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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 80 Views 151 Downloads
International Festival: France
Students explore French culture. For this cross-curriculum social studies lesson, students listen to Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans and identify words and landmarks associated with France. Students pronounce several phrases in French, observe and manipulate French coins, and play Charades.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 60 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 7 Views 7 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
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
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 41 Views 71 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
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 12 Views 63 Downloads
The Cajuns: Natives with a Difference!
Learners examine the immigrant experiences of various culture groups. Using this information, they work together to compare and contrast these experiences with those of the Cajuns. As a class, they define ethnic group and research the food, clothing, dance and holidays of the Cajuns.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 10 Views 31 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
Au Revoir to All That
Students take a close look at the president of France, In this French history lesson, students visit selected websites to take in French culture, investigate the 2005 riots, and predict what President Sarkozy's leadership may resemble.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Louisiana and Canada: Understanding Acadian Cultural connections
Ninth graders investigate why Acadians moved to Lousiana. In this geography lesson, 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 40 Downloads
Inuit Culture: The Family
Students examine the attributes of Inuit families. In this cultural practices activity, students read "Saqiyuq: Stories for the Lives of Three Inuit Women," and respond to 10 comprehension and critical thinking questions about the selection.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 38 Downloads
Twice Upon a Time: Multi-cultural Cinderella
Third graders read and compare and contrast various Cinderells stories from different cultures around the world. In this Cinderella instructional activity, 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 28 Views 168 Downloads
Culinary Culture Quiz
The French bake some of the most delectable treats in the world. After you've discussed the French food culture and French recipes with your class, give them this quiz to assess their understanding. After they read the cooking directions included, they identify their favorite meal and explain how it is prepared.
9th - 10th Languages 9 Views 27 Downloads