May 20-24, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How might city structure affect daily life? How have history and culture affected the appearance of German cities and towns? How can I ask for and give directions to places in a city?
Objectives: Students will be able to: Conjugate the verb wissen, respond to, ask for and give directions in German, pronounce and write city vocabulary correctly, use the past tense correctly, identify differences and similarities between American and German cities, give commands in German
Agenda: Practice with vocabulary, ask for and give directions to various places, practice forms of wissen and past tense

Homework: Due Mon.: pp. 38-39, Wed.:
Quiz on past tense
Seventh Grade
Students have a white and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework:
Unit 6 written test is on Tues. Listening and reading test is on Wed. Due Tuesday, May 28: Alles über mich booklet
Sixth Grade
Students are learning family vocabulary and finishing a unit on foods. They should have their restaurant dialogue memorized for Tuesday. They will be making a family tree this week. It is due on Friday.

May 13-17, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How might city structure affect daily life? How have history and culture affected the appearance of German cities and towns? How can I ask for and give directions to places in a city?
Objectives: Students will be able to: Conjugate the verb wissen, respond to, ask for and give directions in German, pronounce and write city vocabulary correctly, use the past tense correctly, identify differences and similarities between American and German cities, give commands in German
Agenda: Practice with vocabulary, ask for and give directions to various places, practice forms of wissen and past tense

Homework: Due Tues.: pp. 36-37, Wed.: p. 41, Thurs.: p. 40 and quiz on last half of city vocab., Fri.:
p. 45
Seventh Grade
Students have a white and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.: worm story worksheets, Thurs.: Modal quiz retakes
Unit 6 test is next Tues. and Wed.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue and a yellow booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words various foods and drinks? Can they describe typical German food?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand food and drink vocabulary in German. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocab., cultural readings
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework:Due Mon.: menu project, Thurs.: perform memorized restaurant dialogue for class, Fri.: Quiz on food vocab.

May 6-10, 2019

Eighth grade field trip to the Bayern Stube is on Thursday, May 9 from 10:30- 1:30.
Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How might city structure affect daily life? How have history and culture affected the appearance of German cities and towns? How can I ask for and give directions to places in a city?
Objectives: Students will be able to: Conjugate the verb wissen, respond to, ask for and give directions in German, pronounce and write city vocabulary correctly, use the past tense correctly, identify differences and similarities between American and German cities, give commands in German
Agenda: Practice with new vocabulary, ask for and give directions to various places, practice forms of wissen.

Homework: Due Mon.:
p. 18 and Quiz on top half of vocab. of p. 1, die Stadt through der Supermarkt, Tues.: p. 19, Wed.: pp.30-31, Thurs.: p. 35, Fri.: p. 20
Seventh Grade
Students have a white and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Mon.: pp. 47-48 and 33,
Fri.: Quiz on modal verbs Study pp. 20-21 and 26-27
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue and a yellow booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words various foods and drinks? Can they describe typical German food?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand food and drink vocabulary in German. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocab., cultural readings
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework:


April 22-26, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How might city structure affect daily life? How have history and culture affected the appearance of German cities and towns? How can I ask for and give directions to places in a city?
Objectives: Students will be able to: Conjugate the verb wissen, respond to, ask for and give directions in German, pronounce and write city vocabulary correctly, use the past tense correctly, identify differences and similarities between American and German cities, give commands in German
Agenda: Practice with new vocabulary, ask for and give directions to various places, practice forms of wissen.

Homework: Due Mon.: pp. 6-7, Tues.:pp 8-9, Wed.: p. 10,
Thurs.: p. 11, Fri.: p. 12
Seventh Grade
Students have a white and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
p. 22, Wed.: p. 23, Thurs.: p. 26-27 Fri.: Quiz on marked vocab. words of pp.1-3
Sixth Grade

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for days, months seasons and the numbers 0-100?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand commands, the numbers from 0-100 and days, months and seasons in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, work on calendar project
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Due Wed.: Calendar and quiz on 0-100


April 15-18, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion
Homework: Due Tues.: Quiz on pronouns. Study pp. 14 and 10-11, Wed.: p. 20, Thurs.: Read pp. 3-5 of gray booklet and write answers to the questions of pp. 6-7.
Seventh Grade
Students will have a white and a purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice, practice with definite and indefinite articles
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 24, Tues.:
p. 25, Wed.: pp. 36, Thurs.: pp. 28-29
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard the German words for colors, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand the numbers 0-100, days, months, seasons and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with numbers 0-100, days, months and seasons
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Fri.: pp. 59, 60 and 65-67

April 8-12, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 17, Tues.: p. 18, Wed.: p.19, Thurs.: p. 12,
Fri.: p. 13

Seventh Grade
Students will have a white and a purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Introduction of and practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification,
pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
top of p. 17, Wed.: p. 16, Thurs.: p. 19, Fri.: Quiz on fruit and vegetable vocab. Study pp. 1 & 2 of purple booklet
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard the German words for colors, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand the numbers 0-100, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, introduction of numbers 0-100
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Fri.: pp. 34, 39, 57 and 58, Quiz Wed.for 7th period on classroom objects

April 1-5, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 9, Tues.: p. 5, Wed.: p.11, Thurs.: Monster drawing and essay, Fri.: Quiz on body parts (Study p. 2)
Seventh Grade
Students will have a white and a purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Introduction of and practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification,
pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
p. 11, Wed.: p. 14 in white booklet, Thurs.: p. 13 in white booklet, Fri.: Quiz on drink vocabulary
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard the German words for colors, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Fri.: pp. 29-31, 32-33, 34 and 38


March 11-14, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion
Homework: Due Wed. :p. 3
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Introduction of indefinite articles and practice with German names of neighboring countries of Germany and their languages as well as history of Berlin and the Wall, viewing of videos about Berlin and the Wall

Homework: Due Thurs.: Quiz on material of booklet pp. 26-29
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses


March 4-8, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab., separable prefix verbs and chore vocab., reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises
Homework: Thurs.: Test on Unit 9 Students should study the vocab. of pp. 1, 6 and 15 as well as the grammar of pp. 7-8 and 21
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Introduction of indefinite articles and practice with German names of neighboring countries of Germany and their languages as well as history of Berlin and the Wall, viewing of videos about Berlin and the Wall

Homework: Due Mon.: pp. 33, Quiz on Berlin on Thurs.

Sixth Grade
Students have a blue and a yellow booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words various foods and drinks? Can they describe typical German food?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand food and drink vocabulary in German. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocab., cultural readings
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Wed.: Restaurant menu project, Fri.: p. 14

February 25- March 1, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab., separable prefix verbs and chore vocab., reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises
Homework: Due Mon.: p.25, Thurs.: Quiz on chore vocab. of p. 15
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Introduction of indefinite articles and practice with German names of neighboring countries of Germany and their languages as well as history of Berlin and the Wall, viewing of videos about Berlin and the Wall

Homework: Due Tues.: p. 28, Wed.: p. 21, Thurs.: p.34, Fri.: p. 33
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue and a yellow booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words various foods and drinks? Can they describe typical German food?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand food and drink vocabulary in German. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocab., cultural readings
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Fri.: pp. 8- 11 in yellow booklet and German menue

February 19-22, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab., separable prefix verbs and chore vocab., reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises
Homework: Due Wed.: p.22, Thurs.: p. 23 and quiz on movie and music vocab. of p. 1, Fri.: p. 24 and second hour should turn in final draft of story
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Review of months and weather terms, introduction of indefinite articles and neighboring countries of Germany as well as history of Berlin and the wall

Homework: Study weather and months vocab. of inside booklet cover and page 1. Thurs.: Quiz on weather terms of p. 1
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue and a yellow booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words the numbers from 0-100, days, months and seasons? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand days, months seasons and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with numbers, days, months and seasons, introduction of food and drink vocab.
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Thurs.: Quiz on numbers 0-100 of pp. 55-56, Fri.: pp. 65-67

February 4-8, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises

Due Tuesday: pp. 7-8, Wed.: p. 9, Thurs.: pp. 10-11
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary, the verb haben, definite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Monday: Perform memorized dialogue of p. 22, Tuesday: Written test on material of unit 4. Students should know the vocabulary of pp. 1-3, the forms of haben of p. 14 and study the material of their red booklets. Wed.: listening and reading test, Thurs.: pp. 2, Fri.: p. 3-4, Fri.: p. 6

Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet and understand sentences containing cognates.

Objectives: Students will be able to understand and write sentences in German containing cognate and colors. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, introduction of numbers
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Friday: pages 47, 57 and 58


January 22-25, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Thurs.: Unit 8 test will be on Thursday, January 24. Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47, the chart of p. 35, vocabulary of pp. 1-4 and the endings of possessives on p. 54. Due Tuesday, Jan. 29: Read text pp. 262 and 265-266 and write answers to exercise #9 of p. 267. Also unit 8 test retakes.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary, the verb haben, definite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Wed.: p. 14, Thurs.: bottom half of p. 29, Fri.: p. 30
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Friday: pages 25, 29-31, 32-33, 34 and 38

January 14-18, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: 8 sentences and chart quiz retake (study top of p. 35), Thurs.: Quiz on prepositions of p. 26. Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54 Unit 8 test will be on Thursday, January 24.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 37, Tues.: p. 23 and subjects quiz retake, Wed.: p. 31, Thurs.: p. 32, Fri.: Quiz on school supplies. Students should know how to spell the German words and whether they take der, die or das
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Friday: pages 25, 29-31


January 7-12, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 53, Wed.: p. 56, Thurs.: p. 36 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 8, Wed.: p.12, Thurs.: p. 13, Fri.: p.15
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses


December 17-20, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects, introduction of possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 49 and room floor plan and final draft of room description are due, Wed.: p. 51, Thurs.: p. 55 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 9, Wed.: p.16, Thurs.: p. 19
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Thursday: Menu project

December 10-14, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects, introduction of possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: pp. 60, Wed.: p. 45,Thurs.: p. 47, Fri.: p. 48 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 17, Wed.: p.18 and unit 3 test retakes, Thurs.: p. 4, Fri.: p. 7
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework:

December 3-7, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 34, Tues.: pp. 42-43, Wed.: p. 37,Thurs.: p. 54, Fri.: p. 59 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class as well as the prepositions of p. 26.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Unit 3 test is on Tuesday. Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to say and understand the numbers 0-100, the months days ad seasons in German. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, games, videos
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Wed.: Calendar project, Thursday: Quiz on the numbers 0-100 Study pages 55-56 in your blue booklet. Friday: pp. 65-67

November 26-30, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Wed.: Quiz on house and furniture vocabulary,Thurs.: p. 39, Fri.: p. 34 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Quiz Wednesday on free time vocabulary Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand colors and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Friday p. 47 and pp. 57-60 and 65-67

November 19 & 20, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p.40, Tues.: p. 30, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 29, Fri.: p. 33 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: p.28, Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand colors and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Tuesday p. 47 and p. 57

November 12-16, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 8, Tues.: p. 16-17, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 29, Fri.: p. 33 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: p.15, Tues.: p.22, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 23, Fri.: p. 25-26 and perform free time dialogue from memory
Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Friday p. 25, 29-31, 32-33, 34, 38 and 39, Quiz Friday on classroom vocabulary of pp. 27-28

November 5-9, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: U. 7 test retakes, Tues.: p. 10, Wed.: p. 9, Thurs.: p. 14, Fri.: p. 8
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: Free time collage, Tues.: p. 8, Wed.: p. 16, Thurs.: p. 17, Fri.: p. 15

Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Friday p. 25, 29-31, 32-33 and 34

Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with prepositions and date and house vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Due Mon.: Verb quiz retake, Tues.: Unit 7 test, Wed.: p. 5, Thurs.: p. 6, Fri.: p. 7
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Tues.: p. 6, Wed.: p. 5, Thurs.: p.7, Fri.: pp. 10-11

Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses



October 22-25, 2018

Parent teacher conferences are this Thursday evening and Friday morning. Please feel free to stop by.
Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 61, Wed.: pp. 64-65, Thurs.: p. 62
Seventh Grade German

Students have yellow booklet which contains vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: How do I talk about my family in German? How do I tell time in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to name the various members of their family in German and they will be able to tell time in a variety of ways.
Agenda: Practice with family vocab., higher numbers and telling time, listening and speaking exercises, written work
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 28, Wed.: p. 29, Thurs.: Quiz on family member vocab.

Sixth Grade


Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

October 15-19, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 47 and 48, Tues.: p. 39, Wed.: pp. 50-51, Thurs.: p. 57, Fri.: Quiz on verbs with stem vowel changes
Seventh Grade German

Students have yellow booklet which contains vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: How do I talk about my family in German? How do I tell time in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to name the various members of their family in German and they will be able to tell time in a variety of ways.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, introduction of family vocab. and higher numbers, listening and speaking exercises, written work
Homework: Due Mon.: p.19, Tues.: p. 20, Wed.: p. 22, Thurs.: p. 26, Fri.: p. 27

Sixth Grade

Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and menu project

October 9-12, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: pp. 34-35, Wed.: p. 31, Thurs.: p. 32, Fri.: pp. 36-37, Mon.: p. 47 and 48
Seventh Grade German

Students have yellow booklet which contains vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: How do I talk about my family in German? How do I tell time in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to name the various members of their family in German and they will be able to tell time in a variety of ways.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, introduction of family vocab. and higher numbers, listening and speaking exercises, written work
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 7, Wed.: p. 8, Thurs.: p. 10, Fri.: p. 18

Sixth Grade

Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and p. 14

October 1-5, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p.21, Wed.: p. 22, Thurs.: p. 25, Fri.: p. 46 and 49
Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet and the numbers 0-20 in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Review for unit 1 test
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1-3 of their booklets outside of class this week. Unit 1 test is on Thursday.
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and p. 14

September 24-28, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, introduction of and practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p.17, Wed.: p. 19, Thurs.: p. 27, Fri.: p. 28 and German descriptions of three different outfits are due
Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet and the numbers 0-20 in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, practice with the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1, 2 and 3 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Tues.: p. 31, Wed.: p. 22, Thurs.: Quiz on map Study booklet pp.8-9 an do 50-51, Fri.: p. 56

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard the German words for days, months, seasons and the numbers from 0-100?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand the German words for days, months, seasons and the numbers from 0-100? . They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and flash card practice, video viewing, calendar project
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Assignments: Due Friday: pp.65-67 and calendar project

September 17-21, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, introduction of and practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 9, Wed.: p. 11, Thurs.: p. 14, Fri.: p. 15
Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet and the numbers 0-20 in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, practice with the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1, 2 and 3 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Mon.: p. 32, Tues.: p. 35, Wed.: pp. 16-17, Thurs.: p. 31, Fri.: pp. 44-45

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for classroom objects, colors and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 32-33, 34 and 39

September 10-14, 2018

Eighth Grade

Essential Question: Can students use vocabulary and grammar learned last year to discuss various aspects of daily life and ask and answer questions in German?

Objective: Students will be able to speak without notes about various aspects of their lives.

Agenda: Vocabulary and grammar review, classroom vocabulary practice
Assessment: Written and oral work
Assignments: Due Tues.: p. 33, Wed.: pp.22-23, Thurs.: p. 19, Fri.:

Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, practice with the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1 & 2 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Tues.: p. 40, Wed.: p. 53, Thurs.: p. 52, Fri.: p. 32

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for classroom objects, colors and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 32-33, 34 and 39

August 27-31, 2018

Eighth Grade

Essential Question: Can students use vocabulary and grammar learned last year to discuss various aspects of daily life and ask and answer questions in German?

Objective: Students will be able to speak without notes about their animal friend describing its age, location, hobbies, etc.

Agenda: Vocabulary and grammar review, classroom vocabulary practice Students will describe their animal in German to the class next week.
Assessment: Written and oral work
Assignments: Students will present information from memory about their animal on Friday (pp. 12-13) Due Tues.: p. 20, Wed.: p.30, Thurs.: p. 36, Fri.: Animal presentation

Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, introduction to the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Tues.: pp. 23-24, Wed.: top half of p. 18

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responsesAssignments: Due Friday: pp. 25 and 29-31, Quiz on body parts on Thursday. Study p. 24

August 21-24, 2018

Willkommen zur Deutschklasse!

I am excited to get to know and teach your children this year. If you have any questions or concerns or just want to check in with me, please feel free to e-mail me at kschreiber@usd116.org.

Eighth Grade

Students will receive a green review booklet which will contain vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.

