Highlights of Paris (Grades 6-9) (Spanish)


Lo más destacado de París

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París está considerada desde hace mucho tiempo como una de las ciudades más importantes del mundo desde el punto de vista histórico, y también está repleta de imágenes icónicas. Explora los inolvidables edificios que tardaron siglos en construirse, como Notre Dame, la Torre Eiffel y el Arco del Triunfo. Los alumnos comprenderán las razones por las que la importancia de París es tan intemporal.

Duración del video: 19:38 minutos.

Learning Resources with this Video*


Paris Creative Writing Prompt Worksheet

Paris Landmarks – Notes Organizer

If I Went To Paris

Let’s Learn French!

Become the Thinker – Writing Activity

Bastille Day

Draw A Scene – Highlights of Paris

Country Report – France

Universal Resources

National Standards

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Classroom Ideas 

Highlights of Paris


Have students print out a map of Paris and identify where the sites in the video are located.


Build the Eiffel Tower

Use various craft materials to build a model of the Eiffel Tower. Discuss how a model is a smaller version of a large structure.


Become "The Thinker"

Ask students to pretend that they are “The Thinker” in the famous statue. Prompt students to write about what he is possibly thinking about.



Label items in the classroom in French.


Independence Day around the World

Compare/contrast celebrations such as Bastille Day (France) and National Revolution Day (Cuba). Explore the similarities and differences between Independence Day traditions in America and other celebrations around the world. 



Listen to music from France.


Country Report

Have students write a report about France including: landmarks, population, how it is similar to the United States, history (how it came to be), type of government, economy, famous sites, architecture, interesting facts, languages spoken, food, etc.


If I Went to Paris...

Students create a list/powerpoint of their top five notable sites that they would like to visit and explain why. 

Explore the French Language

Create a T-chart with English words in one column, and French words in the other column. Compare/contrast words that are similar (bleu/blue) and words that are different (pomme/apple).


Greetings Around the World

Explore different ways to greet people across various cultures (Bonjour in France, bowing in Japan, saying Hola  in Cuba, etc.).


International Landmark Geometry

Identify geometric shapes found in the famous structures such as the Louvre Pyramid in France and the Tower of Westminster in London. Create structures using various geometric shapes (toothpick tower, etc.)


French Cuisine

Explore signature foods from France. 

Create a recipe for a dish seen in the video from the country/city (uses fractions, measurements, + directions).


Stained Glass Art

Create stained glass art inspired by the windows from the Notre Dame Cathedral.


Art History

Recreate famous pieces of art from France, e.g. the Mona Lisa. 

Local Festivals

Have students research French festivals at the local, state, and national levels. 


Creative Writing

Write a story with Paris as the setting. The main character could be from another country (compare and contrast characters). 


Classroom Ideas for ALL Videos

Here are dozens and dozens of ideas that you can use in your classroom along with our videos!

Temas Abarcados

Ubicación y datos sobre París

Torre Eiffel


Campo de Marte

Hotel Des Invalides

Museo de Orsay

Jardines de Luxemburgo


Barrio Latino

El Panteón

Catedral de Notre Dame

Centro Pompidou

Museo del Louvre

Jardines de las Tullerías

Ópera Garnier

Plaza de la Concordia

Grand Palais/Petit Palais

Campos Elíseos

Arco del Triunfo


Palacio de Versalles

Puentes famosos sobre el Sena


Videos in this Series

Paris: City of Light (Grades K-5)

Paris: La Ville Lumiere (French)

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