Archive for December, 2008

Procedures and Homework Assignments for 12/4/08

Procedure for HS 1P (12/4/08)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to acquire terms for directions, to state their home environment (dwelling, rooms, and furniture) with direction terms. 2) Students will be able to describe the condition and relative position of things.

H/W: 1) Read Lesson 3 page 30. 2) One row for each new character.

Procedure:

1. 1) Turn in your H/W. Take another copy of square paper. 2) Take one copy of handout.

2. Informal assessment. Practice learned vocabulary on dry erase board.

3. Randomly drawing to read page 30. Describing relative position of objects.

4. Macarena activity for direction terms.

5. Group activity: “Pin the Tail on the Donkey”.

6. Model new characters.

Procedure for HS 2P (12/4/08)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to sight read sentences noted in Hanyu Pinyin. 2) Students will be able to identify terms for school supplies and inquire possessions of certain objects.

H/W: 1) Practice reading Review Sounds #2. 2) Practice reading textbook pages 32-33. 3) One row for each new character.

Procedure:

1. 1) Informal assessment. Dictation learned characters on dry erase board. 2) Random drawing to read learned sentences #11-#15.

2. Model 1 new character “this”.

3. Continue to read Review Sounds #2 sentences #16 to #20.

4.   Preview textbook pages 32-33.

No Chinese class for H/S 9P today (NHS induction ceremony)

Procedure for MS 3P/5P (12/4/08)

Objectives: 1) Students will perform skit using at least 6 different terms. 2) Students acquire basic geographic knowledge about China.

H/W: Practice all 12 greeting terms.

Procedure:

1. Collect slips, if any. Make up work?

2. 1) Pass out the reading packet (3P only). 2) Quiz on all greetings next Monday (12/8).

3. Informal assessment. Review 9 terms for greetings.

4. Teach 3 new terms. Practice.

5. Finish up paper cutting patterns.

6. Skit (5P only).

7. Popcorn read the packet (3P only).

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Procedures and Homework Assignments for 12/3/08

Procedure for HS 1P (12/03/08)

Objectives: 1) Students will acquire terms for directions; they will be able to state their home environment (dwelling, rooms, and furniture) with direction terms. 2) Students will be able to describe the condition and relative position of things.

H/W: 1) Read Lesson 3 page 30. 2) One row for each new character.

Procedure:

  1. Take one copy of handout. Turn in your H/W. Take another copy of square paper.
  2. Informal assessment. Practice learned vocabulary on dry erase board.
  3. Model read page 30. Read page 30 as a class.
  4. Pair practice for 10 direction terms.
  5. Model new characters “, ”.

Procedure for HS 2P/9P (12/03/08)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to sight read sentences noted in Hanyu Pinyin. 2) Students will be able to identify terms for school supplies and inquire possessions of certain objects.

H/W: 1) Practice reading Review Sounds #2. 2) Practice reading textbook pages 32-33. 3) One row for each new character.

Procedure:

1. Turn in your H/W. Take another copy of square copy.

2. 1) Informal assessment. Practice learned characters , , , , on dry erase board. 2) Write your Chinese name on the board. 3) Random drawing to read learned sentences.

3. Introduce newly arrived resources (9P only)

4. Model new characters “, , , .

5. Continue to read Review Sounds #2 sentences #11 to #15.

Procedure for MS 3P/5P (12/03)

1.  Collect any slips and make up work.

2.  Review (tone marks, 4 terms).  Informal assessment.

3.  Teach tone mark priority / 5 new terms.  Take notes.  Pair practice.

4.  Cutting a paper pattern: double happiness.

H/W: 1) memorizing all 9 terms,  2) think of one skit for tomorrow.

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Procedures and Homework Assignments for 12/2/08

Procedure for HS 1P (12/2/08)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to acquire terms for directions, to state their home environment (dwelling, rooms, and furniture) with direction terms. 2) Students will be able to describe the condition and relative position of things.

H/W: 1) Read Lesson 3 page 29. 2) One row for each new character.

Procedure:

1. Cultural Project (Don).

2. Introduce newly arrived resources. Check them out, please.

3. Previewing Lesson 3/Study Strategies.

4. Read page 29 as a class.

5. Model new characters “, , ,

Procedure for HS 2P/9P (12/2/08)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to sight read sentences noted in Hanyu Pinyin. 2) Students will be able to identify terms for school supplies and inquire possessions of certain objects.

