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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
KS5 German: Introduction to the Passive (using recipes and eliciting)

KS5 German: Introduction to the Passive (using recipes and eliciting)

A really solid introduction to the passive voice (and another of my successful interview lessons)! Warning: many example sentences are based on recipes for e.g. Lebkuchen/Gluehwein - do not teach this on an empty stomach! There is enough for two lessons here, or perhaps one lesson and a homework. First lesson: focus is on UNDERSTANDING the passive voice, in the present tense only. Agents using 'von' are also touched upon. (.ppt and handout 1) Second lesson: the focus turns now to using the passive in a range of tenses: present, imperfect and perfect. This worksheet provides systematic practice in the style of a real-life situation.
hasslethehog
Translation - authentic texts

Translation - authentic texts

For KS4 or very able KS3 students. Students follow the instructions (taken from geo.de) to create their own origami foxes. Supporting materials facilitate their understanding of the texts. Used in an observation graded Outstanding.
hb7476
German- Schreibanlässe & Sprechanlässe zum Muttertag

German- Schreibanlässe & Sprechanlässe zum Muttertag

In diesem Produkt erhältst du 40 Schreib- und Sprechanforderungen. Sie sind geeignet für Mittel- und Oberstufe und DaF-Unterricht mit Erwachsenen. Mit diesen Karten kannst du deine Schüler zum Schreiben und Sprechen motivieren. Es gibt verschiedene Möglichkeiten, diese Karten zu verwenden: Benutze die Karten in deiner Klasse oder in Team- und Partnerarbeit, um die Themen zu diskutieren. Benutze die Karten als Schreibaufforderung. Lasse deine Schüler jeweils ein paar Sätze oder Absätze schreiben. Benutze die Karten im DaF-Unterricht als Sprechanregung. Toll für Gruppen- oder Partnerarbeit.
aminascrafts
German Phrases with English translation and meaning

German Phrases with English translation and meaning

German is such a beautiful language. German is alive, intuitive and sensitive. There are many phrases in German that fit perfectly into every situation. But you can not simply translate it into English. Then they sound funny and then "we have the salad". With this 48 Cards you can teach your students to use the right translation and also you can teach the real meaning of German phrases.
aminascrafts
Exploiting songs for cognates and phonics

Exploiting songs for cognates and phonics

A short lesson (with extension activities suggested in the notes on slides) to introduce students to the song "Einmal um die Welt" by German hip-hop artist Cro. Discussion of cognates and phonics. The song is easily available to find on YouTube or the Step Into German website.
jhalkyard
NEW A-LEVEL GERMAN SPEAKING + WRITING PREPARATION

NEW A-LEVEL GERMAN SPEAKING + WRITING PREPARATION

These are PDF docum and Powerpoint Presentations to prepare well Y12 German students to tackle the Speaking and Writing paper. It includes: essay title + example on historical background and summary of unit Natur und Umwelt. To complement this bundle of resources I added a useful vocab list to help students memorise the most useful words. I hope you like it
MrFLB
NEW GCSE GERMAN EXAM SKILLS

NEW GCSE GERMAN EXAM SKILLS

These 4 Powerpoint Presentations illustrate clearly how to tackle the new reading, speaking, writing and listening exams. It contains useful tips and exam examples.
MrFLB
German new A-LEVEL Die Umwelt und die Deutschen

German new A-LEVEL Die Umwelt und die Deutschen

This is a Powerpoint Presentation to introduce the topic: The Environment and what Germans do to respect the planet. It includes: Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening activities. Also it includes: starter and a plenary. It's perfect for the new specification and it includes useful links for independent activities. I hope you like it. Please leave some feedback
MrFLB
Introducing pets with Das Geheime Leben der Haustiere

