Elementary school German resources: directions

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German directions

German directions

Introduce the directions in German and give pupils the handouts for note-taking. There is also a completed handout for weaker pupils, so they can concentrate on the presentation. Then pupils complete the worksheet and finish the lesson with noughts and crosses. There is also a hangman starter for the following lesson!

By TheMFLTeacher

Directions Os & Xs

Directions Os & Xs

This can be used with any language. Pupils play in two teams. When you click on the O or the X, the square will change to either O or X. Instructions are within the PowerPoint.

By TheMFLTeacher

German directions hangman starter

German directions hangman starter

When you click on the red line underneath a letter (if it’s correctly guessed), it will reveal the letter. In this presentation, the German direction phrases are pre-populated, which you will see when you open the presentation. To reveal the whole answer, click on “Reveal”. If the letter is wrong, click on one of the sections of the ‘hangman’ to the left. It will then turn red.

By TheMFLTeacher

Town/Local Area Photocard and Role Play

Town/Local Area Photocard and Role Play

A resource to practise role play and photocards on the topics of town and local area. Encourages students to predict questions and be thorough in their responses. Multi-skill resource!

By jhalkyard

Town Prepositions Puzzle

Town Prepositions Puzzle

A reading puzzle for KS3-4 practicing places in the town, prepositions and adjective agreements. Pupils read the passage and try and draw the town onto the grid. There may be more than one place on one square and some may be in-between. Answers supplied. Can be adapted for deeper analysis e.g. cases and adjective endings. There are extension questions included.

By swillard8

Google Street View treasure hunt to practise directions!

Google Street View treasure hunt to practise directions!

This is a fantastic way to get kids to practise directions and places in town in a foreign language. Find a town where Google street is operational and make a list of instructions for kids to navigate, as if they were actually navigating in that town. It's a little time consuming to make, but kids really enjoy it and it's the next best thing to actually visiting the place in person! The follow-up activity is to get kids to plan one of their own in a town of their choice, to get them to practise places in town, using directions, and using the imperative. I have used it with my Year 8 group, as well as my Year 12 ab initio group, but it can be adapted to any year group by changing the level of difficulty of the questions.

By Kamol

German GCSE Revision:  Tense and Vocab

German GCSE Revision: Tense and Vocab

German revision/teaching powerpoint includes slides on directions, past tense, past participles, transport, when to use the dative and accusative, present tense, future tense and words I should know. Total of 8 slides very detailed and in friendly format so easy to learn. Learn all and on for getting an A/A*.

By Osauwese