Spanish 1 Worksheets - Definite and Indefinite Articles in Spanish

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6th - 11th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
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Definite and Indefinite Articles in Spanish
- El, La, Los, Las - Un, Una, Unos, Unas -

Includes 10 pages of exercises, a wall chart/poster (A4), Vocabulary Lists and Teacher Answers.
These activities are ideal for a Spanish 1 level class.


The Printable PDF Version of this resource includes:

Summary Chart A4 in Color - (1 page)
A chart with a summary of definite and indefinite articles in Spanish. Can be used as a wall chart or as a full page handout.

Summary Chart A4 in Color - 3 per page - (1 page)
There are three smaller copies of the previous Spanish articles chart on one page with lines for cutting. This is to help save on paper.

Vocabulary List - Nouns - (1 page)
A list of 30 Masculine Nouns and 30 Feminine Nouns in Spanish with their corresponding translation in English. These nouns appear in the worksheets.

Vocabulary List - Adjectives - (1 page)
A list of 20 Spanish adjectives in their masculine and feminine forms with their corresponding translation in English. Also there is a section with 6 colors in Spanish. These adjectives appear in the worksheets.

1. Worksheet - (1 page)
Complete a table (similar to our summary chart) and identify the articles from a group of words.

2. Worksheet - Fill the gap - (1 page)
Complete with the correct definite and indefinite articles. The same noun is repeated four times in order to practice the definite/indefinite version and the singular/plural form.

3. Worksheet - Give Examples - (1 page)
Give examples of each type of article.

4. Worksheet - Identify article - (1 page)
Identify the type of article (definite or indefinite), its gender (masculine/feminine) and number (singular or plural)

5. Worksheet - Correct Article - (1 page)
Complete with the correct articles - 20 definite and 20 indefinite articles

6. Worksheet - Article + Noun translation - (1 page)
Translate 20 words from English to Spanish and 20 words from Spanish to English

7. Worksheet - Correct Article - (1 page)
Complete with the correct articles. The first section is for LA or EL with 14 singular nouns. The second section is for LAS or LOS with 14 plural nouns.

8. Worksheet - Articles in Sentences - (1 page)
There are 15 sentences in the simple present tense. Complete each sentence with the correct article. This worksheet can be used later as a review or as a filler once students have learned the simple present tense.

9. Worksheet - Animals and DEL vs. AL - (1 page)
The first section contains 6 sentences about animals. Students need to complete them with the correct article. Note, one of the animals is irregular (EL gorila). The second section has 10 sentences in the simple present tense. Students need to complete each sentence with the contraction (DEL or AL). This worksheet can be used later as a review or as a filler once students have learned the difference between DEL and AL in Spanish. This worksheet is not appropriate for new Spanish 1 level students.

10. Worksheet - Examples with given articles and nouns - (1 page)
The first section is a simple review where students need to circle the correct article for four nouns. The second section as a box with the articles and another box beside it with 8 nouns. Students need to create 8 simple sentences using one from each box.

Teacher Answers - (10 pages)
There is an answer key for each worksheet. This is useful should you want students to be able to check their own answers.

These Spanish worksheets can be completed in any order.

IMPORTANT: All of the instructions and content are completely in Spanish except for the Spanish/English Vocabulary Lists and the worksheet with translation exercises.

We also have a Digital version of this resource …


With EASEL, you can assign these interactive digital activities to your students which can be completed on any device. EASEL is ideal for use in distance learning settings and also in the physical classroom.

This printable PDF version and the Digital EASEL version are both available immediately upon purchase. Pen and paper or digital … you choose which version fits best in your classroom’s learning model.

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⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ This is one of the best Spanish articles notes/worksheet packet that I've used! The notes are great! The list of nouns is great! It's a wonderful resource to have! – Lacy B.

⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Very great way to teach students about articles. Very well organized, very visual. It helped my students immensely! Gracias – Ashley L.

⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Excellent resource! Very engaging! It goes above-and-beyond articles -- focusing on nouns and adjectives also. This resource offers a WIDE variety of activities, assessments, etc. – Patrick D.

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You may also be interested in the following Spanish Articles resources:

Spanish Task Cards - Los Artículos DEFINIDOS (el, la, los, las)

Spanish Task Cards - Los Artículos INDEFINIDOS (un, una, unos, unas)

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Total Pages
24 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 hours
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