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Grades 9-12 French

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Resources

Click here for a French lesson plan: HS French 

Country Themed Culture Kits
Each kit comes with artifacts and activities for teaching about a specific country.  Check out our Morocco culture kit....

 

Books

Return to Childhood: The Memoir of a Modern Moroccan Woman
By Leila Abouzeid
This is the memoir  of a woman growing up during the time of Morocco's struggle for independence.

Year of the Elephant
By Leila Abouzeid
This is a fictional account of the Moroccan struggle for independence as seen through the eyes of a working-class woman.

The Grand Mosque of Paris: A Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews during the Holocaust
By Karen Gray Ruelle and Deborah Durland DeSaix
Although this looks like a picture book, it's a well-researched, amazing Holocaust story of the rescue of Jews at the Grand Mosque in Paris.  There also is a description of an Algerian group within the French resistance.

Multimedia

Among the RIghteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust in Arab Lands
This PBS documentary describes how North African Arabs helped Jews during the Holocaust.
 DVD format.

Battle of Algiers (1996)
In French with English subtitles.
VHS format. 125 minutes.

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