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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 91 Views 154 Downloads
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 31 Views 94 Downloads
1917 French Posters
What was French life like in the later years of World War I? With this as your guiding question, International Baccalaureate classes will study the 10 French posters and answer a variety of questions (in French). Although not all of the links posted work correctly, the questions are accessible.
11th - 12th Languages 8 Views 8 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 42 Views 71 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 13 Views 64 Downloads
Twice Upon a Time: Multi-cultural Cinderella
Third graders read and compare and contrast various Cinderells stories from different cultures around the world. For this Cinderella lesson, 3rd graders learn that plot element can seem different but serve the same purpose. Students gain inight into how different culture's are unique.
3rd Language Arts 31 Views 169 Downloads
French Fairy Tales
La Belle et la Bête! Read the original fairy tale with your Francophones and watch a brief clip from the 1940s film version. As an extension, have learners work in small groups or individually to create a comic book representation of the major events.
9th - 12th Languages 14 Views 80 Downloads
Spring French Project
Combine research, history, French, and art with an exploration of French castles. Pupils select a castle, research and write a two-page report on the history of the castle, create a PowerPoint presentation with images, and come up with visual or physical representation of the chosen castle.
6th - 12th Languages 11 Views 9 Downloads
International Festival: France
Young scholars explore French culture. In this cross-curriculum social studies lesson, students listen to Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans and identify words and landmarks associated with France. Young scholars pronounce several phrases in French, observe and manipulate French coins, and play Charades.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 21 Views 62 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
What Impact did European Explorers have on the Native American Culture?
Engage your fifth graders in a Socratic discussion on the impact European explorers had on Native American culture. Everything is outlined in a highly structured fashion, from what the teacher does, to what the student does. The lesson focuses on students reading and using the included informational text to compose an essay.
5th Language Arts 119 Views 166 Downloads CCSS: Designed
How Did Jazz Music During the 1920’s Reflect a Change of Culture for America?
Music and culture are intimately linked. Ask your learners to find connections between jazz and the culture of the 1920s though a jigsaw activity and writing assignment. All pupils read one of three articles and get together in mixed groups to create posters that represent the similarities and differences between the articles.
6th - 8th Language Arts 137 Views 169 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 28 Views 39 Downloads
Lesson: A Collage of Cultures
The blanket being analyzed here seems simple and plain, but it reflects the culture and geography of the people who made it. Learners critically examine the influence geography and culture had on the creation of the blanket and on themselves.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 25 Views 101 Downloads
AP French Final Project
Close out a year of advanced placement French with a mostly self-guided research and presentation project. Individuals propose their own topics, write lengthy reports, and present their information. All of this is done in French. This assignment page includes more specific requirements and point breakdowns, as well as basic guidelines for posting work online.
11th - 12th Languages 5 Views 3 Downloads
Self and Photography
Eleventh graders, after investigating and studying self, family, friends, etc. by taking pictures of their daily life, assess basic photography skills that reflect aspects of their culture. They review those aspects and write a self-descriptive narration of their work.
11th Languages 12 Views 17 Downloads
French 101: A Musical Introduction
Bonjour! Comment ça-va? Introduce your language learners to French by playing the song "Parce Qu'on Vient de Loin." They attempt to describe what the song says and learn some basic French greetings like bonjour, au revoir, je m'appelle, and enchanté.
6th Languages 7 Views 8 Downloads
New Review The Cultural Geography of Australia, Oceana, and Antarctica
What people groups originally settled in Australia and Oceania, and how do their geography and history affect the regions' cultural makeup? Here you'll find a traditional textbook chapter covering these topics, including informational text, comprehension and discussion questions, images, and map activities.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 25 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Un Séjour à Paris
Everyone dreams of going to Paris! Challenge your advanced French speakers to really get to know the city of lights. They use the plethora of worksheets provided to really explore the monuments, museums, and shops of Paris. They use a comparison chart to record prices for various activities and they decide which places they'd visit.
10th - 12th Languages 4 Views 31 Downloads
Louisiana and Canada: Understanding Acadian Cultural connections
Ninth graders investigate why Acadians moved to Lousiana. In this geography instructional activity, 9th graders research the migration of Acadian to Louisiana and how that influenced the culture. Students analyze a list of cultural and physical characteristics of Canada and find those present in Louisiana.
9th Social Studies & History 7 Views 42 Downloads