Edith Piaf is one of the stars of French music. Her songs have been used in countless commercials and shows. She accomplished much in a life cut short by addiction and health problems.
This item includes a 3-page reading in French about Piaf's life, followed by comprehension questions in Englis
Da Vinci is an interesting and amazing man of the Renaissance. He painted, studied anatomy, designed castles, and was an inventor and an engineer. This reading shares tells the story of the man behind the most famous painting in the world.
This item includes:
3-page reading for intermediate/advan
Gauthier Grumier is a French fencer who recently won a bronze medal at the Olympics. Read about his struggles to make the French team and come home with a medal after dealing with a disastrous 2012 Olympics.
Includes a 2-page reading about Grumier, a 1-page infographic about the sport of fencing a
Marie Curie was an amazing woman who broke the barriers in science. She was eventually killed by her work, but not before she won a couple of Nobel prizes and discovered a few elements.
This activity includes a 3-page article in French about Marie, comprehension questions in both English and Fre
Joan of Arc was a humble peasant who ended up leading the French forces to victory over the English. She helped to put a king on the throne and to unite a country that was divided - all before she reached the age of 17! Learn about her beginnings in a small village and her path to becoming one of
If you like to read about people of the French-speaking world, this handy bundle combines 5 of my short reading/activity selections into one bundle.
Each article includes a 2-page text in French about the person, a set of comprehension questions in both English and French, an answer key, and a list of resources to find more information.