Action Words Grammar Skill First Grade Unit 3 Week 1 Created by Kristi Waltke We learned about the naming part of a sentence. The naming part of a sentence tells us… Who? What? We learned about action parts of a sentence. The action part of a sentence is made of the words that tell what a person or thing does . Sam naps on Mom’s lap. What does Sam do? “Naps on Mom’s lap” is the action part of the sentence. The pigs sit in mud. What do the pigs do? “Sit in mud” is the action part of the sentence. Ox packs the sack. What does Ox do? Packs the sack is the action part. Now for something new! A verb is a word that shows action. An action word or verb is something you can do. Here are some verbs. You should be able to do these things. run jump walk step climb sing napdance look sit kick swim Sam naps on Mom’s lap. What is the action word? naps The pigs sit in mud. What is the action word? sit Ox packs the sack. What is the action word? packs Learning about verbs (action words) will help you become a super writer!