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1 All about me 2 Songs and games 3 Celebrations 4 Portraits 5 The four friends 6 Growing things 7 All aboard 8 Pocket money 9 Tell me a story
10 Our sporting lives 11 Carnival of the animals 12 What's the weather like? 13 Enjoy your meal 14 I am the music man 15 On the way to school 16 Beach scene 17 The four seasons 18 The Planets
 
19 Our school 20 Our world 21 Creating a café 22 Then and now 23 At the theme park 24 What's in the news Interactive Whiteboard Activities Useful Links  

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Unit 1: Alles über mich (All about me)

1 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on greetings.
2 Multichoice How many greetings can you identify before you run out of time? What is your best score?
3 Anagrams Can you work out these anagrams of basic greetings?
4 Quia Matching games for greetings etc.
5 Task Magic games for greetings. You will need to install TaskMagic to play games marked with a smiley face, see link above for instructions.
6 Lied Sing a song! Guten Morgen. Languages Online, Australia.
7 Link Various on-line activities for greetings. Languages Online, Australia.
8 Quia Counting to 12.
9 Quia Columns game for 1-12.
10 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity for numbers 1-12.
11 Multichoice How many numbers can you identify before the time runs out?
12 Syllabary Drag and drop number spelling activity.
13 Snap Play snap to practise the numbers 1-12.
14 Lied Download this rap by Barbara MacArthur for the numbers 1-10.
15 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on classroom instructions.
16 Memory Find the hidden pairs of classroom instructions.
17 Multichoice How many instructions can you identify before you run out of time?
18 Snap Play snap with classroom instructions.
19 Mosaic Move the mosaic tiles around to find hidden instructions.
 
 

Unit 2: Lieder und Spiele (Songs and games)

1 Task Magic games for the numbers 1-16.
2 Matchup Drag and drop activity on numbers 11-20.
3 PicBelt Select the correct numbers from 11-20 on the conveyor belt.
4 PicChoice How many numbers can you identify before you run out of time or lives? What's your best score?
5 PicBlur How quickly can you identify the blurry numbers?
6 PicMissing Spot the missing number from 11-20.
7 Quia Matching games for numbers 1-20.
8 Hangman Hangman games - what games do you like playing?
9 Flashcards Flashcard activity to practise saying what you like playing.
10 Memory Find the hidden pairs of sentences about favourite games.
11 Snap Play snap - what's your favourite game?
12 Syllabary Create sentences about your favourite games.
13 Worksheet Print and complete this matching activity on favourite games.
14 Bananas Find the pairs - 'Uncle Tom has a Farm'.
15 Noughts Play noughts and crosses - 'Uncle Tom has a Farm'.
16 Hangman Hangman games for 'Uncle Tom has a Farm'.
17 Wdsearch Find the words from the song.
18 Voki Listen to these songs, time clicking them both to make the animals sing in a round!
 

19 Wksht Gapfill worksheet for the song 'Onkel Tom hat einen Bauernhof'. Listen and fill in the gaps.
20 Match How to play conkers.
21 Quia What do you need to do to play conkers?
22 Match How to play conkers.
 
 

Unit 3: Wir feiern! (Celebrations)

1 Quia Practise the months of the year.
2 Matchup Drag and drop activity on the months. When is your birthday?
3 Noughts Play noughts and crosses - in which month is your birthday?
4 Memory Find the hidden pairs of months - when is your birthday?
5 Snap Play snap to practise months.
6 Multichoice How many birthdays can you work out before you run out of time?
7 Snakes Snakes and ladders game: When is your birthday?
8 Quiz Win bananas for this birthday quiz.
9 Wordle Partyeinladung. Can you find the two hidden sentences in this word cloud? Use each word once only and remember to add punctuation.
10 Presentation Listening activity. What can you do well? Was kannst du gut machen?
11 PicMatch Drag and drop task on activities - what can you do well?
12 PicLabel Drag and drop listening activity - what can you do well?
13 PicBelt Choose the matching activity on the conveyor belt - what can you do well?
14 PicChoice How many activities can you match before you run out of time or lives? Keep a record of your best score.
15 PicBlur Can you identify the activity before each picture comes into focus? What's your best score?
16 PicBingo Listening activity. Play picture/sounds bingo - what can you do well?
17 PicMissing Which activity is missing? What can you do well?
18 Penalty Play this penalty shoot-out game - how well can you do these activities?
19 Quia Match up the words connected to Easter.
 
