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Writing Conventions!
Number 1-4
1. Which word is incorrect?
A. grew
B. ran
C. goed
2. Which word is correct?
A. flyed
B. flew
C. flied
3. Which word(s) is/are incorrect?
A. blowed
B. led
C. throwed
4. Which word(s) is/are correct?
A. caught
B. built
C. leaved
IRREGULAR
VERBS
What does irregular even mean??
According to the Merriam Webster online dictionary:
Part of speech: adjective (describes nouns and
pronouns)
Definition: not normal or usual: not following the usual
rules about what should be done
Source:
http://www.merriamwebster.com/dictionary/irregular
The way a verb forms its past tense
determines its classification as regular or
irregular.
___________________________________________
Regular verbs take the –d or –ed
ending to form the past tense.
Irregular verbs do not take the –d or
–ed ending to form the past tense.
Regular Verbs Examples
Present Tense
Past Tense
believe
believed
devour
devoured
announce
announced
party
partied
pretend
pretended
study
studied
travel
traveled
Irregular Verbs Examples
Present Tense
Past Tense
drive
drove
build
built
break
broke
take
took
blow
blew
drink
drank/drunk
catch
caught
GUIDED
PRACTICE
 CIRCLE the correct verb to complete each
sentence.
1. I (send, sent) the package to my brother last week.
2. He inconspicuously (crept, creeped) past the windows.
3. Early European settlers (bringed, brought) wheat to the
Americas.
4. I was (paid, payed) a meager $6 an hour to wash dishes.
5. I have (teached, taught) English for eleven years.
 Complete sentence with correct form of verb in parenthesis.
1. Early immigrants _____________ a better life in America.
(seek)
2. Last year I __________ almost every ride at the State Fair of
Texas. (ride)
3. The tornado __________ the humongous 18 wheeler into the
glass building. (throw)
4. I ____________ out a grocery list, but I certainly bought more
due to the lack of self control. (write)
 Circle the correct verb to complete each
sentence.
1. I (send, sent) the package to my brother last week.
2. He inconspicuously (crept, creeped) past the windows.
3. Early European settlers (bringed, brought) wheat to the
Americas.
4. I was (payed, paid) a meager $6 an hour to wash dishes.
5. I have (taught, teached) English for eleven years.
 Complete sentence with correct form of verb in
parenthesis.
1. Early immigrants sought a better life in America. (seek)
2. Last year I rode almost every ride at the State Fair of Texas.
(ride)
3. The tornado threw the humongous 18 wheeler into the glass
building. (throw)
4. I wrote out a grocery list before I left home, but I certainly
bought more due to the lack of self control. (write)