SER vs ESTAR Reading Comprehension Mystery Picture


Students struggling with reading comprehension? You need this no-prep digital mystery picture! Your Spanish students will improve their reading comprehension skills as they read a short reading passage filled with SER and ESTAR about two friends and answer a variety of questions about what they read.


Are your students struggling with Spanish reading comprehension and SER vs ESTAR? You need this no-prep digital mystery picture for SER vs ESTAR! Your students will improve their Spanish reading comprehension skills as they read a passage and answer a variety of questions about what they read.

This Spanish pixel art activity is 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! Students love trying to guess what the picture is as they complete the activity. Hint: it has to do with the story!


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This SER vs ESTAR activity includes:


  • 1 reading passage
  • 20 fill-in-the-blank questions where students have to write the correct form of SER or ESTAR
  • 8 short answer questions
  • 8 multiple-choice questions
  • 1 self-checking pixel art picture in Google Sheets
  • Teacher directions
  • Answer key


Please see the thumbnails for the reading passage and questions so you can make sure this will work for you and your students.


This mystery picture is great for:


  • Sub plans
  • Centers or stations
  • Homework
  • Independent practice
  • Early finishers
  • Intervention
  • Choice boards



What will I need to assign this SER vs ESTAR resource to my students?

❶ Access to the internet

❷ A Google Drive account


How do I collect student work?

Your students will simply complete their own copies of the picture and turn them into your platform (ie. Google Classroom). Instructions for making a copy are in the PDF.


Can I use this even if I don’t use Google Classroom?

Yes! You can download this Google Sheets activity to Excel. Read more about how to do that HERE.



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Thanks for checking out my SER vs ESTAR resource!

La Profe Plotts


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