Welcome to my French class blog. I hope to post periodically with updates on what's going on in class.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

New toys on the blog

I am playing around with a variety of blogging and other tools to see what will be the most useful for students and parents.  I am building my lists of interesting links and blogs (bonus points available for using the French word of the day in a sentence), and I have posted a video clip that we used in class today (French 3).  Students who want to revisit that clip and redo today's assignment, are welcome to do so!  I also have a "voki" avatar on the right hand side of the blog.  She speaks the word of the week, which will also gain students bonus points if they email the word to me.  More to come!

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

First Blog Post

This one will be quick, because it's the first! Here are the goings on for the week ending 10/29:

French 1B: We're finishing up regular -ir verbs, and review of regular -er verbs and the verb aller on Thursday. We'll be starting the irregular verbs beau/nouveau/vieux, and continuing to review clothing vocab.

French 2: We're taking our first lesson quiz on Thursday, and we'll be reviewing the verb être and learning lots of adjectives and idiomatic expressions

French 3: We've just begun our unit on House and Home. Students will be working on a unit-long project that will be done in groups with some individual components.  Check out this site which will be helpful with the "petite annonce" portion of your project:

Here's a site to help with your house design:

French Club: National French Week is November 1-5! The posters are made! Stay tuned for details on events and activities!