Archive for August, 2010

Procedures for 8/31/10

Procedure for HS 1P (8/31/10)

Objectives: 1) Gain historical/cultural knowledge about China.  2) Learn basic greetings.

Homework: 1) Practice listening to/deciding tones w/websites.  2) Review all learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quiz #1: Tuesday, 9/7 (Basic greetings, tone marks).  2) Check ProgressBook for accuracy/missing work.  3) Keep classroom clean.
  2. Review old learned terms (Ni Hao, Ni Shi).  Teach new terms (Wo Shi, Lao Shi, Zao, Zao An, Ni Zao, Zao Shang Hao).
  3. Introduce websites for tone drilling (http://www.shufawest.us/language/tonedrill.html (Mandarin tone drill), or http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/chinese/real_chinese (BBC Chinese homepage)).
  4. Culture reading (Lesson 1: pgs 1-2).
  5. Practice chopsticks/game time.

Procedure for HS 2P (8/31/10)

目標: Review terms for different parts of the days and periods of days.

功課: 1) Write four characters (出, 帶, 館, 間).  2) Practice reading Lesson 8 first paragraph.

程序:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lessons 8+9/ text passages and one calendar worksheet.  2) Participation grades start today.  Speak at least 3 sentences to earn 3 points every day.  3) Vote field trip #1: (time and place).  4) Test #1: Wednesday, 9/8 (all reviewed materials up to this Friday).  Review/Study guide: Tuesday, 9/7.  Study!! 5) Check ProgressBook for accuracy and missing work.
  2. Teach new characters (出, 帶, 館, 間).
  3. Read Lesson 8 first paragraph.
  4. Review terms for days (今天, 明天, 後天, 大後天, 昨天, 前天, 大前天, 上午,中午, 下午, 早上,晚上).

出 (Chū): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=A558&page_n=1&number=17784

帶 (Dài): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=B161&page_n=1&number=23079

館 (Guǎn): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=C05D&page_n=1&number=29480

間 (Jiān): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=B6A1&page_n=1&number=25190

Procedure for HS 9P (8/31/10)

Objectives: 1) Know classmates’ Chinese names. 2) Be proficient in telling dates from a calendar.

Homework: 1) Three characters. 2) Practice reading Lesson One first paragraph (pg 1)

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your H/W (translating 3 dates).  2) Ms. Chang checks completion of character worksheet.  3) Sign your name on Textbook Inventory sheet (#1–#18 only).  4) Take one copy of calendar worksheet.  5) Quiz #1: Tuesday, 9/7 (date format, terms for days).  6) Check ProgressBook for accuracy and missing work.
  2. Go over class roster (Chinese names).
  3. Teach new characters (昨, 後, 前).
  4. Read textbook page 1
  5. Listening comprehension.  Write down all your answers.

昨 (Zuó): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=AC51&page_n=1&number=20820

前 (Qián): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=AB65&page_n=1&number=20521

後 (Hòu): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=ABE1&page_n=1&number=20773

Procedure for MS 3P (8/31/10)

Objectives: 1) Learn basic greetings.  2) Gain historical/cultural knowledge about China.  3) Practice using chopsticks.

Homework: Review all learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Remind Ms. Chang daily of my hall duty, please.  2) Check ProgressBook for accuracy and missing work.  3) Keep classroom clearn.
  2. Review learned terms (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zai Jian, Lao Shi, Zao, Zao An, Ni Zao, Zao Shang Hao).
  3. Teach new terms (Wu An, Wan An, Xie Xie, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi).
  4. Culture reading.
  5. Chopsticks practice.

Procedure for MS 5P (8/31/10)

Objectives: 1) Learn basic greetings.  2) Gain historical/cultural knowledge about China.  3) Practice using chopsticks.

Homework: 1) Practice listening to/deciding tone w/website resources.  2) Review all learned terms.

Procedure:

1.   1) Website resources for setting up Mac computer.  http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Mac/10.6/en/8424.html or http://kb.iu.edu/data/anhf.html.  2) Check ProgressBook for accuracy and missing work.  3) Keep classroom clearn.

