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Grade 3 - 6 French Program
2010 – 2011
Isaac Brock School offers a Basic French program to students in grades 3 to 6. French is compulsory. It is taught for 40 minutes 3 times for cycle. Students learn French as a second language through a multidimensional/communicative approach. This approach includes listening, comprehension, speaking, reading and writing activities.
The focus of the program is to expose students to French language and culture in Canada and around the world.
The program varies from year to year. Themes studied range from food, travel, descriptions of self and objects, sports, clothing, animals, school and leisure time. Emphasis is also placed on basic grammar structures and vocabulary.
Text used: Promenades 1 & 2. As well as variety of other resources such as French/English dictionary, maps, short stories, songs and videos will be used throughout the year.
The assessment of students occurs in every class and takes into account their attitude, cooperation, and participation. The following areas will be assessed through observations, descriptive feedback, group and individual work, presentations, class work and homework.
- Participation in class
- Use of French