Archive for February, 2010

Procedures for 2/10/10

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

Objectives: 1) Students will review sentences in Lesson 2 to Lesson 7. 2) Students will prepare game board for a review Bingo game. 3) Students will start Lesson 8 today.

Homework: One row for each new character (, , , , ).

Procedure:

1. 1) Ms. Chang returns all PP drafts. Make sure you correct your own draft, keep Pinyins for all characters and save in your H drive. You will continue to build sentences upon it. Use CozyChinese.com to convert all characters into characters with Pinyins! 2) Missing work? (1P: Nathaniel, Wyatt, Colin, Devon, Ryan, Ericka, Aashna, James, Bryan, Adam F. 9P: Cory, Eddie, Cameron, Joel, Jeremie, Mitch)

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

3. Prepare for the Bingo game. Fill in your Bingo game board.

4. (1P only) Sentence review activity.

HS 2P (2/10/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will review for tomorrow’s mini quiz. 2) Students will continue Lesson 2 and lesson 4 today.

功課: 生字一行(中文二: 中文三: , , , , ). 2) Study for quiz tomorrow. 3) Text pages (中文二: 45-46; 中文三: 21-23)

Procedure:

1. 1) Ms. Chang returns papers. 2) Missing work? (Dean, Victoria, Amelia, etc).

2. Chinese II: Independent work: 1) Review descriptive terms (時髦, 漂亮, 舒服, 合身, 寬的, 窄的, 深的, 淺的, 短的, 長的, 新的, 舊的, 破的, 壞的). 2) Learn terms (, , ó , , ; 怎麼樣, 你看). Class: 1) Learn new characters (, , , , , ). 2) Go over text pages 45-46.

3. Chinese III: Class: 1) Learn new characters (, , , , ). 2) Review terms (多遠? 要多久? < place > 怎麼走 / ? , 附近, , 逛街, 見面 = 碰頭, ). 3) Text pages 21-23. Independent work: 1) Write character homework. 2) Review terms for places (火車, 郵局, 動物園, 圖書館, 美術館, 醫院, 銀行, 市場, 體育館, 飯店 /飯館, 科學館, 百貨公司).

** Early dismissal at 2:05 today.

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

Objectives: 1) Students will learn Chinese counting principle. 2) Students will continue to explore Chinese folk art: cutting paper.

Homework: review all learned terms.

Procedure:

1. (3P) 1) Return papers. 2) Quick review. 3) Teach new terms (4-8). 4) DVD: Chinese zodiac animals. 5) Finish up paper cutting patterns.

(5P) 1) Return papers. 2) Quick review. 3) Teach counting principle. 4) Finish up paper cutting patterns. 5) Newspaper hunting activity.

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Procedures for 2/9/10

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

Objectives: 1) Students will practice their listening and speaking skills through a Tuesday Sharing routine and conversation questions. 2) Students will be introduced to a famous animal character (Monkey King) in Chinese literature through viewing a DVD.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

1. 1) Ms. Chang returns your paper. 2) Ms. Chang is not available after school due a staff meeting. 3) Claim your PP draft.

2. Tuesday Sharing.

3. (1P only) Conversation questions.

4. Finish up Lesson 7 Culture reading: Something to Know.

5. Preview Lessons 8-11.

6. DVD: The Making of Monkey King

HS 2P (2/9/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will practice their listening and speaking skills through a Tuesday Sharing routine and conversation questions. 2) Students will be introduced a famous animal character (Monkey King) in Chinese literature through viewing a DVD.

Homework: Study for mini quiz on Thursday (descriptive words and places).

Procedure:

1. 1) Ms. Chang returns all papers. 2) Ms. Chang is not available after school due to a staff meeting.

2. Tuesday sharing.

3. Whole class conversation questions.

4. Chinese II: 1) Ms. Chang goes over common character/sentence writing mistakes (, , , , ; no ‘’ before age and adjectives) for Chinese II students. 2) Go over key to WB pages 31-32. 3) Read textbook pages 43-44.

5. Chinese III students read text pages 18-20.

6. DVD: The Making of Monkey King.

MS 3P/5P (2/9/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will continue/finish up unit #2 (numbers) and corresponding Chinese characters. 2) Students will experience a Chinese folk art of cutting papers through cutting two paper patterns.

Homework: Review all terms.

