elle _________e She
nous _________ons We
vous ________ ez You (plural or formal)
ils __________ent They (male)
elles _________ent They (female)
So, to say "We dance", you would say "Nous dansons".
To say "She dances", you would say "Elle danse".
And so on.....
I don't want to burden you with details, but this will be an important concept going forward. These rules (and trust me, many more) are available in textbooks they have at school. If you are interested in buying your child a pocket reference book for verb conjugation, I could point you toward a good, inexpensive one.
As complicated as this seems, they blew through 4 sheets in less than an hour. Oh, to be 9 again!
We also made some advancement on our class pet discussion, and I outlined the next project we will be carrying out in science. They will be asked to create a small habitat in a cut-off 2L bottle or carton at home, then bring it in to class. I decided not to launch the project today, but did suggest that they think about what type of habitat they would like to create. Most already had an idea, but if they want to discuss it that would be great.
- The math test is scheduled for next Thursday
- There was a slight delay sending off the book order as they set up my new account, but I hope to see it within the next week or two. In the interim, the book fair will be here for a week or so in October
- Student Council elections are taking place next week. We have 7 children running to be our Classroom Representative.
Conjugating French -er Verbs in the Present Tense: