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Community and Neighborhood

Reproducible Thematic Unit in French with English Directions

Janelle Charles Douglas Moore

32 pages
Proficiency Press
Title Description- The Community and Neighborhood Reproducible Thematic Unit in French with English directions is comprised of novice-level activities, emphasizing real-life situations in which students interact in the target language, addressing twenty-first century skills in second language acquisition. They include listening, speaking, reading, writing, puzzles, and authentic scenarios. A teacher's reference core vocabulary for each unit, and suggested class fun activities are also added. Aligning the material in this ebook to the Common Core Standards through The Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century, one or more of the three modes of communication: Interpersonal, Interpretive or Presentational, is indicated for each activity accompanied by the National Standard/s utilized in the activity.
Author Bio
Janelle Charles graduated from Pace University with her first Master's of Science in Teaching Adolescent Foreign Language Education. Ms. Charles was at the top of her Master's class at Pace University with a 3.8 cumulative index. She just finished a Master's Program at Middlebury in French linguistics and literature, which concluded in Poitiers, France.Mr. Douglas Moore (BA in Spanish, MA in Teaching of English as a Second Language, Queens College, and has studied at the University of Valencia, Spain); PD in Educational Leadership; has co-authored Curriculum Guides for the Sewanhaka District and piloted The Exploratory Language Program in Spanish and French for Jericho Public Schools. He has co-authored the Teacher's Handbook in Spanish, Portfolio Assessment, Te Toca a Ti, Sígueme, Dos Pasos Adelante, Authentic Assessment for the Intermediate Level, It's Your Turn to Speak English and Internet Tasks for Second Language Students. In addition, he has presented numerous workshops on communicative techniques and on the Internet. Mr. Moore currently teaches junior and senior high school Spanish in the Great Neck South School District. He also has taught Spanish at Suffolk Community College and ESL at BOCES in Nassau County. He is an active member of NYSAFLT, LILT, and AATSP (past treasurer).