French Curriculum

Illustration of French flag and dictionary

Year 3

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Ask someone’s name and give our name

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Be able to ask someone’s name with a rising tone

 

Sentence building

  • Introduce je suis as alternative to je m’appelle

 

Knowledge about language

  • Date written in lower case

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • To be able to say greetings and ask/give info about how someone is feeling

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Say ç in ça va and français

 

Sentence building

  • Be able to say name and how I am feeling

 

Knowledge about language

  • French has accents on some letters

Week 3

Vocabulary

  • List numbers 1-10 from memory and state our age

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pronounce numbers correctly

 

Sentence building

  • Introduce ourselves, say how we feel and/or how old we are

 

Knowledge about language

  • Be aware that most words have silent letters at the end

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • Learn days of the week

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Focus on vowels

 

Sentence building

  • Say my favourite day and guess the teacher’s

 

Knowledge about language

  • Notice that French vowels are shorter in comparison to English ones

Week 5

French residential

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • Name 6 fruits

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Refocus on vowels when pronouncing fruits

 

Sentence building

  • Learn c’est = this is to introduce a small list

 

Knowledge about language

  • Nouns are either masculine or feminine

Week 7

Vocabulary

  • Consolidate our knowledge

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Practise saying words from Knowledge Organiser

 

Sentence building

  • Play word-building games – say a sentence of 3-5+ words

 

Knowledge about language

  • Pool what we have learned so far as a class

Week 8

Vocabulary

  • Capture the gist of a famous story The Hungry Caterpillar

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Read short phrases aloud from the PPT story

 

Sentence building

  • Predict a short phrase on the next slide

 

Knowledge about language

  • Identify the meaning of unknown words from their similarity to English

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Name months of the year

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pronounce months correctly

 

Sentence building

  • Say which month my birthday is in

 

Knowledge about language

  • Months are written in lower case (like days)

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • Be able to say our birthday

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Focus on vowels contained in names of months

 

Sentence building

  • Choose your birthday number from Knowledge Organiser

 

Knowledge about language

  • Focus on é in two of the months (‘accent’)

Week 3

Vocabulary

  • Recap knowledge about months and birthdays
  • Introduce idea of ‘third person’

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Correct pronunciation of mon anniversaireand son anniversaire

 

Sentence building

  • Use the connective mais = but

 

Knowledge about language

  • French uses pronouns for he and she (il/elle)

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • Sing along to a birthday song and ask someone when their birthday is

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Be able to follow/copy model accent in song

 

Sentence building

  • Try to add another line to the song

 

Knowledge about language

  • Observe that ordinal numbers can be the same as cardinal ones

Week 5

Vocabulary

  • Revise for End of Term assessment

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Review vowel sounds

 

Sentence building

  • Create sentences using the KO

 

Knowledge about language

  • Pupils volunteer what they have learned so far

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • Autumn Test

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Assessment via outcome

 

Sentence building

  • Assessment via outcome

 

Knowledge about language

  • Go through self-assessment sheet together

Week 7

Vocabulary

  • Feedback and Self-assessment
  • Learn Christmas carol Vive le Vent

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pupils reflect on own progress

 

Sentence building

  • Going through test together for diagnostic purposes

 

Knowledge about language

  • French Christmas customs

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Name 8 parts of the body

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Identify a new accent over tête

 

Sentence building

  • Introduce a body part using c’est = this is

 

Knowledge about language

  • Recognise there are different determiners le / la / l’ / les

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • Recall parts of the body and introduce ailments

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Dramatise ailments with body language

 

Sentence building

  • Sing Heads, shoulders, knees and toes in French

 

Knowledge about language

  • Be aware that music and song can help us learn a language

Week 3

Vocabulary

  • Name up to 9 colours and 6 objects in our pencil case

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • The adjective sometimes changes its spelling

 

Sentence building

  • Challenge each other to say up to 3 objects with their colour

 

Knowledge about language

  • When describing an object’s colour, the adjective comes AFTER the noun

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • State what I have / don’t have in my pencil case

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Recall the correct determiners when writing

 

Sentence building

  • In writing, be able to list a series of objects in my pencil case + a colour

 

Knowledge about language

  • Differentiate between a positive and negative statement

Week 5

Vocabulary

  • Practise saying the French alphabet

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Focus on vowel sounds and correct articulation

 

Sentence building

  • Spell out our names (and others’) using the alphabet

 

Knowledge about language

  • Compare vowels in English and French and notice which consonants are similar

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • Become more familiar with the alphabet

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Repeat sounds of more than one letter correctly (eu / au)

 

Sentence building

  • Participate in word games for pronunciation such as le pendu (hangman)

 

Knowledge about language

  • Letters can sound different when they are alone compared to inside a word

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Respond to classroom instructions

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • -ez (ay sound) can indicate an instruction or command

 

Sentence building

  • K.O used to construct sentences and recap

 

Knowledge about language

  • We practise listening before speaking before reading before writing (WHY?)

