• WL.7.1.NM.C.C.7 - Learning about age and developmentally appropriate content that is of high interest to students and has a direct connection to the cultural contexts of the target language cultivates an awareness of the shared human experience. 

    WL.7.1.NM.C.C.6 - Maps, graphs, and other graphic organizers facilitate understanding of information on a wide range of topics related to the world and global issues.

    Please select a French name that is similar to your name and write it in pencil on the INSIDE of your German name tag.  Type it in and listen to it here.If you don't have a name tag, write it in your assignment book.  

    Can you look carefully at the image below and see if you understand any of the reasons it's important to learn French? (the French word "pays" means country, UE =European Union)

    Journée internationale de la Francophonie (source: Babbel, Facebook)

    Read 10 good reasons to learn French.

    Click on each country name to see  where in the world French is spoken on the World Atlas site. Scroll down and read what it says about each country.

    Click on the French name of each country to see what lights up (or is circled) in red on this interactive map to find out which countries speak French. After you click on the link, click to Enable Adobe Flash, then click Allow.  Do the same for this jigsaw puzzle of France.

    Read fun facts about France on the Kids Travel Guide

    Watch fast facts slideshow about France on National Geographic for Kids. Read the captions on the left.

     Read about Haiti, also on National Geographic for Kids, as well as Canada and Cameroon.

    Look at and listen to all of these cognates!!! Click on each word to heard how it sounds. See which ones you recognize.

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