Grade 5 Language - Verbs 1
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Grade 5 Language - Verbs 1

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Determining which verb tense to use depends on the situation in the sentence. When reading the sentence, the student must figure out the setting. This will help with using the correct verb tense. The student must figure out if the action is happening right now, every day, in the future, in the past, in the present or is finished. In this quiz, the students will choose the correct verb tense based on the sentence.

1.
The painters _____ the house yesterday.
Choose the correct verb based on its tense.
painted
will paint
paints
are painting
This happened in the past
2.
"Where's Mom?" I asked my brother.
"She _____ in the kitchen," my brother replied.
Choose the correct verb based on its tense.
have cooked
cooked
cooks
is cooking
This is something that is happening right now
3.
All of the leaves _____ from the trees and now I must clean them all up.
Choose the correct verb based on its tense.
will be falling
are falling
fall
have fallen
The leaves have already fallen, so the event is completed
4.
By the time I take the test, I _____ ten hours for the test.
Choose the correct verb based on its tense.
had studied
will have studied
am studying
studied
This event will be finished by a certain time in the future
5.
Teenagers _____ their friends each day.
Choose the correct verb based on its tense.
calling
have called
are calling
call
This event is happening every day
6.
The children _____ the picture out and then colored it.
Choose the correct verb based on its tense.
had cut
cut
cuts
were cutting
Even though some of the answers may sound correct, this event took place in the past and the action was finished before something else started in the past
7.
My dog _____ from noon to four every day of the week.
Choose the correct verb based on its tense.
is sleeping
slept
sleeps
will have slept
This is something the dog does every day
8.
Tomorrow, my family _____ the royal wedding on television.
Choose the correct verb based on its tense.
will watch
is watching
watches
have watched
This sentence is taking place tomorrow, so the verb should be in the future tense
9.
The groups _____ in the annual tournament.
Choose the correct verb based on its tense.
are playing
played
play
playing
If it is an annual event, it is a one-time event not a recurring event
10.
I told my mother that I _____ the boxes up to the attic like she requested me to do.
Choose the correct verb based on its tense.
will carry
will have carried
carries
had carried
This is not only happening in the future, but it will also be finished in the near future
Author:  Amy Flanders

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