Archive for March, 2009

Procedures and Homework Assignments for 3/31/09

Procedure for HS 1P (3/31/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will finish their skit presentation. 2) Students will review for their quiz on Friday.

功課: 1) practice reading text passages for audacity recording on Thursday and review lesson 5 for quiz on Friday. 2) WB page 45.

Procedure:

1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson 5 Study Guide and one copy of Permission Slip. 2) Return the permission slip by this Friday. 3) Revised schedule for tomorrow. No homeroom. 1st period starts at 7:30 AM.

2. Go over Study Guide.

3. Skit presentation .

4. Read textbook page 65. Do WB page 45. Collect as class participation grades (5-10 points). Check it as homework for tonight.

5. Change seats for 4th quarter?

Procedure for HS 2P/9P (3/31/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will finish their skit presentation. 2) Students will review for their quiz on Wednesday.

功課: practice reading text passages for audacity recording on Thursday and review lesson 9 for quiz tomorrow.

Procedure:

1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson 9 Study Guide and one copy of Permission Slip. 2) Return the permission slip by this Friday. 3) Revised schedule for tomorrow. No homeroom. 1st period starts at 7:30 AM. There will be 2 halves for the 2nd period. 1st half for 11th/12th graders to go to the assembly (8:15-8:55) and the 2nd half (9:05-9:45) 9th/10th graders to go.

2. Skit presentation .

3. Go over Lesson 9 Study Guide handout.

4. Change seats for 4th quarter?

5. Review activities.

Procedure for MS 3P/5P (3/31/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will continue to finish 7 sentences for their oral presentation.

H/W: review for quiz #3 on Wednesday.

Procedure:

1. (3P) Mr. Bennett will cover the very 8-10 minutes for Ms. Chang.

2. Quick review (6 family members terms, sui, jia, you, ge ren, he, liang, nian, yue, ri, shengri).

3. Teach new terms.

4. Make two/three more sentences (my phone number is ….., my address is …..). Collect (3P only)

5. (5P only) Cultural reading (Lucky/unlucky numbers).

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Procedures and Homework Assignments for 3/30/09

Procedure for HS 1P (3/30/09)

Objective: Students will showcase their ability in expressing prices, asking for the availability of certain merchandise, showing opinions in getting certain goods, and paying money/getting changes through a skit activity.

H/W: practice reading text passages and review lesson 5 for quiz.

Procedure:

1. Skit presentation.

2. Monday sharing.

Procedure for HS 2P/9P (3/30/09)

Objective: Sutdents will showcase their ability of carrying on a conversation through a skit activity.

H/W: Practice reading text passages and review lesson 9 for quiz.

Procedure:

1. Skit presentation.

2. Monday sharing.

Procedure for MS 3P/5P (3/30/09)

Objective: Students will continue writing sentences for their oral presentation.

H/W: 1) Making flash cards (5P only). 2) Review for quiz (unit #3) on Wendesday.

Procedure:

1. Monday sharing.

2. Quick review of what we learned from last week (6 family members, sui, jie, ge ren, he, liang).

3. Teach new terms (year, month, day, birthday, de).

4. Making sentences.  Collect your draft (3P only).

5. (5P only). Pass back the first draft. Get colored strips for making flash cards. Rewrite the first draft by copying the correct sentence structures/contents into the second draft.

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Procedures and Homework Assignments for 3/26/09

Procedure for HS 1P (3/26/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will learn expressions of different degrees. 2) Students will finish up their skit.

功課: 1) Practice your skit. 2) Practice reading Lesson 5 text passages. 3) Study Lesson 5 for your quiz.

Procedure:

  1. Ms. Chang is not available after school today due to a meeting with guidance counselors.
  2. Check your WB pages 41-42 H/W. Go over the key to the WB pages 41-42 H/W.
  3. Go over textbook page 64. Class work: WB page 40 Section I. ( ó ; ó ; ó 便宜; ó ).
  4. Read textbook pages 55-61.

Procedure for HS 2P/9P (3/26/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will review learned terms through various activities. 2) Students will finish up their skit.

功課: 1) Practice your skit. 2) Practice reading Lesson 5 text passages. 3) Study Lesson 9 for your quiz.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Ms. Chang is not available after school today due to a meeting with guidance counselors. 2) (2P) Draw the sticks for the order of skit presentation.
  2. Puzzle activity.
  3. Read text passages (textbook pages 77-79).
  4. Pair activity: work on your skit.
  5. Check your work/grades.

