Wedding * Customs In Germany

Wedding * Customs In Germany
Wedding * Customs In Germany
Wedding * Customs In Germany
Wedding * Customs In Germany
Wedding * Customs In Germany
Wedding * Customs In Germany
Wedding * Customs In Germany
Wedding * Customs In Germany
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"The most dangerous food is wedding cake." James Thurber (American author ~ 1894 - 1961)


Looking for an appealing way to include Culture in your teaching ?

Wondering what Nürnberg has to do with German weddings ?

Want something special for Valentinstag ?

And what about that Wedding March ?


You can have your students read through these 30 fascinating facts about wedding customs in Germany. A few are similar to ours, but many are quite different.


Each item description is in English and has pictures to enhance the explanation. I show them on the overhead a few days before Valentine's Day, asking different students to read each item out loud to promote discussion.


Included here are:

1. An overhead with 30 customs explained in English accompanied by pictures
2. A follow-along question sheet so students can record these customs & have something to study from
3. A follow-up true/false quiz on these wedding customs
4. An answer key for the quiz


Everything here is classroom-ready to make your job easier. (35 pages)



* EXPANSION ACTIVITY *
Some delightful videos have been done by Andrew Bossom, an Englishman living in Germany. He has a refreshing and fun way of looking at things, such as ~


'How To Get Married In Germany'


* SPECIAL NOTE *
Here's some further information on wearing a white wedding dress ~

* The Fashion of Queen Victoria'


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Too little time for all your preps and planning and grading and meetings and PD ?

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

* Single Sub * Plan 11 For German
.. Ooh La La ! ..
.. Interesting French words used in German. ..




Prefer a savings ?

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

* German Culture * Bundle

* Wish * List Bundle For Vanessa
.. Available to any other German teacher, too. Quite a savings with over 500 pages. ..

* Composers' Specials Bundle ~ Bach Bizet Handel Liszt Rossini Strauss Beethoven

* World War I ~ The Great War Centennial Bundle


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. ..

* 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. ..

* German * American Day Bundle


* 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

* Burt Wolf * Christmas In Vienna

* Faschingsmasken For German Class


* Valentinstag ♥ Pac For German Class

* Valentinstag ♥ Carte For German Class

* Faschingsmasken 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 expanding the vocabulary of your AP German students. ..

* Dative * Case Activities For German



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

* Feature * Film ~ Heidi


* Feature * Film ~ War Horse

* Feature * Film ~ Nowitzki: The Perfect Shot

* Rick Steves ~ Luther and The Reformation


* Feature * Film ~ The Great War Christmas Truce

* Feature * Film ~ Strauss: The King of Three Quarter Time

* Feature * Film ~ Liszt's Rhapsody


* Feature * Film ~ Beethoven Lives Upstairs

* Feature * Film ~ The Zookeeper's Wife

* Feature * Film ~ The Lost Battalion


* Feature * Film ~ All Quiet On The Western Front

* Rick * Steves ~ Dresden and Leipzig

* Feature * Film ~ The King's Speech
.. Wondering about the Royal Family's German connection ?
.. It's explained in the accompanying overhead. ..




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. ..


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* 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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KEYWORDS Valentinstag / Hochzeit / Trauung / Festtag / Heirat / Customs around the world / German customs / Customs in Germany / Life in Germany / Feiertage








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