These 5-day lesson plans use storytelling to introduce the structures "volvió temprano", "se divirtieron", and "conoció a un joven" to students (all storytelling plans--including activities--are included), and then using those structures to provide a focused study of -er and -ir preterite verb forms using reading, writing, and speaking practice activities. Plans are designed for a Level 2 Spanish class. The file contains
-instructions for introducing vocabulary
-a story script
-a perspective change writing activity
-a communicative activity
-a MovieTalk script
-a partner activity
-detailed lesson plans
-a slideshow for the entire unit, including daily warm-ups
This is Unit 3 of the SOMOS Spanish 2 curriculum. It follows "Unit 2: La muchacha y la ardilla", which targets regular -AR preterite verb conjugations:
Click here to view "Unit 2: La muchacha y la ardilla"
After teaching this unit, continue with a study of preterite stem change verbs that also teaches students about the origins of the word 'Gringo'.
Click here to view "Unit 4: ¿Soy gringo?"
Click here to download the Units 1-5 bundle.