Past and Present Perfect Tense: rhesus macaque

3 - Whiteboard Challenges

Whiteboard Challenges

Challenge 1

Can you rewrite the first sentence so that it is in the simple past tense?

Challenge 2

Is the second sentence written in the simple past tense or the present perfect form? How do you know this? Can you make an improvement to this sentence?

Challenge 3

Using some of the descriptive words from the Word Wall, write your own scintillating sentence about the macaques featured in the film clip that is in the present perfect form of the past tense. Don’t forget to use the words ‘have’ or ‘has’ before the main verb in your sentence.

Whiteboard Challenges

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1) The macaques are swinging from the tangled power lines.

2) The greedy macaque has stuffed a whole banana into his mouth.

Word Wall

rhesus macaques criminal lookout gang destruction thief adaptable tangled wires ransacked raided entered swung