Download file "Eighth Grade German Curriculum Guide.docx"

Essential Question: Can students use vocabulary and grammar learned last year to discuss various aspects of daily life and ask and answer questions in German?

Objective: Students will be able to speak without notes about their animal friend describing its age, location, hobbies, etc.

Agenda: Vocabulary and grammar review, classroom vocabulary practice Students will describe their animal in German to the class next week.
Assessment: Written and oral work
Assignments:

Seventh Grade German

Students will receive an orange booklet which will contain vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Download file "Seventh Grade German Curriculum Guide.docx"
Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?
Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, introduction to the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses

Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses


May 14-18, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How might city structure affect daily life? How have history and culture affected the appearance of German cities and towns? How can I ask for and give directions to places in a city?
Objectives: Students will be able to: Conjugate the verb wissen, respond to, ask for and give directions in German, pronounce and write city vocabulary correctly, use the past tense correctly, identify differences and similarities between American and German cities, give commands in German
Agenda: Practice with new vocabulary, ask for and give directions to various places, practice forms of wissen.

Homework: Due Mon.: pp. 38-39, Tues: pp. 23-24
, Due Wed.: p. 25,
Fri: Unit 11 Test
Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
pp. 40-41, Thurs.: Quiz on modal verbs,
Mon.(5-21): menu project is due
, Unit 6 test is on Tues., May 22
Sixth Grade
Students have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Thurs. Menu project, Friday: pp. 8-11 and p. 14

May 7-11, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How might city structure affect daily life? How have history and culture affected the appearance of German cities and towns? How can I ask for and give directions to places in a city?
Objectives: Students will be able to: Conjugate the verb wissen, respond to, ask for and give directions in German, pronounce and write city vocabulary correctly, use the past tense correctly, identify differences and similarities between American and German cities, give commands in German
Agenda: Practice with new vocabulary, ask for and give directions to various places, practice forms of wissen.

Homework: Study flashcards this week. Due Tues.:p. 19, Wed.: p. 20,
Thurs.: pp. 37, Fri.: p. 36 and quiz on bottom half of p. 1 vocab.

Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
pp. 47-48, Wed.: p. 44 and 46, Thurs: Perform memorized restaurant dialogue, Fri.: p. 13 in yellow booklet and quiz on marked vocab. words
Sixth Grade
Students have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and p. 14

April 30-May 4, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How might city structure affect daily life? How have history and culture affected the appearance of German cities and towns? How can I ask for and give directions to places in a city?
Objectives: Students will be able to: Conjugate the verb wissen, respond to, ask for and give directions in German, pronounce and write city vocabulary correctly, use the past tense correctly, identify differences and similarities between American and German cities, give commands in German
Agenda: Practice with new vocabulary, ask for and give directions to various places, practice forms of wissen.

Homework: Study flashcards this week. Due Tues.:pp. 18, Wed.: p. 13,
Thurs.: pp. 32-33, Fri.: p. 34 and quiz on top half of p. 1 vocab.

Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
pp. 30-31, Wed.: p. 38-39, Thurs.: Quiz on marked vocab. words, Fri.:
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand commands, the numbers from 0-100 and days, months and seasons in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, work on calendar project
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Wed.: Quiz on numbers 0-100

April 23-27, 2018

Eighth Grade
Field trip to the Bayern Stube is this Thursday!
Essential Questions: How might city structure affect daily life? How have history and culture affected the appearance of German cities and towns? How can I ask for and give directions to places in a city?
Objectives: Students will be able to: Conjugate the verb wissen, respond to, ask for and give directions in German, pronounce and write city vocabulary correctly, use the past tense correctly, identify differences and similarities between American and German cities, give commands in German
Agenda: Practice with new vocabulary, ask for and give directions to various places, practice forms of wissen.

Homework: Study flashcards this week. Due Tues.:pp 8-9, Wed.: p. 10,
Thurs.: p. 11, Fri.: p. 12

Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
p. 32, Wed.: p. 36-37, Thurs.: p. 19 Fri.: pp. 26-27
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand commands, the numbers from 0-100 and days, months and seasons in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, work on calendar project
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 60 and 65-67


April 16-20, 2018

Eighth Grade
Field trip payment is due by April 20!
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Study pronoun chart and dative verbs this week. Due Mon.: Review crossword puzzle, Wed.: Read booklet pp. 3-5 and answer questions of pp. 6-7, Thurs.: Quiz on pronouns Study chart and worksheets
Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 25, Tues.:
p. 22, Wed.: p. 24, Thurs.: Quiz on beverage vocab., Fri.: pp. 28-29
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Due Friday: pp.57-59


April 9-13, 2018

Eighth Grade
Field trip payment is due by April 19!
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Study pronoun chart and dative verbs this week. Due Mon.: Dative verbs sheet, Tues.: Pronoun worksheet, Wed.:
Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Mon.: pp. 10-11 in yellow booklet, Tues.:
pp. 15-16 in purple booklet, Wed.: p. 17 purple, Thurs.: p. 18, Fri.: p. 19 and quiz on fruit and vegetable vocab.
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 34, 38, 39 and 47


April 2-6, 2018

Eighth Grade
Field trip forms are due this Friday!
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Study body part vocab. this week. Due Tues.: front side of dative verbs sheet, Wed.: back side of dative verbs sheet, Thurs.: Quiz on body part vocab., Fri.:Pronouns worksheet
Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
pp. 8-9, Wed.: p. 11, Thurs.: p. , Fri.: pp. 8-9 in yellow booklet
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 29-31, 32-33


March 26-29, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Study body part vocab. this week. Due Wed.: Descriptive paragraphs in German about your monster
Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.: pp. 4-5 in purple booklet, Wed.: Quiz on the locations, names and languages of European countries in German
, Thurs.: pp. 5-7 in purple booklet
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 25 and 29-31


March 12-15, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Study body part vocab. this week. Due Tues.: Body parts worksheet, Thurs.: Labelled monster
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Homework: Wed.: Quiz on weather terms
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments:

March 5-9, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Mon.: Unit 9 test, Due Tues. Read textbook pp. 299-301 and write answers to exercise #8 of p. 303. Wed:Sport picture page, Thurs.: Sports categories worksheet, Fri: Sports crossword and test retakes
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Homework: Mon.: First hour: Berlin Quiz, 8th period: pp. 34-35, Tues.: p. 33 Wed.: p. 28,Thurs.: p. 21, Fri.: Study pp. 26-27

Sixth Grade
Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Thurs.: menu project, Fri.: Last day to turn in late or missing work

February 26- March 2, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises, introduction of imperative forms

Homework: Project (described on booklet p. 33) is due on Friday. Test on material of Unit 9 is on Monday, March 5.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Review of Berlin information, neighboring countries of Germany and various languages, practice with definite and indefinite articles in nominative and accusative case

Homework: Study weather and months vocab. of inside booklet cover and page 1 as well as Berlin study guide.
Due Mon.: pp. 7-top of 8, Tues.: pp. 10-11, Wed.: pp. 8-9, Thurs.: none, Fri.: pp. 34-35, Quiz on Berlin on Monday.

Sixth Grade

Students will receive a yellow booklet this week to use for the remainder of the course.
Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11

February 20-23, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises, introduction of imperative forms

Homework: Due Tues.: Study vocabulary of booklet pages 6 and 15, Wed.:paragraph in German on your free time interests, Fri.: Quiz on chore vocab. of p. 15. Know how to spell the German words and what they mean. Also pop quiz retake on Fri.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Review of Berlin information, neighboring countries of Germany and various languages, practice with definite and indefinite articles in nominative and accusative case

Homework: Due Wed.: p. 2, Thurs.: pp. 3-4, Fri.: p. 6 Study weather and months vocab. of inside booklet cover and page 1.

Sixth Grade

Students will receive a yellow booklet this week to use for the remainder of the course.
Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words the numbers from 0-100, day, months, seasons and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand days, months seasons and the numbers 0-100 in German.

Agenda: Practice with numbers, days, months and seasons
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Thurs.: Quiz on numbers 0-100

February 12-15, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises, introduction of imperative forms

Homework: Due Mon: p. 23, Tues.: p. 25, Wed.: p. 24, Thurs.:
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Review of Berlin information, neighboring countries of Germany and various languages, practice with definite and indefinite articles in nominative and accusative case

Homework: Due Tues.: p. 2, Wed.: p. 3-4, Thurs.: p. 6


Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words the numbers from 0-100, day, months, seasons and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand days, months seasons and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with numbers, days, months and seasons
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Thurs.: Calendar project and booklet pages 59 and60.

February 5-9, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises, introduction of imperative forms

Homework: Due Mon: Study vocabulary of pages 1 and 6, Tues.: pp. 12-13, Wed.: p. 16, Thurs.: p. 17, Fri.: p. 22

Seventh Grade

Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.

Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of indefinite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Mon.: Study for quiz on school supplies, Tues.: Vocab. Quiz and top of p. 21, Wed.: bottom half of p. 29, Thurs.: Test on all material of Unit 4, Fri.:
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words the numbers from 0-100, day, months, seasons and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand days, months seasons and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with numbers, days, months and seasons
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Fri.: Booklet pages 39, 47, 57, 58, 59 and 60.

January 29 - February 2, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises

Homework: Due Mon: Study vocabulary of pages 1 and 6, Tues.: p. 9, Wed.: pp. 10-11, Thurs.: , Fri.:

Seventh Grade

Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.

Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of indefinite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 43, Tues.: Perform memorized dialogue of p. 22, Wed.: p. 38, Thurs.: pp. 45-46, Fri.: p. 30
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and words for the colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, work with cognates, introduction of numbers
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Quiz on classroom objects of pp. 27-28 on Tuesday. Booklet pages 39, 47, 57 and 58 are due on Friday.

January 22-26, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises

Homework: Due Mon: p. 3, Tues.: Study movie and music vocab. of p. 1, Wed.: p. 6, Thurs.: pp. 7-8, Fri.: p. 9

Seventh Grade

Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 28, Tues.: p. 37, Wed.: p. 31, Thurs.: p. 32, Fri.: p. 40
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Quiz on classroom objects of pp. 27-28 on Thursday. Booklet pages 28, 29, 30, 32-33, 34, and 38 are due on Friday.

January 16-19, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises

Homework: Tues.: Study material of yellow booklet for Unit 8 test., Wed.: Unit 8 test, Fri.: p. 2 in Unit 9 booklet.

Seventh Grade

Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 18, Wed.: p.14, Thurs.: p. 15, Fri.: p. 25
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Quiz on body part vocab. of p. 24 on Thurs., Due Fri.: pp. 29-34 and p. 38

September 4-7, 2018


Eighth Grade

Essential Question: Can students use vocabulary and grammar learned last year to discuss various aspects of daily life and ask and answer questions in German?

Objective: Students will be able to speak without notes about various aspects of their lives.

Agenda: Vocabulary and grammar review, classroom vocabulary practice
Assessment: Written and oral work
Assignments: Due Tues.: p. 5, Wed.: pp.6-7, Thurs.: p. 24 & 26, Fri.: p. 29

Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, introduction to the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1 & 2 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Tues.: p. 21, Wed.: bottom half of p. 18, Thurs.: bottom half of p. 19, Fri.: pp. 28-29

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for classroom objects, colors and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 29-31, 32-33, 34 and 38

Jan. 28 - Feb. 1, 2019

No school Wed. because of the cold.
Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises

Due Tuesday, Jan. 29: Read text pp. 262 and 265-266 and write answers to exercise #9 of p. 267. Also unit 8 test retakes. Due: Thurs.: pp. 2 and 3
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary, the verb haben, definite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 43 sections A, B and C, Thurs.: Section D of p. 43, Friday: Perform memorized dialogue

Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Quiz Thurs. on classroom objects of pp. 27-28. Homework: Due Friday: pages 34, 38, 39


January 22-25, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Thurs.: Unit 8 test will be on Thursday, January 24. Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47, the chart of p. 35, vocabulary of pp. 1-4 and the endings of possessives on p. 54. Due Tuesday, Jan. 29: Read text pp. 262 and 265-266 and write answers to exercise #9 of p. 267. Also unit 8 test retakes.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary, the verb haben, definite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Wed.: p. 14, Thurs.: bottom half of p. 29, Fri.: p. 30
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Friday: pages 25, 29-31, 32-33, 34 and 38

January 14-18, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: 8 sentences and chart quiz retake (study top of p. 35), Thurs.: Quiz on prepositions of p. 26. Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54 Unit 8 test will be on Thursday, January 24.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 37, Tues.: p. 23 and subjects quiz retake, Wed.: p. 31, Thurs.: p. 32, Fri.: Quiz on school supplies. Students should know how to spell the German words and whether they take der, die or das
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Friday: pages 25, 29-31


January 7-12, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 53, Wed.: p. 56, Thurs.: p. 36 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 8, Wed.: p.12, Thurs.: p. 13, Fri.: p.15
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses


December 17-20, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects, introduction of possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 49 and room floor plan and final draft of room description are due, Wed.: p. 51, Thurs.: p. 55 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 9, Wed.: p.16, Thurs.: p. 19
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Thursday: Menu project

December 10-14, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects, introduction of possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: pp. 60, Wed.: p. 45,Thurs.: p. 47, Fri.: p. 48 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 17, Wed.: p.18 and unit 3 test retakes, Thurs.: p. 4, Fri.: p. 7
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework:

December 3-7, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 34, Tues.: pp. 42-43, Wed.: p. 37,Thurs.: p. 54, Fri.: p. 59 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class as well as the prepositions of p. 26.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Unit 3 test is on Tuesday. Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to say and understand the numbers 0-100, the months days ad seasons in German. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, games, videos
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Wed.: Calendar project, Thursday: Quiz on the numbers 0-100 Study pages 55-56 in your blue booklet. Friday: pp. 65-67

November 26-30, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Wed.: Quiz on house and furniture vocabulary,Thurs.: p. 39, Fri.: p. 34 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Quiz Wednesday on free time vocabulary Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand colors and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Friday p. 47 and pp. 57-60 and 65-67

November 19 & 20, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p.40, Tues.: p. 30, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 29, Fri.: p. 33 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: p.28, Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand colors and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Tuesday p. 47 and p. 57

November 12-16, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 8, Tues.: p. 16-17, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 29, Fri.: p. 33 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: p.15, Tues.: p.22, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 23, Fri.: p. 25-26 and perform free time dialogue from memory
Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Friday p. 25, 29-31, 32-33, 34, 38 and 39, Quiz Friday on classroom vocabulary of pp. 27-28

November 5-9, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: U. 7 test retakes, Tues.: p. 10, Wed.: p. 9, Thurs.: p. 14, Fri.: p. 8
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: Free time collage, Tues.: p. 8, Wed.: p. 16, Thurs.: p. 17, Fri.: p. 15

Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Friday p. 25, 29-31, 32-33 and 34

Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with prepositions and date and house vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Due Mon.: Verb quiz retake, Tues.: Unit 7 test, Wed.: p. 5, Thurs.: p. 6, Fri.: p. 7
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Tues.: p. 6, Wed.: p. 5, Thurs.: p.7, Fri.: pp. 10-11

Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses



October 22-25, 2018

Parent teacher conferences are this Thursday evening and Friday morning. Please feel free to stop by.
Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 61, Wed.: pp. 64-65, Thurs.: p. 62
Seventh Grade German

Students have yellow booklet which contains vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: How do I talk about my family in German? How do I tell time in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to name the various members of their family in German and they will be able to tell time in a variety of ways.
Agenda: Practice with family vocab., higher numbers and telling time, listening and speaking exercises, written work
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 28, Wed.: p. 29, Thurs.: Quiz on family member vocab.

