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Use Verb Tenses Consistently

In this worksheet, students identify and correct sentences with errors in the use of present and past tense.

'Use Verb Tenses Consistently' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation

Curriculum subtopic:   Tense Awareness

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Worksheet Overview

When we talk or write about something that is happening now, we use the present tense.

 

Jack is playing his violin. He practises every day.

 

When we talk or write about something that has already happened, we use the past tense.

Jack played his violin at the school concert last week.

 

Stories are usually written in the past tense, but it is easy to get muddled up and start writing in the present tense by mistake.

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