Reflection: Accountability Main and Helping Verbs - Section 4: Closure


A common error for students when writing sentences with verb phrases is to just include the main verb and omit the helping verb.  I explain to them that it is definitely okay to use verb phrases sometimes, but they should not use verb phrases in every sentence in an entire written passage.

  Let's Keep the Main Thing the Main Thing!
  Accountability: Let's Keep the Main Thing the Main Thing!
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Main and Helping Verbs

Unit 16: Parts of Speech
Lesson 6 of 12

Objective: SWBAT use and identify main and helping verbs correctly in sentences.

Big Idea: Students play a game to learn to identify and use main and helping verbs correctly in sentences.

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English / Language Arts, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics, parts of speech, grammar, main verb, helping verb, powerpoint presentation, smartboard, narrative
  60 minutes
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