Week 2: August 5-9

Unit: La Famille et La Communauté
Context: La famille
Week Summary:

Monday

Objectives

  • Students will discuss their opinions and experiences
  • Students will identify family members
  • Students will ask and respond to questions
  • Students will get to know each other’s family lives

Plan

  • Students will have a silent discussion about the definition of  a family, then watch the following video. We will have a class discussion about the definition of family
  • Students will review family vocabulary with a family tree activity
  • Students will review creating questions using an infographic about families in Quebec
Homework:
Write a 1 page letter to Mme McDonald describing your family

Tuesday

Objectives

  • Students will understand a French blogger
  • Students will use direct and indirect object pronouns

Plan

  • Students will read and understand French quotes about family
  • Students will watch the following video
  • Students will review object pronouns
  • Students will listen to the song “Grandi Trop Vite”
Homework:
Write 1 additional verse for “Grandi Trop Vite” from the perspective of an adult in your life

Wednesday

Objectives

  • Students will identify products, practices, and perspectives of francophone countries
  • Students will understand how to complete an AP style cultural comparison

Plans

  • Students will review the AP cultural comparison
  • Students will complete a products/practices/perspectives chart
  • In the computer lab, students will sign-up for VHL and Schoology
  • Students will begin planning a short “Ma Famille” presentation
Homework:

Thursday

Objectives

  • Students will read and understand an article on an unfamiliar family structure
  • Students will express an opinion based on evidence

Plan

  • Students will read the following article on polygamy in Senegal then take a short quiz to assess understanding. 
  • Student will watch a video interview of a woman in a polygamist marriage
  • Students will write an opinion on the woman interviewed as the judge overseeing the case
  • With extra time, students will prep for family presentations tomorrow
Homework:
Prepare for family presentations tomorrow

Friday

Objectives

  • Students will present information about their families
  • Students will demonstrate understanding of the AP cultural comparison 

Plans

  • Students will give their family presentations to the class
  • Students will take a quiz on the AP e-mail
Homework:
Schoology assignments:La polygamie en France