Archive for April, 2010

Procedures for 4/16/10

HS 1P/9P (4/16/10)

Objectives: 1) 1P students will finish up their skit today. 2) Students will continue learning new characters today.

Homework: 生字一行.

Procedure:

1. 1) Return papers (characters, skit, PPT draft) for review. 2) Makeup test (9P: Cory). 3) Makeup work: Software evaluation (1P: Devon, Antonia, Jay, Adam Y., Michaela; 9P: Cory, Mitchell, Eddie, Kayla, Shauna, Joel, ); audacity (1P: Ashley)

2. (1P) Skit performance (1P: Devon, Adam, Y., Caelan, James, Ashley, Ericka; 9P: Shauna, David).

3. Learn new characters (, , , , ).

4. Read text on page 85.

5. Practice conversation questions + Software evaluation.

(bí: nose): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=BBF3&page_n=1&number=27516

(zi: ending expression for many Chinese nouns): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=A46C&page_n=1&number=17485

(zuǐ: mouth): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=BC4C&page_n=1&number=27702

(ba: ending syllable for mouth): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=A4DA&page_n=1&number=17723

(liǎn: face): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=C179&page_n=1&number=29989

HS 1P/9P (4/1610)

Objectives: 1) Chinese II students will learn adverbs to indicate various degrees. 2) Chinese III students will finish up their PPT in media center today.

Homework: Complete your skit and PPT over the weekend.

Procedure:

1. 1) Skit/PPT due on next Monday. Turn it in with your checklist (PPT: either e-mail it to me, bring in your flash drive to upload, or drop it from your H drive to Ms. Chang’s O drive folder). Perform / Present on next Tuesday/Wednesday. 2) Chinese III students turn in your character assignment. Return papers. 3) Welcome our guest student. 4) Software evaluation: (中文二: Kevin, Michael, Amelia, Kaitlyn, Zachary, Sarah, Kay Leigh, Jae-Min, Victoria; 中文三: Dean, Rachel, Ray, Candace)

2. Go over lyrics w/meaning today.    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOib_26bFRo    

3. 中文三: Complete your PPT at media center today. Will check your behavior with Mrs. Galinas.

4. 中文二: 1) Ms. Chang checks your WB H/W. 2) Go over key to WB page 44. 3) Practice making sentences on dry erase board. 4) Pair practice: skit.

MS 3P/5P (4/1610)

Objectives: 1) Students will learn sports term. 2) Students will explore Chinese tangram pieces game.

Homework: 5-sentence paragraph.

Procedure:

1. 1) Last 5-sentence paragraph due on Monday, 4/19. Art project due on Wednesday, 4/21. Oral presentation is on 4/22. 2) Quick review (all 11 colors). 3) Unit #4 quiz.

2. Pass out / go over sports handout.

3. Supply supplementary sports terms / animal terms.

4. Build sentence #10. Collect.

5. Showcase sample art project in craft category.

6. Tangram pieces activity: Part I.

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Procedures for 4/15/10

HS 1P/9P (4/15/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will perform their skit today. 2) Students will practice conversation today.

Homework: Practice your skit if you have not performed in class today.

Procedure:

1. 1) Turn in your character assignment. 2) Quick review (eyes, eyebrows, head, hair).

2. Skit performance.

3. (3P) Conversation practice.

4. (9P) Read text on page 85. Introducing Voki animation.

HS 1P/9P (4/15/10)

Objectives: 1) Chinese II students will learn adverbs to indicate various degrees. 2) Chinese III students will continue to learn characters in lesson 3.

Homework: 1) 中文二: WB page / Section I. 2) 中文三: 生字一行 (, , . . )

Procedure:

1. 1) Turn in your character assignment. 2) Return papers. 3) Questions on PPT or skit?

2. 中文二: 1) Go over text passages on pages 60-61. Go over adverbs on page 64 (too => extremely 非常 => very => not very 不很 => not => not at all 一點都不. 2) Independent study: 1) flash cards. 2) homework.

3. 中文三: 1) Go over reading segment on page 45. 2) Learn new characters (, , ,, ). 3) Independent work: read text passages on pages 38-41.

(duì: team, group, or band): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=B6A4&page_n=1&number=25193

(jiāo: cross or orchestra): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=A5E6&page_n=1&number=18216

(xiǎng: orchestra or loud): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=C554&page_n=1&number=31552

(pái: push or line up): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=B1C6&page_n=1&number=23146

(mí: fan): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=B067&page_n=1&number=22604

MS 3P/5P (4/15/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will finish up Chinese zodiac animal reading. 2) Students will learn Chinese cooking or learn terms about sports.

Homework: Review for your quiz #4 tonight.

Procedure:

1. 1) Quick review (all 11 colors). 2) (3P) Teach new terms (zui).

