Archive for May 7th, 2010

Procedures for 5/7/10

HS 1P/9P (5/7/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will continue to learn new characters in Lesson Eleven. 2) Students will view a documentary about giant pandas in 1930s.

Homework: One row for each new character.


1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson 11 Supplementary Terms. 2) Turn in your character assignment. 3) Return your papers (characters, PPT, etc).

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

3. Go over text passage on text 93.

4. DVD: China: The Panda Adventure (Ruth Harkness, 1936)

5. (1P) Pair activity: going over terms in Supplementary Terms handout.

(hàn: Chinese):

(bǎo: castle):

(niú: cow, oxen):


(zuò: make, do):

HS 2P (5/7/10)

Objectives: 1) Chinese III students will be able to communicate about birthday celebrations, including giving and replaying to invitations, buying and receiving gifts, and attending parties. 2) Chinese II students will be able to hold telephone conversation on various occasions.

Homework: 1) 中文二: 5-sentence paragraph about a telephone conversation. 2) 中文三: 5-sentence paragraph about a birthday party and gifts.


1. 1) Welcome out “guest speaker”, Louisa Armstrong. Talk about Chinese program at Case and other courses. 2) 中文三take one copy of conversation questions handout. 3) Turn in your character assignment. 4) Return your papers (characters).

2. 中文三: Time with Louisa Armstrong. Practice conversation questions.

3. DVD: China: The Panda Adventure (Ruth Harkness, 1936).

MS 3P/5P (5/7/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will create a skit by applying at least 7 different basic greeting terms. 2) Students will finish cutting paper patterns.

Homework: Review for quiz tomorrow.

Procedure: (3P) 5-sentence paragraph about this weekend.

1. 1) Return all papers (reading packet, 5-sentence paragraph, characters). 2) Quick review.

2. Quiz #1.

3. (3P) Finish two paper cutting patterns. Check completeness for grades.

4. Pair/Group work: Write a skit. Perform.

5. (5P) Showcase art project sample work.

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