This worksheet, told in story form (but still numbered to help with students' organization and yours!), will help your students see the difference between action and linking verbs. Understanding that a verb can be linking or action depending on its use is a very difficult concept. This worksheet illuminates the difference by comparing the two side-by-side. Features examples of appear, feel, grow, have, look, sound, seem, smell, taste, turn, each used once as a linking verb and once as an action verb. The theme is lighthearted and is about a group of students trying to put on a play with disastrous results!