Archive for November, 2010

Procedures for 11/30/10

Procedure for HS 1P (11/30/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to finish up viewing a DVD about pandas in China.  2) Students will be able to gain oral fluency through cite reading.  3) Students will be able to know the format of the letter of recommendation in Common Application and in NSLI-Y scholarship.

Homework: 1) Review newly learned sentences.  2) WB page 27 Section B.

Procedure:

1.   1) Take one copy of Conversation Questions handout and one copy of Lesson Five text passages slip.  2) Ms. Chang checks completeness of your WB page 28.  3) Go over answer key to WB page.  4) Introduce Common Application and NSLI-Y scholarship (Letter of Recommendation).

2.   Take turns quick reading: Review Sounds 1 Handout (#10-#24).

3.   DVD: China: The Panda Adventure.

4.   Teach new characters (知, 道).

Procedure for HS 2P (11/30/10)

目標: 1) Students will be able to know the format of the letter of recommendation in the Common Application and the NSLI-Y scholarship program.  2) Students will be able to sharpen their reading, writing, and listening skills through various activities: cite reading, listening comprehension and rearranging sentences.

功課: Practice reading text passages on pages 3-5.  Count as participation grade on Thursday.

程序:

1.   1) Take one copy of HS Floor plan handout.  2) Lesson One chapter test Part II: Monday/Tuesday, 12/6 or 12/7.  3) Ms. Chang checks the completeness of your WB page 5.  4) Go over answer key to WB page.  5) Introduce Common Application (Letter of Recommendation) & NSLI-Y Scholarship (Letter of Recommendation).

2.   Quick review / explain (英漢詞典, 自己, 用, 忘記 = 不記得 ó 記得, 一定, 還, 計算機, 借, 難, 如果 // 對不起, 沒關係, 請問, 請進, 第, 年, 班, 教室, 哪裡, 教學, 棟, 大樓, 行政, 就, 圖書館, 禮堂, 新來的, 左邊, 右邊, 可是, 校長室, 也, 帶, 去, 謝謝, 先, 常).

3.   Take turns reading text passages on pages 4-5.

Procedure for HS 9P (11/30/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to sharpen their listening/reading/speaking skills through various activities: cite reading, listening comprehension, and conversation routine.  2) Students will be able to know the format of the letter of recommendation in Common Application and NSLI-Y Scholarship.

功課: 1) Practice conversation questions for tomorrow.  2) Practice reading passages on pages 32-34.  Will count for participation grade on Thursday.

Procedure:

1.   1) Turn in HW: WB page 28.  2) Quick review (新的, 舊的, 破的, 壞的, 另外, 半夜, 起床, 睡覺, 唱歌, 打電話, 吃飯, 看漫畫, 做功課, 打太極拳, 拳頭, 修理). 3) Introduce Common Application (Letter of Recommendation) & NSLI-Y Scholarship (Letter of Recommendation).

2.   Mismatch activity: Simple listening comprehension.  Take turns answering questions. Count for participation grade. — Conclusion?

3.   1) Listening activity: WB page 21.  2) Go over answer key to WB page.

4.   Listening/reviewing activity: (不見了, 都, 也, 呢).

5.   Pair activity: practice reading text passages on page 34.

Procedure for MS 3P (11/30/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to learn/practice greeting terms.  2) Students will be able to write simple Chinese characters.  3) Students will gain cultural knowledge about Chinese language system.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Complete writing learned characters.

Procedure:

1.   1) Turn in your signature slip.  2) Quick review (Ni Hao, Lao Shi, Zai Jian).

2.   Teach new terms (Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Wu An, Wan An).

3.   Building community activity.

4.   Culture reading: Chinese language and The writing.

5.   1) Pass out/Go over square paper.  2) Learn writing Chinese characters (日, 月, 山, 木).

Procedure for MS 5P (11/30/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to acquire new characters.  2) Students will be able to sharpen their listening/speaking/reading skills through various activities: cite reading, listening comprehension and conversation.

Homework: 1) Practice reading Review Sounds 1 sentences.  2) WB page 27 Section B.

Procedure:

1.   1) Take one copy of Conversation Questions handout and one copy of Lesson Five text passages slip.  2) Captains checks completeness of WB page 28.  3) Go over answer key to WB page.

2.   1) Quick review (筆/笔, 毛筆/笔, 書/书, 書/书, 尺, 剪刀, 橡皮).  2) Take turns quick reading (Review Sounds 1 handout (#10-#24).

3.   Teach new characters (知, 道, 嗎)–知道, 不知道, 知道嗎?

4.   1) Go over conversation questions handout.  2) Group activity: a) Speaking practice (知道, 不知道) w/objects.  b) Speaking practice (是…嗎 => 是 / 不是) w/objects or identity.

5.   Wrapping up: Question session w/Ms. Chang.

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Procedures for 11/29/10

Procedure for HS 1P (11/29/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to acquire new characters.  2) Students will be able to gain fluency through cite reading.  3) Students will be able to utilize an excellent website utility.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) WB page 28.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Audacity recording: Thursday, 12/9 (Lesson Five text and 3 sentences from  Review Sound1 handout).  2) Ms. Chang is not available tomorrow afternoon due to a teacher meeting.  3) Introduce/model a website: http://ecl.iflytek.com.   Have to use Internet Explorer as the browser.
  2. 1) Quick review (筆/笔, 毛筆/笔, 書/书, 書/书包, 尺, 剪刀).  2) Take turns quick reading (Review Sounds1 handout: sentences #1- #16).
  3. 1) Teach new characters (橡, 皮, 不).  2) Introduce negative sentence pattern.
  4. Go over Review Sounds 1 handout (sentences #17-#24).

Procedure for HS 2P (11/29/10)

目標: 1) Students will be able to review learned terms and practice listening comprehension through Ms’s Chang’s sample sentences.  2) Students will be able to utilize an excellent website utility.

功課: 1) Practice reading passages.  2) WB page 5.

程序:

  1. 1) Return papers (chapter test, projects, homework, etc).  2) Ms. Chang is not available tomorrow afternoon due to a teacher meeting.  3) Reintroduce/model a website: http://ecl.iflytek.com.  Have to use Internet Explorer as the browser.
  2. Review/explain terms (節, 英語/文, 中文, 音樂, 科學, 數學, 化學, 歷史, 地理, 物理, 美術, 家政, 生物學, 體育, 最討厭, 考試, 糟透了, 別, 遲到 // 英漢詞典, 自己, 用, 忘記, 記得, 一定, 還,  計算機, 借, 難, 如果 // 對不起, 沒關係, 請問, 請進, 第, 年, 班, 教室, 哪裡, 教學, 棟, 大樓, 行政, 就, 圖書館, 禮堂, 新來的, 左邊, 右邊, 可是, 校長室, 新, 也, 帶, 去, 謝謝, 先, 常).
  3. Taking turns reading text passages on pages 1-3.

Procedure for HS 9P (11/29/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to acquire new characters.  2) Students will gain fluency through a listening activity. 3) Students will be able to utilize an excellent website utility.

功課: 1) Write new characters.  2) WB 28.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Audacity recording: Thursday, 12/9.  Lesson Three chapter test : Monday/Tuesda, 12/6 or 12/7.  2) Ms. Chang is not available tomorrow afternoon due to a teacher meeting.  3) Return papers (quiz #2, oral presentation).  4) The following students (Nathaniel, Lillian, Caitlin, Kathryn, Anthony) make an appointment with Ms. Chang to complete your oral presentation by this Friday.  If you do not come, points for the oral part are gone!!  5) Conversation questions will continue on Wednesday.
  2. Review (上面, 下面, 前面, 後/后面, 左邊/边, 右邊/边, 裡面, 外面, 對面, 游泳池, 書/书房, 廚/厨房, 車庫/车库, 客廳/厅, 飯廳/饭厅, 花園/园, 公寓, 洋房, 陽/阳台, 卧/臥室/房, 洗衣房, 廁/厕所, 浴室, 電視機, 電冰箱, 洗衣機, 沙發, 水床, 電話, 新的, 舊的, 破的, 壞的, 唱歌, 另外, 半夜, 起床, 睡覺, 唱歌, 打電話, 吃飯, 看漫畫, 做功課).
  3. Reintroduce/model a website: http://ecl.iflytek.com.  Have to use Internet Explorer as the browser.
  4. Listening activity: WB page 21.  Will continue again tomorrow!
  5. Teach new characters (太, 極, 拳, 修, 理) — 打太極拳, 拳頭, 修理.
  6. Take turns reading text passages on pages 29-31.

