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Verbs

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A full stop lets a reader know when to stop reading and take a short pause, to think about the sentence they've read.

A full stop comes at the end of a sentence.

For example, The man walked across the road.

or

The dog chased the cat.

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The full stop goes at the end of the sentence to show that the sentence has finished.

Remember, A full stop doesn't just go at the end of a line - check it makes sense.

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Your Turn…

1. What is a verb?
A doing, action, or being word
A sound that you make when you've eaten your food too quickly
An insect

2. What function will a verb normally serve in a sentence?
It will arrange a wedding if required
It will often let us know what's happening
It shouts booooooo

3. What do we mean when we talk about the tense of a verb?
The verb's been working too hard and needs to relax
The verb is going camping for the weekend
When something happened

4. Which of the following is a verb?
walking
shoes
London

5. Look at the following sentence: Dave smelled his armpits. Which is the verb?
smelled
his
armpits

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