Thursday, January 31, 2013

Quels artistes !

Normally I ask you not to doodle on the white boards, but lately I have been saying just the opposite!  Here are some of the great drawings you have made in class based on instructions I gave you in French:

Dessinez un monstre avec trois têtes, trois cous, quatre jambes, etc.

For those of you reading who aren't my students, Coco had her eyes closed while the class told her different body parts to draw.  The result is a very "abstract" work of art!

C'est le printemps, il fait du soleil !

C'est l'hiver,il neige !

The white boards and Smart board aren't the only places you have been "artistic" in class.  Take a look at these fantastic homework assignments labeling the body parts in French!

Monday, January 21, 2013

French Club Cheese Tasting!

French Club was another great success on Friday, thanks to all the students and parents who brought in cheese, crackers, baguette, and French beverages to share.  After building up an appetite while watching two short videos about French cheese, Mr. Ballan stopped in and shared his fond memories of sampling French cheese with a family in France.  Then it was time to eat - and eat we did!  Brie, Camembert, Gruyère, Emmentaler, Bleu, Chèvre, and Boursin, along with fresh baguette, crackers, limonade, and Orangina!

Monday, January 14, 2013

Un voyage virtuel à Paris !

Although it was a challenge navigating sites entirely in French, it was a great way for you to imagine yourselves in a real life situation using only what French you know, and once you got the hang of it, you realized it wasn't so hard after all!

Friday, January 4, 2013

La fête des rois !

Today we celebrated Three Kings Day, or La Fête des Rois.  Here are some of our "rois" and "reines"!

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Bonne année !

Happy New Year!  Here are some photos from our holiday celebration before break.

Singing carols in French and Spanish with Sra. Meade's class

Petits Fours

Bûche de Noël

Singing "Vive le vent"

Bûche de Noël