Francais I

le 19 decembre-In class, the students completed a final review sheet for final preparation. We reviewed grammar, vocabulary for the French I final. The students played a speaking game to review further. Cultural assessments were returned and discussed.  Please prepare for your final with your study guide. 

le 18 decembre-The students completed various listening comprehension activities using vocabulary of shopping. The students completed an open note assessment on cultural elements of the semester. Please prepare for your final with your study guide. 

le 17 decembre-Today, the students completed a gallery walk of traditional French dishes and the region in France where they originate. The students also completed a speaking activity “Café Conversation” to review for the final. Please prepare for your final with your study guide. 

le  13-14 decembre-Wonderful food culture days in French I! I am so proud of my students (see photos below)! Please remember to prepare for your final with you study guide! Also, complete your vocabulary packet exer. 1-6 and C (last page) for lundi.

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le 12 decembre-In class, the students practiced contractions with a/de and vocabulary of food/food quantity. The students played a partner concentration game with this new activity. Please complete exer. 1-6, and C (last page) for lundi. Please prepare for your food day project le 13-14 decembre per the class calendar. Please study for your final with your study guide. 

le 11 decembre-Today, the students were introduced to the verb aller and contractions with a/de. Please study these for your final. The students also completed their writing template for our cultural food days. Please prepare for your food day project le 13-14 decembre per the class calendar. Please study for your final with your study guide. 

le 10 decembre-Today, the students took their SGM for French I! Please have your colored pencils/markers in class mardi. Please prepare for your food day project le 13-14 decembre per the class calendar. Please study for your final with your study guide. 

le 6 decembre-In class, the students read an article about French food practices and tastes. The students completed a Venn Diagram comparing and contrasting similarities and differences between France and the United States. The students then played a review game (Pictionary) to review vocabulary of food/drink. Please prepare for your assessment on food/drink vocabulary packet vendredi. Please review for your SGM on lundi. Bring earbuds and meet me in room 306.

le 5 decembre-Today, the students completed a bellringer review of vocabulary (packet) food/drink and the verbs prendre, comprendre, apprendre, avoir, and manger. The students played “Va a la Peche” to review for their assessment vendredi. The students practiced writing with our new verbs in the positive and negative forms with white boards. The writing portion of the food project was collected also. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary (packet) vendredi. Your SGM is lundi, le 10 decembre. Food cultural days will take place le 13-14 decembre, please refer to class calendar. Please begin to prepare for your final with your study guide. All final exemption forms are due lundi. 

le 4 decembre-In class, the students practiced food/drink vocabulary from the food packet (disappearing activity). The students were also introduced to the verbs boire, comprendre, prendre, apprendre, and we reviewed the conjugation of manger. The students also read the article “MindBodyGreen What French Kids Eat for School Lunch” , we watched a video clip of a French chef who cooks at a French school. We also discussed some of the similarities and differences in lunches. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary on the food packet vendredi. The writing section of your food project is due mercredi le 5 decembre. Food cultural days will take place le 13-14 decembre, please refer to class calendar. Please begin to prepare for your final with your study guide. All makeups are due tomorrow for the semester.

le 3 decembre-Today in class, the students practiced two speaking prompts with partners using vocabulary of food/drink. The students completed listening comprehension practice on food/drink. The students watched a video clip “Paris Teens-Les Repas” on French meal preparation and customs. Please complete your worksheet for mardi. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary on the food packet vendredi. Writing section of your food project is due mercredi le 5 decembre. Food cultural days will take place le 13-14 decembre, please refer to the class calendar. Please begin to prepare for your final with your study guide. All makeups are due mercredi le 5 decembre.

le 30 novembre-Today, the students completed their research for their food projects in the media center. The students completed their assessment on food/vocabulary. Please prepare for your assessment on the food packet le 7 decembre. All makeups for the semester are due le 5 decembre. The food project signature sheet is due le 3 decembre. The writing portion of the food project is due le 5 decembre. Food cultural days will take place on le 13-14 decembre, please refer to the class calendar. Please begin to prepare for your final with the study guide you received in class today.

