Discuss the answers with students.
A gerund is needed here and not verbs, the others are all verbs.
The text is talking about an incident which has already happened.
Thus the verb ‘was’ is the
answer as the subject of the sentence. ‘It’ is singular.
The most appropriate adverb to indicate that the scream came
An adjective is used here to describe the condition the boy is in.
- has fallen
present perfect is used because the situation occurred at some unspecified
time in the past and also the fact that it is spoken by the little boy
(note the speech marks).
The most appropriate preposition of movement.
The most appropriate preposition of direction.
- had fallen
past perfect is used because the situation occurred at some unspecified
time in the past and also because this text is about an incident which has
- was struggling
The past continuous is used to express the activity that was in
The simple past is used.
Call a few students to read the complete text aloud.