Mardi Gras Novice/High French IPA Pack Download
This IPA Download Pack is based on two authentic resources: an article that shares the history and traditions of Mardi Graz in Louisana and a short video Quelle est l’origine du carnaval ? - 1 jour, 1 question to learn about the history of Carnaval in 100% French.
The pack includes step-by-step instructions, and reading and listening comprehension activities that follow the ACTFL model. Complete with an explanation of an IPA and how to use it, and nine Interpretive Tasks that break down the content, increase recognition of key words and phrases, develop context awareness, and promote language usage. In addition, it provides creative options for writing and/or speaking Interpersonal and Presentational Tasks, answer keys, and novice-level rubrics.
French: Novice/High Level
Global Theme: Les fêtes
Topics: Mardi Gras
- Why do cultures have holidays and celebrations?
- What can holidays and celebrations tell us about cultures?
Suggested Grammar “Pop-up” Lessons:
- present and past tenses
Instant download delivery only. 22-page PDF (IPA), article, and 2-minute MP4 video file. ©2018. French. Novice/High level.
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About the Author
Renée Beck has a passion for analyzing contemporary francophone culture and motivating her students to understand the importance of culture while learning a second language. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, from relaxing in the back yard to experiencing other parts of the world. Renée has studied in southern France and currently teaches in Ohio.