Category: Parents

Les orteils n’ont pas de nom

The humour in this book really appeals to me... and the children I have read it to in the past! It is the story of the day toes decided they were worthy of having a name each... so here come the suggestions! The story line is very easy to understand so I have read it…
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Le loup qui ne voulait plus marcher

If you know me, it will come as no surprise to you that I should start with a book from this series: I am a huge fan of Loup!!! His character really appeals to me as the twists in the stories make me (and my pupils!) smile! I use Loup stories successfully with pupils from Y3-Y8 but I am not saying you couldn't earlier or…
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Mardi Gras

I used this presentation mardi_gras basic as part of a French Day in a primary schools in July 2015. Feel free to use it if you want to! There are also 2 videos on 1jour1actu which cover pancakes (crêpes) and Candlemass (Chandeleur) then carnivals (carnaval). See links and scripts below. Pourquoi mange-t-on des crêpes à la Chandeleur ? https://www.1jour1actu.com/info-animee/pourquoi-mange-t-on-des-crepes-a-la-chandeleur/ Chaque année,…
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Monster finger tattoos

The attached document gives you ideas of sentences the pupils could practise to describe their monster fingers tattoos as bought (30) for £1.50 at Hawkins Bazaar... a bargain! They could be used to revise body parts, adjectives inc colours, adjectival agreement, the negative form... and more I am sure! Have fun with them!!
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