German 1


Weekly Learning Goal
State Standards I. Communicate in German II. Learn about German Culture III. Connect German with outside interests and classes. IV. Learn more about American language and culture. V. Join the worldwide community of German speakers.

To access your homework, go to Google Classroom. Enter class code: pc775r 
(You need do this only once. Every time you go to Classroom, you will see German 1 among your classes.)


Week 11: Talking about our family and describing them
 Montag, 24 OctoberDienstag Mittwoch Donnerstag Freitag 
 Bild:

Talking about the relatives' names

Then about our relatives' names


Talking about people's ages Describing members of our family Meine Familie: Präsentationen 

What would you like to drink?
 
What would you like to eat?

Week 10: Describing our house
Montag, 17 Oktober    Dienstag Mittwoch Donnerstag Freitag 
Bild: The hurricane in Haiti

Go over  what we know about describing where we live.

Identifying furniture in our house 

for Thursday: create a presentation describing your home  and your room
Review the German National Anthem

Review the German pronouns: er, sie, es.
Complete die  Möbel assignment

Practice with die/ der/ das 
Organizing for der/ die/ das assignment

Go over the Home & Room presentation for Thursday
minimum 2 pictures
minimum 10 sentences
show examples from previous years
PlayPosit RoomTour: looking around Die Jule's wohnung.
 
What does this video show us about 

Go over  Wie sind  die Möbel? Addressing concerns about the use of pronouns, eg, "Sie Couch ist bequem."

Time for work on House & Home presentations.
 Mein Haus: Präsentationen

Begin study of family members

Choral Reading
Vocabulary: die Familie 
Go over PenPals: description of penpal due Friday, 28 October

Home & Family: describing family members that we have and where they live.

Quiz: the verb, wohnen, and items around the house. 

Week 7: 
Week 6: Describing what we do, what we play
 Montag, 5/12 DienstagMittwoch Donnerstag Freitag 
 Bild:  "Angie das war große Tennis!"

Practice with the verb, machen,  Describe ten things you and others "do"
Practice with the verb, spielen.

Prepare for the World's Largest Lesson next week. Select the Global Goal that most interests you.

Watch part 1 of Französisch für Anfänger
 
What do you play? Describe activities that you and others do.

Watch part 2 of Französisch für Anfänger
 
Finish Französisch für Anfänger
 
Should this film be shown in class? Write (1) a summary of the film and (2)  whether it taught you about German culture or language (or not).
Telling whether we like or don't like specific activities.

 Should the U.S. ratify the Convention on the Rights of the Child?
Weigh in

BONUS: Send your opinions to a Congressman or Senator and share the response you get back.

Week 5:  Our first test
 Montag, 5/5  Dienstag Mittwoch Donnerstag Freitag 
Keine Schule

Arbeittag 
Practice with the verb, wohnen Review the verb, wohnen

Telephone game.

Call a number and introduce yourself in German! 
 Greetings Test Spencer Bailey from UNICEF Nashville will be here to talk about Unicef.

Week 4: Getting to know  Ü
 Montag, 31/8Dienstag  Mittwoch DonnerstagFreitag 
Read from Bild: "First day of School"
Highight words that you recognize in Yellow
Highlight nouns in Blue
Find definitions for three new words you learn in this article.

Review conversations from transcripts.
Was ist seine Name?
Was ist dein Lieblingsfarbe?
Was


Practice with Hi and goodbye
Playposit song of the week: Lili Marelene
Review for the quiz:  _____ ist das?


 
Using names: the verb, heißen

Sprechschau: talking with Cornelius and Hannah

Practice with the verb, machen

Practice your greetings with
Girls for teaching
Katya
Watch how Germans meet in this video from Lingorilla

Wer ist dein bester Freund?
(lyrics)

Kapitel 2.1 Talking about what we do 
Write ten sentences using the verb, machen
Homecoming Friday
Quiz: Greetings,goodbyes and the 6Ws

We will go to the FCCLA room to prepare for our pretzel sale at the carnival.


