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

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

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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!
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
Expo rouge AQA GCSE - Module 1 Unite 1
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Expo rouge AQA GCSE - Module 1 Unite 1

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Full lesson on the chapter Unite 1 Moi moi et encore moi from Heineman Expo rouge GCSE. Talking about yourself and other people. Reflexive verbs. Lesson built on the teacher's book, + extra exercises and a cultural slide.
Bumface - chapter 5
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Bumface - chapter 5

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

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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!
Easter creative writing KS3 year 7 year 8 year 9
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Easter creative writing KS3 year 7 year 8 year 9

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A fun and entertaining creative writing lesson on Easter ! Starter activity : Read the beginning of the sentence and imagine what is going to happen next. Fun facts about easter and eggs. Creative writing about a man who built a nest on a building and spent a few days there, living like a bird.
Bumface - chapter 1
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Bumface - chapter 1

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Basic lesson based on the story Bumface. Chapter read in class. Questions about the story and the characters. Storyboard activity.
Bumface - chapter 3
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Bumface - chapter 3

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

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

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

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Basic lesson based on the story Bumface. Chapter read in class. Questions about the story and the characters. Storyboard activity.
On part - French Expo 2 rouge Module/Unit 5 lecon 2
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On part - French Expo 2 rouge Module/Unit 5 lecon 2

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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 !