French Celebrations and Holidays Teacher Resources

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French Holidays

For Students 9th - 11th
How much do your French learners know about holidays in France? A printable resource presents 13 French holidays, including Toussaint, Fête Nationale, and Jour de I'an, along with dates and descriptions for each. 
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French Halloween Flashcard Game

For Students 7th - 9th
Avez-vous une sorci dans la cuisine? Cut out these cards and play go-fish with your French learners! Practice adjectives, prepositions, and Halloween vocabulary. So fun! 
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Jouons dans la neige!

For Students 7th - 8th
Winter is upon us! Teach your beginning French language learners some basic winter-related vocabulary. First, they read a short reading passage that highlights 11 new vocabulary words. Then, they unscramble a list of words and complete a...
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Making The Holidays Special

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine ways in which holiday television specials reflect some of the religious, historic and cultural themes of the holidays on which they focus. They create their own holiday television specials in groups, each focusing on a...
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Color Me: Thanksgiving Turkey

For Students 1st - 5th
Beginning French learners will love coloring this Thanksgiving turkey! Each number is associated with a specific color, so learners must be familiar with numbers and colors in French to complete this activity.
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In the Pumpkin (Dans la Citrouille)

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students discover French language vocabulary. In this French language lesson, students create a harvest soup and sing a French song.
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Foreign Language: Travel Brochure

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research either French or Spanish speaking countries. After compiling information covering the geography, people,government, economy, and culture, they produce travel brochures on their respective countries.
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Color Me: Le Sapin

For Students K - 2nd
The holidays are around the corner...excite your young French speakers with this coloring activity. They color a decorated tree, learn the French word le sapin, and rewrite the word in the space allotted. 
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Mardi Gras

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Learn about the festivity of Mardi Gras with a series of reading and writing assignments. As class members read a passage about the history of Mardi Gras and the way it's celebrated around the world, they answer comprehension questions,...
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Mardi Gras

For Students 3rd - 6th
What do the Pancake Day celebration in Olney, England, the Carnival held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and the Fat Tuesday parade in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA have in common? They are all celebrations of Mardi Gras. As part of their study...
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Reason to Celebrate!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider the importance of secular holidays celebrated around the world, researching holidays in various countries and creating patchwork quilts to illustrate their findings.
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Au Revoir to All That

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students take a close look at the president of France, In this French history lesson, students visit selected websites to take in French culture, investigate the 2005 riots, and predict what President Sarkozy's leadership may resemble.
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Country: France

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students use the Internet to explore the culture, holidays, language and regions of France. They take virtual tours of the Palace of Versailles and the Eiffel Tower.
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Mardi Gras

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Take a trip to Mardi Gras with a festive reading packet! After class members read an informational article about the history and celebration of Mardi Gras, they think about the structure of the passage by unscrambling words, filling in...
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How to Write a “Roses are Red” Valentine’s Day Poem

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Compose a Valentine's Day poem! Practicing their rhyming skills, scholars follow the traditional format to create a happy poem for a friend or family member. 
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12 Days of Christmas 12 days of Christmas, Christmas, number sequence, numbers

For Students Pre-K - 1st
It's time to celebrate the 12 days of Christmas with this fun set of full-color printables that would be ideal for early readers and counters during the holidays.
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Mardi Gras—Secondary

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Add a little glitter to your Mardi Gras celebration with a packet that includes information about the history of Mardi Gras. It also provides information about how different communities celebrate the holiday, as well as templates for...
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French Days, Months, & Holidays

For Students 9th - 12th
In this French instructional activity, high schoolers identify and locate French vocabulary terms related to the days, months, and special holidays of the year. There are 23 words located in the word search.
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The Mardi Gras Procession Strolls into Your Classroom

For Teachers 4th - 7th
English, history, and French pupils visit three learning stations and build a float utilizing the symbols of Mardi Gras.
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Christmas in France

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students learn about French and Canadian Christmas traditions and compare and contrast them to American traditions. They use English-French glossaries and dictionaries. Students learn to pronounce words from the related vocabulary list...
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How is the Heritage of Appalachia Unique?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students make a banner about the research they did on the heritage of Appalachia. In this Appalachia lesson plan, students either research music, crafts, holidays, art, or food.
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Bastille Day

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Eleven worksheets follow an informative reading about Bastille Day. Scholars complete sentences found in the reading by matching, filling in the blanks, and choosing from a series of multiple-choice questions. Participants spell and...
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L'Halloween Vocabulaire

For Students 9th - 12th
For this foreign language worksheet, students find the words that are related to the holiday of Halloween and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Future Tense

For Teachers 9th - 10th
When do you use the future tense? In French, there are two ways to say things in the future tense. This short, eight-slide PowerPoint introduces both options and provides just a few examples. To strengthen this presentation, add...

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