German * American Day Famous People

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"When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies. I grew up believing this dream." Elvis Presley (German-American singer ~ 1935 - 1977)


Wondering what to do for German-American Day ?


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 40 different people with a German connection ~ people who have made their mark on history.


I show this document on the LCD projector during German-American Week in October. Each page has the name, a picture, and some background information on 40 different famous German-Americans who influenced:


* Film (Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio ~ 'Titanic')
* Publishing (L. Frank Baum ~ 'The Wizard of Oz')
* Business (George Pullman)

* Sports (Babe Ruth)
* Fashion (Ralph Lauren)
* TV (James Garner ~ 'Maverick')

* Industry (Mary Kay Cosmetics)
* Politics (President Dwight David Eisenhower)
* The military (General Norman Schwarzkopf)

and many, many more.


You get:
* An overhead with 40 different famous people
* A word search as general review and
* A matching test as follow-up with an answer key.


Everything is ready to use to make your job easy. (46 pages)



* Expansion Activity *
I use this a few days before using the activities in my German-American Day Activities * Pac.



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If you're looking for more time-saving materials, you may be interested in these other items in my store:

* Food And Dining * Customs In Germany

* Nikolaustag * Pac For German

* Das Namensrecht * The German Naming Laws

* The Color * Game For German Class

* Telling Time * Pac For German Class

* Food * Activity Pass The Plate For German

* Alphabet Games * Pac For French, German, Spanish

* Eponym Activity For French, German, Spanish (works well as a sub plan, too)


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German * American Day Famous People
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German * American Day Famous People
German * American Day Famous People