Déjeuner du matin

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Déjeuner du matin

Contributor: Kate Hyland-Collier

Language of text: French
Type of text: Poem
Author or source: Jacques Prévert
Intended age of students: Key Stage 2/3
Source reference: www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_FpZxao-Ng‎

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1. teach topic of daily routine
2. read poem aloud a few times
3. in paris / groups pupils note down
vocab understood, what poem is about
style of poem, opinions of poem
4. discuss answers
5. re-read poem with pictures
to illustrate it, or use use tube films / recitation
6. show text of poem
7. pupils high light unknown vocab
and work out possible meanings
8. discuss style of poem
9. give pupil writing frame / vocab help
amount of help depends on pupil ability
10. Creative writing - pupils write their
own poem
11. pupils recite own poem from memory or
from picture / mime prompts / act out poem

1. creative angle on this tedious topic
2. open pupils minds to another genre

1. how to use reflexive verbs
2. use perfect tense
3. some understanding of effectiveness of poetry

Topics or themes:
1. daily routine
2. perfect tense

1. reflexive verbs
2. perfect tense

1. reading aloud
2. listening for gist
3. skimming / scanning text
4. memorising
5. reciting with prompts

How much time required:
3 or 4 lessons?

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