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Form 1 - Key Stage 3 Year 7




Term Plans (2017-2018)

Textbook: Tricolore 1

Term 2


Period
Topic
Objectives
Vocabulary and
Grammar Points
Week 1
8th- 12th Jan
EXAM REVIEW
UNIT 5A, B, C
Holidays & Festivals
- Asking questions
- Review être / -er verbs
- The verb avoir (to have)
- Gender/number agreement and order of adjectives and nouns
- Review of numbers 0-69
Week 2
15th-19th Jan
UNIT 5D & E
Holidays & Festivals
- Asking and giving dates
- Greetings for holidays
- Talking about birthdays
- Forms of the adjectives “good”, “new” bon/bonne, nouveau/nouvelle
- Tu vs. Vous : polite forms
- Numbers up to 100
Week 3
22nd – 26th Jan
UNIT 5F
Buying clothes
- How to talk about what people are wearing
- How to talk about prices
- Describing yourself and other people
- “Some” (des) and plural “the” (les)
Week 4
29th Jan – 2nd Feb
UNIT 6A, B
Weather / Sports & Activities
- Talk about the weather & temperature
- Talk about the months and seasons
- Review -er verbs aimer/ habiter, all endings
- New -er verbs
- Will require children to learn FAIRE in expressions of weather
- Review of il y a
Week 5
5th – 9th Feb
UNIT 6C, D
Weather / Sports & Activities
- Talk about playing sports & doing other activities
- The verb jouer (to play)
- More regular verbs ending in -er
- The pronoun on
- Using le + days of the week
- Connective words et and mais
Week 6
15th – 16th Feb
CARNIVAL, 12th to 14th Feb.
Week 7

19th – 23rd Feb
UNIT 6E, F, G
Weather / Sports & Activities
- Say what you do on the weekends
- Writing postcards, talking about a Travel destination and some activities

Week 8
26th Feb- 2nd Mar
UNIT 7A, B
In Town

- Adjectives vieux/vieille (old)
- Common places in towns and cities
Week 9
5th – 9th Mar
UNIT 7C, D
In Town
- Asking and giving directions and location
- Talking about what there is in a town
The forms of the preposition “at”: à / au / à la / à l’ / aux
- Preposiitions of placement: devant / derrière . entre, etc.
- « There is »/ « There isn’t » : il y a / il n’y a pas de
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Week 10
12th – 16th Mar
UNIT 7F, G
In Town

UNIT 8
Talking about time
- Telling time
- Arranging a time to meet
- The verb aller (to go)
- Expressions of time of day
Week 11
19th – 23th Mar
UNIT 8A ,B
Talking about time
- Talking about daily routines
- Recognising reflexive verbs
- Which/what: quel(s), quelle(s)
- The verb faire (to do)
Week 12
26th – 28th Mar




END OF TERM


Term 1

Period
Topic
Objectives
Vocabulary and
Grammar Points
Week 1

6th-8th Sept
Introduction to the French language & culture /
Classroom French
Tricolore 1, Unité 1
- To introduce France & other French-speaking countries (la francophonie)
- To learn to introduce oneself, and asking someone what their name is
- Basic greetings
- My name is/Je m’appelle,
- Use of titles: Madame/Monsieur
- Classroom instructions, Écoutez, etc.
Week 2

11th -15th Sept
Greetings and introductions,

The alphabet & numbers
Unité 1
- Introducing other people
- To greet others
- Count from 0-20
- To say one’s age
- To recognise today’s date
- Spell one’s name
- Classroom objects
- Definite articles le/la
- The alphabet
- Introducing people with C’est…
- Subject pronouns il/elle
- Days of the week
Week 3
18th -22nd Sept
Where I live
Unité 2
- To learn basic geographical divisions of France (régions, départements)
- To locate towns on a map of France
- To count from 0-39
- To talk about where people live
- The verb habiter, verbs ending in -er
- The prepositions à and en
- Numbers 0-39
Week 4
25th -29th Sept
Holiday: 25th
Where I live
Unité 2
- To talk about what kind of places people live in
- Plural subject pronouns nous, vous, ils/elles
- Shortened versions of certain nouns
- Types of housing
Week 5
2nd Oct -6th Oct
Family
Unité 3
- To talk about immediate family
- To revise numbers 0-39
- C’est…/ Ce sont…
- Immediate family members
- Introduction to all subject pronouns
- Indefinite articles un/une
- Conjugation of regular verb habiter
- Singular of être (to be) and avoir (to have)
Week 6

