French II

Souvenirs du passé




Objective and description of project

 To research what life was like in France during your chosen era. You will create a SIMPLE powerpoint to report your findings. You are researching France and all of your information will be in French! You will document all weblinks on the last page. You will select the between the eras of 1950-1990.


Pre-activity- Viewing student samples

Examples of student projects

You may view past projects here: 

Download Trystyn_cline_french_slide_show_5_22_20142

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Download Ann_es_19902  * Note: This presentation is missing the bibliography


Pre-activity- Downloading template and preparation 

Template for project

We only have today, so do not make this complicated! Use the titles below. You can  start with this template:

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Start with my livebinders page for your research:


Support for reading in French

Use to help you read the pages in French. You may also use


Creating the powerpoint


Slide 1- You will begin with a cover slide with your name and Années ____

Slide 2- Pendant les années 70 en France les personnages significatifs étaient…  (5 people)

Slide 3- Pendant les années 70 en France les prénoms populaires étaient… (3 female and 3 male)

Slide 4- Pendant les années 70 en France les gens écoutaient… (3 artists 3 songs)

Slide 5-À la télé  pendant les années 70 en France les gens regardaient (3 shows)

Slide 6- Au cinéma  pendant les années 70 en France les gens regardaient (3 films)

Slide 7- Pendant les années 70 en France les gens portaient…. (search for  années 70 vêtements ados (male 3 female 3 )

Slide 8-  Pendant les années 70 en France les jeux populaires étaient…  (3 games)

Slide 9- Bibliography


You should be finished with your assignment TEN minutes before the bell rings. This needs to be uploaded to Edmodo before you leave. 

Making accent marks

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 =  
183 = À 
184 = © 
187 = + 
189 = ¢ 
190 = ¥ 

198 = ã 
199 = à
207 = ¤ 
208 = ð 
209 = Р
210 = Ê 
211 = Ë 
212 = È 

213 = i 
214 = Í 
215 = Π
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 2 Regions mini project

Use the Livebinders link for your research- – This one has several links to food specialties and general resources on France


Information for your slides:

Regions of France Checklist- Some of your subjects may need more slides. Please adjust accordingly.

Slide 1-Title slide- Nom, Français II, Classe (period)- Title-  Les régions de France, La Belle France,  or the name of your region. This should be in French!

Slide  2- Short list of three regions of interest (Name of region, major cities and points of interest. This is in French)

Slide 3- Name of region with photos/video links.    Je vais visiter une région qui s’appelle

Slide 4-  Important cities with photos/video links.      Les villes importantes de la région sont

Slide 5-6 What can you do there? Activities with photos/video links. (at least three) Qu’est-ce que tu peux faire dans la région?

Slide -5- Les endroits (at least 3 places  ) à visiter sont:

Slide 6 Tu peux aussi _______________________________________. (faire du ski, faire des promenades, faire une pique nique, acheter (buy) ______________ (etc.- At least 3)

Slide 7-  What are the regional specialties Les spécialités à manger sont:  ( You should have at least three.  Add the pictures and names of special things to eat and drink from your region. You can also add recipes if you wish. )

Slide 8- What are the festivals? Give the name and dates of the festival and include the names of the cities.   Les fêtes (festivals/celebrations) de la région sont ________________________.


Slide 9.- Important people- Add pictures and a brief description in French of why they are important.  You should have at least three people.  Les personnes célèbres/historiques (famous) de la région sont____________________________.

Slide 10.  This is the slide of your choice. You may add information about architecture,  hotels, restaurants (check out the Routard site for this)  Les autres choses: _____________________  (anything else that may be important This is in French.)

Slide 11- Reflection.- Why did you choose your region? What did you learn about your region?  Add anything else you would like me to know. This will be in English. 

Slide 12- Bibliography- A list of websites and photos used. 

Futher resesarch 

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)

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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 II Les Repas/Course

Vocabulary Flash Cards - Meals and table settings Stores and quantities Quantities Le Marché- Fruits and vegetables 



Directions for Cooking Project


French II Vocabulaire La Maison Comparisons





Tâches Ménagères


Listening Exam Practice


You fill find listening practice here

French II Health and Fitness Vocabulary

Quizlet Vocabulary Partie 1


 Quizlet vocabulary Partie 2- La Routine Quotidienne


Manger Bouger site

French II Describing people

Objectives:Describing people (physical  and personality) with être and descriptive adjectives; reviewing verb  être, c'est vs. il/elle est.

Practice reading_mendel







Pre Activity

Complete the following adjective activities:


 Review the online vocabulary with  at the Classzone Unité 1 Flashcards



II.  Complete the following exercises from the Online Workbook Unité 1 at the AVERAGE level:
Adjective Agreement:

  • Langue et communication A: Les expressions avec être
  • Langue et communication B: Les adjectifs: forme et position
  • Langue et communication C. Quelques adjectifs irréguliers
  • Lague et communcation D: C'est ou il est