Presentation on theme: "Helping Verbs Second Grade Grammar. Helping Verbs n A helping verb helps another verb to show an action. n Have and has can be helping verbs. n Use has."— Presentation transcript:
Helping Verbs n A helping verb helps another verb to show an action. n Have and has can be helping verbs. n Use has when the subject is singular. n Use have when the subject is plural or I or you. n Mom has been looking for a new recipe for chocolate cake. Mom and Dad have been married for 8 years.
Helping Verbs n Am, is, are, was, and were are also helping verbs (and linking verbs). n We were happy that they came. n Madison is making her bed. n Harrison was going to the park yesterday. n You are looking for the keys. n I am coming to the party.
Helping Verbs n A helping verb helps another verb show action. n I am helping mom clean the house. n She is waiting on me. n Joe and Jan were standing in the rain. n They are taking my sister to the doctor. n Our teacher was hoping we would do well on our test. n Tom has given his dog a bath. n They have waited an hour for the tickets to go on sale.