If you are an elementary school student (or a parent!) who would like to continue learning French as a Second Language at home, here are some general and fun ideas to work on all aspects of the language.

#MISSIONFLS

Educational Consultants from LEARN and Lester B. Pearson School Board have worked very hard to offer your child FRENCH ADVENTURES/MISSIONS. It's a simple and original way to continue practicing their French second language skills. 

Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to complete as many FLS missions as possible during the month of May 2020. Ready Set Go!

Discover all the #missionfls per cycle: 

FLS Adventures Cycle 1 Go to page 

FLS Missions Cycle 2 Go to page 

FLS Missions Cycle 3 Go to page 

FOR ALL CYCLES (GRADES 1-6)

ACCENT QUÉBEC 
Accent Québec is a bilingual online platform providing curated resource collections in French designed to support teachers, students and parents to improve their experience of French as a Second Language (FSL) in and out of school. Go to site 

FRENCH CONTESTS
Practice the language in a fun way by having your child participate in these 2 real contests in French as a Second Language.

  • Ensemble à distance, ton expérience face au virus - We invite students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 across Canada to record and virtually post 1-3 minute videos, en français, sharing how they are spending their time while schools are closed and events are cancelled.  Go to site 
  • O’POÉSIE - French as a Second Language poetry contest - A French poetry contest for students learning French as a Second Language aged 5 to 17 years old.The 4th edition  begins April 1st and deadline to submit entries is June 1st 2020.  Go to site 

GENERAL RESOURCES
Here you’ll find web sites that provide a multitude of services, media, activities and other education resources related to learning French as a second language.

  • IDÉLLOFrench Quality educational and certified content for your children. Thousands of videos, websites or mobile apps for all topics! Look for the FSL resources - Go to site  
  • Squat (Télé Québec)This site is presented in the form of a news feed featuring different colourful characters who offer them a wide variety of content: readings, videos, games, humour and various information. Science, animals, travel, sports, art and video games are featured. Young people can react and participate. Go to site  
  • Zone jeunesse (Radio Canada)Videos, games and activities, as well as applications related to Radio-Canada's youth television programs are available in this renewed area dedicated to young people aged 6 to 12. Go to site  
  • La souris web Links to free educational exercises, activities and games, as well as resources, technological aids and applications for allophone students, host classes, French Immersion These resources are also of interest to elementary and secondary students with reading and writing difficulties. Go to site  
  • Francolab juniorFrancolab Junior is part of the Francolab educational platform, developed by TV5 Québec Canada, which offers various resources to facilitate teaching and learning the French language. This site describes the components of Francolab Junior, namely the application La Francomobile, as well as the activities of Canot comasse and P'tite jasette. Go to site  
  • Littératout - Littératout offers you simple and fun activities, digital books, video clips and suggestions for activities to do with your child to keep him engaged and motivated in reading, writing and oral communication during this period. Go to site  
  • Éditions ERPIAt a time when routines for young and old alike are being turned upside down, we've put together some tips and tools to download to help you keep your children busy and keep learning going on a daily basis. Go to site  
  • ONF (Office national du film du Canada) - Documentaries and animated films from the National Film Board of CanadaGo to site  
  • Le point du FLE Welcome to the directory « Learning French » Le Point du FLE. You will find here more than 6900 links to the best courses and free exercises to learn French. Go to site  

BOOKS/AUDIO BOOKS
To maintain your child's language skills, continue reading daily whether your child is reading independently or you are reading with her/him or listening to audio books. Here is selection books and audio books for you:

