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German Resources for KS3,4 and 5. PowerPoints, worksheets and other activities.

German Resources for KS3,4 and 5. PowerPoints, worksheets and other activities.
GCSE German Umwelt (Environment)
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GCSE German Umwelt (Environment)

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A full lesson (can also stretch to 2) I did as an observation with Y11 on the topic of "Umwelt". It concentrates on the skill of writing for the outgoing controlled assessments, but it will still be very useful in the new spec as it is also about general writing skill and translation. This lesson comes with a PP, handouts, a help sheet for foundation candidates and ABCD posters for the plenary, where students had to turn to the correct letter stuck around the room. This lesson has been awarded "outstanding" twice. It is based on the Heinemann Higher book for GCSE but includes a help sheet for weaker pupils. I can also send you the lesson plan on request.
Ferdinand the Film
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Ferdinand the Film

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Worksheets based on the film “Ferdinand” about a bull who doesn’t want to be a fighter. I used this with my lower set Spanish group who are not continuing after the end of year 9. The film and resources are in English, but have cultural references to Spain and there are also quite a few Spanish words to spot. Linked to this , we also did a lesson debating bull fights. This resource includes: Main Character summaries, comprehension questions and answers on the film trailer, comprehension questions and answers on the whole film. There are 45 questions on the whole film comprehension question sheet. Unfortunately, I have had to hide a lot of them, as TES are showing far too much in the preview! When you purchase the resource, just delete the black boxes covering some of the sheets.
German Cover Work (Sport and Hobbies)
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German Cover Work (Sport and Hobbies)

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A double sided worksheet that will last an entire lesson. Ideal for cover work. Students can work independently on a variety of tasks of increasing difficulty. Answers and other useful vocab provided for non-specialist cover teachers. Ideas for open ended tasks provided at the end as an extension or for early finishers. Language included = sports and hobbies vocab, regular and irregular verbs in the I, you, he/she/it and we forms, Some time phrases and the odd bit of extra vocab (which is provided in a list at the end)
German Cover Work - Perfect Tense with Haben
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German Cover Work - Perfect Tense with Haben

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A double sided worksheet that will last an entire lesson. Ideal for cover work. Students can work independently on a variety of tasks of increasing difficulty. Answers and other useful vocab provided for non-specialist cover teachers. Ideas for open ended tasks provided at the end as an extension or for early finishers. Concentrates on the perfect tense with haben, regular and irregular past participles.
GCSE German General Conversation Speaking Booklet with Sample Answers Higher
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GCSE German General Conversation Speaking Booklet with Sample Answers Higher

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Two versions of a GCSE German speaking preparation booklet, one with sample answers and one without for students to prepare themselves. Both booklets are higher level. The student booklet has lines under each question to guide them as to how much they should prepare. Originally based on AQA, but will still be useful for other exam boards. A similar booklet for foundation is also available.
Personal Pronouns German
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Personal Pronouns German

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This is one of the units from my GCSE German/Preparation for AS Level German Grammar booklet. This one is on personal pronouns. It consists of a very clear explanation with diagrams and exercises to complete afterwards to consolidate learning. I also have this available as a Smart Notebook document where the answers can be revealed to the whole class as you go along. I have left it very plain on purpose. Feel free to add your own decoration if you want!
German Cover Work Haustiere (Pets)
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German Cover Work Haustiere (Pets)

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A double sided worksheet that will last an entire lesson. Ideal for cover work. Students can work independently on a variety of tasks of increasing difficulty. Answers and other useful vocab provided for non-specialist cover teachers. Ideas for open ended tasks provided at the end as an extension or for early finishers. Language included = 10 animals and their plurals, numbers up to 10, einen/eine/ein and keinen/keine/kein. Could be laminated and used again in the future.
AS German Familienbeziehungen (Family)
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AS German Familienbeziehungen (Family)

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I made this lesson for a Year 11 taster session in the summer term. I wanted to pick something they were familiar with, so chose the topic of "family" but used resources from Zeitgeist rather than Nelson Thornes 1) because I think Z is easier and 2) because we use NT in Year 12 so didn't want them repeating the same work later. It comes with a PowerPoint, handouts and a vocab sheet. You can make this last 2 hours if you include the extra grammar activity. This can, of course, also be used with actual Y12s!
Boppard Treasure Hunt German Trip Activity
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Boppard Treasure Hunt German Trip Activity

