Resources by Paola

 

 

Paola Wilson is an experienced
B.C. French Immersion teacher. She is bilingual and her resources are excellent for Primary French Immersion teachers, Francophone teachers or Intermediate teachers who teach beginning French. Her books make learning to read easy and fun, and the days easier and more interesting for both teachers and students. Go to her YouTube page to find out more about her work.

To see a sample of each book, click on the You-Tube link provided.

Ressources en Français

Les Petits Livrets de Lectures
La Rentrée
Les Cartes Illustrées
Poèmes et Chansons Illustrés
Une question par jour
La Trousse à Paola
L’automne
Les pommes
La Collection Complete de l’Halloween
Un Coffret Précieux pour la Lecture et L’Écriture selon les thèmes: Noël et l’Hiver
Le Livre Coucou
Lecture Globale Pour Débutants
Succès en Sciences Humaines pour la Première Année
Les Petits Livrets de Lecture II
Un Mot Par Jour
Je Chante Avec Paola
Math Success - Grade Two - with Practice Sheet Instructions in French
Succès en Dictée 1
Succès en Phonétique avec Paola 2e et 3e
Les Cartes Éclair 1 ( Maternelle à 3e )
Les Cartes Éclair 2 ( Maternelle à 3e )
Les Petits Livrets pour accompagner Succès en Lecture 1 ( Première )
Succès en février ( Maternelle à la 2e )
BDL Série A : Je lis et j’écris, Je découpe et je colle ( Maternelle à la 2e )
Succès en Dictée 2 Série A
La Calligraphie A avec Paola
La Calligraphie B avec Paola
J’apprends à lire et à écrire avec l’alphabet
J'apprends une lettre par semaine

English Resources

One Question a Day by Paola
A Treasure Chest of Reading and Writing for Christmas and Winter by Paola
Illustrated Centre Cards by Paola
One Word a Day
I Sing With Paola

Resources by Paola

Ressources en Français


Sample available on YouTube
Les Petits Livrets de Lectures
There are 68 little books in beginning French to photocopy for your emergent readers. These are suitable for Kindergarten and beginning Grade One students. Most of the books are predictable or can be read through picture cues. There are many holiday and seasonal books, alphabet and number books, books about the children’s daily lives, and there are books to go with your themes, too! There is a teacher’s guide and a worksheet or exercise to accompany each book. This will be a great resource for early reading practice! This book is the French version of the Primary Success ‘Read Through the Year – Kindergarten’.
Book Price
$69.95

Sample available on YouTube
La Rentrée
Poèmes, comptines, chansons, livrets pour démarrer une belle année scolaire et tout au long de l’année! Organisation de la salle de classe, fiches utiles pour vous! Super petits livrets à faire avec la classe: Bonne Fête, Bonjour, Au revoir…. et plus!

 

The beginning of the year will go very smoothly with these wonderful ideas and practice sheets that are ready to use with your students – and they will be useful throughout the year.
Book Price
$39.95

Sample available on YouTube
Les Cartes Illustrées
Consignes, Centres d'apprentisage, Activités, Fêtes et Expressions. There are 98 pages.

This book will ease your stress when organizing your Kindergarten and Grade One centres. There are beautifully illustrated centre cards, activities, celebration cards and French expressions / questions for the classroom. This will be a great asset to FSL teachers as well.

The instruction cards give very useful visual support when you are giving directions and explanations.
Book Price
$39.95

Sample available on YouTube
Poèmes et Chansons Illustrés
This book has more than 200 great poems and songs to enrich your reading program for your French Immersion or Francophone primary students. There is one poem per page, and some pages also have a short follow-up for your students. You will be delighted with this new book! It will be your favourite resource throughout the year! It is suitable for Kindergarten to Grade Three. There are You-Tube links for the songs, so you can listen to the melodies!
Book Price
$49.95

Sample available on YouTube
Une question par jour
There are 200 questions (and the answers) that can be used for attendance graphs. Use one question each day as a great way to get students to begin to read questions and answers at a beginner level. This is a hands-on and cooperative way to begin your school day or lesson. Photocopy a page, cut the question and answer apart and put them at the top of a daily graph, and the students place their names under the correct answer. This can stimulate discussion and vocabulary experiences.
Book Price
$29.95

Sample available on YouTube
La Trousse à Paola
Un alphabet et les sons illustrés en français ...... Des affiches instantanées pour vos murs de salle de classe….. rap, activités d’alphabet, liens internet et comptine des voyelles.
 
