Verb Test Review Sheet Name: __________________________ Directions: Underline the verb or verb phrase in the following sentences. Then label each as “A” for action or “L” for linking on the line provided. A_____1. Each year hundreds of people report encounters with ghosts.
L_____2. You have certainly been helpful this year.
A_____3. Can you spend a couple of hours in the park with me?
A_____4. The gymnast turned a perfect somersault.
A_____5. Are you going to buy a book at the Book Fair?
9. Father mailed your letter while in the city today.
10. Carefully explain your decision to the committee.
Directions: Your test will consist of three short answer questions. Use this sheet to write down the questions AND the answers to each. THESE ARE THE QUESTIONS—LOOK AT YOUR GRAPHIC ORGANIZER FOR THE ANSWERS. 1. What are the difference between action verbs and linking verbs that we discussed in class? (2 points) 2. What are the two parts of the verb phrase? Explain the role of each verb in the verb phrase. (6 points) 3. Why are interrupting words not part of the verb phrase? (2 points)