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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 12 Views 57 Downloads
The Landscape of France
Pupils 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
Forms of Government Project
From the United Kingdom's constitutional monarchy to the dictatorship of North Korea, this is a very simple project that will help your class members gain a better understanding of different forms of government that exist around the world. Learners design a poster board in which they must include a map, related current event, government structure, and demographic information of a particular foreign government.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 33 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
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
Young scholars 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
International Festival: France
Students explore French culture. In this cross-curriculum social studies lesson plan, 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
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
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 22 Views 39 Downloads
WWII - Hitler Invades France
After securing Poland and Czechoslovakia, Adolf Hitler orders his troops into France. It is within days that Paris is occupied and France is divided. Hitler is on an all-time high here, after so many smooth acquisitions.
8 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 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 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Bon Voyage! Buon Viaggio! Buen Viaje!
They always say a good writer, writes what they know. Before writing and acting out a script about life in one of three countries, learners fully research and examine culture, language, and stereotypes. In groups they choose to reasearch and write about either France, Italy, or Spain.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 9 Downloads
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
Can't Live With 'Em, Can't Live Without 'Em
Learners compare/contrast the factors that create strong relationships between countries, researching the evolving relationship between Britain and France. They create a scrapbook that documents the major events in the history of Britain and France.
6th - 12th Science 3 Views 21 Downloads
City Life In Europe
Students explore Paris. In this geography skills lesson plan, students watch "City Life in Europe," and conduct further research on the city of Paris and the country of France. Students create postcards that feature Parisian landmarks.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 13 Views 62 Downloads