A 10 slide editable PowerPoint to use in the classroom when learning about verbs.
Strong verbs provide more description than weak verbs. Strong verbs:
- put a detailed picture in the reader’s mind
- are concise and keep the reader’s attention
- convey the level of meaning to a reader
- connect the subject and the action in the sentence.
This PowerPoint presentation may be used in conjunction with the following resource:
NSW Curriculum alignment
Uses effective and accurate sentence structure, grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary relevant to the type of text when responding to and composing texts
Uses knowledge of sentence structure, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary to respond to and compose clear and cohesive texts in different media and technologies
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Understand that the meaning of sentences can be enriched through the use of noun groups/phrases and verb groups/phrases and prepositional phrases
Analyse how different texts use verb groups to represent different processes (action, thinking, feeling, saying, relating)
Understand how ideas can be expanded and sharpened through careful choice of verbs, elaborated tenses and a range of adverb groups/phrases
Australian Curriculum alignment
Understand that the meaning of sentences can be enriched through the use of noun groups/phrases and verb groups/phrases and prepositional phrasesElaborationscreating richer, more specific descriptions through the use of noun groups/phrases (for examp...
Understand that verbs represent different processes, for example doing, thinking, saying, and relating and that these processes are anchored in time through tenseElaborationsidentifying different types of verbs and the way they add meaning to a ...
Understand how ideas can be expanded and sharpened through careful choice of verbs, elaborated tenses and a range of adverb groups/phrasesElaborationsknowing that verbs often represent actions and that the choice of more expressive verbs makes an act...
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