Past Continuous

Grammar points

Description: My cat was sleeping last night.

Top 5 activities
  • Uno Like Card Games A speaking activity based on the Uno Card Game. The same deck can also be used to play Go Fish 5
  • I Was Alibi Searching Whole class mingles asking and answering questions to find two mystery criminals. 1
  • Jeopardy Unit Review Jeopardy game show style PowerPoint to review multiple grammar and vocabulary from different lessons in various question format. Best used to review before a unit test. 1
  • Channel Surfing 'What were they doing?' A write and race activity useful for practicing the past progressive 1
  • Park Life and others Flexible posters and worksheets that can be used to practice present progressive, past progressive, reduced relative pronoun and so on. 1
Recent activities
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Jeopardy Unit Review

Jeopardy game show style PowerPoint to review multiple grammar and vocabulary from different lessons in various question format. Best used to review before a unit test.

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A Matching Worksheet and Picture Stories

Two worksheets for practicing past progressive and using 'when' to link sentences.

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Up And Down

Students play a Snake & Ladders type of game while practicing present continuous form and also the past tense singular/plural forms.

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When Mario Called Me

Students make groups and take turns saying "when" sentences to make other students mark stars off of their worksheets. The last student with stars left on their sheet is the winner.

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I Was Alibi Searching

Whole class mingles asking and answering questions to find two mystery criminals.

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Sentence Making Relay

Students try to make passive sentences from sheets over paper located on the walls of the classroom.

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PPP

This activity practices Past Progressive Pair work (was/were + verb'ing').

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Summer Festival Quiz / Under the Sea Race

Almost Mario Style Race and Summer Festival Quiz

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My English Diary

This diary gives students an opportunity to write in English freely.

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Weekend Diary

Students race to read and write sentences and complete the passage.

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PETER RABBIT GAME

A write and race game to review New Crown Lesson Two. Works after they've done the Peter Rabbit story.

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Was Eating Cookies

Students ask each other "What were you doing last night?" to find out who was eating the cookies last night.

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Was & Did

Working in pairs, one student gives their partners past tense and past participle questions while their partners search out two pictures across the room looking for the answers.

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Story Cards

Pairs of students listen to teacher read a bad and crazy fairytale. If they match, they win!

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Janken and Gesture Sign Collecting

A quick activity. it is useful for practicing present and past progressive.

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Channel Surfing 'What were they doing?'

A write and race activity useful for practicing the past progressive

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Uno Like Card Games

A speaking activity based on the Uno Card Game. The same deck can also be used to play Go Fish

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Matching Animals Memory Game

Students make sentences using the pictures on the cards to try and match the hidden animals.

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Park Life and others

Flexible posters and worksheets that can be used to practice present progressive, past progressive, reduced relative pronoun and so on.

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What were you doing at ___ last night?

Students ask each other about what they were doing last night to practice past continuous grammar.

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Who was eating the cookies?

A whodunnit game using past progressive. Students ask questions to find out who ate the cookies.


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