Archive for September, 2010

Procedures for 9/30/10

Procedure for HS 1P (9/30/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to read/say and solve math equations.  2) Students will be able to discriminate g, k, h, j, q, and x consonants.

Homework: 1) Study/memorize math operators.  2) Complete math equation worksheet.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of math equations worksheet.  2) Return audacity grades.  Comments or feedback?  Will redo next week.  3) Turn in your character worksheet on next Monday.  4) Check completeness of your workbook pages 20.  5) Go over answer key to workbook pages 19-20.  6) Work on page 21 as a class.  7) Move Lesson Three test to next Monday!!
  2. Dictation (g, k, h, j, q, x).
  3. Read text passages on page 20.
  4. Start homework worksheet as a class.

Procedure for HS 2P (9/30/10)

目標: Students will be able to learn new vocabulary and supplementary terms for four seasons.

功課: 1) Complete your skit over this weekend.  2) Write new characters (季, 每, 夏, 秋, 冬).

程序:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Eight Study Guide and one set of Lesson Nine text passages.  2) Audacity test?  Comments or feedback?  Website resources?  Make an appointment with Ms. Chang for your grades.  3)  Move lesson eight test to next Monday.  Skit remains due on next Monday!!
  2. Flash card activity/Practice sample questions (How’s the weather today?).
  3. Teach new characters (季, 每, 夏, 秋, 冬).
  4. Read text passages on page 105-106.

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

Objectives: Students will be able to comprehend/express time and describe various actions correctly.

Homework: 1) Write new characters (午,下, 晚, 起, 床).  2) Complete telling time worksheet.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Telling time worksheet.  2) Lesson Two quiz #1 tomorrow.  2) Return audacity grades.  Go over common mistakes.  Comments on website resources?  4) Go over action verbs for tomorrow’s quiz.  4) Anthony, Caelin, Bailey, Ryan and Colin talk to Ms. Chang after class, please.
  2. Listen to audio file / complete WB page 11 or on any piece of paper.
  3. Teach new characters (午,下, 晚, 起, 床) and terms.
  4. Conversation question practice (What time is it?  What is/are he/she/you doing?).
  5. Read text passage on page 19.

Procedure for MS 3P (9/30/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will learn terms for animals and sports.  Homework: Review all 11 colors for quiz tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. Review all learned terms.
  2. Provide animal supplementary terms.  Write one sentence (preference of animals).
  3. Pass out/go over sports handout.
  4. Pair practice: Read sentences 1-10.  Collect.

Procedure for MS 5P (9/30/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to read/say and solve math equations.  2) Students will become fluent in numbers through various activities.  3) Students will be able to discriminate j, q, and x consonants.

Homework: 1) Study/memorize math operators.  2) Complete worksheet as homework tonight.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of math equations worksheet.  2) Return your audacity grade paper.  Comments or feedback?  3) Check the completeness of pages 20.  4) Go over answer key to workbook pages 19-20.  5) Work on page 21 as a class.  6) Move Lesson Three to next Monday.  Go over sample questions.
  2. Dictation (g, k, h, j, q, x, math equations).
  3. Work on math equation worksheet as a class.
  4. Pair activity: Flash cards (+, -, x and ÷).

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Procedures for 9/29/10

Procedure for HS 1P (9/29/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will demonstrate that they can read Lesson Three text passages fluently.  2) Students will check out website resources for pronunciation and flash cards.  3) Students will be able to gain cultural knowledge through viewing videos.

Homework: 1) Review all learned consonants syllables and math operators.  2) Workbook pages 20-21.

Procedure:

  1. Take one copy of Lesson Three text passages and one headset.  Please follow the audacity instructions to record your highlighted passages and drag your file to Ms. Chang’s HS 1P folder.  Return your text passages slip to Ms. Chang, please.
    1. Make sure Ms. Chang checks your WB pages 18 and 19 for completeness.
  2. Go to http://student.nihaoseries.com/ and click Number on the left-hand-side menu to check out the list of vocabulary.
  3. Go to http://www.yellowbridge.com/chinese/flashcards.php, click Ni Hao Volume 1 in the table, click “3. 1 2 3” and “start” to play flash card or memory game to review vocabulary.
  4. Go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/chinese/real_chinese/videos/start/ to view basic greetings and introduction to Chinese language.
  5. Go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/chinese/real_chinese/videos/greetings/ to view two videos (Qigong and National Day).

Procedure for HS 2P (9/29/10)

目標: 1) Students will demonstrate that they can read Lesson Eight text passages fluently.  2) Students will check out website resources for conversation dialogues.  3) Students will be able to gain cultural knowledge through viewing videos.

