Grade: Senior
Subject: Language

#3891. Conjugating -er ending verbs in French

Language, level: Senior
Posted Wed Feb 7 15:22:54 PST 2007 by Jennifer A. Pulido (
Duarte High School, Duarte High School
Materials Required: white board, paper, pen, pencil
Activity Time: 35-45 minutes
Concepts Taught: Conjugating -er ending verbs in French

GOAL: To learn the conjugation of --er ending verbs by writing affirmative and negative sentences through individual and pair work.

ESLR: Problem Solver, Effective Communicator.

Standard: Students will learn to use the basic grammar concepts in written and spoken French (verb conjugations, vocabulary, tenses, and sentence structure) through class work and group activities.

A. Greetings
B. Review vocabulary test (reverse: give meaning in English then students will say the French word and spell them) in preparation for TEST on Monday.
C. Make sure students understand verb endings for present tense conjugation of --er ending verbs (write them on the board)
D. Students will write their own simple sentences about themselves, their friends and their family (ex. I play tennis. My brother talks on the phone everyday, etc.)
E. Pair work: students will share their sentences with a partner then will share them with the class.
F. Teacher provides 3 sentences on the board which the students need to write in French.
G. Go over new grammar and vocabulary
H. Students will begin written exercises.

The goal of this class is not only to facilitate learning French, but also to allow each student to be responsible and in control of his/her own academic success. Students are called up to see their grades (test scores, presentations, etc.) right before report cards are released.