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Lesson 5 - Escuela (School)
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This page: Review the names of school supplies and the verb "estar."

school supplies

Lista de Útiles Escolares
(List of school supplies)

Reading Lesson


Read the following list of school supplies that students need to take on the first day of school and answer the questions.

Lista de Útiles Escolares

  • lápices
  • plumas
  • borrador
  • papel
  • cuadernos
  • regla
  • tijeras
  • cinta adhesiva


Write sentences about what is and isn't on the list. Don't forget to use correct capitalization, accents and punctuation, or the computer will mark it as incorrect.

  • Examples:
  • una regla → Una regla está en la lista.
  • libros → Libros no están en la lista.

1. plumas

2. una engrapadora

3. lápices

4. papel

5. tijeras

6. un reloj

7. un borrador

8. cuadernos

9. cinta adhesiva

10. un sacapuntas



Make sentences about what you need (Necesito = I need) for school. If you're not currently in school, use your imagination.

  • Examples:
  • Necesito dos lápices.
  • Necesito cuatro cuadernos.

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Lesson 5 - Escuela (School)
Classroom - Gender - Dialogue - Reading - Quiz




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