This is a great WALL ALPHABET with each letter and each FRENCH sound illustrated. A rap suggestion, alphabet activities, internet links, and vowel poem.
Book Price
$39.95

Sample available on YouTube
L’automne
Un thème pour le primaire…… You will find poems, art ideas, vocabulary, practice sheets and more in this Autumn theme! This is perfect for your French Immersion class.

Sample available on YouTube
Les pommes
This is a great booklet that has everything you need to teach an apple theme! There are lots of ideas and student pages ready to use.

Sample available on YouTube
La Collection Complete de l’Halloween
This new book has a compilation of useful little readers for Halloween and sentence strip booklets for reading and writing, useful for Kindergarten to Grade 2 in French. There are also games, illustrated vocabulary sheets and songs. There are also ideas for November - learning the parts of the body, fruits and vegetable names as well as colours.
Book Price
$29.95

Sample available on YouTube
Un Coffret Précieux pour la Lecture et L’Écriture selon les thèmes: Noël et l’Hiver
A dozen little books for reading with lesson plans and support materials, songs with lyrics and internet links, illustrated vocabulary, sentence strips, activity sheets and more - en français! As Christmas comes nearer – you can’t be without this book – it will make your lessons so much easier and more interesting.
Book Price
$29.95

Sample available on YouTube
Le Livre Coucou
Matériel d'appoint pour accompagner l'alphabet et les sons illustrés dans la Trousse de Paola . Abécédaire à lire et à écrire. Jeu d'alphabet et petits livrets COUCOU individuels pour les lettres et les sons. 128 pages. Supplément: Cahier d'écriture pour l'alphabet, 2 mots à tracer par lettre avec un dessin.

Coucou Books: Support material for the book La Trousse de Paola. There is an alphabet reading game. There are individual books for each letter and sound that use the Trousse de Paola illustrations in order to practice the sounds and letters. Also included is a student practice printing book of 2 words for each letter of the alphabet.
Book Price
$29.95

Sample available on YouTube
Lecture Globale Pour Débutants
This new book teaches over 100 words in beginning reading. There are great lesson plans with hands-on ideas, practice sheets, little books, flash cards and word wall cards – and more! This is a wonderful resource for Kindergarten and Grade One French Immersion or Francophone teachers.

Lecture Globale Pour Débutants est prêt pour vous dès cette première semaine de janvier! Laissez-moi vous aider à faire le retour en classe plus amusant et moins fatigant! Si vous voulez inspirer vos élèves à pouvoir lire des "vrais" livres d'ici le mois de juin, essayez ce programme formidable avec eux! Faites-en un jeu. Tout est compris pour vous. Vous serez épatés!
Book Price
$79.95

Sample available on YouTube
Succès en Sciences Humaines pour la Première Année
Ce nouveau livre comprend 60 plans de leçons pour couvrir les objectifs en sciences humaines pour la première année. Il est compatible avec les attentes du Ministère de l'Éducation dans chaque province. Le livre commence par le monde de l'enfant: la salle de classe, l'école, la communauté. Ensuite, le concept de l'interdépendance est étudié. Les rôles et les responsabilités des individus et des groupes ( la famille ) à la maison et dans le monde. Il y a une initiation à ce qu'est un plan et tout ce qui touche la cartographie en première année.

