Preterite Teacher Resources
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Irregular Preterite Verbs
An extremely comprehensive look at the irregular preterite Spanish verbs. Several irregular verbs are covered like poder, andar, decir, estar, saber, tener, and querer. The presentation is interactive, and you can have learners come up to your interactive whiteboard (if your classroom has one) and move the tiles around themselves.
7th - 9th Languages 5 Views 46 Downloads
Using the Imperfect Tense & the Preterite Tense
In Spanish, there are several verb tenses used to express things that happened in the past. The tricky part is figuring out which one is appropriate for your situation. Let this resource help you and your pupils as they master the imperfect and the preterite.
6th - 12th Languages 22 Views 12 Downloads
The Preterite Tense
Focus on how to conjugate Spanish verbs in the preterite. You can use this webpage to inform your own lesson on the preterite, take a day in the computer lab, or flip your classroom and have pupils examine the page for homework. There is information and a presentation about conjugating in the preterite, including irregular and spelling and stem changing verbs.
6th - 12th Languages 21 Views 14 Downloads
Spanish I Project: Verb Book
Have your class members put together their own collections of verbs throughout the semester. Pupils must include present, preterite, present progressive, irregular, and stem-changing verbs, for a total of 23 verbs. The specific requirements for the final book are listed on this project description and in the included rubric.
6th - 12th Languages 25 Views 20 Downloads
El Pretérito: Preterite Tense
Make sure that your class fully understand the preterite with this packet of materials. To get started, pupils fill out the preterite conjugations for -ar, -ir, and -er verbs. They then complete a series of translation, sentence-writing, and conjugating exercises.
6th - 12th Languages 16 Views 12 Downloads
Regular Preterite Verbs
Created to serve as a brief review for your Spanish beginning and intermediate Spanish speakers, this presentation focuses on regular preterite verbs. Basic -ar, -ir, and -er preterite endings are reviewed, and learners have the chance to recall what they learned the previous year.
7th - 9th Languages 3 Views 13 Downloads
Jugar: Preterite Forms
Practice the preterite form of "jugar" with this useful PowerPoint. There are eighteen fill-in-the-blank sentences for students to complete. Tip: If you are showing this slideshow during whole class instruction, have students write their answer on individual white boards and hold them up when they are finished.
6th - 12th Languages 3 Views 7 Downloads
The Present & Imperfect Progressive
Starting off with present participles, this resource tackles the progressive with grammatical explanations, examples in English and Spanish, and an interactive practice exercise. Use the menu at the top of the webpage to navigate to each section, and view sections about present participles, spelling and stem changes, and the present progressive, imperfect progressive, and other progressive forms.
6th - 12th Languages 13 Views 4 Downloads
Preterite vs. Imperfect #5
What is the imperfect tense or a Spanish preterite? After reviewing the tense and its conjugation with your intermediate Spanish class, provide them several opportunities to practice. Here's one that'd be the perfect bell-ringer activity, as it's short and sweet.
9th - 10th Languages 11 Views 28 Downloads
Preterite Tense Boxed Sentences
Combine art and writing to strengthen your pupils' understanding of the preterite and Spanish vocabulary. Class members divide one sheet of paper into 10 boxes. They write a complete sentence using the preterite and draw and color a related picture in each box.
6th - 12th Languages 7 Views 7 Downloads
Spanish Storybook Project
Encourage your Spanish class to think creatively while using the preterite and imperfect tenses by asking learners to create storybooks. Pupils must come up with original stories, type up their work, illustrate the stories, and create and decorate cover pages.
4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Cuentitos para ni
Vamos a escribir! Your older learners will love writing a children's book for learners at the elementary level. The resource suggests having small groups write their stories and create PowerPoint slides with illustrations, but this can easily be done on paper as well.
7th - 9th Languages 3 Views 13 Downloads
Accent Marks & Special Characters in Spanish
Check out this clear description of how and when to use accent marks and special characters. The information, necessary to truly understand the purpose of special characters and accent marks would make a great reference material for pupils.
6th - 12th Languages 41 Views 32 Downloads
The Preterite vs. the Imperfect
Students write their own original studenT story in the past in Spanish using the imperfect and the preterite after watching the teacher present the provided Power Point presentation on the differences in the uses of the two.
9th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 109 Downloads
El Tiempo Pretérito
What tense do you use to express actions that both began and ended in the past? El tiempo pretérito, of course! Review this reference guide with your beginning Spanish speakers to provide them with the basic information for forming the past tense with -ar, -er, and -ir verbs.
6th - 9th Languages 17 Views 66 Downloads
¡Practicamos los Verbos Regulares e Irregulares en el Pretérito!
Check out these four different exercises designed to aid pupils on their way to mastering the preterite with regular and irregular verbs. The first page asks pupils to translate a series of sentences from English into Spanish using provided verbs.
6th - 12th Languages 20 Views 17 Downloads