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KS3 German Simpsons Family Tree

KS3 German Simpsons Family Tree

An activity for beginners German students to practise the basic vocabulary for members of the family, using 'Die Simpsons' family tree. Focus on mein/meine and the link to der/die. Extension task to be completed in exercise book when completed. Used as a 5-10 minute starter with middle-higher ability year 8 beginners German.

By angelarae

Echo Express 1 Module 3 Vocabulary Matching Exercises

Echo Express 1 Module 3 Vocabulary Matching Exercises

These simple yet versatile matching exercises are made from the vocabulary used in module 3 of Echo Express 1. They can be used as starters, extensions, plenaries, homework and revision. They are also great for measuring progress when used as a starter and a plenary in the same lesson. They can also be colour-coded / traffic lighted to provide instant feedback as well as a focus for assessment revision. I always let pupils choose whether they want to write the answers in in English or the Target Language. Matching with lines never works! I have had great feedback from pupils when using them and hope you will too. Please let me know if you find typos / mistakes.

By deutschelehrerin

Great German Insults (classroom-friendly) Aimed at Y9

Great German Insults (classroom-friendly) Aimed at Y9

Some non-rude German insults aimed at a small group of year 9s. Aim of making the language seem a bit more fun. This is supposed to be a bit of funny lesson, and it's all fairly light-hearted. Ways to use resource: 1) Give out copy of the sheets and go through pronunciation of each one. Make sure pupils know where the stress lies - call and repeat. Included in one example is a video from Friends to demonstrate Joey's cute simpleness. Stop it after 20 seconds, as that gets the point across. 2) Sheet three is to see if they can correctly identify the appropriate insult for the people listed :D 3) If you felt it was appropriate (though I think you'd only do this with certain classes), you could get them to write an insult for a friend - be careful though in case some pupils are not high attainers, as they might take it to heart if they get called an "Evolutionsbremse") This will take roughly 20-30 minutes.

By chrislewisharper

AQA Foundation Level Writing Exam and Marking Token

AQA Foundation Level Writing Exam and Marking Token

There are two resources included: 1) A writing exam, based on the format of the AQA Foundation Level Writing Exam. Topics covered include work from unit 1 (me, my family and friends) and unit 2 (technology in everyday life). 2) A marking token for the teacher, that can be edited electronically. Students are traffic lighted according to their scores in each question, so they know how to improve upon their writing scores in the future.

By sarahmccarthy86

End of term puzzle for Stimmt 1 unit 2 Familie und Tiere

End of term puzzle for Stimmt 1 unit 2 Familie und Tiere

This is a tarsia puzzle to practise vocab from chapter 2 in Stimmt 1 (family and pets. A tarsia consists of puzzle pieces that the students cut out and then match words to form a certain shape (ideally students don’t know what shape that is). They will quickly realise their mistakes if the puzzle won’t fit together. Great activity for Friday afternoons, cover lessons or end of term. This download includes: sheets for students with jumbled up puzzle pieces, an answer sheet for the teacher in list form and one showing the shape. If the print quality of the student slide isn’t good enough, use the attached pdf file.

By jusch12

German KS2 & KS3 - Creating Funny Families. (Self & Family)

German KS2 & KS3 - Creating Funny Families. (Self & Family)

This set of resources is an excellent way to finish work on self and family. It will take at least 4 lessons. There is a build up to the main activity when pupils work in groups and create their own funny families, which they present to the rest of the class. I have used this over many years with many groups and have refined it. I can honestly say pupils love doing it. Everything is presented in a step-by-step format and could be used by a non-specialist or cover teacher. There are two Power Points and range of worksheets. The first PowerPoint is to re-cap work on self and family and will be a lead into the main activity. In this first PowerPoint three members of the same family present information about themselves – the first very simply, the next has more information and the third is a longer text. For the first two family members there are differentiated exercises – very simple with circling the correct answer or true and false to open ended questions. You can choose to use different tasks for different ability groups within the class or it can all be used for the whole class. The second PowerPoint introduces the group activity in a step-by-step way. Pupils will work in groups to create a funny family, but each person in the group will be responsible for one family member so ultimately each pupil will be producing their own piece of work. There are several help sheets for pupils of all abilities and there are answers for all exercises included. Finally the pupils will present their families in groups to the rest of the class. They can be assessed on the written work produced and/or the oral presentation.

By cgazzal

Body Parts Treasure Hunt Activity

Body Parts Treasure Hunt Activity

Here is an activity for all age ranges learning the different body parts. Print off the body parts cards and stick them around the room. Pupils get the skeleton that they have to label using the clues. Rewards can be given for quickest. Extension activity to find plurals in a dictionary. Enjoy!

By swillard8

German lesson and resources - Emotions and Feelings

German lesson and resources - Emotions and Feelings

This is a plan and resources for a beginner's German lesson to use with KS2 or KS3. It would be perfect to use as a second German lesson, after children have learnt to say hello. The focus in this lesson is how to ask 'how are you' and reply. The plan gives details of a starter, how to teach the 'feelings' vocabulary, a speaking and listening activity, paired game, reading/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: The plan A PowerPoint presentation 2 sheets of resources for the speaking activity Pairs game Reading/Writing activity

By blossomingminds