This new resource gives specific lesson plans for an entire year of Social Studies. It follows the curriculum expectations in all the provinces, with special emphasis on the child’s world - the classroom, school and community, expanding outwards with understanding of interdependency, relationships and responsibilities. Beginning map skills are included.
Book Price
$49.95

Sample available on YouTube
Les Petits Livrets de Lecture II
Following the success of the first Les Petits Livrets book here is another binder full of little books in French to photocopy for your students! There are holiday and seasonal books and many more. These are suitable for your Grade One and Grade Two French Immersion or Francophone students. Your children will love them, and you will have perfect guided reading books for your lessons.
Book Price
$69.95

Sample available on YouTube
Un Mot Par Jour
Tout nouveau! Ce jeu est créé à partir des mots de 10 lettres qui servent de point de départ pour recréer des mots de 1-2-3-4-5 ou + lettres qu'on note ensuite sur une Fiche de travail. L'objectif est de créer le plus de mots possible dans un temps alloué ainsi que de découvrir le mot CLÉ de 10 lettres . Il y a un Mot Par Jour pour toute une année scolaire! C'est une activité de base pour les classes à niveaux multiples. Bon jusqu'en 7e année!

Boni: Il y a une liste de mots de référence pour les mots de 1-2-3-et 4 lettres.
Book Price
$34.95

Sample available on YouTube
Je Chante Avec Paola
Une collection de 36 livrets illustrés avec des vidéos Youtubes.... Chaque chanson est accompagnée d’une fiche pour le professeur et des activités pour les jeunes. Si vous aimez les Petits Livrets 1 et 2, vous allez adorer ce nouveau livre de chansons préférées ! Les roues de l’autobus, C’est l’Halloween, Je suis une pizza, Avec un grand Nez, Petit Papa Noël, Petit garçon.
Book Price
$44.95

Sample available on YouTube
Math Success - Grade Two - with Practice Sheet Instructions in French
Do you have great enthusiasm for teaching Grade Two math? You will after teaching this program! Math Success gives you everything you need for the year with daily lesson plans in English. There are great ways of teaching the concepts. The 120 reproducible practice sheets and weekly review and drill sheets are translated into FRENCH . This is a complete program, with a new and exciting attitude towards math mastery.
The Teacher instructions for the program are in english with French worksheets
Complete Copy
$79.95
Complete Copy - Emailed
$49.95
Practice Sheets Only
$29.95
Practice Sheets Only - Emailed
$22.95

Sample available on YouTube
Succès en Dictée 1
A program based on the strategy called Word Work which fits into the Daily 5™ way of working to improve spelling and enhance reading and writing. There are 100 high frequency words for Grade One French Immersion or Francophone students. The book consists of 20 centers used with 10 lessons. Each lesson last for 2 weeks. The children will love the variety of activities from which they can choose to learn their words. You will see your students grown in their work skills, independence and confidence. This program is recommended for a January or February start and lasts four months. Successful spelling in French is HERE!
Book Price
$32.95

Sample available on YouTube
Succès en Phonétique avec Paola 2e et 3e
Perfect for Split Classes. More than 300 pages ! 10 lessons each 2 to 3 weeks in length. Each sound is taught based on an original text: S1 [o] Jojo le gros robot ; S1B [ɔ] Un petit bonhomme ;S2 [ã] Un éléphant qui se balançait; S3 [on] Les pompiers; S4 [wa] et [waR] Le roi Grégoire; S5 [in] Mes souvenirs de Noël; S6 [u] Le courage; S7 [ɛ] Bon anniversaire; S8 [ ø] et [ œR] Le restaurant Chez Fleur; S9 [ e] Émilie et le céleri géant . The activities include: Finger puppets, Various activitis to explore the vocabulary; reading and writing strrategies; Flash cards for each sound are provided in the books: Cartes Éclair 1 and Cartes Éclair 2. This format is well-proved as an effective way to learn French sounds. The teacher who piloted the programme as well as the Flash Cards Books 1 and 2 was very complimentary on the content and on how her students took to becoming more independent learners and readers as well as writers while using this material.
Book Price
$44.95

