Primary French resources: basics

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Ce document contient: - 8 planches (fruits, légumes, animaux de la ferme, animaux du zoo, transports, lettres, nombres, jouets) - 48 images Personnellement, je présente 3 planches à la fois.

By Manon61r

French Classroom Objects: Learn and Consolidate

French Classroom Objects: Learn and Consolidate

24 files introducing classroom and school items. The vocabulary is split into 4 groups, introduced through the Powerpoints. There is then a worksheet and a wordsearch for each group of nouns. In each Powerpoint there is a grammar note for relating to indefinite and definite articles and plurals. Each worksheet and wordsearch is accompanied by an answer sheet. There is also a homework sheet for pupils to practice the vocabulary and a sheet for vocabulary notes (again with a completed version). This resource is a good first lesson in French as the vocabulary encompasses many sounds and highlights the differences between the singular and plural. I hope you find this helpful.

By lapoirebellehelene

GREETINGS AND PERSONAL INFORMATION IN FRENCH

GREETINGS AND PERSONAL INFORMATION IN FRENCH

This is a comprehensive and interactive PPT with 42 slides on greetings and personal information. The first part goes through the various ways of greetings, both formal and informal. The second part looks at how to ask and respond to a range of personal information: name, age, phone number, date of birth, where I live and come from, nationality, job, where you work. It is followed by some practice and a who's who game with pictures of famous people. It is suitable for KS3 students but I also found it very useful for KS4 students in preparation for the role-plays, as they often forget how to ask and respond properly to basic questions.

By jeromsauvin

RAGged blank wordlist

RAGged blank wordlist

Great for revision of vocab. A pre-coloured wordlist for words the pupils don't know (red), words they're not sure of (yellow/amber) and words they definitely know (green).

By TheMFLTeacher

Quiz-Quiz-Trade template

Quiz-Quiz-Trade template

Template for the popular 'Quiz-Quiz-Trade' activity. Students each have a small piece of paper/card with a phrase in TL and its translation underneath. Students mill around the room, when they ‘bump’ into someone student A will say their phrase in TL and student B has to translate (quiz). The same happens with student B’s card (quiz). If both students translate each other’s card correctly they trade, hence the quiz-quiz-trade. To add an element of competition, ask the students to count the amount of times they exchanged and give a prize / raffle ticket / house point to the winner.

By TheMFLTeacher

Dice-rolling conversation - Pairwork template

Dice-rolling conversation - Pairwork template

Give the students a gap-fill text with 10 gaps in it (A to I). Of course, this can be more or fewer gaps – just remember to adjust the A to I in the table. In each gap in the text, write a letter (A to I). Along the corresponding row in the table, give 6 alternatives to go in that gap. Pupils then choose one by rolling a dice. When the student reaches the gap, they roll a dice and say/write the corresponding word.

By TheMFLTeacher

Linguascope checklist

Linguascope checklist

This has been designed to be used alongside Linguascope to focus pupils on their progress made during completion of the activities. There are French and German tabs on this sheet but it can be easily edited for other languages. Not all activities are included but this sheet is a good starting point.

By deutschelehrerin

Spelling Bee

Spelling Bee

An interactive presentation to practise and revise vocabulary with young students. Ideal to add a little competition within your class, or year group. The vocabulary used can easily be amended. In the presentation as it is, it is aimed at year 7 students and includes: survival kit, countries, compass points, days of the week, months, seasons, greetings, school subjects, times of the day, frequency phrases, connectives and adjectives. Instructions: click on a number (possibly suggested by students in the target language) which will take you to the same number slide and introduce a word in English. Students then spell out the word and can check when you reveal the word on the board. Click on the bee in the top left-hand corner to return to the main slide and click on another number. Numbers that have been clicked on before become shaded, but still can be clicked on.

By LeGaulois

KS1 / 2 Whole Day Taster Sessions (French)

KS1 / 2 Whole Day Taster Sessions (French)

These resources were used with a Y2 class to do a whole day of French. They are also non-linguist friendly (copy/type words into a google dictionary to hear how they're pronounced). There are 3 sessions which were interspersed with song-singing, accompanied by actions to break up the activities. Tete, epaules, genoux, pieds was a favourite! These sessions were delivered to 50 pupils over the course of a day in a mixed comprehensive school, in a socially and economically deprived area, with 50% of the class being EAL. However, it contains ample content to be easily exploited for a hungrier audience. Each session contains the 'date board' I use as a starter for all of my lessons across KS3 and 4. It's so simple but focuses pupils immediately. Session 1(47 slides) has a cultural focus and will show pupils how many landmarks around the world are within easy reach of the UK. The resource includes pictures and maps as well as driving / flying time from the U.K. to these places. There is scope for an easy extension activity here - pupils couldresearch the French landmarks and present their findings to the rest of the class for example. Session 2 (6 slides) brings French language in, without it being too intense and gives pupils the opportunity to practise basic phrases and French handwriting. Session 3 (11 slides) brings in lots of language, focusing on the basics with support whilst also allowing pupils to push themselves with the extension documents. For session 3, once the starter activity had been completed, I divided the 50 pupils across 8 groups, on 8 tables and we did a carousel activity to progress through the difference phrases. I assigned table leaders to explain their sentence to their group and how the sheet could be used to support them to write sentences about themselves. Each sheet contains extension phrases. Once pupils had grasped how to use the sheets (around 4 tables in for some of them!), they felt confident to manipulate the sentences for themselves and the whole activity became much quicker. I planned to bring the focus back to the French style handwriting if it were the case that pupils finished the activity in order to produce display work. They took a long time to make but went down a treat so it was time well spent. Enjoy!

By deutschelehrerin

KS2 Taster Lesson (French)

KS2 Taster Lesson (French)

This is a taster lesson for KS2 pupils in French. It follows the theme of food technology (making croissants) but also covers a little general knowledge as a starter activity, culture and numeracy. It may seem slightly complicated but the language (following a recipe) is really repetitive so pupils will be able to grasp it. I used this over a period of an hour and had French handwriting sheets on standby just in case pupils finished early and wanted to practise writing out the recipe in that particular style, just to add a little extra something to their experience. Lots of pupils wanted to take the handwriting sheets home to write out the recipe in their own time. This was used with Y5 pupils from inner city schools at a mixed, comprehensive secondary school. It took a long time to make so please, enjoy!

By deutschelehrerin

Vocabulary learning reward chart

Vocabulary learning reward chart

Designed primarily for GCSE students, to encourage them to get on with the weekly grind of vocabulary learning. Set a vocab learning goal for each student, every week they achieve it, sign the box. On the 10th week hand out chocolate or stationary or merits or whatever else you can think of as a prize.

By salmon79uk