French Comes Alive

Every year the entire third grade at the Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs performs a play entirely in French.  It is the hardest challenge for the students who have been studying the language in class since grade 1.  “In third grade the child is eager for harder work,” says Patricia Hrebenach, the French teacher for grades 1-8,  “for this play, we work from a written script but I don’t give it...
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First Grade French – by Mme Hrebenach

I feel that language is a vital means of communication between people, as well as a gateway to understanding and accepting particular cultures, as expressed through meaningful sound.  With each language we learn, we increase our social range, and our understanding of the world in which we live. In first grade French class, we will explore French language almost exclusively in the target...
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