A set of four posters providing simple descriptions and examples of past, present and future tense.
The event has already happened.
I looked at bugs in the park.
The event is happening now.
I’m looking for bugs in the park.
The event is going to happen.
I will look for bugs tomorrow.
NSW Curriculum alignment
Identifies and compares different kinds of texts when reading and viewing and shows an understanding of purpose, audience and subject matter
Uses effective and accurate sentence structure, grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary relevant to the type of text when responding to and composing texts
Uses knowledge of sentence structure, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary to respond to and compose clear and cohesive texts in different media and technologies
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Understand how different types of texts vary in use of language choices, depending on their purpose, audience and context, including tense and types of sentences
Analyse how different texts use verb groups to represent different processes (action, thinking, feeling, saying, relating)
Understand how ideas can be expanded and sharpened through careful choice of verbs, elaborated tenses and a range of adverb groups/phrases
Australian Curriculum alignment
Understand how different types of texts vary in use of language choices, depending on their purpose and context (for example, tense and types of sentences)Elaborationsbecoming familiar with typical structural stages and language features of various t...
Understand that verbs represent different processes, for example doing, thinking, saying, and relating and that these processes are anchored in time through tenseElaborationsidentifying different types of verbs and the way they add meaning to a ...
Understand how ideas can be expanded and sharpened through careful choice of verbs, elaborated tenses and a range of adverb groups/phrasesElaborationsknowing that verbs often represent actions and that the choice of more expressive verbs makes an act...
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