Archive for January, 2011

Procedures for 1/31/11

Procedure for HS 1P (1/31/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will showcase their speaking/reading skills through an oral presentation.  2) Students will be able to acquire new characters and learn how to introduce themselves.

Homework: 1) WB page 38.  2) Practice Happy New Year song. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) Juniors + Darian, please show Ms. Chang your WB page 36.  2) Draw a number for the oral presentation order.  Your two copies of scripts are due today.  Turn in one copy to Ms. Chang even though you are not presenting today.  3) Lesson Six chapter test: Monday, 2/7/11.  4) Song time.  5) Round robin reading + introducing yourself + caroling + cooking + cleaning up all count for participation grades for this week.
  2. Oral presentation (freshmen and sophomore, please).

Procedure for HS 2P (1/31/11)

目標: 1) Students will be able to express how they get to school, how far it is between two places, how long it takes to get from one place to another place in various transportation modes. 2)

功課: 1) Make 4 sentences (左右, 怎麼 (verb), 要不要 (verb) = 要 (verb) 嗎, 哪一counting word + noun).  2) Practice Happy New Year song.  3) Write new characters (展, 換, 站, 用).    

程序:

  1. 1) Lesson Two quiz #1 (transportation modes, adverbs—simple matching + writing): Tuesday, 2/8/11.  2) Song time.  3) Course recommendation: Repeat current level (low grades or weak base of knowledge) — mark that on your scheduling worksheet and on the roster, which goes to guidance.  Parents must still sign a waiver if they wish to override my recommendations.  4) Round robin reading + conversation questions + caroling + cooking + cleaning up all count for participation grades for this week.
  2. 1) Quick review characters (汽, 趕, 只, 坐, 摩, 托) and terms (不過, 汽水, 水汽, 趕快, 只要, 只有, 因為…所以, 沒, 鐘頭, 小時, 幾 = 多).  2) Practice reading text passage 19.  3) Conversation practice.  Round robin reading starts from tomorrow to Wednesday.  Count for this week’s participation grade.
  3. Teach new/Review old terms (美術館, 科學館, 左右, 怎麼 (verb), 可以 = 行, 知道, 哪裡, (哪裡, 哪裡), 哪一個 =哪個, 哪一國人= 哪國人, 哪一件 = 哪件, 要不要 (verb) = 要 (verb) 嗎, 校門口, 畫展, 換, 站, 用, 下車).

Procedure for HS 9P (1/31/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to describe how clothes fit.  2) Students will be able to practice their reading/speaking fluency through reading text passages and conversation questions.

Homework: 1) Review Happy New Year song.  2) Practice reading text passage on page 44.  3) Write new characters (漂, 亮, 髦, 配).      

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your 2-sentence homework.  2) Lesson Two chapter test: Friday, 2/11/11.  3) Makeup work (Jay, Michaela, Aashna, Melissa, Benita, Caelan, Nathaniel).  Finish up by the end of tomorrow.
  2. 1) Song time.  2) Round robin reading + conversation questions start from tomorrow to Wednesday.   Round robin + conversation questions + caroling + cooking + cleaning up all count for participation grades for this week.
  3. Review old/Teach new characters (漂, 亮, 髦, 配) with terms (舒服, 合身, 漂亮, 時髦, 大, 小, 寬, 窄, 長, 短, 該, 那麼, 好看, 怎麼樣, 挺).
  4. 1) Practice reading text passage on pages 44-45.  2) Pair activity: write five sentences to describe how clothes fit.  It should include a name (a person), a color, a clothes type and an adjective for each sentence.  Complete as homework tonight.

Procedure for MS 3P (1/31/11)

Objectives:  Students will be able to be exposed to Chinese folk art: cutting papers.

Homework: Review learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zai Jian, Zhang Lao Shi, Xie Xie, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi, Dui Bu Qi, Mei Guan Xi, Wu An, Wan An).  2) Quick review (sun, moon, person/people, mountain, fire, tree).  3) Makeup work (Kelley, Kaylee V., Riley, Nicole, Colin).  4) Quiz #1 this Friday.
  2. Pass out/cut paper patterns (double happiness, longevity).
  3. Skit preparation.

