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These worksheets will help students learn to identify action verbs linking verbs, and helping verbs. There are also printables for reviewing verb tenses.

Action Verb Worksheets

Basic Action Verbs

Part 1:  Circle the action verb in each sentence.  Part 2:  Tell which words are nouns and which ones are action verbs.  2-sided worksheet.
2nd through 4th Grades
Common Core
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Underline the predicate in each sentence.  Then write the action verb on the line.
2nd through 4th Grades
Underline the action verbs in this poem with a red crayon.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
Students will underline the action verbs in this clever poem and compose an action verb poem of their own in this printable verb worksheets.
2nd through 4th Grades
Identify the action verb in each sentence. This task card set has 30 cards. Use them for classroom scavenger hunts, learning centers, peer tutoring, or classroom games.
2nd and 3rd Grades
Circle the action verb in each of the sentences.
2nd through 4th Grades
Read each set of words and pick the one that is an action verb.
2nd through 4th Grades
The first sentence in each pair uses a linking verb and adjective. Using the word bank, choose one action verb that can replace the verb phrase. Write the action verb on the blank line.
2nd through 4th Grades
Read each pair of sentences. Put a check mark next to the sentence that has an action verb.
2nd through 4th Grades
This activity has a series of questions about action verbs.
3rd and 4th Grades

Verb Tenses

Circle the action verb in the sentence.  Then tell whether is it a past tense, present tense, or future tense verb.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
Complete the chart by filling in the correct verb tenses.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
In this game, students move around the room to find task cards with sentences on it. Students rewrite each sentence with a different verb tense.
1st through 4th Grades
Read each sentence and determine the tense of each verb.  Color the boxes according to the key and a lovely artistic design will appear.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
Determine whether each verb is written in the present tense form or past tense form (with -ed).
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
Circle the correct verb (present or past) for each sentence.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
Students must make the subject agree with the verb in each sentence.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade
Some past tense verbs have irregular spellings that don't follow the rule.  Pick the irregular verb that best completes each sentence.
1st and 2nd Grades
Draw straight lines to match the present tense verb with its past tense form.
1st and 2nd Grades
Choose the correct irregular past participle verb to complete these sentences.
1st and 2nd Grades
Change the verb shown to past tense by adding -ed. Students will need to change the letter y to an i before adding -ed. Words include tried, buried, fried, and copied.
1st through 3rd Grades
Complete each sentence by adding -ed or -ing to the word in parenthesis.
1st through 3rd Grades

Helping Verbs

Sometimes verbs work together. Learn to identify a helping verb and a main verb in a sentence.
1st through 4th Grades
Underline the helping verb in each sentence.  Circle the main verb.
1st through 4th Grades
This is an advanced-level helping verb worksheet. For each sentence, students must identify the main verb and helping verb.
2nd through 4th Grades

Linking Verbs

In the first part, students draw a line under the action verb. In the second part, they draw a line under the linking verb. This basic-level worksheet is a good introduction to linking verbs.
2nd through 4th Grades
Circle the linking verb in each sentence.
1st through 3rd Grades
Read the sentence in each star.  If the sentence contains an action verb, color the star red.  If it contains a linking verb, color the star yellow.
2nd through 4th Grades
Read the sentence and determine whether the underlined word is an action verb or a linking verb.
2nd through 4th Grades
Read each sentence. Circle the linking verbs. Underline the action verbs. Then match the sentences with the pictures.
2nd through 4th Grades
Read each sentence and underline the verb. If the verb is a linking verb, write the letter L. If it's an action verb, write the letter A.
2nd through 4th Grades
Read each sentence and identify the linking verb.
2nd through 4th Grades
Sensory words- like tastes, looks, smells, sounds, seems- can be action verbs or linking verbs, depending on their context. Use the simple trick to determine which verbs are action verbs and which ones are linking verbs. Advanced level worksheet recommended for grades 5 and up.
2nd through 4th Grades
For each sentence, identify the simple subject, the linking verb, and the complement of the verb. Advanced grammar worksheet recommended for grades 6 and up.
2nd through 4th Grades

Commonly Confused Verbs

Choose the correct verb to complete each sentence. Choose between the words saw and seen.
2nd through 4th Grades
Practice using the verbs lie and lay correctly.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade

Other

Dogs bark. Cats meow. Turkeys gobble. Monkeys chatter. Match each animal with a verb to describe its sound.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade

Related Pages on Super Teacher Worksheets

Noun Worksheets

A series of  worksheets to help you teach nouns, singular/plural nouns, common/proper nouns and more.

Adjective Worksheets

Lots of worksheets that you can use to help teach your students about adjectives.  Includes finding adjectives in sentences, comparative and superlative adjectives, and more!

Grammar Worksheets

A huge collection of printable grammar worksheets

Pictures of Worksheets

Verb Activities and Games (Printable)

Verb Worksheets (Commonly Confused)

Action/Linking Verbs Worksheet

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