Archive for October, 2009

Procedures for 10/30/09

HS 1P/9P (10/30/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will review for quiz on next Tuesday. 2) Students will gain knowledge about Chinese’s contribution in math.

Homework: 1) 5-sentence paragraph. 2) Study for quiz on next Tuesday (lesson 4 w/consonants)

Procedure:

1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson 4 Study Guide. 2) Ms. Chang checks your completeness of WB pages (23-26). 3) Turn in any makeup work. 4) (1P only) Happy birthday song for Kristen C.

2. 1) Go over key to WB pages. 2) Go over Study Guide. 3) Go over common mistakes (, < pronoun > # : without in between, => X二歲)

3.  DVD: Culture and Math: the Chinese.

HS 2P (10/30/09)

Objective: Students will practice Chinese calligraphy.

Homework: 1) 5-sentence paragraph. 2) Chinese II: Review for quiz on next Thursday. 3) Chinese III: practice for your skit.

Procedure:

1. 1) Turn in your 4/5-character writing assignment (, , , , ). Ms. Chang checks the completeness of your WB pages 14-15. Any makeup work? 2) Take a few copies of newspaper to cover the carpet & your desk. 3) Ms. Chang passes out brush pen, Xuan paper, ink, etc. 4) Chinese III: Bring in your Chinese III textbook on next Tuesday.

2. Mrs. Shen will demonstrate 1) how to hold a brush pen and 2) how to exercise your brush pen in Chinese calligraphy.

3. Enjoy your calligraphy practice.

MS 3P/5P (10/30/09)

Objective: Students will learn places in China and prepare flash cards for next two units.

Homework: 1) 5-sentence paragraph. 2) (3P only) 17 flash cards.

Procedure:

1. 1) Any makeup work? 2) Take colored strips. Make flash cards.

2. Make a balloon origami.

3. DVD time: Scenic and historical spots in China.


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Procedures for 10/29/09

HS 1P/9P (10/29/09)

Objective: 1) Students will identify someone, state his/her age, and welcome the person. 2) Students will acquire the knowledge of Chinese attitude towards age and the Chinese customs for celebrating birthdays.

Homework: WB pages 23-26 (Sections B-E)

Procedure:

1. 1) Turn in your 5-character homework (, , , , ). 2) Return all papers (characters, 5-sentence paragraph). 3) Ms. Chang is not available after school due to a meeting at 2:30 PM.

2. Read textbook pages 29-31. Showcase cookbooks with pictures of birthday items.

3. (1P only) Teach birthday song.

HS 2P (10/29/09)

Objectives: 1) Chinese II students will be able to communicate about time, daily routines, and to express opinions about time. 2) Chinese III students will demonstrate their proficiency of using terms to express weather conditions.

Homework: 1) Chinese II: one row for each new character (, , , , ). WB pages 14-15.

Procedure:

1. 1) Ms. Chang is not available after school due to a meeting at 2:30 PM. 2) No fancy clothes tomorrow (Wear layered clothes. Short sleeves inside, preferred). Calligraphy class tomorrow!

2. Chinese II: 1) Turn in your daily routine homework. 2) Return all papers (characters, 5-sentence paragraph, daily routine, pen pal letter—if still incorrect!!). 3) WB pages 14-15. 4) Learn new characters (, , , , ). 5) Read text pages 18-19. 

3. Chinese III: 1) Questions? 2) Quiz. 3) Practice your skit.

MS 3P/5P (10/29/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will learn Chinese folk arts—folding paper. 2) Students will prepare index cards for unit #3—family and unit #4—colors.

Homework: 17 index cards (father, mother, older/younger sister, older/younger brother, 11 colors)

Procedure:

1. 1) Return all papers (connecting the dots, quiz paper). 2) (3P only) Play CD again. 3) Explain homework next Tuesday/Wednesday. 4) Quiz #3 on 11/9.

2. Culture reading—lucky numbers and unlucky numbers.

3. Make origami (pinwheel, gift box). Collect for grades at the end of the class.

4. (3P only) Take colored strips.




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Procedures for 10/28/09

HS 1P/9P (10/28/09)

Objective: 1) Students will identify someone, state his/her age, and welcome the person. 2) Students will acquire the knowledge of Chinese attitude towards age and the Chinese customs for celebrating birthdays.

Homework: 1) One row for each character (, , , , ). 2) Review consonants.

