This resource contains a 70-slide PowerPoint presentation on the rules for when and how to add the suffixes -ed, -d, -ied and doubling the last letter to make the simple past tense of verbs.
The PowerPoint clearly explains and demonstrates the rules of how to change a verb to its simple past form.
It contains the following rules
adding -d to words ending in e
adding -ed to regular root verbs
changing the 'y' to an 'i' and adding -ed
doubling the last letter and adding -ed
some irregular past tenses
The PowerPoint also contains a timed challenge activity in which pupils can use paper/whiteboards to write the simple past tense and a sorting activity in which pupils are required to decide which verb ending is appropriate.
This resource is also suitable for SEN / ESL students.