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Add -ing to Verbs 1

In this worksheet, students practise adding -ing to verbs that end in the letter 'e'.

'Add -ing to Verbs 1' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Writing: Transcription

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

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

A verb is a doing word or an action word.

for example:

Pete rides his bike every weekend.

We can also say Pete is riding his bike today.

 

The verb 'ride' ends in the letter 'e', so before we add the -ing ending we have to remove the 'e'.

Add -ing to this verb. Don't forget to take off the 'e'!

 

bake

Add -ing to this verb. Don't forget to take off the 'e'!

 

save

Add -ing to this verb. Don't forget to take off the 'e'!

 

make

Add -ing to this verb. Don't forget to take off the 'e'!

 

tease

Add -ing to this verb. Don't forget to take off the 'e'!

 

give

Add -ing to this verb. Don't forget to take off the 'e'!

 

waste

Write the missing word to complete the sentence. The verb you need is in brackets at the end of the sentence.

 

It is __________ outside today!   (freeze)

Write the missing word to complete the sentence. The verb you need is in brackets at the end of the sentence.

 

Joe is going for __________ lessons at the swimming pool.   (dive)

Write the missing word to complete the sentence. The verb you need is in brackets at the end of the sentence.

 

Meena's hands were __________ because she was so nervous.   (shake)

Write the missing word to complete the sentence. The verb you need is in brackets at the end of the sentence.


Look at Josef!  He's __________ his sweets with all the other children.   (share)

  • Question 1

Add -ing to this verb. Don't forget to take off the 'e'!

 

bake

CORRECT ANSWER
baking
  • Question 2

Add -ing to this verb. Don't forget to take off the 'e'!

 

save

CORRECT ANSWER
saving
  • Question 3

Add -ing to this verb. Don't forget to take off the 'e'!

 

make

CORRECT ANSWER
making
  • Question 4

Add -ing to this verb. Don't forget to take off the 'e'!

 

tease

CORRECT ANSWER
teasing
  • Question 5

Add -ing to this verb. Don't forget to take off the 'e'!

 

give

CORRECT ANSWER
giving
  • Question 6

Add -ing to this verb. Don't forget to take off the 'e'!

 

waste

CORRECT ANSWER
wasting
  • Question 7

Write the missing word to complete the sentence. The verb you need is in brackets at the end of the sentence.

 

It is __________ outside today!   (freeze)

CORRECT ANSWER
freezing
  • Question 8

Write the missing word to complete the sentence. The verb you need is in brackets at the end of the sentence.

 

Joe is going for __________ lessons at the swimming pool.   (dive)

CORRECT ANSWER
diving
  • Question 9

Write the missing word to complete the sentence. The verb you need is in brackets at the end of the sentence.

 

Meena's hands were __________ because she was so nervous.   (shake)

CORRECT ANSWER
shaking
  • Question 10

Write the missing word to complete the sentence. The verb you need is in brackets at the end of the sentence.


Look at Josef!  He's __________ his sweets with all the other children.   (share)

CORRECT ANSWER
sharing
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