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April 2, 2015 CG Teaching Strategies Test-taking, CG Lessons 9-12, CG SAT and ACT Test Prep, ELA Resources - Assessment, ELA PD - Assessment, ELA 9-12, ELA PD - Grammar Writing, Core Grammar

ACT®* Test Grammar Practice: Verb Tenses

With high stakes testing going on across the nation, teachers have the responsibility to strengthen language and grammar development. The practice sentences in this post examine the use of verb tenses. Use my grammar worksheets to ensure consistent repetitions of the types of sentences students will see on the ACT, SAT, and their suite of assessments.


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Directions: The sentences below may contain a grammatical error. If there is one, choose the best answer to the underlined portion of the sentence.

1.  The sound of sap dripping into galvanized metal buckets signal the beginning of the season to gather syrup.

A. NO CHANGE

B. signals

C. will signal

D. is signaling

2. The light emitted by high-intensity headlights are very effective in illuminating the reflective paints of road markers.

A. NO CHANGE

B. can be

C. aren't

D. is

3. The Empire State Building, the Sears Tower, the Canadian National Tower – each of these structures was the tallest in world when it was built.

A. NO CHANGE

B. they were

C. each of the three buildings were

D. built

 

Download the ACT Grammar Practice: Verb Tenses for your students. These grammar worksheets will assist students in their test prep.

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