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KS3/text level German Reading arrow-whole lesson introduction to reading strategies

KS3/text level German Reading arrow-whole lesson introduction to reading strategies

This tried and tested approach to reading provides a visual strategy which can be applied to a wide variety of texts in a second language or in English, improving not only language skills, but also general literacy. Particularly useful when exploiting authentic materials, it can equally be applied to more traditional texts and, once embedded, enables students of all ages to work successfully with more complex source materials than would otherwise have been the case. This resource models the strategy with a simple German text, however it can be applied to texts of a wide range of difficulty. It includes a ten slide teaching presentation to introduce the strategy, comprehensive teaching notes accompanied by thumbnails of all the materials, plus student sheets and the strategy arrow, which can be laminated for repeated use. The resource is also available modelled with a French text and with a Spanish text.
Languages-in-Practice
beginners German resources

beginners German resources

A set of resources I have used with pupils in their first year of learning German: a few puzzles, a set of flashcards and a present tense worksheet. Topics include clothes, shops, food and drink. Save 50% on the price of these individual resources by buying the bundle.
jac42
German Game- Lesespiel "Transportmittel"

German Game- Lesespiel "Transportmittel"

Dies ist ein sehr effektives Lesespiel um spielerisch das Lesen zu üben und den Wortschatz zu erweitern. In diesem Produkt werden Transportmittel behandelt. Mitspielen können bis zu 32 Schüler. Besonders geeignet ist dieses Spiel für: * die Grundschule * Legasthenietraining * Deutsch als Fremdsprache mit Kindern Das Material beinhaltet eine farbige und eine schwarz/weiße Variante. Für weitere Infos und eine Spielanleitung beachte bitte die Vorschau. Folgende Transportmittel werden behandelt: Flugzeug Motorrad Kreuzfahrtschiff Rollerkates Krankenwagen Segelschiff Bus Heißluftballon Fahrrad Surfbrett U-Boot Feuerwehrauto Hubschrauber Limosine Skier Ruderboot Minivan Roller Wohnwagen Auto Dreirad Streifenwagen Laskraftwagen/LKW Zug Taxi Schlauchboot Floß Yacht U-Bahn Skateboard Rakete -------------------------------- This is a very effective reading game. Up to 32 students can play. This game is especially suitable for: * primary school * Dyslexia training * German as a foreign language with children The material includes a colored and a black / white set.
aminascrafts
PGCE Fun Shiny Games and Plenaries

PGCE Fun Shiny Games and Plenaries

Want to end your lessons with a bang? Pupils fed up of noughts and crosses every other lesson? Well plenarise to your heart's content with this huge plenary games pack for all seasons! Games can be used in all subjects - it's you who decides the questions!
leszekekert
End of Term activity using authentic resources for beginners' German

End of Term activity using authentic resources for beginners' German

Here is an idea how to add more authentic resources as asked for in the new specifications. This is a worksheet and a presentation based on a German pop song and includes a gap fill, a translation task and a creative project. The song is slow and suitable for beginners but is ideally used after the introduction of numbers and plurals. (E.g. in chapter 2 of Stimmt 1). This download includes a PowerPoint with an introduction, the answer to the tasks and a translation of the text, a worksheet and a lesson plan. Note: This unit of work is based on the song Einmal by Die Prinzen. Please make sure you can access it on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZHrsf4xDE4 or somewhere else before buying. The song is not included.
jusch12
GERMAN ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS Y5/Y6: Christmas decorations/ Quiz/ Game activities

GERMAN ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS Y5/Y6: Christmas decorations/ Quiz/ Game activities

