Part of Speech: Linking Verbs
Charts: K (review C, D)
EEL tasks: 1-4
Students take turns rolling dice.
Find the answer to what you rolled.
|Roll 1 = subject||2 = verb||3 = adverb|
|4 = direct object||5 = preposition||6 = object of preposition|
I unfortunately found chocolate (beneath the heater.)
The dog (in the window) excitedly wagged her tail.
Lucy suspiciously held the football (in the grass.)
Charlie desperately kicked the ball (into the air.)
Pete always hits the ball (over the fence.)
We baked cookies (in the kitchen) for hours.
Yesterday I read a book (beside the fireplace.)
Thomas quietly wrote the paper (until midnight.)
(you) Quickly close the door (of the car.)
(After dinner,) we excitedly made sundaes.
(Throughout winter,) children contently drink hot chocolate.
The bird sweetly sang a song (underneath my window.)
Dad carefully painted the wall (behind the sofa.)
Mom thoroughly swept the floor (under the table.)
Vl stands for Linking Verb (Chart C)
PN stands for Predicate Nominative
Mrs. Jeffers is a ______________ (tutor, woman, human, mom)
PN has slanted line before it reminding us that it is renaming the subject.
“Braelynn is the queen.” (S-Vl-PN)
Jude kicked the captain. (S-Vt-DO)
“Braelynn is the queen, but Sophie is the supreme ruler.”
Extend a sentence
e.g. The king yelled. (simile, alliteration, w-w clause)
The king, who was perturbed and desperate, exploded like a violent volcano.
Instead of writing
“The Dragon flew over the castle.”
before the sentence we add a prepositional phrase
e.g. “In the morning…
“Before the sunrise…
“During the medieval period…
A comma is optional. Use the pause test. Don’t need one if less than 5 word prepositional phrase.
“The peasant begged for mercy.”
e.g. “Down by the lake…
Today break into groups of 2 students and create your KWO & Topic by yourself.
We will write down your KWO in the last 10min of class time.