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Grammar: Verb Tenses for Upper Grades Discuss this eTheme.

These sites explain the different verb tenses and provide examples on how to use them. The tenses include present, past, future, present perfect, past perfect, future perfect, present progressive, past progressive, and future progressive. Test your knowledge by completing the numerous interactive quizzes. There are also links to eThemes Resources on regular verbs, irregular verbs, and verb tenses for elementary school students.

Grades

  • 5,
  • 6,
  • 7,
  • 8,
  • 9,
  • 10

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Find out why it is important to be consistent with verb tenses when you are writing. The website includes a link to exercises to test your verb tense consistency.
This site has a summary of the verb tenses and examples of each verb tense.
This site explains how to use the different verb tenses and provides examples for each.
This site provides activities for teaching action verbs and more to older students. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This site provides some learning activities to practice verb tense with grades 3-5. NOTE: This site includes ads. NOTE: This site includes a discussion board (message board, forum, etc.).
This site provides some learning activities to practice verb tense with grades 6-8. NOTE: This site includes ads. NOTE: This site includes a discussion board (message board, forum, etc.).
This site provides links to resources and activities for teaching verbs. NOTE: This site includes ads. NOTE: This site includes a discussion board (message board, forum, etc.).
This site provides activities for teaching ESL phrasal verbs. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Click on a verb tense at left to read a description and to see examples of that tense being used. This is a helpful site for learning the differences among the tenses.
Try choosing the correct perfect tense in this online quiz.
Use this quiz to test your knowledge of verb tenses.
This site explains the verb tenses. There are also interactive quizzes. Click on "Study 1" or "Study 2," then grammar, then tenses. There is a separate section on each of the tenses.
These sites provide an introduction to verbs. Includes interactive games and exercises for identifying and choosing verbs.
These sites have rules and charts on how to form irregular verbs, plus many interactive quizzes and games.
These websites are about the simple present, past, and future verb tenses. Learn about how to form the verb tenses and then practice with the interactive quizzes. There are links to eTheme resources on verb tenses for upper grades, verbs, and irregular verbs.

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