Sixth Grade


Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

October 15-19, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 47 and 48, Tues.: p. 39, Wed.: pp. 50-51, Thurs.: p. 57, Fri.: Quiz on verbs with stem vowel changes
Seventh Grade German

Students have yellow booklet which contains vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: How do I talk about my family in German? How do I tell time in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to name the various members of their family in German and they will be able to tell time in a variety of ways.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, introduction of family vocab. and higher numbers, listening and speaking exercises, written work
Homework: Due Mon.: p.19, Tues.: p. 20, Wed.: p. 22, Thurs.: p. 26, Fri.: p. 27

Sixth Grade

Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and menu project

October 9-12, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: pp. 34-35, Wed.: p. 31, Thurs.: p. 32, Fri.: pp. 36-37, Mon.: p. 47 and 48
Seventh Grade German

Students have yellow booklet which contains vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: How do I talk about my family in German? How do I tell time in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to name the various members of their family in German and they will be able to tell time in a variety of ways.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, introduction of family vocab. and higher numbers, listening and speaking exercises, written work
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 7, Wed.: p. 8, Thurs.: p. 10, Fri.: p. 18

Sixth Grade

Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and p. 14

October 1-5, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p.21, Wed.: p. 22, Thurs.: p. 25, Fri.: p. 46 and 49
Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet and the numbers 0-20 in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Review for unit 1 test
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1-3 of their booklets outside of class this week. Unit 1 test is on Thursday.
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and p. 14

September 24-28, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, introduction of and practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p.17, Wed.: p. 19, Thurs.: p. 27, Fri.: p. 28 and German descriptions of three different outfits are due
Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet and the numbers 0-20 in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, practice with the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1, 2 and 3 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Tues.: p. 31, Wed.: p. 22, Thurs.: Quiz on map Study booklet pp.8-9 an do 50-51, Fri.: p. 56

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard the German words for days, months, seasons and the numbers from 0-100?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand the German words for days, months, seasons and the numbers from 0-100? . They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and flash card practice, video viewing, calendar project
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Assignments: Due Friday: pp.65-67 and calendar project

September 17-21, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, introduction of and practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 9, Wed.: p. 11, Thurs.: p. 14, Fri.: p. 15
Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet and the numbers 0-20 in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, practice with the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1, 2 and 3 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Mon.: p. 32, Tues.: p. 35, Wed.: pp. 16-17, Thurs.: p. 31, Fri.: pp. 44-45

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for classroom objects, colors and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 32-33, 34 and 39

February 11-14, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 16, Wed.: p.18-19, Thurs.: p. 20
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Review of months and weather terms, introduction of indefinite articles

Homework: Due Tues.: p. 6, Wed.: p. 7-8, Thurs.: pp. 10-11 Study weather and months vocab. of inside booklet cover and page 1.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words the numbers from 0-100, day, months, seasons and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand days, months seasons and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with numbers, days, months and seasons
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Thurs.: Calendar project and booklet pages 58-60.

February 4-8, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises

Due Tuesday: pp. 7-8, Wed.: p. 9, Thurs.: pp. 10-11
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary, the verb haben, definite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Monday: Perform memorized dialogue of p. 22, Tuesday: Written test on material of unit 4. Students should know the vocabulary of pp. 1-3, the forms of haben of p. 14 and study the material of their red booklets. Wed.: listening and reading test, Thurs.: pp. 2, Fri.: p. 3-4, Fri.: p. 6

Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet and understand sentences containing cognates.

Objectives: Students will be able to understand and write sentences in German containing cognate and colors. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, introduction of numbers
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Friday: pages 47, 57 and 58


January 22-25, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Thurs.: Unit 8 test will be on Thursday, January 24. Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47, the chart of p. 35, vocabulary of pp. 1-4 and the endings of possessives on p. 54. Due Tuesday, Jan. 29: Read text pp. 262 and 265-266 and write answers to exercise #9 of p. 267. Also unit 8 test retakes.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary, the verb haben, definite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Wed.: p. 14, Thurs.: bottom half of p. 29, Fri.: p. 30
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Friday: pages 25, 29-31, 32-33, 34 and 38

January 14-18, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: 8 sentences and chart quiz retake (study top of p. 35), Thurs.: Quiz on prepositions of p. 26. Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54 Unit 8 test will be on Thursday, January 24.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 37, Tues.: p. 23 and subjects quiz retake, Wed.: p. 31, Thurs.: p. 32, Fri.: Quiz on school supplies. Students should know how to spell the German words and whether they take der, die or das
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Friday: pages 25, 29-31


January 7-12, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 53, Wed.: p. 56, Thurs.: p. 36 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 8, Wed.: p.12, Thurs.: p. 13, Fri.: p.15
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses


December 17-20, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects, introduction of possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 49 and room floor plan and final draft of room description are due, Wed.: p. 51, Thurs.: p. 55 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 9, Wed.: p.16, Thurs.: p. 19
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Thursday: Menu project

December 10-14, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects, introduction of possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: pp. 60, Wed.: p. 45,Thurs.: p. 47, Fri.: p. 48 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 17, Wed.: p.18 and unit 3 test retakes, Thurs.: p. 4, Fri.: p. 7
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework:

December 3-7, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 34, Tues.: pp. 42-43, Wed.: p. 37,Thurs.: p. 54, Fri.: p. 59 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class as well as the prepositions of p. 26.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Unit 3 test is on Tuesday. Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to say and understand the numbers 0-100, the months days ad seasons in German. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, games, videos
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Wed.: Calendar project, Thursday: Quiz on the numbers 0-100 Study pages 55-56 in your blue booklet. Friday: pp. 65-67

November 26-30, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Wed.: Quiz on house and furniture vocabulary,Thurs.: p. 39, Fri.: p. 34 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Quiz Wednesday on free time vocabulary Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand colors and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Friday p. 47 and pp. 57-60 and 65-67

November 19 & 20, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p.40, Tues.: p. 30, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 29, Fri.: p. 33 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: p.28, Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand colors and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Tuesday p. 47 and p. 57

November 12-16, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 8, Tues.: p. 16-17, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 29, Fri.: p. 33 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: p.15, Tues.: p.22, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 23, Fri.: p. 25-26 and perform free time dialogue from memory
Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Friday p. 25, 29-31, 32-33, 34, 38 and 39, Quiz Friday on classroom vocabulary of pp. 27-28

November 5-9, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: U. 7 test retakes, Tues.: p. 10, Wed.: p. 9, Thurs.: p. 14, Fri.: p. 8
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: Free time collage, Tues.: p. 8, Wed.: p. 16, Thurs.: p. 17, Fri.: p. 15

Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Friday p. 25, 29-31, 32-33 and 34

Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with prepositions and date and house vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Due Mon.: Verb quiz retake, Tues.: Unit 7 test, Wed.: p. 5, Thurs.: p. 6, Fri.: p. 7
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Tues.: p. 6, Wed.: p. 5, Thurs.: p.7, Fri.: pp. 10-11

Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses



October 22-25, 2018

Parent teacher conferences are this Thursday evening and Friday morning. Please feel free to stop by.
Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 61, Wed.: pp. 64-65, Thurs.: p. 62
Seventh Grade German

Students have yellow booklet which contains vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: How do I talk about my family in German? How do I tell time in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to name the various members of their family in German and they will be able to tell time in a variety of ways.
Agenda: Practice with family vocab., higher numbers and telling time, listening and speaking exercises, written work
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 28, Wed.: p. 29, Thurs.: Quiz on family member vocab.

Sixth Grade


Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

October 15-19, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 47 and 48, Tues.: p. 39, Wed.: pp. 50-51, Thurs.: p. 57, Fri.: Quiz on verbs with stem vowel changes
Seventh Grade German

Students have yellow booklet which contains vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: How do I talk about my family in German? How do I tell time in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to name the various members of their family in German and they will be able to tell time in a variety of ways.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, introduction of family vocab. and higher numbers, listening and speaking exercises, written work
Homework: Due Mon.: p.19, Tues.: p. 20, Wed.: p. 22, Thurs.: p. 26, Fri.: p. 27

Sixth Grade

Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and menu project

October 9-12, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: pp. 34-35, Wed.: p. 31, Thurs.: p. 32, Fri.: pp. 36-37, Mon.: p. 47 and 48
Seventh Grade German

Students have yellow booklet which contains vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: How do I talk about my family in German? How do I tell time in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to name the various members of their family in German and they will be able to tell time in a variety of ways.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, introduction of family vocab. and higher numbers, listening and speaking exercises, written work
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 7, Wed.: p. 8, Thurs.: p. 10, Fri.: p. 18

Sixth Grade

Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and p. 14

October 1-5, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p.21, Wed.: p. 22, Thurs.: p. 25, Fri.: p. 46 and 49
Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet and the numbers 0-20 in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Review for unit 1 test
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1-3 of their booklets outside of class this week. Unit 1 test is on Thursday.
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and p. 14

September 24-28, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, introduction of and practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p.17, Wed.: p. 19, Thurs.: p. 27, Fri.: p. 28 and German descriptions of three different outfits are due
Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet and the numbers 0-20 in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, practice with the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1, 2 and 3 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Tues.: p. 31, Wed.: p. 22, Thurs.: Quiz on map Study booklet pp.8-9 an do 50-51, Fri.: p. 56

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard the German words for days, months, seasons and the numbers from 0-100?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand the German words for days, months, seasons and the numbers from 0-100? . They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and flash card practice, video viewing, calendar project
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Assignments: Due Friday: pp.65-67 and calendar project

September 17-21, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, introduction of and practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 9, Wed.: p. 11, Thurs.: p. 14, Fri.: p. 15
Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet and the numbers 0-20 in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, practice with the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1, 2 and 3 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Mon.: p. 32, Tues.: p. 35, Wed.: pp. 16-17, Thurs.: p. 31, Fri.: pp. 44-45

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for classroom objects, colors and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 32-33, 34 and 39

September 10-14, 2018

Eighth Grade

Essential Question: Can students use vocabulary and grammar learned last year to discuss various aspects of daily life and ask and answer questions in German?

Objective: Students will be able to speak without notes about various aspects of their lives.

Agenda: Vocabulary and grammar review, classroom vocabulary practice
Assessment: Written and oral work
Assignments: Due Tues.: p. 33, Wed.: pp.22-23, Thurs.: p. 19, Fri.:

Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, practice with the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1 & 2 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Tues.: p. 40, Wed.: p. 53, Thurs.: p. 52, Fri.: p. 32

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for classroom objects, colors and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 32-33, 34 and 39

August 27-31, 2018

Eighth Grade

Essential Question: Can students use vocabulary and grammar learned last year to discuss various aspects of daily life and ask and answer questions in German?

Objective: Students will be able to speak without notes about their animal friend describing its age, location, hobbies, etc.

Agenda: Vocabulary and grammar review, classroom vocabulary practice Students will describe their animal in German to the class next week.
Assessment: Written and oral work
Assignments: Students will present information from memory about their animal on Friday (pp. 12-13) Due Tues.: p. 20, Wed.: p.30, Thurs.: p. 36, Fri.: Animal presentation

Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, introduction to the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Tues.: pp. 23-24, Wed.: top half of p. 18

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responsesAssignments: Due Friday: pp. 25 and 29-31, Quiz on body parts on Thursday. Study p. 24

August 21-24, 2018

Willkommen zur Deutschklasse!

I am excited to get to know and teach your children this year. If you have any questions or concerns or just want to check in with me, please feel free to e-mail me at kschreiber@usd116.org.

Eighth Grade

Students will receive a green review booklet which will contain vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.

Download file "Eighth Grade German Curriculum Guide.docx"

Essential Question: Can students use vocabulary and grammar learned last year to discuss various aspects of daily life and ask and answer questions in German?

Objective: Students will be able to speak without notes about their animal friend describing its age, location, hobbies, etc.

Agenda: Vocabulary and grammar review, classroom vocabulary practice Students will describe their animal in German to the class next week.
Assessment: Written and oral work
Assignments:

Seventh Grade German

Students will receive an orange booklet which will contain vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Download file "Seventh Grade German Curriculum Guide.docx"
Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?
Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, introduction to the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses

Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses


May 14-18, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How might city structure affect daily life? How have history and culture affected the appearance of German cities and towns? How can I ask for and give directions to places in a city?
Objectives: Students will be able to: Conjugate the verb wissen, respond to, ask for and give directions in German, pronounce and write city vocabulary correctly, use the past tense correctly, identify differences and similarities between American and German cities, give commands in German
Agenda: Practice with new vocabulary, ask for and give directions to various places, practice forms of wissen.

Homework: Due Mon.: pp. 38-39, Tues: pp. 23-24
, Due Wed.: p. 25,
Fri: Unit 11 Test
Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
pp. 40-41, Thurs.: Quiz on modal verbs,
Mon.(5-21): menu project is due
, Unit 6 test is on Tues., May 22
Sixth Grade
Students have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Thurs. Menu project, Friday: pp. 8-11 and p. 14

May 7-11, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How might city structure affect daily life? How have history and culture affected the appearance of German cities and towns? How can I ask for and give directions to places in a city?
Objectives: Students will be able to: Conjugate the verb wissen, respond to, ask for and give directions in German, pronounce and write city vocabulary correctly, use the past tense correctly, identify differences and similarities between American and German cities, give commands in German
Agenda: Practice with new vocabulary, ask for and give directions to various places, practice forms of wissen.

Homework: Study flashcards this week. Due Tues.:p. 19, Wed.: p. 20,
Thurs.: pp. 37, Fri.: p. 36 and quiz on bottom half of p. 1 vocab.

Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
pp. 47-48, Wed.: p. 44 and 46, Thurs: Perform memorized restaurant dialogue, Fri.: p. 13 in yellow booklet and quiz on marked vocab. words
Sixth Grade
Students have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and p. 14

April 30-May 4, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How might city structure affect daily life? How have history and culture affected the appearance of German cities and towns? How can I ask for and give directions to places in a city?
Objectives: Students will be able to: Conjugate the verb wissen, respond to, ask for and give directions in German, pronounce and write city vocabulary correctly, use the past tense correctly, identify differences and similarities between American and German cities, give commands in German
Agenda: Practice with new vocabulary, ask for and give directions to various places, practice forms of wissen.

Homework: Study flashcards this week. Due Tues.:pp. 18, Wed.: p. 13,
Thurs.: pp. 32-33, Fri.: p. 34 and quiz on top half of p. 1 vocab.

Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
pp. 30-31, Wed.: p. 38-39, Thurs.: Quiz on marked vocab. words, Fri.:
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand commands, the numbers from 0-100 and days, months and seasons in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, work on calendar project
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Wed.: Quiz on numbers 0-100

April 23-27, 2018

Eighth Grade
Field trip to the Bayern Stube is this Thursday!
Essential Questions: How might city structure affect daily life? How have history and culture affected the appearance of German cities and towns? How can I ask for and give directions to places in a city?
Objectives: Students will be able to: Conjugate the verb wissen, respond to, ask for and give directions in German, pronounce and write city vocabulary correctly, use the past tense correctly, identify differences and similarities between American and German cities, give commands in German
Agenda: Practice with new vocabulary, ask for and give directions to various places, practice forms of wissen.

Homework: Study flashcards this week. Due Tues.:pp 8-9, Wed.: p. 10,
Thurs.: p. 11, Fri.: p. 12

Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
p. 32, Wed.: p. 36-37, Thurs.: p. 19 Fri.: pp. 26-27
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand commands, the numbers from 0-100 and days, months and seasons in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, work on calendar project
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 60 and 65-67


April 16-20, 2018

Eighth Grade
Field trip payment is due by April 20!
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Study pronoun chart and dative verbs this week. Due Mon.: Review crossword puzzle, Wed.: Read booklet pp. 3-5 and answer questions of pp. 6-7, Thurs.: Quiz on pronouns Study chart and worksheets
Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 25, Tues.:
p. 22, Wed.: p. 24, Thurs.: Quiz on beverage vocab., Fri.: pp. 28-29
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Due Friday: pp.57-59


April 9-13, 2018

Eighth Grade
Field trip payment is due by April 19!
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Study pronoun chart and dative verbs this week. Due Mon.: Dative verbs sheet, Tues.: Pronoun worksheet, Wed.:
Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Mon.: pp. 10-11 in yellow booklet, Tues.:
pp. 15-16 in purple booklet, Wed.: p. 17 purple, Thurs.: p. 18, Fri.: p. 19 and quiz on fruit and vegetable vocab.
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 34, 38, 39 and 47


April 2-6, 2018

Eighth Grade
Field trip forms are due this Friday!
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Study body part vocab. this week. Due Tues.: front side of dative verbs sheet, Wed.: back side of dative verbs sheet, Thurs.: Quiz on body part vocab., Fri.:Pronouns worksheet
Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
pp. 8-9, Wed.: p. 11, Thurs.: p. , Fri.: pp. 8-9 in yellow booklet
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 29-31, 32-33


March 26-29, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Study body part vocab. this week. Due Wed.: Descriptive paragraphs in German about your monster
Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.: pp. 4-5 in purple booklet, Wed.: Quiz on the locations, names and languages of European countries in German
, Thurs.: pp. 5-7 in purple booklet
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 25 and 29-31


March 12-15, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Study body part vocab. this week. Due Tues.: Body parts worksheet, Thurs.: Labelled monster
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Homework: Wed.: Quiz on weather terms
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments:

March 5-9, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Mon.: Unit 9 test, Due Tues. Read textbook pp. 299-301 and write answers to exercise #8 of p. 303. Wed:Sport picture page, Thurs.: Sports categories worksheet, Fri: Sports crossword and test retakes
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Homework: Mon.: First hour: Berlin Quiz, 8th period: pp. 34-35, Tues.: p. 33 Wed.: p. 28,Thurs.: p. 21, Fri.: Study pp. 26-27

Sixth Grade
Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Thurs.: menu project, Fri.: Last day to turn in late or missing work

February 26- March 2, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises, introduction of imperative forms

Homework: Project (described on booklet p. 33) is due on Friday. Test on material of Unit 9 is on Monday, March 5.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Review of Berlin information, neighboring countries of Germany and various languages, practice with definite and indefinite articles in nominative and accusative case

Homework: Study weather and months vocab. of inside booklet cover and page 1 as well as Berlin study guide.
Due Mon.: pp. 7-top of 8, Tues.: pp. 10-11, Wed.: pp. 8-9, Thurs.: none, Fri.: pp. 34-35, Quiz on Berlin on Monday.

