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Spanish Cultural Reading: Selena - Preterite Vs Imperfect

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Activity Information:

These readings combine cultural topics with comprehensible input and grammar review for a fun and engaging lesson! Each reading includes a one-page Spanish passage, a small glossary for likely vocabulary questions, a page of comprehension questions, and an answer key.

The images in the colorful reading are purchased from Venngage.com.

Topic Information:

This reading is a biography of Selena Quintanilla. It uses and discusses preterite and imperfect, so it would be great for upper/intermediate classes. There is a colorful reading passage if you want to send it electronically and an editable Word document if you want to edit the passage at all. The comprehension questions and answer key are also editable.

The images in the colorful reading are purchased from Venngage.com. The biographical information is confirmed with multiple sources and would make a great supplement to a viewing of the movie Selena.

This product is part of my collection on the distinction between preterite and imperfect in Spanish. There are separate collections for preterite conjugation and imperfect conjugation as well. I aim to keep vocabulary as neutral as possible, and while PDF products are not editable, products sold as ZIP files include editable files so you can add unit-specific vocabulary.

This is also included in my Spanish 2 Sampler.


Cultural readings focus on the ACTFL interpretive communication and cultural comparison standards.

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