Die Physiker: German Plays
Young scholars research the life of Friedrich Durrenmatt, a German playwright. They listen to a reading of his play "Die Physiker", define key vocabulary from the play and participate in a class discussion about important sections of the play.
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Deutschland und die Europäische Union (Germany and the European Union)
Introduce your language students in German class to the European Union, including the historic developments, the current structure, and some of the political and social principles behind it with this instructional activity. In small...
10th - 12th Languages
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington: Historical and Cultural Context
An insult to American politicians? A satire of news media? Or a critique of censorship, political corruption, and media propaganda? As part of a unit study on film, class members examine how director Frank Capra's develops these themes...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
"Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten" (The town musicians of Bremen)
High schoolers engage in a variety of activities while reading "Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten". They generate questions abut the story and answer them. Drawings of events in the story are drawn and groups skits are created for acting.
9th - 12th Languages