Procedure for MS 5P (1/31/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to introduce their name in various ways.  2) Students will be able to sharpen their reading/speaking skills through reading text passages.  3) Students will be able to present their family.

Homework: 1) Practice reading passage on page 46.  2) Practice introducing yourself.  3) Practice reading your family paragraph.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (Marissa? + Megan G.? + Kate + Jacki + Brandon H.? + Cole?: WB page 35).  2) Quick review (姓名, 名字, 呢).  3) Simple reading text passages on page 46 and conversation questions start  introduction practice (你叫什麼名字? 你的名字是什麼?).  4) Round robin from tomorrow to Wednesday.   Round robin reading + introducing yourself + caroling + cooking + cleaning up all count for participation grades for this week.  5) Song time.
  2. Read text passage on page 46.
  3. Oral presentation.
  4. Conversation time: practice introducing yourself.

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Procedures for 1/28/11

rocedure for HS 1P (1/28/11)

Objectives: Students will be able to showcase their reading and speaking fluency through reading text passages and conversation activities.

Homework: Practice your oral presentation. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) Check WB page 36.  Sharing.  2) Makeup work?  3) Questions about oral presentation or family paragraph?
  2. 1) Review text passages on pages 43-44.  2) Round robin reading/conversation practice.  3) Practice your family paragraph.

**  Juniors attended a scheduling assembly at 1P.  Only 7 sophomores/freshmen were present.

Procedure for HS 2P (1/28/11)

目標: 1) Students will be able to acquire new adverbs to describe distances and time.  2) Students will be able to practice new text segment.     

功課: 1) Practice reading text passage on page 19.  2) Write new characters.

程序:

  1. 1) Ms. Chang checks/corrects your WB page 18.  Go over the answer.  2) Song time.
  2. 1) Teach new characters (汽, 趕, 只, 坐, 摩, 托) and terms (不過, 汽水, 水汽, 趕快, 只要, 只有, 因為…所以, 沒, 鐘頭, 小時, 幾 = 多).  2) Practice conversation.
  3. Read text passage on page 19.

Procedure for HS 9P (1/28/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to showcase their mastery of types of clothes.  2) Students will be able to describe how clothes fit on them.  3) Students will be able to practice writing sentences.    

Homework: 1) Text passage on page 44.  2) Make 2 sentences.  

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Four Supplementary handout.  2) Quick review.
  2. Lesson Four mini quiz #2.

3.   Teach a sentence pattern: ….起來 (看, 吃, 聽, 穿) with sample sentences.

4.   Teach new terms (舒) with term (舒服).

5.   Seat work: Make 2 sentences

Procedure for MS 3P (1/28/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to acquire more greeting terms.  2) Students will be able to write more simple Chinese characters.  3) Students will be able to know the expectations of art project.

Homework: Review learned terms and characters. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) 7B team day: next Monday.  2) Quick review (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zai Jian, Zhang Lao Shi, Xie Xie, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi).  3) Quick review (sun, moon).
  2. Teach new characters (person/people, mountain, fire, tree).
    1. Teach new terms (Dui Bu Qi, Mei Guan Xi, Wu An, Wan An).
    2. Showcase art project samples.

**  Pep rally assembly today.

Procedure for MS 5P (1/28/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to gain reading, writing, listening and speaking proficiency through an interview activity.  2) Students will be able to practice ways to introduce their name.  Homework: 1) Read text passages on pages 43-44, & 46.  2)  Write new character.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Draw a number as your oral presentation order on next Monday.  2) Lesson Six chapter test: Monday, 2/7.  Audacity recording: Wednesday, 2/9.  3) Captains checks WB page 38.  Go over the answer key.
  2. 1) Read text passages on pages 43-44.  2) Round robin reading.
  3. 1) Conducting your survey (5 students).  2) Sharing.
  4. 1) Go over/review (姓名, 名字).  2) Simple introduction practice.  3) Practice reading your family paragraph.  Questions?
  5. Learn new character (呢).

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Procedures for 1/27/11

Procedure for HS 1P (1/27/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to practice their listening, read and speaking skills through reading passages and practicing conversation.