Sixth Grade

Students will receive a yellow booklet this week to use for the remainder of the course.
Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11

February 20-23, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises, introduction of imperative forms

Homework: Due Tues.: Study vocabulary of booklet pages 6 and 15, Wed.:paragraph in German on your free time interests, Fri.: Quiz on chore vocab. of p. 15. Know how to spell the German words and what they mean. Also pop quiz retake on Fri.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Review of Berlin information, neighboring countries of Germany and various languages, practice with definite and indefinite articles in nominative and accusative case

Homework: Due Wed.: p. 2, Thurs.: pp. 3-4, Fri.: p. 6 Study weather and months vocab. of inside booklet cover and page 1.

Sixth Grade

Students will receive a yellow booklet this week to use for the remainder of the course.
Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words the numbers from 0-100, day, months, seasons and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand days, months seasons and the numbers 0-100 in German.

Agenda: Practice with numbers, days, months and seasons
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Thurs.: Quiz on numbers 0-100

February 12-15, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises, introduction of imperative forms

Homework: Due Mon: p. 23, Tues.: p. 25, Wed.: p. 24, Thurs.:
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Review of Berlin information, neighboring countries of Germany and various languages, practice with definite and indefinite articles in nominative and accusative case

Homework: Due Tues.: p. 2, Wed.: p. 3-4, Thurs.: p. 6


Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words the numbers from 0-100, day, months, seasons and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand days, months seasons and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with numbers, days, months and seasons
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Thurs.: Calendar project and booklet pages 59 and60.

February 5-9, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises, introduction of imperative forms

Homework: Due Mon: Study vocabulary of pages 1 and 6, Tues.: pp. 12-13, Wed.: p. 16, Thurs.: p. 17, Fri.: p. 22

Seventh Grade

Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.

Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of indefinite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Mon.: Study for quiz on school supplies, Tues.: Vocab. Quiz and top of p. 21, Wed.: bottom half of p. 29, Thurs.: Test on all material of Unit 4, Fri.:
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words the numbers from 0-100, day, months, seasons and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand days, months seasons and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with numbers, days, months and seasons
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Fri.: Booklet pages 39, 47, 57, 58, 59 and 60.

January 29 - February 2, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises

Homework: Due Mon: Study vocabulary of pages 1 and 6, Tues.: p. 9, Wed.: pp. 10-11, Thurs.: , Fri.:

Seventh Grade

Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.

Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of indefinite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 43, Tues.: Perform memorized dialogue of p. 22, Wed.: p. 38, Thurs.: pp. 45-46, Fri.: p. 30
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and words for the colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, work with cognates, introduction of numbers
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Quiz on classroom objects of pp. 27-28 on Tuesday. Booklet pages 39, 47, 57 and 58 are due on Friday.

January 22-26, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises

Homework: Due Mon: p. 3, Tues.: Study movie and music vocab. of p. 1, Wed.: p. 6, Thurs.: pp. 7-8, Fri.: p. 9

Seventh Grade

Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 28, Tues.: p. 37, Wed.: p. 31, Thurs.: p. 32, Fri.: p. 40
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Quiz on classroom objects of pp. 27-28 on Thursday. Booklet pages 28, 29, 30, 32-33, 34, and 38 are due on Friday.

January 16-19, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises

Homework: Tues.: Study material of yellow booklet for Unit 8 test., Wed.: Unit 8 test, Fri.: p. 2 in Unit 9 booklet.

Seventh Grade

Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 18, Wed.: p.14, Thurs.: p. 15, Fri.: p. 25
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Quiz on body part vocab. of p. 24 on Thurs., Due Fri.: pp. 29-34 and p. 38

September 4-7, 2018


Eighth Grade

Essential Question: Can students use vocabulary and grammar learned last year to discuss various aspects of daily life and ask and answer questions in German?

Objective: Students will be able to speak without notes about various aspects of their lives.

Agenda: Vocabulary and grammar review, classroom vocabulary practice
Assessment: Written and oral work
Assignments: Due Tues.: p. 5, Wed.: pp.6-7, Thurs.: p. 24 & 26, Fri.: p. 29

Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, introduction to the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1 & 2 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Tues.: p. 21, Wed.: bottom half of p. 18, Thurs.: bottom half of p. 19, Fri.: pp. 28-29

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for classroom objects, colors and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 29-31, 32-33, 34 and 38

Jan. 28 - Feb. 1, 2019

No school Wed. because of the cold.
Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises

Due Tuesday, Jan. 29: Read text pp. 262 and 265-266 and write answers to exercise #9 of p. 267. Also unit 8 test retakes. Due: Thurs.: pp. 2 and 3
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary, the verb haben, definite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 43 sections A, B and C, Thurs.: Section D of p. 43, Friday: Perform memorized dialogue

Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Quiz Thurs. on classroom objects of pp. 27-28. Homework: Due Friday: pages 34, 38, 39


January 22-25, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Thurs.: Unit 8 test will be on Thursday, January 24. Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47, the chart of p. 35, vocabulary of pp. 1-4 and the endings of possessives on p. 54. Due Tuesday, Jan. 29: Read text pp. 262 and 265-266 and write answers to exercise #9 of p. 267. Also unit 8 test retakes.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary, the verb haben, definite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Wed.: p. 14, Thurs.: bottom half of p. 29, Fri.: p. 30
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Friday: pages 25, 29-31, 32-33, 34 and 38

January 14-18, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: 8 sentences and chart quiz retake (study top of p. 35), Thurs.: Quiz on prepositions of p. 26. Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54 Unit 8 test will be on Thursday, January 24.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 37, Tues.: p. 23 and subjects quiz retake, Wed.: p. 31, Thurs.: p. 32, Fri.: Quiz on school supplies. Students should know how to spell the German words and whether they take der, die or das
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Friday: pages 25, 29-31


January 7-12, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 53, Wed.: p. 56, Thurs.: p. 36 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 8, Wed.: p.12, Thurs.: p. 13, Fri.: p.15
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses


December 17-20, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects, introduction of possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 49 and room floor plan and final draft of room description are due, Wed.: p. 51, Thurs.: p. 55 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 9, Wed.: p.16, Thurs.: p. 19
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Thursday: Menu project

December 10-14, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects, introduction of possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: pp. 60, Wed.: p. 45,Thurs.: p. 47, Fri.: p. 48 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 17, Wed.: p.18 and unit 3 test retakes, Thurs.: p. 4, Fri.: p. 7
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework:

December 3-7, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 34, Tues.: pp. 42-43, Wed.: p. 37,Thurs.: p. 54, Fri.: p. 59 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class as well as the prepositions of p. 26.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Unit 3 test is on Tuesday. Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to say and understand the numbers 0-100, the months days ad seasons in German. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, games, videos
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Wed.: Calendar project, Thursday: Quiz on the numbers 0-100 Study pages 55-56 in your blue booklet. Friday: pp. 65-67

November 26-30, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Wed.: Quiz on house and furniture vocabulary,Thurs.: p. 39, Fri.: p. 34 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Quiz Wednesday on free time vocabulary Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand colors and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Friday p. 47 and pp. 57-60 and 65-67

November 19 & 20, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p.40, Tues.: p. 30, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 29, Fri.: p. 33 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: p.28, Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand colors and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Tuesday p. 47 and p. 57

November 12-16, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 8, Tues.: p. 16-17, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 29, Fri.: p. 33 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: p.15, Tues.: p.22, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 23, Fri.: p. 25-26 and perform free time dialogue from memory
Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Friday p. 25, 29-31, 32-33, 34, 38 and 39, Quiz Friday on classroom vocabulary of pp. 27-28

November 5-9, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: U. 7 test retakes, Tues.: p. 10, Wed.: p. 9, Thurs.: p. 14, Fri.: p. 8
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: Free time collage, Tues.: p. 8, Wed.: p. 16, Thurs.: p. 17, Fri.: p. 15

Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Friday p. 25, 29-31, 32-33 and 34

Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with prepositions and date and house vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Due Mon.: Verb quiz retake, Tues.: Unit 7 test, Wed.: p. 5, Thurs.: p. 6, Fri.: p. 7
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Tues.: p. 6, Wed.: p. 5, Thurs.: p.7, Fri.: pp. 10-11

Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses



October 22-25, 2018

Parent teacher conferences are this Thursday evening and Friday morning. Please feel free to stop by.
Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 61, Wed.: pp. 64-65, Thurs.: p. 62
Seventh Grade German

Students have yellow booklet which contains vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: How do I talk about my family in German? How do I tell time in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to name the various members of their family in German and they will be able to tell time in a variety of ways.
Agenda: Practice with family vocab., higher numbers and telling time, listening and speaking exercises, written work
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 28, Wed.: p. 29, Thurs.: Quiz on family member vocab.

Sixth Grade


Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

March 25-29, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion
Homework: Due Wed.: p. 3, Thurs.: p. 4
Seventh Grade
Students will have a white and a purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Introduction of and practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification,
pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
pp. 8-11 in white booklet, Wed.: Read pages 12-13 and answer questions of p. 14 in purple booklet

Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Fri.: pp. 25 and 29-31, Quiz on body part vocab. of p. 24 on Thursday.


March 11-14, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion
Homework: Due Wed. :p. 3
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Introduction of indefinite articles and practice with German names of neighboring countries of Germany and their languages as well as history of Berlin and the Wall, viewing of videos about Berlin and the Wall

Homework: Due Thurs.: Quiz on material of booklet pp. 26-29
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses


March 4-8, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab., separable prefix verbs and chore vocab., reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises
Homework: Thurs.: Test on Unit 9 Students should study the vocab. of pp. 1, 6 and 15 as well as the grammar of pp. 7-8 and 21
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Introduction of indefinite articles and practice with German names of neighboring countries of Germany and their languages as well as history of Berlin and the Wall, viewing of videos about Berlin and the Wall

Homework: Due Mon.: pp. 33, Quiz on Berlin on Thurs.

Sixth Grade
Students have a blue and a yellow booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words various foods and drinks? Can they describe typical German food?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand food and drink vocabulary in German. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocab., cultural readings
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Wed.: Restaurant menu project, Fri.: p. 14

February 25- March 1, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab., separable prefix verbs and chore vocab., reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises
Homework: Due Mon.: p.25, Thurs.: Quiz on chore vocab. of p. 15
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Introduction of indefinite articles and practice with German names of neighboring countries of Germany and their languages as well as history of Berlin and the Wall, viewing of videos about Berlin and the Wall

Homework: Due Tues.: p. 28, Wed.: p. 21, Thurs.: p.34, Fri.: p. 33
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue and a yellow booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words various foods and drinks? Can they describe typical German food?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand food and drink vocabulary in German. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocab., cultural readings
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Fri.: pp. 8- 11 in yellow booklet and German menue

February 19-22, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab., separable prefix verbs and chore vocab., reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises
Homework: Due Wed.: p.22, Thurs.: p. 23 and quiz on movie and music vocab. of p. 1, Fri.: p. 24 and second hour should turn in final draft of story
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Review of months and weather terms, introduction of indefinite articles and neighboring countries of Germany as well as history of Berlin and the wall

Homework: Study weather and months vocab. of inside booklet cover and page 1. Thurs.: Quiz on weather terms of p. 1
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue and a yellow booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words the numbers from 0-100, days, months and seasons? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand days, months seasons and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with numbers, days, months and seasons, introduction of food and drink vocab.
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Thurs.: Quiz on numbers 0-100 of pp. 55-56, Fri.: pp. 65-67

February 4-8, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises

Due Tuesday: pp. 7-8, Wed.: p. 9, Thurs.: pp. 10-11
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary, the verb haben, definite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Monday: Perform memorized dialogue of p. 22, Tuesday: Written test on material of unit 4. Students should know the vocabulary of pp. 1-3, the forms of haben of p. 14 and study the material of their red booklets. Wed.: listening and reading test, Thurs.: pp. 2, Fri.: p. 3-4, Fri.: p. 6

Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet and understand sentences containing cognates.

Objectives: Students will be able to understand and write sentences in German containing cognate and colors. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, introduction of numbers
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Friday: pages 47, 57 and 58


January 22-25, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Thurs.: Unit 8 test will be on Thursday, January 24. Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47, the chart of p. 35, vocabulary of pp. 1-4 and the endings of possessives on p. 54. Due Tuesday, Jan. 29: Read text pp. 262 and 265-266 and write answers to exercise #9 of p. 267. Also unit 8 test retakes.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary, the verb haben, definite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Wed.: p. 14, Thurs.: bottom half of p. 29, Fri.: p. 30
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Friday: pages 25, 29-31, 32-33, 34 and 38

January 14-18, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: 8 sentences and chart quiz retake (study top of p. 35), Thurs.: Quiz on prepositions of p. 26. Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54 Unit 8 test will be on Thursday, January 24.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 37, Tues.: p. 23 and subjects quiz retake, Wed.: p. 31, Thurs.: p. 32, Fri.: Quiz on school supplies. Students should know how to spell the German words and whether they take der, die or das
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Friday: pages 25, 29-31


January 7-12, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 53, Wed.: p. 56, Thurs.: p. 36 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 8, Wed.: p.12, Thurs.: p. 13, Fri.: p.15
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses


December 17-20, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects, introduction of possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 49 and room floor plan and final draft of room description are due, Wed.: p. 51, Thurs.: p. 55 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 9, Wed.: p.16, Thurs.: p. 19
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Thursday: Menu project

December 10-14, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects, introduction of possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: pp. 60, Wed.: p. 45,Thurs.: p. 47, Fri.: p. 48 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 17, Wed.: p.18 and unit 3 test retakes, Thurs.: p. 4, Fri.: p. 7
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework:

December 3-7, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 34, Tues.: pp. 42-43, Wed.: p. 37,Thurs.: p. 54, Fri.: p. 59 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class as well as the prepositions of p. 26.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Unit 3 test is on Tuesday. Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to say and understand the numbers 0-100, the months days ad seasons in German. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, games, videos
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Wed.: Calendar project, Thursday: Quiz on the numbers 0-100 Study pages 55-56 in your blue booklet. Friday: pp. 65-67

November 26-30, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Wed.: Quiz on house and furniture vocabulary,Thurs.: p. 39, Fri.: p. 34 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Quiz Wednesday on free time vocabulary Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand colors and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Friday p. 47 and pp. 57-60 and 65-67

November 19 & 20, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p.40, Tues.: p. 30, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 29, Fri.: p. 33 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: p.28, Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand colors and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Tuesday p. 47 and p. 57

November 12-16, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 8, Tues.: p. 16-17, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 29, Fri.: p. 33 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: p.15, Tues.: p.22, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 23, Fri.: p. 25-26 and perform free time dialogue from memory
Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Friday p. 25, 29-31, 32-33, 34, 38 and 39, Quiz Friday on classroom vocabulary of pp. 27-28

November 5-9, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: U. 7 test retakes, Tues.: p. 10, Wed.: p. 9, Thurs.: p. 14, Fri.: p. 8
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: Free time collage, Tues.: p. 8, Wed.: p. 16, Thurs.: p. 17, Fri.: p. 15

Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Friday p. 25, 29-31, 32-33 and 34

Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with prepositions and date and house vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Due Mon.: Verb quiz retake, Tues.: Unit 7 test, Wed.: p. 5, Thurs.: p. 6, Fri.: p. 7
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Tues.: p. 6, Wed.: p. 5, Thurs.: p.7, Fri.: pp. 10-11

Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses



October 22-25, 2018

Parent teacher conferences are this Thursday evening and Friday morning. Please feel free to stop by.
Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 61, Wed.: pp. 64-65, Thurs.: p. 62
Seventh Grade German

Students have yellow booklet which contains vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: How do I talk about my family in German? How do I tell time in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to name the various members of their family in German and they will be able to tell time in a variety of ways.
Agenda: Practice with family vocab., higher numbers and telling time, listening and speaking exercises, written work
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 28, Wed.: p. 29, Thurs.: Quiz on family member vocab.

