"Stage 3 Course outline MYP 3 5 Language B French Term 1 MYP 3"
Stage 3: Course outline MYP 3 - 5 / Language B (French) Term 1 MYP 3 MYP 4 MYP 5 Content Entertainment Family, friends, sports and other hobbies, Environment and natural disasters future plans Unit Question What impact leisure and entertainment have How do we react and interact with other people How to be environmentally friendly within the on our lives? and why? home and local area? Significant The importance to use free time and leisure The students will discuss their relationships The students will discuss the current problems Concept activities to have a balanced life with their parents, family and friends. facing the planet and will analyse the situation in the area where they live. What are the favourite leisure activities in They will have to compare their relationships other countries (looking at France in more with those of students of the same age in their The students will present facts about Barbados details) ? local environment and in French speaking and submit a series of proposals to be applied in countries. their local environment. They will explain what makes them different The students will build vocabulary related to the from the rest and how they are influenced by environment and other global issues and will others, what they see, hear or read. learn how to present and structure arguments. AOI Health and Social education Health and Social education / Environment Environment / Community service ATL Communication skills – how to interact with Communication skills – how to interact with other Communication skills – how to make young people other young people (opinions, presentations) young people (opinions, presentations, disputes) aware of world issues Writing, reading and speaking skills: using Writing, reading and speaking skills: using Writing, reading and speaking skills: using specific specific vocabulary and register specific vocabulary and register vocabulary and register Collaborative skills: working in pairs – surveys, Collaborative skills: working in pairs – research Collaborative skills: working in group – research on dialogues on French websites and magazines, French websites and magazines, discussion/role- dialogues/role-plays plays, weekly inputs in the MYP5 French wiki Reflection skills: using criteria to asses their peers’ work Reflection skills: using criteria to assess Reflection skills: using criteria to asses themselves themselves and their peers’ work and their peers’ work Technical skills: how to write an email, an informal letter, make a poster, a survey, a Technical skills: how to write an email, an Technical skills: how to write an email, an informal power point presentation, a film or book review informal letter, make a poster, a list of advice, a letter, a newspaper article, make a poster, a list of photo novel advice, a speech, create a wiki Subject Talk about their favourite leisure activities Talk about themselves and their hobbies and Talk about the different local and worldwide content (sports and other activities) interests environmental issues Discuss what’s on TV, at the cinema Give physical and moral descriptions of people Talk about what they can do to help with the environment Talk about films and books – talk about what Talk about their families and friends (professions, they saw and read – express opinions daily routine, activities, special occasions) Research about their local environment and compare with other countries issues Make plans for the week-end Research about different types of families in their culture and in the French culture (marital status, Research and talk about the different causes and Write an email and an informal letter divorce, remarriages) consequences of global warming: pollution, waste, Interact in a dialogue Talk about what they do to help at home deforestation, energies / natural disasters Make a survey about what people do when they Talk about the different causes of conflicts Write an informal letter to a friend about their local have free time and present their work between parents and children / brothers and environment sisters Make a poster to advertise for a club in school Write a letter to a science magazine Write an informal letter and an email to a friend or Understand cultural perspectives on leisure Discuss different solutions to help with the relative activities and how they are integrated in other environment (at home, at school and with the local people’s life Write a letter to a youth magazine community) Use present, past tense / imperfect tense Make a dialogue about family or friends’ Research and discuss about the importance of (―c’était‖) to talk about past activities and discussions and disputes making awareness campaigns describe movies or books, near future tense to Discuss if friendship is possible between girls and Make a poster to advertise for a recycling club make plans boys Make plans with people at school for environmental Research and discuss about the importance of actions (cleaning the beach, save energy, recycle) family and friends in life Make a speech during a school assembly to raise Research about other countries’ family types and awareness about recycling issues relationships Research and discuss other global issues (famine, Make plans for week-ends and holiday with family poverty, diseases, child labour, human rights, war) and friends Make plans about their future (having a family, getting married, profession, where to live) Objectives Use of present tense to describe their Use of present tense to describe themselves, Understand and appropriately use structures favourite activities, past tense to their relationships with families and friends and vocabulary describe past activities and make films and their activities Communicate information, ideas and opinions or books review, future tense to make Use of near future and simple future to plan plans activities and talk about their future Identify main ideas and supporting details and Acquire specific vocabulary, grammar, Use of imperative tense to give draw conclusions from spoken and written structures, expressions and recommendations texts appropriate register to discuss leisure Acquire specific vocabulary, grammar, Engage actively in oral production using activities structures, expressions and appropriate comprehensible pronunciation and intonation Research French magazines and register to