Homework: WB page 36.

Procedure:

1.   1) Take one oral presentation simple checklist.  2) Return your family paragraph and WB.  3) Lesson Six chapter test: Monday, 2/7/11.  4) Makeup work (Ellen: video quiz; Paul: WB pages 34/37).  Check Jason/Seth/Ellen’s WB.  5) Makeup WB page 35 by this Friday.  No penalty.  6) Quick review (和, 也, 工, 護, 士, 爸, 媽, 哥, 弟, 姊, 姐, 妹, 的, 家, 有, 個, 今, 年, 歲, 醫, 沒).

2.   1) Song time.  2) Quick reading text passages on pages 43-44.  3) Round robin reading & Conversation Q/A session (Juniors only).

Procedure for HS 2P (1/27/11)

目標: 1) Students will be able to polish their listening skill through review session.  3) Students will be able to acquire new terms and sentence patterns.

功課: WB page 18 #1-7.

程序:

1.   1)   Ms. Chang checks/corrects your WB page 17.  2) Song time. 3) Round robin read text passage on page 18 (Ben).  4) Practice sentence patterns (從A 到B <mode of transportation > 要多久? =  從A <mode of transportation > 到B要多久?)

2.   Compare two sentence patterns: 要多久? <=> 有多久了?

3.   Listening activity: Ni Hao 1.  Check comprehension.

4.   Teach new terms (只要, 只有, 沒, 趕上, 因為…..所以).

Procedure for HS 9P (1/27/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to learn modifiers to describe how clothes fit themselves.  2) Students will be able to review previous lessons through listening activities.

Homework: 1) Study all clothes terms.  2) Write new characters.

Procedure:

1.   1) Makeup work (video quiz: Michaela, Jay, Benita; WB page 30: Benita, Jay, Michaela, Caelin, Eddie, Wyatt, Brad, Caitlin).  2) Lesson Four quiz #2 tomorrow.  20 terms.  3) Quick review (毛衣, 上衣, 大衣, 內衣, 外衣, 游泳衣, 外套, 手套, 裙子, 褲/裤子, 鞋子, 襪/袜子, 短褲/裤, 長褲/裤, 游泳褲/裤, 皮鞋, 球鞋, 西裝, 洋裝, 棉襖, 旗袍).  4) Song time (http://www.epochtimes.com/b5/9/1/24/n2408181.htm).

2.   Teach new characters (寬, 窄, 合, 身) with term (合身).

3.   Listening activity: (Lessons 1-2).

Procedure for MS 3P (1/27/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to continue acquiring greeting terms.  2) Students will be able to finish up simple Chinese characters.  3) Students will be able to brainstorm ideas of their art projects. 

Homework: 1) Review learned terms and characters.  2) Finish writing Chinese characters.

Procedure:

1.   1) Signature slip?  2) Makeup work (Kaylee, Kelley).  3) Quick review (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zai Jian).  4) Building community activity.

2.   Teach new terms (Zhang Lao Shi, Xie Xie, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi).

3.   Culture reading: Language and writing.

4.   Learn Chinese characters (sun, moon).

Procedure for MS 5P (1/27/11)

Objectives: Students will be able to practice their writing, speaking and listening skills through an interview activity.

Homework: 1) WB page 38.  2) Write new characters.

Procedure:

1.   1) Take one copy of oral presentation check list.  2) Captains checks WB page 36.  3) Quick review (和, 也, 工, 護, 士, 爸, 媽, 哥, 弟姊, 姐, 妹, 的, 家, 有, 個, 今, 年, 歲, 醫, 沒).  4) Missing family paragraphs found!!  5) Ms. Chang checks your WB page 35.  6) Share your WB page 36.

2.   Teach usage of (叫, 姓, 名, 字) with terms (姓名, 名字).

3.   1) Song time.  2) Round robin reading.  3) Conversation practice.

4.   Pair seat work: WB page 39.  1) Writing questions.  2) Interview/Survey.

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Procedures for 1/26/11

Procedure for HS 1P (1/26/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to learn a Happy New Year song today.  2) Students will be able to gain oral fluency through practicing conversation and reading passage.      

