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145 resources with the keyterm past tense

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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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Prueba de competencia

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Need to know the level of your incoming Spanish class? Use this with your high school classes (or older) to determine how much Spanish they know. The quiz itself is almost six pages long and covers verb conjugation, different verb...
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Expressing Past Time - Part 2

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Here you will find a fabulous presentation on the use of irregular verbs, and past and present tense in writing. Included in the 94-slide presentation are dozens of examples for pupils to consider. A strong interactive component is...
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Expressing Past Time - Part 1

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Here is an incredibly-thorough, 99-slide presentation which covers many rules of grammar. The focus is on present and past tenses of verbs, irregular verbs, and how to properly use them. The colorful PowerPoint has dozens of examples for...
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Preterite 1: hablar

For Teachers 5th - Higher Ed
Complete twenty fill-in-the-blank sentences with the correct preterite form of the Spanish verb hablar in this colorful PowerPoint. What a great resource to implement prior to an assessment!
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El Preterito

For Teachers 5th - Higher Ed
The preterite form of verbs is explained in the second slide of this PowerPoint. It is followed by different examples of preterite endings for Spanish verbs and important tips. Tips: Introduce your lesson with this colorful PowerPoint!
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El Preterito

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Practice using the preterite form of various verbs with this PowerPoint. First, read about the different rules, complete the practice activities, and check your answers. This presentation provides practice for -ar, -ir, and -er verbs.
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Worksheet - -AR Verbs in the Imperfect

For Students 6th - 12th
Help your Spanish language learners perfect their imperfect. The worksheet includes two exercises that focus on -ar verbs. First, class members fill out a chart of four verbs with the correct imperfect endings. Next, they fill in the...
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Expressing Feelings and Mental Processes in the Past with the Imperfect Tense

For Students 6th - 12th
In general, Spanish speakers use the imperfect to express things in the past that continued over a period of time. Class members can read a brief paragraph about this topic and check out the verb endings before completing the...
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Worksheet - -Er and -Ir Verbs in the Imperfect

For Students 6th - 12th
Ask your class to conjugate a variety of -ir and -er verbs into the imperfect. To start, they must fill in the endings for four different verbs, paying attention to the subjects in each case. After they complete the endings, class...
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Imperfect Crossword

For Students 6th - 12th
Pupils must puzzle through the imperfect tense in order to complete this crossword. Class members conjugate 15 Spanish verbs in order to complete the crossword. Each clue is made up of a verb and a conjugation (for example: permitir,...
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Preterite Tense Boxed Sentences

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...
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Using the Imperfect Tense & the Preterite Tense

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...
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The Preterite Tense

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...
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The Imperfect Tense

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Take a trip to the computer lab or flip your class and use this online resource. Spanish language learners can read the included information about the imperfect and practice with the online interactive exercises that are linked on the...
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Le Passé Composé

For Teachers 6th - 9th
When do you use le passé composé? This short presentation is easy to read and details when one uses either avoir or etre. Several examples are given, along with a list of time expressions (avant, hier, etc.), but a practice opportunity...
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Passé Composé (verbes avec auxilliaire avoir)-révision

For Students 9th - 12th
Mastering the past tense in French can be tricky, as you have to memorize which verbs use avoir and which use être. Provide your class with 25 fill-in-the-blank sentences to practice conjugating common verbs like prendre, faire, dire,...
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Verb Tenses

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Discover how to use proper verb tenses with context clues. Five sentences help first graders decide if they should use -ed or -ing to end simple verbs. Each sentence provides context clues to indicate the time. Use the resource in...
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Ella y Él

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Take a trip to Costa Rica with th popular song "Ella y Él" by Ricardo Arjona. After listening to the song (and possibly reading the lyrics) the class discusses the general message of the song, the political nature, and other US bands...
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Past Tense Weather Worksheet

For Students 7th - 9th
What was the weather like yesterday? Using the past tense, describe the weather conditions. Through four different exercises, language learners will review weather-related vocabulary terms and the pretérito indefinido and pretérito...
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El pretérito de los verbos regulares

For Students 6th - 9th
First, learn about the past tense in Spanish and take notes with the short section at the top. Then, complete an -ar and -ir/-er verb chart before completing conjugation charts for hablar, comer, vivir, trabajar, salir, and beber. 
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Preterite Practice

For Students 6th - 9th
Two half-sheet exercises are pasted together here, so you can either cut it apart and have two short practice opportunities, or keep it together and send it home for homework. In the first exercise, learners choose which of two verbs in...
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Rewriting a Dialogue (removing quotes)

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
This is a great activity! Upper elementary learners read a dialogue-driven passage. Then, they rewrite lines of dialogue by removing the quotation marks and shifting the verb tense to past. Grammar and great writing skills all in one. An...
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Tenses: Verbs in the past, present, and future tenses

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Use this presentation with your ELLs, younger learners, or as practice for those finicky 4th graders. Verb tense and usage is covered from present, past, to future. There are several examples provided as well as six verbs to be put into...