 

Unit 4: Porträts (Portraits)

1 Quia Practise German words for colours.
2 Wdsearch Find the hidden colours.
3 Noughts Play noughts and crosses with colours.
4 Matchup Drag and drop activity on colours.
5 Snap Play snap to practise colours.
6 Hangman Play hangman games on colours.
7 Drop Use the magnet to grab the right letters to spell the colours.
8 Attack Spell the colours correctly to win this tetris style game.
9 Quia Win a million euros. How well do you know the colours in German?
10 Quia Match short sentences to paintings by Paul Klee.
11 Quia Win a million Euros! How many German adjectives do you know?
12 TaskMagic games to practise adjectives. You will need to install TaskMagic to play games marked with a smiley face, see link above for instructions.
13 Bananas Find the pairs to practise the parts of the body in the song sung by the gingerbread man.
14 Noughts Play noughts and crosses to learn the parts of the body.
15 Hangman Hangman games - which part of the body is it?
16 Wdsearch Find the parts of the body!
 

17 Cloze Listen to the gingerbread man sing the song 'Kopf, Schulter, Knie und Zeh' and put the song words back in the right order. The English words are usually a bit different, but I have opted for a word for word translation in this activity.
18 Gapfill Print or copy out this gapfill worksheet, listen to the song and fill in the missing words.
19 Presentation Use this activity to research words for parts of the body in German and English.
20 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on parts of the body (singular and plural nouns).
21 Multichoice How many parts of the body can you match up before you run out of time or lives.
22 Worksheet Print and complete this matching worksheet on parts of the body.
23 Wksht Print this worksheet, find the answers to any of the following 6 quiz activities and use the worksheet to draw and colour the monster described in the games. Then label him in German.
24 Penguin Help the penguin to cross the ice safely by answering quiz questions about a monster. What does the monster look like?
25 Elephant Help Mimi the Elephant cross the telegraph wire by answering questions about a monster.
26 Aztec Aztec monster quiz.
27 Bee races Who will win the bee races? The more questions you answer correctly the faster your bee will fly.
28 Snake Snakes and ladders game based on describing a monster.
29 Treasure Can you find the most valuable treasure? Answer quiz questions about a monster.
 
 

Unit 5: Die vier Freunde (The four friends) - see also link at bottom of page

1 Quia Can you match the German words with the correct pictures of pets?
2 Quia Play battleships to test your knowledge of pets. This also helps you to use 'ein' and 'kein'.
3 Quia Spelling challenge for pets.
4 Quia Flashcard activity with sound. Listen to each sentence and say which pet is pictured on the back of the flashcard. If you get it wrong, leave the card in the pack. Remove the card from the pack if you get it right.
5 Quia What is your favourite animal?
6 Quia Do you like pets? This matching game practises plurals, likes and dislikes.
7 Quia Matching game for the numbers 32-41 and the plural of rabbit and guinea pig. Nouns which end with -chen do not change in the plural.
8 SoundDrag Listen and drag activity - how do you pronounce 'SCH' in German?
9 SoundDrag2 What do these German words including the 'SCH' sound mean in English?
10 SoundSpell Listen and spell activity - how do you spell these words which include the 'SCH' sound?
11 Matchup Do you know what do these 'SCH' words mean in English?
12 Snap Play snap to practise the meanings of these 'SCH' words.
13 Quia Can you describe pets?
14 Noughts Noughts and crosses games - what colour are these rabbits, sheep, horses and mice?
15 Matchup Drag and drop activity - what colour are these rabbits, sheep, horses and mice?
16 PicBelt Can you identify the correct picture on the conveyor belt? What colour are these rabbits, sheep, horses and mice?
17 PicChoice How many animal pictures can you identify before you run out of time or lives?
18 PicBlur Can you identify these animal pictures before they come into focus? What colour are these rabbits, sheep, horses and mice?
19 PicMissing Spot the missing picture! What colour are these rabbits, sheep, horses and mice?
20 Quia How many adjectives do you know to describe a dog?
21 TaskMagic games - 16 adjectives to describe dogs!
22 Quia Flashcard activity with sound. Listen to the description of each dog and work out what is written on the back of the flashcard before you turn it over! Remove the card from the pack if you get it right. Keep going until you have removed all of the cards.
23 Quia Can you win a million euros? How well do you know this topic? This is very hard!
 
 

Unit 6: Es wächst (Growing things)

1 Quia Match pictures of vegetables with the correct German word.
2 Matchup Drag and drop activity on vegetables.
3 Snap Play snap to practise vegetables.
4 PicNoughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses on vegetables.
5 PicBelt Choose the correct vegetables from the conveyor belt.
6 PicChoice How many vegetables can you identify before you run out of time or lives? What is your best score?
7 PicBlur Can you identify the vegetables before they come fully into focus?
8 PicMissing Which vegetable is missing?
9 Worksheet Download and print this worksheet and label the vegetables in German.
10 Quia Matching games for key vocabulary to talk about vegetables.
11 Jigword Try this drag and drop matching task to talk about vegetables.
12 Wdsearch Find the words and sentences about vegetables.
13 Wordweb Spell out German words and sentences about vegetables.
14 Speedword Beat the clock! How fast can you spell these words and sentences about vegetables.
 

