Nice activity for linking Verbs... this would be a great grammar mini lesson you could do in class as a whole or in small groups. I think this activity would work well with second grade through fourth.
Thumbprint Self-Portrait. The kids make this based on their actual thumbprint and write a narrative about themselves... how old you are, things you like and don't like, your hopes and dreams for the future.... LOVE this!
Linking Verbs Anchor Chart ~ This chart would help students learn the tenses of sentences. I would also help them become familiar with different words and you could even use their spelling as verbs to link.