ApprovedProgram-Découvrons notre école! Janelle Painter
ACTI-VIE #1 • Level 1 • 4ième année • Découvrons notre école! • By Nelson Education Overview
Program Guide • Teacher Resource Book • 30 ‘Découvrons notre école’ student books • 5 Cahiers • Flashcards (language boards) • Cassette • VHS Contents of the Kit
Program is based on real-life experiences. • Based on the multidimensional approach. • Students work towards experiential goals. • Students produce written and oral texts in a variety of forms. • Also integrates the General language acquisition by focusing on strategies to “learn how to learn”. • Canadian Program About Acti-Vie
1. To help teachers teach French using the communicative/experiential approach by providing tools to help students develop their additional language skills. • 2. To educate the students by building knowledge in several dimensions of experience, peaking the interest of students through meaningful learning, having students reflect on their learning, linking to other curricular subjects, and working towards that final goal/project. Program Goals
Task- based learning. • Pair, group, and cooperative learning. • Student-centered learning. • Cross-curricular focus. • Adaptable to multi-level grades. • Using language in context in authentic situations. More Benefits!
Students will.. • Watch a home video of a student’s first day of school. • Communicate basic greetings in French. • Use survival expressions for the classroom (questions, clarifications, etc.) • Understand and follow directions. • Conduct a survey. • Identify objects and locations in the school and classroom. • Participate in oral activities. • Listen to and sing a song about school. In this unit...
Dimension: Social • Final task : playing a board game about getting around and surviving. • Links to curriculum: social studies, language arts, music, art, math • Vocabulary: greetings, various areas and objects in a classroom, locations in a school, numbers 1-20, oui, non, merci, s’il te plait Découvrons notre école!
Numbered Heads Together • Think-Pair-Share • Inside-Outside Circle • Roundtable • Round robin • Assigning roles in a group • (p. 29-32 Program guide) Helpful Strategies
Concept maps and graphic organizers • Language board activities (concentration, go fish, 7up, loto, trouve ton partenaire, tic-tac-toe) More good stuff from the program guide