First Day of Spanish 2 Back to School Spanish Weekend Chat ¿Fuiste? Preterite Ir

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Mis Clases Locas
Grade Levels
8th - 10th
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Used this for first day back activity...super engaging for students. Loved the differentiation that was included.
My students loved this activity! I used it for the firest week back at school with my Spanish2. Very engaging!
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Do you need the first day of Spanish class activity for Spanish 2? This basic Spanish Weekend Chat Find Someone Who people search or people hunt activity was designed as an interpersonal communicative activity to get Spanish students talking using the preterite of ir and verbs fui, fuiste and fue.

The 1st day of Spanish 2 PDF Find Someone Who contains multiple differentiated versions to fit a variety of class needs.

  • ⭐Page 1 - questions with yo form of the answer provided - most basic
  • ⭐Page 2 - write about friends with the support of s/he forms included - most basic
  • ⭐Page 3 - questions (without yo form)
  • ⭐Page 4 - write about friends & self - most advanced
  • ⭐Page 5 - questions template - students create their own

This FSW is the perfect one-day activity introduction to the preterite tense. It is a great way to review or introduce the verb ir in the preterite. Even if students have had limited exposure to past tense, all forms needed are provided on the easier version. There is an extension to have students write about what their class will do as well.

This Find Someone Who people search or people hunt activity was designed as an interpersonal communicative activity to get Spanish students talking on a Monday using the Preterite. It would be great for students who have some Spanish background knowledge such as Spanish 2, Spanish 3, or Spanish 4 to talk about what they did over the weekend using only the verb ir.


Some ideas to make this Find Someone Who virtual friendly:

  • Use the TPT EASEL digital add-on to share with students & collect responses.
  • Click Print and then save as PDF with the pages you want to use digitally and share with students.
  • In a zoom class, use the break-out rooms to have students ask each other the questions in small groups. 
  • Have students use Flipgrid to ask & answer the questions.

Some ideas to make this Find Someone Who social distance friendly

  • Do the paper FSW activity outside.
  • Instead of having other people sign the form, have each student just write the name of the person who said yes instead.
  • Instead of interviewing the whole class, just work with a partner or small group with masks on.

This resource is PDF only.

What other teachers say about this 1st day of Spanish 2 Weekend Chat resource

  • ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ These are always great activities that help my students practice speaking while moving around the room. I used this to practice places around town and the past tense fuiste/fui. - Shari (7th grade teacher)
  • ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ We used this on the first day back after break and it was a great way to get students speaking Spanish again. - Tammy D (9th-12th grade teacher)
  • ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Love using this activity for a low prep day. Love to have them talking on the first day that they are back from a break. - Maria G
  • ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Thank you for making the first week back from break easier for me! - Christina P

ACTFL World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages

  • ✅ Interpersonal Communication
  • ✅ Presentational Communication


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Another resource to introduce the past tense of ir

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Teaching Duration
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