Reading is a complex and highly developmental process. It can be really hard to teach someone how to read, especially in a second language. French high frequency words instruction is necessary for students to progress. As a native or proficient speaker, we don’t think about the letters and pieces of
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I often get questions about how to teach French reading and literacy. In this blog, I want to cover some of the most common questions I receive, so you can feel confident teaching your French students. P.S. I have several blogs that cover French literacy. If you don’t find the
With the many skills and assessments available to French teachers, how do you know which is best for tracking reading progress? How can you keep student tracking from becoming chaos? And how can you make student progress monitoring successful rather than just another to-do item? In this blog, I will
Hey everyone! My name is Jessica Stairs and I’m this week’s guest blogger for the amazing Mme Caroline. I teach Grade 1 French immersion in Ottawa and have taught everything from K-6. This will be my fifth year teaching Grade 1 and I love it the most! I share a
Bonjour! My name is Kaitlyn Reid and I am your guest blogger this week! I am a Core French teacher in a small rural town in Ontario and love everything about languages! You can find me on Facebook and you can find me on Instagram. How has it come to
I did the research so that you don’t have to! I’ve created a list of French back to school resources that you need if you teach Primary French Immersion. These resources are perfect for preparing for la rentrée. Are you feeling stressed out about returning to school? Check out this
Bonjour! I’m Erin: guest blogger du jour! I’m a Colorado French teacher and author, and I love connecting with other world language teachers across the country. I hope you find some of my ideas below helpful, and bonne rentrée à toutes et à tous! I grew up on garage sales, cutting
Preparing for back to school brings in a lot of emotions in me. Stress for all the planning and work that needs to get done. Excitement for the possibilities ahead. Nerves about the actual first day back. Sadness that it’s the end of summer, which means winter is coming. Happiness
How many times has this happened to you? You give a great lesson on the writing task at hand then send your students to go do their assignment. 2 minutes later, you hear those dreaded words. “J’ai fini”. You think to yourself, how is this possible? You’ve only been working
Sensory bins are so beneficial for young children. They provide kids with a hands-on way to explore using their senses. They’re also a great opportunity to learn to play cooperatively, work on fine motor skills, develop their language skills, and more! In this post, I’ll be providing you with step by step instructions on how to dye sensory filler.
In this series, I will be showing you how I teach my students to read. This post is all about French Syllables. If you missed my last post, I talked about French Letter Sounds. Depending on what grade you teach, you may or may not be able to skip some