Linking Verbs Second Grade Grammar
Linking Verbs in the Present • A linking verb is a verb that does not show action. • The verb be is a linking verb. • The verb be has special forms in the present tense. Am, is, and are are the present tense linking verbs. • I am happy. Madison is my daughter. • We are a happy family.
Linking Verbs in the Past • The verb be has special forms in the past tense. • Was and were are forms of be that are used the past tense. • He was here yesterday. They were here yesterday.
Choose the Linking Verb • We _____________ having a good time. • I _________ in second grade. • That ____________ a funny joke. • John and Ty _____________ in my class. • Mom ____________ at work.