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ARTivité pour la Fête des mères – chore bouquet craftivity for French class. Vous pouvez utiliser cette artivité dans la classe de français avant la Fête des mères, dans une unité des actes de bonté gratuits, ou quand vous discutez des tâches ménagères. Vos élèves prépareront un bouquet de fleurs en papier afin de le donner à une femme dans leur vie.
French oral production practice chain game. New Year's Eve / New Year's Day themed. Teaching about le Nouvel An & its traditions? This ready to print & cut out activity is great for building vocabulary in #CoreFrench or scaffolded review in #FI classes. Available as part of a value-added bundle too!
Book companion for francophone novel Case mensonge provides opportunity to discuss French culture in Guadeloupe or the Antilles in intermediate French Immersion class, & issues related to quality of life. Questions for each chapter, along with detailed answer keys. Key vocabulary is offered on student-ready handout pages per chapter. There is a reference section, listing vocab by chapter (in chronological order). There is also an alphabetical list. 10 “Big Idea” inquiry questions included.
Use this set of 6 French vocabulary presentations to preteach & review the chapter book by François Gravel "Les pouvoirs de Super Hakim" in your Junior French immersion or Junior-Intermediate Core French class. Bundled or as individual chapters to try. Google Slides format & MS Powerpoint files available. Includes Teaching Notes to successfully engage & evaluate (anecdotally, via observations) your students' prior knowledge or learning, using this resource by Teaching FSL.
During Distance Learning or emergency remote instruction it's still possible to get your French immersion students or high school Core French to practice expressing themselves in French regularly! This resource provides everything you need to establish and maintain a digital French journal with your...
Do you teach French Immersion? Add engagement and authenticity to your oral program with this complete debate resource for the #Frimm classroom! Printable posters to display. Google-platform ready rubric OR printable, based on Ontario curriculum, but applicable anywhere. Have FSL students read, write AND speak interactively in the target language.
Lead French immersion students/Extended French class through a novel (Au pas camarade, Branded in English), working on vocabulary & reading comprehension, with chances to discuss (or write & share) their opinions & thoughts on social justice issues, such as Fair Trade, consumerism, being true to yourself, school uniform policies & youth activism. Includes material to explore literary devices in French, email as a text form, the conditional tense (le conditionnel). #frimm étude du roman #Canada
Enseignez-vous le français? Save the date for the fourth annual #FSLGRA (French as a second Language Global Read Aloud)! Begins October 2021. Books selected for multiple levels of FLA students. Order your books now & start planning, if you like! Or wait til fall arrives & Back to school begins. Great way to hook your #FSL students on reading actual French books & using them as a springboard to communicate & collaboarate! It's FREE. It's non-commercial & it's collaborative!
As part of the #FSLGRA, here are FREE French task cards. Review aspects of the past tense (imparfait & passé composé) with the novel Chroniques post-apocalyptiques d'une enfant sage. Download them from my blog, where I explain a little bit, OR from the FSLGRA resource sharing doc directly. They come with a student response sheet. Use them in a covid-friendly way by projecting task cards on the screen, if your students aren't allowed movement around the classroom as they might otherwise.
Enseigner le FLS? Faire les débats dans votre programme d'immersion française. (Français langue seconde, niveau moyen) Try debates in your French immersion class! This package includes everything you need & will be updated soon, this summer (2021). Includes everything you need to give it a try - rubrics, teaching notes, student handouts (in French), posters as reminders of the debate rules & etiquette/norms, even proposed topics!
Teach French to second or additional language learners? Then you'll definitiely be interested in checking out the FREE non-commercial, collaborative French as a Second Language Global Read Aloud. We're beginning our Fourth Annual cycle. Free resources created and curated by French Teachers for their FSL classes can be found in the Resources tab for prior years' selections as well. Please feel free to continue to build on & use our compilation!
Elementary Core French long range plans ready to print for your principal. Principals, if you have a new teacher who needs support, coming in at the last minute, this will help meet all of the Ontario French Curriculum expectations. There are separate sections for grade 4 - grade 8. Diagnostic (Assessment for Learning), Formative (Assessment as Learning) and summative (Assessment of Learning) is all mapped out, with scaffolding, following the zone of proximal development, along with links …
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Use inquiry learning, at a deeper level, across the French immersion subjects you teach! This set of digital or printable posters detail the various aspects of inquiry learning & some student resource supports to help them along the path! Teaching FSL #frimm #onted #enquete #inquiry
Est-ce que votre classe adore la chanson de Black M « Le plus fort du monde? » autant que la mienne l’a aimée? Donc ils s’amuseront beaucoup avec cette carte en français pour la fête des pères. Une fois terminée, ils peuvent l’apporter chez eux afin de la donner à leur propre papa. #frimm #fslchat #corefrench
Use this set of 6 French vocabulary presentations to preteach & review the chapter book by François Gravel "Les pouvoirs de Super Hakim" in your Junior French immersion or Junior-Intermediate Core French class. Bundled or as individual chapters to try. Google Slides format & MS Powerpoint files available. Includes teaching notes for successfully engaging & evaluating (anecdotally, via observations) your students' prior knowledge or learning, using this resource. Teaching FSL.