This is one of our Weekly Brick units that are designed to provide specific building blocks for German students and teachers to work with for a week. These weekly German units feature a different theme each week and offer various types of exercises for different types of learners.
Some of the materials are worksheets (W); others are blog articles (B), flashcards (F), online exercises (O), powerpoints (P), reading texts (R), videos (V), or webquests (WQ).
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German Names & Numbers
Basic introductions: Classroom activity for teachers. (W)
German names: analyzing some German last names found in U.S. phone books. (W)
Terms of endearment: What do Germans call their loved ones? (B)
Number puzzle to write out addition problems. (W)
Numbers: math exercise to write out German numbers. (O)
Brüche (Fractions): bilingual comic on the double meaning of “Brüche” (fractions vs. fractures) (B)
Ordinal numbers: Writing out the birthdates of some famous people. (W)
Ordinal numbers and holidays: writing out ordinal numbers for special days in the German calendar (W)
Calendar activity: days of the week, ordinal numbers. (W)
Ordinal Numbers: which ending is needed (–ste/sten/te/ten)? (O)
Ordinal Numbers: online exercise to write out the numbers (O)
Zahlen und Buchstaben: beginner-level ppt. to practice numbers and letters (P)
Der Krieg der Zahlen (intermediate-level reading comprehension; story about how war broke out between even and odd numbers, with comprehension and comparative/superlative exercise) (R)
What does an “odd” name mean for a child’s life? (German only)