Printables for This Topic:
Can – We walk you through how
to spot those pesky auxiliary verbs.
Could – Take a look at how
"could" functions in sentences.
A Boxing Match – An epic battle
between "can" and "could". You are the referee.
May | Might – We learn how
to modify the mood of the sentences.
Verbs – Match the meaning and usage on the left to the correct
modal auxiliary verb on the right below. Some answers may be used
more than once.
Ought to and Had
Better – Fill in the blank with the best choice, ought to, had
better, could or should, given the context of the sentence.
Should and Shall
– It is different than will in that it is used to express an order
or prophecy. The negative of shall is shall not or the contraction
Modify Me –
The right-hand column contains some common modal auxiliary verbs.
For each sentence, choose the correct modal auxiliary verb to fill
in the blank.
Must and Have to
– Read each sentence below. Should the missing word be must, have
to or are both correct? Write the correct answer on the line.