Practice with Past Perfect – use a variety of past participles in complete sentences using past perfect tense.
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More Practice with Past Perfect – combine two events into one sentence using past perfect tense (using “had” or “has” in one of the verb phrases). Add subordinating conjunctions or rearrange the order of the events, but don’t change the meaning.
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Common Core State Standards Related to Verb Tense
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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
ELA Standards: Language
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.1.1c – Use singular and plural nouns with matching verbs in basic sentences (e.g., He hops; We hop).
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.1d – Form and use the past tense of frequently occurring irregular verbs (e.g., sat, hid, told).
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.1e – Form and use the simple (e.g., I walked; I walk; I will walk) verb tenses.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.1b – Form and use the progressive (e.g., I was walking; I am walking; I will be walking) verb tenses.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.1b – Form and use the perfect (e.g., I had walked; I have walked; I will have walked) verb tenses.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.1c – Use verb tense to convey various times, sequences, states, and conditions.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.1d – Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.1e – Recognize variations from standard English in their own and others’ writing and speaking, and identify and use strategies to improve expression in conventional language.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.8.1d – Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb voice and mood.