UNIT 3: ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS COMPLETE UNIT OF WORK FOR YEAR 5 TO YEAR 6 Fun German activities to celebrate Christmas! INCLUDES : topic and practice worksheets with audio/ lesson plan/Christmas decorations/poster for display/ certificate of merit/ Quiz-test/ SET UP: It’s the Christmas season and everybody at Cosmoville is celebrating: Father Christmas wishes Merry Christmas to everyone. And like every year, PENNY is preparing Christmas Eve dinner. However as usual she has forgotten to buy something. Colourful PDF files from the COSMOVILLE book series, testing pupils about the lessons from unit 3: ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS. The PDF files have the SOUND embedded (PDF’s require ADOBE READER to access the audio content) and can be used on whiteboards. The folder also includes printable students’ activity worksheets and CUT-OUT characters’ masks for practising role-playing. SUBJECTS FOR YEAR 5 TO YEAR 6 : Topic and practice worksheets include: o Der Spielzeugkatalog o Der Weihnachtsabend o Was wünschst du dir zu Weihnachten?” DECORATIONS • Der Weihnachtsschmuck Folder includes: • 1 classroom poster with sound embedded for display • 3 pages with the Genesis and characters' description • 11 pages featuring 2 complete lesson plans • 1 quiz game • 5 printable students’ practice and topic worksheets • 7 cut-out characters’ masks for role-playing Also available in French, Spanish, and English
maskaradelanguages
GERMAN - ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS Y4-Y5: Christmas decorations/ Quiz/ Cut-out masks/ Song lyrics/ Games

GERMAN - ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS Y4-Y5: Christmas decorations/ Quiz/ Cut-out masks/ Song lyrics/ Games

UNIT 3: ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS!!! COMPLETE UNIT OF WORK FOR YEAR 4 TO YEAR 5 Fun German activities to celebrate Christmas! INCLUDES : topic and practice worksheets with audio/ lesson plans/ song lyrics/Christmas decorations/ poster for display/ certificate of merit/ Quiz-test/ SET UP: It’s the Christmas season and everybody at Cosmoville is celebrating: Father Christmas wishes Merry Christmas to everyone. It’s snowing, VIRGINIA, LILLY and FEDERICO are enjoying a snowball fight! Peter Willis is presenting his new toy catalogue! Colourful PDF files from the COSMOVILLE book series, testing pupils about the lessons from unit 3: ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS. The PDF files have the SOUND embedded (PDF’s require ADOBE READER to access the audio content) and can be used on whiteboards. The folder also includes printable students’ activity worksheets and CUT-OUT characters’ masks for practising role-playing. SUBJECTS FOR YEAR 4 TO YEAR 5 : Topic and practice worksheets include: o Der Spielzeugkatalog. o Weihnachten - Spielen im Schnee DECORATIONS • Die Weihnachtsdekoration SONG lyrics • WEIßE WEIHNACHT Folder includes: • 1 classroom poster with sound embedded for display • 3 pages with the Genesis and characters' description • 1 song lyrics • 11 pages featuring 2 complete lesson plans • 1 quiz game • 6 printable students’ practice and topic worksheets • 4 cut-out characters’ masks for role-playing Also available in French, Spanish, and English.
maskaradelanguages
GERMAN- ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS FOR Y3-Y4: Christmas decorations/ Quiz/ Song lyrics/ Game activities

GERMAN- ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS FOR Y3-Y4: Christmas decorations/ Quiz/ Song lyrics/ Game activities

UNIT 3: ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS!! COMPLETE UNIT OF WORK FOR YEAR 3 AND YEAR 4 Fun German activities to celebrate Christmas! INCLUDES : topic and practice worksheets with audio/ lesson plans/ song lyrics/Christmas decorations/ poster for display/ certificate of merit/ Quiz-test/ SET UP: It’s the Christmas season and everybody at Cosmoville is celebrating: Father Christmas wishes Merry Christmas to everyone. Colourful PDF files from the COSMOVILLE book series, testing pupils about the lessons from unit 3: ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS. The PDF files have the SOUND embedded (PDF’s require ADOBE READER to access the audio content) and can be used on whiteboards. The folder also includes printable students’ activity worksheets and CUT-OUT characters’ masks for practising role-playing. SUBJECTS FOR YEAR 3 TO YEAR 4: Topic and practice worksheets include: o Fröhliche Weihnachten! o “Was wünschst du dir zu Weihnachten?” DECORATIONS • Die Weihnachtsdekoration SONG LYRICS • HEIDSCHI BUMBEIDSCHI Folder includes: • 1 large classroom poster with sound embedded for display • 3 pages with the Genesis and characters' description • 1 song lyrics • 11 pages featuring 2 complete lesson plans • 1 quiz game • 9 printable students’ practice and topic worksheets • 5 cut-out characters’ masks for role-playing Also available in French, Spanish, and English.
maskaradelanguages
GERMAN-ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS FOR KS1: Puppet Theatre/ Puppets/ Song lyrics/ Fun activities

GERMAN-ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS FOR KS1: Puppet Theatre/ Puppets/ Song lyrics/ Fun activities

