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Tense New Words
Sixth graders evaluate parts of speech. In this verb tense lesson plan, 6th graders perform different action verbs for the class. In small groups, students write a story using different verb tenses and transfer their story to PowerPoint. Multiple activities are provided.
6th 21st Century Skills 19 Views 17 Downloads
Explore the murder mystery genre through film, discussion, and writing. The plan features several activities centered around a two-minute video that include collaboration, writing, and prediction. After the lesson, individuals write their own brief murder mysteries for homework in order to practice the genre and the narrative tenses.
9th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Use this comical slide show with your youngsters to review verb tense and tense shift. A shirtless weight-lifter guides your class through examples on how to correct common errors. There are 22 slides included, and several questions to engage your learners.
4th - 7th Language Arts 16 Views 163 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Conjugating Verbs in the Past Tense
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.
9th - Higher Ed Languages 20 Views 59 Downloads
The Present Tense (Part 1)
This resource examines the present tense through several mediums. The information covered includes: regular present tense verbs, stem-changing present tense verbs, irregular present tense verbs, and use of the present tense. Included is a summary page titled At a Glance that would work well for a reference page, an interactive presentation, and an online practice exercise that could be used for the present tense and much more.
6th - 12th Languages 61 Views 42 Downloads
The Future Tense
What will your Spanish class learn today? Maybe they will learn all about the future tense! Take a look at this resource for information on ways to talk about the future without actually using the future tense, regular and irregular future tense verbs, and how to use the future tense.
6th - 12th Languages 18 Views 14 Downloads
As you explore the perfect tenses, direct your class to this resource, which provides explanation and examples for reference as well as an online interactive exercise for practice. They can first read up on haber and either continue scrolling or use the menu to jump to a section for each of the tenses: present perfect, pluperfect, future perfect, conditional perfect, present perfect subjunctive, pluperfect subjunctive, and perfect infinitive.
6th - 12th Languages 20 Views 11 Downloads
Discover how to use proper verb tenses with context clues. Five sentences help first graders decide if they should use -ed or -ing to end simple verbs. Each sentence provides context clues to indicate the time. Use the resource in vocabulary groups or in your language arts lesson.
K - 2nd Language Arts 54 Views 121 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Irregular Past Tense
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.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 15 Views 158 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Present Is Perfect: Using Present Perfect Tense
Your developing language users rewrite 10 sentences by changing the underlined verbs to present perfect tense verbs with one of the helping verbs: have, has, or had. Resource contains explanatory material as well as a practice worksheet.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 62 Views 290 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Using the Imperfect Tense & the Preterite Tense
In Spanish, there are several verb tenses used to express things that happened in the past. The tricky part is figuring out which one is appropriate for your situation. Let this resource help you and your pupils as they master the imperfect and the preterite.
6th - 12th Languages 22 Views 12 Downloads
Using Correct Verb Tenses
A succinct overview of verb spelling and conjugation rules, and a basic list of irregular verbs, is followed by a series of exercises in which learners fill in the blanks in sentences with the correct form of a verb, write the present or past tense form given the other, change present tense verbs to the past or vice versa, and select the correct form of a verb to use in a sentence given four choices.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 15 Views 314 Downloads
Verbs: Future, Present, and Past Tense
Third graders take a look at how to use verbs in the present tense. They do this by acting out action verbs, (such as, running, jumping, etc.), writing down the verbs they acted out, using those words in written sentences, then playing a present-tense bingo game.
3rd Language Arts 230 Views 380 Downloads
Expressing Past Time - Part 1
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.
4th - 6th Language Arts 11 Views 64 Downloads
Introducing and Practicing the Passive
Introduce your young grammarians to the passive construction. Follow a richly detailed script and use the template provided for a series of exercises that model for your class members how and when to use the present progressive and the past tense in their writing.
4th - 6th Language Arts 6 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Rewriting a Dialogue (removing quotes)
This is a great activity! Upper elementary learners read a dialogue-driven passage. Then, they rewrite lines of dialogue by removing the quotation marks and shifting the verb tense to past. Grammar and great writing skills all in one. An answer sheet is included.
4th - 5th Language Arts 15 Views 81 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Past Tense Irregular Verbs
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.
2nd Language Arts 29 Views 176 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Tenses and Conjugation
Present, past, future, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect. Past, active, indicative. Need a worksheet that not only defines verb forms, but demonstrates how to use them? If you want a resource for class members needing extra practice with tenses and conjugations, this resource is for you!
7th - 8th Language Arts 12 Views 93 Downloads
Grammar Practice: Consistency of Tense
After a concise explanation of verb inconsistency, learners study detailed examples and then rewrite a series of sentences to eliminate tense inconsistencies. An answer key is provided. The worksheet could be used as part of a mini grammar lesson or as homework.
6th - 8th Language Arts 7 Views 46 Downloads