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Identifying Tenses
From "Cinderella,"
in My Book of Favorite Fairy Tales
by Edric  Vredenburg; Illustrated by Jennie Harbour
Directions
1. Put parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase.
2. Underline subjects once, finite verbs twice, and label complements (PN, PA, IO, DO). 
3. After each sentence, write the tense of the verb (“past,” “present,” or “future”). 
 

1. This lady is dancing with me.

2. What will you have?

3. It was now a sorry time for the poor little girl.

4. Girl, you have no clothes and cannot dance.

5. Besides that, the sisters plagued her in all sorts of ways and laughed at her.

6. We are going to dance at the king's feast.

7. What does the good-for-nothing thing want in the parlour?

8. Cinderella had there taken off her beautiful clothes, and laid them beneath the tree.

9. And the snow spread a beautiful white covering over the grave.

10. You will not want to go on foot.