French reading comprehension for advancing beginners COMPRÉHENSION DE LECTURE

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I have used this resource both in the classroom as well as one-on-one while tutoring. The texts were the perfect length to hold students attention and to begin reading comprehension.
Mme R's resources are the best I have found for my grade 7 and 8 Core French students. I have purchased 4 of these reading units use them weekly for "Lecture lundi".
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These 10 French reading passages are the perfect way to get your beginning French students reading. Great for Core French or immersion. Each passage includes 3 versions of the student question sheets. Cette ressource contient 10 compréhensions de lecture.

These questions are appropriate for beginning French students and immersion classes who are ready to transition to slightly more challenging grammar and vocabulary. This packet contains more advanced concepts than my reading comprehension sets 1 and 2, however the reading passages are similar in length. Check the preview to assess the difficulty level and see if it meets your needs.

Use this set of reading activities to introduce or reinforce:

- the passé composé

- reflexive verbs in the present and passé composé

- health and wellness

- chores around the house

- the futur simple (basic recognition required for one reading- perfect for the end of French 2!)

Grade level will vary based on when students began studying French. See the preview to determine if the grade level is appropriate for your students.

Use these differentiated French reading activities with your different proficiency levels. Each reading passage includes:

  • Short answer English questions and students can answer in English : These questions will be the easiest for true beginners.
  • Short answer French questions : This has the same style of questions as the English, however, the questions are in French and students are directed to answer in French. These are best for your more-advanced learners.
  • Multiple choice questions in French : Occasionally, students will locate specific information in the text. 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.

What do French teachers say?

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "I have used this resource both in the classroom as well as one-on-one while tutoring. The texts were the perfect length to hold students attention and to begin reading comprehension."

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "I use these passages to give my students oral reading practice as well as reading comprehension. I love that questions are tailored to fit different learners. The texts are well structured with a great combination of familiar and new vocabulary for students."

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "Love this series of reading comprehension. It great to have different versions and it will be helpful for multiple grades. It’s so easy to use the digital version. Thanks for another great resource!"

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "I have purchased so many reading comprehension resources from this store and am so happy with my purchases, every single time! They save me so much time and come with three different versions for modifications in my classroom. Thank you!"

This resource includes the following French reading passages:

  • Mon anniversaire
  • Je suis malade
  • Un soir au ciné
  • Mamadou aide ses parents
  • Un dîner chez Émilie
  • Lisette se prépare
  • Je me suis fait mal
  • Théo est sorti
  • On part en vacances
  • Un mauvais rendez-vous
  • Includes teacher key.

►Want even more reading activities? Check out French reading et 1 and reading comprehension set 2!

►Want more advanced structures with the same short passages? Check out intermediate reading : set 4!

Find holiday-themed readings here:

French reading comprehension for holidays: set 5

►And find my newest beginner set here: beginner reading activites : set 6

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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.

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