Conversation Class Lesson Plan

Section: Intermediate Conversation
Date: 20th Jan 2011

Class theme/topics discussed:
Book: Tintenherz

How did you pick this theme or topic?
Students expressed their interest in reading German short stories and books.

How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
I gave my students a summery of the book “Tintenherz” and also a list with vocabulary. We read the text together. After each paragraph we talked about new vocabulary and what had happened to the protagonists in it.

How did students react?
Liked it

Did they engage with each other and you?

What materials or media did you use? (articles, satellite tv, digital projector, etc.)
Summery of Tintenherz

Please attach a copy.

Would you recommend this activity for a future class?

Why or why not?
Tintenherz is a very popular book in Germany and also my students liked it. They asked if we could also read about “Tintenblut” and “Tintentod”