Pupils learn about the festival of Saint Nicolas, leaving their shoes at the classroom door and discovering a treat at the end!
For primary school; KS3; beginner to intermediate French.
ACCESSIBLE for NON-SPECIALIST LANGUAGE TEACHERS OR MFL PROFESSIONALS
SOUND FILES BREAK DOWN ALL PRONUNCIATION AND PHONIC NEEDS.
Complete lesson project pack:
teacher notes, presentation materials, printable activity resources, display printables, Talk Mats, audio files and visuals to meet multiple KS2/KS3 Framework Goals for MFL.
Reading and decoding skills; listening skills; appreciation of song, story and rhyme; presentation skills; learning about a festival or tradition in a country where the language is spoken, plus lots of FUN!
KS2 Framework for Languages Goals cross-referenced with activities.
Suitable for non-specialist teachers & fully supported with sound files for accurate pronunciation of core language.
Children work as language detectives to decode the key facts about the Saint Nicolas tradition of leaving shoes by the fireplace or door to receive treats if they have been good. Audio files support all key vocabulary pronunciation and printable vocabulary sheets, cut-out sentence-making word cards, talk mats and listening and reading comprehension Powerpoint and worksheets are included.
Supported audio and Powerpoint slide-by-slide breakdown of the traditional “O Grand Nicolas” song, for pupils to join in with key words, notice rhyming phonic patterns, building up to performing the song with the backing track and links to Youtube videos.
Also included are ready-made display resources and cut-out tickets to hide in the children’s shoes with a sweet or chocolate, to be discovered at the end of the lesson, full teacher lesson notes and instructions, with printables of the song lyrics, vocabulary mats, Talk mats and fact files.