Verbs for Past, Present,
Remember that a verb tells what someone or
something does. A verb can show action.
Identify the verb in each sentence and decide if
takes place in the past, present, or future.
1. Jane added the two numbers.
2. David is walking to the park.
3. Nick will write a story.
4. Emily wrote her first poem yesterday.
5. Dad is mowing the lawn.
Replacing verbs to past, present and future tense
Example Complete each sentence
using the past, present or
sentences. future tense verbs.
I read a good book baking bake baked
last week. 1. Grandma ______ a pie
I am reading a 2. Grandma is ______ a
good book. cake.
I will read another 3. Grandma will _______
book next week.
Tell if the lists of verbs are past, present, or
future tense. Write-past, present, or future
following each list.
Cooked, fished, saw, ran, wrote = ________
Cooking, fishing, see, running, writing=_____
Will cook, fish, see, run, write= ________
Who can use one of the words from each list
appropriately in a sentence.
Thumbs up, if you agree!
Practice past, present and future tense verbs.
Choose the correct verb for each sentence.
1. Yesterday I (playing, played) soccer.
2. I am (painting, paint) a picture.
3. I will (rode, ride) my bike to school tomorrow.
4. Grandpa (drove, driving) me to school yesterday.
5. Grandma is (cooking, cooked) soup.
6. Grandpa will (take, took) me fishing tomorrow.
Review- Verb Tense
Past Tense Verbs- Action words that tell what has
already been happened.
Present Tense Verbs- Action words that tell what is
Future Tense Verbs- Action words that tell what will
Clue words such as yesterday, last week, today,
tomorrow, next week, can give you clues as to which
verb tense to use.
Find clue words on slide “Day 4”.