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Anna Hall and McCord Snider

Verbs

OBJECTIVES

MATERIALS

LEARNERS
INFORMATION

OVERVIEW

PROCEDUES

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Given a paper of different actions, students will be able to


define what a verb is within one minute.
Provided commonly used verbs students should be able to
recognize any basic demonstration of the verb by accurately
circling the correct answer.
Provided with different verbs and tenses students will be
able to correctly conjugate the verb into the correct tense.
Pencil/paper-used for note taking and for demonstration
Slideshow of examples (PREPARED BY THE TEACHER)
Candy for demonstration
Translator/Mrs. Smith
Fish for demonstration
Students who have limited English skills, who are in the 6th
and 7th grade. Many have gone through the English
Language Learners Program prior. Used with moderate
technology available.
This lesson will provide a basic understanding of common
verbs used during the day. For example, breathing is done
every day and is a verb. This lesson will also teach how to
use these verbs in the proper tense.
Attention Getter: Hola, bienvenido a la clase Ingls! Hoy
vamos a aprender acerca de los verbos y cmo se utilizan.
Have slideshow already pulled up on projector prior to class.
Allow students to discuss within pairs their definition of a verb
for five minutes.
Have teacher go around the room and ask all students what
their opinion of a verb is.
Once instructor has all the understandings from their students,
begin the slideshow of examples of verbs.
The instructor will introduce and demonstrate each verb to the
class.

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ASSESSMENT

STANDARDS USED

To write
To eat
To swim
To jump
To clap
To sleep
To cough
To drink
To listen
To read
To watch
To talk
To sit
To stand
To walk
To run
To skip
To lay
To blink
To breath
(Should take approximately fifteen minutes)
7. Show video to teach verb tenses of simple, commonly used
verbs.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTmgwaY9p8o
(5 minute video)
8. Discuss as a class how to use the different verb tenses learned
through the video.
9. Provide students with a multiple choice and fill in the blank
questions for ten minutes at the end of class as an assessment.
Students will be assessed using a timed quiz made up of multiple
choice and fill in the blank questions to measure their level of
understanding of the days lesson. (Approximately 10 minutes)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.1.e
Form and use the simple (e.g., I walked; I walk; I will walk) verb
tenses.

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Name:______________________
Verbs Assessment
Multiple Choice:
1. Select the verb that correctly completes this sentence.
Mary likes to _________ TV.
A. write
B. sleep
C. watch
D. listen
2. Select the verb the correctly completes this sentence in past tense.
Sarah ______ a snack.
A. eats
B. ate
C. eat
D. to eat
3. Select the verb the correctly completes this sentence in future tense.
Jacob _____________ to the mall.
A. went
B. goes
C. go
D. will go
4. Select the verb that correctly completes this sentence.
The fish ___________ around the bowl.
A. blinks
B. swims
C. runs
D. claps
5. Select the verb the verb tense that would be used to describe something you
have already done.
A. Future
B. Present
C. Past
D. All of the above
Fill in the Blank
6. Conjugate the verb correctly
Andrew ___________ five miles in the race yesterday. (to run)
7. Using a verb learned in todays lesson complete this sentence and conjugate it
correctly in present tense.
The crowd ________ for the musicians performance.
8. Conjugate the verb correctly.
Emily ______________ seven hours every night. (to sleep)
9. ____________ tense is used to describe something you will do.
10. Conjugate the verb correctly in present tense.
The students __________ to the bus. (to walk)

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Name:_____Key______________
Verbs Assessment
Multiple Choice:
1. Select the verb that correctly completes this sentence.
Mary likes to _________ TV.
A. write
B. sleep
C. watch
D. listen
2. Select the verb the correctly completes this sentence in past tense.
Sarah ______ a snack.
A. eats
B. ate
C. eat
D. to eat
3. Select the verb the correctly completes this sentence in future tense.
Jacob _____________ to the mall.
A. went
B. goes
C. go
D. will go
4. Select the verb that correctly completes this sentence.
The fish ___________ around the bowl.
A. blinks
B. swims
C. runs
D. claps
5. Select the verb tense that would be used to describe something you have
already done.
A. Future
B. Present
C. Past
D. All of the above
Fill in the Blank
6. Conjugate the verb correctly
Andrew __ran_______ five miles in the race yesterday. (to run)
7. Using a verb learned in todays lesson complete this sentence and conjugate it
correctly in present tense.
The crowd _claps____ for the musicians performance.
8. Conjugate the verb correctly.
Emily ___sleeps________ seven hours every night. (to sleep)
9. __Future______ tense is used to describe something you will do.
10. Conjugate the verb correctly in present tense.
The students __walk_____ to the bus. (to walk)

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References
"English Language Arts Standards Language Grade 6." English Language
Arts Standards
Language Grade 6. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.