le 29 novembre-In class, the students visited the learning commons to complete research for their food projects. Please prepare for your assessment vendredi on vocabulary of food/drink (page #1 and middle column of second page). Please prepare for your assessment on the food/drink packet le 7 decembre. The food project signature sheet is due le 3 decembre. The writing portion of the food project is due le 5 decembre. The food cultural days will take place on le 13-14 decembre, please refer to the class calendar. 

le 28 novembre-Today, we had an adjusted schedule due to EOC testing. The students reviewed vocabulary of food/drink and weather. The students were introduced to their food project for the semester. The students completed a listening comprehension review of prepositions and rooms of the house (2, 3, 4). The students began a weather broadcast using different cities with partners. Please prepare for your assessment on vendredi on vocabulary of food/drink (page 1). Please prepare for your assessment on the food/drink packet le 7 decembre. Please complete the worksheet on weather (2, 3, 4 periods only)We will be researching our food projects jeudi-vendredi of this week. The food project signature sheet is due le 3 decembre. The writing portion of the food project is due le 5 decembre. 

le 27 novembre-In class, the students picked new partner groups. The students also practiced weather with symbols. The students completed a listening comprehension review of school subjects, time, numbers, and days of the week. We discussed and practiced the vocabulary of food/drink. Please submit your individual family projects by le 28 novembre. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary of food/drink (page #1) le 30 vendredi. Please prepare for your assessment on the food vocabulary packet le 7 decembre. 

le 26 novembre-Today, the students discussed with a partner their Thanksgiving vacations. The students played a review vocabulary game with partners. The students were introduced to vocabulary of food/drink and weather. The students who were absent before the break completed their speaking section of the “La Maison” project. Please submit your individual family projects by le 28 novembre to the email address on the rubric. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary of food/drink (page #1) vendredi. All  makeups for the semester are due le 5 decembre. 

le 16 novembre-In class, we discussed the results of the chapter test. The students completed and presented their “La Maison” projects in class with their groups. If you were absent today, please plan to present your portion on lundi. The students were introduced to vocabulary of food/drink in class. Please submit your individual family projects by le 28 novembre. All makeups for the semester are due le 5 decembre.

le 15 novembre-Today, the students worked on their “La Maison” projects. “La Maison” projects are due end of class vendredi. Please be prepared to present the last 30 minutes of class. Individual family projects are due le 28 novembre. All makeups for the semester are due le 5 decembre. 

le 14 novembre-In class, the students were assigned their family album project-deadline for submission le 28 novembre. The students also began their group “La Maison” project in class. “La Maison” is due in class vendredi. Please be prepared to present the last 30 minutes of class. All makeups for the semester are due le 5 decembre.

le 13 novembre-Today, the students completed a Gallery Walk review before their assessment. We also discussed the homework worksheet on possessive adjectives. The students completed their assessment. Please bring colored pencils/markers to class for the remainder of the week. All makeups for the semester are due le 5 decembre. 

le 12 novembre-In class, the students completed a warm-up review of all material on the unit test mardi. The students practiced all material in class. The students completed a speaking activity with partners and large group to reinforce all material. The students completed a listening comprehension using the vocabulary of family. Please complete the possessive adjective worksheet for mardi that we began at the end of class. Please prepare for your assessment mardi, le 13 novembre (see notes from 11-9-18). All makeups for the semester are due le 5 decembre. 

le 9 novembre-Today, the students practiced possessive adjectives (ex. 10-11 writing packet). The students were also introduced to BANGS adjectives. We also discussed the differences between French/European and American housing. We also discussed the ecological reason for the bidet. The students also completed a webquest in the lab on real estate in France. Please complete for lundi. Please study possessives and BANGS adjectives. Please prepare for your unit assessment (see notes below) le 13 novembre. All makeups for the semester are due le 5 decembre.

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le 8 novembre-In class, we discussed the notes for the chapter assessment on mardi, le 13 novembre (notes provided in class). The students also completed a formative reading activity using authentic housing advertisements in French. The students were introduced to possessive adjectives and completed activities in the lab on VHL for vendredi (3A.2). All makeups for the semester are due le 5 decembre. 

le 7 novembre-Today, the students completed a partner review game with -er verbs for warm-up. The students needed to differentiate the differences between two photos in complete French sentences. The students also practiced questions forms focusing on the question “Combien de?”. We discussed the question worksheet from lundi. Please study question forms. Please prepare for a unit assessment mardi, le 13 novembre (specific notes to be given in class jeudi). 

le 5 novembre-In class, the students reviewed vocabulary of family/home/professions. The students played “Va a la peche” in groups of 3-4 to review before their assessment. The students took their assessment on family/home vocabulary. We reviewed question forms especially the question “qu’est-ce que”. Please complete your worksheet on questions for mercredi. 

le 2 novembre-Substitute today for 2nd and 3rd-please complete the worksheet on family and VHL activities by midnight. During 3rd and 4th, we completed a speaking activity reviewing questions forms, prepositions, and vocabulary of family & home. Please comple VHL activities (3A Context and Culture) by midnight, please complete “Monstre” -er verb coloring sheet, and formative writing on La Toussaint for lundi. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary of home/family lundi, le 5 novembre. 

le 1 novembre-Today, the students completed a warm-up using verbs and rooms of the house. The students completed a speaking activity using prepositions and movie scenes. We also had a discussion following a video clip of “La Toussaint” that is celebrated by the French on November 1st in honor of deceased loved ones. The students began a formative writing assignment to celebrate “La Toussaint”. Please complete for vendredi. Please prepare for your assessment of vocabulary of family/home lundi, le 5 novembre. 

le 31 octobre-In class, the students reviewed homework at the beginning of class. The students were introduced to prepositions in French, and they practiced with Pepe le Pew! The students were introduced to Halloween vocabulary in French. The students completed a formative reading activity with -er verbs and a review of colors due on jeudi. Please have your colored pencils in class jeudi. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary of family/home lundi, le 5 novembre. 

le 30 octobre-Today, the students practiced with vocabulary of family and the home. The students reviewed activities after school. The students were introduced to additional vocabulary of pets. The students completed 5 listening comprehension activities focusing on family and the home. Today we also had a cultural moment on the Paris Catacombs. Please completed the exercises from today’s class for mercredi. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary of family/home lundi, le 5 novembre. Please have colored pencils/markers in class mercredi. 

le 29 octobre-In class, the students completed a writing “Walk & Practice” using expressions with avoir. The students were also introduced to the vocabulary of family, animals, rooms of the house, and professions. Please prepare for your assessment on this vocabulary lundi, le 5 novembre. Please have colored pencils/markers in class mercredi. 

le 26 octobre-Oh la la! In class, the students completed a warm up using the verb acheter. The students completed a speaking activity/practice using specific school situations (ex. conversation with an exchange student at Harrison). The students also completed a listening comprehension activity using the short video “Paris Teens-L’Ecole”. The students also listening to “Alors, On Danse” from Belgian singer Stromae. The students discussed the short video in class. Please continue to study expressions with avoir and the verb acheter. 

le 25 octobre-In class today, the students completed a warm up practice using avoir/expressions with avoir. Homework was discussed, and the students practiced avoir in the positive and negative forms. The students watched a video clip on the Latin Quarter in Paris which corresponded with their formative reading “Une Journee avec Jacqueline”. The students also enjoyed a cultural moment on cursive writing which is used in French schools.

