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German Directions Starter Activity Keywords KS3 GCSE Wordsearch Anagrams Crossword Cover

German Directions Starter Activity Keywords KS3 GCSE Wordsearch Anagrams Crossword Cover

German Directions Keyword vocabulary activities. There are at least: 1 x Wordsearch 1 x Anagram sheet 1 x Crossword Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
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!
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.
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.
TheMFLTeacher
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.
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.
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*.
Osauwese
Directions

Directions

Asking for and giving directions in a town. Introduces/revises buildings and directions (geradeaus, links, rechts), followed by an activity in which pupils give directions.
Dopp
Treasure Hunt - Places in Town and Directions

Treasure Hunt - Places in Town and Directions

A fun game that can be used to practise speaking about places in town and giving directions. Works best if there are prizes for finding the treasures! There are 5 maps with streets and town buildings (church, hospital ect) and three hidden treasure per slide. Students have to guess where the treasure is by naming the place of giving directions there, when you click on the place it reveals either an empty space or a treasure. The third slide turns the whole game into a race between different teams. In stronger classes they could practise prepositions and cases/genders (in der Kirche/ au stade ect) The last two slides are more detailed to practise more complex directions like ‘over the bridge’, ‘at the traffic light’ ect.
jusch12