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German Escape Room for  A Level revision

German Escape Room for A Level revision

A lesson that your students will not forget quickly! A spy themed escape room activity in which students need to do German language related puzzles to get a code to jump from one website to the next in search of the “mole” . Ideal as vocab and grammar revision for year 12 or year 13 for AQA German AS/A Level (based on the Hodder text book). Will keep them focused even in the last lesson before the holidays! It includes vocab from the topics celebrations, digital world, architecture and Berlin. There is a “digital only” version and a" digital+paper" version. The “digital+paper” version is more fun because it involves the game website and real life puzzles ( jigsaws, code wheels and string activities) that make the activities more “real”, but requires quite a bit of preparation by the teacher. The “digital only” version only requires two print outs and a little bit of taping and can be done last minute. Comments from my 6th form students: “This is intense!” “This was the best lesson I’ve had in some time!” “Can we do another one soon?” The resource includes: Link to “Findet den Maulwurf!” website Teacher instruction, including how to put together the puzzle items and example pictures Teacher answers Powerpoint with game introduction Puzzles to print out/Files for digital versions
jusch12
German Easter and Christmas Venn diagram cards

German Easter and Christmas Venn diagram cards

A group of words for Easter and for Christmas - can be printed, laminated and then used with either a large printed venn diagram or what I usually do is draw one with whiteboard pen of the desks. I tend to use this as one activity in a carousel lesson.
RachelGrice
AQA Celebrating in Germany Reading

AQA Celebrating in Germany Reading

This resource consists of 3 A4 sheets: An A4 document consisting of descriptions of Oktoberfest, Zuckertueten, Ostern and Nikolaustag. A reading activity based on the above, with richtig, falsch or nicht im Text as options. 8 questions for students to answer in German about the above.
sarahmccarthy86
Ostern - Easter Tarsia - German

Ostern - Easter Tarsia - German

21 words all connected to Easter in one way or another in a tarsia. A tarsia is a shape made up from triangles which is formed by matching the German for each word with it’s corresponding English word. Can be given to each student to complete themselves or printed, cut and laminated as a part of a carousel.
RachelGrice
Pancake Day, Fastnacht, Faschingsdienstag: 4-pg German wkbk + crossword, vocab list + crwd solution

Pancake Day, Fastnacht, Faschingsdienstag: 4-pg German wkbk + crossword, vocab list + crwd solution

Ideal for cover, class work, homework ... This resource contains a 4-page workbook which takes learners through the tradition of Fasching/Fastnacht/Karneval in German-speaking countries. Tasks include reading comprehension with questions, listing colours in a picture, matching verbs to pictures, matching sentences to pictures and writing sentences about more pictures. Finally there is a crossword for learners to complete by solving clues in German. A solution to individual clues as well as to the crossword is provided. A vocabulary list is also included in this resource to enable learners to complete the tasks in the work book individually or in pairs/groups. This makes this resource ideal for a cover lesson. Why not stretch this out by asking learners to make up their own word search or crossword with clues in German or English?
MosaiK
GERMAN CHRISTMAS WORD SEARCHES

GERMAN CHRISTMAS WORD SEARCHES

PERFECT FOR DEVELOPING LANGUAGE SKILLS IN GERMAN WITH A REALLY FESTIVE FEEL! Word searches are a fabulous way of encouraging students to engage with the written word in GERMAN, refreshing and reinforcing language as they complete the grids. This set features ten differentiated word searches, with each consecutive grid increasing in challenge. It focuses on 33 GERMAN CHRISTMAS WORDS, which will also help to develop students’ awareness of some GERMAN Christmas traditions and figures, such as Saint Nicholas and Knecht Ruprecht. There are 5 GERMAN to ENGLISH grids, where students are prompted with the GERMAN words, and look for them in GERMAN in the grid. For additional consolidation, each grid also features an ENGLISH word list that they have to complete, really putting their knowledge to the test! There are also 5 ENGLISH to GERMAN grids, where the prompt words are given in ENGLISH, and learners have to find the GERMAN equivalent in the grid. For additional consolidation and practice in writing and spelling in GERMAN, they also complete the GERMAN word list on each page. Students can tell in which direction the words are written by looking at the arrow key on each grid. There is an answer grid for each word search, so that students can check their answers - or use for a little extra help if they need it. The word searches are in landscape format, as this mirrors the common direction of reading from left to right, facilitating learner engagement with the activity. I’ve included a reference sheet in both GERMAN and English - print double-sided, and either laminate it to share around small groups of students, or give one to each student to stick into their learning workbooks as a general reference resource. Students will have to look carefully at some of the words they’re looking for, as they may appear slightly differently - for example, they may have to find ‘CANDLE’ and work out what that is in GERMAN - only the prompt DIE ADVENTSKERZE appears in the reference list. Use as starters, refreshers, plenaries or fun-time fillers at any time during the CHRISTMAS season. Students do like the challenge of working their way through a number of grids on one go! There are two versions of the word searches and keys - either with a color or B&W background — you may prefer to print in B&W to keep prep costs down. Laminate the answer keys if you can - they’ll last for many CHRISTMASTIMES to come! The resource consists of six non-editable files. Please read the TERMS OF USE carefully - the resource is copyright, and for single-teacher/purchaser use only. VIELEN DANK UND FROHES WEIHNACHTSFEST!
LivelyLearning
German Christmas Quiz 2017

