Past Continuous vs. Simple Past

What were you doing a minute ago? What about last year? Learners read a set of 10 sentences and fill in each blank with a simple past or past continuous verb listed in parentheses.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Tailor the worksheet to fit the needs of readers
  • Use as classroom practice after teaching the skill, or give as homework
Classroom Considerations

  • Worksheet assumes learners have worked with simple past and past progressive verbs
Pros

  • Downloads as an editable document
  • Offers great, simple practice
Cons

  • Does not provide an answer key
Common Core