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Core French
Grade 6: Grammar, Language Conventions, and Vocabulary
Achievement
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Students should develop and apply the language knowledge outlined below through communicative activities in all three strands.
 
 
 
 
Nouns and Pronouns
 
 
 
 
•agreement of the partitive article (du, de la, de l’, des) with nouns        
Verbs        
•present tense of some regular -ir and -re verbs, and faire and aller, with singular and plural pronoun or noun subjects (e.g., Pauline et Catou choisissent)        
•expressions with faire (e.g., faire du ski        
•imperative forms of known verbs (e.g., chantons, arrêtez        
Adjectives        
•possessive adjectives (mon/ma/mes, ton/ta/ tes, son/sa/ses)         
Conjunctions        
•conjunctions (mais, et, parce que/parce qu’        
Adverbs        
•common adverbs (e.g., peu, assez, beaucoup, trop) and expressions of quantity (e.g., un verre, un morceau, une boîte, une canette        
Vocabulary        
•basic vocabulary (e.g., numbers from 1 to 100; words associated with meals, menus, restaurants, home, space)         
•words from units under study and from oral vocabulary, personal word lists, and class lists         
•use of an English-French dictionary to expand vocabulary        
Spelling Rules and Strategies        
•use of basic sounds and their related spelling patterns in French (e.g., beau/ chaud/aujourd’hui        
•use of resources (e.g., classroom-displayed vocabulary, text, French-English dictionary) to check spelling         
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 Expectations: Copyright The Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1998.  Format: Copyright B.Phillips, 1998.