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • Describe certain objects in my classroom

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pronounce il y a = there is /are correctly

 

Sentence building

  • We use et = and to join phrases and sentences

 

Knowledge about language

  • The plural of un / une is des = some
  • There is a negative version of il y ail n’y a pas de (extension)

Week 3

Vocabulary

  • Compare school in France and the UK

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Listen out for words you might know in the film about a Marseilles primary school

 

Sentence building

  • Prepare to list up to five things you heard j’ai entendu

 

Knowledge about language

  • Identify any new words you heard in the video which you might be able to guess the meaning of

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • Describe how many things there are in my classroom (State numbers up to 12)

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Recall the rule of silent last letters (especially plural -s)

 

Sentence building

  • Complete a piece of writing (using a writing frame)

 

Knowledge about language

  • Be able to use the correct determiners for masculine, feminine or singular / plural nouns

Week 5

Vocabulary

  • Revise / Review Language

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Recall alphabet sounds and vowels

 

Sentence building

  • Refer to K.Os

 

Knowledge about language

  • Pool our knowledge (Pupil-led assisted by T)

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • Spring Test

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Assessment via outcome

 

Sentence building

  • Correcting together

 

Knowledge about language

  • Self-assessment

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Say what household pets I have / don’t have

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Say animal words with the correct determiner

 

Sentence building

  • Recall the connectives et = and; mais = but

 

Knowledge about language

  • The negative form of j’ai (I have) = je n’ai pas de (I don’t have)

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • Describe the colour of animals

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Remember that plural nouns must go with a plural adjective (often adding an -s)

 

Sentence building

  • Describe an imaginary animal with unusual features (extra body parts and colours)

 

Knowledge about language

  • Recall that adjectives of colour come AFTER the noun they describe

Week 3

Vocabulary

  • Collect information about how many pets we have

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • State the numbers of pupils’ pets together with a silent plural -s

 

Sentence building

  • Be able to introduce lists using various openers: il y a / j’ai / nous avons

 

Knowledge about language

  • Recognise that we do not need to use an article when we are using a number before a noun (e.g. trois chiens)

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • Be able to follow a French fairy tale (Bookbox : La Princesse Fermière)

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Re-introduce the feature of accents and highlight the accent going up / down over the letter e

 

Sentence building

  • List up to five animals / objects you have seen in the video (+ colours)

 

Knowledge about language

  • Identify word classes from language found in the story noun / adjective / verb

Week 5

Vocabulary

  • Consolidate numbers 1-12 and extend to 20

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Practise our numbers by playing  cocorico

 

Sentence building

  • Make comparisons to mathematical functions in English: + (plus), – (moins), ÷ (divisé par), x (multiplié par)

 

Knowledge about language

  • Examine how numbers 17-19 are formed (10 + 7; 10 + 8; 10 + 9)

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • Carousel to practise speaking, reading and writing

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Miming / Drama games to stimulate oracy on the subject of pets and numbers

 

Sentence building

  • Construct sentences using K.O to fix knowledge from this half-term

 

Knowledge about language

  • Pool our knowledge (pupil-led with support from T)

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Be able to order snacks in a café

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Use tone of voice to convey politeness

 

Sentence building

  • Complete a short café dialogue using a frame

 

Knowledge about language

  • Recognise the importance of using correct forms of address to those serving

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • Identify prices in a café and work with French money

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Focus on the expression s’il vous plaît and its abbreviation svp

 

Sentence building

  • Use K.O for support with higher numbers

 

Knowledge about language

  • Be aware of what a currency is; how prices in France are expressed in euros and cents

Week 3

Vocabulary

  • Consolidate language of the café

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Act out dialogues in small groups with or without peer feedback

 

Sentence building

  • Re-order/re-construct simple café dialogue in pairs

 

Knowledge about language

  • Observe how we use tone of voice to express meaning when we do not know the exact words

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • Sing a song about being hungry Jai faim

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Be able to repeat phrases sung by a native French speaker

 

Sentence building

  • Devise an extra line / verse to the song

 

Knowledge about language

  • Appreciate how music can help us remember new words better

Week 5

Vocabulary

  • Revise / Review Language

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Recall key sounds from half-term

 

Sentence building

  • Refer to K.Os

 

Knowledge about language

  • Pool our knowledge (Pupil-led assisted by T)

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • End of Year Test

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Assessment via outcome

 

Sentence building

  • Correcting together

 

Knowledge about language

  • Self Assessment

Autumn 1

Greetings and numbers 1-10

Autumn 2

Days, months and birthday

Spring 1

Alphabet and parts of the body

Spring 2

Classroom objects

Summer 1

Colours and pets

Summer 2

Café snacks and drinks

Year 4

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Rules and expectations
  • Sing song of introductions Bonjour, salut’

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Sing verses with good pronunciation

 

Sentence building

  • Add extra verse with info about self

 

Knowledge about language

  • Elicit 3 facts about French or France to tell a Year 3 pupil

 

Revision

  • Basic greetings, say how you are, give name incl. je suis

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • Name siblings and up to 6 members of the family

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • /è/ found in mère, frère, père

 

Sentence building

  • List immediate members of our family, linked by et

 

Knowledge about language

  • Pay attention to rising tone when asking a question

 

Revision

  • J’ai / je n’ai pas de = I have / don’t have

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • Give detail when describing family members

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Continue focus on /è/ grave accent

 

Sentence building

  • Use a  linking word to lengthen sentences qui

 

Knowledge about language

  • Be aware if 1st and 3rd  person: je > il / elle

 

Revision

  • Recall 5 vowel sounds

Week 3

Vocabulary

  • Describe physical appearance

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Remember how adjectives can change spelling according to masculine or feminine nouns

 

Sentence building

  • Use linking words qui / et to extend sentences

 

Knowledge about language

  • Be aware of 1st, 2nd, 3rd parts of verb ‘to be’ Je suis / tu es/ il (elle) est

 

Revision

  • Review what accents are: é and è

Week 5

French residential

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • Practise the reading skill

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Read finished re-ordered text aloud with a  partner

 

Sentence building

  • Show comprehension by re-ordering text about families

 

Knowledge about language

  • Be aware of many silent letters in written language

 

