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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).
9th - 12th Languages 12 Views 10 Downloads
Looking at French Decorative Arts: Makers of Nothing, Sellers of Everything
Students imagine they are a 'marchand-mercier' (or salesman) and write a persuasive letter to sell French items. In this art analysis lesson, students identify the role of a 'marchand-mercier' and write a three-paragraph letter to sell items to a client.
7th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Paris Film and Places To Go
Students practice using the internet in order to investigate how to choose movies for viewing in Paris and how to find a location. This done using a specific website. They also review vocabulary related to different genres of art and film.
9th - 12th Languages 3 Views 24 Downloads
Although this lesson was written to use Express Magazine, it could easily be done with a different source. Pupils write on topics of their choosing, using vocabulary and phrases selected by the teacher. They then create their own vocabulary lists using words and phrases from various sources.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Similarities Between African Folktales And French Folktales
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.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
Looking at French Decorative Arts
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 instructional activity, 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.
7th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 10 Downloads
Students demonstrate their understanding of French text by correctly filling in a chart, and by responding to questions. They demonstrate an understanding of French adjectives by using appropriate written forms of adjectives when describing a partner's handwriting.
9th - 12th Languages 13 Views 41 Downloads
New Review Father and Son
Explore word relationships and the relationships between people with an interesting lesson. Learners practice pairing words that typically go together and write brief narratives using these words. They then go through a similar process, but move to a discussion about the relationship between father and son that leads into a short film.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
19th & 20th Century Composers: Exoticism
VH1 Music Studio has put out another great lesson plan that incorporates analysis, compare/contrast, and musical terminology. Kids will listen to the song "Habanera" considering the use of specific instruments in evoking a sense of location.
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 14 Downloads
There's No Place Like Home
Have your class compare and contrast the characteristics of the planets. First, they label a diagram of the Earth. Then, they identify the characteristics of other planets. Finally, they compare the planets, and share which would be the best to colonize.
6th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
"The Beaches of Agnes": Planning a Video Self Portrait
Agnes Varda’s autobiographical “The Beaches of Agnes,” models for young filmmakers the cinematic self-portrait. Far from “old and plump,” Varda is a giant of filmmaking and will inspire your pupils. After watching a clip of this famous French woman, class members create a storyboard for their own reflection on a place, relationship, or experience of personal importance.
11th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Mickalene Thomas: Origin of the Universe
Modern art is great to experience because it brings contemporary issues into everyday conversation. Upper graders consider the work of Mickalene Thomas, an artist that uses photo collage techniques to capture the beauty of African American women in today's society.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
NGA Kids Inside Scoop Spring 2007
Students become familiar with the work of Claude Monet and his garden paintings. In this Monet lesson, students compare the garden works of Claude Monet. Students examine pictures for the colors in his paintings. Students complete a word search to find the English and French names of the colors.
K - 8th Science 3 Views 17 Downloads
Compare and Contrast Photograph Art
Take a trip down Pearblossom Highway with this lesson about comparing and contrasting. Using David Hockney's Pearblossom Hwy and another image of the same highway (photograph or other image), young scholars compare and contrast the two artworks showing the same image.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 19 Views 62 Downloads
The Northern Renaissance
Differentiating between Northen European art and Italian art, these slides detail the intricacies of art during the Renaissance. Flemish, French, German, and English art, as well as the art of the "Low Countries" (Austria, Spain, and Greece) are featured in rich, brilliant colors.
7th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 29 Views 91 Downloads