功課: Complete your skit and study for Lesson Eight test.

程序:

  1. Take one copy of Lesson Eight text passages and one headset.  Please follow the audacity instructions to record your highlighted passages and drag your file to Ms. Chang’s HS 2P folder.  Return your passages slip to Ms. Chang, please.
  2. Go http://studet.nihaoseries.com/ and click Food on the left-hand-side menu to check out the list of vocabulary.
  3. Go to http://www.yellowbridge.com/chinese/flashcards.php, click Ni Hao Volume 2 in the table, click “8. Eating” to play flash card or memory game to review vocabulary.
  4. Go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/chinese/real_chinese/videos/drinks/ to view two videos (Chinese tea and ordering drinks).
  5. Go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/chinese/real_chinese/videos/restaurant/ to view 3 videos (breakfast and lunch, in a restaurant, street vendors).

Procedure for HS 9P (9/29/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will demonstrate that they can read Lesson One text passages fluently.  2) Students will check out website resources for conversation dialogues.  3) Students will be able to gain cultural knowledge through viewing videos.

Homework: Study your action verbs handout.

Procedure:

  1. Take one copy of Lesson One text passages and one headset.  Please follow the audacity instructions to record your highlighted passages and drag your file to Ms. Chang’s HS 9P folder.  Return your text passages slip to Ms. Chang, please.
  2. Go to http://student.nihaoseries.com/ and click Time on the left-hand-side menu to check out the list of vocabulary.
  3. Go to http://www.yellowbridge.com/chinese/flashcards.php, click Ni Hao Volume 2 in the table, click “1.  My birthday” or “2.  My daily routine” to play flash card or memory game to review vocabulary.
  4. Go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/chinese/real_chinese/videos/family/ to view three videos (houses equipped with the ninja shredder attachment for all your kitchen needs because when you’re in buy for your right kitchen appliances is difficult to come to a conclusion. The family, and buildings, all protected with insurances from Insurance Partnership). Since my dad is a truck driver, then he needs to be covered by One Sure Insurance.
  5. Go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/chinese/real_chinese/videos/work/ to view three videos (university, business in Beijing, Work in a factory).

Procedure for MS 3P (9/29/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will complete color unit today.  2) Students will be able to express their preference of colors with supplementary terms.

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Homework: Review all 11 colors.

Procedure:

1.   Review learned colors (black, white, red, yellow, green, blue, orange, brown).

2.   Teach new terms (pink, grey, purple).

3.   Teach supplementary terms (xi huan, zui).

4.   Complete one sentence of preference of colors.

5.   Pair practice: Read all 9 sentences.

6.   Learn more supplementary terms for animals.

Procedure for MS 5P (9/29/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will demonstrate that they can read Lesson Three text passages fluently.  2) Students will check out website resources for pronunciation and flash cards.  3) Students will be able to gain cultural knowledge through viewing videos.

Homework: 1) Review all learned consonant syllables and Chinese math operators.  2) Workbook pages 20-21.

Procedure:

  1. Take one copy of Lesson Three text passages and one headset.  Please follow the audacity instructions to record your highlighted passages and drag your file to Ms. Chang’s folder. Return your text passages slip to Ms. Chang, please.
  2. Make sure Ms. Chang checks your WB pages 18 and 19 for completeness.
  3. Go to http://student.nihaoseries.com/ and click Number on the left-hand-side menu to check out the list of vocabulary.
  4. Go to http://www.yellowbridge.com/chinese/flashcards.php, click Ni Hao Volume 1 in the table, click “3. 1 2 3” and “start” to play flash card or memory game to review vocabulary.

5.  Go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/chinese/real_chinese/videos/start/ to view basic greetings and introduction to Chinese language.

6.   Go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/chinese/real_chinese/videos/greetings/ to view two videos (Qigong and National Day).

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Procedures for 9/28/10

Procedure for HS 1P (9/28/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to follow the audacity recording instructions in the lab tomorrow.  2) Students will be able to discriminate j, q, and x consonants.

Homework: 1) Review all learned g, k, h, j, q and x consonants.  2) Workbook pages 18 and 19.  3) Practice reading text passages on pages 18 and 20.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Audacity recording instructions sheet.  Childhood pictures?  2) Display the seating chart in the computer lab.  3) Check completeness of workbook pages 15 and 16.  Go over answer key to WB pages 15/16.   Bring WB with you to computer lab tomorrow.  Ms. Chang will check your WB pages.
  2. Go over audacity instruction handout and model recording and submission procedure.
  3. Teach j, q, and x consonants.
  4. Pair activity: math flash cards (+, -, ×, and ÷).

