posted by Emily .
Which sentence contains a helping verb?
A. The group of small children startled the ducklings.
B. I walked to the movie theater.
C. A small snake slithered across the yard.
D. Sophia will be taking swimming lessons for the first time.
D. BE is a helping verb.
Anytime! Remember that helping verbs are NOT action verbs.
Bryce and Emily -- you forgot WILL is also a helping verb.
So WILL BE would be the helping verbs? Two in one!