Francais III

le 18 decembre-Today, the students completed a review speaking activity using vocabulary on the final. The students played a review board game with partners to review for the final. The students also completed two practice essays for the essay section of the final. Please prepare for the final with your study guide.

le 15 decembre-In class, the students completed the student reader “Le Comte de Monte-Cristo”. The students also continued to watch the film. The students completed another practice essay for their final. Please prepare for your final with the study guide. 

le 14 decembre-Today, the students listened to a reading of chapters 8-9 in “Le Comte de Monte-Cristo” and discussed the theme of revenge. The students also began watching the film. Please prepare for your final with the study guide. 

le 13 decembre-In class, the students continued to read “Le Comte de Monte-Cristo” and discuss the situation between the characters of Edmond and Mercedes. The students also practiced their first essay writing practice for the final. Please prepare for your final with your study guide. 

le 12 decembre-Today, the students read “Le Comte de Monte-Cristo” in class. We discussed the escape of Edmond Dantes and possible treasure of Spada. Please prepare for your final with your study guide. 

le 8 decembre-In class, the students had a cultural moment on the existence of Verlan in the French language. The students continued to read and discuss “Le Comte de Monte-Cristo”. Please prepare for your final with your study guide. 

le 7 decembre-Today, the students reviewed question forms with a speaking activity and continued to read “Le Comte de Monte-Cristo” and discuss the change in Edmond Dantes. Please prepare for your final with your study guide.

le 6 decembre-In class, the students completed a listening activity review of vocabulary of weather. The students also continued to read “Le Comte de Monte-Cristo” and discuss the character development of Faria. ALL MAKEUPS FOR THE SEMESTER ARE DUE TODAY. 

le 5 decembre-Today, the students presented their “Reportage” group projects. Fantastique!!!! The students also continued to read “Le Comte de Monte-Cristo” in class and discuss. The students were also provided with their final study guide in class today. ALL MAKEUPS FOR THE SEMESTER ARE DUE LE 6 DECEMBRE. 

le 4 decembre-In class, the students completed their extra credit assessment on l’imparfait presentations. The students completed their “Reportage” presentations in class with their groups. All presentations are due mardi, le 5 decembre. ALL MAKEUPS FOR THE SEMESTER ARE DUE LE 6 DECEMBRE. 

le 1 decembre-Today, the students received their vocabulary assessment from jeudi and we discussed their returned l’imparfait presentation rubrics. The students continued to work on their “Reportage” presentations that are due mardi. Please prepare for the open note assessment on l’imparfait presentations lundi with notes for extra credit. ALL MAKEUPS FOR THE SEMESTER ARE DUE LE 6 DECEMBRE. 

le 30 novembre-In class, the students played a paired review matching game before their assessment of weather. The students continued to work on their “Reportage” projects with their groups. Group projects are due mardi. ALL MAKEUPS FOR THE SEMESTER ARE DUE LE 6 DECEMBRE. 

le 29 novembre-Today, the students reviewed vocabulary of weather by playing a partner card game. The students continued to work on their “Reportage” group projects. Please prepare for your vocabulary assessment (page #2) le 30 novembre. ALL MAKEUPS FOR THE SEMESTER ARE DUE LE 6 DECEMBRE. 

le 28 novembre-In class, the students reviewed vocabulary of weather and prepared a card activity for review. The students were also introduced to their “Reportage”  group projects and worked collaboratively together for their summative presentations le 4 decembre. Please prepare for your vocabulary assessment (page #2) le 30 novembre. ALL MAKEUPS FOR THE SEMESTER ARE DUE LE 6 DECEMBRE.

le 27 novembre-Today, the students completed a speaking activity review of family and vacation. The students listened to a narrative excerpt from “Le Comte Monte-Cristo”. Please prepare for your vocabulary assessment (page #2) le 30 novembre. ALL MAKEUPS FOR THE SEMESTER ARE DUE LE 6 DECEMBRE.

Le 17 novembre-In class, the students continued to read “Le Comte de Monte-Cristo”. The students also participated in a folk dancing unit for a cultural experience! Please prepare for your vocabulary assessment (page #2) le 30 novembre. ALL MAKEUPS FOR THE SEMESTER ARE DUE LE 6 DECEMBRE. 

Le 16 novembre-Today, the students practiced and reviewed advanced vocabulary of weather. The students participated in a socratic seminar discussing “Le Comte de Monte-Cristo” major characters and themes. Please prepare for your vocabulary assessment (page #2) le 30 novembre. Please wear athletic shoes to class on Friday. ALL MAKEUPS FOR THE SEMESTER ARE DUE LE 6 DECEMBRE.

le 15 novembre-In class, the students played a review board game using vocabulary of the environment. The students then took their assessment on this vocabulary. We continued to read “Le Comte Monte-Cristo” with the class. Please prepare for your vocabulary assessment (page #2) le 30 novembre. Please wear athletic shoes to class on Friday. ALL MAKEUPS FOR THE SEMESTER ARE DUE LE 6 DECEMBRE.

le 13-14 novembre-Today, the students completed a speaking activity reviewing vocabulary of the environment. The students also completed a formative listening activity with VHL with this vocabulary. The students continued to read “Le Comte de Monte-Cristo” together in class. Please prepare for your assessment #1 (front side ) of vocabulary of the environment mercredi. Please wear athletic shoes to class le 17 novembre. ALL MAKEUPS FOR THE SEMESTER ARE DUE LE 6 DECEMBRE.

le 10 novembre-In class, the student practiced writing verbs and sentences in the future tense with whiteboards. The students completed their assessment on the future tense and continued to read “Le Comte de Monte-Cristo” as a class. Please prepare for your assessment #1 (front side) of vocabulary of the environment mercredi. Please wear athletic shoes to class le 17 novembre. ALL MAKEUPS FOR THE SEMESTER ARE DUE LE 6 DECEMBRE.

le 9 novembre-Today, the students reviewed vocabulary of the environment. The students completed a speaking activity focusing on the future. The students completed a group speaking activity discussing issue with our environment and possible solutions. The students played “Va a la Peche” to practice vocabulary of the environment. The students also completed a formative listening activity with this vocabulary. Please prepare for your assessment on the future tense vendredi. Please prepare for your assessment #1 (front side) of vocabulary of the environment mercredi. ALL MAKEUPS FOR THE SEMESTER ARE DUE LE 6 DECEMBRE.

le 8 novembre-In class, the students continued l’imparfait presentations. The students completed a speaking activity using vocabulary of the environment. The students reviewed this vocabulary and continued to read “Le Comte de Monte-Cristo-La Justice du Roi”. Please prepare for assessment #1 (front side) of vocabulary of the environment mercredi. ALL MAKEUPS FOR THE SEMESTER ARE DUE LE 6 DECEMBRE. 

le 6 novembre-Today, the students continued l’imparfait presentations. The students played “Va a la peche” with vocabulary of the workplace to review for their assessment. The students completed the vocabulary assessment and continued with “Monte-Cristo”. Please prepare for your assessment on the future tense vendredi. Please study vocabulary of the environment. ALL MAKEUPS FOR THE SEMESTER ARE DUE LE 6 DECEMBRE.

le 3 novembre-In class, the students were introduced to vocabulary of the environment. Please study this vocabulary. The students were also introduced to the future tense of irregular verbs. We continued to discuss the article “Jeunes, qui etes-vous?”, and the students completed a formative reading assessment with their diagram. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary of the workplace lundi and the future tense le 10 novembre. Please also study vocabulary of the environment.  

le 2 novembre-Today, the students reviewed and practiced vocabulary of the workplace. Students were introduced to the future tense. The students read the article “Jeunes, qui etes-vous?” and completed a venn diagram of the similarities and differences between French and American teens. Please complete the vocabulary of Monte-Cristo chapters 2-3 for vendredi. Please prepare for your assessment of work/workplace lundi.

le 1 novembre-In class, the students completed a speaking prompt using new vocabulary of work/workplace. The students also continued l’imparfait presentations. We read together “Le Comte de Monte Cristo, Le Mariage du Marin/Le Le Mariage du Procureur” and discussed the character of Villefort. Please complete your Monte-Cristo vocabulary for chapters 2-3 by vendredi. Please prepare for your assessment of work/workplace vocabulary lundi.

le 31 octobre-Today, the students began l’imparfait project presentations. The students also completed a speaking activity using transition words and l’imparfait/passe compose. The students also were introduced to vocabulary of the office/work world. Please study this vocabulary.

le 30 octobre-In class, the students continued to read “Le Comte de Monte-Cristo”. We discussed today “les trois jaloux” in class. The students also completed their l’imparfait projects in the lab. All students will be ready for their presentations mardi. 

le 27 octobre-Today, the students presented “Champs Elysees” with their groups. The students also completed their assessment of passe compose versus l’imparfait. The students continued to work on their l’imparfait projects in the lab. Projects are due mardi. 

le 26 octobre-In class, the students reviewed passe compose and l’imparfait for their assessment tomorrow. The students practiced “Champs Elysees” with their groups for their presentations vendredi. The students began work on their l’imparfait project in the lab. Please prepare for your assessment on the l’imparfait and “Champse Elysees” presentation vendredi. You will need a flash drive mercredi-vendredi.

le 25 octobre-Today, the students completed a practice worksheet of sentences using passe compose and imparfait. We discussed the grammar points of this activity together sentence by sentence. The students were also introduced to their imparfait project that is due mardi. Please prepare for your project in the lab. Please prepare for your assessment on passe compose versus l’imparfait le 27 octobre and “Champs Elysees” le 27 octobre. You will need a flash drive mercredi-vendredi. 

le 24 octobre-In class, the students reviewed their homework to prepare for their vocabulary assessment in class today. Please prepare for your assessment on passe compose versus l’imparfait le 27 octobre and “Champs Elysees” le 27 octobre with your group. You will need a flash drive mercredi-vendredi. 

le 23 octobre-Today, the students reviewed vocabulary “En Ville” with a formative speaking activity with partners. The students practiced in writing the difference between passe compose and l’imparfait with whiteboards using key words in a sentence. The students also practiced singing “Champs Elysees” with their groups. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary “En Ville” 10-24, l’imparfait versus the passe compose 10-27, and “Champs Elysees” with your groups 10-27. Please complete your worksheet for vocabulary lecon 4A for mardi. You will need a flash drive mercredi-vendredi. 

le 20 octobre-In class, the students reviewed and completed their assessment of l’imparfait formation. The students also watched “L’Homme au Masque de Fer” based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas. Dumas is also the author of “Le Comte de Monte-Cristo”. Please prepare for your assessment on 10-24 on vocabulary “En Ville” and l’imparfait versus the passe compose 10-27.

le 19 octobre-Today, the students played “Battleship” to practice l’imparfait verb conjugations. The students also were introduced to the song “Les Champs-Elysees” and practiced singing with their groups. Please prepare for your assessment on l’imparfait formation vendredi 10-20, assessment on vocabulary “En Ville” 10-24, and l’imparfait versus passe compose 10-27.

le 18 octobre-In class, the students reviewed their l’imparfait homework. The students completed their summative speaking assessment prompt. The students practiced vocabulary “En Ville” and continued reading “Le Comte de Monte-Cristo”. Please prepare for your assessment on l’imparfait formation 10-20, vocabulary “En Ville” 10-24, and l’imparfait versus passe compose 10-27.

le 17 octobre-Today, the students practiced for their summative speaking assessment with helpful expressions. The students also were introduced to spelling-change verbs nager, voyager, commencer, in the l’imparfait. Please study the l’imparfait and complete the two practice worksheets. Please prepare for your summative speaking assessment mercredi.

le 16 octobre- In class, the students practiced using literary terms in conversation. The students were introduced to the l’imparfait and completed a graphic organizer to better understand the differences between passe compose and l’imparfait. The students then began reading chapter 1 of “Le Comte de Monte-Cristo”. Please study formation of the l’imparfait. Speaking assessment mercredi.

le 13 octobre-Today, the students completed their fourth speaking prompt in class to prepare for their summative speaking assessment mercredi. Students were provided with transitions words, useful phrases, etc. to enhance their speaking. The students were also introduced to “Le Comte de Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas. We discussed scene, characters, and major themes. Please complete the vocabulary terms for chapter 1 and color sheet on past participles for lundi. Speaking assessment mercredi.

le 12 octobre-In class, the students reviewed and took their assessment on irregular past participles in the past tense. A big merci for all who attended the study session. Please have colored pencils in class vendredi.

le 11 octobre-Hope the PSAT went well today! Today, 3rd block practiced the past tense of irregular verbs. Please prepare for your assessment jeudi in class. STUDY SESSIONS 10-12-17 AT 7h50!

le 10 octobre-Today, the students continued our practice and discussion of irregular past participles. Please complete your worksheet (1st block). Please prepare for your assessment of these verbs jeudi (see blog post 10-9-17).

le 9 octobre-In class, the students reviewed the passe compose with irregular past participles. Please complete your worksheet on these verbs for mardi. ***Please note that I have moved the assessment of these verbs to Thursday of this week due to PSAT testing. I will also have a study session Thursday morning at 7h50.

le 6 octobre-Today, the students completed their authentic transportation skits. The students then were introduced to vocabulary of literature to prepare for discussion of “Le Comte de Monte Cristo”. Please complete  your vocabulary list of literary terms for lundi.  Please prepare for your assessment on irregular past participles mercredi. 

le 5 octobre-In class, the students reviewed the past tense of irregular verbs in sentence form. The students completed a formative reading activity of the Belgian song “Papaoutai” by Stromae. Please prepare for your skit vendredi and your assessment on irregular past participles mercredi.  

le 4 octobre-In class, the students reviewed the past tense of irregular verbs. The students played a review board game before their assessment on train vocabulary. The students began presentations of their authentic transportation skits. Please prepare for your assessment on irregular past participles mercredi. Please complete your worksheet on irregular past participles for jeudi (3rd block only).

le 3 octobre-Today, the students completed a listening comprehension using a textbook video clip “Visite de Paris”. The students also reviewed the past participles of irregular verbs and continued to work on their authentic transportation skit with their partner. The skits are due mercredi. Please prepare for your assessment of train vocabulary le 4 octobre. Please complete your worksheet on irregular past participles for mercredi. 

le 2 octobre-In class, I clarified writing work from class. The students also practiced vocabulary of the train and transportation. The students began work on their authentic transportation skit with their partner. Please prepare for your assessment of train vocabulary le 4 octobre.

le 22 septembre-Today, the students reviewed vocabulary of the train and transportation. The students completed a review practice of verbs with irregular past participles. Please complete the worksheet for le 2 octobre. The students also completed their lab research in the lab. Please prepare for your assessment of train vocabulary le 4 octobre. 

le 21 septembre-In class, the students reviewed irregular past participles. The students also were introduced to additional transportation vocabulary of the train. The students continued to work on their lab activity in the lab. Please complete your past participles worksheet for vendredi. Please prepare for your assessment of train vocabulary le 4 octobre. 

le 20 septembre-Today, the students were introduced to verbs that have an irregular past participle in the past tense. They completed a speaking activity with partners using these verbs and began their lab activity on Francophone places to vacation. Please study these verbs, their meanings, and their past participles. 

le 19 septembre-In class, the students played a review game before their assessment on new verbs. The students also watched a video clip of the Olympics in Paris! 

le 18 septembre-Today, the students completed a speaking activity using question forms and new verbs from class (Fantastique!). The students also played a scattergories game to review for their verb assessment. Please prepare for your assessment on these verbs mardi. 

le 14 septembre-In class, the students completed their open note assessments on regions of France. The students also reviewed and practiced the verbs souffrir, ouvrir, offrir, decouvrir, and couvrir. The students completed practice exercises in the lab with the VHL website. Please prepare for an assessment on these verbs and your verb vocabulary mardi. 

le 13 septembre-Today, the students completed a review of technology of the car, computers, and the past tense. Please complete all classwork for jeudi. ATTENTION 3RD BLOCK-If you have not presented your regions project, you will present Thursday in class. All classes prepare for their open note assessment on regions presentations jeudi.

le 8 septembre-In class, the students continued presentations of regions (see completion of presentations blog post 9-7-17). The students reviewed vocabulary of the automobile before their assessment. The students were introduced to the conjugations of decouvrir, couvrir. The students completed formative reading and writing exercises on the VHL site in the lab. Please complete over the weekend. 

le 7 septembre-Today, the students continued presentations of regions. We will complete presentations vendredi-1st block and mardi-3rd block. The students reviewed vocabulary of transportation, travel, and verbs, and countries. The students began a formative writing assessment of a ski trip to France. We will have class time vendredi to complete this writing. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary of the car vendredi. 

le 5 septembre-In class, the students continued presentations of regions. The students also played a vocabulary game using vocabulary of the car and transportation. Please prepare for your regions presentations per the class calendar. Please prepare for your assessment of car vocabulary vendredi.

le 1er septembre-Today, the students continued presentations of regions. The students also completed a formative listening comprehension activity following the French video “Extra!”. Please prepare for your regions presentations per the class calendar. Please study the vocabulary of the automobile.

le 31 aout-In class, the students continued presentations of regions. The students also played a review game with synonyms before their assessment on outdoor activities. Please prepare for your regions presentation per the class calendar. 

le 30 aout-Today, the students continued region presentations. Please complete your worksheet on the vocabulary of outdoor activities. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary of outdoor activities jeudi. Please prepare for your region presentation per the class calendar.

le 29 aout-In class, the students continued region presentations. The students played a review game using synonyms of vocabulary of outdoor activities. Please prepare for your region presentation per the class calendar. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary ofoutside activities jeudi.

le 28 aout-Today, the students began region presentations. The students continued to practice vocabulary of outdoor activities. Please prepare for your region presentation per the class calendar. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary of outside activities jeudi!

le 25 aout-In class, the students were introduced to vocabulary of outside activities. The students completed their presentations in the lab. Please have your presentation ready per the class calendar. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary of outside activities jeudi.

 

le 24 aout-Today, we read and discussed the article “Allez-vous le suivre?” before a formative reading assessment. The students continued to prepare their regions projects in the lab. Please have your presentations ready per our class calendar.

le 23 aout-In class, the students completed a speaking activity review with classes of Harry Potter and Ron Weasley. The students also read an article on the Tour de France “Allez-vous le suivre?” with a partner practicing reading for comprehension. Please complete the article and review for understanding tonight. The students also continued to research their regions project in the lab. 

le 22 aout-Today, the students reviewed vocabulary of technology with a speaking activity and a review activity using French synonyms. The students completed their assessment on vocabulary of technology and were assigned their regions project. Please have three regions selected for mercredi.

le 21 aout-In class, the students listened to a presentation on l’eclipse solaire and completed a matching activity using context clues and new vocabulary. The students also played a review game using vocabulary of technology. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary of technology mardi.

le 18 aout-Today, the students practiced the passe compose of -er verbs and irregular verbs, etre, avoir, aller, and faire. The students also played a review board game using the present and past tenses. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary of technology mardi. 

le 17 aout-In class, the students completed a formative speaking activity (serpent conversation) with partners. The students were also introduced to vocabulary of technology. Presentations of French proverbs continued. Please prepare for your assessment on vocabulary of technology mardi..

le 16 aout-Today, the students reviewed and practiced their daily routine with a speaking activity. The students reviewed weather and began presentations of French proverbs. Please review verb conjugations.

le 15 aout-In class, the students completed a speaking activity of “Harry Potter” and heros and villains. The students completed their assessment on professions. The students continued to work on their proverbs packets which are due mercredi. Presentations will begin mercredi on your proverb. 

le 14 aout-Today, the students played a review card game using the vocabulary of professions. The students also completed a listening comprehension with this vocabulary. The students also began a cultural lesson on French proverbs. Proverb presentations will begin mercredi. Please prepare for your assessment on professions mardi. 

le 11 aout-In class, the students completed a “Talking Circles” activity with partner groups. The students reviewed the calendar, seasons, numbers and discussed daily routine. We also reviewed reflexive verb conjugations. The students completed a listening comprehension with professions. Please prepare for your assessment of professions mardi. 

le 10 aout-Today, the students reviewed and practiced professions with photos of well-known people. We also discussed the verb conjugation homework (graph) of the present tense and past tense. The students also signed on to the VHL site and completed review activities with etre and avoir. Please complete for vendredi. Please prepare for an assessment on professions mardi. 

le 9 aout-In class, the students reviewed professions with verbs, working on sentence expansion. The students also completed a speaking activity with photos of professions. The students also reviewed -er verb conjugations in the present and past. Please complete the graph for homework. Please prepare for an assessment on professions mardi.

le 8 aout-Today, the students reviewed professions and adjectives with a formative speaking activity. The students completed a listening activity reviewing objects/verbs/prepositions of the class. The students also completed a formative writing assessment on personal adjectives. Please prepare for an assessment on professions vendredi. 

le 7 aout-In class, the students reviewed personal adjectives and were introduced to the vocabulary of professions. The students also presented their “C’est Moi!” projects as a speaking activity. Syllabus signature sheets and notebooks were checked. Please prepare for a small assessment on personal adjectives mardi. 

le 4 aout-Today, the students reviewed all numbers, and completed a speaking activity (ABC) review of classes. The students also continued to work on their “C’est Moi!” projects. Please have your projects ready for lundi. In addition, please have your syllabus signed and notebook ready for lundi!

le 3 aout-In class, the students completed a listening comprehension activity using vocabulary of rooms/areas of the home. The students also began their “C’est Moi!” formative writing project that is due lundi. Please have your syllabus signed and notebook ready for lundi! Merci!

le 2 aout-Today, the students took a French III pre-test. The students reviewed and practiced vocabulary of sports and activities in addition to personal adjectives. Please have your syllabus signed and notebook ready for lundi! Merci!

le 1 aout-In class, the students reviewed adjectives and were introduced to new personal adjectives. The students also completed a review worksheet of adjectives. Please have your syllabus signed and notebook ready for Monday. Merci!

le 31 juillet-Bienvenue! In class, we reviewed basic salutations and completed a speaking activity to review! Please have your syllabus signed and notebook ready for Monday. So happy to see you!