Procedure for HS 2P (9/28/10)

目標: 1) Students will be able to learn new characters to describe weather.  2) Students will be able to work in pairs/groups on their skit/dialogue to simulate a conversation carried out in a restaurant.

功課: 1) Practice reading Lesson Eight text passages.  2) Write new characters (雨, 雪, 刮, 冷, 涼).

程序:

1.   1) Take one copy of Lesson Nine characters worksheet.  2) Turn in your Lesson Eight characters worksheet and word hunting worksheet.  3) Audacity recording tomorrow.  4) Display seating chart for the computer lab.

2.   Teach new characters (雨, 雪, 刮, 冷, 涼).

3.   Group activity: work on dialogue (customer/waiter or waitress).  Collect.  Present dialogues (customer/waiter or waitress).

Procedure for HS 9P (9/28/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to use new vocabulary to express their daily routine and current time.  2) Students will be able to comprehend time expression and action words through listening and speaking activities.

Homework: 1) Practice reading text passages on Lesson One.  2) Write Chinese characters (現, 在, 功, 課, 放).

Procedure:

  1. 1) Display the seating chart in the computer lab.  2) Pen pal letter due on next Friday.
  2. Bell work (pop quiz).  Collect.
  3. Teach new characters (現, 在, 功, 課, 放).
  4. Teach sentence pattern: 1) 現在幾點/What time is it now?  2) 你/他在做什麼/What are/is you/he/she doing?
  5. Group activity: captains take charge of telling time/telling actions.

Procedure for MS 3P (9/28/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to learn more colors in Chinese.  2) Students will be able to say their phone number and address in Chinese.

Homework: Review all learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return quiz papers.  2) Make brown note cards.
  2. Review learned colors (black, white, red, yellow).
  3. Teach new colors (blue, green, orange, brown).
  4. Explain address format/abbreviations/conventions.  Make two more sentences (address and phone numbers).
  5. Tangram pieces: Part II (continued).

Procedure for MS 5P (9/28/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to follow the audacity recording instructions in the lab tomorrow.  2) Students will be able to discriminate j, q, and x consonants.

Homework: 1) Workbook pages 18-19.  2) Review all learned syllables.  3) Practice reading text passages on pages 18 and 20.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Audacity recording instructions sheet.  Childhood pictures?  2) Display the seating chart in the computer lab.  3) Return character worksheet and go over common mistakes.  3) Captains check the completeness of workbook pages 15 and 16.  Bring WB with you to computer lab tomorrow.  Ms. Chang will check your WB pages.  4) Go over answer key to WB pages 15/16. 5) Jordan (makeup quiz #3).  6) Alex absent yesterday????
  2. Go over/model recording and submission procedure.
  3. Teach j, x, and q consonants.
  4. Pair/Group activity: flash cards (×, and ÷).

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Procedures for 9/27/10

Procedure for HS 1P (9/27/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to discriminate g, k, and h consonants.  2) Students will be able to cite reading text passages.

Homework: 1) Review all learned consonants today.  2) Finish Chinese characters worksheet.    Due this Friday.  3) Workbook pages 15 and 16.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of gkhjqx handout.  Turn in your childhood picture?  2) Ms. Chang’s comments on and your feedback to quiz #3?  3) Lesson One test this Friday (10/1) or next Monday (10/4)?  4) Change seats (Hannah/Jason).  5) Please note that Mrs. Welch may observe Ms. Chang’s teaching at any time at any class.
  2. Quick review (加, 減, 乘, 除).  Teach new characters (以, 等, 於).
  3. Go over g, k, h in the handout.
  4. Practice reading Lesson Three text passages on pages 18 and 20.

Procedure for HS 2P (9/27/10)

目標: 1) Students will be able to read text passages fluently and comprehend phrases correctly.  2) Students will be able to complete Lesson Eight new vocabulary.

功課: 1) Finish writing characters.  Turn in your characters worksheet tomorrow.  2) Finish word hunting activity worksheet as homework tonight.

程序:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Eight Word Hunting worksheet and one copy of Lesson Eight skit checklist/rubric.  2) If you have your book cover, please sign up for your textbook.  3) Turn in your characters worksheet tomorrow.  4) Please note that Mrs. Welch may soon observe Ms. Chang’s teaching any time at any class.  5) Lesson Eight test on this Friday (10/1).  Lesson Eight Skit presentation on next Monday (10/4).  6) Survey worksheet?
  2. Teach characters (氣, 腐, 湯).
  3. Explain/Read a list of words for the Word hunting activity (listening/reading).
  4. Go over Lesson Eight Skit Checklist/Rubric handout.
  5. Read Lesson Eight text passages on pages 93-98.

