German II A Course Updates

Fall 2015

In the News

I hope that you'll find this newsletter helpful. The assignments due this Thursday, August 27, are:

16 week session students

Complete the Introducing Yourself Discussion

Turn in the H_M_Mein Haus Speaking Assignment.

Take the H_M_Haus und Möbel Vocabulary Quiz

18 week session students

Turn in the H_M_Wechselpräpositionen Grammar Assignment.

Take the H_M_Wechselpräpositionen Grammar Quiz.

Post to the ‘Haus und Möbel’ discussion forum.

Turn in the H_M_Modalverben Vocabulary and Grammar Assignment

Take the H_M_Modalverben and Telling Time Quiz

Please read through the newsletter for helpful information.

Listen and Practice

Go to Natural Readers where you can copy and paste German text in the box and listen to the text in German.

How about some German music?

Click on the link below and scroll down to listen to a few German songs. There are additional links for the lyrics so you can sing along!

Parents can check grades too! Remember the welcome email??

The Parent Account gives you information about your child’s grades and progress in their course. If your child’s grade drops below a 75, you will receive an automated phone call. If your child’s grade drops below a 70, you will receive a phone call from me.

If you already have a parent account please do NOT create a new one.

1) Please check to see that your parent account is linked to your student’s account.

2) For more information click Help on the Log in page or click this link.

If you are uncertain about whether you have a parent account or not,

1) Log in to GAVS at and at the Log In page type in your username and password.

2) For more information click Help at the top of the Log In page or click the following link.

*Information for parents who have NEVER created a parent account.

1) Login to our website

2) Click the “Log In To GAVS” icon

3) Click “Create An Account” from the navigation bar.

4) You will need to know your child’s GTID and date of birth.

5) Please follow the directions on the screen.

6) Be sure you have linked your parent account to your student’s account.

7) For more information simply click HELP at the top of the Log In page or click the following link.

Study opportunities!

Remember that there is a wealth of information out there but finding the right place makes all the difference in the world.

quizlet - - you'll find many of your vocab lists in here.

About German - - great explanations of grammar and practice

Keep watching for new additions.

Come to the Chat Sessions!

Wednesdays when we meet online, we often look at listening and reading opportunities to expand your vocabulary and listening comprehension abilities. Join us.

It's also a great time to ask questions about the assignments.

Late Assignments

The late policy for assignments has changed. Please see the visual below.
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