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French I Test Review Unité 5- 31 mars

Poissondavril 

Photo by maarjaara Flickr Creative Commons

Objective: To review for Unité 5 test- Leçons 13-16.

Communication Describing your city

Finding your way around

Grammar:

Verb aller, contractions with à, chez, stress pronouns,

Vocabulary

City places and buildings, transportation, directions, neighborhood, rooms in the house, family members, activities : sports, games, etc

Preactivity- Preparing your Word document. This will be printed at the end of the period.

Instructions: Open a new Word document and date it with your last name and today’s date. Be sure to put your name in the header and number the pages.

Activity

Navigate to the following page to begin the review for Unité 5

http://www.classzone.com/cz/books/french_1/chapter_home.htm?cin=5

  1. Review vocabulary with flashcards
  2. Take the online quiz for Unité 5. Copy and paste your results into the word document.
  3. Using the results of your quiz, choose one of the grammar exercises to complete. Copy and paste the results into your word document.
  4. Read the LECTURE at the basic level. Copy and paste your results into your word document
  5. Read about the history of  Poisson d’Avril at Momes. http://www.momes.net/dictionnaire/p/poissondavril.html . In your word document, write a brief summary in English of what you have read. Write three short answer questions (and answers) based on your reading.
  6. If time allows,  you may take the quiz http://www.momes.net/dictionnaire/minidossiers/quizz/quizz-poisson-d-avril.html
  7. You may also look at the comtptines http://www.momes.net/comptines/comptines-poissons.html
  8. Print off your Word document and check yourself off on the grading sheet.

Post activity

BE SURE TO TAKE THE ONLINE SURVEY WHETHER YOU HAVE FINISHED OR NOT

http://www.zoomerang.com/Survey/?p=WEB227MLMADJBK

Extra credit

I’m done Madame, what can I do next? For extra credit (worth five points on tomorrow’s test), you may send me a greeting card from Internaute.

http://www.linternaute.com/cartes/categorie/363/poisson-d-avril.shtml

There must be NO English on this card. Copy and paste one of the comptines from Momes.


French II Chateau- 26 mars

Azay_Shlabotnik2      

Azay le Rideau- by   Joe Shlabotnik  Fickr Creative Commons

Château French II

Power Point Computer Lab Châteaux

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

Preactivity-

1. Complete the survey to choose your favorite château. You will put your first name and and last inital in the form for the survey. Click on participate in the box below to start the survey. Use the following link if you can not view the embedded survey


Poll- Quel est votre château favori?


2. Creating an acccount at Wikispaces. You will follow the directions on the powerpoint to create an account at Wiksipaces. Make SURE you create an acount for your correct class period!

Period 3

Period 4


Download how-to-use-wiki.ppt (545.0K)


 

Activity

 

Partie 1

Task: Create a powerpoint of one of the following châteaux. Name your file your last name_name of château. You will upload your Powerpoint to your Wikispace page.

 

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.

 

*** Remember you must save all pictures to your H drive. Be sure to document all sources of photos.

 

Download the following file. DO NOT change the formatting DO NOT skip spaces. You will be sending this document to Power Point.

Download Chateau Word Template

 

Directions on how to  turn a Word document int a Powerpoint are here

 

 

Citing sources- Be sure to cite all  sources used for photos or information

You can use Citation Machine

 

Pictures- Use  copyright free images ONLY!  You will find photos on the  Flickr Creative Commons  

 

 

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

You can use the Citation Machine to create your citations.

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

 

Partie 2- You should upload your file to your page on the wikispaces page. Save all photos to your H drive and upload the images to your page as well.

 

 

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

 

13. Citing Web resouces

Works cited electronic sources

 

 

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=WEB228YU7CSAJ3



French I- La Maison le 26 mars

FXCD0019 

C'est la maison d'une amie en France.

 

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

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

This development has villa offerings in

Perpignan

in the south of

France

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

ImmoFrance  http://www.immofrance.com/fr/

Select avec photographie

to see the homes for sale in various regions. Look at one house in each of the five  different regions

Make a chart to record the city where your house is located, the price, number of rooms and a comment about the house. Tell whether you liked or didn't like the house.

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


French I Test Review-Leçons 13-14

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Cathedrale de Géurande, Géurande, France

Objective- To review for test 13/14

Prequesite knowledge:

Do you know to insert a table in Word?

Do you know how to access your online textbook?

Do you know how to do a screen capture in Word?

Pre- activity- Do a pre-test inventory of your skills in leçons 13,14.

