Printables for This Topic:
Linking or Not? –
One of the sentences have a linking verb and the other does not.
Writing & Identifying
Linking Verbs – Write a 1-page story, using at least 6 linking
verbs. Then, switch papers with a partner and circle all the linking
verbs in their story.
Finding Linking Verbs
– Rewrite the sentences, replacing the linking verb with the word
"is" (or "are") to make sure it makes sense. If it still makes sense,
it's a linking verb.
Action into Linking
– Underline the action verb in each sentence. Write new sentences,
changing the action verb into a linking verb.
State of Being –
Under every sentence, write the subject and what adjective/noun the
verb links to the subject.
Think & Write –
Use each verb as a linking verb correctly in a sentence.
Linking Verb Word
Bank – Using the word bank, fill in the blank in each sentence.
Two verbs will be used twice.