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47 Records Total

Elementary , Middle School , High School

Foreign Language

A Year with Marco Baleno
http://resources.teachnet.ie/dfarina/index.htm
"Un anno in compagnia di Marco Baleno" will teach you how to ask and answer simple Italian questions. It will also teach you months, seasons, colors and signs of the zodiac.
High School

Foreign Language, Technology Media

Internet

Aufenthalt in Köln
http://resources.teachnet.ie/tflynn/german/
This site works on German Language skills online by covering these topics: making reservations; types of accommodation; making enquiries; transport; timetables; types of tickets; entrance fees/tickets; sights and attractions; and dialogues.
High School

Foreign Language, Science, Technology Media

Community Culture, Geography Habitats, Internet

Bienvenidos a Barcelona
http://resources.teachnet.ie/barcelona/home.htm
Students work to plan a week's visit to Barcelona. They produce a printed itinerary in Spanish which will include some graphics and photos, giving background information on Barcelona, as well as proposals for day by day activities. Then they need to "sell" this package to their classmates and teacher through an oral presentation.
Elementary , Middle School

Foreign Language, Technology Media

Internet, Software Programs

Bleu, Blanc, Rouge. . . French Resources for Teachers
http://resources.teachnet.ie/clane/
This site contains songs and rhymes, language games, art and seasonal ideas, tongue twisters, recipes and links to French stories online. There is also a page dedicated to French culture and facts on France.
Middle School , High School

Foreign Language

Bon Appetit!
http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2006%20Projects/MFL-Bon_appetit/index.htm
This is a program of study to cover food and drink in French and then move on to be able to order food and drinks in various places while traveling in French-speaking countries.
Middle School

Fine Arts, Foreign Language, Technology Media

Internet, Software Programs

Bon Appetit: Cooking Crepes in French Class
http://teachersnetwork.org/teachnetnyc/dstentella/crepes.htm
Make crepes! Yum!
Bon Appétit is a highly enjoyable interdisciplinary program that helps students achieve performance standards in Foreign Language, Art, Language Arts, Math, and Technology. The final product is a class PowerPoint presentation designed and produced by the students, who also make (and eat!) crepes.
High School

Foreign Language, Technology Media

Internet

Bon Appetit: Exploring the Brasseries of Paris
http://teachersnetwork.org/teachnetnyc/chuck/brasserie.htm
The topic of food and restaurants is particularly appealing to students. Having previously been exposed to vocabulary and concepts on this theme, the students are prepared to visit authentic French restaurant sites on the Internet. The student task sheet assists students in comprehending the site and extracting vital information from each brasserie ad. The knowledge is synthesized and used to create a restaurant ad of their own, which is then published on their web site for others to view. This project was highly motivating for the students, particularly the culminating visit to a French brasserie in NYC!
Middle School , High School

Foreign Language, Technology Media

Internet, Software Programs

Chantons en français
http://resources.teachnet.ie/amhiggins/2005/index.htm
This is a set of 12 lessons aimed at students of French as a foreign language. Each unit is based on a French folk song and is presented in French.
Middle School

Foreign Language, Mathematics, Social Studies

Money, Community Culture, Geography Habitats, Global History

Chile, Here We Come
http://resources.teachnet.ie/gwalsh
While using technology, students will employ a number of subjects in a cross curricular fashion Geography, History, Math, English, Spanish (optional) while researching Chile, South America. They will then use their new knowledge to create a slide show presentation with oral commentary to present to their classmates.
Middle School , High School

Foreign Language, Special Ed

Entry-Level Spanish: Free & Social Time
http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2006%20Projects/MFL-Entry_Level_Spanish/SST%20project%201/free-time.htm
This unit comprises four units of study for entry-level Spanish, designed for lower ability students.
Middle School , High School

Foreign Language, Special Ed

Entry-Level Spanish: Home Life
http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2006%20Projects/MFL-Entry_Level_Spanish/SST%20project%201/home-life.htm
This unit comprises four units of study for entry-level Spanish, designed for lower ability students.
Middle School , High School

