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KS3 French Comparisons and Sports

KS3 French Comparisons and Sports

My lesson covers: How to use comparisons in order to compare different sports. It is useful, but not necessary, for students to have covered 'on peut' + infinitive in French - this is only included in the 'some' target and can be swapped easily for another challenge. My lesson includes: Differentiated objectives and starter word jumble. Activity one: Students translate different sports in teams. Answers provided on next slide for self assessment. Challenges included for each activity. Activity two: How comparisons work, key words needed. Followed by differentiated activity using comparisons to translate. Final 'apply' activity: Two options: Speaking or writing tasks. Review: Pyramid review.

By Miriam81

KS3 French Cover Lesson Design your own Monster

KS3 French Cover Lesson Design your own Monster

This lesson covers: designing and labeling your own monster in French. Students will learn and use words search as furry, grumpy, claws, teeth etc. This lesson works really well as a cover lesson. It is easy for non-specialists to follow but supports and challenges KS3 students of French very well. It could also be adapted for use in lessons by specialists in order to introduce / revise parts of the body / adjectives. It would be helpful but not necessary if students have done some work on adjectives in French. Lesson involves: Differentiated objectives and starter activity (short translations related to monster descriptions). Activity 1: Team work using dictionaries. Students are gathering store of words so they can design and label their own monster. Next slide gives answers to students so they can write down whatever they were unable to find. Challenges are included on each slide. Activity 2: Differentiated translation task using key vocabulary they have just looked up in teams. Key words provided as well as higher challenge. Next slide contains answers for peer / self-assessment. Main activity 3: 'apply' task: students design their own monster using key vocabulary they have learnt. Again, this is differentiated by task with key works provided on ppt. Pyramid review to finish

By Miriam81

Lecture en français - À un mariage - French Reading (imparfait / passé composé)

Lecture en français - À un mariage - French Reading (imparfait / passé composé)

This 2-page file includes: ~ A reading written in the past tense about a wedding the narrator attended last night. This reading serves as a great example of the uses of the two past tenses in French: (imparfait / passé composé) ~A worksheet based on the reading with three sections: 8 True and false reading questions, a section where students underline and recognize the past tense forms in the reading, a short writing section

By ninatutor

100 French worksheets for group speaking activities - 100 vocabulary themes

100 French worksheets for group speaking activities - 100 vocabulary themes

Use these French vocabulary building activities with groups of students who need to learn and practice specific vocabulary and what to say in everyday situations in French. 100 DIFFERENT SITUATIONS in which it is useful to have specific vocabulary are included. Each worksheet is only 25 cents! Use these 1 page worksheets all year with students at every level. They make for an easy, no prep lesson when you need to have a sub. I've also used this type of activity a lot with my French club. If you want your students to practice writing and would prefer to opt for a silent activity, why not use them in a fun game of SCOOT? With 100 worksheets you'll have more than enough to put different vocabulary themes on each desk. Instructions are included. Each of the 100 worksheets is only in French so they are perfect for both immersion and core French programs. The vocabulary themes are suitable for any age, from primary immersion through high school with traditional French as a second language kids. Each worksheet includes an image to illustrate the theme. There are several ways I like to use these worksheets which are fantastic bell ringers and ice breakers. I love to have them on hand at back to school and toward the end of the year to use as review. All 100 worksheets are also included in my French Ice-Breaker Bundle for Back to School SCOOT: Tape a different version of the worksheets to each desk or seat in your classroom. Choose vocabulary themes that your students should be familiar with. Students move around the classroom from seat to seat and will rotate through all of the worksheets. All students start at their own seat and take note of the worksheet they begin with. Students write something they would say in the chosen vocabulary theme and record their name next to it. They can’t repeat what another student has already written! When the teacher says BOUGEZ after a chosen amount of time (15 - 30 seconds or so will keep the game fast paced) students move to the next seat and start all over again with a different theme. Play the game until students make it to their original seat. It may be helpful to number the desks so that students will know which seat to move to next. You can always collect the sheets after the game to do a quick assessment if you wish. I’ve included an additional response sheet as the one page worksheet only has space for ten responses. SMALL GROUPS: Students work with partners or small groups to come up with short sentences using target vocabulary. Using the charts provided, students write down what they would say to the person indicated (doctor, postman, etc) and they write the name of the person who said it. Each person in the group says at least one thing. There is a one page worksheet for each of the vocabulary themes. I recommend printing them all out and putting them in a folder so that you have easy access when it’s time to photocopy

By jenniferlcrespin

A Complete Guide to the Interrogative – in the Perfect Tense.

A Complete Guide to the Interrogative – in the Perfect Tense.

This PowerPoint introduces pupils to asking questions in a step-by-step format. The slides contain grammar notes that pupils can note in their exercise books and use as a reference for all future work using the interrogative in the perfect tense. It is essential that pupils learn to ask questions as well as being able to answer them, at all levels. The 4 ways of asking questions are all introduced and there is a range of practice exercises for all. There is also a lengthy worksheet, which accompanies the PowerPoint (33 slides). This is a tried and tested method to ensure comprehension and check the ability to confidently form questions in French in the perfect tense.

By cgazzal

A Complete Guide to the Passive in French.

A Complete Guide to the Passive in French.

This PowerPoint introduces pupils to the passive in a step-by-step format. The slides contain grammar notes that pupils can note in their exercise books and use as a reference for all future work using the passive. The passive is introduced in the present, perfect, imperfect, pluperfect, future and conditional tenses. There is also a worksheet, which accompanies the PowerPoint. This is a tried and tested method to ensure comprehension and check the ability to confidently form the passive, through an extensive range of exercises.

