Author:
Shawn Moak, Mimi Fahnstrom, Amber Hoye
Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Level:
Middle School, High School, Community College / Lower Division, College / Upper Division
Tags:
Adjectives, Adjektive, Adverbien, Adverbs, Auf Wiedersehen, Conjunctions, German, Goodbye, Konjunktionen, Sommerpläne, Summer Plans, Tschüss
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
Language:
English, German

German Level 4, Activity 14: Tchüss, Auf Wiedersehen / Goodbye (Online)

German Level 4, Activity 14: Tchüss, Auf Wiedersehen / Goodbye (Online)

Overview

Students discuss summer plans and favorite things about German.

Activity Information

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Goodbye / Tchüss, Auf Wiedersehen

Description

Students discuss summer plans and favorite things about German.

Semantic Topics 

Goodbye, Tschüss, Auf Wiedersehen, Summer Plans, Sommerpläne, Adjectives,  Adjektive, Adverbs, Adverbien, Conjunctions, Konjunktionen

Products

Kahoot, Summertime activities, Sommeraktivitäten

Practices 

Listening to classmates speaking in German about summer activities and favorite German phrases.  Valuing the German language learning that has happened over the past semester. 

Perspectives 

Value associated with German language learning.  Value of each classmate. Wert, der mit dem Erlernen der deutschen Sprache verbunden ist. Wert jedes Mitschülers.

NCSSFL-ACTFL World-Readiness Standards

  • Standard 1.1 Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions.
  • Standard 1.3 Students present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics.

Idaho State Content Standards

  • Objective: COMM 1.1  Interact and negotiate meaning (spoken, signed, written conversation) to share information, reactions, feelings, and opinions.
  • Objective: COMM 3.1 Present information, concepts, and ideas to inform, explain, persuade, and narrate on a variety of topics using appropriate media in the target language.

NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements

  • I can play Kahoot.
  • I can show off my German skills.
  • I can say goodbye to my awesome group.

Materials Needed

Warm-Up

1. Discuss the Can-Do Statements with the Students

2. Students warm up by playing Kahoot over many different German language topics

Main Activity

  • What will/would you like to do this summer?
    Was wird / möchtet ihr diesen Sommer machen?

Wrap-Up

Ask students the following question to finish the activity:

  • Lieblings Phrasen auf Deutsch (What is your favorite German phrase?)

Example:

  • Everything has an end, only the sausage has two.
    Alles hat ein Ende, nur die Wurst hat zwei.

Cultural Resources

Linked is a fun video from the Easy Germans as they travel in Tokyo:  The German in Me.

End of Activity

  • Read Can-Do statements once more and have students evaluate
    their confidence.
    (Use thumbs up/thumbs down or download our student cards.)
  • Encourage students to be honest in their self-evaluation.
  • Pay attention, and try to use feedback for future activities!

NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements

  • I can play Kahoot.
  • I can show off my German skills.
  • I can say goodbye to my awesome group.