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Eric’s Intercultural Experiences

Eric’s Intercultural Experiences A reading-writing project to prepare students for an exchange trip abroad.  Class-trips abroad are certainly one of the most motivating experiences for learners. After years of studying the language in the classroom, they can finally test their … Continue reading

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America, the Melting Pot

 My handout for the elective course “America, the Melting Pot?” African American Literature The Color Purple Their Eyes Were Watching God     Black Boy Native Son     Go Tell It On The Mountain Black Like Me     … Continue reading

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Who was…

Extraordinary people project: WHO WAS…? In this reading project the learners choos an interesting personality and read their biography. The book series covers countless famous personalities from all areas of life: Artists, Explorers, Writers, Inventors and Scientists, Athletes, Musicians, Influential … Continue reading

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Developing intercultural awareness and understanding On these pages you will find several  projects that  aim at developing  the learners’ intercultural awareness and understanding.  The main teaching goals of these projects were: to develop learners’ curiosity about new cultures and experiences … Continue reading

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Unsere Wurzeln – Unsere Schätze

Unsere Wurzeln  Unsere Schätze For this project we have won the Media Literacy Award 2021. Zur Jurybegründung geht es hier.   Projektwoche von 3 ersten und zweiten Klassen:  ca 65 Kinder im Alter von 10-11 In diesem Projekt an der … Continue reading

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My SPIN Projects

                The following two projects have been awarded the SPIN Logo.  Click on the picture to go directly to the  project blog “reading is cool”.    On this blog my students present self-made book-trailers … Continue reading

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New York Novels

New York …. here we come. Literature reflects various aspects of the life and culture of a society. Let’s look at people, places, issues and trends through the eyes of writers. What do they have to say about their social … Continue reading

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Reading and writing poetry in the foreign language classroom:   Ideas for Using Poetry in Upper School   What is poetry? Students work in groups and write a definition of “poetry”. They present their definitions to the class. Then show … Continue reading

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Young Adult Literature

The following examples of young adult literature can be read from year 4 or 5 on, depending on the reading skills of the students. All the books deal with topics that are interesting and relevant for teenage learners. Don’t forget … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the Story: Women’s Literature

The students in my elective course “The Other Side of the Story” chose one of these novels each and presented them in class.  Click on the image below to find out a bit more about this elective course.     … Continue reading

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