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Ch 1: French Literature Lesson Plans

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If you need to plan a French literature unit, look no further than these convenient teacher resources. The chapter contains lesson plan outlines and supplemental materials that can simplify the lesson planning process and enhance your French literature lessons.

French Literature Lesson Plans - Chapter Summary

Take a look at this collection of teacher resources to plan engaging French literature lessons. The chapter includes lesson plan outlines for famous French novels, such as The Count of Monte Cristo and Les Miserables, as well as French authors like Jules Verne.

You'll also find related lessons that you can use in the classroom. These lessons offer summaries of French novels, as well as interesting information about the lives and works of famous French novelists. You can assign the included lesson quizzes to your students and access these resources at any time that's convenient.

How It Helps

  • Student engagement: Provides resources that help your students have fun while learning about French literature.
  • Additional resources: Helps you incorporate supplemental lesson materials into the classroom.
  • Curriculum standards: Includes French literature information that meets education standards.

How It Works

This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan resources with relevant tools to make planning French literature lessons easy.

  • Use lesson plan outlines for specific French literature topics you want to cover in class.
  • Formulate your French literature class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
  • Share the related French literature lessons with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
  • Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important French literature concepts from the lessons.
  • Engage your students with relevant French literature activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.

19 Lessons in Chapter 1: French Literature Lesson Plans
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Jules Verne Lesson Plan

1. Jules Verne Lesson Plan

Teach your pupils about the French science fiction author Jules Verne, utilizing this helpful lesson plan. Your students will read a text lesson, take a follow-up quiz with five pertinent questions, and participate in two fun activities to solidify main concepts.

Jules Verne: Biography, Books & Inventions

2. Jules Verne: Biography, Books & Inventions

Plunge '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea' and travel 'Around the World in Eighty Days' in this lesson on the life and work of Jules Verne! Read on to learn more about this 'Father of Science Fiction' and the innovations he helped make science fact.

Around the World in Eighty Days Lesson Plan

3. Around the World in Eighty Days Lesson Plan

This lesson plan is a tool for helping students learn about ''Around the World in Eighty Days'' by Jules Verne. Students will be able to evaluate the themes, characters, and author's decision about the ending of the journey.

The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne: Summary & Characters

4. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne: Summary & Characters

This lesson summarizes the voluminous novel, ''The Mysterious Island'' (1874), by French science fiction author Jules Verne. We will learn about the important plot points, discover the answer to the many mysteries, and get to know the characters in the novel.

Les Miserables Lesson Plan

5. Les Miserables Lesson Plan

Use this lesson plan after reading Les Miserables by Victor Hugo. Students will read a text lesson that summarizes the novel, then rethink the story in a modern context.

Les Miserables Book Summary

6. Les Miserables Book Summary

Victor Hugo's ''Les Miserables'' is such a popular and loved book that it has been adapted into plays and movies many times, most recently in 2012. Read on for a brief summary of Hugo's book!

French Novel Writers

7. French Novel Writers

French literature has a rich history with writers exploring social and political injustice. In this lesson, we will look at Alexander Dumas, Victor Hugo, Gustave Flaubert, and Simone de Beauvoir, four major French authors that made significant contributions to literature.

The Count of Monte Cristo Lesson Plan

8. The Count of Monte Cristo Lesson Plan

Is your class reading the Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas? Once they have finished, use this lesson plan to review the novel as a whole, focusing on important plot points and key characters. Students will round out their understanding by analyzing characters' successes and failures. Related lessons and extensions are available, as well.

The Count of Monte Cristo: Summary & Characters

9. The Count of Monte Cristo: Summary & Characters

Learn about Alexandre Dumas' famous novel ''The Count of Monte Cristo,'' a tale of betrayal, revenge and redemption. Much like the plot of most thrillers today, Dumas' brings the main character Dantes through an array of challenges that he must overcome to achieve redemption.

Phantom of the Opera Book Lesson Plan

10. Phantom of the Opera Book Lesson Plan

Are you looking for a means of assessing comprehension in students who have read Gaston Leroux's 'The Phantom of the Opera?' Look no further for this lesson plan does just that! The text lesson reviews characters, plot and themes while an activity solidifies understanding.

The Stranger by Camus Essay Topics

11. The Stranger by Camus Essay Topics

After students have read ''The Stranger'' by Albert Camus, present these essay prompts as a demonstration of learning and to stretch their literary analysis skills.

Les Miserables Discussion Questions

12. Les Miserables Discussion Questions

''Les Misérables'' is an undeniably influential and important novel, but it can be difficult to understand (especially for students reading it for the first time). These discussion questions can help guide your students through the themes and ideas of this story.

The Stranger by Albert Camus Discussion Questions

13. The Stranger by Albert Camus Discussion Questions

'The Stranger' is a novel by the Nobel Prize winning author, Albert Camus, about the absurdity of the human experience. This asset contains classroom discussion questions that accompany this novel.

Madame Bovary Discussion Questions

14. Madame Bovary Discussion Questions

''Madame Bovary'' is a classic, controversial novel by French author Gustave Flaubert. These questions can help guide your students through a class discussion about the plot, characters, and themes of this novel.

The Count of Monte Cristo Discussion Questions

15. The Count of Monte Cristo Discussion Questions

''The Count of Monte Cristo'' is one of Dumas' most beloved works. These discussion questions can help your students unravel the plot and themes of this tightly packed and emotional text.

The Necklace by Cheryl Jarvis Discussion Questions

16. The Necklace by Cheryl Jarvis Discussion Questions

''The Necklace'' is a true story about 13 women who share an expensive diamond necklace and are transformed by the experience. These questions can help get your students talking about the book's content, structure, and themes.

The Plague Discussion Questions

17. The Plague Discussion Questions

'The Plague' by Albert Camus is a philosophical novel about the human response to a dangerous epidemic. This asset is comprised of classroom discussion questions related to this novel.

The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux Discussion Questions

18. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux Discussion Questions

'The Phantom of the Opera' is a beloved musical. Why not experience the original novel with your students, then examine it carefully through a discussion of the story, literary elements, and personal responses?

Sarah's Key Discussion Questions

19. Sarah's Key Discussion Questions

'Sarah's Key' is a sobering story of a World War II tragedy and a woman who discovers it. Perfect for encouraging critical thinking, this tale will interest your history buffs and those who enjoy realistic fiction. These questions will help you tackle the story, literary elements, and personal responses of your students after they read the book.

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