Procedure:

1. 1) Turn in your 5-character writing assignment (, , , , ). 2) Audacity recording is on 11/10 (1P is at media center, 2P and 9P are at Dell Lab 2nd floor).

2. Dictation.

3. Teach new characters (, , , , ). Q/A activity. (我是 < name>, ……. < years old>, / 她是 …… < someone >, 你是誰? < Who are you? > 你幾歲 ? < How old are you>. Throw your ball.

HS 2P (10/28/09)

Objectives: 1) Chinese III students will demonstrate their proficiency of using terms to express weather conditions. 2) Chinese II students will describe their daily routine with action words and time expressions.

Homework: 1) Chinese II students: Draft your daily routine (早上, 中午, 下午, 晚上). Due tomorrow. 2) Chinese III students: Practice your skit for presentation on next Wednesday.

Procedure:

1. Chinese II: 1) Turn in your characters homework (, , , , ). Ms. Chang checks your completeness of WB page 10. 2) Audacity recording on 11/10. 3) Check key to WB page 10. 4) Read textbook pages 16-17 to a partner. 5) Matching activity. 6) Listen to CD/WB page 9 Section A.

2. Chinese III: 1) Read textbook pages 105-108. 2) Matching/Typesetting activities.

MS 3P/5P (10/28/09)

Objective: Students will wrap up number unit by taking a quiz and a connecting the dots activity. Homework: N/A

Procedure:

1. 1) Practice classroom expressions. 2) Return papers (reading packet, character homework, quiz paper, etc). 3) Quick review (numbers and characters).

2. Quiz #2 (numbers).

3. (5P only) Culture reading: Lucky numbers and unlucky numbers.

4. Connecting the Dot activity. Collect.

5. Prepare papers for origami tomorrow.

6. (5P only) Make pinwheel.

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Procedures for 10/27/09

HS 1P/9P (10/27/09)

Objective: Students will continue to learn consonants and lesson four.

Homework: 1) One row for each character. 2) Review consonants.

Procedure:

1. 1) Return all papers (characters, quiz, etc). 3) Makeup work (1P: typing Chinese characters: Kathryn, James, Colin, Wyatt, Brad, Kristen; Nathaniel, & Devon: quiz; 9P: Mitchell/Eddie: quiz).

2. Dictation.

3. Continue consonants.

4. Teach new characters (, , , , ).

5. Read textbook pages 2324.

6. “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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HS 2P (10/27/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will practice their listening/speaking skills through a weekly Monday sharing routine. 2) Chinese II students will continue to learn to express time and current actions. 3) Chinese III students review weather condition terms through various activities for quiz tomorrow.

Homework: 1) Chinese II: 生字一行 & WB page 10. 2) Chinese III: Review Lesson 9 text and WB for quiz tomorrow.

Procedure:

1. Chinese II: 1) Turn in your characters (, , , , ) homework. Submit your revised pen pal letters. 2) Learn new characters (, , , , ). 3) Read textbook pages 16-17. 4) Matching/typesetting activities. 5) WB page 10. If not completed, it is your homework, too.

2. Chinese III: 1) Take/go over the study guide (key to WB pages is included). 2) Group study. 3) Matching/Typesetting activities.

MS 3P/5P (10/27/09)

Objective: 1) Students learn Chinese counting principle to count from zero to one hundred. 2) Students will be able to gain geographical knowledge about China.

Homework: Review all numbers (0, 1-10, 100 and the corresponding Chinese characters) for quiz tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Practice classroom expressions. 2) Makeup work (3P: Ellen—Reading packet, 5-sentence paragraph, coloring sheet, and writing Chinese characters; 5P: Andrea, Perry, Ricky, Andrew). 3) Return all papers (reading packet, character homework, quiz paper, etc).
  2. Quick review (numbers and characters).
  3. Culture reading: Chinese writing/pronunciation systems. Showcase Chinese publications.
  4. Introduce Chinese counting principle. Count from 0 – 100.
  5. (5P only) Show and Tell: Chinese publications and money by Logan G.
  6. DVD: Places in China.

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Procedures for 10/26/09

HS 1P (10/26/09)

Objective: 1) Students will practice their listening/speaking skills through a weekly Monday routine. 2) Students will continue to learn consonants and lesson four.

Homework: Review consonants.

