Past and present

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Past and Present: using What Could Be Better Than This

These activities can be used after reading the book What Could Be Better Than This. Carolyn has a copy and is happy to share.

  • Read the story to the children
  • Pass out the text of the story Link to Text
  • Have students highlight all of the past tense verbs in one color and present tense verbs in another.
  • Discuss key words that signal a change in tense in the story ("Long,long, ago" "Back in the days" "Now")
  • Have students complete the CLOZE activity that uses the text from the story Link to CLOZE Activity

Originally contributed by Carolyn Grumm

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