Simple Past Tense sentences include happening of work in past time. 

Affirmative Sentences
Rule 1:  Subject (Single number/third person/Plural number) + 2nd Form of Verb
(See Example 1 to 6)

Rule 2: Different number of the subject cannot change verb.

1. He gave me a pen yesterday.
2. I lived in this house.
3. Joe went to New York to see his father yesterday.
4. We learnt our lesson.
5. She wrote a letter to her father.
6. The carpenter made a chair.

Negative Sentences
Rule 1:  Subject (Single number/third person/Plural number) + did not + 1st Form of Verb 
(See Example 1,2,4 and 5)

Rule 2: while working with 'never', we have to put never before '2nd form of the verb' and there is no use of 'did not' in the sentence. (See Example 3)

1. I did not learn my lesson.
2. They did not play hockey.
3. I never came late.
4. Anna did not sing a sweet song.
5. You did not go to school.

Interrogative Sentences
Rule 1:  Did + Subject (Single number/third person/Plural number) + 1st Form of Verb 
(See Example 1, 2 and 3)

Rule 2: when/why/what/where + did + Subject + 1st Form of Verb(See Example 7 and 8)

Rule 3: 'how much' or 'how many' or 'whose' also used with their related nouns. (See Example 6, 9 and 10)

Rule 4:  If any interrogative word works like a subject then we have to write it first then carry on with a 2nd form of the verb without using 'did'. (See Example 11)

Rule 5: Interrogative negative sentences are just like Interrogative sentences.
Why + did + subject + not + object
(See example 3, 4, 5)

Rule 6: Must put Question Mark (?) at the end of a sentence.

1. Did he read a book?
2. Did I give you a pen?
3. Did your mother not love you?
4. Did she not come here?
5. Why did you not run with me?
6. Whose book did you read in the classroom?
7. Where did your brother go yesterday?
8. When did Ram return?
9. How many boys did not come to the class?
10. How much milk did that baby drink? 
11. Who came to your house yesterday? 

Recommended Worksheet: Simple Past Tense worksheet

Tenses - English to English Translation
Simple Tense

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Perfect Tense

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