Action Verbs Worksheets, Definition, Examples
Here’s our collection of printable action verbs worksheets. Action verbs are words that describe an action or activity performed by the subject of a sentence. They express physical or mental actions and are an important part of grammar. Examples of action verbs include “swim,” “think,” “eat,” “jump,” and “read.”
Students typically begin learning about action verbs in elementary school, as they are introduced to basic sentence structure and parts of speech. As students progress in their understanding of grammar, they will continue to encounter action verbs in various forms and tenses.
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Action Verb Worksheets
Students will read through a short paragraph and highlight the action verbs.
Look through the list of verbs and decide which are being verbs or action verbs. Then, sort the action verbs and being verbs into different groups.
Match the action verb to the correct phrase with this printable action verbs matching activity.
Students will read through twelve sentences and identify the action verb in each sentence. Students can underline or highlight the action verb with their favorite colors for some added fun!
In this printable action verb worksheet, students will be asked to read a short paragraph and underline the action verbs.
Students will be asked to fill in the blanks with an action verb that completes each sentence.
Students will read through the paragraph and underline or highlight the action verbs in each sentence.