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The Case of the Missing Verb

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This podcast is part of the series: The Lost Grammar Files


Mrs. Anderson and Second Grade students-Walter, Turner, and Tristan


Owens Cross Roads Elementary, 

Madison County


This podcast is the fifth in a series to teach grammar topics. The verb episode teaches students to identify a verb through a fun and mysterious search for a verb. The verb gets taken from the learning station that a group is working at while they prepare for lunch. Watch and see if the verb is recovered.

Length: 1:41

Content Areas: English/Language Arts

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

ELA2015 (3)
37. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. [L.3.1]
a. Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences. [L.3.1a]
b. Form and use regular and irregular plural nouns. [L.3.1b]
c. Use abstract nouns (e.g., childhood). [L.3.1c]
d. Form and use regular and irregular verbs. [L.3.1d]
e. Form and use the simple (e.g., I walked; I walk; I will walk) verb tenses. [L.3.1e]
f. Ensure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement.* [L.3.1f]
g. Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified. [L.3.1g]
h. Use coordinating and subordinating conjunctions. [L.3.1h]
i. Produce simple, compound, and complex sentences. [L.3.1i]


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