Verb Tense Worksheet: Past Continuous

Past Continuous Tense:

The past continuous tense, sometimes called the past progressive, is the present participle form of a verb used with the past tense form of to be. The past continuous tense is used for showing an action that was ongoing or happening continually in the past. It sometimes shows an interruption in action. In the first part of the activity, students circle the past continuous verb tense in each sentence. In the second part, students fill in the blank with the past continuous form of the verb in parentheses.