Guided writing: Describe family celebrations (Foundation)

In this lesson, we will explore a foundation style GCSE writing question focusing on tense formation before co-constructing a written answer. There is an opportunity for you to practise some independent writing at the end of this lesson. In your writing, you will be describing family celebrations.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.The two meanings of 'il y a' are:

1/12

Q2.Translate into English: 'il y a un cadeau'

2/12

Q3.How would we say, in French, 'five months ago'?

3/12

Q4.Translate into English: 'pour mon dernier anniversaire, j'ai célébré toute la journée'

4/12

Q5.Translate: 'three weeks ago, I celebrated my birthday'

5/12

The next 7 questions cover some very common words you will need in French in KS4. These words are very important because they give away or subtly change the meaning of a sentence. Select the correct meaning for each word. When you get your score, check your answers and write down any of these words that you didn't know.
 
Q6.lendemain

6/12

Q7.autant

7/12

Q8.tiers

8/12

Q9.quart

9/12

Q10.autrefois

10/12

Q11.faire

11/12

Q12.je fais

12/12

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.The two meanings of 'il y a' are:

1/12

Q2.Translate into English: 'il y a un cadeau'

2/12

Q3.How would we say, in French, 'five months ago'?

3/12

Q4.Translate into English: 'pour mon dernier anniversaire, j'ai célébré toute la journée'

4/12

Q5.Translate: 'three weeks ago, I celebrated my birthday'

5/12

The next 7 questions cover some very common words you will need in French in KS4. These words are very important because they give away or subtly change the meaning of a sentence. Select the correct meaning for each word. When you get your score, check your answers and write down any of these words that you didn't know.
 
Q6.lendemain

6/12

Q7.autant

7/12

Q8.tiers

8/12

Q9.quart

9/12

Q10.autrefois

10/12

Q11.faire

11/12

Q12.je fais

12/12

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Quiz:

Guided Writing: Describe family celebrations (Foundation)

Plenary quiz

Q1.How do we say, I drink:

1/12

Q2.How do we say, we take:

2/12

Q3.How do we say, I celebrate:

3/12

Q4.Which is the correct translation for 'I have fun'?

4/12

Q5.Which is the correct translation for 'Sometimes, I celebrate all evening'?

5/12

The next 7 questions cover some very common words you will need in French in KS4. These words are very important because they give away or subtly change the meaning of a sentence. Select the correct meaning for each word. When you get your score, check your answers and write down any of these words that you didn't know.
 
Q6.lendemain

6/12

Q7.autant

7/12

Q8.tiers

8/12

Q9.quart

9/12

Q10.autrefois

10/12

Q11.faire

11/12

Q12.je fais

12/12

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Guided Writing: Describe family celebrations (Foundation)

Plenary quiz

Q1.How do we say, I drink:

1/12

Q2.How do we say, we take:

2/12

Q3.How do we say, I celebrate:

3/12

Q4.Which is the correct translation for 'I have fun'?

4/12

Q5.Which is the correct translation for 'Sometimes, I celebrate all evening'?

5/12

The next 7 questions cover some very common words you will need in French in KS4. These words are very important because they give away or subtly change the meaning of a sentence. Select the correct meaning for each word. When you get your score, check your answers and write down any of these words that you didn't know.
 
Q6.lendemain

6/12

Q7.autant

7/12

Q8.tiers

8/12

Q9.quart

9/12

Q10.autrefois

10/12

Q11.faire

11/12

Q12.je fais

12/12

Lesson summary: Guided writing: Describe family celebrations (Foundation)

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