2. Write sentence #9. Pair practice reading sentences 1-9.

3. Culture reading: Chinese zodiac animals. Animal signs?

4. (3P) Browse through Chinese cook books.

5. (5P) Pass out/go over sports handout.

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Procedures for 4/14/10

HS 1P/9P (4/14/10)

Objective: 1) Students will start Lesson 10 today. 2) Students will practice skit/conversation.

Homework: 1) Practice your script for performance on Thursday/Friday. 2) One row for each new character.

Procedure:

1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson 10 character list and a square paper. 2) Turn in your Lessons 8/9 skit w/checklist.

2. Browse through lesson 10 text to get a general idea. What needs to be included in PP?

3. Learn new characters (, , , , ).

4. Introduce a future Voki assignment w/competition.

5. Practice skit presentation. + conversation practice.

(Tóu: head):

http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=C059&page_n=1&number=29476

(: hair):

http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=BE76&page_n=1&number=28705

(Yán: eye): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=B2B4&page_n=1&number=23609

(Jīng: eye): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=B7FA&page_n=1&number=25922

(Méi: eye brow): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=ACDC&page_n=1&number=21087

HS 2P (4/14/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will learn a Chinese folk song today. 2) Chinese III students will learn new characters.

Homework: 1) 中文三: 生字一行. 2) 中文二: WB page 44 / Section I.

Procedure:

1. 1) Return papers. 2) Take one copy of lyrics. 3) Lesson 3 / lesson 5 test on Monday (4/26). 2. Teach a Chinese song “childhood”.

2. 中文二: Independent work: read text passages on pages 55-59. Work with your partner on your skit.

3. 中文三: Learn new characters (, , , , ).

(chǎng: measure word for activities, shows, ball games, or movies / field): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=B3F5&page_n=1&number=24155

(yáo: shake): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=B76E&page_n=1&number=25654

(gǔn: roll): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=BA75&page_n=1&number=26942

(xìng: interest, happy): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=BFB3&page_n=1&number=29051

(: interest): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=BDEC&page_n=1&number=28471

MS 3P/5P (4/14/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will finish up colors unit today. 2) Students will continue to work on their oral presentation sentences.

Homework: Review all learned terms.

Procedure:

1. Quick review (red, black, white, yellow, blue, green, purple, brown).

2. Teach new terms (pink, orange, grey, like, the best).

3. Culture reading: Chinese zodiac animals and animal signs.

4. Go over animal supplementary terms.

5. Build sentence #8.

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Procedures for 4/13/10

HS 1P/9P (4/13/10)

Objective: Students will complete their Lessons 8 & 9 skit today.

Homework: Practice your script for performance on Thursday/Friday.

Procedure:

1. 1) Take one instruction sheet. Use your checklist as your guide. Make sure you include all components in your final work. Collect at the end of the class or turn in at the beginning of the class tomorrow. 2) Missing PP draft (1P: James, Colin, Brad, Erin, Ryan, Ashley; 9P: Jeremie, Eddie, Shauna, David, Cam, Joel, Daniel, Cory, Mitchell, Kayla). 3) Compete software evaluation sheet by this Friday (Caitlin, Lillian, Kathryn, Michaela, Jay, Wyatt, Colin, Heidi, Adam Y., Ericka, Ashley, Nathaniel, Bryan, Devon, Antonio, Erin; 9P: Jeremie, Eddie, Kayla, Shauna, Anthony, Cam, Joel, Cory, Mitchell). 4) Audacity (1P: Ashley; 9P: Cory). 5) Lesson 9 test: (9P: Cory). 6) Return all papers.

2. If you are done, log onto www.stackstudy.com or www.semanda.com to practice review games (flash cards), or log onto http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/chinese/real_chinese for enrichment materials.

HS 2P (4/13/10)

Objectives: 1) Chinese III students will work on their PP project today. 2) Chinese II students will work on their skit today.

Homework: Lesson 3 skit/PP project due on next Monday (4/19).

Procedure:

1. 1) Complete software evaluation sheet (Kevin, Kirsten, Michael C., Amelia, Zach, Eric, Trey, Kaitlyn, Sarah, Jae, Victoria, Kay Leigh; Candace, Ray, Marissa, Michael M., Dean, Kristine, Christina, Rachel) by this Friday. 2) Makeup quiz (Dean, Marissa, Rachel). 3) Return all papers.

2. 中文二: Take one instruction sheet. Use your checklist as your guide. Make sure you include all components in your final work.

3. 中文三: Take one copy of Lesson 3 checklist w/details and instruction sheet. Make sure you meet requirements in your final work.

MS 3P/5P (4/13/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will continue to learn colors. 2) Students will continue to work on their oral presentation sentences.

Homework: Review all terms.

Procedure:

1. 1) Return quiz papers to 3P students. 2) Makeup work (3P: Jacie-flash cards and draft #1; 5P: Taylor, Madie M., Tim T.—unit #3 quiz; Tim T.: draft 1; Taylor, Madie M., Tim T., Chad: flash cards).

2. Quick review (red, black, white, yellow).

3. Teach new terms (blue, green, purple, brown).

4. Pass out/go over Chinese zodiac handout. Know 12 animals and read legend about panda.

5. Finish sentence #7.

6. Model how to enter Chinese pinyins on the computer.

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Procedures for 4/12/10

HS 1P/ 9P (4/12/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will work on lessons 8/9 skit. 2) Students will continue software evaluation process.

Homework: Lessons 8/9 skit due on Wednesday (the beginning of class).

Procedure:

1. 1) Take one copy of lessons 8/9 skit checklist. 2) The following students talk to Ms. Chang, please (9P: Ryan, Cory—makeup lesson quiz/audacity). 3) Missing PP draft #3? 4) Software evaluation will continue for the entire week. 5) Work on your skit at 2F lab tomorrow.

2. Quick Monday sharing.

3. Go over checklist.

4. Work on/Finalize your skit w/your partner. Practice your presentation. + Software evaluation.

HS 2P (4/12/10)

Objectives: Students will brainstorm / work on their skit.

Homework: Review your textbook for sentence patterns. All work due on next Monday (4/19/10).

Procedure:

1. 1) Chinese II students take one copy of skit checklist. 2) Makeup mini quiz (Rachel, Marissa, Dean) tomorrow. 3) Software evaluation will continue for the entire week.

2. Whole class activity: Monday sharing (in English + Chinese).

3. Chinese III students go over Lesson 3 Application / Chinese II students go over checklist.

4. Brainstorm / Work on your skit or application.

MS 3P/5P (4/12/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will start unit #4 (colors) today. 2) Students will continue to build sentences for their oral presentation.

Homework: Review learned color terms.

Procedure:

1. (3P) 1) Quick review (4 siblings terms, 8 Chinese characters). 2) Quiz #3. 3) Unit #4 quiz on this Friday. 4) Students who turned in 5- or 10-sentence paragraph will get bonus points. 5) Monday sharing.

2. (5P) 1) Makeup quiz (5P: Taylor, Madie M., Tim). 2) Unit #4 quiz on this Friday. 3) Art project due on next Wednesday. Oral presentation on next Thursday/Friday. 4) Monday sharing. Collect 10-sentence paragraph.

3. Teach new terms (read, black, white, yellow).

4. Go over / Build sentences #6-7. (3P) Pair practice reading sentences #1-5.

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Procedures for 4/1/10

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

Objectives: 1) Students will evaluate a software package. 2) Students will work on their skit draft. 3) Students will practice conversation.

Homework: Skit.

Procedure:

1) Return all papers (audacity, lesson 9 test, character writing assignments, PP draft). 2) Go over common mistakes (wei4, zou3, qu4, xi3, huan1, mang2). 3) Announce Summer Bridge program. 4) Missing many PP draft #3 work?

1. Makeup test (1P: Erin, Adam Y.; 9P: Cory). Makeup audacity (1P: Brad, Michaela; 9P: Ryan, Claire, Jeremie, Tyler, Cory)

2. Groups take turns evaluating Great Wall Chinese software package.

3. Pair activity: 1) Conversation practice. 2) Complete your lessons 8/9 skit. Due on Tuesday, 4/13.

HS 2P (4/1/10)

Objectives: 1) Chinese III students will review vocabulary through a charade game. 2) Chinese II students will review their vocabulary through flash card activity. 3) Students will evaluate a software package.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

1. 1) Bonus points for Trey, Alex, Leshe and Kara for communicating with your pen pals. Will e-mail your parents to apologize and fix your 3rd quarter grades. 2) Ms. Chang checks your WB page H/W. Go over answer key. 3) Return papers (character writing assignments).

2. Chinese II: 1) Group activity: flash cards. 2) Brainstorm your skit (asking prices, ask other choices, etc).

3. Chinese III: quick review. Take Lesson Three Mini Quiz #2.

4. Groups take turns evaluating Great Wall Chinese software package.

MS 3P/5P (4/1/10)

Objectives: Students will take a quiz and prepare unit #4 materials.

Homework: 10-sentence paragraph

Procedure:

1. 1) Return all papers (5-sentence paragraph, oral presentation draft #1). 2) Review your own mistakes.

2. (5P) 1) Quick review. 2) Unit #3 quiz.

3. Pass out colored strips, glue sticks and index cards. Make index cards. Collect as today’s participation grades.

4. (3P) Culture reading: Chinese food.

5. (5P) Browse through Chinese cookbooks.

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