This worksheet is designed to teach the past tense of the verb “eat,” which is “ate.” It includes an illustration of a raccoon who has just eaten, providing a visual context for the word. The worksheet guides the student through writing “ate” in specially sized boxes that correspond to the shape of the letters, tracing the word to practice handwriting, filling in the blank in the sentence “He just ____,” and writing the complete sentence independently.
The goal of this worksheet is to familiarize students with the word “ate” through repeated exposure and writing practice. It helps in the development of motor skills and letter formation through tracing exercises. By filling in the blanks and writing the sentence, the student practices using the word in context, which aids in vocabulary development and grammatical understanding. Furthermore, the activity reinforces the concept of past tense in a simple and engaging manner.