Saving Fluffy The Bunny (Future Progressive Tense Worksheets) – The science teacher is planning on dissecting Fluffy the Bunny in science class tomorrow. You must find a way to save Fluffy. Write at least twenty sentences in future progressive tense in which you discuss how you will save Fluffy.
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Verb Tense Analysis with Pirates – Determine the verb tenses of the pirate themed sentences, and then explain how you knew.
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Verbs and Verb Phrases with More Pirates – Read the exciting sentences about more pirates. Underline the verbs and verb phrases. Circle the nouns and pronouns.
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Practice with Past Perfect – In this worksheet about past perfect tense, students use a variety of past participles. They are challenged to write in complete sentences using past perfect tense.
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More Practice with Past Perfect Tense – In this worksheet, students combine two events into one sentence using past perfect tense. That means that they have to use “had” or “has” in a verb phrases. They can add subordinating conjunctions or rearrange the order of the events, but aren’t allowed to change the meaning.
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News Radio Activity – In this fun activity, students determine whether the sentence is simple present or present progressive. If it is present progressive, underline the progressive verb phrase.
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Predicting the Future – In this activity students write at least 20 sentences, using only future tense, to express their plans and predictions for their future. This might be fun way to cultivate discussion in a small group setting.
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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.