All resources in Oregon World Languages


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COERLL has partnered with Rose Potter and Betsy Arnold to publish Recorridos-Don Quijote, a pair of openly-licensed books for the study of Cervantes’ Don Quijote in upper level Spanish courses, including AP. The student workbook, accessible online for free, deepens students’ understanding of the text through reading, pre-reading, and post-reading activities and glosses. The companion teacher support facilitates the teaching of Don Quijote through student-centered strategies and activities, historical and cultural information, quizzes, exams and more.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Homework/Assignment, Reading, Textbook

Authors: Betsy Arnold, Rose Potter

ABC's in American Sign Language (ASL)

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* This is intended to be used for learners in G1 and up.  This module may fit into a larger course to provide a broader content for the module as it is openly and freely shared.  ASL (American Sign Language) is a visual language. Instead of verbal language, you use your body such as your hands and facial expressions.  You can actually use ASL to communicate whenever you like, use it like your daily conversations.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Renee Sakai

A Foundation Course in Reading German

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Guides a learner who has no previous German experience to gain the ability to accurately understand formal written German prose, aided only by a comprehensive dictionary. Specific objectives include: 1) Explain enough grammatical and syntactical information about the German language to enable you to read any desired text with the aid of a dictionary. 2) Explain elements of word formation to accelerate the process of learning vocabulary. 3) Lead you through practice in small-scale translation as the necessary foundation for dealing with more complex readings.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Interactive, Reading, Syllabus, Textbook

Authors: Alan Ng, Howard Martin

Let's Chat! German

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Let’s Chat! German features a collection of over 100 classroom-ready interpersonal speaking activities for novice and intermediate learners. Touching on a range of thematic topics such as school, travel, daily routines, health, jobs, art and so much more, German teachers are sure to find an activity to use in their courses. These activities may be used as is or can easily be revised and remixed to fit the unique needs of individual classrooms.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Authors: Brenna Mcneil, David Crasper, Emma Eason, Julia Dryer, Katherine Bukhantsov, Mary Berheim, Mimi Fahnstrom, Naia Robinson, Sophie Campbell, Stephi Arth

German Level 1, Activity #05: Hunting for Art/Jagd nach Kunst (Online)

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In the Warm-Up students will view a slide with works from German artists.  They are going to describe the art with old and new adjectives.  There is a clue about art in the warm-up word slide, Deutsche Adjektive. (it is written in the colors of the rainbow and then the three primary colors)   They students then put these new and old adjectives to use as they digitally search museums in Berlin, hunting for art that depicts certain adjectives.  Finally, in the end have students share about other German art types they enjoy – music, architecture, design…

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Authors: Shawn Moak, Amber Hoye