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September 2008

23 September Lab French I and French II

Objectives: 1. To sign up for online textbook.  2. To make a draft of the poster for the AATF Poster Contest. Poster will be due Wednesday, October 8th.

1. Follow the instructions on the whiteboard for signing up for your online textbook. Use your school login as your password. I have no way to retrieve your password!

2.  Review  the AATF Poster Contest post . Follow the links to answer the following questions about  de Champlain:

A. Who was de Champlain?

B. What was New France?

C. Why is de Champlain considered the father of New France?

3. Due before you leave the lab today- Make a sketch of your poster on notebook paper. You will check these off on my roster. I will return them to you tomorrow.

Your poster will be evaluated according to the rubric below

4. You can check out the archives of contest winners .

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    Making A Poster : AATF Poster


    Teacher Name: Ms. Henderson

    Student Name:     ________________________________________

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Required Elements
The poster includes all required elements as well as additional information. Posters must measure 18" x 24" and have a flat surface with no moving parts. No three-dimensional posters accepted. No glue is to be used. Tempera paint, india ink, markers, flairs, or crayons may be used.
All required elements are included on the poster.
All but 1 of the required elements are included on the poster.
Several required elements were missing.
Graphics -Clarity
Graphics are all in focus and the content easily viewed and identified from 6 ft. away.
Most graphics are in focus and the content easily viewed and identified from 6 ft. away.
Most graphics are in focus and the content is easily viewed and identified from 4 ft. away.
Many graphics are not clear or are too small.
Graphics - Relevance
All graphics are related to the topic and make it easier to understand.
All graphics are related to the topic and most make it easier to understand.
All graphics relate to the topic.
Graphics do not relate to the topic
Attractiveness
The poster is exceptionally attractive in terms of design, layout, and neatness. Remember that the use of color is important to visual impact. Large areas of white reduce the visual impact of the submission.
The poster is attractive in terms of design, layout and neatness.
The poster is acceptably attractive though it may be a bit messy.
The poster is distractingly messy or very poorly designed. It is not attractive.
Labels
All items of importance on the poster are clearly labeled with labels that can be read from at least 3 ft. away.
Almost all items of importance on the poster are clearly labeled with labels that can be read from at least 3 ft. away.
Several items of importance on the poster are clearly labeled with labels that can be read from at least 3 ft. away.
Labels are too small to view OR no important items were labeled.
Relevance to Theme
Poster is exceptionally relevant to theme
Poster is revelant to theme
Poster is minimally relevant to theme
Poster has no relevance to theme
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Le Look Collage

You will be creating a poster profiling one of the looks at Sept Familles Qui Vous Coûtent Cher.

1. First, you will need to compare the looks. Download the following file Download les_sept_familles_qui_vous_cotent_cher_chart.doc .

2. Fill out the chart and compare the different looks.

3. Choose ONE look to illustrate on a poster.

You will be sure to include:

- The name of your look

- 10 articles of clothing labeled in French and the cost of these items

-2 people who wear this look* optional

- The total cost of the look


Français III- Lab 5 septembre- Le Look

Objective- To review clothing and to read about teen fashions.

Task 1- Reviewing vocabulary. Go to Des Goûts et des Couleurs and complete exercises 1-7.

Task 2. Open a Word document and save it as your first and last name and today's date. Read the following article on Justin Timberlake's look and  write a summary in English of each section and write the definitions of five new words (French/English) that you have learned. Download look_justin_timberlake.doc

Task 3- Read about Religion des marques chez les ados. Write a summary in English of each section and ten new vocabulary words you have learned.

Task 4- Read about different French styles at Sept familles qui vous coûtent cher . Find a style that you like and start searching for pictures of clothes, accessories and hairstyles that are indicative of this look. Next week you will create a collage with your findings.


French II- Lab 5 septembre

Objectives: To review adjective agreement; regular and irregular verbs. To learn what live is like as an exchange student.