Procedure:

1. 1) Quick review (1-4/1-8) with Chinese characters. 2) Return papers.

2. (5P only) Teach new terms (9,10, 0, 100) and Chinese characters. Collect your character writing.

3. Culture reading: Lucky and unlucky numbers.

4. Cutting papers. Collect.

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Procedures for 2/8/10

HS 1P/9P (2/8/10)

Objectives: 1) Student will make recording of Lesson 7. 2) Students start working on their PowerPoint presentation project.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

1. 1) Take a copy of instructions. 2) Turn in your 5-sentence paragraph.

2. Record Lesson 7 text.

3. Work on your PowerPoint presentation project. Turn in a printout of your draft.

HS 2P (2/8/10)

Objective: Students will practice listening comprehension through viewing many video clips or sound files.

Homework: Study for mini quiz on Wednesday.

Procedure:

1. 1) Take a copy of instructions and answer sheet. 2) Turn in your 5-sentence paragraph.

2. Follow the instructions to finish viewing video clips and sound files. Turn in your answer sheet.

MS 3P/5P (2/8/10)

Objectives: 1) 3P students will take a quiz, start learning numbers and corresponding Chinese characters. 2) 5P students will continue number unit, learn writing Chinese characters for numbers. 3) Students will brainstorm ideas for their art project.

Homework: Review learned terms (1-4/1-8).

Procedure:

1. (3P only) 1) Return papers. 2) Quick review (basic greetings). 3) Quiz. 4) Monday sharing. Collect paragraph. 5) Teach numbers 1-4 and write Chinese characters 1-4. 6) Check out Chinese publications.

2. (5P only) 1) Return papers. 2) Quick review (numbers 1-4). 3) Monday sharing. Collect. 4) Teach new terms (5-8) and Chinese characters (1-8).

3. Showcase art project sample work.

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Links for Chinese II/III Listening Comprehension (2/8/10)

Links for Listening Comprehension (Chinese II)

Lesson 1: Greetings (43 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4084

留學生: liú xué shēng (student who go abroad to study)

Lesson 2: Family (32 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4121

Lesson 3: Whose book is this? (40 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4168

Lesson 5: How old are you this year? (61 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4170

復習: fù xí (verb: review)

Lesson 6: For how long can this book be checked out? (57 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4082

: jiè (check out); 學生證: xué shēng zhèng (noun: student ID); 續借: xù jiè (renew); 關門: guān mén (close)

Lesson 7: Where do you live? (49 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4172

開舞會: kāi wǔ huì (dance party); 宿舍: (dormitory)

Lesson 8: Happy birthday to you (113 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4190

禮物: lǐ wù (gift); 室友: shì yǒu (roommate)

Lesson 10: I get up at 7:30 Every Day (100 seconds)

http://wps.prenhall.com/wl_wu_chineselink_1/39/10025/2566530.cw/index.html

Click the Audio Resources Tab on the Left Hand Side Menu. Then click Track #14 Language in Use to listen to the text.

五門課: wǔ mén kè (five subject)

Links for Listening Comprehension (Chinese III)

Lesson 1: Greetings (43 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4084

留學生: liú xué shēng (student who go abroad to study)

Lesson 2: Family (32 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4121

Lesson 3: Whose book is this? (40 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4168

Lesson 5: How old are you this year? (61 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4170

復習: fù xí (verb: review)

Lesson 6: For how long can this book be checked out? (57 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4082

: jiè (check out); 學生證: xué shēng zhèng (noun: student ID); 續借: xù jiè (renew); 關門: guān mén (close)

Lesson 7: Where do you live? (49 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4172

開舞會: kāi wǔ huì (dance party); 宿舍: (dormitory)

Lesson 8: Happy birthday to you (113 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4190

禮物: lǐ wù (gift); 室友: shì yǒu (roommate)

Lesson 11: Where is the gym? (53 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4221

運動館: yùn dòng guǎn: (gym);

Lesson 12: How do you go to school every day? (53 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4224

超市: chāo shì (supermarket); 商場: shāng chǎng (shopping mall); 地鐵: dì tiě (subway)

Lesson 13: I want to buy a shirt (81 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4225

Lesson 14: What would you like to order? (109 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4227