discuss relationships websites about other young people’s Research French magazines and websites activities about other young people’s relationships Make presentations, dialogues, Make presentations, dialogues, posters, posters, surveys guides Write emails, informal letters, Write emails, informal letters, journal entries books/films reviews Formative Oral and written tests and quizzes Oral and written tests and quizzes Weekly oral presentations Assessments Homework tasks: grammar and Homework tasks: Work around grammar Quizzes and tests comprehension exercises and vocabulary exercises Input in a common project: team work: create Writing emails or short letters Posters for description of people a wiki to present Barbados, the school and the Posters Interviews with their favourite sports person / problems linked to the environment in the Interviews with their favourite sports with a French movie star region person / with a French movie star Power point presentation: a photo novel (MYP5french@wikispaces.com) Power point presentation about ―my about myself, my family, my friends, my Understand French newspapers and favourite leisure activity‖ favourite activities, what I like and don’t like, magazines articles home life and relationships with the people Research in the francophone world press around me information related to the environment and other global world issues Write reports, letters, posters and articles Summative Criteria A and B – 1. Role-Play – dialogue: a) Criteria A and B Criteria A and B Assessment make plans for an evening or a week-end or b) 1. Role- Play - dialogue: a) You meet a new friend 1. Presentations and debates.. One topic to be Discuss with your family what to watch on TV and you introduce yourself, your family, your picked out of 3 others. 2. Individual oral presentation: ―your favourite leisure activities, where you live and you ask your 2. Individual presentation ―your choice of topic‖ to leisure activity and why it is important in your friends a few questions or b) Discuss with your be prepared before and based on an article or a life‖ 3. General questions about the topic friend about what you do to help around the photo about the environment or natural disasters. ―Entertainment‖ house, what you do with your family at week- 3. General questions about the topic ―Environment‖ Criteria C and D: ends and how you get along with your parents Criteria C and D Writing 1 – Make a poster 2. Individual oral presentation ―Personal 1 writing to choose out of: Writing 2 – Write a letter about leisure activities relationships‖ - talk about your home life, your - a poster Criteria E – Reading and understanding friends or your leisure activities. - a guide of recommendations articles from French magazines 3. General questions about ―Personal 1 writing to choose out of: Text 1 – Leisure activities relationships‖. - a letter Text 2 – TV programmes Criteria C and D - a newspaper article Text 3 – Sports Writing 1 – Fill up a form Criteria E Writing 2 – Write an entry in your journal to talk 3 texts with questions in French about your new friend. Describe your friend. What she/he looks like, why you like her/him, what activities you are doing together. Writing 3 – Write a letter to a problem page. Criteria E Text 1 – Family description Text 2 – Leisure activities Text 3 – Relationships between brothers and sisters Links Whole school unit ―Peace Day‖, Art, Whole school unit ―The United Nations‖ and Language A, Music and PE ―Peace Day‖, Geography, Community service Term 2 Content Healthy living and Past events Home environment and Travel plans Holidays and Tourism Unit Question What makes us feel good? What makes an ideal community? How can we get the best of our holiday and how does technology impact on the way we travel today? Significant The importance to look after yourself and the The students will talk about where they live The students will discuss different types of holiday Concept others. (house, towns, neighbourhood and region). and will compare them with holiday in the past. They will compare where they live with where they used to live and with places in other countries. They will take a look at living conditions in other parts of the francophone world. AOI Health and social education Environment Environment and human ingenuity ATL Communication skills – how to understand and Language-acquisition skills: develop effective Communication skills – how to communicate in a communicate information related to health language-learning strategies holiday situation Writing, reading and speaking skills: using Communication skills – how to interact with other Writing, reading and speaking skills: using specific specific vocabulary and register people from their community (using different vocabulary and register registers) Collaborative skills: working in pairs or groups – Collaborative skills: working in group – research on role-plays, dialogues, presentations Writing, reading and speaking skills: use specific French websites and magazines, discussion/role- vocabulary and appropriate structure plays, weekly inputs in the MYP5 French wiki Technical skills: writing a report, giving advice, using connectives to structure longer texts Collaborative skills: work in pairs – research on Reflection skills: using criteria to asses themselves Internet and local newspapers and their peers’ work Technical skills: how to present a dialogue, a Technical skills: how to write a postcard, a formal leaflet, a questionnaire, an advertisement letter, a newspaper article, make a survey, a list of advice, a speech – how to regroup, compare and analyse different data Subject Talk about past and current healthy habits Talk about where they live, using adjectives Revise names of cities, regions and countries content (using present, imperfect and past tense) Talk about their room, using plus and moins Exchange opinions about different types of holiday Describe parts of the body and a pain or an Talk about the advantages and disadvantages of Describe an ideal holiday or week-end injury (―avoir mal‖) Going where they live, using irregular adjectives Understand and describe weather conditions to the chemist or the doctor’s Learn about Talk about shops and other places in a town Find out and deal with tourist information different health professions Describe an Compare where they used to live and where they Choose and book into a hotel, a youth hostel or