German Christmas Quiz 2017

A PowerPoint quiz with 6 rounds including geography, famous German speakers, Celebs, German words The answers then all relate to German Christmas words! Ideal for KS3 and KS4 Answers included - a whole lesson planned for you !
colmerm
GERMAN CHRISTMAS BUNDLE #1

GERMAN CHRISTMAS BUNDLE #1

FABULOUS FESTIVE GERMAN GAMES & ACTIVITIES, PERFECT FOR DEVELOPING LANGUAGE SKILLS AND CREATING A GERMAN CHRISTMAS AMBIANCE IN YOUR CLASSROOM! SUPER TEACHER TIME-SAVER, £12.00 VALUE! WHAT YOU GET: 130 differentiated word and picture BINGO games grids with calling cards and grid template 36 Christmas-themed Numbers 0-31 challenge cards - ideal for honing numeracy skills too! 2 sets of starter vocab games cards, with 198 essential words & phrases, plus 2 60-question whole-group vocab quizzes All the files are non-editable in a zipped format. Please read the TERMS OF USE carefully - the bundle is copyright, and for single-teacher/purchaser use only. VIELEN DANK UND FROHES WEIHNACHTSFEST!
LivelyLearning
GERMAN CHRISTMAS NUMBERS 0-31 CHALLENGE CARDS

GERMAN CHRISTMAS NUMBERS 0-31 CHALLENGE CARDS

PERFECT FOR CREATING A FESTIVE FEEL IN YOUR CLASSROOM AND IDEAL FOR DEVELOPING GERMAN LANGUAGE SKILLS AS WELL AS PRACTISING AND REVISING GERMAN NUMBERS 0-31! 36 DIFFERENTIATED QUESTIONS WITH RECORDING SHEET AND ANSWER KEY GERMAN NUMBERS 0-31 CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE CARDS really do help to create a lively language learning environment. Students can develop, embed, reinforce and refresh their knowledge of GERMAN numbers in a cooperative, communicative and interactive way, independently of the teacher. They have a bonus multi-skill focus on listening, speaking, pronunciation, reading and spelling. They’re great for helping students familiarize themselves with, and develop competence in, speaking, reading, writing and spelling numbers in GERMAN. The cards are useful not only when you’re focusing on Numbers 0-31, but also as a starter, plenary and general ‘pick-me-up’ activity, as often as you can in lessons during the run-up to CHRISTMAS - the goal is not simply to learn how to count in GERMAN, but also to enjoy working with GERMAN, and to feel confident about doing so. The questions range in complexity and challenge, and are great for honing numeracy skills too - especially if calculators are not allowed! The questions and design provide lessons with a real festive feel - I’ve included a mini-reference list to help students with their GERMAN CHRISTMAS words - one or two per small group of students is sufficient. The cards do look great printed in colour, though I’ve also included a B&W version to help keep costs down. The resource comprises the following 6 files: * 2 sets of 36 challenge cards (colour/B&W), 4 per A4 (8.5 x 11) paper. Print, laminate and cut out. Depending on how long you want the activity to last for, choose a particular number of cards per small group of students, and place them in a tin, bowl or small box so that students can easily select a card, and then replace at the end of the activity. You can simply place all the cards in the bowl/box and let students work their way through, either in a single lesson, or across a series of lessons - I’ve found 10-15 minutes across several lessons can work really well. Students do need to remember to file their recording sheets carefully! * 2-page answer recording sheet (x2, colour/B&W). Best printed double-sided. * 2-page answer key (x2, colour/B&W), again best printed double-sided, and laminated for longevity. One answer key for each small group is sufficient. Students find this reference sheet really useful - download it for free here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/french-numbers-0-31-reference-sheet-11743634 The resource consists of 6 non-editable files in a zipped format. Please read the TERMS OF USE carefully; the resource is copyright, and for single teacher/purchaser use only. VIELEN DANK UND FROHE WEIHNACHTEN!
LivelyLearning
GERMAN CHRISTMAS BINGO