Procedure for MS 3P/5P (3/26/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will know the origin of picturesque Chinese characters. 2) Students will continue to know supplementary terms for unit #3.

功課: Study 6 family member terms and 10 supplementary terms for next Tuesday’s quiz.

Procedure:

1. Quick review (family members, supplementary terms).

2. (3P) Multiple game.

3. (3P) Teach new terms (sui, ge ren, jia, you/he). Take notes. Pair practice. Make sentences for first draft.

4. (5P) Watch VHS movie “Chinese character for Horse.”

5. (5P) Cultural reading time.

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Procedures and Homework Assignments for 3/25/09

Procedure for H 1P (3/25/09)

Objectives: Students will review new terms and sentence patterns through various activities.

功課: WB pages 41-42 (Sections F/G)

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of skit rubric. 2) Check your WB H/W.
  2. 1) Go over the new items in the rubric. 2) Go over the key to the WB pages 38 and 40.
  3. Group activity: Shopping.
  4. Conversation activity.
  5. Flash cards activity.

Procedure for HS 2P/9P (3/25/09)

Objectives: Students will practice learned terms and sentence patterns through a group conversation activity and a flash cards activity.

H/W:

Procedure:

1. 1) Skit due on 3/30. 2) Lesson 9 quiz due on 4/1. 3) Audacity recording due on 4/2. 4) 2P students draw a stick for the order of presenting skit.

2. Check your WB pages 60-62 H/W.

3. Go over the key to the WB pages 60-62 H/W.

4. Dictation.

5. Conversation activity.

6. Flash cards activity.


Procedure for MS 3P/5P (3/25/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will start building sentences for their oral presentation. 2) Students will be fluent in counting numbers from 1-100.

H/W: Review all learned terms (family members, supplementary words).

Procedure:

  1. Housekeeping: 1) Unit #3 quiz on next Tuesday (3/31). 2) (3P) Turn in your missed H/W?/Return papers/Tornado drill reminder. (5P) Return quiz papers/reading packet/newspaper.
  2. Common mistakes in newspaper hunting activity.
  3. (3P) Quick review before quiz #2. Tornado drill.
  4. (3P) Quiz #2.
  5. (3P) Counting from 1-100.
  6. (3P) Teach new terms (father, mother, older/younger brother, older/younger sister). Take notes. Pair practice.
  7. (5P) Teach supplementary words (sui, jia, your, ge ren). Make three sentences (I am…, I am … years old, There are … people in my family).
  8. (5P) Multiple game.

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Procedures and Homework Assignments for 3/24/09

Procedure for HS 1P (3/24/09)

Objective: 1) Students will practice listening comprehension for quiz. 2) Students will work on skit.

功課: WB Pages 38 / 40 (Sections C & E).

Procedure:

1. 1) Turn in your character H/W. 2) Check your WB page 37. 3) Take one copy of “Quick Reminder of Lesson 5 Skit Contents.”

2. Go over the key to WB page 37.

3. Go over the Skit Contents reminder.

4. Listen to CD (WB Section C, Section D—summarize the items for each store and the customers are Jane, Tim, Claire, Ben, Peter, and Sue; Section K).

5. Check the key.

Procedure for HS 2P/9P (3/24/09)

Objective: 1) Students will practice listening comprehension for quiz. 2) Students will work on skit.

功課: WB Pages 60-62 Sections G / I.

Procedure:

1. Check your WB pages 56/58 H/W.

2. Go over the key to WB pages.

3. Listen to CD (WB pages 55/57/60 Sections A/C/F).

4. Go over the key to WB pages.

5. Pair activity: work on your skit.

6. (2P) Read textbook pages 77-79.

(9P) Watch the movie “Chinese character for Horse.”

Procedure for MS 3P/5P (3/24/09)

Objectives: Students will learn to count from 0 to 100 based on 11 learned numbers.

H/W: (3P) Memorize all 11 numbers and 11 Chinese characters for quiz on Wednesday.

Procedure:

1. (3P) Quick review of numbers and chacters (1-6).

2. Explain Chinese counting principle. Count from 1 to 30.

3. Teach Chinese characters (7-10, 100). Pair practice. Quiz on each other.

4. Newspaper hunting activity (characters 1-10 and 100).

5. (5P) Quick review of family members.

6. Count from 0 to 100.

7. Pass out supplementary words handout. Introduce two words (family/house, years old). Build two sentences.

8. Try Tangram pieces activity.

9. Cultural reading: Chinese Immigrants and Chinatown.


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Procedures and Homework Assignments for 3/23/09

Procedure for HS 1P (3/23/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will finish up the new characters in lesson 5. 2) Students will work in pairs for their skit due on next Monday.