2.   Review learned terms (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zai Jian, Lao Shi, Zao, Zao An, Ni Zao, Zao Shang Hao).

3.   Teach new terms (Wu An, Wan An, Xie Xie, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi).

4.   Culture reading.

5.   Introduce websites for tone drilling (http://www.shufawest.us/language/tonedrill.html (Mandarin tone drill), or http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/chinese/real_chinese (BBC Chinese homepage)).

6.   Practice chopsticks.

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Procedures for 8/30/10

Homeroom (8/30/10)

Please share with your parents that do not load/unload you in the center lane, pick up/drop-off you in the curb lane only, and take/meet you at the entrance/exit closest your locker/class.

  • Revised bell schedule tomorrow (8/31/10) for navy band assemblies—double 8P.
  • Open house (9/1) 7-9PM—get ProgressBook parent access code from HR.
  • School pictures: 9/2
  • Football/Marching band concert at 7:30 PM on Friday, 9/3 vs. Medina at Bees Stadium.

Procedure for HS 1P (8/30/10)

Objectives: 1) Students build community through Monday sharing and interview presentation activities.  2) Students learn basic greetings.

Homework: Review Introduction to Pinyin handout and two terms (Ni Hao, Ni Shi) Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your signature slip.  2) Get a copy of class roster and a copy of Introduction to Hanyu Pinyin / Basic greetings (2-sided).  3) Welcome our new student, Claire Galmarini.  4) Abdussamad/Claire work together for your interview.
  2. Monday sharing (group activity).  Share your summer vacation among a group of four.  Collect.
  3. Pass out Ni Hao 1 textbooks and workbooks.  Write down name on WB immediately.  Sign your name on school textbook inventory for Ms. Chang, please.
  4. Go over Introduction to Hanyu Pinyin handout.  Use your highlighter, please.
  5. Teach two terms (Ni Hao, Ni Shi).

Procedure for HS 2P (8/30/10)

目標 (Mù Biāo): 1) Review date format and usage of ‘幾/几’.  2) Practice listening and speaking skills through a Monday sharing activity.

功課 (Gōng Kè): 1) One character (剛).  2) Study review material that MS. Chang e-mails daily.

程序 (Chéng Xù):

  1. 1) Turn in your signature slip.  2) Ms. Chang checks your Ni Hao 2 WB. 3) Take one copy of Lesson 8 character worksheet.  5) Participation grades start from tomorrow w/3 sentences first.  6) Reserve 9/20 for field trip #1 (11:30 or 2:45PM) at Yum Yum Express or Frankie to practice Lesson 8 Dining Out.  Vote!!!
  2. Monday sharing (class activity).  Present your 10-sentence paragraph.  Collect.
  3. Go over usage of “幾/几”.  Review Chinese date format
  4. Pass out Ni Hao 2 textbook and Ni Hao 3 WB.  Write down your name on WB immediately.  Sign your name on school textbook inventory, please.  Ni Hao 3 textbooks are hard bound now.  Will arrive within the next three weeks.
  5. Get Ni Hao 2 Lesson 8 Character worksheet.  Teach new character (剛).

剛 (Gāng): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=ADE8&page_n=1&number=21579

Procedure for HS 9P (8/30/10)

Objectives: 1) Practice listening and speaking skills through a Monday sharing activity.  2) Learn Chinese date format.

Homework: 1) 4 characters.  2) Translate 3 dates into Chinese date format.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your signature slip.  2) Take one copy of class roster and a set of Lesson one character worksheet.  3) New Ni Hao 2 textbooks are being hard bound now.  Some students will get textbooks today, and some students will get a set of copied pages and get their textbook within the next few weeks.
    1. Monday sharing (group activity).  Present your 10-sentence paragraph.  Collect.
  2. Pass out Ni Hao 2 textbooks/temp copies. .
  3. Teach new characters (星, 期, 今, 號).
  4. Go over notes for date format.  Practice writing down three dates (Friday, 4/23/1998; Saturday, 11/9/2000; Sunday, 7/26/2005)

星 (Xīng): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=AC50&page_n=1&number=20819

期 (Qí): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=B4C1&page_n=1&number=24422

今 (Jīn): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=A4B5&page_n=1&number=17524

號 (Hào): http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/word_detail.jsp?big5=B8B9&page_n=1&number=26176

Procedure for MS 3P (8/30/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will practice speaking skill and know their classmates through a Monday sharing routine.  2) Students will continue to learn basic greetings.