GERMAN CHRISTMAS BINGO

GAMES WITH GOALS! LOTS OF FESTIVE FUN WITH THESE GERMAN CHRISTMAS BINGO GAMES! BINGO really is an ideal activity for developing listening, speaking, reading and writing/spelling skills. This pack includes 10 non-editable files in a zipped format: 40 picture-only bingo 12-square grids, 4 per page (10 pages). You can give students a random selection of pages, with students selecting the order of grids they play from. You can also cut out the grids, and place them in a small bowl or similar object on tables. Students select grids randomly from the bowl. Colour and B&W. 40 GERMAN word-only bingo 12-square grids, 4 per page (10 pages). Colour & B&W. 40 English word-only bingo 12-square grids, 4 per page (10 pages). Colour & B&W. 4 12-square grid template for students to create their own word or picture grids for each other. B&W. 10 jumbo picture-only 24-square grids. Colour & B&W. 1 GERMAN and 1 English calling card, with all the words written in full These games are designed for players to cross off all the words or pictures on their grids in order to win the game. GET THE MOST OUT OF CHRISTMAS BINGO! Before playing, read all the words out loud in GERMAN several times, with students repeating carefully - this not only helps students develop their GERMAN pronunciation, but also introduces them to words they may not actually know. There are some nice long words to encourage students to look very closely! Students can also have their own calling card to read out loud from, one for a small group of students is sufficient - this will help them to link sound and spelling in GERMAN. The words focus on definite and indefinite article, plural and singular, masculine, feminine and neuter, which maximises opportunity to practise grammatical concepts too. Give students a little time to have a quick look over their grids first. Create bingo teams, each with a Christmas team name - playing competitively in teams keeps up a lively pace! For each game, select a different Christmas word as the ‘winning word’ for students to call out when they win the game. Students must recite all the words in their grids to check that they have actually won - also giving another opportunity for practising language. As you call out words in random order, remember to tick them on your calling card so that you can check the winners’ words - you’ll be able to use the same calling card for multiple games. Let students be the bingo caller too. Call out GERMAN words for GERMAN grids, GERMAN words for English grids, and English words for GERMAN grids to vary the challenge. Please read the TERMS OF USE carefully. VIELEN DANK UND FROHE WEIHNACHTEN!
LivelyLearning
Enjoy a German Christmas in one lesson

Enjoy a German Christmas in one lesson

Get your pupils to experience the joys of the German festive season within a fifty-minute lesson! Several activities/games/bits of information. You will need to print a few things and perhaps sort some prizes in advance. There is, of course, a link to Dinner for One.
boatie
Introduction to the festivals topic, based on the AQA A level book

Introduction to the festivals topic, based on the AQA A level book

Activities for a first lesson on festivals. Powerpoint that gives instructions including the English for secret sentence activity. The sentences for this are from page 70 ex5. Secret sentence words (colour coded by sentence) to be cut up. English sentences to cut up for a sorting activity putting the ideas from the text on page 70 back in the correct order. Listening activity based on the first 1.5 minutes of youtube clip.
Caity52
German Christmas Traditions

German Christmas Traditions

This is a fun cultural resource that goes through various German Christmas traditions, in English, including some German words. This is aimed at pupils in both KS2 and KS3. There are 16 slides of information and pictures. After that, there is a multiple-choice quiz to check what pupils have understood and/or information they have retained. The quiz is on the PowerPoint (as are the answers) but there is also a separate worksheet version of the quiz. There is a writing / drawing activity for pupils to do at the end and then a separate word search document which has words from the activities.
cgazzal
German Plan and Resources - KS2 - Christmas - Weihnachten

German Plan and Resources - KS2 - Christmas - Weihnachten

This is a plan and resources for a beginner's German lesson to use with KS2. It involves children learning the vocabulary for 'Happy Christmas,' as well as six decorations in German. The plan gives details of a whole class game to use as a starter, how to teach the vocabulary, a paired reading activity, whole class listening activity, a writing activity and plenary. It is highly interactive and allows children to practise a range of language skills. All resources needed for the lesson are included in the price. These are: Plan A PowerPoint presentation Resources for paired activity Written activity
blossomingminds
Christmas in Germany presentation

