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English Unit: Vivid Verbs

English Unit: Vivid Verbs
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This comprehensive and detailed unit plan is designed to support students when learning about the different types of verbs. The unit contains a presentation that walks students through doing, saying, thinking and relating verbs, a student reference card, accompanying worksheets and games. At the completion of the unit, there is an assessment for teachers to utilise to assess student learning. 

Suitable for
  • Relief Teachers
Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
  • Rotations / Group Work
  • Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9E3LA07 9

Understand how verbs represent different processes for doing, feeling, thinking, saying and relating

AC9E3LA08 9

Understand that verbs are anchored in time through tense

AC9E4LA09 9

Understand past, present and future tenses and their impact on meaning in a sentence

ACELA1482 8.4

Understand that verbs represent different processes, for example: doing, thinking, saying, and relating and that these processes are anchored in time through tense

EN2-9B old

Uses effective and accurate sentence structure, grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary relevant to the type of text when responding to and composing texts

EN2-8B old

Identifies and compares different kinds of texts when reading and viewing and shows an understanding of purpose, audience and subject matter

EN2-RECOM-01 new

Reads and comprehends texts for wide purposes using knowledge of text structures and language, and by monitoring comprehension


Understand that verbs represent different processes (doing, thinking, saying, and relating) and that these processes are anchored in time through tense


Analyse how different texts use verb groups to represent different processes (action, thinking, feeling, saying, relating)


Understand how different types of texts vary in use of language choices, depending on their purpose, audience and context, including tense and types of sentences

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