What does reconciliation look like in the classroom?
Food is an expression of culture. This FRENCH IMMERSION resource helps to celebrate first nation culture through the making of bannock. Here students learn about the history of bannock, learn French reading strategies, make traditional bannock, create bannock pizza with a group and come up with their own adapted recipes for bannock.
The activities in this resource can be used separately or as a buildup to the final project.
• French reading activity on the history of bannock with a vocabulary list in French and English (includes three different handouts for differentiated learning)
• French reading strategies “les mots amis”
• French comprehension questions with answer key
• French reflection boxes for more open-ended questions
• Helpful list of French vocabulary words taken from the different bannock recipes (includes pictures and English translations)
• Activity 1: Traditional bannock recipe
• Activity 2: Making Bannock pizza
• Acitivity 3: Final project – Adapted Bannock recipe explained
• Blank recipe template
• Peer feedback – Deux étoiles et un souhait with French sentence starters
• Student assessment rubric
• Teacher assessment rubric
• 10 different tips for teachers on how to use this resource
• Questions parents can ask students during their presentations of learning
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