Subject French
Title/topic

 

Unit – On va au restaurant
Grammatical content: Les articles partitifs.
Age of students, grade, if languages then the language level (A1 to C2) 8th grade (13 years old)
Used method  – Individual studying at home
– Flipped Classroom
I highlight that, with these methodologies, I intended to review a grammatical content tackled, fundamental to the comprehension of the dialogue presented in the student’s handbook. Hence, there was no time spent, review this subject, going directly to the practical exercises, in classroom.
Used programme/site/app  Aurasma  https://www.aurasma.com/

Kahoot https://getkahoot.com/

Duration in minutes: 90 minutes
Objectives of the lesson:

 

 

 

 

-Review/Systematize the articles partitifs;
-Apply the articles partitifs;
-Promote an independent study;
-Develop of digital capacities.
Lesson plan in detail 

 

 

 

At home
– Reading of a handbook’s dialogue (Deux amis au restaurant) and viewing of a Powerpoint presentation about articles partitifs, done by me.
– Transcription to the notebook of a systematizing board on the articles.
In class
– Practical exercises about the grammatical aspect, using the vocabulary learnt in class – Kahoot was used to verify what was studied at home.
Links to the materials  https://youtu.be/wIiiHH8JSqA
Describe what was easy/useful for yourself as a teacher in preparing the lesson -Choosing the theme;
-Making the powerpoint itself;
-Teaching the students how to use the Aurasma app.
Describe what was difficult in preparing the lesson -It took a lot of a time preparing the whole lesson plan with the materials.
Describe what went well from your (as a teacher) perspective Student’s motivation for learning (Curiosity in discovering and learning)
Describe what was difficult/what didn’t go so well from your perspective? -The students found it hard to use the app at home (despite understanding it in class);
-Some students just copied (from their colleagues) the systematization board presented in the Powerpoint.
-The word’s pronunciation was missing.
What were the benefits for students? Think about students’ motivation, responsibility, interest etc based on student surveys, observations -Fomentation of the student’s autonomy and responsibility;
-Will to learn;
-Review and systematization of contents learnt during the previous year;
-Development of the digital skills.
What was difficult of using the method from the students’ perspective? A few students had troubles connecting to Wi-Fi
(weak wireless signal).
Author Olga Ribeiro
School Escola de Loureiro

 

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