French Pronunciation Teacher Resources
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Explore rhyming in this phonemic awareness and French instructional activity. Listen to the poem "J'Adore la Pizza" by Karen Kransky and identify rhyming words. Compare grapheme spelling patterns with like phonemes, and sort word cards according to rhyming patterns. Finally, complete a related worksheet.
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. Get them started by learning vocabulayr words in context.
Students review the most recent vocabulary list of French words. Using literature by Victor Hugo and Guy de Maupassant, they discover the history and culture of France. Using a map and the text, they locate the cities and regions of the country to end the lesson.
Interesting facts and historical anecdotes are peppered throughout this video, which covers the beginnings of the French Revolution of 1789. The narrator guides viewers through the timeline and events of the French Revolution with colorful, animated annotation and several relevant pictures and maps. He also makes an aside to establish the context of Europe at the time, including the influence of the Holy Roman Empire.
New Review Core French Rubrics
Use these eight rubrics to inspire and grade eight different French projects that incorporate composition and presentation, and sometimes illustration. Each rubric includes a brief description of the project and project requirements. French language learners are graded for written work and oral presentation skills on a scale from developing (not yet within expectations) to strong (exceeds expectations).
Bien sûr this is a great app! Your French language learners will want to snatch up a tablet and practice their vocabulary all the time. With nine entertaining games, the app will teach pupils necessary vocabulary and phrases in a jiffy.
Build vocabulary, fluency and confidence in your French speakers by having them participate in some of these engaging activities. Several suggestions are given, but you will have to design the actual lesson yourself.
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.
Students identify rhyming words in the French language. In this French rhyming words lesson, 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.
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. They include as many expressions as possible.
Learners use clothing vocabulary while visiting online French clothing catalogs. They purchase articles of clothing and create a spreadsheet where they record the cost of each article purchased. Students visit a currency exchange rate website and figure the exchange rate of Euros to American dollars.
Cocorico! Wake up your pupils' French with a well-known story. The story, provided in both English and French, is designed to build fluency and help kids progress quickly in French.
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.
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. This will help them recognize the French word(s) for each family member.
Introduce your intermediate French speakers to the future tense with this plan. The plan is broken up into teacher tasks and student tasks, making it clear and easy to understand. There are also three worksheets included, but only one focuses on the future tense. It appears some of the information comes from the Holt French 3 book.
Est-ce que ton animal grand ou petit? Pair up your beginning French speakers for a game of Pet Guess Who! Using pet advertisements from newspapers or the Internet, pairs try to guess what kind of animal their partner has. Also, use the list of pet vocabulary provided to create a PowerPoint to introduce your class to the new vocabulary terms. A grammar worksheet is also attached, but these exercises might be too advanced for a beginning class.
Learners become familiar with basic French cafémenu items by viewing pictures of various foods and drinks and identifying them in French, and practice proper pronunciation by ordering foods in French, while taking turns role playing customers and café waitstaff.
Young scholars study color words in English, French, and Spanish. They examine the spelling and pronunciation before they practice saying them. Next, they make a matching game using art supplies. For each color word they write, they use the proper color writing implement. Finally, they play the matching game.
Learners are introduced to the French language. Individually, they are given an index card in which they fill out their information and then introduce themselves to their classmates using key phrases. They also identify their family members and what types of housing they reside in. In groups, they review the numbers and the alphabet.
Students study the importance of the Storyteller in ancient times as well as in modern times. They realize that this is an art essential to the development and evolution of the mind and that today more than ever we need to rely on Storytelling to fight the mental passivity resulting from the use and abuse of TV.