Foreign Language, Special Ed

Entry-Level Spanish: Me, Family, and Friends
http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2006%20Projects/MFL-Entry_Level_Spanish/SST%20project%201/self-family-friends.htm
This unit comprises four units of study for entry-level Spanish, designed for lower ability students.
Middle School , High School

Foreign Language, Special Ed

Entry-Level Spanish: School Routine
http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2006%20Projects/MFL-Entry_Level_Spanish/SST%20project%201/school-routine.htm
This resource comprises four units of study for entry-level Spanish, designed for lower-ability students.
Elementary

English Language Arts, Foreign Language, Social Studies, Technology Media

Literature, Reading Literacy, Writing, Community Culture, Internet

Everybody Fiesta: A Unit on Hispanic Celebrations
http://www.teachnet-lab.org/miami/2005/sampedro5.htm
September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month. This unit offers a piñata full of activities that will help teachers focus attention on the contributions of people of Hispanic heritage to the history of the United States.
High School

Foreign Language

Feilire na Bliana
http://resources.teachnet.ie/kvarley/
This is an Irish language website for students. It consists of eight lessons based on festivals and events which occur throughout the year. The exercises include online crosswords, cloze tests, matching exercises and postcards incorporating the vocabulary of the site as well as grammar.
High School

Foreign Language

Foundation Reading in French
http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2006%20Projects/MFL-Foundation_Reading/2FoundationReading/index.htm
This is the second series for GCSE (UK)Reading and Listening in French students.
High School

Foreign Language, Special Ed

Foundation Speaking in French
http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2006%20Projects/MFL-Foundation_Speaking/FoundationSpeaking/Index.htm
This module of four lessons is focused on the speaking part of the GCSE (UK) exam in French and is aimed largely at lower-ability students.
Middle School , High School

Foreign Language, Technology Media

Software Programs

French - The Imperfect Tense
http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2005%20Projects/MFL-Imperfect%20Tense/imperfect%20tense/index.htm
This project aims to help students understand the use of the imperfect tense in French while also encouraging the use of higher order thinking skills and creativity in the language classroom.
Middle School , High School

Foreign Language

French Colors
http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2006%20Projects/MFL-Yr7_Grammar_Colours/colours-index.htm
This project focuses on the language surrounding colors in French. Credit is given to the Animation Factory and Linguamate, originators of the animated graphics and gaming activities offered by this project.
Middle School , High School

Foreign Language

French Grammar
http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2006%20Projects/MFL-Yr7_Grammar_Colours/grammar-index.htm
This project focuses on elements of French grammar which often need constant practice. A variety of resources are offered: interactive Excel-based worksheets, interactive PowerPoint presentations and games, and some activities designed to be used on an Interactive whiteboard.
High School

Foreign Language

French Level 4
http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2005%20Projects/MFL-NVQ%20French%20Level%204/nvq-french-level4/index.htm
This project provides materials used to assess a year 4 student's competence in the use of the French language within a real or simulated work situation.
High School

Foreign Language

Gaeilge agus Deutsch
http://resources.teachnet.ie/acrowley/
Animated games and exercises are used to assist in learning language skills in Irish and German.
Elementary , Middle School , High School

Foreign Language

Gaeilge Vocabulary Resources
http://resources.teachnet.ie/jfarrell/2005b/
This site is primarily a resource site. It contains vocabulary sheets "as Gaeilge". It is presented in English to facilitate the learning of Irish.
Middle School , High School

Fine Arts, Foreign Language, Social Studies

Art History, Ancient Civilizations, Community Culture, Geography Habitats, Global History

Grandi Uomini della Storia Italiana
http://resources.teachnet.ie/dfarina/2006a/
This unit introduces students to famous Italians throughout history. Pages are written in both English and Italian, and can appeal to either a foreign language class or a history class.
High School

Foreign Language

Higher Reading and Listening in French
http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2006%20Projects/MFL-Higher_Reading_Listening/3HigherReadingListening/index.htm
The third in a series designed for GCSE students for Reading and Listening in French.