  • R@conte-moi une histoire -French audio books -  Go to site 
  • Il était une histoire Albums, stories, fables and poetry - Go to site 
  • L’heure du conte de Biboche - Story time online- Go to site 
  • Ici Première -Listen for free to audio books read by authors or by actors - Go to site 
  • The French Experiment. French children's stories - Some well-known children's stories translated into French and spoken by a native French speaker - Go to site 
  • Audible - Audible is an online audiobook subscription that is being offered for free at this time. Go to site 
  • Heure du conte - Heure du conte brings together virtual and audio storytelling hours on the same platform for children's enjoyment! - Go to site 
  • BAnQ (Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec) - Subscribing lets you access every digital resource offered, and borrow e-books. To borrow materials at the Grande Bibliothèque, you need a library card that you can obtain by joining BAnQ and subscribing to all its services - Go to site 
  • Bibliothèque des Amériques - Thousands of French-language books digital to discover free of charge - Go to site  


GAMES/APPS
Who doesn't like to play? Here are some fun games in French to help your child to consolidate his or her second-language learning.

  • EduLulu- Aimed at parents and educators, EduLulu is the first Canadian public service that offers evaluation of educational applications available on tablets and smartphones in Canada. EduLulu's assessments are completed by teams of independent experts, composed of educators, parents, ergonomists and designers.  Go to site 
  • Bloups! Les monstres de la lecture A pedagogical application designed in Quebec by an orthopedagogue to learn to read in a fun way.  Go to site 
  • Télé Québec - Suggestions for mobile apps. Go to site 
  • Radio-CanadaSuggestions for mobile apps.  Go to site 
  • TFOFree educational games for children from 2 to 12 years old.  Go to site 
  • Magimot This fun game allows, as often as desired, to practice words of one's choice. By creating a free account and logging in, progress is recorded. The player can thus obtain more and more magical tools to fight his enemies. Obviously, the more he recognizes the spelling of words, the better his result.  Go to site 
  • ConjugoNo more long tables and the linear method to learn how to conjugate verbs! With Conjugo, primary and secondary school students revise their verbs in a totally interactive and fun way. The player must make his ninja jump from obstacle to obstacle and answer correctly to conjugation questions to continue his course.  Go to site 

CYCLE 1 (GRADES 1-2)

FRENCH ADVENTURES FOR APRIL 2020 
Educational Consultants from LEARN, LBPSB and SPEAQ have worked very hard to offer your child FRENCH ADVENTURES for the month of April. It's a simple and original way to continue practicing their French as a second language skills.  Go to page

GENERAL RESOURCES
Here you’ll find web sites that provide a multitude of services, media, activities and other education resources related to French as a Second Language learning.

  • Polygone. Apprend à lire - Your educational game for learning French. To use this site you need to activate the Flash player. Go to site   
  • La CLEF - A social media community where parents learn and exchange tips for counting, reading and writing as a family. Go to site  
  • TFO FAMILY CAMP (6 YEARS OLD) This thematic folder presents resources that offer your 6-year-old child fun and physical activities including learning to write, sounds and phonemes and reading. All the activities have been created for a fun and stimulating learning, with stories, songs, games that will engage your children. The contents presented here have been selected by our educational experts in order to make learning with family or at home as fun as possible. *You need to create a free account to access the resources. Go to site  
  • TFO FAMILY CAMP (7 YEARS OLD)This thematic folder presents resources that offer your 7-year-old child fun and physical activities including learning to write, sounds and phonemes and reading. All the activities have been created for a fun and stimulating learning, with stories, songs, games that will engage your children. The contents presented here have been selected by our educational experts in order to make learning with family or at home as fun as possible. *You need to create a free account to access the resources. Go to site  
  • TFO FAMILY CAMP (8 YEARS OLD)This thematic folder presents resources that will help your 8-year-old child to strengthen knowledge in fields like science, mathematics, French language, how to create comics and even expand their general culture thanks to entertaining quizzes! The videos presented here have been selected by our educational experts in order to make learning with family or at home as fun as possible. *You need to create a free account to access the resources. Go to site  
  • Coucou Programs, games, stories and complicity for every moment of the day. On Coucou, children are the privileged witnesses of a universe where six cute little creatures with varied personalities live, called coucous. Go to site  

BOOKS/AUDIO BOOKS
To maintain your child's language skills, continue reading daily whether your child is reading independently or you are reading with her/him or listening to audio books. Here is selection books and audio books for you:

