Tag Archives: Combined classes

Using magazines

Hi everyone! I like to use magazines in my senior classes. I base two assignments on magazines articles. The first is an article summary and critique and the other is a presentation based on an article. For the summary, students … Continue reading

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Le Petit Prince

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful and relaxing weekend.  It was Victoria Day here in Canada yesterday, so it was nice to spend some quality time with the kids and enjoy the nice weather we had. I’ve … Continue reading

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Spontaneous speaking activity: Part 2

Yesterday I introduced my grade 11/12 students to some French idiomatic expressions.  They actually enjoyed learning about the expressions and kept asking for more.  Today, I did the activity I mentioned in yesterday’s post.  I had students pick a partner. … Continue reading

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Scaffolding a spontaneous speaking activity

Hi everyone! I’m trying something new in my grade 11/12 French class.  I was inspired by all the great materials I bought at the OMLTA conference. I found a great activity in the book I bought by Chenelière Éducation, 70 … Continue reading

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Teaching combined French classes

Hi everyone! My combined grade 11/12 French class was easy to teach today.  The grade 12 class has finally finished reading Fanny and they were ready to view the film version as reinforcement and review for the upcoming test on the … Continue reading

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Introducing Molière

Molière has got to be my all time favourite playwright.  His wit and genius are just incomparable.  So when I get the chance to talk about Molière in my classes, you can imagine that I get really excited.  Today I … Continue reading

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Yabla video to introduce a new unit

My students in my combined grades 11/12 class wrote their unit tests yesterday.  So today, I got to start a brand new unit.  The theme is travel and their first reading deals with all the different programs that exist to … Continue reading

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