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!
Comment résoudre les problèmes de l’environnement ? 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.
A comprehensive, editable sentence builder for KS4 French on the topic of ‘relations en famille’. Focus on masculine and feminine adjectives. Includes higher level language. Perfect for use with Conti-style activities.
2 x comprehensive, editable sentence builders for the school topic at KS4. Also suitable for higher ability KS3 groups. One focuses on reasons for liking/disliking SCHOOL and the other on reasons for liking/disliking particular SUBJECTS. Includes higher level phrases for improving range of language and giving opinions.
A clear, editable sentence builder/knowledge organiser to help pupils construct a paragraph about their house and town/village. Useful for both KS4 and higher ability KS3 groups as a reference as well as a starting point for class activities such as translation games.
Fully editable full lesson PowerPoint on school facilities and what you do there, including: Starter activity Sentence builder Trapdoor speaking activity Listening activity and transcript Two translation activities (Fr-Eng, Eng-Fr) Accompanying handouts 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.
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. Sentence builder and narrow reading work in tandem with each other Includes: 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.
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.
Full lesson and sentence builder on Healthy Living French GCSE topic. Focus on “Mon mode de vie avant et maintenant” using key verbs in the imperfect and present tenses to compare old and new habits. Includes: comprehensive sentence builder including higher level phrases quick-fire match the key words starter set of sentences for traditional translation or Conti-style activities (suggestions on slide) reading comprehension x 3 (past, present and future habits) “Find the French” comprehension exercise with embedded answers Blank “past present and future habits” template to print and set as either class or homework writing task
For KS5/ A Level French, a full lesson PowerPoint on how to use figures and statistics when giving information in French. Includes handout, examples and four separate lesson activities. Perfect for new spec papers and focus on justifying opinions with facts and figures, as well as using stats to give synonyms in the summary section of the reading paper.
For AQA GCSE 90 word writing question at Foundation and Higher. Double-sided. Includes: a model answer for the Family topic, ‘find the French’ activity, ‘find the tense’ activity and exam technique task. Perfect for discussing exam technique and analysing a model answer.
For new GCSE French - School and Future Plans topic. Includes: comprehensive and fully editable sentence builder including higher level structures, set of sentences for readaloud Conti activities such as sentence stealers, mind readers etc., sentence chaos activity, translations with suggested activities and model 150 word text with suggested activities.
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 -Sentence builder -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.
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.
‘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. Ideal: For introducing new topic vocabulary to any class As a focused settler activity for ‘lively’ groups
Gianfranco Conti-style, 3 texts with 3 narrow reading activities on French topic of house, location and household chores. Includes find the French activity and comprehension activities. Suitable for high ability Year 9 and across the range in Years 10-11.
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.
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.
A register routine for GCSE or KS3 French for students to practise full sentences using a range of adjectives and higher level phrases for giving reaons. Improves automaticity and range of language.