Procedure:

1. 1) Turn in your 5-character homework from last Friday. 2) Return all papers (characters, quiz, etc). 3) Makeup work (1P: Kathryn—Audacity/quiz/typing Chinese characters; Adam Y., Nathaniel, & Devon: quiz; James: quiz/typing Chinese characters; Colin, Wyatt, Brad, Kristen, Caitlyn: typing Chinese characters; 9P: Mitchell: typing Chinese character/quiz/5-sentence paragraph; Eddy: quiz). 4) Lesson 4/consonants quiz on next Tuesday (11/3).

2. Monday sharing. Turn in your 5-sentence paragraph.

3. Dictation.

4. Continue consonants.

5. (1P only) Teach new characters (, ).

6. Read textbook pages 23-24.

HS 2P (10/26/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will practice their listening/speaking skills through a weekly Monday sharing routine. 2) Students will continue to learn to express time and weather condition.

Homework: 1) Chinese II: Fix your pen pal letter mistakes. Then submit again. 生字一行. 2) Chinese III: Review Lesson 9 text and WB for quiz on Wednesday.

Procedure:

1. 1) Chinese III: Turn in your lesson 9 skit script/WB pages 81, 83, and 84. 2) Chinese II: Turn in your pen pal letter from last Friday/character homework (, , , , ). 3) Return all papers (characters, making sentences, etc). 4) Makeup work (Chinese III: Michael, Candace, Rachel; Chinese II: Eric). 5) Chinese II: Lesson 2 quiz on next Thursday (11/5). 6) Chinese club: turn in your due. Talk to Jae-Min, Lauren and Ray for activity/roster.

2. Monday sharing. Turn in your 5-sentence paragraph.

3. Chinese II: 1) Learn new characters (, , , , ). 2) Review all verb terms (做功課, 放風箏, 下棋, 看漫畫, 看書, 寫字, 跳舞, 喝茶, 聽音樂, 打球, 做飯, 上學, 騎車, 跑步, 游泳). 3) Listen to CD page 11 Section C. Have a partner check your answers/drawing. 4) Read textbook pages 16-17.

4. Chinese III: 1) Check key to WB pages 81, 83, & 84. 2) Read textbook 113. Read Sample sentences.

MS 3P/5P (10/26/09)

Objective: Students will be able to practice their speaking/listening skills through a weekly Monday sharing routine.

Homework: Review all numbers (0, 1-10, 100 and the corresponding Chinese characters) for quiz on Wednesday.

Procedure:

1. 1) Practice classroom expressions. 2) Makeup work (3P: Ellen—Reading packet, 5-sentence paragraph and writing Chinese characters; 5P: Andrea, Perry, Ricky, Andrew, Perris, ). 3) Return all papers (reading packet, character homework, quiz paper, etc).

2. Monday sharing. Turn in your 5-sentence paragraph and coloring sheet.

3. 1) Quick review (numbers and characters). 2) Listening to CD. 3) Showcase a seal (chop, stamp).

4. Hunting characters activity: look for Chinese number characters in the newspaper. Collect.

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Procedures for 10/23/09

HS 1P/2P/9P (10/23/09)

Objective: Students will enjoy their Chinese painting (flowers/bamboo) lesson today.

Homework: 1) 5-sentence paragraph. 2) Chinese III: Lesson 9 skit script.

Procedure:

1. Take your brush pen, Xuan paper, watercolor paint and sit on any seat.

2. Listen to/Watch our guest teacher, Mrs. Shen’s demonstration very carefully.

3.  Practice on paper towel and then work on real xuan paper.

MS 3P/5P (10/23/09)

Objective: 1) Students will finish up number unit today. 2) Students will solidify their retention of numbers through a coloring activity.

Homework: 1) 5-sentence paragraph. 2) Coloring sheet.

Procedure:

  1. Collect any makeup work, if any.
  2. Quick review (1-10). Teach new terms (0, 100).
  3. Cultural reading: Chinese writing system. Finish teaching 3 more Chinese characters (water, river, mouth). Collect as your grades.
  4. Teach classroom expressions (class begins, class is dismissed, stand up, sit down, bow, how are you, teacher, how are you, class).
  5. Coloring activity.

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Procedures for 10/22/09

HS 1P/9P (10/22/09)

Objective: 1) Students will start lesson 4 today. 2) Students will view several student sample work from last year’s Chinese painting class.

Homework: one row each for 5 new characters.

Procedure:

1. 1) Take one set of Lesson 4 character list and last group of consonants. 2) For juniors and seniors only, apply OSU program for overseas online chatting. Ms. Chang will forward the e-mail to whoever interested in it. You need my recommendation to participate.

