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I am a secondary and adult education French and ESL teacher and I love creating resources that help my students have fun with languages! You'll see many speaking games, grammar games, and task cards in my shop.
Never, ever have I ever - Classroom community building activity
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Never, ever have I ever - Classroom community building activity

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Never, ever have I ever - Classroom community building activity Community building game for students of all ages, a fun NO PREP activity. Students say "Never, ever have I ever" or "I have" followed by something they may or may not have done following the prompts on the cards. Your students will love this game and will learn a lot about each other! Use this game in class with small groups or at a larger club event. Just print out the cards, laminate if possible, punch holes in the upper corner and attach with a hook. A fun no prep activity for years to come! Included with this resource: 75 game cards - Black and white and color versions - Ready to print, laminate, cut out, punch holes and hook together with a key ring. Here's how the game works: Begin your sentence with "Never, ever have I ever" if you have never done what is written on the card. Begin with "I have" if you have done it. Other players can react in a variety of ways: Me too. Me neither. I have, too. If you say that you have done something you have to tell the story about when you did what is on the card.
120 conversation starters for community building in the classroom
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120 conversation starters for community building in the classroom

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120 NO PREP conversation starters for community building in the classroom. Each question on a card. You can pick and choose the ones that you like the most for your students. These cards are perfect for building communication skills and for getting to know each other better! This is a great speaking activity for small groups or pairs of students. Students of ages high school to adult learners will enjoy this activity. Just cut out the 120 cards, punch holes in the spaces provided and hook the stack of cards together with a ring. It would be a great idea to print on card stock and laminate the cards before punching holes and attaching them. Super easy and no prep for years to come. Both black and white and color versions are included.
French Valentine's Day Lesson + PowerPoint + 8 Activities
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French Valentine's Day Lesson + PowerPoint + 8 Activities

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Complete French lesson plan on Valentine's Day. The content of this unit will appeal to students third through twelfth grade, though some of the activities are more for secondary. The powerpoint presentation will lead you through an age appropriate discussion of Valentine's Day in France and the cultural differences between North America and France. You can use this lesson with many different levels as there are a lot of different resources included. What is included in this lesson: PowerPoint presentation 34 slides with presenter notes. Use these notes to further the discussion with more advanced students. Scattergories games 12 versions with Valentine's Day vocabulary, instructions included. Sudoku games 5 different versions with answer keys using French Valentine's Day vocabulary. Fun and quiet no prep activity. Writing activity 50 word writing exercise adaptable to any level, but still short and sweet as a supplementary activity. Quiz - Vrai ou faux Students at all levels will know the answers to these true or false questions if they've paid attention during the presentation. Correct the false statements. 12 French love proverbs Translate (with a partner or individually) the 12 proverbs the best you can, then do the scrambled sentences exercise to see how well you remember the proverbs. Vocabulary worksheet Saint Valentin Taboo Game includes 20 cards. At the top of each card there is a word to describe to partners without using 4 taboo words that are written beneath. All words are written in French and English. Instructions included. Saint Valentin 20 Questions Game is a fun and effective way to practice forming questions and speaking French using Valentine's Day vocabulary. French and English as well as French only versions are included. In the powerpoint notes you will often find suggestions for enrichment activities, links to internet websites that go along with that particular slide. LICENSING TERMS: This purchase includes a license for one teacher only for personal use in their classroom. Licenses are non-transferable, meaning they can not be passed from one teacher to another. No part of this resource is to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. 

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Ice Breaker Activity: Find someone who...
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Ice Breaker Activity: Find someone who...

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Find someone who... This group speaking activity is great for getting students to speak to each either at back to school as an ice-breaker or at the end of the year. 5 versions of this activity are included so you can easily use it 5 separate times during the year without being repetitive. This activity is great for building community in the classroom no matter what subject students are learning. This resource includes: Find someone who - 5 different versions of the activity with 16 questions per worksheet for a total of 80 getting to know your questions. How to play: Have your students move around the room asking classmates if they have ever done what is written in the squares on the worksheet that you provide. If a classmate responds with YES he or she writes his name on the line provided. Complete sentences are encouraged even when the answer is NO. Activity continues until all boxes are filled. Once all of the boxes have been signed your students can turn in their papers. Your students will enjoy learning fun facts about their classmates, and you will certainly like seeing them getting to know each other!
50 true or false question cards - Conversation prompts
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50 true or false question cards - Conversation prompts