Homework: Practice reading text passages.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Six text passages slip.  Turn in your revised family paragraph, if you have not done so.  2) Turn in your WB.  Missing family pictures (Josh).  Get digital pictures to replace your regular photos for PPT, please.  3) Go over simple checklist for your oral presentation.  4) Showcase a demo PPT.  5) Chinese Club group picture: 8P this afternoon.  6) Interested in being a counselor at the OFLA Chinese camp (4th-6th students in Belleville, OH)?
  2. Read text passages on pages 43-44.  Round robin read starts from tomorrow.  Count for your class participation grade.
  3. Go over lyrics/Song time (http://www.epochtimes.com/b5/9/1/24/n2408181.htm).
  4. Pair practice (5-8 minutes).

Procedure for HS 2P (1/26/11)

目標: 1) Students will be able to showcase their mastery of text passage on page 18.  2) Students will be able to practice a Chinese New Year song.  3) Students will practice a sentence pattern to express how long it takes to travel between two places in various transportation modes.

功課: WB page 17. 

程序:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Two text passages slip.  2) Ms. Chang checks your WB page 16.  Fix your mistakes before you earn your credit.  Return your 4-sentence homework.  Trey/Alex talk to Ms. Chang, please.  3) Chinese Club group picture: 8P this afternoon.  4) Interested in being a counselor at the OFLA Chinese camp (4th-6th students in Belleville, OH)?
  2. 1) Song time (http://www.epochtimes.com/b5/9/1/24/n2408181.htm).  2) Round robin read text passage on page 18.
  3. Review/practice speaking (從A 到B <mode of transportation > 要多久? =  從A <mode of transportation > 到B要多久?)
  4. Compare two sentence patterns: 要多久? <=> 有多久了?

Procedure for HS 9P (1/26/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to showcase their oral fluency through a round robin reading of text passages.  2) Students will be able to learn to sing a Happy Chinese New Year song. 

Homework: Practice reading text passage.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your WB.  2) Interested in being a counselor at the OFLA Chinese camp (4th-6th students in Belleville, OH)?
  2. 1) Finish video.  Video quiz.  2) Song time (http://www.epochtimes.com/b5/9/1/24/n2408181.htm).
  3. 3. 1) Conversation questions (what clothes do you wear?).  Q/A session.  2) Quick reading: Text passages on page 43.  Round robin reading.  Participation grade! 

Procedure for MS 3P (1/26/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to gain historical/cultural/linguistic knowledge about China and Chinese Hanyu phonetic system.  2) Students will be able to complete their reading packet about China.  3) Students will be able to learn basic greeting terms.  

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Signature slip due tomorrow.    

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your signature slip, if available.  2) Makeup work (Kelley, Grace)?
  2. 1) DVD: Places in China.  2) Finish up China reading packet.  Collect.
  3. Go over the Introduction to Hanyu Pinyin handout.
  4. Teach new terms (Ni Hao, Ni Shi…, Wo Shi…, Zai Jian

Procedure for MS 5P (1/26/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to learn a Happy New Year song today.  2) Students will be able to gain oral fluency through conversation practice, reading text passage and interview activity.      

Homework: 1) Practice reading text passages.  2) WB page 36.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Lesson Six chapter test: Monday, 2/7/11.  Take one copy of Lesson Six text passage slip.  2) Captains check WB pages (34/37).  Ms. Chang randomly checks a few.  3) Turn in your family paragraph, if you have not done so.  Missing family pictures ().  Replace your regular family pictures with digital ones for your PPT, please.  4) Go over simple checklist for the oral presentation next week.
  2. Song time (http://www.epochtimes.com/b5/9/1/24/n2408181.htm).
  3. Pair practice: 1) read your family paragraph.  2) Conversation practice (5 minutes).
  4. 1) Round robin reading.  2) Conversation Q/A session.

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Procedures for 1/25/11

Procedure for HS 1P (1/25/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to view a video and gain historical knowledge about ancient Chinese dynasties. 2) Students will be able to gain reading and speaking fluency through reading text passages.