le 24 octobre-Today, the students completed a warm up practice using verbe + infinitive. The students reviewed and practiced the verb avoir and expressions with avoir. The students were also introduced to the irregular conjugations of acheter and uses of acheter (to buy). The students began a reading/writing formative activity “Une Journee avec Jacqueline”. Please complete this for jeudi in complete sentences. Please continue to study avoir/avoir expressions. 

le 23 octobre-In class, the students discussed homework of verbe + infinitive. The students completed a speaking activity using famous people throughout history focusing on the use of-er verbs in the present tense. The students were introduced to the verb avoir and expressions with avoir. The students began a Webquest in the lab learning about two Parisian French high schools and the purpose of the maison de la jeunesse et de la culture. Please complete your Webquest, study the conjugations of avoir and avoir expressions, and complete the avoir worksheet (bottom) for mercredi. 

le 22 octobre-Today, the students presented their -er projects and submitted them by video. The students completed a listening comprehension using a video clip about shopping. The students were introduced to verbe + infinitive. The students also watched a video clip on the opinions of French teenagers about their French schools. Please complete the worksheet on verbe + infinitive for mardi. 

le 19 octobre-We reviewed before taking the assessment on -er verbs in the positive and negative forms. The students continued to work on their personal -er verb project in the lab. Please have a printed copy of your project (no more than two pages front and back) for lundi. Please be prepared to explain (not read) yourself. 

le 18 octobre-In class, homework was graded and discussed (please note grades in Synergy). The students played “Battleship” with -er verbs against partners. The students also completed activities in VHL (2A, Structures, a vous, essayez, completez) that are due at midnight tonight. The students were also introduced to their personal -er verb project that is due lundi. Please prepare for your assessment on -er verb conjugations vendredi, le 19 octobre. 

le 17 octobre-Today, the students completed a warm-up review that reflects the 4 sections of their assessment vendredi (-er verb conjugations, negative form, positive form, and pronouns). Please review this warm-up for Friday! The students reviewed verbs with a visual disappearing activity. The students practiced -er verb conjugations in positive and negative sentences with whiteboards. Please complete your -er verb worksheet (both sides) for jeudi. Please prepare for your assessment on -er verb conjugations vendredi, le 19 octobre.

le 16 octobre-In class, the students completed a bellringer review of -er verbs. The students played Win, Lose, or Draw to review for their -er verb assessment. The students completed their -er verb assessment. The students had a “cultural moment” about the euro and expressions with currency. Please prepare for your assessment on -er verb conjugations in the positive and negative forms vendredi, le 19 octobre.

le 15 octobre-Today, the students completed a warm up using -er verbs in sentences. The students also played a partner SLAP! game with -er verb conjugations. The students were introduced and practiced “Combien Coute?” using objects and euros (expressions of costs). The students also read and discussed the text selections on pages 44-45 and 58-59. We discussed the importance of le bac in French schools. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary of -er verbs. Please focus on the verbs. Please prepare for your assessment on -er verb conjugations vendredi, le 19 octobre. 

le 12 octobre-Great day in French class! The students reviewed the -er verb conjugations of chercher/regarder. The students also took a “petit” extra credit assessment on French cognates. The students watched a video clip on “How to Sound French” in preparation of their speaking assessment. The students then took their speaking assessment in the Learning Commons. Please complete your -er worksheet for lundi. Please prepare for your assessment on verb vocabulary mardi, le 16 octobre.

le 10 -11octobre-PSAT Day! Bonne chance! Due to the PSAT/early release day the blog today will encompass both days. The students completed their final two practice speaking prompts in preparation for their speaking assessment vendredi. Please have your phone with voice memo and make sure it is charged. The students also practiced -er verb conjugations and discussed homework. The students completed a review game in class. Please practice for your speaking assessment vendredi, please prepare for your assessment on verb vocabulary (first page) mardi, le 16 octobre.

