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Perfect Tenses - 6th Grade Grammar

Perfect Tenses - 6th Grade Grammar

Perfect tenses use a form of have followed by a past participle, which is usually the -ed form of the verb.

The Present Perfect Tense

Present perfect tells about an action that occurred at an indefinite time in the past. It also tells about an action that began in the past and continues in the present.
Use the helping verb have or has followed by a past participle, which is usually the -ed form of the verb.
        I have finished my science experiment. 
        I have performed in two plays this year.
        I have visited five states in my lifetime.
        We have selected a terrier for our next pet.
        My mother has chosen the name Winkie for the dog.

The Past Perfect Tense

Past perfect tells about an action that occurred before another event in the past.
Use the helping verb had and a past participle to form the past perfect tense.
        After Tia had finished her dinner, she played outside. 
        At this time last year, I had performed in four plays. 
        Before last summer, I had visited only three states.
        I had requested meal preparations.
        My father had researched many dog names.

The Future Perfect Tense

Future perfect adds the helping verb will and tells about an action that will start and finish in the future.
Use will/won't have and a past participle to form the future perfect tense.
        I will have walked two miles.
        The guests are coming at 8 p.m. I'll have finished cooking by then.
        On 9 October we'll have been married for 50 years. 
        Will you have gone to bed when I get back?
        As of tomorrow, we will have planned for this for a full month.
        We will have saved $10,000 by this time next month.

Perfect Tenses Activity - 6th Grade Grammar

Select the correct answer.

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