2. Teach new characters (, , , , ).

3. Teach consonants (zh, ch, sh, r, c, s, z).

4. Cute video clip/Show and tell: art work samples.

HP 2P (10/22/09)

Objectives: 1) Chinese II students will be able to tell time in various ways. 2) Chinese III students will work on their weather report, brochure, or forecast at media center.

Homework: Chinese II: 生字一行 (, , , , ). Pen pal letter due tomorrow.

Procedure:

Chinese II: 1) No fancy clothes tomorrow. 2) Turn in your 5-character homework (, , , , ). 3) For juniors and seniors only, apply OSU program for online chatting overseas. Circulate program information and application form. Ms. Chang will forward the e-mail to whoever interested in it. You need my recommendation to participate. 4) Q/A session. 5) Go over/reteach learned characters with common mistakes (, , ). 6) Learn 5 more characters (, , , , ). 7) Teach time format with examples. 8) Go over common mistakes in your 5-sentence paragraph. 9) Pair activity: practice saying various times (9:30, 9:20, 12:45, 3:15. 5:00).

MS 3P/5P (10/22/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will learn numbers 6-10 today. 2) Students will continue to learn Chinese writing system through a culture reading activity. 3) Students will finish up their paper cutting activity.

Homework: Review 10 terms (1-10).

Procedure:

1. 1) Check H/W (12 index cards). 2) Quick review (1-5).

2. Teach new terms (6-10) w/Chinese characters.

3. Finish 2nd paper pattern cutting. Collect two products as your participation grades.

4. Culture reading (Chinese characters). Learn 5 Chinese characters (sun/day, moon/month, mountain, tree, people/person).

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Procedures for 10/21/09

HS 1P/9P (10/21/09)

Objective: Students will demonstrate their mastery of consonants, vowels and lesson 2 text in today’s quiz.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

1. 1) Return all papers (5-sentence paragraph, typing, etc). 2) Continue to turn in makeup work (typing, audacity, WB, character assignment, 5-sentence paragraph, etc). 3) Start last group of consonants and Lesson 4 tomorrow.

2. Questions? Quiz.

3. Show and tell: Chinese brush pens, ink stand, ink stick, and Chinese rice paper.

4. DVD: “Chinese brush painting.

HP 2P (10/21/09)

Objectives: 1) Chinese II students will be able to communicate about time, daily routines, and to express opinions about time. 2) Chinese III students will be able to talk about the weather, the duration and characteristics of the seasons and to understand a simple weather report.

Homework: 1) Chinese II: 生字一行. 2) Chinese III: workbook 81, 83, 84.

Procedure:

1. Chinese II: 1) Turn in your 5-character homework. 2) Learn 5 more characters (, , , , ). 3) Read textbook page 16. 4) Go over supplementary terms.

2. Chinese III: 1) Work at Media Center without Ms. Chang tomorrow! Follow all rules there. Consequences will be issued if Mrs. Galinas or Mrs. Rowland complains to me. 2) Lesson 9 quiz moves to Tuesday (10/27). 3) Turn in your 7-term making sentence homework. 4) 5) Go over textbook page 107-108, and 113. Read through sample sentences.

MS 3P/5P (10/21/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will learn numbers 15 today. 2) Students will experience Chinese folk art of cutting paper patterns.

Homework: 1) Make 12 index cards (0, 1-10, 100). 2) Review 5 terms.

Procedure:

1. 1) Return all papers (skit, Monday sharing, reading packet, etc). 2) Quiz #2 next Wednesday (10/28).

2. (5P only) Skit presentation.

3. Start unit #2 Numbers. Teach 5 terms (1-5).

4. Cut paper patterns (double happiness, longevity). Collect for grades.

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Procedures for 10/20/09

HS 1P/9P (10/20/09) Procedure

Objective: Students will review consonants, vowels, and Lesson 2 for quiz tomorrow.

Homework: Review for your quiz tomorrow.

Procedure:

1. 1) (1P only) Pass back all your papers/audacity rubric for your reference. Collect audacity rubric. 2) Take one Lesson two study guide.

2. Go over key to WB pages (10, 12, 13). Give more examples to these applications.

3. Go over study guide. Go over sample questions.

4. Read textbook 10-15 as a class.

5. Dictation.

6. Study time / Questions for Ms. Chang?

HS 2P (10/20/09) Procedure

Objectives: 1) Chinese II students will be able to communicate about time, daily routines, and to express opinions about time. 2) Chinese III students will be able to talk about the weather, the duration and characteristics of the seasons and to understand a simple weather report.

