Thursday, January 8, 2009

French II

En classe:
  • Daily review questions and conversations in French.
  • Warm-up activity on the overhead in order to review the agreement of adjectives in French.
  • Played Battleship with a partner using adjective agreement.
  • Completed a cultural artifact worksheet using an excerpt from a youth magazine. Lead a cultural discussion based on this information.
Les devoirs:
  • Complete a letter in which you describe yourself and two of your closest friends using as many of the adjectives from this Leçon as possible. (Directions provided on the worksheet passed out in class).

French I

En classe:
  • Daily review questions and conversations in French.
  • Warm-up activity to review Leçon 8 vocabulary (students translated 5 questions and answers) and then corrected it as a class.
  • Reviewed and corrected Wednesday's homework (book page 47 activity 5).
  • Worked with a partner to read and answer questions about three cultural artifacts (French advertisements). Excellent cultural conversation, 1st period!
Les devoirs:
  • Complete book page 52 activity 3 on a separate sheet of paper. Write in complete sentences!
  • 6th period: Since over half of the class did not finish Wednesday's homework, please make sure that it is completed by Friday as well as page 52 activity 3 AND the cultural artifacts worksheet, which we did not have time to do in class!

French Culture

In class:
  • Discussed the francophone project rubric (9th period only).
  • Reviewed the Parisian monuments, colored images of each monument and then placed them on a giant-sized, student-created map of Paris.
  • Finalize your francophone project research and begin to work on the final presentation.