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Linking Verbs

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  1. Linking Verbs A verb that connects the main noun in the beginning of a sentence with a noun or adjective after it.

  2. Linking Verbs • The most common linking verb is be. • Verbs like am, is are, was, were, being, and been are different forms of the word be. • Other common linking verbs are seem, become, appear, remain, look, and feel.

  3. Linking Verbs • Lisa is a student. • Lisa= main noun • is=linking verb • student= noun that tells me more about Lisa • Lisa=student

  4. Linking Verbs • The buildings are tall. • buildings= main noun • are=linking verb • tall= adjective that tells me more about the buildings • buidlings=tall

  5. Linking Verbs • My favorite sport was hockey. • sport= main noun • was=linking verb • hockey= noun that tells me more about the sport • sport=hockey

  6. Linking Verbs • The largest city is New York. • city= main noun • is=linking verb • New York= noun that tells me more about the city • city=New York

  7. Linking Verbs • The book we read yesterday was sad. • book= main noun • was=linking verb • sad= adjective that tells me more about the book • book=sad

  8. Linking Verbs • Jenny and I are the only girls on the team. • Jenny & I= main nouns • are=linking verb • girls= noun that tells me more about the girls • Jenny & I=girls

  9. Linking Verbs • Ms. Jones was our principal. • Ms. Jones= main noun • was=linking verb • principal= noun that tells me more about Ms. Jones • Ms. Jones=principal

  10. Linking Verbs • James seems mean. • James= main noun • seems=linking verb • mean= adjective that tells me more about James • James=mean

  11. Linking Verbs • Hillary looked beautiful in her new dress. • Hillary= main noun • looked=linking verb • beautiful= adjective that tells me more about Hillary • Hillary=beautiful

  12. Linking Verbs • The horses appeared frightened. • horses= main noun • appeared=linking verb • frightened= adjective that tells me more about the horses • horses=frightened

  13. Linking Verbs • I am the tallest student in my class. • ?= main noun • ?=linking verb • ?= noun or adjective that tells me more about ? • ?=?

  14. Linking Verbs • The children remained calm during the thunderstorm. • ?= main noun • ?=linking verb • ?= noun or adjective that tells me more about ? • ?=?

  15. Linking Verbs • These three books are interesting. • ?= main noun • ?=linking verb • ?= noun or adjective that tells me more about ? • ?=?

  16. Linking Verbs • Jackie became our new class president. • ?= main noun • ?=linking verb • ?= noun or adjective that tells me more about ? • ?=?

  17. Linking Verbs • Our town is very small. • ?= main noun • ?=linking verb • ?= noun or adjective that tells me more about ? • ?=?

  18. Linking Verbs • John was the fastest player. • ?= main noun • ?=linking verb • ?= noun or adjective that tells me more about ? • ?=?

  19. Linking Verbs • We are helpers in the play. • ?= main noun • ?=linking verb • ?= noun or adjective that tells me more about ? • ?=?

  20. Linking Verbs • I am the new spelling champion! • ?= main noun • ?=linking verb • ?= noun or adjective that tells me more about ? • ?=?

  21. Linking Verbs • I became very silly when my sister burped in church. • ?= main noun • ?=linking verb • ?= noun or adjective that tells me more about ? • ?=?

  22. Linking Verbs • Now you try it! • ?= main noun • ?=linking verb • ?= noun or adjective that tells me more about ? • ?=?