Francais II

le 21 mai-Today, the students reviewed for their French II final. I also provided the students with their cultural “homework” over the summer break. STUDY SESSION-mardi, le 22 mai 7h50. Please prepare for your final with your study guide. 

le 18 mai-In class, the students completed a webquest in the lab on travel, our last unit. The students also began a speaking review activity. Please prepare for your final with your study guide. STUDY SESSION-mardi, le 22 mai 7h50.

le 17 mai-Today, we discussed the practice final results in class. The students also watched “L’Homme au Masque de Fer” based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas. Please prepare for your final with your study guide. 

le 16 mai-In class, the students completed a practice final. Results will be placed in Synergy today. The students also completed their listening comprehension exam for the semester. If you were absent today, I will be completing the listening section on jeudi at 8:00. The students also completed a coloring activity focusing on the differences between Vandertramp verbs. The students also had a mini-lesson on latin roots. Please prepare for your final with your study guide. 

le 15 mai-Food journals were collected today. The students were introduced to the conjugations of Vandertramp verbs. The students were also introduced to vocabulary of travel. In class mercredi, you will have the listening comprehension final for the semester, you will need colored pencils/markers in class, you will also have a practice final. Please prepare for your final with your study guide. 

le 14 mai-Please complete the review packet and Vandertramp definitions from today’s class if you did not finish. Please prepare for your speaking assessment with your speaking grid per the class calendar. Please prepare for your final with your study guide. ALL FOOD JOURNALS ARE DUE LE 15 MAI. 1st BLOCK-please prepare for your assessment on the imperative and lui/leur mardi, le 15 mai. *You will be having a practice final on mercredi, le 16 mai. 

le 11 mai-Today, the students reviewed lui and leur and the imperative formation before their assessment on this material (3rd and 4th, 1st assessment mardi). The students completed their imperative projects and had a mini-lesson on the latin roots of Romance languages. Please prepare for your speaking assessment with your speaking grid. Please prepare for your final with your study guide. ALL FOOD JOURNALS ARE DUE LE 15 MAI. 

le 10 mai-In class, the students completed a listening activity focusing on the imperative and in the negative. The students were introduced to lui and leur. The students also completed their imperative projects and final speaking assessments per the class calendar. All imperative projects are due vendredi. 3rd and 4th block will have an assessment on the formation of the imperative and lui and leur vendredi-tomorrow. 1st block will have this assessment mardi, le 15 mai. Please prepare for your speaking assessment and your assessment vendredi. Please prepare for your final with your study guide. 

le 9 mai-Today, the students played a review game of Lotto! in preparation for their assessment on Cory le Corps. The students were also introduced to their mini-project of consumer advisory bulletins using the imperative tense. Please have these bulletins ready for class vendredi. Final speaking assessments began today and will continue through the end of the semester. Please prepare for this speaking assessment per the class calendar with your speaking grid. Please prepare for your final with your study guide. 

le 8 mai-In class, the students completed a speaking activity with different authentic situations and their speaking grid to prepare for their speaking final. The students also reviewed and practiced the imperative verb form. The students also completed a listening comprehension using vocabulary of health/wellness. The students also played “Lotto!” to review for their assessment le 9 mai. Study the imperative verb form. Please prepare for your assessment on Cory le Corps mercredi, le 9 mai. Please have markers/colored pencils mercredi-jeudi in class. Final speaking assessments will begin on le 9 mai. Please prepare for this speaking assessment per the class calendar with your speaking grid. Please prepare for your final with your study guide. 

le 7 mai-Today, the students completed a speaking activity with authentic situations and their speaking grid to prepare for their speaking final. Our class also had guest listeners (former AP French students) to help prepare and critique speakers in class. The students were also introduced to the imperative form of verbs. Please prepare for your assessment on Cory le Corps mercredi, le 9 mai. Final speaking assessments will begin on le 9 mai. Please prepare for this speaking assessment per the class calendar with your speaking grid. Please prepare for your final with your study guide. 

le 4 mai-In class, the students completed a listening comprehension on health and a visit to the doctor (3, 4). The students also discussed the French connection to Cinco de mayo. The students watched a video “Cities of the Underworld-Paris Catacombs”. Please prepare for your assessment on Cory le Corps mercredi, le 9 mai. Final speaking assessments will begin on le 9 mai. Please prepare for this speaking assessment per the class calendar with your speaking grid. Please prepare for your final with your study guide. 

