2014-05-30

le vendredi 30 mai 2014

Final examination information: 
  • Speaking exam - Fri. June 13 - in library, during regular class time
  • Listening exam - Thurs. June 12 - in classroom 308, regular class time
  • Reading/Writing (will include reading, some grammar, paragraph - choice of topics, can prepare point form outline in advance to use during exam.  Students will be receiving a mini-exam in the last week of classes to help with preparation for the exam.)
    • per.1 - Wed. June 18, 9:00 - 10:30 am, room 308
    • per.3 - Fri. June 20, 9:00 - 10:30 am, room 308
    • per.4 - Mon. June 23, 9:00 - 10:30 am, room 308
FSF 1D  
le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment éviter la répétition et comment mieux lire.
  • les cercles de litérature
    • Presentation after finished book (next week).  Will include short summary (max. 2 minutes) of book, each person will say minimum 5 sentences, have some kind of visual aid.
    • Continued reading with group, returned summary notes  - complete notes will be submitted later. Include:
      • nom
      • le titre du livre
      • la date
      • les membres du groupe présent ce jour
      • la rôle
      • les pages/ les chapitres
      • les notes/ le sommaire
  • DVD: Monsters Inc.
        • Pas de devoirs pour la fin de semaine, unless need to catch up on something not completed this week. Can organize book or review les verbes, les numéros, or find something French as listening practice or speaking or pronunciation practice.
        FIF 1D
        le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment mieux lire.
        • Au revoir les enfants:  lesson/discussion re: la France et l'occupation, then watched film.
        • Notre-Dame de Paris - own Venn Diagram (or can be in chart form - only 6 - 8 point per category - 18 - 24 points in total).  Will also include 3 - 5 sentences to explain which version (l'adaptation du livre qu'on a lu en classe et le film de Disney) qu'on préfère et pourquoi.  See previous posts for more ideas if needed.  Bonne copie dû demain: le vendredi 30 mai.
            • Pas de devoirs pour la fin de semaine, unless need to catch up on something not completed this week. Can organize book or review les verbes, les numéros, or find something French as listening practice or speaking or pronunciation practice.
              • Notre-Dame de Paris - la comparaison et les prérérences - bonne copie dû le vendredi 30 mai
              • Au revoir les enfants ch 1 - 11, questions and summaries if not already completed.

            2014-05-29

            le jeudi 29 mai 2014

            Final examination information: 

            • Speaking exam - Fri. June 13 - in library, during regular class time
            • Listening exam - Thurs. June 12 - in classroom 308, regular class time
            • Reading/Writing (will include reading, some grammar, paragraph - choice of topics, can prepare point form outline in advance to use during exam.  Students will be receiving a mini-exam in the last week of classes to help with preparation for the exam.)
              • per.1 - Wed. June 18, 9:00 - 10:30 am, room 308
              • per.3 - Fri. June 20, 9:00 - 10:30 am, room 308
              • per.4 - Mon. June 23, 9:00 - 10:30 am, room 308

            FSF 1D  
            le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment éviter la répétition et comment mieux lire.
            • Watched Germans saying the word "squirrel" and discussed languages we speak.
            • les pronoms d'objets directs et indirects -  les phrases mélangées
            • les cercles de litérature
              • Discussed presentation after finished book (next week).  Will include short summary (max. 2 minutes) of book, each person will say minimum 5 sentences, have some kind of visual aid.
              • Continued reading with group, returned summary notes  - complete notes will be submitted later. Include:
                • nom
                • le titre du livre
                • la date
                • les membres du groupe présent ce jour
                • la rôle
                • les pages/ les chapitres
                • les notes/ le sommaire
                  • les devoirs:
                    • Watch hockey game (les Canadiens de Montréal) en français.  Or, can review les verbes, les numéros, or find something French as listening practice or speaking or pronunciation practice - Do 15 - 20 minutes worth of French practice.
                  FIF 1D
                  le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment mieux lire.
                  • Watched Germans saying the word "squirrel" and discussed languages we speak.
                  • Au revoir les enfants - Chapters 5 - 11 - discussion and corrected questions.  
                    • lesson/discussion re: overall introduction, then watched film.
                  • Notre-Dame de Paris - own Venn Diagram (or can be in chart form - only 6 - 8 point per category - 18 - 24 points in total).  Will also include 3 - 5 sentences to explain which version (l'adaptation du livre qu'on a lu en classe et le film de Disney) qu'on préfère et pourquoi.  See classroom for posters or photos below for more ideas if needed.  Bonne copie dû demain: le vendredi 30 mai
                      • les devoirs: Do 15 - 20 minutes of French.  Choices include:
                        • Watch hockey game - les Canadiens de Montréal - en français.
                        • Notre-Dame de Paris - la comparaison et les prérérences - bonne copie dû le vendredi 30 mai
                        • Au revoir les enfants ch 1 - 11, questions and summaries if not already completed
                        • can review les verbes, les numéros, or find something French as listening practice or speaking or pronunciation practice - Do 15 - 20 minutes worth of French practice.


