Let students see por and para in a context they hear often... movie synopses! This activity has 4 movie synopses in a Powerpoint presentation - 1 each for Titanic, She's the Man, The Sound of Music, and White House Down. If a student hasn't seen any or all of the movies, that's totally ok!
The synopses each have 12 uses of por and para. The students get a 1/2 sheet for each one where they mark the reason for each one. The context passages use preterite and imperfect, but they are editable so you could change them to present tense verbs or you could swap in other uses of por and para if your students aren't familiar with all of the contexts used.
You could project each passage and use it as a warm up activity several days in a row. Or you could do them all in one day as a group reading activity. Or you could post them around the room and make it a stations activity - there are lots of options! This is a great comprehensible input reading activity, and it also includes a writing prompt for students to write their own description at the end!
Answer keys included. :)
This product is also available as part of my Por Vs Para Bundle
This product is also available as part of my Guess the ___ Reading Bundle
These activities primarily focus on the ACTFL language comparison and interpretive communication standards.
Going paperless? This is intended to be projected as a PPT. You can use the PDF documents in the Notability app for students to add their writing or even have them submit their answers to you electronically.
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