le 3 mai-Today, the students played “Va a la peche” to review before their assessment on vocabulary of health & wellness. The students finished their conversational grid for their semester summative speaking final. Please prepare for your assessment on Cory Le Corps mercredi, le 9 mai. Final speaking assessments will begin on le 9 mai. Please prepare for this speaking assessment per the class calendar. Please prepare for your final with your study guide.

le 2 mai-In class, the students practiced vocabulary of “Cory le Corps” internal and external. The students also began mapping their conversational grid for their semester summative speaking final. We will have twenty minutes in class jeudi for completion. Please prepare for your assessment on health vocabulary jeudi, le 3 mai. Please prepare for your assessment on Cory le Corps mercredi, le 9 mai. Please prepare for your final with your study guide. 

le 1 mai-Today, the students practiced the vocabulary of health and wellness with a situational prompt and photos. The students were introduced to additional vocabulary of the body with “Cory le Corps”. Please have colored pencils/markers in class mercredi-jeudi. Pleae prepare for your assessment of health vocabulary jeudi, le 3 mai. Please prepare for your assessment on Cory le Corps mercredi, le 9 mai. Please prepare for your final with your study guide. 

le 30 avril-In class, the students took an extra credit quiz on “Chat en Ville”. The students practiced the vocabulary of health and wellness and were introduced to the verbs souffrir and ouvrir. Please have colored pencils/markers in class mercredi-jeudi. Please prepare for your assessment of health vocabulary jeudi, le 3 mai. Please prepare for your final with your study guide. 

le 27 avril-Today, the students reviewed before taking their assessment on reflexives in the past tense. The students themn completed “Chat en Ville” with their packets. Please prepare for your assessment of health vocabulary jeudi, le 3 mai. Please prepare for your final with your study guide. 

le 26 avril-In class, the students practiced the formation of the past tense with reflexive verbs in the positive and negative. The students practiced their speaking with their conversation grids. Please complete the worksheet on reflexive in the past for vendredi. Please prepare for your assessment on the past tense with reflexives vendredi. Please prepare for your assessment of health vocabulary jeudi le 3 mai. All makeups for the semester are due le 2 mai. Please prepare for your final with your study guide. 

le 25 avril-Today, the students practiced the past tense conjugations of reflexive verbs by playing battleship with a partner. The students completed practice summative speaking in the present, past, and future. Finally, the students were introduced to the vocabulary of health/body. Please complete the passe compose worksheet for jeudi. Please prepare for your assessment on the past tense with reflexives vendredi. Please prepare for your assessment of health vocabulary jeudi le 3 mai. All makeups for the semester are due le 2 mai. Please prepare for your final with your study guide. 

le 24 avril-In class, the students were provided with their study guide for their French II final. Together, we went through notes, handouts, etc. in their notebooks to prepare for the final exam. The students completed a listening comprehension of detail in class with colored pencils. The students began their summative speaking assessment grid in class, please complete this grid for class mercredi. Please prepare for your assessment vendredi on reflexive verbs in the past tense. All makeups for the semester are due le 2  mai.

le 23 avril-Today, the students completed another speaking prompt about an exchange student with partners to work on conversational speech. The students reviewed the use of past tense with reflexive verbs. Please complete all worksheet from class today using the past tense. You must have a print off of your project “Ma Routine Quotidienne” to complete the speaking component lundi. All makeups for the semester are due le 2 mai.

le 19 avril-In class, we reviewed before the assessment on reflexive verbs in the present tense. The students were introduced to reflexive verbs in the past tense. The students continued to work on their “Ma Routine Quotidienne” project in the lab. Please have a print out of your project lundi so you may complete the speaking component of “Ma Routine Quotidienne”. All makeups for the semester are due le 2 mai.

le 18 avril-Today, I reviewed homework from lundi. The students were provided with an example of assessment questions for their quiz jeudi. The students also completed a situational speaking prompt with partner to develop authentic conversational skills. The students began their project “Ma Routine Quotidienne” in the lab. Please prepare for your assessment jeudi on reflexive verbs in the positive and negative. Please have a print out of your project lundi so you may complete the speaking component of “Ma Routine Quotidienne”. All makeups for the semester are due le 2 mai.

