Used To

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Your class used to be confused about verb tenses, but now they understand more about the past tense! Practice the different ways to use used to in writing with a clear slideshow presentation, which includes negative and positive sentences, as well as alternative wording to prevent awkward phrases.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Use the presentation in a computer lab or assign for homework before a grammar lesson
  • Encourage learners to write a short story set in the past, using as many examples of used to or didn't use to as they can
  • Divide the class into partners or small groups for the practice questions
Classroom Considerations
  • Helpful for both mainstream classes and English learners
Pros
  • Animations are engaging and keep the slideshow moving well
  • Clarifies a phrase that can confuse even advanced readers
Cons
  • None