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Somos 2 Unit 2

The Somos Curriculum for Intermediate learners

Intermediate (Levels 2-4)
58 Pages

This popular six-day lesson plan is designed to effectively introduce -AR preterite verb conjugation patterns to your students in context.


  • vio que había
  • se acercó a
  • se lo llevó


  • a story script with almost entirely -AR preterite verbs
  • follow-up activities for the story
  • suggestions for exposing the grammatical patterns to your students in both traditional and CI-friendly ways
  • a MovieTalk activity and reading that uses the same target structures as the story (in addition to other -AR preterite verb forms) to give additional repetitions of the -AR preterite patterns
  • a group activity to review the short film
  • a listening assessment
  • a communicative activity
  • detailed lesson plans
  • answer keys
  • a slideshow including daily warm-ups for the unit
  • a complete unit overview with abbreviated daily plans, can-do statements, World Readiness standards, Common Core alignment, AP themes, Essential questions, and Proficiency Orientation
  • The Comprehensible Classroom and SOMOS Curriculum always provide comprehension based activities that keep students engaged and lead to authentic language production in my students. 

    Katelyn C.
  • We are still working on this Unit. It is great to reinforced the use of Preterite tense. The stories are great and my students are enjoying.

    Nancy G.
  • This resources is worth every penny. It includes everything you need to expose students to preterite -ar verbs with intriguing activities and stories. The lesson plans are detailed and easy to follow. Many are easily adaptable to fit into other curriculum activities or units as well. 

    Duncan P.
  • We loved this! The kids especially loved the Movie Talk and the Story Ask! These activities are very engaging and fun! There are step-by-step instructions with links included to further help! This is a great resource!

    Kelly R.
  • My students loved these resources and really liked teaching with the stories. It’s a great help to introduce the grammatical structures too. 

    Elvan D.

Somos 2 Unit 2


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