Government of New Brunswick

French Dance



Dansez en Français

Offers a variety of French dances used in the classroom, like Galop Nantais and Sept Sauts Simple

Each dance includes a short history, with tips for successful teaching of the dance. Many songs include musical notation, accompanying music and instructions in both English and French.

To learn more, visit the product page at Marian Rose's Community Dance Project website.


French Music



Students enjoy listening to upbeat songs and learning more about French as they listen. To find out about more about ABC et 1,2,3, and other products, call Kidzup at 514-931-0043 - ext: 112



Art Richard is a local artist from Dieppe, NB. Two of his CDs,  Art Richard chante avec ses amis and Ensemble, have been provided for grade three classrooms. For further information, go to


French Culture



Students learn about beginning mapping skills as they go on a virtual tour of French cultural sites around the province. For further information, go to


Haiti, a Questions and Answer is a resource that provides students with information about another French speaking country in the world. For further information, go to



Students in Grade 3 are invited to host a French cultural fair. This cookbook is provided in English for teachers to share with students. 



Children's French Books


Want to practice at home some of the stories your child is learning at school? The following are some titles from the Etincelle collection that are used in your child's introduction to French language and culture. Accompanying audio is available so that your child may also listen to the book read in French.

The grade three titles include:  

C’est l’Halloween, Mon velo magique and Les flocons de neige

Other books provided


This book invites students on an adventure back in time to an Acadian village form the past. Written in English, this is a wonderful read aloud that can be enjoyed at home or at school.

Books may be ordered directly from the author at


Claire’s Gift is a story of a young girl who visits her aunt in Chéticamp and is exposed to the traditional art of rug hooking, a popular activity of Acadians in this time period. This book may be found at most local bookstores or through the following link:


Exploring French language and culture through drama



This book is in the format of a reader's theatre where students may listen, read along with or attempt speaking some basic French words. An accompanying DVD includes an electronic copy of the book and the text is read aloud.

To order this and similar books, go to: Chenelière Éducation