le 9 octobre-Today, the students practiced with their last round of French cognates. The students practiced two speaking prompts for their speaking assessment vendredi. The students practiced vocabulary of -er verbs and were introduced to -er verb conjugations in the present tense. Please complete your -er verb worksheet for mercredi/jeudi. Please prepare for your speaking assessment vendredi (have your phone with voice memo). Please prepare for your vocabulary assessment (first side) mardi, le 16 septembre. Some sample topics-introduce yourself and state your age, describe a difficult/easy class and why, describe your French class, a friend, class times, description of yourself (positive/negative sentences), items you prefer, describe a character/actor/actress/role model.

le 8 octobre-In class, the students turned in their classwork from vendredi. The students watched a video clip of French phrases in the English language (ex. mortgage, denim) and their definitions. The students completed two speaking activities (one with a script, one with a photo) to prepare for their speaking assessment vendredi. The students completed a formative writing activity focusing on complete sentences. The students were also introduced to -er verb vocabulary. Please prepare for your speaking assessment vendredi, Please prepare for your vocabulary assessment (first side) mardi, le 16 septembre. 

le 4 octobre-Today, the students completed a listening activity with a video clip of a French high school, Lous-le-Grand, to review before their assessment. We focused on courses that are facultative/obligatoire. We also discussed the similarities and differences between French and American high schools. The students also completed their assessment. Please have colored pencils/markers in class vendredi. Please complete the cognate word search for extra credit.

le 3 octobre-The students began class with a sentence review of school subjects using vrai/faux. The students played an awesome listening/speaking small group game using vocabulary to review for their assessment (Taboo Francais!). The students also completed listening comprehension activities concentrating on the verb etre, subject pronouns, school vocabulary, and review of numbers. Please prepare for your assessment jeudi, le 4 octobre (see blog post from 9-21 for details). 

le 2 octobre-In class, the students reviewed vocabulary of school and etre in sentence form (warm-up). The students completed a partner matching game using French cognates. The students also practiced for their summative speaking assessment using French transition words and verbal fillers and recorded themselves. The students were also introduced to definite and indefinite articles. Please review cognates and articles. Please prepare for your assessment jeudi, le 4 octobre (see blog post from 9-21 for details). 

le 1 octobre-Today, the students were provided additional French cognates from the PSAT/SAT/ACT. The students completed a cognate recognition writing activity to test their skills for the PSAT on October 10th. The students also practiced vocabulary of school (Bellringer review). Please prepare for your assessment jeudi, le 4 octobre. (see blog post from 9-21 for details). 

le 21 septembre-Bonjour, in class today the students reviewed before their assessment on etre in the positive and negative forms. We discussed more French cognates (please complete your cognates packet)The students then completed “Tin Tin-Le Secret de l’Unicorne” with their comprehension questions. Please prepare for your assessment le 4 octobre (vocabulaire la page 72 D’Accord, vocabulaire extra, les langues, les maths, les sciences naturelles, autres matieres, les articles (un/une/des/le/la/les/l’), l’ecriture). Have a wonderful, safe, and relaxing break!

le 20 septembre-Today, the students completed a final practice bellringer review for their assessment on etre vendredi. The students reviewed by playing “Battleship” with etre conjugations. The students then began comprehension questions on “Tin Tin-Le Secret de L’Unicorne”. Please prepare for your assessment of etre in the positive and negative forms. 

le 19 septembre-In class, the students continued their study of words of French origin on the SAT in preparation for the PSAT in October. We discussed yesterday’s homework on the verb etre and practiced the negative form. The students completed a speaking activity using etre, adjectives, class subjects, and expressing opinions. Please prepare for your assessment on etre in the positive and negative forms vendredi (please review your class bellringers!).

le 18 septembre-Today, we continued our study of words of French origin on the SAT in preparation for the PSAT in October. The students also played a partner concentration game with etre conjugations and subject pronouns. The students completed a listening comprehension activity reviewing objects of the class, class subjects, and cognates. Please complete the etre worksheet for homework. Please prepare for your assessment on etre in the positive and negative forms vendredi. 

