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Students discover how cheese in France is made. Using the internet, they read articles about the importance of cheese in the French culture. They identify the various French cheeses and locate the areas in France that manufacture cheese on a map. They also categorize the cheeses according to the type of milk used.
Students 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.
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. They research flights, hotels, etc. A fun twist would be to assign each person a different budget. Then, when each person presents his or her trip, the rest of the class could see what kind of trip one would take under several different financial constraints.
Oh la la! J'ai mal à la tête! Teach your Francophones different body parts by setting up your classroom like a doctor's office. Instead of having a doll, as suggested, consider having each class member draw a card at the beginning of class with different vocabulary terms (there could be more than one card for different body parts). Then, pantomime different ailments and have kids stand up or raise their cards when they hear their body part called. Step-by-step instructions are included here.
Students complete the lesson, "Tout le monde est a table," and calculate in miles and kilometers using the world map scale, the distance each product has traveled. They record the distances on graphs and calcuate how long it took by plane for the product to reach its final destination.