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Year 5 Past Perfect Tense Bingo – KS2 Grammar Games

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This grammar Bingo game is a fun way to support pupils in Y5 in their understanding of the past perfect verb form and also the past perfect progressive form.

The game can be played as a class or in small groups and is perfect for adult led interventions to revisit key knowledge and skills.

This resource pack includes:

  • Bingo caller cards
  • 10 bingo cards
  • Teacher’s notes

What is past perfect tense?

The past perfect tense is used to describe: when something has happened before something else in the past; something that started in the past and continued to happen at a later time. It can create cohesion within writing by marking relationships of time and cause.

Examples of the past perfect tense

  • He had played football.
  • She had written her story.

What is past perfect progressive tense?

The past progressive tense is also known as the continuous tense. It is used to: show something had not finished when something else happened; to show something continued for some time.

National Curriculum English programme of study links

Pupils should use the perfect form of verbs to mark relationships of time and cause.

  • Teacher notes
  • Bingo cards
  • Caller cards
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