Students will read a short text about Micah. They will do three reading comprehension activities about the text. A key is included. This activity works well for stations, as homework or when you need an activity for a substitute
Students will read a short text about Kerstins friend Anna. There are three activities to check reading comprehension. The text is useful for stations, as homework or when you need an activity for a substitute teacher.
Each student receives a sheet with two columns. They will fold the sheet in half. Students work with a partner. The first student asks questions about chores at home. The second student has to find the clues for the answer and must form a complete
This very short reading is meant to prepare students in German to produce their own recount of Thanksgiving using the present perfect tense with "haben" and "sein". It emphasizes the word order in simple sentences using a compound tense.
Students read a letter from Anna to her sister Claudia, who is studying in Berlin. Claudia is not able to see her family on Thanksgiving, so Anna sends her a letter. There are two exercises for reading comprehension: (I.) circle the correct answer
Every student can participate in this speaking activity.
There are three rounds to this exercise.
1. Student 1 and Student 2 read the dialogue. They switch roles.
2. Student 1 has the original dialogue. Student 2 must find the correct responses to
There are four activities: first, students will assemble magic squares matching English words and sentences with the German translation. Then, students will practice the questions/answers from the magic squares in a partner interview. Lastly,
There are two speaking activities (Kärtchen mit Fragen), which can be completed in a variety of ways. Students prepare each speaking activity - the first one, with a competitive translation activity "Ein Würfel, ein Bleistift, ein Wörterbuch." Then,
Teaching suggestions based on the children's book by Elke Loewe and Dieter Loewe. Students will watch the short animated film in German. Then, they complete a fill-in the blank exercises. They also put the text based on the clip into the right
There are two activities for the first day of school with German 1 students. They will learn how German is similar to English (cognates). First, they will partner up for a scavenger hunt in the classroom. Then, they will play domino matching