Lesson Plan

Regular vs. Irregular Verbs

Are you a rule-follower or a rule-breaker? Irregular verbs break all the rules! Use this lesson to teach your students how to use the correct past tense form of regular and irregular verbs.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to form and use regular and irregular past tense verbs in a complete sentence.

Introduction

(3 minutes)
Found It! Irregular Past-Tense VerbsIrregular Verbs
  • Prompt the class to think about a common school rule, such as “No running in the hallways.” Ask students to think about a time when it would be okay to break the rule. Accept answers and allow for discussion.
  • Point out that there are often exceptions to the rules when it comes to grammar, too.