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Add -ing to Verbs 3

In this worksheet, students practise adding -ing to a range of different verbs.

'Add -ing to Verbs 3' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:   Use -ing, -ed, -er and -est

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

When we add -ing to a verb we sometimes have to change the ending of the verb as well.

For verbs that end in 'e', we drop the 'e' before we add -ing.

smile    smiling

stare    staring

 

For verbs with a short vowel sound just before the last letter, we double the last letter before we add -ing.

plan    planning

swim    swimming

 

Otherwise, we usually just add -ing.

think    thinking

lead    leading

 

In this worksheet you will need to remember the different rules for adding -ing to verbs.

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