Lesson 5: Le Cycle de L’eau

Through a practical activity that explains the water cycle, children learn the cognates that describe the process then demonstrate their understanding by drawing a labelling Le Cycle de L’eau

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding cognates (shared words) in the water cycle

  • Matching the spoken word to its written word

  • Creating my own water cycle wheel

Lesson Plan

Understanding the water cycle in French
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Teacher Video: Le Cycle de L’eau


Le Cycle de L’eau Wheel
Le Cycle de L’eau
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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