1. Topic-
Core French - When to Use Imperatif Present.
2. Content-
How to form the imperatif (to give an order, or to give directions) mode in French using common verbs such as : arreter, commencer, continuer, tourner
aller, sauter, marcher, courir
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.Students will be able to use the imperatif form to give directions and to follow orders both orally and in writing
2. Students will understand the difference in using "tu" and "vous" concerning a form of respect
3. Students will be able to create a small map and write directions on how to get to a certain location in French using the impeartif present.
4. Objectives-
1.Students will use and understand this form in everyday expressions
2. Students will expand their vocabulary and understand of !
3. Students will have a sense of when to use "tu" and "vous"
5. Materials and Aids-
Blackboard, chalk,or overhead projector worksheets,
chart paper, markers, masking tape
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1. Ask one student to participate...order the student using l'imperatif present to : Viens ici, donne-moi ton cahier,saute 3 fois, ferme la porte et assis-toi.
2.Ask students what they observed and what did they think of the manner I was speaking to the student?

3. Explain some of the commonalties in the language/culture and some of the differences in reference to language

B. Development-

1. Give students copy of verbs to be used today
2. Review (cardinal)directions such as gauche, droite, Nord, Sud, Est,Ouest
3. Review key classroom areas
(vers le tableau, proche de la porte, a cote de la fenetre...)

C. Practice-

1.Whole class activity(participation/observation)
2.Student is given orders by another student to find the hidden treasure.
3. Assistance is given when needed by the teacher.

D. Independent Practice-

1.Students will work on worksheets independently
2. Teacher will circulate to check for comprehension
3. Worksheet will be corrected in the next lesson.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1. Visuals of new verbs
2. Model of imperatif form
3. Ability to move around classroom

F. Checking for understanding-

1. Observation in class
2. One/one correction done privately
3. Check for and encourage usage after lesson

G. Closure-

1. Review of when imperatif is used (2 situations)
2. Exit cards for next class (feedback/questions from students of lesson)
7. Evaluation-
1. Are students using the form in everyday language correctly? (Daily Observations)
2. Review and correction of worksheets, group, partner and independent activities and willingness to participate because of understanding.

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