Action Verb Worksheets

Related ELA Standard: 3.L.3.1.A

Core Standard

Action verbs (AV) express an action that is taking place by the subject of a sentence. These can either come in a mental or physical form. When you are looking to spot the AV in sentence locate a word that someone or something can do. These parts of speech convey information that is not only important, but they provide our statements with a sense of purpose. The subject of any sentence is, of course, crucial. Understanding what that subject is doing is just a little more essential for the reader to really understand what is occurring. Below you find a number of worksheets that ask you to identify or write your own AVs. This is super helpful to bolster your ability to write with this part of speech more accurately.