Un Diner Special - story for int/advanced French - Thanksgiving story

Un Diner Special - story for int/advanced French - Thanksgiving story

A bull, a pig and a turkey have noticed the special season - and the magic of the holidays. They make a plan to celebrate a "tanksgeevink" like never seen before. But what could possibly go wrong? Find out in this story for intermediate and advanced French students. Includes a 4-page story in the passe compose and imparfait, comprehension questions in English and French, additional activities, an infographic comparing Thanksgiving in Canada and the US and a list of related video resources.
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Christmas in France - magazine and activities - le Noel en France

Christmas in France - magazine and activities - le Noel en France

A 26-page printable pdf magazine about the holiday season in France. Includes songs, recipes, traditions, vocabulary, shopping, etc. in the magazine. Worksheets include a letter to Pere Noel, New Year's resolutions, vocabulary matching, true or false and more! Full color magazine can be printed in color or black and white.
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Les Sports d'Hiver - winter readings/activities for French learners

Les Sports d'Hiver - winter readings/activities for French learners

This activity unit has information and activities to learn about the different winter sports. This is especially interesting with so many big international competitions taking place this year! The unit includes: • 2 page reading about the different sports and athletes (intermediate/advanced French) • 15 printable 8X10" full cover posters with the French term for each sport (including 2 versions of snowboarding - le snowboard and le surf des neiges) • comprehension questions • a vocabulary activity - name the activity pictured • athlete dossiers - 16 different French and Canadian athletes. Research their biographical information, what sport they do, what country they represent and what they've achieved. Includes a blank sheet so students can choose other athletes if desired. Includes social media links to athletes when available so you can follow them online. • answer key to comprehension/vocabulary activities • related videos and website links
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Digital Escape Game - To Kill a Mockingbird

Digital Escape Game - To Kill a Mockingbird

Escape games can be fun, but if you don't have the kit with locks, they can be tricky to do. Here's a completely digital escape game - no/low prep, you just need to make sure that your students have access to Google Sites! This game is good as an introduction or review to the novel To Kill a Mockingbird. It focuses on the era in which the novel takes place, and will help to give students an idea of the setting. Topics included are: Jim Crow laws, lynching, a biography of Harper Lee, The Scottsboro Boys Trial and Atticus Finch's closing argument. Be aware that escape games are meant to be challenging - your students will have to work together, read the clues carefully, and be willing to take risks in order to crack the codes. The teacher's guide includes all of the information and hints you need to help students who get lost along the way.
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Digital Escape Game - France

Digital Escape Game - France

Escape games can be fun, but if you don't have the kit with locks, they can be tricky to do. Here's a completely digital escape game - no/low prep, you just need to make sure that your students have access to Google Sites! This game is about the country of France and some interesting historical and tourist sites - nothing about Paris! Students will learn about the Pont du Gard, Chartres Cathedral, Lascaux Caves, Mont Saint-Michel, the Loire Valley castles and the alignments of Carnac. The game itself is in English, but if you want to use the activity with more advanced French language learners, you can ask them to use the French version of the official websites (just click on the link on each website). Be aware that escape games are meant to be challenging - your students will have to work together, read the clues carefully, and be willing to take risks in order to crack the codes. The teacher's guide includes all of the information and hints you need to help students who get lost along the way.
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Digital Escape game - Paris

Digital Escape game - Paris

Escape games can be fun, but if you don't have the kit with locks, they can be tricky to do. Here's a completely digital escape game - no/low prep, you just need to make sure that your students have access to Google Sites! This game is about the city of Paris. It visits the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, Conciergerie, Louvre and Arc de Triomphe. Your students will have fun learning about the various historical monuments and attractions while enjoying a competitive game. The game itself is in English, but if you want to use the activity with more advanced French language learners, you can ask them to use the French version of the official websites (just click on the link on each website). Be aware that escape games are meant to be challenging - your students will have to work together, read the clues carefully, and be willing to take risks in order to crack the codes. The teacher's guide includes all of the information and hints you need to help students who get lost along the way.
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Le Nouvel An - comprehensible input lesson for French learners

Le Nouvel An - comprehensible input lesson for French learners

Comprehensible input is important in a world languages class - but you can't always do stories. This is a lesson that uses target structures in a comprehensible way to teach about a non-fiction topic - how France celebrates the New Year and Ephihany. The text is appropriate for 2nd semester French and later. The target structures are: ils fêtent beaucoup de gens certain(e)(s) The lesson includes: • a 32-slide powerpoint with repetition of the target vocabulary • a text version of the powerpoint • comprehension questions • a grammar explanation on forming the future tense • a worksheet on writing resolutions • a worksheet on matching resolutions with the plans for achieving them • a story retell sheet with photos - one for writing, one for oral retell • a list of associated videos • a complete answer key
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La Martinique - comprehensible input lesson for French learners

