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New! My Big Fat Greek Olympics
The Olympic Games are indeed a significant and far-reaching cultural component in our international community today, but from where do they originate? Where do our traditions stem from, and how do we choose the sports that constitute this momentous event? Learners begin this lesson plan sequence by reading the historical background of the Olympics and discovering terms and imagery associated with Greek stories. Then, working in groups, they develop advertising pitches for a product or person that could be promoted by the use of a Greek name or symbol. In the second activity, class members compare and contrast the ancient and modern Olympic Games, and form an Olympic committee to determine the pentathlon of games to be included in a mock Olympic game day.
"Youth Obesity: Schools Fight Back” Language Arts Lesson Plan
Kids fight obesity by comparing the USDA food intake suggestions to what they personally consume throughout the day. They watch a video, read texts, and explore related vocabulary which they use as they compose an oral presentation. Hand outs and video links are included.
Fourth graders identify different French products and the materials used to create them. They compare the French products to those that are made in America in order to show the differences in the two cultures.
Les Cartes "Au Poisson"
Seventh graders engage in the study of the French language in order to learn the words needed to play "Go Fish". They use cooperative learning in small groups to practice the words while being engaged in the playing of the card game.
Une Salle de Classe Ideale
Students determine the names for classroom objects in French using various TPR strategies. They locate objects named in French and play classroom object Bingo, recalling the words on each card in French.
La Vie en Cave!
Students explain the purpose of cave paintings and rock art, identify some of the animals that roamed France in prehistoric times, appreciate the methods used by ancient civilization to create cave and rock art, and use appropriate French words related to cave exploration.
'Hastings' and the English Language
Follow the development of the English language from its Anglo-Saxon roots. Various Germanic, Roman, and French words helped form our English vocabulary and are incorporated into this quiz. See how well you know the beginnings of English words with 10 multiple-choice questions.
Fifth graders are exposed to French vocabulary by identifying objects in the classroom. In this 5-day Foreign Language lesson plan, 5th graders practice vocabulary orally during the week using flashcards and have a quiz at the end of the week.
French Halloween Flashcard Game
Avez-vous une sorci dans la cuisine? Cut out these cards and play go-fish with your French learners! Practice adjectives, prepositions, and Halloween vocabulary. So fun!
“Double Double Speak Speak”
Bilateral suborbital hematoma? Call an audible? 404? Have fun with “the twittering or warbling of birds,” or as 14th century French speakers would say, have fun with “jargon.” Groups match specialized jargon with plain speech, decode elevated jargon (Coruscate, coruscate, minuscule nuclear explosion/How I ponder the nature of your existence) or translate song lyrics into standard English. The final discussion focuses on the advantages of using slang or jargon.
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. There's also a fun role-play activity that has learners step into the place of a presenter on a TV cooking show.
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. It doesn't actually have the answers for the exercises in their packets, but it does give some helpful reminders for the teacher.
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. Example dialogues are included.
The Family (La Famille)
Here's the teacher guide to a unit on family and family vocabulary. Sift through the ideas (a pre-test, instructional activity 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. This will help them recognize the French word(s) for each family member.
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The panda returns again to give early elementary learners a peak into French nouns, verbs, and phrases related to eating and drinking, playtime, and household items. Easy to play with plenty of verbal cues, it provides a safe, supportive platform for learning basic vocabulary.
Petanque: A Lawn Game
Third graders play the popular French game, Petanque.
Kitty: Cat Vocabulary
In this cat vocabulary worksheet, students complete a 6 question on-line interactive exercise. From a list of vocabulary words, students fill in the missing words in a story about a cat.
In this online interactive vocabulary skills worksheet, students answer 15 multiple choice questions regarding the vocabulary words that are related to one another. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
In this online interactive vocabulary worksheet, students respond to 11 fill in the blank questions regarding airport vocabulary. Students may check their answers immediately.
Sports Verbs and Vocabulary
In this sport vocabulary learning exercise, students determine which words in a set identify team, individual and opponent sports, match sports, equipment and sports verbs and read short passages to determine sports being played. Questions have multiple components.