烤鴨: kǎo yā (rotisserie duck); 香香的: xiāng xiāng de (smell good); 脆脆的: cuì cuì de (crispy); 涼拌豆腐: liáng bàn dòu fǔ (tofu salad);

Lesson 15: What will you do over summer break? (62 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4231

昆明: Kūn Míng (Kunming—a city in southwestern China); 旅行: lǔ xíng (travel); 進步: jìn bù (improve)

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Links for Chinese II/III Listening Comprehension (2/8/10)

Links for Listening Comprehension (Chinese II)

Lesson 1: Greetings (43 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4084

留學生: liú xué shēng (student who go abroad to study)

Lesson 2: Family (32 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4121

Lesson 3: Whose book is this? (40 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4168

Lesson 5: How old are you this year? (61 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4170

復習: fù xí (verb: review)

Lesson 6: For how long can this book be checked out? (57 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4082

: jiè (check out); 學生證: xué shēng zhèng (noun: student ID); 續借: xù jiè (renew); 關門: guān mén (close)

Lesson 7: Where do you live? (49 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4172

開舞會: kāi wǔ huì (dance party); 宿舍: (dormitory)

Lesson 8: Happy birthday to you (113 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4190

禮物: lǐ wù (gift); 室友: shì yǒu (roommate)

Lesson 10: I get up at 7:30 Every Day (100 seconds)

http://wps.prenhall.com/wl_wu_chineselink_1/39/10025/2566530.cw/index.html

Click the Audio Resources Tab on the Left Hand Side Menu. Then click Track #14 Language in Use to listen to the text.

五門課: wǔ mén kè (five subject)

Links for Listening Comprehension (Chinese III)

Lesson 1: Greetings (43 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4084

留學生: liú xué shēng (student who go abroad to study)

Lesson 2: Family (32 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4121

Lesson 3: Whose book is this? (40 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4168

Lesson 5: How old are you this year? (61 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4170

復習: fù xí (verb: review)

Lesson 6: For how long can this book be checked out? (57 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4082

: jiè (check out); 學生證: xué shēng zhèng (noun: student ID); 續借: xù jiè (renew); 關門: guān mén (close)

Lesson 7: Where do you live? (49 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4172

開舞會: kāi wǔ huì (dance party); 宿舍: (dormitory)

Lesson 8: Happy birthday to you (113 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4190

禮物: lǐ wù (gift); 室友: shì yǒu (roommate)

Lesson 11: Where is the gym? (53 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4221

運動館: yùn dòng guǎn: (gym);

Lesson 12: How do you go to school every day? (53 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4224

超市: chāo shì (supermarket); 商場: shāng chǎng (shopping mall); 地鐵: dì tiě (subway)

Lesson 13: I want to buy a shirt (81 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4225

Lesson 14: What would you like to order? (109 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4227

烤鴨: kǎo yā (rotisserie duck); 香香的: xiāng xiāng de (smell good); 脆脆的: cuì cuì de (crispy); 涼拌豆腐: liáng bàn dòu fǔ (tofu salad);

Lesson 15: What will you do over summer break? (62 seconds)

http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4231

昆明: Kūn Míng (Kunming—a city in southwestern China); 旅行: lǔ xíng (travel); 進步: jìn bù (improve)

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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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Procedures for 2/4/10

HS 1P/9P (2/4/10)

Objectives: Students will take Lesson 7 quiz today.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

1. Quick review.

2. Quiz.

HS 2P (2/4/10)

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: N/A

Procedure:

1. 1) Return papers. 2) Makeup work? 3) Chinese II mini quiz #3 (descriptive words) and Chinese III mini quiz #3 (place) are on 2/10.

2. Chinese II: 1) Turn in your WB pages 31-32. 2) Listen to CD/WB pages 29-30 Sections A/B. 3) Checks answer key to the pages. Independent work: 1) Read text pages 43-44. 2) Finish up Supplementary terms.

3. Chinese III: 1) Ms. Chang checks the completeness of your WB pages. 2) Conversation questions. Independent work: read text pages 18-20

MS 3P/5P (2/4/10)

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

Homework: Study for quiz.

Procedure:

1. 1) Quick review. 2) Quiz tomorrow!

2. Learn Chinese characters (fire, people, water, and mouth). Collect.

3. Skit.

4. Culture reading: Chinese writing and publication.

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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.

Uncategorized on February 3rd, 2010