9th -13th Oct
Holiday: 13th
Family
Unité 3
- To talk about extended family members
- To count from 0-70
- To recognise and use possessive adjectives
- Extended family members
- Possessive adjectives : mon, ma, mes (my) / ton, ta, tes (your, with tu)
- French accents
- Months of the year
Week 7

16th - 20th Oct
Holidays: 19th & 20th
Family
Unité 3
- To talk and ask about other people’s ages and birthdays
- To name days, months
- To say one’s age and birthday
- To say where objects are
- The verb avoir
- Forming simple questions, including yes/no
- Using prepositions to say where things are
- (where)
Week 8

23rd -27th Oct
Revision Unités 1 , 2, 3
- To revise material covered in Unité
- Assessment Unités 1, 2, 3
- Review of avoir, and -er verbs
Week 9

30th Oct - 3rd Nov
Pets & other animals
Unité 4
- To learn some common animals
- To use adjectives to describe animals and other things
- review of masculine and feminine nouns
- Colours
- Adjectives of size
- Adjective agreement
Week 10

6th -10th Nov
Pets & other animals
Unité 4
- To express likes & dislikes
- Qualifiers: très, assez
- Asking questions (Est-ce que…)
- Negative form of verbs with ne… pas
- The verb aimer
Week 11
13th -17th Nov
Special days & holidays
Unit 5
- To ask and give dates for holidays
- To gain cultural knowledge about French holidays, and how they celebrated
- Quand (when)
- Months of the year
- French holidays
- The verb être
Week 12
20th -24th Nov
Physical descriptions
- To describe yourself and others physically
- To describe your own and someone else’s character
- Agreement of adjectives, plural forms of nouns and adjectives
- Adjectives describing height, size, hair colour, etc
- Revision of être & avoir
- Adverbs
Week 13
27th Nov – 1st Dec


REVISION AND END OF TERM EXAMS
30th Nov. F5/U6
1st Dec F1/2

Week 14
4th–8th Dec

END OF TERM EXAMS



Week 15
11th–15th Dec


END OF TERM ACTIVITIES




Term Plans (2016-2017)


Textbook: Tricolore 1


Term 3




PERIOD
TOPIC
GRAMMAR
OBJECTIVES
Week 1
19th- 21st April



- Revision of adjectives (singular and plural)
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Weeks 2 & 3
24th – 5th May

5E-F
- Learning clothing items
- Learning higher numbers (60, and above)
- Learning likes /dislikes
- Further description of clothes
- Revision /Quiz
- Basic conjugation of “er” verbs
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- Articulate likes and dislikes
- State what items of clothing they own
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Weeks 4 & 5
8-19th May

Unit 6
- description of clothes cont’d
- Describe yourself and people
- Describing weather
- Revision/Quiz
- Revision of avoir
- Describe physical features of a yourself and a friend
- Ask how the weather is
Weeks 6 & 7
22nd – 2nd June

6B


- Weather cont’d
- Understanding climates around the world
- Formulating sentences using adverbs
- Introduction to sport
- Revision/Quiz
- Use of the verb faire
- Quand+ weather phrase
- State different climates, and what you can do in that zone
Weeks 8 & 9
5th-14th June

6C
- Sport cont’d
- Practice regular conjugation
- Combining everyday activity with regular verbs
- Revision /Quiz
- Revision of “er” verbs- jouer
- When to use au or aux
- Talk about your favourite sport and sport likings of your friends
Week 10

