Presentation on theme: "VERBS Mr. Yurkavage. A present tense of a verb names an action that happens regularly. It can also express a general truth. Present, Past, and Future."— Presentation transcript:
A present tense of a verb names an action that happens regularly. It can also express a general truth. Present, Past, and Future Tenses The tense of a verb tells when an action takes place. Present Tense Forms Singular I race. You race. He, she, or it races. Plural We race. You race. They race.
A past tense of a verb names an action already happened. The tense of a verb tells when an action takes place. Past Tense Forms Singular I raced. You raced. He, she, or it raced. Plural We raced. You raced. They raced. The past tense of many verbs is formed by adding –ed to the base form of the verb.
A future tense of a verb names an action that will take place in the future. Future Tense Forms Singular I will (shall) go. You will go. He, she, or it will go. Plural We will (shall) go. You will go. They will go. In the future tense the word will is used with the verb. Sometimes shall is used when the pronoun I or we is the subject.
Write the Future Tense form of the following verbs. Make 4 columns. 1. dance 2. fly 3. score 4. run 5. adjust 6. break 7. sing 8. bounce 9. profit 10. drive Activity
Verb Tense Activity Write the action verb in each sentence. Then, tell whether the verb is past tense, present test, or future tense. 1. Daniel will choose a baseball bat. 2. He steps up to the plate. 3. The pitcher tossed the ball. 4. Daniel will swing hard. 5. The ball struck the bat. 6. The ball flies through the air. 7. It landed over the fence. 8. Daniel will run around the bases. 9. The crowd screams loudly. 10. He will slide into home plate.