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UPDATED FEB 2017. SOME OUT OF DATE QUESTIONS HAVE BEEN CHANGED AND IT'S BEEN MADE LONGER. A treasure hunt that I use every year on my Rhine trip to the Boppard area. The treasure hunt takes around an hour and you can edit it to meet students wherever you want (I suggest in a nice warm café with Kaffee und Kuchen). It start in the main square and I suggest sending group off with staggered timings, or even get different groups to start at different questions. I also give extra marks for speed, as long as they have answered everything!
German Perfect Tense Verb Wheels
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German Perfect Tense Verb Wheels

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Two verb wheel templates for forming the perfect tense in German. One is for “haben” verbs and one for “sein”, although if you wanted, you could save card/photocopying charges by putting "haben"on one side and “sein” on the other. The sections have been left blank for students to enter their own verbs, but a 3rd slide has been provided with lists of suggested verbs. Obviously, you can choose different verbs or even type the rest in for them to make the activity quicker. I have tried to choose verbs most commonly used by secondary school students. You will also need some split pins for this activity. I’m going to use it as an end of term activity for my year 9 classes who will then put them in their folders at the beginning of year 10.
German Pronunciation Lesson
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German Pronunciation Lesson

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This is a resource that I originally made to help my Year 11 with their pronunciation for one of their upcoming speaking assessments. It features many of the main commonly mispronounced sounds, with various example words. It the builds up to a slide with a mixture of words and sounds, culminating in some really long words, just for fun! As a bonus, I have left in the last activity which was to help my class memorise a paragraph, something which, obviously, we are moving away from again, but still might be useful (it seemed a shame to delete it anyway!)
German Trip (Rhineland)  Past Tense Writing Frame
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German Trip (Rhineland) Past Tense Writing Frame

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This is a document I used to help students write about our recent trip to the Rhineland, although it could be adapted for other areas. It could either be used while on the trip to help students write a diary entry each evening, or after the trip. I get them to choose one of the days which they then write up on a post card to send home.
GCSE German Grammar/ Preparation for AS Level
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GCSE German Grammar/ Preparation for AS Level

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This is the Smart Notebook document to be used alongside my grammar booklet. Both resources can be used on their own or together. The benefit of having the Notebook version is that answers can be revealed to the whole class. This resource covers basic grammar for GCSE Level with simple explanations, exercises and solutions. None topic specific, simple vocabulary is used so that the focus stays on grammar and exercises can be slotted in at any time, regardless of topic being studied. This can also be used in the orientation phase of Year 12 and selected parts are appropriate for good KS3 classes. 20 different grammar points are covered over 72 pages. Please see below. Contents • Personal Pronouns • The Present Tense of Regular Verbs • Irregular Verbs in the Present Tense • Haben and Sein • Separable Verbs • The Perfect Tense with Haben • The Perfect Tense with Sein • The Perfect Tense with Haben and Sein • The Future Tense • Modal Verbs • Word Order (Simple) • Word Order (Complex) • Word Order (Time, Manner, Place ) • Prepositions with the Dative Case • Prepositions with the Accusative Case • Dual Case Prepositions • Plurals • Relative Clauses • Questions • Comparatives and Superlatives
Beginners German Lesson 2 Alphabet and Dictionary Skills
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Beginners German Lesson 2 Alphabet and Dictionary Skills

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This is the second in a series of lessons which I wrote for a skills (rather than topics) based scheme of work. It covers the alphabet but the main focus is dictionary skills in order to set up the class with the skills to work out things for themselves. These lessons can be used alongside Echo/Echo Express 1. (They would probably also go with any beginners course). The lessons were originally written for set 1/2 year 8 beginners but could be adapted for year 7 mixed ability learners.
Beginners German Lesson 1 Numbers and Greetings
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Beginners German Lesson 1 Numbers and Greetings

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This is the first in a series of lessons which I wrote for a skills (rather than topics) based scheme of work. It covers basic greetings and numbers up to 10 but the main focus is on setting up the class with the skills to work out things for themselves. The focus for this lesson is pronunciation. These lessons can be used alongside Echo/Echo Express 1. (They would probably also go with any beginners course). The lessons were originally written for set 1/2 year 8 beginners but could be adapted for year 7 mixed ability learners.