Worksheet (7 of 7) on Action Verbs
|Definition||A verb is an action word. It tells what someone or something is doing.|
Birds of a feather flock together.
"Birds" is the subject or noun. "Flock" is the action or verb.
|Directions||Ask yourself, "Is the subject doing it?" to help you find the 69 verbs in the paragraphs below. Circle the verbs. The first sentence has been done for you.|
As Autumn draws to a close, birds instinctively notice mother natures way of telling them the season's signs of change. Some birds to South.
Before thefrom Autumn to Winter, near the end of December, birds instinctively the signs of the seasons' and to south.
The mystery of migration continues toscientists and "bird lovers" alike. Many questions remain . Why do some birds of a feather together and South and others the harsh North Wind? Do birds' internal clock to the time or is it strictly temperature them when to ? Or, a of both. Once they have the country, how do they the directions to ?
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We havesome answers to these questions, but for only some birds. Food supply short after months of the birds , and . on grains, shoots, insects and other food sources nearly the supply; therefore, the animals must out new sources to . The ecosystem time to its' food supply. South this ecosystem to and .
Woodpeckersone of the of the migration South. The name it. The woodpeckers' name clearly how they ; woodpeckers at wood.They to and the bugs snug in a rug; the bugs that live under the bark of the trees. Insects between the bark and the trunk of trees to old man winter. It warm and cozy in their winter home.
Daylightinto longer nights could be another that Winter is at the door. Scientists certain that birds the Sun as a compass to . As the Earth the Sun it also the Sun to in different parts of the sky continuously. Perhaps birds it as a navigational tool as well as the stars at night on longer flights.
Still, the magnetic fieldthe Earth other birds with navigational tools too. The bumble bee sized bird, the humble hummingbird, a journey of over 3 200 kilometers. It one of the longest migration mileage records of all of its' fine feathered friends.
Ibirds like to and the world. Oh, to a bird's eye view.
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