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French II- 30 mars

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Objective- To use reflexive verbs to describe one's daily routine

Pre- Activity- Read about how to form reflexive verbs

1. View the Powerpoint on Reflexive Verbs

2. Go to Languages Online. Select French, then Grammar, then Reflexive Verbs. Read the Grammar Explanation

Activity- Complete practice exercises

1. Complete exercises 2-11 of the Reflexive verbs

2. Practice conjugating reflexive verbs. You should practice with TEN verbs.

3. Choose two reflexive verb games at Quia.

4. Go to Classzone and select ONE of the activities from à Votre Tour Unité 5. Type your Application in the Post Activity.

Post activity- Application and Reflection. You will reply to this post using your first name and last initial.

1. Application: In French, tell what time you get up, what time you get dressed, and what time you go to bed. Type your Application from your à Votre Tour activity.

2. Reflection: Two stars and a wish- What two things went well today and what do you wish you could have done differently?

Poissondavril 

Photo by maarjaara Flickr Creative Commons

If you finish early...

  1. Read about the history of  Poisson d’Avril at Momes. http://www.momes.net/dictionnaire/p/poissondavril.html
  2. If time allows,  you may take the quiz http://www.momes.net/dictionnaire/minidossiers/quizz/quizz-poisson-d-avril.html
  3. You may also look at the comtptines http://www.momes.net/comptines/comptines-poissons.html



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 I: 30 mars

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Preactivity

Faisons les Magasins- Clothing French I

First, download the Word document and save as with your Last name and today's date. Open the new Word document. I am pasting the document here to make it easy to navigate, but you should type into your own Word document. Be sure to include your name in the header and number the pages. You will print after you have completed the reflection activity. Be sure to check your name off on the roster when you have printed your work.

Download faisons_les_magasins.doc

This activity is modified from Le Shopping à Paris

created by Beryl Druker and Deborah Berg 
 

Activity

Objective: To use an online French mail order catalog; to be able to convert American and European clothing and shoe sizes; to convert  dollars to euros and vice versa.  To compare French and American clothing styles and prices.

  1. What are the popular brands and stores in the US? First complete the USside. Then, go to http://www.linternaute.com/femmes/luxe_mode/0601mode-ado/tendance.shtml - Les marques plébiscitées par les ados to complete the French side.


US

France

Magasins



Chaussures



Pantalons



Pulls



Chemises/Chemisiers



Sacs à dos



Casquettes



Autre



B. What  are you clothing sizes in France? Use this website http://www.onlineconversion.com/clothing.htm  to find your French Shoe size

Clothing size

C. You are in France

shopping for three different outfits. You will be purchasing an outfit to wear to a party with your new French friends, a wedding you will attend there, and a weekend at the beach. You have a budget of  600 euros to spend for all three outfits. Before you start getting all excited, this amount is  $808.87 in US ! You will need to save a lot of money before your trip!

You will need to give the article of clothing, the color and size (in French of course!) and price. You will need a top, bottom, and shoes for each outfit. You will calculate the price in Euros and the price in US dollars as well.

La Redoute

Les Trois Suisses

H&M

MiDia (streewear)

Kiabi

Currency conversion  

Pour aller à une boum

Catalogue/site web :

Article

Couleur

Taille

Prix




























Total Euros      Total $

Pour assister à un mariage 

Catalogue/site web :

Article

Couleur

Taille

Prix




























Total Euros      Total $

Pour un weekend à la plage

Catalogue/site web :

Article

Couleur

Taille

Prix




























Total Euros      Total $

Grand total- Euros          $

  1. What are the similarities and differences you observed about  French clothes and American clothes?

Unique to US

Similarities France/US

Unique to

France




E. List here any new vocabulary words you learned

French word

English word



 

Post Activity

Reflection- Two stars and a wish…

What are two things that went well today?

1.

2.

What one thing would you do differently?

Comments/suggestions

Poissondavril 

Photo by maarjaara Flickr Creative Commons

If you finish early...

  1. Read about the history of  Poisson d’Avril at Momes. http://www.momes.net/dictionnaire/p/poissondavril.html
  2. If time allows,  you may take the quiz http://www.momes.net/dictionnaire/minidossiers/quizz/quizz-poisson-d-avril.html
  3. You may also look at the comtptines http://www.momes.net/comptines/comptines-poissons.html



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 9 mars- Pronoun Review Health and Fitness

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 Before completing the activity- Preparing 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 leon_14_pronoun_practice.doc

 During the activity

Task 1

You will not have time to waste. You should be able to complete all questions within the time allotted.

Task 2

Preview the vocabulary from Unité 5 on health and fitness at Classzone

Task 3

2. View the videos about La Pharmacie  and complete the online quizzes. Do a screen shot and paste the results into your Word document.

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..

French I: 9 mars Review Unité 5

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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/fr/FRaccueil.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=WEB22AC3DQ6TL6