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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 29 Views 92 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 67 Views 147 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 19 Views 35 Downloads
Exploring the Brasseries of Paris
Students read and comprehend materials written for French native speakers; use cognates and contextual visual clues to derive meaning from texts that contain unfamiliar words, expressions, and structures; identify subtleties of meaning through the use of learned vocabulary and structures.
9th - 12th Languages 4 Views 17 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 11 Views 33 Downloads
Students investigate the customs and culture of French-speaking countries. In this geography skills lesson, students research selected nations to learn about the culture, industries, lifestyles, and foods that are eaten there. Students create PowerPoint presentations that feature their findings.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 46 Downloads
Finding Rhyming Words in a French Poem
Students 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.
3rd - 5th Languages 4 Views 13 Downloads
"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 instructional activity, 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.
3rd - 5th Languages 16 Views 45 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
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 8 Views 78 Downloads
The Importance of Accurate Communications
Students interpret messages and examine how these messages change. In this communication lesson, students are given random sentences to communicate to members of the group, then students play a version of the game "Telephone" and look at how the message got more mixed up as more people were involved in its transmission.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 30 Downloads
Rites of Passage: Initiation Masks in French Speaking Black Africa
High schoolers 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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 22 Downloads
Looking at French Decorative Arts
Young scholars compare the role of a marchand-mercier to that of a modern-day business counterpart and write a persuasive letter. In this French art lesson, students discuss the role of the marchand-mercier in French design and role-play his position to write a persuasive letter to sell the Lit à la Polonaiseto a client.
7th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 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
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 15 Views 37 Downloads
Communicating with the World
Students practice their communication skills with people from other cultures. Using predetermined questions, they email their penpal and wait for their responses. They reflect on the value of the information given to them and complete an evaluation form.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads