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Verb Worksheet Third of Seven

Worksheet 3/7 Valid Verbs

Pick the correct sentence by writing V for Verb at the end of the sentence. All verbs are circled.The first one has been done for you.

1.a
Rebecca is eat the spinach salad.    
b
Rebecca is eating the spinach salad. V
c
Rebecca is eated the spinach salad.    
2.a
Mary is writing a cheque. V
b
Mary is written a cheque.    
c
Mary is writes a cheque.    
3.a
John is make dinner.    
b
John is makes dinner.    
c
John is making dinner. V
4.a I am listening to music on my Ipod. V
b
I am listens to music on my Ipod.    
c
I am listened to music on my Ipod.    
5.a
I went explored in the woods.    
b
I went explore in the woods.    
c
I went exploring in the woods. V
6.a
Campers skips stones across the still lake.    
b
Campers skippingstones across the still lake. V
c
Campers skipped stones across the still lake.    
7.a
Mom does not packed my school bag at night.    
b
Mom does not pack my school bag at night. V
c
Mom does not packing my school bag at night.    

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I have rewritten the correct sentences from above to show you examples of using the verbs as sentence openers.

1) Eating the salad, Rebecca chews slowly.

2) Writing a cheque, Mary smiles.

3) Making dinner, John concentrates on cutting the carrots.

4) Listening to music on my Ipod makes me want to dance.

5) Exploring the woods, I leap over fallen logs.

6) Skipping stones across the still lake broke the silence.

7) Packing my bag at night, helps me to be ready in the morning.


Tessie's tips on writing...Write these examples of verbs in your notebook to help you generate creative writing ideas. Recommended Reading; "Bear on the Train", by Julie Lawson & Brian Deines.