8VERBS A verb shows action. There’s no doubt! It tells what the subject does,Like sing and shout!Action verbs are fun to do!Now it’s time to name a few!So clap your hands and join our rhyme!Say those verbs in record time!Wiggle, Jiggle, Turn aroundRaise your arms and stomp the ground!Shake your finger and wink your eye!Wave those action verbs GOODBYE!
9These are Action Verbs: clapcoughedswallowedawakesangrideran
10The verb is barked, it’s what the dog is doing. To find the verb:Locate the subjectThen ask yourself, “What is it doing?”The dog barked.Who?dog“What did the dog do?”barkedThe verb is barked, it’s what the dog is doing.
11The verb is roared, it’s what the lion is doing. Let’s Practice:The big lion roared loudly.Who?Lion“What did the lion do?”roaredThe verb is roared, it’s what the lion is doing.
12The verb is shines, it’s what the lighthouse does. Let’s Practice:The lighthouse shines brightly.What?lighthouse“What does the lighthouse do?”shinesThe verb is shines, it’s what the lighthouse does.
13The verb is waves, it’s what the snowman is doing. Let’s Practice:The snowman waves his hat to us.Who?Snowman“What did the snowman do?”wavesThe verb is waves, it’s what the snowman is doing.
14The verb is takes, it’s what Alexander is doing. Let’s Practice:Alexander takes his bath.Who?Alexander“What does Alexander do?”takesThe verb is takes, it’s what Alexander is doing.
15The verb is dances, it’s what Sally is doing. Let’s Practice:Sally dances in the recital.Who?Sally“What does Sally do?”dancesThe verb is dances, it’s what Sally is doing.
16The verb is arrives, it’s what Mrs. Smith does. Let’s Practice:Mrs. Smith arrives late.Who?Mrs. Smith“What did Mrs. Smith do?”arrivesThe verb is arrives, it’s what Mrs. Smith does.
17The verb is shine, it’s what the stars are doing. Let’s Practice:Stars shine brightly at night.What?stars“What did the stars do?”shineThe verb is shine, it’s what the stars are doing.
18The verb is flies, it’s what time is doing. Let’s Practice:Time flies when you’re having fun.What?time“What does time do?”fliesThe verb is flies, it’s what time is doing.
19The verb is plays, it’s what Tommy does. Let’s Practice:Tommy plays baseball every year.Who?Tommy“What does Tommy do?”playsThe verb is plays, it’s what Tommy does.
20The verb is beats, it’s what Jacob is doing. Let’s Practice:Jacob beats on his drum all day.Who?Jacob“What does Jacob do?”beatsThe verb is beats, it’s what Jacob is doing.
21The verb is buzzes, it’s what the bee is doing. Let’s Practice:The bumble bee buzzes near the flower.What?bee“What does the bee do?”buzzesThe verb is buzzes, it’s what the bee is doing.
24Present-Tense Verbs Second Grade Grammar Taken From Jefferson County Website
25Present-Tense The tense of a verb tells when the action takes place. Present tense verbs work with singular and plural nouns.If the subject is a singular noun (one person, place, or thing), the present-tense verb ends with –s or –es.The dog jumps over the fence.If the subject is a plural noun (more than one person, place, or thing), the present-tense verb does not end with –s or –es.The dogs jump over the fence.
26AgreementA present-tense verb must agree with its subject (singular or plural).Add –s to most verbs if the subject is a singular noun.Add –es to verbs that end with s, ch, sh, x, or z. Do you remember when we made singular verbs plural?????Do not add –s or –es if the subject is plural.Some examples:bring – bringsscratch – scratcheslive – livesthrow – throwswash - washes
27Choose the Correct Verb The dog (chase, chases) the cat.My sister (sit, sits) at the table.The girls (run, runs) to the playground.The teachers (work, works) after school.Mr. Bailey (make, makes) announcements.We (like, likes) our new class pet.
40Linking VerbsLinking verbs are special verbs that connect the subject to a sentence to something in the predicate.Linking verbs are forms of the word be.am, are, and is are linking verbs in the present tenseWas and were are linking verbs in the past tense
41Examples of Linking Verbs Read this sentence.Joe is a guitar player.In this sentence the linking verb is connects Joe and the guitar player.They were here yesterday.Were is the linking verb because it connects they and yesterday.
42Now you try Fill in the blanks He _____ a good person. Jill and Ed _____ best friends last year.I ___ the last person to go.We _____ best friends now.