2 Review 3 types of Verbs There are 3 types of verbs! You already know about ACTION verbs.A LINKING verb joins, or connects, the subject to the predicate to make a sentence complete. It does not show action.A HELPING verb helps the main verb in a sentence to tell when a verb will happen, is happening, or has happened.
3 Verb Tenses Rule Example A present tense linking The Nile River is the longestor helping verb tells about river in the world.something that is happeningnow.A past tense linking or The Nile River washelping verb tells about important to the people insomething that happened Egypt.in the past.
5 Try It! Underline the past tense verbs. Louis Braille was a teacher.He was blinded at the age of three.In school, he could not read or write.Then, he was sent to a school in Paris._________
6 Practice Write the correct verb in the space in each sentence. isFrance ________ a country in Europe.The area _____ ruled by the Romans.We ______ studying French history.Yesterday we _______ singing songs.Today we _________ painting pictures.wasarewereare
7 Proofread Read the sentences below and find the mistakes Proofread Read the sentences below and find the mistakes. Cross out the incorrect verb and write the correct one above it.Once I was riding a horse in a desert. Myhorse am running very fast. We is trying toreach a town. The town are very far away.When the moon have risen in the sky, we sawthe friendly town! The people there was veryfriendly.waswere____was__had__were__