Foreign Language

Interactive Exercises in French
http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2006%20Projects/MFL-Interactive_Exercises/year7-presentations.htm
This is a series of resources offering interactive PowerPoint exercises for mixed-ability groups in Year 7 (Key Stage 3) French language learning. Most feature vocabulary practice, levelled reading exercises and levelled reading tasks.
Middle School , High School

Foreign Language

Interactive French Exercises for Year 8
http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2006%20Projects/MFL-Interactive_Exercises/year8-presentations.htm
This resource offers interactive PowerPoint exercises for mixed ability groups in French language learning. Most feature vocabulary practice, levelled reading exercises, and levelled written tasks.
Middle School , High School

Foreign Language

Interactive French Exercises for Year 9
http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2006%20Projects/MFL-Interactive_Exercises/year9-presentations.htm
This resource offers interactive PowerPoint exercises for mixed ability groups in Year 9 French language learning. Most feature vocabulary practice, levelled reading exercises, and levelled written tasks.
Elementary , Middle School

Foreign Language, Technology Media

Digital Media, Software Programs

Interactive PowerPoint for French
http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2005%20Projects/MFL-Interactive%20Powerpoint/interactive-powerpoint/index.htm
This project reinforces language learning skills through the use of audio in PowerPoint presentations.
Elementary

Foreign Language

Japanese Language Immersion at Home
http://www.teachersnetwork.org/everywhere/profiles/ando.htm
My website helps students review and reinforce Japanese skills, and also allows their parents to learn the Japanese language and culture. The students have a chance to share and teach what they have learned via the Internet in the classroom.
Middle School , High School

Foreign Language, Social Studies

Community Culture

Laethanta Saoire
http://resources.teachnet.ie/mhearne/2006/index.htm
A series of exercises and activities to introduce and reinforce the vocabulary associated with Laethanta Saoire.
Middle School , High School

Fine Arts, Foreign Language

Performing Arts

Language through Drama
http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2006%20Projects/MFL-Languages_through_Drama/index.htm
This project aims to bring together students to learn and practice foreign languages through drama. The added benefits are to link the languages curriculum with a vocational course and to give students invaluable practice in both language speaking and presentation.
Elementary

Foreign Language, Technology Media

Digital Media, Visual Arts

Le Petit Dejeuner
http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2006%20Projects/P_Lang-Petit_Dejeuner/Petit_Dejeuner/index.htm
Most of these primary-level activities for learning the French language are designed to be used on an Interactive whiteboard, but can also be used on a stand-alone basis.
High School

Foreign Language, Social Studies

Community Culture

Learning Chinese the Challenge Way
http://www.teachersnetwork.org/everywhere/profiles/fang.htm
In this unit, students conduct extensive research (including online research and cooperative learning with students in Taiwan) that integrates reading, writing, oral language development and web authoring into a lesson that they study, and construct a web site to reflect different aspects of their learning experience.
Elementary

Fine Arts, Foreign Language, Technology Media

Drawing, Video

Libros y Amigos: Publishing Bilingual Books
http://teachersnetwork.org/teachnetusa/tjackson/libros.htm
Students publish bilingual books in hard copy and on the Web, using basic Spanish phrases and vocabulary that tie in with their class's current thematic unit. They write, illustrate, and publish using a variety of technology.
Elementary

Foreign Language, Social Studies, Technology Media

Digital Media, Internet, Software Programs, Video

On a Maya-mian Quest
http://www.teachnet-lab.org/miami/2002/rduarte2.htm
Maya-mian Web quest is a simulation cooperative learning project specifically designed to increase an awareness of multiculturalism through the use of the Internet. The major focus of this project is to teach students in grades three, four or five about Mexican Culture using technology as its vehicle.
Middle School , High School

Foreign Language, Technology Media

Internet

Online Resources for Teaching Italian
http://resources.teachnet.ie/gryder/
Here one will find reviews of web sites which provide a variety of engaging tasks to complement the teaching of Italian language and culture.
Middle School , High School

