Winter Break Spanish Class Preterite Find Someone Who post holiday break January

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9th - 11th
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Description

What to do on the first day of Spanish class after Thanksgiving break or Winter break to practice the preterite tense in Spanish? This is the perfect interpersonal Spanish speaking and writing activity for the first day back from Christmas break. Get Spanish 2, Spanish 3, or Spanish 4 to talk about what they did over the break using the preterite tense.

This PDF Find Someone Who contains multiple differentiated versions to fit a variety of class needs.

  • Page 1 - Interpersonal questions - yo form provided - most support
  • Page 2 - Presentational writing about friends - support of s/he forms - most support
  • Page 3 - Interpersonal questions - more advanced
  • Page 4 - Presentational writing about friends & self - differentiated support word bank
  • Page 5 - Presentational writing about friends & self - most advanced

This people search or people hunt activity was designed as a Spanish interpersonal communicative activity to get students talking in Spanish class. This Find Someone Who is a great way to review or introduce the preterite tense in upper-level Spanish class. Even if students have had limited exposure to past tense, all forms needed are provided on the easier versions. There is an extension to have students write about what their class did as well.

It would be great for students who have some Spanish background knowledge such as Spanish 2, Spanish 3, or Spanish 4 to talk about what they did over Winter Break. This is many teachers' go-to 1st day after a break upper-level Spanish class plan. A stress-free, zero prep first day back of Spanish class, where students build a positive classroom community and get to know each other.

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Some ideas to make this Find Someone Who digital-friendly

  • Use the TPT EASEL digital add-on to share with students & collect responses. (This digital version allows you to post the activity on Google Classroom or your LMS and virtual, hybrid, or socially distanced face-to-face students can complete the activity digitally without any paper).
  • Click Print and then save as PDF with the pages you want to use digitally and share with students.
  • Have students use Flipgrid to ask & answer the questions.

Some ideas to make this Find Someone Who social distance friendly

  • Do the paper FSW activity outside.
  • Interview a partner using Plexiglas.
  • Instead of having other people sign the form, have each student just write the name of the person who said yes instead.
  • Instead of interviewing the whole class, just work with a partner or small group with masks on.

Read this blog post about mixing up Find Someone Who for more ideas for using this activity face to face, hybrid, and or virtual both on paper and digital.

This is a PDF-only resource. If you would prefer a similar activity post-break editable Google Slides Activity, I would suggest Post Winter Break PRETERITE Spanish Slides instead. Or upgrade to get both options plus more activties with the Winter Holidays Bundle.

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  • ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I used this resource today after winter break as an ice breaker. Students were so engaged that we used the entire class period, because they wanted to continue speaking with their peers :) Highly recommended! - Vrenlly C
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ACTFL World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages

✅ Interpersonal Communication

✅ Presentational Communication

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Get the Winter Holidays Bundle for the best deal on all of my Winter resources all together including this Find Someone Who - post-holiday break plus Digital Post Break Slides, Para Empezar - Holiday, Find Someone Who - PRE holiday break & Los Reyes Magos - reading.

Or get the FIND SOMEONE WHO BUNDLE for this resource plus other Preterite Find Someone Who Activities including Weekend Talk, ¿Fuiste…? (past tense) post Spring Break, Imperfect Super 7, Preterite Super 7 & EDITABLE TEMPLATE to make your own Find Someone Who.

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Total Pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

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