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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CCSS Standard
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NGLS Standard
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Action Verb Worksheets