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SER and ESTAR Present Tense Verb Questions for SPANISH Class!
No Prep - just PROJECT! This straightforward question and answer format aims to get our Spanish language students talking and communicating in the target language with basic questions and sound COMPREHENSIBLE INPUT.
Some interrogative words and descriptive adjectives are integrated in this communication activity, Questions can be PROJECTED or printed. Works well as a "timbre" or warm up activity (asking a few questions every day), or as a "Brain Break."
I will often have my students stand up and engage in the questioning and answering with a partner or with other students in the class. (Sometimes I will have the students use the puppets or the STUFFED animals to converse - just to change things up a bit!)
-Ser and Estar: Present tense uses: Feeling; Location; Origin; Nationality; Description; Time and Date; What something is made of.
ACTFL 5C's - Communication Std. 1.1 - "Students engage in CONVERSATIONS, provide and obtain information..."
Suggestions for how to use this resource and others like it en la clase de Español:
Partners--Students take turns asking each other the questions and answering in complete sentences. For "FAST FINISHERS"- encourage them to exchange roles and ask the opposite questions!
Whole Class-As time allows, students volunteer or are called on to answer a specific question (in order) asked by the teacher, or any random question he or she is willing to answer, perhaps receiving participation “puntos.”
Teacher asks questions of students, in order or randomly.
Chain Drill-Teacher starts with asking a student (¡voluntario o víctima!) the first question and that student asks the next question and calls on another student.
Writing-Students write their answers to specific questions and share answers with a partner and/or turn in answers to teacher to further guide instruction or to receive feedback.
Oral Pair Share-Students volunteer an answer to a question based on their partner’s answer using the third person. “Carlos está cansado hoy.” “Rosita es de Michigan.”
This question set is part of a present Tense BUNDLE: Save dinero! $: