Eat Your Colors - French 1 Colors & Food
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Jamin Jones (Teacher (K-12))
I really like this lesson for integrating language into the everyday items. Language can be very difficult to make meaningful. I also appreciate how this combines language and healthy eating. It encourages students to try new things in a very different way. Especially for middle school students who don't always like to eat healthy things.
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Vickie Lehtonen (Pre-School Teacher)
This is a great lesson that teaches the French language in an interesitng way. I like the idea of using Twitter as a class discussion to allow those shy students the chance to interact without having to speak in class. I like that while teaching French, the students are also learning about nutrition. I like the hands-on approach by presenting the items in real life while discussing them. This lesson encompasses various teaching and learning strategies like socialization, group work, individual work, written work and sharing. This lesson meets the needs of various learning styles.
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For the assessment portion, allowing the students to pick from a variety of presentation ideas might increase their interest by allowing them to express themselves and demonstrate what they know in a way that they are most confident in.
Beatrice Russell (Faculty)
I have taught both these subjects about color and food in separate contexts and in different French levels. The content covering color vocabulary and expressing likes and dislikes in French in appropriate for FRENCH 1 LEVEL I A (meaning first semester of French) whereas food( fruits and vegetables) related vocabulary, grammar (the French verbs to eat, to buy, good eating habits) are appropriate for the FRENCH 1B (meaning second semester of French). What interactive activity can be offered for students to speak or write exclusively in French and post on blog?
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