Fiesta de cumpleaños y Piñata Lectura: Birthday Party (Present Progressive)

This reading is about a birthday celebration! Much of the reading is in the present progressive tense (estar + gerund). It talks about what everyone in the family is doing during the celebration. Also discussed is the significance of the piñata in Mexican celebrations.

There is a full glossary of new words and the story is followed by six true/false questions in Spanish for reading comprehension.

Activity idea: bring in some party pictures and have students explain what is happening using the present progressive tense.

Vocab includes:

el cumpleaños
la parrilla
el jardín
los globos
los juguetes
la estrella
el palo
los regalos

Level: Spanish Upper Beginner
Includes Answer key



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Created: May 26, 2018

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