1. Resources Home
  2. Primary
  3. Languages
  4. German
  5. Advanced-level literature and film
(German Language) Was ist Fasching? Karneval, Fastnacht, Carnival Germany

(German Language) Was ist Fasching? Karneval, Fastnacht, Carnival Germany

I use this article in my level 4 class to start talking about what Fasching (Carnival) or Karneval is in Germany. The article is written for native German elementary school kids, yet the language level is best suited toward more advanced language students. You could use it in level 3, overall a A2 early B1 language level. This resource includes: - The 1 page article in PDF format - A target vocabulary Word Cloud - Before and after reading questions Questions are in power point so you can customize them. Takes about 45 minutes if teacher lead and discussed. Students work independently and turning the assignment in would take about 30 minutes. I'll be posting more Fasching resources soon. Please check my store. You can also check out my other German Resources: German Studies: Language, History and Culture ☀☀☀ PLEASE FOLLOW ME FOR NEW PRODUCT UPDATES ☀☀☀
Busybugsy
(German Language) Wie Tanzen als Medizin wirkt und glücklich macht - Dancing

(German Language) Wie Tanzen als Medizin wirkt und glücklich macht - Dancing

I use this article before doing a fun unit on German folk dancing. Have upper level German students read about how dancing affects people by reading this article. The article is an interview conducted by Der Spiegel. It makes light of the benefits of dancing. This resource includes: - The 3 page article in PDF format - A condensed article version that is 1 page long - A target vocabulary Word Cloud - Before and after reading questions Questions are in power point so you can customize them. Takes about 1- 50 minute period.
Busybugsy
GERMAN LANGUAGE: Sprüche und Rätsel - 11 Short Readings for German Students

GERMAN LANGUAGE: Sprüche und Rätsel - 11 Short Readings for German Students

This is a set of 11 short stories in German that are sayings meant to teach a moral or vocabulary puzzles that have students try to decide what is being described. These would good for students with some German background. Levels 2-3 or A.2. See other Hin and Her German Short Story Resources From the Hin und Her collection of German short stories, which played a key role in maintaining and developing the German language of the US German population during the highest years of immigration. I've included the original text and have added images, a key vocab section and follow up questions to extend vocab aquistion and grammatical knowledge. Easy to use in any beginner level course. They would take about 15 minutes each. PDF and Word Format. ☀☀☀ PLEASE FOLLOW ME FOR NEW PRODUCT UPDATES ☀☀☀
Busybugsy
Oh du Shrekliche Weihnachtsspecial - AUF DEUTSCH

Oh du Shrekliche Weihnachtsspecial - AUF DEUTSCH

Entirely in German! Film and guide! This is a ppt of the questions I use to go along with Shrek Christmas in German. I found a link to the film online and have embedding it into the PPT. The guide is made for levels 3-5 yet could be modified for other levels. ☀☀☀ PLEASE FOLLOW ME FOR NEW PRODUCT UPDATES ☀☀☀
Busybugsy
Weihnachtsbräuche Weltweit - Reading guide - AUF DEUTSCH

Weihnachtsbräuche Weltweit - Reading guide - AUF DEUTSCH

Entirely in German! Article and guide! Have upper level students read about Christmas traditions around the world. This article is 19 pages long and go over 25 countries. I have the guide set up for each student to read about 1 country, fill out a chart and then share with the class. The guide is a PDF and PPT. The Article is included as a PDF as well or you can bring it up online. ☀☀☀ PLEASE FOLLOW ME FOR NEW PRODUCT UPDATES ☀☀☀
Busybugsy
Anne Frank

Anne Frank

This is a reading comprehension worksheet about Anne Frank and her life.
ftbnemesis
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
German Vocab on Memrise

German Vocab on Memrise

I have put a lot of German vocab on www.memrisec.com and am happy to share. If you haven't used it yet, it is a great (and free) vocab learning website. Let me know if you spot mistakes as only I can edit the sets on memrise. Join my group and start learning to share with your groups. To make it easier to learn I have taken out most plurals, multiple translations and slashes. Includes full vocab for : Stimmt 1, Stimmt AQA GCSE (red and green), Hodder AQA AS and A2 Level (from vocab sheets included in online package which is longer than the end of chapter vocab lists)
jusch12
Literature Circles for German Class

Literature Circles for German Class

Need some versatile reading worksheets for your German classes? I use these 5 literature circle sheets for all different levels of German and all different kinds of texts. They are my go to worksheets when I'm running out of planning time or for when I find a new article to story and need an activity ASAP. They Include: 1. Was wird passieren? 2. Was würdest du tun? 3. Macht ein Bild. 4. Gute Sätze 5. Diese Person ist wie mich! They are all Word documents, so you can edit them quickly as needed. I have used them in station work in the past and the kids liked the variety and got to look at the assigned story from different lenses. Thanks for looking.
Busybugsy
German Grammar in Song Context

German Grammar in Song Context

Tage wie Diese is a high energy song by the Toten Hosen that includes a lot of cool upper level German grammar that students can look for in context, while also learning a song. This activity has students look for samples of the following German grammar topics: 1. Verbs with prepositions 2. Prepositions with case 3. Subjunctive 4. Relative pronouns 5. Genitive 6. Reflexive 7. Infinitive clauses Includes a Power Point with a song handout, verbs with prepositions resource handout, grammatical search instructions and reflective page. They also have summary questions that have students look at Craft and Structure. The lesson takes about 1 hour. Also, I'm grateful for feedback :)
Busybugsy