This nine-day unit for French 1 will be one of your favorite lessons all year! The lesson plans work with the structures tu dois, il l’aide, il ne peut pas (faire), and sympathique to learn about « la Motocrotte », the once-popular solution to the dog poop problem on the streets of France. The materials include:
» instructions for introducing vocabulary
» biography of Kids United Nouvelle Generation
» La Tendresse song lyrics activity
» multiple discussion activities
» a TPRS story script
» a story based reading
» multiple story activities
» a simple reading about Motocrotte
» a MovieTalk activity
» an additional #authres song with activities
» an extended Motocrotte reading, provided in past tense and present tense (2 versions)
» Unfair game questions for each version of the reading
» six stations activities working with #authres and comprehensible summaries
» reading, writing, and listening assessments
» detailed lesson plans
» slideshow in PPT and PDF forms
» answer keys
In order to use this unit, you MUST be comfortable talking about (dog) poop with your students!
This is Unit 7 of The Comprehensible Classroom's French I curriculum. To view the complete curriculum map for the SPANISH curriculum from which it was adapted,
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I am slowly adapting the curriculum to French with the help of several translators. Currently, only Units 1-6 are available. This story components of this unit were translated to French by Julia Ullman and MaryAnn Kowalski, and I worked with Blair Richards to create the cultural components.
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Nous sommes Unit 1: Dit
Nous sommes Unit 2: Marche et court
Nous sommes Unit 3: Ferme la porte !
Nous sommes Unit 4: L'Université
Nous sommes Unit 5: Le Tour de France
Nous sommes Unit 6: