Common Core: 2nd Grade English Language Arts : Form and Use the Past Tense of Irregular Verbs: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.2.1.D

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Example Question #3 : Language

Select the past tense version of the word below:

Sit 

Possible Answers:

Sat

Sats 

Sits

Sitted 

Correct answer:

Sat

Explanation:

In most cases, to make a verb past tense, we simply add an "ed" to the end of the word. However, there are some irregular past tense verbs. The word "sit" is one of the irregular past tense verbs. The irregular past tense version of "sit" is "sat". 

"Sat" is the correct answer. 

Example Question #2 : Form And Use The Past Tense Of Irregular Verbs: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.1.D

Select the past tense version of the word below:

Hide 

Possible Answers:

Hid

Hids 

Hides 

Hided 

Correct answer:

Hid

Explanation:

In most cases, to make a verb past tense, we simply add an "ed" to the end of the word. However, there are some irregular past tense verbs. The word "hide" is one of the irregular past tense verbs. The irregular past tense version of "hide" is "hid". 

"Hid" is the correct answer. 

Example Question #4 : Language

Select the past tense version of the word below:

Tell 

Possible Answers:

Telled 

Tells 

Told

Tolds 

Correct answer:

Told

Explanation:

In most cases, to make a verb past tense, we simply add an "ed" to the end of the word. However, there are some irregular past tense verbs. The word "tell" is one of the irregular past tense verbs. The irregular past tense version of "tell" is "told". 

"Told" is the correct answer. 

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