School of Schenk

BTG13 – Englisch (2019/20)

Corona time and exam prep

  • Die ausgeteilte Checkliste findet ihr auch nochmal hier zum Ausdrucken. Die Beispielaufgaben (und Lösungen) habe ich in Woche 23 ausgeteilt. Bei Verlust solltet ihr euch hier gegenseitig aushelfen.

  • Aktuell

    Weeks 19-21

    • exam prep
    • Here you’ll find further videos and articles on some of our topics.

    Week 18

    • Understanding comm exam tasks (Padlet)

    Week 16

    Week 14&15

    Week 13

    • Listening comprehension

    Week 12

    • Maps that explain the world” (part 1, part 2) – choose the 5 maps you find most interesting and comment on them.

    Week 11

    • America’s global reputation (article)
    • Three cartoons on how Trump has changed world politics (1, 2, 3)

    Weeks 8-10

    • media bias – analyzing the role of major UK news outlets in the upcoming general election (Padlet)

    Week 7

    • BREXIT:
    • The geographical and political map of Britain (video)
    • Brexit explained at least till March 2019 (video)
    • The Irish problem (video)
    • Explaining and predicting Boris (video)
    • Why did England’s North vote to leave the EU? (video)
    • How Boris Johnson’s deal would work (video)
    • vocab (Quizlet)

    Week 6

    Weeks 5

    • The British Empire

    Weeks 3&4

    • Writing a text-based composition:

    “Her struggle isn’t over“ (l. 29). Explain the quotation in relation to the text. (A life risking journey)

    Then give further examples of the struggles and challenges immigrants face in their new country.

    Week 2

    Week 1

    2018/19

    Weeks 37

    • Creativity is working with constraints (Padlet)

    Week 34

    Week 31

    • The American Dream sketchnote template to organize your thoughts
    • Defining the American Dream (video)
    • Oprah and the American Dream (text)
    • Whose dream is it anyway? (video)
    • Race and the American Dream (text in German)
    • The new American Dream (TED talk)
    • Is the American Dream dead? (text)
    • “The American Dream is back” (text)

    Week 30

    • Monday: personal syllabus lesson
    • Check out news about the American constitutional crisis (in English / in German)

    Week 29

    • Race and terror in Charlottesville (video)
    • Trump’s voters (video)
    • A constitutional crisis (video)

    Week 28

    Week 27

    Week 26

    Week 25

    • First World Problems (video)
    • Text-based composition:

    “If two people cut their meat in half it helps as much as one person going completely vegetarian.”
    Explain the quotation in relation to the text and give further examples of how changing our consumption patterns could make a positive impact in our world.

    Week 24

    Week 23

    Weeks 21&22

    Weeks 19&20

    – Du musst 10 englische Aussagen über den Text auf ihre Richtigkeit überprüfen.
    – Die Reihenfolge der Aussagen entspricht der
     Chronologie des Textes.
    – Die jeweilige Entscheidung, ob die Aussagen richtig oder falsch sind, ist mit einem Textzitat zu belegen (Anführungszeichen!).

    – Das Zitat muss sich auf inhaltlich relevante Teile der Textstelle beschränken.

    – Es dürfen keine ganzen Abschnitte zitiert werden!

    – Genaue Zeilenangabe machen
    !
    – Auslassungen nicht relevanter Textstellen mit drei Punkten in eckiger Klammer kenntlich machen
    !
    – Klaren Bezug zur Aussage
    herstellen!
    Es gibt nur ganze Verrechnungspunkte!

    • Upload your tasks sets and answer keys here.

    Week 18

    • Task:
      1. Use this NPR web-app to learn about how t-shirts are made.
      2. Have a conversation with a partner about what you’ve learned.
      3. Make an audio recording of your conversation and upload it to this Padlet.

    Week 17

    • Black Mirror

    Week 16

    Week 15

    Week 14

    Week 13

    Week 12

    Week 11

    Week 10

    Week 9

    • class test: pro/con composition

    Week 8

    • Learn about the greenhouse effect in this funny video.
    • Explain the greenhouse effect in your own words using the cause-and-effect language patterns in the worksheet. Write about 80 words.
    • Partner work: Explain it again (this time without memory aids) while drawing up a sketchnote to support your explanation.
    • Stuff to help you: a vocab list on Quizlet, a short video called „climate change 101“.

    Autumn break

    Week 7

    • Biofuels (PDF)
    • “Climate change threatens beer production” – the effects of climate change (Padlet)

    Week 6

    • N/A

    Week 5

    Week 4

    Week 3

    Week 2

    Week 1

    • N/N

    2017/18

    TOPIC 1: “My Generation”

    Week 1

    • Here you’ll find your Quizlet vocab sets.

    Week 2

    Week 3

    Week 4

    Weeks 5&6

    Week 7

    Week 8

    Week 9

    • N/A

    Week 10

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0IFDuhdB2Hk

     Week 11

    Week 12

    • Writing an introduction and a conclusion: worksheet

    Week 13

    • Class test: writing a composition

    Choose ONE of the following tasks.

    1. Discuss benefits and downsides of being allowed to have digital devices at school.

    2. With apps like The Simple Club and YouTube channels like Kahn Academy, do we really still need to go to school?

    Week 14

    Week 15

    • Composition writing – assessment

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    TOPIC 2: “The Media”

    Week 16

    Week 17

    Week 18

    Week 19

    • Working on your personal syllabus

    Weeks 20&21

    Week 22

    Week 23

    “A growing number are waking up in the middle of the night” – Explain the quotation in relation to the text and give further examples of the challenges teenagers are facing today because of social media.”

    TOPIC 3: “Regions and Cities”

    Weeks 24-31

    • School trip project

    Week 32

    1. Turn the information in the text into an infographic.

    2. Add an audio commentary to explain your graphic in your own words.

    3. Upload both to our share-server.

    Week 34