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Has/Have, Do/Does Subject Verb Agreement Interactive Activity

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Google Slide | 1 page | Grades: 3 - 5

Practice building sentences using has, have, do, and does with this Google Slides Interactive subject-verb agreement activity.

Should I use Has, Have, Was, or Were? Figure it Out With an Interactive Subject-Verb Agreement Activity

This is the perfect resource to enhance your reading and writing instruction in the classroom or digital learning environment. This activity has students reading and practicing using has, have, do, and does correctly in context. With a drag and drop interface, students can drag, drop, and click their way to mastery of subject-verb agreement. This interactive activity focuses on the following verbs:

  • Has
  • Have
  • Do
  • Does

To play; students will open the Google Slides activity in “edit” mode, not presentation mode. Each slide has students interacting with moveable and clickable pieces to determine the appropriate verb needed to maintain the subject-verb agreement.

Through this activity, students will show their ability to use has, have, do, and does correctly in sentences.

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your English Language Arts and writing lessons. 

In addition to individual student work time, use this activity to enhance learning through guided writing groups, whole class lessons, or remote learning assignments. 

Suppose you have a mixture of above and below-level learners and ELL/ESL students. In that case, we have a few suggestions for keeping students on track with these concepts: 

🆘 Support Struggling Students

Complete the activities as a whole group, encouraging students to interact with the lesson and talk about their learning.

Have students work in pairs or small groups to complete the activity.

➕ Challenge Fast Finishers

Have students extend their learning by writing sentences or stories of their own using is, are, was, and were.

🧑‍🏫 Group Learning

Project the slides onto a screen and work through them as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks or mini whiteboards. 

Plan lessons for all ability levels with our 10 Best Scaffolding Strategies! 

Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to download the Google Slides interactive resource.

Assign this interactive activity to Google Classroom. Please be sure to open in Edit mode, not presentation mode. Students click/drag/drop to identify the correct verb tenses.

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