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I like to create interactive and engaging resources to broaden the students' knowledge in their subject and to expand their general knowledge with cultural activities (the tasks are often link to paintings analysis, songs, film extracts, etc.) You will find neat and organised PowerPoint presentations to engage the students and to give them the motivation to learn !

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I like to create interactive and engaging resources to broaden the students' knowledge in their subject and to expand their general knowledge with cultural activities (the tasks are often link to paintings analysis, songs, film extracts, etc.) You will find neat and organised PowerPoint presentations to engage the students and to give them the motivation to learn !
New French IB 2020 exam 5 themes prescrits
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New French IB 2020 exam 5 themes prescrits

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Beautiful A3 posters to display in your classroom or simply to print for your IB students, explaining what the five themes are for the 2020 French IB examination and giving ideas of sub-topics to study in class. All the content comes from the official IB French B teacher guide. Can also be used in a PowerPoint presentation to explain the new IB criterias. One poster per theme : Experiences Identites Ingeniosites humaines Organisation sociale Partage de la planete
Treasure hunt at the Louvre (Paris)
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Treasure hunt at the Louvre (Paris)

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Are you planning to visit Le Louvre with some students during a trip to Paris ? Why don’t you organise a treasure hunt to discover the wonderful secrets of this museum in a fun way ! This treasure hunt lasts approximately 60-90 minutes. It is aiming at KS3 and KS4 English speaking students who are learning French. Most of the questions are in English, only one is in French (but can be easily adapted if need be). The students have to find 10 artworks, picked among the most famous ones in the museum : the Venus de Milo, the caryatids statues and the sculpture of Artemis goddess of the hunt, known as the Diana of Versailles, the Seated Scribe, the ‘Regent’ Diamond, The Winged Victory of Samothrace, The Coronation of Napoleon, The Raft of the Medusa, Delacroix’s Liberty Leading the People, The Mona Lisa of course, and finally the monumental Wedding Feast at Cana. For each artwork, the students have to answer specific questions which will help them discover the historical context, and focus on some details of the sculptures and paintings. A short and accessible explanation retrieved from the Louvre Educational Resources website www.louvre.fr/en/oeuvre-notices/ will be given in English for each artwork. I am a French teacher in a British school and I created this treasure hunt for my Year 7, 8, 9, and 10 students as we stopped in Le Louvre during our Paris trip. If you spot any mistakes please leave a comment so I can modify the document. You will also be able to easily add, remove or edit it as it is in a Word format.
Alice in Wonderland - lesson 3 - The Mad Hatter - movie cartoon novel analysis
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Alice in Wonderland - lesson 3 - The Mad Hatter - movie cartoon novel analysis

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Lesson starter - vocabulary/spelling game What is a hatter? General knowledge introduction Writing task - describe the Mad Hatter in Tim Burton's movie Creative writing task Compare the three characters (original illustration from the novel, the Walt Disney cartoon and the movie). Plenary - What would your mad hatter look like? PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT IF YOU DOWNLOAD IT!
Noel en France - Christmas in France Paris/Nice/Strasbourg
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Noel en France - Christmas in France Paris/Nice/Strasbourg

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Full lesson on the tradition of Christmas in France The traditionnal Christmas market in Alsace Les santons de Provence Les illuminations a Paris et le sapin des Galeries Lafayette - lesson starter : christmas vocab match up the images and the French words - map of France recap North South East West - can you place those cities ? - listening activity : watch a video about the tradition in the south of France - writing activity : describe the picture - speaking activity : choose your favourite Galerie Lafayette Christmas tree - plenary : can you recognise these French Christmas songs ?
The Globe Theatre - What was it ? Facts and reading activities
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The Globe Theatre - What was it ? Facts and reading activities

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Whole lesson on the Globe Theatre suitable for KS3/KS4. - Starter : 3 minutes challenge - find as many words as possible - brainstorming - video understanding with questions about it - reading activity - write down 5 facts that you idn't know before - craft plenary - build your own (model of the Globe) Includes a reading worksheet and the model of the Globe
La Revolution Francaise - The French Revolution - Bastille Day
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La Revolution Francaise - The French Revolution - Bastille Day