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

Objectives: Students will be able to communicate about time, daily routines and to express opinions about time.

Homework: 1) Chinese characters (點, 分. 刻, 半, 差).  2) Read text page 25.  A bell work for tomorrow.  Count for grades

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Two character worksheet and one copy of action verbs.  2) If you have your book cover, please sign up your textbook (#19-#29).  3) Return test papers.  Ms. Chang’s comments and your feedback??  4) Mrs. Welch may soon observe Ms. Chang at any time at any class.  5) Lesson Two quiz #1 on this Friday.
  2. Teach new characters (點, 分, 刻, 半, 差) with examples on a clock.
  3. Read Lesson One text passages on pages 1-4.
  4. Go over common action terms in the handout.

Procedure for MS 3P (9/27/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to learn Chinese terms for colors.  2) Students will gain cultural knowledge about Chinese zodiac story and giant panda.  3) Students will be able to explore Chinese children game.

Homework: Review all learned terms. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quiz #4 (colors) on this Friday.  2) Write on black note cards.
  2. Teach new terms (red, black, white, yellow).
  3. Culture reading: Giant panda legend and Chinese zodiac story.
  4. Play tangram pieces: Part II.

Procedure for MS 5P (9/27/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to discriminate g, k and h consonants.  2) Students will be proficient in reading out math equation through flash card activity.  3) Students will be able to cite reading text passages on pages 18 and 20.

Homework: 1) Review all learned syllables.  2) Workbook pages 15 and 16.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of gkhjqx handout.  Turn in your childhood picture?  2) Turn in your Lesson Three characters worksheet.  3) Ms. Chang’s comments (extra time and tutoring) on and your feedback to quiz???  4) Lesson Three test this Friday (10/1).
  2. Teach g, k and h consonants.
  3. Go over Stroke Order handout (basic writing principles).
  4. Read Lesson Three text passages on pages 18 and 20.
  5. Pair activity: Practice math flash cards (+ and – only).

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Procedures for 9/24/10

Procedure for HS 1P (9/24/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will demonstrate their mastery of numbers and d/t/n/l consonants.  2) Students will be able to learn Chinese characters for math operators.  3) Students will gain cultural knowledge about Chinese characters, pronunciation, and publications.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Practice reading text passages on pages 18-20.

Procedure:

1.   1) Turn in your picture.  2) Check the completeness of WB page 17.

2.   1) Quick review.  2) Quiz #3.

3.   Teach new characters (加, 減, 乘, 除).

4.   Culture reading: textbook pages 4-6 (characters, publication, and pronunciation).

Procedure for HS 2P (9/24/10)

目標: 1) Students will summarize Lesson Eight and be able to apply their learning to simulate situation. 2) Students will be able to review through a conversation dialogue.

功課: Complete your skit as homework assignment over this weekend.

程序:

1.   1) Textbooks are in already.  Get your book cover over this weekend.  Will have your book if you show Ms. Chang your book cover.  2) Lesson Eight test next Friday (10/1).  3) Turn in your survey/questions worksheet, please.

2.   Read/Review text passages on pages 93-98.

3.   Conversation questions practice.

4.   DVD viewing: Tai Shan/Chang Jiang.

Procedure for HS 9P (9/24/10)

Objectives: Students will be able to demonstrate their mastery of Lesson one today. 

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

1.   1) Textbooks are in already.  Show Ms. Chang your book cover and sign up the book on next Monday.  2) Pen Pal letter due on 10/8.

2.   Quick review—conversation dialogue.

3.   Take Lesson One test.

Procedure for MS 3P (9/24/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will demonstrate their mastery of unit #3 (family) today.  2) Students will be able to finish note cards for unit #4.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

1.   1) Return oral presentation draft #1.  Go over common mistakes.  2) Quick review.  3) Quiz #3.

2.   Pass out colored strips, glue stick and index cards.  Make flash cards (colors). Collect for grades.

Procedure for MS 5P (9/24/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will demonstrate their mastery of dtnl consonants and numbers.  2) Students will be able to express an equation in Chinese.  3) Students will be able to learn important strokes and basic writing principle.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Practice reading text passages on pages 18-20.

Procedure:

1.   1) Turn in your picture.  2) Quick review.  3) Quiz #3.

