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2. Knowledge and skills through languages,

Knowledge and Skills Progression Through Languages

Year Group

Autumn

Spring

Summer

National Curriculum Links

Year 3

Autumn 1 Language Angels Topic: Core Vocabulary

Unit 1,3,4,5,6 and I’m learning French (lesson 1).

Objectives covered:

I can recognise colours in French.

I can recognise some classroom commands in French.

I can recognise the days of the week in French.

I can recognise the months of the year in French.

I can recognise some numbers from 1-100 in French.

I can say my name and how I feel in French.

 

Spring 1 Language Angels Topic: Animals.

Objectives covered:

 I can repeat all the numbers 1-10 in French, backwards too.

 I can tell you what these numbers mean in English when they are out of sequence.

 I can say and match all the animals to their appropriate picture and spell more than three unaided in French.

Summer 1 Language Angels Topic: Little Red Riding Hood.

Objectives covered:

I can listen and follow the entire story of Little Red Riding Hood in French and understand most of what I hear.

I can remember all of the words for the picture cards in French and remember where they appear in the story.

I can remember and spell all of the parts of the body covered in class.

Listen attentively to spoken language and show understanding by joining in and replying

Explore the patterns and sounds of words and link to spelling sound and meaning.

Engage in conversations; ask and answer questions; express opinions and respond to others.

Develop accurate pronunciation and intonation.

Read carefully and show understanding of words, phrases and simple writing.

Appreciate stories, songs, poems and rhymes in the language.

Broaden their vocabulary and develop their ability to understand new words that are introduced into familiar written material, including through using a dictionary.

Describe people, places, things and actions orally* and in writing.

Understand basic grammar appropriate to the language being studied, including): feminine, masculine and neuter forms and the conjugation of high-frequency verbs; key features and patterns of the language; how to apply these and how these differ from or are similar to English.

Autumn 2 Language Angels Topic: I’m learning French (lesson 2-6) and Core Vocabulary Unit 2 (Christmas).

I can find France on a map of the world.

 I can name the capital of France and three other well-known French cities.

 I can name at least two other countries where they speak French in the world.

I can recognise some French vocabulary about Christmas.

Spring 2 Language Angels Topic: Musical Instruments.

 

I can recognise all ten instruments when I hear them and know what that instrument is in English.

I can name five or more instruments in French with the correct gender.

I am able to match all the French spellings to their appropriate picture.

I can say I play five or more instruments of my choice, using the verb jouer correctly in French.

Summer 2 Language Angels Topic: Ancient Britain.

 

I can tell you and use correctly the French for all three of; “I am” (Je suis), “I have” (J’ai) and “I live” (J’habite).

I can tell you the words for all six key periods of ancient Britain in French from memory and spell the stone age, iron age and bronze age.

I can say I am a man or woman from the stone age, bronze age and iron age and attempt the spellings.

I can attempt to say in French that I have invented two of the hunting tools and attempt these spellings.

I can attempt to say where I live as a man or woman from the stone age, bronze age and iron age.

Year 4

Autumn 1 Language Angels Topic: Core Vocabulary

Unit 3,4,6,10 and Cultural lessons 1 and 2.

Objectives covered:

I can recognise some classroom commands in French.

I can recognise and spell the days of the week in French.

I can recognise most numbers from 1-100 in French.

I can recognise a selection of typical salutations in French.

I can explore the French tradition of Le Carnaval.

I can explore the French tradition of La Galette des Rois.

 

 

 

 

Spring 1 Language Angels Topic: The Tudors.

Objectives covered:

I can listen and follow the entire story of the Tudor history in French.

I can remember and spell at least three of the adjectives in French used for Henry VIII’s wives.

I can remember which wife they were describing.

I can remember and explain in a sentence, two key facts from Tudor history.

Summer 1 Language Angels Topic: At the Café.

Objectives covered:

I can remember, repeat and spell the foods and drinks covered in the lessons to enable me to place an order. I can change the language to suit what I want to say.

