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France's New Medieval Castle Takes Shape
Students explore how a dream to build a medieval castle came to reality. In this lesson, students read an article about a knight's castle that is being built in France, then complete numerous activities such as a quiz, a debate, a class discussion and a spelling test.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 10 Views 57 Downloads
Tour de Force on the Tour de France
Students explore the incredible obstacles that Lance Armstrong overcame to become the second American winner of the Tour de France. They choose a person whom they admire as the subject of a 'Man in the News' or 'Woman in the News' article.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 36 Downloads
Le Tour de France
Students explore the topics of geography and bicycle racing in a variety of ways. They present an informational expose describing a stage city of the Tour de France. They describe the cultural interest which the stage city hold for spectators.
11th - 12th Languages 5 Views 18 Downloads
The Landscape of France
Students create a nature journal for an imaginary trip around France. They Identify animals and plants that live in France and describe its landscape. In addition they research a period in France's history and prepare a brief summary of the material for class presentation.
6th - 12th Science 4 Views 7 Downloads
Regions of France
Students pretend that their family has received a free vacation to the region of France of their choice. They must decide what their family's priorities are and research each region to find out which region would be the best for their family to visit.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Le Tour de Français
Create a Tour de France for your French speakers! The class breaks into teams, chooses a country to represent, and takes turns participating in fun games and challenges. They review vocabulary, what they know about francophone countries, and work together to win the medal!
9th - 10th Languages 20 Views 38 Downloads
New Review The War of 1812
After reading a sample memo regarding the conflict with Britain and France before the War of 1812, your class members will assume the role of James Madison and brainstorm how to handle the situation. They will then analyze the creation and context for the Star-Spangled Banner, and finally create a movie poster to represent the war.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
World War I: U.S. Army Battles in France
World War I ended on November 11, 1918. Watch clips from the final battles in France that forced Germany to ask for an armistice. Although they were within reach of Paris, the Allies were able to hold them off, and they finally retreated out of France.
5 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
England & France During La Belle Époque
In need of a lot of information on the La Belle Époque and shifts in British and French government a the turn of the century? Well, here is a 79 slide presentation covering British and French history from 1870-1911. A fantastic resource to accompany a world history unit on the democratic beginnings of Britain and France.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
French Revolution (Part 1)
History comes alive in this engaging video, which artfully sets up the first steps of the French Revolution. Students will relate to the idea of nobility "living it up" while 98% of the French citizens went without wealth or rights. The drama of the French Revolution is truly reflected in the narrator's passion and annotations of paintings and maps.
17 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History 84 Views 283 Downloads
Colonial North America
Showcase the religion, conflicts, daily life, and politics of Colonial North America. A very well-done presentation highlights all the major colonial groups, social norms, demographics, and political struggles of the time. Perfect for an independent work station, and great for note taking or for added interest during lecture.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 88 Views 150 Downloads
After the Flames
High schoolers examine the causes and effects of the riots in France. After reading an article, they discuss ways to improve the lives of Muslims living in the country. They answer discussion questions and work together to complete a chart comparing the riots in France to those in Newark and Detroit.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Roundabout the Arc de Triomphe
Students recognize one of the most important landmarks of France and perhaps the greatest triumphal arch in the world. They demonstrate their knowledge of this famous arch by building a replica with recycled boxes and other craft materials.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Breaking News English: World Cup - France and Uruguay
In this World Cup activity, learners read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about the game between France and Uruguay.
5th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
International Festival: France
Students explore French culture. In this cross-curriculum social studies lesson, students listen to Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans and identify words and landmarks associated with France. Students pronounce several phrases in French, observe and manipulate French coins, and play Charades.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 23 Views 62 Downloads
Haitian Revolution (Part 1)
After discussing the French Revolution, the narrator addresses the slave rebellion in Saint-Domingue in August 1791. He details the political and economic connections between the citizen revolution in France and the slave revolution in modern-day Haiti, including the (unsuccessful) revolt and execution of Vincent Oge in February 1791.
27 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 32 Downloads
Napoleon and the Wars of the First and Second Coalitions
After a brief summary of Napoleon's conquests and the coalitions against which he fought, this video details his emergence as Emperor and a major superpower in Europe. It summarizes main points about Napoleon, including his trail through Egypt and back into France, and his appointment as first Consul.
13 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 9 Downloads
The Pursuit of Excellence
Who doesn’t love French pastries and the idea of hard work? Discover different philosophies on hard work, and the skills of French pastry chefs as the documentary concerning the “Best Craftsmen in France” or Meilleures Ouvriers de France is viewed and discussed.
7th - 12th Language Arts 17 Views 26 Downloads