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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. The lesson plan is chock-full of terrific printable worksheets, useful websites, Bingo sheets, and game cards for the kids to use. It is extremely well-written, and has many educationally sound activites embedded in it.
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. Flip your class with these materials, or use them as inspiration!
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. A presentation, two reference-style pages, and a practice exercise are all accessible from the webpage.
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.
When working with Spanish verbs in the present tense, learners will find that there are many irregular verbs and spelling changes that need to be made. This resource provides information on yo from spelling changes, strange stem changes, irregular present tense verbs, verbs with irregular accent marks, and more. There are no exercises listed; however, the resource does come with a presentation and a summary page and could work in a flipped classroom.
Sixth graders evaluate parts of speech. In this verb tense lesson, 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.
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. The webpage includes and explanation of when to use the preterite and when to use the imperfect, as well as differences in meaning with specific verbs and a visual representation of the two tenses. Try out the presentation and the summarized information.
When were you living in the United States? This two-page document reviews the past continuous tense with your intermediate English language learners. Page one provides several examples with positive, negative, and question formations. Two exercises appear on the second page. In the first, learners write the past participle of a handful of verbs. Then, they use the past participles to complete eight sentences in exercise two.
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! Definitions are precise and examples are clear. Practice exercises are included.
Eighth graders review narrative tenses. In this narrative tenses lesson, 8th graders read a story, answer comprehension questions, and complete a worksheet. This lesson is designed for students who are learning English as a second language but could be adapted for native speaking English classroom use. 
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 learning exercise could be used as part of a mini grammar lesson or as homework.
Cover can, may, will, and shall with this lesson on using modals in the present tense. Starting off with a warm-up activity, the resource includes a text to analyze, examples of modals, and exercises with answers. The language in the lesson is relatively complex, so you might need to alter the vocabulary depending on the level of your class.
In this online quiz learning exercise, students answer a set of multiple choice questions about the present progressive tense. Page includes links to answers, ads and resources.
A three-page worksheet provides practice with the perfect and progressive tenses. Elementary grammarians read a brief explanation, identify tenses in sample sentences, and choose the correct form of given verbs within a paragraph and individual sentences. This attractive worksheet can be used as homework or an assessment or both!
How much do your youngsters know about the simple present, past, and future tenses? Find out with this series of practice activities. To begin, learners become acquainted with the verb tenses by reading definitions and examples and identifying the tense in five sentences. Next, they can complete any of the five included worksheets. An answer key is provided.
In this recognizing verb tenses: present, past, and future worksheet, students read a review of verb tenses with example sentences, identify the tenses of verbs in sentences, rewrite sentences to change them to past tense and future tense, and review and assess knowledge. Students write thirty-one answers.
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. 
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. 
In this verb tenses worksheet, students fill in the blanks to sentences with the correct tense of the verb given. Students complete 10 problems with many blanks in each one.
In this present perfect tense online worksheet, students complete sentences using the present perfect tense of verbs in a word bank plus the word "just." They listen to a YouTube video of U2's song, "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" before completing lyrics with the correct words, ordering the lines, and writing the missing words in the lyrics.