Gesunder Lebenstil

Die Umwelt is a hot topic at the moment and there are lots of resources to help introduce vocabulary to students of all levels. 

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Eating Disorders


In the German-speaking world, like in many countries there is a focus on good nutrition and exercise.

Snacks fürs Gehirn

http://www.5amtag-schule.de/index.php?id=31 Added: 02 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Snacks for your brain - short German language article about the types of food to eat to help you study. Written in an accessible style.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
German

Strand: Reading/Lesen

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: Display of the class cumputer and discuss the vocabulary in the article. ask the students to tell you the names of food they eat today.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: German
Rights: All rights reserved
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Die Ernährungspyramide

http://www.krankheiten-gesundheit.de/ernaehrungspyramide.shtml Added: 02 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Graphic showing the food pyramid in German. At the top of the pyramid are süßigkeiten (candy bars) and tierische fette (animal fats) to the bottom of the pyramid where there are getränke (drinks). Contains advertising!

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
German

Strand: Vocabulary/Wortschatz

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: Get the students to identify and name a number of foods within each group.

Key Skills: Literacy

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: German
Rights: All rights reserved
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Gesunde Ernährungspyramide

http://www.gesundheit.de/ernaehrung...naehrungswissen/ernaehrungspyramide Added: 02 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

German language article explaining the food pyramid. The base of the pyramid shows the preferred foods while the top lists those which should be consumed in lesser amounts. The article deals with recent modifications to the pyramid and touches on fats, proteins and carbohydrates.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
German

Strand: Reading/Lesen

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: Read the article and ask the students to name foods in each category.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: German
Rights: All rights reserved
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5-Am-Tag

http://www.5amtag.ch/5-am-tag Added: 02 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Swiss health promotion campaign aimed at boosting the consumption of fruit and vegetables (die frucht und das gemüse). Useful images and vocabulary for different foods. Available in German, English and French.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
German

Strand: Vocabulary/Wortschatz

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: Get the students to build a food pyramid using the names of foods in these pages.

JC
Home Economics

Strand: Nutrition

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Language: English , German , French
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Gesunde Ernährung

http://www.gesunde-rezepte.de/index.php Added: 02 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Information and recipes for seasonal foods in German. Covers vitamin and health benefis of the different foods. The recipes are available to download from PDF.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
German

Strand: Reading/Lesen

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: German
Rights: All rights reserved
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Lust auf Obst und Gemüse pur?

http://www.5amtag-schule.de/index.php?id=30 Added: 02 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Looks at the types of foods that children should be eating. Covers Äpfel (apples), trauben (grapes), pfirsiche (peaches), paprika (peppers), bananen (bananas), tomaten (tomatoes).

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
SC
German

Strand: Reading/Lesen

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: This is a basic page that can be presented on the class computer and conversation built around it. Get the children to name the kinds of food they are eating today.

Strand: Reading/Lesen

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: German
Rights: All rights reserved
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Gesundes Essen - Michael

http://www.education.vic.gov.au/lan...man%20-%20Gesundes%20Essen%201.html Added: 02 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Short comprehension piece about Michael and his eating habits. readers are asked five questions with multiple choice answers about the text.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
SC
German

Strand: Reading/Lesen

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: Perfect for use in the class after a few classes covering food vocabulary.

Key Skills: Literacy

Strand: Reading/Lesen

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: Perfect for use in the class after a few classes covering food vocabulary.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: German
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Gesundes Essen - Maria

http://www.education.vic.gov.au/lan...man%20-%20Gesundes%20Essen%202.html Added: 02 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Short comprehension piece about Maria who is a vegetarian and her eating habits. Readers are asked five questions with multiple choice answers about the text.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
SC
German

Strand: Vocabulary/Wortschatz

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: Perfect for use in the class after a few classes covering food vocabulary.

Strand: Vocabulary/Wortschatz

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: Perfect for use in the class after a few classes covering food vocabulary.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: German
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Gesundes Essen - Jan

http://www.education.vic.gov.au/lan...erman%20-%20Gesundes%20EssenL1.html Added: 20 Nov 2008 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Listening comprehension exercise with multiple choice questions. Very clear.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
German

Strand: Listening/Hören

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: Students work in pairs and draw up a list of food and classify them as either healthy, unhealthy. Students then write a report on what they eat in a typical day.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: German
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Ernaehrungsquiz

http://www.dlr-rnh.rlp.de/dienstste.../Quizz_5_am_Tag/q2_5amTag/start.htm Added: 02 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

A Who Wants to be a Millionaire style quiz about foods in German. Questions like - what vegetables grow above the ground? What is meant by the term 'snack'? Good for vocabulary development.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
German

Strand: Vocabulary/Wortschatz

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: This would be suitable after a series of classes on foods. Do as a group or individually if using computer room.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: German
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Sport-Quiz

http://www.dlr-rnh.rlp.de/dienstste...ERN_RLP/quiz1/Quizz_Sport/start.htm Added: 02 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

German language Who Wants to be a Millionaire style quiz about healthy living. Questions like - what sports drinks aid energy? How does the body compensate for the loss of food? Good for vocabulary development.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
German

Strand: Vocabulary/Wortschatz

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: Do as a whole class exercise after a series of classes on healthy living.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: German
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Kinderernährungs Quiz

http://www.dlr-rnh.rlp.de/dienstste...uiz1/Quizz_Kinder/q1_kind/start.htm Added: 02 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

A Who Wants to be a Millionaire style quiz about nutrition for children. Questions like - How many times a day should children eat? Basic vocabulary required.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
German

Strand: Vocabulary/Wortschatz

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: German
Rights: All rights reserved
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Welche Folgen kann Übergewicht haben?

http://www.gesundheit-ernaehrung.ne...hefolgenkannuebergewichthaben.shtml Added: 02 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Short article on the effects of being overweight and the types of illnesses and diseases that can affect people who are obese. (Contains some advertising.)

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
German

Strand: Reading/Lesen

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: Copy the text and paste into a Word document and give to the class to read. Discuss later.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: German
Rights: All rights reserved
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Welche Folgen kann Untergewicht haben?

http://www.gesundheit-ernaehrung.ne...hefolgenkannuntergewichthaben.shtml Added: 02 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Short article looking at the possible consequences of being underweight. It discusses the percentage of carbohydrates, protien and fats that should be in a normal diet.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
German

Strand: Reading/Lesen

Strand unit: Food/Essen

Suggestions for use: Copy text print out and give to class. Discuss later.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

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