Sixth Grade


Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

October 15-19, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 47 and 48, Tues.: p. 39, Wed.: pp. 50-51, Thurs.: p. 57, Fri.: Quiz on verbs with stem vowel changes
Seventh Grade German

Students have yellow booklet which contains vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: How do I talk about my family in German? How do I tell time in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to name the various members of their family in German and they will be able to tell time in a variety of ways.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, introduction of family vocab. and higher numbers, listening and speaking exercises, written work
Homework: Due Mon.: p.19, Tues.: p. 20, Wed.: p. 22, Thurs.: p. 26, Fri.: p. 27

Sixth Grade

Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and menu project

October 9-12, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: pp. 34-35, Wed.: p. 31, Thurs.: p. 32, Fri.: pp. 36-37, Mon.: p. 47 and 48
Seventh Grade German

Students have yellow booklet which contains vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: How do I talk about my family in German? How do I tell time in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to name the various members of their family in German and they will be able to tell time in a variety of ways.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, introduction of family vocab. and higher numbers, listening and speaking exercises, written work
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 7, Wed.: p. 8, Thurs.: p. 10, Fri.: p. 18

Sixth Grade

Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and p. 14

October 1-5, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p.21, Wed.: p. 22, Thurs.: p. 25, Fri.: p. 46 and 49
Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet and the numbers 0-20 in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Review for unit 1 test
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1-3 of their booklets outside of class this week. Unit 1 test is on Thursday.
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and p. 14

September 24-28, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, introduction of and practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p.17, Wed.: p. 19, Thurs.: p. 27, Fri.: p. 28 and German descriptions of three different outfits are due
Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet and the numbers 0-20 in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, practice with the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1, 2 and 3 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Tues.: p. 31, Wed.: p. 22, Thurs.: Quiz on map Study booklet pp.8-9 an do 50-51, Fri.: p. 56

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard the German words for days, months, seasons and the numbers from 0-100?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand the German words for days, months, seasons and the numbers from 0-100? . They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and flash card practice, video viewing, calendar project
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Assignments: Due Friday: pp.65-67 and calendar project

September 17-21, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, introduction of and practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 9, Wed.: p. 11, Thurs.: p. 14, Fri.: p. 15
Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet and the numbers 0-20 in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, practice with the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1, 2 and 3 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Mon.: p. 32, Tues.: p. 35, Wed.: pp. 16-17, Thurs.: p. 31, Fri.: pp. 44-45

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for classroom objects, colors and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 32-33, 34 and 39

September 10-14, 2018

Eighth Grade

Essential Question: Can students use vocabulary and grammar learned last year to discuss various aspects of daily life and ask and answer questions in German?

Objective: Students will be able to speak without notes about various aspects of their lives.

Agenda: Vocabulary and grammar review, classroom vocabulary practice
Assessment: Written and oral work
Assignments: Due Tues.: p. 33, Wed.: pp.22-23, Thurs.: p. 19, Fri.:

Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, practice with the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1 & 2 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Tues.: p. 40, Wed.: p. 53, Thurs.: p. 52, Fri.: p. 32

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for classroom objects, colors and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 32-33, 34 and 39

August 27-31, 2018

Eighth Grade

Essential Question: Can students use vocabulary and grammar learned last year to discuss various aspects of daily life and ask and answer questions in German?

Objective: Students will be able to speak without notes about their animal friend describing its age, location, hobbies, etc.

Agenda: Vocabulary and grammar review, classroom vocabulary practice Students will describe their animal in German to the class next week.
Assessment: Written and oral work
Assignments: Students will present information from memory about their animal on Friday (pp. 12-13) Due Tues.: p. 20, Wed.: p.30, Thurs.: p. 36, Fri.: Animal presentation

Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, introduction to the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Tues.: pp. 23-24, Wed.: top half of p. 18

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responsesAssignments: Due Friday: pp. 25 and 29-31, Quiz on body parts on Thursday. Study p. 24

August 21-24, 2018

Willkommen zur Deutschklasse!

I am excited to get to know and teach your children this year. If you have any questions or concerns or just want to check in with me, please feel free to e-mail me at kschreiber@usd116.org.

Eighth Grade

Students will receive a green review booklet which will contain vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.

Download file "Eighth Grade German Curriculum Guide.docx"

Essential Question: Can students use vocabulary and grammar learned last year to discuss various aspects of daily life and ask and answer questions in German?

Objective: Students will be able to speak without notes about their animal friend describing its age, location, hobbies, etc.

Agenda: Vocabulary and grammar review, classroom vocabulary practice Students will describe their animal in German to the class next week.
Assessment: Written and oral work
Assignments:

Seventh Grade German

Students will receive an orange booklet which will contain vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Download file "Seventh Grade German Curriculum Guide.docx"
Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?
Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, introduction to the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses

Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses


May 14-18, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How might city structure affect daily life? How have history and culture affected the appearance of German cities and towns? How can I ask for and give directions to places in a city?
Objectives: Students will be able to: Conjugate the verb wissen, respond to, ask for and give directions in German, pronounce and write city vocabulary correctly, use the past tense correctly, identify differences and similarities between American and German cities, give commands in German
Agenda: Practice with new vocabulary, ask for and give directions to various places, practice forms of wissen.

Homework: Due Mon.: pp. 38-39, Tues: pp. 23-24
, Due Wed.: p. 25,
Fri: Unit 11 Test
Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
pp. 40-41, Thurs.: Quiz on modal verbs,
Mon.(5-21): menu project is due
, Unit 6 test is on Tues., May 22
Sixth Grade
Students have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Thurs. Menu project, Friday: pp. 8-11 and p. 14

May 7-11, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How might city structure affect daily life? How have history and culture affected the appearance of German cities and towns? How can I ask for and give directions to places in a city?
Objectives: Students will be able to: Conjugate the verb wissen, respond to, ask for and give directions in German, pronounce and write city vocabulary correctly, use the past tense correctly, identify differences and similarities between American and German cities, give commands in German
Agenda: Practice with new vocabulary, ask for and give directions to various places, practice forms of wissen.

Homework: Study flashcards this week. Due Tues.:p. 19, Wed.: p. 20,
Thurs.: pp. 37, Fri.: p. 36 and quiz on bottom half of p. 1 vocab.

Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
pp. 47-48, Wed.: p. 44 and 46, Thurs: Perform memorized restaurant dialogue, Fri.: p. 13 in yellow booklet and quiz on marked vocab. words
Sixth Grade
Students have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and p. 14

April 30-May 4, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How might city structure affect daily life? How have history and culture affected the appearance of German cities and towns? How can I ask for and give directions to places in a city?
Objectives: Students will be able to: Conjugate the verb wissen, respond to, ask for and give directions in German, pronounce and write city vocabulary correctly, use the past tense correctly, identify differences and similarities between American and German cities, give commands in German
Agenda: Practice with new vocabulary, ask for and give directions to various places, practice forms of wissen.

Homework: Study flashcards this week. Due Tues.:pp. 18, Wed.: p. 13,
Thurs.: pp. 32-33, Fri.: p. 34 and quiz on top half of p. 1 vocab.

Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
pp. 30-31, Wed.: p. 38-39, Thurs.: Quiz on marked vocab. words, Fri.:
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand commands, the numbers from 0-100 and days, months and seasons in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, work on calendar project
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Wed.: Quiz on numbers 0-100

April 23-27, 2018

Eighth Grade
Field trip to the Bayern Stube is this Thursday!
Essential Questions: How might city structure affect daily life? How have history and culture affected the appearance of German cities and towns? How can I ask for and give directions to places in a city?
Objectives: Students will be able to: Conjugate the verb wissen, respond to, ask for and give directions in German, pronounce and write city vocabulary correctly, use the past tense correctly, identify differences and similarities between American and German cities, give commands in German
Agenda: Practice with new vocabulary, ask for and give directions to various places, practice forms of wissen.

Homework: Study flashcards this week. Due Tues.:pp 8-9, Wed.: p. 10,
Thurs.: p. 11, Fri.: p. 12

Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
p. 32, Wed.: p. 36-37, Thurs.: p. 19 Fri.: pp. 26-27
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand commands, the numbers from 0-100 and days, months and seasons in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, work on calendar project
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 60 and 65-67


April 16-20, 2018

Eighth Grade
Field trip payment is due by April 20!
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Study pronoun chart and dative verbs this week. Due Mon.: Review crossword puzzle, Wed.: Read booklet pp. 3-5 and answer questions of pp. 6-7, Thurs.: Quiz on pronouns Study chart and worksheets
Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 25, Tues.:
p. 22, Wed.: p. 24, Thurs.: Quiz on beverage vocab., Fri.: pp. 28-29
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Due Friday: pp.57-59


April 9-13, 2018

Eighth Grade
Field trip payment is due by April 19!
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Study pronoun chart and dative verbs this week. Due Mon.: Dative verbs sheet, Tues.: Pronoun worksheet, Wed.:
Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Mon.: pp. 10-11 in yellow booklet, Tues.:
pp. 15-16 in purple booklet, Wed.: p. 17 purple, Thurs.: p. 18, Fri.: p. 19 and quiz on fruit and vegetable vocab.
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 34, 38, 39 and 47


April 2-6, 2018

Eighth Grade
Field trip forms are due this Friday!
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Study body part vocab. this week. Due Tues.: front side of dative verbs sheet, Wed.: back side of dative verbs sheet, Thurs.: Quiz on body part vocab., Fri.:Pronouns worksheet
Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
pp. 8-9, Wed.: p. 11, Thurs.: p. , Fri.: pp. 8-9 in yellow booklet
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 29-31, 32-33


March 26-29, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Study body part vocab. this week. Due Wed.: Descriptive paragraphs in German about your monster
Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.: pp. 4-5 in purple booklet, Wed.: Quiz on the locations, names and languages of European countries in German
, Thurs.: pp. 5-7 in purple booklet
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 25 and 29-31


March 12-15, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Study body part vocab. this week. Due Tues.: Body parts worksheet, Thurs.: Labelled monster
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Homework: Wed.: Quiz on weather terms
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments:

March 5-9, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Mon.: Unit 9 test, Due Tues. Read textbook pp. 299-301 and write answers to exercise #8 of p. 303. Wed:Sport picture page, Thurs.: Sports categories worksheet, Fri: Sports crossword and test retakes
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Homework: Mon.: First hour: Berlin Quiz, 8th period: pp. 34-35, Tues.: p. 33 Wed.: p. 28,Thurs.: p. 21, Fri.: Study pp. 26-27

Sixth Grade
Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Thurs.: menu project, Fri.: Last day to turn in late or missing work

February 26- March 2, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises, introduction of imperative forms

Homework: Project (described on booklet p. 33) is due on Friday. Test on material of Unit 9 is on Monday, March 5.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Review of Berlin information, neighboring countries of Germany and various languages, practice with definite and indefinite articles in nominative and accusative case

Homework: Study weather and months vocab. of inside booklet cover and page 1 as well as Berlin study guide.
Due Mon.: pp. 7-top of 8, Tues.: pp. 10-11, Wed.: pp. 8-9, Thurs.: none, Fri.: pp. 34-35, Quiz on Berlin on Monday.

Sixth Grade

Students will receive a yellow booklet this week to use for the remainder of the course.
Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11

February 20-23, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises, introduction of imperative forms

Homework: Due Tues.: Study vocabulary of booklet pages 6 and 15, Wed.:paragraph in German on your free time interests, Fri.: Quiz on chore vocab. of p. 15. Know how to spell the German words and what they mean. Also pop quiz retake on Fri.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Review of Berlin information, neighboring countries of Germany and various languages, practice with definite and indefinite articles in nominative and accusative case

Homework: Due Wed.: p. 2, Thurs.: pp. 3-4, Fri.: p. 6 Study weather and months vocab. of inside booklet cover and page 1.

Sixth Grade

Students will receive a yellow booklet this week to use for the remainder of the course.
Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words the numbers from 0-100, day, months, seasons and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand days, months seasons and the numbers 0-100 in German.

Agenda: Practice with numbers, days, months and seasons
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Thurs.: Quiz on numbers 0-100

February 12-15, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises, introduction of imperative forms

Homework: Due Mon: p. 23, Tues.: p. 25, Wed.: p. 24, Thurs.:
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Review of Berlin information, neighboring countries of Germany and various languages, practice with definite and indefinite articles in nominative and accusative case

Homework: Due Tues.: p. 2, Wed.: p. 3-4, Thurs.: p. 6


Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words the numbers from 0-100, day, months, seasons and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand days, months seasons and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with numbers, days, months and seasons
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Thurs.: Calendar project and booklet pages 59 and60.

February 5-9, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises, introduction of imperative forms

Homework: Due Mon: Study vocabulary of pages 1 and 6, Tues.: pp. 12-13, Wed.: p. 16, Thurs.: p. 17, Fri.: p. 22

Seventh Grade

Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.

Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of indefinite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Mon.: Study for quiz on school supplies, Tues.: Vocab. Quiz and top of p. 21, Wed.: bottom half of p. 29, Thurs.: Test on all material of Unit 4, Fri.:
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words the numbers from 0-100, day, months, seasons and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand days, months seasons and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with numbers, days, months and seasons
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Fri.: Booklet pages 39, 47, 57, 58, 59 and 60.

January 29 - February 2, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises

Homework: Due Mon: Study vocabulary of pages 1 and 6, Tues.: p. 9, Wed.: pp. 10-11, Thurs.: , Fri.:

Seventh Grade

Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.

Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of indefinite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 43, Tues.: Perform memorized dialogue of p. 22, Wed.: p. 38, Thurs.: pp. 45-46, Fri.: p. 30
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and words for the colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, work with cognates, introduction of numbers
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Quiz on classroom objects of pp. 27-28 on Tuesday. Booklet pages 39, 47, 57 and 58 are due on Friday.

January 22-26, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises

Homework: Due Mon: p. 3, Tues.: Study movie and music vocab. of p. 1, Wed.: p. 6, Thurs.: pp. 7-8, Fri.: p. 9

Seventh Grade

Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 28, Tues.: p. 37, Wed.: p. 31, Thurs.: p. 32, Fri.: p. 40
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Quiz on classroom objects of pp. 27-28 on Thursday. Booklet pages 28, 29, 30, 32-33, 34, and 38 are due on Friday.

January 16-19, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises

Homework: Tues.: Study material of yellow booklet for Unit 8 test., Wed.: Unit 8 test, Fri.: p. 2 in Unit 9 booklet.

Seventh Grade

Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 18, Wed.: p.14, Thurs.: p. 15, Fri.: p. 25
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Quiz on body part vocab. of p. 24 on Thurs., Due Fri.: pp. 29-34 and p. 38

September 4-7, 2018


Eighth Grade

Essential Question: Can students use vocabulary and grammar learned last year to discuss various aspects of daily life and ask and answer questions in German?

Objective: Students will be able to speak without notes about various aspects of their lives.

