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East Orange School District

STEM Academy High School

World Language:

Course:  French One

Monday-Friday

 Room 106

Mr. Maxime Philemy, Teacher

(973) 266-5900

 

Syllabus

     French is one of several Indo-European languages derived from Latin.  It is one of the most spoken languages in the world. It is also one of the official languages of the United Nations, the European Union and N.A.F.T.A. French is the spoken language in over 33 different countries and regions in six continents by over 300,000,000 people. France is the number one destination of American tourists. It is also the reference for Arts, High Fashion, Beauty Products and Perfumes. In addition, France is also the birthplace of champagne and turned cooking into an art form: Cuisine. Furthermore, universities and colleges admission officers look for candidates who studied foreign languages: French included. Finally, research by the College Board has shown a correlation between longer study of a foreign language and high math and S.A.T Verbal Scores. The study of French will be good for many reasons including: personal growth, high school graduation and the job market.

 

Course Requirements:

Attendance, Notebook, pens and pencils,

 

Course Description:

The goal of this course is to teach students how to communicate through listening, speaking, writing and reading French. It is also to expose them to different cultures of the francophone world. This entails using the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards. 

 

Standards:  NJCCCCS 7.1.

 

Expectations:  Students are expected to:

• Respect self, others and properties

• Show positive attitude toward school and schoolwork

• Cooperate with teachers, administrators and staff

• Attend class daily and be in class on time

• Exhibit good behavior throughout the school

• Be ready and focused to participate in class activities

• Refrain from: cursing, bullying and fighting.

• Be prompt in returning all class works and homework

• Be responsible for all missing work after an absence

 

 

Major topics to be covered in this Course:

     Greet, introduce self and others, tell one's age and ask others about theirs. Identify francophone countries, naming capitals and money, use colors to describe flags and other items. Describe people and things, tell one is hungry, order food and ask for the bill. Students will learn about weather, seasons, months of the year, days of the week. They will learn to ask and tell time. Students will learn to express likes and dislikes, in addition to ask and give directions. 

 

Technology:

     Students will use the internet as a research tool to investigate and discover the different cultures in the French speaking world (i.e., Authentic writings and listening).

 (This is the standard East Orange School District Grading Scale)
Grading System                                                                  

 

Grading

A - 90% - 100%

B - 80% - 89%

C - 70% - 79%

D - 65% - 69%

F - 64% - and lower 

25% - Class Participation

20% - Class/Homework

20% - Projects and Reports

10% - Quizzes

25%- Tests

Extra Help: Tuesday and Thursday 3:10 to 4:00 p.m. in room 106 

Conferences are by appointment through teacher or guidance counselor.

 

Course:  French Two 

Syllabus

     French is one of several Indo-European languages derived from Latin.  It is one of the most spoken languages in the world.  It is also one of the official languages of the United Nations, the European Union and N.A.F.T.A. French is the spoken language in over 33 different countries and regions in six continents by over 300,000,000 people.  France is the number one destination of American tourists. It is also the reference for Arts, High Fashion, Beauty Products and Perfumes. In addition, France is also the birthplace of champagne and turned cooking into an art form: Cuisine.  Furthermore, universities and colleges admission officers look for candidates who studied foreign languages:  French included. Finally, research by the College Board has shown a correlation between longer study of a foreign language and high math and S.A.T Verbal Scores. The study of French will be good for many reasons including: personal growth, high school graduation and the job market.

 

Course Requirements:

Attendance, Notebook, pens and pencils,

 

Course Description:

The goal of this course is to teach students how to communicate through listening, speaking, writing and reading French.  It is also to expose them to different cultures of the francophone world. This entails using the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards. 

 

Standards:  NJCCCC 7.1.

 

Expectations:  Students are expected to:

• Respect self, others and properties

• Show positive attitude toward school and schoolwork

• Cooperate with teachers, administrators and staff

• Attend class daily and be in class on time

• Exhibit good behavior throughout the school

• Be ready and focused to participate in class activities

• Refrain from cursing, bullying and fighting.

