French reading comprehension activities for beginners COMPRÉHENSION DE LECTURE

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  1. This bundle of resources for beginning French students is perfect for the American FSL or Canadian Core French classroom. You’ll get grammar and vocabulary packets, speaking activities, PowerPoint presentations, activities for Google Slides, projects, games, task cards, Boom Cards™️, posters, and wor
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These 10 French reading passages are the perfect way to get your beginning French students reading. These are great for the Core French classroom. Each passage includes 3 versions of the student question sheets. Cette ressource contient 10 compréhensions de lecture pour les débutants.

This PDF now has an interactive layer so you can assign it to your students online. * I've removed answer keys and added text boxes so students can type right on this document. This is great for distance learning! Find it by clicking "Open Easel Activity" after you purchase this PDF.

*Students will access this version via Google Classroom OR a Google email account.

These questions are appropriate for beginning French students and immersion classes beginning to work on reading comprehension. Check the preview to assess the difficulty level and see if it meets your needs.

Each reading passage is the same, but the questions vary based on the version you choose. The first version you will always see has short answer English questions and students can answer in English. These questions will be the easiest for true beginners. The second version has the same style of questions, however, the questions are in French and students are directed to answer in French. These are best for your more-advanced learners. The third version has multiple choice questions, and occasionally, students will locate specific information in the text (such as adjectives or certain verb tenses). These are great for any level, as the questions are a bit different than the short answer versions.

You can choose all one version for a class, but I like to use different versions based on student levels so that differentiation is super-easy! You can always print 2 versions back-to-back and let students choose their own activity.

Subjects are:

Je me présente

Ma famille

J'adore manger !

Mes amis

À l'école

Chez moi

Mes loisirs

Ce week-end

Ma ville

Ma fête préférée

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Want even more beginner reading? Check out set 2!

French reading comprehension set 2

Need something more difficult? Check out sets 3 and 4!

French reading comprehension set 3

French reading comprehension set 4

Find holiday-themed passages here:

French reading comprehension set 5

Brand new beginner set for 2021:

French reading comprehension set 6

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