This Queen Brunehaut French reading comprehension activity will teach your students about the powerful medieval queen who controlled much of France through power and relationships. It is suitable for novice-high/intermediate-low students with teacher guidance and higher level students to work independently. If you teach AP French, this reading can be useful in giving your students practice reading non-fiction articles for the interpretive section of the test. The reading can lead to discussion or writing activities to include the other two modes of communication.
Queen Brunehaut was a powerful female ruler, intelligent and ruthless. She made many enemies, but along the way she was able to make a lasting impression on her territory. Learn about this forgotten queen in this reading for French learners.
The Queen Brunehaut French reading includes:
3-page article in French about Queen Brunehaut
8 short-answer comprehension questions in English
8 short-answer comprehension questions in French
Resources page with links to videos and website
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