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Spelling – Adding "ed" or "ing"

You will need to know and be able to use each strategy to add "ed" or "ing" to a word.  Study and practice each strategy.

 

Directions:  Look at the strategy and the example.  Then correctly add "ed" and "ing" to the other words in the list.        

 

For words that end in a silent "e" :drop the "e" and then add "ed"  or "ing"

        Example:  trade  -  traded   -  trading

   Base word

  Add "ed"

   Add "ing"

trade

traded

trading

rate

 rated

rating

parade

paraded

parading

change

changed

changing

hope

 hoped

hoping

love

loved

loving

hide

 hided

hiding

arrange

 arranged

arranging

tape

 taped

taping

smile

 smiled

 smiling

type

 typed

typing

rage

 raged

raging

 Write a sentence for a base word, a word ending in ing and a word ending in ed.

Base word

smile

That boy can smile

Ing word

smiling

He is smiling

ed word

smiled

He smiled on the road