Introduce the Spanish PRETERITE tense with an Editable Google el pretérito Unit focusing on the High-Frequency Super 7 Preterite verbs in Spanish (fue, tuvo, le gustó, hubo, estuvo, fue a & quiso). This is the perfect first unit of the year for back to school in Spanish 3 or Spanish 4 as a review, or for Spanish 2 to introduce the preterite tense in Spanish.
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This PRETERITE tense Spanish unit includes:
- ✅ All Editable Google documents in a Google Folder
- ✅ Possible unit plan lasting up to 2 weeks about el pretérito
- ✅ 40 pages Editable Google slideshow
- ✅ 19 persona especial questions using the preterit in Spanish
- ✅ 7 brain break songs using the preterite (one for each verb)
- ✅ Open-ended free-write quiz
- ✅ Student help sheet Google Doc with each question in Spanish, English, 1st person response, and 3rd person description
- ✅ Optional Google Doc guided notes sheet (great for accommodations)
- ✅ story asking script & extension activity idea for el pretérito
- ✅ Poster of personalized questions using Spanish Preterite
- ✅ BONUS 10 Quizlet sets are now included as well to review el pretérito in Spanish
If you want to teach the preterite past tense in Spanish, using comprehensible input, this unit is for you. This Preterite tense Spanish unit could be used as its own comprehensible input mini unit over the course of a couple of weeks, or as a class routine that is spread out and done over months. The heart of this unit is personal student interviews, focusing on these 7 verbs in the preterite. This would work well to complement a unit talking about the preterite tense, to review the past tense, or to start out an upper level class as a community building routine.
What Spanish teachers say about this el pretérito unit
- ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Awesome resource for repetitive yet compelling exposure to important high frequency verbs – Srta. Grieves
- ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I used this unit for the first time last year to formally introduce to the preterite in 8th grade. Wow did the “persona especial” format make a big difference! Worth every penny! – Megan D
- ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Students really enjoyed this as a way to review the preterite tense – Megan R
- ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I love the Super 7 bundles! They are well done and a great way to work with these common verbs and structures.— Jamie F.
- ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I had purchased the present tense bundle when I was teaching Spanish 1 but decided to add the preterite bundle now that I am teaching Spanish 2. So glad I did! This is perfect! Thanks 🙂 🙂 :)— Hillary B.
- ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ My students didn’t even realize they were learning since the questions were so engaging. I had to remind them they were learning the preterite tense.— Nola L.
ACTFL World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages
- ✅ Interpersonal Communication – Learners interact and negotiate meaning in spoken conversations to share information, reactions, feelings, and opinions.
- ✅ Presentational Communication – Learners present information, concepts, and ideas to inform, explain, persuade, and narrate on a variety of topics.
- ✅ Interpretive Communication – Learners understand, interpret, and analyze what is heard, read, or viewed on a variety of topics.
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⭐ Get the Preterite Bundle for the best deal on all of my preterite tense Super 7 resources all together including this original Preterite Tense unit plus DIGITAL PRETERITE unit great for distance or paperless learning, and Find Someone Who – Super 7 – Preterite Tense. review activity.Use this to prepare for assessments, or spiral review these important verbs all year long.
Or if you teach multiple levels of Spanish, the best deal is the High-Frequency Verbs MEGA BUNDLE which includes every single Super 7 and Sweet 16 Spanish resources in every tense including, these original units Super 7 Present, Sweet 16 – present, Imperfect Tense, Preterite Tense & Future Tense, plus all digital version and accompanying review activities.
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