Je suis unique!
In the Je suis unique! unit, students will learn how to be polite when writing emails. They will explore using speaking strategies to interact with others, and identify formal and informal expressions to use over the phone. Furthermore, students will delve into the characteristics of graphic novels, and learn expressions to describe their interests and hobbies. Finally, they will use reading comprehension strategies before, during, and after reading.
In the En voyage! unit, students will explore strategies for acquiring new vocabulary when reading. They will identify and use listening comprehension strategies, before, during and after listening. They will explore French-speaking communities throughout North and South America, and identify cultural aspects. They will make connections with their own community and experiences to the French-speaking communities. Students will practice strategies to read texts fluently, and create a travel poster to a French-speaking destination.
La vie quotidienne
In the La vie quotidienne unit, students will explore the characteristics and purpose of procedural texts and practice writing their own procedural texts. They will practice listening and following procedural texts to accomplish tasks. They will be introduced to a variety of speaking strategies to speak well in French. Furthermore, students will explore vocabulary and expressions for eating out in restaurants, including reading and writing a menu.
In the L’environnement unit, students will explore reading and understanding brochures about environmental responsibilities. They will learn how to share opinions by writing a letter to the editor and identify main messages from a public service announcement. They will also practice writing a text, and identify the audience and purpose by creating a proposal to a community leader. Furthermore, students will practice active listening strategies and reflect on their listening skills. They will use the writing process to create a brochure with environmentally responsible practices for the community.