, • And cares. Your turn: • 1. Choose a person who is important to you. • 2. Lists things they do-make sure they are actions you can see. • 3. Create an action verb poem about your chosen person. • 4. Write your poem on the small paper or note card I give you.