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Action Verbs that Come Alive

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 Ms. Ya-Ya Gordon


Nathaniel H. Stephens Elementary School

Alexander City School System


The podcast will help students identify action verbs and learning that particular part of speech which is very essential for them. The podcast will teach students how to identify action verbs and show them how these words are used everyday. Students will show how powerful action verbs are through physical movement.

Length: 3:31

Aligned to the following ALEX lesson plan:

I Spy

Content Areas: English/Language Arts

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

ELA2015 (4)
29. Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources. [W.4.8]
ELA2015 (4)
33. Paraphrase portions of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally. [SL.4.2]
ELA2015 (4)
38. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. [L.4.1]
a. Use relative pronouns (who, whose, whom, which, that) and relative adverbs (where, when, why). [L.4.1a]
b. Form and use the progressive (e.g., I was walking; I am walking; I will be walking) verb tenses. [L.4.1b]
c. Use modal auxiliaries (e.g., can, may, must) to convey various conditions. [L.4.1c]
d. Order adjectives within sentences according to conventional patterns (e.g., a small red bag rather than a red small bag). [L.4.1d]
e. Form and use prepositional phrases. [L.4.1e]
f. Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-ons.* [L.4.1f]
g. Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their).* [L.4.1g]

National/Other Standards:

Standard 8: Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases, computer networks, video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge. 

Standard 11:  Students participate as knowledgeable, reflective, creative, and critical members of a variety of literacy communities. 

Standard 12:Students use spoken, written, and visual language to accomplish their own purposes (e.g., for learning, enjoyment, persuasion, and the exchange of information).




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