Lesson 2: Managing money in French

After recapping basic numbers, children learn about French euros and through some shopping maths exercises develop their confidence when talking about different amounts of money.

Learning objective

  • To read and say amounts of money in French

National curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • Listen attentively to spoken language and show understanding by joining in and responding; engage in conversations
  • Ask and answer questions; broaden their vocabulary and develop their ability to understand new words
  • Read carefully and show understanding of words, phrases and simple writing

 

KS2 Framework:

  • O4.2 Listen for specific words and phrases
  • O4.4 Ask and answer questions on several topics
  • L4.1 Match phrases and short sentences to pictures
  • Y3 KAL Recognise question forms and negatives

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Before the lesson

Download classroom resources

Attention grabber

Main event

Wrapping up

During the week

  • Play ‘Fizz Buzz’ as you pass a ball around to practise numbers
  • Create fruit and vegetable cards and label them with a price tag

 

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding

Vocabulary

Created by:
Simone Haughey,  
Languages specialist
Previously a generalist Primary teacher for 12 years, Simone now specialises in Languages. She is MFL Consultant and Languages Teacher at Robin Hood Primary. Her work with Mandarin Chinese led to the IoE Confucius Institute for Schools awarding her school with Confucius…
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