Week 3: Getting to know each other in German
 Montag, 22/8Dienstag  Mittwoch DonnerstagFreitag 
Read from Bild: "Wie ist es, sich im ICE zu waschen?"
Highight words that you recognize in Yellow
Highlight nouns in Blue
Find definitions for three new words you learn in this article.

Greetings: hello and goodbye

Practice with Zusammenlesung


Educanon: a new/old song: "Guten Abend, Guten Nacht"
 
Turn the recorded conversations from yesterday into a transcript.
(Hint: create a Google Doc that you share with your partner, then you can write at the same time)
Post the transcripts to ourconversational greeting page.

Focus on German questions: question words--> then verbs
Review: how are you called?

Global Citizenship 1
Herr Dittes wird weg in Pennsylvania.

Global Citizenship 2
Herr Dittes wird weg in Pennsylvania

How Germans feel about the U.S. Election
Spiegel
Bild

Week 2: Now we Know our Ah-Bey-Ceys.
 Montag 17/8Dienstag  Mittwoch DonnerstagFreitag 
Practice with Bild news. Copy the article "Wie Lange Bleibt Sommerchen?" and past it to the top of your notebook.
Highlight words that look similar to English

[Comment] on four words that you look up the meaning to

Place your Numbers Presentation in our on the link in Classroom



Generic ABCs song and pronunciation
Sesame Street Disco ABCs
(Help from Katya)

Work on your Shared German Alphabet book
Identifying places around the room.

Map Activity with Google Drawing. Given a map of Germany, find the following information (Page 2):

LANDER
Schleswig-Holstein
Hamburg
Bremen
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Berlin
Brandenburg
Niedersachsen
Sachsen-Anhalt
Nordrhein-Westfalen
Hessen
Thüringen
Sachsen
Rheinland-Pfalz
Saarland
Bayern
Baden-Württemberg

 

Spelling Bee: First Names

Learning with German: "Mein Bester Freund" by Die Prinzen

Map Activity: add the following cities to your map of Germany (p 2) 
STÄDTE
Munich
Cologne
Stuttgart
Kiel
Potsdam
Dresden
Leipzig
Hanover
Frankfort
Düsseldorf
Nürnberg

Time for work on ABCs book, study for ABCs Quiz tomorrow


Spelling bee: last names

Learning with German: "Mein Bester Freund" by Die Prinzen

Map Activity: add the following cities to your map of Germany (p 2) 
BERG UND WALD
Alpen
Schwarzwald

FLÜSSE
Elbe
Rhein
Oder
Donau
Isar
Main
Weser
Spree



AUSLAND
Polen
Dänemark
die Niederlände
Belgien
Frankreich
Luxemburg
die Schweiz
Österreich
Tschechien


Time for work on ABCs book, study for ABCs Quiz tomorrow


An introduction to global citizenship

ABCs Quiz
Go to Vocaroo.com, translate terms from text messages

When you are done with the questions, post the Vocaroo link as a comment on this page (you may need to sign in)

For your reference:actual texting terms that German teens use.


Week 1: Go over the class rules and get to know each other.
 Montag
Dienstag  Mittwoch DonnerstagFreitag 
Introduction: Herr Dittes and Germanicized names. 

Go over class rules & expectations. The Paperless Classroom (das Papierlos Klassenzimmer)

Top Ten Reasons to Study German

Famous Germans Checklist
Finish work with Syllabus.

School Rules: Attendance

Go over German numbers 1-20, 
Help from Katya

Working with Google Docs
create your first assignment
insert five pictures with numbers of objects, then write the number in German

Famous German Places Checklist (Copy & paste into your Google Doc)
 
Introducing: BisonScribe

Go over Google Docs Assignment. Review German numbers and math

Silly German kids 

Prepare a presentation where you will demonstrate & pronounce German numbers

Go over Rubric for the Numbers Presentation

You will need your mics on Friday

Famous Germans Activity

Create a table for your German numbers (3X10)

 1 210 
          
          


Time for work on 
Numbers Presentation

Music Video/Quiz: "Das dicke,dicke Ding"

German numbers quiz on VoiceThread (you will need headpones & a microphone)

German numbers presentations

Go over German ABCs




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