15 Click on the play button to find out what Gabi says about vegetables. Make a list of the vegetables she likes and the ones she doesn't like.
16 Bananas Find the hidden pairs to practise words for the life-cycle of a plant.
17 Gapfill Copy out or print this worksheet and fill in the gaps (life-cycle of a plant).
18 Cloze Put these sentences about the life-cycle of a plant back in the right order.
19 Quia Matching games to help pupils understand the story 'Jack and the Beanstalk' in German - this is included in full at the end of unit 6 of the QCA scheme of work for KS2.
20 Listen to 'Jack and the Beanstalk' in German. You might need QuickTime or Videolan to open this file.
 
 

Unit 7: Alle an Bord! (All aboard)

1 Quia Practise weather vocabulary.
2 Quia Hangman games for weather vocabulary.
3 Quia Match pictures to weather vocabulary.
4 Bananas Find the hidden pairs to practise weather vocabulary.
5 Noughts Play noughts and crosses on weather vocabulary (one or two player game).
6 Rhubarb Spell out weather sentences, but watch out for quakes!
7 Link Drag and drop listening and reading activity on weather sentences and how people feel. Activity from Languages Online.
8 Listening Answer the phone, listen to the weather and type in the missing words. Activity from Languages Online.
9 Quia Can you win a million euros? You will need to know the weather words and to collect a weather map from your teacher to play this game. (Weather map is included in SmartBoard activity - see below).
10 Quia Games to practise the days of the week.
11 Wdsearch Find the days of the week in this wordsearch.
12 Letterdrp Spell out the days of the week by grabbing the right letters with the magnets.
13 Tetris Tetris game on the days of the week. Don't let the words stack up to the top of the pile!
14 Spellings How well can you spell the days of the week in German?
15 Lied Download part of a song by Barbara MacArthur for the days of the week. Print a copy of the words and see if you can work out how to sing the whole song!
16 Quia Visit this website to find out how each day of the week got its name and to compare the days of the week in different languages.
17 Bananas Find the hidden pairs to practise where you live (compass points and countries).
18 Letterdrp Spell out compass points and countries using magnets to grab the right letters.
19 Rhubarb Find the hidden compass points and countries, but watch out for quakes!
20 Hangman Hangman games on ways to travel.
21 Bananas Find the hidden pairs to practise ways of travelling.
22 Noughts Noughts and crosses games for one or two players on travelling.
23 Tiletap Tap the correct tiles to spell out travel phrases.
24 Quia Activities to practise transport vocabulary.
25 Task Magic games to practise transport sentences.
26 Cloze Drag and drop activity to build sentences about travelling to school.
 

27 Listen to this teacher and note down in English how she comes to school each day.
28 Quiz Win bananas by answering these quiz questions on travel.
28 Snakes Snakes and ladders game on travel for one or two players.
 
 

Unit 8: Taschengeld (Pocket money)

1 Quia Match up the numbers.
2 Quia Spelling challenge for the numbers 1-39. How many points can you get?
3 Quia Can you put the numbers 1-39 in order beginning with the smallest? Use the HINT buttons at the bottom of the list if you get stuck.
4 Dustbin Can you sort the numbers 1-39 into the right dustbin?
5 Hangman Hangman games on toys - what would you buy with your pocket money?
6 Matchup Drag and drop activity on words for toys.
7 Noughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses on toys.
8 Bananas Find the hidden pairs of toys.
9 Wdsearch Find the hidden words for toys.
10 Rhubarb Spell out the words for toys, but watch out for quakes!
11 Quia Picture matching game: Was für Spielzeuge hast du? What kind of toys do you have?
 

12-13 Voki Listen to the teacher on the left asking which toys you have. Does she say einen, eine or ein before each toy?
Listen to the recording on the far right - which toys are mentioned?
14 Snap Play snap with words for toys.
15 Quia You can win a million euros if you know all 20 words for toys!
16 Link Have a look at this German website for toys. How do prices compare with English prices?
17 Dustbin Should you say einen, eine or ein in sentences about toys beginning with 'Ich habe ...'?
18 PicBelt These toys are super - can you choose the right toys on the conveyor belt?
19 Multichoice How many toys can you identify before you run out of time or lives?
20 PicMissing Which toy is missing?
21 Worksheet Print and complete this matching worksheet on super toys.
 
 

Unit 9: Erzähl mir eine Geschichte! (Tell me a story)

1 Quia Match numbers in multiples of 10 (10-100).
2 Matchup Drag and drop activity on numbers in multiples of 10.
3 Snap Play snap with numbers in multiples of 10.
4 Labelling Can you label these numbers?
5 Letterdrop Use the magnets to grab the right letters to spell numbers in multiples of 10.
6 Rhubarb Spell numbers in tens, but watch out for quakes!
7 Tetris Stop the numbers building to the top by spelling them correctly in German.
8 Quia Matching activity to practise key vocabulary from Sleeping Beauty song/story.
9 Hangman Play hangman games to practise adjectives to describe characters in the story.
10 Noughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses to practise adjectives.
11 Bananas Find the hidden pairs of adjectives.
13 Wdsearch How quickly can you solve this wordsearch?
14 Tiletap Spell out the adjectives by tapping on the right tiles.
15 Quia Columns matching task for the 8 adjectives featured in this unit.
16 Wheel Wheel of fortune game on sentences about the the story.
17 Mobile Put these mixed up text messages about the Sleeping Beauty story back in the right order.
18 Mosaic Move the mosaic tiles around until you see a sentence about the story - the background pattern helps.
19 Cloud Drag and drop the swirling words to form sentences about the story.
20 Quia Can you put the Sleeping Beauty song in the right order?
21 Snakes Snakes and ladders game based on the Sleeping Beauty story.
22 Gaptext Drag and drop gapfill copy of Sleeping Beauty.
23 Link Visit Mama Lisa's world to read and listen to Dornröschen in German (scroll down the page to find two different sound files).
 
 

Unit 10: Sport macht Spaß! (Our sporting lives)

1 Quia Can you match the 8 sporting activities to the correct pictures?
2 Noughts One or two player noughts and crosses games to practise sporting activities.
3 Tiletap Tap on the tiles to spell out sporting activities.
4 Letterdrop Use the magnet to grab the right letters to spell sporting activities.
5 Rhubarb Spell out sporting activities, but watch out for quakes!
6 Quia How well do you remember the days of the week? Put these activities into the right sequence beginning with Monday and ending with Sunday.
7 Cloze Fill the glass monkeys to the top by building sentences - what do you do on each day of the week?
8 Bananas Turn over the cards to find matching sentences.
9 Snakes Play snakes and ladders. Do you know the correct word order of these sentences?
10 Quia Play battleships (healthy lifestyle questionnaire).
11 Cloze Fill the glass monkeys to the top by building sentences about a healthy lifestyle.
  (See also the healthy eating Notebook file included below.)
 
 

Unit 11: Karneval der Tiere (Carnival of the animals)

1 Quia Telling the time on the hour.
2 Quiz Win bananas by answering questions about the time.
3 Triple One or two player game - connect 3 in a row by answering questions about times.
4 Snakes One or two player game of snakes and ladders about times.
5 Quia Match the pictures of the animals which appear in this musical composition with the correct German words.
6 Bananas Find the hidden animals - which of the animals in activity 5 is not included in this game?
7 Noughts Play noughts and crosses with the animal words.
8 Matchup Drag and drop activity on animal words.
9 Snap Play snap to practise animal words.
10 Drop Use the magnets to grab the right letters to spell out the animals.
11 Quia Picture Perfect. Reveal the hidden picture by putting the German words for animals in alphabetical order according to their English meanings. This is really challenging. Play this a few times as you will see a different picture each time and you will get a different set of 6 animals to sequence.
12 Hangman Play hangman to practise adjectives to describe music, animals and habitats.
13 Noughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses to practise adjectives to describe music, animals and habitats.
14 Wdsearch Find the hidden adjectives.
15 Tetris Stop the words piling to the top by spelling these adjectives correctly.
16 Quia Win a million euros if you can match the animals to the right habitats and descriptions.
17 YouTube Karneval der Tiere - der Elefant.
18 YouTube Karneval der Tiere - der Schwan.
19 YouTube Karneval der Tiere - das Aquarium.
 
 

Unit 12: Wie ist das Wetter? (What's the weather like?)

  Begin by revising weather vocabulary, see unit 7 above and the interactive whiteboard activity below.
1 Quia Was brauchst du, wenn es regnet? What do you need for different types of weather? Match the pictures.
2 Quiz Win bananas by answering quiz questions about what you need in different types of weather.
3 Triple Be the first to connect three in a row by answering quiz questions about what you need in different types of weather.
4 Snakes One or two player game of snakes and ladders on what you need in different types of weather.
5 Gapfill Print and complete this gapfill worksheet to check how well you can remember the weather song (see QCA scheme of work).
6 Quia Quiz to revise the numbers 1-40. You can get up to 30 points. Who can get the highest score?
7 Quia Try this quiz on temperatures. The highest possible score you can get is 15.
8 Cloze Fill the glass monkeys to the top by correctly completing this drag and drop weather report activity - sentence building.
9 Noughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses to help you to understand words from 'The Sun and the Wind' story.
10 Bananas How quickly can you find the hidden pairs of words from 'The Sun and the Wind' story?
11 Drop Use the magnets to grab the right letters to practise words from 'The Sun and the Wind' story.
 
 

Unit 13: Guten Appetit! (Enjoy your meal!)

