Action Verbs: Lesson for Kids


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Find the action verb in this sentence:

The gorilla grabbed a green banana from the bunch.

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Fill in the blanks with action verbs.

Tina _____ behind the sofa but did not _____ her missing shoe.


Find the three action verbs in this sentence.

Charlie watched the acrobats climb high and then leap through the air.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Action verbs are used to show the actions of a subject. This lesson was put together to help you test your knowledge and skills working with action verbs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The questions of this assessment will test your abilities:

  • Identifying action verbs
  • Using action verbs
  • Telling what the job of an action verb is

Skills Practiced

Other abilities tested with this assessment include:

  • Information recall - remember what you learned about action verbs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about action verbs and their uses
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the parts of speech to properly use action verbs

Additional Learning

For a quick review about what action verbs are and how to use them complete the lesson Action Verbs: Lesson for Kids. With this lesson, you will be able to study for the questions of the assessment and:

  • What action verbs are
  • Examples of action verbs
  • Verb tenses and forms of action verbs