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The Lessons of 1704
The eight lessons in the inquiry-based media literacy unit “The Lessons of 1704” introduce upper elementary scholars to the factors that contributed to the growth of inter-group hostilities among the French, English, and Native Americans...
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Global History and Geography Regents Examinations
Finding tests that assess global history and geography knowledge can be challenging, but here's a resource that solves the problem. Last updated in January 2018, the exams ask scholars to analyze charts, primary sources, and graphic...
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Crash Course Theater and Drama
Forsooth! Here’s a collection that has everything you ever wanted to know about the theater and drama—everyone from Aristotle to Chikamatsu, from Moliere to Shakespeare to Williams. From Banraku to Zaju, every type from comedy to...
Twice Upon a Time: Multi-Cultural Cinderella
Engage your learners in a cross-cultural study by having them read, compare, and contrast various Cinderella stories from different cultures around the world. From this exercise, they will learn that plot element can seem different, but...
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,...
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...
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...
University of the Desert
What Are the Possible Causes of Cultural Misunderstanding?
Why do cultural misunderstandings happen? What causes stereotypes, and what is dangerous about them? After viewing some possible explanations to these questions provided by young adults around the world, your learners will discuss how...
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...
French 101: A Musical Introduction
Bonjour! Comment ça-va? Introduce your language learners to French by playing the song "Parce Qu'on Vient de Loin." They attempt to describe what the song says and learn some basic French greetings like bonjour, au revoir, je m'appelle,...
Recognizing How Another Culture Differs From One's Own
Students determine what it means to be on time. In this cultural comparisons lesson plan, students compare the notion of punctuality between the United States and Guinea. Students read "Being on Time," by Kimberly Ross and discuss the...
Un Séjour à Paris
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...
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Languages as Reflection of Cultures and Civilizations: French Speaking Countries
Expand your class's vision of the French-speaking world by conducting this research project. Pupils focus on building 21st-century skills while they look up information about a French country and put together presentations.
Ozark Folk Culture and Geography in the Mountain View, Arkansas Area
Upper grade through early high schoolers develop an understanding of Ozark culture, and the geography of the Ozark Plateau. They study place, location, human environmental impacts, and movement. This interesting plan incorporates muic,...
National Endowment for the Humanities
Mexican Culture and History through Its National Holidays
Young historians have an opportunity to study the complex history and culture of Mexico by learning about several holidays: The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Dia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe), The Day of the Dead (El Dia de los...
Culinary Culture: French Grammar
Review the conditional form and French articles while talking about French cuisine. Learners complete sentences with the correct article or verb in the conditional tense. There's also an exercise that requires learners to know the...
Take a glimpse into the French-speaking world with this reference page. Provided here are 274 mini-biographies for various Francophones. The lives of poets, playwrights, and teachers, among others, is detailed here, just simply click...
International Festival: France
Students explore French culture. In this cross-curriculum social studies lesson plan, students listen to Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans and identify words and landmarks associated with France. Students pronounce several phrases in French,...
La Tour Eiffel- A History
Why was the Eiffel Tower built? When? What is its significance to the French people? Intermediate and early advanced French readers explore a page-long passage and complete the reading comprehension questions that follow. Consider posing...
La prise de la Bastille: fête national de la France
What is Bastille Day? While the United States celebrates July 4th, the French celebrate their independence on July 14th. This reading passage contains information about the holiday, and reading comprehension questions follow. There's...
Who is Claude Monet? Read about one of the most famous French artists of all time. After reading the page-long passage, readers answer seven multiple-choice questions that follow. Consider also including a question of your own that...
A Collage of Canada
Learners explore geography and culture of Canada. They play game that involves reviewing materials and answering questions about Canada, and create posters and brochures about life in Canada.
Self and Photography
Eleventh graders, after investigating and studying self, family, friends, etc. by taking pictures of their daily life, assess basic photography skills that reflect aspects of their culture. They review those aspects and write a...
Compare the Presidents
How are Nicolas Sarkozy and Barack Obama similar? How are they different? Look at two visual representations of them; what kind of first impression does they give you? After comparing the presidents, learners complete a proverb matching...