Meine Reise durch Deutschland
(My Travels in Germany)

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Students will use the Internet to create a travel diary about an imaginary trip through Germany. On their trip, students will visit a large city, 1 small city, a castle, one village, mountains, a river, and a lake. Students will listen to a German composer and dine at German restaurants. They will travel by train or car. They will talk about the interesting sights and famous Germans. They will see sights and other things of historical significance.

Students will express several parts of their trip in German.

   
1

My Home Page

You need to create a travel log for all of your visits. Each new place you visit will begin with a new section in your project!

iCollaboratory: see project site for directions

Glogster: Use direction sheet to get started

MS Word: Create a folder on the server to store your work. Then start an MS Word file. Create a cover page. Insert a page break after your cover page.

 
2

Uber Mich (All About Me)

Tell some things about you using the German phrases you have learned during class. The first paragraph should be written in German. The second paragraph will be the English translation of your first paragraph.

iCollaboratory: see project site for directions

Glogster: Create a new section in your glog and then complete this assignment.

MS Word: Start with the topic title on a new page (not a new file). Complete the assignment.

 
3

Unser Flugzeug ist in ener ssen Stadt gelandet. (Our Plane Landed in the Large City, )

Create a new page (new section) to your project. Use the title above for the new section. Include the name of one of these cities you would like to visit: Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich, or Hamburg.

You decide how you will tell others about this wonderful, large city. You may include pictures, sounds, and of course informative text.

iCollaboratory: see project site for directions

Glogster: Create a new section in your glog and then complete this assignment. Be creative!

MS Word: Start with the topic title on a new page (not a new file). Tell us about the city you selected.

 
4

Wow! Was für ein Schloss!
(Wow! What a castle!)

Investigate the many castles in Germany. Choose one castle to describe.

Create another section to your journal. Tell about your travels to an interesting German castle. Be sure to include details about the castle's appearance, size, location, and who lives there.

iCollaboratory: see project site for directions

Glogster: Create a new section in your glog and then complete this assignment.

MS Word: Start with the topic title on a new page (not a new file). Tell us about the castle you researched.

 
5

Wie lecker! (How Tasty!)

The food in Germany is delicious! Research some fo the most popular foods served in Germany.

Then, create a new section for your journal. Describe some of the food you have experienced in Germany. Perhaps complare them to something you already have tasted.

iCollaboratory: see project site for directions

Glogster: Create a new section in your glog and then complete this assignment. Be creative!

MS Word: Start with the topic title on a new page (not a new file). Tell us the German foods you thought were interesting.

 
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Berühmte deutsche Komponisten (Famous German Composers)

Many famous composers come from Germany. Hind out about one of these composers.

On a new journal page, share your findings on the German composer you selected. Perhaps, play a sample of one of the composer's works.

iCollaboratory: see project site for directions

Glogster: Create a new section in your glog and then complete this assignment. Be creative!

MS Word: Start with the topic title on a new page (not a new file). Tell us about a famous German composer.

 
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Update 12/8/12