What is a verb?
A person, place, thing, or idea
A describing word
An action word
A word that connects two ideas or sentences
Most verbs are action words.
kick, run, jump, study, play
They tell us what the nouns are doing.
The kittens drink milk.
Some are present tense (happening now!)
Batman rescued the boy.
The team ran laps.
Some are past tense (happened in the past!)
Find the verb: Gary the Snail watched Spongebob with question.
Are all verbs action words?
Some verbs describe a status or link an idea.
The girl is happy.
"Is" = a verb here because it tells us the girl's status or linking her to happiness.
Some verbs are used to help get a certain idea across.
My brother could be going with us.
"Could be going" is all part of the verb phrase.
Find the verb: There are several new students this year.
What is the entire verb phrase?
My mom should be arriving soon.
should be arriving
Identify the main verb:
My sister is turning twelve this year.
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