3 Year German Scheme of Work

Suggested sequence of lessons:

year 1

  1. Introduction 1
  2. Introduction 2
  3. Colours 1
  4. Colours 2 with Flags
  5. Body 1
  6. Body 2
  7. Clothes 1
  8. Clothes 2
  9. Zeit für Deutsch A
  10. Numbers 1 and Time
  11. Numbers 2 and Maths
  12. Assessment Kahoot Quiz Lessons 1-10, Flashcards Sets 1 and 2
  13. Zeit für Deutsch B
  14. Animals 1
  15. Animals 2
  16. Zeit für Deutsch C
  17. Fruit 1
  18. Fruit 2
  19. Zeit für Deutsch D
  20. Weather 1
  21. Weather 2
  22. Zeit für Deutsch E
  23. Breakfast 1
  24. Breakfast 2
  25. Zeit für Deutsch F
  26. Months 1
  27. Months 2
  28. Assessment Kahoot Quiz Lessons 11-20, Flashcards Sets 3, 4 and 5
  29. Zeit für Deutsch G
  30. Dodgeball in German Lesson

* In the first year I would also run a German club to rehearse and perform the Elves and the Shoemaker production at an assembly, usually at Christmas 


year 2

  1. Birthday 1
  2. Birthday 2
  3. Zeit für Deutsch H
  4. Phone 1
  5. Phone 2
  6. Zeit für Deutsch I
  7. Weekdays 1 with Months
  8. Weekdays 2 with Activities
  9. Zeit für Deutsch J
  10. Family 1 with Activities
  11. Family 2 with Birthdays
  12. Zeit für Deutsch K
  13. Book 1 Letters and Sounds
  14. Book 2
  15. Assessment Kahoot Quiz Lessons 21-30, Flashcards Sets 6 and 7
  16. Zeit für Deutsch L
  17. School 1
  18. School 2
  19. Zeit für Deutsch M
  20. Continents 1
  21. Continents 2
  22. Zeit für Deutsch N
  23. House 1 and Rooms
  24. House 2 and Furniture
  25. Zeit für Deutsch O
  26. To be (Sein) 1 
  27. To be (Sein) 2
  28. Zeit für Deutsch P
  29. To have (Haben) 1
  30. To have (Haben) 2
  31. Assessment Kahoot Quiz Lessons 31-40, Flashcards Sets 8, 9 and 10
  32. Zeit für Deutsch R
  33. Football in German Lesson

*In the second year I would teach a year group the 'Stille Nacht' lesson in December for the children to perform the song at their Christmas production 


year 3

  1. Sport 1
  2. Sport 2
  3. Zeit für Deutsch S
  4. Hobbies 1
  5. Hobbies 2
  6. Zeit für Deutsch T
  7. Town/Directions 1
  8. Town/Directions 2
  9. Zeit für Deutsch U
  10. Likes and Dislikes 1
  11. Likes and Dislikes 2 (with Food)
  12. Zeit für Deutsch V
  13. Letter to Penpal 1
  14. Letter to Penpal 2
  15. Letter to Penpal 3*
  16. Assessment Kahoot Quiz Lessons 41-51, Flashcards Sets 11 and 12
  17. Zeit für Deutsch - Teacher Selection
  18. Classroom 1 with Prepositions
  19. Classroom 2 with Prepositions (and dative)
  20. Classroom 3* with Prepositions (and dative)
  21. Zeit für Deutsch - Teacher Selection
  22. People 1 - Sebastian Vettel
  23. People 2 - Merkel and Klum
  24. People 3* - Vettel, Merkel, Klum, Federer, Lisicki, Scooter, Özil
  25. Zeit für Deutsch - Teacher Selection
  26. German Dictionary 1
  27. German Dictionary 2
  28. German Dictionary 3*
  29. Zeit für Deutsch - Teacher Selection
  30. Modal Verbs 1
  31. Modal Verbs 2
  32. Modal Verbs 3
  33. Assessment Kahoot Quiz Lessons 52-63, Flashcards Sets 13 and 14

*a '3' denotes a more formal written lesson.

*I have stopped producing new Zeit für Deutsch sessions after 'Zeit für Deutsch V Likes and Dislikes' as there will be lots of material to revise and also there is more of a focus on written lessons in the children's German books