Revision

  • Revise how we say our age : j’ai _ ans

Week 7

Vocabulary

  • Say what belongs to us (possession)

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Use correct pronunciation when playing Happy Families

 

Sentence building

  • Introduce family members from cue cards

 

Knowledge about language

  • French do not use Saxon genitive with apostrophe

 

Revision

  • Re-introduce il y a = there is / are

Week 8

Vocabulary

  • Describe some inhabitants of the rain forest

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pronounce the sounds -in / –on / â

 

Sentence building

  • List as many animals as you can

 

Knowledge about language

  • We can use des as a plural determiner to mean ‘some’

 

Revision

  • Revise the soft sound ç (cedilla)

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Describe our eyes and hair

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Focus on –eux and elision: les yeux

 

Sentence building

  • Challenge each other to describe both eyes and hair

 

Knowledge about language

  • Remind ourselves that colours must agree with nouns

 

Revision

  • Revise colours

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • Give info about a family member in the 3rd person

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Explain why we sometimes hear last letter: Il a les yeux bleus

 

Sentence building

 

  • Be able to personalise model sentences in 3rd person

 

Knowledge about language

  • If we use a proper name we don’t need pronouns as well: Jake a les yeux bruns

 

Revision

  • Review parts of the Body

Week 3

Vocabulary

  • Say what the weather is like

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Be able to pronounce key question: Quel temps fait-il? with a rising tone

 

Sentence building

  • Use key adverbs of time : en ce moment = at the moment, aujourd’hui = today

 

Knowledge about language

  • Be aware of the meaning of the key verb fait = makes

 

Revision

  • Recall days of the week

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • Describe the four seasons

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Focus on rhyming letters in order to find the correct endings to sentences

 

Sentence building

  • Complete an exercise of rhyming words

 

Knowledge about language

  • Same sounds are not always made up of the same letters

 

Revision

  • Who can remember the months in each season?

Week 5

Vocabulary

  • Revise / Review Language

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Recall key sounds from half-term

 

Sentence building

  • Refer to K.Os

 

Knowledge about language

  • Pool our knowledge (Pupil-led assisted by T)

 

Revision

  • Numbers 1-20

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • Autumn Term Test

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Assessment via outcome

 

Sentence building

  • Correcting together

 

Knowledge about language

  • Self Assessment

 

Revision

  • Revision

Week 7

Vocabulary

  • Christmas customs

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pronounce festive greetings and and vocab correctly

 

Sentence building

  • Write appropriate greetings in festive cards

 

Knowledge about language

 

  • Compare festival days in UK and Francewith nouns

 

Revision

  • Xmas quiz

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Find out what French call modes of transport

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Focus on en sound

 

Sentence building

  • Play morpion answering in full sentences, opening with je vais = I go

 

Knowledge about language

  • Cultural awareness: view first ever cinema film: arrival of train at La Ciotat

 

Revision

  • Revise sounds of the alphabet

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • Say with whom I am travelling

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pronounce the key word ‘avec’ = with, noting that words ending in -c have a hard sound at the end

 

Sentence building

  • Be able to say HOW you are travelling AND with whom

 

Knowledge about language

  • We use the possessive pronoun ‘mon / ma / mes’ to show possession

 

Revision

  • Recall at least 5 family members

Week 3

Vocabulary

  • Name countries and ask how we travel there

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Focus on the key destination words: à (to a city), en and au / aux

 

Sentence building

  • Use dice game and model sentences to generate sentences

 

Knowledge about language

  • Elicit from pupils how many home languages are spoken

 

Revision

  • What are pronouns? (je, tu, il / elle, nous)

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • Describe languages spoken in other countries

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pronounce the pronoun on correctly

 

Sentence building

  • Use balance in sentence structure: à la maison, on parle urdu, au collège on parle anglais et français

 

Knowledge about language

  • We use on (a personal pronoun) to mean ‘people’ or ‘we’ (alternative to nous)

 

Revision

  • French map of the world starter – for colours and spellings

Week 5

Vocabulary

  • Say how we feel depending on the weather

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Notice that final -d sounds like a -t in the phrase quand il fait du soleil

 

Sentence building

  • Use a conjunction quand = when joining 2 parts of a sentence together

 

Knowledge about language

  • The adjective must agree with its noun, depending on masculine or feminine gender e.g. je suis heureuse

 

Revision

  • Revise the verb ‘to be’
    Je suis = I am

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • Follow a short story about feelings Homme de couleur

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Be able to read aloud short phrases or sentences from the PPT story

 

Sentence building

  • Pupils retell story slide by slide, in shorter sentences

 

Knowledge about language

  • Reflect on useful reading skills in a language, using context and awareness of cognates

 

Revision

  • Review colours

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Follow a fairy tale (Bookbox: le Prix le plus beau)

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pronounce key words correctly which are pre-taught

 

Sentence building

  • Pupils re-tell story slide by slide giving key words or phrases

 

Knowledge about language

  • Notice that accents change the sound of letters (é / è / ç )

 

Revision

  • Revise sounds of French vowels

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • Express opinions about transport

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Focus on letter string –er at the end of voyager and aller

 

Sentence building

  • Differentiate two ways of giving an opinion: aimer + noun (short) and aimer + second vb (long)

 

Knowledge about language

  • We can add a second verb (voyager) after aime / n’aime pas

 

Revision

  • Determiners: le / la / l’ / and / les /; also des

Week 3

Vocabulary

  • Appreciate reading for pleasure: Il y a un cauchemar dans mon placard

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pronounce pre-taught words correctly

 

Sentence building

  • Suggest ideas for adding an extra page / story line (discussion in English)

