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Writing Action Verbs Words Worksheet

• An action verb tells what someone or something does.

Jimmy sailed all afternoon. verb  sailed


The two girls hopped all the way home. verb  hopped

Read each set of words. Write the action word on the line.

1. Wendy and Sarah wrote a song. _____________________

2. His father paid the cashier. _____________________

3. The squirrel scurried up the tree. _____________________

4. Children read everyday at school. _____________________

5. Nancy baked an apple pie. _____________________

6. John and Tim counted the money. _____________________

7. Her family flew to Colorado this spring. _____________________

8. Xavier washed the dishes this morning. _____________________

9. The king’s horses ate already. _____________________

10. Carol washed her new car in the driveway. _____________________

11. The cat slept all afternoon in the sun. _____________________

12.We wrote our names at the top of the paper. _____________________

13. The alligator snapped its jaws shut. _____________________

Write two sentences of your own using an action verb in each. Underline
each action verb.

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Name: _________________________ Date: _________________

Action Verbs

• An action verb tells what someone or something does.

Jimmy sailed all afternoon. verb  sailed


The two girls hopped all the way home. verb  hopped

Read each set of words. Write the action word on the line.

1. Wendy and Sarah wrote a song. _____________________

2. His father paid the cashier. _____________________

3. The squirrel scurried up the tree. _____________________

4. Children read everyday at school. _____________________

5. Nancy baked an apple pie. _____________________

6. John and Tim counted the money. _____________________

7. Her family flew to Colorado this spring. _____________________

8. Xavier washed the dishes this morning. _____________________

9. The king’s horses ate already. _____________________

10. Carol washed her new car in the driveway. _____________________

11. The cat slept all afternoon in the sun. _____________________

12. We wrote our names at the top of the paper. _____________________

13. The alligator snapped its jaws shut. _____________________

Write two sentences of your own using an action verb in each. Underline
each action verb. ANSWERS WILL VARY

14. ______________________________________________________

15. ______________________________________________________
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