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Using the Verb "To be" Exercise 7

Directions: Fill in the spaces with the correct form of the verb "To be" in simple past tense.

Example: My dog (be) was sick last night.
Example: Carlos (be, not) was not at work yesterday.

1) The party (be) fun last weekend.

2) They (be) were watching a movie when Ernesto called.

3) Jessie (be) tired. So, he went to sleep.

4) When she was a little girl, Margo (be) very good at tennis. She practiced a lot.

5) My friends and I (be) playing at the beach last weekend.

6) Kendra (be) a girl with dark hair and brown eyes.

7) The movie (be) really boring. So, I decided to read a book.

8) After playing outside, my dog (be) very dirty. She came into the house and ran into my room. It (be) such a mess!

9) The car (be, not) new. In fact, it (be) very old. Therefore, it didn't cost very much.

10) I (be, not) ready to go. Please wait up for me!!!