WHAT IS PAST SIMPLE TENSE The past simple verb tense is used when: -The action happened in the past. -The action/event is completed /finished at the time of speaking. NOTE:TEACH THE KID THE MEANING OF PAST TENSE. TYPES OF PAST SIMPLE TENSE PAST TENSE Past continuous Past perfect NOTE:TEACH THE KID THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF PAST TENSE. Past perfect continuous FORMATION OF PAST SIMPLE TENSE NOTE:TEACH THE KID THE FORMATION OF PAST TENSE. FORMATION OF PAST SIMPLE TENSE We form the simple past of a verb by adding - ed onto the end of a regular verb but, irregular verb forms have to be learned. To be Statements + To be Statements - Questions ? I was. I wasn't. Was I? He was. He wasn't. Was he? She was. She wasn't. Was she? It was. It wasn't. Was it? You were. You weren't. Were you? We were. We weren't. Were we? They were. They weren't. Were they? NOTE:TEACH THE KID THE FORMATION OF PAST TENSE WITH ABOVE EXAMPLES. FORMATION OF PAST SIMPLE TENSE Regular Verb (to work) Statements + Regular Verb (to work) Statements - Questions Short answer + Short answer - I worked. I didn't work. Did I work? Yes, I did. No, I didn't. He worked. He didn't work. Did he work? Yes, he did. No, he didn't. She worked. She didn't work. Did she work? Yes, she did. No, she didn't. It worked. It didn't work. Did it work? Yes, it did. No, it didn't. You worked. You didn't work. Did you work? Yes you did. No, you didn't. We worked. We didn't work. Did we work? Yes we did. No, we didn't. They worked. They didn't work. Did they work? Yes they No, they did. didn't. NOTE:TEACH THE KID THE FORMATION OF PAST TENSE WITH ABOVE EXAMPLES. NOTE:TEACH THE KID THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PAST TENSE AND PRESENT TENSE WITH ABOVE EXAMPLES. READ THE BELOW DIALOGUE a)Hi Alice, what did you do last weekend? b) What did you buy? c) Who did you play? a)I did a lot of things. On Saturday, I went shopping. b) I bought some new clothes. I also played tennis. c)I played Tom. NOTE:MAKE THE KID READ THE ABOVE DIALOGUE WHICH IS IN PAST TENSE FOR BETTER UNDERSTANDING. READ THE BELOW DIALOGUE d) What did you do after your tennis match? e) Did you eat in a restaurant? d) Well, I went home and took a shower and then went out. e) Yes, my friend Jacky and I ate at 'The Good Fork‘. NOTE:MAKE THE KID READ THE ABOVE DIALOGUE WHICH IS IN PAST TENSE FOR BETTER UNDERSTANDING. FORM SENTENCES a) …………………. b) …………………… c) …………………. d) …………………. NOTE:ENCOURAGE THE KID TO FORM SENTENCES IN PAST TENSE WITH RELATE TO THE PICTURE. TRY TO MATCH NOTE:ENCOURAGE THE KID TO MATCH THE COLUMN A WORDS WITH ITS PAST TENSE WORDS FOUND IN COLUMN B . FILL IN THE BLANKS a)She….home yesterday(come) b)I……to school when I was young.(go) c)I……. a book on animals. d)Tom…….his favorite desert yesterday.(eat) e)She……..in school day last year.(participate) f)She………well.(dance). NOTE:ALLOW THE KID TO FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH PAST TENSE WORDS WITH CLUES GIVEN IN THE BRACKET.