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Change Verbs to the Past Tense

In this worksheet, students will practise changing regular verbs from the present tense into the past tense.

'Change Verbs to the Past Tense' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 2 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Past and Present Tense

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Worksheet Overview

The present tense describes things that are happening now.


girl playing guitar


Rosie is playing her guitar.

Rosie always plays her guitar on Mondays.


The past tense describes things that have already happened.

Rosie played her guitar in the school concert last night.


The verb (the action word) is the part of the sentence that shows us the tense. We make many verbs into the past tense by adding -ed to them.

play + ed = played

look + ed = looked


In this activity, we will practise changing verbs into the past tense.


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