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Use this set of TRUE or FALSE speaking prompt cards to get even your most timid students talking to each other and getting to know each other better. These 50 true or false cards are terrific for sparking conversations and students think it is a really fun game. Use them at back to school as an ice-breaker so that students can get to know one another or at any time during the year when you need an enrichment activity. The cards are perfect to use as a community building exercise in any subject. Not only will your students get to know each other, but they’ll think the general knowledge trivia questions are a lot of fun. You may want to have students work with a partner if you’re making a game out of it so that they can help each other out with the correct answers to the false statements. This no prep activity is perfect for small groups or centers or for club activities and enrichment. Included: 50 true or false cards (color and black and white versions) 9 ways to use these cards Answer key How to play SCOOT Response sheet to use in SCOOT activity There are many ways you can use this set of 50 true or false cards: ➤ Print, laminate, cut out, punch holes and attach on a ring for small groups to ask and answer questions. When a statement is said to be false, students have to then correct the statement to make it true. Simple negation is fine if you say so, but if you want to up the game and make it a real challenge have students correct the sentences with the correct information! Answer key is provided for small group work or centers. ➤ Use as a warm-up speaking activity with a conversation partner. As students enter the classroom have them choose 2-3 cards from a box. ➤ Students who finish their work earlier than others can choose a few of the cards and write out correct answers to false statements. ➤ Use as exit tickets. Give each student a card before the end of class and as they walk out of the room they tell the teacher their answer. ➤ Stations: Put students into groups and divide the cards amongst them. Have groups rotate to a new station as they finish the cards. ➤ Scoot: Put one card on each desk in the classroom. Give each student a response sheet and set a timer to give them just enough time to answer true or false and to correct the false statements. When the timer rings students move on to the next desk and the next question. All cards are numbered so it is simple to stay organized. Full instructions are included. ➤ Use the cards with board games. Students must answer a question in order to move. ➤ Use the cards as an icebreaker activity at the beginning of the school year or right after school holidays. ➤ Great resource for tutoring sessions and vocabulary building.
Cootie catchers - Getting to know you activity
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Cootie catchers - Getting to know you activity

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Using cootie catchers (fortune tellers) to get students speaking to each other and to help them get to know their classmates better is a great idea at any time of the year. Your students already love them, and cootie catchers are the perfect ice breaker activity for back to school. This resource is in English and is suitable for any teacher who wants his or her students to interact and learn fun facts about each other. This file includes ten different ice breaker cootie catchers. The file also contains 2 blank templates for making your own cootie catchers (a perfect activity for test review questions). Each version includes 8 fun questions for a total of 80 getting to know you questions. Some of the questions are really silly while others demand more reflection. Here's everything you get: 10 different cootie catchers, each has 8 questions for a total of 80 Color and black and white copies are included 2 blank templates to make your own review games (one with classic cars and one with flowers) Instructions on how to fold cootie catchers
What would you rather do? 75 conversation prompt cards + Powerpoint
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What would you rather do? 75 conversation prompt cards + Powerpoint

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Use this set of I'D RATHER conversation prompt cards to get even your most timid students talking to each other and they are perfect to use as a back to school ice-breaker activity. These 75 question cards are terrific for discussion, journal writing prompts and vocabulary acquisition. This no prep activity is perfect for small groups, club activities, centers, etc. You can also use the powerpoint version to make it a whole class activity. Use these cards as conversation prompts with students in all grades. Included: 75 question cards (color and black and white versions as you see in the thumbnails) Powerpoint version Ideas of how to use this set of cards There are many ways you can use this set of 75 speaking cards: ➤ Print, laminate, cut out, punch holes and attach on a ring for small groups to ask and answer questions. ➤ Use as a warm-up speaking activity with a conversation partner. As students enter the classroom have them choose 2-3 cards from a box. ➤ Students who finish their work earlier than others can choose a few of the cards and write out their answers including reasons for their preferences. ➤ Use as exit tickets. Give each student a card before the end of class and as they walk out of the room they tell the teacher their answer. ➤ Stations: Put students into groups and divide the cards amongst them. Have groups rotate to a new station as they finish the cards. ➤ Scoot: Put one card on each desk in the classroom. Give each student a response sheet and set a timer to give them just enough time to answer the question. When the timer rings students move on to the next desk and the next question. ➤ Use the cards with board games. Students must answer a question in order to move. ➤ Use the cards as a getting to know you activity. ➤ Great resource for tutoring sessions.
French 20 Questions Speaking Games - BUNDLE
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French 20 Questions Speaking Games - BUNDLE

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These 20 questions games are a fun, effective, NO PREP way to practice forming French questions. Click on individual game links for specific details on each version. This bundle saves you 50%. These games work for any level as they are written in French and English. Want a real challenge for your upper levels or immersion students? Use the French only version! Included with each game: 1 version with vocabulary written in French and English 1 version with vocabulary written in French only Have students work in small groups of 2-4 or project the game and use it as a whole class activity. Many of the words may be new to your students as this game is meant not only to practice forming questions, but also to build vocabulary. I like to allow my students to look at the game chart while they play until they’re somewhat familiar with the words. After they’ve played the games a few times looking at the French-English version they feel more prepared to move on to the French only version. One student in the small group or class chooses a word on the chart. Other students ask up to 20 questions trying to guess the secret word. The student who has chosen the secret word can answer using the following responses: OUI - NON - PARFOIS - RAREMENT - GÉNÉRALEMENT - PEUT-ÊTRE - CELA DÉPEND - PROBABLEMENT Alternative game play: To change up the game and to make it more challenging as well as practicing other skills, have the student who chooses the secret word describe it to others in the group. Instead of asking questions about the secret word, other students listen to the description and guess it.
Back to School ESL BUNDLE
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Back to School ESL BUNDLE