le 17 avril-In class, the students completed a speaking activity using reflexive verbs. The students also practiced reflexive verb conjugation in the positive and negative forms with whiteboards. Please complete the 3 exercises for homework due mardi. Please prepare for your assessment jeudi in class on reflexive verb conjugation in the present tense. All makeups for the semester are due le 2 mai.

le 16 avril-Today, the students completed two practice speaking prompts before their summative speaking assessment in the FA café. The students also practiced reflexive verb conjugation in the positive and negative. Please prepare for your assessment on reflexive verbs in the present tense (positive and negative forms). All makeups for the semester are due le 2 mai.

le 13 avril-In class, the students practiced for their summative speaking assessment. The students played a review game before their assessment on vocabulary of routine. Please prepare for your speaking assessment lundi. All makeups for the semester are due le 2 mai.

le 12 avril-Today, the students practiced vocabulary of daily routine. The students were also introduced to reflexive verb conjugations in the present tense. Please complete the reflexive verb worksheet packet (1st and 4th) for vendredi. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary of daily routine vendredi. All makeups for the semester are due le 2 mai.

le 11 avril-In class, the students completed a vocabulary packet to reinforce new vocabulary of daily routine and past tense. Please complete all written practice for jeudi. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary of daily routine vendredi. All makeups for the semester are due le 2 mai.

le 10 avril-Today, past tense assessments were returned and discussed. The students completed a speaking activity using the subject of spring break and the past tense. The students were also introduced to vocabulary and verbs of daily routine. Please prepare for your assessment on this new vocabulary vendredi le 13 avril. All makeups for the semester are due le 2 mai le 30 mars-We had a wonderful, fun, and exciting French sports day outside! Please submit your broadcast projects to my email on your project rubric by le 8 avril. All makeups for the semester due le 2 mai. 

le 29 mars-Today, the students learned about the Tour de France and completed a formative reading activity on the race. The students completed work on their partner broadcast projects in the lab. Please submit these projects to my email on your project rubric by le 8 avril. All makeups for the semester due le 2 mai.

le 28 mars- In class, the students reviewed before their assessment on the three tenses. The students continued to work on their broadcast projects in the lab. Please submit these projects to my email on your project rubric by le 8 avril. All makeups for the semester due le 2 mai.  

le 27 mars-Today, the students completed speaking prompts with partners in class. The students also completed a listening activity with a video clip. The students continued to work on projects in the lab. Please prepare for your assessment on all three tenses mercredi using the worksheet from vendredi as a study guide.

le 26 mars-In class, the students played “Tic-Tac-Toe” with past tense and future verb conjugations. The students also played a review activity focusing on expressions with faire. The students were introduced to their sports/activities partner projects. Please complete the review worksheet on the passe compose for mardi. Please prepare for your assessment on all three tenses mercredi using the worksheet from vendredi as a study guide. 

le 23 mars-Today, the students went outside to practice the past tense in sentence form with sidewalk chalk. The students also completed a coloring sheet differentiating the past participles of -ir verbs, -er verbs, and -re verbs. Please prepare for your assessment on all three tenses mercredi using the worksheet from class today as a study guide.

le 22 mars-In class, homework on the verb faire was collected. The students practiced all three tenses (present, past, future) in the positive and negative forms with whiteboards. We also had a cultural lesson on Canadian hockey and Maurice Richard “Le Rocket” who played for Montreal. Please dress to go outside on vendredi (look at the weather) and bring colored pencils to class. 

le 21 mars-Today, the students were introduced to the past tense of -ir and -re verbs. The students played “Battleship” to practice verb conjugations in the passe compose. The students also began homework reading a pen pal letter using the verb faire and expressions with faire. Please complete both worksheets for jeudi. Please dress to go outside on vendredi (look at the weather) and bring colored pencils to class vendredi.

