French cuisine cultural activity unit

$5.00

This unit is a great addition to whatever your current curriculum has for food in France. It doesn’t focus on the usual things that kids already know about (sandwiches, hamburgers, pizza & fries) but instead has some good additional material.

This French cuisine cultural activity unit unit is a great addition to whatever your current curriculum has for food in France. It doesn’t focus on the usual things that kids already know about (sandwiches, hamburgers, pizza & fries) but instead has some good additional material.
 
It includes:
  • 2 reading articles, 1 page each, in both French AND English:
  • one article on fast food in France (fast food, street food, take-out)
  • one article on haute cuisine
  • 1 infographic about dining in France – the order of courses and some rules about manners while eating.
 
Activities:
  • 1 internet activity with links for students to research French fast food
  • 1 internet activity with links for students to research fancier food
  • a reading activity on how to read French menus
  • an activity with rubric for students to make their own menus
 
Posters:
a complete set of printable 8X10 posters that you could print on a printer or have printed on nice photographic paper – 14 different posters featuring French items such as ratatouille, mousse au chocolat, croissants – but also some newcomers that you will find EVERYWHERE in France – kebab and couscous.
 
Resources:
A page with clickable links to some useful resources when learning about French cuisine.

French Food Comprehensible Input Lesson
French cuisine cultural activity unit
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