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Verb Tenses: Past, Present, and Future Tenses
There are three general categories of time: Past, Present, and Future
There are several main uses of the basic form of the present tense:
Regularly Occurring Action
There are seven forms that show past time:
Present Perfect progressive
Past Perfect Progressive
There are four forms that express future tense:
Future Perfect Progressive
Sequence of Tenses
In a sentence with more than one verb, all verbs in the sentence must reflect the same tense.
Modifiers can help clarify tenses.
The following resources span various grade levels and will help you learn more about tenses. Choose the resources which best fit your student.
Online Writing Lab – Purdue University
The following resources are available on Teachers Pay Teachers:
Verb Tenses from Elementary Lesson Plans
Verb Tense Shifts Paragraph Revising Worksheet from Happy Edugator
Verb Tenses Trading Cards and Word Wall from MrElementary
Verb Tense Task Cards from Kimberly Dana
Previous Grammar Lesson Resources:
While teaching and learning about verb tenses, the following resources might be good additions to your homeschool library.