Action Verbs Past Present Future 23 Helping Verbs

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What is an action verb? l A verb is one of the most important

What is an action verb? l A verb is one of the most important parts of the sentence. It tells the subject’s actions, events, or state of being. l It is always found in the predicate of a sentence. A verb that shows action is called an action verb.

These words are action verbs: ran coughed ride swallowed awaken sang

These words are action verbs: ran coughed ride swallowed awaken sang

Can you find the action verb in each sentence? The girls danced in the

Can you find the action verb in each sentence? The girls danced in the recital. 2. Our mailman drove a funny car last week. 3. His teacher wrote the answers on the board. 4. Alice worked on her Move On homework last night. 1.

No, try again.

No, try again.

Yes, that word is an action verb! Try another sentence Move On

Yes, that word is an action verb! Try another sentence Move On

Present verbs l An action verb that describes an action that is happening now

Present verbs l An action verb that describes an action that is happening now is called a present tense verb The bird flies through the sky. Flies is a present tense verb Flies because it is happening right now.

Present tense verbs l. Many present tense verbs end with s, but some end

Present tense verbs l. Many present tense verbs end with s, but some end with es, or ies. es ies cries sleeps splashes

Past Verbs l Verbs which tell about actions which happened some time ago are

Past Verbs l Verbs which tell about actions which happened some time ago are past tense verbs. The dog wanted a bone. wanted Wanted is a past tense verb because the action has already happened.

Past tense verbs l. Many past tense verbs end with ed, but some end

Past tense verbs l. Many past tense verbs end with ed, but some end with d, ed, or ied clapped tried played

Future Verbs l Verbs which tell about actions which are going to happen are

Future Verbs l Verbs which tell about actions which are going to happen are future tense verbs. We will awaken at six a. m. Will awaken is a future tense verb because Will awaken the action has not yet happened.

Future tense verbs l. Future tense verbs use special words to talk about things

Future tense verbs l. Future tense verbs use special words to talk about things that will happen: will, going to, shall, aim to, etc. going to start will enjoy shall email

Helping Verbs l A helping verb works with a main verb to help you

Helping Verbs l A helping verb works with a main verb to help you understand what action is taking place. Elmer was using the using computer.

Verb Phrase A verb phrase is a phrase that consists of at least one

Verb Phrase A verb phrase is a phrase that consists of at least one helping verb followed by a main verb.

The story of Mr. Do GOAL: Learn the 23 Helping Verbs. The title of

The story of Mr. Do GOAL: Learn the 23 Helping Verbs. The title of the story is Mr. Do. Like some stories, this story has a moral. The moral is: "Maybe Mr. Do should have a will. " Read on and you will see why!

Once upon a time there was a famous, Hollywood mouse named Mr. Do. Mr.

Once upon a time there was a famous, Hollywood mouse named Mr. Do. Mr. Do was very rich. Unfortunately, he was very ill too.

His many relatives were dreaming of the day the sick mouse would die. They

His many relatives were dreaming of the day the sick mouse would die. They wondered which one of them would inherit his money.

Finally, one day Mr. Do did die. All the relatives searched his house for

Finally, one day Mr. Do did die. All the relatives searched his house for a will. They didn't find one. They searched his house three times. They still did not find a will. The relatives did not get one dime of Mr. Do's fortune.

So what’s the moral? Maybe Mr. Do should have a will. Just remember this

So what’s the moral? Maybe Mr. Do should have a will. Just remember this sentence and you will know how to set up a chart of the 23 helping verbs! The largest "family" is the "BE" family with eight members. The other five families have three members each.

23 Helping Verbs may be do might being does must been did am are

23 Helping Verbs may be do might being does must been did am are is was were should have could had would has will can shall

TEAMWORK Notice how helping verbs work together with main verbs to make a complete

TEAMWORK Notice how helping verbs work together with main verbs to make a complete verb phrase.

EXAMPLES: is leaving may become might have remained had seemed would move might have

EXAMPLES: is leaving may become might have remained had seemed would move might have thought should be going does sing

Sometimes the parts of a verb phrase are separated by other words. l Did

Sometimes the parts of a verb phrase are separated by other words. l Did you hear President Bush’s speech? l Has the D. J. played the new CD for you? l She had always been thinking of her future. l We could never have moved the bleachers.

Other things to keep in mind l Not every sentence will have a helping

Other things to keep in mind l Not every sentence will have a helping verb with the main verb. l When you see an "ing" verb such as "running", be on the lookout for a helping verb also. l A sentence may contain up to three helping verbs to the main verb. An example would be: The dog must have been chasing the cat.

Other things to remember The word “not” is always an adverb. It is never

Other things to remember The word “not” is always an adverb. It is never a part of the verb phrase even when it is part of a contraction. Examples: l He should not have borrowed his book. l He shouldn’t have borrowed his book.

Helping Verbs Song Helping verbs, helping verbs, there are 23! Am, is, are, Video

Helping Verbs Song Helping verbs, helping verbs, there are 23! Am, is, are, Video from Was and were, You. Tube Being, been and be! Have, has, had, Do, does, did, Shall, should, will, and would! Video from Watch. Know. Learn There are five more helping verbs: May, might, must, can, could!

23 Helping Verbs May Be Do Should Will

23 Helping Verbs May Be Do Should Will