"Je suis" display - excellent adjective review and word choice activity. This is an outline for writing a poem describing oneself. Written for French students, it would be easily adaptable to other second language classes. An outline and example are provided.
How many times have you had your class get frustrated with novels that are too difficult or bored by novels that are too young for them? It's a fine line that second language teachers must follow in challenging our students to read at their comprehension and interest levels.Aller Retour (Yves Beauchesne et David Schinkel, 1986.) is an excellent novel that teen readers do enjoy.
Students work alone or in groups to create their own country! Given coordinates just off-shore of a continent, students research the population characteristics and culture of neighbouring countries to create a logical, realistic country in that location.
You've been deported! This fun project leads students through the steps to a decision of a new land to live in. Designed for Ontario Geography, this outline is easily adaptable to other curricula or grades.
Superbowl des Verbes - a fabulously fun way to review verb conjugations! Improve speed and accuracy in a way that students remember and then use in their daily writing. Written for French classes, it would be easily adapted to any second language class.
Earth Search - La Chasse à Earth
Geography Activities, French Class, Belle, French Lessons
Use this traditional poem form as an excellent welcome back activity to get to know your students. Challenge them to expand their vocabulary and move beyond basic or common adjectives. Suitable for Immersion/Extended French students grade four and up, or
Happy New Year! Back to school means setting new goals. This approach to setting a SMART goal encourages your students to be thoughtful and reflect on what they want to do with this school year using a planning sheet. They record their goal on a unique graphic they can personalize.
We call these our "Goofy Little Words" charts as they help organize the high frequency words that French students need daily but have such a hard time remembering! Colour-coding helps to keep straight the masculine, feminine and plural forms of possessive and demonstrative adjectives.