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More on verbs can be found in Language Network, Chapter 4, pages 90-123.
Verbs (Print Quiz)
Decide if the capitalized verb is an action verb or a linking verb: The spider ATE the fly.
Decide if the capitalized verb is an action verb or a linking verb: Laura SEEMS confident about her homework.
Identify the direct object in the following sentence: Charlie added blueberries to the pancake batter.
Identify the sentence in each group that has the linking verb capitalized and the predicate word in parentheses.
My new (jacket) IS yellow.
My new jacket IS (yellow).
(My) new jacket IS yellow.
Milly (became) BETTER at soccer.
Milly BECAME better at (soccer).
Milly BECAME (better) at soccer.
Choose the answer that tells what verb tense is used in the following sentence: The crowd CHEERED for the team.
Choose the answer that tells what verb tense is used in the following sentence: Donovan SKATED around the rink.
Choose the answer that tells what verb tense is used in the following sentence: We HAD CLIMBED the mountain without a guide.
Choose the word to complete the following sentence: The cat is _________ on the windowsill.
Choose the word to complete the following sentence: Danny was _________ in the front row.
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