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KISS Grammar Exercises Based on
Introductory Lessons in English Grammar For Use in Intermediate Grades
By Wm. H. Maxwell, M.A.
L1.1 # 37
Identifying Tenses
Directions: After each sentence, write the tense of the verb (“past,” “present,” or “future”). 

1. The man in the moon makes ugly faces at the stars. _______________

2. The woods against a stormy sky their giant branches tossed. _______________

3. John will be punished for disobedience. _______________

4. I come not to steal away your hearts. _______________

5. Years following years steal something every day. _______________

6. Three wives will be sitting up in the lighthouse tower. _______________

7. I am standing in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs. _______________

8. I could lie down like a tired child. _______________

9. The light-hearted girl will skip along the street. _______________

10. The idle boy skips stones along the surface of the water. _______________