2 Past,, Present, and Future Remember Verb Tenses?Past,, Present, and FuturePresent TenseThe present tense of a verb states an action that is happening now or that happens often.Future TenseThe future tense of a verb states an action that will take place. Future tense uses the helping verbs will or shall before the verb.Past TenseThe past tense of a verb states an action that happened at a specific time in the past.
3 Progressive VerbsProgressive forms of a verb indicate that something is happening, was happening, or will be happening.Progressive verbs are formed by combining a form of to be, the verb, and “–ing.”
4 Progressive Verb Tense Progressive Verb Tense Simple Verb TenseVs.Progressive Verb TensePresentPastFutureSimple Verb TenseShe eats.She ate.She will eat.Progressive Verb TenseShe is eating.She was eating.She will be eating.is – a form of to bewas – a form of to bewill be – a form of to beAdding “–ing” to the main verb makes it progressive.
5 Progressive VerbsProgressive verbs are formed using verbs verbs are verbs thatshow ongoing action.dynamicDynamicSample Dynamic Verbsaskbegcalldrinkeatlearnlistenplayrainreadsaythrowwhisperworkwritechangegrowmaturewidenachefeelitcharrivefalllandleavelosehitkickjump
6 Present Progressive Tense The present progressive tense of a verb states an action that happens often or is happening now.The present progressive tense uses a helping verb and adds “–ing” to the main verb.We are leaving the house now.The dog is chasing the cat.Sarah and Mary are setting up the tent.I am eating breakfast.
7 Past Progressive Tense The past progressive tense of a verb states an action that happened in the past.The past progressive tense uses a helping verb and adds “–ing” to the main verb.The dog was chasing the cat.We were leaving the house last night.Sarah and Mary were setting up the tent.I was eating breakfast.
8 Future Progressive Tense The future progressive tense of a verb states an action that will take place.The future progressive tense uses a helping verb and adds “–ing” to the main verb.The dog will be chasing the cat all afternoon.We will be leaving the house in a minute.I will be eating breakfast.Sarah and Mary will be setting up the tent after breakfast.
9 What is the Progressive Verb? Is it Past,, Present, or Future Tense?I am hoping to learn to ride horses.am is the to be verbhope is the main verb“am hoping” is happening right now.Present Tense
10 What is the Progressive Verb? Is it Past,, Present, or Future Tense?“was crying” already happened.Past TenseI was crying when our plans were cancelled due to rain.was is the to be verbcrying is the main verb
11 What is the Progressive Verb? Is it Past,, Present, or Future Tense?“will be drinking” hasn’t happened yet.Future TenseShe will be drinking a lot of water after the race.will be is the to be verbdrinking is the main verb
12 Don’t forget – it’s happening now! Present ProgressiveDon’t forget – it’s happening now!speak / are speakingWe _____________ withthe principal today.are speakingfly / am flyingI __________ to New York City.am flying
13 Don’t forget – it’s already happened! Past ProgressiveDon’t forget – it’s already happened!play / were playingWe ___________ catch all afternoon.were playingshake / was shakingI __________ after the loud booming sound.was shaking
14 Don’t forget – it hasn’t happened yet! Present ProgressiveDon’t forget – it hasn’t happened yet!starve / will be starvingThe children ______________when they get home.will be starvingSleep / will be sleepingI _____________as soon as my head hits the pillow.will be sleeping
15 Let’s Try! I am hopping around the house. I will be hopping around the house.I have hopped around the house.Present ProgressiveFuture ProgressivePast Progressive
16 Your Turn! Choose a verb from the list below. Form a Present Progressive Tense Verb,a Past Progressive Tense Verb, and aFuture Progressive Tense Verb.Write your verbs on your whiteboard.Be ready to share your thinking.begaskcallitchhitthrowSample Dynamic Verbsaskbegcalldrinkeatlearnlistenplayrainreadsaythrowwhisperworkwritechangegrowmaturewidenachefeelitcharrivefalllandleavelosehitkickjump
17 What is the Progressive Verb? Is it Past,, Present, or Future Tense?“is dancing” is happening right now.Present TenseShe is dancing the hula at the luau.is is the to be verbdancing is the main verb
18 What is the Progressive Verb? Is it Past,, Present, or Future Tense?We were eating popcorn while we watched the movie.“were eating” already happened.Past Tensewere is the to be verbeating is the main verb
19 What is the Progressive Verb? Is it Past,, Present, or Future Tense?Mary will be arriving later than she expected.“will be arriving” hasn’t happened yet.Future Tensewill be is the to be verbarriving is the main verbMeep Meep!
20 Let’s Try! We___________from Jason under the porch. are hiding The dog _____________ on his bone in the backyard.In art class the students _______________bowls of fruit.are hidingPresent Progressivewas chewingPast ProgressiveFuture Progressivewill be drawing
21 Your Turn! Complete the handout “Progressive Verbs”. You will be working independently.We will check your work when you are done.Bye! Bye!
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