 

Knowledge about language

  • Improve ability at finding meaning from context and cognates

 

Revision

  • Revise objects and furniture in the classroom

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • To become more confident at writing

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Read aloud to each other after completing mini gap-fill on transport

 

Sentence building

  • Use a writing frame to help extend our sentences

 

Knowledge about language

  • Importance of good spelling but less than 100% accuracy can still convey meaning

 

Revision

  • Revise numbers 1 – 20

Week 5

Vocabulary

  • Revise / Review Language

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Recall key sounds from half-term

 

Sentence building

  • Refer to K.Os

 

Knowledge about language

  • Pool our knowledge (Pupil-led assisted by T)

 

Revision

  • Go through self-assessment checklist

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • Spring Term Test

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Assessment via outcome

 

Sentence building

  • Correcting together

 

Knowledge about language

  • Self Assessment

 

Revision

  • Revision

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Give a simple opinion about sporting activities

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pronounce vocab of sports, paying attention to determiner

 

Sentence building

  • Be able to list three sports you like / 2 sports you dislike

 

Knowledge about language

  • Be aware of cognates and how they can help with understanding

 

Revision

  • Revise basic opinions (positive / negative)

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • Be able to tell when to use jouer* / faire* (to play / to do)

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Conduct a class survey / interview each other about sport preferences

 

Sentence building

  • Use a second verb* to extend a sentence

 

Knowledge about language

  • Recognise the difference between sports we play* (ball / racquet) and sports we do* (using other equipment)

 

Revision

  • Definite article and indefinite article (un / une)

Week 3

Vocabulary

  • State reasons why we like / dislike a sport

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Focus on marrant, énervant / ennuyeux  dangereux

 

Sentence building

  • Use the connective parce que = because to give a reason

 

Knowledge about language

  • View BBC Bitesize film about Marseille sports festival Les Jours de Festival

 

Revision

  • Revise conjunctions and what they co (quand = when)

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • Follow a factual text: biography of sportsman / sportswoman

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Use questions with correct intonation when asking for information

 

Sentence building

  • Use a gap-fill exercise to ask for missing information

 

Knowledge about language

  • Be able to ask simple questions in the 3rd  person; revise 1st and 2nd person subjects

 

Revision

  • Recall how we describe months + birthdays

Week 5

Vocabulary

  • Focus on Les Jeux Olympiques #1

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Use elision to pronounce
  • Les jeux olympiques and explore why it happens

 

Sentence building

  • Re-order timeline of the Olympic movement

 

Knowledge about language

  • Be aware of the importance of French in  Olympic / international events

 

Revision

  • Remember some names of (participating) countries

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • Focus on Les Jeux Olympiques #2

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Letter c is soft before I and e but hard before o, a or u

 

Sentence building

  • Challenge each other to create 5 sentences about France / Les J.O.

 

Knowledge about language

  • Identify any cognates seen in this mini topic

 

Revision

  • Spelling of athletes’ names (using French alphabet)

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Name 10 farmyard animals

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pronounce new vocab correctly with the right determiner

 

Sentence building

  • Use K.O. to list quantities of animals

 

Knowledge about language

  • Gender and animals – each one is allotted a fixed gender

 

Revision

  • Recall names of household pets

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • Use crossword clues to identify an animal

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Sing French version of ‘Old Macdonald’ with a good accent

 

Sentence building

  • Add another line to the song

 

Knowledge about language

  • How we use reading / translation / thinking skills

 

Revision

  • Revise how we introduce nouns: c’est = this is

Week 3

Vocabulary

  • Follow a fairy tale about animals (Bookbox: La tortue et la flûte)

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Use a good accent when repeating pre-taught vocab

 

Sentence building

  • Re-tell the story slide by slide in simple phrases

 

Knowledge about language

  • First use of past tense when giving an opinion about story: j’ai beaucoup aimé / je n’ai pas aimé

 

Revision

  • Elicit possible nouns we will use in the upcoming story (show title page)

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • Revise / Review Language #1

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Recall key sounds from half-term

 

Sentence building

  • Refer to K.Os

 

Knowledge about language

  • Pool our knowledge (Pupil-led assisted by T)

 

Revision

  • Go through self-assessment checklist

Week 5

Vocabulary

  • Revise / Review Language #2

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Recall key sounds from half-term

 

Sentence building

  • Refer to K.Os

 

Knowledge about language

  • Pool our knowledge (Pupil-led assisted by T)

 

Revision

  • Revision

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • End of Year Test

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Assessment via outcome

 

Sentence building

  • Correcting together

 

Knowledge about language

  • Self Assessment

 

Revision

  • Revision

Autumn 1

Family members and appearance

Autumn 2

Weather and the seasons

Spring 1

Countries and transport

Spring 2

Reading skills: fairy tales

Summer 1

Sports and likes / dislikes

Summer 2

Animals at home and on the farm

Year 5

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Rules and expectations / State the multiples of 10 (to 100)

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Good pronunciation of multiples, incl. longer numbers 80, 90

 

Sentence building

  • Perform basic arithmetic functions using multiples of 10

 

Knowledge about language

  • Be aware of how higher multiples are formed

 

Revision

  • Revise numbers 1-20

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • Work with French currency and prices (euros and cents)

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Focus on -eu sound in euro and cent

 

Sentence building

  • Practise shop dialogue in pairs

 

Knowledge about language

  • Acknowledge importance of greetings in shops and cafés

 

Revision

  • Express how we are feeling today

Week 3

Vocabulary

  • Practise useful expressions for when arriving at a destination

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Use good intonation with new vocab

 

