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Bienvenue à la classe 225! French Extended Grade 7 Mlle Ponton
Welcome! This little slideshow is just to introduce my approach, my teaching philosophy, some aspects of the programme as well as my expectations. You also received a little package that went home on September 18 th. Please review it and do not hesitate to contact me!
Pourquoi apprendre le français? Because learning a new language is fun! Because it’s an asset for the future. Because it helps developing linguistic abilities that are transferrable to other languages. Because it’s a way to learn about a new culture. Because French is the language of love…
The Extended French Program Half of the day happens in English and the other half is in French. Students know which subjects are taught in French (blue) and in English (red). By the end of Grade 8 students will have had over 1500 hours of French.
SUBJECTS TAUGHT IN FRENCH French Art, drama and dance Health History Geography
SUBJECTS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH English Media studies Science and technology (Mr. Malisani and Mrs. Ponton) Mathematics Music (Mrs. Darrigo) Physical education (Mr. Wolch)
The Expectations Students are respectful of others and promote mutual respect. Students are responsible for their behaviour and actions. Students should always put their best effort forward and ask for help when required. Students must have all materials and be ready for learning daily.
The Expectations Students are expected to actively participate in class activities and discussions. Students should complete daily homework and submit assignments on time. Students must interact in French. Students should have a little fun while learning!
My Teaching Philosophy To promote mutual respect. To provide a safe and comfortable environment that endorses cooperative learning as well as independence and responsibility. To convince students that learning is fun. To integrate subjects and encourage students to make connections to themselves and the world. To integrate Multiple Intelligence theories and learning styles and give students the tools to succeed. To develop interpersonal and social skills of students and to invite them to find their talents and passions. I value a good work ethic and constant efforts.
To talk with your child about school in an encouraging and positive manner and to support them in their studies. To communicate with the school and to get in touch with me whenever you have concerns or questions. To review your child’s agenda and the class website on a daily basis. To sign all quizzes, tests and other returned assignments to monitor your child’s progress. To ensure that your child comes to school on time, well rested and ready to learn daily. Your role is…