                       
                       
                       





                      2014-05-28

                      le mercredi 28 mai 2014

                      FSF 1D  
                      le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment éviter la répétition.
                      • les pronoms d'objets directs et indirects - quiz - handed in study sheet (like a cheat sheet) which had been assigned for homework. Did corrections and a speaking activity after.
                      • les cercles de litérature: continued reading with group, returned summary notes  - complete notes will be submitted later. Include:
                        • nom
                        • le titre du livre
                        • la date
                        • les membres du groupe présent ce jour
                        • la rôle
                        • les pages/ les chapitres
                        • les notes/ le sommaire
                            • les devoirs:
                              • can review les verbes, les numéros, or find something French as listening practice or speaking or pronunciation practice - Do 15 - 20 minutes worth of French practice.
                            FIF 1D
                            le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment éviter la répétition et mieux lire.
                            • les pronoms d'objets directs et indirects - quiz - handed in study sheet (like a cheat sheet) which had been assigned for homework. Did corrections and a speaking activity after.
                            • Au revoir les enfants - checked that questions and summaries for scenes 1 - 11 were completed, then took up chapters 1 - 4.  We will continue tomorrow.
                            • Notre-Dame de Paris - own Venn Diagram (or can be in chart form - only 6 - 8 point per category - 18 - 24 points in total).  Will also include 3 - 5 sentences to explain which version (l'adaptation du livre qu'on a lu en classe et le film de Disney) qu'on préfère et pourquoi.  See classroom for posters or photos below for more ideas if needed.  Bonne copie dû le vendredi 30 mai
                              • les devoirs:
                                • Au revoir les enfants ch 1 - 11, questions and summaries if not already completed
                                • can review les verbes, les numéros, or find something French as listening practice or speaking or pronunciation practice - Do 15 - 20 minutes worth of French practice.
                                • Notre-Dame de Paris - la comparaison et les prérérences - bonne copie dû le vendredi 30 mai


                               
                               
                               




                              2014-05-27

                              le mardi 27 mai 2014

                              FSF 1D  
                              le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment éviter la répétition.
                              • les pronoms d'objets directs et indirects - activité - les phrases mélangées.
                                • quiz tomorrow - prepare study sheet (like a cheat sheet) for homework - I will be checking it before the quiz. 
                              • les cercles de litérature: continued reading with group, submitted summary notes made so far - complete notes will be submitted later. Include:
                                • nom
                                • le titre du livre
                                • la date
                                • les membres du groupe présent ce jour
                                • la rôle
                                • les pages/ les chapitres
                                • les notes/ le sommaire
                                    • les devoirs:
                                      • les pronoms d'objets directs & indirects - quiz tomorrow - prepare study sheet.  Or, can review les verbes, les numéros, or find something French as listening practice or speaking or pronunciation practice - Do 15 - 20 minutes worth of French practice.
                                    FIF 1D
                                    le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment éviter la répétition et mieux lire.
                                    • Notre-Dame de Paris - finished group discussion and posters from yesterday, then each person made a brouillon for own Venn Diagram (or can be in chart form - only 6 - 8 point per category - 18 - 24 points in total).  Will also include 3 - 5 sentences to explain which version (l'adaptation du livre qu'on a lu en classe et le film de Disney) qu'on préfère et pourquoi.  See classroom for posters or photos below for more ideas if needed.  Bonne copie dû le vendredi 30 mai
                                    • les pronoms d'objets directs et indirects -  review lesson, then, handout from Thurs May 22 - checked and corrected. See photo here for answers. Turned it into a speaking activity.  Then, tried "les phrases mélangées" - game.  
                                      • quiz le mercredi 28 mai  - just substitution, not answering questions.  Make a study note.
                                      • les devoirs:
                                        • Au revoir les enfants ch 1 - 11, questions and summaries 
                                        • les pronoms d'objets directs & indirects - quiz demain.  Or, can review les verbes, les numéros, or find something French as listening practice or speaking or pronunciation practice - Do 15 - 20 minutes worth of French practice.
                                        • Notre-Dame de Paris - la comparaison et les prérérences - bonne copie dû le vendredi 30 mai

