GERMAN III taught by Tom Allen

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SEP
16

Read and answer questions for the reading on Der Chiemsee. Circle all words that you cannot figure out from their context. You do not need to answer the “Persönliches” section

SEP
16

Correct weather reports for grammar and content – to be collected on Tuesday.

SEP
22

Read the Dialog “Planen wir unsere Reise!” and use the information to answer all the questions (Sections 10 & 11) on the following page. Ignore the “Für Dich” section.

Write out ich, du, er, sie, es, wir, ihr, Sie, and sie and conjugate a different regular verb for each pronoun in the brand new simple past tense that you just learned. I will collect this on Monday, please double check your grammar.

Schönes Wochenende!

-Herr Allen

SEP
25

Complete geography questions regarding the Bodensee film, answering in full sentences. Answers should be typed and double spaced.

Herr Allen

SEP
26

For Friday, create either flashcards, a vocab list or an online equivalent for irregular verbs in the narrative (simple) past tense. Remember, it is important to know the infinitive-narrative root-past participle of each verb (z.B. sprechen-sprach-gesprochen).

SEP
30

Bodensee Postkarte: 10 points

Write a postcard to one of your classmates from a city on the Bodensee. Describe your stay in the narrative past tense and address the postcard (in German form) to one of your classmates who happens to be staying in a (real) hotel in a neighboring city on the Bodensee. Be sure to include artwork on the front side of the postcard. You will be graded on grammar and accuracy of subject matter and artwork. Late work will not be accepted.

Herr Allen

OCT
1

Do exercises 20, 22 (only the narrative past tense, not the present perfect), and 23 in the packet. Please type, as I will collect in class on Wednesday.

OCT
8

Study for Chapter Test on Wednesday:
-Narrative past tense, including all verbs in your flashcards/verb study sheet.
-Personal pronouns for the accusative and dative tenses
-Vocabulary related to Weather and travel (vocab list is on back sheet of packet).

OCT
14

-Finish Aktuelles story and answer questions at end of reading.

Enjoy your weekend!

OCT
16

Study names of animals and determine which animal on the sheet is your spirit animal.

Add narrative past tense of modal verbs (koennen, moegen, duerfen etc) from sheet to your study guide (either flash cards or divided sheet).

OCT
24

Take 10 photos with your phone and e-mail them to me at allent@nausetschools.org by 10 pm Thursday night. Each photo should have a description in the dative case, and an adjective attached to the genetive object.

For example:

Hier ist das Kleid meiner schönen Mutter

or

Hier ist das Buch meines gelernten Vaters.

OCT
28

Read “Auf dem Bauerhof” and answer the questions for #18.

OCT
30

Answer the following questions with both denn and weil. Express your opinion!

Ex: Warum kommst du frueh nach Hause?
A: Ich komme nach Hause, denn ich muss meine Kleidungen waschen
A2: Ich komme nach Hause, weil ich meine Kleidungen waschen muss.

Questions:

Warum willst du deine Fuehrerschein bekommen?

Was ist deine Lieblingsfach in der Schule? Warum?

Was machst du zum Spass am liebsten in Sommer? Warum?

Spielst du einen Sport? Warum oder warum nicht?

Warum oder warum nicht ist Hausaufgaben wichtig?

NOV
3

Keine Hausaufgaben.

NOV
12

Finish watching “The Nasty Girl” on Netflix and write at least a one page TYPED essay response:

“How is the German’s portrayal of their history different from that of the American’s? What is the relationship between history and identity in Germany?”

NOV
14

Know the imperfect/conditional verbs from the sheet.

NOV
18

Begin researching your holiday topic, we will be spending A1 November 18th in the Library.

NOV
25

Projects due tomorrow

DEC
2

Xmas cards, pp. 229

DEC
4

Oktoberfest reading pp. 236-238, complete exercise 11 on pp. 239

DEC
9

Complete exercise 12 on p. 240

DEC
11

Complete handout exercises 3 and 4 on adjectival endings, use your grammar notes on adjectival endings to double check your answers.

Cultural quiz Thursday on holiday traditions in German, Austria and Switzerland based on your presentations. If you need information from one of your classmates, here are their e-mail addresses:

Mike – mscab06@gmail.com
Greyson – greyjsummer2012@gmail.com
Harry – rudunn1@gmail.com
Jack – 2016norgeot@nausetschools.net (2016norgeotj@nausetschools.net?)
Lizzie – 15douglasse@nausetschools.net
Joe – josephmrp96@gmail.com

DEC
15

Translate into English the first 2 sections of your reading. Please type this, save it, and print it. We will be working further with this next week.

DEC
17

Translate the next 3 paragraphs from Feste und Feiertage, print and save.

DEC
19

Finish translation of Feste und Feiertage, to be handed in on Friday.

DEC
22

Party tomorrow:

Süßigkeiten – Lizzie
Käsespätzle – Herr Allen
Getränke – Jack
Plastikbesteck – Greyson
Papierteller – Mike

JAN
8

Exercises 14 & 15 on Word Order. Complete the exercises first, then again replacing the indirect and direct objects with the appropriate dative and accusative pronouns.

