Author:
Shawn Moak, Mimi Fahnstrom, Emma Eason, Reagan Solomon, Brenna McNeil, Shelby Cole, Amber Hoye
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Languages
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Activity/Lab
Level:
Middle School, High School, Community College / Lower Division, College / Upper Division
Tags:
  • Article Review
  • Artikelbesprechung
  • Clothing
  • Deutsch
  • Essen
  • Food
  • German
  • Kleidung
  • Schedules
  • School
  • Schule
  • Zeitpläne
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    English, German

    German Level 1, Activity 13: Abschließende Prüfung / Final review (Online)

    German Level 1, Activity 13: Abschließende Prüfung / Final review (Online)

    Overview

    Students will practice answering open-ended questions using vocabulary from the past chapters.

    Activity Information

    Did you know that you can access the complete collection of Pathways Project German activities in our new Let’s Chat! German pressbook? View the book here: https://boisestate.pressbooks.pub/pathwaysgerman 

    Please Note: Many of our activities were created by upper-division students at Boise State University and serve as a foundation that our community of practice can build upon and refine. While they are polished, we welcome and encourage collaboration from language instructors to help modify grammar, syntax, and content where needed. Kindly contact pathwaysproject@boisestate.edu with any suggestions and we will update the content in a timely manner.

    Final Review / Abschließende Prüfung

    Description

    Students will practice answering open-ended questions using vocabulary from the past chapters.

    Semantic Topics

    School, schule, clothing, kleidung, food, essen, schedules, zeitpläne, articles, artikel

    Products

    Furniture, Möbel, Free-time Activities, Freizeitaktivitäten, Food, Lebensmittel, Clothing, Kleidung, Education, Ausbildung

    Practices

    Discussing in German clothing, furnishings, eating, and free-time activities. Diskutieren in deutscher Kleidung, Einrichtung, Essen und Freizeitaktivitäten.

    Perspectives

    The German language has very specific rules and regulations about how a sentence should be structured.  Die deutsche Sprache hat sehr spezifische Regeln und Vorschriften für den Aufbau eines Satzes.

    NCSSFL-ACTFL World-Readiness Standards

    • STANDARD 1.1 Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions.”
    • STANDARD 1.2 Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics.”
    • STANDARD 2.1 Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the culture studied.

    Idaho State Content Standards

    • Objective: COMM 1.1: Interact and negotiate meaning (spoken, signed, written conversation) to share information, reactions, feelings, and opinions
    • Objective: COMM 2.1: Understand, interpret, and analyze what is heard, read, or viewed on a variety of topics.
    • Objective: CLTR 1.3: Function appropriately in diverse contexts within the target culture.

    NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements

    • I can effectively use the vocabulary I have learned throughout the semester in conversation.
    • I can answer questions about myself and give my opinions on various subjects.
    • I can speak German for an extended period of time.

    Materials Needed

    Warm-Up

    Practice with articles

    • Üben mit Artikeln

    Students have to guess the correct article that goes with the vocab word.

    • Schüler müssen den richtigen Artikel erraten, der zum Vokabelwort passt.

     

    • das Handy (The cell phone)
    • die Kinder (The children)
    • der Mann (The man)
    • das Spiel (The game)
    • das Konzert (The concert)
    • die Butter (The butter)
    • der Anzug (The suit)

    Main Activity

    1. Using the Jeopardy game in the Google Presentation students will choose a topic and a certain value.

    • Mit dem Jeopardy-Spiel in der Google-Präsentation wählen die Schüler ein Thema und einen bestimmten Wert.

    2. They will “roll a die” virtually. If they roll a number 1-3 they must answer the question. If they roll a number 4-6 they must ask someone else the question (that person would get the points if they answer correctly.)

    • Sie werden eine Wurfel werfen.  Wenn es auf eine Nummer von 1 bis 3 ländet müssen sie die Frage antworten. Wenn es auf eine Nummer von 4 bis 6 ländet müssen sie jemand anders die Frage stellen.

    3. They will need to answer the question given. There is no wrong answer.

    • Sie müssen die Frage antworten. Es gibt keine falsche Antworten.

    4. Questions:

    • Was studierst du an der Universität? (What are you studying at the university?)
    • Um wie viel Uhr stehst du auf? ...schläfst du ein? (What time do you get up?...do you fall asleep?)
    • Was hast du letztes Wochenende gemacht? (What did you do last weekend?)
    • Was hast du nächstes Jahr vor? (What are you going to do next year?)
    • Wie groß ist deine Familie? (How big is your family?)
    • Wie heißen deine Familienmitglieder? (What are your family members' names?)
    • Wie hilfts du in deiner Haushalt? (What help do you do in your household?)
    • Was machst du mit deiner Familie? Habt ihr Traditionen? (What do you do with your family?  Do you have any traditions?)
    • Nenne fünf Farben. (Name five colors.)
    • Was trägst du heute? (What are you wearing today?)
    • Beschreib dein Lieblingskleidungsstück. (Describe your favorite piece of clothing.)
    • Beschreibe eine Kleidung “Trend” was denkst du davon? (Describe a clothing trend?  What do you think of it?)
    • Was willst du zum Frühstück jeden Tag essen? (What do you want to eat for breakfast every morning?)
    • Wo kaufst du dein Essen ein? (Where do you buy your food?)
    • Was ist das schlimmste Essen und warum? (What is the worst food and why?)
    • Was ist dein Lieblingsrezept? (What is your favorite recipe?)
    • Was machst du normalerweise am Wochenende? (What do you normally do on the weekends?)
    • Was würdest du machen, wenn du immer Freizeit hättest? (What would do if you always had free time?)
    • Was machst du wenn dir langweilig ist? (What do you do when you are bored?)
    • Du bist reich. Was würdest du in deiner Freizeit machen? (You are rich.  What would you do in your free time?)

    Wrap-Up

    Ask students the following question to finish the activity:

    • Was machst du diesen Sommer? (What are your summer plans?)

    Cultural Resources

    Linked is a fun Easy German video about Small Talk in German speaking lands.

    End of Activity

    • Read can-do statements and have students evaluate their confidence with the emoji cards.
    • Encourage students to be honest in their self-evaluation.
    • Pay attention, ask questions, and try to use feedback for future activities!

    NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements

    • I can effectively use the vocabulary I have learned throughout the semester in conversation.
    • I can answer questions about myself and give my opinions on various subjects.
    • I can speak German for an extended period of time.