Bonne Rentrée

As I mentioned in my last post, this August marks the first one in 29 years that I have not welcomed 100+ students into my classroom.  As you can imagine, I am “feeling all the feels” as I read the excited/overwhelmed/anxious/enthusiastic/etc. posts of the members of my PLN who are beginning a new school year this month. Fortunately, I am getting my fix of shiny, beginning of the year school buildings as I travel around the country providing professional development to world language teachers.  

Since I don’t have any new units to share, I did want to provide a post that I thought could be helpful.  When I originally began this blog, I did so as a way of documenting my own journey to becoming a “teacher for proficiency.”  Due to the chronological nature of a blog (and my yearly attempts at improving my units), new readers have a lot of posts to read through in order to find the unit plans that might help them wrap their heads around preparing for a new school year.  In order to save valuable time spent scrolling through a myriad of posts, I’ve prepared a list of units that I’ve used over the years, organized according to level. Because I haven’t taught French 1 for 3 years, some of the resources might be quite outdated, but I’ve included them as a starting point for anyone that can use them.  In the case of themes that I have continually revised, I’ve tried to include the most recent version. I have never taught of the given units in a single year (due to changes in curriculum), but have tried to include most of my units here to help as many people as possible. 

Bonne Rentrée à Tous

 

French 1 Units

Bienvenue à la classe de Français: http://madameshepard.com/?p=752

Bienvenue: Partie II: http://madameshepard.com/?p=789

Ce que j’aime: http://madameshepard.com/?p=855  

La Famille: http://madameshepard.com/?p=1110

Bon Appétit pt. 1: http://madameshepard.com/?p=282 (petit déjeuner)

Bon Appétit pt. 2: http://madameshepard.com/?p=321

Bon Appétit pt. 3: http://madameshepard.com/?p=345

Noel: http://madameshepard.com/?p=1282

 

French 2 Units

Les Loisirs: http://madameshepard.com/?p=1335

Ma Journée Typique: http://madameshepard.com/?p=1340

Halloween: http://madameshepard.com/?p=1387

Mon Look: http://madameshepard.com/?p=1278

C’est quoi, une maison idéale?: http://madameshepard.com/?p=1406

Les Tâches Ménagères: http://madameshepard.com/?p=502

Joyeux Noel: http://madameshepard.com/?p=267

Allons en Martinique: http://madameshepard.com/?p=1424

Les Châteaux (pt. 1)http://madameshepard.com/?p=415

Les Châteaux (pt. 2) http://madameshepard.com/?p=445

Une journée à l’ecole: http://madameshepard.com/?p=1081

 

French 3 Units

Bon Appétit: http://madameshepard.com/?p=1193

Education: http://madameshepard.com/?p=111

Les Vacances: http://madameshepard.com/?p=1345

Les Campeurs (Petit Nicolas) http://madameshepard.com/?p=200

Les Animaux de Compagnie: http://madameshepard.com/?p=1261

Les Impressionnistes: http://madameshepard.com/?p=1389

Le Jour de la Terre: http://madameshepard.com/?p=1136

Le Gaspillage Alimentaire: http://madameshepard.com/?p=1287

Joyeux Noël: http://madameshepard.com/?p=1418

Ma Bonne Resolution (La Santé) : http://madameshepard.com/?p=1428

La Préhistoire: http://madameshepard.com/?p=516

Je t’aime: http://madameshepard.com/?p=289 (update coming soon)

Je quitte la maison (Petit Nicolas): http://madameshepard.com/?p=1013

 

French 4/5 Units

Cultural Stereotypes: http://madameshepard.com/?p=80

La Famille dans le Monde Francophone: http://madameshepard.com/?p=1376

Communication et Media: http://madameshepard.com/?p=1397

Le Droit a l’Education: http://madameshepard.com/?p=1450

Les Droits des Femmes: http://madameshepard.com/?p=1469

La Laïcité: http://madameshepard.com/?p=1128

Le Petit Prince: http://madameshepard.com/?p=219

 

Mixed Levels

First week of school: http://madameshepard.com/?p=1246

Halloween: http://madameshepard.com/?p=897

18 thoughts on “Bonne Rentrée

  1. Christine Jones

    Thank you for your generosity of spirit. You have helped to make me a better teacher. I model so much of what I do now after you. You have truly been an inspiration and I remain grateful. Enjoy your retirement!

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  2. Sally Barstow

    Mme Shepard, vous êtes si généreuse!! I have been working with your ‘les vacances unit… preparing it for my French 3’s and I am so excited to present it to them. You are such an encouragement and your posts have helped me become better at processing resources to make my lessons more immersive! Merci Mille fois!! This compiled list is so helpful! Enjoy this new phase of your career

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  3. Kim

    Thank you for sharing all this! May I ask what Trotro videos you use for your “j’aime” unit? My kids love Trotro!

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    1. madameshepard Post author

      Sure, Kim. If you click on the student packet you’ll see the name of the video and the questions I wrote. I just looked and there are questions for Trotro fait du velo, Trotro fait du roller and Trotro musicien. This unit was from before I began using Edpuzzle for assigning these videos.

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  4. Christine Berg

    You are an amazing and generous teacher! I hope to be able to attend your PD workshop in NJ in March!

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  5. Denise Connolly

    Merci! Your posts are so helpful. I imagine it is a bittersweet rentrée season for you. I hope to be as positive and influential an educator as you.

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  6. Audra

    Madame! I wish you luck in your new adventures! I also wanted to thank you for the wonderful organization of all the units according to levels! It will certainly help everyone with browsing! I love the idea of proficiency based learning! I am continuing to decide how I want the last 10 years or so of my way of teaching to go. This is helping me on my journey!

    Thank you for everything you do!
    Audra

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  7. Jennifer Dafoe

    The link to the article in the IPA in the Stereotype unit is not available. Does anyone have a copy?!?

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  8. Chris

    Bonjour.
    Do you know how I can access your edpuzzles? The links don’t work. They just take me to my Edpuzzle account but yours don’t show up.
    Thank you, and thank you SO much for your generosity in sharing materials and inspiration!

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    1. madameshepard Post author

      I’m sorry, but I’m not sure. Since I no longer have access to my school emailIm really not sure. Have you tried searching by the title of the video?

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