Ser and Estar Kristine Akey Learning Context Checkpoint B (9th and 10th grade) Spanish NYS Standard 1: Students will be able to use a language other than English for communication. Objective Given ten sentences, students will demonstrate when to use ser and estar with 100% accuracy. Purpose To be able to read and understand simple materials in the target language independently and eventually respond to questions in target language correctly using ser and estar. Set http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGa4e hcccHo What are Ser and Estar? Verbs in Spanish that mean “to be” I am happy I am American That house is (made of) stone Ser and Estar Notice, Place N ationality O rigin T ime I dentity C haracteristics E vents P lace L ocation A ction C ondition E motion For how you feel or where you are, always use the verb ESTAR! Ser or Estar? Mary is tired today. Emotion/condition For how you feel or where you are, always use the verb estar! Ser or Estar? My sister-in-law is Peruvian. Nationality Ser Ser or Estar? This coffee is terrible today! Condition Estar Let’s try this one together: My friend Lucy is from Canada. Ser Nationality Ser or Estar? I am at the library. Estar Location For how you feel or where you are, always use the verb estar! Ser or Estar? My brother is doing his homework. Estar Action Ser or Estar? I am a happy person. Ser Identity/Characteristics Ser or Estar? The party is this Saturday. Ser Events Ser or Estar? The party is this Saturday. I am very excited! Ser, Estar Events Emotion Ser or Estar? T3: Students work on a worksheet in class while teacher circulates to see how they are progressing. Teacher periodically stops to go over answers while checking for understanding. Reteach if necessary. Ser or Estar? Closure: Students are given exit slips and are asked to list the critical attributes of ser and estar for Jessica, who was absent today.