By cgazzal

Subjects in French, opinions & reasons

Subjects in French, opinions & reasons

This is a complete lesson that will more than likely last more than one 60 minute lesson. It revises school subjects and teaches opinions with reasons. Activities include a SMSC starter involving a video (worksheet provided), mini whiteboard translation, running comprehension in groups, running translation in groups, pass the envelope and gimme 5 hand plenary. Students thoroughly enjoy this lesson and encourages students to be more independent. Lots of funny moving images included too.

By smilesalways

French basics & introducing yourself _ personal information _ a resource for the first lesson

French basics & introducing yourself _ personal information _ a resource for the first lesson

These resources introduce the basics in French when introducing oneself and can be incorporated into a first lesson (or lessons) with any KS3 group. There is knowledge bank of the key content (name, where I live, nationality/language & age). There is also a reading comprehension which uses only these vocabulary and structures. For consolidation and extension, there is a grammar activity introducing nationalities and gender and a plenary writing activity.

By RL6

A Complete Guide to Adjectives in French: including demonstrative & interrogative.

A Complete Guide to Adjectives in French: including demonstrative & interrogative.

This PowerPoint introduces pupils to adjectives in a step-by-step format. The slides contain grammar notes that pupils can note in their exercise books and use as a reference for all future work using adjectives. It starts with adjectival rules and agreement, going through irregulars and irregular patterns. The PowerPoint then introduces and explains demonstrative and interrogative adjectives. Throughout and following each section there are exercises for pupils to complete to check comprehension. There is also a lengthy worksheet, which accompanies the PowerPoint.

By cgazzal

French Ice-Breaker Bundle for Back to School

French Ice-Breaker Bundle for Back to School

Are you looking for fun ideas for the first weeks back at school to help your students get to know each other and get back into the swing of speaking French? This is a bundle of my 9 favorite resources that I've created over the years specifically for that reason! These speaking activities, games and listening comprehension activities will start off the year in French with a bang and get your students motivated while having loads of fun. You're going to love hearing your students speaking French together. Two of the resources included are specific to back to school time while the other seven can be used year round. You can use them at all levels in the classroom as well as with your school's French club when you're looking for a fun activity to get them speaking French or for long bus rides on school sponsored trips. These are wonderful activities either for French immersion or French as a second language programs. I recommend printing, laminating, cutting out, punching holes and attaching the cards together with a ring for NO PREP activities for years to come, and for the 100 French speaking activity worksheets I've found that it is best to print them all out and keep them in a binder for easy access when you need to make photocopies. Here's another idea for back to school...Have your studentstake an online test to see what their current level is in French! Here's what's included in this money saving bundle. Just click on the links to see more in depth product descriptions: 50 vrai ou faux French questions - Use these cards for partnered speaking practice. Answers are included. If a student believes the statement to be true he says so. If he believes it to be false he has to try and correct it. The statements are mostly based on general knowledge and are a wonderful way to increase vocabulary and fluency. Qu'est-ce que tu préférerais - "I'd rather" French speaking cards - This is a set of 75 cards that you can use to practice the conditional even with students who haven't yet learned it! A fantastic resource for building vocabulary and generating conversation. French trivia game - Your students will LOVE this trivia game. There is a version only in French and one in both English and French for beginner students. I've included many ways that you can use these cards including a powerpoint version so that you can do a class activity. Je n'ai jamais - "I've never" French speaking game - This "I've never" game is a great ice-breaker and students will find out a lot about each other (in French) while playing. There's a French only version as well as a French - English version included. 120 French conversation starter cards - These cards are perfect for beginner to advanced students. Shuffle through the cards to pick out which are right for the level you're teaching. Use them throughout the year(s) as your students learn more. Classic French taboo speaking game - My all time favorite game for increasing fluency at ANY level - FRENCH TABOO!! All game cards are in French and English so your students will learn tons of new vocabulary. Beginner and advanced playing instructions are included. Babar - La Rentrée des Classes - Listening comprehension - This listening comprehension activity will work at any level, but especially from year 2 and up. All 45 questions have multiple choice answers and are in chronological order. The video link included is on YouTube. 25 questions pour faire parler à la rentrée - Just perfect for back to school, these 25 questions will have your students talking to each other about summer break and expectations for the new school year. 100 French worksheets for group speaking activities - 100 vocabulary themes Fantastic for any time of the year, these 100 one page worksheets will have your students speaking about just anything you can imagine. It's a great way to review and reinforce vocabulary. Instructions are included which explain my favorite ways to use these worksheets.

By jenniferlcrespin

Explanation of 60 French proverbs (60 principaux proverbes en français)

Explanation of 60 French proverbs (60 principaux proverbes en français)

The resource is destinated for intermediate and advanced French strudents (KS4, IGCSE, IB, A-Level) to understand the ,ost used French proverbs . The resource includes the list of the most used French proverbs with their explanations. The resource can help your students to improve their level of knowledge in general, to learn more about the French culture and to make their speech more figurative.

By olgab8

Verbal adjectives and Present participle in French (Adjectif verbal_participe present)

Verbal adjectives and Present participle in French (Adjectif verbal_participe present)

The resource is destinated for intermediate and advanced French strudents (KS4, IGCSE, IB, A-Level) to work on the use of verbal adjectives and the present participle in French. The resource includes a theoretical part with a simple explanation of the difference between verbal adjectives and the present participle in French, different types of exercices and the keys that can help your students to do self-correction and self-evaluation. The resource can help your students to develop their speaking, reading and writing skills and to improve their level of knowledge in general.

By olgab8