Sentence building

  • Perform interactive dialogue: at the hotel

 

Knowledge about language

  • Remember that we use ‘de’ after a negative: Merci, je ne veux pas de café

 

Revision

  • Recall likes and dislikes + determiner + food: je n’aime pas la viande

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • Name cutlery items and give food preferences

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Introduce the ‘dipthong’ = combination of 2 adjacent vowel sounds within the same syllable

 

Sentence building

  • Order food by choosing from picture trays

 

Knowledge about language

  • Letters and vowels can join together to form new sounds

 

Revision

  • Revise how we order food / drink: je voudrais…

Week 5

Vocabulary

  • French residential

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • France residential and Harvest Festival rehearsal

 

Sentence building

  • France residential and Harvest Festival rehearsal

 

Knowledge about language

  • France residential and Harvest Festival rehearsal

 

Revision

  • France residential and Harvest Festival rehearsal

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • Compare lifestyle in France and UK

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Contrast speed of delivery in France and UK – how does it affect comprehension?

 

Sentence building

  • Give a reason for liking / disliking aspect of lifestyle using parce que = because

 

Knowledge about language

  • List 3 things I have learned about France

 

Revision

  • Remind each other of weather types

Week 7

Vocabulary

  • List 7 typical actions in our daily routine

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Take note of 3 elements in the verb: Je me lève; je me reveille; je me brosse…

 

Sentence building

  • Be able to ask someone else what they do in the 2nd person

 

Knowledge about language

  • Recognise that we use extra words (pronouns) for some daily routine verbs

 

Revision

  • Revise key pronouns: je, tu, il / elle, on, nous

Week 8

Vocabulary

  • Sing song of daily routine to tune of French national anthem

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Articulate most lyrics well, to the right rhythm

 

Sentence building

  • Invent an extra line to go with the song

 

Knowledge about language

  • Follow origins of actual anthem of La Marseillaise

 

Revision

  • Pool our knowledge of at least 5 verbs

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Be able to tell the time #1

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Use elision with phrase il est

 

Sentence building

  • Someone says an action in English, another pupil gives a time in French

 

Knowledge about language

  • Say on the hour, quarter to / past

 

Revision

  • Revise 1-12

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • Be able to tell the time #2

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Be able to ask the time using elision: Quelle heure est-il?

 

Sentence building

  • Say half-past the hour with …et demie

 

Knowledge about language

  • Use à to mean ‘at’

 

Revision

  • School timetable: revise days of the week

Week 3

Vocabulary

  • State times in the school day

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Be able to interview each other as to what each does and when:
    2nd person > 1st person

 

Sentence building

  • Use K.O for support

 

Knowledge about language

  • We raise our tone of voice when asking

 

Revision

  • Focus on word quand both as a question word and a conjunction

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • Practise the writing skill: write a short diary entry

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Take care with accents and apostrophes

 

Sentence building

  • Be able to adapt a writing frame

 

Knowledge about language

  • We do not use accents with a capital letter

 

Revision

  • Pool our knowledge of accents seen so far: é, è, à, â, ç

Week 5

Vocabulary

  • Follow humorous film about time-keeping (Toujours en retard)

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pronounce pre-taught vocab correctly

 

Sentence building

  • Encourage pupils to describe an action in 3rd person with soundtrack muted

 

Knowledge about language

  • Identify exclamation: zut!

 

Revision

  • Elicit knowledge of French Xmas customs

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • Revise / Review Language

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Recall key sounds this from half-term

 

Sentence building

  • Refer to K.Os

 

Knowledge about language

  • Pool our knowledge (Pupil-led assisted by T)

 

Revision

  • View self-assessment sheet together

Week 7

Vocabulary

  • Autumn Term Test

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Assessment via outcome

 

Sentence building

  • Correcting together

 

Knowledge about language

  • Self Assessment

 

Revision

  • Revision

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Name the planets of the Solar System

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Compare English names to the French names

 

Sentence building

  • Associate a key word with each planet

 

Knowledge about language

  • Study etymological origins of planets

 

Revision

  • Revise the phrase il y a – there is / are

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • Be able to describe the planets’ relative positions

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Focus on vowel sound in plus and in dipthong moins

 

Sentence building

  • State positions of a pair of planets using comparative

 

Knowledge about language

  • We use the comparative plus / moins to mean more / less

 

Revision

  • Recall the verb ‘to be’ in the 3rd person: il est / elle est

Week 3

Vocabulary

  • Follow a factual film on the Solar System

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pronounce pre-taught vocab well

 

Sentence building

  • Complete worksheet on relative positions of planets

 

Knowledge about language

  • We call the most that something can be superlative

 

Revision

  • Remember the rule of how adjectives agree with their noun

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • Name key geographical features of France (rivers)

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Be able to ask the name of a river

 

Sentence building

  • List the main rivers in France

 

Knowledge about language

  • We need to follow a key légende on a map in order to understand info

 

Revision

  • Show a map of France with produce grown in different regions as stimulus

Week 5

Vocabulary

  • Name key geographical features of France (mountains)

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Be able to ask the name of mountains

 

Sentence building

  • List the main mountain ranges of France

 

Knowledge about language

  • Discuss names of geometric shapes -pupils to guess nickname of France

 

Revision

  • Revise the names of countries + their capitals

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • Cultural Focus on Prehistoric Caves of Lascaux

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pronounce place names and terms well

 

Sentence building

  • Re-order Lascaux timeline

 

Knowledge about language

  • Identify cognates to help understand meaning of historical / archaeological terms

 

Revision

  • Place familiar historical terms on screen and invite pupils to identify them as cognates