功課: 生字一行 / WB Page37 Section A (1, 2, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16, 20).

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your character H/W. 2) Bring in your workbook tomorrow.
  2. Monday sharing.
  3. Learn new characters (, , ).
  4. Pair activity—work on skit.

Procedure for HS 2P/9P (3/23/09)

Objectives: Students will start reviewing lesson 9 for their skit, oral recording and quiz due in next week.

功課: WB pages 56 and 56 for Sections B and D.

Procedure:

1. 1) Turn in your character H/W. 2) Bring in your workbook tomorrow.

2. Monday sharing.

3,   Dictation. Try on dry erase board.

4.   Read textbook pages 77-79.

5.   Work on your skit.

Procedure for MS 3P (3/23/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will gain cultural/historical knowledge through a reading activity.

H/W: Memorize all 11 numbers and 6 characters.

Procedure:

1. Unit #2 quiz this Wednesday.

2. Review numbers 1-10 and 100. Pair practice.

3. Teach Chinese characters for 1-6. Practice writing.

4. Showcase Chinese publications.

5. Monday sharing.

Procedure for MS 5P (3/23/09)

Objectives: Students will start unit #3 about family.

H/W: Memorize all numbers 1-10 and 100 and Chinese characters for 1-10 and 100.

Procedure:

1. Review numbers 1-10 and hundred and Chinese characters for numbers 1-10 and 100.

2. Quiz #2.

3. Monday sharing.

4. Teach new terms (father, mother, older/younger brothers, older/younger sisters). Take notes. Pair practice.

5. Newspaper hunting activity.

6. Teach Chinese counting principle. Practice counting from 1-29.

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Procedures and Homework Assignments for 3/20/09

Procedure for HS 1P (3/20/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will continue to learn characters in lesson 5. 2) Students will read text passages fluently.

功課: 生字一行

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return papers. 2) Turn in your missed work.
  2. Learn new characters (, , , , ).
  3. Read text pages 60-61.
  4. Review fruit terms (shopping basket).

Procedure for HS 2P/9P (3/20/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will have a chance to review the story of Chinese characters. 2) Students will finish up new characters in lesson 9.

功課: 生字一行

Procedure:

1. 1) Return papers. 2) Turn in your missed work.

2. Learn new characters (, , , , ).

3. Watch a video “Chinese character for Horse” to review the origin of Chinese characters.

Procedure for MS 3P (3/20/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will gain cultural/historical knowledge through a reading activity. 2) Students will prepare flash cards for unit #4.

H/W: Memorize all 10 numbers.

Procedure:

1. Pass out the cultural reading packet. Read the passages about Chinese school system, housing, and the history of Chinese immigrants.

2. Pass out 11 pairs of colored strips for students to make 11 flash cards for unit #4.

3. Play fist guessing game, “Rock, Scissors, and Paper,”

4. Practice chopsticks with Cheerios, if time allows.


Procedure for MS 5P (3/20/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will gain cultural knowledge through a DVD viewing session. 2) Students will learn Chinese characters 6-10 and 100 and number 100.

H/W: Memorize all numbers 1-10 and 100 and Chinese characters for 1-10 and 100.

Procedure:

1. 1) Review numbers 6-10. 2) Unit #2 on 3/26.

2. Teach number 100 and Chinese characters for 6-10 and 100. Pair practice.

3. Pair quiz for numbers and characters.

4. DVD viewing session: “Chinese calligraphy, Chinaware, …”

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Procedures and Homework Assignments for 3/19/09

Procedure for HS 1P (3/19/09)

Objective: Students will practice expressing terms of paying money and getting changes in a transaction.
功課: Read text pages 58-59.
Procedure:
1. 1) Turn in your character H/W. 2) Skit due on 3/31. 3) Audacity recording on 4/2. 4) Lesson 5 quiz on 4/1. 5) Ms. Chang is gone for the talent show at the 2nd half of 8th period.
2. Pair activity: Try paying money/returning change activity.
3. Sing “Happy Birthday” to Michael (馬瑞凱).

Practice Paying Money/Getting Changes: Show me your answer on the dry erase board.
1. Clerk: 一共十二塊三毛四. Customers: 給你十五塊. Clerk:?
2. Clerk: 一共五塊九毛七. Customers: 給你十塊. Clerk:?
3. Clerk: 一共三十六塊零八分. Customers: 給你四十塊. Clerk:?

