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The Verb "To Be" Worksheet One of Seven

Worksheet 1/7 on the verb "To Be"

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Definition Some verbs do not show action. The most common non-action verb is "To Be". "To Be" indicates a state of existence or a state of being.
Example
Non- Action Verb "To Be" Action Verbs
I am Irish . I enjoy St.Patrick's Day.
March 17th is named after St. Patrick. He preached Christianity.
Leprechauns are mischievous. They love to play tricks.
Dad and I are Catholic. We study religion.
Directions These sentences are statements. Write the non-action verb on the line.
Write the verb "To Be" to make a non-action sentence.
1 Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland born in the fifth century.
2 St. Patrick was born in Scotland, Roman Britain in, circa AD 387 - 461.
3 AD - Anno Domini is now often referred to as the Common Era; CE.
4 The Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost are represented by the three leaves on the clover shamrock.
5 The shamrock is the symbol that St. Paddy used to teach about the Christian belief of the three divine persons in one God.
6 Folklore tells us that St. Patrick banished snakes from the island of Ireland because they are the symbol of Druids.
7 A Druid is an ancient order of Celtic priests.
8 Leprechauns are another symbol that is related to St. Paddy's Day celebration.
9 Although St. Patrick does not speak of them, a leprechaun is the son of an "evil spirit" and a "degenerate fairy" and is "not wholly good nor wholly evil".
10 March 17th is the celebration of Saint Patrick's death, circa CE 461.