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179 resources with the concept the past tense

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A Christmas Carol - The Story

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Thirty-six pages familiarize scholars with the story and vocabulary of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. After reading and listening to an abbreviated version of the holiday tale learners show what they know about the sequence of...
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Irresistible Irregular Verbs

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Four fun games for practicing irregular verbs? How fabulous!
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Le Passe Compose

For Students 6th - 12th
How familiar is your beginning French class with the past tense? Written primarily in English, this worksheet assesses your pupils on their understanding of how to structure the past tense and on their ability to conjugate common verbs...
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Prueba de competencia

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Need to know the level of your incoming Spanish class? Use this with your high school classes (or older) to determine how much Spanish they know. The quiz itself is almost six pages long and covers verb conjugation, different verb...
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Past-Tense Verb Spotting

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
A lesson challenges grammarians to show what they know about past-tense verbs. Following a brief review, the class brainstorms a list of verbs and discusses how to make them past tense. Independently, scholars sort cards displaying a...
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Yellow Submarine – The Beatles – Notes

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Enhance English language skills using the fan-favorite song, "Yellow Submarine" by The Beatles. Scholars predict what the song is about then listen and mark specific words they hear. Playing the song again, participants unscramble lyrics...
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Lesson 12 - Ed Suffix with Unchanging Base Words

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Understanding different verb tenses begins with knowing how to decode words. A lesson on the -ed suffix with unchanging base words introduces readers to the past tense. Teachers present the skill with oral reading and spelling...
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Rockin' English Lessons

For Teachers 1st - 8th Standards
Add some rockin' tunes to your grammar instruction with a collection of videos addressing the grammar needs of first to eighth graders. Each video provides the song's lyrics, so prepare your scholars to sing loud and proud.
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Teacher Kit Unit 1

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Nine lessons makeup a unit designed to reinforce grammar and vocabulary through practice pages based on readings of African folktales. Each lesson consists of a mini lesson, a vocabulary review, and a worksheet. Topics include...
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Conjugating Verbs: Verb Tense and Aspect | Parts of Speech App

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Take a look at an in depth video to learn all there is to know about conjugating verbs. Find out what conjugating verbs are, why we conjugate verbs, and all the rules to properly form grammatically correct sentences. After gaining much...
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Past Time

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
How do you talk about things that have already happened? What about things that happened in the past and are still happening? Explore past, past perfect, and past progressive verb tenses in a helpful slideshow presentation.
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Tenses Overview - Present, Past, Future, Simple, Continuous, Progressive, Perfect!

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
Clarify the difference between different verb tenses with a short, informative language arts video. The instructor guides learners through past, present, and future simple tenses; as well as the perfect, progressive, and perfect...
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Used To

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Your class used to be confused about verb tenses, but now they understand more about the past tense! Practice the different ways to use used to in writing with a clear slideshow presentation, which includes negative and positive...
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Past Simple v. Past Perfect Simple

For Students 4th - 10th Standards
Help English learners tell the difference between the past tense and the past perfect tense with a grammar worksheet. As kids read twelve sentences, they change the given verbs to the correct tense based on context clues.
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Rules For Using Irregular Verbs

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Add to the grammar toolboxes of young scholars with this comprehensive resource on irregular verbs. Offering clear instruction with the help of numerous examples, this reference document is perfect for upper-elementary English language...
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Song Lessons: Could've Been

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Do not lament the approach to teaching the past tense modal that could have been. Instead use the lyrics from Tiffany's song, "Could've Been" to model this modal for young grammarians.
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Teach English, Teach About the Environment

For Teachers K - 12th
Spread the message of recycling while teaching your English language learners new vocabulary and practicing verb tenses. Included here are four lesson plans for each level (beginning, intermediate, and advanced) as well as accompanying...
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Using Consistent Verb Tense

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Most teachers can agree that they don't want to read student writing that switches back and forth between the past, present, and future tenses. Help prevent this from happening by improving your pupils' awareness of verb-tense...
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Conversation Pieces: A Verb Tense Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Teach your English language learners about conversations by inviting them to participate in a conversation about an interesting object. Through this conversation, learners will naturally use various verb tenses and practice asking and...
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Grammar Games and Activities

For Teachers 2nd - 8th Standards
Thirty pages of grammar activities? Your young grammarians will be well versed in the parts of speech, basic verb tenses, and much more after completing even a handful of these exercises. 
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Worksheet - -AR Verbs in the Imperfect

For Students 6th - 12th
Help your Spanish language learners perfect their imperfect. The worksheet includes two exercises that focus on -ar verbs. First, class members fill out a chart of four verbs with the correct imperfect endings. Next, they fill in the...
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Expressing Feelings and Mental Processes in the Past with the Imperfect Tense

For Students 6th - 12th
In general, Spanish speakers use the imperfect to express things in the past that continued over a period of time. Class members can read a brief paragraph about this topic and check out the verb endings before completing the...
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Worksheet - -Er and -Ir Verbs in the Imperfect

For Students 6th - 12th
Ask your class to conjugate a variety of -ir and -er verbs into the imperfect. To start, they must fill in the endings for four different verbs, paying attention to the subjects in each case. After they complete the endings, class...
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Imperfect Crossword

For Students 6th - 12th
Pupils must puzzle through the imperfect tense in order to complete this crossword. Class members conjugate 15 Spanish verbs in order to complete the crossword. Each clue is made up of a verb and a conjugation (for example: permitir,...