Verbals Complete Teaching Unit - Participles, Gerunds, Infinitives

Laura Torres
Grade Levels
8th - 10th
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82 pages
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Laura Torres


Teaching verbals can be a challenge. Teach participles, gerunds, and infinitives with confidence with this complete teaching unit. With a presentation, handout, worksheets, quizzes, task cards, and a group sorting game, there is flexibility for different learning and teaching styles.

The material covers the following:

Identifying participles, gerunds, infinitives, and corresponding phrases

Tips and tricks for identifying verbals

Identifying the function of infinitives in a sentence (noun, adjective, adverb).

Dangling participles

Split infinitives

This product includes:

Power Point presentation, comprehensive instruction divided into three sections for flexibility. 47 slides total. The presentation includes instruction, examples, tips, and practice for all the verbals, plus dangling participles and split infinitives.

Handout with simple explanations and examples of the three types of verbals.

Worksheets/Quizzes and keys - flexible for review or assessment. 1 worksheet on identifying the difference between participles and gerunds

1 worksheet on identifying infinitives and how they function in a sentence

1 worksheet on correcting dangling participles

1 worksheet on split infinitives

1 worksheet/quiz that covers all the topics.

Task Cards - 24 task cards with answer sheet and key. See the preview here:

Verbals - Participles, Gerunds, Infinitives Task Cards

Infinitive Sort Game - fun, interactive group or individual activity. See the preview here:

Infinitive Sort Game

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Total Pages
82 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Explain the function of verbals (gerunds, participles, infinitives) in general and their function in particular sentences.


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