French Communication Teacher Resources
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Ah, Impressionism, one of the most studied genres of art. High schoolers study the works of the major French Impressionist painters: Renoir, Monet, Degas, Gauguin, Seurat, ToulouseLautrec, Utrillo, Pissarro, Cassatt, Morisot, and Caillebotte.
10th - 12th Languages 35 Views 98 Downloads
French and Family
Where is France? Interest young learners in exploring France, French language, and French culture. They identify similarities and differences between French and American families, speak the French words for family members, analyze maps, and explore various websites.
K - 2nd Languages 99 Views 154 Downloads
Lesson: Communication Through Clothing
As we all know, some clothing has a way of letting us know a little something about the person wearing it. Kids explore the idea that clothing can be a form of communication and artistic expression. They analyze a Native American textile piece with regard to the message it conveys.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 33 Downloads
Lesson: French Revolution and Visual Language of Power
Take a look at the French Revolution and neo-classic art, then compare it to current social issues and contemporary art. Kids analyze several pieces painted by Jacques-Louis David in regard to style and subject then compare them to pieces painted by Kehinde Wiley's modern representations.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 30 Views 39 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 25 Views 91 Downloads
French: One-Sided Telephone Conversations
Allo? Qui est-ce? Hone the listening skills of your Francophiles by simulating telephone conversations. After reviewing basic french telephone expressions (some are included here), they conduct two conversations per day for one week. A rubric is included for learners to assess themselves.
10th - 12th Languages 12 Views 35 Downloads
Empire to Independence
Here is a wonderful presentation, perfect for setting the stage for the Revolutionary War. Containing great information and images, it acts as a timeline of events starting with the French Indian War and ending with the dawn of the American Revolution.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 50 Views 137 Downloads
Understanding Cyberbullying - Virtual vs. Physical Worlds
Spend a few days discussing cyberbullying with your class. Opening discussion questions get the conversation started while quotes and articles continue thoughtful dialogue. Small group activities and role-play scenarios extend the practical application, helping learners see the real-life implications of their behavior.
7th - 8th 21st Century Skills 34 Views 78 Downloads
New Review The French and Indian War: The War That Shaped America’s Destiny
How would a Frenchman, Englishman, and Native American have each viewed the French and Indian War? Your young historians will learn about their unique perspectives and the war as a whole through a role-playing activity, engaging introductory video, and detailed informational texts and worksheets.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 64 Views 43 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
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 43 Views 71 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
The Family (La Famille)
Here's the teacher guide to a unit on family and family vocabulary. Sift through the ideas (a pre-test, lesson activity, and closing activity are all included), and include them in your own unit. Since visual connections are a great way to reach beginning language learners, definitely encourage your class to bring in family portraits, as suggested.
6th - 9th Languages 33 Views 93 Downloads
Describe and Compare: Teacher Edition
Note: This is the teacher's guide to Pimsleur's French lesson called "Describe & Compare." The guide discusses the lesson's purpose, objectives, and designed learning outcomes. It presents information on each of the activities the class is asked to complete in their packet.
8th - 9th Languages 11 Views 29 Downloads
"The Beaches of Agnes": Planning a Video Self Portrait
Agnes Varda’s autobiographical “The Beaches of Agnes,” models for young filmmakers the cinematic self-portrait. Far from “old and plump,” Varda is a giant of filmmaking and will inspire your pupils. After watching a clip of this famous French woman, class members create a storyboard for their own reflection on a place, relationship, or experience of personal importance.
11th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
J'ai mal à la tête! (I have a headache!) -- Health Expressions in French
Oh, no! Everyone is getting sick! Young French speakers use French expressions regarding physical health, some of which are idioms. With the use of health expressions provided in the lesson plan, pairs work together to write stories that they can also act out as skits.
K - 4th Languages 18 Views 85 Downloads
Who was Louis Braille, and what was his famous invention? Read this passage with your French classes to explore an early French inventor. After completing the two-page reading, learners answer multiple-choice questions and a series of short answer questions.
6th - 8th Languages 14 Views 65 Downloads
How many different hobbies can you name in French? Using this question, French classes are asked to list as many hobbies as they can. Although the activities themselves are not included in this teacher guide, you could create them yourself using the descriptions.
6th - 9th Languages 13 Views 42 Downloads
Les contes explicatifs
Students read short stories and legends from the Contes et legendes du monde francophone reader. They read the story on the Internet and follow the links to information on Gabon . They relate the stories in their own words in French and act out the stories to show comprehension of the differences between them.
10th - 12th Languages 11 Views 22 Downloads
It's Important to Communicate Well
Review the 3 R's to stop bullying: recognize, refuse, report. Teach young ones the differences between being assertive and being passive or aggressive. A multiple choice worksheet of various scenarios allows for discussion and two other handouts are included listing ways to be assertive.
5th - 8th Health 8 Views 53 Downloads