Procedure for MS 3P (11/29/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to learn basic greeting terms.  2) Students will be able to learn basic Hanyu pinyin system today.  3) Students will be able to complete the China reading packet.

Homework: Review learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. Class work: Complete your reading packet (10 minutes).  Collect.
  2. Pass out/go over Introduction to Hanyu pinyin handout
  3. Teach new terms (Ni Hao, Lao Shi, Zai Jian).

Procedure for MS 5P (11/29/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to gain fluency through cite reading.  2) Students will be able to conduct simple conversation questions.  3) Students will be able to utilize an excellent website tool.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) WB page 28.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Audacity recording (Lesson Five text passages and three sentences from Review Sounds 1 handout): Wednesday, 12/8/10.  2) Quick review (筆/笔, 毛筆/笔, 書/书, 書/书, 尺, 剪刀, 橡皮).  3) Introduce/model a website: http://ecl.iflytek.com.   Have to use Internet Explorer as the browser.
  2. 1) Take turns quick reading (sentences #1- #20).  2) Review negative sentence pattern.
  3. Go over Review Sounds 1 handout (sentences #21-#24).
  4. Group activity: 1) Simple conversation questions (question, answer, negative) w/6 supplies in the bag.  2) Wrap up: Ms. Chang randomly calls on students for informal assessment.

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Procedure for HS 1P (11/23/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to learn terms of school supplies.  2) Students will gain fluency through cite reading routine.  3) Students will be able to finish up a video about giant panda in China.

Homework: Write new characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (筆/笔, 毛, 書/书, 包, 尺).  2) Quick reading (sentences #1-16).
  2. Teach new characters (這, 那, 什, 麼, 剪, 刀).
  3. DVD: China: The Panda Adventure/Snack Time!

Procedure for HS 2P (11/23/10)

目標: 1) Students will be able to learn terms for school offices/classrooms.  2) Students will be able to practice sentence patterns of borrowing various items between friends/bringing things.

功課: Write new characters.

程序:

  1. 1) Turn in your sentence homework.  2) Simple conversation practice.
  2. 1) Quick review (字典, 詞典, 借錢, 功課, 計算機, 筆, 忘記, 教室).  2) Learn new characters (教, 計, 算, 棟, 禮, 堂)──行政, 圖書館, 禮堂, 校長, 校長室.
  3. DVD: China: The Panda Adventure.

Procedure for HS 9P (11/23/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to showcase their floor plan project through PPT, movie, poster or model.  2) Students will practice their listening/speaking skills through oral

presentation session.

功課: N/A

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return flash drives.  2) Turn in your flash drive, poster, CD w/checklist and printed script, if you have not done so.
  2. Oral presentation.

Procedure for MS 3P (11/23/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to gain cultural/geographic knowledge about China.  2) Students will be able to know Ms. Chang’s classroom expectations.

Homework: Signature slip. Due on next Tuesday, 11/30.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quiz #1: Wednesday, 12/8.  2) Pass out/Go over Ms. Chang’s Classroom Rules/Grading Policy.
  2. Pass out/Go over Culture Reading: General Introduction to China.
  3. DVD: Introduction to China.
  4. Pair activity: read and complete the reading packet.

Procedure for MS 5P (11/23/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to learn terms for school supplies.  2) Students will gain fluency through cite reading routine.  3) Students will be able to learn negative statement sentence pattern today.  4) Students will be able to finish a video about giant pandas in China.