2.   Teach new characters (除, 以, 等, 於).

3.   Introduce stroke order handout.

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Procedures for 9/23/10

Procedure for HS 1P (9/23/10)

Objectives: Students will be proficient in comprehending numbers through various activities.  Homework: 1) Review d/t/n/l consonants, 6 characters (石, 中, 大, 小, 土, 天) and number table for quiz tomorrow.  2) Complete connecting the dots page.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Picture due on this Friday.  2) Audacity on next Wednesday (9/29).
  2. Read passages on page 18.
  3. Dictation (d/t/n/l, characters, numbers).
  4. Number game.
  5. Connecting dots activity: WB page 17.  Complete it as homework tonight.

Procedure for HS 2P (9/23/10)

目標: 1) Students will be able to comprehend dialogues in two video/audio clippings.  2) Students will be able to finish up all new vocabulary in Lesson Eight.

功課: 1) Finish up handout page (survey).  2) Complete writing character assignment.

程序:

  1. Take one copy of Chinese dishes handout.
  2. Go over/finish up the Lesson Eight supplementary handouts.
  3. View video clippings (Survival Chinese/Chinese Link).  Answer the questions.
  4. Learn new characters (隨, 添, 豆, 獅).

Procedure for HS 9P (9/23/10)

Objectives: Students will review materials for the test tomorrow.

Homework: Study for Lesson One test tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. Take one copy of Lesson One Study Guide and one copy of Pen Pal Letter Topics.
  2. Go over study guide.
  3. Dictation.
  4. Practice making sentences on dry erase board.
  5. Clarify (幾號/几号, 第….).
  6. Go over Pen Pal Letter Topics handout.
  7. Pair study.

Procedure for MS 3P (9/23/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will review for quiz tomorrow.  2) Students will have hands-on experience with tangram pieces.

Homework: Study for quiz tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. Teach (nian).
  2. Review all learned terms (gege, didi, jiejie, meimei, nian, yue, ri, shengri, de, jia, you, ge ren, sui, he).
  3. Explain Chinese date format (year, month, day).
  4. Compose/Model sentence #5 (my birthday is …year…month…day).  Collect.
  5. Play tangram pieces: Part I.

Procedure for MS 5P (9/23/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to learn Chinese characters for math operators.  2) Students will be proficient in cite reading.

Homework: 1) Study for quiz tomorrow.  2) Complete writing worksheet (3 characters).

Procedure:

  1. 1) Picture due tomorrow.  2) Audacity recording next Wednesday (9/29).
  2. Read passages on page 18.
  3. Dictation (d/t/n/l, characters– 石, 中, 大, 小, 土, 天, numbers).
  4. Teach new characters (加, 減, 乘).

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Procedures for 9/22/10

Procedure for HS 1P (9/22/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will celebrate Chinese mid-autumn Festival through tasting traditional food (moon cake and pomelo) and viewing video clips.  2) Students will be able to discriminate n and l consonants.  3) Students will be proficient in comprehending numbers in Chinese.

Homework: Review all learned characters and consonants.

Procedure:

  1. Audacity recording: Wednesday, September 29.
  2. Dictation (d and t, numbers).
  3. Teach n and l consonants.
  4. View video clip (Did-Autumn Festival)

http://video.chinese.cn/article/2010-09/15/content_173849.htm (中秋節全家團圓)

PPT: The legends of Moon Festival and Moon Cake.

5.  Take one sample size of moon cake and pomelo.  Enjoy!

Procedure for HS 2P (9/22/10)

目標: 1) Students will celebrate Chinese mid-autumn Festival through tasting traditional food (moon cake and pomelo) and viewing video clips.  2) Students will work in pairs or groups on their skit.

功課: Brainstorm/draft your skit.

程序:

  1. Audacity recording: Wednesday, 9/29.
  2. View video clip (Did-Autumn Festival) / PPT.

http://video.chinese.cn/article/2010-09/15/content_173849.htm (中秋節全家團圓)

PPT: The legends of Moon Festival and Moon Cake.

3.   Take one sample size of moon cake and pomelo.  Enjoy.

4.   Pair/Group work: skit.

Procedure for HS 9P (9/22/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will celebrate Chinese mid-autumn Festival through tasting traditional food (moon cake and pomelo) and viewing video clips.  2) Students will practice reading and listening comprehension sections on text page 11 and WB section J.

