Decodable Verbs

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David Lisgo
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Decodable Verbs

Post by David Lisgo » Thu Aug 14, 2008 8:41 am

Decodable Verbs Level 1

The following verbs were chosen not only for their decodability, but also because they are easy to picture and act out.

David

act in a film
add 2 and 2
address a packet
arrest a bad man
ask a man
assist a man
attack a dragon
attempt a landing
attend class
attract an insect
bang a drum
bask on sand
beg
bend back
bet on a dog
blast off a rocket
blend a drink
bless a man
box a gift
brand an ox
bring a drink
bump hips
camp in a forest
cast a net
catapult a big rock
clap hands
cling from a cliff
clip off a twig
collect stamps
command a dog
confess sins
connect a plug
construct a hut
correct bad spelling
crack a nut
cross at a crossing
cut grass
detect metal
dig a pit
drag a log
dress an infant
drill in rock
drink milk
drop a laptop
drum on a log
dump sand from a rock
dust a cabinet
eject from a jet
end a boxing contest
extend a hand
fasten buttons
fill a gas tank
film an actress
fit glasses
fix a clock
flap wings
floss well
frisk a suspect
gag a man
get a pen
get in a hot tub
get off a jet
get on a bus
get up from bed
grab hands
grin
grip a golf club
hand in a test
handcuff a bad man
hang from a plant
happen upon an egg
harass a man
help a man up
hit a rock
hop along
hug a cat
hum a song
hunt a rabbit
inject a kid
jog up a hill
jump from a cliff
jump on a bed
kick a can
kill an insect
kiss a frog
land in sand
level 2 bricks
lick a stamp
lift up a rock
lock a bag
mend a net
milk a camel
miss a kid
misspell dog
mix drinks
mop up dog prints
pack a bag
pass a baton
pat a cat
pedal a tandem
pet a dog
pick up a box
plan a wedding
plant a plant
plug in a pumpkin
pop gum
press a button
pump gas
quit golf
ring a bell
rip a test
risk a jump
rob a bank
rub hands
run fast
scrub a back
sell a lemon drink
send a fax
set off on a trip
sing a song
sink in quicksand
sip a drink
sit on a hippopotamus
skip along
slam dunk in a net
slap hands
slip from a cliff
smell a sock
snap a bat
snip a dog
spill milk
spin a top
spit in a tin
split a log
stamp on an insect
stand on a bag
stick in a pin
stop a truck
suck milk
swim in a pond
swing on a swing
tap a stick
tip a hat
toss a salad
track an animal
trap a big rat
travel in Alaska
trek in hills
trip on a rock
tug a jacket
twist
unblock a sink
unlock a strong box
unpack a bag
visit a sick man
wet a man
win a jackpot
wink at a man
yell help
zip up a jacket

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Post by David Lisgo » Thu Aug 14, 2008 8:47 am

Decodable Verbs Level 2

Chosen for the same reasons as level 1. As you see they are organised according to sound and spelling.

David

creep around
feed a pet
flee from a dragon
freeze
keep a pet
meet a girl
peel a banana
see a film
sleep in a bed
speed away

beat a carpet
deal cards
dream about presents
eat a carrot
lead a camel
leap for joy
leave for school
plead for help
read a book
speak English

attach a seat belt
chant a song
chat at a meeting
cheat in a test
check in a bag
chisel a rock
chop wood
preach from a gospel
punch a bag
teach a class

crash a jeep
crush a rock
shop at a pet shop
shush
shut up
splash in a pool
stash cash in a box
flush
shock a man
shun an apple

arch back
bark at a cat
farm carrots
march in a band
park a car
sharpen an ax
star in a film
carve meat
dart a balloon
jump start a car

book a sportsman
cook lunch
look at a plant

bound out from a ring
clout a bag
count on a hand
crouch down
mount a horse
pound a desk
pout (your) lips
scout for tracks
shout out loud
slouch around

boot a book
choose a card
cool down
drool
droop a hand
groom a poodle
harpoon a fish
loosen a nut
scoop up sand
shoo a cat
shoot a basket
smooch at a disco
snooze on a couch
spoon feed a boy
swoon from shock
uproot a tree
zoom off a cliff

cork a bottle
escort a man
explore a planet
forget pants
fork out cash
form a train
record a song
score a goal
snorkel in a tropical sea
sort trash
support a sports team
torch grassland
uncork a bottle

