The Ideal Portfolio
If I no longer had any restrictions....
In a grade 9 Core French class
Criteria: Most proud of; most growth from beginning of semester, at midpoint, at end; most creative, best demonstration of authentic speech; what needs to be improved
Specific Products: Francophonie assignment, infomercial, 4 corners discussion of a current news article/video, poems, emails, discussion boards, text interpretation.
The Key Learnings
- the level (of speaking, reading ,writing, comprehension) that they came in with and how they have grown (or not) in each category through the semester
- their knowledge of the French speaking world (la Francophonie) has grown
- their use of authentic French has increased (idiomatic expressions, natural dialogue, impromptu questioning)
- metacognition is key