Agenda: Vocabulary and grammar review, classroom vocabulary practice
Assessment: Written and oral work
Assignments: Due Tues.: p. 5, Wed.: pp.6-7, Thurs.: p. 24 & 26, Fri.: p. 29

Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, introduction to the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1 & 2 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Tues.: p. 21, Wed.: bottom half of p. 18, Thurs.: bottom half of p. 19, Fri.: pp. 28-29

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for classroom objects, colors and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 29-31, 32-33, 34 and 38

Jan. 28 - Feb. 1, 2019

No school Wed. because of the cold.
Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises

Due Tuesday, Jan. 29: Read text pp. 262 and 265-266 and write answers to exercise #9 of p. 267. Also unit 8 test retakes. Due: Thurs.: pp. 2 and 3
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary, the verb haben, definite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 43 sections A, B and C, Thurs.: Section D of p. 43, Friday: Perform memorized dialogue

Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Quiz Thurs. on classroom objects of pp. 27-28. Homework: Due Friday: pages 34, 38, 39


January 22-25, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Thurs.: Unit 8 test will be on Thursday, January 24. Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47, the chart of p. 35, vocabulary of pp. 1-4 and the endings of possessives on p. 54. Due Tuesday, Jan. 29: Read text pp. 262 and 265-266 and write answers to exercise #9 of p. 267. Also unit 8 test retakes.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary, the verb haben, definite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Wed.: p. 14, Thurs.: bottom half of p. 29, Fri.: p. 30
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Friday: pages 25, 29-31, 32-33, 34 and 38

January 14-18, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: 8 sentences and chart quiz retake (study top of p. 35), Thurs.: Quiz on prepositions of p. 26. Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54 Unit 8 test will be on Thursday, January 24.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 37, Tues.: p. 23 and subjects quiz retake, Wed.: p. 31, Thurs.: p. 32, Fri.: Quiz on school supplies. Students should know how to spell the German words and whether they take der, die or das
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Friday: pages 25, 29-31


January 7-12, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 53, Wed.: p. 56, Thurs.: p. 36 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 8, Wed.: p.12, Thurs.: p. 13, Fri.: p.15
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses


December 17-20, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects, introduction of possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 49 and room floor plan and final draft of room description are due, Wed.: p. 51, Thurs.: p. 55 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 9, Wed.: p.16, Thurs.: p. 19
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Thursday: Menu project

December 10-14, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects, introduction of possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: pp. 60, Wed.: p. 45,Thurs.: p. 47, Fri.: p. 48 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 17, Wed.: p.18 and unit 3 test retakes, Thurs.: p. 4, Fri.: p. 7
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework:

December 3-7, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 34, Tues.: pp. 42-43, Wed.: p. 37,Thurs.: p. 54, Fri.: p. 59 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class as well as the prepositions of p. 26.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Unit 3 test is on Tuesday. Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to say and understand the numbers 0-100, the months days ad seasons in German. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, games, videos
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Wed.: Calendar project, Thursday: Quiz on the numbers 0-100 Study pages 55-56 in your blue booklet. Friday: pp. 65-67

November 26-30, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Wed.: Quiz on house and furniture vocabulary,Thurs.: p. 39, Fri.: p. 34 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Quiz Wednesday on free time vocabulary Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand colors and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Friday p. 47 and pp. 57-60 and 65-67

November 19 & 20, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p.40, Tues.: p. 30, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 29, Fri.: p. 33 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: p.28, Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand colors and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Tuesday p. 47 and p. 57

November 12-16, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 8, Tues.: p. 16-17, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 29, Fri.: p. 33 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: p.15, Tues.: p.22, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 23, Fri.: p. 25-26 and perform free time dialogue from memory
Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Friday p. 25, 29-31, 32-33, 34, 38 and 39, Quiz Friday on classroom vocabulary of pp. 27-28

November 5-9, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: U. 7 test retakes, Tues.: p. 10, Wed.: p. 9, Thurs.: p. 14, Fri.: p. 8
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: Free time collage, Tues.: p. 8, Wed.: p. 16, Thurs.: p. 17, Fri.: p. 15

Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Friday p. 25, 29-31, 32-33 and 34

Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with prepositions and date and house vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Due Mon.: Verb quiz retake, Tues.: Unit 7 test, Wed.: p. 5, Thurs.: p. 6, Fri.: p. 7
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Tues.: p. 6, Wed.: p. 5, Thurs.: p.7, Fri.: pp. 10-11

Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses



October 22-25, 2018

Parent teacher conferences are this Thursday evening and Friday morning. Please feel free to stop by.
Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 61, Wed.: pp. 64-65, Thurs.: p. 62
Seventh Grade German

Students have yellow booklet which contains vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: How do I talk about my family in German? How do I tell time in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to name the various members of their family in German and they will be able to tell time in a variety of ways.
Agenda: Practice with family vocab., higher numbers and telling time, listening and speaking exercises, written work
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 28, Wed.: p. 29, Thurs.: Quiz on family member vocab.

Sixth Grade


Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

October 15-19, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 47 and 48, Tues.: p. 39, Wed.: pp. 50-51, Thurs.: p. 57, Fri.: Quiz on verbs with stem vowel changes
Seventh Grade German

Students have yellow booklet which contains vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: How do I talk about my family in German? How do I tell time in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to name the various members of their family in German and they will be able to tell time in a variety of ways.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, introduction of family vocab. and higher numbers, listening and speaking exercises, written work
Homework: Due Mon.: p.19, Tues.: p. 20, Wed.: p. 22, Thurs.: p. 26, Fri.: p. 27

Sixth Grade

Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and menu project

October 9-12, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: pp. 34-35, Wed.: p. 31, Thurs.: p. 32, Fri.: pp. 36-37, Mon.: p. 47 and 48
Seventh Grade German

Students have yellow booklet which contains vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: How do I talk about my family in German? How do I tell time in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to name the various members of their family in German and they will be able to tell time in a variety of ways.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, introduction of family vocab. and higher numbers, listening and speaking exercises, written work
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 7, Wed.: p. 8, Thurs.: p. 10, Fri.: p. 18

Sixth Grade

Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and p. 14

October 1-5, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p.21, Wed.: p. 22, Thurs.: p. 25, Fri.: p. 46 and 49
Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet and the numbers 0-20 in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Review for unit 1 test
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1-3 of their booklets outside of class this week. Unit 1 test is on Thursday.
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and p. 14

September 24-28, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, introduction of and practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p.17, Wed.: p. 19, Thurs.: p. 27, Fri.: p. 28 and German descriptions of three different outfits are due
Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet and the numbers 0-20 in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, practice with the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1, 2 and 3 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Tues.: p. 31, Wed.: p. 22, Thurs.: Quiz on map Study booklet pp.8-9 an do 50-51, Fri.: p. 56

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard the German words for days, months, seasons and the numbers from 0-100?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand the German words for days, months, seasons and the numbers from 0-100? . They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and flash card practice, video viewing, calendar project
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Assignments: Due Friday: pp.65-67 and calendar project

September 17-21, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, introduction of and practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 9, Wed.: p. 11, Thurs.: p. 14, Fri.: p. 15
Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet and the numbers 0-20 in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, practice with the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1, 2 and 3 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Mon.: p. 32, Tues.: p. 35, Wed.: pp. 16-17, Thurs.: p. 31, Fri.: pp. 44-45

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for classroom objects, colors and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 32-33, 34 and 39

February 11-14, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 16, Wed.: p.18-19, Thurs.: p. 20
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Review of months and weather terms, introduction of indefinite articles

Homework: Due Tues.: p. 6, Wed.: p. 7-8, Thurs.: pp. 10-11 Study weather and months vocab. of inside booklet cover and page 1.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words the numbers from 0-100, day, months, seasons and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand days, months seasons and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with numbers, days, months and seasons
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Thurs.: Calendar project and booklet pages 58-60.

February 4-8, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises

Due Tuesday: pp. 7-8, Wed.: p. 9, Thurs.: pp. 10-11
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary, the verb haben, definite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Monday: Perform memorized dialogue of p. 22, Tuesday: Written test on material of unit 4. Students should know the vocabulary of pp. 1-3, the forms of haben of p. 14 and study the material of their red booklets. Wed.: listening and reading test, Thurs.: pp. 2, Fri.: p. 3-4, Fri.: p. 6

Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet and understand sentences containing cognates.

Objectives: Students will be able to understand and write sentences in German containing cognate and colors. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, introduction of numbers
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Friday: pages 47, 57 and 58


January 22-25, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Thurs.: Unit 8 test will be on Thursday, January 24. Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47, the chart of p. 35, vocabulary of pp. 1-4 and the endings of possessives on p. 54. Due Tuesday, Jan. 29: Read text pp. 262 and 265-266 and write answers to exercise #9 of p. 267. Also unit 8 test retakes.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary, the verb haben, definite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Wed.: p. 14, Thurs.: bottom half of p. 29, Fri.: p. 30
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Friday: pages 25, 29-31, 32-33, 34 and 38

January 14-18, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: 8 sentences and chart quiz retake (study top of p. 35), Thurs.: Quiz on prepositions of p. 26. Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54 Unit 8 test will be on Thursday, January 24.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 37, Tues.: p. 23 and subjects quiz retake, Wed.: p. 31, Thurs.: p. 32, Fri.: Quiz on school supplies. Students should know how to spell the German words and whether they take der, die or das
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Friday: pages 25, 29-31


January 7-12, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 53, Wed.: p. 56, Thurs.: p. 36 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 8, Wed.: p.12, Thurs.: p. 13, Fri.: p.15
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses


December 17-20, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects, introduction of possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 49 and room floor plan and final draft of room description are due, Wed.: p. 51, Thurs.: p. 55 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 9, Wed.: p.16, Thurs.: p. 19
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Thursday: Menu project

December 10-14, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects, introduction of possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: pp. 60, Wed.: p. 45,Thurs.: p. 47, Fri.: p. 48 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 17, Wed.: p.18 and unit 3 test retakes, Thurs.: p. 4, Fri.: p. 7
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework:

December 3-7, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 34, Tues.: pp. 42-43, Wed.: p. 37,Thurs.: p. 54, Fri.: p. 59 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class as well as the prepositions of p. 26.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Unit 3 test is on Tuesday. Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to say and understand the numbers 0-100, the months days ad seasons in German. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, games, videos
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Wed.: Calendar project, Thursday: Quiz on the numbers 0-100 Study pages 55-56 in your blue booklet. Friday: pp. 65-67

November 26-30, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Wed.: Quiz on house and furniture vocabulary,Thurs.: p. 39, Fri.: p. 34 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Quiz Wednesday on free time vocabulary Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand colors and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Friday p. 47 and pp. 57-60 and 65-67

November 19 & 20, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p.40, Tues.: p. 30, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 29, Fri.: p. 33 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: p.28, Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand colors and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Tuesday p. 47 and p. 57

November 12-16, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 8, Tues.: p. 16-17, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 29, Fri.: p. 33 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: p.15, Tues.: p.22, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 23, Fri.: p. 25-26 and perform free time dialogue from memory
Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Friday p. 25, 29-31, 32-33, 34, 38 and 39, Quiz Friday on classroom vocabulary of pp. 27-28

November 5-9, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: U. 7 test retakes, Tues.: p. 10, Wed.: p. 9, Thurs.: p. 14, Fri.: p. 8
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: Free time collage, Tues.: p. 8, Wed.: p. 16, Thurs.: p. 17, Fri.: p. 15

Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Friday p. 25, 29-31, 32-33 and 34

Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with prepositions and date and house vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Due Mon.: Verb quiz retake, Tues.: Unit 7 test, Wed.: p. 5, Thurs.: p. 6, Fri.: p. 7
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Tues.: p. 6, Wed.: p. 5, Thurs.: p.7, Fri.: pp. 10-11

Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses



October 22-25, 2018

Parent teacher conferences are this Thursday evening and Friday morning. Please feel free to stop by.
Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 61, Wed.: pp. 64-65, Thurs.: p. 62
Seventh Grade German

Students have yellow booklet which contains vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: How do I talk about my family in German? How do I tell time in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to name the various members of their family in German and they will be able to tell time in a variety of ways.
Agenda: Practice with family vocab., higher numbers and telling time, listening and speaking exercises, written work
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 28, Wed.: p. 29, Thurs.: Quiz on family member vocab.

Sixth Grade


Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

October 15-19, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 47 and 48, Tues.: p. 39, Wed.: pp. 50-51, Thurs.: p. 57, Fri.: Quiz on verbs with stem vowel changes
Seventh Grade German

Students have yellow booklet which contains vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: How do I talk about my family in German? How do I tell time in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to name the various members of their family in German and they will be able to tell time in a variety of ways.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, introduction of family vocab. and higher numbers, listening and speaking exercises, written work
Homework: Due Mon.: p.19, Tues.: p. 20, Wed.: p. 22, Thurs.: p. 26, Fri.: p. 27

Sixth Grade

Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and menu project

October 9-12, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: pp. 34-35, Wed.: p. 31, Thurs.: p. 32, Fri.: pp. 36-37, Mon.: p. 47 and 48
Seventh Grade German

Students have yellow booklet which contains vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: How do I talk about my family in German? How do I tell time in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to name the various members of their family in German and they will be able to tell time in a variety of ways.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, introduction of family vocab. and higher numbers, listening and speaking exercises, written work
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 7, Wed.: p. 8, Thurs.: p. 10, Fri.: p. 18

Sixth Grade

Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and p. 14

October 1-5, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p.21, Wed.: p. 22, Thurs.: p. 25, Fri.: p. 46 and 49
Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet and the numbers 0-20 in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Review for unit 1 test
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1-3 of their booklets outside of class this week. Unit 1 test is on Thursday.
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and p. 14

September 24-28, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, introduction of and practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p.17, Wed.: p. 19, Thurs.: p. 27, Fri.: p. 28 and German descriptions of three different outfits are due
Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet and the numbers 0-20 in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, practice with the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1, 2 and 3 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Tues.: p. 31, Wed.: p. 22, Thurs.: Quiz on map Study booklet pp.8-9 an do 50-51, Fri.: p. 56

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard the German words for days, months, seasons and the numbers from 0-100?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand the German words for days, months, seasons and the numbers from 0-100? . They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and flash card practice, video viewing, calendar project
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Assignments: Due Friday: pp.65-67 and calendar project

September 17-21, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, introduction of and practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 9, Wed.: p. 11, Thurs.: p. 14, Fri.: p. 15
Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet and the numbers 0-20 in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, practice with the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1, 2 and 3 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Mon.: p. 32, Tues.: p. 35, Wed.: pp. 16-17, Thurs.: p. 31, Fri.: pp. 44-45

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for classroom objects, colors and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 32-33, 34 and 39

September 10-14, 2018

Eighth Grade

Essential Question: Can students use vocabulary and grammar learned last year to discuss various aspects of daily life and ask and answer questions in German?

Objective: Students will be able to speak without notes about various aspects of their lives.

Agenda: Vocabulary and grammar review, classroom vocabulary practice
Assessment: Written and oral work
Assignments: Due Tues.: p. 33, Wed.: pp.22-23, Thurs.: p. 19, Fri.:

Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, practice with the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1 & 2 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Tues.: p. 40, Wed.: p. 53, Thurs.: p. 52, Fri.: p. 32

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for classroom objects, colors and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 32-33, 34 and 39

August 27-31, 2018

Eighth Grade

Essential Question: Can students use vocabulary and grammar learned last year to discuss various aspects of daily life and ask and answer questions in German?

Objective: Students will be able to speak without notes about their animal friend describing its age, location, hobbies, etc.

Agenda: Vocabulary and grammar review, classroom vocabulary practice Students will describe their animal in German to the class next week.
Assessment: Written and oral work
Assignments: Students will present information from memory about their animal on Friday (pp. 12-13) Due Tues.: p. 20, Wed.: p.30, Thurs.: p. 36, Fri.: Animal presentation

Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, introduction to the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Tues.: pp. 23-24, Wed.: top half of p. 18

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responsesAssignments: Due Friday: pp. 25 and 29-31, Quiz on body parts on Thursday. Study p. 24

August 21-24, 2018

Willkommen zur Deutschklasse!

I am excited to get to know and teach your children this year. If you have any questions or concerns or just want to check in with me, please feel free to e-mail me at kschreiber@usd116.org.

Eighth Grade

Students will receive a green review booklet which will contain vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.

Download file "Eighth Grade German Curriculum Guide.docx"

Essential Question: Can students use vocabulary and grammar learned last year to discuss various aspects of daily life and ask and answer questions in German?

Objective: Students will be able to speak without notes about their animal friend describing its age, location, hobbies, etc.

Agenda: Vocabulary and grammar review, classroom vocabulary practice Students will describe their animal in German to the class next week.
Assessment: Written and oral work
Assignments:

Seventh Grade German

Students will receive an orange booklet which will contain vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Download file "Seventh Grade German Curriculum Guide.docx"
Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?
Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, introduction to the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses

Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses


May 14-18, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How might city structure affect daily life? How have history and culture affected the appearance of German cities and towns? How can I ask for and give directions to places in a city?
Objectives: Students will be able to: Conjugate the verb wissen, respond to, ask for and give directions in German, pronounce and write city vocabulary correctly, use the past tense correctly, identify differences and similarities between American and German cities, give commands in German
Agenda: Practice with new vocabulary, ask for and give directions to various places, practice forms of wissen.