1 Hangman Play hangman games on food words.
2 Noughts Noughts and crosses games on food words.
3 Bananas Find the hidden pars of food words.
4 Wdsearch How quickly can you spot all 10 food words in this wordsearch?
5 Rhubarb Spell out words for food, but watch out for quakes!
6 Quiz Multiple choice quiz on packed lunches.
7 Invaders Space invaders game on food words.
8 Cloze What did you eat and drink? Drag and drop sentence building activity.
9 Noughts Play noughts and crosses games based on pancake ingredients.
10 Bananas Find the hidden pairs of ingredients.
11 Tiletap Spell out these ingredients for pancakes.
12 Quia Can you match up the ingredients needed to make pancakes?
13 Flashcrds Turn over the flashcards, did you recognise these verbs used in the instructions to make a pancake?
14 Drop Use the magnets to grab the right letters to spell out these recipe verbs.
15 Link Watch this YouTube video about making pancakes.
16 Penalty Penalty shoot out game on making a pancake.
17 Gaptext Download and print this copy of a recipe to make pancakes. Can you fill in the 7 missing words?
18 Picture Reveal the hidden picture by putting the instructions for making a pancake in the right order.
19 Link Visit this website - can you find out the ingredients used to make each pancake?
 
 

Unit 14: Ich bin der Musikant (I am the Music Man)

1 Hangman Play hangman games on musical instruments.
2 Matchup Drag and drop activity on musical instruments.
3 Noughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses on musical instruments.
4 Bananas Find the hidden pairs of instruments.
5 Wdsearch How quickly can you find the instruments in this wordsearch activity?
6 Snap Play snap with words for musical instruments.
7 Drop Use the magnets to grab the right letters to spell out the words for instruments.
8 Match You have just 20 seconds to pair up sentences about musical instruments. Can you beat the challenge?
9 Quia Practise key vocabulary about music and musical instruments.
10 Quiz How many bananas can you win in this music quiz?
11 Snakes One or two player games of snakes and ladders - win by answering questions about music.
12 Triple Who will be first to get three in a row answering questions about music?
 
 

Unit 15: Auf dem Schulweg (On the way to school)

1 Join in with this army style alphabet chant! If you can't play this sound file, install Videolan (free software).
2 Hangman Play hangman games on buildings/places you might see on the way to school.
3 Matchup Drag and drop activity on places you might see on the way to school.
4 Noughts One or two games of noughts and crosses on places.
5 Bananas Find the hidden pairs of places.
6 Snap Play snap with words for places.
7 Wdsearch How quickly can you find these places you might pass on your way to school?
8 Rhubarb Spell out these places, but watch out for quakes! When the word goes red, you have made a mistake!
9 Cloze Monkey madness! Drag and drop sentence building activity. Can you fill all seven monkeys to the top? What do you see on the way to school?
10 Cloze 2 Monkey madness drag and drop spelling challenge on places you see on the way to school.
 

11 Voki Listen to the Voki recording. Note down in English the three things I mention about my route to school.
 
 

Unit 16: Am Strand (Beach scene)

1 Quia Match key words and pictures to help you to describe Friedrich's painting (Kreidefelsen auf Rügen).
2 PicMatch What can you see at the seaside? Drag and drop matching activity.
3 PicNoughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses on describing a beach scene.
4 PicBelt Can you choose the right picture on the conveyor belt?
5 PicChoice How many beach scene pictures can you identify before you run out of time or lives?
6 PicBlur Identify blurry pictures of things found at the beach before they come fully into focus.
7 PicMissing Which picture of things found at the beach is missing? Fun brain training game.
8 Wksheet Print this worksheet and label the pictures in German -what can you see at the beach?
9 Hangman Play hangman games with the key words to describe the painting.
10 Matchup Drag and drop activity on words to describe a beach scene.
11 Noughts Play noughts and crosses on key words for topic.
12 Bananas Match the words hidden behind the bananas.
13 Snap Play snap with words to describe a beach scene.
14 Quiz Beat the clock to answer multiple choice questions about Friedrich's painting.
15 Columns Matching task to create short sentences about the painting and the poem.
 

16 Listen to the poem 'Am Strand' - press play on the Voki recording to the right.
17 Gaptext Download and print this worksheet, then fill in the missing words while you listen to the poem.
18 Match-up Beat the clock to complete sentences relating to the beach poem.
 
 

Unit 17: Die vier Jahreszeiten (The four seasons)

1 Hangman Hangman games on German words for the four seasons.
2 Quia Matching activities to practise the seasons.
3 Picture Put the four seasons in the correct order to reveal the hidden picture.
4 Picture Reveal this hidden picture by putting the months in the right order.
 

5 Pronunciation practice: Listen to the Voki recording and repeat the seasons, months and sentences. Press play to begin and pause to give you time to repeat each word or sentence.
6 Quiz How many bananas can you win in this quiz on months and seasons?
7 Snakes Play snakes and ladders by answering questions about months and seasons.
8 Noughts Play noughts and crosses games on selected words from this unit (e.g. seasons and general time phrases).
9 Bananas Find the hidden pairs of seasons and time phrases.
10 Tiletap Can you spell out the seasons and time phrases correctly?
11 Madness Monkey madness drag and drop sentence building activity. What was the weather like where you were last spring? Can you fill all the monkeys to the top?
12 Hangman Play hangman games to meet words from the poem on spring (activity 15).
13 Flashcards Use these flashcards to see how quickly you can remember selected words from the poem about spring.
14 Noughts Play noughts and crosses to practise words from the poem on spring.
15 Listen to this poem about the coming of spring.
 