H/W: 1) Practice reading Review Sounds #2 #6-#10. 2) One row for each new character.

Procedure:

1. 1) Informal assessment. Random drawing for reading the sentences. 2) Write your Chinese name on dry erase board.

2. Introduce newly arrived resources (2P only).

3. Read Review Sounds #2 sentences #1 to #5 as a class. Continue to read sentences #6 to #10 as a class.

4. Take turns introducing everyone’s Chinese name (9P only). Practice.

5. Model new characters “, , , , ” (2P had the first 4 characters only).

Procedure for MS 3P/5P (12/2/08)

1.  Collect signature slip.  Check H/W: index cards.

2.  Copy notes.

3.  Go over “Do Not Laugh at Me” poem (3P only).

4.  Teach 4 new terms for greetings and tone marks.  Pair practice / Group activity.

H/W: 1) Memorize 4 terms.  2) Bring in your scissors for tomorrow.

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Procedures and Homework Assignments for 12/1/08

Procedure for HS 1P (12/1/08)

Objectives: 1) Students will complete their cultural project presentation. 2) Students will review the sentence pattern “他是誰?” through a group activity.

H/W: Read Lesson 3 page 29 fluently.

Procedure:

1. 1) Art project: a PPT or poster w/oral presentation on 12/17, 12/18, and 12/19 (last day of school). It’s about your family/house layout—using all terms and directions with a real or imaginary floor plan. Due on 12/17 with your submission before the beginning of our class. 2) Quiz on Lesson 4 on 12/15. 3) Mr. Rings will observe Ms. Chang’s teaching before 12/15.

2. Cultural Project Presentation (Raymond, Chris, Don, Candace, Kristine).

3. Review sentence pattern “他是誰? 她是誰?”. Group activity completes on Friday for bonus points. This is a 2006 painting by Dai Dudu, Li Tiezi, and Zhang An named “Discussing the Divine Comedy with Dante”. It contains some of the most influential people throughout time. How many can you name?

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4. Monday sharing.

5.   Previewing Lesson 4/Study Strategies. Read page 29.

Procedure for HS 2P/9P (12/1/08)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to sight read sentences noted in Hanyu Pinyin. 2) Students will learn/pronounce classmates’ Chinese name. 3) Students will review the sentence patterns “他是誰? 她是誰?” through a group activity.

H/W: Practice reading Review Sounds #2.

Procedure:

1. 1) Get 3 handouts: 2 for Lesson 5 vocabulary stroke order and 1 Review Sounds #2. 2) Oral quiz on Review Sounds #2 on 12/17 and 12/18. 3) Art project: think of a theme and use at least 12 learned terms to draw corresponding pictures on a 10.5’ by 18.5’ paper. Due at the beginning of class on 12/15. Projects with excellent quality and creativity will be put in Foreign Language Department’s showcase!! 4) Quiz on Lesson 5 on 12/15. 5) Mr. Rings will observe Ms. Chang’s teaching before 12/15.

2. Guest speaker, Mr. Shi, introduces Ohio K-12 Chinese Flagship at OSU and summer immersion program (9P only).

3. Take turns introducing everyone’s Chinese name. Practice.

4. Read Review Sounds #2 sentences #1 to #5 as a class.

5. Review sentence patterns “他是誰? 她是誰? 你是誰? 我是誰?” Group activity completes on Friday for bonus points. This is a 2006 painting by Dai Dudu, Li Tiezi, and Zhang An named “Discussing the Divine Comedy with Dante”. It contains some of the most influential people throughout time. How many can you name?

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6.   Previewing Lesson 5/ Study Strategies

Procedure for MS 3P/5P

Objectives: 1) Students and teacher get to know one another.  2) Introduction of classroom expectations.

1.  Pass out class list.  Sit on your assigned seat.

2.  Work on Student Inventory sheet.  Collect.

3.  Pass out/Go over Ms. Chang’s Classroom Rules and Grading Policy.

4.  Introduction.

5.  Teach 5 terms/tone marks.

H/W: 1) Classroom Rules Slip signed by a parent.  2) Make 12 index cards.

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