With simple sentences, young students play this interactive Turtle Diary game and practice using the various forms of the verb "to be." The game has simple to understand and short examples to keep the student engaged. Learning to use the various forms of the verb "to be" is essential to mastering language art skills as the verb is foundational to the English language. This game is one of the stepping stones to advanced language arts skills. Students with accomplished language arts skills are better readers, writers and speakers. Students who are good readers, writers and speakers are known to perform better in their overall education.