Christmas in Germany presentation

A 21 page presentation describing the traditions of Christmas in Germany. It covers Christmas markets, decorations, food and Christmas trees. Each slide has a short piece of text accompanied by a picture. It could be used as part of a lesson or for an assembly for children aged 4 -11.
blossomingminds
KS4 GCSE German Keyword Quiz Collection - Vokabeltest

KS4 GCSE German Keyword Quiz Collection - Vokabeltest

This is a temporary offer to celebrate Oktoberfest! It includes 4 key-word tests based on the GCSE specifications: -Cinema & TV -Food & Eating Out -Describing myself and my family -German Customs & Festivals The questions take a number of formats. Differentiation can be achieved by adjusting team sizes (or, indeed, having students work individually). Question instructions are in German, and the presentation features high quality graphics and animations.
Maxi88
Wo? Reading about European Cities

Wo? Reading about European Cities

This is a reading exercise where pupils find out about different cities in Europe. They match the descriptions with the pictures and then guess the name of the city from the map. Enjoy!
swillard8
IB German Reading/Writing/Speaking Resources

IB German Reading/Writing/Speaking Resources

Resources to develop Ab Initio / Standard / Higher German exam skills in the Reading / Writing and Speaking exams. Included: Cultural starters to develop pupils intercultural competence and knowledge. Paper 2 Writing help, frames and guides Paper 1 Reading guide and practice questions Speaking activity to develop picture description
swillard8
Bank of German Cultural Starters

Bank of German Cultural Starters

Here are 12 cultural starters to teach elements of culture at KS3 and 4. This is an easy way to get your pupils thinking about German culture for their GCSE. Topics: Places in Germany/Austria/Switzerland Music Food Traditions Clothing History Buildings Enjoy!
swillard8
Learning To Speak German The Fun Way! - Bundle

Learning To Speak German The Fun Way! - Bundle

Are you learning German? Are you looking for a fun way to learn German? I have developed a way to learn different languages based on my experience as an ESL teacher. This pack has 57 different settings for students to talk about in German. The worksheets themselves are in English and the students do need to translate the places and objects they see into German. At the end of the session, the students can play a fun game of word bingo to show they have mastered that day's vocabulary. Try it, it is a lot of fun for everyone!
peterfogarty
German GCSE - Practice Paper -  Writing - Foundation - Mock Exam

German GCSE - Practice Paper - Writing - Foundation - Mock Exam

This resource contains a German GCSE Foundation Writing Practice Paper. The paper mirrors the AQA specimen papers, including the option between two 90 word essays. Task 1: Describing a picture (Family) Task 2: 40 word essay (School) Task 3: Translation (Various) Task 4: 90 word essay (Holidays/Festivals) A great way of getting your students used to the new exam format.
Languagesresources
Year 8 German - Auf einem Fest

Year 8 German - Auf einem Fest

Introducing dative prepositions. There's at least a week's worth of lessons here. - Links with Kapitel 4.4 of Stimmt 2 - Geared to helping students see how prepositions can help when describing a picture These lessons contain plenty of practice activities, but the main issue is to make sure that students can identify the preposition in the sentence and know that any following definite articles will be in the dative.
Mazarine
Halloween Teaching Bundle

Halloween Teaching Bundle

Here is a fun, multicultural, cross curricular set of resources for Halloween. There are maths resources, different language resources, photos about how people celebrate Halloween and even a phonics sheet about Halloween.
peterfogarty
Oktoberfest! - Leseverstehen, Landeskunde Deutschland / Bayern, German Culture, Germany vocabulary

Oktoberfest! - Leseverstehen, Landeskunde Deutschland / Bayern, German Culture, Germany vocabulary

