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April 2016

7 jours sur la planet French 3AP

Objective- To  practice listening and reading in French


Pre-activity: Fill out the AP exam survey (the link is in Edmodo)

  1. You will use for this activity
  2. Download the appropriate form for your level (in Edmodo)
  3. Activity 1- Air France relie Paris à Téhéran- View the video and answer the questions in your word document
  4. Activity 2- Le garçon aux grandes oreilles – View the video and answer the questions in your Word documentTurn in the assignment by uploading to Edmodo
  5. Post activity- Fill out the 7 jours sur la planète survey 

Plan a regional trip 2


Basin at honfleur


You will plan a trip of four days and three nights



Slide 1- Name, class period

Slide 2- This is the title slide an map of your region

Circuit touristique à la découverte de la  _________ (Franche-Comté)  and include a map of the region.  (see  an example)

Slide 3 – Overview of the trip 

Pendant  6  jours, on vous propose de découvrir la region de la  ________(Franche-Comté). Située dans l'est de la France, la Franche-Comté est une région culturelle et historique.  The example has six days, but your tour only will be four days and three nights (Add  some  general  pictures here)

Slide  4 Jour 1-  Moyen de transport autobus/marche  (See an example here)


Arrivée à l’hébergement, installations dans les chambres

Dîner ( Fondue au Petit Château)

Slide  5 Jour 2-  Moyen de transport ( you will include your activities here)



Soirée- Dîner

Slide 6 – Jour 3 Moyen de transport



Soirée- Dîner

Slide 7  4 Moyen de transport  marche/autobus


Petit  déjeuner à  _____



Déjeuner  à

Autobus jusqu’à l’aéroport pour rentrer à la maison

Slide 8 Reflection

Slide 9 Bibliography

Une journée à Québec



Slide 1- Title slide with name,  class period, and title- Une journée à Québec

Slide 2 -Walking tour of Québec with at least 5 points of interest

  (Include a map of the area  and list the points of interest)

On va visiter...

Slide – 3 Name and address  of restaurant for lunch ( include a menu if possible_

On va déjeuner à...

Slides 4, 5, 6

A choice of three activities after lunch (Include the price). Each activity should be on a separate slide

Tu peux visiter...

Slide 7- Reflection slide This is the only side that should be in English!!!

Slide 8 Bibliography- A list of all websites used including pictures



To type a character hold down the ALT key while typing the number; on releasing the ALT key, the character appears on the screen. Check that Number Lock is on.

128 = Ç
129 = ü
130 = é
131 = â
132 = ä
133 = à
134 = å
135 = ç

136 = ê
137 = ë
138 = è
139 = ï
140 = î
141 = ì
142 = Ä
143 = Å

144 = É
145 = æ
146 = Æ
147 = ô
148 = ö
149 = ò
150 = û
151 = ù

152 = ÿ
153 = Ö
154 = Ü
155 = ø
156 = £
157 = Ø
158 = ×
159 = ƒ

160 = á
161 = í
162 = ó
163 = ú
164 = ñ
165 = Ñ
166 = ª
167 = º

168 = ¿
169 = ®
170 = ¬
171 = ½
172 = ¼
173 = ¡
174 = «
175 = »

179 = ¦
181 = Á
182 = Â
183 = À
184 = ©
187 = +
189 = ¢
190 = ¥

198 = ã
199 = Ã
207 = ¤
208 = ð
209 = Ð
210 = Ê
211 = Ë
212 = È

213 = i
214 = Í
215 = Î
216 = Ï
222 = Ì
224 = Ó
225 = ß
226 = Ô

227 = Ò
228 = õ
229 = Õ
230 = µ
231 = þ
232 = Þ
233 = Ú
234 = Û

235 = Ù
236 = ý
237 = Ý
239 = ´
241 = ±
243 = ¾
244 = ¶
245 = §

246 = ÷
247 = ¸
248 = °
249 = ¨
250 = ·
251 = ¹
252 = ³
253 = ²

For the Euro sign (€), hold down the AltGr key while typing the number 4

French II- Plan a regional vacation


You have been given the opportunity to  create an ideal vacation of your region. You will create    7 day  6six night vacation under a budget of $3,500 with only three hours of spare time each day. 

You will create a powerpoint to detail your intinerary. You will create a 60 second elevator pitch to launch your project and a short presentation of your region to the class. May the best presentation win! 


Step 1- Read about how to plan a trip here!preparer-voyage--tour-du-monde/czp0  . You will download the Excel spreadsheet to keep track of your expenses.

Step 2 Create an account at to plan your trip.

