Mercredi 18 de octobre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Listened to two songs in French and looked at the lyrics
  • Reviewed

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • You need to make up the following textbook assignment:
    • * o Look at the bottom of pg. 60** to review être
      • o Read pg. 61
      • o Pg. 62 exercise #17: Use the different versions of être to complete the sentences
      • o Pg. 62 exercise #18: Answer for you personally (don’t forget masculine/feminine)
      • o Pg. 63 exercise #20: Use the different versions of être to complete the sentences
      • o Read pg. 64
      • o Review school subject vocabulary:
        • § Read pg. 54
        • § Read pg. 55
          • o Pg. 56 exercise #5 (just answer true or false)
          • o Pg. 56 #8: What class are they describing?
      • o Review plurals:
        • § Read pg. 58
        • § Do pg. 59 exercise #12
        • § Read pg. 61
      • o Pronunciation:
        • § Read pg. 67, “Pronunciation”

HOMEWORK
  • Any make up work is due tomorrow by noon

Lundi 16 octobre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Turned in warm up packets and Euros
  • Reviewed school vocabulary, adjectives, and agreement
  • Finished watching the movie

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warm up
  • Turn in your warm up packet when you get back to school
  • Turn in any Euros you want to enter as extra credit
  • Review your vocabulary

HOMEWORK
  • None

Vendredi 13 octobre

We (almost) finished the movie today. If you missed, you don't need to make up anything.

Mercredi 11 octobre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed school subject vocabulary
  • Learned more school-related vocabulary
  • Started watching Les choristes

IF YOU MISSED CLASS

HOMEWORK
  • The end of the term is in a week. You will turn in your warm up packet next Wednesday, as well as any Euros you want to turn in for extra credit. You are responsible for all warm ups, even if you were absent. They're all at the top of the page.

Lundi 9 octobre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Started learning vocabulary for school subjects
  • Learned about France's school system
  • Watched Téléfrançais

IF YOU MISSED CLASS

HOMEWORK

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


Mercredi 4 octobre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Took the test
  • Watched Téléfrançais
  • Started learning about Charlemagne

IF YOU MISSED CLASS

HOMEWORK
  • None

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS




Lundi 2 octobre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • Period A5: You need to make up the être quiz. Come in after school or during Mentoring.
  • Watch Téléfrançais episode 2 and complete and turn in the following:
  • Find out how to use ne...pas. Try this resource.
  • Complete the following: Use people vocabulary, être, and adjectives to write at least three sentences each describing yourself, a friend, your family, and a famous person
  • Review for the test (see "Homework")

HOMEWORK
  • Study: Test next time!
The following items will be on the exam:

  • Describing
    • Describing paintings (like what you did for the art project)
    • Describing yourself
    • Describing other people
  • Être (to be)
  • Adjectives: petit(e)(s), grand(e), brun(e), blond(e), amusant(e), patient(e), intelligent(e), intéressant(e), sympathique, timide, énergique, égoïste, dynamique, populaire, sociable, enthousiaste
  • Colors: jaune, vert(e), bleu(e), violet(te), rose, rouge, orange, marron, blanc(he), gris(e), noir(e)
  • People: un garçon, une fille, un homme, une femme, un frère, une soeur, un prince, une princesse, un élève, une élève
  • Negation (ne…pas)
  • Artists: Jacques-Louis David, Paul Cézanne, René Magritte, and Samuel Fosso
    • Identify who created a displayed work of art
    • Identify the home countries of the artists
    • Match dates with artists

Vendredi 28 septembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed être
  • Period A4 took the être quiz
  • Reviewed adjectives
  • Learned about Samuel Fosso

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • Period A4: Come in during Mentoring or after school to make up the quiz
  • Look at the slideshow on 13 septembre. Use the info and links there to fill in your artist notes about Samuel Fosso.

HOMEWORK
  • None

Mercredi 27 septembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed the verb être
  • Reviewed adjectives and people vocabulary
  • Learned about saying "a" and "the"

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • Turn in the homework that was due today when you get back to class
  • Period A4: Watch episode 1 of Téléfrançais (posted on 25 septembre) and fill out the worksheet that goes with:
  • Grammar from class today. Note: More info found here. If you're still confused, spend more time on your own researching this topic.
    • Learn how to say "a" in French:
      • Before something masculine: un
        • Example: un garçon
      • Before something feminine: une
        • Example: une fille
    • Learn how to say "the" in French:
      • Before something masculine: le
        • Le garçon = The boy
      • Before something feminine: la
        • La fille = The girl
      • Before something singular that starts with a vowel: l'
        • L'ami = The friend
      • Before something plural: les
        • Les amis = The friends

HOMEWORK
  • Quiz on the verb être next class. Study!

Lundi 25 septembre

PERIOD A4

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed être
  • Learned some adjectives and about adjective agreement

IF YOU MISSED CLASS

HOMEWORK

PERIOD A5

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Talked about Paul Cézanne
  • Learned the verb être
  • Learned some adjectives and about adjective agreement

IF YOU MISSED CLASS

HOMEWORK

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS



Mercredi 20 septembre

PERIOD A4

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • We talked about Paul Cézanne and his art
  • We learned the verb être

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • Look at the info on Paul Cézanne in the slideshow posted on 13 septembre. Fill in this section of your artist notes.
  • Watch the clip on Paul Cézanne under "materials used in class"
  • Use this link to learn how to conjugate the verb //être//. Google more information if needed.

