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Erntedankfest - German Reading Article and Student Guide

Erntedankfest - German Reading Article and Student Guide

Resource Entirely in German. Use this resource in upper level German courses, so students can learn about Erntedankfest in Germany, in different religions and the holiday's ancient customs. This is a 2 page Article entirely in Germany that is a very interesting reading about the background of this famous holiday. Students really enjoy the depth. The response sheet is also written in German and is 1 page long. Students work together in small groups to read through the text and complete the guide. Finally, they reflect on how their family celebrates the holiday. In Word and PDF format. The article is linked in the files, but I also include a PDF of it just in case. Alles gute! Thanks for looking!
Busybugsy
Ein Tag im Museum Lesung - German Reading a Day at the Museum

Ein Tag im Museum Lesung - German Reading a Day at the Museum

In this reading, our narrator spends a day at the museum admiring the new exhibit on important people from the 15th century of German history:Johannes Gutenberg, Albrecht Dürer und Martin Luther. Reading include a glossary of new vocabulary and reading comprehension questions. Vocabulary die Ausstellung das Jahrhundert weltberühmt die Erfindung Druckerei hervorragend empfehlen
ninatutor
Wir Kochen Zusammen Lesung - Let's Cook German Reading (Commands)

Wir Kochen Zusammen Lesung - Let's Cook German Reading (Commands)

In this reading students learn to recognize command forms by way of a recipe for cooking! Peter and his girlfriend are trying a new recipe from her grandmother. Reading includes a glossary of new vocabulary and reading comprehension questions. Activity ideas: Have students underline all the verbs they find in the command form. Have students write their own recipe to bring to class or hand in for homework. Vocab: das Rezept die Zutaten die Zwiebel die Pilze die Gewürze die Stücke die Lage die Pfanne Guten Appetit!
ninatutor
Winter / Christmas German problem solving with clue cards, solution, picture cards and vocabulary

Winter / Christmas German problem solving with clue cards, solution, picture cards and vocabulary

This is a logic puzzle activity for learners of all ages and stages of German. Logic puzzles not only help to exercise the brain, they also further the development of learners' deduction skills, critical thinking ability and strategy skills. If working together, students will also use and grow their communication skills. One of the files included in this pack contains suggestions for use and differentiation of this resources with learners of all abilities. I hope you and your students enjoy this activity.
salsify
German Fun Info Gap 3 Page Activity - Question Words / City Vocabulary

German Fun Info Gap 3 Page Activity - Question Words / City Vocabulary

This 3-page file includes: ~2 pages of 8 short dialogs where various people explain where they are going, at what time and who they are with. ~1 worksheet page where students then fill in an info gap with the missing information and then answer 8 reading comprehension questions based on the dialogs. Great activity for beginners to review vocabulary of places around town, family members, telling time and question words. Can be used alone or in pairs. Idea: print the first 2 pages on card stock to reuse! Also works as a sub activity, bell work or for early finishers!
ninatutor
Halloween German problem solving - logic puzzle

Halloween German problem solving - logic puzzle

This is a logic puzzle activity for German learners of all ages and stages. Logic puzzles not only help to exercise the brain, they also further the development of learners' deduction skills, critical thinking ability and strategy skills. If working together, students will also use and grow their communication skills. One of the files included in this pack contains suggestions for use and differentiation of this resources with learners of all language abilities. I hope you and your students enjoy this activity.
salsify
German IB Ab Initio - Paper 2 writing guide

German IB Ab Initio - Paper 2 writing guide

this is a step by step guide on what to include in Task A and Task B in Paper 2 for German Ab Initio. Examples of speech, more complex conjunctions, superlatives, quantifiers, qualifiers are given. I make reference to the mark scheme so that students can relate to what the examiner/teacher is looking at when they mark the work.
Juls2110
Sport treiben - subordinating conjunctions  'wenn' and 'als'. OUTSTANDING LESSON!

Sport treiben - subordinating conjunctions 'wenn' and 'als'. OUTSTANDING LESSON!

A lesson for a higher ability GCSE class focusing on subordinating conjunctions using 'wenn' and 'als.' I was recently observed by Ofsted with this and was told I would have received an outstanding grade, as all students made rapid progress and the lesson was heavily differentiated. 1) I have attached a higher level text about sport - students play the ignorance game in differentiated groups and pick out words they they think others won't know. If others can't use the context to work out the meaning of these words, the initial team scores points. Students learn these words for their homework. (Personalised homework). In the next lesson, the words will appear in sentences for students to translate. 2) I have attached my powerpoint, which contains 3 key questions re: wenn and als for learners in the lesson, to enable all learners to progress. 3) A 'rip and run' activity - students work in differentiated groups ripping a sentence off and translating it. If it's correct, they are challenged by getting another translation sentence. If not, teacher uses targeted questioning to enable to the group to make progress. 4) I have attached a game of sentence auctions, used to individually challenge students' misconceptions. (Moving from group level to individual level). Students look at word order with 'wenn' and 'als' and bid on correct sentences and lose money if they bid on incorrect sentences. I use fake Euros! More challenging sentences are worth more money! Students can also translate into English etc.
sarahmccarthy86
German Reading at the Office - Im Büro Lesung

German Reading at the Office - Im Büro Lesung

In this reading students are introduced to basic business vocabulary by learning about a typical day in the life of Peter who works in the computer industry. The reading is prefaced by a glossary of new vocabulary and followed by six reading comprehension true/false questions. Vocab includes: das Unternehmen die Erfahrung das Büro das Treffen besprechen beschäftigt
ninatutor
German Reading - Expressions with Haben (Lust auf, Hunger, Durst etc.)

German Reading - Expressions with Haben (Lust auf, Hunger, Durst etc.)

In this funny reading, three roommates are trying to make plans together for their day off but Carola has an objection to everything! This reading incorporates numerous examples of idiomatic expressions with haben. Includes a glossary of new vocabulary and six true/false reading comprehension questions. Vocab includes: Lust haben auf Hunger haben Durst haben Schmerzen haben Angst haben Recht haben Activity idea: have students underline all the expressions with haben they find in the story and then have students make their own sentences with the new expressions.
ninatutor
IGCSE German 1st language - Paper 2 guide

IGCSE German 1st language - Paper 2 guide

a how-to-guide for the 1st language German IGCSE paper 2. Step by step short instructions on should be included. Also a loose translation of the mark scheme, making students aware of what the examiner is looking at when marking their answer.
Juls2110