Do your students struggle to remember irregular verb tenses? Use this great matching activity to help students connect the present to the past. They'll be using irregular past tense verbs with confidence in no time!
Grammar is an essential part of the second grade language arts curriculum. This guided lesson teaches second graders how to properly use collective nouns, additonal nouns and verbs, and provides plenty of opportunities to practice these grammar rules in context. For more important practice with nouns and verbs, download and print the grammar worksheets that we suggest alongside this lesson.
It's time to find out if your second graders have successfully mastered those tricky irregular past tense verbs. Assess your students’ understanding of common irregular past tense verbs with this end-of-year activity.
Do your students need extra practice with irregular past tense verbs? This simple sheet will clue them in! Students will convert present tense verbs to past tense verbs using the number of letter blanks to help guide them to the proper spelling.
Have your students mastered present tense verb endings, or could they use a bit more practice? Use this mix of regular verbs and verbs ending in Y to challenge your students with third person singular present tense.
Verb is the word in these resources for second graders. From identifying verbs to understanding verb tenses and making sure verbs agree with subjects, these worksheets and activities will ensure that your second grader understands all there is to know about the mighty verb. We even have a game to keep verbs fun. To keep grammar skills fresh, review our second grade adjectives resources.
Resources on Vivacious Verbs for Second Graders
Verbs bring action and motion to otherwise stagnant phrases. There are some key grammar tips to remember surrounding verbs including subject-verb agreement, irregular verb forms, past and present tenses, and other strange rules. Teachers can search the variety of second grade verb resources in the Learning Library.
There is a hands-on activity, Write Silly Sentences to Master Verb Tense, that does exactly what the title suggests. The teacher writes a variety of verbs and nouns on strips of paper, then students form sentences based on the strips they draw out of a paper bag. The Back in the Day lesson plan is a way for students to share a story about their past and practice past-tense verbs (especially the confusing irregular past-tense verbs that don't end in –ed).
There are online games, such as Nouns and Verbs Sort and Parts of Speech Sorting, that acquaint students with components of sentences that need organizing. There are also many printable worksheets and a selection of printable workbooks to support second grade students in their verb practice.