French Lesson Plans for Secondary Grades 6-12
Find lesson plans on the language of love your students are sure to love! This collection of French teaching tips and resources is written by and for teachers, to make information easy to understand for your students. Read French songs and poems, play games and get your students involved. These resources span from easy beginner lessons, to details of French grammar and pronunciation helpful for more advanced learners. We also have quizzes and worksheets ready to hand out, or easily adjusted to suit your needs.
- French Lesson Plan: Le Passé Composé / The Completed Past
This lesson plan will walk you through teaching the conditional mood in French, or Le Passé Composé—often referred to as the “complete past” (as opposed to ongoing action in the past).
- French Lesson Plan: Asking "What" Questions in French
What are you doing? What's over there? Teach your students how to ask "What" questions in French.
- 5 Easily Correctable French Mistakes
As a teacher, I've seen first hand some of the most common mistakes students make when learning French as a second language. Here are five of the most repeated errors I've witnessed.
- French Lesson Plan: Le Conditionnel / The Conditional Mood
This lesson plan will walk you through teaching the conditional mood in French, or Le Conditionnel. This lesson is appropriate for grades 7 through University, depending on your student's level.
- French Lesson Plan: Writing about Family in French
Go over French vocabulary for family and then have your students complete a writing exercise practicing the words. This is a good beginner lesson or could be used as a review for more advanced students.
- Beginner French for Teaching Spanish Speakers
Students who have learned Spanish before learning French have some extra points of confusion they need to watch out for. However, knowing Spanish before learning French can also be beneficial in some areas. Get some tips for teachers on addressing these issues.
- French Lesson Plan: Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns
Go over Direct and Indirect Object pronouns with your class. This lesson plan walks students through vocabulary and formation of sentences.
- French Lesson Plan: Asking Basic Questions in French
This lesson covers affirmative and negative questions both by intonation and by using question words. Students will learn vocabulary for question words as well as how to form questions in French.
- French Lesson Plan: Possessive Adjectives / Les Adjectifs Possessifs
This lesson walks your students through possessive adjectives in French. The lesson can be adapted to many different learning levels.