Lesson 4: Finger rhymes

Based on a traditional rhyme, children make finger puppets to perform the rhyme in pairs

Learning Objectives

  • Performing a finger rhyme in French

  • Joining in with a rhyme in French using appropriate actions

  • Following simple instructions in French to make a finger puppet

Lesson Plan

Performing a finger rhyme in French
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Teacher Video: Finger rhymes

Presentation: Key Vocabulary and Pronunciation -Finger rhymes

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Activity: Finger puppet template
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Belinda Dean,  
Languages specialist
Belinda is a French and Spanish teacher as well as a trainer for Network for Languages at Bath Spa University for the last seven years, delivering courses for teachers and PGCE students, and Expert Centre co-ordinator for the Global Learning…
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