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Grammar Skill First Grade Unit 3 Week 5 Created by Kristi Waltke
are is were was Grammar Skill First Grade Unit 3 Week 5 Created by Kristi Waltke
An action word or verb is something you can do.
jump run swim
If the action is being done by one person, the verb will need to end with the letter s.
Bob _____ his bike. ride rides rides
If the action is being done by more than one person, the verb will not need the letter s added.
Dad and I _____ cereal. eat eats eat
Verbs can tell what the action is now or what the action was in the past. Verbs that tell about the past end with –ed.
Toad jumps. Toad jumped. Now Past
The dog ________ at me last night.
barks barked barked
Now for something new!
These words are verbs also!
am are is were was These words are verbs also!
am is are Past Now was were
Some of these words are used to show action now, and some tell about the past. Here’s how the words are sorted. Past Now was am were is are
Some of these words are tell about one
Some of these words are tell about one. The others tell about more than one. This is how they’re sorted. More than One One are am were is was
Let’s practice picking the right one of the verbs to fit in a sentence.
You can do it!
The dog ____ cute. are is is
The cats _____ playing. was were were
They ____ happy. are is are
I _____ flying! is am am
Jane ____ reading. was were was
Learning about am, is, are, was and were will help you become a super writer!
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