La Martinique - comprehensible input lesson for French learners

Comprehensible input is important in a world languages class - but you can't always do stories. This is a lesson that uses target structures in a comprehensible way to teach about a non-fiction topic - la Martinique. The text is appropriate for 2nd semester French and later. The target structures are: n'étaient pas est mort(e) a détruit The lesson includes: • a 37-slide powerpoint with repetition of the target vocabulary • a text version of the powerpoint • comprehension questions • a grammar explanation on recognizing the passé composé • a story retell sheet with photos - one for writing, one for oral retell • a list of associated videos and websites • a complete answer key
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D-Day - comprehensible input lesson for French learners

D-Day - comprehensible input lesson for French learners

Comprehensible input is important in a world languages class - but you can't always do stories. This is a lesson that uses target structures in a comprehensible way to teach about a non-fiction topic - D-Day and the liberation of France. The text is appropriate for 2nd semester French and later. The target structures are: ils se battent - they fight ils se préparent - they prepare themselves une bataille - a battle The lesson includes: ➯a 40-slide powerpoint with repetition of the target vocabulary ➯ a text version of the powerpoint ➯ comprehension questions ➯ a grammar explanation and exercises for recognizing reflexive verbs ➯ a story retell sheet with photos - one for writing, one for oral retell ➯ a list of associated videos and websites ➯ a complete answer key
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Francophone Africa - comprehensible input lesson for French learners

Francophone Africa - comprehensible input lesson for French learners

Comprehensible input is important in a world languages class - but you can't always do stories. This is a lesson that uses target structures in a comprehensible way to teach about a non-fiction topic - Francophone Africa. The text is appropriate for 2nd semester French and later. The target structures are: une langue un pays il y a The lesson includes: ➯a 33-slide powerpoint with repetition of the target vocabulary ➯ a text version of the powerpoint ➯ comprehension questions ➯ a grammar explanation and exercises for de/du/de la/d'/des ➯ a story retell sheet with photos - one for writing, one for oral retell ➯ a list of associated videos and websites ➯ a complete answer key
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Eiffel Tower - comprehensible input lesson for French learners

Eiffel Tower - comprehensible input lesson for French learners

Comprehensible input is important in a world languages class - but you can't always do stories. This is a lesson that uses target structures in a comprehensible way to teach about a non-fiction topic - the Eiffel Tower. The text is appropriate for 2nd semester French and later. The target structures are: n’aimaient pas - didn’t like laid(e) - ugly on peut - one can The lesson includes: ➯a 29-slide powerpoint with repetition of the target vocabulary ➯ a text version of the powerpoint ➯ comprehension questions ➯ a grammar explanation and exercises for the pronoun 'on' ➯ a story retell sheet with photos - one for writing, one for oral retell ➯ a list of associated videos and websites ➯ a complete answer key
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Dia de los muertos - Digital Escape Game

Dia de los muertos - Digital Escape Game

Breakouts can be fun, but also tricky if you don't have the equipment or the time to set one up. Avoid the hassle by playing digitally! All you need is enough devices for students to work in small groups and Internet connectivity. This breakout explores the topic of Dia de los Muertos. It is a mixture of English and Spanish - students will need to be able to read a basic recipe and an article listing the different elements of an ofrenda. It includes: los muertos la historia las flores los elementos importantes el pan de muerto Includes detailed instructions and answer key. Great for use as an introduction to the holiday or as a review.
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Notre Dame - comprehensible input lesson for French learners

Notre Dame - comprehensible input lesson for French learners

Comprehensible input is important in a world languages class - but you can't always do stories. This is a lesson that uses target structures in a comprehensible way to teach about a non-fiction topic - French high schools and the names of various classes students might take. The text is appropriate for 2nd semester French and later. The target structures are: n'est pas le/la plus une cloche The lesson includes: a 25-slide powerpoint with repetition of the target vocabulary a text version of the powerpoint comprehension questions a grammar explanation and exercises for the superlative a story retell sheet with photos - one for writing, one for oral retell a list of associated videos and websites a complete answer key
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Ancient Rome - digital breakout game

Ancient Rome - digital breakout game

Breakouts can be fun, but also tricky if you don't have the equipment or the time to set one up. Avoid the hassle by playing digitally! All you need is enough devices for students to work in small groups and Internet connectivity. This breakout explores the topic of ancient Rome. It includes: the Colosseum the Twelve Tables the Senate Julius Caesar the Roman Army Includes detailed instructions and answer key. Great for use as an introduction to a Rome unit or as a review.
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Versailles - Comprehensible input for beginning French learners

Versailles - Comprehensible input for beginning French learners

Comprehensible input is important in a world languages class - but you can't always do stories. This is a lesson that uses target structures in a comprehensible way to teach about a non-fiction topic - French high schools and the names of various classes students might take. The text is simple enough for first semester French. The target structures are: voulait il y a habitait aujourd'hui The lesson includes: a 30-slide powerpoint with repetition of the target vocabulary a text version of the powerpoint comprehension questions a grammar explanation and exercises for the most basic forms of the impartfait a story retell sheet with photos - one for writing, one for oral retell a list of associated videos and websites a complete answer key
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Le lycée - Comprehenisble Input for beginning French learners

