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Mahomet-Seymour Schools

Curriculum

World Languages - French IV

 

La Géographie de la France

 

The learner will be able to identify and locate countries and bodies of water that surround France.

 

The learner will be able to identify and locate major topographical features of France.

 

The learner will be able to identify and locate the regions of France.

 

The learner will be able to identify and locate major cities in France.

 

The learner will be able to discuss major industries and where they are located in France.

 

The learner will be able to identify and locates overseas departments and territories of France.

 

The learner will be able to present an informative report.

 

The learner will be able to research information for city and region reports.

 

The learner will be able to use a variety of formats to organize reading material.

 

 

 

 

 

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L’Histoire de la France

 

The learner will be able to use a variety of formats to organize reading material.

 

The learner will be able to identify, characterize, and categorize major figures and events in French history from prehistoric to modern times.

 

The learner will be able to analyze cause and effect (actions and consequences) throughout the study of French history.

 

The learner will be able to view videos to concentrate on facts and details of French history.

 

The learner will be able to trace the historical and political roots of governing bodies of France.

 

The learner will be able to analyze and write comparison/contrast essays on several topics related to French history.

 

The learner will be able to identify, compare and contrast art and architectural styles from several periods of French history.

 

The learner will be able to read, analyze, compare and contrast literature from several periods of French history.

 

The learner will be able to discuss parallels and connections between French and American history.

 

The learner will be able to review grammatical structures learned in French 1-3.

 

The learner will be able to present a culminating project related to French history to the class at the end of the unit.

 

 

 

 

  

 

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La Poésie et La Pronociation

 

The learner will be able to recognize and use techniques to analyze French poetry.

 

The learner will be able to discuss similarities and differences of French poetic style.

 

The learner will be able to form and give interpretations of poetry studied.

 

The learner will be able to learn, recognize and practice elements of vocal style including pronunciation of vowels and consonants, phrasing, liaison and élision.

 

The learner will be able to identify various French poets and recognize their style of writing.

 

The learner will be able to perform a French poem of their choosing for an oral assessment.

 

The learner will be able to write and perform original poetry for the class.

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

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La Cantatrice Chauve

 

The learner will be able to read and discuss a modern French play.

 

The learner will be able to analyze the "absurdity" throughout the play and relate it to modern society.

 

The learner will be able to write a critical analysis paper using parallels of absurdity from the play and modern society.

 

The learner will be able to perform the play for the class, and lead the class in discussion.

 

The learner will be able to discuss life in Post-War France and how the play depicts Post-War life.

 

 

 

 

  

 

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Cyrano de Bergerac

 

The learner will be able to expand adjective vocabulary.

 

The learner will be able to view a performance of the play.

 

The learner will be able to recognize and discuss themes from the play.

 

The learner will be able to write poetry in the style of Cyrano.

 

The learner will be able to discuss “chivalry.”

 

The learner will be able to compare and contrast the French version of Cyrano with the American version “Roxanne.”

 

The learner will be able to compare and contrast the two styles of theater covered in class.

 

 

 

  

 

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Le Petit Prince

 

The learner will be able to read a French novel.

 

 

  

 

The learner will be able to learn about the life of the author.

 

 

  

 

The learner will be able to use critical thinking skills to make connections between scenes in the book and real-life situations.

 

 

  

 

The learner will be able to use critical thinking skills to determine the philosophy of the book.

 

 

  

 

The learner will be able to review grammatical structures.

 

 

  

 

The learner will be able to use a variety of reading strategies and devices to organize material.

 

 

  

 

The learner will be able to perform scenes from the novel.

 

 

  

 

The learner will be able to relate personal stories to the class.

 

 

  

 

The learner will be able to identify and discuss life lessons learned from the novel.

 

 

  

 

The learner will be able to create a project that relates to the novel as a culminating activity.

 

  

 

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