French Traditions Teacher Resources

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French-Speaking Countries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the customs and culture of French-speaking countries. For this geography skills lesson, students research selected nations to learn about the culture, industries, lifestyles, and foods that are eaten there. Students...
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Looking at French Decorative Arts

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students compare the role of a marchand-mercier to that of a modern-day business counterpart and write a persuasive letter. In this French art lesson, students discuss the role of the marchand-mercier in French design and role-play his...
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Looking at French Decorative Arts: Makers of Nothing, Sellers of Everything

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars imagine they are a 'marchand-mercier' (or salesman) and write a persuasive letter to sell French items. In this art analysis lesson, students identify the role of a 'marchand-mercier' and write a three-paragraph letter to...
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Les Miserables

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many consider Les Miserables to be one of the greatest novels ever written. An eBook version of Les Miserables by Victor Hugo contains the entire text, translated from the original French. Each section is organized into books and...
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French Canadian Immigrants in New England

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this immigration lesson plan, students conduct research related to the movement of French Canadians to England. Students use...
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Apprenons le Francais (Let's Learn French)

For Teachers K - 8th
Bonjour! Teach your class this basic greetings and much more with a unit of materials. Included here are lessons, vocabulary practice materials and activities, conversation practice handouts, word puzzles, and more to support your class...
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Bitsboard - Education, Games, and Flashcards for Learning Reading, Spelling, and more

For Students K - 8th
Learn everything from sight words to French vocabulary with this versatile study app. While the material that comes pre-loaded on the app is mostly based on learning how to read and spell, the app has the potential to be useful for any...
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Prendre l'Avion

For Students 6th - 9th
Do you want to travel to a French-speaking country? Then you need to know these vocabulary terms! The first page is the reference page, and it contains about 30 vocabulary terms and their definitions. After reviewing the terms, give each...
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Inglés Básico: Food

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Are your English language learners reviewing basic food vocabulary? Use this interactive webpage to let them work independently and at their own pace. Common food vocabulary is covered like breakfast, lunch, dinner, customer, meal,...
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A Taste of France: Le Fromage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students in a French class examine the customs related to eating food. In groups, they use the internet to visit a variety of websites to discover how to properly eat cheese, how it is made and what role it plays in meals. they also...
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Creating a Restaurant Brochure

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Create a flyer and act as a restaurant owner! In small groups, French language learners will create a flyer or brochure to advertise a particular restaurant. If you're looking for an abbreviated version of this lesson, consider providing...
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A Flat in France

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students research French culture and landmarks. In this French culture lesson, students read the story "Amber Brown is not a Crayon." They "visit" French landmarks as they move through the classroom to different areas. 
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Explore Cave Paintings in This 360° Animated Cave

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What do virtual reality and cave paintings have in common? Scholars ponder this question while examining a 360-degree-view video about 40,000 year old French cave paintings. Rich extension materials allow inquiry into deeper questions...
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Visitons Le Café! (Let's Visit the Café!)

For Teachers K - 8th
Students become familiar with basic French cafémenu items by viewing pictures of various foods and drinks and identifying them in French, and practice proper pronunciation by ordering foods in French, while taking turns role playing...
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A list of Social Studies activities to learn about France

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders enact working and/or being a customer at French markets. Students then buy all the items on a shopping list at the appropriate markets (this is different from our supermarkets).
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Kate Chopin's The Awakening: Local Color in the Late 19th Century

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Kate Chopin's The Awakening introduces readers not only to the lush Louisiana setting of Grand isle but also to the nuances of Creole culture. the second lesson in a three-part series examines how Chopin's use of literary realism and...
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From Mach-20 Glider to Humming Bird Drone

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
"What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?" This question guides Regina Dugan's exploration of amazing achievements in science and engineering that push the boundary of impossibility. From robotic hummingbirds and...
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The History of the Barometer (and How It Works)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What started out as a simple experiment about vacuums, turned into one of the most useful tools for predicting weather. Learn about the circumstances surrounding the invention of the barometer and the scientific principals that it...
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How Batteries Work

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Discover the fascinating technology that allows us to move around in our daily lives without being anchored to power cables. Learners trace the history of batteries and their ability to store charge back to the 1780s, and witness dynamic...
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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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Looking At French Decorative Arts: Makers of Nothing, Sellers of Everything

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students compare/contrast the role of merchant to that of his modern-day business counterpart. They role-play that they are 18th-century merchants, and write persuasive letters to sell French beds for clients.
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Caps for Sale!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
If you can find the book Caps for Sale in the target foreign language, this is a great activity to accompany it! After reading and modeling the story, the teacher models a dialogue that would take place between a salesman and a customer....
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Mysteries of Vernacular: X-Ray

For Students 7th - 12th
What is they mystery behind the name of the x-ray? Find out in a brief informational video that tracks the etymology back to Descartes. Class members can watch the video and then interact with the additional resources. Flip the lesson to...
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Linguistic Diversity

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students complete a handout dealing with the languages spoken most frequently at home in Canada. They interview a person with a home language other than English or French. Students contribute to a bulletin board display representing...

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