Irregular verbs differ from regular verbs by they method use in the simple past and past participle.

Verbs that do not play by the standard spelling rules but are commonly found in works are called irregular verbs. Most verbs that are formed in the past tense end in one of three ways -d, -ed, or -ied. Most simple past verbs just end in the letter combination -ed, but not when it comes to the irregulars. This results in the spelling being out of whack, to some extent, require students to memorize a pattern of words. These types of words are known as strong words because they push the action to the maximum very quickly.

The best way to approach learning these forms of verbs is to memorize them. They often become automatic by the time students enter middle school because irregular verbs are often used in natural speech. Students will hear others using these words normally. Below you will find a large selection of worksheets that will help you identify and use irregular speech more accurately. We will explore the proper usage of the words and the verb tense that must be observed in each situation. You will be asked to explore the principal parts of these words that lead us to using them in sentences and writing full on sentences. The best way to get comfortable with these words in by experience. When you complete this selection of fifteen worksheets you have a good handle on this and be heading in the right direction with this skill.

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Printable Irregular Verbs Worksheets

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Circle It!

We we look at forming these words of action by added -d or -ed.

Irregular Verb Practice

Choose the correct word to complete each sentence below.

Irregular Past Tense Verbs

Fill in the blank with the correct form of the verb in parentheses.

Principal Parts of Irregular Verbs

Complete the table by filling in the missing principal parts of the words that are presented. Follow the example.

The Fills

Fill in the blank with the correct past tense form of the word in parentheses.

Fill in the Blank

Choose the correct past tense from the Word Bank to complete the sentences below.

Sentence Correction

Determine if each sentence contains the correct form of the word. If it is correct, write correct on the line. If it is not correct, write the correct word form of the underlined verb on the line.

Irregular Past Tense Verbs

Circle the correct form of the word to complete the sentence.

Writing Irregulars

Read the sentences below. Underline the irregular verb. Then write the word's past tense on the line provided.

Why the Blank Look?

Choose the correct past tense verb to fill in the blank. Circle the best answer.

What Did You Mean?

Choose the correct word to fill in the blank. Circle the best answer.

Correcting Irregular Verb Tense Errors

Determine if each sentence contains the correct wording. If it is correct, write correct on the line. If it is not correct, write the correct word form of the underlined verb on the line.

More Irregulars

Match the word on the left with the correct past tense on the right.

Rewrite It!

Rewrite the sentences below so that they are in past tense.

Writing the Correct Tense

Choose the correct verb from the word bank that belongs in each sentence. Change the correct tense and fill in the blank.