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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.
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.
Could your young learners use some practice with irregular verbs? Have them complete a worksheet with ten irregular verbs in the past tense. All they need to do is read each word, along with its illustration, and use it in a sentence. Have them use all ten words in a story for extra practice.
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.
Young writers or English language learners will benefit from a little practice reviewing the past tense of irregular verbs. Given a simple picture and the past tense form of verbs such as rode, won, and ate, writers have to compose a grammatically correct sentence that uses each verb. Add a little creativity to the assignment by encouraging writers to draft a short story rather than separate sentences.
In this recognizing irregular verbs worksheet, students observe a chart of present tense, past tense, and past participle with has, have, or had verbs and use it to write the past tenses and past participles with has, identify tenses of verbs in sentences, and write the correct forms of verbs in sentences. Students write thirty-seven answers.
Here is an incredibly-thorough, 99-slide presentation which covers many rules of grammar. The focus is on present and past tenses of verbs, irregular verbs, and how to properly use them. The colorful PowerPoint has dozens of examples for the students to consider. By the time you've gone through this presentation, your students should have a greater understanding of how to use these parts of speech.
This worksheet provides extensive experience with the past tense of the verbs begin, drink, ring, sink, sing, and swim. Your young grammarians write the past tense form of each one, use the past tense of each verb in a complete sentence, answer six questions using the past tense form, and rewrite six statements into information questions.
Who doesn't love a word search? Young learners familiar with the past tense of common irregular verbs (like eat, has, and think) will love this activity! First they have to find the past tense of the target verbs. Then, after checking their answers with a partner or the teacher, they find them in the word search!