• Be prompt in returning all class works and homework

• Be responsible for all missing work after absence

 

Major topics to be covered in this Course:

Description of looks, personalities, feelings and needs, also describing plan to visit other countries. Talking about age, wants, preference, extending, accepting and turning down invitations. In addition to writing letters to friends and others people, giving and ask for assistance.  Students will also be expressing likes and dislikes about sports, professions. Also talking about future plans, describing purpose and sequence of actions, cause and effect. Students will learn to express necessities and obligations, identifying one's family; in addition to ask, give directions and describe services to others.

Technology:

Students will use the internet as a research tool to investigate and discover the different cultures in the French speaking world (i.e., Authentic writings and listening).

 (This is the standard East Orange School District Grading Scale)
Grading System                                                                  

 

Grading 

A. 90% - 100% 

B. 80% - 89%

C. 70% - 79%

D. 65% - 69%

F. 64% - and lower

25%- Class Participation

20%- Class/Homework

20%- Projects and Reports

10%- Quizzes

25%- Tests

Extra Help: Tuesday 3:10 to 4:00 p.m. in room 106

Conferences are by appointment through teacher or guidance counselor.

 


Course:  French Three

Monday-Friday

 Room 106

Mr. Maxime Philemy, Teacher

(973) 266-5900

 

Syllabus

French is one of several Indo-European languages derived from Latin. It is one of the most spoken languages in the world. It is also one of the official languages of the United Nations, the European Union and N.A.F.T.A. French is the spoken language in over 33 different countries and regions in six continents by over 300,000,000 people. France is the number one destination of American tourists. It is also the reference for Arts, High Fashion, Beauty Products and Perfumes. In addition, France is also the birthplace of champagne and turned cooking into an art form: Cuisine. Furthermore, universities and colleges admission officers look for candidates who studied foreign languages: French included. Finally, research by the College Board has shown a correlation between longer study of a foreign language and high math and S.A.T Verbal Scores. The study of French will be good for many reasons including: personal growth, high school graduation and the job market.

 

Course Requirements:

Attendance, Notebook, pens and pencils,

 

Course Description:

The goal of this course is to teach students how to communicate through listening, speaking, writing and reading French. It is also to expose them to different cultures of the francophone world. This entails using the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards. 

 

Standards:  NJCCCC 7.1.

 

Expectations: Students are expected to:

• Respect self, others and properties

• Show positive attitude toward school and schoolwork

• Cooperate with teachers, administrators and staff

• Attend class daily and be in class on time

• Exhibit good behavior throughout the school

• Be ready and focused to participate in class activities

• Refrain from cursing, bullying and fighting.

• Be prompt in returning all class works and homework

• Be responsible for all missing work after absence 

  

Major topics to be covered in this Course:

Description of daily routines, make recommendations and talking about the past and childhood years. Talking the past, present and future while developing listening, reading and writing skills. In addition, students will also learn to talk about part of the body, illnesses and injuries; they will also learn to express healthful life styles. Students will talk about, describe movies and books, make suggestions or recommendations for or against something, accept and reject something. They will learn to talk about vacations, say what one would do if one could, ask about what has been done and express necessity. 

 

Technology:

Students will use the internet as a research tool to investigate and discover the different cultures in the French speaking world (i.e., Authentic writings and listening).

 

(This is the standard East Orange School District's Grading Scale)

Grading System                                                                  

 

Grading

 A. 90% - 100%

B. 80% - 89%

C. 70% - 79%

D. 65% - 69%

F. 64% - and lower 

25%- Class Participation

20%- Class/Homework

20%- Projects and Reports

10%- Quizzes

25%- Tests

Extra Help: Tuesday and Thursday 3:10 to 4:00 p.m.

Conferences are by appointment through teacher or guidance counselor.