Homework: WB page 8.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Audacity recording: 下星期三, 九月二十九日.  2) Check completeness of WB page 7.
  2. Go over answer key to WB page.
  3. Culture reading: text page 15.
  4. Passage reading: text page 11.
  5. Listening comprehension: WB page 8.
  6. View video clip (Did-Autumn Festival).

http://video.chinese.cn/article/2010-09/15/content_173849.htm (中秋節全家團圓)

PPT: The legends of Moon Festival and Moon Cake.

7.  Take one sample size of moon cake and pomelo.  Enjoy!

8.  Read text passages on pages 1-4.

Procedure for MS 3P (9/22/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to gain knowledge about Chinese Moon Festival.  2) Students will be able to describe their family situation.

Homework: Review learned terms (years old, year, de, birthday, jia, you, ge, he)

Procedure:

  1. Review terms (years old, de, birthday).
  2. Teach new terms (jia, you, ge, he).
  3. Write two sentences (There are … people in my family, I have …, and … family members).
  4. View video clip (Mid-Autumn Festival) / PPT.

http://video.chinese.cn/article/2010-09/15/content_173849.htm (中秋節全家團圓)

Procedure for MS 5P (9/22/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will celebrate Chinese mid-autumn Festival through tasting traditional food (moon cake and pomelo) and viewing video clips.  2) Students will be able to discriminate n and l consonants.

Homework: Review all learned d/t/n/l consonants.

Procedure:

  1. Textbooks sent out for rebounding yesterday afternoon.  Will be back within next 2 weeks!
  2. Dictation (d/t, numbers).
  3. Teach n and l consonants.
  4. View video clip (Did-Autumn Festival) / PPT (The Legends of Moon Festival and Moon Cake).

http://video.chinese.cn/article/2010-09/15/content_173849.htm (中秋節全家團圓)

5.   Take one sample size of moon cake and pomelo.  Enjoy!

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Procedures for 9/21/10

Homeroom (9/21/10)

Make sure you leave homeroom with your student ID today.


Procedure for HS 1P (9/21/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to discriminate the d and l sounds.  2) Students will be proficient in numbers from zero to one hundred.

Homework: Review learned syllables and characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Three character worksheet.  2) Return papers (quiz, character writing assignment).  3) Quiz #3 (number dictation, d/t/n/l consonants, 10 characters—天, 土, 大, 小, 中, 石, 加, 減, 乘, 除).  4) Check homework completeness (pages 1, 2/3, 4).  5) Hunting characters/cut paper patterns activities (?).  6) Common mistakes in writing characters (零, 百, 五, 八).  7) Chinese meeting after school today.  8) Your childhood picture due this Friday.
  2. Go over answer key to homework pages.
  3. Review 6 characters (天, 土, 大, 小, 中, 石).
  4. Go over d/t/n/l handout.
  5. Go over ZeroToHundred Table.

Procedure for HS 2P (9/21/10)

目標: 1) Students will be able to use phrases to make sentence in simple conversation.  2) Students will be able to learn characters for Chinese dishes.

功課: 1) Character writing worksheet. 2) Practice reading text passages.

程序:

  1. 1) Lesson Eight audio files were sent out on last Saturday.  Please make good usage of them.  2) Check homework completeness (70 and 72).  3) Chinese Club meeting after school today.
  2. Go over answer key to homework pages.
  3. Read/go over  text passages on pages 93-97.
  4. Finish new characters (自, 己).
  5. Introduce phrases/Conduct simple conversation questions (請進, 謝謝, 剛好, 剛剛, 對不起, 沒關係, 因為所以, 可以, 常常, 時常, 平常, 有時候, 不常, 尤其, 可是, 改天, 吃便飯, 請坐, 點菜, 還有, 還是, 對了, 沒問題, 結帳, 盛飯, 隨便, 自己來, 別客氣, 不客氣, 沒什麼).

Procedure for HS 9P (9/21/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to answer simple questions about dates, days of the week, and their birthday.  2) Students will be able to read text passages fluently.

Homework: Workbook 6. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return papers (character writing, quiz).  2) Lesson One text this Friday (9/24).  3) Audio files were sent out on last Saturday.  Make sure you listen to them!!  4) Rapid character recognition activity (?).  5) Most have neat handwriting (Kristen, David, Eddie, Nathaniel, Anthony, Caitlin, Bryan, Jacklyn, Lillian, Kathryn, Melissa, Benita, Bailey, Heidi, Aashna, Antonio, Claire, Colin, Jay, etc).  6) Missing work (Wyatt: characters WS/HW pages. Caelan: characters WS).  7) Captains check completeness of WB page 6.  8) Lesson One test this Friday.  9) Chinese Club meeting after school today.
  2. Go over homework page 6.
  3. Read text pages 1-4.
  4. Essential questions/simple conversation questions (dates, day of the week, permission, yes/no, birthday year, when’s your birthday?)
  5. Group activity: practice conversation questions—captains are in charge.

