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Life for German Youth in the 1930s: Education, Propaganda, Conformity, and Obedience

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The German youth faced an onslaught of propaganda when they went to school, thanks to the Nazi regime led by Hitler during World War II. Pupils relate their education experiences to German youth by analyzing primary source readings,...
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Die Weisse Rose: German History

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students conduct research on a German anti-Nazi group named "Die Weisse Rose", the White Rose, that eventually lost their lives for their resistance to Nazi rule. They view films, access the Internet, prepare responsive narratives to the...
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German Uniforms of World War 1 | The Great War Special

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Soldiers and uniforms go hand in hand. But what made German uniforms unique during World War I? Use a video to teach pupils the details of specific pieces of clothing and their function in the German army.
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Stormtrooper - German Special Forces of WW1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Here's a crazy requirement: The German high command required members of new trench-fighting battalions to be under 25 and single. An engaging video compares the German viewpoint and their tactical position to that of other countries...
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German Immigrants Contributions to the Upper Midwest

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners explore contemporary lifestyles, cultures, traditions are influenced by the contributions of the German settlers of that region. They research these influences and design a brochure to entice potential immigrants to the Upper...
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Der Lehrling: A Lesson Plan for Advanced German Students

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Have your advanced learners concoct a new soft drink, create a product name, slogan and jingle, and present their creation to another class. While originally designed for a German classroom, this plan could easily be adapted to another...
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German Expressionism: Crash Course Film History #7

For Students 8th - 12th
The seventh episode in the a film history playlist takes a close look at the rise and fall of German cinema of the post-World War I period. The narrator uses The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari and its expressionistic use of mise-en-scene to...
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Stormtrooper - German Special Forces of WW1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Becoming a human tank of destruction in a German Stormtrooper unit: welcome to the birth of special forces in World War I. Scholars analyze the use of specialized troops through a short video clip on the Great War. They investigate the...
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German Rifles of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How and why did Germans use rifles in World War I? A video resource discusses rifles in detail by using images as well as analysis by an expert in historical gun usage. Primary source images help connect the content to the military...
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German Pistols of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Need to describe the importance of new technology and weaponry to the Germans during World War I? The resource does just that! Scholars view different prominent pistols and cutting-edge technologies Germans used during World War I,...
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Persecution of the German-Jews: The Early Years - 1933-1939

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young historians learn about the dehumanization process of stripping German Jews of basic, fundamental rights prior to the genocide of European Jews in the 1940s. Learners watch video clips of survivors who recount such events as the...
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Charlemagne Unites Germanic Kingdoms

For Teachers 7th - 9th
The dawn of the Middle Ages and the Roman Empire is being driven out of Europe. Germanic Kingdoms are beginning to flourish and it is Charlemagne who unites them. This well-organized and comprehensive presentation covers the rise of the...
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The Weimar Republic: Historical Context and Decision Making

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that way before Hitler became a dictator, he actually spent nine months in a German jail? Provide the background for the escalating point before the Nazi party took over in World War II through the exercises in the resource....
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Why So Angry, German Theater? Crash Course Theater #27

For Students 9th - 12th
Believe it or not, German theater did not become established until years after theater in other European countries. A video describes the history of German theater starting in the late seventeenth century. After a discussion, viewers...
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America in Space: German Voices from Huntsville, Alabama

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Project Paperclip, the Redstone Arsenal, and the Huntsville Space Center are all featured in a resource that investigates the contributions of Dr. Werner von Brawn and other German scientists to the US space program. Working individually...
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Pennsylvania Colony: The Holy Experiment

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Have your class explore U.S. history by discussing religion in the colonial era. Your fifth graders review the history of Pennsylvania and the conformist views placed upon immigrants to the country. Then, they read a letter Benjamin...
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German Vocabulary Crossword Puzzles

For Students 2nd - 12th
What animals says meow, and which creature has eight legs? Test your German language learners' knowledge of animals with a quick crossword puzzle. Also included are eleven additional crossword puzzles with topics that range from food to...
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Animals Project for German Students

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Who doesn't love animals? Young learners will be excited to develop their vocabulary and categorize animals into different lists. This includes a fun extension activity that encourages the older learners to create a PowerPoint...
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German Energy Conversations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and interpret the current German energy mix and trends, as well as to make comparisons and contrasts to that of their own country. They write a two paragraph description of including its likely position in the future...
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The Altes Museum in Berlin: An Institution of German Romanticism

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Museums that house art also house history. Take a look inside the Altes Museum in Berlin with a great presentation that provides background on the construction and history of the museum. Image and text will help learners conceptualize...
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German Days of the Week Quiz

For Students 5th - 12th
In this days of the week worksheet, learners answer multiple choice questions where they choose the correct day of the week in German. Students complete 7 questions.
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Kaffee - und Teegesellschaften: German Foods

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce your Language high schoolers to the culture and 19th century German custom of serving coffee and cake at small parties. They read old cookbooks, sort recipes, prepare foods, compare old German recipes to recipes from home and...
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Germanic Music - Folk Songs

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore Germanic music and culture. In this folk song lesson, students examine and compare 3 Germanic folks songs. The songs may be sung in German as pronunciation guides are included as well as sheet music.
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Perceptions of German Unification Over Time

For Teachers 10th
Through a series of readings and handouts, learners will study the shifts in perception that followed the fall of the Berlin Wall. The history lesson focuses on periods of change in post WWII German history that led to a changed...

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