Procedure for HS 2P/9P (3/19/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will familiarize themselves with all sport terms. 2) Students will read text passages on pages 77-78 fluently.
功課: Practice reading passages on pages 77-78.
Procedure:
1. (2P only) Matching activity.
2. 1) Turn in you character H./W (today or tomorrow) & a slip of skit choice and pair member names. 2) Ms. Chang is gone for the talent show at the 2nd half of 8th period. 3) Skit card #1 is now available. Skit due on 3/30. 4) Lesson 9 quiz on 3/31. 5) Audacity recording on 4/2/09.
3. Finish characters (踢, 打).
4. Read textbook pages 77-78.

Procedure for MS 3P (3/19/09)

Objectives: Students will gain knowledge about various aspects of Chinese cultures. 2) Students will practice cutting longevity paper pattern.
H/W: Memorize all numbers 1-10.
Procedure:
1. Finish reading legends about Chinese zodiac animals and giant panda.
2. Finish cutting the longevity paper pattern.
3. Watch a DVD: “Chinese Culture”.

Procedure for MS 5P (3/19/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will learn Chinese characters for numbers 1-5. 2) Students will cut 2 paper cutting patterns (double happiness and longevity). 3) Students will review numbers 1-10. 4) Students will learn the legends about 12 Chinese zodiac animals and giant panda.
H/W: Memorize numbers 1-10 and practice Chinese characters for 1-5.
Procedure:
1. Return all reading packets and quiz papers.
2. A quick review of numbers 1-5.
3. Teach Chinese characters 1-5. Practice writing Chinese characters.
4. Pass out Chinese zodiac handout (part II). Read the handout as a class.
5. Pass out 2 paper-cutting patterns. Cut patterns. Collect as a class participation grades.
6. Flash cards activity to review numbers.

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Procedures and Homework Assignments for 3/18/09

Procedure for HS 1P (3/18/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will learn review learned terms through a matching activity. 2) Students will continue to learn lesson 5 new characters.
功課: 生字一行
Procedure:
1. Matching activity.
2. Learn new characters (店, 市, 場, 共, 給).

Procedure for HS 2P/9P (3/18/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will continue to learn lesson 9 new characters. 2) Students will prepare themselves for lesson 9 skit.
功課: 生字一行
Procedure:
1. (2P only) Return all PowerPoint papers.
2. 1) Turn in your slip of skit choices and pair member names. 2) Take one copy of skit rubric.
3. Go over the rubric. Lesson 9 skit due on 3/30 or 3/31.
4. Learn new characters (喜, 歡, 運, 動, 打).

Procedure for MS 3P/5P (3/18/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will gain knowledge about legends of Chinese zodiac animals and giant pandas. 2) Students will try 2 cutting patterns (longevity and double happiness).
H/W: Memorize numbers 6-10.
Procedure:
1. Return all reading packets and quiz papers.
2. A quick review of numbers 1-5.
3. (5P only) Teach Chinese characters 1-5. Practice writing Chinese characters.
4. (5P only) Pass out Chinese zodiac handout (part II). Read the handout as a class.
5. Pass out 2 paper-cutting patterns. Cut patterns. Collect as class participation grades.
6. Flash cards activity to review numbers.

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Procedures and Homework Assignments for 3/17/09

Procedure for HS 1P (3/17/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will practice their communication skills through Monday sharing routine. 2) Students will review learned terms (stationary, fruits, measure words, money) through a shopping list activity.
功課: Without looking the pinyin, practice reading textbook pages 55-59.
Procedure:
1. Tuesday sharing.
2. Group activity (4 per group. Each student gets 2 shopping lists and 6 items to sell. Students take turns asking other group members the availability of his requested item).

Procedure for HS 2P/9P (3/17/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will review learned terms through a collection game. 2) Students will draw their draft for their Lesson 9 skit.
功課:: Turn in a slip with your partner’s name and your choice of skit.
Procedure:
1. A bonus of 4 points (2P) and 1 point was added to the GradeBook already.
2. Tuesday sharing.
3. Group activity: Collection game (4 per group) / Number cards /
4. Introduce skit choices 1-3. Due on 3/30 or 3/31.
5. Pair activity: discussion of skit.

Procedure for MS 3P/5P (3/17/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will gain geographical knowledge about China through a reading packet. 2) Students will able to locate major cities on a map. 3) Students will practice using chopsticks to pick up Cheerios.
H/W: Memorize 5 numbers (1-5).
Procedure:
1. Read the reading packet as a class. Complete the question section on the reading packet. Go over the key. Collect.
2. Label the cities on the map.
3. Chopsticks activity with Cheerios.

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