Grade 3 Grammar - Verbs

In Grade 3 we cover the verb "to be" and some common verbs in the simple present tense.  Please click on the links below to open the various exercises:

 

An explanation of the verbs in simple present tense:

 

Please listen to an explanation of how to change verbs in the simple present tense.  As a parent you can listen to it to have a thorough understanding of what your child should know.  You may also let your child listen to it again.  This has been explained in class. Here are the different file formats:

 

Listen to an explanation by means of Windows Media Player.  This is a large file and may take a few minutes to download.  Please be patient.  Click here to go to the file. 

 

Download a printable pdf version of this document without any voice recordings.  You can use this as a reference for your child to look at when he/she does the exercises below.  Click here to open this document.

 

Exercises regarding the verb "to be":

 

Please open and print the following exercises regarding the verb "to be".  They can all be found at www.englishforeveryone.org.  Remember to print the answer key too.  Do not let your child do the exercises without someone marking it when it has been done.  Children learn best when someone can help them correct their mistakes:

Exercise 1:  Fill in the correct form of the verb "to be" as it relates to pronouns (I, we, they, he, she. it, you) and nouns (the dog, Mary, John).  Click here to open the document.

Exercise 2:  Choose "am", "is" or "are" to complete given sentences.  Click here to open the document.

Exercise 3:  Fill in the correct form of the verb "to be" in the positive and negative form in each sentence.  Click here to open the document.

Exercise 4:  Fill in the correct form of the verb "to be" in sentences that relates to each other in story form.  This is one of the two most advanced exercises on the verb "to be".  Use it as a final test to make sure the learner/child has a good understanding of the verb "to be".  Click here to open the document.

Exercise 5:  Fill in the correct form of the verb "to be" in sentences that relates to each other in story form with dialogue.  This is the other one of the two most advanced exercises on the verb "to be".  Use it as a second final test to make sure the learner/child has a good understanding of the verb "to be".  Click here to open the document.

The answer key to exercises 1 to 5: Click here to open the document. 

 

Exercises regarding common verbs:

 

Following is another set of exercises on common verbs like "read", "cook", "fly", "watch", etc. that can also be downloaded from www.englishforeveryone.org.  Again, remember to also print the answer key.  Do not let your child do the exercises without someone marking it when it has been done.  Children learn best when someone can help them correct their mistakes:

Exercise 1&2:  Choose the correct form of the verb in brackets as it relates to pronouns (I, we, they, he, she. it, you).  Click here to open the document.

Exercise 3:  Choose the correct form of the verb in brackets as it relates to pronouns (I, we, they, he, she. it, you).  Click here to open the document.

Exercise 4:  Choose the correct form of the verb in brackets as it relates to pronouns (I, we, they, he, she. it, you).  Click here to open the document.

Exercise 5:  Choose the correct form of the verb in brackets as it relates to nouns (the students, Mary, John).  Click here to open the document.

Exercise 6&7:  Change the given verbs in brackets to its correct form.  Click here to open the document.

Exercise 8:  Choose the correct form of the verb in brackets as it relates mostly to pronouns.  Click here to open the document.

Exercise 9:  Change the given verbs in brackets to its correct form as it relates to pronouns and nouns.  Click here to open the document.

Exercise 10:  Change the given verbs in brackets to its correct form as it relates to pronouns and nouns (bit more advanced).  Click here to open the document.

Exercise 11:  Fill in the correct form of the verb in the positive and negative form in each sentence.  Click here to open the document.

Exercise 12:  Change the given verbs in brackets to its correct form as it relates to pronouns and nouns (more advanced).  Click here to open the document.

Exercise 13:  Change the given verbs in combination with adverbs to its correct form as it relates to nouns (more advanced).  Click here to open the document.

Exercise 14:  Fill in the correct form of the verb in sentences that relates to each other in story form.  This is the most advanced exercises on common verbs.  Use it as a final test to make sure the learner/child has a good understanding of common verbs.  Click here to open the document.

The answer key to exercises 1 to 14 of common verbs: Click here to open the document.