Common Core: 1st Grade English Language Arts : Use Verbs to Convey a Sense of Past, Present, and Future: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.1.E

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Example Question #1 : Use Verbs To Convey A Sense Of Past, Present, And Future: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.E

Fill in the blank. 

Yesterday, Kate __________ home from school. 

Possible Answers:

walked 

walk

walks

walking 

Correct answer:

walked 

Explanation:

This sentence is past tense because it starts by saying "yesterday". Given the choices, we are looking for the past tense form of "walk". When we make a verb past tense, we add "ed" to the end of the word. This means that "walked" is the correct answer. 

Example Question #2 : Use Verbs To Convey A Sense Of Past, Present, And Future: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.E

Fill in the blank. 

Yesterday I __________ to school. 

Possible Answers:

walking 

walked

walks

will walk

Correct answer:

walked

Explanation:

This sentence is past tense because it's talking about something that happened yesterday. 

When a sentence is past tense, we add -ed to the verb. The verb from the answer choices is "walk", so the correct answer is "walked". 

Yesterday I walked to school. 

Example Question #1 : Use Verbs To Convey A Sense Of Past, Present, And Future: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.E

Fill in the blank. 

Tomorrow I __________ to school. 

Possible Answers:

walked 

will walk

walk

walking 

Correct answer:

will walk

Explanation:

This sentence is about something that is going to happen in the future. We know this because of the word "tomorrow". 

When a sentence tells about the future, we add "will" before the verb. The verb from the answer choices is "walk", so the correct answer is "will walk". 

Tomorrow I will walk to school. 

Example Question #2 : Use Verbs To Convey A Sense Of Past, Present, And Future: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.E

Fill in the blank. 

Today I __________ to school. 

Possible Answers:

walks

walking 

will walk

walk

Correct answer:

walk

Explanation:

This sentence is talking about something that is taking place right now. This is a present tense sentence.   

When a sentence is in present tense, the verb normally has no ending added to it. The verb from the answer choices is "walk", so the correct answer is "walk". 

Today I walk to school. 

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