 

Unit 18: Die Planeten (The planets)

1 Quia Picture matching games.
2 PicMatch Drag and drop picture matching activity on planets etc.
3 PicNoughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses on planets etc.
4 PicMemory Can you match the hidden pictures of the planets etc.
5 PicBelt Choose the right picture from the conveyor belt of the planets etc.
6 PicChoice How many pictures of planets can you correctly identify before you run out of time or lives?
7 PicBlur Identify blurry pictures of planets et cetera before they come fully into focus.
8 PicMissing Which picture of planets etc is missing? Fun brain training game.
9 Matchup Drag and drop activity on the planets etc.
10 Snap Play snap with words for planets etc.
11 Fling Try this quiz on the planets and see if you can fling the teacher! Based on questions written by Anthony, Michael, Jonathan and Liam (Y11) during Enterprise week November 2008.
12 Penguin Help the penguin cross the ice floes to reach his family by answering questions about the planets.
13 Elephant Can you help the elephant to cross the tightrope by answering quiz questions on this topic.
14 Treasure Will you dig up the treasure chest containing the most treasure? You will need to answer quiz questions on the planets to do so.
15 Battleships Answer questions about the planets to sink the computer's battleships.
16 Test Try this test on the planets. What is your score out of 20?
17 Quiz Beat the timer to answer quiz questions about the planets. You have 15 seconds to answer each question.
 
 

Unit 19: Unsere Schule (Our school)

1 Snakes Play snakes and ladders on time (quarter past and to).
2 Bananas How many bananas can you win in this quiz on time (quarter past and to).
3 Triple Who will be the first to get three in a row in this quiz on time (quarter to and past).
4 Columns Join up the correct times (half past).
5 Fling You can fling the teacher if you know how to tell the time in German.
6 Matchup Drag and drop activity on places in a school.
7 Memory Find the hidden pairs of places in a school.
8 Snap Play snap with words for places in a school.
9 Quia Games to practise school equipment.
10 Quia Flashcard activity with sound. Pupils in the class are asking your teacher for something. What do they want? Work out what is on the back of the flashcard before you flip it over. Remove the card from the pack when you get it right.
11 Quia How many school items can you ask for? Picture matching task.
12 Matchup Drag and drop activity on school subjects.
13 Noughts One or two player game of noughts and crosses on school subjects.
14 Memory Find the hidden pairs of subjects.
15 Wordsearch How quickly can you find the subjects?
16 Snap Play snap to see how well you know the school subjects. How fast can you play this game?
17 Matchup Drag and drop activity - what did you do in school today?
18 Memory Find the hidden pairs - what did you do in school today?
19 Labelling Star challenge! Can you translate these past tense sentences into English?
20 Snap Play snap with past tense sentences - what did you do in school today?
21 Penalty Penalty shoot out game on school activities - what did you do in school today?
 
 

Unit 20: Unsere Welt (Our world)

1 Matchup Drag and drop activity to introduce German words for continents.
2 Wordsearch Find the continents of the world in this wordsearch activity.
3 Anagrams Unjumble these anagrams of the continents of the world.
4 ListenDrag Listen to the German names of eight rivers of the world and match them to the English.
5 Presentation Click on the location map of each river to hear the German name.
6 PicMatch Drag and drop the German names of each river under the right picture.
7 PicBelt Select the right picture of each river from the conveyor belt.
8 PicChoice How many rivers can you name before you run out of time or lives?
9 ListenDrag Can you listen to the German names of these rivers and match them to the right maps?
10 SoundBingo Listen to the names of these rivers of the world and click on the right pictures before you run out of time.
11 Penguin Help the penguin to cross the ice floes to reach his family by answering questions about rivers.
12 Snakes Game of snakes and ladders for up to 4 players, you will need to answer questions about rivers.
13 Quiz What is your score out of 13 on this multiple choice test on rivers?
14 Blank Print this quiz sheet and answer the questions in sentences in German. If you get stuck, go back to activity 11, 12 or 13 for help.
15 Presentation Click on the pictures of geographical items and listen to the German.
16 ListenDrag Listen to these German geographical words and match them to the English.
17 ListenDrag Listen to the words again, but this time drag the sound file to the matching picture.
18 SoundBingo Listen to these geographical terms and click on the right pictures before you run out of time.
19 PicMatch Drag and drop picture matching activity on geographical words.
20 PicNoughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses on geographical words.
21 PicMissing Which geographical picture is missing?
22 ListenDrag Can you hear the difference between the singular and the plural words for these geographical words in German?
23 Cloze Monkey madness activity on the rivers of the world.
24 LineJumble Listen to the text about the River Rhine and drag and drop the lines in this text to reorder the passage correctly.
25 Gaptext Then try this gaptext about the River Rhine.
26 Cloze Monkey madness activity on the River Elbe.

