French 2 Biography Project - Award-Winning Francophones 


Mastery Objective: 

Research a French person and describe his/her contributions.

 

Directions: 

Select a famous French person from the following list:

 

Explorers   

Jacques Cartier

Samuel de Champlain

Louis Joliet

Robert Cavalier sieur de La Salle

le Pere Marquette  

Jacques Cousteau

 

Politicians/Leaders  

Vercingetorix

Charlemagne

Joan of Arc

Napoleon Bonaparte

Louis XIV

Marie-Antoinette

Jacques Chirac

Marquis de Lafayette

Henri Christophe

Toussaint Louverture

Jean Chretien

Pierre Trudeau

Sese Mobutu

'Papa Doc' Duvalier

Jean Aristide

Charles De Gaulle

 

Cartoonists  

Herge

Goscinny & Uderzo

Claire Bretecher

Writers/Philosophers 

Jean de la Fontaine

Moliere

Voltaire

Denis Diderot

Victor Hugo

George Sand

Alexandre Dumas [Pere]

Jules Verne

Emile Zola

Charles Baudelaire

Antoine de St. Exupery

Jean-Paul Sartre

Simone de Beauvoir

Albert Camus

Louis aragon

Jacques Prevert

Joseph de St. Georges

Aime Cesaire

Leopold Senghor

Mariama Ba

Georges Simenon

Scientists/Inventors  

Andre Ampere

Louis Bleriot

Louis Braille

Marie Curie

Pierre Curie

Rene Descartes

Gustave Eiffel

Jean-Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier

Louis and Auguste Lumiere

Joseph and Etienne de Mongolfier

Louis Pasteur

Armand Peugeot

Painters/Sculptors  

Louis David

Eugene Delacroix

Claude Monet

Rosa Bonheur

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi

Auguste Rodin

Henri Matisse

Paul Gauguin

Marc Chagall

Performing Arts/Cinema   

Sarah Bernhardt

Jacques Brel

Maurice Chevalier

Les Nubians

Pascal Obispo

Louis Malle

Francois Truffaut

Edith Piaf 

 

 

 

Resources: 

Award Certificate Template 

Encyclopedia Britannica School Edition  

Encyclopedia Britannica Image Quest     

Biography.com 

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