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Name typical features of French cuisine

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Use a good accent when pronouncing food items

 

Sentence building

  • Group food by type: la viande / le poisson

 

Knowledge about language

  • We use an article / determiner before all nouns, incl. food: j’aime le poulet

 

Revision

  • Revise café food

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • State the different meal times

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Be able to ask each other when a meal is taken

 

Sentence building

  • Combine a meal with the time it is eaten

 

Knowledge about language

  • prendre= to take can be used as an alternative to manger = to eat

 

Revision

  • Recall how to tell the time

Week 3

Vocabulary

  • To be able to give reasons for food preferences

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Focus on dipthong sound -an’t in piquant and acute accents in salé and sucré

 

Sentence building

  • State a food preference and add a reason WHY using parce que

 

Knowledge about language

  • Re-introduce c’est = this is as a high-frequency expression

 

Revision

  • Remember how to express basic opinions

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • To follow a film showing food made to a recipe

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pronounce terms to do with weight and measurement

 

Sentence building

  • Create a short shopping list for basic recipes

 

Knowledge about language

  • Compare the metric system with the imperial system

 

Revision

  • Revise numbers and multiples of ten

Week 5

Vocabulary

  • Revise / Review Language

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Recall key sounds from this from half-term

 

Sentence building

  • Refer to K.Os

 

Knowledge about language

  • Pool our knowledge (Pupil-led assisted by T)

 

Revision

  • View self-assessment sheet together

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • Spring Term Test

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Assessment via outcome

 

Sentence building

  • Correcting together

 

Knowledge about language

  • Self Assessment

 

Revision

  • Revision

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Express quantities of food (‘some’)

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Say du / de la / de l’ / and / des / with a good accent

 

Sentence building

  • Practise the partitive by playing morpion

 

Knowledge about language

  • To recognise the partitive article for the different genders

 

Revision

  • Review fruits

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • Make a complaint in a restaurant

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pronounce 3 possible problems correctly (cold food, fly in soup, dirty fork etc)

 

Sentence building

  • State a complaint based on a visual stimulus

 

Knowledge about language

  • Food can be countable or uncountable

 

Revision

  • Recall cutlery vocab

Week 3

Vocabulary

  • Plan a restaurant dialogue #1

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Practise script created with partner

 

Sentence building

  • Use a writing frame to construct a partner dialogue #1

 

Knowledge about language

  • Compare ways of making a complaint; how body language and tone are important

 

Revision

  • Revisit key restaurant expressions

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • Plan a restaurant dialogue #2

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Practise script created with partner

 

Sentence building

  • Use a writing frame to construct a partner dialogue #2

 

Knowledge about language

  • Inject humour by using exclamations: Zut! Ça alors!

 

Revision

  • (Reminder to bring props for restaurant sketches)

Week 5

Vocabulary

  • Performing restaurant sketches

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pupils give basic feedback to each other in French for content / accent

 

Sentence building

  • Pupils demonstrate a range of short and longer utterances

 

Knowledge about language

  • Pupils create their own criteria for a successful sketch

 

Revision

  • Game to randomise / choose performers

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • Discuss the meaning of la nourriture saine (healthy eating)

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pronounce the food groups with a good accent

 

Sentence building

  • Create simple slogans to promote healthy eating

 

Knowledge about language

  • Use the -ez form of verbs when giving an instruction or advice: mangez, évitez, buvez…

 

Revision

  • Show a French version of The Balance of Good Health as stimulus

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Name 7 places in town

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Say place names with the correct determiner in a good accent

 

Sentence building

  • Play ‘I went to market…’

 

Knowledge about language

  • Use of the past tense: Je suis allé(e) / j’ai acheté

 

Revision

  • Revise il y a = there is / are

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • Be able to give basic street directions

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Do not confuse pronunciation of à droite with tout droit

 

Sentence building

  • Practise short dialogues with a partner giving directions

 

Knowledge about language

  • We use the imperative -ez form of the verb when giving orders / instructions: tournez, allez, prenez

 

Revision

  • Name 5 places on George Lane in French

Week 3

Vocabulary

  • State where shops are located

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pronounce words correctly, paying attention to vowels and /r/ sound

 

Sentence building

  • Respond to visual clues in a game of morpion

 

Knowledge about language

  • We use prepositions to state where things are located

 

Revision

  • Do we know any place words / prepositions?

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • Revise / Review Language #1

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Recall key sounds from half-term

 

Sentence building

  • Refer to K.Os

 

Knowledge about language

  • Pool our knowledge (Pupil-led assisted by T)

 

Revision

  • What is the difference between a vowel and consonant / a dipthong?

Week 5

Vocabulary

  • Revise / Review Language #2

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Recall key sounds from half-term

 

Sentence building

  • Refer to K.Os

 

Knowledge about language

  • Pool our knowledge (Pupil-led assisted by T)

 

Revision

  • Go through self-assessment sheet together

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • End of Year Test

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Assessment via outcome

 

Sentence building

  • Correcting together

 

Knowledge about language

  • Self Assessment

 

Revision

  • Revision

Autumn 1

Shopping and using euros

Autumn 2

Telling the time

Spring 1

The solar system

Spring 2

Meal times and typical food

Summer 1

Eating out in France

Summer 2

Directions and places in town

Year 6

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Rules and expectations / The Francophone world

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Show pt 1 of Les Francophoniques pronounce some francophone countries

 

Sentence building

  • Use the pronoun on to describe where French is spoken

 

Knowledge about language

  • Be able to explain the spread of French around the world

 

Revision

  • Elicit 3 geographical features about France

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • Identify points of the compass and the continents

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Silent letters: be aware that t, d, s, n and x usually silent in final position

 

Sentence building

  • In pairs, ask where a country is located using ?

