Grade Six / Copper
Online Exercise Bank

15.2 Helping Verbs

Identifying Helping Verbs

Use the pull-down menus to identify the helping verbs and the main verb in each sentence.

Helping Verb Main Verb
EXAMPLE: Carol has been studying French this summer. has been studying
1. The kitchen staff will be serving from 4:30 until 9:00.
2. The train should arrive any minute.
3. Dr. Young has examined our dog.
4. My little brother does annoy me sometimes.
5. The secretary has ordered a new supply of erasers.
6. Perhaps Jake really did forget his boots.
7. Grandma may know the answer.
8. Judson has taken a job at the supermarket.
9. I am waiting for a phone call.
10. Elsa should have tried harder.