Homework: 1) WB pages 34 & 37. 2) Revised family paragraph is due tomorrow.

Procedure:

1. 1) Take one copy of Great Periods in Ancient China. 2) Turn in your revised family paragraph, if you are ready. 3) Ms. Chang checks your WB page 35. .

2. Video: China: From Past to Present: The Silk Road, the Great Wall, and Changes in Government. Video quiz. Collect your answers as participation grade.

3. Quick review (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ).

4. Read text passages on pages 43-44.

5. Simple conversation practice (, 不是, , 沒有, , ).

Procedure for HS 2P (1/25/11)

目標: Students will be able to practice their reading/speaking skills through reading text and practicing conversation.

功課: 1) WB page 16.  2) Practice reading text passage on page 18.  

程序:

1. 1) Turn in your homework (4 sentences). 2) Conversation review session (A B有多遠? => A B# 英里; 將近; 不到; 你怎麼上學?).

2. Read text passage on page 18.

3. Review sentence pattern 1) A B有多遠? = A B有多遠? 2) A B <mode of transportation > 要多久? = A <mode of transportation > B要多久?).

4. Song time (http://www.epochtimes.com/b5/9/1/24/n2408181.htm).

Procedure for HS 9P (1/25/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to sharpen their listening skill through two listening activities. 2) Students will be able to gain oral/reading fluency through reading text passages. 3) Students will be able to view a video about ancient Chinese dynasties.

Homework: 1) WB page 30 (complete the sentences). 2) Practice reading text passage on page 43. 3) Review Lessons 1-3 text. Listening quiz tomorrow.

Procedure:

1. 1) Quick review (黑色, 白色, 紅色, 黃色, 藍色, 綠色, 紫色, 棕色, 灰色, 粉紅色, 橙色, 橘色, 咖啡色, 毛衣, 上衣, 大衣, 內衣, 外衣, 游泳衣, 外套, 手套, 裙子, /裤子, 鞋子, /袜子, 短褲/, 長褲/, 游泳褲/, 皮鞋, 球鞋, 西裝, 洋裝, 棉襖, 旗袍, 衣服, 穿). 2) Quick review adjectives (, , 可愛, , 新的, 舊的, 破的, 壞的, 長的, 短的, , , , , , ).

2. Read text passage on page 43. Round robin reading starts from tomorrow. Count for oral participation grade

3. Listening activity: 1) WB page 29. Go over the answer key. 2) WB page 30. Go over the answer key.

4. Learn Happy New Year’s song (http://www.epochtimes.com/b5/9/1/24/n2408181.htm).

Procedure for MS 3P (1/25/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to gain basic knowledge about China’s major cities and geographic layout. 2) Students will be able to know Ms. Chang’s classroom expectations.

Homework: Signature slip due on Thursday, 2/27/11.

Procedure:

1. 1) Quiz #1: Friday, 2/3/11. 2) Pass out/Go over Ms. Chang’s classroom rules and grading policy.

2. Culture reading: The Introduction to China (page 1).

3. Pair activity: China reading packet (15-20 minutes

Procedure for MS 5P (1/25/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to gain listening, speaking and reading proficiency through reading, listening and conversation activities.

Homework: WB pages 34 & 37.

Procedure:

1. 1) Take one copy of song lyrics. 2) Return video quiz papers. Go over the answer key. 3) Any allergic issue? Diet restriction? 3) Room moms are needed for 2/4/11. Talk to parents, please. 4) Quick review (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ). 5) Oral presentation from Mon-Wed (1/31-2/2).

2. Read text passages on pages 43-44.

3. 1) Simple conversation practice ( ó 不是 (school supplies, profession, & age), ó 沒有 (school supplies, siblings), (age, # of people), : confirmation). 2) Practice Q/A session (How many people are there in your family? What family members do you have? Do you have…, How many < sibling term > do you have?).

4. Go over pronunciation. Song time.

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Procedures for 1/24/11

Procedure for HS 1P (1/24/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to acquire new characters to describe their family members.   2) Students will be able to practice simple conversation questions.  

