Course Description

German literature to prepare for the IB HL oral exam (Internal Assessment). 

Course curriculum

  • 1

    IA Intro For The IB HL Oral Exam

    • HL Instructions

    • HL Only Quarter 3 Weekly Work Plan

    • IB Lang B HL IA Packet - Must Read So You Can Plan Ahead!

    • Video: What Is The HL Oral Exam Like?

    • HL 2020 Sample Exam Audio Nr.1 (English Language B Exam: "All Summer In A Day")

    • HL 2020 Sample Nr.1 Exam Score Sheet (Marks for "All Summer In A Day")

    • HL 2020 Sample Exam Audio Nr.2 (English Language B Exam: "The Flying Machine")

    • HL 2020 Sample Nr.2 Exam Score Sheet (Marks for "The Flying Machine")

    • Each Story Has 3 Assignments With Multiple Tasks

  • 2

    Resources To Write Practice Scripts

    • ASSIGNMENT: Print & Staple Into Composition Notebook. Complete This HL IA Planning Sheet Auf Deutsch For Each Story.

    • HL IA Assessment Rubrics

    • HL IA Useful Phrases

    • Simple Analysis Of Literature (Sentence Builder Table)

    • IO Practice Script (Focus On ONE Story In Each Practice Script)

  • 3

    Die Streit Hörnchen. Fits The IB Theme: soziale Organisation (Relationships)

    • 1. Teil (Assignment = Write Your Own Ending In Rhyming Text)

    • 2. Teil (Don't Look Until You Have Finished Your Own Ending)

    • Audio Story (Play While Looking At The Text)

  • 4

    Max und Moritz von Wilhelm Busch Fits The IB Theme: soziale Organisation (Community). Read The Entire Story & Do All Assignments

    • Literature Assignment

    • Download This Complete Book with Original Pictures, Then You Can Follow Along With The Recording. Read to the end on your own to see the other terrible pranks and discover the karmic conclusion.

    • Audio Recording of the "Erster Streich" Chapter in Max und Moritz

    • Worksheet #1 for "Erster Streich" (use the provided word bank and your listening skills to complete this exercise)

    • Answer Key for Worksheet #1 (only open after completing all of worksheet #1)

    • Worksheet #2 Listening Comprehension Test (+ cognates)

    • Answer Key for Worksheet #2 (only open after completing all of worksheet #2)

    • Article: Max und Moritz- keine harmlose Lausbubengeschichte von DW

    • Audio: Max und Moritz- keine harmlose Lausbubengeschichte von DW

    • Original Movie: Max und Moritz

  • 5

    Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten Fits The IB Theme: soziale Organisation (Relationships, Working World, Law & Order)

    • Watch The Video: Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten (Just watch & listen and see what you pick up)

    • Picture Book: Die Geschichte zum Lesen (Read & Look At The Drawings)

    • Assignment 1: Die Geschichte in leichter Sprache

    • PDF: Text In Easy Language

    • AUDIO: Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten (Recording in Easy Language)

    • Assignment 2: Comprehension Quiz About The Bremer Stadtmusikanten

    • Bremer Stadtmusikanten Lösungen (Correct Your Answers In Red Pencil)

    • The Original Text - An Excerpt Will Be Presented To You During The IB German Oral Exam (IA)

    • Video: Das Märchen von den Bremer Stadtmusikanten (How Much Can You Understand?)

  • 6

    Insekt. Fits The IB Theme: soziale Organisation (Relationships, Law & Order, Community). Also Fits The IB Theme: den Planeten teilen (Verschmutzung der Umwelt)

    • Read The Entire Story & Then Answer All Questions On All The Worksheets

    • Insekt (1. Teil) Click the double arrow near the top right of screen, then select rotate clockwise. Zoom in on text.

    • Fragen - Insekt (1. Teil)

    • Lösungen - Insekt (1. Teil)

    • Insekt (2. Teil)

    • Fragen - Insekt (2. Teil)

    • Lösungen - Insekt (2. Teil)

    • Insekt (3. Teil)

    • Fragen - Insekt (3. Teil)

    • Lösungen - Insekt (3. Teil)

    • Insekt (4. Teil)

    • Fragen - Insekt (4. Teil)

    • Lösungen - Insekt (4. Teil)

  • 7

    Struwwelpeter. Fits The IB Theme: Identitäten (Beliefs, Culture).

    • Video: Der Struwwelpeter Read Aloud

    • Die Geschichte zum Lesen

    • Reading Activity For Stuwwelpeter

  • 8

    Aschenputtel (Cinderella). Fits The IB Theme: Identitäten (Life style, Beliefs & Values, Self-expression) .

    • Video: Aschenputtel Märchen

    • Review The Adjective Endings

    • Aschenputtel Adjective Endings Worksheet

    • Aschenputtel Audio (Check Your Worksheet Answers As You Listen)

    • Aschenputtel Script / Answer Key

    • Fun Article: 9 Differences Between The Original Story And The Disney Story

    • Website With The Original "Aschenputtel" Story From The Grimm Brothers

    • PDF: Aschenputtel Originaltext - An Excerpt From Here Will Be Presented To You At The German IB Oral Exam (IA)

  • 9

    Q3 Week 6 Vocabulary Work

    • Overview Of Quarter 3 Weeks 6, 7, 8 & 9

    • Week 6 Assignment: Add More IB Theme Discussion To Both Scripts

    • Week 6 Assignment Handout: Staple A Copy Into Your Composition Notebook (Check For A Printed Copy Available In Class)

  • 10

    Optional Brüder Grimm Fairytales- For Fun

    • Video: Rotkäppchen

    • Video: Rumplestilzchen

    • Video: Frau Holle

    • Video: Dornröschen

    • Video: Der Froschkönig - Der eiserne Heinrich

    • Video: Hänsel und Gretel

    • Video: Der Wolf und die sieben Geißlein (die Geiß = female goat. die Geißlein = baby goats)

  • 11

    Online German Literature (for additional, optional reading practice and enjoyment)

    • Story Weaver

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The owner and creator of the Time To Learn German website is Eva Bogard, Ph.D. She was born in Manhattan (NYC) to a German mother and a German-American father. She earned her bachelor's degree in foreign languages at snowy SUNY-Oswego and completed her graduate studies in Second Language Education and Instructional Technology at sunny USF-Tampa, where she earned her Master's and Doctorate degrees. She has spent several colorful summers in France enjoying the language and culture in Paris, St. Malo and Tours, but is usually found during her long summer breaks on the beach in Florida, or in the mountains of southwest Germany. Professionally, she is very interested in online hybrid education, especially using instructional technology in both her classroom and online courses to teach foreign languages. Eva is an International Baccalaureate teacher, and a Montessori education enthusiast. She has taught German, French and Spanish, as well as, Information Technology and Business Management over the last 30 years.

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