Step 3 Create your itinerary and keep track of your expenses in your spreadsheet. You will need to include several activities each day.  Make sure you have an agenda for each day with the time  for each activity.  Here is an example of an agenda

Step 4. Create your Powerpoint with your vacation plan. Be sure to include a bibliography. 


 Pen pal messages:

First, reply briefly to your penpal's message.

Next, answer the Cultura word association in English (you can copy and paste from this page). You should answer with two or three words for the word association. Then, copy and paste the English portion of the sentence completion. 

Finally, copy and paste the French portions below so that your penpal can answer the same questions but in French. 

Word Association

family / famille
France / France
immigration / immigration
United States / Etats-Unis
money / argent
success / réussite
Europe / Europe
the American Dream / le rêve américain
freedom / liberté
work / travail
Elite / Elite
individualism / individualisme
suburbs / banlieue


Sentence Completion

True gender equality ... / Une vraie égalité entre les sexes ...
A good job is a job... / Un bon travail est un travail...
A good parent ... / Un bon parent ...
A rude person is someone who ... / Une personne impolie est quelqu'un qui ...
A good student ... / Un bon étudiant ...
A well behaved child ... / Un enfant bien élevé ...
A good teacher is someone ... / Un bon prof. est quelqu'un ...
What the US needs most ... / Ce dont la France a le plus besoin ...
A true friend ... / Un véritable ami ...
I can't stand when people ... / Je ne supporte pas quand les gens ...


French II France Travel Project 

Regions of France Mini Project

Merci Mme Shackelford et Mme Decker for your resources !

  Download Regions of France Mini Project

Task: You will be researching a region of France to visit and prepare a powerpoint presentation in French


Step 1 Preliminary research

Start here by researching which regions you would like to visit.  All of the links have been copied into this Livebinders page


All of the links have been copied in to this Livebinders page


Region 1


Points of interest


Region 2


Points of interest


Region 3


Points of interest


Step 2- Research your region

After you have  narrowed down your search, you will use the following information to  plan your project



Les regions de la France – Region assignments and Resources


Info to include in your Powerpoint

Title slide with your name and class period

A slide with your preliminary research

Slides with the following information for ONE region. This should be in French! 

A reflection in English of what you learned


12 slides total


La culture-culture

Les villes/les villages fameux-famous cities and villages

Choses à faire: things to do

Les specialités à manger (la gastonomie)-food specialities

Les endroits à visiter-places to visit

Les fêtes-festivals-celebrations

autres choses-other things



Find the following information and include pictures and/or videos when possible.



1.Je vais visiter une région qui s’appelle _____________________________________________.



2.Les villes importantes de la région sont _____________________________________________.



3.Qu’est-ce que tu peux faire dans la région?


- Les endroits (places ) à visiter sont:


- Tu peux aussi _______________________________________. (faire du ski, faire des promenades, faire une piqnique, acheter (buy) ______________ (etc.)



4.Les spécialités à manger sont: (give the pictures and names of special thigns to eat and drink from your region)



5.  Les fêtes (festivals/celebrations) de la région sont ________________________.



6. Les personnes célèbres/historiques (famous) de la région sont____________________________.


Good resources for each region are included, below, as well as some regional highlights. In addition, check the page on our wiki on which this assignment sheet is located in order to find some great resources (including pictures) on French sites. (égions+de+France )



La Bourgogne

Burgundy- regional and tourist guide - <>

Burgundy – Monks and Wine:

Les Hospices de Beaune :


Visiting Burgundy, France :

Other things to research: City of Dijon and Dijon mustard; Barge trips in Burgundy; Cuisine of Burgundy : Boeuf Bourguignon, escargots, etc etc


quelques images



La Bretagne

La Bretagne-Brittany

La cuisine in Bretagne

La Bretagne

Mont St. Michel

Carnac-Mystères of menhirs et dolmens-big ancient rock formations

Places to research: Mont St. Michel, St. Malo, Quimper, Brest, Carnac, Nantes,Celtic

Other information to research-les menhirs, Asterix, les crêpes et les galettes, Roi Arthur, les festnoz,

Quelques Images





La Normandie

La Normandie-(Normandy)

WWII D-Day Landing Beaches

La Normandie

Rouen et Jeanne D'Arc

Giverny et Monet

Places to research: Rouen, Caen, Bayeux, Arromanches, Honfleur, Camembert

Other information to research: William the Conqueror, Bayeux Tapestry, Joan of Arc, camembert cheese, cows of Normandie

Quelques Images



Les Pays de la Loire

La Loire-The Loire Valley

Les Châteaux de la Loire-The castle of the the Loire Valley

The Loire Valley

Stories from the Loire Châteaux

Places to research: Tours, Chambord, Amboise, Clos Lucé, Chenonceau, Chinon, Ussé, Chartres, Bourges, Orléans

