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Mrs. Frazee.  A verb is a word that expresses action or state of being and you need this to make a sentence!  An Action Verb tells what someone or something.

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1 Mrs. Frazee

2  A verb is a word that expresses action or state of being and you need this to make a sentence!  An Action Verb tells what someone or something does… ◦ Some express Physical Action…to write, to swim, to climb ◦ Some express Mental Action…to think, to guess, to consider

3 WHAT? OR WHOM?  Is an action verb that is followed by a word or words that answer the question WHAT? OR WHOM? ◦ The dancer performed the most difficult movements.  (The action verb performed is followed by the noun movements, …which answers the question WHAT?)

4 IS NOT  An action verb that IS NOT followed by words that answer the question What? Or Whom? ◦ The dancer performed gracefully.  (The action verb performed is followed by a word that tells how…NOT WHAT OR WHOM?)

5 1. Smith followed the recipe carefully. 2. Kathleen Battle, the opera star, sings amazingly well. 3. The red ants fought the black ants. 4. My sister plays rugby every Sunday.


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