Week 11
- REVISION

- End of term exam! Good luck J
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Term 2


PERIOD
TOPIC
Week 1
9th-13th Jan

4C
- Asking questions
Weeks 2 &3
16th-27th Jan

4D/ 4E
- How to give opinions
- Two ways to say “you”
- Practice language not yet learnt
- Identifying animals
- Revision
Weeks 4 &5
30th- 10th Feb

5A-C
- Ask for and give the date
- Learn about festivities in France
- Learn greetings for special days
- Learn how to work out new vocabulary
Weeks 6 &7
13th-24th Feb

5D/5 E
- Talk about birthday dates and presents
- Practice using adjectives
- Learn higher numbers/prices
Weeks 8 &9
6th- 10th April

5F
- Learn French for some clothes
- Practice plurals
- Describe yourself and other people
- Use the verb “avoir”
- Revision







Term Plans (2015-2016)


Teacher: Ms. Nicola Gonsalves

Textbook: Tricolore 1

Term 3



Period


Topic
Vocabulary and Grammar Points
Textbook
Week 1
11th – 15th April
Towns/Cities
- Learn town vocabulary
- Use adjectives to describe places and buildings
Unités 7A, 7B
Week 2
18th – 22nd April
Towns/Cities




- Understand directions
- Ask for and give directions
- Use the preposition À to say ‘at’
- Use prepositions of location: devant, entre, etc.
Unités 7C, 7D
Week 3
25th – 29th April
Towns/Cities
- Talk about your neighbourhood using Il y a / Il n’y a pas
- Review using connective words in sentences
- Conjugate the present tense of the verb ‘aller’
Unités 7E, 7F
Week 4
2nd – 6th May
Time


- Tell the time
- Arrange a meeting time
- Talk about meals and daily activities
- Recognize some reflexive verbs
Unités 8A, 8B
Week 5
9th – 13th May
School
- Learn school subjects
- Review the verb ‘faire’
- Give an opinion on school subjects
Unités 8C, 8D
Week 6
16th – 20th May
School
- Talk about favourites
- Review words for ‘my’ and ‘your’
- Say ‘his’, ‘her’ and ‘its’
- Say ‘our’, ‘your’ and ‘their’
Unités 8E, 8F
Week 7
23rd – 27th May
26th May – Corpus Christi
27th May – Midterm Holiday
Revision
- The negative ‘ne…pas’
- Reading longer passages with content from Units 7 and 8

Week 8
30th – 3rd June
30th May – Indian Arrival Day
Hobbies
- Review sports and leisure activities
- Learn musical instruments vocabulary
- Use Jouer de + instrument
Unités 10A, 10B
Week 9
6th – 10th June
Hobbies
- Learn vocabulary for writing letters
- Write letters talking about yourself and your hobbies
Unité 10C
Week 10
13th – 17th June
Last Week
- Recognize the past tense of some verbs – jouer, faire, aller
- Use sequencing words
Unités 10D, 10F
Week 11
20th – 24th June
20th June – Labour Day

Revision
Week 12
27th to 1st July
End of Term Exams
Week 13
4th – 7th July
End of Term Activities




Term 2





Period


Topic
Vocabulary and Grammar Points
Textbook
Week 1 5th- 8th Jan


Animals/Pets
- Animals
- Adjectives of size and colour
- Agreement of adjectives
Unités 4A, 4B
Week 2 11th-15th Jan
Opinions & Preferences





- Review ‘avoir’
- Asking questions
- ‘Tu’ vs. ’vous’
- Negative sentences
Unités 4C, 4D, 4E
Week 3 18th-22nd Jan
Festivals & Special Events
- Review dates
- Greetings for special days
Unités 5A, 5B
Week 425th-29th Jan
Birthdays & Gifts