Introducing pets with Das Geheime Leben der Haustiere

Use the new Pixar film to introduce pets in German with enough material for about 3 lessons. These lessons are based on chapter 2, units 1 and 2, pages 30-34 in “Stimmt 1” but can also be used in combination with Zoom 1 and other text books. It includes picture description and translation tasks, modelled on the new GCSE exams. Topics are pets, genders, description (body/character) and modal verbs. Some tasks are based on a YouTube clip, but can be skipped if you can’t access YouTube in your school. This download includes a 90-slide PowerPoint presentation, three worksheets and a lesson plan. Lesson Overview • Slide 2: German Trailer • Slides 3-15: introduction of animals and genders • Slides 17-26: listen and repeat animals • Slides 27-37: Pass Auf! Game • Slides 48-59: Was fehlt? Game • Slides 60-67: Speaking description words • Slide 68: writing task venn diagram description words • Slide 69-73: plurals • Slide 74: reading tasks, additional description words • Slides 75-77: listening task, ways of saying good bye • 78-84: modal sentences with “kann” • Slides 85-88: Picture description • Slide 89-90: Bingo • Slides 91-94: Translation tasks answers • Translation Worksheet • Puzzle Worksheet Note: PPT now corrected
jusch12
German Identity and Culture Topic: Who am I>What makes a good friend

German Identity and Culture Topic: Who am I>What makes a good friend

This is a Powerpoint Presentation to teach a KS4 class the topic Identity and Culture: Who am I> What makes a good friend. It includes: starter activity, learning objectives, differentiated reading activities with a grammar focus, AFL, writing activity which matches the new Spec, guided Peer Marking activity and a plenary. There are also answers to all activities. I hope you like it. If you do, please leave some feedback. Viel Spaß!
MrFLB
German The NEW Reading Exam 2016-2018

German The NEW Reading Exam 2016-2018

This is a Powerpoint Presentation to introduce the New German GCSE Reading Exam (Edexcel 2016-2018). The Powerpoint contains useful tips and strategies to tackle the new Paper. It includes: Foundation and Higher Reading examples, a translation and the mark scheme. I hope you like it. Please leave some feedback. Thanks.
MrFLB
KS5 German Doping im Sport - Sportler als Vorbilder

KS5 German Doping im Sport - Sportler als Vorbilder

Based on Moook's recommendation of the DW audio report on Lance Armstrong's fall from grace: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/drugs-in-sport-lance-armstrong-6322491 Contains a vocab list, as well as gap-fill transcript, plus an additional article on Maria Sharapova.
hasslethehog
Introducing present-tense regular verb conjugation

Introducing present-tense regular verb conjugation

Originally an observed lesson (hence the lesson plan) introducing verb conjugation in the present tense to beginners of German. Introduces 7 key verbs through a story, using nouns they've already learnt for phonics (Rachel Hawkes' set of 16 nouns, also featured in Stimmt!1). Plus comprehension exercises and creation of a verb table.
hasslethehog
Writing Practice in Collaboration with native German speakers or teacher/mentors

Writing Practice in Collaboration with native German speakers or teacher/mentors

Students often retain the effects of correction better when they make changes themselves. If they can do this under guidance from an expert helper, such as their teacher, mentor or foreign penfriend, so much the better. This writing activity is designed to work in the browser of any computer, iPad or tablet Teachers assign something they would like their students to write (they can create their own title if desired). It could be a sentence or two, an email, a letter or a full composition. The teacher tells their students to write their text at https://schoolshape.com/write. (If practising a foreign language accents are on the keyboard provided on tablets) The students write their text in the space. The students click the ‘send’ button and enter their expert helper’s email address. In the expert helper’s email inbox will be a message stating the name of the student and a link to their work. The expert helper will be able to make corrections to any orthographical mistakes in the work. The student will immediately see some red underlinings in his/her writing. The student will not see the corrected answer, but will have an opportunity to correct the work by following some hints generated by the system. At the foot of the student’s assignment there is a continuously updated record of the accuracy of his/her writing. You will notice that - when using the integrated keyboard on tablets, it will throw up useful options for foreign accents, making it quick and easy for students to input foreign language written assignments. - pasting text in from elsewhere has been disabled, thus discouraging plagiarism. - there is a built in inductive learning procedure. When work has been corrected by the teacher (or expert mentor, such as a penfriend), the student's work on the same assignment continues ... they can improve their percentage accuracy (displayed on their work) by following an automatic hint system guiding them towards the correct answer. Equipment required This browser activity is available on computers, tablets, iPads and smartphones. It could be done ‘live’ in class or as a homework assignment, or both.
rabyte