– To introduce students to French literature and its cultural significance
– To improve students’ reading comprehension in French
– To expand students’ vocabulary and improve their language skills through games and activities related to French literature
– Copies of short stories or extracts from French literature (in French)
– Vocabulary lists for each story/extract
– Whiteboard and markers
– French literature-themed games such as Scrabble, and French literature trivia
– Begin the class by asking students what they know about French literature, what books from French authors they know and/or like/have read before.
– Discuss the significance of French literature in French and global culture and education.
Activity 1: Reading Comprehension
– Hand out copies of short stories or extracts from French literature.
– Divide the class into pairs or small groups of 3 and ask them to read the stories/extracts and answer questions.
– Each group presents their answers to the class
The following activities are examples of games you can use in this class:
Activity 2: Vocabulary Building
– Provide the students with a vocabulary list related to the short stories/extracts they read in the first activity.
– Have them work individually or in pairs to create flashcards or a quizlet deck with the new vocabulary.
– Once the vocabulary list is complete, conduct a quiz or game to test the students’ understanding of the new words.
Activity 3: French Literature Trivia
– Divide the class into teams and conduct a French literature trivia game.
– Questions can include famous French writers, their works, and their impact on French culture.
Activity 4: French Literature-Themed Games
– Play Scrabble with French literature-themed words.
– This activity can help students expand their vocabulary, practice spelling, and improve their understanding of French literature.
– Recap the class by discussing the importance of French literature and its contribution to French culture.