Friday, Sept. 14, 2012 Helping and Linking Verb Review Questioning Before, During and After Reading Homework: Read for AR and finish Loch Ness Passage and Questions if not done. Helping Verbs A Helping Verb helps the main verb express action or show time. They are combined with the main verbs to form verb phrases. The bear has run away. A few verbs can serve as either helping verbs or main verbs. The bear has a baby cub. Common Helping Verbs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2JWKY63K0 Forms of Be: be, is, am, are, was, were, been, being Forms of Have: has, have, had Forms of Do: do, does, did Others: could, should, would, may, might, must, can, shall, will Linking verbs join the noun or pronouns with words that identify or describe them. The most common linking verbs are forms of the verb be. We were late to class. I feel tired. Some verbs may serve as action or linking verbs. The rabbit appeared from the bush. (action) It appeared frightened. (linking) Helping and Linking Verb Game We will practice identifying helping and linking verbs within a sentence. The following slides will have sentence that have helping verbs, linking verbs or both. Write on your white board the helping or linking verbs in the sentence. You may use your flip books to help you identify the verbs used. Rita is an artist is Grandma may know the answer. May I am waiting for a phone call. am The candidates seem confident. seem The fresh bread smelled delicious. smelled The train should arrive any minute. should We remained partners for five years. remained This new magazine looks interesting. looks The inexperienced traveler felt tired. felt Dr. Young has examined our dog. has Find the action verb The kangaroos hop across the fields. Find the action verb I admire the big cats for their grace and power. Find the action verb The monkeys easily swing from one tree to another. Find the action verb The prairie dogs scurry in and out of their holes in the ground. Find the action verb I wore a hat today. Find the helping verb. On the next few slides underline the helping verb in the sentences and circle the main verb in the sentence. Find the helping verb The secretary has ordered a new supply of erasers. Find the helping verb Elsa should have tried harder. Find the helping verb My little brother can be a real pest sometimes. Find the helping verb Perhaps Jake did really forget his boots. Find the helping verb Judson has taken a job at the supermarket. Find the linking verb. On the next few slides circle the linking verb in the sentences and underline the subject (noun or pronoun) and the word that describes the subject. Find the linking verb Some trees grow tall. Find the linking verb Mr. Davis was a farmer in the Midwest. Find the linking verb Panda bears are rare. Find the linking verb The snake’s skin feels rather smooth. Find the linking verb Their movements are rapid. Using Questioning Before, During and After Your Reading We will go over the different types of questioning that good readers use to help improve their comprehension. Some questions help readers pay attention while they read. Not all questions will be answered by the text and will lead the reader to seek answers in another source. Other questions will lead the reader to think more deeply about issues presented in the text. Loch Ness Monster We will read the text and as we do we will stop along the way to answer a few questions.