This Parmentier French reading will teach your students about an interesting scientist and champion of the potato.
Without the work of pharmacist Antoine-Augustin Parmentier, the French diet would likely not have so many recipes featuring the potato. He was the first to recognize the value of this food, but his fellow Frenchmen were difficult to convince. Learn more in this reading for French learners accessible through Google™ drive. Intermediate low learners will be able to understand the reading with scaffolding and teacher support while Intermediate mid and higher will be able to read independently. Includes an article in French with glossary of less frequent words. Respond to comprehension questions in both English and French. Includes answer key as well as a guide to more online resources, both websites and videos.
The Parmentier French reading item includes:
Google™ drive article in French about Parmentier
8 comprehension questions in English
8 comprehension questions in French
Resources page with links to videos and website