Mad Libs Activity
Instructions: Have students form pairs, or complete the activity as a class. Cut on the dotted line and give each student a list of the action verbs below, or choose some of the verbs and write them on the board for the class.
I’ll never forget the day zombies almost took over our town. I was (verb+ing) __________ to school when from out of nowhere came a (professional career) __________. They started (action verb+ing) __________ toward me and I quickly realized something was not right by the way that they (past tense verb) _________. I quickly began (verb+ing) __________ in the opposite direction to try and get away. Suddenly a (professional career) __________ appeared and started (action verb+ing) __________ toward me as well. I realized that the whole town had been taken over by zombies!
Luckily they were out of shape from being TV zombies, so I was able to gain some distance from them by (action verb+ing) __________ as fast as I could. But they kept (action verb+ing) __________ toward me! I started (action verb+ing) __________ energetically, hoping that it would lead me to safety.
Just when I thought I was done for, I heard my mom say, “Wake up, you’ll be late for school!” It had all been a dream! While (action verb+ing) __________ to school with my friend (famous person’s name) __________ that morning, I talked about my dream. They (past tense verb) __________ and told me that I must have just been excited about (verb+ing) __________ for the Fire Up Your Feet Activity Challenge that was starting up at our school this week. Some dream! Luckily, Fire Up Your Feet saved me from getting (past tense verb) __________ by zombies, even if it was only in my sleep!
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