bow down
browse a book
clown around
crowd a train
crown a king
down a drink
frown at a boy
growl at a man
howl at a full moon
plow a farm
prowl around
scowl at a man

annoy a girl
destroy a car
enjoy a holiday

flirt in a pool
squirt a man
stir paint
twirl around

boast about a fish
coach a sport
float in a pool
load a truck
roast a chicken
soak in a tub
soap a dog
toast a wedding
unload a truck

blow out a candle
borrow a book
bowl down pins
follow a duck
grow plants
mow grass
row a boat
shadowbox
show a red card
slow down
sow seeds
window-shop

aim at a target
bait a hook
chain up a dog
complain about a product
drain a pool
faint from shock
gain a profit
jail a bad man
mail a packet
maintain a car
nail shut a box
paint a house
praise a boy
raid food
sail a boat
sprain an ankle
train dogs
wait for a bus

crayon a sketch
display paintings
lay bricks
pay for comics
play tennis
pray for help
say 'good luck'
slay a dragon
spray an insect

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Post by David Lisgo » Thu Aug 14, 2008 8:54 am

Decodable Verbs Level 3

A mixed lot covering vocabulary and/or phonic patters, which I usually teach in my classroom.

Regards,
David

answer a question
ask a question
avoid an injection
bake a cake
balance on one leg
begin a race
bite and finger
bounce a ball
break an egg
brush your hair
brush your teeth
build a dog house
buy some comic books
call your friends on the phone
care for teeth
catch a fish
change a light bulb
cheer for your team
chew on a pencil
choke on mochi
close a window
color a picture
comb your hair
control a plane
copy a paper
crawl under the table
cry softly
dance to the music
decorate a Christmas tree
deliver a letter
discover oil
dive from a plane
do the washing
do your homework
doze at school
draw a picture
dry the dishes
dry your hair
enter a house
explode a house
fetch a book
fight a fire
file your fingernails
fly a kite
fly a plane
fold the laundry
fry an egg
give a present
go sailing
go to bed
go to sleep in class
grade a test
grate a carrot
guard the money
hammer in a big nail
have breakfast
have dinner
head the ball
hide from a girl
hike up a mountain
hold a snake
hope for presents
hose down a ship
hurry home
hurt your hand
introduce a friend
iron a shirt
kneel on a carpet
knit a scarf
knock on a door
laminate a picture
laugh out loud
learn to use a computer
light a candle
listen to music
make a bed
make a face
measure a boy's height
multiply four by two
offer flowers
open a door
open a window
order dinner
paddle a canoe
pitch a softball
play basketball
play soccer
play the guitar
play the piano
play the violin
play volleyball
played the recorder
playing baseball
point to the teacher
pose for a portrait
pour some milk
powder your nose
pull on your hair
push a student
put on your hat
put on your jacket
put on your shoes
put on your socks
raise your hand
read a newspaper
remember a song
return home from vacation
rinse your mouth out
roll the dice
rope a horse
saw down a tree
scratch your back
screw in a screw
shake hands
share an ice cream
shiver from the cold
sit on a chair
sketch a picture
ski down a mountain
slide down a slide
smile at a boy
smoke a lot
speak English
stagger around
stand up and fall down
strike a ball
stroke a cat
study English
suffer from stress
sunbathe on a beach
swim in the sea
switch on a fan
take a bath
take a shower
take a walk
talk on the phone
tame a lion
tape shut a box
think about a math problem
throw a frisbee
tie a shoelace
tile a bathroom
touch your toes
turn off the television
type a letter
vacuum the carpet
wake up in the morning
wash the dishes
wash your face
wash your hair
wash your hands
watch a big television
whisper in my ear
whistle of tune
wipe a nose
wrap at present
wreck a car
wrestle with a friend
write your name
yawn sleepily

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Post by David Lisgo » Sun Aug 17, 2008 5:28 am

Now you can visualise them better.

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Post by David Lisgo » Sun Aug 17, 2008 5:30 am

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Post by David Lisgo » Sun Aug 17, 2008 5:32 am

Start of level 2

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Post by David Lisgo » Sun Aug 17, 2008 5:33 am

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Post by David Lisgo » Sun Aug 17, 2008 5:33 am

Start of level 3.

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Post by David Lisgo » Sun Aug 17, 2008 5:37 am

This is the last, though the are 42 more (420 cards), which I haven't displayed.
Regards,
David

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