                                       
                                       
                                       

                                      2014-05-26

                                      le lundi 26 mai 2014

                                      FSF 1D  
                                      le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment éviter la répétition.
                                      • game - le jeu de cartes - question and guessing game.
                                      • les pronoms d'objets directs et indirects -  review lesson, then, handout from Thurs May 22 - checked and corrected. See photo here for answers. Turned it into a speaking activity.  Then, did "les phrases mélangées" - game.  Will do more tomorrow.
                                        • quiz le mercredi 28 mai  - just substitution, not answering questions.
                                            • les devoirs:
                                              • les pronoms d'objets directs & indirects - review - prepare for quiz le 28 mai.  Or, can review les verbes, les numéros, or find something French as listening practice or speaking or pronunciation practice - Do 15 - 20 minutes worth of French practice.
                                            FIF 1D
                                            le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment comparer deux version d'une histoire.
                                            • game - le jeu de cartes - question and guessing game.
                                            • les pronoms d'objets directs et indirects -  handout from Thurs May 22 - make sure is complete for tomorrow.
                                              • quiz le mercredi 28 mai  - just substitution, not answering questions.
                                                  • Au revoir les enfants - chapters 1 - 11 - handout questions and short summaries of each scene/chapter - Ensure completion for tomorrow.
                                                  • Notre-Dame de Paris - finished watching Disney film and making own notes to compare and contrast the version of the book that we read with the film, then group discussion and notes.
                                                  • les devoirs:
                                                    • Au revoir les enfants ch 1 - 11, questions and summaries 
                                                    • les pronoms d'objets directs & indirects - handout - quiz le 28 mai.  Or, can review les verbes, les numéros, or find something French as listening practice or speaking or pronunciation practice - Do 15 - 20 minutes worth of French practice.

                                                  2014-05-23

                                                  le vendredi 23 mai 2014

                                                  Journal/blogs were due last Fri May 16.  Follow guidelines on assignment sheet and checklist.  Must hand in completed checklist/rubric also.  May be emailed in to bkukhtaj@hwdsb.on.ca. If late, will need to hand in "late assignment note"( pick up from classroom) signed by parents.
                                                  FSF 1D  
                                                  le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment éviter la répétition et mieux lire.
                                                  • period 1 - game - les cartes
                                                  • les cercles de litérature: handout and explanation, made groups, continued reading, made summary notes to keep in binder and which will be submitted later which include:
                                                    • nom
                                                    • le titre du livre
                                                    • la date
                                                    • la rôle
                                                    • les pages/ les chapitres
                                                    • les notes/ le sommaire
                                                  • DVD: la Reine des Neiges, Monsters Inc.
                                                        • Pas de devoirs pour la fin de semaine, unless need to catch up on something not completed this week.
                                                          • les pronoms d'objets directs & indirects - handout from yesterday.  Or, can review les verbes, les numéros, or find something French as listening practice or speaking or pronunciation practice - Do 15 - 20 minutes worth of French practice.
                                                          •  Journal/blog.   If not already submitted -  Due May 16, 2014. Special blog entry FSF 1D journal/blog or checklist for details.  All students received a paper copy of the checklist, and extras are available if needed.
                                                        FIF 1D
                                                        le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment éviter la répétition et mieux lire.
                                                        • Au revoir les enfants handout questions for chapters 6- 11 - alone or group and write chapter summaries
                                                        • DVD: le Bossu de Notre-Dame - make comparison notes (Venn diagram)
                                                        • Pas de devoirs pour la fin de semaine, unless need to catch up on something not completed this week.
                                                          • re-read Au revoir les enfants ch 1 - 11, finish questions and chapter summaries ch 6 - 11
                                                          • les pronoms d'objets directs & indirects - handout from yesterday.  Or, can review les verbes, les numéros, or find something French as listening practice or speaking or pronunciation practice - Do 15 - 20 minutes worth of French practice.
                                                          •  Journal/blog.   If not already submitted.  Due May 16, 2014. Special blog entry FIF 1D journal/blog or checklist for details.  All students received a paper copy of the checklist, and extras are available if needed.

