Subject Verb Agreement –Present Tense Theme 5 Lesson 22
Verb Tense A verbs tense helps tell when things happen. Present-tense verbs tell what is happening now!
Find the present-tense verb in each sentence! • The car stops in the street. • That dog barked at me. • More cars wait in line. • She made a cake. • Dave watches me cook.
Choose a present-tense verb for each sentence. • Mr. Daniels _______ a bakery. • The boys ______ a car wash. • Katie and Samantha ______ about the movie. • The cute kitten ______ loudly. • Greg and Paul ______ they will study more.
Confusing verbs “lie” means to recline “lay” means to put somewhere Ex. Please lie down on the couch. Lay that book on the shelf.
Confusing verbs “sit” means to be seated “set” means to put down Ex. The student had to sit in her seat. Carla set the paper on the table.
Confusing verbs “rise” means to get up “raise” means to lift up Ex. The sun will rise in the morning. Will you raise your hand?
Fill in each sentence with the correct form of the verb. • You can (set,sit) the flyer on the table. • Please (rise,raise) the window blind. • (Lie,Lay) that piece of paper on my desk. • Are you going to (lie,lay) down for a nap?