OKTOBERFEST - Deutsch Level B1 / B2 - Lesetexte, Wortschatz, Landeskunde, Rätsel Diese Sammlung beginnt mit einem Lesetext über Maria, eine junge Mutter, die mit ihrer Familie zum Oktoberfest geht. Sie beschreibt einen typischen Tag auf dem größten Volksfest der Welt. Die Arbeitsblätter enthalten: 10 Seiten mit Aktivitäten für Schüler plus alle Lösungen zu den Arbeitsblättern Verstehensfragen zum Text - auf Landeskunde bezogen Exkurs: Bayerische Redensarten / Phrasen Übungen zum intensiven Auseinandersetzen mit Vokabular: Kosenamen, Synonyme und Antonyme Aufgaben zum Kreativen Schreiben - eine Email zu einem besonderen (Volks-) Fest / Event schreiben Suchworträtsel mit Begriffen rund um das Thema Oktoberfest Kreuzworträtsel zu Vokabeln rund ums Oktoberfest / Landeskunde Die Arbeitsblätter können nacheinander oder einzeln verwendet werden. Mit Lösungen für die Lehrkraft, Spielidee und QR - Code zur Homepage der Stadt München. Moderne Schreibweise des Textes mit vielen Hintergrundinformationen zu diesem beliebten Fest. Mit vielen Sprechanlässen / Anregungen zur Diskussion in Partnerarbeit oder in der Gruppe. Geeignet für: junge Erwachsene (Schüler ab 14 Jahre) und Erwachsene Level B1 / B2, Homeschooling Enjoy this wonderful classroom activity set! 10 pages plus teacher´s solutions. ❤️ About me ❤️ Hi there 👋🏼! I´m Cindy from Leipzig, Germany. I have been a German and English teacher for more than 12 years now. And I love coffee breaks ☕️. Coffee is just great. Over the years I have realized how much my students benefit most from lessons where THEY are the leaders, where THEY are encouraged to be proactive and learn from each other. Handing over the reins to my students doesn’t make me weaker as a teacher. It makes them responsible for their own learning and is highly motivating. I don’t want my students to be sailors. I want them to be CAPTAINS! (And I want coffee!) My teaching resources are all designed to enable students to USE the language. This is why you will always find the communicative approach in my resources - even simple crosswords come with ideas for speaking activities. All of my resources have been tested in class and will be updated regularly. Please rate my resources to help me build a reputation among millions of resources. Thanks for working with me ☺️ Cindy ❤️ Please see my other resources, too: [https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/CindyKuehne]
CindyKuehne
AQA AS German 2016 Speaking Cards (UPDATED Apr 2017)

AQA AS German 2016 Speaking Cards (UPDATED Apr 2017)

AQA AS German NEW SPEC 2016 UPDATED - there were previously some small grammatical mistakes which are now corrected UPDATED - now includes the Berlin topic A total of 24 speaking cards I've made to practise for the speaking exam. Please leave a review :-)
jhalkyard
Customs and Festivals in German-Speaking countries Writing/ Speaking practice GCSE

Customs and Festivals in German-Speaking countries Writing/ Speaking practice GCSE

Writing and Speaking practice for the new GCSE (based on the AQA scheme of work). This particular resource is for German only. I use this at the end of a module for students to recap and add it to their file for future reference. It prepares them for writing assessments and the general conversation part of the speaking assessment. There are 8 questions for students to answer on the topic CUSTOMS AND FESTIVALS IN GERMAN SPEAKING COUNTRIES. I have also included a generic checklist for students to use, to make sure they are using tenses, opinions, justification etc. as well as a blank checklist for teachers/ students to add language specifics/ extra criteria for higher target grades. I am also selling similar placemats for other topics.
sbrown1604
KS4 GCSE German Quiz- Words & Phrases -Topic:German Customs&Festivals [AfL, Test, Vocab, Vocabulary]

KS4 GCSE German Quiz- Words & Phrases -Topic:German Customs&Festivals [AfL, Test, Vocab, Vocabulary]

This 30 question quiz is focussed on the topic of German Customs & Festivals (Deutsche Bräuche und Feste) in line with the AQA GCSE German Specification. The questions take a number of formats. Differentiation can be achieved by adjusting team sizes (or, indeed, having students work individually). Question instructions are in German, and the presentation features high quality graphics and animations. Please feel free to contact me with requests for other Quiz's or resources for German language teaching!
Maxi88
Resolutions for the New Year - future tense

Resolutions for the New Year - future tense

Ideal for the return to school! This resource pack contains a teacher presentation with 15 resolutions using "Ich werde" There is also a summary slide for speaking work There is a card sort of 16 resolutions. There is also a word cloud with 27 resolutions which is ideal for translation work. All resources use high frequency vocabulary. They act as a perfect platform for pupils to create their own resolutions. I also include the Word file I used to create the word cloud if you need to edit for your own purposes.
rooney33
Night before Xmas - German Lit activity

Night before Xmas - German Lit activity

KS3 plus. Literature. No prep needed. Follow the instructions below. Worked well with my top 9s. Read German version to pupils - guess the poem. Cut the English version into 2 strips and stick on A3. Get them to cut out the German version and match the verses to the English. Check. Complete reading comp questions and decorate in a festive manner.
vonsk
Halloween

Halloween

Everything you need to get a Halloween week of lessons moving! Lots of different language lessons, fun photos and songs. Something for everyone!
peterfogarty