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

Outdoor sign - Auf Wiedersehen!
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Description:  Students discuss summer plans and favorite things about German.  Die Schüler diskutieren Sommerpläne und Lieblingssachen über Deutsch.

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.  Klassenkameraden zuhören, die auf Deutsch über Sommeraktivitäten und deutsche Lieblingssätze sprechen. Wertschätzung des Deutschlernens im letzten 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 Content Standards for World Languages:

  • 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

Discuss the Can-Do Statements with the Students

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

  1. Play Kahoot!
    Kahoot spielen

Main Activity

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

Wrap-Up

  1. What is your favorite German phrase?
    Lieblings Phrasen auf Deutsch
  2. Example:
  • Everything has an end, only the sausage has two
    Alles hat ein Ende, nur die Wurst hat zwei.

End of activity

  • Read Can-Do statements once more and have students evaluate their confidence.
    (Use thumbs up/thumbs down)
  • 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.

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

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Let's Chat! German by Alexandria Crandall; Annika Henderson; Brenna McNeil; Camille Daw; David Crasper; Emma Eason; Erica Laursen; Jacob Cortez; Julia Dryer; Katherine Bukhantsov; Luca Heid; Mary Berheim; Mimi Fahnstrom; Naia Robinson; Nicole Woychick; Reagan Solomon; Robin Wagner; Sarah Lausch; Shawn Moak; Shelby Cole; Sophie Campbell; Stephi Arth; and Zahra Akbari is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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