le 20 mars-In class, we discussed homework (vocabulary of sports/leisure & the past tense). The students played “Pictionary” to review before their assessment. The students took their assessment on sports/leisure vocabulary. Please complete the worksheet on the passe compose for mercredi. Tle 19 mars-Today, the students completed a listening activity reviewing vocabulary of sports/activities. The students were also introduced to the past and future tenses. Please complete your tense conjugation worksheet AND your vocabulary worksheet from class. Please prepare for your assessment on mardi on vocabulary of sports/activities. 

le 16 mars-In class, the students reviewed homework with the verb faire. The students completed a video review using “Marathon Mental” videoquiz. The students also completed a listening comprehension (summative) of clothing. The students completed a Webquest in the lab on the influence of French fashion. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary of sports/leisure activities mardi le 20 mars.

le 15 mars-Today, the students completed a listening comprehension activity using American vs. European sizes using an authentic conversation between a salesperson and a client. The students were introduced to the verb faire and expressions with faire. Please complete your worksheet on faire for vendredi. ***I have changed the vocabulary assessment on sports/leisure activities day to mardi le 20 mars. 

le 14 mars-In class, the students completed additional listening comprehension activities practicing comparatives in a conversation. Homework was collected. The students watched a short video clip on French fashion. Please prepare for an assessment on vocabulary of sports/activities/leisure le 16 mars.

le 13 mars-Today, the students completed a speaking activities with photos of clothing to practice sentence expansion. The students were introduced to vocabulary of sports/activities/leisure. Please complete the formative writing exercises you began today for class mercredi. Please prepare for an assessment on vocabulary of sports/activities/leisure le 16 mars. 

le 12 mars-In class, the students completed their “Le Look d’Harrison” projects and presented to their peers. Please prepare for an assessment on vocabulary of sports/leisure vendredi.

le 9 mars-Today, the students completed a listening comprehension activity practicing clothing, colors, and listening for detail. The students continued to work on their “Le Look” projects with their groups. Presentations are lundi. 

le 8 mars-In class, the students reviewed before their assessment on mettre/porter/comparatives. The students also had a cultural moment with an article about the differences in American and European clothing sizes. The students then continued to work on “Le Look” projects with their groups. Presentations are lundi. Please have colored pencils/markers in class all week, especially vendredi. Your own colored pencils in class vendredi.

le 7 mars-Today, the students practiced phrases using comparatives and superlatives. The students participated in a partner vocabulary match up game for extra points. The students also completed a formative speaking interview using opinion and comparatives on various subjects. The students then began working on their projects “Le Look d’Harrison”. All projects are due lundi. Please prepare for your assessment on porter mettre, and comparatives jeudi. Please have colored pencils/markers in class all week, especially vendredi.

le 6 mars-In class, the students were introduced to comparatives and superlatives of superiority, inferiority, and equality. The students practiced making these comparisons. The students then completed a formative reading/writing activity with partner using vocabulary of clothing with specific situations. Please complete for mercredi. Please submit your project to my gmail (see below). Please prepare for your assessment on porter, mettre, and comparatives jeudi. Please have colored pencils/markers in class all week.

le 5 mars-Today, the students completed a review speaking activity using vocabulary of clothing (bad fashion). The students also completed a formative listening comprehension activity using a video clip of a French student shopping. The students were also introduced to clothing prices (C’est combien?) and cultural clothing differences. Please send your project to [email protected] by 6:00 pm mardi. Please prepare for your assessment on porter/mettre and comparatives jeudi. Please have colored pencils/markers in class all week.

le 2 mars-In class, the students played a review board game before their assessment on vocabulary of clothing. The students then completed their impressionism presentations in the lab. Please have colored pencils/markers in class everyday next week.

le 1 mars-Today, the students reviewed the verbs porter/mettre. The students played the review card game in groups “Allez Poisson!” with vocabulary of clothing. The students also continued artist presentations in the lab. Please prepare for your presentation per the class calendar. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary of clothing  (page 1, 1st column page 2) vendredi. Continue to study the verbs porter/mettre.        

le 28 fevrier-In class, the students played a review SLAP! game using vocabulary of clothing. The students then listened to presentations in class and took notes. Please prepare for your presentation per the class calendar. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary of clothing (page 1, 1st column page 2) vendredi. 

