Web Based Links

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Other great online resources

http://www.kidadoweb.com/histoire-enfants/historama.htm – All about history

http://www.thecommonwealth.org/document/218380/the_commonwealth.htm -PDF poster showing the countries of the Commonwealth

NEW! http://www.paroles-chansons-enfants.com/paroles-chansons-pour-danser.html – lovely site for childrens songs and poems in French

www.newsmap.jp – get all the headlines from around the World in the Target Language and sort by category.

http://wsgfl.westsussex.gov.uk/ccm/content/curriculum/mfl/ks3-strategy/y7-pack-languages-detectives.en – Great ‘ready to use’ resources from WSGFL – nice for transition and Year 7 or as models for creative themed learning.

http://wsgfl.westsussex.gov.uk/ccm/content/curriculum/mfl/ks2/cross-curricular-resource-packs/spanish/hungry-caterpillar-in-spanish.en;jsessionid=agdyZKxz5wH5 – Hungry Caterpillar in Spanish – complete scheme of work and resources.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DC2qSWEjD28 – The Hungry Caterpillar Video Clip in Spanish

http://www.professeurphifix.net/geometrie/geometrie.htm Download lots of worksheets for all sorts of subject areas in French

www.kinder-lernen-so.de – Download work from all subject areas in German.

http://www.societaires.com/un_geste/un_geste.htm – A series of 13 clips covering all sorts of enviro issues: in french with loads of humour.  Could be used really well in a ‘Sustainable Environment’/cross-curricular way

http://www.nosenfantsnousaccuseront-lefilm.com/ _ A powerful film about a small French village who take on the challenge of eradicating potential agro-chemical damage which threatens the future of their children.

Shadow Puppet show – alternative video clip of shadow puppetry

Sally & Leo: The World up close- France– Slightly americanised, but very good childrens short film about France.

http://www.jedessine.com – Loads of materials for adaption for art/craft based work.

http://www.enquiringminds.org.uk – multiple suggestions for adaptable enquiry tasks.

http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/schools/secondary-history.html#elizabeth – Spanish Armada history project and resources ripe for cross-curricular development.

http://www.br-online.de/kinder/index1.shtml – German website featuring children friendly articles, activities and questionnaires. A multitude of resources.

College les Tamarins, Ile Reunion – Multi-facetted resource from school in Reunion.

www.lepointdufle.net/chansons – Website with lots of songs for use.

tv5 Monde– a fabulous & vast resources for all kinds of learning

http://www.navigaia.com/fr – great soundbites about regions of France, also in Italian and Spanish

www.in-terre-actif.com – Great bi-lingual research resources on places, environment, human rights & globalisation. Brilliant ready resource for themed learning ideas.

http://www.lyricsmania.com/lyrics/pigloo_lyrics_8526/ – All Pigloo song lyrics to download

lafta – award winning videoclip of student rapping his GCSE oral exam.  with subtitles !

puppet – video clip of shadow puppet show set to music ‘It’s a wonderful World’

Folklore & Fairytales

http://ngfl.northumberland.gov.uk/languages/default.htm – Great site of Fairy Tales, all languages.

Fairytale Road project. – Great website about the Brothers Grimm and their stories, with lots of ready made , differentaited resources.

Fable animation – Fable of the Mouse and the Lion – great for story telling activities

www.lirecreer.org – Stories, Fables, Poetry (traditional and modern and all sorts of other reading materials.)

http://www.xtranormal.com – create your own animated films on line.

http://www.storyarts.org – loads of ideas for developing storytelling in the classroom – great for transition projects developement or cross-curricular ideas.

http://brendenisteaching.com/gen/foldovers – ‘foldover’ card generator for phoneme work.

http://www.lyricstraining.com/index.php – It is to a site which collects and organises FL song videos from around the Internet. You can search videos according to musical style, level of linguistic difficulty, language. There are 3 levels of difficulty of online self-correcting exercises based on typing in missing words from the lyrics.

time_randometer – dowload this powerpoint for instant competition and practice telling the time. Simply  press S to pause and restart the presentation.

http://fr.globalvoicesonline.org   Search for opinions on a wide raange of current events

http://www.lessignets.com/signetsdiane/calendrier/index.htm  Look up an event for every day of  the year!

http://www.takatrouver.net  Website with links to lots of resources in French, particularly good for cross-curricular resources, a nice page of simple jokes for children which could be fun for language work, and recipes posted by French children

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