                                                        2014-05-22

                                                        le jeudi 22 mai 2014

                                                        Journal/blogs were due last Fri May 16.  Follow guidelines on assignment sheet and checklist.  Must hand in completed checklist/rubric also.  May be emailed in to bkukhtaj@hwdsb.on.ca. If late, will need to hand in "late assignment note"( pick up from classroom) signed by parents.
                                                        FSF 1D  
                                                        le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment éviter la répétition et mieux lire.
                                                        • les pronoms d'objets directs et indirects -  handout - complete in class or for homework.  See photo below for summary note from blackboard.
                                                        • les cercles de litérature: handout and explanation, made groups, continued reading, made summary notes to keep in binder and which will be submitted later which include:
                                                          • nom
                                                          • le titre du livre
                                                          • la date
                                                          • la rôle
                                                          • les pages/ les chapitres
                                                          • les notes/ le sommaire
                                                              • les devoirs:
                                                                • les pronoms d'objets directs & indirects - handout.  Or, can review les verbes, les numéros, or find something French as listening practice or speaking or pronunciation practice - Do 15 - 20 minutes worth of French practice.
                                                                •  Journal/blog.   If not already submitted -  Due May 16, 2014. Special blog entry FSF 1D journal/blog or checklist for details.  All students received a paper copy of the checklist, and extras are available if needed.
                                                              FIF 1D
                                                              le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment éviter la répétition et mieux lire.
                                                              • les pronoms d'objets directs et indirects -  handout - complete in class or for homework.  See photo below for summary note from blackboard.
                                                              • Au revoir les enfants handout questions for chapters 1 - 5 - alone or group
                                                                • read ch 6 - 11 - handouts 
                                                              • les devoirs:
                                                                • re-read Au revoir les enfants ch 6 - 11, finish questions ch 1 - 5 
                                                                • les pronoms d'objets directs & indirects - handout.  Or, can review les verbes, les numéros, or find something French as listening practice or speaking or pronunciation practice - Do 15 - 20 minutes worth of French practice.
                                                                •  Journal/blog.   If not already submitted.  Due May 16, 2014. Special blog entry FIF 1D journal/blog or checklist for details.  All students received a paper copy of the checklist, and extras are available if needed.

                                                              2014-05-21

                                                              le mercredi 21 mai 2014

                                                              Journal/blogs were due last Fri May 16.  Follow guidelines on assignment sheet and checklist.  Must hand in completed checklist/rubric also.  May be emailed in to bkukhtaj@hwdsb.on.ca. If late, will need to hand in "late assignment note"( pick up from classroom) signed by parents.
                                                              FSF 1D  
                                                              le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment éviter la répétition et mieux lire.
                                                              • les pronoms d'objets indirects -  handout - checked and corrected homework (see photos below for correct answers), speaking activity.
                                                              • les cercles de litérature: handout and explanation, made groups, started reading, made summary notes to keep in binder and which will be submitted later which include:
                                                                • nom
                                                                • le titre du livre
                                                                • la date
                                                                • la rôle
                                                                • les pages/ les chapitres
                                                                • les notes/ le sommaire
                                                                    • les devoirs:
                                                                      • les pronoms d'objets indirects - review.  Or, can review les objets directs, les verbes, les numéros, or find something French as listening practice or speaking or pronunciation practice - Do 15 - 20 minutes worth of French practice.
                                                                      •  Journal/blog.   If not already submitted -  Due May 16, 2014. Special blog entry FSF 1D journal/blog or checklist for details.  All students received a paper copy of the checklist, and extras are available if needed.
                                                                    FIF 1D
                                                                    le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment éviter la répétition et mieux lire.
                                                                    • les pronoms d'objets indirects -  handout - checked and corrected homework (see photos below for correct answers), speaking activity.
                                                                    • Introduction to "Au revoir les enfants" - watched trailers Au revoir les enfants bande annonce and Au revoir les enfants bande annonce, lesson, read chapters 1 - 5 in groups (on handouts) and made summaries of each chapter/scene - include - characters, place, time, and short resume of what happened (one or 2 points per page of book)
                                                                    • les devoirs:
                                                                      • re-read Au revoir les enfants ch 1 - 5, finish summaries 
                                                                      •  Journal/blog.   If not already submitted.  Due May 16, 2014. Special blog entry FIF 1D journal/blog or checklist for details.  All students received a paper copy of the checklist, and extras are available if needed.


