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Procedures for 4/23/10

HS 1P/9P (4/23/10)

Objectives: 1) 1P students will be able to learn enrichment materials. 2) 9P students will be able to learn the remaining characters in lesson 10.

Homework: 1) Practice reading Lesson Ten text passages. Audacity on next Thursday, 4/29. 2) (9P) One row for each new character.


1. 1) MS students: no Chinese class on next Monday, Wednesday and Friday. See you on next Tuesday. Audacity on next Thursday (4/29)! 2) (1P) Take one copy of Body Parts handout. 3) Points will be deducted if no tone marks are placed over vowels; points will also be deducted if no pinyins or no meanings are written for new characters. 4) Turn in your 10-sentence Chinese paragraph. 5) Return papers (characters)

2. Go over common character writing mistakes (, , , ; 短的 ó 矮的). 2) Go over common grammar mistakes (hen / bu < adj > => shi < adj > => you yi dian < adj > => < adj > < adj > ) or < adj > = shi < adj > 3) More enrichment terms (粗的: thick ó細的: thin).

No (he2) to connect two adjective phrases in Chinese.

3. (1P) Go over Body Parts handout. Sing “Head, Shoulder, Knees and Toes”.

4. (9P) Learn new characters (, , , , ).

5. (9P) Read text passages on pages 85-87.

6. Practice conversation questions.

HS 2P (4/23/10)

Objectives: 1) 中文二學生 2) 中文三學生 will continue learning new sentence patterns.

Homework: 1) Prepare 5-sentence Monday Sharing. 2) 中文三: 生字一行


1. 1) 中文三: Lesson Three test on Friday, 4/30. 2) Audacity on Thursday, 4/29. 3) 中文二: Lesson Five test on Monday (4/26).

2. 中文二: 1) Take one copy of Lesson 5 Study Guide. 2) Try sample questions. Check answers.

3. 中文三: 1) Go over text passages on pages 42-43. 2) Learn new characters (, , , , ).

MS 3P/5P (4/23/10)

Objectives: Students will play games to review learn terms or explore new concepts.

Homework: N/A


1. (5P) Finish up oral presentation.

2. (1P) Games: Simon Says. Song time: Head, Shoulder, Knees, and Toes. Teach new concepts (, , , , , ). Game time: Pin the Tail on the Donkey.

3. Follow the Leader.

4. Final review all learned terms.

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Procedures for 4/22/10

HP 1P/9P (4/22/10)

Objective: Students will create an animated Voki that resembles himself/herself and record a description about his/her physical appearance.

Homework: 10-sentence paragraph in Chinese characters to describe yourself and a few sentences (4-5) about your friend. Due tomorrow.


1. 1) Return papers (characters, 10-sentence draft in Pinyin, PPT, skit). 2) Take one copy of Voki handout and one headset. 3) (1P only) Turn in your 5-character writing assignment.

2. Use audacity program to make recording of 10-sentence paragraph first. Save it as a WAV file.

3. Then follow the instructions in the Voki handout to create your Voki. Customize it with your own preference. Upload your .WAV file. E-mail your creation to Ms. Chang ( with your name specified.

4. If you are done with creating/e-mailing a Voki, work on your 10-sentence paragraph homework assignment (in Chinese characters) or try to type it and save it under your H: drive.

HS 2P (4/22/10)

Objectives: 1) Chinese II students will start their skit presentation today. 2) Chinese III students will work on their Lesson 3 materials.

Homework: Prepare your audacity (4/29) and test for next week (4/26).


1. 1) Return all papers (characters). 2) 中文二 學生take one copy of Lesson 5 Study Guide. 3)

2. 中文二: 1) Skit presentation. 2) Study Lesson 5 Study Guide.

3. 中文三: 1) Go over common mistakes (, , ). 2) Finish up PPT (包瑞絲). 3) Independent study:

MS 3P/5P (4/22/10)

Objectives: Students will be able to present oral everything about himself/herself.

Homework: N/A


1. Return all papers/art projects.

2. Take turn presenting sentences about himself/herself.

3. (1P) Game time: Simon Says. / Song time: Head, Shoulder, Knees and Toes.

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