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  1. VerbTense Vs.

  2. Simple Verbs There are 3 simple verbtenses you use regularly in yourwriting: • Past: I playedwithmy dog afterschool. • Present: I playwithmy dog afterschool. • Future: I willplaywithmy dog afterschool.

  3. But, didyou know this? There are 3 othertenses of verbsthat are perfectlyperfect!

  4. PastPerfect The past perfect tense designates an action in the past that was carried out before something else. Use the word had with past perfect verbs. Sound confusing? Let’s practice…

  5. PastPerfect By the time my mom came home, I had played with my dog. (That means that by the time mom came home, I had already played with my dog.)

  6. PresentPerfect The present perfect tense designates an action which began in the past but is still ongoing in the present. Use the word has or have with present perfect verbs.

  7. PresentPerfect I have played with my dog everyday! (That means that I have played with my dog in the past everyday, and I still play with her now. It began in the past and still continues into the present.)

  8. Future Perfect The future perfect tense designates an action which will happen in the future before something else will. Use the word will have with future perfect verbs.

  9. Future Perfect By Saturday, I willhave played with my dog everyday of the week! (That means that I do play with my dog everyday, and I will continue to play with her at least up until Saturday.

  10. Simple vs. Perfect vs.

  11. When my mom came home, my dog made a mess on the floor. Simple Past PerfectPast (Think about what happened first…) When my mom came home, my dog had made a mess on the floor.

  12. Zoe ate Brussel sprouts for dinner. Simple Past PerfectPast (Think about what happened first…) By dinner, Zoe had eaten Brussel sprouts.

  13. Caty Bug chased a cat down the street. Simple Past PerfectPast (Think about what happened first…) Caty Bug had chased a cat down the street by lunch time.

  14. Divot chases cats into trees. Simple Present PerfectPresent Divot has chased cats into trees. (It happened in the past and is still happening…)

  15. Shadow buries bones in the backyard. Simple Present PerfectPresent Shadow has buried bones in the backyard. (It happened in the past and is still happening…)

  16. Buddy and Jovieare best friends. Simple Present PerfectPresent Buddy and Joviehave been best friends. (It happened in the past and is still happening…)

  17. Buddy will bark for his dinner. Simple Future Perfect Future By Friday, Buddy will have barked for his dinner every night this week. (It is happening and will continue to happen before something else…)

  18. Dogs will always be man’s best friend. Simple Future Perfect Future By the end of history, dogs will have always been man’s best friend. (It is happening and will continue to happen before something else…)

  19. But wait… We’re not done yet!! Yes! There are 3 more tenses you need to know this year. Hold onto your collars!

  20. Meet the last 3… • Past Progressive • Present Progressive • Future Progressive

  21. Past Progressive Past progressive tense describes a past action which was happening at the same time another action occurred. This tense is formed by using was/were with the verb form ending in -ing. My dog was burying bones in the back yard when the storm moved in.

  22. Present Progressive Present progressive tense describes an ongoing action that is happening at the same time the statement is written. This tense is formed by using am/is/are with the verb form ending in -ing My dog is burying her bones in the back yard, and a storm is moving in! Yikes!

  23. Future Progressive Future progressive tense describes an ongoing or continuous action that will take place in the future. This tense is formed by using will be or shall be with the verb form ending in -ing. My dog will not be burying bones during storms anymore!

  24. Check for understanding. Name the tense: past , present, or future. • I enjoy playing outside with my dog. • I will enjoy playing outside with my dog after I finish my homework. • I enjoyed playing with my dog until he jumped up on me.

  25. Name the tense: past perfect, present perfect, or future perfect. • I will have studied for three hours by the time my mom gets home. • I have studied more in fifth grade than in fourth. • By 8:30, I had studied for two hours. Yay!

  26. Name the tense: past progressive, present progressive, or future progressive • I was enjoying my study time and am sad it’s over. • I will be studying again tomorrow. • I am studying with my best friend.