  • Abracadabra - Taking a balanced reading approach, ABRA helps children in the early elementary years develop skills in phonological awareness, reading fluency, comprehension, and writing. Go to site  
  • Boukili- It offers an immersive, interactive and educational reading experience for children aged 4 and up, French-speaking and in French immersion or FSL (French as a second language). Boukili's goal is to encourage children to read and to help them progress through the various reading levels by exploring the collection of 126 books created by Mini TFO. Go to site  
  •  La CLEF Online storytelling. Go to site    
  • L’heure du conte de Biboche Online storytelling. Go to site  
  • La souris webLinks to reading sites (stories, tales, virtual books, etc.) to read or listen to, as well as educational activities and games around reading for preschool and kindergarten children. Go to site  
  • Histoire et oli Looking for night stories for your kids? Discover the new episodes of the France Inter audio series: tales for 5-7 year olds, imagined and told by many authors. Go to site  
  • BookabooA young dog, drummer and Superstar cannot go on stage until he is told a story. Fortunately, his star visitors will come to his rescue in his dressing room to read to him. Go to site  

VIDEOS/TV SHOWS
A simple way to support language learning is to watch videos or television programs in French. 

  • Passe-Partout - A section of Télé-Québec’s Coucou site is devoted to the new version of the popular children's series Passe-Partout. You'll find games with the series' famous characters, songs, stories and episodes. Go to site  
  • CurioA subscription-based educational streaming platform targeting educational institutions from primary through to post-secondary levels across Canada. You can now access thousands of programs, documentaries, audio content and archival material from CBC/Radio-Canada on a provisional basis. Go to site 
  • Monde des TitounisThe Titounis are the characters of the biggest French YouTube channel for children. Here you will find all the latest videos of the Titounis, whether they are classic nursery rhymes, original creations, tales and stories, dances or learning videos. Go to site  
  • Mini TFO - This site offers videos and games featuring their favourite characters from TFO children's shows. Go to site 

CYCLE 2 (GRADES 3-4)

#MISSIONFLS FOR APRIL 2020 
Educational Consultants from LEARN, LBPSB and SPEAQ have worked very hard to offer your child FRENCH MISSIONS for the month of April 2020. It's a simple and original way to continue practicing their French as a second language skills. 
Go to page

GENERAL RESOURCES
Here you’ll find web sites that provide a multitude of services, media and other education resources related to French as a Second Language learning.

  • TFO FAMILY CAMP (9 YEARS OLD)This thematic folder presents resources that will help your 9-year-old child to strengthen knowledge in fields like mathematics, science, geography, French language, intercultural awareness, how to create digital stories and more! The videos presented here have been selected by our educational experts in order to make learning with family or at home as fun as possible.*You need to create a free account to access the resources. Go to site 
  • TFO FAMILY CAMP (10 YEARS OLD)This thematic folder presents resources that will help your 10-year-old child to strengthen knowledge in fields like mathematics, science, history, French language, intercultural awareness and more. The videos presented here have been selected by our educational experts in order to make learning with family or at home as fun as possible. *You need to create a free account to access the resources. Go to site 
  • Petits curieuxThe general culture podcast for children on things to Know. Its content is available exclusively in audio. Go to site 

BOOKS/AUDIO BOOKS
To maintain your child's language skills, continue reading daily whether your child is reading independently or you are reading with her/him or listening to audio books. Here is selection books and audio books for you:

  • AbracadabraTaking a balanced reading approach, ABRA helps children in the early elementary years develop skills in phonological awareness, reading fluency, comprehension, and writing. Go to site 
  • Short edition jeunesseYoung readers can choose the story according to their desire (the texts are classified by theme) and according to the desired reading time (5, 10 or 20 minutes of reading). Go to site 

VIDEOS/TV SHOWS
A simple way to support language learning is to watch videos or television programs in French. TIP: You can add the English or French subtitles to make it easier to understand.

