Verbals Lesson, Worksheets, & Color by Number -Gerunds, Infinitives, Participles


Understanding verbals is tricky for middle schoolers, but this all-in-one resource will help you teach gerunds, participles, and infinitives in an approachable and fun way! With the guided mini-lesson, you’ll introduce students to the different “imposters.” Then, you’ll break down each one and practice with the various included worksheets. This resource is truly NO PREP, whether you’re assigning it digitally or on paper!


Use this verbals mini-unit to introduce your middle schoolers to the trickiest part of speech. Have your students practice working with gerunds, participles, and infinitives in unique ways. The tasks get progressively more difficult as you move through the lesson!

This No-Prep Mini-Lesson on Verbals Includes:

  • Editable No-Prep Slideshow (PowerPoint and Google Slides)
  • 4 Worksheets (Verb or Verbal? Gerunds, Participles, and Infinitives)
  • Color By Number Activity
  • Verbal Quiz
  • Answer Keys

Use these verbals worksheets and activities as station rotations, warm-ups, whole class activities, or reinforcement with your remedial/intervention class!

No more using a boring and outdated anthology or spending countless hours creating something from scratch… This verbals lesson is both ready to use and easy to customize to fit your classroom needs!


Supports Common Core Standards (CCSS):

  • L.6.1
  • L.7.1
  • L.8.1


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