German Teacher Resources
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Chapter 12 Writing: the ABCs of Language
Providing a thorough presentation on the art of written language (and not just English), this slideshow will open your students' eyes to the sociological and linguistic issues surrounding writing systems, both modern and historical. The presentation could be easily broken up into several lecture sessions, and it includes a bibiliography for additional research.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 16 Views 25 Downloads
New Review How Did the Unification of Germany Change the Course of World History?
Here you'll find a nice guided notes worksheet on Otto von Bismarck, which details Bismarck's plan to unify Germany, as well as asks learners to analyze his motivations and overall impact.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
World War Two Causes
Background sheets, crossword puzzles, graphic organizers... oh my! If you're searching for a range of activities and worksheets on the subject of the onset of World War II, then this is the booklet for you. Featured topics include the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, Hitler's rise to power, the failure of appeasement, and the first German invasions of the war.
5th - 10th Language Arts 230 Views 193 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
English Cognates in Various Indo-European Languages
Studying the history, influences, and cognates of the English language, this presentation provides students in linguistics and language classes with several charts of information on cognates from languages around the world. The slideshow compares many common words in English as well as comparing English names with names in other languages.
12th - Higher Ed Languages 4 Views 16 Downloads
Chapter 9: Language Processing: Humans and Computers
Designed to accompany An Introduction to Language by Victoria Fromkin, Robert Rodman, and Nina Hyams, this powerpoint addresses a number of language, technological, and sociological topics. The slides could be helpful in either a computer class or in a language/linguistics class.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 7 Views 8 Downloads
The Rigors of Learning a New Language
Students examine the experiences of a Peace Corps volunteer learning to speak Chinese. They read and discuss an essay written by the Peace Corps volunteer, analyze a map of China, and discuss the author's difficulties in learning the language.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 9 Downloads
The Rigors of Learning a New Language
Students read an autobiography of a peace corps volunteer studying Chinese. In this cultural acceptance lesson, students compare the dialects of Chinese with English dialects. Students discuss the differences in learning and teaching a language in different cultures and how language acquisition leads to cultural acceptance.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 21 Downloads
The Holocaust & the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Your young historians will analyze several primary source documents regarding the Holocaust and then incorporate the information they have gathered into an essay on the treatment of Jews and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History 22 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Mrs. McWilliams and the Lightning (1880)
Dress up to catch the class's attention before reading a silly story aloud. Learners identify five sensory details within the story and interpret two metaphors. They then collaborate on sequencing events before retelling the story using storyboard illustrations.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 5 Views 232 Downloads
The Story of English
Explore the history and scope of the English language with this presentation. With discussion points on the roots of English, its various forms around the world, and its status as a global language, this slide show would be a good resource for your linguistics class or any lecture that studies the foundations of the English language.
12th - Higher Ed Language Arts 13 Views 17 Downloads
An English-Speaking World
An overview of the development of English as a global language fills out these slides. Beginning with statistics regarding how much of the world speaks English and to what capacity, a brief history is then given mostly pertaining to WWII and the spread of American English.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 11 Views 22 Downloads
Who Is to Blame for Romeo and Juliet's Death?
Who done it? As the culmination of a unit study of Romeo and Juliet, class members must decide who (or what) is to blame for the death of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers. After engaging in a series of preparatory activities, including focused readings and discussions, individuals craft an argumentative essay in which they present their case, their evidence, and then analyze counter arguments.
8th - 10th Language Arts 203 Views 350 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Murder Mystery Project
Who did it? Design a murder mystery activity for your class. Higher-level learners play the possible suspects while struggling learners conduct the interviews. Together they discuss the suspects and make an educated guess; who did it? Expand this activity into multiple days to give participants a chance to create dynamic, interesting suspects and strong, deductive interview questions.
10th - 12th Languages 25 Views 51 Downloads
The Rigors of Learning a New Language
Young scholars consider the immensity of the the task the author undertook to learn Chinese. They examine the rigors involved in learning another language-particularly one as notoriously difficult as Chinese and compare aspects of Chinese culture, such as teaching style and treatment of foreigners, with those in the United States.
6th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 9 Downloads
What Lies Beneath: A Strategy for Introducing Literary Symbolism
“It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.” You’re never too old for Dr. Seuss and using The Sneetches and The Lorax is a great way to introduce readers to allegories, parables, and literary symbolism. The lessons included in this richly detailed resource use such diverse tales as James Aggrey’s “The Parable of The Eagle,” James Thurber’s “The Moth and the Star,” and William Faulkner’s “The Bear” to model how to uncover the levels of meaning in symbolic stories.
9th - 12th Language Arts 61 Views 43 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Learning Guide to: Schindler's List
This learning guide to Schindler's list offers an introduction to the film and a variety of discussion questions and related assignments. There are also several useful resources in the sidebar, such as a generic permission slip, vocabulary, and other movies on the topic of World War II.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Express Yourself Lesson Seed 4
Get started with The Cay. First, provide some background information and images that relate to the novel. Then pupils can create double-entry journals. Once that is complete, read the first two chapters, encouraging individuals to record their thinking in their journals, Finally, discuss and journal about a provided statement.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
Reading an Informational Text: "It All Started with Sputnik"
Sputnik was one of the greatest scientific advancements of the 1950s, and this reading instructional activity does it justice. Pupils start off with pre-reading questions and a video. They then read an excerpt from an article, which is accompanied by vocabulary, short-answer questions, and other close reading tasks.
6th - 8th Language Arts 504 Views 416 Downloads CCSS: Designed