Angry Verbs and a CURRENTLY

This week we've been doing a fun and engaging unit on verbs - and my title made the students go wild...
ANGRY VERBS!


We've been discussing the different types of verbs: action, linking, and helping. 
We played charades, went on verb scavenger hunts, discussed numerous examples of the different kinds of verbs, and labeled sentences based on the 4 sentence patterns:
1. Subject-Action Verb
2. Subject-Action Verb-Direct Object
3. Subject-Linking Verb-Predicate Noun 
4. Subject-Linking Verb-Predicate Adjective

I then used activities from my Angry Verbs Activity Packet:
 
 Here's the student note sheet:
I then gave the students an assignment to choose an angry bird and write two sentences about him/her. One sentence needed to contain an action verb and one a linking verb.

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And without further adieu...
Here's my currently!
I'm linking up with Farley for her monthly Currently link-up. 
Head on over to join the fun!


11 comments

  1. This post came right on time! My kids are struggling with verbs. It's driving me nuts! My student teacher did an Angry Verbs bulletin board last year that they LOVED, so this was a great reminder of that. We will be doing this SOON!

    Diane
    Fifth in the Middle

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  2. Glad you enjoyed it! Stay tuned for more verb ideas coming your way...

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  3. This is so very clever! Thank you for the freebie!

    Jessica

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  4. Love the Angry Verbs! :) I have some boys (and a girl or two!) who will be in LOVE with this!

    Abby
    Third Grade Bookworm

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  5. I love the idea of baking cookies for the school secretary! I think I might have to borrow your idea and make cookies for the ladies in the office. My team of 3rd grade teachers are going to make breakfast for the specialists that work with our team as well. Just want to show them how much we appreciate them.

    Lindsay
    If You Give a Teacher a Treat
    www.ifyougiveateacheratreat.blogspot.com

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  6. Thanks for sharing! I found you on the December Currently! We are thinking the same thing! How can I cram EVERYTHING in these next few weeks!!??
    Come and check out my current Currently!
    Layla
    Fancy Free in Fourth

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  7. Come check out my New Year's packet! The first five people to comment on my post will get it for free!
    http://ifyougiveateacheratreat.blogspot.com/2012/12/new-packet-for-new-year.html

    Happy Holidays!
    Lindsay
    If You Give a Teacher a Treat

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  8. It must be an enjoyable activity for the students

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  9. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!! This is just what I needed! :)

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    1. Glad you liked it! For even more Angry VERB fun, check out my Angry VERBS Unit 2, which is 20-page packet that includes two fun and engaging games that are Common Core aligned and give your students valuable practice with verbs. Perfect for centers, partner work, or individual activity for students who need reinforcement.

      Two activities:
      Game 1: Parts of Speech Sort - Angry Verb vs. Not an Angry Verb
      Game 2: “In-Tense” Sort - Past, Present, or Future Verbs

      EACH activity includes:
      Game board
      Angry Verb Game pieces
      Tracking sheet (for students to fill out)
      Answer Key

      And the best part is: it's only $2!

      Angry VERBS Part 2

      Enjoy! :)

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  10. I don't know if you got my email in the beginning of January, but I did your Angry Verbs activity with my seventh graders and they loved it! I'm expanding the activity into a unit for next year's verbs chapter. I'd like to share with you the bulletin board I made. Let me know if you'd be interested! :)

    Kevin Laffin
    http://mrlaffinslearningcurve.blogspot.com

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