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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.
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).
In this past tense worksheet, students change the past and present tense sentences to the present and past tense. Students complete 16 problems.
Learners practice defining, recognizing and using past tense verbs correctly. They apply this knowledge by producing some creative writing using past tense.
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.
In 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.
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 simple past tense worksheet, students rewrite sentences, write interrogative sentences, change sentences, and ask questions. Students complete 47 sentences total.
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.
In this regular and irregular past tense verbs activity, students write the correct past tense forms of the regular and irregular verbs given. Students complete 24 problems.
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.
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 irregular past tense verbs practice activity, students draw two lines from each of 8 sentence beginnings through two conjunctions and two ending to form 8 grammatically correct sentences.
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.
Part three of Basic English Grammar concentrates on asking questions in the simple past tense. A review using a different scenario covers types of past tense verbs, asking learners to fill in the correct form of the verb in various sentences. The Seven W's and "how" are used to formulate questions. At the end, learners complete and answer questions that are posed.
Practice forming questions and pronouncing them correctly in part four of Basic English Grammar - The Simple Past Tense. Questions are formed based on the subject and the object from part three. Scrambled sentences are given to put in the correct order. Yes/no questions are discussed as well as the issue of who versus whom and the verb "to be." The questioning section ends with an audio scenario and fill-in-the-blank sentences. About halfway through, the focus switches to how to pronounce the ending -ed. The scenario from part three is shown once more, reviewing the past tense verbs and their pronunciations.
Listen to a few sentences describing the actions of the person shown. The sentences are then written in the past-tense for you to see and identify the simple past-tense verbs. Regular and irregular verbs are then defined with sentences given as examples. Spelling rules are also included. This video and other parts in the series are excellent resources for ELL or ESL groups.