French Alphabet Teacher Resources
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Ancient Refuge in the Holy Land - International Phonetic Alphabet
High schoolers research the uses and symbols of the International Phonetic Alphabet. They complete a worksheet to translate and transcribe phrases of English into the International Phonetic Alphabet.
Secret Writing Devices
Elementary and middle schoolers explore the world of secret writing, otherwise known as cryptography. After an interesting introduction to the activity, learners utilize a decoder badge which uses the St. Cyr cipher - which is a cipher named after a French military academy where it was taught in the 1800s. Everyone learns how to construct his very own secret message using the decoder badge. The innovative instructional activity has everything you need to successfully implement it with your class.
Rites of Passage: Initiation Masks in French Speaking Black Africa
Students examine African cultures through the study of masks in the initiation ceremonies in French speaking black Africa. They analyze masks, and create their own masks.
How Has Colonialism Led to Multilingualism in Africa
Prepare yourself for a top-notch presentation on colonialism in Africa! Discussed are the reasons for African multilingualism. Maps and a country-by-country look at various colonists that made their mark on the African continent are explored. A case study and look at the effects of colonialism are covered in sociolinguistic terms. Remember that language houses culture and the shifts seen therein.
Primary learners will make posters, trace letters, and eat letter cereal, all to learn about the alphabet. They will also go on a scavenger hunt around the room looking for letters. This resources has lots of ideas for bringing about letter recognition. The audience is geared more towards preschoolers, but could be easily adapted for older students.
Create an Illuminated Alphabet Word Book
Young scholars create a class alphabet book. In this letter recognition lesson, students use line and color to draw an object whose name begins with a specific letter. Young scholars use adjectives to create a sentence describing the object or animal. Students may use the resource, Plant and Animal Alphabet Coloring Book for inspiration.
"K" Letter Ideas
Students practice with the letter K and use the Internet to help them expand their usage of "K" words.
Finding Rhyming Words in a French Poem
Explore rhyming in this phonemic awareness and French lesson. Listen to the poem "J'Adore la Pizza" by Karen Kransky and identify rhyming words. Compare grapheme spelling patterns with like phonemes, and sort word cards according to rhyming patterns. Finally, complete a related worksheet.
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It's much easier to learn a new alphabet when you can repeatedly listen to each letter pronounced by a native speaker. Pupils will enjoy tapping away to hear French letters aloud, and later, to identify each of these letters when spoken.
Learners explore alphabetical order. In this language arts lesson, students are given a list of twenty vegetables and complete a worksheet putting the names of these vegetables in alphabetical order.
The Alphabet is Historic: The Phoenicians, the Greeks, the Romans, and Us
Students review knowledge gained in the three previous lesson linked to this page.
Get Up Close and Personal: Margot Voorhies Thompson
Painting, printmaking, collage, calligraphy, and markmaking all in one work? Welcome to the world of Margot Voorhies Thompson. After viewing a PBS video about Thompson, emergent artists are encouraged to keep journals and sketchbooks, bits of artwork and doodling that they could later collage. The richly detailed plan includes activities, materials lists, resource links, assessments, extensions, and adaptations.
Getting to Know You
Learners 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. In groups, they review the numbers and the alphabet.
A Sense for Technology
Learners discuss American Sign Language. They work in pairs to review the fingerspelling alphabet and to spell a few common words. In addition. they work with a partner to practice signs for 10 different words related to a selected topic and perform a piece that uses those 10 signs.
Introduction to French
Seventh graders match alphabet letters to their corresponding French sound. In this beginning French lesson, 7th graders recite the letters of the alphabet in French, touch the corresponding letter when the teacher pronounces a sound, and find words spelled by the teacher in the French dictionary.
Finding Rhyming Words in a French Poem
Young scholars discover French letter sound combinations. They read a French poem in which they discover different combinations that rhyme. They continue the rhyming pattern by adding their own lines to the poem. They read their poem to the class to practice pronunciation.
"J'adore la pizza" by Karen Kransky: Finding rhyming words in a French Poem
Students identify rhyming words in the French language. In this French rhyming words lesson, students participate in a shared reading of the poem "J'adore la pizza" by Karen Kransky. Students complete a cloze activity on the poem, break the rhyming words into syllables, and write an expansion of the poem.
Students receive instruction on alphabetization. They use the worksheet and put the names of the various vegetables in alphabetical order. They then proceed and work independently to finish assignment.
Piercing the World of Silence
Students explore the sign language alphabet. They examine the difficulties faced by handicapped persons, and are introduced to Helen Keller, Anne Sullivan and The Miracle Worker.
The Archer and The Sun
First graders explore Chinese folktales. In this Chinese folktale lesson ,students read Chinese folktales, locate China on a map, and color the Chinese flag. Students are given sentence strips to hold and must arrange themselves in the correct order. Students also put words into alphabetical order.