Friday, May 4, 2012

Verbs are Action Words! Freebie

A while back my class was learning about verbs.  I like to emphasize (as most early childhood teachers do) that verbs are Action Words!  They are something you can "do".
We brainstormed verbs and I listed them around on this anchor chart...notice the cape? lol 

Later in the week I gave each of the kids a post-it note and let them write a one word verb on it...and do a small illustration on it, to, if they wanted.  We stuck these all around a smaller anchor chart.

Another activity we did was that I wrote sentences on the board and let the kids come up and circle the action word...they LOVE to write on the board for some reason...

Here is a page I created to go along with the lesson on verbs.
Just click here or on the picture to get your copy.

The adorable super heroes are from MelonHeadz!

11 comments:

  1. Super cute freebie!!! I LOVE Melonheadz!
    Christie :)
    First Grade Fever

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  2. Cute!! Thanks for the freebie!!!

    Angela
    The Daily Alphabet

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  3. There used to be a commercial on t.v. a few years ago that had a saying that went something like this...Verbs - it's what you do!
    My kids always remembered what a verb is becaue of that commercial. I don't even remember what the commercial was for. One thing I do when I teach verbs it give kids a chance to "act" them out. They choose a verb and then "do" it and the other kids have to guess what it is...they love doing this.
    Connie:)
    www.welcometofirstgraderoom5.blogspot.com

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  4. Thanks for the freebie! Great idea for reinforcement next week.

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  5. Super cute :) your ideas are always amazing!

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  6. Great idea! Thank you for the freebie...I love MelonHeadz!
    Jenny
    Owl Things First

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  7. I love this idea! We only have 8 days left of school so I am doing lots of review. This will be a great idea to review verbs next week.
    Barbara
    happyteachingfirst.blogspot.com

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  8. I love the super heroes theme. Thank you for sharing, Jennifer! I hope you enjoyed your day off at the beach. I am so jealous ;0)
    EIleen Griffin
    Second Grade Sunshine

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  9. I LOVE this...thanks, so cute! We also use a song by Dr. Jean to empahasize action verbs. It's a "stand and do" kinda song so that the kids act out each verb and say ..."that's NOT a verb, you can't..."if it isn't...SUPER fun and we're going to use it to review with your superheroes! Thanks, again!

    Tanya
    http://aplusfirsties.blogspot.com

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  10. Thanks for the freebie. Just bought those adorable super heroes this week!!
    Hopefully you had a great time at the beach!
    Robynn
    BusyBees

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  11. Thank you very much for sharing this lesson with us. We will be covering "action words" starting tomorrow. We will be using this in just a few days. I appreciate all the help I find on the web.

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