- Review birthdays
- Talk about gifts
- Review adjectives
- Prices
- Numbers 0-100
Unités 5D, 5E
Week 51st – 5th Feb4th Feb – Carnival Programme
Descriptions
- Describe people
- Review ‘avoir’
Unité 5G
Week 68th – 12th Feb8th& 9th Feb – Carnival10th Feb – Midterm
Revision


Week 715th- 19th Feb
Weather & Seasons
- Describe the weather
- Seasons
Unités 6A, 6B
Week 822nd- 26th Feb
Leisure & Sports
- Conjugation of ‘ER’ verbs
- ‘Jouer à’
- Sports
- Leisure Activities
Unités 6C, 6D, 6E
Week 929th – 4th March


Hobbies
- Conjugation of ‘RE’ verbs (faire)
- Musical Instruments
- ‘Jouer de’
- Use of ‘On’
Unités 10A, 10B
Week 107th – 11th March
Letter Writing
- Letter Beginnings and Endings
Unité 10C
Week 1114th – 18th March



End of Term Activities




Term 1




Period


Topic
Objectives
Vocabulary and Grammar Points
Notes
Week 1
8th-11th Sept
Introduction to the French language
- To introduce French as a language in both written and spoken forms
- Basic greetings
- Use of titles
Unité 1A
Week 2
14th-18h Sept
Greetings and introductions





- To learn to introduce oneself
- To greet others
- To say someone’s age
- Definite and indefinite articles
- Numbers 0-19
- Classroom items
Unité 1A, 1B
Week 3
21st-25th Sept

24th Sept – Republic Day
In Class
- To understand classroom instructions
- Classroom commands
Unité 1C
Week 4
28th-2nd Oct

7th Oct – Prize Giving
The Alphabet
Where I live


- To spell using the French alphabet
- To talk about where people live
- To locate towns on a map of France
- The French alphabet
- The verb habiter
- The preposition à
Unité 2A, 2B
Week 5
5th – 9th Oct
Numbers

Days of the week/ Months of the year
Age and birthday
- To count from 0-39
- To name days, months and seasons
- To say one’s age and birthday
- Days, months and seasons
- Forming simple questions
Unité 2C
Week 6
12th – 16th Oct
Family
- To talk about siblings
- Subject pronouns
- Siblings
- Masculine and Feminine
- The verb avoir
Unité 3A
Week 7 - 8
19th- 30th Oct

23rd Oct – Midterm Holiday
Family
- To talk about other family members
- To recognise and use possessive adjectives
- Possessive adjectives
- French accents
- C’est…/ Ce sont…
- Family members
Unité 3B
Week 9
2nd- 6th Nov
Home
- To talk about someone’s home
- To locate
- To count to 69
- The verb Etre
- Prépositions to locate
- Noun and gender
Unité 3C, 3E
Week 10
9th – 13th Nov

11th Nov - Divali
Revision
- Unit 1 – 2 - 3


Week 11
16th – 20th Nov
Pets
- To talk about pets
- To learn about gender in French
- To learn adjectives to describe colour and size
- Animals
- Giving preferences
Unité 4A
Week 12
23rd – 27th Nov
Pets
- To learn adjectives to describe things
- Adjectives feminine and masculine
- Negative sentences
Unité 4B
Week 13
30th – 4th Dec
REVIEW AND END OF TERM ORAL EXAMS
Week 14
7th – 11th Dec
END OF TERM EXAMS

END OF TERM ACTIVITIES


Assessments during the term will include
  • Spelling and Vocabulary tests
  • Dictation exercises
  • Listening comprehension
  • Reading comprehension
  • Written expression exercises
  • Class Project









Term Plans (2014-2015)



Term 2





Textbook: Tricolore 1


Period

Topic

Vocabulary and Grammar Points

Notes

Week 1

5th-9th Jan

Unit 4A

- Exam Review

- Present tense

- Present tense of –er, -ir and –re verbs

- Adjectives of color and size

- Negative sentence


Weeks 2

12th- 16th Jan

Unit 4B

- Personality

- The verb être (review)