Open Word and insert a four column by ten row table.  (Or copy the one below) Go to Classzone and go through the table of contents for leçons 13 and 14. Complete the chart.

Topic and leçon

Know very well. Super easy!

Know moderately well. I may need to study a bit

Don’t have a clue! I really need to review this!

During the activity

Using your information from the last two columns, plan your study strategy.

Go Study Stack French  and search or the topics you  need to study.

You will need to complete a total of at least ten activities.

As you complete each activity, copy the URL of each activity into your chart.

Do a screen shot (CTRL+ Print Screen) and copy the screen of your completed activity to your Word document below your chart. Be sure to label each activity and crop to use the least space possible.

Extra credit- You may complete up to ten extra credit activities (For five points extra credit) here or at Quia . Each extra activity will be worth half a point. You can earn up to five points exta credit  All work must be completed and your evaluation must be posted to recieve extra credit! You will need to complete a screen shot of all activities.

Post activity- Evaluation

What two things went well today? What would you do differently? What do you need to study extra hard tonight? Be sure to sign with your French name and last initial only!



French II- Review Test Leçons 13/14

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Une publicité - Notice the information about healthy eating and the link to Mangerbouger

 

Objective- To review for test 13/14

Prequesite knowledge:

Do you know to insert a table in Word?

Do you know how to access your online textbook?

Do you know how to do a screen capture in Word?

Pre- activity- Do a pre-test inventory of your skills in leçons 13,14 and the additional vocabulary from Allez Viens (see Friday's assignment)

Open Word and insert a four column by ten row table.  (Or copy the one below) Go to Classzone and go through the table of contents for leçons 13 and 14. Complete the chart.

Topic and leçon

Know very well. Super easy!

Know moderately well. I may need to study a bit

Don’t have a clue! I really need to review this!

During the activity

Using your information from the last two columns, plan your study strategy.

Go Study Stack French  and search or the topics you  need to study.

You will need to complete a total of at least ten activities.

As you complete each activity, copy the URL of each activity into your chart.

Do a screen shot (CTRL+ Print Screen) and copy the screen of your completed activity to your Word document below your chart. Be sure to label each activity and crop to use the least space possible.

Extra credit- You may complete up to ten extra credit activities (For five points extra credit) here or at Quia . Each extra activity will be worth half a point. You can earn up to five points exta credit  All work must be completed and your evaluation must be posted to recieve extra credit! You will need to complete a screen shot of all activities.

Post activity- Evaluation

What two things went well today? What would you do differently? What do you need to study extra hard tonight? Be sure to sign with your French name and last initial only!


French II- 6 mars- Allons au ciné!

Allons au ciné!

Cinemaparisflicker
Cinema in Paris Ctsnow Fickr Creative Communs

Objective- Learning about the cinéma in France

Preactivity

1.Review the vocabulary for talking about film.

You will complete all activities except the grammar

Allez Viens 3 Chapter 9

2. Prepare your document
Download unit_4_cinma_french_ii.doc (41.5K)

Right click and "save as" you last name with today's day. Open Word and locate your document. Be sure to type your name into the document. You will print this document at the end of the period. You will complete four tasks.

During activity

Task #1 Identifying currently playing movies.

Task #2. Watching and evaluating film trailers.

Task #3 Recommending and advising against a film (Practice)

Task #4 Recommending and advising against a film. ( Posting)

 

Post Activity

 

Take the survey at Zoomerang

http://www.zoomerang.com/Survey/?p=WEB228W7QV6QGY


French I- Future plans 6 mars

Future Plans

Classicskylineflicker

Classic Skyline- N Creatures Flickr Creative Communs

Objective- To talk about where one is going and what one is going to do

Preactivity- What is the verb aller? What are the forms?

 

1. Test your knowledge of the verb aller by completing the quiz at Quia- Aller quiz

2. Prepare your document:

Right click and "save as" you last name with today's date . Open Word and locate your document. Type into the gray text boxes. Be sure your name is on both pages.

Download future_activities..doc

During the activity

You will not have time to waste. You should be able to complete all questions within the time allotted.When you have finished, print out your document and check your name off on the roster.

After the activity- Reflection on activity.

Respond to this activity by copying the following questions into the comment box. Answer all questions. Remember to use only your FIRST name and class period.

What did you learn today?
What I liked about these exercises...
What I didn’t like about these exercises...
What I would do differently....

I'm done Madame, what can I do next? How about applying for an E-Tandem Partner?

Click here to learn about E-Tandem http://www.slf.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/etandem/etdef-en.html

Click here to apply for a  partner http://ta.slf.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/pa/pr/anm.php?lang=en