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                Past Continuous Tense: I (he, she,it) was sleeping the whole day yesterday.
                                                    We ( you, they)  were sleeping the whole day yesterday.
 
  1.Write was or were under the pictures:
 

 

 

 

 

 

 The grandma washing dishes.

 The boy fishing.

 The twin sisters jumping rope.

 The baby  sleeping.

 The boy

clapping hands.

 
 
2.Write what the people were doing yesterday. Use the words from the word bank.
 

 

 

 

 

 Hethe floor

They

He 

 The pupil for the principal

 

 

 

 

 He computer games

 They

 The boy  to the music

 The kids

 
Word bank:

 was sweeping

 was waiting

were kissing

was listening

were cooking

was playing

were dancing

 
3.The reporter was taking pictures of kids' activities in summer camp.Write the correct sentence.
 
 

 The students

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                                                 

 

Some kids football

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                                

 

 

The boy in the pool.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                                

 

The girl to the music

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                               
 
4. The kids were at the zoo. They were watching the animals. Tick what animals were doing.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 The sebra

was running

were running

The koala

were climbing

was climbing 

 The monkey

was jumping

were jumping

 The tigers

was walking

were walking

 The giraffe

was playing

were playing

 
 
5. Choose the correct pronouns.
    Father came back home and everybody were busy.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 was playing with a ball

 were laughing

 was cooking

 was drinking milk

 was riding a bike

 
 6.Answer the questions what people were doing yesterday.Write the names.
     a) Who was drinking coffee?
     b) Who was reading a newspaper?
     c)  Who was dancing?
 

 

 

 

                  Anna

                   Maria

                  Robert

 
 
                                                           
 
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