- Adjectival agreement

- The verb Avoir(review)


Week 3

19th – 23rd Jan

Unit 4C

- Pets

- Asking Questions

- Review of possessive adjectives

- Review of family, classroom items and pets


Week 4

26th- 30th Jan

Units 4D & E

- Opinions

- Expressing positive and negative opinions in French

- Using connectives


Week 5

2nd- 6th Feb

Unit 3E

- Numbers

- Review of numbers 0-100

- Talking about prices in French


Week 6

9th- 13th Feb

Units 5A &C

- Festivals and special events

- Dates

- Greetings for special days


Week 7

16th- 20th Feb

CARNIVAL




Week 8

23rd- 27th Feb

Units 5A & B

- Birthdays and gifts

- Talking about presents

- Months

- Review of adjectives

- Review of prices


Week 9

2nd- 6th March

Units 6A & B

- Weather and seasons

- Review of seasons

- Weather vocabulary

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Week 10

9th- 13th Mar

Units 6C, D, E & 10A, B & C

- Sports

- Leisure activities/ Music

- Jouer à/ Faire de

- Sports

- Leisure activities

- Musical instruments

- Jouer de


Week 11

16th – 20th Mar

Units 8A & 10E

Time

- Numbers

- Time – 12 hr and 24 hr clock


Week 12

23rd- 27th Mar

REVISION & END OF TERM ACTIVITIES


Assessments during the term will include:

  • Spelling and Vocabulary tests

  • Homework assignments

  • Listening comprehension exercises

  • Reading comprehension exercises

  • Written expression exercises

  • Grammar exercises



Term 1




Textbook: Tricolore 1



Period
Topic
Objectives
Vocabulary and Grammar Points
Notes
Week 1
4th-5th Sept
Introduction to the French language
- To introduce French as a language in both written and spoken forms
- Basic greetings
- Use of titles

Week 2
8th-12th Sept
Greetings and introductions
- To learn to introduce oneself
- To greet others
- To say someone’s age
- Definite and indefinite articles
- Numbers 0-19
- Classroom language

Week 3
15th-19th Sept
The Alphabet
Where I live
- To spell using the French alphabet
- To talk about where people live
- To locate towns on a map of France
- The French alphabet
- The verb habiter
- The preposition à

Week 4
22nd-26th Sept
Numbers
Days of the week/ Months of the year
Age and birthday
- To count from 0-39
- To name days, months and seasons
- To say one’s age and birthday
- Days, months and seasons
- The verb avoir
- Forming simple questions

Week 5
29th – 3rd Oct
Family
- To talk about siblings
- Subject pronouns
- Siblings
- Masculine and Feminine

Week 6
6th – 10th Oct
Family
- To talk about other family members
- To recognise and use possessive adjectives
- To count to 69
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- Possessive adjectives
- French accents
- C’est…/ Ce sont…
- Family members

Week 7 - 8
13th- 22nd Oct
Home
- To talk about someone’s home
- To locate
- The verb Etre
- Prépositions to locate
- Noun and gender

Week 9
27th- 31st Oct
Revision
- Unit 1 – 2 - 3


Week 10
3rd – 7th Nov
Pets
- To talk about pets
- To learn about gender in French
- To learn adjectives to describe colour and size
- Animals
- Giving prefernces

Week 11
10th – 14th Nov
Pets
- To learn adjectives to describe things
- Adjectives feminine and masculine
- Negative sentences

Week 12
17th – 21st Nov
Pets
- To learn how to ask questions
- To give opinions and preferences
- Asking questions
- To describe
- The verb avoir

Week 13
24th – 28th Nov
REVIEW AND END OF TERM ORAL EXAMS
Week 14
1st – 5th Dec
END OF TERM EXAMS
Week 15
8th – 12th Dec
END OF TERM ACTIVITIES

Useful Links:


Key Stage 3 Resources
http://www.sunderlandschools.org/mfl-sunderland/resources%20fr%20ks3.htm