Loading please wait

The smart way to improve grades

Comprehensive & curriculum aligned

Try an activity or get started for free

Adding -ing and -ed to Verbs

In this worksheet, students will learn how to add -ing and -ed to verbs when no other change in spelling is needed. The students will also begin to learn why they need to add these endings.

'Adding -ing and -ed to Verbs' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 1 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Transcription

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

Popular topics:   Verbs worksheets

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Verbs are words we use to describe what we do.

Look at these verbs.


I go I hear I play
I want I look I call



We sometimes need to add different endings to change what we are saying.

-ed and -ing help us talk about things we have done or are doing.


I play in the park.


I played in the park.


I go to bed.


I am going to bed.


In this worksheet you will learn how to add these endings to different verbs. 

What is EdPlace?

We're your National Curriculum aligned online education content provider helping each child succeed in English, maths and science from year 1 to GCSE. With an EdPlace account you’ll be able to track and measure progress, helping each child achieve their best. We build confidence and attainment by personalising each child’s learning at a level that suits them.

Get started

Popular English topics

Try an activity or get started for free