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KS3 Modern Foreign Languages : French

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Key Stage 3 Course Information Page

Course Name : KS3 French

Curriculum Content

 

Year group Term Topic Key vocabulary
8 Autumn Me and my family Greetings, name, age, birthdays, days of the week, months of the year, numbers 1-31.

Alphabet.

Family and their names and age.

Adjectives to describe family members.

The present tense

French festivals/culture.

8 Spring My School Telling the time.

Daily routine.

School subjects.

Opinions and justifications.

Food and drink.

Adjectives to describe food and drink.

The present tense and the near future tense.

French festivals/culture.

8 Summer Sports and hobbies Sports, hobbies and free time activities.

Weather.

Opinions and justifications.

The present tense, the near future tense and the conditional tense.

French festivals/culture.

9 Autumn Who am I? Physical description.

Personality types.

What I was like when I was younger.

Opinions and justifications.

The present tense, the near future tense, the perfect  tense and the imperfect tense.

French festivals/culture.

9 Spring Hobbies and media Activities that you do in your free time.

Time phrases.

Comparatives.

The present tense, the future tense  and the imperfect tense.

More complex opinions and justifications.

French festivals/culture.

9 Summer Daily life Describing your daily life.

General clothing and going shopping.

Using modal verbs.

The present tense, the near future tense, the conditional tense and the perfect tense.

More complex opinions and justifications.

French festivals/culture.

How Classes are Grouped

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Classes are grouped by ability using whole school data. Movement across bands and sets is subject to timetabling and approval from the Lead Professional.

Regular departmental discussion take place to monitor progress and achievement.

Classes are grouped by ability using whole school data. Movement across bands and sets is subject to timetabling and approval from the Lead Professional.

Regular departmental discussion take place to monitor progress and achievement.

Assessment (including homework)

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Formal assessments are completed in two skills at the end of each unit of work.

The results are shared with pupils and noted on the progress tracking sheet at the front of their exercise books.

Pupils will know how they achieved in a range of skills at the end of each unit.

For homework students must complete reflective study after each lesson.

They will also be asked to complete a range of short tasks to extend listening, reading , speaking and writing skills.

Homework may include practice exercises on topics being covered; learning by heart; research; creative tasks.

Formal assessments are completed in two skills at the end of each unit of work.

The results are shared with pupils and noted on the progress tracking sheet at the front of their exercise books.

Pupils will know how they achieved in a range of skills at the end of each unit.

For homework students must complete reflective study after each lesson.

They will also be asked to complete a range of short tasks to extend listening, reading , speaking and writing skills.

Homework may include practice exercises on topics being covered; learning by heart; research; creative tasks.

 

How to Support Your Daughter

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  • Ensure that your daughter completes her reflective study after each lesson.
  • Encourage your daughter to practise dialogues aloud at home
  • KS3 subject information page for website 2016-17
  • Encourage your daughter to learn her vocabulary using the Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check technique.
  • Test your daughter on spellings and meanings of new words and encourage her to practise her dialogues aloud.

 

 

 

  • Ensure that your daughter completes her reflective study after each lesson.
  • Encourage your daughter to practise dialogues aloud at home
  • KS3 subject information page for website 2016-17
  • Encourage your daughter to learn her vocabulary using the Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check technique.
  • Test your daughter on spellings and meanings of new words and encourage her to practise her dialogues aloud.