Exploring... Films for KS3 German

Comprehensive project packs based around popular, contemporary target-language films and culturally rich regions. This carefully written, authentic and engaging target-language material is the perfect way to teach common KS3 topics and language – and meet the requirements of the new National Curriculum!

Each resource contains:

  • ready-made scheme of work with clear outcomes, AfL and cross-curricular links where relevant
  • structured lesson plans – including starters, mains, plenaries and homeworks
  • student worksheets
  • end-of-project revision and assessment lesson
  • full answers make for quick and easy teacher-, peer- and self-marking

  • Available for Years 8 and 9, with further differentiation within each pack – supports those who struggle while stretching the brightest; suitable for any class!
  • Fun, varied and original activities capture students’ interest while allowing practice of all four main skills. Aural, visual and kinaesthetic tasks appeal to learners of all types.

Exploring… Heidi (year 8)

Engage students with the film adaptation of this Swiss classic. The touching tale is explored through structured lessons, card games and an assessment activity, which enable students to work on their German language skills in a creative way.

Exploring… Rettet Raffi! (year 9)

An extraordinary tale of friendship and adventure leads young Sammy to go in search of his pet hamster Raffi, who has been kidnapped by a dangerous criminal. Students learn German vocabulary, practise translation and complete fun activities based on this film adaptation.