                                                                     


                                                                    2014-05-20

                                                                    le mardi 20 mai 2014

                                                                    Journal/blogs were due last Fri May 16.  Follow guidelines on assignment sheet and checklist.  Must hand in completed checklist/rubric also.  May be emailed in to bkukhtaj@hwdsb.on.ca. If late, will need to hand in "late assignment note"( pick up from classroom) signed by parents.
                                                                    FSF 1D  
                                                                    le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment éviter la répétition.
                                                                    • Speaking activity le girafe et le collier and les moutons planifient un pique-nique
                                                                    • les pronoms d'objets indirects - lesson - note, SmartBoard, examples, handout - complete for homework
                                                                            • les devoirs:
                                                                              • les pronoms d'objets indirects - finish handout and review
                                                                              •  Journal/blog.   If not already submitted - Follow handout and/or checklist.  Due May 16, 2014. Special blog entry FSF 1D journal/blog or checklist for details.
                                                                              • Make sure you complete and submit the checklist as seen in photo below.  All students received a paper copy, and extras are available if needed.
                                                                            FIF 1D
                                                                            le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment éviter la répétition.
                                                                            • Speaking activity le girafe et le collier and les moutons planifient un pique-nique
                                                                            • les pronoms d'objets indirects - lesson - note, SmartBoard, examples, handout - complete for homework
                                                                                    • les devoirs:
                                                                                      • les pronoms d'objets indirects - finish handout and review
                                                                                      •  Journal/blog.   If not already submitted - Follow handout and/or checklist.  Due May 16, 2014. Special blog entry FIF 1D journal/blog or checklist for details. 
                                                                                        • Make sure you complete and submit the checklist as seen in photo below.  All students received a paper copy, and extras are available if needed.

                                                                                    2014-05-16

                                                                                    le vendredi 16 mai 2014


                                                                                    Journal/blogs are due today.  Follow guidelines on assignment sheet and checklist.  Must hand in completed checklist/rubric also. (May hand in checklist on Tuesday if needed). If emailed in to bkukhtaj@hwdsb.on.ca and received by midnight (allow time to get through firewalls/filters which can take hours), it will be considered to be on time. If late, will need to hand in "late assignment note"(see bottom of this post for photo  or pick up from classroom) signed by parents.
                                                                                    FSF 1D  
                                                                                    le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment éviter la répétition.
                                                                                    • Journal/blog discussion and submission. Also discussed evaluations and how to get the best marks possible in French.
                                                                                    • DVD: La reine des neiges
                                                                                            • Pas de devoirs pour la longue fin de semaine, unless haven't finished Journal/blog.  Follow handout and/or checklist.  Due May 16, 2014. Special blog entry FSF 1D journal/blog or checklist for details.  Topic suggestions this week:  a reflection on the experience of writing a weekly journal/blog, did you accomplish the goals you set out in the first entry?
                                                                                              • Make sure you complete and submit the checklist as seen in photo below.  All students received a paper copy, and extras are available if needed.
                                                                                            FIF 1D
                                                                                            le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment éviter la répétition et comment comparer 2 versions d'une histoire.
                                                                                            • Journal/blog discussion and submission. Also discussed evaluations and how to get the best marks possible in French.
                                                                                            • DVD - le Bossu de Notre-Dame - took notes in Venn diagram to compare with the version of the story we read in class.
                                                                                                          • Pas de devoirs pour la longue fin de semaine, unless haven't finished Journal/blog. Follow handout and/or checklist.  Due May 16, 2014. Special blog entry FIF 1D journal/blog or checklist for details.  Topic suggestions this week:  a reflection on the experience of writing a weekly journal/blog, did you accomplish the goals you set out in the first entry?
                                                                                                            • Make sure you complete and submit the checklist as seen in photo below.  All students received a paper copy, and extras are available if needed.
                                                                                                        Late assignment note:

