Simple Past Tense


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).

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Simple Past vs. Simple Present

ESL students watch the video, "Family Album U.S.A.: 46 Linden Street" and then answer questions about Acts 1 - 3. The questions focus on the difference between simple past and simple present. The worksheet includes a link to the video on YouTube.

Simple Past

In this simple past worksheet, students complete the chart of verbs in the simple form and simple past form. Students complete 50 blanks.

Simple Past Form

In this interactive grammar worksheet, students complete five sentences by using the simple past form. Students also read a dialogue and fill in the missing words in the correct verb form.

Past Simple, Past Perfect, Past Progressive with a love story

In this past simple, past perfect, and past progressive instructional activity, learners fill in the blanks to sentences, rewrite sentences, put verbs in the correct tense, and more. Students complete 4 activities total.

Simple Past Tense-Beginners

In this simple past tense instructional activity, students read about forming past tense, then put verbs in sentences into past tense and rewrite sentences in past tense.

Simple Past and The Past Continuous

In this simple past and past continuous worksheet, students fill in the blanks with the correct form of verbs in sentences. Students complete 24 groups of sentences.

Simple Past Tense

In this simple past tense worksheet, students rewrite sentences, write interrogative sentences, change sentences, and ask questions. Students complete 47 sentences total.

Verbs in Simple Past Tense "Goldilocks and the Three Bears"

In this simple past tense learning exercise, learners fill in blanks with simple past verbs to complete sentences about "Goldilocks and the Three Bears." ESL appropriate but not exclusive.

Present Perfect or Simple Past

For this present perfect or simple past worksheet, learners choose the correct forms of verbs to complete the sentences and complete a word search. Students complete 3 activities.

English Exercises: Simple Present and Simple Past Verb Tense

In this verb tense interactive worksheet, students use the correct form of the verb in parenthesis at the end of each sentence. They use either the simple present or simple past form of each verb in 20 sentences. They submit their answer using the "Done" button.

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