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December 2010

Une Semaine à Paris: Final

Hotel Albion 
 
 

Today will be the final day of the project.  Here is the rubric for the project:

You will use the checklist to be sure everything is completed. You will turn in both papers at the end of the period today.

Some sources for photos: Flickr Creative Commons

 

 

10-9     Excellent 

9  Très bien 

8 Bien 

7 Médiocre

5  Inacceptable

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Content

- Content should be well communicated

- Writing should follow a logical plan

with a clear beginning and closure

- Transitions are used

Content communicated well very well.

Writing follows logical plan with a clear sense of beginning and closure. Writing contains clear transitions

Content communicated well; Writing follows logical plan with a clear sense of beginning and closure

Generally good content, although topic may not be fully explored; Writing usually follows a logical plan with some sense of beginning and closure

Ideas are often unrelated; adequate content although repetitious and simplistic; Writing often strays from logical plan with a weak sense of beginning and closure

Contents are all unrelated and there is not adequate content. Writing has no sense  of beginning and closure

Not turned in

Expression

-Sentences are varied and appropriate

-A wide variety of vocabulary is used

Sentence lengths and patterns varied; excellent and appropriate control and choice of vocabulary; variety of words used

Sentence lengths and patterns show some variety; good control and choice of vocabulary; moderate variety of words

Sentence lengths and patterns are seldom varied; fair control and choice of vocabulary; minimal variety of words used

Sentence lengths and patterns are repetitious; tone is lifeless and shows no involvement; poor control and choice of vocabulary; definite lack of variety

Vocabulary is incomprehensible and expression is lifeless

 

Grammar

- Full control of grammatical structures, spelling and conjugation and agreement.

- There are minimal errors

Excellent control of grammatical structures, spelling, conjugations, and agreement  very few errors

Good control of grammatical structures, spelling, conjugations, and agreement; some avoidable errors

Fair control of grammatical structures, spelling, conjugations, and agreement; many errors

Excessive grammatical structures, spelling, conjugations, and agreement errors

Meaning blocked; text dominated by grammatical structure, spelling, conjugation, and agreement errors

 

Research

- Use of specific places indicates extensive cultural research

 

 

Evidence of extensive research of cultural topic- specific names of places and artifacts appear throughout

Evidence of sufficient research to complete cultural assignment

Minimal research of topic

Insufficient research to complete assignment

No personalization; no evidence of research

 

Creativity-

Pictures and the use of names enhance the entry

Highly creative personalized-

entries include pictures and entry is culturally authentic

Creative and personalized

Fairly creative and personalized

Lack of creativity and personalization; insufficient research

No evidence of creativity

 

 

 

You will have grades on this assignment: 

 

1.Two daily grades will be for the degree of completion of the assignment and the use of class time (Process)

 

2. One major grade will be for the quality of the finished project (Product).

 


Reginald François: Un artiste haïtien très doué!

Reginald_ Dark Panther

Dark Panther by Reginald François

Digital publisher Graphic.ly and comic book creator Jim Mahfood invite illustrators and graphic novelists to submit three pages of one of their comic books in order to win three mentoring sessions with Jim and have their comic published and promoted by Graphic.ly. WHO IT’S FOR Comic book artists.


Reginald François is a friend who was born in Haiti and has relocated to the US after the earthquake in Haiti last year.

You can text your vote:

Text: FF4A5R
to: 53295

L'union fait la force!

L'union fait la force


French I Semester Exam Review Day 2

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Bruxelles, Belgique

 

Day 2 Semester Exam Review:

Instructions: Download the instruction sheet.

Download French I Semester Exam Student copy  Be sure to type your name in the header

You will print this out and turn it in at the end of the period. WAIT until you have been given permission to print. We will not all print at the same time. I will let each section know when it is time to print.

Save your work often!

 

Review Semester Exam Day 2

Pre-activity:  How do you say that you are American? How do you say where you are from?  Write the expressions below:  You will find this in leçon  1 of your online textbook). Make the verb bold. This verb is être, or to be.

 

Activity

  1. I. Read through leçon 6 in your online textbook to understand how to talk about where people are using the verb être, asking questions, and  making sentences negative.

Fill out the sentences below with the correct forms of être  and write the English translation next to the sentence.

Je                    en ville avec mes amis.

Tu                    au restaurant.

Charles            à l’hôpital.

Nous               en France.

Vous                 en ville.

Mireille et Julie           à Paris.

2.   Go to your online workook for Leçon 6 ( Unité 3) http://www.classzone.com/cz/books/french_1/page_build.htm?id=resources/applications/oltp/na/unite3

Complete all exercises at the AVERAGE level. Copy and paste your scores into this document below:

 

 

3. Verb practice from Quia

Complete the following exercises. Rate EACH activity with 1 being the least enjoyable and 10 being the most enjoyable. In addition, tell why you liked or disliked each exercises.

  1. http://www.quia.com/cm/383185.html
  2. http://www.quia.com/cm/135161.html?AP_rand=1431315775
  3. http://www.quia.com/jfc/1519082.html