El Secreto story script

This script focuses on verbs with irregular stems and endings in the preterite tense. TARGET STRUCTURES no pudo – s/he tried to but couldn’t (no pude – I couldn’t) trajo – s/he brought (traje – I brought) supo la verdad – /she found out la verdad (supe – I found out) PRACTICE SENTENCES Mi amigo…

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Ruidos en la noche Script and Plans

After introducing regular preterite conjugations through the stories La muchacha y la ardilla and La madre de Jasón, it was time to tackle the irregular preterite verbs. First category? I-Y changers (oír, leer, concluir, caer, etc.). My students once again helped me to write a fun script, “Ruidos en la noche” (“Noises in the night–script…

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La madre de Jasón Script

The journey continues…and I am continuing to love it as my students continue to have great success learning new structures and producing grammatically correct past narration! Woohoo! We followed up our focused study of -AR regular preterite verbs, using the “La muchacha y la ardilla” story, with a focused study of -ER and -IR regular…

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Caperucita Roja

I wrote this version of Little Red Riding Hood last year as a preterite practice for my students. It includes comprehension questions and a follow-up grammar activity that focuses on the verb forms. Sherry in PA found the activity on my website www.martinabex.com and created an ActivInspire Flipchart to accompany it. Her website also has super…

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