27 Rivers of the world

28 The Rhine

29 The Elbe

 
 

Unit 21: Ein Besuch im Café (Creating a café)

   
 

Unit 22: Damals und heute (Then and now)

1 Hangman Hangman games on places in a town.
2 Presentation Click on the pictures to hear what towns used to be like. Damals gab es einen/eine/ein ...
3 PicMatch Drag and drop matching activity on places in a town.
4 SoundDrag1 Listen to the German sentences about how towns used to be and drag the matching German sentences into place.
5 SoundDrag2 Listen to the German sentences about how towns used to be and drag the matching English sentences into place.
6 SoundMatch Listen to these descriptions of what used to be in towns in the old days and select the correct pictures.
7 PicNoughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses on places in a town.
8 PicChoice How many places in a town can you identify before you run out of time or lives? Who has the best score in the class?
9 PicMissing Can you identify the missing place in a town?
10 SoundBingo Listen to the sentences about towns in the olden days and click the matching pictures before the time runs out.
11 SoundSpell Listen to the sentences about towns in the olden days and type out what you hear choosing from the letters provided.
12 Anagrams Spelling challenge on places in a town.
13 CatSort What do you think we have fewer of nowadays? Do you agree with my choices? Heute gibt es viele/wenige ...
14 Penguin Help the penguin to cross the ice floes and reach his family by answering quiz questions about towns then and now.
15 BeeRaces Can you power up your bee enough to win the race by answering questions about towns then and now?
16 Treasure Find the treasure chest with the most valuable treasure! You will have to answer questions about towns then and now.
17 Quiz Try this multiple choice quiz on towns then and now - choose from three levels of difficulty.
 

18 Voki Listen to the Voki recording and note down in English when Gregor's grandfather was born and what he says about his town.
19 Quia Win a million euros! Places in a town. Activity written by Y11 pupils during Enterprise Week November 2007.
 
 

Unit 23: Im Freizeitpark (At the theme park)

1 Presentation Click on the pictures to listen to the words for 10 theme park attractions and words.
2 ListenDrag Listen to these words connected to a theme park and drag the matching English word into place.
3 ListenDrag Listen to the words again, but this time drag the sound file to the matching picture.
4 PicBingo Listen to the words and click on the matching picture before the time runs out.
5 PicNoughts One or two player game of noughts and crosses on theme park words.
6 PicMemory Find the hidden pairs of theme park words/pictures.
7 PicChoice How many pictures and theme park words can you match before you run out of time or lives?
8 PicBlur Can you identify the blurry pictures about theme parks before they come fully into focus?
9 PicMissing Which theme park picture is missing?
10 Wksheet Print and complete this word/picture matching activity on the theme park.
11 Noughts What do you think of the theme park attractions? Play noughts and crosses on opinions.
12 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on adjectives - what do you think of the theme park attractions?
13 Bananas Find the hidden pairs of opinions.
14 Wdsearch Can you find all of the opinions in the wordsearch?
15 Multichoice How many adjectives can you match before you run out of time or lives?
16 Anagrams Spelling game on adjectives to describe theme park attractions.
17 Rhubarb Try spelling out the opinions, but watch out for quakes! The word stays green if you add the right letter.
 

18 Voki Listen to Gregor talking about his visit to a theme park. Which four attractions does he mention and what does he think of each of them? Which of the four was his favourite attraction?
19 Presentation How many of these theme park characters taken from German folk tales and from fairy tales can you name?
20 ListenDrag Listen to these theme park characters and drag the matching English name into place.
21 ListenDrag Listen to the names of these theme park characters and drag the sound file to the matching picture.
22 PicBingo Which of these theme park characters do you recognise - would you have them in your own theme park?
23 Presentation Click on the pictures and listen to 10 things Gregor saw while on the ghost train.
24 ListenDrag What did Gregor see on the ghost train ride? Drag the matching English words into place.
25 ListenDrag This is really scary! What did Gregor see while on the ghost train? Drag the sound file to the matching picture.
26 SoundBingo Ghost train - listen to the words and click on the matching picture before the time runs out.
27 SoundSpell Click on the letters in the right order to spell the things Gregor saw on the ghost train.
28 Multichoice Match the German and English words for things you see while on the ghost train. What is your highest score?
29 PicMatch Drag and drop picture matching activity - what did Gregor see on the ghost train?
30 PicMemory Find the hidden pairs of pictures and sentences about the ghost train.
31 PicBlur What was on the ghost train? Can you identify these fuzzy pictures before they come fully into focus?
32 Flashcards Listen to these questions you might ask at a theme park - what do they mean?
33 Quiz Win bananas by answering questions about a visit to a theme park.
34 Triple Who will be first to connect three in a row by correctly answering questions about a theme park?
35 Snakes One or two player game of snakes and ladders based on a visit to a theme park.
36 Cloze Fill the glass monkeys to the top by building sentences about a visit to a theme park.
37 Fling How long will it take you to fling the teacher? Can you answer 15 questions about a visit to a theme park?
38 Link Follow this link to see the official website for Phantasialand, a large theme park in Germany. Have a look at all the attractions and rides.
 
