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  • 1. Verbs. What is a verb?  A verb is a word which describes the action in a sentence (the doing word) Examples I play football. They skip quickly. We eat spaghetti. Bob is seven today.
  • 2. Verb Tenses  Verb tenses describe WHEN the action is happening.  PRESENT (it’s happening NOW.)  PAST (it’s ALREADY happened.)  FUTURE (it’s ABOUT to happen.)
  • 3. Present tense to past tense.  The following sentences are written in the present tense. Try changing them to the past tense by putting Yesterday at the beginning of each.  I eat spaghetti.  They skip quickly.  Bob is seven.  I play football. How have the verbs changed?
  • 4. How did you do?  Yesterday I ate spaghetti.  Yesterday they skipped quickly.  Yesterday Bob was seven.  Yesterday I played football. (Did you remember to double the consonant in skipped?)
  • 5. Past to present These sentences are in the past. Change them to the present by putting today at the front of each.  Sarah felt hot.  The cow jumped over the moon.  John sat outside in the garden.  The mouse ran up the clock.
  • 6. How did you do?  Today Sarah feels hot.  Today the cow jumps over the moon.  Today John sits outside in the garden.  Today the mouse runs up the clock.
  • 7. The future tense.  The future tense is used to describe what will or could happen. Change these sentences to the future tense by adding tomorrow at the start of each.  Jack and Jill went up the hill.  Thomas chased the mouse.  Lucy entered the wardrobe.  Bo Peep lost her sheep.
  • 8. How did you do?  Tomorrow Jack and Jill could/will go up the hill.  Tomorrow Thomas could/will chase the mouse.  Tomorrow Lucy could/will enter the wardrobe.  Tomorrow Bo Peep could/will lose her sheep.