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Chapter 1

Introduce your students to L’aéroport Charles de Gaulle https://www.parisaeroport.fr/ 

Level 1 and 2 students won’t catch every word, but asking students to watch these videos with subtitles and maybe even at 0.75 speed gives them a chance to listen for words they do recognize.  Can your students catch 5-10 words in French they understand? 

Je fais ma valise en Français https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jr7ujd9y6T4&ab_channel=PieceofFrench 

Tutorial: Comment bien faire la valise https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1efHVCybU6U&ab_channel=Brut 

La famille  L’arbre généalogique pour enfants – Vocabulaire – Papa, maman, frère, grands-parents…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dw-05yO2hn4&ab_channel=SmileandLearn-Fran%C3%A7ais 

 

Chapter 2

See this website below for information about Teaching the circle of care. 

https://www.elevateeducationconsulting.com/culture-resources 

Simple infographic showing French and American comparisons of family dynamics

https://www.lanouvellerepublique.fr/france-monde/portrait-de-la-famille-americaine 

 

Chapter 3

Infographic sources for the Infographie Interpretive reading IPA task: 

https://www.bridge-communication.com/2017/03/02/reseaux-sociaux-en-2017/ 

https://blog.digimind.com/fr/agences/tiktok-chiffres-2019-france-monde 

Warmup Image: Fumer au volant – Can your students figure out what this infographic is advertising?  This page could spark a 3-4 minute conversation about the difference in laws in other countries and what travelers might want to know before driving in France.

https://www.mma.fr/zeroblabla/fumer-volant-avec-mineur.html#.YDApt5NKjOQ 

 

Chapter 4

Brain Break: Takeout! Quick vs. MacDo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lji_GZd58EU&ab_channel=SAKINAFAMILY 

 

Suggested videos for the  À la cantine Task 

Ils se régalent à la cantine 

Je préfère manger à la cantine 

Luçon : à Ste Ursule, on préfère manger à la cantine !

Le collège Alain Gerbault engagé contre le gaspillage alimentaire

Saint-Etienne : la cantine modèle – La Quotidienne la suite

 

Chapter 5

Brain breaks to reduce stress: 

Méditations guidées pour les enfants https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWRAe2b_ZhI&ab_channel=LESARENESDUSAVOIR  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnxOoifQ398&ab_channel=LESARENESDUSAVOIR 

 

Stress-relieving accounts or posts on Instagram

Zen Garden sand art – no language 

https://www.instagram.com/yukikawae/?hl=fr 

Object Arranger

https://www.instagram.com/witenry/ 

Aquarelle 

https://www.instagram.com/p/BddrQk2lC1k/?utm_source=ig_embed 

Calligraphe 

https://www.instagram.com/p/BbIB_MHhqxf/?utm_source=ig_embed 

 

Headspace for Educators: Free accounts for all teachers to support you in bringing mindfulness to the classroom

https://www.headspace.com/educators 

 

Dance away the stress!  Easy choreography for student dance activity. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7pyPAim1E4&ab_channel=%D1%82%D0%B0%D0%BD%D1%86%D1%8B 

 

Zumba with Maitre Gims and Black M

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_r4vDOYd6jc&ab_channel=BelmondoFitness 

Music brain break for the same song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uiae2wLtMZc 

 

Chapter 6

 

Songs for students to enjoy 

 

Stromae: Ta fête 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ublchJYzhao&ab_channel=StromaeVEVO 

Lyrics Training game with Ta fête https://lyricstraining.com/fr/play/stromae/ta-fete/HYNA9pBSoY 

 

Amir: la Fête

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s555TY1dODw&ab_channel=Amir 

Lyrics Training game with La fête https://lyricstraining.com/fr/play/amir/la-fete/HQjK5ofoOQ 

 

Chapter 7

 

These sites and videos provide visual references for La Maison Cartier 

Cartier: The official website of La Maison

History of Cartier: The Jeweler to the  Kings and Queens

The Tutti Frutti Collection

Expo Cartier à Paris 2018 

 

Chapter 8

Websites to elaborate beyond the slideshow “Le Texto”

Text message generating site: 

https://ifaketextmessage.com/ 

 

La langue SMS

https://fr.slideshare.net/samsoncormier/la-langue-sms 

 

How to text in French

https://www.thoughtco.com/how-to-text-in-french-4086528 

 

Infographic sources from La France et la Luxe: 

Site: Les dix marques de luxe les plus valorisées du monde

2021: https://fr.statista.com/infographie/8823/marques-de-luxe-les-plus-valorisees/ 

2017: https://fr.statista.com/infographie/12189/les-marques-francaises-les-plus-valorisees/ 

Additional source from 2016: https://fr.statista.com/infographie/5888/les-dix-marques-de-luxe-les-plus-valorisees-du-monde/ 

 

Brain breaks: 

What is a sapeur? (note – stop at 3:20, after this time stamp they discuss beer)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxY4Ftrc-LQ&ab_channel=DrewBinsky 

Maître Gims – Sapé comme jamais 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bPGxLxogvw&ab_channel=MaitreGimsVEVO 

Les sapeurs au Canada expliqués en français

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3DJFB87CeI&ab_channel=ICIOntario 

 

Chapter 9

IPA Interpretive reading sources: 

Le Figaro Infographic for the Carlton diamond heist

https://www.lefigaro.fr/actualite-france/2013/07/29/01016-20130729ARTFIG00331-prej

Udice-record-pour-le-vol-de-bijoux-du-carlton.php

 

Another infographic you might prefer to use: 

https://www.capital.fr/entreprises-marches/les-dix-diamants-les-plus-chers-du-monde-1129996 

 

Brain Break: What is the Cannes Film Festival? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-e_dj3VfKE&ab_channel=FRANCE24English 

En français: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHkj1l7QWXQ&ab_channel=LeMonde 

American news coverage of the heist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VneiJbu3b6M&ab_channel=CBSNews 

For higher levels: 

C’est quoi la palme d’or? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6FJGB85n7w&list=PL7h1upgZ_vhLjjOhgLb9n_xVgSPg3C81k&index=2&ab_channel=1jour%2C1question 

 

Chapter 10

Culture – Coco Chanel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2G88zqPxJ00&ab_channel=CHANEL 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCAro7GnCHo&ab_channel=CHANEL 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xjzH6vRn5P0&ab_channel=CHANEL 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GskJqjBudsQ&ab_channel=CHANEL 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7JiUrQgSy7w&ab_channel=Alux.com 

 

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