 

Knowledge about language

  • French spoken in francophone countries not the same: discuss why

 

Revision

  • Name 5 countries and capitals in French

Week 3

Vocabulary

  • Describe the flags of francophone countries

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Silent letters: observe that c, r, f, l are not silent at end

 

Sentence building

  • Name a country I’d like to visit and say WHY: Je voudrais visiter Guadeloupe parce que…

 

Knowledge about language

  • Patterns and shapes are also features of flags, not just colours

 

Revision

  • Revise colours (teach shapes)

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • Begin to use a bilingual dictionary

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Recognise abbreviations

 

Sentence building

  • Timed look-up of French > English words in first half of dictionary

 

Knowledge about language

  • Explore terms such as bilingual, native language, translate and interpret

 

Revision

  • Define the term cognate

Week 5

French residential

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • Define features of the town and country

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Focus on grave accent è and letter string -agne

 

Sentence building

  • Use contrast with the connective mais = but

 

Knowledge about language

  • Recap the rule that no article is used after negative: il n’y a pas de rivière

 

Revision

  • Revise the phrase il y a / il n’y a pas de

Week 7

Vocabulary

  • Follow a factual film about Marseille

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pronounce pre-taught vocab well

 

Sentence building

  • Pupils describe ‘freeze frames’

 

Knowledge about language

  • Discuss multi-cultural aspects of Marseille

 

Revision

  • Recall 5  places on a typical high street

Week 8

Vocabulary

  • Describe my local area

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Partners check spellings in the second half of the dictionary

 

Sentence building

  • Use whiteboards to draft descriptions

 

Knowledge about language

  • Place names and proper nouns are often invariable

 

Revision

  • Define word classes in English

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Examine a poem Poème sans titre using dictionary skills

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Read poem aloud, line by line

 

Sentence building

  • Add a line of your own to the poem

 

Knowledge about language

  • We do not need to look up every word for comprehension

 

Revision

  • Elicit skills useful for comprehension in English

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • Begin to pronounce new words more confidently

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pt 2 of Les Francophoniques dipthongs -on, -an, -in

 

Sentence building

  • Say tongue-twisters

 

Knowledge about language

  • We can start to practise saying new words independently

 

Revision

  • Revise vowel sounds

Week 3

Vocabulary

  • To describe holiday destinations

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Focus on sounds au and en

 

Sentence building

  • Express preferences with justification

 

Knowledge about language

  • When travelling to a town we use à, to a feminine country en and au to a masculine country

 

Revision

  • Recall 5 places in a region / town

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • Consolidate opinions about holidays using longer sentences

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Play Chinese whispers in teams

 

Sentence building

  • Gap-fill sentences composed of words with just initial letter given

 

Knowledge about language

  • The importance of using standard as opposed to colloquial language

 

Revision

  • Recall prepositions

Week 5

Vocabulary

  • Follow a factual film on a nature reserve (Les Calanques)

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pronounce pre-taught vocab well

 

Sentence building

  • Provide a caption for freeze frames

 

Knowledge about language

  • The ideal order of language learning skills (L,S,R,W)

 

Revision

  • Brainstorm 5 likely objects found in the wild (use a dictionary)

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • Revise / Review Language

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Recall key sounds from half-term

 

Sentence building

  • Refer to K.Os

 

Knowledge about language

  • Pool our knowledge

 

Revision

  • Go through self-assessment sheet together

Week 7

Autumn Term assessment

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Describe 10 items of clothing and school uniform

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pronounce new vocab with a good accent

 

Sentence building

  • Say at least 3 items of clothing with colours

 

Knowledge about language

  • We use conjugation to use the right verb form (porter = to wear)

 

Revision

  • What is a determiner and how many do you know in French?

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • Use a dictionary to help us to write accurately

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Focus on pronunciation of adjective with a feminine ending

 

Sentence building

  • Dictionary worksheet to practise simple translation (clothes and colours)

 

Knowledge about language

  • Elicit formal rule about adjectival agreement

 

Revision

  • How do we combine nouns and their adjectives? (agreement)

Week 3

Vocabulary

  • Provide detail about clothes (colours and patterns) and state preferences

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pt 3 of les Francophoniques PPT

 

Sentence building

  • Justify answers with parce que = because

 

Knowledge about language

  • We use quantifiers to add nuance to opinions: pas tellement = not very much, beaucoup = a lot, un peu = a little

 

Revision

  • Revise how we express opinions

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • Design a new school uniform

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Practise tongue-twisters

 

Sentence building

  • Use K.O. to build sentences

 

Knowledge about language

  • We use the conditional tense to say what we would like to do

 

Revision

  • How do we express a negative action? (ne…pas)

Week 5

Vocabulary

  • Consolidate dictionary skills by practising the reading skill (pros and cons of uniform)

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Read aloud to each other and to the class

 

Sentence building

  • Use substitution to replace key words with alternatives

 

Knowledge about language

  • We can use generic reading skills to help us understand a foreign language text (what are they?)

 

Revision

  • What dictionary skills do we have?

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • Play a team quiz to consolidate topic of clothes (Qui veut être Millionaire?)

