French Black History Month Activities | Angelique Kidjo Song Listening Activity

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Looking for an authentic French song to teach Francophone Africa or Black History Month in your French class? Angelique Kidjo, a globally famous musician from Benin, sings and speaks 6 languages and is a perfect role model for French students to study as a UN Goodwill Ambassador.

Expose your students to authentic Francophone culture and help train their ears using an Angelique Kidjo song! This activity packet for Petite Fleur provides the song lyrics with CLOZE listening activities, interpretation, and a short, comprehensible biography of Angelique Kidjo in French.


1. Full lyrics answer key & links to videos

2. Glossary in English for levels French 1-2 or early immersion

3. CLOZE listening activity - students fill in missing lyrics

4. Drawing interpretation- students draw the meaning of important lyrics to show understanding

5. Biography of Kidjo's career and activity

6. Links to 4 other videos and stretch activity ideas to further study Angelique Kidjo

Activities total 2 days of teaching.


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90 minutes
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