Students will identify the base verb and -ing inflectional ending (present progressive tense marker).
Students will learn about the tense marker -ed, connecting the spelling of the word to its grammatical meaning.
Students will identify how the letters ed are pronounced at the end of words.
Don’t say the word before confirming the spelling and pronunciation with students. Help them listen and identify the sound that an inflectional ending makes to understand how the letters ed at the end of the words have more than one pronunciation.