10min lesson plan

Lesson Profile
Student Level 
High (9-12)
Target Language 
Teaching Context 
Target Proficiency Level 
Greetings and introductions
Performance Descriptors 
  • Basic factual conversation in highly familiar contexts
  • Answer simple, direct questions
  • Introduce oneself and exchange greetings
  • List, enumerate, identify
  • Use short, memorized phrases
  • Use formulaic expressions
  • Understand basic notices
  • Complete basic forms
00:15 h
Objectives and Standards
Objective 1 
Engage in conversation of simple greetings in french giving your name and saying how you are
World-Readiness Standards
1.1 Interpersonal: Learners interact and negotiate meaning in spoken, signed, or written conversations to share information, reactions, feelings, and opinions.
2.1 Practices: Learners use the language to investigate, explain, and reflect on the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the cultures studied.
California Standards
Novice Range
1.1 Engage in oral, written, or signed (ASL) conversations.
1.2 Interpret written, spoken, or signed (ASL) language.
1.3 Present to an audience of listeners, readers, or ASL viewers.
1.4 List, name, identify, and enumerate.
1.0 Students use appropriate responses to rehearsed cultural situations.
1.1 Associate products, practices, and perspectives with the target culture.
1.2 Recognize similarities and differences in the target cultures and between students' own cultures.
1.0 Students use orthography, phonology, or ASL parameters to understand words, signs (ASL), and phrases in context.
1.1 Use orthography, phonology, or ASL parameters to produce words or signs (ASL) and phrases in context.
1.0 Students use language in highly predictable common daily settings.
Common Core Standards
Speaking and Listening: Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas 
SL4. Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
SL6. Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and communicative tasks, demonstrating command of the formal target language when indicated or appropriate.
Language: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use 
L4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Performance Assessment (Final Project/Assessment)
Performance Task 2 - Presentational 

Greet your partner according to French custom (body language)
Say hello, tell your name, direct the conversation to your partner, say goodbye

Functions, Structures, Vocabulary and Culture

Greet, introduce yourself, and exchange information




Faire la bise
Je m'appelle....
Et toi?
(Ca va?
Oui/Non/Comme-ci, comme ca) - extra

Task 1 - Interpretive
Task 2 - Presentational
Task 3 - Interpersonal
Opening Activities / Setting the Stage 

oday we are going to learn how to do simple greetings in french giving your name and saying how you are

Today when you came in, how did you greet each other? how did you greet me your teacher? What did you do? What did you say?

Main Activities - Comprehensible Input 

Choral Repetition with TPR, Pronuniciation and Meaning

Main Activities - Guided Practice 

TPR mime with teacher
Partner TPR

Main Activities - Independent Practice 

Group conversation


Partners Present different situations
1. Meeting Strangers
2. Meeting Friends
3. Meeting your teacher or an adult

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