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Action Verb Worksheet Six of Seven

Worksheet 6/7 on Action Verbs

Mini Lesson
Definition A verb is an action word. The verb describes the subject or noun. It gives the reader more details about the subject. Verbs add spice to your writing.
Example

Astronomers are scientists who study the universe.

The subject or noun is "Astronomers". The action or verb, is "study". Astronomers study.

Directions Circle and then write the subject/noun and the action/verb in the chart after each sentence. The first one has been done for you.

 

Complete Sentences subject nouns action verbs
1) Some astronomers believe that all the stars and planets were joined together.
astronomers
believe
2) Astronomers think that 15 billion years ago, there was a big explosion; it is called the Big Bang theory.
astronomers
think
3) It is thought that pieces of the universe went flying in various directions.
universe
flying
4) As time passed, these pieces drifted together to form galaxies making the universe bigger. (This sentence has 3 nouns and 3 verbs.)
pieces

galaxies

universe

drifted

form

making

5) On a clear night, look up at the sky and you will see a white stream of light, that is the galaxy we live in called the Milky Way.

you
look

6) We cannot see most of the 1,000 billion stars in the Milky Way.

We
see
7) Scientists believe that there are over 100 billion galaxies in the universe.
Scientists
believe
8) Some astronomers think that the universe will continue to grow.
We
We
9) Other astronomers think that the Big Bang theory will reverse and that the galaxies will drift back towards each other. (This sentence has 3 nouns and verbs.)
astronomers

theory

galaxies

think

reverse

drift

10) Astronomers think that there are over 100 million trillion stars in the universe.
Astronomers
think