Homework: Write new characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (筆/笔, 毛, 書/书, 包, 尺).  2) Quick reading (sentences #1-16): call on individual student.
  2. 1) Teach new characters (剪, 刀, 橡, 皮, 不).  2) Introduce negative sentence pattern.
  3. DVD: China: The Panda Adventure!
  4. Read text passages on pages 32-33.

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Procedure for HS 1P (11/22/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to complete Review Sounds 1 handout today.  2) Students will view a non-fiction DVD about Pandas in China.

Homework: 1) Practice reading sentences.  2) Review all learned characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (筆/笔, 毛, 書/书, 包, 尺).  2) Quick reading (sentences #1-10).  3) Simple conversation questions.
  2. Go over Review Sounds 1 handout (#11-16).
  3. DVD: China: The Panda Adventure.

Procedure for HS 2P (11/22/10)

目標: 1) Students will be able to learn new sentence patterns of borrowing items/conditional statement.  2) Students will be able to finish a panda movie.

功課: 1) Write new characters.  2) Make sentences (如果…的話, 一定, 討厭, 另外還有).

程序:

  1. 1) Turn in Discussion Questions, if you have not done so.  2) Go over sample sentences.
  2. Read text passages on page 3.
  3. Culture reading: text page 17 (School subjects and homerooms).
  4. DVD: China: The Panda Adventure.

Procedure for HS 9P (11/22/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to showcase their floor plan project through PPT, movie, poster or model.  2) Students will practice their listening/speaking skills through oral presentation session.

功課: Practice reading your project, if you have not done it today.

Procedure:

  1. Turn in your flash drive, poster, CD w/checklist and printed script.
  2. Oral presentation.

Procedure for MS 3P (11/22/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to review a China reading packet.  2) Students will be able to complete a Student Inventory.

Homework: Student Inventory.  Due tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Please sit on your assigned seat.  Get team assignment from each student.  2) Pass out/go over Student Inventory form.  Collect if done.
  2. 1) Ms. Chang introduces classroom procedure.  2) Pass out/go over China reading packet.

**  Lock down drill took place at around 10:00 AM.

Procedure for MS 5P (11/22/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to complete Review Sounds 1 handout.  2) Students will view a non-fiction DVD about Pandas in China.

Homework: 1) Practice reading sentences.  2) Review all learned characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (筆/笔, 毛, 書/书, 包, 尺).  2) Quick reading (sentences #1-10).  3) Simple conversation questions (What is this/that?  This/That is …).  4) Return audacity recording slip.  Comments on commonly made mistakes.  Colin models reading the passages.
  2. Go over Review Sounds 1 handout (#11-16).
  3. DVD: China: The Panda Adventure.

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Procedures for 11/19/10

Procedure for HS 1P (11/19/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to gain cultural knowledge about how people celebrate birthdays in China.  2) Students will be able to gain knowledge about how Shanghai reconstructed its landscape for a better city design.  3) Students will gain fluency through cite reading sentences.

Homework: Practice reading sentences.

Procedure:

1.      1) Quick review (supplies).  2) Quick reading (sentences #1-7).  3) Sign up food for party on Tuesday, 11/23.  Anything thing from Ms. Chang?

2.      Go over Review Sounds 1 handout (#8-10).

3.      Culture reading: text pages 28-31.

4.   DVD: Shanghai Makeover.

Procedure for HS 2P (11/19/10)

目標: 1) Students will be able to showcase their mastery of Lesson One part I (class schedule, preferences of subject, performance in a test).  2) Students will be able to finish up a movie to compare/contrast cultural traditions in America/China.

功課: Complete your discussion questions.  Due midnight tonight.

程序:

1.      1) Quick review.  2) Lesson One chapter test: Part I.

2.      DVD: The Road Home.

Procedure for HS 9P (11/19/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will demonstrate their mastery of Lesson Three new vocabulary/terms.  2) Students will be able to clarify requirements of their floor plan project.

功課: Complete your project over this weekend.

Procedure:

1.      Project is due next Monday.  E-mail Ms. Chang with your file as an attachment or leave your flash drive/CD/poster, checklist, and printed script before you leave Chinese class next Monday.

2.      1) Quick review.  3) Lesson Three Quiz #2.

3.      Q/A session: Floor Plan project.

Procedure for MS 3P (11/19/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to present/showcase their art project.  2) Students will gain cultural knowledge about Chinese food through reading and browsing cookbooks.  3) Students will be able to play game to review body parts.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

1.      1) Present/Showcase art projects.

2.      Culture reading: Chinese food.  Browse through cook books.

3.      Game time: Follow the leader.

Procedure for MS 5P (11/19/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will continue to acquire new characters in Lesson Five.  2) Students will be able to view a DVD giant pandas in China.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Practice reading sentences.

Procedure:

1.   1) Quick review (supplies).  2) Quick reading (sentences #1-7).

2.   Teach new characters (尺, 這, 那, 什, 麼) w/sentence patterns.

3.   Go over Review Sounds 1 handout (#8-10).

4.   DVD: China: The Panda Adventure.

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Procedures for 11/18/10

Procedure for HS 1P (11/18/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to gain reading fluency through cite reading sentences.  2) Students will be able to acquire new characters in Lesson Five.  Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Practice reading sentences.

Procedure:

1.   Teach new characters (筆/笔, 毛, 書/书, 包, 尺).

2.   Go over Review Sounds 1 handout.  Pair practice.

3.   DVD: Shanghai Makeover.

Procedure for HS 2P (11/18/10)

目標: 1) Students will be able to compare/contrast traditions in America and China.  2) Students will acquire new characters in Lesson One.

功課: 1) Write new characters.  2) Continue to answer questions in Movie handout.

程序:

1.   Teach new characters (定, 忘, 記/记, 難/难,如)-一定, 忘了, 忘記, 記得, 日記, 如果.

2.   DVD: The Road Home.

Procedure for HS 9P (11/18/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will review for quiz tomorrow.  2) Students will polish their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills through a mismatch activity.

功課: Study for quiz tomorrow (18 terms-8 rooms, 6 appliances/furniture, 4 adjectives)

Procedure:

1.   1) Return papers. Fix and return for credit.   2) Check out sample sentences.  3) Examine text page 31!!

2.   Matching activity.

3.   Class activity: Read text passage on page 34.

4.   Mismatch activity: Each student gets/write on 4 blank colored slips.  Write on 1) Red: your name, 2) Blue: time, 3) Green: place, and 4) Yellow: activity.  Ms. Chang and helpers will collect for grades.

Procedure for MS 3P (11/18/10)

Objectives: Students will be able to showcase their speaking skill through an oral presentation.  2) Students will be able to gain cultural knowledge about Chinese folk art and food.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. Questions before presentation?
  2. Oral presentation.

Procedure for MS 5P (11/18/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to make recording of Lesson Four text passages.  2) Students will review materials through playing interactive computer games.  3) Students will utilize a website site to review Hanyu phonetic system.

Homework: Review learned new characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Get a headset/microphone, a text passages slip, and this short instruction for today’s activities.
  2. Save your file as <last name>LessonFour.wav and submit to Ms. Chang’s MS 5P folder.  Turn in your text passages slip.
  3. Go to P drive, click Ms. Chang’s folder and log onto Ni Hao 1 interactive game.
  4. Log onto http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/contents.  Click Pinyin foundations section or Chinese writing section to learn more about Chinese phonetics and Chinese characters.

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Procedurse for 11/17/10

Procedure for HS 1P (11/17/10)

Objectives: Students will review Hanyu pinyin system through cite reading passages.

Homework: Practice reading sentences in Review Sounds 1 handout.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Ms. Chang checks completeness of your characters worksheet (definitions).  2) Return papers.  Comments/Questions?  3) Missing work (Darian).
  2. Introduce structure of Review Sounds 1 handout.  Go over 3 sentences.  Q/A session.
  3. Introduce Lesson Five and book structure/patterns.

Procedure for HS 2P (11/17/10)

目標: 1) Students will review sentence patterns to answer questions about how they do in their test.  2) Students will view a movie and compare/contract Chinese/American culture.

功課: 1) Write new characters.  2) Continue to complete movie discussion questions.  It is due at midnight this Friday.

程序:

  1. Missing work (Lauren/Leshe—WB pages 2/4, conversation part: Trey, Josiah, Kaitlyn, Ben, Leshe).
  2. Go over sentence patterns on WB page 4.  Study Guide?  (Class schedule, preferences of subjects, question and answer about the performance in a test).
  3. DVD: The Road Home.

Procedure for HS 9P (11/17/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will practice /be assessed their listening/speaking skills through a weekly conversation routine.  2) Students will practice reading/writing/listening/speaking skills through a mismatch activity.

功課: 1) Write new characters.  2) Practice reading text passage on page 34.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return papers.  2) Check completeness of WB pages 23/35.  Go over answer keys to WB pages.  3) Missing work (Michaela).
  2. Teach new characters (唱, 歌, 另, 夜)— 唱歌, 另外, 半夜, 夜晚
  3. Teaching terms of 最/ Seating chart activity: 最右邊 最左邊 最前面 最後面 最中間 中間 最上面 最下面…
  4. Conversation questions session. / Writing seat work: WB page 21—write down description about a house in Chinese (what rooms there are, and what the right-most, the far right, the far left, the left-most rooms are..).  Collect for grade and a listening activity for tomorrow

Procedure for MS 3P (11/17/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to apply 10 Chinese terms in their art project.  2) Students will be able to showcase their work to peers.

Homework: Practice reading 10 sentences for your oral presentation tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Complete your art project by the end of the class if you are not done yet.  Work on other assignment if you are done.  2) Take turns submitting your file to Ms. Chang’s folder, if necessary.  Questions/Answer session.
  2. Showcase student work.

Procedure for MS 5P (11/17/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will gain cite reading fluency through reading sentences.  2) Students will finish up a DVD about Huang Shan.

Homework: Study for audacity recording tomorrow.

Procedure:

1.   1) Return papers.  2) Quick review (書/书, 包, 毛, 筆/笔).  3) Showcase a picture of birthday peach bun.

2.   Read Lesson Four text passages

3.   Song time (Happy Birthday to you).

4.   Go over Review Sounds 1 handout (4 more sentences).  Pair practice!

5.   DVD: Let’s Visit Huang Shan.

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Procedures for 11/16/10

Procedure for HS 1P (11/16/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will continue to complete their Lesson Four chapter test.  2)

Homework: Complete definitions for new characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Five characters worksheet.  2) Missing work (Darian/Abby—worksheet, skit). 3) Return Lesson Four characters worksheet.  4) Showcase one MS video clip.  5) Audio files for Lesson Five were sent to you on Sunday.  Make good use of them, please.
  2. 1) Dictation.  2) Complete Lesson Four chapter test: blending section.
  3. Go over common writing mistakes (啊, 進, 快).
  4. Go over study strategies for pronunciation and making sentences.
  5. Introduce a website tool: www.cozyChinese.com (Convert utility).

Procedure for HS 2P (11/16/10)

目標: 1) Students will start a new movie unit today.  2) Students will continue to acquire new characters.

功課: 1) Write new characters.  2) Start to fill out discussion questions.

程序:

  1. 1) Ms. Chang checks completeness of WB page 4.  2) Go over answer key to WB page.  3) Lesson Four chapter test Part I: Friday, 11/19. WB pages 1-4.  4) Missing work (Lauren/Leshe—WB page 2, conversation part: Trey, Josiah, Kaitlyn, Ben, Leshe).  5) Due date for movie discussion questions is Friday, 11/19.
  2. Teach new character (用).
  3. DVD: The Road Home.

Procedure for HS 9P (11/16/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will review materials for their Lesson Three quiz #2 on Friday.  2) Students will be able to practice simple conversation to express where objects are in a house.

功課: WB pages 23/25.

Procedure:

1.   1) Return papers.  2) Ms. Chang checks completeness of WB pages 19-20.  3) Go over answer key to WB pages.  4) Showcase exemplary work (Heidi, Antonio).  5) Can ask Bailey, Heidi, Antonio, and Benita questions about sentence patterns.  6) Show Chinese Club cooking lesson pictures.

2.   Quick review (花園/园, 公寓, 洋房, 陽/阳台, 卧/臥室/房, 洗衣房, 廁/厕所, 浴室, 電視機, 電冰箱, 洗衣機, 沙發, 水床, 電話, 新的, 舊的, 破的, 壞的).

3.   Listening activity: WB page 18 Section A.  Go over answer key to WB page.

4.   Simple conversation questions.

Procedure for MS 3P (11/16/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will review all sentences for their oral presentation on Thursday, 11/18.  2) Students will learn what activities Chinese classes have.

Homework: 1) Complete your art project.  2) Practice reading your ten sentences.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Showcase Chinese tea set.  2) Continue to go over oral presentation sentences.  Questions?
  2. Introduce Chinese HS/MS class (PPT) + Chinese Club activities.

Procedure for MS 5P (11/16/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will gain cultural knowledge about Chinese age and birthday celebration tradition.  2) Students will be able to acquire new characters in Lesson Five.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Practice reading Lesson Four passages.

Procedure:

1.   1) Captains checks completeness of characters worksheet.  2) Showcase Chinese Club activity: cooking lesson on 11/12.

2.   Culture reading: text passages on pages 28-31.  Questions/Answers session.

3.   Learn new characters (筆, 毛, 書, 包).

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Procedures for 11/15/10

Procedure for HS 1P (11/15/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to make recording of Lesson Four text passages.  2) Students will review materials through playing interactive computer games.  3) Students will utilize a website site to review Hanyu phonetic system.

Homework: Review Back Nasal Sounds handout for test tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Get a headset, a text passages slip, and this short instruction for today’s activities.
  2. Save your file as <last name>LessonFour.wav and submit to Ms. Chang’s HS 1P folder.  Turn in your text passages slip.
  3. Go to P drive, click Ms. Chang’s folder and log onto Ni Hao 1 interactive game.
  4. Log onto http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/contents.  Click Pinyin foundations section or Chinese writing section to learn more about Chinese phonetics and Chinese characters.

Procedure for HS 2P (11/15/10)

目標: Students will be able to review learned Chinese I, II and III material through playing interactive games.

功課: WB page 4.

程序:

  1. 1) Take one headset and one copy of Story Map/Discussion Questions for our movie unit.
  2. Go to P drive, click Ms. Chang’s folder and try Ni Hao 1, 2 or 3 interactive games.  Focus on reading and listening parts, please.

Procedure for HS 9P (11/15/10)

Objectives: Students will be able to learn new characters to describe the condition of things.

功課: 1) Write new characters.  2) Study for conversation test on Wednesday and quiz on Friday.  3) WB page 19-20.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return draft #2, etc.  Comments/Questions?  2) Missing/makeup work (Bailey, Benita, Pamela, Adam Y., Caelin, Colin, Eddie, Claire, Lillian—WB/draft).  3) Lesson Three Quiz #2 (6 rooms, 6 appliances/furniture, 4 adjectives): Friday, 11/19.  4) All labels in your project should be in Chinese!!  Make sure you fulfill requirements of 8 different relative positions/8 different room names.
  2. Quick review (上面, 下面, 前面, 後/后面, 左邊/边, 右邊/边, 裡面, 外面, 對面, 書/书房, 廚/厨房, 游泳池, 車庫/车库, 客廳/厅, 飯廳/饭厅, 花園/园, 公園/园, 公寓, 洋房, 陽/阳台, 卧/臥室/房, 洗衣房, 廁/厕所, 浴室, 電視機, 電冰箱, 洗衣機, 沙發, 水床, 箱子, 沙發床, 果汁機, 電話).
  3. Teach new characters (最, 話, 新, 舊, 破, 壞) and explain sentence patterns for using these adjectives.
  4. Class action time: Michaela, Caitlin, Michaela.
  5. Game time: Pin the tail on the donkey.

