Struggling to find activities to help your Spanish students learn verbs with an e to ie stem change in the present tense? Here are some of my favorite activities for those tricky irregular E-IE stem-changers in Spanish! Make sure you grab the free digital mystery picture! 😍
1. BOOM CARDS
Self-checking AND self-grading? YES, PLEASE! If you are looking for a fun, interactive digital activity for your students to practice e to ie stem-changing verbs, these no-prep Spanish Boom Cards for E-IE stem-changers are just what you need! Students will get a great review of stem-changing verbs like QUERER as they work their way through the 50 cards in the deck.
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2. TASK CARDS
Task cards are such a fun, versatile tool. This set of Spanish task cards for E-IE stem-changers has 48 cards to get your students up and moving while practicing E-IE stem-changing verbs like TENER. More than just fill-in-the-blank cards, this set has a variety of tasks to help your students understand those pesky stem-changers better. Students will be engaged as they complete various tasks like conjugating E-IE stem-changers, filling in the blank with the correct form of the verb in parenthesis, re-writing sentences with errors correctly, translating sentences, and answering questions like “¿Qué quieres comer?” in complete Spanish sentences.
Not sure how to use task cards in class? 15 ideas are included! You can also check out these blog posts I wrote for Secondary Spanish Space: 10 Task Card Ideas for Spanish Class and 5 (More) Ways to Use Task Cards in Spanish Class.
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3. GOOGLE SLIDES
These E-IE stem-changers digital task cards for Google Slides are for anyone looking to reinforce students’ understanding of E-IE stem-changing verbs with a ton of great practice. Students will be engaged and get a great review of E-IE stem-changers like COMENZAR as they work their way through the 50 interactive Google Slides.
Students will be engaged in activities like:
- choosing the correct conjugation of an E-IE stem-changer
- drag and drop conjugation charts for E-IE stem-changers
- filling in the blanks of sentences with the correct forms of E-IE stem-changers
- finding the errors in sentences and correcting them
- multiple-choice translation questions
- answering open-ended questions like “¿Qué quieres beber?”
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Love super fun, no prep digital activities? If so, then you will love this FREE digital mystery picture! Your Spanish students will get a ton of practice with E-IE stem-changers, and a dose of culture, as they answer a variety of questions in Google Sheets to reveal a picture of the Mitad del Mundo monument at the equator in Ecuador. Best part? Pixel art activities are self-checking! If a student’s answer is correct, part of the hidden picture will be revealed. If a student’s answer is incorrect, the picture will not change. That lets the student know he/she needs to try again. The instant feedback really helps students improve their skills! They love mystery pictures and so will you!
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5. GOOGLE FORMS ASSESSMENT
Self-grading? Yes, please! This present stem-changers digital assessment created in Google Forms is self-grading, editable, AND no prep! In addition to using it for a quiz or test, you can also use a Google Form for an exit ticket, formative assessment, choice board option, make-up test for absent students, intervention, or about a million other things!
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6. CUCHARAS GAME
Reinforce present tense E –> IE stem-changers in Spanish with this fun game of Cucharas, the Spanish class version of the childhood favorite, Spoons. Students love collecting all the conjugations of a verb in the present tense and racing to grab the spoons! This is a great way to get students engaged and focusing on the details of present tense stem-changing verbs and their endings! There is an included extension activity that has students writing and speaking with the verbs after each round.
OBJECTIVE: Collect all seven cards for one verb (infinitive + all six forms- for example: CORRER, CORRO, CORRES, CORRE, CORREMOS, CORRÉIS y CORREN) and/or not be the person left without a spoon! Read more about how to play Cucharas HERE.
I hope these ideas for teaching E-IE stem-changing verbs help! If you enjoyed this post, I would love it if you would pin it so others can enjoy it, too! Thanks and have a great day!
Looking for even more ideas? You might also like these posts: Present Stem-Changers Activities for Spanish Class and Present Tense Activities for Spanish Class.