In recent days and weeks, I have received a lot of requests for grammar worksheets. Of course I send parents directly to Rod & Staff English because I have seen its fruit and it’s nothing short of lovely.
However, some homeschool moms are using another curriculum and don’t want to purchase something new (totally understandable!) or parents are looking to supplement their child’s learning while most of us are home due to coronavirus.
Regardless of whether you’re a parent or a teacher, I hope these grammar worksheets that focus on verbs will be helpful!
You can read about how we use Rod and Staff English here. I’ve used it through 7th grade and have been incredibly pleased with the result!
Verb Worksheets for 3rd and 4th Grades
I created this verb worksheet packet for the 3rd-4th grade age range. The pictures aren’t cutes-y and the pages are very plain, so you could easily use it with even 5th or 6th graders that have had minimal grammar instruction.
Note that these worksheets are not meant to be curriculum; they are simply a tool for evaluating and reinforcing the grammar concepts your child has already learned.
The activities are very straight forward and the goal with these worksheets is repetition and mastery.
→ I also have a Parts of Speech Recitation that would be helpful while your children are practicing verbs.
This packet contains 11 different verb worksheets, which include:
- Action verbs – Find action verbs in the sentence; write sentences using the picture prompts
- The Verb To Be – Determine the subject of the sentence and use the correct form of the verb
- Compound predicates – Combine the simple sentences to form sentences with compound predicates
- Verb phrases – Identify helping verbs and main verbs; write sentences using the picture prompts
- Present tense verbs – Complete the story using words from the word bank with correct subject-verb agreement; write sentences using the present tense correctly
- Past tense verbs – Complete each sentence using a verb correctly in the past tense; rewrite sentences to show the past tense
- Future tense verbs – Complete the chart to show correct usage of the future tense; compose sentences about the future using the prompts
- Past tense forms of regular verbs – Form the correct past tense of regular verbs; Change sentences from present tense to past tense
- Past forms of irregular verbs – Identify the irregular verbs in each sentence; write sentences using past forms of irregular verbs
- Diagramming action verbs – Diagram the simple subject and simple predicate of each sentence
- Diagramming verb phrases – Diagram the simple subject and simple predicate of each sentence which contain verb phrases
The top of each worksheet reminds students of the definition of a verb, and each page contains a few grammar facts they should memorize.
I included a couple of worksheets on very basic sentence diagramming since it’s an incredibly important skill. I realize that not all grammar programs promote diagramming (and some call it useless!), but there’s nothing like sentence diagramming to force you to learn and understand the parts of speech.
I’m a fan of sentence diagramming. Can you tell?!
If you need a refresher on it, this is an excellent video of the basics: Sentence Diagramming Basics
All Access Pass members can download this entire 11-page packet in the All Access Pass area.