I can order a French breakfast, a range of snacks and read from a French menu without any assistance. I can also order for my friend.

I can ask for the bill in French.

 

 

 

To listen attentively to spoken language and show understanding by joining in and replying.

Engage in conversations; ask and answer questions; express opinions and respond to others.

To speak in sentences, using familiar vocabulary, phrases and basic language structures.

Develop accurate pronunciation and intonation.

Read carefully and show understanding of words, phrases and simple writing.

Appreciate stories, songs, poems and rhymes in the language.

Broaden their vocabulary and develop their ability to understand new words that are introduced into familiar written material, including through using a dictionary.

Describe people, places, things and actions orally* and in writing.

Understand basic grammar appropriate to the language being studied, including): feminine, masculine and neuter forms and the conjugation of high-frequency verbs; key features and patterns of the language; how to apply these and how these differ from or are similar to English.

Autumn 2 Language Angels Topic: Presenting Myself.

Objectives covered:

I can repeat all my personal details in French, and ask for the same information back.

I can say numbers 1-20 clearly in French and I can now spell some of these numbers.

I can say whether I am French or English and how the pronunciation changes if I am a girl or boy.

 

Spring 2 Language Angels Topic: The Classroom.

Objectives covered:

I can remember, repeat and spell the vocabulary covered in lessons for classroom objects.

I can tell you what I have and do not have in my pencil case.

I can understand and follow simple classroom commands in French.

Summer 2 Language Angels Topic: Goldilocks.

Objectives covered:

I can use picture cards to sequence the story correctly.

I can repeat from memory all of the words that represent all of the pictures.

I can sequence the story using phrase cards by reading the cards and then putting them into the right order.

I can create my own storyboard in French.

 

Year 5

Autumn 1 Language Angels Topic: Phonetics and Pronunciation 1-4 and Core Vocabulary Cultural lessons 3 and 4.

Objectives covered:

I can pronounce and read the 18 essential French sound patterns/ phonemes.

I can explore the French tradition of Le Poisson d’Avril.

I can explore the French tradition of Le

Bleuet de France.

Spring 1 Language Angels Topic: The Weather.

Objectives covered:

I can repeat all the weather vocabulary presented to me in class from memory with accurate pronunciation and spell some of these phrases.

I can ask what the weather is in French and reply to this question.

I can read a simple French weather map.

Summer 1 Language Angels Topic: At School.

Objectives covered:

I can repeat all the vocabulary presented to me in class from memory for school subjects with accurate pronunciation. I can spell most, if not all of these words, correctly. I can also use the correct article.

I can say which subjects I like and dislike at school.

I can tell you what time I have subjects at school.

I can tell you what time I go to school and at what time my friend goes to school.

To listen attentively to spoken language and show understanding by joining in and replying.

Engage in conversations; ask and answer questions; express opinions and respond to others.

To speak in sentences, using familiar vocabulary, phrases and basic language structures.

Develop accurate pronunciation and intonation.

Read carefully and show understanding of words, phrases and simple writing.

Appreciate stories, songs, poems and rhymes in the language.

Broaden their vocabulary and develop their ability to understand new words that are introduced into familiar written material, including through using a dictionary.

Write phrases from memory, and adapt these to create new sentences, to express ideas clearly.

Describe people, places, things and actions orally* and in writing.

Understand basic grammar appropriate to the language being studied, including): feminine, masculine and neuter forms and the conjugation of high-frequency verbs; key features and patterns of the language; how to apply these and how these differ from or are similar to English.

 

Autumn 2 Language Angels Topic: What is the Date?

Objectives covered:

I can repeat all the months in French from memory with pronunciation and spell some of them correctly.

I can ask the date in French and say the date in French.

I can ask when somebody has their birthday in French and tell them when I have my birthday.

Spring 2 Language Angels Topic: Habitats.

Objectives covered:

I can name five essential elements that animals and plants need to survive in their habitats.

