Das Rad<sup>®</sup>

Das Rad®

Grades 6–12

German Level 1
5 Issues

Price per student: $7.99

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Immerse beginners in the language and culture of German-speaking countries.

Here's how Das Rad makes foreign language acquisition engaging and effective:

  • High-quality German nonfiction on people, traditions, and trends in German-speaking countries, including topics too current for textbooks 

  • Engaging comprehension activities and scaffolding techniques that support students as they build German skills 

  • High-interest topics like young celebrities and teen life abroad that inspire your students to develop comprehension 

  • A wealth of German vocabulary you might not be able to fit into class any other way 

  • Teacher’s Notes that save you prep time with complete lesson plans 

  • Full access to online teaching tools, including videos, listening activities, skills sheets, and much more 

Try Das Rad in your classroom FREE for 30 days.

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Take a look at the high-interest foreign language content our German magazines have in store for next year.

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In addition to the print magazine, you get:

Digital Articles

Every issue is available in a convenient digital format that's perfect for your interactive whiteboard or projector.


Videos feature native German speakers modeling conversation.

Interactive Activities

Build critical language and comprehension skills with 40 engaging online activities. 

Listening Activities

25 listening activities help your students develop accent and nuance.  

Resource Bank

You can access our complete searchable archive of past issues, worksheets, and multimedia features. Search by skill, language level, language focus, media type, or topic.




Scholastic Foreign Language Magazines immerse students in their second language and help them build comprehension and speaking skills. Each of our world language titles features an engaging format and topics that are too new for textbooks to get students excited to build proficiency in their second language. Our downloadable Skills Development Flyer describes the specific skills addressed in Scholastic Foreign Language Magazines.

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