Presentation on theme: "Old German Scripts and Typescripts: A Cultural Unit for Your Students Sarah Glenn DeMaris Valparaiso University."— Presentation transcript:
Old German Scripts and Typescripts: A Cultural Unit for Your Students Sarah Glenn DeMaris Valparaiso University
Old German Handwritten Scripts Your Students Have Seen Letters from a great-grandparent Family documents or diaries Entries in a family Bible
Old German Typescripts Your Students Have Seen Old printed books with a “funny” font “Gothic” print in fantasy books or websites Ads for “renaissance fairs” On souvenir beer steins Wedding invitations
Why Today? To conduct research? To learn a “secret” language? To teach something different? To slip other learning into the lesson?
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