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) WB page 35. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) Changing seats?  2) Comments on your grades.  Advice and future study strategies from Ms. Chang.  Check your 2nd quarter and semester exam grades after class, please.  3) Return your family paragraph.  Revised version is due on Wednesday.  Get digital pictures for each family member for your PPT, please.  4) Oral presentation starts on Tuesday, 2/1/11 and Wednesday, 2/2/11.  Just read through your paragraph with a picture.  Not a PPT, yet.  5) Upcoming events: making decorations and singing for other FL classes on Thursday, 2/3/11 and wrapping/cooking dumplings and pot stickers on Friday, 2/4/11.  Any allergic issue or diet restriction?  6) Room mothers/fathers are needed on 2/4/11.  Talk to parents for volunteering opportunity, please.  7) Start a new Ancient China unit this week.  8) Review your Chinese name.  Points will be deducted if you cannot write your name right.  Ask Ms. Chang if you forget how to!  9) Clarify the meaning of “Writing new characters.”
  2. Quick review (和, 也, 工, 護, 士, 爸, 媽, 哥, 弟, 姊, 姐, 妹, 的, 家, 有, 個, 今, 年, 歲) with terms (護士, 工人,學生,老師).
  3. Teach new characters (醫, 沒) with terms (醫生,有 ó沒有).

Procedure for HS 2P (1/24/11)

目標: 1) Students will be able to talk about modes of transportation and their use.  2) Students will be able to acquire new characters in Lesson Two. 

功課: 1) Write new characters.  2) Read text passages on page 18.  3) Make two sentences(將近 ≈, 不到 <) and answer one distance question (A 離B有多遠? => A 離B有# 英里).    

程序:

  1. 1) Take one copy of song lyrics.  2) Changing seats?  3) Comments on your grades.  Advice and future study strategies from Ms. Chang.  Check your 2nd quarter and semester exam grades after class, if you want to.  4) Make use of your peer-created problem sets?  5) Allergic to any food ingredient?  Diet restriction?  6) Room mothers/fathers are welcome on 2/4/11.
  2. Quick review 1) terms (遠, 近) 2) sentence pattern (A 離B有多遠? => A 離B有# 英里 ó A 離B遠嗎 => 遠 / 不遠.).
  3. Teach new characters (將, 從) and terms (將近 ≈, 不到 <).
  4. Song time.  (http://www.epochtimes.com/b5/9/1/24/n2408181.htm)

Procedure for HS 9P (1/24/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to learn a Happy New Year song today. 2) Students will be able to acquire new characters and describe their clothing, including colors and types.  3) Students will be able to gain oral fluency through a conversation practice. 

Homework: 1) Review all clothes items.  2) Write new characters. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of song lyrics.  2) Changing seats.  Captains supervise.  3) Comments on your grades.  Advice and future study strategies from Ms. Chang.  Check your 2nd quarter and semester exam grades after class, please.  Make use of your peer-created problem sets?  4) Lesson Four mini quiz #2: Friday, 1/28.  5) Lost and found: one WB.  5) Lesson Four audio files were sent on last Wednesday night.  6) Allergic to any ingredients?  Diet restrictions?  7) Room mothers/fathers needed on 2/4/11.  Make decorations and sing for other FL classes on Thursday, 2/3/11, wrap dumplings and cook pot stickers on Friday, 2/4/11.
  2. Model conversation bell work (3-5 minutes).  Whole class checking.
  3. Quick review (黑色, 白色, 紅色, 黃色, 藍色, 綠色, 紫色, 棕色, 灰色, 粉紅色, 橙色, 橘色, 咖啡色, 毛衣, 上衣, 大衣, 內衣, 外衣, 游泳衣, 外套, 手套, 裙子, 褲/裤子, 鞋子, 襪/袜子, 短褲/裤, 長褲/裤, 游泳褲/裤, 皮鞋, 球鞋, 西裝, 洋裝, 棉襖, 旗袍, 衣服, 穿).
  4. Teach new characters (襯, 衫, 先, 太, 深, 淺) with enrichment terms (先生, 太太, 小姐, 淡) and sentences.
  5. Learn Happy New Year’s song.

