French Writing Teacher Resources

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Composition Express

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Although this lesson was written to use Express Magazine, it could easily be done with a different source. Pupils write on topics of their choosing, using vocabulary and phrases selected by the teacher. They then create their own...
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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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Core French Rubrics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Use these eight rubrics to inspire and grade eight different French projects that incorporate composition and presentation, and sometimes illustration. Each rubric includes a brief description of the project and project requirements....
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Father and Son

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore word relationships and the relationships between people with an interesting lesson. Learners practice pairing words that typically go together and write brief narratives using these words. They then go through a similar process,...
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Compare and Contrast Photograph Art

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Take a trip down Pearblossom Highway with this lesson about comparing and contrasting. Using David Hockney's Pearblossom Hwy and another image of the same highway (photograph or other image), students compare and contrast the two...
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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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Kandinsky - Inspired by Music

For Teachers K - 4th
Who is Wassily Kandinsky? Introduce your young artists to the wonders of abstract nonobjective art through music. They'll listen to music as they cut, paste, and paint emotional works of art. The activity suggests the use of soothing...
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Matisse Cut and Paste

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use cut and paste paper composition inspired by the work of Henri Matisse and his book called "Jazz." After composition is completed, 5th graders select 2 shapes to reproduce in minitaure for border.
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Lesson Plan for Danse by Claude Debussy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils study the life and music of Claude Debussy. They listen to and compare the orchestration and compositional technique of the Debussy composition, 'Danse.' They compare a piano arrangement to an orchestrated version.
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Build Your Own City

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars discuss a composition that was developed by Samuel Hayes. The lesson is a lecture about the developing stages of a city and the different problems to cope with along the way.
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Our Client Is The Cincinnat Art Museum

For Teachers K - 12th
Students design various commercial products for the Cincinnati Art Museum using on-line sources, past designs, and creative educational software. This lesson has excellent project ideas for various student levels including: K-2, 3-5,...
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"Humor" Afro-American Symphony (Third Movement)

For Students 3rd - 5th
A fun way for young learners to explore music and their personal reaction to it, this instructional activity includes a short reading passage about musician William Grant Still, a word scramble, a matching activity and two short writing...
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Humor and Iconicity in Classical Music

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Scherzo, cappricio, divertimento, and rando are all addressed in this look into humor through this classical music presentation. The slide show is very basic, but has some good background on Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, and Bach. The...
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Louisiana's Legendary Musicians

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners identify and interpret what legendary traditional musicians of Louisiana that allows them to hear new genres of traditional music. They also identify what it means to be a legendary artist and read, write, and create a project...
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Perfect Pointillism

For Teachers K - 4th
Students demonstrate basic pointillism. In this visual arts lesson, students study the artist Georges Seurat and use tempera paint to construct pointillism paintings.
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Brooklyn Museum: The Life of Christ

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students complete an art analysis for James Tissot's "Life of Christ" art exhibit. In this art analysis lesson, students read descriptions and answer viewing questions for 'A Street in Jaffa' and 'Saint Joseph Seeks Lodging in...
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Fantasia On Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this classical music worksheet, students first listen to Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Students read a biography of the composer and answer 20 matching and multiple choice questions . Students write an essay...
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"Golliwog's Cakewalk" by Claude Debussy

For Students 3rd - 4th
For this music appreciation worksheet, learners listen to "Golliwog's Cakewalk" from Children's Corner Suite by Claude Debussy. Students read about the composer and the piece and answer 5 questions.
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Advanced Sentence Completion Exercise 13

For Students 4th - 8th
In this online interactive grammar skills worksheet, students examine 10 sentences that are missing words and select the appropriate words to complete each of the sentences and match them to the sentences. Student answers are...
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Painting Modern Life

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students compare and contrast modern life art in the works of Hilaire-Germain Edgar Degas and Paul Cezanne. In this art analysis lesson, students compare and contrast the two paintings. Students complete image based discussion. Students...
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Popular Culture

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students analyze the period of Belle Epoque and the methods of art that signified popular culture. In this art analysis lesson, students consider the ways popular culture influenced art by analyzing the images and completing image based...
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Artists' Journeys

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Pupils analyze the influence of travel on modern artists and discuss unusual use of medium.  In this modern artists lesson, students discover works of Gauguin, Matisse, and Kandinsky. Pupils look at ways these artists were inspired by...
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Art Alive! - Towing a Boat, Honfleur

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Color, light and shadow, the placement and size of objects. These are some of the tools artists used to tell their stories. Model for learners how to read a painting by closely examining these features. The richly detailed packet...