 

Unit 24: Was gibt's Neues? (What's in the news?)

1 Presentation Use this activity to practise words connected to newspapers.
2 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on newspapers.
3 Noughts Play noughts and crosses with words about newspapers.
4 Multichoice How many words about newspapers can you identify before you run out of time or lives?
5 PicMatch Which sections of the newspaper do you read?
6 PicMissing Which section of the newspaper is missing?
7 Presentation Which sections of the newspaper does Gregor like to read? Click on the pictures and listen to Gregor.
8 SoundMatch Drag and drop listening activity - which parts of the newspaper does Gregor like to read?
9 SoundBingo Listen to the sounds and click on the matching picture before time runs out - which section does Gregor like to read?
10 SoundMatch Listen to Gregor and drag the natching English phrases into place - which sections does he like and which sections does he dislike?
11 Penguin Help the penguin to cross the ice to reach his family by answering questions about newspapers.
12 Bee Quiz Answer questions about newspapers to win bees!
13 Quiz Chose the level of challenge in this multiple choice quiz about newspapers.
14 Ladder Lucky ladder game. Answer questions about newspapers to win a million pounds.
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Activities for an Interactive Whiteboard

Download software to view 'Notebook' activities for a Smart Board.

Year 3 Science: Notebook file on magnetism. Delete the French pages. Possible framework objectives: O3.2, O3.3, O3.4, L3.1, L3.3.

Year 3 Notebook file on healthy eating and teeth. Fits QCA scheme of work units 10 and 13. Possible framework objectives: O3.2, O3.3, O3.4, L3.1, L3.3, L4.4, O5.2.

Years 3-4 Notebook file for pets. Links to QCA scheme of work units 5 and 11. Possible framework objectives: O3.2, O3.3, L3.1.
Years 3-4 Notebook file for weather. Fits QCA scheme of work units 7 and 12. Includes a game to win a million euros! Possible framework objectives: O3.2, O3.3, O3.4, O4.1, O6.2, L3.1, L4.1, L4.3. This link takes you to a page on the TRE website to download my resource.
Years 3-5 Notebook file for Art/ICT. The work of Paul Klee. Practises colours (QCA scheme of work unit 4). The images on this file have been downloaded from MoMA.org and are protected by copyright. This resource is intended for non-commercial educational purposes. Framework objectives: O3.3, O4.3, L3.1, L3.2, L3.3, L4.1, L5.1, IU3.2.
Years 3-6 RE/ICT. Notebook file and PowerPoint alternative version for a poem about a mosque. Interactive games to aid comprehension. Includes podcast of the poem. Possible framework objectives: L.3.2, O4.1, O4.3, L4.1, L4.3, L5.1, L6.2. This link takes you to a page on the TRE website to download my resources.

 

Links for Primary Teachers

Link Resources for QCA units of work (TalkaboutPrimaryMFL).
Forvo Check your pronunciation of key words by using this website.
Primary Resources - Free lesson plans, activity ideas and resources for primary teachers.
YJC Yvonne Clerehugh's website - lots of brilliant resources.
Hennings Haus: German language games (e.g. colours, shopping for food, clothes, directions, family).
Link Free downloadable templates to make your own interactive tasks e.g. Tetris and Memory Game Maker. Also includes some ready-made activities and songs. Languages Online, Australia.
BPS Ideas provided by the Bayswater Elementary School in Australia. Includes a scavenger hunt to refine internet searching skills (IU 3.2) and activities about fairy tales (O 3.1, IU 3.2, IU 3.4, L 5.1, IU 5.2, O 6.1 and O 6.2). The 'German fairy tale road' gives an overview of the places linked to the fairy tales.
Ideas for German festivals, saints' days and nativity plays (Krippenspiele). Matches KS2 framework objectives IU 4.1, IU 4.3 and O 6.2. Quite difficult content, help simplifying the ideas might be needed from a German specialist.
Stille Nacht Stille Nacht (Silent Night) melody and lyrics in German and English (O 6.2, L 6.3 and IU 6.3).
Song Lyrics to Alle Vögel - song mentioned in unit 11 of QCA scheme of work. Includes free downloadable music.
Song Lyrics to Kuckuck - song mentioned in unit 11 of QCA scheme of work.
YouTube Music to Kuckuck song.

Pupils make their own language puzzles on-line.
Lied Free samples of German songs, you can order the ones by Barbara MacArthur.
Wkshts Enchanted learning – labelling worksheets for many different topics e.g. days of the week, clothes, body parts, furniture in the different rooms, time, compass points, dairy foods, fruit, members of the family, parts of the tooth, the house etc. Answers are provided.

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