Stand Up for Verbs: Action Verbs
About the Stand Up for Verbs: Action Verbs Lesson
This is an introductory lesson on action verbs. It is also designed to teach initial grammar skills, using verbs.
• to learn about verbs and how they show the subject?s action in a sentence;
• to show that verbs are action words;
• to test students? ability to identify verbs in a sentence.
Verbs are action words.
In a sentence, verbs tell us about someone or something doing an action. Without a verb we cannot make a sentence. We need a verb to tell what is happening. Look at the sentences below: