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2015-2016 French 1 Blog

2015-2016 French 1 Blog Postings
Monday, February 8, 2016 6:14 PM

le 8 février-le 12 février

le 8 février--Students had their family test today. After the test, we began making mardi gras masks.


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Friday, February 5, 2016 1:30 PM

le premier février-le 5 février

le 5 février--We reviewed for the family test and talked about our mardi gras party.  If we are in school Tuesday, our party will be that day.  Handouts are in the class links folder.

le 4 février--We were in the library learning about mardi gras and reviewing for the quiz. A few students presented family trees.

le 3 février--We were in the library learning about mardi gras and reviewing for the quiz. Some students presented family trees.
Students have homework that is due tomorrow.  It is a test review.

le 2 février--We were in stations reviewing family terms and describing pictures.  Students presented family trees.

le premier février--We were in stations reviewing family terms and describing pictures.  Students presented family trees.


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Friday, January 29, 2016 4:01 PM

le 19 janvier, le 25-le 29 janvier

le 29 janvier--We discussed the family tree project, and then students had all of class to work on it.

le 28 janvier--We discussed the family tree project, and students had half of class to work on it.

le 27 janvier--We used how to express possession with "de."

le 26 janvier--students learned how to use mon, ma, mes, ton, ta and tes
We practiced with family terms.

le 25 janvier--bellringer (linked in January folder)
listening exercises (Mrs. Beckett talked about her family)
everyone wrote 5 sentences about 1 family member

le 19 janvier--notes on family (linked in January folder)
puzzle on family--due the next time we are in school


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Thursday, January 14, 2016 1:31 PM

le 11-le 15 janvier

le 14 janvier--writing bellringer (slide 8 from ppt in January folder)
read page 156, ex. 9
discuss homework
work on back of worksheet
***Students received a handout detailing what should be in the notebook.  See January folder.

le 13 janvier--sentences from pictures (slides 2-6 from ppt in January folder)
discuss puzzle and sentences on back

le 11 janvier et le 12 janvier--Il neige!


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Friday, January 8, 2016 10:34 AM

le 4 janvier-le 8 janvier

le 8 janvier--Students had a bellringer and a worksheet practicing avoir and objects.  Students had time to practice and earn speaking stamps, which count as a quiz.

le 7 janvier--We labeled pictures for vocabulary.  We worked on the difference between un/une/des and le/la/l'/les (using pages 153-5).
In class we did Ex. 4 and 5 from page 154.
Homework--Ex. 6 (odds only) and Ex. 8 (all) from page 155.

le 6 janvier--avoir bellringer from 1/6
terms list from 1/6
2 sets of vocabulary pictures labelled from 1/6-1/7
stamps from 1/6-1/11 (This counts as a 30-point speaking quiz)

le 5 janvier--pronoun bellringer from 1/5
avoir conjugation from 1/5
exercises 1 and 2, page 152 from 1/5

le 4 janvier--We played "Il neige" to review vocabulary.
We created 3 resolutions/goals in French.

 


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Monday, October 26, 2015 1:43 PM

le 26 octobre-le 30 octobre

le 26 octobre--Today we watched some videos related to Halloween vocabulary (handout in October folder).  We talked about La Toussaint and its significance, and we learned colors.  The color terms are in the October folder. 


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Friday, September 25, 2015 4:04 PM

le 21 septembre-le 25 septembre

le 25 sept.--We finished  Ratatouille and began learning food terminology.  We also discussed foods day.  A handout is in the September folder.

le 24 sept.--We presented weather videos.  

le 23 sept.--The sub was here.  Students continued  Ratatouille.?

le 22 sept.--Students who weren't finished filmed while the sub was here.  Others started watching Ratatouille.

le 21 sept.--Students revised scripts and filmed weather reports.


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Friday, September 18, 2015 3:41 PM

le 14 septembre-le 18 septembre

vendredi-Students revised weather reports and worked on visuals.  It was club day, so some students went to clubs.

jeudi--Students worked on weather reports and visuals.

mercredi-quiz on day/date/time; we acted out weather conditions

mardi-we reviewed for the quiz and took notes on weather conditions and seasons

lundi, le 14 sept.--Today we practiced dictation, did a pairs speaking exercise and took a practice quiz.  The quiz will be Wednesday.  The practice and answer key are in the September folder.


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Monday, September 14, 2015 5:48 PM

le 7 septembre- le 11 septembre

le 11 sept.--began stamps; reviewed days, months, dates, time;
did a listening activity where I read sentences including day, date and time; students had to write what they heard as I spoke

le 10 sept.--added notes/flaps on days and dates into interactive notebook

le 9 sept.--completed packet on time, date, and days with sub

le 8 sept.--Finished time practice from Friday
Took notes on days and months

le 7 sept.--No School--Labor Day


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Thursday, September 3, 2015 11:34 AM

le 31 août-le 4 septembre

le 3 septembre--Students worked on time notes and created clocks in their interactive notebooks.

le 2 septembre--Students worked on military time in French.  There is a handout in the September folder.

le 1e septembre--Students worked on time, and I returned quizzes from Friday.  There is a time handout in the September folder.

le 31 août--Students began learning how to tell time.  We took notes.  They are attached in the August folder.


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Wednesday, August 26, 2015 7:56 AM

August 24-28

August 28--Quiz on verbs and writing about yourself

August 27--stations/review

August 26--practice numbers and verbs

August 25--Imagine you are preparing to study abroad, and you want to send information to your host family.  Using the phone template, write about yourself, and illustrate some aspect of your writing.

August 24--Interview classmates using the questions we've been practicing.


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Friday, August 21, 2015 3:56 PM

August 17-21

August 21--We briefly reviewed yesterday's verbs and added them into our interactive notebooks.  These are on pages 74-75 in the book. Students continued earning stamps for speaking.  Students have a puzzle for homework if they did not finish in class.  They need to write all of the French.  Finding the words in the puzzle is optional.

August 20--Students took notes on expressing likes and dislikes.  Students learned around 20 common verbs.  We acted out these verbs.

August 19--played Bingo with numbers from 0-60; reviewed numbers
    Learned how to ask someone's birthday and how to say our own birthday
Students have homework tonight!  The worksheet is saved in the class links.

August 18--Spelling quiz, worked on numbers from 21-60
   Learned how to ask someone's age and state our own age

August 17--Reviewed spelling and accent marks; quiz tomorrow


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Monday, August 17, 2015 1:53 PM

August 10-14

August 14--We added numbers from 0-20 in our notes and did a math worksheet in French.  I took the speaking quiz grade on stamps.

August 13--We assembled our notebooks and took notes on accent marks in French.

August 12--We took notes on the alphabet and pronunciation.  Students practiced spelling and sounding out words.

August 11--Students worked on greetings and basic vocabulary.  Students presented dialogues to each other.

August 10--Students wrote and practiced dialogues.


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Friday, August 7, 2015 11:12 AM

August 5-7

August 7--We finished and reviewed Greetings vocabulary.  Students spoke dialogues.  I introduced the Speaking Stamps for when students demonstrate the ability to say particular things.

August 6--We worked on greetings, introductions and saying how we are doing.  The vocabulary handout is link under Class Links/Files.

August 5--Class rules and how to say "hello" and "my name is"

 

 


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