le 27 fevrier-Today, the students completed a speaking activity that practiced the expression of opinion on clothing styles, films, and school. The students also practiced the vocabulary of clothing and played Lotto!. Please prepare for your artist presentation per the class calendar. Please prepare for your assessment on the vocabulary of clothing (page 1, 1st column page 2) vendredi. 

le 26 fevrier-In class, the students completed a speaking/writing review activity of general information. The students were introduced to the vocabulary of clothing. Finally, we discussed beneficial presentation techniques for presentations later this week. Please prepare for your artist presentation per the class calendar. 

le 16 fevrier-Today, the students completed questions on “Monuments Men” and discussed responses. The students also continued to work on their artist presentation in the lab. All artist presentations are due le 28 fevrier per class calendar. 

le 15 fevrier-In class, the students completed their assessment on the arts. The students also began research in the lab on their artist presentation. You will need a flash drive in class Thursday-Friday. All artist presentations are due le 28 fevrier.

le 14 fevrier-Today, the students completed a review game “Marathon Mentale” to review before their listening comprehension assessment. The students also took notes on French impressionism. The students were given the project outline/rubric for their artist presentation. You will need a flash drive in class Thursday-Friday. All artist presentations are due le 28 fevrier.

le 13 fevrier-In class, the students watched “Monuments Men” to complete our unit on the arts. Please prepare for your assessment on le 14-15 fevrier (see notes blog 2-8-18). We also celebrated Mardi Gras with traditional King Cake and beads. Please have a flashdrive in class mercredi-vendredi for your art project.

le 12 fevrier-Today, we discussed returned assessments of savoir/connaitre. The students read an article on the history of Mardi Gras and made Mardi Gras masks. Please prepare for your assessment on le 14-15 fevrier (see notes blog 2-8-18). 

le 9 fevrier-In class, the students completed a listening comprehension with a video clip on a conversation between two Parisian girls. The students also completed a reading activity, and we discussed why French is the language of the Olympic Games. Please bring colored pencils/markers lundi le 12 fevrier, prepare for your assessment on le 14-15 fevrier (see notes below). 

le 8 fevrier-Today, the students were provided with notes for their chapter assessment on the arts le 14-15 fevrier. The students completed a 3 column note reading graph on an article about museums, theatre, and operas in Paris. The students also continued to watch a video clip on La Tour Eiffel. Please prepare for your assessment on le 14 fevrier(listening ) and le 15 fevrier (writing) next week. Please bring colored pencils/markers to class lundi.

Notes for Examen-le 14-15 fevrier ***Vocabulary of the arts, connaitre/savoir, me, te, nous, vous, direct pronouns le, la, les, culture notes.

le 7 fevrier-In class, the students were introduced to direct object pronouns (le, la, les, l’) and completed a formative reading practice using Devinettes or French riddles. Please complete worksheet on direct object pronouns for jeudi. Please bring colored pencils/markers lundi le 12 fevrier. Please prepare for your chapter test jeudi, le 15 fevrier.

le 6 fevrier-Today, the students reviewed homework and played a game before their assessment on savoir/connaitre/pronouns. The students also enjoyed a cultural moment on La Tour Eiffel. Please bring colored pencils/markers lundi le 12 fevrier.

le 5 fevrier-In class, the students completed their summative speaking portion of the “Mon Film Favori” project. The students also were introduced to the pronouns me, te, nous, vous. Please complete on your worksheet-side #1 Pourquoi ca? Historiette. Side #2 Complete all three exercises using savoir/connaitre. Please prepare for your assessment mardi on savoir/connaitre and pronouns. Please bring colored pencils/markers lundi le 12 fevrier.

le 2 fevrier-Today in class, the students practiced writing sentences with savoir/connaitre with whiteboards. The students also continued to work on their projects “Mon Film Favori” in the lab. You must have a printed copy of your presentation for the speaking portion of this project lundi. Please prepare for your assessment of savoir/connaitre mardi. 

le 1 fevrier-In class, the students reviewed and practiced the verbs savoir/connaitre. The students were introduced to their summative speaking project “Mon Film Favori”. Please have a print out of this project lundi in class for the speaking section of this project. Please prepare for your assessment of savoir/connaitre mardi. 