Le lycée - Comprehenisble Input for beginning French learners

Comprehensible input is important in a world languages class - but you can't always do stories. This is a lesson that uses target structures in a comprehensible way to teach about a non-fiction topic - French high schools and the names of various classes students might take. The text is simple enough for first semester French. The target structures are: il aime/il n'aime pas est/n'est pas la classe de intéressant The lesson includes: a 42-slide powerpoint with repetition of the target vocabulary a text version of the powerpoint comprehension questions a grammar explanation and exercises for ne...pas a story retell sheet with photos - one for writing, one for oral retell a list of associated videos and websites a complete answer key
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Joan of Arc - comprehensible input lesson for French beginners

Joan of Arc - comprehensible input lesson for French beginners

Comprehensible input is important in a world languages class - but you can't always do stories. This is a lesson that uses target structures in a comprehensible way to teach about a non-fiction topic - French high schools and the names of various classes students might take. The text is simple enough for first semester French. The target structures are: doit a ____ ans la voix dit The lesson includes: a 38-slide powerpoint with repetition of the target vocabulary a text version of the powerpoint comprehension questions a grammar explanation and exercises for the verb devoir a story retell sheet with photos - one for writing, one for oral retell a list of associated videos and websites a complete answer key
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French Food - Comprehenisble Input for beginning French learners

French Food - Comprehenisble Input for beginning French learners

Beginners need comprehensible input, but it can get old always trying to come up with interesting and fun stories. Why not do some non-fiction CI instead? This item is meant for beginning French students - with support, as early as the first semester! It includes a powerpoint with a simple narrative about French food and LOTS of repetition. Once you have done the powerpoint with your students, you will also have: • a single-page text of the powerpoint with vocabulary • comprehension questions in French • an explanation and translation exercise for the word "on" • story retell photo guides - for both speaking and writing • links to additional resources and videos • complete answer key
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Ancient Egypt - digital breakout

Ancient Egypt - digital breakout

Breakouts can be fun, but also tricky if you don't have the equipment or the time to set one up. Avoid the hassle by playing digitally! All you need is enough devices for students to work in small groups and Internet connectivity. At least one student in each group will need either a Google or Gmail account. This breakout explores the topic of ancient Egypt. It includes: the pyramids Hatshepsut the Nile river flooding mummification hieroglyphics Includes detailed instructions and answer key. Great for use as an introduction to a space unit or as a review.
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The Cold War - Digital Breakout

The Cold War - Digital Breakout

Breakout games are fun, but can be a lot of work to set up the traditional type. Save some time by playing a digital breakout! No need for locks or copies or any other preparation other than having devices and internet access! This digital breakout game includes: the domino theory the space race the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan the Cuban Missile Crisis the Fall of the Berlin Wall Detailed instructions and an answer key are included.
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Les Zombies attaquent! - passé composé/imparfait reading - great for sub plans!

Les Zombies attaquent! - passé composé/imparfait reading - great for sub plans!

Zombies are attacking the school. A zombie that looks like Steve Buscemi is making lunch out of the principal. And the crazy chemistry teacher is acting like this is just an ordinary day. How will the zombies be stopped? Or will they? This three-page story includes two versions - one with the imparfait and passé composé and one that includes the passé simple for more advanced classes. Includes comprehension questions in English, plus additional activities. Infographic on how to prepare for the zombie apocalypse and other natural disasters too.
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Thomas Pesquet - Comprehenisble Input for beginning French learners

Thomas Pesquet - Comprehenisble Input for beginning French learners

Thomas Pesquet is a French astronaut who recently spent 6 months on board the ISS. Your students can learn more about him while getting lots of CI and repetition. This lesson is for beginning French learners - even as early as first semester, once you've taught them a few basic vocabulary words. It focuses on the following phrases and words: il quitte la terre pendant le voyage il fait dans l'espace The lesson includes: A 25-slide powerpoint biography about Pesquet and his trip to the ISS a printable version of the story on a single page comprehension questions about the story a grammar explanation and practice worksheet about the je, il and elle form of er verbs guided story retell and rewrite sheets with images from the powerpoint additional resources page answer key
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The TGV - Comprehenisble Input for beginning French learners

The TGV - Comprehenisble Input for beginning French learners

Product Description Comprehensible Input is the most important thing to give your beginning French students. This item is a non-fiction CI lesson about the TGV. It includes a 32-slide powerpoint in very basic French (even as early as first semester!) with lots of repetitions plus a 9-page printable set of activities that include a text version of the powerpoint, comprehension questions, retells for both oral and written, additional resources, a grammar worksheet about "on peut" and "il faut" + infinitive and answer key. Target structures are: va très vite – goes very fast entre - between on peut acheter – one can buy il faut – it is necessary, it takes
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