• German 5H/AP Course Description

    Honor levels students will participate in a three year cycle (year A, B, and C) that contains a variety of activities to practice listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills withing the German-speaking cultural context in order to improve their proficiency in German. As the class progresses, they will become more capable of functioning effectively in German by obtaining information from spoken and written messages, communicating orally and in writing, and using more advanced structural concepts and vocabulary. Cultural aspects of the language and respective countries will also be explored.

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    LCPS GERMAN UPPER-LEVEL COURSES (5/AP)

    TWO-YEAR TOPIC CYCLE AND PACING GUIDE


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    SEMESTER #1

    1.    Contemporary Life - (5-6 Weeks)

    a.  Travel/Leisure  - Deutsche im Ausland

    b.  Career and Education  - Heidelberg

     

    2.            Personal and Public Identities - (5-6 Weeks)

    a.  Multiculturalism / National Identity - Berlin

    b.  Autobiography/Biography  (Famous Germans)

     

    3.            Science and Technology - (5-6 Weeks)

    a.  Media - Hamburg

    b.  Innovation/Invention - Frankfurt

     

    Marking Periods 1 and 2 culminate in speaking and writing CPAs

    Marking Period 2 culminates in a Mid-Year Benchmark Assessment

     

     

    SEMESTER #2

    4.            Global Challenges (5-6 Weeks)

    a.  Geographical and Historical contexts - Leipzig

    b.  Politics – (Berlin)

     

    5.            Families and Communities (5-6 Weeks)

    a.  Rights and Responsibilities - Zürich

    b.  Young Germans Today - München

     

    6.            Beauty and Aesthetics (5-6 Weeks)

    a.  Visual Arts / Architecture – Dresden, Wien

    b.  Performing Arts – Salzburg, (Leipzig)

     

    Marking Periods 1 and 2 culminate in speaking and writing CPAs

    Marking Period 2 culminates in a End-of-Year Benchmark Assessment

     

     

     

     

Last Modified on August 18, 2019