UNIT 3: ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS!!! COMPLETE UNIT OF WORK FOR YEAR 1 and YEAR 2 Fun German activities to celebrate Christmas! INCLUDES : topic and practice worksheets with audio/song/Christmas decorations/ poster for display/ certificate of merit/ SET UP: It’s the Christmas season and everybody at Cosmoville is celebrating: Father Christmas wishes Merry Christmas to everyone. Colourful PDF files from the COSMOVILLE book series, testing pupils about the lessons from unit 3: ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS. The PDF files have the SOUND embedded (PDF’s require ADOBE READER to access the audio content) and can be used on whiteboards. The folder also includes printable students’ activity worksheets and CUT-OUT characters’ masks for practising role-playing. SUBJECTS FOR YEAR 1 TO YEAR 2 Topic and practice worksheets include: o Was wünschst du dir zu Weihnachten? o Ich spiele mit meinen Spielsachen o Was ist dein Lieblingsspielzeug? SONG LYRICS • O TANNENBAUM Folder includes: • 1 Puppet Theatre: Was wünschst du dir zu Weihnachten? • 3 cut-out puppets • 2 classroom posters with sound embedded for display • 1 song lyrics • 5 printable practice and topic worksheets Also available in French, Spanish and English.
maskaradelanguages
GERMAN-ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS: KS1/KS2: Christmas decorations/ Quiz/Puppet Theatre/ Cut out masks/

GERMAN-ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS: KS1/KS2: Christmas decorations/ Quiz/Puppet Theatre/ Cut out masks/

BUNDLE UNIT 3: ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS COMPLETE UNIT OF WORK FOR YEAR 1 TO YEAR 6 Enjoy a fantastic package full of fun German activities to celebrate Christmas! INCLUDES : topic and practice worksheets with audio/ lesson plans/ role-play/Song lyrics/Christmas decorations/ poster for display/ certificate of merit/ Quiz-test/ Cut-out masks for role-playing/ Puppet theatre/ cut-out Puppets SET UP: It’s the Christmas season and everybody at Cosmoville is celebrating: Father Christmas wishes Merry Christmas to everyone. It’s snowing, VIRGINIA, LILLY and FEDERICO are enjoying a snowball fight! And like every year, PENNY is preparing Christmas Eve dinner. However as usual she has forgotten to buy something. Colourful PDF files from the COSMOVILLE book series, testing pupils about the lessons from unit 3: ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS. The PDF files have the SOUND embedded (PDF’s require ADOBE READER to access the audio content) and can be used on whiteboards. The folder also includes printable students’ activity worksheets and CUT-OUT characters’ masks for practising role-playing. SUBJECTS FOR YEAR 1 TO YEAR 6 : Topic and practice worksheets include: o Fröhliche Weihnachten! o Weihnachten - Spielen im Schnee o Der Weihnachtsabend/ o Der Weihnachtsschmuck o Was wünschst du dir zu Weihnachten? o Der Spielzeugkatalog Decoraciones de Navidad • Die Weihnachtsdekoration • Die Weihnachtsdekoration • Der Weihnachtsschmuck SONG LYRICS • HEIDSCHI BUMBEIDSCHI • WEIßE WEIHNACHT • O TANNENBAUM Folder includes: • 1 Puppet Theatre • 3 cut out puppets • 3 large classroom posters with sound embedded for display • 3 pages with the Genesis and characters' description • 3 song lyrics • 11 pages featuring 6 complete lesson plans • 3 quiz games • 22 printable students’ practice and topic worksheets • 48 cut-out characters’ masks for role-playing
maskaradelanguages
GERMAN KS2 Level 2: Coco describes her family

GERMAN KS2 Level 2: Coco describes her family

TOPIC: Coco describes her family INCLUDES 10 printable activity worksheets to teach Key Stage 2 students German about: • Family members ��� Adjectives ACTIVITY • Cut-out characters’ masks for improvisations and role-plays TEACHER’S MATERIAL includes: • Clear lesson plan for students level 2 • Learning objectives • Key language • Learning expectations • Answers to all practical exercises (worksheets) • Game suggestions All PDF Activity worksheets are: • Usable on whiteboards • Include audio content SONG • Brüderlein, komm tanz mit mir To access audio use Adobe Reader and: • Double click on RED sound icon to listen to the topic • Double click on BLUE sound icon to listen to the answer Also available in Spanish, French and English (ESL/ EFL). Cosmoville series
maskaradelanguages
Minesweeper Plenary Game

