This is a bargain that includes mini-biographies and short English re-tellings of German literature. If you teach German Lit then this is the one to get:
LUDWIG ACHIM VON ARNIM: Extracts from The Boy’s Magic Horn: The Earthly Life, Farewell, The Reaper, Were I A Little Bird, To bed, Hay Bundles, What Do You Have To eat?, Going For A Walk;
HEINRICH BÖLL: Billiards At Half Past Nine;
BERTOLT BRECHT: The Three Penny Opera, Mother Courage And Her Children, The Good Person Of Szechuan, Drums In The Night;
CLEMENS BRENTANO: The Tale Of Brave Kasperl And Fair Annie, The Spinner’s Night Song, The Fairy Tale Of Gockel And Hinkel;
HEINRICH CHRISTIAN WILHELM BUSCH: Max And Moritz;
CHILDREN’S SONGS BELOVED IN GERMANY: All Of My Ducklings; Cuckoo, Cuckoo Calls From The Woods; The Happy Wanderer (or: My Father Was A Wandering Man); Johnny Little; Green, Green, Green Is My Clothing; A Little Man Stands In The Forest;
JOSEPH FREIHERR VON EICHENDORFF: Of The Life Of A Good-For Nothing
Moon Night, Divining Rod, Good Night;
MICHAEL ENDE: The Neverending Story; Momo;d Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver;
WOLFRAM VON ESCHENBACK: Parzival;
RUDOLPH CHRISTOPH EUCKEN: The Outlood On Life As Viewed By The Great Thinkers;
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE: The Sorrows Of Your Werther, Faust, Elf King, May Song, Little Rose On The Heath, The Little Violet, Welcome And Farewell;
GÜNTER GRASS: The Tin Drum;
THE GRIMM BROTHERS: links to summaries for about 20 tales;
HANS JAKOB CHRISTOFFEL VON GRIMMELSHAUSEN: Simplicius Simplicissimus
GERHART HAUPTMANN: The Sunken Bell, The Weavers;
HEINRICH HEINE: Song Of The Lorelei, The Spruce Tree And The Palm; Mother to the little Bee, I don’t know what’s it supposed to mean, It Is A Very Ancient Story, I Once Had Such A Pretty Fatherland; Oh What Lies There Are In Kisses!, The Foolish Race Of Mankind; Heine On Communism, The Coming Nazis, And Women;
JOHANN GOTTFRIED VON HERDER
HERMANN HESSE: Siddhartha;
PAUL JOHANN LUDWIG HEYSE: The Fury;
AUGUST HEINRICH HOFFMANN VON FALLERSLEBEN: Song Of The Germans (national anthem), Bee (or Zoom, Zoom, Zoom), From August Hoffmann’s “Fifty Children’s Songs: Into The Outdoors, Spring Fever (Spiellust Im Frühlinge), Fun Playing Ball, The Brave Rider, The Stork’s Traveling Song;
ADOLF HITLER: My Struggle (Mein Kampf, his plans to attack other nations, the holocaust etc);
E.T.A. HOFFMANN: The Golden Pot, The Nutcracker And The Mouse King; Analysis And Assessement Of Hoffmann’s The Nutcracker And The Mouse King
HEINRICH HOFFMANN: Struwwelpeter
JOHANN CHRISTIAN FRIEDRICH HÖLDERLIN: Hyperion,
FRANZ KAFKA: The Metamorphosis;
GOTTFRIED KELLER: Green Henry;
HEINRICH VON KLEIST: The Broken Jug;
MARIE SOPHIE VON LA ROCHE: Memoirs Of Fräulein Von Sternheim;
GOTTHOLD EPHRAIN LESSING: Minna Von Barnhelm, Nathan The Wise
THOMAS MANN: Buddenbrooks, The Magical Mountain;
EDUARD FRIEDRICH MÖRIKE: Mozart On The Way To Prague, It Is He, At Midnight, September Morning, The Stuttgart Gnome
OTFRIED PREUSSLER: The Little Water Sprite, The Satanic Mill, The Robber Hotzenplotz
ERICH MARIA REMARQUE: All Quiet On The Western Front, Analysis And Critique Of All Quiet On The Western Front;
RAINER MARIA RILKE: The Black Cat, The Panther
REYNARD THE FOX: The Tale Of Renny The Fox;
NELLY SACHS: A Summary-Critique Of Nelly Sachs’ Eli: A Mystery Play Of The Suffering Of Israel;
FELIX SALTEN: Bambi;
FRIEDRICH SCHILLER: The Robbers, Song Of The Bell, The Dance Of Death, William Tell;
AUGUST WILLIAM VON SCHLEGEL;
KARL WILHELM FRIEDRICH VON SCHLEGEL;
JOHANNA SPYRI: Heidi;
HANS THEODOR WOLDSEN STORM: Immensee, The White Horse Rider, The Town;
JOHANN LUDWIG TIECK: The Blond Eckbert;
LUDWIG UHLAND: The Good Comrade, The Black Smith, Farewell, The Chapel;
WALTER VON DER VOGELWEIDE: A Kiss From Rosey Lips, Winter, Under The Linden;
ERNST WIECHERT: Forest Of The Dead;
STEFAN ZWEIG: Amok.
and also there are;
Word Searches teaching German Literature Terms (Eng/Ger, 3 of them);
Word Searches about German literature movements and periods from early times into Romanticism (3 of them);
Word Searches on literature since Romanticism (3 of them);
Links Specific To German Women Writers; Links Regarding German Literature In General (articles, books, videos);
Quick Outline Of German Literature Movements And Periods;
German Literature Clip Art;
German Literature Bingo Cards (30 of them);
How To Help Implement Common Core State Standards And College Syllabi For German Literature.
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2. so much reusable over the years ahead, 3. buying it is more convenient than trying to make it yourself, 4. students enjoy the fun components they stay more on task learning, 5. most word searches have a format helping teach information with the words, 6. most resources’ have reading components tied into with other components making them more handy and helpful, 7. Attractive, professional looks, 8. Many resources with some Spanish to help ESL/ELL students to not be totally left out; 9. the prices are right; and, 10: you’ll love it your students stay busy learning like happy bees at the honey hive of knowledge, your classroom, even as they have in mine since these have been teacher and students-tested.
SPANISH used in some resources in my store is more the informal Latino Spanish actually used by most students from Latin America than the formal Castillian of Spain; so there are some differences in grammar, spelling and or vocabulary even as there are with American and British English.
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