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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
Cynthia-G
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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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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A Midsummer Night's Dream - W. Shakespeare

A Midsummer Night's Dream - W. Shakespeare

A whole scheme of work on the play A Midsummer Night's Dream. Original and engaging resources, based on the play and on the film by Michael Hoffman. * Lesson 1 - introduction to the play * Lesson 2 - act 1 scene 1 * Lesson 3 - act 1 scene 2 * Lesson 4 - act 2 scene 1 * Lesson 5 - act 2 scene 2 and act 3 scene 1 * Lesson 6 - act 3 scene 3 * Lesson 7 - last scene + a wordsearch
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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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Easter creative writing KS3 year 7 year 8 year 9

Easter creative writing KS3 year 7 year 8 year 9

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.
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Expo rouge AQA GCSE - Module 1 Deja vu 1

Expo rouge AQA GCSE - Module 1 Deja vu 1

Full lesson on the chapter Deja vu 1 Moi et quelques autres from Heineman Expo rouge GCSE. Talking about yourself and other people. Revising key present tense verb forms. Lesson built on the teacher's book, + extra exercises and a cultural slide.
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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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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
Cynthia-G
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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Noel en France - Christmas in France Paris/Nice/Strasbourg

Noel en France - Christmas in France Paris/Nice/Strasbourg

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 ?
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Act 2 Scene 1 A Midsummer Night's Dream - The fairies and the music the Pacific Northwest ballet

Act 2 Scene 1 A Midsummer Night's Dream - The fairies and the music the Pacific Northwest ballet

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!
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