Sample available on YouTube
Les Cartes Éclair 1 ( Maternelle à 3e )
This book mirrors the organization of Succès en phonétique avec Paola. The vocabulary chosen matches the first 5 lessons: S1 [o] Jojo le gros robot ; S1B [ɔ] Un petit bonhomme ;S2 [ã] Un éléphant qui se balançait; S3 [on] Les pompiers; S4 [wa] et [waR] Le roi Grégoire; There are word searches as well as about 50 illustrated words per sound studied. You can also use this book of flash ard with the book Le Livre Coucou .You can create your own games quickly and easily without a need to laminate ! The Illustrated word cards are in the following format: Word; Word and Picture; Picture Only. You will love it!
Book Price
$29.95

Sample available on YouTube
Les Cartes Éclair 2 ( Maternelle à 3e )
This book mirors the organization of Succès en phonétique avec Paola.

The vocabulary chosen matches the last 5 lessons: Succès en phonétique avec Paola. S5 [in] Mes souvenirs de NoëlS6 [u] Le courage; S7 [ɛ] Bon anniversaire; S8 [ ø] et [ œR] Le restaurant Chez Fleur; S9 [ e] Émilie et le céleri géant : There are word searches as well as about 50 illustrated words per sound studied. You can also use this book of flash ard with the book Le Livre Coucou. You can create your own games quickly and easily without the need to laminate ! The Illustrated word cards are in the following format: Word; Word and Picture; Picture Only. You will love it !
Book Price
$29.95

Les Petits Livrets pour accompagner Succès en Lecture 1 ( Première )
This will accompany: Succès en Lecture 1 (coming in 2013 ). There are 45 booklets with carefully chosen sequential vocabulary. This is a wonderful resource to teach and practice beginning reading vocabulary in French and the little books are perfect for guided reading lessons. Your children will love to take these little books home to read to their parents!
Book Price
$49.95

Sample available on YouTube
Succès en février ( Maternelle à la 2e )
Celebrations in February are as follows: Le jour de la marmotte, la St-Valentin, le nouvel an chinois, le 100e jour d’école, le rouge et le rose. Activities include: poems, poem sheets, little booklets, masks, 12 easy to make centers for Chinese New Year, a number of 100 DAY activities including words from Paola’s books children can read ! Rouge et rose is a reading theme with sentence strip books. Over 400 Pages for February!

Sample available on YouTube
BDL Série A : Je lis et j’écris, Je découpe et je colle ( Maternelle à la 2e )
Les Bandes de Lecture Série A ( reading using Sentence Strips and little booklets ) is a collection of stories, poems and songs to facilitate reading and develop literacy. Great to give your young readers booklets to read and write in as well as booklets for their reading boxes ! Great for Second language learners in French Immersion or in Francophone program ! Evaluation package: reading booklets and reading record to accompany the kit!

Each section is supported with a YOUTUBE sung by Paola : Bonjour mes amis, Comment ça va mes amis, Au revoir mes amis, La semaine des canards, Violette, Violette, On range en maternelle, Joyeux anniversaire, Il fait noir, L’escargot Léo, Nous lavons nos mains et Si j’éternue ou je tousse . You can learn in FRENCH !

Succès en Dictée 2 Série A
This new program is based on the strategy called Word Work which fits into the Daily 5™ way of working to improve spelling and enhance reading and writing. There are 120 high frequency words for Grade TWO French Immersion or Francophone students. The book consists of 20 centers used with 12 lessons. Each lesson last for 2 weeks. The children will love the variety of activities from which they can choose to learn their words. You will see your students grown in their work skills, independence and confidence. This program is recommended for September start. Successful spelling in French is HERE!
Book Price
$44.95

Sample available on YouTube
La Calligraphie A avec PaolaNEW!
A reproducible book with two alphabet sets – letter formation for the lower case and the upper case letters and two sets of alphabet sheets for more mature printers at the end of the Kindergarten year. Practical bilingual suggestions for teachers and parents. We recommend this book be used in conjunction with the French version of Learn a Letter a Week : J’apprends une lettre par semaine .

