"A good biography brings the person to life . . . makes us care
about what she or he did with time and opportunity... To create an exciting biography, you will now follow
these steps: 1. Questioning | 2. Learning | 3. Synthesis | 4. Story-Telling
Six Traits of Effective Writing"
Bio-Cube(readwritethink.org) "This tool allows students to develop an outline
of a person whose biography or autobiography they have just
it can also be used before students write their own autobiography.
Specific prompts ask students to describe a person s significance,
background, and personality.
The finished printout can be folded into a fun cube shape that can
be used for future reference."
Hugo: Past Continuous x Simple Past
"I used this scene because it clearly shows the difference of the past continuous and simple past tenses. Besides, it is also kinesthetic." (moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.fr)
Past tense and holidays - a lesson plan - Complete the postcard
- Asking questions about holidays
- Tell me more about your holiday - Telling stories about your holiday (pearsonlongman.com)
used in Movies "Here is a game to help you practise some
regular verbs in their past forms."
Activity created by: Renée Maufroid
au vol "Tu vas devoir trier les verbes réguliers en fonction
de la prononciation de leur terminaison.
Avec la souris, fais glisser le verbe vers le groupe auquel il appartient."
- Activity created by: Renée Maufroid
was very peaceful - until someone I'd given a lollipop to, stabbed
someone with it - and one thing led to another." (BBC)
The night of the calf
"Click on "Play this game"and listen to the story. It is set in Henderson, TX and was written by my friend Jim.
Practise regular and irregular verbs in the past." Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)
The Gingerbread man
"Click on the picture to read the story then play thegame." Activity created by Renée Maufroid
(Niveau 5ème avec PRETERIT)
'My Crazy Family' par Sylvain Kustyan - Niveau 6ème, 5ème et primaire
Le thème: la famille, les membres de la famille
Point de langue: There's There are / Les goûts / Le présent simple / Le prétérit Sur YouTube, cliquer sur l'onglet Sous-Titres et vous aurez une version Karaoké. "There's my mother with green hair
But my father doesn't care
There's my brother who gets stronger..."
Johnny Cash : I Got Stripes " On a Monday I was arrested (uh huh)
On a Tuesday they locked me in the jail (po' boy)
On a Wednesday my trial was attested
On a Thursday they said guilty and the judge's gavel fell"
(lyricsplayground.com) + the VIDEO (YouTube)
Yodelice - Sunday With A Flu (+ Clip ) "Closed my door, forgot my key
Missed my bus in the pouring rain
It’s been the usual sunday with a flu
And I just can’t get over you"
Rosa, Roll on!- a song by Marla Lewis
"Enjoy Marla's song and learn about Rosa Parks.
Next, play the game, all the words you must find are verbs in the past." Activity created by Renée Maufroid
Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)by Nancy Sinatra : "I was five and he was six
we rode on horses made of sticks
he wore black and i wore white
he would always win the fight...
we used to play bang bang i shot you down bang...
i used to shoot you down
music played and people sang..." - the Video(YouTube)
line sung by Rose Murphy "I put a nickel in the telephone, dialled my baby's number
Got a brrr, brrr, brrr, brrr, busy line
Each time I tried I got a busy tone
Not my baby's number" (lyricsplayground.com) - the VIDEO(YouTube)
Girlsby Sean Kingston(paroles-musique.com)
: "See it started at the park
Used to chill at the dark
Oh when you took my heart
That's when we fell apart
Coz we both thought
That love lasts forever..." - the VIDEO(YouTube)
Man sung by Justin Nozuka Click on "suite" on the right of the video and read the
lyrics. (YouTube) + a worksheet Find the preterit forms of the verbs
The Wild Roses Growby Kylie Minogue(lyrics007.com)
"On the third day he took me to the river
He showed me the roses and we kissed
And the last thing I heard was a muttered word
As he stood smiling above me with a rock in his fist..." - with theVIDEO(YouTube)
Man Who Sold The Worldby Nirvana : "I laughed and shook his hand, and made my way back home
I searched a foreign land, for years and years I roamed
I gazed a gazeless stare, we walked a million hills" - the VIDEO(YouTube)
Wayby FRANK SINATRA (esl-lounge.com) preterit + present perfect "I've travelled each and every highway,
And more, much more than this, I did it my way...
Regrets, I've had a few,...
I did what I had to do,
And saw it thru without exemption..." - the VIDEO(YouTube)
Feetby Tracy Chapman(esl-lounge.com)
"There was a little boy once upon a time
Who in spite of his young age and small size knew his mind
For every copper penny and clover he would find
Make a wish for better days the end of hard times..." Listen!
Day In The Lifesung by The Beatles(esl-lounge.com) "Woke up, fell out of bed,
Dragged my comb across my head
Found my way downstairs and drank a cup,
And looking up I noticed I was late.
Found my coat and grabbed my hat
Made the bus in seconds flat..." - with theVIDEO(YouTube)
a friend of mineby Vaya Con Dios :
"They talked a little, drank a lot
As the evening went by
The place got crowded and the air too hot..."
Molly Malone- a song found in "New Wings 5eme" "Click on the video then click on the lyrics to stop them
until the song starts." - with an activity created by:
you loved meby Celine Dion :
"You were my strength when I was weak
You were my voice when I couldn't speak
You were my eyes when I couldn't see...
You gave me wings and made me fly
You touched my hand I could touch the sky"
Bruce Springsteen- "Listen and find the missing words" (interactive)
"Thèmes : Vietnam, guerre, conflit avec les parents,
refus d'aller au Vietnam - Objectif grammatical : prétérit, prétérit continu,
WOULD, USED TO"
(exercice réalisé par Rodolphe MAUREL - Académie de Toulouse)
Animated English - The Weekend
"In this lesson two work colleagues talk about what they did at the weekend. You can download the PDF for this lessonhere." (englishblog.com)
Yesterday at the beach- an animation Createdby Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille):
"En faisant une capture d'écran image par image ( il y en a dix) on peut monter une BD.
Le texte peut être coupé bien sûr pour en faire une production écrite ou servir de CE si on garde le texte."
at the Sea "Click on the picture to see the animation, click
on the ball and read the story,
look carefully and then play the game."
(Listen to the music!) Activity created by: Renée Maufroid