Homework: Due Mon.: pp. 38-39, Tues: pp. 23-24
, Due Wed.: p. 25,
Fri: Unit 11 Test
Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
pp. 40-41, Thurs.: Quiz on modal verbs,
Mon.(5-21): menu project is due
, Unit 6 test is on Tues., May 22
Sixth Grade
Students have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Thurs. Menu project, Friday: pp. 8-11 and p. 14

May 7-11, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How might city structure affect daily life? How have history and culture affected the appearance of German cities and towns? How can I ask for and give directions to places in a city?
Objectives: Students will be able to: Conjugate the verb wissen, respond to, ask for and give directions in German, pronounce and write city vocabulary correctly, use the past tense correctly, identify differences and similarities between American and German cities, give commands in German
Agenda: Practice with new vocabulary, ask for and give directions to various places, practice forms of wissen.

Homework: Study flashcards this week. Due Tues.:p. 19, Wed.: p. 20,
Thurs.: pp. 37, Fri.: p. 36 and quiz on bottom half of p. 1 vocab.

Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
pp. 47-48, Wed.: p. 44 and 46, Thurs: Perform memorized restaurant dialogue, Fri.: p. 13 in yellow booklet and quiz on marked vocab. words
Sixth Grade
Students have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and p. 14

April 30-May 4, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How might city structure affect daily life? How have history and culture affected the appearance of German cities and towns? How can I ask for and give directions to places in a city?
Objectives: Students will be able to: Conjugate the verb wissen, respond to, ask for and give directions in German, pronounce and write city vocabulary correctly, use the past tense correctly, identify differences and similarities between American and German cities, give commands in German
Agenda: Practice with new vocabulary, ask for and give directions to various places, practice forms of wissen.

Homework: Study flashcards this week. Due Tues.:pp. 18, Wed.: p. 13,
Thurs.: pp. 32-33, Fri.: p. 34 and quiz on top half of p. 1 vocab.

Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
pp. 30-31, Wed.: p. 38-39, Thurs.: Quiz on marked vocab. words, Fri.:
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand commands, the numbers from 0-100 and days, months and seasons in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, work on calendar project
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Wed.: Quiz on numbers 0-100

April 23-27, 2018

Eighth Grade
Field trip to the Bayern Stube is this Thursday!
Essential Questions: How might city structure affect daily life? How have history and culture affected the appearance of German cities and towns? How can I ask for and give directions to places in a city?
Objectives: Students will be able to: Conjugate the verb wissen, respond to, ask for and give directions in German, pronounce and write city vocabulary correctly, use the past tense correctly, identify differences and similarities between American and German cities, give commands in German
Agenda: Practice with new vocabulary, ask for and give directions to various places, practice forms of wissen.

Homework: Study flashcards this week. Due Tues.:pp 8-9, Wed.: p. 10,
Thurs.: p. 11, Fri.: p. 12

Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
p. 32, Wed.: p. 36-37, Thurs.: p. 19 Fri.: pp. 26-27
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand commands, the numbers from 0-100 and days, months and seasons in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, work on calendar project
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 60 and 65-67


April 16-20, 2018

Eighth Grade
Field trip payment is due by April 20!
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Study pronoun chart and dative verbs this week. Due Mon.: Review crossword puzzle, Wed.: Read booklet pp. 3-5 and answer questions of pp. 6-7, Thurs.: Quiz on pronouns Study chart and worksheets
Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 25, Tues.:
p. 22, Wed.: p. 24, Thurs.: Quiz on beverage vocab., Fri.: pp. 28-29
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Due Friday: pp.57-59


April 9-13, 2018

Eighth Grade
Field trip payment is due by April 19!
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Study pronoun chart and dative verbs this week. Due Mon.: Dative verbs sheet, Tues.: Pronoun worksheet, Wed.:
Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Mon.: pp. 10-11 in yellow booklet, Tues.:
pp. 15-16 in purple booklet, Wed.: p. 17 purple, Thurs.: p. 18, Fri.: p. 19 and quiz on fruit and vegetable vocab.
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 34, 38, 39 and 47


April 2-6, 2018

Eighth Grade
Field trip forms are due this Friday!
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Study body part vocab. this week. Due Tues.: front side of dative verbs sheet, Wed.: back side of dative verbs sheet, Thurs.: Quiz on body part vocab., Fri.:Pronouns worksheet
Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
pp. 8-9, Wed.: p. 11, Thurs.: p. , Fri.: pp. 8-9 in yellow booklet
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 29-31, 32-33


March 26-29, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Study body part vocab. this week. Due Wed.: Descriptive paragraphs in German about your monster
Seventh Grade
Students will have a yellow and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.: pp. 4-5 in purple booklet, Wed.: Quiz on the locations, names and languages of European countries in German
, Thurs.: pp. 5-7 in purple booklet
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 25 and 29-31


March 12-15, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Study body part vocab. this week. Due Tues.: Body parts worksheet, Thurs.: Labelled monster
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Homework: Wed.: Quiz on weather terms
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments:

March 5-9, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion, review of dative and accusative pronouns
Homework: Mon.: Unit 9 test, Due Tues. Read textbook pp. 299-301 and write answers to exercise #8 of p. 303. Wed:Sport picture page, Thurs.: Sports categories worksheet, Fri: Sports crossword and test retakes
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Homework: Mon.: First hour: Berlin Quiz, 8th period: pp. 34-35, Tues.: p. 33 Wed.: p. 28,Thurs.: p. 21, Fri.: Study pp. 26-27

Sixth Grade
Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Thurs.: menu project, Fri.: Last day to turn in late or missing work

February 26- March 2, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises, introduction of imperative forms

Homework: Project (described on booklet p. 33) is due on Friday. Test on material of Unit 9 is on Monday, March 5.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Review of Berlin information, neighboring countries of Germany and various languages, practice with definite and indefinite articles in nominative and accusative case

Homework: Study weather and months vocab. of inside booklet cover and page 1 as well as Berlin study guide.
Due Mon.: pp. 7-top of 8, Tues.: pp. 10-11, Wed.: pp. 8-9, Thurs.: none, Fri.: pp. 34-35, Quiz on Berlin on Monday.

Sixth Grade

Students will receive a yellow booklet this week to use for the remainder of the course.
Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11

February 20-23, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises, introduction of imperative forms

Homework: Due Tues.: Study vocabulary of booklet pages 6 and 15, Wed.:paragraph in German on your free time interests, Fri.: Quiz on chore vocab. of p. 15. Know how to spell the German words and what they mean. Also pop quiz retake on Fri.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Review of Berlin information, neighboring countries of Germany and various languages, practice with definite and indefinite articles in nominative and accusative case

Homework: Due Wed.: p. 2, Thurs.: pp. 3-4, Fri.: p. 6 Study weather and months vocab. of inside booklet cover and page 1.

Sixth Grade

Students will receive a yellow booklet this week to use for the remainder of the course.
Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words the numbers from 0-100, day, months, seasons and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand days, months seasons and the numbers 0-100 in German.

Agenda: Practice with numbers, days, months and seasons
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Thurs.: Quiz on numbers 0-100

February 12-15, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises, introduction of imperative forms

Homework: Due Mon: p. 23, Tues.: p. 25, Wed.: p. 24, Thurs.:
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Review of Berlin information, neighboring countries of Germany and various languages, practice with definite and indefinite articles in nominative and accusative case

Homework: Due Tues.: p. 2, Wed.: p. 3-4, Thurs.: p. 6


Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words the numbers from 0-100, day, months, seasons and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand days, months seasons and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with numbers, days, months and seasons
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Thurs.: Calendar project and booklet pages 59 and60.

February 5-9, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises, introduction of imperative forms

Homework: Due Mon: Study vocabulary of pages 1 and 6, Tues.: pp. 12-13, Wed.: p. 16, Thurs.: p. 17, Fri.: p. 22

Seventh Grade

Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.

Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of indefinite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Mon.: Study for quiz on school supplies, Tues.: Vocab. Quiz and top of p. 21, Wed.: bottom half of p. 29, Thurs.: Test on all material of Unit 4, Fri.:
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words the numbers from 0-100, day, months, seasons and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand days, months seasons and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with numbers, days, months and seasons
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Fri.: Booklet pages 39, 47, 57, 58, 59 and 60.

January 29 - February 2, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises

Homework: Due Mon: Study vocabulary of pages 1 and 6, Tues.: p. 9, Wed.: pp. 10-11, Thurs.: , Fri.:

Seventh Grade

Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.

Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of indefinite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 43, Tues.: Perform memorized dialogue of p. 22, Wed.: p. 38, Thurs.: pp. 45-46, Fri.: p. 30
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and words for the colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, work with cognates, introduction of numbers
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Quiz on classroom objects of pp. 27-28 on Tuesday. Booklet pages 39, 47, 57 and 58 are due on Friday.

January 22-26, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises

Homework: Due Mon: p. 3, Tues.: Study movie and music vocab. of p. 1, Wed.: p. 6, Thurs.: pp. 7-8, Fri.: p. 9

Seventh Grade

Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 28, Tues.: p. 37, Wed.: p. 31, Thurs.: p. 32, Fri.: p. 40
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Quiz on classroom objects of pp. 27-28 on Thursday. Booklet pages 28, 29, 30, 32-33, 34, and 38 are due on Friday.

January 16-19, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises

Homework: Tues.: Study material of yellow booklet for Unit 8 test., Wed.: Unit 8 test, Fri.: p. 2 in Unit 9 booklet.

Seventh Grade

Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 18, Wed.: p.14, Thurs.: p. 15, Fri.: p. 25
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Quiz on body part vocab. of p. 24 on Thurs., Due Fri.: pp. 29-34 and p. 38

September 4-7, 2018


Eighth Grade

Essential Question: Can students use vocabulary and grammar learned last year to discuss various aspects of daily life and ask and answer questions in German?

Objective: Students will be able to speak without notes about various aspects of their lives.

Agenda: Vocabulary and grammar review, classroom vocabulary practice
Assessment: Written and oral work
Assignments: Due Tues.: p. 5, Wed.: pp.6-7, Thurs.: p. 24 & 26, Fri.: p. 29

Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, introduction to the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1 & 2 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Tues.: p. 21, Wed.: bottom half of p. 18, Thurs.: bottom half of p. 19, Fri.: pp. 28-29

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for classroom objects, colors and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 29-31, 32-33, 34 and 38

Jan. 28 - Feb. 1, 2019

No school Wed. because of the cold.
Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises

Due Tuesday, Jan. 29: Read text pp. 262 and 265-266 and write answers to exercise #9 of p. 267. Also unit 8 test retakes. Due: Thurs.: pp. 2 and 3
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary, the verb haben, definite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 43 sections A, B and C, Thurs.: Section D of p. 43, Friday: Perform memorized dialogue

Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Quiz Thurs. on classroom objects of pp. 27-28. Homework: Due Friday: pages 34, 38, 39


January 22-25, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Thurs.: Unit 8 test will be on Thursday, January 24. Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47, the chart of p. 35, vocabulary of pp. 1-4 and the endings of possessives on p. 54. Due Tuesday, Jan. 29: Read text pp. 262 and 265-266 and write answers to exercise #9 of p. 267. Also unit 8 test retakes.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary, the verb haben, definite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Wed.: p. 14, Thurs.: bottom half of p. 29, Fri.: p. 30
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Friday: pages 25, 29-31, 32-33, 34 and 38

January 14-18, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: 8 sentences and chart quiz retake (study top of p. 35), Thurs.: Quiz on prepositions of p. 26. Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54 Unit 8 test will be on Thursday, January 24.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 37, Tues.: p. 23 and subjects quiz retake, Wed.: p. 31, Thurs.: p. 32, Fri.: Quiz on school supplies. Students should know how to spell the German words and whether they take der, die or das
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Friday: pages 25, 29-31


January 7-12, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 53, Wed.: p. 56, Thurs.: p. 36 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 8, Wed.: p.12, Thurs.: p. 13, Fri.: p.15
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses


December 17-20, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects, introduction of possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 49 and room floor plan and final draft of room description are due, Wed.: p. 51, Thurs.: p. 55 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 9, Wed.: p.16, Thurs.: p. 19
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Thursday: Menu project

December 10-14, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects, introduction of possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: pp. 60, Wed.: p. 45,Thurs.: p. 47, Fri.: p. 48 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 17, Wed.: p.18 and unit 3 test retakes, Thurs.: p. 4, Fri.: p. 7
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework:

December 3-7, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 34, Tues.: pp. 42-43, Wed.: p. 37,Thurs.: p. 54, Fri.: p. 59 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class as well as the prepositions of p. 26.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Unit 3 test is on Tuesday. Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to say and understand the numbers 0-100, the months days ad seasons in German. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, games, videos
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Wed.: Calendar project, Thursday: Quiz on the numbers 0-100 Study pages 55-56 in your blue booklet. Friday: pp. 65-67

November 26-30, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Wed.: Quiz on house and furniture vocabulary,Thurs.: p. 39, Fri.: p. 34 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Quiz Wednesday on free time vocabulary Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand colors and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Friday p. 47 and pp. 57-60 and 65-67

April 28-May 3, 2019

Eighth grade field trip to the Bayern Stube is on Thursday, May 9 from 10:30- 1:30.
Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How might city structure affect daily life? How have history and culture affected the appearance of German cities and towns? How can I ask for and give directions to places in a city?
Objectives: Students will be able to: Conjugate the verb wissen, respond to, ask for and give directions in German, pronounce and write city vocabulary correctly, use the past tense correctly, identify differences and similarities between American and German cities, give commands in German
Agenda: Practice with new vocabulary, ask for and give directions to various places, practice forms of wissen.

Homework: Due Tues.: pp 13-14, Wed.: p. 15-16,
Thurs.: p. 18, Fri.: Quiz on top half of vocab. of p. 1, die Stadt through der Supermarkt
Seventh Grade
Students have a white and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Mon.: pp. 38-39, Tues.:
p. 32 and perform memorized dialogue of pp. 48-49, Wed.: p. 30-31, Thurs.: p. 47-48 Fri.: p. 33
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue and a yellow booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words various foods and drinks? Can they describe typical German food?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand food and drink vocabulary in German. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocab., cultural readings
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Fri.: pp. 8-11 and 14 in yellow booklet

April 22-26, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How might city structure affect daily life? How have history and culture affected the appearance of German cities and towns? How can I ask for and give directions to places in a city?
Objectives: Students will be able to: Conjugate the verb wissen, respond to, ask for and give directions in German, pronounce and write city vocabulary correctly, use the past tense correctly, identify differences and similarities between American and German cities, give commands in German
Agenda: Practice with new vocabulary, ask for and give directions to various places, practice forms of wissen.

Homework: Due Mon.: pp. 6-7, Tues.:pp 8-9, Wed.: p. 10,
Thurs.: p. 11, Fri.: p. 12
Seventh Grade
Students have a white and purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
p. 22, Wed.: p. 23, Thurs.: p. 26-27 Fri.: Quiz on marked vocab. words of pp.1-3
Sixth Grade

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for days, months seasons and the numbers 0-100?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand commands, the numbers from 0-100 and days, months and seasons in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, work on calendar project
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Assignments: Due Wed.: Calendar and quiz on 0-100


April 15-18, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion
Homework: Due Tues.: Quiz on pronouns. Study pp. 14 and 10-11, Wed.: p. 20, Thurs.: Read pp. 3-5 of gray booklet and write answers to the questions of pp. 6-7.
Seventh Grade
Students will have a white and a purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification, pronunciation practice, practice with definite and indefinite articles
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 24, Tues.:
p. 25, Wed.: pp. 36, Thurs.: pp. 28-29
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard the German words for colors, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand the numbers 0-100, days, months, seasons and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with numbers 0-100, days, months and seasons
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Fri.: pp. 59, 60 and 65-67

April 8-12, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 17, Tues.: p. 18, Wed.: p.19, Thurs.: p. 12,
Fri.: p. 13

Seventh Grade
Students will have a white and a purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Introduction of and practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification,
pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
top of p. 17, Wed.: p. 16, Thurs.: p. 19, Fri.: Quiz on fruit and vegetable vocab. Study pp. 1 & 2 of purple booklet
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard the German words for colors, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand the numbers 0-100, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, introduction of numbers 0-100
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Fri.: pp. 34, 39, 57 and 58, Quiz Wed.for 7th period on classroom objects

April 1-5, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 9, Tues.: p. 5, Wed.: p.11, Thurs.: Monster drawing and essay, Fri.: Quiz on body parts (Study p. 2)
Seventh Grade
Students will have a white and a purple booklet for this unit.
Essential Questions: How do social and cultural practices vary from country to country? What is the purpose of cultural etiquette? What role do food and drink play in a society?
Objectives for the unit: Students will be able to identify in German various foods and beverages, order food and beverages in a restaurant setting, create sentences in German using modal verbs, use definite and indefinite articles correctly and discuss food related cultural customs in Germany.
Agenda: Introduction of and practice with food and drink vocabulary, text reading with discussion, word and object identification,
pronunciation practice
Homework: Due Tues.:
p. 11, Wed.: p. 14 in white booklet, Thurs.: p. 13 in white booklet, Fri.: Quiz on drink vocabulary
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard the German words for colors, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Fri.: pp. 29-31, 32-33, 34 and 38


March 11-14, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How does culture affect the role of sports and free time activities in a society? How is involvement in sports in German-speaking countries different than in the U.S.? What are some of the most popular free time activities of German youth?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their free time activities in German, use dative and accusative pronouns correctly, use dative verbs and identify parts of the body in German
Agenda: Practice with sport and body part vocabulary, reading discussion
Homework: Due Wed. :p. 3
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Introduction of indefinite articles and practice with German names of neighboring countries of Germany and their languages as well as history of Berlin and the Wall, viewing of videos about Berlin and the Wall

Homework: Due Thurs.: Quiz on material of booklet pp. 26-29
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses


March 4-8, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab., separable prefix verbs and chore vocab., reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises
Homework: Thurs.: Test on Unit 9 Students should study the vocab. of pp. 1, 6 and 15 as well as the grammar of pp. 7-8 and 21
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Introduction of indefinite articles and practice with German names of neighboring countries of Germany and their languages as well as history of Berlin and the Wall, viewing of videos about Berlin and the Wall

Homework: Due Mon.: pp. 33, Quiz on Berlin on Thurs.

