Verbs: The Progressive Tenses is a PowerPoint Presentation with 87 slides filled with animated characters. It begins with a review of “to be” in the present, past, and future. Then the Present Progressive, Past Progressive, and Future Progressive are conjugated and explained with example sentences. All special spelling rules are vividly explained. At the conclusion of this presentation there are 44 sentences where the students need to decide if they are past, present, or future tense. These can be used as "Do Nows" daily or as a center activity for individuals or partners. There is a lesson plan aligned with the Common Core Standards included.