Homework: Review learned terms (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zai Jian, Lao Shi, Zao, Zao An, Ni Zao, Zao Shang Hao).

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your signature slip.  2) Take one copy of four tone table.  3) Quiz #1: Tuesday, 9/7 (basic greetings).
  2. Monday sharing (group activity).  Collect.
  3. Review learned terms (Ni Hao, Wo Shi, Ni Shi, Zai Jian).
  4. Go over four tone table handout/topics
  5. Learn new terms (Lao Shi, Zao, Zao An, Ni Zao, Zao Shang Hao).
  6. Culture reading.

Procedure for MS 5P (8/30/10)

Objectives: 1) Students practice speaking skill and know their classmates through a Monday sharing routine.  2) Students will continue to learn basic greetings.

Homework: Review learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your signature slip.  2) Take one copy of four tone table.  3) Quiz #1, Tuesday, 9/7 (basic greetings).  4) Pass out Ni Hao 1 WB.  Write down your name immediately.  Textbooks are hard bound now.  Will pass out within the next few weeks.  5) Mac Chinese input (system preference, language, input menu to select desire ones—traditional and simplified in pinyin.
  2. Monday sharing (group activity).  Collect.
  3. Review learned terms (Ni Hao, Lao Shi, Zai Jian).  Learn new terms (Wo Shi, Ni Shi, Zao, Zao An, Ni Zao, Zao Shang Hao).
  4. Go over four tone table handout.
  5. Culture reading.

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Procedures for 8/27/20

Procedure for HS 1P (8/27/10)

Objectives: Sharing study abroad programs/experiences and summer immersion activities.

Homework: 1) Turn in/Present your interview result on next Monday.  2) 10-sentence paragraph about your summer vacation.  Type and deliver it on next Monday.

Procedure:

  1. Turn in your signature slip, if available.  Due on next Monday.
  2. Presentation (Trey Rainey—NSLI-Y scholarship, Ben Genco—spring semester study abroad experience, Antonio—summer immersion camp).  Q/A session.

Procedure for HS 2P (8/27/10)

目標 (Mù Biāo—objectives, target, goals): Sharing study abroad programs/experiences and summer immersion activities.

功課: 10-sentence paragraph about your summer vacation.  Type and deliver in Chinese on next Monday.

程序 (Chéng Xù—procedure):

  1. 1) Turn in your signature slip, if available.  It is due on next Monday.  2) Turn in your phrases of  “幾/几”.  3) Ni Hao 2 WB is due on next Monday.
  2. Presentation (Trey Rainey—NSLI-Y scholarship, Ben Genco—spring semester study abroad experience).  Q/A session.

**  Fire drill at the beginning of 2P.

Procedure for HS 9P (8/27/10)

Objectives: 1) Sharing study abroad programs/experiences and summer immersion activities. 2) Review Chinese date format.

Homework: 1) Practice and present your oral presentation on next Monday.  2) Practice writing your Chinese name, if you forgot.  Can e-mail Ms. Chang for stroke order.  3) 10-sentence paragraph about your summer (in English).

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your signature slip, if any.  It’s due on next Monday.  Turn in your typed interview result.  Turn in your matching sheet (English vs. Chinese names).  2) Open house: next Thursday, 9/1.  3) Starting from next Monday, write down your Chinese name on all papers.
  2. Presentation (Benita—summer immersion trip, Atonio—summer immersion camp).  Q/A session.
    1. Number game.
    2. Pass out workbook.
    3. Quick review of Chinese date format.  Will continue next week.

