French Cultural Differences Teacher Resources

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Twice Upon a Time: Multi-Cultural Cinderella

For Teachers 3rd
Engage your learners in a cross-cultural study by having them read, compare, and contrast various Cinderella stories from different cultures around the world. From this exercise, they will learn that plot element can seem different, but...
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Discovering the Food Culture of the French

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Draw from learners' background knowledge to discuss differences and similarities between French and American food culture. Then encourage learners to explore the internet to create a comprehensive Venn Diagram detailing their research....
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Recognizing How Another Culture Differs From One's Own

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students determine what it means to be on time. For this cultural comparisons lesson, students compare the notion of punctuality between the United States and Guinea. Students read "Being on Time," by Kimberly Ross and discuss the...
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Lesson: French Revolution and Visual Language of Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take a look at the French Revolution and neo-classic art, then compare it to current social issues and contemporary art. Kids analyze several pieces painted by Jacques-Louis David in regard to style and subject then compare them to...
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Compare the Presidents

For Students 9th - 11th
How are Nicolas Sarkozy and Barack Obama similar? How are they different? Look at two visual representations of them; what kind of first impression does they give you? After comparing the presidents, learners complete a proverb matching...
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Pre-AP Strategies for French Language and Culture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Build vocabulary, fluency and confidence in your French speakers by having them participate in some of these engaging activities. Several suggestions are given, but you will have to design the actual lesson yourself.
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Describing Family - Lesson Plan

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students describe their family in their new language French. They use adjectives, and proper gender. Then they describe how the family is alike and different.
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The All-American Slurp

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore Chinese culture and customs with your class and allow them time to connect and compare their own experiences with experiences of character a from the short story The All-American Slurp. They create a short presentation on some...
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Crusades and Culture in the Middle Ages

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Crusades sounds like a glamorous time period in the Middle Ages full of glory—but was it? Scholars find and review the truth of the Crusades' influence on the world through the resource. The study guides, separated individually by...
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French Fairy Tales

For Teachers 9th - 12th
La Belle et la Bête! Read the original fairy tale with your Francophones and watch a brief clip from the 1940s film version. As an extension, have learners work in small groups or individually to create a comic book representation of the...
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Communicating with the World

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students practice their communication skills with people from other cultures. Using predetermined questions, they email their penpal and wait for their responses. They reflect on the value of the information given to them and complete an...
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Compare and Contrast Culture

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders compare and contrast the cultures of American culture with that of the other cultures of North America. Using traditional and Internet research, 5th graders gather data on one element of culture for comparison. Data...
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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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Examining What Sharing Really Means

For Teachers 6th - 12th
After reading "The Senegalese Miracle" about the degree of sharing the author encounters upon arrival in Africa, class members read Mike Tidwell’s “Sharing in Africa” and compare the two stories. This cultural diversity instructional...
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Stories Share Similar Scenes

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders are able to compare versions of the same stories from different cultures. They read a version of Cinderalla that is familiar to students. Students make a list of the acts of kindness or goodness from the story they just...
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How Do We Know About People From The Past?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
It's not enough to see or just read a primary source document; one has to analyze them fully to understand their historical implications. First learners are introduced to what primary and secondary sources are, then they read a bit of...
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Compare and Contrast the French Cinderella with Other Cultural Versions

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students first compare and contrast the traditional French Cinderella with Cinderella stories from around the world as well as the opera synopsis. Students write their own Cinderella stories, personalizing them with aspects from their...
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La prise de la Bastille: fête national de la France

For Students 10th - 12th
What is Bastille Day? While the United States celebrates July 4th, the French celebrate their independence on July 14th. This reading passage contains information about the holiday, and reading comprehension questions follow. There's...
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Lesson: After Nature: Visions and Visionaries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Build visual literacy, discussion, and critical thinking skills with an innovative art lesson. Young analysts discuss the use of decalcomania, surrealism, and automatism in various contemporary pieces, discuss constructed truth, and...
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Comparing Communities in the World

For Students 4th - 6th
For this comparing communities worksheet, students read a short passage about Canada, examine a French-English Glossary and a map. Students use the information to complete 2 short answer questions.
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The Cajuns: Natives with a Difference!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the immigrant experiences of various culture groups. Using this information, they work together to compare and contrast these experiences with those of the Cajuns. As a class, they define ethnic group and research the...
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Describe and Compare: Teacher Edition

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Note: This is the teacher's guide to Pimsleur's French lesson plan called "Describe & Compare." The guide discusses the lesson plan's purpose, objectives, and designed learning outcomes. It presents information on each of the...
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European Explorers

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
To compare how the Spanish, French, and English approached the exploration of North America, class groups examine primary source documents and become experts on one of four explorers: Francisco Coronado, Robert LaSalle, Samuel de...
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Comparing Cultural Differences and Similarities of Women's Roles through Art

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students study the architecture and decoration of Hindu temples, compare them with, and apply them to, a place of contemplation they will design for themselves.

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