le 17 septembre-In class, the students began their lesson on cognates. Students were provided with a list of vocabulary words of French origin that repeatedly show up on the SAT. This lesson is in preparation for the PSAT in October. The students also practiced etre and adjectives with subject cubes. The students watched two video clips on etre and subject pronouns before going to the lab. Please complete the VHL assignments tonight by midnight (IB, Structures and IB.2, and IA Synthese Le Zapping). Please prepare for your assessment on etre and adjectives in the positive and negative forms vendredi. 

le 14 septembre-Today, the students reviewed objects of the class before their assessment. Our culture day today was an introduction and discussion of Parkour and the influence of Sebastien Foucan on the sport internationally. Finally, the students visited the lab to complete VHL activities that are due by vendredi-24H (Lecon IB, Contextes (left), intrus, ecoutez, C’est-follow the model). Please continue to study etre and adjectives for next week!

le 13 septembre-In class, the students practiced the use of etre with objects and cities. The students also completed a speaking activity with photos. We also discussed the homework on objects of the class. Please complete the worksheets from class today for vendredi. Please prepare for your assessment on objects of the class vendredi, le 14 septembre. 

le 12 septembre-Today, the students reviewed adjectives by playing a partner game of interactive Boggle. The students also completed a listening comprehension activity using a video clip “Au Café” from D’Accord I. The students practiced writing full sentences with whiteboards. Please complete the worksheet on class objects. Pay attention to the diagram on this worksheet. Please prepare for your assessment on objects of the class vendredi. 

le 11 septembre-In class, the students discussed homework (2-4). The students also completed a speaking activity using etre and adjectives describing themselves. The students completed a listening comprehension review of time with clocks. Finally, we practiced objects of the class. Please prepare for your assessment on objects of the class vendredi. 1st period-complete the worksheet front and back (1-10 only). 

le 10 septembre-Today, the students presented their “C’est Moi!” projects in class to peers. The students practiced objects of the class and nationalities (D’Accord page 27, green box). The students also selected new partners in class. Please complete the worksheet from class. Write the four paragraphs in English and complete 1-10 on the back (periods 2-4). Please prepare for an assessment on objects of the class vendredi!

le 7 septembre-In class, the students reviewed before their assessment on adjectives. The students were introduced to objects of the class in French. “C’est Moi!” projects were collected. Please study vocabulary of class objects and the verb etre. Please be prepared to present your “C’est Moi!” project lundi. 

le 6 septembre-Today, the students completed a final warm up using adjectives to prepare for their assessment. The students played Pictionary to further practice adjectives. The students completed their “C’est Moi!” projects in the lab. Please have a one page print out of this project vendredi, le 7 septembre. Please be ready to present the project lundi. Please prepare for your assessment on the French adjectives packets vendredi, le 7 septembre. 

le 5 septembre-In class, the students completed another warm up on French adjectives to prepare for their assessment vendredi. The students were introduced to etre in the negative form (ne pas). The students practiced the verbalization of the negative using celebrity photos. The students continued to work on their “C’est Moi!” projects in the lab. Please have a one page print out of this project vendredi, le 7 septembre. Please be ready to present the project lundi. Please prepare for your assessment on the French adjectives packet vendredi, le 7 septembre. 

le 4 septembre-Today, the students reviewed adjectives and their usage with “Il est/Elle est” with famous personalities. The students were also introduced to their “C’est Moi!” project that is due vendredi. Please  have a one-page printout of this project vendredi. Please prepare for your assessment on the adjectives packet vendredi, le 7 septembre. Continue to study the verb etre. 

le 31 aout-In class, the students reviewed adjectives and colors using flags. The students completed a partner matching activity using international flags. The students reviewed time before their assessment. The students also discussed homework completed with the sub. If you were absent vendredi, your sub work is due to me mardi. Please prepare for your assessment on the adjectives packet vendredi, le 7 septembre. Continue to study the verb etre. Bon weekend!