Procedure for MS 3P (8/27/10)

Objectives: 1) Build community.  2) Introduce basic Chinese phonetic system.

Homework: 5-sentence paragraph about your weekend.  Due on next Monday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Collect signature slip, if any.  It’s due on next Monday.  2) Take one copy of Hanyu pinyin/Basic greetings handout.  3) Open house: Thursday, 9/9.  4) Write your class number on all papers.
  1. Review new terms (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zai Jian).  Building community activity by practicing all four terms.
  2. Go over Introduction to Hanyu Pinyin handout.

Procedure MS 5P (8/27/10)

Objectives: 1) Know your classmates through a presentation activity.  4) Know class expectations.  3) Learn pinyin system.

Homework: 10-sentence paragraph about your summer vacation.  Due on next Monday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your signature slip, if any.  It’s due on next Monday.  2) Write your class number on all papers.  3) Open House: Wednesday, 9/15.  4) Take one pinyin/basic greetings handout.
  2. Review terms from yesterday (Ni Hao, Zia Jian, Lao Shi).  Dictation.
  3. Read study strategies from Chinese II class.
  4. Go over details (expectations, opening routine, class routine, supplies needed, website resources, grading policy, daily blog, etc): part II.  Showcase a binder.
  5. Continue interview presentation.
  6. Go over Introduction to Hanyu Pinyin /Basic greetings handout.

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Procedures for 8/27/10

Procedure for HS 1P (8/27/10)

Objectives: Sharing study abroad programs/experiences and summer immersion activities.

Homework: 1) Turn in/Present your interview result on next Monday.  2) 10-sentence paragraph about your summer vacation.  Type and deliver it on next Monday.

Procedure:

  1. Turn in your signature slip, if available.  Due on next Monday.
  2. Presentation (Trey Rainey—NSLI-Y scholarship, Ben Genco—spring semester study abroad experience, Antonio—summer immersion camp).  Q/A session.

Procedure for HS 2P (8/27/10)

目標 (Mù Biāo—objectives, target, goals): Sharing study abroad programs/experiences and summer immersion activities.

功課: 10-sentence paragraph about your summer vacation.  Type and deliver in Chinese on next Monday.

程序 (Chéng Xù—procedure):

  1. 1) Turn in your signature slip, if available.  It is due on next Monday.  2) Turn in your phrases of  “幾/几”.  3) Ni Hao 2 WB is due on next Monday.
  2. Presentation (Trey Rainey—NSLI-Y scholarship, Ben Genco—spring semester study abroad experience).  Q/A session.

**  Fire drill at the beginning of 2P.

Procedure for HS 9P (8/27/10)

Objectives: 1) Sharing study abroad programs/experiences and summer immersion activities. 2) Review Chinese date format.

Homework: 1) Practice and present your oral presentation on next Monday.  2) Practice writing your Chinese name, if you forgot.  Can e-mail Ms. Chang for stroke order.  3) 10-sentence paragraph about your summer (in English).

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your signature slip, if any.  It’s due on next Monday.  Turn in your typed interview result.  Turn in your matching sheet (English vs. Chinese names).  2) Open house: next Thursday, 9/1.  3) Starting from next Monday, write down your Chinese name on all papers.
  2. Presentation (Benita—summer immersion trip, Atonio—summer immersion camp).  Q/A session.
    1. Number game.
    2. Pass out workbook.
    3. Quick review of Chinese date format.  Will continue next week.

Procedure for MS 3P (8/27/10)

Objectives: 1) Build community.  2) Introduce basic Chinese phonetic system.

Homework: 5-sentence paragraph about your weekend.  Due on next Monday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Collect signature slip, if any.  It’s due on next Monday.  2) Take one copy of Hanyu pinyin/Basic greetings handout.  3) Open house: Thursday, 9/9.  4) Write your class number on all papers.
  1. Review new terms (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zai Jian).  Building community activity by practicing all four terms.
  2. Go over Introduction to Hanyu Pinyin handout.

Procedure MS 5P (8/27/10)

Objectives: 1) Know your classmates through a presentation activity.  4) Know class expectations.  3) Learn pinyin system.

Homework: 10-sentence paragraph about your summer vacation.  Due on next Monday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your signature slip, if any.  It’s due on next Monday.  2) Write your class number on all papers.  3) Open House: Wednesday, 9/15.  4) Take one pinyin/basic greetings handout.
  2. Review terms from yesterday (Ni Hao, Zia Jian, Lao Shi).  Dictation.
  3. Read study strategies from Chinese II class.
  4. Go over details (expectations, opening routine, class routine, supplies needed, website resources, grading policy, daily blog, etc): part II.  Showcase a binder.
  5. Continue interview presentation.
  6. Go over Introduction to Hanyu Pinyin /Basic greetings handout.

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Procedures for 8/26/10

Procedure for HS 1P (8/26/10)

Objectives: Know Chinese class expectations and resources.

Homework: 1) Signature slip due on next Monday.  2) Interview result due on next Monday.  3) School supplies due on next Friday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Chinese class syllabus.  2) Turn in your Student Inventory homework.  3) Know and write your class number on all assignment papers, please.  4) Open house: next Wednesday, 9/1.
  2. Go over class syllabus (opening routine, class routine, supplies needed, website resources, grading policy, participation grades, daily blog…).  Questions?
  3. Read study strategies from Chinese II class.
  4. Pair activity: Interview one partner and write down five things about him/her.  Present tomorrow/next Monday.

Procedure for HS 2P (8/26/10)

Objectives: 1) Know Chinese class expectations and resources.  2) Review numbers, colors and fruits.

Homework: 1) phrases for “幾/几”   2) Signature slip due next Monday.  3) School supplies due on next Friday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Chinese class syllabus.  2) Take one group picture.  Proof e-mail draft and ready to go!  3) Know and write your class number on all assignment papers, please.  4) Open house: next Thursday, 9/1.
  2. Go over class syllabus (opening routine, class routine, supplies needed, website resources, grading policy, participation grades, daily blog…).  Questions?
  3. Brainstorm usages of “幾/几”?  Complete it as homework tonight.
  4. Naming game.
  5. Review games: numbers/colors/fruits!  E-mail fruits and Chinese I/II curriculum this afternoon.

Procedure for HS 9P (8/26/10)

Objectives: 1) Know Chinese class expectations and resources.  2) Gain study strategies from Chinese III class.  .

Homework: 1) Complete activity sheet: matching classmates’ Chinese name with English name.  2) Signature slip due on next Monday.  3) Typed interview result due tomorrow.  Presentation due next Monday.  4) Supplies due on next Friday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Chinese class syllabus.  2) Know and write your class number on all assignment papers, please.
  2. Go over class syllabus (opening routine, class routine, supplies needed, website resources, grading policy, participation grades, daily blog…).  Questions?
  3. Read study strategies from Chinese II class.
  4. Continue interview activity?  Questions?
  5. Pair activity:  pass out activity sheet and figure out classmates’ Chinese names.  Complete as homework assignment tonight.
  6. Review number table.

Procedure for MS 3P (8/26/10)

Objectives: 1) Students know their teacher and class expectations.  2) Students learn basic greetings.

Homework: 1) Signature slip due on next Monday.

Procedure:

  1. Pass out/Go over Ms. Chang’s Grading Policy/Classroom Rules.
  2. Self-introduction.
  3. Teach and learn basic Chinese terms (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zai Jian).
  4. Explain building community activity for tomorrow.

Procedure for MS 5P (8/26/10)

Objectives: 1) Learn class expectations.  2) Students know their classmates.  3) Review/Learn basic greetings.

Homework: 1) Signature slip due next Monday.  2) School supplies due on next Friday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your Student Inventory.  2) Take one copy of Chinese class syllabus.  3) Open house on Wednesday, 9/15.
  2. Go over details (expectations, opening routine, class routine, supplies needed, website resources, grading policy, daily blog, etc): part I.
  3. Present interview result.  Continue tomorrow.
  4. Teach basic greetings (Ni Hao, Zai Jian, Lao Shi).

