This is the beginning of the guide I'm creating for The Mailbox by Audrey Shafer. (Fabulous book for 6th graders!)
It includes links to my prediction board, vocabulary lists I've created on Quizlet.com, and a link to background information on the
I use these flash cards along with a song I made up to help students identify helping verbs. They usually have more problems identifying these and state of being verbs than they do identifying action verbs.