ING WORDS
I….keep on falling….
• Add –ing to the ends of verbs when you want
to explain something that is happening right
now.
• I’m...
The Verb to Be
• Use the verb “to be” before you use the –ing
word.
• I am = I’m We are = We’re
• You are = You’re They ar...
• “Leave me alone!” says the cat. “I’m trying to
sleep!”
• “Help! I am falling down the staircase!”
CVCE Words
• With a CVCE word, (C = consonant, V = vowel)
Drop the “e” and add –ing.
Example:
write writing
love loving
ha...
Add a Consonant
• For other verbs, add another consonant to the
end
• Example:
• stop ----- add another “p” stopping
• run...
Complete the sentences. Fill in the gaps with the correct
version of the –ing word
• I am _____________ the floor. (mop)
•...
Answers
• mop  mopping
• sit  sitting
• eat  eating
• leave  leaving
• come  coming
• take  taking
I’m ________ you! (watch)
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Ing words

  1. 1. ING WORDS
  2. 2. I….keep on falling…. • Add –ing to the ends of verbs when you want to explain something that is happening right now. • I’m brushing my teeth. • verb= brush • I’m reading a book. • Verb = read
  3. 3. The Verb to Be • Use the verb “to be” before you use the –ing word. • I am = I’m We are = We’re • You are = You’re They are = They’re • He is = He’s It is = It’s • She is = She’s
  4. 4. • “Leave me alone!” says the cat. “I’m trying to sleep!”
  5. 5. • “Help! I am falling down the staircase!”
  6. 6. CVCE Words • With a CVCE word, (C = consonant, V = vowel) Drop the “e” and add –ing. Example: write writing love loving hate hating
  7. 7. Add a Consonant • For other verbs, add another consonant to the end • Example: • stop ----- add another “p” stopping • run --- add another “n” running • Swim – add another “m” swimming
  8. 8. Complete the sentences. Fill in the gaps with the correct version of the –ing word • I am _____________ the floor. (mop) • He is ____________ down. (sit) • She is ___________ dinner. (eat) • We are __________ now. (leave) • They are __________ over here. (come) • I am ____________ a test. (take)
  9. 9. Answers • mop  mopping • sit  sitting • eat  eating • leave  leaving • come  coming • take  taking
  10. 10. I’m ________ you! (watch)

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