le 31 janvier-Today, the students were introduced to the differences between the verbs connaitre and savoir. The students practiced these verbs and then completed a coloring worksheet to differentiate between the two verbs. Please complete the savoir/connaitre homework sheet (part 1 and 2 only) for jeudi. Please have a flashdrive in class jeudi-vendredi. 

le 30 janvier-In class, the students completed a speaking activity with cards of art, singers, dancers, actors, etc. The students then reviewed and completed their assessment on the solar system and geography. The students also were introduced to the verbs savoir and connaitre conjugations. The students then began a formative writing assignment “Quel film?”. Please complete this assignment for mercredi. PLEASE HAVE COLORED PENCILS/MARKERS IN CLASS MERCREDI. PLEASE HAVE A FLASHDRIVE IN CLASS JEUDI-VENDREDI. 

le 29 janvier-Today, the students completed speaking practice with different plays. The students were provided with additional vocabulary of the arts. The students also reviewed the solar system and geography in preparation for their assessment mardi. Please prepare for your assessment mardi. Please complete worksheet exercises 1-5 that you began in class for mardi. All Webquests due mardi. You will need a flashdrive on jeudi-vendredi of this week.

le 26 janvier-In class, the students played a review board game before their assessment on the vocabulary of the arts. The students then completed a webquest on films in the lab. Please complete for lundi. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary on geography/solar system mardi. 

le 25 janvier-Today, I checked review homework (weather worksheet) at the beginning of class. The students completed a partner speaking activity to further enhance the practice of vocabulary of film. The students were also introduced to famous sculptures and statues and their artists. We reviewed the solar system in French. The students completed a listening comprehension activity focusing on vocabulary of the arts. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary of the arts vendredi and geography/solar system mardi. 

le 24 janvier-In class, the students practiced using vocabulary of the arts, particularly film. The students also completed a reading activity using their “Qui suis-je” baby projects. Please complete your review worksheet on weather for jeudi. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary of the arts vendredi and geography and the solar system mardi.

le 23 janvier-Today, the students were introduced to the vocabulary of the arts, they practiced this vocabulary in class. The students were also introduced to the vocabulary of the solar system. The students completed their “Qui suis-je” projects. Please prepare for an assessment on vocabulary of the arts (page 1 and first column opposite page) vendredi. 

le 22 janvier-In class, I provided feedback on their “Qui suis-je?” character writing. Assessments on geography were also returned and discussed. The students completed a speaking activity on their winter days off. In addition, time and school subjects were also reviewed. The students also began their summative writing assignment using their baby photos. You will have 35 minutes in class mardi, all summative writing assignments are due at the end of class mardi. Please prepare for an assessment on vocabulary of the arts on vendredi.

le 16 janvier-Today, the students reviewed geography before their assessment. The students also completed a speaking activity on important individuals-MLK, Gabby Douglass. Please have a baby photos (0-4) years in class mercredi.

le 12 janvier-In class, the students reviewed adjectives and practiced a speaking prompt with their phones. The students completed a writing activity using weather terms and international cities. Please prepare for your assessment on geography (rivers, mountains, countries, capitals, etc.) le 16 janvier. Please have a baby photo (0-4 years) in class mercredi. 

le 11 janvier-Today, the students completed a speaking activity using photos with partners. The students also played a partner review game of the alphabet. Please prepare for your assessment on geography (rivers, mountains, countries, capitals, etc.) on le 16 janvier.

le 9 janvier-In class, the students reviewed the verb etre and adjectives using a speaking activity with partners. The students were also introduced to geography in French (countries, capitals, rivers, mountains). The students also began their formative writing “Qui suis-je?” in class. Please complete most of this at home, you will only have 10 minutes in class mercredi. Please study geography.

le 5 janvier-Today, the students reviewed -er verbs, numbers, and completed a speaking activity on resolutions for 2018. Please have your syllabus signature sheet signed and notebook organized for lundi. 

le 4 janvier-Bienvenue! Today was a great first day of the semester in French II at Harrison! We discussed the syllabus and overview of the curriculum. The students also began a writing/speaking activity on resolutions in French for 2018. Please have your syllabus signature sheet signed and your notebook prepared for lundi. Please complete the worksheet from class.