This is a good one to engage the pupils by relating it to something they know a lot about…all that time watching episode after episode can finally be described as educational! I have used this at KS3 to teach Variation & Classification as well as KS4 for lower ability. Includes a reference sheet to show the family tree and a question sheet to answer in class or as a homework activity.
Students use the clues to write expressions for the ages of members of the Simpsons family. I have always found that this activity goes down well. It can be extended in various ways. For example, getting students to substitute different values for x.
A handout accompanying the Simpsons PPT. Students have to fill in the gaps in the sentences describing the family relationships. Can be adapted for use with any character's point of view (this is done from Maggie's!). Vocab prompts at the bottom if needed.
This stuff went down really well with my Y9s (middle ability). They'd learnt how to do regular avoir verbs in the perfect tense and I wanted to move them on to use some irregular verbs.
The starter is matching the infinitives, past participles & English meaning of some irregular verbs, then I worked through the activities on the Dejeuner du Matin powerpoint. I'd say it would take 2-3 lessons to get everything done, depending how much time you spend on discussion and pronunciation practice.
A brochure in French for Hogwarts School - my Y11s went nuts over this, they're all big Harry Potter fans, and its fame spread so I ended up with Y7s asking if they could see it too (I suspect a lot of them thought it was really from Hogwarts, bless them).
You could use this for a reading comprehension, gapfill, speaking activity - anything really.
These are from the old spec AQA GCSE papers, but they're still of use for revision & exam practice. I&'ve taken all of the questions from the last 3 years&'; reading, writing é speaking papers and put them into booklets by topic - I use them as ongoing homework or classwork with my GCSE groups as we're going through the key topics. Hope they&'re useful to other people as well!