German I News

Week of January 20

Grades Updated and Late Policy

  • Grades have been update as of 1/18 for students enrolled in the 18 week schedule. Please take the time to check them and let me know if you have any questions.
  • GaVS Late Policy Reminder - Zeros will be entered for assignments not turned in by the deadline. A 10%/day late penalty will be added per day late and no late assignments will be accepted after January 23 at midnight.
  • Students are required to log in and check GAVS email daily!

Helpful Hints:

  • The shortcuts for the German Umlauts are under "Orientation and Course Overview".
  • For the quizzes you can also do the following: use ae for ä, ue for ü, oe for ö and ss for ß
  • To record sound just go to http://vocaroo.com/; Copy and paste the link into a word doc and upload it to the dropbox.
  • Work a little everyday and always let me know if you need help.
  • Read directions carefully and only work ahead of schedule if you have a good grade! Do not skip pages or practice activities in the content!
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Live Sessions Next Week

Live sessions are on Wednesdays 8:00 to 9:00 pm. Here is the link to join https://gavirtualschool.adobeconnect.com/_a1009797041/abonfantegerman1a/

Just select "log in as guest" and enter your first and last name as the password. Students who attend and participate will receive 10% extra credit on one of the speaking assignments. In order to participate students must have a computer with a built in mic or a microphone.


If you cannot attend the live sessions, you can listen to the recording and complete the extra credit assignment for the 10% extra credit. Extra credit assignments must be completed within one week of the date of the original live session.


Please let me know if you have questions!