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Welcome to the café! Introduce beginning French speakers to food-related vocabulary and using the conditional tense to place an order. This plan gets your kids up and moving. They look at French menus, identify quantity expressions (like de la and du), and then play a game using their new vocabulary words.
8th - 9th Languages 33 Views 68 Downloads
Lesson Plan 11: Beginnings
Every good novel needs a solid beginning! Setting the stage can have your budding authors stumped, so use this lesson to get them thinking. After examining the plot rollercoaster image (included) they consider the four places their story could start: beginning, inciting incident, middle, and end.
5th - 9th Language Arts 115 Views 167 Downloads
Splendide Californie French Artists’ Impressionsof the Golden State, 1786-1900
There is a lot to learn from art. This teacher's guide provides you with extensive background information, activities, and a scripted commentary to accompany a slide show on French artists in California during the Gold Rush Period. The slide show is not provided but image information is, along with an activity to be completed for each image show.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
The French Revolution
Young scholars examine the causes and the results of the French Revolution. They study the role of the French monarchy (specifically Marie-Antoinette) and the role of the people (le Tiers-Etat) immediately before and during the French Revolution.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 11 Downloads
Can't Live With 'Em, Can't Live Without 'Em
Young scholars 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
The French Revolution
Students understand the basic political events of the French Revolution, broken down into four stages, and the shifts of power during each stage. They examine how the members of the Third Estate gained not only political but also economic and social power while the First and Second Estates lost power.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 36 Views 195 Downloads
The War in the South, 1778–1781
The second in a three-part look at the Revolutionary War focuses the years from 1778 through 1781 and zooms in on military operations in the southern colonies, the French alliance, and the role African-Americans played in events. Class members examine primary source documents, and their interactive maps created in the previous lesson, to determine why the British attempt to move the battlefield into the South proved unsuccessful.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Getting to Know You
High schoolers are introduced to the French language. Individually, they are given an index card in which they fill out their information and then introduce themselves to their classmates using key phrases. They also identify their family members and what types of housing they reside in.
9th - 12th Languages 18 Views 63 Downloads
Teaching A Tale of Two Cities
Ninth graders read "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. In groups, they analyze the opinions of various philosophers on the French Revoluion. To end the lesson, they take all the information gathered during their readings and write a paper on their own position.
9th Language Arts 4 Views 24 Downloads
Pre-AP Strategies for French Language and Culture
Build vocabulary, fluency and confidence in your French speakers by having them participate in some of these engaging activities. Several suggestions are given, but you will have to design the actual lesson yourself.
9th - 12th Languages 18 Views 95 Downloads
Oú est la cuisine? Several activities are suggested here to develop and further vocabulary acquisition for your beginning French speakers. They draw pictures of different rooms in a house and place objects around the room. Then, using prepositions, they describe where the objects are located.
6th - 9th Languages 24 Views 91 Downloads
Discovering the Food Culture of the French
Draw from learners' background knowledge to discuss differences and similarities between French and American food culture. Then encourage learners to explore the internet to create a comprehensive Venn Diagram detailing their research. If you're feeling adventurous, invite your young chefs to prepare a French meal!
9th - 10th Languages 5 Views 17 Downloads
Beginning French speakers need oral practice! Create partner pairs and distribute a copy of this packet to each group. As partner A reads a question, partner B uses the picture clues to craft an answer. Then, partner B reads a question, and partner A responds.
6th - 8th Languages 3 Views 9 Downloads
Les Métiers (Jobs and Professions)
Work a few of these activities into your unit on jobs and professions for beginning French speakers. This teacher's guide focuses on feminine and masculine word endings, and introduces the teacher to different opportunities for oral practice.
6th - 9th Languages 12 Views 50 Downloads