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.