Lesson 1: Portraits: adjective agreement in French

In this lesson, children look at how an adjective changes depending on whether the noun it describes is masculine or feminine, singular or plural. The lesson refers to works of art from the Louvre in Paris.

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding how adjectives change

  • Knowing that the Louvre is a famous art gallery

  • Seeing how adjectives change when describing feminine nouns

Lesson Plan

How adjectives change
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Teacher Video: Portraits - adjective agreement in French

Presentation: Key Vocabulary and Pronunciation: Portraits – adjective agreement in French

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Presentation: Musée du Louvre

Presentation: Heureux ou sérieux

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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