                                                                                                        2014-05-15

                                                                                                        le jeudi 15 mai 2014

                                                                                                        Journal/blogs are due tomorrow.  Have you completed all 10 entries yet? Follow guidelines on assignment sheet and checklist.  Must hand in checklist/rubric also.
                                                                                                        FSF 1D  
                                                                                                        le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment éviter la répétition.
                                                                                                        • watched Avez-vous déjà vu un Oeuf serial-killer? and Avez-vous déjà vu un boys-band de poussins? and described them to a partner who hadn't seen the video, then watched the video together and assessed the effectiveness of the partner's description.
                                                                                                          • les pronoms d'objets directs -examples, reviewed lesson & note, then did a diagnostic assessment.
                                                                                                          • reading: chose a book that looked interesting.  We will be reading this using literature circles.
                                                                                                                  • les devoirs:
                                                                                                                      • Journal/blog Should have at least 9 entries done by now, and preferably are writing the 10th (final) entry this week.  Follow handout.  Due May 16, 2014. Special blog entry FSF 1D journal/blog or checklist for details.  Topic suggestions this week:  a reflection on the experience of writing a weekly journal/blog, did you accomplish the goals you set out in the first entry?
                                                                                                                        • Make sure you complete and submit the checklist as seen in photo below.  All students received a paper copy, and extras are available if needed.
                                                                                                                    FIF 1D
                                                                                                                    le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment éviter la répétition.
                                                                                                                    • watched Avez-vous déjà vu un Oeuf serial-killer? and Avez-vous déjà vu un boys-band de poussins? and described them to a partner who hadn't seen the video, then watched the video together and assessed the effectiveness of the partner's description.
                                                                                                                    • les pronoms d'objets directs -examples, reviewed lesson & note, then did a diagnostic assessment.
                                                                                                                                • les devoirs: 
                                                                                                                                  • Journal/blog Should have at least 9 entries done by now, and preferably are writing the 10th (final) entry this week.  Follow handout.  Due May 16, 2014. Special blog entry FIF 1D journal/blog will be updated weekly. Topic suggestions this week:  a reflection on the experience of writing a weekly journal/blog, did you accomplish the goals you set out in the first entry?
                                                                                                                                    • Make sure you complete and submit the checklist as seen in photo below.  All students received a paper copy, and extras are available if needed.

                                                                                                                                  2014-05-14

                                                                                                                                  le mercredi 14 mai 2014

                                                                                                                                  Journal/blogs are due in 2 days.  Have you completed all 10 entries yet? Follow guidelines on assignment sheet and checklist.  2 jours!!
                                                                                                                                  FSF 1D  
                                                                                                                                  le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment éviter la répétition.
                                                                                                                                  • watched Paris in Motion Part 2 and Making of...Paris in motion and discussed.
                                                                                                                                    • les pronoms d'objets directs - lesson: discussed parts of speech, direct object pronouns, SmartBoard, examples, note, more examples.  Review/re-do note and complete examples in class or for homework.
                                                                                                                                            • les devoirs:
                                                                                                                                                • Journal/blog Should have at least 9 entries done by now, and preferably are writing the 10th (final) entry this week.  Follow handout.  Due May 16, 2014. Special blog entry FSF 1D journal/blog or checklist for details.  Topic suggestions this week:  a reflection on the experience of writing a weekly journal/blog, did you accomplish the goals you set out in the first entry?
                                                                                                                                              FIF 1D
                                                                                                                                              le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment éviter la répétition.
                                                                                                                                              • watched Paris in Motion Part 2 and Making of...Paris in motion and discussed.
                                                                                                                                              • les pronoms d'objets directs - lesson: discussed parts of speech, direct object pronouns, SmartBoard, examples, note, more examples.  Review/re-do note and complete examples in class or for homework.
                                                                                                                                                          • les devoirs: 
                                                                                                                                                              • Journal/blog Should have at least 9 entries done by now, and preferably are writing the 10th (final) entry this week.  Follow handout.  Due May 16, 2014. Special blog entry FIF 1D journal/blog will be updated weekly. Topic suggestions this week:  a reflection on the experience of writing a weekly journal/blog, did you accomplish the goals you set out in the first entry?

