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Repaso: U, I, and J Preterite Verbs

For Students 7th - 9th
Investigate different verbs in the preterite tense with your beginning Spanish speakers. They complete conjugation charts for various verbs like tener, saber, ir, ser, venir, dar, and decir. Verbs are categorized into the following...
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My Schedule/ Mi Horario

For Students 7th - 9th
A great opportunity for oral and written practice! Split your class into pairs, giving each of the two members a different classroom schedule (provided here). Then the beginning Spanish speaker must ask their partner a series of...
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Basic Spanish Jeopardy!

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Join Alex Trebek! Have your beginning Spanish learners review basic vocabulary in this fun, interactive game! Edit the PowerPoint and add some recent vocabulary you've covered to tailor it to your class. 
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Qué hora es?

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Introduce beginning Spanish speakers to common time-related vocabulary. Then give them the opportunity to practice telling time with this interactive PowerPoint. 
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Ser y Estar

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Are your beginning Spanish learners having trouble with the verbs ser and estar? This gives a comprehensive, detailed look at both verbs, their usage, and their conjugations. Also included are several great practice examples at the end...
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Present tense of -ar verbs

For Students 6th - 7th
Are your beginning Spanish speakers learning how to conjugate -ar verbs? Provide them with this excellent practice opportunity. For learners that finish early, have them create five sentences with -ar verbs not previously used.
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El tiempo presente de los verbos -ar

For Students 6th - 8th
Introduce your beginning Spanish speakers to regular -ar verbs. On one side of the sheet is a brief review, while the other side contains practice sentences. You could also use this as a review tool and have learners fold the paper to...
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Conjugating Estar

For Students 6th - 7th
Here's a note-taking guide when introducing your beginning Spanish speakers to the verb estar. It provides the meaning of the verb, the situations it is used in, and its conjugation.
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The Gender Nouns

For Students 8th - 9th
What a fun way to review noun gender! This activity is complex, but it will surely engage your learners. Beginning Spanish speakers determine the definite article for a list of nouns and color in the square grid provided. What famous...
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Interrogatives

For Students 6th - 7th
Use this resource to provide your beginning Spanish speakers the opportunity to ask questions. Then have pairs read the questions and answers aloud.
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El Tiempo Pretérito

For Students 6th - 9th
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...
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La Hora

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Present this to your beginning Spanish scholars to teach them how to tell time in the target language. The first three slides offer examples to try together, and then there are several opportunities for learners to practice either as a...
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Verb Conjugation Chart

For Students 6th - 9th
Give your beginning Spanish speakers practice conjugating different verbs by printing out this chart. It can be used for any four verbs, or you could cut the sheet in four to create a bell-ringer or exit slip activity. 
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¡Me Encanta el 4 de Julio!

For Students 6th - 8th
Let's celebrate! Have your beginning Spanish learners read the short paragraph about a boy and his family's Fourth of July tradition. There are five reading comprehension questions that follow, and a vocabulary matching activity. A great...
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Did You Get It?

For Students 6th - 8th
Imagine that you went on a vacation, and you need to know how to explain what each one of your friends and family bought. Following a model provided, beginning Spanish speakers write a sentence explaining what each one of four people...
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Gender of Nouns

For Students 6th - 8th
What is the gender of the nouns banco, carta, and dia? The resource is divided into four sections, but each section has the same goal: identify which nouns are masculine and which are feminine. A great review for your beginning Spanish...
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Vocabulary Review: School, Clothing, Colors, Shopping

For Students 6th - 9th
A great list of vocabulary words are provided here! Although they were originally designed to accompany the Spanish textbook ¡Buen Viaje!, this is a great resource for all beginning Spanish classrooms.
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-Ar Verb Mixed Conjugations Chart

For Students 7th - 9th
Assess your beginning Spanish speakers and their current knowledge of common -ar verb conjugations. This graphic organizer divides a list of conjugations into three sections. Each row offers three English phrases that need to be...
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El tiempo presente de los verbos -ar

For Students 6th - 9th
Here's a great resource for your beginning Spanish speakers if they're learning how to conjugate -ar verbs in the present tense. First, study the chart provided. Then, complete the second chart focusing on the verbs trabajar, buscar,...
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-ER and -IR Verbs

For Students 6th - 9th
Here's a great packet to provide your beginning Spanish speakers learning -er and -ir verbs! The first page details the rules for conjugation, the second page contains a verb conjugation chart for nine common -er and -ir verbs, and the...
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Review: Basic Spanish Phrases

For Students 6th - 9th
Wow, what a review packet! Through several exercises, beginning Spanish language learners will review Spanish phrases, questions, and responses. Common expressions, numbers, and weather are all touched on here. If your class just...
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Los Verbos Regulares

For Teachers 6th - 7th
¡Vamos a practicar! Your beginning Spanish speakers need this well-organized, interactive PowerPoint to learn how to conjugate regular -ar verbs in the present tense. This resource provides scaffolding, and the slides build on one...
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El verbo tener-Explanation

For Students 6th - 8th
Introduce your beginning Spanish speakers to the verb tener. The chart at the top of the page details the basic present tense conjugation, and the examples that follow show the different ways that tener is used. While no practice...
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La Primavera (Spring)

For Students K - 8th
Spring has sprung—or in Spanish, ¡la primavera ha llegado! Enjoy the warm weather, longer days, and colorful gardens of springtime with a fun Spanish song.

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