Powerful Verbs A giant walked through the city

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Powerful Verbs

Powerful Verbs

A giant walked through the city. People darted out of the giant’s way. The

A giant walked through the city. People darted out of the giant’s way. The giant pondered what he was going to do next. People looked up at the giant. The giant glanced at the buildings below. People thought of what to do. 2 Copyright 2019

A giant walked through the city. People looked up at the giant. People thought

A giant walked through the city. People looked up at the giant. People thought of what to do. People darted out of the giant’s way. The giant pondered what he was going to do next. The giant glanced at the buildings below. 3 Copyright 2019

A giant walked through the city. People looked up at the giant. People thought

A giant walked through the city. People looked up at the giant. People thought of what to do. People darted out of the giant’s way. The giant pondered what he was going to do next. The giant glanced at the buildings below. 4 Copyright 2019

walked thought looked darted pondered glanced 5 How did the different verbs affect the

walked thought looked darted pondered glanced 5 How did the different verbs affect the sentences? Copyright 2019

walked thought looked darted pondered glanced 6 Copyright 2019

walked thought looked darted pondered glanced 6 Copyright 2019

walked thought looked darted pondered glanced 7 Copyright 2019

walked thought looked darted pondered glanced 7 Copyright 2019

Can you place these words in sentences? nibbled munched devoured 8 Copyright 2019

Can you place these words in sentences? nibbled munched devoured 8 Copyright 2019

walked ran said thought ate looked How many synonyms for these words can you

walked ran said thought ate looked How many synonyms for these words can you think of? 9 Copyright 2019

Walked hiked ambled limped marched paced strode staggered strolled stumbled tiptoed crept trampled trudged

Walked hiked ambled limped marched paced strode staggered strolled stumbled tiptoed crept trampled trudged wandered ran bolted fled charged dashed hurried hurtled jogged raced rushed scampered scurried sprinted said complained groaned grumbled moaned sighed snivelled wailed whined argued declared insisted protested questioned retorted snapped babbled chattered mumbled murmured muttered thought stammered whimpered whispered answered asked enquired explained questioned remarked replied suggested barked bellowed cried roared screamed screeched shouted shrieked yelled 10 wondered believed decided pondered worried hoped considered inferred mused ate looked chewed examined devoured gazed drained glanced gobbled glimpsed How many gulped inspected munched forpeered synonyms these nibbled spied words can you consumed stared think of? watched swallowed crunched Copyright 2019

Why do we have so many synonyms for ‘said’? 11 Copyright 2019

Why do we have so many synonyms for ‘said’? 11 Copyright 2019

Can you write a sentence about each of these pictures? Use a different word

Can you write a sentence about each of these pictures? Use a different word for ‘said’ each time. 12 Copyright 2019

Complete the challenge sheet on powerful verbs. 13 Copyright 2019

Complete the challenge sheet on powerful verbs. 13 Copyright 2019

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Write a sentence about each picture. Make sure that each one contains a powerful

Write a sentence about each picture. Make sure that each one contains a powerful verb. 16 Copyright 2019

Why do we have so many synonyms for ‘walk’? 17 Copyright 2019

Why do we have so many synonyms for ‘walk’? 17 Copyright 2019

Can you mime these verbs to others in your group? 18 Copyright 2019

Can you mime these verbs to others in your group? 18 Copyright 2019

Can you create a piece of writing which uses at least 3 of your

Can you create a piece of writing which uses at least 3 of your powerful verbs? 19 Copyright 2019

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Dave ate his apple at lunchtime. Can you improve these sentences by using more

Dave ate his apple at lunchtime. Can you improve these sentences by using more powerful verbs? Bina went to the shop before it closed. Kim said, “ It’s too cold. ” Jenny jumped off the ground when the lion roared. I looked at the picture to find the artist’s signature. I went out of the cinema quietly. 22 Copyright 2019

Think of as many verbs that could be used for these pictures as you

Think of as many verbs that could be used for these pictures as you can. 23 Copyright 2019

Plan out your story using the writing plan 24 Copyright 2019

Plan out your story using the writing plan 24 Copyright 2019

Write three sentences about this picture. Make sure that each one includes a powerful

Write three sentences about this picture. Make sure that each one includes a powerful verb. 26 Copyright 2019

roared Can you create a sentence for each of these words? soared burst crashed

roared Can you create a sentence for each of these words? soared burst crashed whimpered 27 Copyright 2019

Use your plan to help you write a story. 28 Copyright 2019

Use your plan to help you write a story. 28 Copyright 2019

Write three sentences about this picture. Make sure that each one includes a powerful

Write three sentences about this picture. Make sure that each one includes a powerful verb. 30 Copyright 2019

Can you improve these sentences? Use powerful verbs, and other methods, too! 31 Copyright

Can you improve these sentences? Use powerful verbs, and other methods, too! 31 Copyright 2019