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German Immersion: Reading Selection: Dinosaurs - Why Are They Extinct?

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This scientific article discusses three different hypothesis regarding the extinction of dinosaurs: 1. a meteor impact, 2. a vulcanic eruption, 3. a slow evolutional change makes space for new species. A weblink opens a page with interview questions directed to a German dinosaur researcher. The text child-friendly and appropriate for children of age 8 and up.

Material Type: Reading

Author: Susanne Vellmer

Multicultural Day/International Market

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Students are divided into groups. Each group will choose or be given a specific country to study. They must learn what kinds of items are made and sold in their country and decide what things they want to make for their booth at the market. Each group must make a sign for their booth which has the name and a picture of their country. Students are encouraged to find information on the web, at the library, or in their community.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Lesson Plan

Author: Teachers.Net

German Immersion: Indians - A Little Glossary

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This glossary explains terms that are best-known to Germans about Indian culture and tradition in general: buffalo, feather, pipe of peace, moccasin, umbilical cord bag, Pemikan, Pow Wow, snow shoe, tipi, and totem pole. An audio link provides further information about dances at Pow Wows. The text is written for native speakers age 9 and up.

Material Type: Reading

Authors: Anja Scheifinger, Kristina Dumas, Tina Gentner