French B

FRENCH B is back at work!

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FRENCH B students are engaged in reviewing new vocabulary words about “La Maison” in preparation for our game of “Face Off”!

French B reviews -RE verbs with BATAILLE and NAVIRE DE GUERRE

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Bataille – Create two stacks of cards (pronouns and verb pictures). Students work in groups of 3.  One student is the “juge” – they flip one card in each stack and the other 2 compete to formulate the necessary verb conjugation or other phrase (je + picture of someone selling a house = je vends) …the judge decides who wins the point (best pronunciation of verb conjugation, fastest etc.)




French B students practiced using a variety of adjectives and reviewed how to give someone’s name, age, hair and  eye colors by imagining WANTED posters for French characters they created.  I also provided them with a list of fun “new” adjectives to use as a reference for now and in future assignments.  Their posters, designed with a partner, turned out great!

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Boot Verb Posters

French B students were learning French verbs with accent changes recently.  We illustrated how the accents make a pattern when the verbs are conjugated by making “shoe” posters in class.  Students were assigned two different “boot” or “shoe” verbs by drawing cards from a shoe!

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Je suis espion!

French B students adopted new identities as undercover agents and made a presentation to their fellow ESPIONS/ESPIONNES  in Spy School.

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American Association of Teachers of French: Le Grand Concours 2013

The National French Contest/Le Grand Concours is an annual competition sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French.

Students  of French in grades 1-12, in all 50 states and abroad, take a written test and compete against students with similar educational background for prizes.

National Silver and Bronze Medal Winners and State Medalists, Level 1

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National Silver and Bronze Medal Winners and State Medalists, Level 2

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Une invitée iviorienne

Today, thanks to Jeb and his dad, we had a special guest visit us from La Côte d’Ivoire during our C period class.  Madame Eugénie is visiting the United States to help her son celebrate his PhD.  She spoke to us about the difficulties of obtaining a visa to come to the United States, about her village, the foods eaten in her country, and her previous work helping mothers have their babies in the local hospital.  Through her hospital work, she learned to understand 15 different languages so that she could help people communicate!  Nous vous remercions d’être venue nous parler de votre vie, Madame.  C’était un vrai plaisir de vous avoir parmi nous ce matin et nous vous souhaitons un très bon retour dans votre pays.

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les Dés

French B students practice the passé composé with a dice game. Fuzzy dice are the most popular!

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Français B: DEVOIRS pour le 6 décembre

  This dog got in trouble!  Imagine the commands he ignored.  What did his owner tell him to do and not to do?  Post a combination of 5 affirmative and negative TU commands and Give him a name.

Défilé démodé!

I am finally getting to post some of our un-fashion show from our clothing unit!  French B students model and read descriptions they have written about the outfits of their classmates.