New! Learning About Verb Tenses
2nd - 4th
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.
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. 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.
Parts of Speech- Verbs (Action and Linking)
The identification of action verbs and linking verbs is the focus of the language art lesson presented here. In it, learners engage in a wide variety of activities such as; identifying verbs via flashcards, playing action verb bingo, using computer games to find verbs, completing worksheets (embedded in the plan) for homework, and taking a final assessment on these two types of verbs. The plan is well written and has everything you need in it for successful implementation.
Dot Card and Ten Frame Activities
What fun, simple number value activities these are! Using dot cards and ten frames, 34 educational games are briefly described to help diversify these great strategies. For example, in the game "I Wish I Had..." the teacher holds up a value card and says, "I wish I had ___." The scholars then determine how many more dots are needed to fulfill the wish. Templates are available for dot cards, five frames, ten frames, and more!
The Greatest Educational Change America Has Ever Seen
Young scholars connect the symbols from the design of the United States Mint Fifty State Quarters Program to our country's history in this five-lesson unit. The culture, unique heritage, and geography of the individual states are probed.
Expressing Past Time - Part 2
Here you will find a fabulous presentation on the use of irregular verbs, and past and present tense in writing. Included in the 94-slide presentation are dozens of examples for pupils to consider. A strong interactive component is present in the PowerPoint. This is an excellent tool to use when introducing these areas of grammar.
Forming polite instructions, giving instructions, and expressing advice can be made a little easier using this grammar-related presentation. First, learners review using an auxiliary and simple verb to form sentences. Then, they focus on forming polite questions using words such as may I, could I, and can I. Finally, they discuss how to state preferences properly.
Find and Unknown in a Proportion 2
Find an unknown in a proportion part 2. This video elaborates on the basic concept of finding an unknown by analyzing a word problem and then applying one of the techniques seen in the previous video. Tip: Use this word problem as a warm up prior to your math lesson.
Move It! With Simple Machines
Students explore engineering by participating in a mechanical class activity. In this simple machines lesson, students identify many simple machines that allow them to perform tasks easily each day. Students collaborate in small groups and create their own inventions by utilizing wood, screws, tools, and other carpentry style materials.
Decoding the First Alphabets: Not as Simple as A, B, C
Explore early writing systems and their significance in understanding the development of past civilizations. In groups, learners research early writing systems and then present their findings to the rest of the class. They teach their classmates how to write their names in the early style of writing.
Simple Past Tense
In this online interactive verbs worksheet, students find and highlight 20 simple past tense verbs in a word search puzzle. Students fill in the correct multiple choice verb to complete 5 sentences grammatically correct.
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