Foreign Language

Revision Skills in French
http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2006%20Projects/MFL-Skills_Revision/index.htm
This project provides students with skills revision while researching a famous French celebrity. Suggestions as to how the activities can be tailored for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students are included.
High School

Foreign Language

Secondary French
http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2006%20Projects/MFL-Foundation_Listening/1FoundationListening/index.htm
This project covers reading and listening levels for GCSE (UK) French. The interactive presentations in this project are to be used with 10-11th grade pupils as extension, consolidation, and revision material.
High School

Foreign Language, Technology Media

Internet

Spanish Level 4
http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2005%20Projects/MFL-NVQ%20Spanish/nvq-spanish/index.htm
This project is used to assess a year 4 student's competence in the use of the Spanish language within a real or simulated work situation.
Middle School

Fine Arts, English Language Arts, Foreign Language, Technology Media

Graphic Arts, Non Fiction, Poetry Creative Writing, Digital Media, Software Programs, Visual Arts

The Bleeding Edge
http://www.teachersnetwork.org/teachnetnyc/mmeisler/bleeding_edge.htm
The Bleeding Edge is an on-line zine that explores blood as a metaphor. Languages and visual iconography are forms of cultural expression.
High School

English Language Arts, ESL, Foreign Language, Social Studies, Technology Media

Journalism, Writing, Community Culture, Geography Habitats, Digital Media, Media Literacy

The Native Language and English Newspaper Project: Making a Difference in Our Communities
http://teachersnetwork.org/EnglishLanguageLearners/SocialStudies_BersonPirani_NativeLanguage.htm
In order to help their native language communities, students created bilingual newspapers replicating those from the Progressive Era, both in content and purpose. Furthermore, the newspaper was developed into an interdisciplinary project that includes articles from Chemistry, Art, Math, American Studies, and Government. Students produced an article from each class and then chose which articles to submit to the newspaper based upon community need.
Middle School, High School

Foreign Language

Tourism in French
http://www.teachnet-uk.org.uk/2006%20Projects/MFL-Tourism/index.htm
This project covers the tourism unit in the study of French and aims to promote both independent and co-operative work through the use of webquests and worksheets.
High School

Business Careers, Foreign Language, Social Studies

Community Culture, Geography Habitats

Travaillons a Paris
http://resources.teachnet.ie/amhiggins/travaillons/
This project was designed for advanced students of the French language who want to prepare for a working holiday in France. There are pages written in both French and English.
High School

Foreign Language, Science, Technology Media

Community Culture, Geography Habitats, Internet, Software Programs

Un Samedi a Paris
http://teachersnetwork.org/teachnetnyc/chuck/paris.htm
The aim of this learning experience is to provide a learner-centered, performance-based lesson in which students work cooperatively to plan a day of activities in Paris. Students conduct research on the Internet using authentic French materials, assemble information in a meaningful way via a dialogue, and present their project to the class orally.
Elementary

ESL, Foreign Language, Science, Technology Media

Botany, Earth Science, Software Programs, Visual Arts

Vamos al jardin! Working Together in a Community Garden
http://bostonteachnet.org/vaisenstein/vaisenstein.htm
. Children learn about the natural world through their close observation of weather patterns and growth patterns in seeds they germinate and in animals they find. Children record their observations in bilingual science journals and learn how to illustrate them using Kid Pix.
Elementary

Fine Arts, Foreign Language, Music, Social Studies, Technology Media

Art History, Painting, Internet, Software Programs, Video

Viva Mexico
http://www.teachnet-lab.org/miami/2002/rduarte.htm
Viva Mexico is based on interactive units that build students research skills. The students have fun surfing the Internet while acquiring information for the different activities they participate in. Once students reach a particular website, it is up to them to gather the information to be used in the presentation. Students complete a series of four lessons with numerous activities in each lesson. Because the lessons are in different disciplines, particularly art and music, the learning process becomes enhanced, more enjoyable and long-lasting.
 
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