German-American Day * Bundle

German-American Day * Bundle
German-American Day * Bundle
German-American Day * Bundle
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"Books opened up a whole new world to me. Through them I discovered new ideas, traveled to new places, and met new people. … Some characters become your friends for life." Judy Blume (German-American author ~ 1938)


Want to do something special on German-American Day, October 6th ?

Not sure about the influence of German-Americans on life in the USA ?

In every facet of our lives, German-Americans have played a part.


Now your students can learn about 44 different people with a German connection ~ people who have made their mark on history.


For German-American Week in October this bundle includes two products to help you make this week fun & memorable. Click on each link for more detailed information ~

* German-American Day Famous People.

and

* German-American Day Activities * Pac


You get everything you need to teach about the contribution of German-Americans to our country including:

* A 3-page overhead of background information on why this day is important
* A 'German Connection Scavenger Hunt'
* A Lotto activity with a new twist
* A totally fun Wordle partner activity
* A Steig auf die Wort-Leiter game
* A great jelly doughnut activity for laughs


as well as

An overhead of 44 different famous German-Americans who influenced:

* Publishing (L. Frank Baum ~ 'The Wizard of Oz')
* Business (Carrie Neiman & Herbert Marcus)
* Sports (Babe Ruth)
* Fashion (Ralph Lauren)

* Medicine (Dr. Henry Heimlich)
* TV (James Garner ~ 'Maverick')
* Industry (Mary Kay Cosmetics)
* Politics (President Dwight David Eisenhower)

and many, many more.



Plus …

* Two Bonus Items *

* 'Mein Ringbuch'
~ a notebook check sheet so students stay organized
*Ordnung ist das halbe Leben, oder ?

* 'Plus-Punkte' ~ a novel way to reward the winners of vocab games


You can vary these activities from year to year. Detailed instructions are provided as well as all forms, charts, handouts, overheads, and answer keys, where needed.


Some of the activities require a little advance planning but most are classroom-ready so you can easily make German-American Day memorable. (90 pages)


If you like my products, please follow me by clicking on the little green star at the top under my name. Danke.



* ELVIS *
One famous German-American ~ Elvis Presley ~ sang 'Wooden Heart' ~ the English version of 'Muss i denn' in the movie G.I. Blues. Here's a clip of the song which has some of the German lyrics, too ~

* Wooden Heart ~ Muss i denn *



* OF SPECIAL NOTE *
I have created my products as Word documents because that is how I use them. They are unlocked so teachers can change vocabulary words or modify things if they wish.

If you prefer a different format for the overhead, below are some suggestions, however the pictures may have to be inserted separately.

To Make A Slide Show In ActivInspire
If you use ActivInspire, you can save the Word document as a pdf (this is easily done with the newer versions of Word), then you can simply import the pdf to ActivInspire and have a document for that format.

To Make A Slide Show In PowerPoint
If you prefer to use the PowerPoint format, you can easily convert a Word document to a PowerPoint.

This link explains it clearly: 'Creating A PowerPoint From A Word Document.'


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If you're looking for more ready-to-use resources, you may be interested in these other resources in my store:

Sub Plans

* Sub * Pac For German Class ~ Set 1

* Sub * Pac For German Class ~ Set 2


* SINGLE SUB PLANS NOW AVAILABLE *
. . Look for the brown polka dot cover . .

* Single Sub * Plan 1 For German

* Single Sub * Plan 2 For German

* Single Sub * Plan 3 For German


* Single Sub * Plan 4 For German

* Single Sub * Plan 5 For German

* Single Sub * Plan 6 For German


* Single Sub * Plan 7 For German

* Single Sub * Plan 8 For German

* Single Sub * Plan 9 For German


* Single Sub * Plan 10 For German



Prefer a savings ?

* German * Class Bundle ~ $7.00 for 7 ready-to-use resources


Or want to create your own ?

* Wish * List Bundle



Special Back-to-School Activities & Review Resources

* Back-To-School Review * Pac For German

* Tissue * Box Project For German Class .. A great back-to-school review project. ..

* Die Schultüte For German * Class


* A Light History Of The English Language For German Class

* The Color * Game For German Class .. Vorsicht. This can get pretty exciting ! ..

* The Use of du * ihr * Sie in German


* Telling Time * Pac For German Class

* Das Perfekt * Pac ~ Activities For German Class

* Menu * Project For German Class
.. Great back-to-school activity for level 2. This makes a nice bulletin board or hall display of student work for Open House night. ..


* The Two * Way Preposition Pac For German

* Wordle Activity * Pac For German .. Be prepared for excitement with a capital 'E' ! ..

* Practice * Pac ~ wissen und kennen


* Using An Online German-English Dictionary



Customs & Life in Germany

* Das Namensrecht * The German Naming Laws
.. Nice initial introduction to a cultural difference for the start of school when you let students pick a German name for class. ..

* The School * Pac For German

* Toi toi toi * And Other Customs In Germany


* Der Knigge ~ Manners Still Matter

* Wedding * Customs In Germany .. Fun to talk about right before Valentinstag. ..

* Food * Customs And Dining In Germany


* The Autobahn And Driving In Germany

* The Post * Pac For German Class

* Let's Talk Business: In German .. Perfect, too, for after the AP Exam. ..



Holidays

* German-American Day * Famous People .. For October 6th ~ German-American Day. ..

* German-American Day Activities * Pac .. For October 6th ~ Easy activities to make this day special. ..

* Mamie Eisenhower * Think Pink
.. It's free. .. Learn more about the seldom-talked-about wife of one of our most famous German-Americans, President Dwight D. Eisenhower. .. One teacher said:
"I love, love, love this ! It was so interesting and fun to share with my class !" ..