accident Talk about food, live now, using the imperfect tense another form of accommodation drinks, sports and addictions Understand and Know something about the geography of France Deal with a problem related to a holiday give advice about healthy habits (imperative and other francophone countries, using the Talk about a present, past or future holiday tense) Learn about the dangers superlative Research about the different ways to plan for a related to an unhealthy lifestyle such as injuries Talk about towns, using on peut/on pourrait + holiday and diseases infinitive Research and discuss about the history and Compare healthy and unhealthy lifestyles in Find the way in a town, using prepositions evolution of transports their community and looking at French Shop for food and clothes, using the partitive Talk using present, imperative, conditional, future speaking countries article and imperative tense and past tenses Talk about places they would like to visit, using je voudrais Make travel arrangements, using near future Objectives Communicate ideas and opinions Understand and appropriately use structures and Understand and appropriately use structures and vocabulary vocabulary Identify main ideas from written and spoken texts, supporting details and draw conclusions Communicate ideas and opinions Communicate information, ideas and opinions Understand and provide information in both Understand and provide information in both Identify main ideas and supporting details and spoken and written situation spoken and written situation draw conclusions from spoken and written texts Take part in informal exchanges related to the Engage actively in oral production using areas of interaction and to cultural issues comprehensible pronunciation and intonation Formative Oral and written tests and quizzes Prepare a presentation on their house and home Role-plays: Visit a travel agency to book for a Assessments Role-plays Describe their ideal home holiday / Call a hotel to book a room Homework tasks: grammar and Draw a scale plan of their room/house and label it Write a postcard from a holiday place comprehension exercises Take a look at living conditions in other parts of Write a letter to a holiday place to complain about Write a journal, an email, a poster a guide, the francophone world using the internet for an incident that occurred during your stay a letter to a magazine, a report research Write for the weather forecast section in your local Read short and more complex texts Design a questionnaire finding out about other newspaper related to healthy habits and diseases people’s views on life in their area Make a survey in your school about favourite Study and make sense of maps in French, and touristic destinations and types of holidays understand basic geographical features Compare your local results with the ones of people Write emails to friends making plans for a local living in a different country event or festival Write an article in your school magazine about: Plan a journey in the future; describe a journey ―Where do French people go for a holiday?‖ they have made Prepare for a fictional travel to France and write a Describe a local event programme Write a travel journal for the destination of your choice Prepare a presentation about ecotourism Summative Criteria A and B: Make a video about Criteria A and B: Hold a conversation in a food Criteria A and B: Role-Play: Visit a tourist office Assessment recommended exercise and life style for or clothes shop, and in the streets of a town with to get information about things to do in the region – persons from different ages and abilities a passer-by Presentation: report on ―the evolution of holiday in Criteria C and D: Prepare a description of town France since the beginning of the 20th century? Criteria C and D: Write a guide of in their region Criteria C and D: Write a brochure to advertise for recommendations for a healthy lifestyle (power Produce a pamphlet giving advice on how to a touristic destination (main attractions, food, point presentation) improve life in their town/area cultural events and others) Criteria E: reading comprehension about an Criteria E: reading comprehension about a Criteria E: Reading comprehension about accident (text 1) and testimonies about town’s attractions (text 1) and testimonies about choosing a type of holiday (text 1) and the new lifestyles around the world (text 2) the advantages and disadvantages to live in a types of travels (text 2) region (text 2) Links PE, biology Geography, technology, music, art Geography, history, technology Term 3 Content Tourism and cultural understanding School and future plans Healthy lifestyle and social issues Unit Question What do I learn through my travels? Why was school invented? What is the importance of languages in communicating about our well-being? Significant The students will learn about a different The students will learn about different school The students will learn about how to build a Concept culture through a virtual holiday in France styles and what makes school life so important balanced and healthy life for themselves and the and will discuss world issues. for their future people around them. They will look at different word issues related to health but also parents, peers and media pressure. AOI Environment Environment Health and social education Community and service Human ingenuity Community and service ATL Communication skills – how to present Presentation skills: present a spoken or written Communication: ability to express their needs and information about a country, how to give information requires organization feelings / give advice to people to help them in opinions about an issue times of illness or crises Ability to write using a range of levels Writing, reading and speaking skills: using Writing skills: write a letter (informal and formal), an specific vocabulary, structures and register, Ability to research information on French email, an advertisement, a magazine article write a formal letter, a brochure, a report websites: how to scan through a long text to find Collaborative skills: working in pairs or teams – key information, use titles, subtitles and pictures Learn to read and listen to French texts for general role-plays, dialogues, debates, presentations to understand a context and specific meanings, as well as learning to draw and reflect on the ATL skills they have learnt