le 30 aout-Today, I was in a school meeting. Please complete the practice worksheets that you received in class today for review. Please prepare for your assessment on time vendredi, le 31 aout. Please prepare for your assessment on the adjectives packet vendredi, le 7 septembre. Continue to study the verb etre.

le 29 aout-In class, the students reviewed colors with flags of different countries. For culture today, we discussed in class the differences in school schedules (American vs. French) by using an authentic French student schedule. Please complete the French schedule from class today for homework. Please prepare for your assessment on time vendredi, le 31 aout. You will also have an assessment on the adjectives packet on vendredi, le 7 septembre. 

le 28 aout-Today, the students reviewed time and colors with French cognates. The students also reviewed time with school classes. The students completed a speaking activity using the class schedules and times of Harry Potter/Ron Weasley. Finally, the students were introduced to the verb “etre” and French adjectives. Please prepare for your assessment on time vendredi, le 31 aout. You will also have an assessment on the adjectives packet on vendredi, le 7 septembre. 

le 27 aout-In class, the students reviewed colors and the calendar before their assessment on the calendar. The students completed a speaking activity using their birthdays and zodiac signs for a formative speaking activity. The students were also introduced to adjectives in French. Please prepare for your assessment on time vendredi, le 31aout. You will also have an assessment on the adjectives packet on vendredi, le 7 septembre. 

le 24 aout-Today, we discussed their returned listening comprehension activity with clock faces. The students were introduced to colors in French. The students completed a coloring activity that focused on colors, vocabulary of time, vocabulary of the calendar, and important French and American dates. Please study time and time expressions for an assessment next week (TBD). Please prepare for your assessment on the calendar lundi, le 27 aout.

le 23 aout-In class, the students completed their SGM pre-test for French I in class. The students also practiced telling time in French using VHL exercises (Content, Activities, 2B, Structures, 2B.2). Please complete these exercises by Friday at midnight. Please bring colored pencils/markers to class vendredi. Please study time and time expressions. Please prepare for your assessment on the calendar lundi, le 27 aout. 

le 22 aout-Today, the students practiced conversational time, class subjects, teacher titles, using their personal class/day schedules. We discussed homework and watched a short video on French time. Please study time and time expressions. Please prepare for your assessment on the calendar lundi, le 27 aout. You will need colored pencils in class vendredi. FRENCH I SGM WILL BE JEUDI, LE 23 AOUT. PLEASE BRING YOUR COMPUTER ADAPTABLE EARBUDS. MEET ME IN ROOM 306.

le 21 aout-In class, the students practiced time expressions and were introduced to the 24 hour clock. They reviewed the calendar using places around the world. The students completed a listening and speaking activity using class schedules from “High School Musical”. The students also completed a listening comprehension using VHL on salutations. Please complete the two pages from class on time and salutations for mercredi. Please prepare for your assessment on the calendar lundi, le 27 aout. You will need colored pencils in class vendredi. French I SGM will be on jeudi, le 23 aout. Please bring your computer adaptable earbuds. 

le 20 aout-Today, the students changed class partners. The students practiced a French dialogue and the calendar with partners. The students were introduced to accents and time in French. The students practiced time with manipulative clocks in class. Please study the vocabulary of time. You will have an assessment on the calendar lundi, le 27 aout. You will need colored pencils in class vendredi. French I SGM will be on jeudi, le 23 aout. Please bring your computer adaptable earbuds. 

le 17 aout-In class, the students played a review board game with a partner and completed a “mock” assessment before they took their assessment on numbers. We discussed homework and watched a video clip on France from “Geography Now” on France. Please study the calendar material. You will need colored pencils on Friday of next week. French I SGM will be on jeudi, le 23 aout. Please bring your earbuds!!!!

