Contents - Primary/Year 7

My book 50 Lesson Plans for French Teachers:Step by Step is here. A4 format, photocopiable, with accompanying slides free on this site.

10 PAGE HOME STUDY PACK

Readings, guided translation, grammar
As above, with answers - thanks to Dawn Hale

CLASSROOM TARGET LANGUAGE

Comprehensive list for teachers and students

POWERPOINTS

Each presentation has a built-in teaching structure, but you can adapt and use as you wish.
Numbers 0-20
Colours (with animals and adjectival agreement)
In my pencil case
Fruit and veggies - Kim's game
Places in town - Kim's game
Pets - Kim's game
Pets - Which description fits?
Teacher script for above
Wild animals - Kim's game
Farm animals - Kim's game
Classroom - Kim's game
My bedroom - Kim's game
Sport
Opinions about sports
Marcus Rashford
Greta Thunberg
Free time
Around town
Spotty goes to town
Spotty goes shopping
Asking for directions
Where is Spotty? (simple prepositions)
Telling the time
Rooms in the house
Where is Spotty? Rooms in the house
Means of transport
Transport with opinions plus sentence builder
School subjects
School subjects with opinions
School subjects with days
Parts of the body (inc Jacques a dit and aches and pains)
Clothes (12 items)
Weather
Likes and dislikes (with food)
Want/Don't want
Likes and dislikes (with pastimes)
Animals
Animals - single slide
Holidays
Phonology. How to pronounce r, u and ou
Phonics (vowel sounds and spellings)
Phonics (consonant sounds and spellings)
Phonics (silent consonants) NEW 20.11.22
Minimal pairs. 20 slides. NEW 8.8.22
Near future (Je vais...) with holidays
Near future (On va...) with holidays
Near future (Je vais...) with pastimes
Near future lesson (first person)
Near future lesson (third person)
What's Spotty doing? (-er verbs)
What Spotty doesn't do (ne.. pas)
What are Fifi and Spotty doing? (nous form, -er verbs)
What are Fifi and Spotty doing? (on form, -er verbs)
What are Fifi and Spotty doing? (ils form, -er verbs)
What does Spotty like doing? (two verbs together)
What does Spotty want to do? (two verbs together)
What does Spotty like doing on holiday? (aimer + infinitive)
What is Spotty going to do on holiday? (aller + infinitive)
Using -er verbs lesson(first person)
Using -er verbs lesson(all persons)
What is Spotty going to do? (two verbs together)
What are Fifi and Spotty going to do? (on form of verb)
What are Fifi and Spotty going to do? (ils form of verb)
What are Fifi and Spotty going to do? (nous form of verb)

SENTENCE BUILDERS

Taking sentence builders further
Sentence stealers game to be used with the resources below
Me (Word) or PowerPoint NEW 18.9.22
How are you? or PowerPoint NEW 18.9.22
Classroom items with prepositions (Word) orPowerPoint NEW 20.9.22
In my classroom (Word) or PowerPoint NEW 1.9.22
My pets (Word) or PowerPoint NEW 1.9.22
My family (Word) or PowerPoint NEW 1.9.22
Physical appearance (1st and 3rd person) (Word) or PowerPoint NEW 20.9.22
Weather (Word) or PowerPoint NEW 1.9.22
Favourite ice creams
Where I live (Word) or PowerPoint NEW 1.9.22
In my house/flat (Word) or PowerPoint NEW 1.9.22
In my town/village/local area (Word) or PowerPoint NEW 18.9.22
Places in town (+ prepositions) (Word) or PowerPoint NEW 18.9.22
Going places (present) - countries, cities, places (Word) or PowerPoint NEW 20.9.22
Going places (future) - countries, cities, places (Word) or PowerPoint NEW 20.9.22
What am I watching? What am I listening to? (Word) or PowerPoint NEW 20.9.22
Using faire (present tense) (Word) or
PowerPoint NEW 22.9.22
My bedroom (Word) or PowerPoint NEW 22.9.22
Where are you going? Why? (Word) or PowerPoint NEW 30.11.22
Where did you go? Why? (Word)or PowerPoint NEW 30.11.22
Favourite means of transport
Pastimes
Favourite subjects
Describing a teacher I like
What time do you do things?
What are you going to watch?
What time are you going to do things tomorrow?
Which animals do you like and why? (masculine)
Which animals do you like and why? (masculine and feminine)
Food and drink preferences
Which sports do you like? - J'aime
Which sports do you do? - Je joue/je fais

ALPHABET

Spelling cities (PowerPoint) NEW 22.11.22
Spelling famous French names (PowerPoint) NEW 23.11.22
Alphabet games
Alphabet grid game

NUMBERS, DAYS, MONTHS

Numbers wordsearch - which number is missing?
Phone numbers information gap task NEW 23.8.22
Variations on number bingo
Numbers 1-60 - arithmetic sheet
Numbers 1-50 dominoes
Numbers 1-100 dominoes
Numbers 1-100 crossword
Days and months wordsearch
Months of the year + dates

FAMILY AND PETS

Information gap task - family tree
Easy text and exercises on Peppa Pig - good for whiteboard too
Easy text and exercises on the Simpsons - good for whiteboard too
Easy texts and exercises
Family tree with questions
Family crossword + mon/ma/mes
Family wordsearch + mon/ma/mes - add hyphens svp

Pets crossword + articles
Animals crossword - French to English
Pets reading and drawing task
Animals song

PARALLEL READING

You could make these into booklets for extension work or just to keep in class.
Whole indexed booklet of texts below
Front page for a booklet
Meerkats
Kangaroos
Eiffel Tower
Channel Tunnel
European Union
Vampires
Ladybirds
Becoming a vet
Simple family poem
Brazil
Dolphins
My dog
My house
Cinderella
Planets
Weather forecast
The boy who cried wolf
Asking directions
Spiders
Sharks
Daily routine
My friend (male)
My friend (female)
My mum
The blue whale
The giant panda
Asteroids
Marie Curie
Astérix
Napoleon
The brown bear
Louis Pasteur
Charles de Gaulle
Quebec NEW 30.10.22

VERBS and GRAMMAR

Practising être
Practising avoir
Practising aller
Practising faire
Practising jouer
Practising manger
Practising regarder
Practising parler
Practising -er verbs
Practising -er verbs
Practising -er verbs drill
-er verbs - battleships game
-er verbs crossword
-er verbs sentence translation
-er verbs grid to complete

Simple daily routine
Using the verb s'appeler
Prepositions - picture and exercises
Prepositions - translation
Prepositions - crossword
Resource and lesson plan on prepositions (display/worksheet)
Prepositions - Où est le chat? (display/worksheet)
je vais + au/à la/à l')
Using subject pronouns il/elle/ils/elles
Ils or Elles? (1)
Ils or Elles? (2)

WEATHER

Weather
Weather (2)
Weather dominoes
Weather crossword
Weather forecast - parallel reading

VIDEO LISTENING

Always check that linked videos are still available. Let me know about dead links please.

You can do these in class or set them for homework.

Beginner conversation

My bedroom – Alain Le Lait video with exercises

Trotro fait un gâteau
Trotro joue à cache-cache

Classroom vocabulary

Ma chambre – video listening sing-along

STARTERS

These could be done orally and/or in writing. Suggestions for exploitation are given.
5 sentence maker slides
5 sentence maker slides (common -er verbs)
5 sentence completion slides
5 short gap-fill paragraphs
Vocab championship
Putting words/phrases in the right order
Make sentences from a word/phrase list
Odd one out. 20 slides of sentences.
‘Change one thing’. 20 slides of sentences to alter.
Quick translation (very easy) 12 slides of sentences to translate 2.10.22
Quick translation (easy). 20 slides with gapped clues. 28.8.22
Quick translation (harder). 20 slides with first letter clues.
‘Finish the sentence.’ 10 slides.
‘Mini battleships translation.’ 10 games (Word). 8.8.22
‘Start the sentence.’ 20 slides – focus on verb retrieval. 10.8.22
‘Match up.’ 20 slides. 31.8.22
‘Insert the gaps’ 10 slides. 31.8.22
‘Vrai ou faux?’ 20 slides. 17.11.22

