Syllabus 2017/2018 Frau Hernandez - Deutsch i, II & III

Willkommen zu Deutsch 1, 2 & 3!

German 1, 2 & 3 will consist of a two semester course for the 2017/18 school year. During this time you will learn to speak (and refine speaking) the language. You will also learn more about the culture, customs and geography of German speaking countries. My courses are designed for you to learn the language through various communicative activities, project based learning and by playing games. Additionally, we will do a Friday fun day on most Fridays! If you have any game ideas or projects you always wanted to do please share with me!

Class Objectives and Goals

We will be using our textbook (Komm mit! 1 & 2) as well as many authentic online resources.

The national standards for learning a foreign language are Communication, Culture, Comparisons, Connections, and Communities. Throughout our study of the German language and culture we will explore each of these areas.

German 1

Thema 1: Wer bist du? (who are you?)

Thema 2: Spiel und Spass (fun and game)

Thema 3: Komm mit nach Hause (come to my home)

Thema 4: Alles für die Schule (everything school related)

German 2

Review

Thema 5: Klamotten kaufen (buying clothes)

Thema 6: Pläne machen (making plans)

Thema 7: Zu Hause helfen (helping at home)

Thema 8: Einkaufen gehen (grocery shopping)

German 3

Thema 8: Einkaufen gehen

Thema 9: Amerikaner in Deutschland

Thema 10: Kino und Konzerte

Thema 11: Der Geburtstag

Komm Mit 2: Kapitel 2-4

Absent

If you are absent please check blackboard. I will post all homework assignments for the week on Bb each Sunday. Make up any missing homework assignments as soon as you can.

Tardy

Enter class quietly and hand me your pass.

Start participating ASAP.

I follow the school tardy policy.

Be on time. It is considered incredibly rude to be late in Germany (even if it is just a few minutes)!

Be respectful!

I will not allow you to discriminate or make fun of other students based on gender, ethnicity, skin color, sexual orientation, religious or political affiliation, accent or German fluency!

A non compliance will result in an immediate referral to the office.

NO EXCEPTIONS!

My classroom is a safe learning environment in which all students can learn.

It is a NO BULLY ZONE!

Skipping Class

I will call the attendance office and/or administration if you are skipping my class. I will also communicate your absence with your parents/caregivers.

Late work

Late work will be accepted with a point deduction until the chapter test. I will not accept any late work past the chapter test.

Homework

It is imperative that you complete your homework and all other assignments on time. Each day we will build on previously learned material but to be successful you have to have a good understanding of the previous material.

All homework assignments will be posted on Blackboard every Monday morning.

Tutoring

If you find yourself stuck do not panic!

If you are an LHS student:

You may come see me any time during Liberty hour or after school! I can also be reached via e-mail: christine.hernandez@lps53.org

If you are a LMS student:

You may come see me before class for tutoring on test make up! I can also be reached via e-mail: christine.hernandez@lps53.org

Cellphones

All cellphones must be put away unless we are using them for games (kahoot!) or other educational purposes in class.

If you have your phone out and are texting, tweeting etc. you will get a verbal warning

If you take your phone out again, I will have you place it on my desk

If you had your phone on my desk and you decide to take it out again, then I will have you bring it to the office and a parent or guardian will have to come and pick it up.

NO EXCEPTIONS!

Contact information

I travel between Liberty Middle School and Liberty High School. The best way to reach me is via e-mail: christine.hernandez@lps53.org

Please be sure to get in touch with me if you have any questions or concerns.

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