3 Agenda for the meetingWhat is happening around the schools? What materials are being used? Support from secondaries, peripatetic teaching? Programmes used?Some material recommendation for the classroom: Niveau Bleu/SHSG Scheme of Work/Sunderland SoW/A cross curricular project/Teaching through a story.Teaching focus: helping vocabulary learning and vocabulary accuracy in writing
4 Free materials available Niveau Bleu – Institut Français/Catherine CheaterLesson 1 ppt lesson 1 planMFL Sunderland – All resources, designed by a Primary practitioner (Clare Seccombe)SHSG Scheme of Work – 2007, linear, still relevant in methodology.
5 Other approachesTeaching around a story: the book, looking at content, retelling, story making, mini books.Le navet énormeBon appétit, Monsieur LapinAgghh une araignée!Cross curricular teaching:The VictoriansThe EgyptiansVolcanoesThe water cycleThe plant cycle
6 Focus: teaching vocabulary for oral accuracy Phonics, repetition, clarity, drilling words through a variety of activities and gamesFlashcards games (repeat if true, slow reveal, memory list, pelmanism)Hide and seek: repeat a word or sentence loud or soft.Putting words in raps, sounds, clapping wordsTake 10 Phonics
7 Teaching vocabulary for written accuracy Writing in the airWriting on each other’s backLooking at shape of wordsGive out letters: can the group writethe word? Have they got letters missing?Alphabet based activities:teacher spells out a word, children write it on a mini whiteboard.Le pendu (hangman)All around colours
8 j--n- ver- -i-l-t rmoarn rtuqisoe Using French words for handwriting Alternate letters missing/vowels missing/silent letters missingAnagramsWord searchCrosswordsInventing a mnemonic or rhyme to remember difficult spellings! jaunej--n-ver--i-l-trmoarnrtuqisoeJust accept unicorns need elephants
9 Teaching the phoneme/grapheme links Sound dominoesSound lotto: le loto des sonsList of words: pick out the correct graphemeDictation of words with patternsWorking on high frequency words
10 Alphabet supportFlorabelle, l’alphabet en chantantVincent la grenouille dit l’alphabetComptine de l’alphabetL’alphabet avec Alain Le LaitChantez plus fort! [Brilliant Publications – ]Français!Français! [The Language Factory – ]Singing French [A&C Black – ]Cha cha cha [ ]
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