A French narrow reading activity (Conti-style) including comprehension questions to model and practise Healthy Living (La Vie Saine) language. Ideal for Key Stage 3 pupils, or at lower end of Foundation GCSE.
This resource is great for independent classwork after vocabulary and language has been introduced (it can take up to 30 mins, depending on the pace of the class). It is also really useful as a consolidation homework.
KS4 GCSE FRENCH handout for pupils aiming for grade 8/9 in writing and speaking. Inlcudes a list of idioms and a list of expressions for adding detail and improving originality, complexity, quality and range of language.
Perfect for bringing together school subjects, physical and character description vocabulary as part of beginners’ French school topic. Can be used as a creative lesson writing cards/letters to favourite teachers, and posting into their pigeon holes for them to find! The kids love drawing a picture to go with their letter :) Fully editable so you can perhaps take away the English translations with a more able group.
A comprehensive sentence builder and translation text using environmental issue and solutions topic-specific vocabulary for new GCSE French spec.
This is perfect for bringing and together and practising vocab around local/global environmental problems and solutions. It contains topic-specific vocabulary as well as structures that will improve quality, complexity and range of language. Ideal for pupils taking the Higher paper, but also useful for confident Foundation pupils.
‘Mon Petit Déjeuner’ puzzle starter activity to introduce key breakfast vocabulary for KS2/ KS3 French - Food Topic.
Pupils must use the list of French breakfast words in the box to unscramble the anagrams. If they finish quickly, they must then write as many definitions as they can next to the French words.
For introducing new topic vocabulary to any class
As a focused settler activity for ‘lively’ groups
Fully editable full lesson PowerPoint on school facilities and what you do there, including:
Trapdoor speaking activity
Listening activity and transcript
Two translation activities (Fr-Eng, Eng-Fr)
The objective is to learn and practise School Facilities and what you do there (using ‘où’). Notes and answers provided on the PowerPoint with suggestions for differentiation. This could be a full, fast-paced lesson or would spread across two lessons with a mixed or less able group.
A starter activity for KS3 French to re-cap places in the town and what you can do there.
Pupils must use the clues to fill in the crossword with the key vocab dotted around the page. Fully editable so you can remove the answers from the page for a extra challenge.
A full lesson/lessons for KS3 French (or Foundation KS4) on holidays and activities on holiday. With Conti-style activities. Goes well with holidays topic in Studio textbook. Would be suitable for a fast-paced lesson with a high ability group or could be spread over two or three lessons at a slower pace. Includes:
-‘Break up the sentence’ starter activity
-Set of sentences for use with mind-readers/sentence-stealers/translation games etc.
-Quiz Quiz Trade cards to print out and cut up
-Trapdoor speaking activity
-‘Bad Translation’ activity where students spot and correct the errors.
KS3 French editable sentence builder for asking for directions in the town. Also suitable for KS2 or KS4 depending on class ability. Includes set of sentences for use with activities such as mind-readers, sentence stealers or translation games. Also includes sentence re-ordering activity where students have to create a logical conversation between two people, which can then be acted out in pairs. Pupils could then use it as a model to create their own conversations and act them out.
Can be exploited to fill a full lesson.
New GCSE French - Sentence builder and Conti-style narrow reading activity on Ideal Partner, including higher level phrases. Could also be used with high ability Year 9.
comprehensive sentence builder including useful higher level phrases
narrow reading - 6 mini reading texts with a variety of comprehension activities
set of sentences for use with translation games and Conti-style activities such as Sentence Stealers and Mind Readers.
KS3 French puzzle to introduce/consolidate rooms in the house. 3 activities on one sheet. Perfect as a silent starter or as cover work.
Suitable for all abilities but especially great for weaker pupils as they enjoy unscrambling the words. Keeps noisy classes quiet whilst they concentrate!