You will be working on two tasks and filling out a survey as an evaluation. You will print out Task 2 before the end of the period. Open a Word document and save as your name and today's date. Do not hit print more than once! If your paper does not print, please see me before you try to print multiple times!

Task 1- Go to Chapter 1 Allez Viens- Bon Sejour. You will complete exercises 1-7 from Etapes 1-3.

Task 2- Go to the Bon Séjour activity sheet. Copy sections A and B from the first pages into a Word document and complete the activity. You will print this out by the end of the period. All work is due at the end of the period; completed or not!

When you have finished, you will take the survey http://www.zoomerang.com/Survey/?p=WEB22882D8MLV5

Madame, I am finished early? What can I do? How about applying for an e-tandem partner http://ta.slf.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/pa/pr/anm.php?lang=en ? Instructions for a penpal can be found here.


AATF Poster and Essay Contest

Champlain

AATF Poster and Essay Contests Due Thursday, September 25th

The theme for the year 2008 is "Samuel
de Champlain—Père de Nouvelle France/
Samuel de Champlain—Father of New
France.

French I and II- Poster Contest-
Guidelines: The poster theme must appear
on each entry. No copyrighted figures (ie.
Snoopy, Astérix) accepted. Each entry must
be the original work of a current French student
whose teacher is an AATF member for
2007. No group entries. There is a limit of
five entries per school.

The student's name, grade, level of French, school, school address
and telephone number, teacher's full
name, e-mail address, and AATF chapter
name must be written on the back of the
poster. Submissions with incomplete information
will not be judged.

Posters must measure 18" x 24" and
have a flat surface with no moving parts.
No three-dimensional posters accepted.
No glue is to be used. Tempera paint, india
ink, markers, flairs, or crayons may be used.
Use white poster paper.
Mail entries flat.

Judging Criteria:

Visual impact, relevance
to the theme, originality. (Remember that
the use of color is important to visual impact.
Large areas of white reduce the visual
impact of the submission.)

All posters become the property of the
AATF and may be used in AATF publications
or materials. All participants in the AATF
Essay and Poster Contests will receive certificates.
A student may enter both contests.
First, second, and third place winners of
each division will receive prizes to be announced.

French III/IV- Essay Contest
Guidelines: Each entry must be the original
work of a current French student whose
teacher is an AATF member for 2008. No
group entries. There is a limit of five entries
per school.

Essays must be written in English
and be typed or word processed. The
student's name, grade, level of French,
school, school address and telephone
number, teacher's full name, e-mail address,
and AATF chapter name must be written
on the front of the essay. Submissions
with incomplete information will not be
judged
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Grades 9-12: Maximum 350 words

Judging Criteria:

Relevance to the theme,
originality, written expression.

All essays become the property of the
AATF and may be used in AATF publications
or materials. All participants in the AATF
Essay and Poster Contests will receive certificates.
A student may enter both contests.
First, second, and third place winners of
each division will receive prizes to be announced.

Resources:

400 Years of History of Québec- Champlain Video

Champlain- Wikipedia

Champlain- Father of New France

Champlains 1607 Map


French I- Lab 5 septembre

Objective- To become familiar with Classzone website.

  • The expectation is that you will complete all assignments by the end of the class.
  • You may not listen to music or visit any unauthorized websites. Failure to comply will result in the loss of 50 points the FIRST time I observe that you are doing something that you should not be doing.
  • Please ask your neighbors on either side of you if you have a question about what we are doing before you raise your hand to ask me. We are a COMMUNITY of learners and each person is expected to render aid when asked.

  1. Go to Classzone. You will select World Languages, High School,

    Texas

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  2. Be sure you have selected Discovering French Bleu and select the s Vocabulary flashcards. You will spend about 7 minutes on the flashcards.
  3. Go to the  Online workbook Leçon 1 . You will complete all questions  at the average level.
  4. When you have finished, you will take the survey Zoomerang survey

Madame, I am finished early? What can I do? How about applying for an  E- Tandem Partner ? Instructions for a penpal can be found here.