Minesweeper Plenary Game

End your lessons with a bang ! Use this game as a plenary activity. This can be used for any subject and any year. E.g. MFL – translation of vocabulary Maths – answers to sums. History – dates, facts I personally have used it for pupils to translate vocabulary covered in a topic, scaffolding questions, starting with single words and then building up to more complex sentences. How to run the activity: Split the class into two groups or more. Teacher asks a question to each group. Teacher selects by hands up (or miniwhiteboards, or team discussion). Teacher selects a pupil to give the answer. If the answer is correct – pupil can choose a mine. If there's a coin under the bomb - one point for your team If there's an explosion under the bomb - lose one point If there's a super bomb - the rubber duck of the evil clown - lose 2 points. The team with the most points wins!
leszekekert
Blank board game

Blank board game

This is a blank board. Pupils customise it by drawing or sticking in pictures representing vocabulary items, then play the board game in groups of up to 4. When they land on an item they have to say the corresponding word or phrase or go back to where they were. Originally intended for French, there is only one written word (fin) on the whole sheet, which can easily be altered to say 'end&' in German or Spanish. A great opportunity to teach classroom phrases and game phrases. With thanks to another TES community member who contributed this as a board game about drinks in a cafe.
salmon79uk
Incognito

Incognito

A board game for 2 players. Students take on the role of a British undercover agent and must work their way through France, Germany, Spain and Italy and back to Britain. They must pass on coded messages in the appropriate language in various situations, accumulating money as they go. Resources from 'Links into Languages', Crown Copyright. More information and resources can be found at: www.linksintolanguages.ac.uk/
LinksIntoLanguages
Basic Quizes for young learners

Basic Quizes for young learners

Each Powerpoint can be used as a stand alone quiz as a class activity or can be used with Qwizdom as an assessment tool or fun, end of year competition. CathyJay
CathyJay
Tools for educators - board games maker

Tools for educators - board games maker

A brilliant site that allows you to create board games using images classified into a variety of categories. Can be used for MFL as non language specific, and at a variety of levels - word. sentence, question, reasoned opinions. See examples posted separately with ideas for use
lisilu
Square game

Square game

Structure for a vocabulary revision game that gets quite heated! Pupils take turns in teams to answer a vocab question and they draw a line on the grid every time they get a right answer, with the aim of connecting enough lines to form a square but trying to prevent the opposite team winning a square. Strategy and language revision! Do this on the interactive board or just a normal whiteboard. Zero prep and good fun as a starter or plenary.
megan_edinburgh
Weihnachten mit der Maus

Weihnachten mit der Maus

This is the website of a popular German TV programme for children. There are some Christmas games on there (click Spiele, then Geschenke-Memospiel, Fang den Keks, Jump 'n' Run, Schneeball-Spiel). They are good for golden time in the IT suite or to accompany a lesson on Weihnachten.
rosered27
Penalty Shootout plenary / starter World Cup 2014

Penalty Shootout plenary / starter World Cup 2014

Use this quiz template as a fun plenary or starter or mini-plenary for your students. Enter the team names on slide 1 and the winning team on slide 9. This can be used in a number of ways as a whole-class activity or independent learning activity. Follows the rules of a penalty shootout, best of More…three penalties. Click on the radio buttons to reset or continue. YOU WILL NEED TO ENABLE THE MACROS WHEN OPENING THE SLIDE otherwise some functionality may not work! Have fun and let me know what you think :) p.s. Thanks to other TES resource donators for some of the images :)
gavinhillage
German Grand Prix Game Starter Plenary Revision

German Grand Prix Game Starter Plenary Revision

To celebrate the German F1 Grand Prix at the Hockenheimring I have created this interactive game for my German students. Enter your own questions and multiple choice answers and watch as two teams battle it out to be the first car past the finishing line. Possible instructions on the first slide. ENABLE ALL MACROS AND REDUCE SECURITY ON YOUR PC FOR THIS TO WORK PROPERLY. I will split my class up into two teams and give everybody a mini whiteboard. Pupils will write the answer of the question on their mini whiteboard and hold it up after my count down. The team with the most correct answers will be the team who's car will move around the screen (just click on the car) Enjoy, and I look forward to your feedback :)
gavinhillage
Countries (and Plurals practice)