                                                                                                                                                            2014-05-13

                                                                                                                                                            le mardi 13 mai 2014

                                                                                                                                                            Journal/blogs are due in 3 days.  Have you completed all 10 entries yet? Follow guidelines on assignment sheet and checklist.  3 jours!
                                                                                                                                                            FSF 1D  
                                                                                                                                                            le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment éviter la répétition.
                                                                                                                                                            • watched Paris in Motion Part 1 and discussed.
                                                                                                                                                            • Corrected reading DELF A2 pgs. 26 - 27.
                                                                                                                                                            • les pronoms - introductory lesson: discussed parts of speech, subject pronouns, object pronouns, watched Abbott & Costello Who's on first? to illustrate clarity and confusion in conversations.
                                                                                                                                                                    • les devoirs:
                                                                                                                                                                        • Journal/blog Should have at least 9 entries done by now, and preferably are writing the 10th (final) entry this week.  Follow handout.  Due May 16, 2014. Special blog entry FSF 1D journal/blog or checklist for details.  Topic suggestions this week:  a reflection on the experience of writing a weekly journal/blog, did you accomplish the goals you set out in the first entry?
                                                                                                                                                                      FIF 1D
                                                                                                                                                                      le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment comparer deux versions d'une histoire.
                                                                                                                                                                      • watched Paris in Motion Part 1 and discussed.
                                                                                                                                                                      • les pronoms - introductory lesson: discussed parts of speech, subject pronouns, object pronouns
                                                                                                                                                                      • started watching Disney film "le Bossu de Notre-Dame" and making notes - Venn diagram - of similarities and differences
                                                                                                                                                                                  • les devoirs: 
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Journal/blog Should have at least 9 entries done by now, and preferably are writing the 10th (final) entry this week.  Follow handout.  Due May 16, 2014. Special blog entry FIF 1D journal/blog will be updated weekly. Topic suggestions this week:  a reflection on the experience of writing a weekly journal/blog, did you accomplish the goals you set out in the first entry?

                                                                                                                                                                                    2014-05-12

                                                                                                                                                                                    le lundi 12 mai 2014

                                                                                                                                                                                    Journal/blogs are due in 4 days.  Have you completed all 10 entries yet? Follow guidelines on assignment sheet and checklist.
                                                                                                                                                                                    FSF 1D  
                                                                                                                                                                                    le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment mieux écrire.
                                                                                                                                                                                    • journal/blog - distributed checklist (liste de contrôle) and discussed.  Hand in this checklist with your journal. 
                                                                                                                                                                                    • in computer lab (per. 1) or on iPads (per.4) today.  Choices of activities:
                                                                                                                                                                                      • journal/blog
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Duolingo
                                                                                                                                                                                      • review/practice le passé composé - lessons, quizzes, games
                                                                                                                                                                                      • increase vocabulary - games
                                                                                                                                                                                      • songs in French - can create a fill-in-the-blank songsheet for the class
                                                                                                                                                                                          • les devoirs:
                                                                                                                                                                                              • Journal/blog Should have at least 9 entries done by now, and preferably are writing the 10th (final) entry this week.  Follow handout.  Due May 16, 2014. Special blog entry FSF 1D journal/blog or checklist for details.  Topic suggestions this week:  a reflection on the experience of writing a weekly journal/blog, did you accomplish the goals you set out in the first entry?
                                                                                                                                                                                            FIF 1D
                                                                                                                                                                                            le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment différencier entre les temps des verbes.
                                                                                                                                                                                            • journal/blog - distributed checklist (liste de contrôle) and discussed.  Hand in this checklist with your journal. 
                                                                                                                                                                                            • in computer lab today.  Choices of activities:
                                                                                                                                                                                              • journal/blog
                                                                                                                                                                                              • Duolingo
                                                                                                                                                                                              • review/practice le passé composé/l'imparfait - lessons, quizzes, games
                                                                                                                                                                                              • increase vocabulary - games
                                                                                                                                                                                              • songs in French - can create a fill-in-the-blank songsheet for the class
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • les devoirs: 
                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Journal/blog   Should have at least 9 entries done by now, and preferably are writing the 10th (final) entry this week.  Follow handout.  Due May 16, 2014. Special blog entry FIF 1D journal/blog  or checklist for details. Topic suggestions this week:  a reflection on the experience of writing a weekly journal/blog, did you accomplish the goals you set out in the first entry?

