La Légende de Saint Nicolas: This is a TPRStorytelling unit with comprehensible language for Novice Mid (or higher) for November/December. The book/drawing ideas comes from Barbara Gharst (Washington State). The language level is simplistic, but you can modify as you wish for any level.
This unit is designed to connect with Winter traditions from around the world. Visit the AATF’s Curated Resources for more options.
Pinterest: Les fêtes et traditions d’hiver
YouTube: Les fêtes d’hiver et des lumières
Wakelet: Les fêtes d’hiver et des lumières
I use this video of the legend, but some people may find it too “gory”for younger students. There are others available online. I do not focus on Père Fouettard story or images due the inherent racial issues with this character.
Les verbes de l’histoire:
a faim | cherche | coupe | dit | donne | frappe à la porte
joue | mange | marche | ouvre | regarde | sauve
trouve | tue | va à pied, etc.
Étape 3: Students draw the story with texts. Depending on the group, you can provide the text strips in order or ask students to read and organize the story as a quick reading assessment. See the above link to see sample books from my students.
Étape 4: Students can record themselves reading their books to review phonics and fluidity. Alternatively, students can read with a partner.
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