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New Review Language Focus Unit 3.1: Past Tense, Emotion Adjectives
Work on past tense verbs with a grammar instructional activity. After changing present tense verbs to past tense, and completing sentences in the correct tense, kids practice adjectives concerning emotions.
4th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 6.1: Was and Were, Past Tense Verbs
Help kids understand the past tense of regular verbs with a learning exercise that also features activities about jobs and professions. Exercises include fill-in-the-blanks and multiple choice questions.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Language Focus Unit 4.3: Past Tense and Past Continuous
A table of verbs prompts kids to craft sentences about what people have done versus what they have been doing. Using both past tense and past continuous (past progressive), they fill in the blanks of a paragraph and a dialogue to reflect various actions.
4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Language Focus Unit Six: Past Tense
Learn about past tense and Elvis Presley with a grammar review worksheet that focuses on expressions of time. After reading a table with details about Elvis's life, learners fill in the blanks to affirmative and negative sentences that use the verbs was and were.
4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 63 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
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 18 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
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
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 24 Views 12 Downloads
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 18 Views 165 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 60 Downloads
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
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
The Preterite Tense
Focus on how to conjugate Spanish verbs in the preterite. You can use this webpage to inform your own lesson on the preterite, take a day in the computer lab, or flip your classroom and have pupils examine the page for homework. There is information and a presentation about conjugating in the preterite, including irregular and spelling and stem changing verbs.
6th - 12th Languages 21 Views 14 Downloads
The Imperfect Tense
Take a trip to the computer lab or flip your class and use this online resource. Spanish language learners can read the included information about the imperfect and practice with the online interactive exercises that are linked on the page.
6th - 12th Languages 7 Views 7 Downloads
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 16 Views 82 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Language Focus 4.2: Present Continuous
Break down the present continuous (progressive) tense with several activities about affirmative and negative sentences. After kids fill out a chart that prompts them to add -ing to various verbs, they reorder sentences and answer questions with the present continuous tense.
3rd - 8th English Language Development 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 4.1: Present Continuous and Animals
Combine a lesson about animals and the present continuous (progressive) tense with a grammar and vocabulary worksheet. Kids complete sentences with the correct -ing verb, then finish a crossword puzzle about certain animals. They determine which animals exhibit which behaviors with a matching activity.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable