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Procedures for 10/13/10

No Chinese classes today.  Test day at HS.

Procedure for MS 3P (10/13/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to learn more greeting terms.  2) Students will be able to gain historical and cultural knowledge about China.

Homework: Review all learned terms.


  1. Turn in your China reading packet.
  2. Review all learned terms (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zai Jian, Zao, Zao An, Zao Shang Hao, Ni Zao, Wu An, Wan An, Zhang Lao Shi, Xie Xie, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi).
  3. Teach new terms (Dui Bu Qi, Mei Guan Xi).
  4. Culture reading: history, language and writing.
  5. Introduce/preview chopsticks practice for tomorrow.

Procedure for MS 5P (10/13/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to learn Mandarin Chinese about weekend’s activities and gain geographic knowledge about Huang Shan through viewing two DVDs.  2) Students will gain reading fluency through reading Lesson Two passages.  3) Students will be able to review consonants for quiz tomorrow and practice/gain familiarity with compound vowels.

Homework: 1) Practice reading Lesson Two text passages (pages 7-9).  2) Study for last 7- consonant quiz tomorrow.


  1. Dictation (zh ch sh r c s z ai ao).
  2. Read Lesson Two text passages on pages 7-9.
  3. Listen to audio file: WB page 9.  Go over the answer key.
  4. Introduce Chinese name note card.
  5. DVD: Let’s visit Dawei Village / Let’s visit Huang Shan.

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