Dead verbs are the bane of English teachers. The typical list includes 23 verbs --
"is," "are," "was," "were," ...
1) Dead verb list (I.D. – circle then remove). 2) Most dead verbs depend on an
other word in the sentence for the “verb” meaning in the sentence. 3) Often the ...
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Oct 3, 2007 ... Teacher Jason Lilly described a fun activity to help young writers to remove dead
verbs from their writing. More lessons available at ...
Four words that often confuse learners of English are dead, death, die and died.
... Death is a Noun (a naming word); Die is a Verb (an action word); Died is the ...
Verb. dead (third-person singular simple present deads, present ... (
transitive) To make dead; to deaden; to deprive of life, force, ...
Feb 9, 2013 ... When I taught elementary school, our coaches instructed us to have funerals for “
dead verbs” with our classes. Our students created coffins for ...
www.sd47.bc.ca/school/pie/Students/Documents/'Said is Dead' Word List.pdf
Said is Dead. Verbs to Substitute for “Said”. In a happy way laughed rejoiced
giggled joked lilted sang out. In a sad way cried agonized bawled blubbered.
Jun 12, 2009 ... Eliminating the “to-be-verbs” will add precision and purpose to anyone's writing.
Learn the four strategies to revise these "writing crutches."
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English, 3Rd Grade. Synonyms for dead verbs. I found a similar poster online ...
Definition of dead written for English Language Learners from the Merriam-
Webster ... drop–dead (adjective) · drop–dead date (noun) · beat (verb) · body (