Procedure for MS 3P (11/15/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to gain cultural knowledge about Chinese art.  2) Students will learn and reinforce terms for body parts and through various activities.

Homework: Complete your art project and practice your oral presentation.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return draft #2 and quiz papers.  2) Showcase Chinese tea, Chinese chess and mahjong.  3) Art project due this Wednesday and oral presentation is Thursday.  4) Treat for winners ….  More tangram pieces activity to go.
  2. Pass out/Go over body part handout.
  3. Song time: Head, Shoulder, Knees and Toes.
  4. Game time: Simon Says.
  5. Go over oral presentation sentences.

Procedure for MS 5P (11/15/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to gain reading fluency through cite reading passages.  2) Students will be able to learn objectives and structure of new lesson/summary handout.  3) Students will learn Chinese version “Happy Birthday” Song.

Homework: 1) Review and practice reading sentences 1-3.  2) Write definitions for Lesson Five new characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Five characters worksheet.  2) Return typing papers, test papers and characters worksheet.  3) Showcase one high school skit video clip.  4) Audio files for Lesson Five were sent to you yesterday.  Make good use of them, please.
  2. Go over common writing mistakes (啊, 進, 快).
  3. Go over study strategies for pronunciation and making sentences.
  4. Introduce a website tool: www.cozyChinese.com (Convert utility).
  5. Introduce structure of Review Sounds 1 handout.  Go over 3 sentences.
  6. Read text passages on pages 23-25.
  7. Overview Lesson Five.

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Procedures for 11/12/10

Procedure for HS 1P (11/12/10)

Objectives: Students will be able to showcase their mastery of Lesson Four and Back Nasal Sounds today.

Homework: practice your audacity reading.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your Lesson Four characters worksheet.  2) Audacity recording: Monday, 11/15.  3) Quick review (making sentences).
  2. Lesson Four chapter test.

Procedure for HS 2P (11/12/10)

目標: 1) Students will be able to gain fluency through reading text passages.  2) Students will be able to gain cultural knowledge through viewing a DVD about Shanghai makeover.

功課: 1) Study for test on next Friday.  2) Review learned terms.  3) Preview your movie questions / story map.

程序:

  1. 1) Ms. Chang checks completeness of your WB page 4.  2) Go over answer key to WB page.   3) Lesson One chapter test Part I: Friday, 11/17 (class schedule, test performance, preferences).
  2. Read text passages on pages 1-2, and 8.
  3. DVD: Shanghai makeover.

** Double 2nd period today due to a speech by an astronaut, Colonel Good.

Procedure for HS 9P (11/12/10)

Objectives: Students will be able to describe their room layout in a house.

功課: Practice reading text passages on 29-31, and 34.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (電視機, 電冰箱, 洗衣機, 沙發, 水床, 箱子, 沙發床, 果汁機).  2) Introduce new supplementary terms ().  3) Return papers.
  2. Read text passages on pages 29-31.
  3. Complete another 5 sentences about various rooms’ relative position w/expanded and detailed floor plan.  Collect.

Procedure for MS 3P (11/12/10)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to showcase their mastery of unit #4 today.  2) Students will be able to gain cultural knowledge about Chinese leisure activities (Taichi), tea and student school life.  3) Students will be able to explore tangram pieces.  .

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review.  2) Quiz #4.
  2. Pair practice: sentences 6-10.  Collect draft #2.
  3. Show current Chinese I class roster.
  4. Culture reading: Chinese leisure activities, Chinese tea, etc.

Procedure for MS 5P (11/12/10)

Objectives: Students will be able to showcase their mastery of Lesson Four and Back Nasal Sounds today.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your Lesson Four characters worksheet.  2) Quick review/practice sample writing questions.  3) Return your skit checklist.
  2. Lesson Four chapter test.

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