Vocabulary
Present Tense "Be"
Present Tense "Be" Questions
Similarities and Differences
A New School
100

Mrs. Cordero is your ESL _____________.

teacher
100

They __________students. 

are

100

_____ you from Mexico?

Are

100
When we compare, we look for ___________. 

similarities

100

Where is Maria Lopez from?

She is from El Salvador. 

200

In the story, Carlos thinks Liliana is very ________.

pretty. 

200

She _________nervous. 

is

200

______ she nervous?

Is

200

When we contrast, we look for ___________. 

differences

200

Who is Maria's teacher?

Her teacher is Mr. Gomez. 

300

Carlos is Carmen's _____________. 

brother

300

We ___________teachers. 

are 

300

________ Romeo and Juliet in school today?

Are

300

Something that is the same is called a _________. 

similarity 

300

Where are Carmen and Carlos from?

They are from Mexico. 

400

Bic, Carmen, Maria, Carlos, and Liliana are ___________ at Washington School. 

students

400

(negative) I ________  _________ from the United States. 

am not

400

_______ I your friend?

Am

400

Carlos and Carmen are from Mexico. This is an example of a ___________. 

similarity 

400

Where is Liliana from?

She is from Peru.

500

Maria feels _________because she is a new student. 

nervous

500

(negative) You ______   _________ a new student. 

are not

500

Answer the question: Are you ready for the test tomorrow?

Yes, I am...No, I am not....

Yes, we are... No, we are not...

500

Liliana feels confident, but Maria feels nervous. This is an example of a __________.

difference

500

Why is Maria very nervous?

She is nervous because she is in a new school. 

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