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Procedures for 2/5/10

HS 1P/9P (2/5/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will prepare for their audacity on next Monday. 2) Students will view a documentary about Beijing Stadium.

Homework: 1) Practice reading Lesson 7 text. 2) Finish up your sentences for PP draft. 3) 5-sentence paragraph describing a person.

Procedure:

1. 1) Return homework papers/quiz papers. 2) Get a copy of Lesson 7 text slip. Write your name. 3) Audacity recording next Monday. Bring your slip. Assigned seats. No textbook on the desk. Make sure you have a previous draft saved in your H drive. You need to turn in a print out at the end of the period to prove you are working on your PP project. The slides should include your name, family members’ name/age/profession, any pet’s name/physical description, etc). 4) Start to find digital pictures/images for your project.

2. 1) Explain common grammar mistakes (, measure word ó possessive term, question words). 2) Read Lesson 7 text w/your slip.

3. Listening comprehension: video clip (greetings—貴姓/留學生, family members—在北京/喜歡).

4. DVD: Beijing Stadium (20 minutes).

第一課 (Lesson One): 貴姓 (guì xìng: honorable last name) / 留學生 (liú xué shēng: students who go abroad to study)

第二課 (Lesson Two): 在北京 (Běi Jīng: live in Beijing) / 喜歡 (Xǐ Huān: like)

HS 2P (2/5/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will practice conversation. 2) Students will view a documentary about Beijing Stadium.

Homework: 5 sentence paragraph describing a person with higher level descriptive words!

Procedure:

1. 1) Take a copy of Lesson 2 and Lesson 4 text. 2) Listening comprehension next Monday at 2F lab. Be prepared to answer questions. You can listen/watch as many times as you want. The more you complete with accuracy, the higher your grades. 3) Mini quiz on descriptive words/places on next Wednesday.

2. Chinese II: 1) Be prepared. Skit is coming up. Independent study: Study the conversation questions on the slips.

3. Chinese III: Ms. Chang goes over common writing mistakes (, ). Independent study: Study the conversation questions on the slip.

4. Whole class: conversation questions.

5. Listening comprehension: video clip (greetings—貴姓/留學生, family members—在北京/喜歡).

6. DVD: Beijing Stadium.

MS 5P (2/5/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will take unit #1 quiz today. 2) Students will gain knowledge about Chinese zodiac animals.

Homework: 5-sentence paragraph.

Procedure:

1. 1) Return papers. 2) Quick review.

2. Quiz.

3. Culture reading: pronunciation. Showcase Chinese publications.

4. Teach numbers (one-four). CD: counting numbers.

5. DVD: Chinese zodiac animal story./ Chinese rap/tongue twister video clip.

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Procedures for 2/3/10

HS 1P/9P (2/3/10)

Objectives: Students will review all sample questions to be ready for quiz.

Homework: Study for quiz.

Procedure:

1. 1) Turn in your crossword puzzle worksheet. 2) Ms. Chang returns papers. 2) (1P only) Watch video clip – promoting Chinese language learning w/major lyrics. 3) Check key to WB pages 46-47.

2. Review activity: Dry Erase board: listening, writing, making sentences.

5. Course recommendation.

HS 2P (2/3/10)

Objectives: 1) Chinese III students will be able to ask/answer questions of taking a bus. 2) Chinese II students will be able to describe how the clothes fit.

Homework: 1) Chinese II: WB pages 30-31. 2) Chinese III: WB pages 18 & 20.

Procedure:

1. 1) Turn in your character assignments. Ms. Chang returns all papers. 2) Sophomores and those who were absent on Friday get to resubmit your 5-sentence paragraph without any penalty. 3) View a video clip that promotes Chinese language learning. 4) Listening comprehension at 2nd F. lab on 2/8.

2. Chinese II: 1) Missing assignments? 2) Mini quiz. 3) Independent work: complete workbook pages.

3. Chinese III: 1) Missing assignments? 2) Mini quiz #2. 3) Read text page 18.

4. Course recommendation.

MS 3P/5P (2/3/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will learn simple Chinese characters today. 2) Students will apply basic greetings terms in writing/performing a skit.

Homework: One row each for learned Chinese characters.

Procedure:

1. 1) Missing assignments? 2) Ms. Chang returns papers.

2. Review learned terms.

3. Pass out square papers. Teach Chinese characters (sun, moon, mountain, tree—3P only).

4. Draft your skit. Perform today/tomorrow. Collect at the end of the class tomorrow.

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Procedures for 2/1/10

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

Objectives: 1) Students will polish their writing, speaking and listening skills through a Monday sharing routine. 2) Students will acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese zodiac animals.

Homework: WB page 45-47.

Procedure:

1. 1) (1P) Ms. Chang returns papers. 2) Start course recommendation today.

2. Monday sharing. Collect the paragraph.

3. 1) Practice sounding out text page 54-56 as a class. 2) Read/Explain text pages 63-65 with placemats. Questions?

4. DVD: Story of the Chinese Zodiac.

5. Independent work: WB pages 45-47 / Course recommendation.

HS 2P (2/1/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will polish their writing, speaking and listening skills through a Monday sharing routine. 2) Students will continue to learn lesson 2 and lesson 4.

功課: 1) Chinese II: 生字一行和課文第四十三四十四頁. 2) Chinese III: 生字一行和課文第二十頁.

Procedure:

1. 1) Ms. Chang returns papers. 2) Start course recommendation today. 3) Mini quiz (clothes and time modifiers) on this Wednesday. 4) Free Event at EJ Thomas Performing Arts Hall (198 Hill Street, Akron, Ohio 44325-0033) at 7:30 PM on Feb. 3, 2010 (Chinese Martial Arts & Folk Music Performance Group). Tickets are FREE and can be obtained at the EJ Thomas Hall Ticket Office from Monday thru Friday from 10:30 AM to 6:30 PM or on the evening of the performance. For information call: The Confucius Institute at The University of Akron at 330-972-2013 or visit their website at: www.uakron.edu/ci. 4) Listening comprehension at 2nd lab next week (?). 5) Go over listening comprehension text tomorrow.

2. Monday sharing. Collect the paragraph.

3. Chinese II: 1) text pages 43-44. 2) Finish up supplementary terms. 3) Learn new characters (, , , , ). 4)

4. Chinese III: 1) Mini quiz #3 (places) on next Monday (2/8). Terms for quiz #2 (左右, 大約, 大概, 將近, 只要, 不到, 不過, 可是, 因為, 所以). 2) Read text page 20. 3) Finish up supplementary terms. 4) Learn new characters (, , , , ).

5. DVD: Story of the Chinese Zodiac.

MS 3P/5P (2/1/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will know one another through a Monday routine. 2) Students will

Procedure:

1. 1) Any late homework? 2) Quick review of learned terms.

2. Monday sharing. Collect the paragraph.

3. Pass out/go over four tone handout.

4. Pair activity: complete reading packet, label major cities on the map and explain their significance. Collect at the end of class.

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