conclusions Listening and understanding: how to understand Technical skills: learn to read and search what’s happening in a French movie Thinking: identify problems for themselves or the information through authentic sources, organise others —including deductive reasoning, evaluating them solutions to problems Subject Learn about regions of France, using adjectives Learn about school subjects, timetables and Talk about what they eat and drink content and comparatives facilities Study the parts of the body and talk about injuries, Make travel arrangements, using different Understand expressions of time, referring to the pains and accidents tenses in sentences past, present and future Study the medical professions and emergency Arrange hotel accommodation, using the Talk about school uniform, using adjectives of services conditional colour and what must or musn’t be done Explain what happened and what’s wrong – why Understand a visit to an attraction, using Talk about schools, using irregular forms of the we are not feeling well authentic texts third person plural Talk about medicine and treatments Interact in a visit to a sporting event, using Talk about their school day, using reflexive verbs Talk about a healthy lifestyle verbs with a and de in the present and perfect Learn about French idioms using body parts Learn about schools in different countries, Talk about lost items, using participle agreement Discuss addictions and other problems (bulimia, using possessive adjectives with avoir anorexia and other diseases) – give an opinion Talk about young people and work, using Say how they can contribute to the development Research about stress related diseases and AIDS indirect object pronouns of their school Learn about the French health system Discuss world issues, understanding modal Compare schools in francophone countries, using Talk about family relationships – more practice verbs in the conditional tense negative expressions giving opinions Learn about religion in France, giving opinions Give and exchange opinions about school life Learn about world organisations and charities on a topical issue Talk about school exchange programmes (MSF, Red cross) Know some human rights activists, understand Talk about the importance of studying languages Seeking a job (as a volunteer) authentic texts Talk about their plans, using the future tense Advertisements ( to promote a campaign) Problems appropriate to age, experience, interests Different family situations, issues associated with equal opportunities: gender or race, at school or at work Issues associated with media pressure, peer pressure and parental pressure and expectations Objectives Communicate ideas and opinions by Understand and appropriately use structures and Engage actively in oral production using developing a better understanding of the nature vocabulary comprehensible pronunciation and intonation of the language Communicate ideas and opinions Communicate information, ideas and opinions Identify main ideas from written and spoken texts, supporting details and draw conclusions Understand and provide information in both spoken and written situation Demonstrate comprehension of specific factual Develop curiosity, interest and enjoyment of information and attitudes, expressed in spoken Take part in informal exchanges related to the and written contexts French areas of interaction and to cultural issues Offer insights into the life and civilizations of the communities where French is spoken Formative Write an e-mail to make a reservation in a hotel Read and recreate a school timetable Role-plays: Ask a chemist about a treatment / A Assessments Perform a dialogue talking about a visit to an Draw a plan of their school and a brochure visit to a doctor / Dialogue with your school nurse attraction advertising it Make a survey in their school about lifestyles Write a report on a sports event Write a paragraph about their school life for a Compare healthy and unhealthy lifestyles In pairs, talk about advantages and French website Send an email to their school director to submit a disadvantages of two different school systems Interview friends about their school life healthy menu for the canteen Rewrite an article changing the point of view Discuss the school rules with a friend Write a brochure about ―your health and your Create a quiz Write a letter to the principal for suggesting new holiday‖ to give people before they travel Create a presentation about a human rights rules in their school Write a letter to their parents from an hospital to tell activist Design their ideal school uniform them about an accident while in holiday Discuss the idea of an ideal school Make a cartoon to describe a silly accident and Create a storyboard about their daily life consequences Write a lost property announcement for a notice Make a poster to advertise the dangers of a board, and claim back lost property in a specific unhealthy behaviour (smoking or stress) lost/found office Prepare a presentation about the health system in Understand visual and written programmes on France – compare with their country the internet about francophone countries Invent a cartoon about the history of School Prepare a video broadcast describing their school for the school website Prepare a programme for the visit of another school Summative Criteria A and B: Improvise a dialogue in pairs Criteria A and B: Dialogue about your school Criteria A and B: Conversation at a cafe with Assessment discussing travel arrangements, prepare a uniform, teachers and rules – group discussion friends about addictions / make a speech debate about a controversial issue after watching the film Les choristes presentation to raise awareness about a world Criteria C and D: Write a letter of complaints to Criteria C and D: Make a brochure to advertise issue a hotel, Prepare a tourist brochure about a your school – Write a letter to talk about your Criteria C and D: Write an article in their school place they know future plans magazine about: ―A list of recommendations to Criteria E: reading comprehension about the Criteria E: reading comprehension about a keep fit?‖ / Write a letter to a world organisation to description of a region (text 1) and racism (text school exchange programme become a volunteer 2) Criteria E: reading comprehension about health related professions Links Geography, Language A, Art, Music Technology Biology, Humanities