le 16 aout-Today, the students visited the lab to complete VHL exercises for spelling number practice and number listening comprehension (Complete by midnight-1A.2, all 5 exer. listed). The students also played a review partner card game concentrating on numbers 100-300. Please prepare for your assessment on numbers 0-? vendredi, le 17 aout. You will need to recognize spelling. Please continue to study calendar material.

le 15 aout-In class, the students reviewed the calendar and played “Lotto” to review numbers 0-100. The students also began their homework worksheet review of numbers. I will check this assignment jeudi in class. Please prepare for your assessment on numbers 0-? vendredi, le 17 aout. You will need to recognize spelling. Please continue to study calendar material. 

le 14 aout-Today, the students reviewed numbers 0-? The students played a sequencing number game to practice and review these numbers with partners. The students were also introduced to the calendar (months, days of the week, seasons, weeks, and dates). Please complete the worksheet you began in class today. Please study calendar material and prepare for your assessment on vendredi, le 17 aout on numbers. Join French Club!!!

le 13 aout-In class, the students completed their presentations on Francophone countries. The students completed a Gallery Walk to learn about all the different Francophone countries. The students also practiced numbers 0-? Please prepare for an assessment on Friday (vendredi) on numbers 0-?

le 10 aout-Today, the students reviewed and practiced numbers 0-?. The students also played a ball game using these numbers. We also had a cultural moment today about the World Cup winner-France! Finally, the students visited the lab to complete their Francophone country project. All projects are due lundi (Monday). Please have a printed copy for your presentation Monday! Please study numbers 0-? for next week. 

le 9 aout-In class, the students selected their partner buddies. The students were introduced to numbers 40-?. They practiced these numbers using authentic international French locations to reinforce numbers and international phone number form. The students continued to work on their Francophone project in the lab. We will have half of the class vendredi (Friday) to work on projects. Project presentations will take place lundi (Monday). 

le 8 aout-Today, we discussed the homework worksheet in class. The students completed a review game before their assessment on numbers 0-40 and alphabet. The students were introduced to expressions of the class in French. Finally, they were given their Francophone country project and researched in the lab. We will work in the lab for half of class Wednesday-Friday. Project presentations will take place Monday (lundi).

le 7 aout-Today, the students completed a mock-assessment for their quiz Wednesday. The students practiced letters of the alphabet using an eye chart with a partner. The students also practiced numbers and spelling with whiteboards. The students completed a reading article on the Francophone world for a cultural moment. The students also began their homework, a worksheet on numbers, please complete for Wednesday. Please prepare for your assessment on numbers 0-40 and letters of the alphabet Wednesday,

le 6 aout-In class, the students reviewed letters and practiced numbers 0-40. Please study these letters and numbers. The students also reviewed salutations with certain people. The students visited the lab to logon to VHL Central and complete the webquest “Famous People of France” and “Facts about France”. Please complete the webquest for class mardi (Tuesday) and prepare for your assessment on numbers 0-40 and letters Wednesday, le 8 aout. 

le 3 aout- Today in class, the students practiced the letters of the alphabet by playing a partner game. The students completed math equations in French. The students read a cultural reading on the French “La Bise” (students should practice with family members) and completed their French name tags. Please study numbers and letters for a quiz on Wednesday of next week ( le 8 aout). Please have your notebook organized and syllabus signature sheet for lundi (le 6 aout). Bon weekend!

le 2 aout-Great day in French class! Fantastique! Today, the students decided their French names and were introduced to basic salutations in French. The students also were introduced and practiced numbers 0-40. Please study these numbers for a quiz on Wednesday of next week (le 8 aout). The students also sang a rap song using salutations. Finally, the students watched a video clip on “Why Study French!”. Please have your notebook organized and syllabus signature sheet for lundi (Monday, le 6 aout). 

le 1 aout-Bienvenue!!!! Today in class, we discussed the syllabus, class procedures, practiced the French alphabet and names. The students also completed an “All About French” activity. Please have three names for class tomorrow. Have your notebook organized and syllabus signature sheet for lundi (Monday).