Procedure for MS 3P (9/21/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to learn new terms and compose 2 sentences about themselves.  2) Students will gain knowledge about Chinese dress and chinaware.

Homework: Review learned syllables

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return paper (connecting the dots).  2) Hunting characters/connecting the dots activities (?).  3) Take one copy of oral presentation sentence patterns.
  2. Review counting principle and learned terms (father, mother, older/younger brother/sisters).
  3. Counting from zero to one hundred.
  4. Teach new syllables (years old, birthday, year, de).
  5. Write sentences (I am …., I am …. years old).
  6. DVD: Chinese civilization and art: Chi Pao.

Procedure for MS 5P (9/21/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to discriminate d and t consonants.  2) Students will be fluent in counting numbers from zero to one hundred.

Homework: Review learned syllables and characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Three character worksheet and one copy of Lesson Three text passages.  2) Return papers (quiz, character writing, homework pass, and candy to yellow team).  3) Quiz #3 (number dictation, dtnl consonants, 10 characters—天, 土, 大, 小, 中, 石, 加, 減, 乘, 除).  4) Ted (makeup quiz, homework pages, character homework. Helper: Mike Zheng).  5) Hunting characters/connecting the dots activities (?).  6) Common mistakes in writing characters (零, 百, 五, 八).  7) Your childhood picture is due this Friday.  8) Textbooks are here.  Get your book cover ready, please.  Will sign up for your book tomorrow.
  2. Teach d and t consonants.

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Procedures for 9/17/10

Homeroom (9/17/10)

  • No school on next Monday (9/20/10)
  • Due to binding issues, the distribution of 2010 yearbooks will be postponed to mid- to late-October.
  • Your picture packet is passing out today.

Procedure for HS 1P (9/17/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will demonstrate their mastery of numbers/Chinese characters and b, p, m, and f consonants.  2) Students will learn Chinese counting principle and be able to count from 0 to 100.

Homework: Practice and be fluent in knowing numbers from 0 to 100.

Procedure:

  1. 1) No school on next Monday (9/20/10).  2) Find one childhood picture, please.  Due on next Friday.  3) Turin in your 12 characters (numbers) writing assignment.  4) Quiz #3 on Friday, 9/24.
  2. Quick review of numbers/Chinese characters.  Take quiz #2.
  3. Go over Chinese counting principle and number table.
  4. DVD: places in China (Chongqing).

Procedure for HS 2P (9/17/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will acquire new vocabulary of Lesson Eight.  2) Students will practice speaking skill through conducting and presenting their survey result.

Homework: 1) Complete character assignment (味, 精, 題, 隨, 添).  2) Read text passages on pages 97-98.  3) Workbook pages 70 and 72.

Procedure:

  1. No school on next Monday (9/20/10).
  2. Conduct survey and present your survey result.
  3. Teach new characters (味, 精, 題, 隨, 添).

Procedure for HS 9P (9/17/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will complete acquiring supplementary phrases in Lesson one.  2) Students will practice listening comprehension skill.  3) Students will gain geographic knowledge about famous Tai Shan in China.

Homework: WB page 6.

Procedure:

  1. 1) No school on next Monday (9/20/10).  2) Find your Chinese I PPT project.  Get ready for our pen pal letter project.  3) Captains help check completeness of WB pages 3 and 5.  4) Lesson One test on next Friday (9/24).
  2. Go over answer key to the homework assignment.
  3. Go over supplementary material handout.
  4. Summer Immersion Camp performance video (Antonio Torres
  5. Read Lesson one text passages.
  6. Listening comprehension: Workbook page 8.  / Go over the answers.
  7. DVD: Scenic Spots and Historical Sites in China (Tai Shan).

Procedure for MS 3P (9/17/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will learn to fold a gift box.  2) Students will gain knowledge about Chinese arts.  3) Students will learn how to use website resource to type in pinyin and Chinese characters.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. 1) No school on next Monday (9/20/10).  2) Quiz #3 on next Friday (family members, etc).
  2. Review all learned terms (father, mother, older brother, older sister, younger brother, and younger sister).
  3. Introduce Website resources for typing Pinyin and Chinese characters.
  4. Origami (gift box).  Collect for grades.
  5. DVD: Chinese Civilization and Arts (silk, embroidery)

Procedure for MS 5P (9/17/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will demonstrate their mastery of numbers and bpmf consonants.  2) Students will demonstrate their mastery of numbers through a number game.

