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Médias et Communication

1. Complete one of the crossword puzzles and add a comment to the puzzles.

2. Use the following site to complete the exercises on Media http://www.laits.utexas.edu/fi/html/toc/09.html

3. Complete the poll http://www.laits.utexas.edu/fi/polls/?ch=9

Extra... If time allows, complete the following exercise and post your answers as a comment to this post

http://www.laits.utexas.edu/fi/html/act/09.html


French Provinces- Activité 2

Today in class, you will learn about travelling and vacations.

Create a Word document which you will print at the end of the period.

1. Go to the following site and write a one or two sentence summary in English of the first nine pages. You will  list any new vocabulary http://cr.middlebury.edu/public/french/Lexique//vacances/vac_mainpage.html

2. Purchase your tickets for the plane and train

Avion- http://airfrance.com 

Train- http://www.sncf.com/index.htm

3.  Check out the weather to determine what kinds of clothes you should pack ( you will be gone for two weeks and can take two suitcases) Use the packing list here to get you started. Your list will be in French course.   http://www.mackoo.com/checklist.htm

** The hotel and restaurant portion will be done next time we are in the lab

Copy and paste the chart as needed into your word document

Activité 2:
Maintenant, choisissez votre destination. Comment est-ce que vous y allez? Où est-ce que vous restez? Qu'est-ce que vous allez faire et voir? Faites des recherches et choisissez les vols, l'hôtel, deux sites culturels et deux sites historiques à visiter. Classez les informations que vous avez trouvées dans le tableau ci-dessous ou créez votre propre tableau.

Avion- http://airfrance.com 

Train- http://www.sncf.com/index.htm

Hôtel/restaurants http://www.viamichelin.fr

Paris

Ville 1

Ville 2

Ville 3

Date de départ

Heure de départ

Numéro de vol/train et prix de billet

Ville de destination

Heure d'arrivée

Hôtel (nom et addresseet numéro de téléphone)

Eléments du confort- Prestations

Repas

Le nombre et prix de chambres

Mode de paiement

Restaurants

Mes vêtements

Autre


Château French II

Power Point Computer Lab Chateaux

Objective- To learn about a new château and to create a powerpoint.

Partie 1

Task: Create a powerpoint of one of the following châteaux. Name your file your last name_name of château.

Amboise, Azay le Rideau, Blois, Chaumont, Cheverny, Ussé, or Villandry. You should be able to find most of your information from this page. You may NOT use Chenonceau, Chambord or Versailles. You may use the other links if you need more information.

** Do not spend a lot of time creating special effects or adding music. This is going to be a very basic Power Point.

Slide 1- Title slide containing your name, class period, and the title of your chateau

Answer the following questions.

Slide 2  - 

When was the chateatu built?

For  whom was the chateau built?

For what reason was the chateau built?

Slide 3

Three unique features of the chateau

1.                               

2.                            

3

Slide 4

Two Important events:

1.

2.

Slide 5

Two important people:

1.

2.

Slide 6

Why you like the chateau and where you would have liked to live there or not

Slide 7

Five fill in the blank questions and answers about your chateau

Question

Answer

Slides 8 and 9: Create two slides based on your personal interest to this chateau. Remember that everytrhing should be in your own words and you should not merely cut and paste.

Slide 10:  Web sources:

q       You should be sure to document your web sources for your information and pictures

See link #13 for directions on how to cite Internet Sources

***Extra Credit- For additional credit you may add extra slides of your personal interest of an additional chateau.

Partie 2

When you are finished, you should save your Powerpoint to \\Ehs-cur\courses\Foreign Lang\Henderson - French II Folder.

Print your powerpoint in Handout Mode with Six slides per page.

Partie 3

Copy and paste the evaluation form into a Word document and complete the student evaluation portion. Add up your points.

Nom  ____________________________________    Classe _______

Content - Writing

Student Evaluation

Teacher Evaluation

15

All material is in publishable form; that is, it is thoroughly proof-read and without careless errors.

15

All your information is well researched, well written, well organized and IN YOUR OWN VOICE and not merely a cut and paste job.

5

Presentation has a title page.

5

Presentation has a bibliography page

40

Total writing points

Content - Technical

20

The presentation includes a minimum of 10 slides.

5

The presentations includes a five question short answer quiz

25

Total technical points

Technical Organization

5

You can access  your H drive and have saved your presentation (web site) in your personal folder.

10

A printed form of your presentation has been given to your teacher (6 slides per page)

5

An electronic form of your presentation has been given to your teacher through a folder which will be set up on the server by your teacher

10

Class time is used effectively

35

Total of technical organization

TOTAL OF ALL POINTS

Nom  ____________________________________    Classe _______

Content - Writing

Student Evaluation

Teacher Evaluation

15

All material is in publishable form; that is, it is thoroughly proof-read and without careless errors.

15

All your information is well researched, well written, well organized and IN YOUR OWN VOICE and not merely a cut and paste job.

5

Presentation has a title page.

