French 10 (Mme. Henneveld)

French 10 Course Overview2016-17 spring Francais 10 eNotes for Students and Parents Mme Henneveld   le 2 juin Wow.  The semester is coming to a close and in French 10 there are several important dates coming up.   Students are working hard to complete play presentations, and at the same time are completing activities.   Many students need to be working at home on this.   There will be a final test on our play next Friday, June 9, and the best way to study for this is to complete the activities. As well, we have been learning the past tense.  Students have a test on DR MRS VANDERTRAMP this Tuesday, June 6. This coming week we will put together a review package for the final exams.   The week of June 12 we will be having our oral exam, so students are reviewing their list of 'questions orales'.   As well that week we will have our listening exam.   There is not much studying happening for that.  During exam week, students will write the final exam and do some reflection on the semester using the contents of their portfolios. Please feel free to email me with any questions or concerns. Merci! Madame Henneveld le 24 mai Bonjour!   Students this week are finishing up their endings to the play (Un Garcon Populaire) with their groups.   Videotaping of the presentation of the play will happen next week.   Lines are being learned and activities are being worked on.  As well, we are practicing 'questions orales', reviewing vocabulary and learning more about the past tense. Have a great week! Madame Henneveld le 15 mai Bonjour.   This week in French 10 we have a vocab test on Wednesday, May 17, on liste B.   We are working hard on learning our lines for the play and this week will work as groups on writing an ending for the play that will be acted out with the play. As well this week, we continue to learn the past tense, with a focus on the verb 'Etre'.  And we are practicing our 'questions orales'. Have a great week! Madame Henneveld   le 8 mai Bonjour!   We are well into our new play, 'Un Garcon Populaire', and students are learning their lines with their groups.   We are working on activities and learning new vocabulary.  The next quiz, for liste B, is next Wednesday, May 17. Our list of 'questions orales' is complete, so we are now practicing oral conversations regularly.  As well, there is an oral conversational component based on the play.   Students may take their folders home to practice this. Have a great May week! madame henneveld   le 13 avril Bonjour!  In French 10 this week, we have enjoyed a few group presentations of the play (on video) and will see the rest next week.  Meanwhile, we are completing activities and working on the final project of the play which is a choice from a variety of ways to creatively retell the story of 'Qui Arrive Ce Soir?'.  The final test has already been written, and all students did well.  We look forward to starting our new play next week! I wish everyone a blessed and meaningful Easter. Madame Henneveld   le 27 mars Welcome back!  I hope everyone had a good break.  In French 10 this week we are doing lots of review to get back into it.  We are reviewing lots of grammar and spelling rules, and we are working hard on our play.   Students are busy finishing up their endings for the play and learning their lines.   We will begin to talk about how to present the plays and i am encouraging the students to really work at memorizing as best as they can. We continue to work on liste C, and the test will be this week Thursday, March 30.  Here is the list: qacs vocab liste C Have a great week! Madame Henneveld   le 6 mars Bonjour!  In French 10 this week we are reviewing the verbs 'Avoir' and 'Etre', and there will be a test on Wednesday.  Students will write this test until they achieve a perfect score, and hopefully that will be everyone before Friday.  Here is the test: avoir et etre test As well this week we continue to work on our play in groups and we will begin to work on our unique endings to the story.   Students are working on activities in class and some students are bringing them home to work on before spring break. We begin our new vocabulary list but the test will be after the break.  As well we are reviewing lots of spelling and grammar guidelines and after spring break we will learn how to make (and recognize) the past tense.   I wish everyone a good break. Madame Henneveld le 27 fevrier Bonjour!  This week we continue in French 10 with reviewing new vocabulary, practicing grammar skills, and continuing to add to our list of 'questions orales'.   We have begun our second vocab list: qacs vocab liste b avec anglais The quiz for this list will be this Thursday, March 2. As well this week, we will continue with the play and activities, and will look at favourite roles in preparation for groups and learning lines. Have a great week! Madame Henneveld   le 20 fevrier Bonjour!   This week in French 10 we will have our first vocabulary quiz, for liste A, on Wednesday, February 22.   The list is attached below. As well this week, we continue to become familiar with our first play, and start activities based on the play.  Our list of 'questions orales' is growing and we practice these regularly.  Students are quickly becoming more proficient and using more French in class. Have a great week! Madame Henneveld     le 6 fevrier Bonjour grade 10 students!   Along with the video of our new play (see below), please look over our first vocabulary list, as attached here, with the English.  There will be a quiz on this vocabulary next week. qacs vocab liste a Also, please keep in mind the Open House French cafe which will be held next Thursday (the 16th).  Any help will be appreciated.  As well, if parents would like to bake cookies for this event, i will sign off on volunteer hours. Merci! Madame Henneveld   le 5 fevrier Ooh la la!   La neige!   I hope everyone enjoys their extra day(s?) off with this snow, and stays safe.   This week in French 10 we will continue with review, get to know our new play, 'Qui Arrive Ce Soir?', and begin our first vocabulary list.    To make up for lost time, i have found a copy of a performance of this play on Youtube.  It is performed by a group of students from the Netherlands, another country which uses the same French program that we do.   Have a look, and try to get a sense of the story: Have a good week, Madame Henneveld   le 31 janvier Bonjour!   Welcome to French 10!  I try to update this website weekly to let you know what is happening in class and to attach any essential information for work that needs to happen at home. This week, in French 10, we are reviewing and slowly waking up the French vocabulary that lies dormant in our brains.  We are looking at how a dictionary works, and we will start looking at our new play (Qui Arrive Ce Soir?) before the end of the week.  As well, we are establishing some routine part of our class, such as 'questions orales' and journal writing.   For more about our program and curriculum, see the overview and notes attached above. Merci, and have a great week! Madame Henneveld  

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