Present verbs present tense verb An action verb that describes an action that is happening now is called a present tense verb. flies The bird flies through the sky. Flies Flies is a present tense verb because it is happening right now.
Present tense verbs s esies Many present tense verbs end with s, but some end with -es, or -ies. s sleeps es splashes ies cries
Past Verbs Verbs which tell about actions which happened some time ago are past tense verbs. wanted The dog wanted a bone. Wanted is a past tense verb because the action has already happened.
Past tense verbs ed, -d, -ied Many past tense verbs end with -ed, but some end with -d, or -ied. clapped played tried
Future Verbs Verbs which tell about actions which are going to happen are future tense verbs. We will awaken at six a.m. Will awaken Will awaken is a future tense verb because the action has not yet happened.
Future tense verbs Future tense verbs use special words to talk about things that will happen: will, going to, shall, aim to, etc. going to start shall email will enjoy
Independent Practice Complete worksheet page 71 & 72. Be sure to check you work!