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My Book on Schwäbisch

Gmünd, Germany and


Grand Rapids, Michigan
How are we similar? How are we different?

By: __________________________
After learning about Schwäbisch Gmünd
and Grand Rapids, I will be able to…

• explain how the two cities are similar.


• give evidence of how they are different.
Color in the United States
and Germany on the Map.
How Far is Schwäbisch Gmünd from Grand Rapids?
4294 Miles, but what does that mean?
If there was a bridge from Grand Rapids to Schwäbisch Gmünd, you
would have to walk for 60 days without sleeping or stopping.

What is a more realistic


way for Miss Finegan to
get to Germany? Draw it in
the box to the right!
About Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany
“Deutschland”
Population: 60,700 People

Main Language: German

What language besides German is


taught in schools here?

___________________________________
About Grand Rapids, Michigan

Population: 196,500 People

Languages Spoken: Many!


Spanish, English, Dutch

Grand Rapids is closest to


what Great Lake?

__________________________________
Germany’s flag has three equal parts.
Color in Germany’s flag.

Black

Red

Yellow
Grand Rapid’s flag uses three colors.
Red, Blue, and Yellow.
What do you think the flag
represents?
German Food
Draw a line from the name of the German food to the picture

Schnitzel Bratwurst Pretzel


My Food
What are three foods you like to eat? Write and
draw about them below.
Who can I call if I need help in Schwäbisch
Gmünd?
Does Germany have police officers? Firemen? Hospitals?

YES!
Who do I call if I need help near me?
Circle the pictures of people who can help me.
Sports in Germany. Do we have the same?
Put a next to the sports that we have in Grand Rapids.
Woah! That Comes from Germany?
Look at these German products. Circle the ones that you use.
Thank you. Danke.
You're welcome. Bitteschön.
Please. Bitte.
Yes. Ja.
No. Nein.
Pardon me. Entschuldigung.
I'm sorry. Es tut mir leid.