Countries (and Plurals practice)

The plurals practice in this lesson follows the learning done in lesson 6 of this series of lessons. The new learning of the lesson is the introduction of countries in German. There are instructions in the notes section of each of the slides to tell the teacher how to use each slide in the lesson.
rhawkes
Hotel phrases game

Hotel phrases game

A game to practise vocabulary - this version is for hotel bookings but includes a blank template. Instruction on page 3 (this is not meant for blockbusters even if it looks like it!...though it could be used in this way)
lydiadavies
Webquest German

Webquest German

This webquest is designed for use outside the classroom, but could also be used as an additional resource for cover. It incorporates ICT use through use of online dictionaries, making notes in documents and visiting a variety of websites. The activity teaches the basics of shopping and numbers but also teaches some cultural aspects, e.g. traditional recipe, origin of a specific dish, shopping habits etc.
SusanneW
Penalty Shootout Template - German plenary starter

Penalty Shootout Template - German plenary starter

Use this quiz template as a fun plenary or starter or mini-plenary for your students. Enter the team names on slide 1 and the winning team on slide 9. This can be used in a number of ways as a whole-class activity or independent learning activity. Follows the rules of a penalty shootout, best of three penalties. Click on the radio buttons to reset or continue. YOU WILL NEED TO ENABLE THE MACROS WHEN OPENING THE SLIDE otherwise some functionality may not work!
gavinhillage
WHO'S AT THE ZOO ?    PROJECT

WHO'S AT THE ZOO ? PROJECT

THIS IS DESIGNED FOR NEW YEAR 7 PUPILS, AND LASTS OVER SEVERAL LESSONS. PUPILS WORK IN TEAMS TO USE THEIR KNOWLEDGE OF COGNATES, THEIR NATURAL CURIOSITY AND GUESSWORK TO NAME A VARIETY OF ZOO ANIMALS IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES. ALTHOUGH ONLY THREE LANGUAGES ARE INCLUDED HERE BECAUSE OF THE RESTRICTIONS OF THE SITE, I ACTUALLY USE FRENCH, SPANISH, POLISH, ITALIAN, TURKISH AND SWEDISH, WHICH SOUNDS DAUNTING BUT ABSOLUTELY IS NOT. PUPILS SHEETS ARE DIFFERENTIATED FOR THE DISCRETION OF THE TEACHER AND PLENTY OF EXTENSION ACTIVITY SUGGESTIONS ARE INCLUDED TO GIVE MORE FLEXIBILITY. OUR PUPILS HAVE REALLY ENJOYED IT - I HOPE YOU FIND IT USEFUL.
hgreenwood
THE HAKA

THE HAKA

THIS IS DESIGNED AS AN ACTIVITY OVER SEVERAL LESSONS FOR NEW YEAR 7 PUPILS. I HAVE CHOSEN A LANGUAGE ALMOST CERTAINLY UNKNOWN TO PUPILS SO THAT THEY CAN ALL START ON AN EQUAL FOOTING. THE AIM IS TO TEACH PUPILS LANGUAGE LEARNING STRATEGIES IN A CHALLENGING BUT NON-THREATENING CONTEXT. PUPILS USE THEIR KNOWLEDGE OF COGNATES AND THEIR NATURAL CURIOSITY. THERE ARE MANY EXTENSION ACTIVITY IDEAS SO THAT THE ACTIVITY IS VERY FLEXIBLE IN THE NUMBER OF LESSONS IT IS USED OVER. I ACTUALLY USED IT OVER ABOUT 12 LESSONS AND PUPILS REALLY ENJOYED IT, AND STILL REFER TO IT.
hgreenwood
Teekesselchen

Teekesselchen

Teekesselchen is a German game. 2 or more students have to describe a word with different meanings. The rest of the group has to guess the word and meaning. - My students love this game. They can`t get enough of it.
Dirk
Zungenbrecher

Zungenbrecher

Zungenbrecher - or tongue twisters - to improve speaking skills.
Dirk
Furniture game

Furniture game

Notebook activity I created to practise furniture. Instructions are on page 2, pupils have to select a hexagon and say the appropriate sentence, then teacher deletes that hexagon to see if there's a blue underneath. If so team gets a point if not no point given. Pupils seem to like the suspense of seeing if there's a blue!
lydiadavies