Verb Review

Negative Sculptures

French A 6th graders collaborated to create sculptures illustrating the proper way to make verbs negative using “ne…pas”.  They had 30 minutes to complete the project and were required to attach 6 examples with different subjects and verbs to their creation.

Different modalities in Stations

French B students review for a quiz by working through different modalities (speaking, listening, reading, writing…plus some culture) in 3 different groups today.  Some students are correcting their own homework practice from a key I’ve given them and then doing a short reading about Provence and Marseille and comparing their own city in a chart,  a second group is reviewing vocab from this lesson (mettre le couvert) and mettre in the present tense with a game of Battleship, and the third group is reading a crazy place setting description while their partner draws and then switching roles.  Those finished the activity early practice asking and answering questions about their houses and meals by drawing cards from the bag at their station.


French A students also worked in stations to practice telling time and talking about the courses.  There stations included a grammar station, an interactive performance station where they worked with clocks, and a game station.

Honors French C students have had two days of stations, working on and presenting skits,completing some listening activities with a laptop station, practicing some speaking prompts, and reviewing vocabulary reflexive verbs in all tenses with the games of WAR and EIFFEL TOWER.

We all enjoyed a change of pace at the end of January!


AVOIR BESOIN DE: Board Game Practice

6th grade French A students practice school supply vocabulary learned last semester, our new verb: AVOIR, and talking about what they need (avoir besoin de) with a lively board game.

les Requins/Shark Game

French B and Honors French C played the Shark Game to review material last week.  Here are some pictures of the classes.

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Sport Ilustrated Photo Shoot Project in French C

French C had some fun with Photoshop as they practiced their Sports vocabulary, adjectives, and verbs.  One student featured, with hilarious results, one of his classmates as the “famous athlete” in his photo shoot and another student focused on a variety of Middle School teachers to create some unexpected athletes.  They all did an excellent job on this project.

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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.)



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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Tic Tac Toe Verb Practice

Honors French C students warm-up for class with a few rounds of Tic Tac Toe focusing on reflexive verbs with spelling changes.

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La Bataille

French Honors students worked in groups of 3 to practice conjugating Reflexive Verbs in the Present tense and making questions using Inversion.  Each group was given two stacks of cards.  One stack had a variety of subject pronouns and the other stack had 20 different pictures of verbs, in their reflexive and not reflexive forms (se brosser and also brosser le chien, par exemple).  The students had seen the pictures before and we had practiced as a class with large flashcards of the same pictures.  One  student, as the “juge” (judge), would flip one card over from each stack and the other 2 students would compete to say the verb form correctly the fastest (Il se réveille!).  After 5 minutes, we switched judges and the groups had to do a round in the negative (Il ne se réveille pas!)  and then a round of inversion questions (Se reveille-t-il?).  It made for a lively (and loud!) review!

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