Read the story and write
the –ed ending to the following past tense regular verbs.
Write /t/ , /d/ , /id/ when corresponds.
It was 80 degrees in the shade. A man wearing a heavy army jacket, a
pullover wool cap, and dark sunglasses walked // into the First American Bank at the
corner of Maple and Main streets in downtown Short Beach.
The man walked// up to the teller and held up a hand grenade
for all to see. He said, “Give me all your money, all the money in this bank,
Everyone in the lobby screamed// and
started// running, even the security guard. Nervously,
the young female teller handed// the man three big bags loaded// with cash. He walked// out the door. A second later, one of the
money bags exploded//, covering him
with something red on all over his face. He yelled// in
pain and surprise, and started// walking around in circles because he
couldn't see where he was going.
He couldn’t see, but he could hear. He heard the police siren get closer.
Then he heard the police tell him to get down on his stomach on the sidewalk
and put his hands behind his back. They handcuffed// him and placed// him in the back of the police car.
Seeing the hand grenade on the sidewalk, the police told everyone to get
back. They sealed// off the whole block and called// the bomb squad. The bomb squad (a group of
professionals disabling bombs) came and examined // the hand grenade. Then they laughed//. They told the police it was a fake. The
hand grenade was actually a harmless dummy, something a 12-year-old might
The police chuckled//. The bank
employees returned// to work. The
bank customers returned// to their
lines. The bank robber, hopefully, would never return.