* November 1st * Tombstone Project For German
.. Nice for Allerheiligen. ..

* The Christmas * Pac For German Class

* Nikolaustag * Pac For German


* German Christmas With Rick Steves

* Valentinstag ♥ Pac For German Class

* Valentinstag ♥ Carte For German Class


* Einstein * Trivia Game ~ Year 1 .. For 3.14 - Pi Day and Einstein's Birthday. ..

* Einstein * Trivia Game ~ Year 2 .. For 3.14 - Pi Day and Einstein's Birthday. This was such a hit in German 1, my students made me make a German 2 version. ..

* Mother's Day Project * Pac For German
.. Perfect for Muttertag im Mai. ..



Assessments & Projects & Activities

* Final * Exam For German 1

* Final * Exam For German 2

* Final * Exam For German 3


* Komm mit Level 1 ~ Video * Pac

* Komm mit Level 2 ~ Video * Pac

* Lotto * Pac For German .. Review more than just numbers with this fun way to reinforce vocabulary, too. ..


* Proverb * Pac For German Class

* Card Game * Pac For German Class

* Schokoladen * Fest For German Class


* Geography * Pac For German Class

* Schattenbilder * Silhouettes For German Class

* Rorschach * Inkblot Activity For German Class


* The Doctor * Is In For German Class

* The Extra Credit Word * Pac For German

* Food * Activity ~ Pass The Plate For German Class


* Bulletin * Board Bonanza For German Teachers

* Coat of Arms Project * For German Class

* The Weather * Pac For German


* The Calendar Activities * Pac For German Class

* Photo Scavenger * Hunt For German Class
.. Perfect for after the AP German Exam or for upper level students. ..

* Battleship * Pac For German .. Good oral practice of verb tenses. ..


* ABC-Büchlein For German .. Need a recruiting tool ? Try this. ..

* Monster * Project For German Class

* Chutes & Ladders Verb * Project For German Class


* Country Map * Project For German Class
.. Easy for German 1 and makes a nice bulletin board or hall display of student work. ..

* Fun End-Of-Year Awards For German Class .. Nice way to end the year. ..

* End-of-Year Review * Activities For German


* Grammar * Pac For German Class ~ Set 1

* Grammar * Pac For German Class ~ Set 2

* Grammar * Pac For German Class ~ Set 3


* Household * Chores Activities For German

* Relative Pronoun * Activity For German

* Verb Activity * Pac For German


* Word Wise Vocab * Pac For German .. Nice for enlarging the vocabulary of your AP German students. ..



Great Films & Documentaries

* Movie * Pac For German ~ Set 1

* Movie * Pac For German ~ Set 2

* Movie * Pac For German ~ Set 3

* Movie * Pac For German ~ Set 4 ~ Biographies


* Feature * Film ~ Nordwand (North Face) .. You'll be on the edge of your seat till the very end ! ..

* Feature * Film ~ Woman In Gold

* Feature * Film ~ Race .. Nicely done bio-pic for Black History Month. ..


* Feature * Film ~ Jesse Owens - American Experience .. An interesting documentary. Perfect link between German and Black History Month. ..

* Feature * Film ~ Bella Martha Mostly Martha .. Sweet film. Fits in nicely with a food unit. ..

* Feature * Film ~ Rosenstraße


* Feature * Film ~ Joyeux Noël Merry Christmas

* Feature * Film ~ Marx & Coca Cola .. A delightful film about post-Reunification hurdles. ..

* Rick Steves * Germany Benelux & More


* Feature * Film ~ Swing Kids

* Burt Wolf ~ Ticino, Switzerland

* Feature * Film ~ Seven Years In Tibet


* Feature * Film ~ Sissi Forever My Love

* Feature * Film ~ The Young Victoria

* Feature * Film ~ Amadeus


* Rick Steves ~ Berlin, Germany

* Feature * Film ~ The Sound of Music

* Feature * Film ~ Vitus .. Good way to touch upon German-speaking Switzerland. ..


* Feature * Film ~ Bach's Fight For Freedom

* Feature * Film ~ Handel's Last Chance

* Feature * Film ~ Bridge of Spies


* Feature * Film ~ Das schreckliche Mädchen ~ The Nasty Girl

* Feature * Film ~ Das Wunder von Bern

* Feature * Film ~ Die weiße Rose ~ The White Rose


* Feature * Film ~ Einstein's Wife

* Feature * Film ~ Influenza 1918

* Feature * Film ~ Lola rennt ~ Run, Lola, Run


* Feature * Film ~ Night Crossing .. Da sitzen Sie auf heißen Kohlen bis zum Ende ! ..

* Feature * Film ~ The Berlin Wall ~ Modern Marvels

* Feature * Film ~ The Candy Bomber


* Feature * Film ~ The Monuments Men

* Feature * Film ~ The Rise and Fall of the Wall

* Feature * Film ~ Valkyrie


* Rick Steves * Austria & The Alps

* Feature * Film ~ Patton



Other Ready-to-Use Resources

* Flashback * Pac Grammar Review For Students of French, German, Italian, Spanish

* The Traveler's * Ten Commandments For FL Students .. It's free. ..

* Alphabet Games * Pac For French, German, Italian, Spanish


* Valentine's Day ♥ Trivia Game For French, German, Italian, Spanish
.. Perfect fun activity in February for your German Club. ..

* Eponym Activity For French, German, Italian, Spanish .. Works well as a sub plan, too. ..


JUST FOR FUN

* The Mystery * Bingo Book Club . . Ideal if you like to read mystery stories ! . .


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KEYWORDS German-American Day / October 6th / German-American Week / German influence on America / Famous people of German descent / National Teach German Day


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