  • Curio A subscription-based educational streaming platform targeting educational institutions from primary through to post-secondary levels across Canada. You can now access thousands of programs, documentaries, audio content and archival material from CBC/Radio-Canada on a provisional basis. Go to site 

GAMES/APPS
Who doesn't like to play? Here are some fun games in French to help your child to consolidate his or her second-language learning.

  • Bonjour les amis! - It is the French language adaptation of ¡Hola amigos!, a Spanish language game developed by staff/contractors from Alberta Education and Instituto Cervantes in Madrid, Spain. Go to site 
  • Polygone sait lire - Your educational game for learning French. To use this site you need to activate the Flash player. Go to site 
  • Languages online Engaging interactive tasks and printable worksheets that introduce, reinforce and recycle vocabulary. Activites are self-paced and self-correcting and include recordings by native speakers. Go to site 

CYCLE 3 (GRADES 5-6)

#MISSIONFLS FOR APRIL 2020 
Educational Consultants from LEARN, LBPSB and SPEAQ have worked very hard to offer your child FRENCH MISSIONS for the month of April 2020. It's a simple and original way to continue practicing their French as a second language skills. Go to page 

PEN PAL PROJECT FOR STUDENTS
This personal initiative of Alexandra Coutlée, pedagogical consultant in digital integration, and Lysiane Dallaire, elementary school teacher, is to match an anglophone child who is learning French as a Second Language with a francophone child who is learning English as a second language. Register your child for the PEN PAL PROJECT. Go to site 

HOW TO
Our HOW TO series presents step-by-step instructions and tools (texts, videos or presentations, examples, graphic organizers, posters to print, etc.) to explain simply and effectively how to complete various tasks in French as a Second Language.

GENERAL RESOURCES
Here you’ll find web sites that provide a multitude of services, media and other education resources related to French as a Second Language learning.

  • TFO FAMILY CAMP (11 YEARS OLD) - This thematic folder presents resources that will help your 11-year-old child to strengthen knowledge in fields like environnment, science, social studies, French language, intercultural awareness, the arts and more. The videos presented here have been selected by our educational experts in order to make learning with family or at home as fun as possible. *You need to create a free account to access the resources. Go to site 
  • TFO FAMILY CAMP (12 YEARS OLD) - This thematic folder presents resources that will help your 12-year-old child to strengthen knowledge in fields like History, Geography, French language, intercultural awareness and general culture! The videos presented here have been selected by our educational experts in order to make learning with family or at home as fun as possible. *You need to create a free account to access the resources. Go to site 
  • Petits curieux- The general culture podcast for children on things to Know. Its content is available exclusively in audio. Go to site 

BOOKS/AUDIO BOOKS
To maintain your child's language skills, continue reading daily whether your child is reading independently or you are reading with her/him or listening to audio books. Here is selection books and audio books for you:

  • Short edition jeunesse - Young readers can choose the story according to their desire (the texts are classified by theme) and according to the desired reading time (5, 10 or 20 minutes of reading). Go to site 

VIDEOS/TV SHOWS
A simple way to support language learning is to watch videos or television programs in French. TIP: You can add the English or French subtitles to make it easier to understand.

  • Curio - A subscription-based educational streaming platform targeting educational institutions from primary through to post-secondary levels across Canada. You can now access thousands of programs, documentaries, audio content and archival material from CBC/Radio-Canada on a provisional basis. Go to site 

GAMES/APPS
Who doesn't like to play? Here are some fun games in French to help your child to consolidate his or her second-language learning.

  • Polygone aime lire - Your educational game for learning French. To use this site you need to activate the Flash player. Go to site 
  • Grimoire - A free video game to develop the reading skills of children. The game is based on excerpts from books by Quebec children's authors and a variety of texts adapted to the tastes and level of young readers. Go to site 
  • Languages online - Engaging interactive tasks and printable worksheets that introduce, reinforce and recycle vocabulary. Activites are self-paced and self-correcting and include recordings by native speakers. Go to site