Other Verb-Noun Pairs
(visual/kinesthetic)

Have students start a class, group, or individual chart of verb-noun pairs in which the spelling of the word root changes. Ask students to list the verbs from the box, the nouns that go with them, and a sentence for each form of the word. Students can add to this chart as they come across other examples.

Verbs
  consume
  resume
  presume
  assume

  detain
  retain
  abstain

  proclaim
  exclaim
  reclaim
  acclaim
  declaim

verb noun chart





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