Week 3 - February 1 - 5

French I - Spring 2016

La Troisième Semaine

Welcome back to Week 3 (or Week 22 for YL students)! Things should begin calming down for Traditional students this week as enrollment draws to a close. Read below for more information about the coming week! All assignments are due this Friday, February 5.

Traditional Block

This week students will finish Unit 2: Le Jour et La Date. Using the vocabulary they learned last week, students will begin writing full dates this week. They will also learn how to express likes and dislikes, and will be exposed to some history and culture of Paris. Assignments due this week include:

1. Le Jour et La Date, Speaking 2A

2. Le Jour et La Date, Discussion 2B

3. Le Jour et La Date, Writing 2C

4. Le Jour et La Date, Section 2 Quiz

5. Le Jour et La Date, Writing 3A

6. Le Jour et La Date, Speaking 3B

7. Le Jour et La Date, Discussion 3C

8. Le Jour et La Date, Section 3 Quiz

9. Le Jour et La Date, Unit Exam

Year Long:

This week year-long students will continue finish in Unit 6: Les Endroits and begin Unit 7: La Famille. As a part of this unit, students will research French holidays and celebrations and compose an essay comparing French and American traditions. Assignments due this week include:

1. Les Endroits, Unit Exam

2 . La Famille, Project 1B

3. La Famille, TPR Quiz

4. La Famille, Discussion 1D

To accommodate various schedules across the state, enrollment for Traditional Block courses has been extended through 2/3. Teachers are aware of the challenges facing students who missed school due to inclement weather. We are committed to working with students on an individual basis to help them get caught up. New enrollees are encouraged to make contact with their teacher as soon as possible, and maintain daily contact until they are current on all work.

There will be a progress report for ALL students next Tuesday, February 9 (available in registration Thursday, February 11). Please contact your child's school for information on progress report distribution.
As a part of the requirements of the course, students are expected to attend live sessions with any French I instructor (1 session/unit). The dates/times of live sessions will be provided in this section of the newsletter each week. Instructors will communicate with students in course announcements should there be any change.

* Monday 2/1 @ 11:30am w/ Mme Claire Driscoll ( Unit 2)
* Monday 2/1 @ 4pm w/ Mme Mary Hansbrough (Unit 2)
* Tuesday 2/2 @ 8pm w/ Mme Melissa Harrelson (Unit 2)
* Wednesday 2/3 @ 8pm w/ Mme Karen Miller (Unit 2)
* Thursday 2/4 @ @ 4pm w/ Mme Erin Tyson (Unit 2)
* Friday 2/5 @ 9am w/ Mme Ashley Padgett (Unit 6 - YL Schedule)

Note that while the course calendars for Tradition, Early Calendar and Year-Long courses do not align, students may choose to attend any live session of their choosing. Students are also welcome to attend more than one session for extra practice! Students need to log in with both first and last name to ensure they receive credit for attendance. Those who phone in using the teleconference option need to identify themselves to the instructor presenting so their attendance is documented!
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Nos Anniversaires

Sections 1 & 2 - Mme Claire Driscoll

"Mon signe du zodiaque est Le Scorpion (Scorpio). Je suis née le trois novembre!"

Section 3 - Mme Mary Hansbrough

"Mon anniversaire est le trente avril; je suis Taureau (Taurus)!"

Section 4 - Mme Melissa Harrelson

"Je suis née le treize janvier. Je suis Capricorne (Capricorn)!"

Section 6 - Mme Jean McDaniel

"Je suis Balance (Libra)! Mon anniversaire est le deux octobre!"

Section 7 & YL Section 1 - Mme Susan Cowan

Section 8 - Mme Karen Miller

"Je suis née sous le signe du Lion (Leo). Mon anniversaire est le trois août!"

YL Section 2 - Mme Laura Summers

"Mon anniversaire est le vingt-deux mars!"

YL Section 3 - Mme Ashley Padgett

"Je suis Poissons (Pisces). Mon anniversaire est le deux mars."