Author Archives: French

16
Apr

Bonjour, Justine!

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Please join me in welcoming Justine Schöller to West Side.  She is a college student from France and Belgium and is volunteering here until the end of the school year!  Justine is helping in French class and in the Sassafrass Room.

15
Apr

French Assignments

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Updated Wednesday April 16 Level 4 – Is working on Muzzy!  Write the names of the characters on your worksheet for next Tuesday.  Make sure you bring your papers to French each class. We do not have class Thursday because of the UE … Continue reading

13
Feb

Squishy, je t’aime!

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Level 5 has been learning to talk about animals, especially making descriptions.  As they describe animals and have mini-conversations, they practice using masculine and feminine nouns, making adjective agreement, and using common verbs. Students finished up today by writing a … Continue reading

05
Feb

France 2014!

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5 Middle School French students are embarking for France this summer with me!  They will visit Paris and the south of France (not bad!) Plus they will spend one week in a homestay, each with a different French family in … Continue reading

05
Feb

Bonhomme de neige

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What can you do with all this snow?  Kindergarten and Lower El French students know… take some snow, roll it, roll it, and make a snowman!  Un bonhomme de neige.  Making a snowman gives us a reason to say lots … Continue reading

05
Feb

Pick a number between 1 and 100,000…

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… and level 7/6 can guess it in French within 2 minutes.  #nombredemystère

09
Jan

Throwback Thursday – Carnaval de Québec

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Bonne Année!  Happy New Year 2014! Missing school the first 3 days of January due to crazy cold weather and snow reminds me of something…. ah oui, our trip to Quebec’s Winter Carnival in 2012!!  Vive le Carnaval!!! Oui, je … Continue reading

20
Dec

Paris Winter Scene

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2nd level French students made these New Years cards, with snowy scenes of Paris!

20
Dec

Comment ça va, Kindergarten?

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Kindergarten circle time at French is a lively place. We are counting to 100, doing conversation “mini-mixers”, playing 4 corners and singing about…(what else?) Dancing Potatoes! After circle we do small group lessons in the Children’s House classrooms or sometimes … Continue reading

18
Dec

Bonne Année

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Many students this week are making Happy New Year cards in the French tradition.  Bonne Année!  Happy New Year 2014 – Deux Mille Quatorze! Wishing all West Side families a very happy and peaceful New Year. Below: Kindergarten students make … Continue reading

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