This is an activity that I often use in my middle school French classes as a substitute activity or a fun activity in between units or before a holiday. Students love the assignment because they love animals and learning to talk more about them.
The core of the packet are two activity sheets that could easily be completed with minimal instructions (even with a sub!) I have included customizable substitute instructions you can just copy and put with your sub information for that day when something comes up and you need a fill in activity. These are not boring worksheets. Students get to learn French names for cartoon animals and even make animal noises to their partner who tries to guess what animal they are (en Français, of course) all while learning the animal names and genders.
The activities also include an information gap style activity where students describe animals to their partners who try to guess which animal they have. There are two versions of each activity sheet, so it is recommended you copy them in two different colors for students.
The full packet also includes an interactive PowerPoint Game (Concentration) and colorful posters that could be printed and put on a bulletin board or on the walls as well as flash cards and 40 unique Loto (Bingo) cards.
**Disclaimer** - The PowerPoint Game works best on a PC running Microsoft PowerPoint. It will NOT work on Apple's Keynote and may even hiccup on a MAC running Microsoft PowerPoint 2011.