This section is specifically for estar.  Many students struggle with understanding when and how to use this verb so we have provided some helpful practice activities for you to use in your classroom.

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How and When to Use Estar 

This activity is designed to help students to understand some of the ways estar can be used.  It provides a table with the conjugations of the verb, as well as simplified explanations and examples of how and when to use estar.  This is great for Spanish 1 students because the examples are simple and explanations are in English.  Students can keep this as a reference sheet in their portfolios or notebooks.

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