What Is a Regular Verb?

Contributor: Beth Price. Lesson ID: 10053

"I goed to the store." Does that make sense? Of course not, because the word "goed" isn't right! Using online practice, a favorite story, and the "Captain May I?" game, learn to use past tense verbs!

categories

Grammar

subject
English / Language Arts
learning style
Visual
personality style
Lion, Beaver
Grade Level
Primary (K-2)
Lesson Type
Quick Query

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Look at the words on this list. What is the same about each word?

  • talked
  • opened
  • looked
  • lived
  • worked
  • played

What is a verb?

A verb is a word that shows an action or a state of being. Run, jump, talk, sleep, and walk are examples of verbs.

A regular verb is a verb whose past tense is formed by adding a -d or -ed to the end of the verb.

What is a past tense verb? A past tense verb is a word that expresses an action that has already happened or a state of being that previously existed.

Look at the words on your list. Do you see what is the same about each word? That is right! Each word is a verb and each word ends in -ed.

  • talked
  • opened
  • looked
  • lived
  • worked
  • played

Read each word. Speak or write a sentence using each regular verb.

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