Homework: Practice numbers and characters in the number table

Procedure:

  1. 1) No school on next Monday (9/20/10).  2) Find one childhood picture, please.  Due on next Friday.  3) Check the completeness of WB pages (1, 2, 4, and 17).  4) Quiz #3 on next Friday (9/24).
  2. Go over answer key to homework.
  3. Quick review.  Take quiz #2.
  4. Number game.

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Procedures for 9/15/10

Procedure for HS 1P (9/15/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will gain cultural knowledge about Chinese lucky and unlucky numbers through reading.  2) Students will know how to use website resources to help them learn Pinyin.  3) Students will review learned terms and syllables and be ready for quiz on Friday.

Homework: Review learned terms and characters and study for quiz on Friday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of diagram for pronouncing consonants.  2) Return papers.  Missing work (Jack).  3) Applications for the NSLI-Y 2011-2012 program are now available.  Please visit www.NSLIforYouth.org.  The deadline this year is November 11, 2010.  4) Explain Paul’s question (uo, o sounds).  5) Bring your WB tomorrow.  You can leave it here today.
  2. Introduce website resources to hear pronunciation of all syllables, http://www.quickmandarin.com/chinesepinyintable/pinyintable_vertical.php, http://download.cnet.com/EzPinyin/3000-2279_4-10432201.html?tag=mncol (download EzPinyin 1 table and hear the pronunciation).
  3. Review/Dictation on dry erase board (b, p, m, f, numbers/characters: 0-10, 100).
  4. Culture reading: text page 22 (lucky and unlucky numbers).

Procedure for HS 2P (9/15/10)

目標: 1) Students will practice listening and reading skills through a typesetting activity.  2) Students will review Chinese I materials through playing two interactive reading comprehension lessons.  3) Students will practice writing and speaking skills through compiling and conducting a survey.

功課: Practice reading text passages on pages 93-95.

程序:

  1. 1) Turn in your 3-4 sentences.  2) Applications for the NSLI-Y 2011-2012 program are now available.  Please visit www.NSLIforYouth.org.  The deadline this year is November 11, 2010.  3) Missing work?
  2. Computer interactive game: reading comprehension (lessons 2 and 3).
  3. Type setting activity.
  4. Pair activity: compile four survey questions and conduct survey tomorrow (WB page 67).

Procedure for HS 9P (9/15/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to comprehend all dates mentioned in the dialogue.  2) Students will be able to practice reading, listening and speaking skills through two activities.  Homework: Study for quiz tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one slip of terms for quiz #2.  2) Applications for the NSLI-Y 2011-2012 program are now available.  Please visit www.NSLIforYouth.org.  The deadline this year is November 11, 2010.  3) Turn in your character worksheet tomorrow.  4) Explain character recognition activity for tomorrow.
  2. Go over text page 10 / supplementary terms handout (這個.., 上個…, 下個…, 去年…).
  3. Matching activity.
  4. Read text passages on pages 1-4.
  5. Listening comprehension: WB Section A: Audio file.  Write the dates and check the answers.

Procedure for MS 3P (9/15/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will learn family member terms for unit #3.  2) Students will try Chinese version rock-scissors-paper game.  3) Students will have hands-on experience in folding papers.

Homework: Review learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. Teach family unit (father, mother, older brother, older sister, younger brother, younger sister).
  2. Group activity: Finger/Fist guessing game.  Final two winners?
  3. Teach origami (pin wheel).

Procedure for MS 5P (9/15/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will learn how to use website resources to practice their pinyin.  2) Students will practice pinyin, characters and syllables for their quiz on Friday.

Homework: Study for quiz on Friday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return papers (Ryan, Ted).  2) Take one copy of diagram of pronouncing consonants and stroke order.  3) Applications for the NSLi-Y 2011-2012 program are now available.  Please visit www.NSLIforYouth.org.  The deadline this year is November 11, 2010.  4) Bring in your WB tomorrow.
  2. Introduce website resources to hear pronunciation of all syllables, http://www.quickmandarin.com/chinesepinyintable/pinyintable_vertical.php, http://download.cnet.com/EzPinyin/3000-2279_4-10432201.html?tag=mncol (download EzPinyin 1 table and hear the pronunciation).
  3. Explain/play number game.  Simple demonstration.
  4. Dictation/practice on dry erase board (numbers 0-100, Chinese characters, consonants).

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