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German Fairy Tale "Der Hase un der Igel" - read, laugh, write

German Fairy Tale "Der Hase un der Igel" - read, laugh, write

Revising for written exams and/or need an enjoyable German lesson? Motivate students to learn and write with a humourous, lesser-known Grimms fairy tale with colourful slides and parallel English text. This lesson meets requirements for Key Stage 3 writing and grammar, but is adaptable to other levels. First focus on reading and guessing meaning from context, then use the story’s sentences as templates to consolidate use of sentence structure & some grammar items. Students are motivated by the humour and the opportunity to be creative. The lesson can be divided into 2 45-minute sessions or used in part as desired.

By amer

new GCSE style photo card - Freetime - German

new GCSE style photo card - Freetime - German

In this file there are 5 photo cards on Freetime, based on the new AQA German GCSE. These could be used as a speaking assessment or revision between pupils. Each page has a teacher and a student version of the photo card on it. The student version only shows the first three questions and the teacher one has an additional two. The first question on each photo card prompts the student to describe the photo, and there is always one question where the student has to give an opinion. Furthermore, there is also always at least one question in another tense. I am also selling photo card resources on other topics.

By sbrown1604

Um wie viel Uhr - echo 2 module 1 unit 4

Um wie viel Uhr - echo 2 module 1 unit 4

A Power Point covering a whole lesson whose aim is to make plans for our free time activities. Pupils will revise how to tell the time in Gemrna and will experience a German time ballet activity! Fun guaranteed! Grammar focus is VERB as SECOND IDEA and an introduction to sentences with "weil" for more able pupils. This lesson goes with "unit 4 -Der Europapark ist toll" from echo. Hope you enjoy!

By antmfl

German consolidation booklet (1hr - sport, music, film)

German consolidation booklet (1hr - sport, music, film)

"Consolidation booklet". Topics revised: sport; music; film. Types of activities: writing; gap fill; translation; reading; code breaking (brief); word search. Grammar revised: verb conjugation; adverbs of frequency; comparatives (brief); adjectives; opinions; tenses - past, present, future. Practical application: has been used as a consolidation lesson with Year 9 pupils. Highly customisable but can be used as-is (needs only relevant images adding to complete and this has been clearly labelled). Differentiation: e.g. add verb prompts to activity 1, key words for activities 3 & 4, remove "why" from the questions in activity 4 or ask simpler questions/re-write the text, remove the code-breaker for HALs, amend the questions for activity 7, provide the German words to find for activity 9's word search.

By ElleDeutsch

Logical Musik

Logical Musik

Used this both with Year 9 and lower set Year 10. You have to solve the clues in order to solve the whole thing. Change the names to names of kids in your class for added motivation.

By menana

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.

By jhalkyard

AQA AS German 2016 Speaking Cards (UPDATED Apr 2017)

AQA AS German 2016 Speaking Cards (UPDATED Apr 2017)

AQA AS German NEW SPEC 2016 UPDATED - there were previously some small grammatical mistakes which are now corrected UPDATED - now includes the Berlin topic A total of 24 speaking cards I've made to practise for the speaking exam. Please leave a review :-)

By jhalkyard

Stimmt GCSE 9-1 Kapitel 2 schreibtest

Stimmt GCSE 9-1 Kapitel 2 schreibtest

This is a 2 hours lesson in preparation for the writing test at the end of unit 2 Zeit fuer Freizeit from the new Stimmt GCSE 9-1 book. Pupils will practise tenses and more complicated structures (if clauses, ich freue mich darauf, comparatives and superlatives) in a carousel of activities including translation from German and into German. All leading to the writing task about "celebrations and festivals". A fab chunked preparation for the translation and the writing task.

By antmfl

Mundlicher Test unit 2 Zeit fuer Freizeit Stimmt 1-9

Mundlicher Test unit 2 Zeit fuer Freizeit Stimmt 1-9

This is a 2 hours lesson in preparation for the speaking test (role play, picture-based task and conversation) at the end of the unit Zeit fuer Freizeit from Stimmt GCSE 9-1. Excellent strategies/skills development to face the new GCSE. Lesson plan to guide you through the two hours lesson. Great fun and great feedback from the observers.

By antmfl