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German classroom objects presentation.

The presentation introduces sixteen words which are items that might be taken to school; die Tasche, der Kuli, der Bleistift, der Klebstift, das Buch, das Heft, der Filzstift, das Lineal, die Schere, der Tachenrechner, der Radiergummi, der Zirkel, das Portemonnaie, der Anspitzer, das Etui and das Handy.

The words are introduced in groups of four, followed by a quick recap of each section.

There are then two slides of German-English vocabulary-matching (8 words on each slide) followed by a gap-filling activity where students should fill in the correct choice from der, die or das, according to the gender of the word.

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German Classroom Objects

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German school items wordsearch – including sixteen words and phrases for things commonly found in a school bag. There are two differentiated versions. Firstly there is a version where both the words provided and the vocabulary in the wordsearch are in German. Secondly there is a higher level version where the words provided are in English, but students must find the German equivalent in the wordsearch. You can also find  a link to a solution at the bottom of the page.

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German School Items


To download the higher level version, with the words provided written in English and students must find the German in the wordsearch, please click here.

To download an answer sheet with the solution highlighted in red, please click here.

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In meiner Tasche – a pelmanism game for students to play matching pairs games with German vocabulary. The resource uses fifteen items students may take to school and provides the pictures and the words in German for pupils to match. For an explanation of how to play the pelmanism game, scroll down to the bottom of the screen. To download the ‘In meiner Tasche’ pelmanism in PDF format please click on the image below.

In meiner Tasche



Students work in small teams of 3 – 6. They shuffle the cards and lay them all face down on the table. Students take it in turns to select two cards, aiming to find a matching pair. If they find one, they keep the cards and take another turn. If not, they must return the cards to where they found them.

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A PowerPoint to introduce common classroom target language in German.

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Classroom Language



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