I can tell you in French five types of habitats.

I can tell you in French which animals and which plants live and grow in each habitat.

Summer 2 Language Angels Topic: The Planets.

Objectives covered:

I can now name all the planets in French and place them on a solar system map.

I can spell at least five of the planets in French.

I can tell you an interesting fact about all the planets.

I can explain the basic rules of adjectival agreement in terms of masculine, feminine, singular and plural. I also know of a few exceptions to this rule.

Year 6

Autumn 1 Language Angels Topic: Grammar Explained.

Objectives covered:

I can say what the indefinite articles are in French and when, where and how to use them correctly.

I can say what the definite articles are in French and when, where and how to use them correctly.

I can say what the partitive articles are in French and when, where and how to use them correctly.

I can say what a NOUN is, how to determine a NOUN’s gender (masculine or feminine) and plurality (singular or plural) in French.

I can say what adjectival agreement is and when, where and how to use it correctly.

I can say what possessive adjectives are in French and when, where and how to use them correctly.

Spring 1 Language Angels Topic: The Weekend.

Objectives covered:

I can ask what the time is in French and also tell the time accurately, including using quarter past, half past and quarter to.

I have learnt a range of phrases from memory in French to talk about the activities that I do at the weekend.

I am able to highlight the verb in these sentences.

I can give you an account from memory of what I do at the weekend and at what time, now integrating conjunctions into my work.

Summer 1 Language Angels Topic: Healthy Lifestyles.

Objectives covered:

I can name and recognise ten foods and drinks that are considered good for a healthy diet.

I name another ten foods and drinks that are considered bad for a healthy diet if eaten in excess.

I can tell you a few things that I do and do not do during the week in terms of exercise.

I can give you a general account of what I do to lead a healthy life style unaided from memory.

I can follow a simple French recipe and research new words.

To listen attentively to spoken language and show understanding by joining in and replying.

Engage in conversations; ask and answer questions; express opinions and respond to others.

To speak in sentences, using familiar vocabulary, phrases and basic language structures.

Develop accurate pronunciation and intonation.

Present ideas and information orally to a range of audiences.

Read carefully and show understanding of words, phrases and simple writing.

Appreciate stories, songs, poems and rhymes in the language.

Broaden their vocabulary and develop their ability to understand new words that are introduced into familiar written material, including through using a dictionary.

Write phrases from memory, and adapt these to create new sentences, to express ideas clearly.

Describe people, places, things and actions orally* and in writing.

Understand basic grammar appropriate to the language being studied, including): feminine, masculine and neuter forms and the conjugation of high-frequency verbs; key features and patterns of the language; how to apply these and how these differ from or are similar to English.

Autumn 2 Language Angels Topic: Clothes.

Objectives covered:

I can repeat all the clothes vocabulary presented to me in class from memory with accurate pronunciation and spell most of these words.

I can tell you if the article/determiner is un, une or des.

I can say what I am wearing, and possibly what my friend is wearing as I am now more familiar with the verb PORTER.

I can tell you what I wear and possibly what my friend wears in different weather/situations.

I can describe clothing by colour and understand the concept of adjectival agreement.

I am confident using the possessive adjectives MON, MA and MES.

 

Spring 2 Language Angels Topic: World War II.

Objectives covered:

I can order a group of unknown words and decode most of the meaning in a piece of French text.

I can name most of the countries and languages involved in WW2 and label a map in French.

I can give you an account of what city life was like compared to country life during the war.

I am able to write a simple letter in French.

Summer 2 Language Angels Topic: The Olympics.

Objectives covered:

I can tell you key facts from the history of the Olympics and from the modern games in French.

I can remember all of the nouns for the ten sports, including their correct spelling and their correct gender in French.

I can conjugate the verb FAIRE in full. I can use this to say that I or somebody else plays a sport in French.

I can use de la, de l’ and du correctly when saying I play a sport. I also know how to use the negative correctly.

 

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