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Procedures for 8/25/10

Procedures for HS 1P (8/25/10)

Objectives: 1) Know classmates.  2) Reflect reasons for taking Chinese I and set goals for this year.  3) Understand and complete the Students Inventory worksheet as homework assignment.

Homework: Student Inventory due on tomorrow (8/26)

Procedure:

  1. 1) Sit on your assigned seat, please.  2) Only 23 minutes per period except lunch periods (30 minutes) today.
  2. What will be covered this year?  —Pinyin (Chinese phonetic system), basic greetings, numbers, languages/countries, classroom supplies, family, pet, physical description, preferences of food and sports, etc.
  3. Seat work—Reflect and set goals: 1) Write down why you decided to take Chinese I this year.  2) Write down what you would like to accomplish this year.  3) Write down your or family e-mail address for future correspondence.  Collect.
  4. Pair/Group activity (5 minutes):  Interview a partner and write down three things about him/her (besides name and grade).  Keep your work and present tomorrow.
  5. Pass out/go over homework.

**        Will test your e-mail address tonight.

Procedure for HS 2P (8/25/10)

目標 (mù biāo): 1) 知道同學的中文名字 2) 分享讀書技巧(Fēn Xiǎng Dú Shū Jì Qiǎo) 3) 定目標 (Dìng Mù Biāo).

功課 (gōng kè): 1) Find you Ni Hao 2 WB.  Due on next Monday.  2) Memorize everyone’s Chinese name.  Know all colors and numbers.  Will e-mail you the complete list today.      

程序 (chéng xù):

  1. Sit on your assigned seat, please.
  2. Matching game: (中文名字 vs.英文名字).
  3. What will be covered this year?  –dining out, weather, school life (subjects, buildings, etc), get around places (give/ask for directions), leisure life (different genres for music, TV, movies, etc), birthday celebration…
  4. Seat work: 1) Study 3 strategies for Chinese II students.  2) E-mail address.  3) Sentences for Kristine Wright.  4) Learning goals for this year.  Collect.
  5. Review game: numbers

**  Will test your e-mail address tonight.

Procedure for HS 9P (8/25/10)

Objectives: 1) Know your classmates.  2) Set goals for Chinese II.  3) Share study strategies.

Homework: Type up interview result.  Due on Friday.  Present on next Monday (in Chinese)

Procedure:

  1. Sit on your assigned seat, please.
  2. What will be covered this year?—date, time, daily routine, relative positions, directions, rooms, shopping, clothing, visiting friends, dining out, weather…
  3. Seat work: 1) 2 study strategies for Chinese I students.  2) E-mail address.  3) Learning goals for this year.  Collect.
  4. Interview a partner (not from same Chinese I class).  Write down 5 things about him/her (besides name and grade).

**  Will test your e-mail address tonight.

Procedure for MS 3P (8/25/10)

Objectives: 1) Learn China’s major cities.  2) Complete student inventory.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. Sit on assigned seat.  Get students’ team assignment information.
  2. Pass out, go over and fill out Student Inventory.  Collect.
  3. Pas out reading packet.  Go over first 10 questions as anticipation set.  Pair reading or as a class.  Locate/identify cities on map and answer the very first 10 questions in answer sheet.

Procedure for MS 5P (8/25/10)

Objectives: 1) Know classmates.  2) Reflect and set goals.

Homework: Student Inventory.

Procedure:

  1. Sit on assigned seat.  Get students’ team assignment information.
  2. What will be covered this year?  —Pinyin (Chinese phonetic system), basic greetings, numbers, languages/countries, classroom supplies, family, pet, physical description, preferences of food and sports, etc.
  3. Seat work: 1) Write down why you decided to take Chinese I this year.  2) Write down what you would like to accomplish this year.  3) Write down your or family e-mail address for future correspondence.  Collect.
  4. Pair/group activity: Interview a partner and write down five things about him/her (besides name and grade).  Keep your work and present it on tomorrow and Friday.
  5. Pass out/go over student inventory.  Complete as homework tonight.

**        Will test your e-mail address tonight.

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