French Year 9 - les sports extrêmes, from the book AQA GCSE French Higher.
Learning objectives: Discussing extreme sports and taking risks in sports. Using the pronouns en and y. Structuring a debate. Speaking- and writing skills. Resource also includes a listening exercise, where four French teenagers give their views on extreme sports. Script included.
A whole lesson introducing vocabulary about world food. Starter is a dictionary challenge, students have 3 minutes to pair up words from English to French. Paper bingo / Strip bingo to practise the words. Handout with script precedes a listening exercise with four French students expressing their opinions about world food. Reading exercise with questions about the text. Plenary: Students are asked to pair up world foods with pictures, then write about three of the foods using opinions and different verb tenses.
Whole lesson suitable for Year 9 to introduce and revise sports. Starter includes a handout that can be used for reference with vocabulary around sports. Exercises to revise the verbs Jouer and Faire in the present tense, and how to choose between the verbs. Text to read about sports and questions linked to the text. Speaking exercise in pairs to practise the vocabulary. Plenary is a writing exercise linked to the lesson success criteria, differentiated with colour codes. Handout to scaffold writing if needed.
Whole lesson (17 slides) suitable for Year 9 to introduce and revise opinions on the topic of sports. Starter includes a handout that can be used for reference with vocabulary around sports. Exercises to revise the verbs Jouer and Faire in various tenses. Text (from AQA text book) to read about sports & opinions and questions linked to the text. Exercise on how to express opinions, with handout sheet for students who need support. Scaffold on how to express longer opinions about sports, and reasons. Plenary is a writing exercise where students express opinions on the topic of sports.
Whole lesson suitable for KS3 Spanish to introduce vocabulary on the topic of appearance. Quiet starter in form of a short translation task to revise vocabulary on introduction, including vocabulary on the new topic. Handout with relevant vocabulary on appearance to support students, and for them to keep for reference. Lesson objective and success criteria. Listening- and speaking exercises on the topic of eye- and hair colour. Guess Who? game to practise speaking. Plenary is a short writing task using the handout with vocabulary about appearance.
Whole lesson suitable for KS3 on the topic of telling the time. In the starter, students revise relevant numbers to be able to tell the time. Lesson objective and differentiated success criteria. Handout with relevant vocabulary and pictures. Introduction of how to tell the time and whole class - and pair activities. Plenary is a writing exercise linked to the success criteria.
Whole lesson suitable for KS3 French on the topic of where we live. Starter is a match up task where students are introduced to the new vocabulary. Lesson objective and differentiated success criteria. Introduction to vocabulary with pictures and whole class repetition/chanting followed by Beat the Teacher. Introduction to how to say what town/city you live in, followed by pair exercise. Tic tac toe game, to be played either whole class, or in pairs. Plenary is a translation task.
Whole lesson on the topic of sports and with revision of the perfect tense. Starter helps children revise the verb avoir in the present tense and reminds them of the perfect participle for jouer and faire. Lesson objective and success criteria. Script about sports including listening- and reading exercises, with the perfect tense and time phrases. Plenary is translation of sentences with the perfect tense using different subject pronouns, and including time phrases.
KS3 French lesson on the topic of films and cinema including introduction to the past/perfect tense. Match up starter where students combine pictures with film genres. Learning Objective and Success Criteria. Beat the Teacher to practise vocabulary on film genres. Listening exercise where students listen out for film genres, audioscript included. Introduction/revision of the verbs avoir and être in the present tense. Grammar lesson on how to form the perfect tense. Reading/listening exercise to practise the perfect tense. Speaking exercise. Writing exercise where students are expected to write a paragraph describing a trip to the cinema, using the previous text as a model. Plenary to revise the perfect tense.
Whole lesson suitable for KS4 on the topic of technology. Lesson objective and success criteria including expressing justified opinions. Two match up activities with pictures of gadgets and activities on Internet. Mind reading game. Running sentences in pairs. Dictionary challenge on adjectives including a list of useful adjectives, pos and neg. Revision of opinions. Trapdoor challenge to have students practising speaking on the topic of justified opinons and technology. Text to read about advantages and disadvantages about Internet including questions about the text. Model text for the last speaking activity that can be used as a plenary.
Whole lesson suitable for GCSE on the topic of the environment. Introduction of topic-related vocabulary, and revision of the verbs pouvoir and devoir. Lesson objective and success criteria specified. Reading exercise with text about the environment. Grammar lesson on the verbs Devoir and Pouvoir followed by exercises. Two listening exercises about the environment with exercises. Speaking plenary.
Activity suitable for KS3 French. Children work in pairs, and practise listening, speaking, and translation skills. Excellent to have them practise new vocabulary. This text is about presentation, including saying where you live, but can be adjusted accordingly to your needs. Worked very well in my classroom, I had students fully concentrating on the task.
Whole lesson suitable for KS3 Spanish. Revision on the topic of family, appearance and personality. Starter is a odd one out activity. Lesson objective and success criteria. Listening activity with a gap fill, text about family and appearance. Questions about the text. Blockbuster game played in teams of five. Students need to translate the blocks in pairs in order to claim a block. A referee decides if an answer is acceptable. Includes answers. You can easily change vocab should you want your students to revise something else. Plenary is a writing task, describing a photo using all vocabulary from the lesson.
Whole lesson suitable for KS3 Spanish learning about appearance. Second lesson assuming that students have already been introduced to basic vocabulary around hair- and eyecolour. Starter is differentiated writing task on the topic of appearance. Learning objectives and differentiated success criteria. Handout with conjugation of tener and ser (probably not first exposure to both of the verbs). Handout and exercises around appearance and adjective endings. In the differentiated plenary, students are asked to write descriptions using the correct adjective endings.
Whole lesson suitable for KS3 on the topic of television programmes, direct object pronouns, and time phrases (souvent, tout le temps, rarement etc). Starter introducing students to vocabulary on the topic of TV programmes. Learning objective and success criteria. TV programmes with pictures. Beat the teacher game. Text with dialogue. Reading- speaking- listening and writing exercises. All with answer keys. Time phrases match up. Handout sheet. Grammar lesson on the topic of direct object pronouns, with exercises. Texts and questions related to the text. Speaking activity as a plenary, and sharing with whole class.
Whole lesson suitable for KS3 Spanish on the topic of numbers 1-100. 23 slides in total - pick the slides that suits your lesson. Starter with mathematical questions asking students to find the right number answers in Spanish. Lesson objective and success critieria (diferentiated). Lot of games (Beat the Teacher, Battleships, Tic Tac Toe, Catch the Ball, whole class counting games, Read-my-mind, Last-student-standing-BINGO, Connect 4, Write the secret phrase.
Whole lesson about free time activities and time phrases, suitable for Year 7 French. Quiet starter, where students work individually or in pairs using handouts, matching up pictures and vocabulary. Lesson objective is identifying free time activities and using time phrases. Success criteria is differentiated (all should, even better if, excellent if…). Beat the teacher game, writing and speaking activities.