The following collection of worksheets will teach your students how to identify and use subjunctives.

The subjunctive mood is the verb form used to express a wish, a suggestion, a command, or a condition that is contrary to fact. These activity sheets will provide short sentences and prompts in order to help your students learn how to use subjunctive verbs and phrases correctly in both present and past tense. Answer sheets have been provided for worksheets for instructors, but please note that in some cases, your students' answers will vary.

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Printable Subjunctives Worksheets

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Present Subjunctive Mood

The present subjunctive is formed with the base form of a verb. It only occurs in noun clauses beginning with the word "that." They follow nouns, verbs, or adjectives that express suggestions, commands, or requests. To make a subjunctive clause negative, add not before the subjunctive verb.

The Present Subjunctive

Circle the correct verb form to complete each sentence.

Am I Mistaken?

Underline the mistakes in each sentence. Correct each sentence by rewriting it with a present subjunctive verb.

The Present Subjunctive

Write an original sentence using each verb. Use the present subjunctive tense.

Writing with the Present Subjunctive

Write an original sentence using each verb. Use the present subjunctive tense.

Past Subjunctive Mood

Match the first half of each sentence with its second half.

The Past Subjunctive

Unscramble the sentences.

Rewrite the Subjunctive

Rewrite the sentences using the second conditional (using if and the past subjunctive.)

The Past Words

Rewrite the sentences using the second conditional (using if and the past subjunctive.)

Writing with the Past Subjunctive

Answer the questions. Use complete sentences that employ the past subjunctive.

Subjunctive vs. Indicative

Write two of your own sentences using the present subjunctive tense for third person singular subjects.

Write Two Sentences and Then Two More

Write two of your own sentences using the present subjunctive tense for the verb "to be."

Writing with Subjunctives

Write an original sentence using the present subjunctive tense for third person singular subjects.

The Subjunctive Tense

Circle the correct verb form to complete each sentence. HINT: not every sentence requires the subjunctive.

Changing Sentence Moods

Read each sentence below. Create related sentences as directed by changing the mood of the verb.

Be An Original

Rewrite the sentences using the second conditional (using if and the past subjunctive.)

Talk About the Cat

Write an original sentence using each verb. Use the present subjunctive tense.

Monster Rampage in the Present Subjunctive

Circle the correct verb form to complete each sentence.

Past Subjunctive Mood

Match the first half of each sentence with its second half.

The Past Subjunctive

The past subjunctive is formed with the past form of a verb that describes a state, condition, or habit. It is used to talk about hypothetical or imaginary situation.

The Past Subjunctive

Rewrite the sentences using the second conditional (using “if” and the past subjunctive.)

Present Subjunctive Mood

Match the first half of each sentence with its second half.

The Present Subjunctive

Circle the correct verb form to complete each sentence.

The Present Subjunctive

Underline the mistakes in each sentence. Correct each sentence by rewriting it with a present subjunctive verb.

The Past Subjunctive

Write an original sentence using each verb. Use the present subjunctive tense.

Writing with the Past Subjunctive

Answer the questions. Use complete sentences that employ the past subjunctive.

Choosing the Subjunctive or Conditional Mood

Complete the sentences below with the correct subjunctive or conditional mood.

Complete The Sentences

You just need one word to finish all these up.

Writing in the Subjunctive Mood

Write an original sentence using the present subjunctive tense for third person singular subjects.

The Subjunctive Tense

Circle the correct verb form to complete each sentence. HINT: not every sentence requires the subjunctive.

Changing Sentence Moods

Read each sentence below. Create related sentences as directed by changing the mood of the verb.

The Past Subjunctive

Rewrite the sentences using the second conditional (using if and the past subjunctive.)