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German:
Holidays and Seasons

Video Summary
In this lesson, students review the months, seasons, and German holidays. They practice vocabulary and develop oral and written comprehension while singing songs, solving riddles, and participating in other activities. They also use a Venn diagram to compare the German holiday Fasching with Halloween.

Standards Addressed

Communication:

Interpersonal

Cultures:

Practices, Products

Connections:

Making Connections

Comparisons:

Cultural Comparisons



Key Terms
authentic materials
Foreign Language in the Elementary School (FLES)
information gap
thematic units
Venn diagram




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images from Haberlen German class

Classroom at a Glance
Teacher: Margita Haberlen
Language: German
Grade: 3
School: Austin Elementary School, Dunwoody, Georgia
Lesson Date: March 28
Class Size: 23
Schedule: 30 minutes daily


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