Brandon Brown dit la vérité

French
Brandon Brown dit la vérité
Comprehension-Based Reader™
Brandon Brown learns that lying has its consequences.

Level 1 and up / Novice Low — Novice Mid

Overview

Rather than get caught in the act of disobeying his mother, Brandon decides to lie about his dishonest actions. He quickly discovers that not telling the truth can create big problems and a lot of stress! Will he win in the end, or will he decide that honesty is the best policy?

The exceptionally low unique word count and high frequency factor (the number of times core structures are embedded in the text) in the Comprehension-based™ reader, ‘Brandon Brown dit la vérité’, make this an ideal read for very beginning French students. Each page is loaded with cognates (words that are similar in English and French), recycled vocabulary, and illustrations, which makes this read highly comprehensible.

Features

  • Levels 1 and up
  • Appropriate for middle and high school students
  • Present tense
  • Unique word count: 95
  • Total word count: 4787
  • Page count: 81
  • Audio recording embedded in the Student and Teacher Bundles
  • A 263-page Teacher's Guide is also available!
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Brandon Brown dit la vérité Teacher's Guide

Our Teacher's Guides are loaded with resources to enrich the teaching and learning experience.

  • 263 pages/slides

    In Every Chapter:

    Vocabulary, comprehension questions, quiz, pre-reading discussion questions, interpretive listening, during and post-reading activities

    Extension:

    Culture: 60 minutes a day of physical activity, Gulli- the French TV Network, Top 10 French Candies, Quality Time, SMS Text Abbreviations, Video Games, Punishments in France

    Features and Highlights:

    Teaching tips for introducing new structures, Reader’s Theater, Class competition activities to boost engagement while reading, Get students up and moving with prediction activities like Tea Party, Address ACTFL Can-Do statements, Listening Comprehension with the song L’Orange

Authors

  • Carol Gaab

  • Translated and Adapted by Cécile Lainé

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