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Based on pedagogical research and personal experience, our resources are accessible, professional, and innovative. We hope to make life easier for teachers and students alike!

Based on pedagogical research and personal experience, our resources are accessible, professional, and innovative. We hope to make life easier for teachers and students alike!
Imparfait
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Imparfait

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This differentiated lesson explains the imparfait in several ways: First, the structure is compared to English equivalents. Second, the grammar is broken down in a very accessible way. Third, a flow chart guides students through the teacher’s inner monologue to encourage confidence and independence. Exercises of increasing complexity are followed by an answer key. Appropriate for secondary French (KS3, KS4, GCSE) and beyond.
Uses of the conditionnel
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Uses of the conditionnel

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This supplemental note accompanies the resource entitled “Futur simple et conditionnel,” which contains the appropriate explanations of verb forms and general usage as well as exercises and an answer key. In this file, the focus is on politeness and possibility. Students will read examples emphasizing the cultural value of this verb form. Appropriate for secondary French (KS3, KS4, GCSE) and beyond.
Present Pronominal (Reflexive) Verbs
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Present Pronominal (Reflexive) Verbs

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This differentiated lesson explains the present pronominal (reflexive) verbs in several ways: First, the structure is compared to English equivalents. Second, the grammar is broken down in a very accessible way. Third, a flow chart guides students through the teacher’s inner monologue to encourage confidence and independence. Exercises of increasing complexity are followed by an answer key. Appropriate for secondary French (KS3, KS4, GCSE) and beyond.
Prime Factorisation Reference
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Prime Factorisation Reference

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This reference sheet is designed to support numeracy as well as problem solving in student with varying levels of achievement in Maths. There are brief reviews of prime factorisation, lowest common multiples, and highest common factors. While this file does not constitute a complete lesson, there are many differentiated ideas for support and discussion in the Approaches to teaching section at the end. This resource should reduce anxiety for struggling students and improve the efficiency of those who are more comfortable with the subject matter.
Futur simple and conditionnel
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Futur simple and conditionnel

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This differentiated lesson explains the futur simple and conditionnel in several ways: First, the structure is compared to English equivalents. Second, the grammar is broken down in a very accessible way. Third, a flow chart guides students through the teacher’s inner monologue to encourage confidence and independence. Exercises of increasing complexity are followed by an answer key. Appropriate for secondary French (KS3, KS4, GCSE) and beyond.
Subjonctif présent
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Subjonctif présent

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This differentiated lesson explains the subjonctif présent (present subjunctive) in several ways: First, the structure is compared to English equivalents. Second, the grammar is broken down in a very accessible way. Third, a flow chart guides students through the teacher’s inner monologue to encourage confidence and independence. Exercises for this introductory level of usage are followed by an answer key. Appropriate for secondary French (KS3, KS4, GCSE) and beyond.
Difficult Highest Common Factors
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Difficult Highest Common Factors

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Determining the highest common factor is a significant step in simplifying fractions. This can be difficult when dealing with larger numbers. Students may become frustrated and disengaged at an early stage if this important prerequisite to algebra does not go well. This lesson package teaches students a simple, trustworthy method to find the answer more quickly than simply guessing. In a few easy steps, they will even be able to find highest common factors of numbers above 100,000. This package includes a lesson plan, a worksheet, an answer key, and differentiated teaching suggestions. Lesson Plan What are we learning? (Including a brief review) Why is this important? What can I do with this in the real world? How does it work? (Step by step and fully annotated) Why does it work? (Theoretical underpinnings) Worksheet Two “almost complete” answers requiring students to fill in the blanks Two questions with the answer started Six questions requiring students to go through the entire solution on their own Answer Key Every answer shows the complete process, start to finish Unusual cases include additional explanations May be printed and/or distributed separately from the questions Approaches to Teaching General thoughts on teaching the concept and resource use A section for students who struggle with Maths A section for students who excel in Maths The file is professionally designed using an equation editor for proper formatting. The layout and graphics are visually appealing and deliberately structured to help students succeed. All materials are completely original.
Expressions taking subjonctif
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Expressions taking subjonctif

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This supplemental lesson accompanies the resource entitled, “Subjonctif présent,” which contains the appropriate explanations of verb forms and general usage. In this file, the focus is on certain expressions that trigger the subjunctive mood in French. There are exercises which challenge the student to determine whether the subjunctive or indicative should be used. An answer key is included. Appropriate for secondary French (KS3, KS4, GCSE) and beyond.
Passé simple
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Passé simple

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This differentiated lesson explains the passé simple in several ways: First, the structure is compared to English equivalents. Second, the grammar is broken down in a very accessible way. Third, timelines with playful characters explain the appropriate uses of verb forms in relation to one another. Exercises of increasing complexity are followed by an answer key. Appropriate for secondary French (KS3, KS4, GCSE) and beyond.
Conjunctions taking subjonctif
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Conjunctions taking subjonctif

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This supplemental lesson accompanies the resource entitled, “Subjonctif présent,” which contains the appropriate explanations of verb forms and general usage. In this file, the focus is on certain conjunctions that trigger the subjunctive mood in French. There are exercises which challenge the student to combine separate sentences using the conjunctions. An answer key is included. Appropriate for secondary French (KS3, KS4, GCSE) and beyond.
Futur after Quand
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Futur after Quand

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This differentiated lesson explains the use of future tenses in French with temporal conjunctions in several ways: First, the structure is compared to English equivalents. Second, the grammar is broken down in a very accessible way. Third, timelines with playful characters explain the appropriate uses of verb forms in relation to one another. Exercises of increasing complexity are followed by an answer key. Appropriate for secondary French (KS3, KS4, GCSE) and beyond.
French: Simple Verbs
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French: Simple Verbs

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SAVE 62% This bundle contains 10 resources that will make it easy for your students to learn single-word verb forms in French. Based on real experience, the lessons are engaging and structured to address the needs of students with various learning styles. In order to create a successful experience for your students, each resource contains some or all of the following: Comparisons with English equivalents. Explanations of the grammar. Flow charts showing the teacher’s thought process when using the structure. Timelines with cartoon characters. Exercises with answers on a separate page. Appropriate for secondary French (KS3, KS4, GCSE) and beyond. All content is completely original.
Subjonctif et des propositions relatives
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Subjonctif et des propositions relatives

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This supplemental lesson accompanies the resource entitled, “Subjonctif présent,” which contains the appropriate explanations of verb forms and general usage. In this file, the focus is on fuzzy contexts that may or may not trigger the subjunctive mood in French. The exercises challenge the student to determine the different meanings of a sentence based on whether the subjunctive or the indicative is used. An answer key is included. Appropriate for secondary French (KS3, KS4, GCSE) and beyond.