Home--Bienvenue!


LINK to Daily Speaking Guide Rubric

LINK to why study French

LINK to benefits of second language study

LINK to definition of Parts of Speech
       LINK to game with them

This site will connect you to Mme. Ballou's classes, as well as activities and resources for use in any French class.
PLUS YOU CAN JUST ENJOY LISTENING TO MUSIC, PLAYING GAMES, AND LOOKING AT PICTURES.

To contact Madame Ballou: balloue@link75.org
  or find me on Facebook click here

Amusez-vous bien !   HAVE FUN!

LINK to New York Times on Justin Trudeau

CHECK OUT FOOD IN FRENCH SCHOOLS

DANSE

CHANSONS--see also the Music page
Rien de Rien--Edith Piaf
Liberée, délivréé

Chansons de la saison/Songs of the season
Chansons de Noël
    Douce Nuit (Silent Nuit), Il est né--une heure
        des chansons (Québec)--click here
    Traditional French Carols (11 minutes)-click
    Minuit Chrétiens (O Holy Night) ici
    L'enfant au Tambour (little drummer boy) ici
C'est l'Halloween click here
La Chanson des Squelettes click here

Noël au Québec
photos--click here   and here
Christmas humor ici
Hôtel de Glace ici
Fêtes au Québec ici

Classes
LINKS TO CURRICULA AND HOMEWORK/WEEKLY PLANS are on the pages for those classes


Resources
Link to LE MONDE (French newspaper)
Link to Le Journal de Montréal (Montreal newspaper)
Link to La Presse (Montreal newspaper)
Verb Conjugator

Films, including student productions
HENRI LE CHAT--3 funny films

"Dancez les capucines"--encore des chats!  cliquez ici  cat fight

une petite Française adorable qui raconte un conte de fées--cliquez ici  little French girl makes up a fairy tale

2010 STUDENT MOVIE--Gangstas at MTA--Chloe Emerson, Alex Spies, David Brann, Connor Schneider and more
2012 STUDENT MOVIE--GIL A LA CLASSE DE MADAME BALLOU, STARRING Leah Hitchcock,
    Erin Edgecomb, Belle Fall and many more. . . .Click here  a take off on Woody Allen's American in Paris
2013 STUDENT MUSIC VIDEO--Ryan, Brian and Reid = Fresh Prince de Bel Air . . . click here

Fresh Prince de Bel Air





Culture
Art
Food
National Flags
Music
Fashion
Dance

Student Exchanges and Trips
Québec


Student Work
Films
    Les Gangsta à MTA
    see also links above under Films

August Renoir--La Danse à Bougival (de Allie Caulfield)

                                                        La Tour Eiffel  (Mademoiselle Boleyn)



Vers le Bleu (Declic Jardin)  la Gaspésie (Québec)


                                                                                                            Pain Perdu (French toast) de JPeligan