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This is a bundle resources for when your’e teaching about back to school. This bundle is 20% off. LICENSING TERMS: This purchase includes a license for one teacher only for personal use in their classroom. Licenses are non-transferable, meaning they can not be passed from one teacher to another. No part of this resource is to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. COPYRIGHT TERMS: This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives, unless the site is password protected and can only be accessed by students. Want to get TPT credit to use on future purchases? Go to “My Purchases” and log in. Next to purchases there is a link to provide feedback. Click this link and you will be taken to a page where you can give a rating and leave a comment for the product. When you give feedback TPT gives you credits that you can use toward future purchases.
20 questions  Valentine's Day party game
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20 questions Valentine's Day party game

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20 questions Valentine's Day party game Have students work in small groups of 2-4 or project the game and do a whole class activity. This game includes 40 words. Some of the words may be new to your students as this game is meant not only to practice forming questions, but also to build vocabulary. I like to allow my students to look at the game chart while they play until they’re somewhat familiar with the words. One student in the small group or class chooses a word on the chart. Other students ask up to 20 questions trying to guess the secret word. Are you……. … a person? … an animal? … a mineral? … a place? … food? … a plant? … an object? The student who has chosen the secret word can answer using the following responses: YES - NO - SOMETIMES - RARELY - GENERALLY - MAYBE - IT DEPENDS - PROBABLY Alternative game play: To change up the game and to make it more challenging as well as practicing other skills, have the student who chooses the secret word describe it to others in the group. Instead of asking questions about the secret word, other students listen to the description and guess it.
20 Questions Game - French Valentine's Day - La Saint Valentin
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20 Questions Game - French Valentine's Day - La Saint Valentin

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20 Questions Game - French Valentine's Day - La Saint Valentin Use this game to have students practice forming questions and speaking French using vocabulary for Valentine's Day. Included: French and English version French only version Have students work in small groups of 2-4 or project the game and do a whole class activity. This game includes 40 words. Many of the words will be new to your students as this game is meant not only to practice forming questions, but also to build vocabulary. I like to allow my students to look at the game chart while they play until they’re somewhat familiar with the words. One student in the small group or class chooses a word on the chart. Other students ask up to 20 questions trying to guess the secret word. EST-CE QUE……. … tu es une personne? … tu es un animal? … tu es un minéral? … tu es un endroit? … tu es un aliment? … tu es une plante? … tu es un objet? The student who has chosen the secret word can answer using the following responses: OUI - NON - PARFOIS - RAREMENT - GÉNÉRALEMENT - PEUT-ÊTRE - CELA DÉPEND - PROBABLEMENT Alternative game play: To change up the game and to make it more challenging as well as practicing other skills, have the student who chooses the secret word describe it to others in the group. Instead of asking questions about the secret word, other students listen to the description and guess it.
French Primary Valentine's Day Resource BUNDLE - La Saint Valentin
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French Primary Valentine's Day Resource BUNDLE - La Saint Valentin

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French Primary Valentine’s Day Resource BUNDLE - La Saint Valentin This French resource for Valentine’s Day - La Saint Valentin - will save you 20% when having fun with spelling and vocabulary during the month of February in your core French or French immersion classes. This bundle includes 9 no prep fun resources that you can just print out and use right away. Click on each resource featured for specific details.
ESL Speaking Activities, Games and Ice Breakers
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ESL Speaking Activities, Games and Ice Breakers

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ESL Speaking Activities, Games and Ice Breakers Here are 8 of my favorite activities and games to get my ESL students speaking to each other in class. There are lots of conversation starters and speaking prompts at many different levels as well as fun games and ice breaker activities. Here's what's included (click on each product below for a full description): 1. 120 conversation starters - Beginner to advanced levels 2. 70 upper-intermediate conversation starters and speaking prompts. 3. 83 intermediate level conversation starters and speaking prompts. 4. Never, ever have I ever - Speaking game for beginners and advanced levels. 5. 50 true or false question cards - a fun game! 6. 75 "What would you rather do" speaking cards 7. Cootie catchers - fortune tellers - Getting to know you activity 8. Ice breaker activity: Find someone who...
Back to school speaking questions about summer
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Back to school speaking questions about summer

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At back to school time we teachers often ask ourselves what we can do on the first day or during the first weeks of school in the classroom so that students can talk and get to know each other better. Here are 25 speaking cards to use the first few days of school for returning or new students. Students will ask each other questions about summer vacation and about the new school year. Included: 25 black and white cards 25 color cards 9 ways to use these cards SCOOT game instructions SCOOT recording sheet