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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 !

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 !
Joyeux Noel - French Christmas lesson Powerpoint and worksheet

Joyeux Noel - French Christmas lesson Powerpoint and worksheet

Full French lesson on Christmas - Powerpoint + worksheet - lesson starter : Christmas vocabulary match up the image and the French word - grammar point : IL Y A - reading activity : read the description of the Christmas tree on the worksheet and draw the Christmas tree - listening activity : Fill in the gaps of the song Vive le Vent ! - writing : write your Christmas list in French
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New French IB 2020 exam 5 themes prescrits

New French IB 2020 exam 5 themes prescrits

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
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La Revolution Francaise - The French Revolution - Bastille Day

La Revolution Francaise - The French Revolution - Bastille Day

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.
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The Globe Theatre - What was it ? Facts and reading activities

The Globe Theatre - What was it ? Facts and reading activities

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
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Act 1 Scene 2 A Midsummer Night's Dream  - The Mechanicals and the music of Mendelssohn

Act 1 Scene 2 A Midsummer Night's Dream - The Mechanicals and the music of Mendelssohn

Who are the mechanicals and why did Shakespeare choose that name? Writing task - making predictions and describing the characters. Meeting the characters and knowing who they are. The music A Midsummer Night's Dream written by Felix Mendelssohn. Writing task - what kind of music would you compose for the play? Who was Mendelssohn? What music did he compose for the play? What instruments did he use? Youtube video listening - Op. 21 and Op. 61 PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT IF YOU DOWNLOAD IT!
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Easter in France - Paques en France KS3 Year 7 Year 8 Year 9

Easter in France - Paques en France KS3 Year 7 Year 8 Year 9

A fun and entertaining Easter lesson to learn about the French traditions : - lesson starter : match the English and the French key words of the lesson - Guess the missing words activity to talk about the Easter bells - 4 slides with questions like 'describe what is on the picture' to look at what French people do and eat - Easter vocabulary drill - a recap grammar point on masculin/feminin - an exercise to identify masculin and feminin words - a more challenging exercise: agree the noun/adjective - an entertaining reading activity : decorate your easter egg (the students read a text an follow the instructions to decorate an egg in their books) - a writing activity to talk about what you would like for Easter - a plenary on your way out It is a great complete lesson which is suitable for Year 7, Year 8 and Year 9 if you adapt the different activities to your groups !
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Ma chambre / My bedroom + prepositions - French Expo 1 module 3 lecon 3

Ma chambre / My bedroom + prepositions - French Expo 1 module 3 lecon 3

EXPO 1 Pearson - Module 3 Chez moi - Lecon 3 Ma chambre Full lesson covering the vocabulary of the bedroom and the prepositions. Suitable for 2 lessons. Lesson starter - group activity on the different category of words (noun, verb, adjective, pronoun). Grammar point - what is a preposition? dans - devant - derriere - sur - sous Interactive and fun activity What can you see in the bedroom ? to learn and practice the vocabulary. Practice the prepositions - Where is Paul ? Speaking activity in pairs - Ou est Paul? Paul est ... . Writing task - fill in the gaps with the prepositions. Plenary - Write about your own bedroom. PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT IF YOU DOWNLOAD IT!
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Bumface - chapter 3

Bumface - chapter 3

Basic lesson based on the story Bumface. Chapter read in class. Questions about the story and the characters. Storyboard activity.
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Quiz William Shakespeare and lesson on The Globe Theatre

Quiz William Shakespeare and lesson on The Globe Theatre

A fun and interactive 10 questions quiz about the life and work of William Shakespeare, with illustrated answers. 5 slides on the Globe theatre: - a 3 minutes challenge to find as many words as possible with the letters GLOBE THEATRE - brainstorming with the word 'the Globe' - history of the building and general description - listening comprehension with a video presenting the Globe in London and 5 questions (with answers) about that video Plenary: Individual research on Shakespeare Great as a unit starter or a general introduction to Shakespeare. Suitable for one full lesson. PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT IF YOU DOWNLOAD IT!
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Alice in Wonderland - lesson 3 - The Mad Hatter - movie cartoon novel analysis

Alice in Wonderland - lesson 3 - The Mad Hatter - movie cartoon novel analysis

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!
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On part - French Expo 2 rouge Module/Unit 5 lecon 2

On part - French Expo 2 rouge Module/Unit 5 lecon 2

10 slides to talk about holidays and asking WH- questions - following Expo 2 rouge Pearson Heinemann Lesson starter with WH question words. Cultural point : the French Airbus A380 Listening task - answering questions in French Reading task - answering questions in French Grammar point : 2 ways of asking a question in French + WH- question words revision Speaking task - conversation about habits during the holidays Plenary - tongue twister PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT IF YOU DOWNLOAD IT !
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Bumface - chapter 1

Bumface - chapter 1

Basic lesson based on the story Bumface. Chapter read in class. Questions about the story and the characters. Storyboard activity.
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Bumface - chapter 5

Bumface - chapter 5

Basic lesson based on the story Bumface. Chapter read in class. Questions about the story and the characters. Storyboard activity.
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Bumface - chapter 4

Bumface - chapter 4

Basic lesson based on the story Bumface. Chapter read in class. Questions about the story and the characters. Storyboard activity.
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Bumface - chapter 6

Bumface - chapter 6

Basic lesson based on the story Bumface. Chapter read in class. Questions about the story and the characters. Storyboard activity.
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Bumface - chapter 2

Bumface - chapter 2

Basic lesson based on the story Bumface. Chapter read in class. Questions about the story and the characters. Storyboard activity.
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Bumface - chapter 7

Bumface - chapter 7

Basic lesson based on the story Bumface. Chapter read in class. Questions about the story and the characters. Storyboard activity.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream - introduction to the play

A Midsummer Night's Dream - introduction to the play

Entertaining introduction to the play through paintings and video extracts, to discover the characters and make predictions about what is going to happen in the play. 9 slides to understand the different relationships between the characters and to broaden the students' general knowledge. Brain storming with the words 'night' and 'dream' Making predictions Describing a painting Interactive slide to understand who loves who Listening comprehension - Sparknotes video Writing tasks and a creative writing plenary.
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