Overview of the French Program
In order to increase vocabulary in areas of numbers, days of the week, months, weather and seasons, each student gets a chance to go to the board and, using the calendar, learns days of the week, months, seasons etc… In order to build sentences, we study verbs, as well as singular and plural nouns.
Units covered: Classroom content; food; parts of the body; “passe –temps” (Free time) .
We practice conversational French at the end of each lesson.
To develop an awareness of French customs and traditions, songs, celebrations of French holidays, projects and cooking are included. French history is also studied.
In order to increase our vocabulary in areas of numbers, days of the week, months, weather and seasons, each student gets a chance to do the calendar.
Students write French words, learn phrases and make sentences.
Units covered: Clothes 1 and 2; fruits and veggies; transportation; Hobbies; family; thirst; country side.
In each unit, we study vocabulary we do worksheets, we have conversation and play a bingo game.
Social Studies include customs in France
French holidays are celebrated with games, projects, movies and cooking.
Students in the 4th grade use formal and informal greetings, and can form interrogative sentences in French regarding date and weather.
They practice proper sentence structure in conversation.
By now they have mastered the use of masculine and feminine articles, and the use of prepositions.
Students can build sentences using adjectives, pronouns, singular and plural nouns, infinitives and verbs.
Social Studies include customs in France.
French holidays are celebrated with movies, projects, games and cooking.
Students in the 5th grade have mastered the use of formal and informal greetings and can state in French: name, age, address, birthday , days of the week, months, seasons weather information, numbers, family members and countries.
Students make affirmative and negative statements in French and practice proper sentence structure in conversation.
They learn to conjugate regular verbs.
Units covered are: Directions; food; animals and parts of the body.
Students use the following elements of grammar: Infinitive verbs, negative verbs, prepositions, interrogative words and adjectives.
Social Studies include: Customs of France, French holiday celebrations; movies, projects, games, and cooking.
French club is held twice a month.