Your Digital French Syllabus!
Teacher: Mrs. Munguia
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Evaluation of your progress
Please use ECHO to check your
grades, activities, links, projects and read
Study Hall is offered on Thursday
and Friday in the morning and students are
expected to sign up in advance.
French Syllabus for Napa High School
Course Description This course will provide you with the fundamentals of the French
language through speaking, listening, reading and writing. You will learn basic
French vocabulary, grammar, syntax, and verb usage through various instructional
techniques which emphasize practical application. Topics also cover social customs,
history and culture of the French speaking world. By the end of the year, you will be
able to understand, speak, write and read basic French.
Focus : 3 modes of communication in French which are interpersonal, interpretive
and presentational communication based on ACTFL and National Standards for
• You will be expected to interact with me and your classmates in French as much as
possible. You will also use the NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do statements (self - assessment
checklists) to chart your progress in order to meet and exceed the standards.
Contact Information Please feel free to contact me.
• Mrs. Munguia
• ACTFL is the American Council of the Teaching of Foreign Language
• This is what the French teacher will follow
The official State standards for W.L are under
review at this moment.
•Learning Continuum for the learning of
•What criteria will be used to grade student’s work?
Grading Scale 100%-90% A 89%-80% B 79%-70% C 69%-60% D
59% and below
Your academic grade will be based on of the following:
This class is a college prep class where the 4 basic skills will be
evaluated: listening, speaking, writing and reading.
Skits, interviews, dialogues, poems, mini-play, recording
of voice on google voice, Voki, Flipgrid etc.
Presentation using posters, and technology platform: i-
movie, photostory, YouTube, Google, Animoto,
slideshare, Popplet, Prezi, etc.
Writing messages on Edmodo, Twitter, Facebook,
Google email etc.
Reading from multiple sources (books, newspaper, etc)
Listening to music, movies in French etc.
• A letter grade of D will give you the credits but will
definitely count against you when applying to
colleges, universities or other schools.
• Letter grades of D and F will not allow you to move
on to the next level of French. Your options are to
repeat the class or choose a different language.
• You must obtain at least a B+ to consider enrolling
in the Honors level and discuss your goal with
Material: We will have a class set and you
will use an ebook at home. Access codes
will be provided in class. Please responsible
with your log in and passwords.
Textbook: T’es Branché? (1, 2, 3)
For your textbook Online support click on
this link: emc
The teacher will provide the ebook code
Come prepared with your material for class:
1 NHS card with internet sticker,
1 Binder or section of a binder
1 folder (hole punched) that you can insert in
black, green, red, blue pens, pencils,
college ruled binder paper for homework
Crayons, and markers (You will use this!)
Paperclips or a mini-stapler
Glue, eraser, etc…
• Please visit my website to have an overview of the
curriculum for level 1, 2, 3, and 4
Level 1: Who am I? , What do you like to do?, School,
What do Francophone people do during the weekend?,
Family, Shopping, House, Paris
Level 2: How I spent my summer, Fine Art, Daily life, Autrefois (I
used to…), On the road, Music and Literature, la Province (the
country life) vs. City life
Discipline and expected behavior: we will follow all the rules&policies of Napa High School.
We will also become aware of the 3 rules:
BE SAFE! BE RESPONSIBLE! BE RESPECTFUL!
We will revisit the rules often and will discuss what it means …..
All the students will be expected to be in the classroom before the bell rings.
Keep food and chewing gum & candies outside the classroom.
You can have your beverages with you in class but no food as the smell could bother others.
Smartphone and tablets will be used for educational purposes only when indicated by your
teacher in class. Always ask me first though….
Be courteous, nice, and polite to others and avoid foul language.
Raise your hands when you want to talk
Keep your voices down when collaborating with your classmates.
Be nice to all students and encourage each other to be successful!
Stay in your assigned seat
• Time out of a maximum of 15 minutes may
occur if student can not control him or herself.
• Calls to parents and referrals to administration
will take place if a student disrupt our learning
environment at any time.
• Students can be asked to move to a different
seat at any time.
• Students will be escorted out if not following
the rules or the authority of the teachers.
• Please talk to your child about respect and
work ethic at school.
• Profanity is not tolerated.
• Any plagiarism will be documented and the
teacher will let the administration handle the
• We expect students to cite their sources for all
work and all presentations.
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Cell Phones in Class Acceptable Use Policy
1. Students will talk on their cell phone only to complete assignments that are related to the
instructional lesson when given permission and announced by teacher.
2. Students without cell phones may be asked to pair up with another student who does have
a cell phone.
3. Students will keep cell phones turned off and in their bags/purse when they are
not being used for instructional purposes to be in accordance with school rules and
teacher’s permission. Bags/purses must be on the floor during class.
4. Teacher will announce when it is ok to use cell phone during class activities.
5. Teacher will confiscate cell phone when used without permission.
until the end of the class
or the end of the day. AT teacher’s discretion.
6. Students will keep their cell phones in their bag/jacket or pockets but not on the table.
7. Call to parents and detentions/referral will be given to follow up.
8. Failure to turn in cell phone to Ms. Schocher will result to a campus supervisor escorting
student to the office with referral to the principal of NHS Ms. Franco.
No cell phone contract during the reminder of the year.
Cell phones will be confiscated by the teacher for the reminder of the class period or day in case
students do not follow these rules.
Student's signature __________________________________________________