Teaching Action Verbs: Activities, Assessments, and Worksheets

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This is a comprehensive verb resource with so many different options! It worked great to use for the week we studied verbs.
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This packet has everything you'll need to introduce action verbs to your students and is perfect for beginners. Parts of speech can be a tricky concept to teach to your students, so let me help! This packet was made to teach action verbs in a creative way---with original action heroes Verb and Verbette. These cool heroes were made by me and you will only find them in this packet. These heroes love to MOVE IT and use their actions! Get your students excited and moving with these creative grammar activities! Please check out the preview and read on to learn more. (Updated: May 2022)

This Action Verb Packet Includes:

  • Action Verb Charts (Color and B&W) including the definition of an action verb, the action heroes Verb and Verbette, and action verb examples
  • Mini Action Verb Posters for students to put in their journals
  • Action Verb Word Hunt (Read the Room) students will search the classroom for action words and record them on their worksheet
  • Bulletin Board Idea
  • Action Verb Board Game students will identify action verbs while playing a board game with their peers
  • My Actions All Week Booklet in this book students will write about the different actions they do on each day of the week (for example: On Mondays I jump on the trampoline.)
  • Fraction Flash Cards these flash cards are shaped like "POW" circles and are perfect to get your students moving
  • Shades of Meaning with Action Verbs includes the visuals needed to make an anchor chart, a practice page for students to follow along while you make the chart, and all the word sets included are perfect for students to act out (like Charades)
  • Action Verb Synonym Practice
  • Create-a-Hero Activity students will play a game with a partner to make their own action hero
  • Class Activity you will display the provided action verbs on your overhead projector or tablet and students will act out the action verb shown (this is a great brain break activity to get the wiggles out)
  • Action Verb Bulletin Board students will write an action verb on a large "POW" circle, cut it out and place it on a bulletin board entitled "VERBS IN ACTION"
  • Action Verb Bingo students will make their own bingo boards with action verbs
  • Reading Passages students will identify the action verbs in the reading passages provided and record them
  • Action Verb Opposites students will identify action verb opposites and record them on the practice pages provided (a chart of action verb opposites is also included)
  • Action Verb Writing Prompt students will use the action verbs provided to write a short story
  • Action Verb Word Sort students will identify action words and sort them
  • Action Verb Bookmark while reading students will search for action verbs and record them on their action verb bookmarks
  • Action Verb Assessment (formal test)
  • 25 + Action Verb Practice Pages can be used as assessments, homework, and/or extra practice

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*PLEASE NOTE: By purchasing this packet, you are buying ONE license to use this packet in ONE classroom. Additional licenses can be purchased at checkout.*

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use frequently occurring nouns and verbs.
Sort common objects into categories (e.g., shapes, foods) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
Demonstrate understanding of frequently occurring verbs and adjectives by relating them to their opposites (antonyms).
Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs describing the same general action (e.g., walk, march, strut, prance) by acting out the meanings.
Sort words into categories (e.g., colors, clothing) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.


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