Question • What does it mean to make your subject and verb tense agree?
Answer • The subject of a sentence is either past, present, or future tense; therefore the verbs need to reflect the tense of the subject in the sentence
Explain • Today, my mom will ask you to call her back -Future tense (This will happen.) • Yesterday, my mom askedyou to call her back. -Past tense (This already happened.) • My mom asks that question everyday. -Present tense (This is happening now.)
Example We ran earlier today, while she played on the field.
Noun Person, Place, Thing
Examples of Verb Tenses Past Tense - it already happened Yesterday, I played outside. Present Tense - it is happening right now I am playing outside. Future Tense - it has yet to happen Tomorrow I will play outside.
Tense When something happened Past Present Future