French reading comprehension for intermediate students COMPRÉHENSION DE LECTURE

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These 10 French reading passages are the perfect way to help your intermediate students read more difficult texts. Each passage includes 3 versions of the student question sheets. Cette ressource contient 10 compréhensions de lecture.

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.

This packet contains more advanced concepts than my reading comprehension sets 1-3, but the reading passages are still short and accessible enough to be used with advanced French 2 students or in French 3.

Use this set of reading activities to introduce or reinforce:

- the passé composé and the imparfait together

- reflexive verbs in the present and passé composé

- health and wellness

- chores around the house

- the futur simple

- the subjunctive

- conjugating être passé composé verbs with avoir (when using direct objects)

- the conditional tense

- adjectives and adverbs

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 or French. These questions will be the easiest for students who need more support. 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.

Reading passages use vocabulary perfect for teaching/reinforcing the following vocabulary :


winter sports/health






Includes teacher key.

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French reading comprehension set 1

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French reading comprehension set 3

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