Regular and Irregular Verbs. Pages 194-195. Regular and Irregular Verbs. Regular verbs end with –ed in the past and past participle forms. Irregular verbs have past and past participle forms that are spelled in other ways.
Directions for 1-5, page 194: identify and write the verb or verb phrase in each sentence. Then tell if the main verb is a regular verb or an irregular verb.
Example: William Mitchell had studied the stars for years.
Answer: had studied, regular
4. Maria was also her father’s assistant at his observatory.
5. Few people knew about their librarian’s interest in astronomical studies.
Directions for 6-15, page 195: identify and write the verb or verb phrase in each sentence. Then tell if the main verb is a regular verb or an irregular verb. Some sentences have two verbs.
Example: The father and daughter had seen great things in the night sky.
Answer: had seen, irregular
7. One night in 1847, Maria Mitchell had seen something through the telescope.
20. Telescopes in orbit around the Earth have given scientists more knowledge.