At the beginning of the year, I use this project to get my basic French students thinking about why learning the language is important for them. I start by showing them a video from the "French for Life" website and then they create their own
An activity students can do as they come into the classroom. Put your students names in the brown rectangles and have them tell you how they are feeling by moving their name under one of the 3 categories: ca va, ca va mal, ca va comme ci, comme ca.
A smart board file with clues for the students to read to help them figure out the months of the year in French. Also included is a calendar assignment covering months, seasons, days of the week, special days (birthdays, tournaments, etc.), weather
Je peux statements in French can be used at the beginning of a unit to show your students what they will be able to do by the end, and it can also be used as a self assessment tool. I put in 4 categories; what the student will be able to read,