HOMEWORK

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


PERIOD A5

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Took some time to work on missing assignments

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do the warmup

HOMEWORK
  • None

Lundi 18 septembre

We finished the movie today. You don't need to make anything up if you missed.

Vendredi 15 septembre

We started a movie today. You don't need to make anything up if you missed.

Mercredi 13 septembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Started the art unit
  • Took the spelling part of the quiz

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • No warmup today
  • Review the color and people vocab from the handouts distributed last class (see Lundi 11 septembre for handouts)
  • Download the following note sheet. Use the slideshow under "Materials Used in Class" to complete the section on Jacques-Louis David.

HOMEWORK
  • None

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS






Lundi 11 septembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Took the quiz
  • Learned some new vocab

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • No warmup
  • OPTIONAL The following exercises are to help you review for the quiz. You can do them, or you can review for the quiz on your own. In the textbook:
    • Pg. 2: Look at the picture and caption. Think: What does the French mean?
    • Pg. 4: Read through the information. Do activities 1 and 2 with a partner.
    • Pg. 5: Read through the information. Do activities 4 and 5 with a partner.
    • Pg. 6 and 7: Read
    • Pg. 15: Read
  • Make up the quiz. You can come in after school or during Mentoring.
  • REQUIRED In the textbook:
    • Pg. 18-19: Write down the adjectives at the top of the page (two next to each picture of a person). On a separate piece of paper, write down these words and what they mean. If needed, look up the definitions in the back of the textbook. Read through the order words on the pages.
    • Pg. 20: Write down the answers to exercises 1 and 2. They are either/or questions about the people in the pictures. You need to just make up the answer for some of them.
    • Pg. 21: Use the adjectives in French to complete exercise 4. Write down your answers.
    • Handout “Les couleurs.” Students should look up the colors in the back of the textbook and color each section the right color:
    • Handout “Vocabulaire: personnes.” Students should use a website like www.WordReference.com to figure out what each word means, then draw a picture for each word in the squares:


Mercredi 6 septembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Learned to say dates
  • Reviewed for the quiz next time

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • Turn in today's homework when you get back
  • Complete the following. You can check out a textbook in class.
    • Pg. xxxviii-xxix: Review the alphabet. Say it in French out loud.
    • Read pg. 12-13 #1-6
    • Pg. 13 exercise 1: Write out the answers (including spelling the numbers)
    • Write out the following dates
      1. 7/30
      2. 4/17
      3. 9/20
      4. 6/18
      5. 10/15
      6. 5/2
    • Math problems:
      1. trente + un
      2. vingt + cinquante
      3. soixante-quinze + deux
      4. quatre-vingt-douze + huit
      5. soixante + dix
      6. quatre-vingt + trois

  • Study for the test--see "Homework"
HOMEWORK
  • Quiz Friday!
    • Numbers 0-100
    • Alphabet and accents
    • Telling time
    • Saying dates

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


Vendredi 1 septembre

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Learned about dates and the calendar created after the French Revolution

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • Turn in the homework that was due today with a green tag when you get back
  • Use the slideshow (and the videos in it) to learn the days of the week and months of the year. You can also use this handout (download it or pick it up in class):
  • Watch the video under "Materials Used in Class"

HOMEWORK

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


Wednesday, August 30th

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Reviewed the alphabet and numbers 0-100
  • Learned the accent marks French uses
  • Learned how to tell time in French

IF YOU MISSED CLASS

HOMEWORK

Monday, August 28th

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Learned the alphabet in French

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • You need to learn the alphabet in French on your own.
    • Watch the video posted under "Materials Used in Class"
    • Try quizzing yourself on the letters
    • If you need more practice, try googling "French alphabet"

HOMEWORK
  • None

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


Wednesday, August 23rd

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Practiced numbers 0-100

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • Study numbers 0-100 in French.
    • See the slideshow posted on Monday, August 21st
    • See the handout you got in class (or pick one up when you get back)
    • Try googling "numbers in French" and studying the resources you found

HOMEWORK
  • None

Monday, August 21st

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Turned in disclosure signatures
  • Did the first warmup
  • Learned numbers 0-20

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Turn in your disclosure signature when you get back to class
  • Pick up a warmup packet in class
  • Do today's warmup (see slideshow at the top of the page)
  • Use the slideshow below to learn numbers 0-20 in French

HOMEWORK
  • None

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS


Friday, August 18th

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Learned some greetings
  • Went over the disclosure statement
  • Talked about Euros
  • Talked about learning a language

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Read through the disclosure, sign it, get a parent/guardian to sign it, and turn it in when you get back to class (available in class or posted for download below)
  • Read through the info about Euros (available in class or posted for download below)
  • Pick up your Euros in class

HOMEWORK
  • Get your disclosure signed

MATERIALS USED IN CLASS