This video story is 9 1/2 minutes long. Engaging audio recorded by native French speaker, Nathalie Bonneau (a.k.a. Jeanne de la Lune) with special sound effects that bring the story to life.
Meet Mimi the mouse! Mimi adores Christmas! She has a gift for everyone in her family and for all her friends, except one. She decides to ask her siblings for gift ideas for her friend...however, their ideas are not exactly what she was hoping for! Will Mimi find the perfect gift for her friend in time for Christmas? You will have to read the story to find out!
This adorable French story teaches the following (and more) in a rich, meaningful context:
High frequency expressions with "être" and "avoir" (faim, froid, content, triste, en colère, malade, fatigué, excité)
Adjectives: déprimant, fatiguant, écœurant, pratique, bruyant
Question words: Quel, qu'est-ce que
Present tense of: penser, chercher, trouver, continuer, s'appeler, décider, faire, prendre, manger, pouvoir, aimer, adorer, rester, habiter
L'imparfait: être (était), avoir (avait)
Negative forms: ne...ni...ni, ne...plus, toujours pas, non plus, ne...rien
Various other high-frequency words/expressions like encore, quelque chose à manger, sauf, déjà, etc.
Check back in my store for bundles for this story!
Here's is the ppt/pdf version of this story: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Un-cadeau-pour-Noel-French-Christmas-Story-Histoire-PPTPDF-1021568
Also you may be interested in my Mimi SMARTboard games for "Je suis": http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Mimi-et-ses-emotions-Je-suis-884314
and "J'ai": http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Mimi-et-ses-sentiments-French-Feeling-Expressions-with-Jai-903836
Enjoy! I'd love to hear what you and your students think!