Past Tense Teacher Resources
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9th - Higher Ed
This worksheet has pupils study the examples, identify patterns, and apply those patterns to new problems. The goal is to recognize and understand how to put regular Spanish verbs in the past tense. There are six completed examples; two are -ar verbs, two are -er, and two are -ir. Then learners apply this pattern to other verbs listed. A completely learner-centered activity with no direct instruction.
In this verb tense worksheet, students fill in the blanks in 40 sentences by changing the verb in parentheses to past progressive or past tense.
With this worksheet, youngsters review past tense irregular words and predict the spelling of these words. They complete a worksheet where they fill in the missing letters of irregular verbs. The sheet provides the exact number of spaces for the missing letters, helping learners narrow down their options.
In this simple past tense activity, 4th graders read the rule for simple past tense, then read and copy 72 sentences (9 to a page on 8 pages).
3rd - 4th
In this past tense worksheet, learners change the past and present tense sentences to the present and past tense. Students complete 16 problems.
3rd - 4th
Students practice defining, recognizing and using past tense verbs correctly. They apply this knowledge by producing some creative writing using past tense.
2nd - 4th
In this simple past tense worksheet, students read about forming past tense, then put verbs in sentences into past tense and rewrite sentences in past tense.
4th - 6th
For this ESL past tense worksheet, students fill in blanks to complete a chart of past tense verbs, write negatives of sentences, read dialogue and fill in blanks with appropriate verbs, write sentences in past tense and complete a word search.
2nd - 5th
Bring your class to the computer lab or set up computers in the back of the classroom for this online worksheet. They complete 12 sentences using either the past tense or the perfect tense. Answers are easily accessible; all they have to do is click done.
In this verb usage learning exercise, students change the verb tense of the word in parenthesis in 36 sentences. The verbs will be past progressive/past tense.
2nd - 5th
In this simple past tense worksheet, students rewrite sentences, write interrogative sentences, change sentences, and ask questions. Students complete 47 sentences total.
3rd - 5th
In this regular and irregular past tense verbs instructional activity, students write the correct past tense forms of the regular and irregular verbs given. Students complete 24 problems.
5th - 6th
In this past tense verbs worksheet, students listen to ten sentences as they are dictated and listen to the ending sound of the past tense verbs. Students mark the correct ending sound (d, t, id) on a chart. Students write the past tense of 10 verbs.
2nd - 4th
In this verb/past tense worksheet, students review the ending sounds of past tense verbs. Students listen to a sentence, fill in the missing verb, then mark the correct ending sound on a chart. Next, students form the past tense of 10 irregular verbs, and change given verbs to the correct form within sentences. Finally, students practice changing sentences to the negative.
5th - 7th
In this verb worksheet, students search for and circle the past tense form of the 21 verbs on the bottom of the page. They also write the past tense form in the blank provided.
In this simple past tense worksheet, 3rd graders fill in the blanks to sentences with words in the simple past tense. Students complete 4 activities total.
In this pronunciation worksheet, learners learn how to pronounce a long list of regular past tense verbs. The list is broken into 3 sections based on the sound of the past tense verb ending: /t/, /d/, or/id/.
3rd - 6th
In this irregular past tense verbs practice instructional activity, students draw two lines from each of 8 sentence beginnings through two conjunctions and two ending to form 8 grammatically correct sentences.
3rd - 6th
In this irregular past tense verbs sentence search worksheet, students connect the words using horizontal and vertical lines to form sentences.
In part two of "Basic English Grammar - The Simple Past Tense," the reason to use simple past tense is explained more thoroughly. The same video from part one is shown with questions focusing on the reason the past tense is used. Sentences are given to correct at the end.