Lesson Plan

Adventures with Action Verbs

Lights, camera, action (verbs)! After examining different action verbs, students put them to use when writing their own movie scenes.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to use action verbs when writing.


(5 minutes)
Lights, Camera, Action (Verbs)!Action Words #2
  • Ask students what a verb is.
  • Tell students that verbs are words that describe actions or states of being.
  • Explain that verbs like cook are action verbs because they describe actions someone is taking. Verbs like is describe states of being.