JAN
12

Complete p. 50 exercise 18.

Thought-map on Dative and Accusative cases. Must be presentable, more information=more points.

JAN
14

Complete worksheet on dative and accusative sentences/pronoun replacement

JAN
16

Complete exercises 4 & 5 in the workbook packet on p. 85 (this concerns the genetive case).

Add the new vocabulary to your vocabulary section, whether it be a vocabulary outline or notecards.

JAN
22

DUE FOR ROTATING:

Organize your binder and be prepared to present it to Herr Allen.

Your notebook should be divided into the following four sections, with dividers:
-vocabulary
-classwork & homework
-grammar notes
-tests & quizzes

This will count as a 5 point HW grade.

JAN
23

EXTRA CREDIT ASSIGNMENTS:
-create either a Quizlet or Kahoots exercise on your assigned grammar, vocabulary, or cultural topic. There must be at least 20 slides and you must present and review the information (5 minutes) prior to presenting it to the class. A maximum of 5 extra credit points will be awarded.

TOPICS:
-Accusative and Dative Prepositions: Lizzie
-Adjectival Endings (Definite and Indefinite Articles): Mike
-Auf dem Bauernhof Vocab: Jack
-Wetter Vocab: Greyson
-Subordinating Conjunctions: Harry

FEB
12

Work on your Rollenspiel script and menu. The final is due on Mittwoch 25. Februar.

Be prepared to hand in your goal for the coming semester, whether it be to improve your vocabulary, particular grammar concepts, study/homework habits, etc. This should be introspective and cover half of a page. (5 points)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmcWZ2Bzoho

FEB
25

Script and Menu are due.

Read the first two paragraphs of “Wo und Wie die Deutschen essen”

MAR
3

Complete exercise 6 in the Kapitel 5 Workbook packet.

Be sure that your group has 3 scripts for filming tomorrow: one highlighted for yourself, one highlighted for Mr. Allen and one highlighted for your partner.

MAR
7

Finish “Wie und Wo die Deutschen essen” and complete the exercise (typed) in which you compare German and American food customs in 8 sentences.

MAR
11

Make either a Quizlet, picture flashcards, or an illustration showing all of the nouns and genders of Lektion B.

MAR
17

Use each of the table setting vocab words in a sentence with a subordinating conjunction:

Ex. “Um die Suppe zu essen, benutzt man den Loeffel”

Ex. “Wir benutzen das Messer, um das Schweinefleisch zu schneiden”

MAR
19

148 ex. 21

MAR
23

Complete assigned exercises from the chapter review packet.

MAR
31

Demonstrative pronouns – read through description and do assigned exercises.

“Die Himmel über Berlin” questions are also due for those who have seen the movie.

APR
2

Do 2 dative demonstrative pronoun exercises in packet.

APR
4

Schönes Wochenende!

APR
8

Create either a realistic looking shopping list, or a flashcard set of the following fruits. Each item must have a picture and the German noun.

Obst:

Birnen
Weintrauben
Bananen
Apfelsinen
Pfirsiche
Pflaumen
Aprikosen
Erdbeeren
Brombeeren
Kirschen
Tomaten

APR
10

Ex. 18, questions words was, wer, wen, wem, wessen. Pay special attention to what is missing for each question.

MAY
11

DEUTSCHE GEDICHTE:

-Be ready to present on your German poem. You should know all of the words in the poem, and have prepared an English translation. You will also need to answer the following questions:

a. Was ist die Stimmung dieser Gedichte? b. Wer war der Dichter? In welcher Zeitperiode hat er gelebt? c. Wie soll man sich fühlen, nachdem er diese Gedichte gelesen hat?

heine : http://www.staff.uni-mainz.de/pommeren/Gedichte/

goethe : http://www.staff.uni-mainz.de/pommeren/Gedichte/

hesse : http://www.tokado.at/index.html?http://www.tokado.at/hesse_n1.htm

auswahl: http://www.asu.cas.cz/~bezdek/moje_stranky/die%20schoensten%20deutschen%20gedichte.htm

MAY
15

276 (packet) ex. 8.

MAY
19

Your script must be complete for filming on Tuesday.

277 ex. 11 : fill in definite articles in either accusative or dative.

MAY
21

Be prepared to present silent films to the class. Upload the finished product to GoogleDrive and share with Herr Allen.

MAY
28

Finish the reading

JUN
3

PEN PALS:
Be prepared to turn in your FINAL draft letter to a German student. Include the following (and more):

-who are you/where are you from?
-3 interesting facts about yourself
-why you study German
-what you do during the summer
-a few general questions about Düren/Gymnasium am Wirteltor/your pen pal

JUN
3

Packet: p. 261 ex. 25

JUN
5

15 Point Quiz on Adjectival Endings

JUN
8

-VICE summary will be collected (proofread)
-Choose a final research topic
-Edit, type your quiz.

JUN
12

Create a one page outline (in English or German) about your research topic. Use footnotes to cite your sources (article title, author last name & first name, URL, date of website visit)

Attachments

midyear quizlet kahoots.docx (13.1 KB)