Verbs - Part 1

What are Verbs?

  • Verbs are the probably the most important words ithat make up a sentence.
  • Verbs can be either action words,or can indicate state of being or existence.
  • Action verbs are more common than state of being verbs.

Practice: Find verbs of action (verbs that show action) in the following sentences.

1. The dog ran across the road.

2. The class should sit down.

3. The dog barked at the man.

4. He jumped in fright


Answers: 1. ran 2. sit 3. barked 4. jumped