The Lesson Plan

Newsletter for French I & Spanish I


My name is Elizabeth John and I will be your child's teacher this year in French I or Spanish I. If you're reading this, then you have been successfully added to my mailing list. I hope to publish this newsletter on a regular basis to update you on the happenings of our class, so I hope you stayed tuned for more upcoming issues!

"To have another language is to possess a second soul." --Charlemagne

Meet Your Teacher: Elizabeth John

  • MS in Education, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • BA in French & Spanish, Dillard University, New Orleans, LA
  • Teaching 18 years
  • Certified K-12 French
  • Studied five foreign languages: French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Portuguese

Stay Informed!

Please visit my webpage from the school's website for a wealth of information from your course curriculum, documents such as syllabi and pacing guides, as well as links (organized by subject then by unit/chapter) for learning resources and enrichment activities. An assignment calendar for each subject has been included, and you can sign-up for e-alerts to keep abreast of upcoming assignments, tests and quizzes and their due dates.

In upcoming issues...

I hope to highlight the work and progress of the students via work samples, photos, or videos. For now, please view the videos below for a quick overview into some of the countries we're learning about this year. Enjoy!

Spanish I: A quick tour of Mexico

Bienvenido a Mexico - Tour de Mexico - Welcome to Mexico
Thank you to those parents who came out an attended the "Success in the Foreign Language Classroom" parent orientation on Thursday, August 8! Hopefully the information and presentation was useful and will help both you and your student succeed in class.

French I: A Tour of Paris Monuments

Paris monuments