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10 slides on the French Revolution to explain what it is. - Brainstorming to start the lesson - Listening activity : video 'The French revolution in a nutshell' to understand what happened on the 14th July 1789. the students answer the 3 questions What ? When ? Where ? - Class activity : What is la Marseillaise ? Listen to an extract of the song and fill in the gaps in the lyrics - Why is the flag blue white red ? - Writing activity (GCSE training) - Describe the picture : Delacroix painting, la Liberte guidant le peuple. Recap of the vocabulry in the foreground/background etc. - Quizlet vocabulary practice - the students can scan the QR code to land on the quizlet page and practice the vocab. Print the flashcards from the website to practice the vocabulary in class.
Ma maison (exterieur)  / My house (outside)  - French Expo 1 Module 3 lecon 2
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Ma maison (exterieur) / My house (outside) - French Expo 1 Module 3 lecon 2

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Expo 1 Pearson - French Module 3 - lecon 2 Ma maison / My house Lesson starter - cultural discovery of different French houses Vocabulary presentation and practice - Where do you live ? big/small house - semi-detached - a flat - a farm Cultural point : le Palais de l'Elysee and un appartement haussmannien Listening activity - where do they live? Writing task - where do you live? Speaking pair activity Plenary - talking about where I live PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT IF YOU DOWNLOAD IT!
Le soir / in the evening - French Expo 1 Module 3 lecon 4
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Le soir / in the evening - French Expo 1 Module 3 lecon 4

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11 slides on what you do in the evening and using the affirmative/negative form of a verb Lesson starter : cognates / false friend spotting Listening task - fill in the gaps with the missing words Learning the vocabulary - write down what you see on the picture Interactive activity - Who is doing what ? Organise the pictures. Grammar point - NE...PAS + exercise Plenary - writing about you PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT IF YOU DOWNLOAD IT !
Ou es-tu? Ou vas-tu? / Places in town 2  - French Expo 1 Module 4 lecon 3
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Ou es-tu? Ou vas-tu? / Places in town 2 - French Expo 1 Module 4 lecon 3

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9 slides to say where you are and where you are going in French, based on the book Expo 1 Heinemann/Pearson Lesson starter: cultural vocab recap' with famous places in Paris Listening task : introducing the new vocabulary Interactive activity : learning the new vocabulary through pictures Grammar point : au / a la / a l' / aux + exercise Speaking task : Where are you ? I am at the... Reading task: reading text messages and answering some questions Plenary : writ your own text message to say where you are PLEASE LEAVE A MESSAGE IF YOU DOWNLOAD IT !
Act 2 Scene 1 A Midsummer Night's Dream - The fairies and the music the Pacific Northwest ballet
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Act 2 Scene 1 A Midsummer Night's Dream - The fairies and the music the Pacific Northwest ballet

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Who are the fairies ? Analyse of an extract of the Pacific Northwest Ballet's performance to describe the kingdom of the fairies. Writing task: Who is Puck? Describe him and make predictions. Reading task: extract of the play + re-writing few lines in modern English Analyse of a second extract of the ballet to understand who the characters are. Why can we recognise them? Plenary: persuasive writing PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT IF YOU DOWNLOAD IT!
Ma maison (interieur) / My house (inside) - French Expo 1 Module 3 lecon 2
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Ma maison (interieur) / My house (inside) - French Expo 1 Module 3 lecon 2

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Expo 1 - French Module 3 - lecon 2 Ma maison / My house Lesson starter - Who has got the biggest house ? cultural slide Revision of the vocabulary small/big/semi-detached house Brain storming - can you name any room ? Listening task from the book Vocabulary presentation and practice - kitchen / living room / bathroom / bedroom / hall / garden ... Listening activity - listen and fill the gaps Grammar point - Il y a + exercise Speaking task - describe a house to your partner Plenary - pair activity - worksheet find the name of the rooms PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT IF YOU DOWNLOAD IT!