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French Halloween Speaking and Writing Activities

Grade Levels
5th - 7th, Homeschool
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40 pages + 6 pages of instructions/credits
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Is your board covered in words and chart paper? Do you share a classroom? This is great for students who have had at least a year of Core French/FSL. There is a lot of vocabulary so it wouldn't be suitable for first year beginners. Check out the thumbnails for a closer look.

***This product has been revised. It now includes smaller word wall cards in two sizes at no increased cost.

The Halloween themed graphic organizer/portable mini word wall is a powerful visual for your students. It took me hours to create this specific list of words and now you don't have to! The words are categorized and sequenced to create fun sentences in French. Students choose a word from each category as they go from left to right across the page. Ex: "Un fantôme parle avec un monstre." There are many possible combinations and I hope you will add some more words as a class.You can teach the vocabulary with the flash cards and other activities I explain in the instructions. Your students will think French is easy!

While not necessarily a unit, this variety of activities will help your students move step-by-step from pronouncing and understanding words to speaking and writing their own sentences. There is something for each step of the way. You may need to add some of your own practice activities, or you may need to take some out. It depends where your students are at. Even though there are no specific lesson plans, there are several pages of ideas and ways to use each of these activities. If you teach FSL (at 100 minutes a week), you will probably need a few weeks to go from learning the vocab to using it in speaking and writing.

The Words:

-21 Halloween and other nouns: une araignée, un arbre, un balai, des bonbons, une chanson, un chapeau, un chat noir, une chauve-souris, le ciel, une citrouille, un extraterrestre, un fantôme, un hibou, la lune, une maison hantée, un monstre, la porte, une sorcière, une soucoupe volante, un squelette, une toile

-25 common verbs which are listed in the present tense third person singular as: chante, cherche, court, danse, entend, saute, etc.

-Prepositions: à, d', avec, dans, sur, sous

These Activities Include:

-The graphic organizer as described above

-Worksheet to record some fun sentences

-Colour Flash cards or word wall cards of the nouns used in the graphic organizer

-French/English dictionary pages for all nouns and verbs

-Halloween noun picture dictionary handout with a few blank spaces for new words

-Draw-your-own picture dictionary handout for the 25 verbs

-Preposition picture dictionary handout plus a draw-your-own option

-Scrambled sentence cards

-A listening/drawing activity that is great for calming down an excited class at this time of year!

-Three + pages of ideas and instructions

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French Halloween Board Game

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Five fun winter resources

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