Simple Present or Present Continuous?

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Mastering verb tense is an important part of building your learners' reading skills. Young grammarians look over ten sentences and use context clues to decide whether they should use the present or present progressive tense.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Include in a language arts homework packet
  • Have class members complete the worksheet before your lesson on present and present continuous tenses to assess their current skill level
Classroom Considerations

  • Though the lesson is designed for English learners, you could use it in a mainstream class
Pros

  • Comes with different versions of the worksheet
  • Provides an answer key
  • Set up in a multiple-choice format for learners to choose the correct answer
Cons

  • Concept might be too advanced or nuanced for early elementary learners