Linking Verb Worksheets To Print:
Picking Them Out!
- A little multiple choice to work on this skill. Pick out which word functions this way in the sentence.
- You will need to get yourself a few of your favorite books for
this one. Write the sentences on the lines, and test it with the word "is" or "are."
- You need to change your sentence wording here for this one. We are focusing our writing with the use of the word "be".
Linking or Not? -
You will be classify the different uses of words over a pair of sentences.
Fill-in-the-Blank - Remember
that you need to use a different word each time. Do not use the same one twice.
Writing & Identifying
Them - Write a 1-page story, using at least 6 linking
verbs. Then, switch papers with a partner and circle all the of them in their story.
Paragraph Level Work
- You will evaluate an entire paragraph. Rewrite the sentences, replacing the copula with the word
"is" (or "are") to make sure it makes sense. Determine if the sentence still makes sense.
Action into Linking
- Underline the action verb in each sentence. Write new sentences,
changing the function of the action verb.
Brainstorm & Write
- Brainstorm as a class and come up with your own list of possible selections. Take 8 of those verbs and create 8 sentences. Do not
use the same verb twice.
State of Being -
Under every sentence, write the subject and what adjective/noun the
verb links to the subject.
Think & Write -
We encourage you to write your own creative sentences with this technique.
I Spy With My Eye! - Where are they located over all of these problems? You will analyze a series of well written sentences.
The Word Bank - Using the word bank, fill in the blank in each sentence. Two verbs will be used twice.