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Peer discussion to determine correct or incorrect answers

 

Sentence building

  • Pupils to reformulate correct answers [from phrases to complete sentences]

 

Knowledge about language

  • We can use various references to check accuracy (ex. book, dictionary, native speaker)

 

Revision

  • Review own progress so far by looking at self-assessment for this half-term

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Describe features of the environment

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Say binary opposites using a good accent

 

Sentence building

  • Use dictionaries to find antonyms

 

Knowledge about language

  • Observe how opposites are created using the prefix -in

 

Revision

  • Revise planets of the Solar System

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • Follow a French poem by Paul Eluard (Dans Paris)

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Say the poem aloud in part or in whole

 

Sentence building

  • Compose another line for the poem (use a dictionary)

 

Knowledge about language

  • Give personal responses to French literature in English

 

Revision

  • Elicit characteristics of a  poem as opposed to prose

Week 3

Vocabulary

  • Name types of animal and their habitat

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Note the silent ending  -ent in present tense plural habitent

 

Sentence building

  • State where species live: Les lions habitent en Afrique, les éléphants habitent en Inde

 

Knowledge about language

  • We use conjugation to spell the correct form of verbs (plural ending with a plural subject)

 

Revision

  • Review countries and continents with a  world map in French

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • Practise the reading skill using a dictionary

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Read aloud sections of text on animals and their habitat

 

Sentence building

  • Suggest alternatives for key words (synonyms)

 

Knowledge about language

  • Use strategies for finding meaning when term is not in the dictionary (cognates, context)

 

Revision

  • Elicit useful strategies for approaching reading comprehension

Week 5

Vocabulary

  • Revise / Review Language

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Recall key sounds from half-term

 

Sentence building

  • Refer to K.Os

 

Knowledge about language

  • Pool our knowledge (Pupil-led assistedby T)

 

Revision

  • Go through self-assessment checklist

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • Autumn Term Test

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Assessment via outcome

 

Sentence building

  • Correcting together

 

Knowledge about language

  • Self-assessment

 

Revision

  • Revision

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Discuss a notable world painter (Degas, Picasso or Kahlo)

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Distinguish between the effects of accents over letters

 

Sentence building

  • List the different geometric shapes in a picture:  il y a un cercle, un carré, un triangle, etc.

 

Knowledge about language

  • Pronouns in the third person (il / elle / on) must have the correct ending (conjugation)

 

Revision

  • Review known accents

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • Describe the features of a picture and how people look

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Pronounce mood words correctly with the phrase il / elle a l’air…

 

Sentence building

  • Use visual stimuli / pictures on screen to generate short / medium / longer sentences

 

Knowledge about language

  • Review the verb avoir = to have in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd persons

 

Revision

  • Revise colours and textures

Week 3

Vocabulary

  • Be able to make comparisons about pictures

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Differentiate between plusque and le / la plus + adjective in pronunciation and spelling

 

Sentence building

  • Draw simple or more complex comparisons: Le style de Kahlo est plus romantique, le style de Picasso est plus géométrique

 

Knowledge about language

  • We use the word de to denote possession (and not the Saxon genitive)

 

Revision

  • Elicit what the comparative and superlative are

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • Study the life and work of Van Gogh (reading text) #1

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Read aloud sentences from the reading text to a partner or to the class

 

Sentence building

  • Re-order / re-construct a time line of his career #1

 

Knowledge about language

  • Pupils collect 3 important new words to share (and say why they consider them useful)

 

Revision

  • Discuss word classes and abbreviations

Week 5

Vocabulary

  • Study the life and work of Van Gogh (reading text) #2

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Read aloud sentences from the reading text to a partner or to the class

 

Sentence building

  • Re-order / re-construct a time line of his career #2

 

Knowledge about language

  • Pupils highlight an aspect of grammar which they think useful
    (Teacher remodels if necessary)

 

Revision

  • Revise high-frequency words

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • Consolidate knowledge about artists

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Categorise key words from the topic according to sound (to practise vowels and dipthongs)

 

Sentence building

  • Decode sentences about artists using only initials of words as clues

 

Knowledge about language

  • Grammar mini-plenary: group words according to their word class or grammatical function

 

Revision

  • Pupils define dipthongs

Week 1

Vocabulary

  • Discuss the genres of music

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • View final part of Les Francophoniques PPT

 

Sentence building

  • Express opinions about musical genres

 

Knowledge about language

  • We have to use a determiner / article before nouns: j’adore la musique pop

 

Revision

  • How to express likes and dislikes

Week 2

Vocabulary

  • Follow the French lyrics to a simple song (from French TV’s The Voice Kids)

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Be able to sing along to short extracts / verses

 

Sentence building

  • Compose extra lines to a lyric using a dictionary

 

Knowledge about language

  • We use the past tense of  c’est > c’était = it was

 

Revision

  • Starter: what phrases would French judges use on The Voice?

Week 3

Rhos y Gwaliau

Week 4

Vocabulary

  • Revise / Review Language #1

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Recall key sounds from this from half-term

 

Sentence building

  • Refer to K.Os

 

Knowledge about language

  • Pool our knowledge (Pupil-led assisted by T)

 

Revision

  • View self-assessment sheet together

Week 5

Vocabulary

  • Revise / Review Language #2

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Recall key sounds from half-term

 

Sentence building

  • Refer to K.Os

 

Knowledge about language

  • Pool our knowledge (Pupil-led assisted by T)

 

Revision

  • Revision

Week 6

Vocabulary

  • End of Year Test

 

Pronunciation, phonics and spelling

  • Assessment via outcome

 

Sentence building

  • Correcting together

 

Knowledge about language

  • Self Assessment

 

Revision

  • Revision

Autumn 1

The francophone world

Autumn 2

Going on holiday

Spring 1

Clothes and school uniform

Spring 2

Animals and their environment

Summer 1

World painters

Summer 2

Enjoying music