lundi 705 9h00 -10h00
lundi 704 10h00-11h00
A) On Friday, students wrote a mini-evaluation called an entrance/exit pass to test their knowlege of the rules of when to use the Feminine Article "la"(une).
B) Students wrote in their writing journals on Friday.
C) Students who finished before the end of class were asked to choose between silent reading or choosing another topic from their writing topics and to write in their writing journal.
A) Students started off with 10 minutes of silent reading ( on a timer)
B) I returned the corrected entrance and exit slips to students. Students who did not do very well were asked to spend more time reviewing and studying the five tricks we learned, firther, this week. ( Please see the student handout) entitled "Le/La". The version attached is in English for the sake of parents. the students received a copy with instructions in French.
C) We reviewed the quiz.
D) We are continuing to look at rules concerning ARTICLES and when to use Le or La. WE looked at the first 5 rules or tricks for how to remember when to use The Masculine article "Le"(un). Students are responsible for studying , reviewing and memorizeing the first 5 this week. There will be an entrance/exit pass on Friday October 5th to test them on the first 5 Masculine Rules. Found on the sheet but also found, below.
Basic rule, if it doesn’t end in E, it’s masculine (again, about 90% correct). However, it’s masculine if it also ends with the following E’s :
1. GRAMME le programme, le kilogramme
2. AGE le fromage, mon âge, le voyage, le recyclage, le village BUT la plage
3. PHONE le téléphone, le microphone
4. LE le portable, le sable, le baffle (speaker), l’oncle BUT la règle (rule/r), la table
la ville, la pile (battery), la balle
5. TRE le centre, le ventre (stomach), le mètre, un être (a being), un hêtre (oak)
BUT la montre (watch), la vitre (window pane), la fenêtre, la lettre
E) LES VERBES - REVISION ( Review)
Recently, we reviewed The Indicatif Present of Regular "ER" Verbes ( also known as 1er groupe)
Today, we looked at the verbs avoir, être, faire, aller
705 Copied notes including the conjugations for the four verbs listed above.
704 Copied notes for the conjugations for avoir and être
Coming up in class on WEdnesday, we will continue to review these verbs and students will do some practice exercises to help solidify their knowlege of how to conjugate these verbs in the present tense.
704 & 705 FLA - Continue to review Study the Basic rules for Feminine nouns ( when to use la or une). Especially if you scored a 2+ or lower on your entrance slip.
Entrance/Exit Slip Friday October 20th on first 5 rules of MASCULINE ARTICLES "Le"(un)
* Tomorrow is library day. Do not forget your books for book exchange in the library.
Tomorrow we will be looking at Reading Strategy #3 ( which you will complete in your Reading Journal/Journal de Lecture) when we are in the library.