Action Verbs (Grade 3)

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Action Verbs

1. 
Which of the following is NOT an example of an action verb?
  1. run
  2. clap
  3. write
  4. is
2. 
Which sentence contains an action verb?
  1. Roger is my best friend.
  2. Roger is my neighbor.
  3. Roger and his family are nice to me.
  4. Roger and I play games on the computer.
3. 
In which sentence is the word "hand" used as an action verb?
  1. He fell out of the large oak tree and broke his hand.
  2. The girls gave their favorite music group a hand after the song ended.
  3. The students hand in their homework to the teacher after morning recess.
  4. As soon as she was able to get her hand through the opening, she let go.
4. 
The car flipped over the cliff!

In the sentence above, what is the action verb?
  1. car
  2. flipped
  3. cliff
  4. over
5. 
Can we go play at the park tomorrow?

In the sentence above, what is the action verb?
  1. can
  2. go
  3. park
  4. play
6. 
The dog ran through the field.

In the sentence above, what is the action verb?
  1. dog
  2. through
  3. ran
  4. The
7. 
What is the action verb in this sentence?
Martin and Mary built a small theater for their puppet show.
  1. theater
  2. show
  3. small
  4. built
8. 
What is the action verb in this sentence?
After the speech, Mario asked a question of Sydney.
  1. speech
  2. asked
  3. question
  4. Sydney
9. 
Complete the sentence with an action verb and a direct object.
When math began, Briana                       .
  1. was thrilled
  2. opened the book
  3. called across the room
  4. wrote outside
10. 
Complete the sentence with an action verb and a direct object.
She had just enough time, so she                   .
  1. ran to the bank
  2. sang a song
  3. was the best actor
  4. swam in the pool

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