Verbs and Adverbs 2
Verbs do a lot of the heavy lifting in good writing. Understanding the different kinds of verbs and how they are used enables students to write more compellingly. Students will explore how tenses work and how they must agree with and sometimes work together with other words in the sentence. Students will also learn about adverbs, the "sister" part of speech that enhance, or modify, verbs.
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Practicing subject verb agreement is a key element of a reading and writing curriculum. This game, designed especially for fifth graders, asks students to match the subject to the correct verb. A truck shows a verb that students must ensure correctly fits the subject of the sentence by taking away letters (hitting potholes) or adding letters (running over gas cans). Fun gameplay makes learning about grammar engaging.
Something fishy is going on... and 11-year-old George is on the case! Kids will love reading along as George finds clues and tracks leads on a not-so-ordinary Saturday morning. Along the way, students must fill in the blanks with corresponding adverbs and adjectives. This practice helps kids understand the meaning of words they might not know by seeing them in the context of a story.