TARSIA PUZZLES

With thanks to Mr Barton tarsiamaker.co.uk
Ways to exploit Tarsia puzzles
My home
My bedroom
Weather
Pastimes
Going places (je vais/on va)
Family
Simple QA
Pets and colours
In the classroom
Time (including 24-hour clock)
Drinks (je bois/je voudrais)
Drinks (j’aime/je n’aime pas)
Food (j’aime/je n’aime pas)
Shops (Je vais…)
At the café
Prepositions

GUIDED TRANSLATION INTO ENGLISH

Mon chien

Ma maison

Weather forecast

Ma maman

Daily routine

Free time

My town
Shopping

GUIDED TRANSLATION/DICTATION INTO FRENCH

My dog

My cat

My town

Me

TIME

Time (1) – hours and half past

Time (2) – quarter past and to

Time (3) – minutes past and to

Time (4) – mixed

Telling the time worksheet

Where and when.

Using aller plus time.

Time matching task

TOWN

Battleships game for places in town (can be adapted for other grammar or vocab areas)
Battleships town + prepositions (3 versions)
Directions
My town – text and exercises NEW 30.11.22
Code breaking
Crossword
Crossword with definitions
In town – wordsearch
Dominoes
Vocab matching
Pour aller…..
Transport
Shops (oral/written drill)

HOME

La maison de la famille Leblanc
Rooms battleships (three versions)
House for sale advert
In the house
In the house crossword
In the house (2)
Rooms in the house
Ma chambre
Dans ma chambre – wordsearch

WEATHER

Battleships game
Crossword

CLASSROOM

Classroom vocabulary – code breaking
Classroom vocabulary dominoes
Il n’y a pas de…(ppt)
School subjects
Classroom vocab – crossword Eng-Fr
Classroom vocab – crossword Fr-Eng
Classroom vocab with indefinite articles- crossword (pdf)
Authentic classroom items list
Classroom wordsearch
Classroom vocabulary anagrams
Answers for the above

Classroom items strip bingo game

 

ADJECTIVES

Adjective agreement crossword

Adjectifs possessifs (1)

Adjectifs possessifs (2)

Adjectives gap fill

Top Secret! (descriptions)

CHRISTMAS

Christmas vocabulary
Christmas crossword
Christmas strip bingo game
Christmas code breaking
Christmas wordsearch

FOOD AND DRINK

Fruit and veg crossword Fr-Eng

Food strip bingo game

Fruit and veg wordsearch

Fruit and veg – code breaking

CLASS SURVEYS

Favourite fruits (PowerPoint)
Favourite vegetables (PowerPoint)
Favourite animals (PowerPoint)
Favourite pastimes (PowerPoint)
Favourite school subjects (PowerPoint)
Favourite ice-creams (PowerPoint)
Favourite meals (PowerPoint) NEW 26.11.22

LESSON PLANS

Teaching with flashcards sequence

Teaching ne… pas

Family resource and lesson plan

Teaching school subjects

Marie-Hélène talks about herself – text with lesson plan

MISCELLANEOUS

A swapping sentences game
‘Sentence chaos’ reading aloud game
A question and answer fluency game
A “likely or unlikely” game (with lots of present tense verbs)
“A good student” poster
Teacher phrases for the classroom
Stick-in vocab lists
Strip bingo vocabulary game
Four simple gapped dictations
Fridge sheet – stick on fridge for revision
Place mat with classroom expressions
KS3 Record and Self-Evaluation Sheet for British teachers (edit online)
Pupil survey sheet – good for self-evaluation!(edit online)
Questionnaire for new pupils – adapted from Juliet Casey’s
Conversation questions board game
Parts of the body strip bingo game
Clothing strip bingo game
Clothing strip bingo game (longer version)
Sentence length strip bingo game (common verbs)
Pair work interview slips
Word re-ordering for revision
What is the question?
General revision questions