Instructional video

Use different tenses in narrative text and dialogue

teaches Common Core State Standards L.5.1.c http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/5/1/c
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.5.1.c http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/5/1/c

Use different tenses in narrative text and dialogue

Writers change verb tenses to describe different times and sequences in narrative writing. Let’s practice using different tenses in text and dialogue in narratives to make the meaning of our writing clear.