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Spanish Practice Activities: Reading News Articles with the Preterite

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El tornado en Oklahoma __________.

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1. Este tornado _________ la muerte de al menos 24 personas.

2. El vendedor de la calle _________ al bebé en el aire.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of reading in the preterite. Some points you will be assessed on are the correct use of the preterite and referencing points in time.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Conjugating verbs in the preterite
  • Vocabulary words
  • Expressions that provide a time frame
  • Comprehension and recall skills

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related vocabulary lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply concepts to correctly reference different periods of time
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information that uses preterites and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained for comprehension purposes

Additional Learning

To practice your comprehension of the Spanish language review, the accompanying lesson on Spanish Practice: Reading News Articles with the Preterite. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Listening to a dialogue about the past
  • Identifying the preterite
  • Expressing time of past events
  • Recall facts
  • Building vocabulary
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