This is a straightforward gap-fill exercise which focuses on the grammar forms of both the Past Simple tense and the Past Continuous (or Progressive) tense. It can be used as supplementary material or even as a warmer.
It is for elementary and pre-intermediate students and will take about 5-10 minutes.
Past Simple & Past Continuous grammar exercise: click here for free downloadable sheets including an answer key.
Please find a snapshot of this exercise below.