Easy to use!
We know a teacher’s time is precious so we designed Plug N’ Teach French Verb Play to get you teaching quickly. Included are step by step notes to guide you in utilzing the software to its full potential. We know once you get started, your creativity will take it from there.
Here are some excerpts from the Teacher’s notes that are included in the software:
The Lessons section (Play, Create, Edit) is a teaching tool. How to locate word cards While in Play, Create or Edit.
a. Search bar: At the top right of the screen in the search bar begin typing a word. Matches for your word will appear. To type accents (example for être) click the accent button é in the top right corner and select the desired accent or use your keyboard alt. codes.
b. List: Use the List function with alphabet sorter and scroll bar to locate all words in the program in alphabetical order.
c. Categories: In the dropdown menu search for words by category (example er verbs). Once you have located the desired word, click on it to bring it to the lesson area. For multiple copies of a word, simply click on it again. Categories include: pronouns singular and plural, pronouns, additional verbs-regular er, regular ir, regular re, irregular verbs, negation, articles and more.
d. Flashcards: In the drop down menu, locate words groups by topic. Flashcard groups include: nouns for food, animals, clothing, parts of the body, classroom objects, as well as action verb infinitives, expressions with avoir, expressions with être, locations, sports plus the definite article, sports plus a and expressions with faire.
Voyage en image teaching tip: It is suggested that you pre‐teach selected images prior to playing other games. Go to the menu area and select a vocabulary group. Cards for the target vocabulary will appear in the teaching area. You can then choose to view text, images or both. Pre‐teach the vocabulary associated with the images a few words at a time. See list below for the category options available. All of the images used in the software are available in this game. Voyage en images is an excellent game to review vocabulary for the other games and activities in this software.
La tour Eiffel A question and three possible answers are presented in written and/or oral form. The questions and answers present specific verbs types and tenses. (See set‐up options.) When a team selects the correct answer their climber advances one step up the tower. There are 10 steps for each team. The winning team plants the French flag on the top of the tower. Encourage students to select answers by giving full sentences orally. Guide pronunciation as needed.
Foire de Mots In this carnival game, students pop balloons to reveal two or three images (depending on the option chosen) to use in making an oral sentence. Answer text is revealed by clicking/touching the cards. Because this is an oral activity only, the teacher must judge if the answer is correct. This game could also be used as a writing activity. Students could be required to write the full sentence represented by the images displayed.
Océan de Mots Teaching Tip: Initially, select simple options and build short sentences until students are familiar with the process. Ensure the vocabulary of the options chosen is understood before playing the activity. The activity presents an underwater scene with various sea creatures and objects containing words, letters, and punctuation. Numerous correct sentences are possible.
Amuse-Gueule When looking to address reading comprehension and oral communications, choose Amuse-gueule. With over 300 questions, teachers can focus on motivating and improving student grasp of these fundamentals.