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Unformatted text preview: T Verbs are doing words like run & jump. Powerful verbs can make your writing much much more exciting and dramatic!! Verbs are doing words like run & jump. Powerful verbs can make your writing much much more exciting and dramatic!! Copy these sentences into your book and underline the verb. Re-write the sentence and change the verb by using a thesaurus to find a more powerful verb to use in the sentence. 1. John took the sweets of the smallest boy in the class. 2. The group of boys ran after the ice-cream van. 3. The squirrel went up the tree. 4. John said to David “It’s my turn on the playstation!” 5. “Pass me the ball!” said Claire. 6. The soldier went under the barbed wire. 7. The athlete jumped over the hurdle. 8. John walked confidently to get his prize. 9. Mr Jones looked at the children who were talking in assembly. 10. “I’ve won, I’ve won!” said the girl. Challenge: Can you think of any other powerful verbs to go in your sentences? T/M Verbs are doing words like run & jump....
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- Fall '11
- powerful verbs