Sample available on YouTube
La Calligraphie B avec Paola NEW!
This Printing Practice book for Grade One has all you need to teach proper letter formation and includes a series of booklets with varying levels of difficulty to meet all of your students abilities.( Letter, Words, Sentences ) Learn to teach printing so it is fun! Practical bilingual suggestions for teachers and parents .We recommend this book be used in conjunction with the French version of Learn a Letter a Week : J’apprends une lettre par semaine .

Sample available on YouTube
J’apprends à lire et à écrire avec l’alphabetNEW!
A great resource that helps you teach the letters and the letter sounds. There are 53 booklets for reading and writing the alphabet sounds. The vocabulary is illustrated and the booklets are modeled on useful sentence structures: Voici... Il y a... Je vois... etc. The reproducible readers can be used by students to build their reading and vocabulary skills. Perfect for beginners reading boxes. Hunt for and highlights the sound of the week in each booklet. The alphabet sounds in the book ‘La Trousse de Paola’ are used in these booklets, so it is a great opportunity to see the same words and revise.

This book is great for Kindergarten and Grade One French classrooms as well as French Second Language.

Sample available on YouTube
J'apprends une lettre par semaineNEW!
A great resource that helps you teach the letters and the letter sounds. There are ideas for phonemic awareness, sound associations, key words, poems, tactile letters, art, food, songs and games, etc. Each day there is a review component so the letters taught will be retained, flash cards, a letter page to photocopy, and instructions for teaching printing and letter formation. For a complete Printing Practice book you can also purchase: La calligraphie avec Paola A or B is available for Kindergarten (A) and Grade One (B).

English Resources


Sample available on YouTube
One Question a Day by Paola
There are 200 questions (and the answers) that can be used for attendance graphs. Use one question each day as a great way to get students to begin to read questions and answers at a beginner level. This is a hands-on and cooperative way to begin your school day or lesson. Photocopy a page, cut the question and answer apart and put them at the top of a daily graph, and the students place their names under the correct answer. This can stimulate discussion and vocabulary experiences.
Book Price
$29.95

Sample available on YouTube
A Treasure Chest of Reading and Writing for Christmas and Winter by Paola
This is the English version of Un Coffret Précieux. There are a dozen little books for reading with lesson plans and support materials, songs with lyrics and internet links, illustrated vocabulary, sentence strips, activity sheets and more. This is a great resource!
Book Price
$29.95

Sample available on YouTube
Illustrated Centre Cards by Paola
This book will ease your stress when organizing your Kindergarten and Grade One centres. There are beautifully illustrated centre cards, activities, celebration cards and English expressions / questions for the classroom. This will be a great asset to ESL teachers as well.

The instruction cards give very useful visual support when you are giving directions and explanations.
Book Price
$29.95

Sample available on YouTube
One Word a Day
This is all new! This game was created to use the 10 letter tiles provided and rearranging them to form a KEY word as well as creating the greatest number of smaller words possible in a given time frame. By using the letter tiles , you create and record 1-2-3-4-5-6 + letter words ) There are enough words to do ONE PER DAY for a school year! An excellent core vocabulary building activity for any multi-age classroom. Bonus: There is a reference list is provided for 1-2-3-4 letter words. Good up to Grade 7!
Book Price
$34.95

Sample available on YouTube
I Sing With Paola
A collection of 20 songs illustrated in the format of small booklets. Each accompanied with a Youtube video sung by Paola or a with a reference to itunes to purchase the song by the original artist. Each book comes with a Teacher instructions sheet and follow up activities for the students.
Book Price
$29.95