                                                                                                                                                                                                        2014-05-09

                                                                                                                                                                                                        le vendredi 9 mai 2014

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Journal/blogs are due one week from today.  Have you completed all 10 entries yet? Follow guidelines on assignment sheet.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        FSF 1D  
                                                                                                                                                                                                        le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment mieux lire et écouter.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        • reading: DELF A2 compréhension écrite - pgs.26-27
                                                                                                                                                                                                        • When done, organize binder and review or re-do notes, complete puzzles or worksheets not already done, review numbers or verb forms – possibly in a game format with other students using whiteboards, read French magazines from shelves at side of room, play French games (Digital Dialects is a good site) or Duolingo on phone or iPad, speak with a partner in French using the question sheets “Puis-je t’interviewer” that we used for the monsters but do it for self instead of monster – no written notes, just spontaneous speech.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        • DVD: La reine des neiges
                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pas de devoirs pour la fin de semaine if all caught up.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Journal/blog Should have at least 9 entries done by now, and preferably are writing the 10th (final) entry this week.  Follow handout.  Due May 16, 2014. Special blog entry FSF 1D journal/blog will be updated weekly.  Topic suggestions this week:  a reflection on the experience of writing a weekly journal/blog, did you accomplish the goals you set out in the first entry?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  FIF 1D
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment mieux lire et écouter.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • reading: article and questions "Des vélos...communitaires"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • DVD: La reine des neiges
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Pas de devoirs pour la fin de semaine if all caught up.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Journal/blog   Should have at least 9 entries done by now, and preferably are writing the 10th (final) entry this week.  Follow handout.  Due May 16, 2014. Special blog entry FIF 1D journal/blog will be updated weekly. Topic suggestions this week:  a reflection on the experience of writing a weekly journal/blog, did you accomplish the goals you set out in the first entry?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2014-05-08

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          le jeudi 8 mai 2014

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Au revoir Mlle Kaestner, notre stagiaire de Brock University.  C'était un bon mois et nous avons beaucoup appris ensemble.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          FSF 1D  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment différencier entre les temps des verbes.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Mon Monstre -  Nous avons voté  les prix pour les monstres 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • le plus méchant: per. 1 la bête d'ailes, Jason P.  per.3 Godzilla, Elliot G.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • le plus unique: per.1 Appaerannt, Hugh N-N.  per.3 Jackson 5, Tony W.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • et le plus aimable: Raymond, Christina R. per.3 Gilbert, Suzy W.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Check Intstagram bevkukhtaj for a quick video of our work yesterday and see photos below. 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Dictée - listening, writing, reading - distinguishing between le passé, le présent, le futur
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • game: Jeopardy - les verbes au présent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • la retroaction (feedback) pour Mlle Kaestner
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • les devoirs:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Journal/blog Should have at least 9 entries done by now, and preferably are writing the 10th (final) entry this week.  Follow handout.  Due May 16, 2014. Special blog entry FSF 1D journal/blog will be updated weekly.  Topic suggestions this week:  a reflection on the experience of writing a weekly journal/blog, did you accomplish the goals you set out in the first entry?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    FIF 1D
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment différencier entre les temps des verbes.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Notre-Dame de Paris:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • la présentation orale - les thèmes et la connexion à nos jours.  Finished and submittted the reflection part of the notes we did in class for yesterday's presentations.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Dictée - listening, writing, reading - distinguishing between le passé, le présent, le futur
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • game: Jeopardy - les verbes au présent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • la retroaction (feedback) pour Mlle Kaestner
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • les devoirs: 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Journal/blog   Should have at least 9 entries done by now, and preferably are writing the 10th (final) entry this week.  Follow handout.  Due May 16, 2014. Special blog entry FIF 1D journal/blog will be updated weekly. Topic suggestions this week:  a reflection on the experience of writing a weekly journal/blog, did you accomplish the goals you set out in the first entry?