Was and were worksheet for grade 5

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The verb be has two forms in the simple past tense. They are: was and were. This grammar exercise tests a student's ability to use these verb forms correctly.

Complete the following sentences using was or were.

1. The girls -------------------- singing a song.

2. She ------------------ dancing.

3. We ------------------- waiting for the bus.

4. It ------------------ raining.

5. James --------------------- repairing his stereo.

6. Sophia ------------------ watering the plants.

7. I ---------------------- sitting in the porch.

8. He --------------------- helping his father.

9. Stalin -------------------- waiting for a call from his brother.

10. The wind ------------------- blowing fiercely.

11. We ------------------- anxious to leave.

12. The birds ------------------ singing.

13. I -------------------- annoyed by his behaviour.

14. My children -------------------- excited about the picnic.

15. His parents --------------------- unhappy about his decision to drop out of school.

Answers

1. The girls were singing a song.

2. She was dancing.

3. We were waiting for the bus.

4. It was raining.

5. James was repairing his stereo.

6. Sophia was watering the plants.

7. I was sitting in the porch.

8. He was helping his father.

9. Stalin was waiting for a call from his brother.

10. The wind was blowing fiercely.

11. We were anxious to leave.

12. The birds were singing.

13. I was annoyed by his behaviour.

14. My children were excited about the picnic.

15. His parents were unhappy about his decision to drop out of school.

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