Sixth Grade
Students have a blue and a yellow booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words various foods and drinks? Can they describe typical German food?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand food and drink vocabulary in German. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocab., cultural readings
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Wed.: Restaurant menu project, Fri.: p. 14

February 25- March 1, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab., separable prefix verbs and chore vocab., reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises
Homework: Due Mon.: p.25, Thurs.: Quiz on chore vocab. of p. 15
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Introduction of indefinite articles and practice with German names of neighboring countries of Germany and their languages as well as history of Berlin and the Wall, viewing of videos about Berlin and the Wall

Homework: Due Tues.: p. 28, Wed.: p. 21, Thurs.: p.34, Fri.: p. 33
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue and a yellow booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words various foods and drinks? Can they describe typical German food?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand food and drink vocabulary in German. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with food and drink vocab., cultural readings
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Fri.: pp. 8- 11 in yellow booklet and German menue

February 19-22, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab., separable prefix verbs and chore vocab., reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises
Homework: Due Wed.: p.22, Thurs.: p. 23 and quiz on movie and music vocab. of p. 1, Fri.: p. 24 and second hour should turn in final draft of story
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall? Why is Berlin one of Germany’s most important cities?

How is the temperature scale different in other countries? How is the weather in Germany similar and different to that of Illinois? Which countries surround Germany and which languages do they speak?

Objectives; Students will be able to ask and answer questions about the weather, compare climates in Illinois and Germany, give seasons and months for various holidays, give approximations for temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celcius and vice versa and locate and name the neighboring countries of Germany and the language(s) spoken in those countries.

Agenda: Review of months and weather terms, introduction of indefinite articles and neighboring countries of Germany as well as history of Berlin and the wall

Homework: Study weather and months vocab. of inside booklet cover and page 1. Thurs.: Quiz on weather terms of p. 1
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue and a yellow booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard German words the numbers from 0-100, days, months and seasons? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand days, months seasons and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Practice with numbers, days, months and seasons, introduction of food and drink vocab.
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Thurs.: Quiz on numbers 0-100 of pp. 55-56, Fri.: pp. 65-67

February 4-8, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How and why has American culture influenced German tastes in movies and music? What do I need to know to discuss movies and music and daily tasks in German?

Objectives: Students will be able to discuss various types of movies and music in German stating their likes and dislikes as well. They will be able to use verbs with separable prefixes correctly and discuss their daily chores.

Agenda: Practice with movie and music vocab. and separable prefix verbs, reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises

Due Tuesday: pp. 7-8, Wed.: p. 9, Thurs.: pp. 10-11
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary, the verb haben, definite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Monday: Perform memorized dialogue of p. 22, Tuesday: Written test on material of unit 4. Students should know the vocabulary of pp. 1-3, the forms of haben of p. 14 and study the material of their red booklets. Wed.: listening and reading test, Thurs.: pp. 2, Fri.: p. 3-4, Fri.: p. 6

Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet and understand sentences containing cognates.

Objectives: Students will be able to understand and write sentences in German containing cognate and colors. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, introduction of numbers
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Friday: pages 47, 57 and 58


January 22-25, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Thurs.: Unit 8 test will be on Thursday, January 24. Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47, the chart of p. 35, vocabulary of pp. 1-4 and the endings of possessives on p. 54. Due Tuesday, Jan. 29: Read text pp. 262 and 265-266 and write answers to exercise #9 of p. 267. Also unit 8 test retakes.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary, the verb haben, definite articles in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Wed.: p. 14, Thurs.: bottom half of p. 29, Fri.: p. 30
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Friday: pages 25, 29-31, 32-33, 34 and 38

January 14-18, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: 8 sentences and chart quiz retake (study top of p. 35), Thurs.: Quiz on prepositions of p. 26. Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54 Unit 8 test will be on Thursday, January 24.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 37, Tues.: p. 23 and subjects quiz retake, Wed.: p. 31, Thurs.: p. 32, Fri.: Quiz on school supplies. Students should know how to spell the German words and whether they take der, die or das
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Friday: pages 25, 29-31


January 7-12, 2019

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects and possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 53, Wed.: p. 56, Thurs.: p. 36 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 8, Wed.: p.12, Thurs.: p. 13, Fri.: p.15
Sixth Grade

Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?

Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses


December 17-20, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects, introduction of possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 49 and room floor plan and final draft of room description are due, Wed.: p. 51, Thurs.: p. 55 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26, the possessives of p. 47 and the endings of possessives on p. 54
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 9, Wed.: p.16, Thurs.: p. 19
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Homework: Due Thursday: Menu project

December 10-14, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, practice with indirect objects, introduction of possessive adjectives, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Tues.: pp. 60, Wed.: p. 45,Thurs.: p. 47, Fri.: p. 48 Students should be studying the prepositions of p. 26.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions:Why might the subjects studied and when they are studied vary among cultures? How is the German educational system similar and different from ours? How do I discuss my school day in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to compare a German school day to their own. They will be able to discuss their class schedule, teachers, favorite subjects, likes and dislikes in German.
Agenda: Practice with school vocabulary and the verb haben, introduction of definite article in nominative and accusative case, oral and written practice
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 17, Wed.: p.18 and unit 3 test retakes, Thurs.: p. 4, Fri.: p. 7
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework:

December 3-7, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 34, Tues.: pp. 42-43, Wed.: p. 37,Thurs.: p. 54, Fri.: p. 59 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class as well as the prepositions of p. 26.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Unit 3 test is on Tuesday. Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to say and understand the numbers 0-100, the months days ad seasons in German. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, games, videos
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Wed.: Calendar project, Thursday: Quiz on the numbers 0-100 Study pages 55-56 in your blue booklet. Friday: pp. 65-67

November 26-30, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, dative, accusative and either-or prepositions, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Wed.: Quiz on house and furniture vocabulary,Thurs.: p. 39, Fri.: p. 34 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Quiz Wednesday on free time vocabulary Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand colors and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Friday p. 47 and pp. 57-60 and 65-67

November 19 & 20, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p.40, Tues.: p. 30, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 29, Fri.: p. 33 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp. 3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: p.28, Students should know the meaning of the vocabulary of pages 3-4 and be able to spell the German words correctly. They should also have the verb endings of the chart on p. 16 memorized.
Sixth Grade
Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for colors and the numbers 0-100? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand colors and the numbers 0-100 in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral response
Homework: Due Tuesday p. 47 and p. 57

November 12-16, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 8, Tues.: p. 16-17, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 29, Fri.: p. 33 Students should be studying the house vocabulary of pp3 and 4 outside of class. They will need to know how to spell these words as well as the correct word for the for each one.
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: p.15, Tues.: p.22, Wed.: p. 18, Thurs.: p. 23, Fri.: p. 25-26 and perform free time dialogue from memory
Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Friday p. 25, 29-31, 32-33, 34, 38 and 39, Quiz Friday on classroom vocabulary of pp. 27-28

November 5-9, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with dates and gift vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Homework: Due Mon.: U. 7 test retakes, Tues.: p. 10, Wed.: p. 9, Thurs.: p. 14, Fri.: p. 8
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and introduction of regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Mon.: Free time collage, Tues.: p. 8, Wed.: p. 16, Thurs.: p. 17, Fri.: p. 15

Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses
Homework: Due Friday p. 25, 29-31, 32-33 and 34

Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: How are holidays celebrated in Germany? How do I discuss a birthday party in German? How do I describe rooms and furniture in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to give dates in German and discuss how important life events are celebrated in Germany. They will be able to give the locations of furniture in the rooms of the house and use dative, accusative and either-or prepositions correctly.
Agenda: Review of vocabulary, practice with prepositions and date and house vocabulary, written work, oral and physical responses
Due Mon.: Verb quiz retake, Tues.: Unit 7 test, Wed.: p. 5, Thurs.: p. 6, Fri.: p. 7
Seventh Grade
Essential Questions: Which free time activities are popular in Germany and how do I discuss my hobbies in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to discuss their hobbies in German.
Agenda: Practice with free time vocab. and regular verb forms, discussion, question and answer, written and oral practice

Homework: Due Tues.: p. 6, Wed.: p. 5, Thurs.: p.7, Fri.: pp. 10-11

Sixth Grade
Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses



October 22-25, 2018

Parent teacher conferences are this Thursday evening and Friday morning. Please feel free to stop by.
Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 61, Wed.: pp. 64-65, Thurs.: p. 62
Seventh Grade German

Students have yellow booklet which contains vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: How do I talk about my family in German? How do I tell time in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to name the various members of their family in German and they will be able to tell time in a variety of ways.
Agenda: Practice with family vocab., higher numbers and telling time, listening and speaking exercises, written work
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 28, Wed.: p. 29, Thurs.: Quiz on family member vocab.

Sixth Grade


Students will receive a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

October 15-19, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Mon.: p. 47 and 48, Tues.: p. 39, Wed.: pp. 50-51, Thurs.: p. 57, Fri.: Quiz on verbs with stem vowel changes
Seventh Grade German

Students have yellow booklet which contains vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: How do I talk about my family in German? How do I tell time in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to name the various members of their family in German and they will be able to tell time in a variety of ways.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, introduction of family vocab. and higher numbers, listening and speaking exercises, written work
Homework: Due Mon.: p.19, Tues.: p. 20, Wed.: p. 22, Thurs.: p. 26, Fri.: p. 27

Sixth Grade

Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and menu project

October 9-12, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: pp. 34-35, Wed.: p. 31, Thurs.: p. 32, Fri.: pp. 36-37, Mon.: p. 47 and 48
Seventh Grade German

Students have yellow booklet which contains vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.
Essential Questions: How do I talk about my family in German? How do I tell time in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to name the various members of their family in German and they will be able to tell time in a variety of ways.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, introduction of family vocab. and higher numbers, listening and speaking exercises, written work
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 7, Wed.: p. 8, Thurs.: p. 10, Fri.: p. 18

Sixth Grade

Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and p. 14

October 1-5, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p.21, Wed.: p. 22, Thurs.: p. 25, Fri.: p. 46 and 49
Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet and the numbers 0-20 in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Review for unit 1 test
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1-3 of their booklets outside of class this week. Unit 1 test is on Thursday.
Sixth Grade
Students now have a yellow booklet to use for the remainder of the course.

Essential Questions: Can students say, read and understand German words for foods and drinks? Can they talk about their likes and dislikes and discuss cultural similarities and differences related to food?
Agenda: Vocabulary practice, reading, speaking and listening exercises, video viewing Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses

Homework: Due Friday: pp. 8-11 and p. 14

September 24-28, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, introduction of and practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p.17, Wed.: p. 19, Thurs.: p. 27, Fri.: p. 28 and German descriptions of three different outfits are due
Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet and the numbers 0-20 in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, practice with the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1, 2 and 3 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Tues.: p. 31, Wed.: p. 22, Thurs.: Quiz on map Study booklet pp.8-9 an do 50-51, Fri.: p. 56

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard the German words for days, months, seasons and the numbers from 0-100?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand the German words for days, months, seasons and the numbers from 0-100? . They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and flash card practice, video viewing, calendar project
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Assignments: Due Friday: pp.65-67 and calendar project

September 17-21, 2018

Eighth Grade
Essential Questions: What are the similarities and differences in shopping customs between Germany and the U.S.? What do I need to know to talk about shopping for clothes in German?
Objectives: Students will be able to describe clothing items in German and tell what they are wearing. They will be able to describe how shopping in Germany is different from the U.S. They will be able to use verbs with stem vowel changes correctly.
Agenda: Vocab. practice, question and answer, listening exercises, written exercises, introduction of and practice with stem vowel changing verbs
Homework: Due Tues.: p. 9, Wed.: p. 11, Thurs.: p. 14, Fri.: p. 15
Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet and the numbers 0-20 in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, practice with the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1, 2 and 3 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Mon.: p. 32, Tues.: p. 35, Wed.: pp. 16-17, Thurs.: p. 31, Fri.: pp. 44-45

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for classroom objects, colors and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 32-33, 34 and 39

September 10-14, 2018

Eighth Grade

Essential Question: Can students use vocabulary and grammar learned last year to discuss various aspects of daily life and ask and answer questions in German?

Objective: Students will be able to speak without notes about various aspects of their lives.

Agenda: Vocabulary and grammar review, classroom vocabulary practice
Assessment: Written and oral work
Assignments: Due Tues.: p. 33, Wed.: pp.22-23, Thurs.: p. 19, Fri.:

Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, practice with the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1 & 2 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Tues.: p. 40, Wed.: p. 53, Thurs.: p. 52, Fri.: p. 32

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for classroom objects, colors and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and colors in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responses Assignments: Due Friday: pp. 32-33, 34 and 39

August 27-31, 2018

Eighth Grade

Essential Question: Can students use vocabulary and grammar learned last year to discuss various aspects of daily life and ask and answer questions in German?

Objective: Students will be able to speak without notes about their animal friend describing its age, location, hobbies, etc.

Agenda: Vocabulary and grammar review, classroom vocabulary practice Students will describe their animal in German to the class next week.
Assessment: Written and oral work
Assignments: Students will present information from memory about their animal on Friday (pp. 12-13) Due Tues.: p. 20, Wed.: p.30, Thurs.: p. 36, Fri.: Animal presentation

Seventh Grade German

Students have an orange booklet which contains vocabulary, maps, notes and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students use and understand basic greetings and farewells? Can they say and understand the German alphabet? Do students know when to use formal and informal address? Can they introduce someone else and say how they are feeling?

Objective: Students will be able to say and understand the alphabet in German. They will be able to read, say and comprehend basic German vocabulary.
Agenda: Vocabulary flash card review, alphabet practice, introduction to the German sound system, note taking, discussion and application of formal and informal address, map labeling
Assessment: Verbal and written responses
Assignments:
Students should study the vocabulary of the front inside cover and p. 1 of their booklets outside of class this week.
Due Tues.: pp. 23-24, Wed.: top half of p. 18

Sixth Grade

Students have a blue booklet for the course which contains notes, maps and homework assignments.

Essential Questions: Can students say and understand when read and heard words for body parts, classroom objects and classroom commands? Can they say and recognize letters of the German alphabet?
Objectives: Students will be able to understand classroom vocabulary, commands and body part words in German. They will be able to say and understand the German alphabet. Students will be familiar with various aspects of German culture such as foods, famous people, German contributions to the U.S., etc.
Agenda: Vocabulary and alphabet flash card practice, take notes on aspects of German culture
Assessment: Physical, written and oral responsesAssignments: Due Friday: pp. 25 and 29-31, Quiz on body parts on Thursday. Study p. 24

August 21-24, 2018

Willkommen zur Deutschklasse!

I am excited to get to know and teach your children this year. If you have any questions or concerns or just want to check in with me, please feel free to e-mail me at kschreiber@usd116.org.

Eighth Grade

Students will receive a green review booklet which will contain vocabulary, notes and homework assignments.