What is verb tense? Verbs are words which express actions. The tense of a verb tells us the time when the action took place, in the past, the present or the future. Identifying verb tenses There are three main tenses: present, past and future.
A variety of strategies - teach through direct instruction, or display for students to use on their own (while reading a text.) These strategies will help students ensure that they're comprehending everything in a text.