Other information to research: François Ier, Leonardo DaVinci, Joan of Arc, Henri II de France, Diane de Poitiers, Catherine de Medici

Quelques Images



Les Alpes en France (Rhone-Alpes Province)

Les Alpes en France-The Alps in France


Skiing in France


Chamonix et Mont Blanc

Places to research: Lyon, Grenoble, Anneçy, Chamonix, Mont Blanc, Albertville

Other information to research: La cuisine (cooking and food) in Lyon, Val d'Isère, les olympiques en France(winter Olympics in France), raclette, Tour de France dans les Alpes

Quelques Images






Council of Europe






Places to research: Colmar, Obernai, Mulhouse, Kaysersberg

Other information to research: Rhine River, history of Alsace (France, Germany, Prussia), Christmas market in Strasbourg, Storks (cignones en Alsace)

Quelques Images



La Cote d’Azur

La Côte d'Azur-The French Riviera

Les Plus Belles Plages dans La CIote d'Azur-The Most Beautiful Beaches on the French Riviera

La Côte d'Azur




Places to research: Nice, Menton, Antibes, Cannes, Monaco, Grasse

Other information to research: Picasso en France, International Film Festival in Cannes, Monte Carlo car race

Quelques Images



La Provence/Languedoc-Roussillon

La Provence-a very old part of France in the southeast with Roman ruins, artists,etc.

Le Pont du Gard-Roman ruins

La Camargue

French bullfighting (see course camarguaise and course landaise from Mme. Shackelford’s “tauromachie” wiki page)


Places to research: Marseilles, Arles, Nimes, Avignon, La Camargue, Saintes Maries de la Mer, Aix-en-Provence

Other information to research: Van Gogh, Roman ruins, Carmen Opera, le Petit Colorado en France, herbes de Provence, olive oil (huile d'olive), bouillabaisse, Le Mistral, lavender

Picasso's Provence

Quelques Images



Southwest France (Midi Pyrennees/Aquitaine)

Some good links for southwest France:

Find info about:

Le Perigord -érigord

Pay Basque -

Pays Basque -

Toulouse -


Bordeaux wines/vineyards

Sarlat -

Cuisine: cassoulet, foie gras, Truffes (truffles)

quelques images





Poitou-Charentes Region (Western France)


cities: La Rochelle, Poitiers, Angoulème; also le Marias Poitevin and Ile de Ré (famous offshore resort island:


Research the Futuroscope (A future-based theme park, famous for its variety of high-tech cinemas including IMAX and 3D) :

Cuisine : Pineau des charentes (a liquor) ;oysters, mussels; cheese

Quelques images:,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=af3171579b64a66f&biw=1024&bih=633



great, unspoiled natural territory

cities: Le Puy , Clermont Ferrand


Michelin tires, lace,

Vulcania theme park:

Cuisine: cheeses, wine, pork, etc:

Quelques images: <>




Limoges porcelain, cattle, Aubusson tapestries, St Etienne cathedral, natural parks, home of Renoir (the artist), unspoiled countryside


Quelques images:

And for Limoges porcelaine:,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=56d7531a3e2ca0b1&biw=1152&bih=613



La Corse (Corsica)

gastronomie: spotorsica-r8.htm


vacation spot; history and language are important associations with this region

quelques images:


French I Voyage au Québec



Mon Voyage au Québc


 Download the document here: 

Download Mon Voyage au Québec

Task: You will create a Powerpoint in which you will talk about your plans to visit Québec . This will be all in French! You will write about:


Montréal   3 Things you want to see

 3 things you want to do

3 Places you want to eat

3 Things you want to buy

Québec   3 Things you want to see

 3 things you want to do

3 Places you want to eat

3 Things you want to buy




Step 1- Do a bit of research of the regions:

Open the Livebinders link. I have copied all of the links here:

Link 1

Link 2

Link 3

Links 3 and 4 Montréal 

General information

Restaurant information

Links 5 and 6 Québec

General information

Restaurant  information



Step 2 Prepare your Powerpoint

Slide 1- Title Slide –Mon Voyage au Québec


Français I      Classe

Slides 2 5 -À Montréal 

General information

Restaurant information

Je vais visiter…

Je vais (activités)

Je vais manger…

Je vais acheter…


Slides 6-9 À Québec

General information

Restaurant  information

Je vais visiter…

Je vais (activités)

Je vais manger…

Je vais acheter

Slide 10, 11  Slides of your choice! In French

Slide 12 Reflection. What did you learn?

Slide 13- Bibliography. 



Step 3- Turn your draft of your Powerpoint into today's assignment on Edmodo



The link for the FINAL ASSIGNMENT will be posted tomorrow.