Verb + Gerund Verb + Preposition + Gerund

Does that sound right to you? Writing sentences can be tricky if you do not know what tense of the verb to use. Using gerunds help the sentence flow and make it easier to read, and really who doesn't love adding -ing to words?   

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use in a grammar packet or in a language arts center to review verb gerunds and prepositions 
  • Have learners write a narrative story in one of the featured verb tenses, taking care to observe gerunds and prepositions
  • Use orally as a partner review or select students to read and answer orally in front of the whole group
Classroom Considerations

  • Copy back-to-back to save paper
  • Space provided for answers is too small to write
  • Activity is a good practice lesson for ESL and ELL learners

  • Great for English as a second language learners
  • Worksheet bridges the gap from knowing it to doing it
  • While short, the worksheet contains rich content

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Common Core