Great review for several verb tenses: Present, Preterit, Imperfect & Conditional. I give the story to one student in a group and they read aloud the story to the other students in their group. Students have to listen and fill in the blanks for verbs in several verb tenses. I usually have groups of three or four. This activity meets the requirement for listening, reading, writing and language. Students later compare their answers within their group.
Common Core Standards:
Identify the main idea and most supporting details contained in culturally authentic materials using electronic information and other sources related to targeted themes.
Recognize familiar words and phrases understand the main idea and infer the meaning of some highly contextualized unfamiliar spoken or written words in culturally authentic materials using electronic information and other sources related to targeted themes.
Infer the meaning of some unfamiliar words and phrases in academic and formal contexts.
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