Homework: 1) Chinese II: 生字一行; pen pal letter due this Friday. 2) Chinese III: making sentences.

Procedure:

1. 1) Pass back/review your audacity rubric. Collect. 2) No makeup work is accepted after this Friday.

2. Chinese II: 1) Take one copy of Lesson Two Supplementary Material handout, one set of Chinese character list, and one pen pal letter checklist. 2) Read checklist yourself. Ask questions. 3) Learn new characters (, , , , ). 4) Browse through sentence patterns on textbook page 21-23. Three major sections: What are you doing? What time is it? What is your daily routine? 5) Browse through Supplementary Material handout.

3. Chinese III: 1) Take one copy of Lesson 9 Weather report checklist / Rubric. Due next Monday. Lesson 9 Quiz next Monday (10/26). Go over the checklist. 2) Make sentences (但是, … , 令人/(pronoun), ……, () …()…大概, …). Go over all sample sentences. Due tomorrow.

MS 3P/5P (10/20/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will gain knowledge about Chinese language, writing language, pronunciation. 2) Students will demonstrate their mastery of basic greetings through a skit presentation.

Homework: N/A.

Procedure:

1. Collect any makeup work, if any (5-sentence paragraph, signature slip, Student Inventory, reading packet, etc).

2. Pair activity: write your skit with at least 7 different greeting terms. Presentation. Collect your skit script.

3. Quick review. Quiz.

4. Culture reading (country, language, writing language).

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Procedures for 10/19/09

HS 1P/9P (10/19/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will practice their writing/speaking skills through a Monday sharing routine. 2) Students will finish up learning compound vowel. 3) Students will review for their quiz on Wednesday.

Homework: Review for Lesson Two/consonants/compound vowels quiz on next Wednesday.

Procedure:

1. 1) Lesson 2/consonants/vowels quiz moves to Wednesday. 2) Turn in your makeup assignments (characters, WB pages, typing Chinese characters). 3) Make arrangements with Ms. Chang for your audacity recording (1P: Kristen, Adam F., Kathryn, Jay, Melissa, Wyatt, Colin, Erin, Bryan; 9P: Eddy, Shauna, Cory). 4) Painting class this Friday. 5) Tutoring is available after school everyday. All grades have to be submitted and finalized on 10/28. The end of first quarter is 10/30.

2. Monday sharing. Turn in your paragraph.

3. Finish compound vowels.

4. Dictation (consonants, Chinese characters, compound vowels).

5. (1P only) Matching activity.

HS 2P (10/19/09)

Objectives: 1) Students will practice their writing/speaking skills through a Monday sharing routine. 2) Chinese students will practice their writing/reading skills through writing a letter/playing a recognition activity. 3) Chinese III students will practice listening skill through a tape listening/matching activity.

功課: 1) Chinese: Pen pal letter. 2) Review Lesson 9.

Procedure:

1. 1) Tutoring is available after school everyday. Last day to makeup any work is next Monday (10/26). All grades have to be submitted and finalized on 10/28. The end of first quarter is 10/30. 2) Make arrangements with Ms. Chang for your audacity recording (Chinese II: Zachary, Kaitlyn, Eric, Brianna, Kay Leigh; Chinese III: Candace, Ray, Christina, Michael, Kristine, Rachel). 3) Painting class this Friday. Calligraphy class next Friday.

2. Group activity (Chinese III leads Chinese III): 1) Monday sharing. Turn in your paragraph. 2) Flashcard activity.

3. Chinese II: 1) Recognize characters activity. 2) Work on Pen Pal letter. Due this Friday.

4. Chinese III: 1) Listening activity (tape). 2) Lesson 9 quiz and skit due on next Monday (10/26).

MS 3P/5P (10/19/09)

Objectives: 1) 5P Students will practice chopsticks with Cheerios today. 2) Students will gain geographic knowledge (major cities, rivers, mountains, etc) about China through reading activity. 3) Students will review for quiz (basic greetings) for tomorrow. 4) Students will practice writing/speaking skills through a Monday sharing routine.

Homework: Review learned terms for quiz tomorrow.

Procedure:

1. Quick review (all terms).

2. Monday sharing. Collect your paragraph.

3. Complete your reading packet. Present the significance of the cities/label the cities on the map. Go over the key as a class. Collect.

4. (5P) Practice chopsticks with Cheerios.

Draft your skit using at least 7 different terms. Present and collect tomorrow.

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