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Students played a variety of games similar to Bingo but with French themes.  These exercises helped to develop French vocabulary, recognition, and meanings.

French Vocabulary Development

STATE OF MAINE'S LEARNING RESULTS

Modern and Classical Languages    PreK-2

B.  READING, LISTENING, AND VIEWING FOR UNDERSTANDING

    Students will develop reading, listening, and viewing skills so they can obtain and interpret information. 

1.  Follow simple classroom commands and directions.

5. Identify familiar people and objects through clues and illustrations.

Students playing French Bingo.
   

French Vocabulary Lesson Plan

GRADE: 2

OBJECTIVES:  Students will increase their French vocabulary as they  listen to French words being called out while playing Bingo.  When a student masters the vocabulary, he gets to call out the Bingo words.

MATERIALS:

Multi-language bingo games

PROCEDURE:

Students pass out the Bingo cards and take out their tabs.  Teacher calls out the vocabulary word in French, waits for students to translate (if students don't know it, teacher says it in English), then repeats word in French. 

Winning Bingo students pick from a Bingo prize box.

ASSESSMENT: Participation Rubric