Dead verbs are the bane of English teachers. The typical list includes 23 verbs --
"is," "are," "was," "were," ...
Dead verbs: Destroy them ! Dead Verbs: is, are, am, have, had, has, be, been,
was, look, were, take, took, went, go, ran, run, make, do, did, gone, came, come, ...
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 ...
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Oct 16, 2013 ... Dead Words & Dead Verbs: Interactive Notebook Activity (IWN L1A1) ... Modal
Verbs: How to Survive a Real Life Zombie Apocalypse (Essential ...
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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 ...
www.beavercreek.k12.oh.us/cms/lib5/OH01000456/Centricity/Domain/265/Dead Word List.pdf
“to get” in any form-gets, got, gotten, to get. “to exist” in any form-exist, exists,
existed, to exist there + any verb should have/be would have/be could have/be.
Jun 12, 2009 ... Why not create a Dead Verbs Cemetery bulletin board? (What a great idea for
Halloween!) and/or print and reference the free “To be or not to ...
Die is also a verb. It is the base form of the verb and present tense. It means
when a life is finished. So, you could say- Someday everyone will die. Or I don't
Feb 9, 2013 ... But how do you get these nasty, boring verbs out of there? ... It is tempting to use
a dead verb preceding a list of adjectives, or even just one ...
When I taught elementary school, our coaches instructed us to have funerals for “
dead verbs” with our classes. Our students created coffins for “is” and “was” and ...