5

Presentation has a bibliography page

40

Total writing points

Content - Technical

20

The presentation includes a minimum of 10 slides.

5

The presentations includes a five question short answer quiz

25

Total technical points

Technical Organization

5

You can access  your H drive and have saved your presentation (web site) in your personal folder.

10

A printed form of your presentation has been given to your teacher (6 slides per page)

5

An electronic form of your presentation has been given to your teacher through a folder which will be set up on the server by your teacher

10

Class time is used effectively

35

Total of technical organization

TOTAL OF ALL POINTS

Partie 4. Complete the survey http://www.zoomerang.com/Survey/?p=WEB227LQGKUCD9


Chateaux de la Loire Links

Text Version - List of Sites:

French châteaux  - Start here first

http://www.french-at-a-touch.com/Chateaux/chateaux.htm

1. Castle World

·         Site Location: http://www.castles.org/castles/Europe/Western_Europe/France/
Links to French castles in English

2. Loire Valley

·         Site Location: http://www.chateaux-france.com/res_loire-en.html


3. Loire Valley Castles France

·         Site Location: http://www.castles-france.net/loire-valley/


4. Loire Valley

·         Site Location: http://www.terragalleria.com/europe/france/loire-valley/loire-valley.html
The Loire Valley is a cultural landscape of great beauty, containing historic towns and villages, great architectural monuments, and cultivated lands formed by many centuries of interaction between their population and the physical environment. The architectural monuments span the period which saw the transition from castles as defensive structures (Loches) to renaissance chateaux, places of luxury, pleasure and refinement, which have retained defensive elements only for ornemental reasons.

5. Loire Valley and its chateaux

·         Site Location: http://www.jack-travel.com/Loire/html/loire_valley_droite.htm


6. Loire valley

·         Site Location: http://www.westernfrancetouristboard.com/loireframegoog.html
Often called the "

Garden

of

France

". the

Loire

Valley

is an enchanted land of vineyards, flowers and rolling green hills dotted with more than a thousand medieval, can meander along the

Loire

River

's gently sloping banks savoring its architectural glories, its pastoral rhythm and its famous wines.

7. Chateaux of the Loire Valley

·         Site Location: http://tinpan.fortunecity.com/jive/242/Castles-e.html


8. Loire Valley Online

·         Site Location: http://www.lvo.com/GB/INDEX.HTML
The internet reference of the

Loire

Valley

9. French at a Touch

·         Site Location: http://www.french-at-a-touch.com/Chateaux/chateaux.htm
The French châteaux are both magnificent and architecturally aesthetic. On this page we have listed some of the more noted National and privately owned historical and medieval French châteaux and walled cities, with links to their web sites. Links with photos.

10. Région Centre Loire Valley

·         Site Location: http://www.inter-coproprietes.com/R%E9gions/Centre/centre.html

11. Bed and Breakfast in the Loire Valley

·         Site Location: http://www.frenchconnections.co.uk/indexes/loirevalleybb.aspx


12. Tourism Touraine

·         Site Location: http://www.tourism-touraine.com/touraine/anglais/decouv/index.htm


French I Review Unité 5

Objective- Reviewing Unité 5; contractions, verb venir, possessive adjectives

Download lab_unit_5.doc

Partie 1. Choose at least two of these activities

Talking about what people own- Possessive adjectives

http://www.quia.com/quiz/285284.html

http://www.quia.com/rr/172626.html

Contractions with à, de, verb venir

http://www.quia.com/cb/178242.html

Review Unité 5

http://www.quia.com/rr/89920.html

Partie 2  Unité 5 Leçon 16 Mes voisins- Copy and paste this text into a Word document. This will be printed and posted

Contexte

In Mes voisins, you learned how to talk about your family and your home. You also learned how to talk about the different floors of a house or apartment building.

Exploration

Explore the following French real estate websites.

Click on different regions to see different types of houses for sale in

France

.

How do prices compare with houses for sale in your neighborhood?

What are the French houses like? How do they seem similar or different to houses where you live?

Cabinet Saint Martin http://www.immobilier-roussillon.net/ bienvenue.htm

This development has villa offerings in

Perpignan

in the south of

France

. – You should look at three houses at this site.

Maisons de France http://www.maisons-france.presse.fr

Click on the map of

France

to see the homes for sale in various regions. Look at one house in three different regions

Application

Imagine that you are house shopping in France and you have just found a wonderful new home. Write an email to your friend in which you describe your house in detail. Tell your friend what your house has- Elle a… and what your house doesn ‘t have- Elle n’a pas de… Use adjectives like grand(e) and petit(e) to describe your house. Your email should have descriptions of at least three things. Use Wordreference ONLY to look up vocabulary. You should NOT be using an online translator to complete this exercise. I will be looking!!

Partie 3 Type your email here and post to the blog. You will print this out after you have posted.

Partie 4- Take the survey

http://www.zoomerang.com/Survey/?p=WEB227LPVNTYTV