Procedure for MS 3P (1/24/11)

Objectives: 1) Students and teacher will be able to know one another through giving a self-introduction and completing a student inventory worksheet. 2) Students will be able to gain historical/geographic knowledge about China.   

Homework: Student Inventory.  Due tomorrow. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) Sit on your assigned seat, please.  Get team assignment for Ms. Chang.  2) Pass out/go over Student Inventory worksheet.  Collect if you are done.  Due tomorrow.
  2. Pass out/Go over the Introduction to China handout and China reading packet.
  3. Self-introduction.

Procedure for MS 5P (1/24/11)

Objectives: Students will be able to work on their PPT about their family and do research about an assigned dynasty at the computer lab today.

Homework: Review all learned characters.

Procedure:

1. 1) Return all family paragraphs. 2) Compress your digital picture(s), if any.

2. Work on your PPT. Save it in your H drive.

3. Go to http://www.china.mrdonn.org/ , http://kid.chinese.cn/en/node_994.htm (animated cartoons for individuals), or other websites to read your dynasty. Jot down notes.

4. Review games: 1) Play Ni Hao 1 review game under P driver under Chang folder. 2) Go to http://www.yellowbridge.com/chinese/fc-options.php?deck=nh-1 to try online flashcards review or memory games. 3) Go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/chinese/real_chinese/ to check out short video clips that provide an introduction to Chinese. Topics include: Introducing yourself, Family introductions, Saying a bit about yourself, Ordering drinks, Ordering a meal, Doing some shopping, Asking for directions, Getting around by public transport, and Finding and booking a hotel. 4) Go to http://kid.chinese.cn/en/article/2009-09/25/content_68533.htm. In this multi-media learning program, each lesson is accompanied by an animated cartoon and a video made in China.

Instructions/requirements for your Dynasty project:

  1. Find out information about 1) time period, 2) theme (1-3 keywords) of that dynasty, 3) at least three important people and their significance (a summary of 3-5 sentences), 4) three significant achievements (constructions, inventions, artistic products, exploration, etc, each one should have a summary of 3-5 sentences), 5) philosophy and religion, if any, and 6) foreign interaction (a summary in 3-5 sentences), if any.
  2. Cite/Write down (website addresses of on-line website resources, or page number of your book titles) where you get this information.


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Procedures for 1/19/11

Semester Exam at HS (1/19/11)

Procedure for MS 3P (1/19/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to complete their oral presentation today.  2) Students will be able to play a game today.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. 1) Team day for 7W and 7R tomorrow.  7B students report to the study hall at the back side of the auditorium.  Mr. Farrell and Mr. Nauer already send out the list to the study hall teachers.  2) Collect all handouts (sports, animals, etc).
  2. Questions?  Oral presentation.
  3. Game time: follow the leader.

Procedure for MS 5P (1/19/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to gain oral and reading fluency through reading passages.  2) Students will be able to view a video about an introduction to ancient Chinese history.

Homework: WB page 35.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return Revised family paragraph & grades (Keiichi).  2) Sharing other FL teachers’ comments / 1 HS student’s experience.  3) Revised paragraph due tomorrow.  Family picture project/presentation starts on Monday, 1/31/11-2/2/11.  4) Lab time: Monday, 1/24/11 (research about your dynasty, family PPT).  Due date for your dynasty is Friday, 2/11/11.  5) Will change seats tomorrow.
  2. Quick review (爸, 媽, 哥, 弟, 姊, 姐, 妹, 的, 今, 年, 歲) with sentences.
  3. Read text passages on pages 43-44.
  4. Introduce YellowBridge.com as a review tool (flashcards).
  5. Video: China: From Past to Present: The Silk Road, the Great Wall, and Changes in Government.  Video Quiz.  Collect your answers.

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Procedures for 1/18/11

Semester Exam at HS (1/18/11)

Procedure for MS 3P (1/18/11)

Objectives: Students will be able to complete and turn in their art project today.

Homework: Practice your oral presentation.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Practice reading your oral presentation draft.  2) Return quiz #4 papers.  3) Turn in your art project.  4) Oral presentation tomorrow.
  2. Seat work: independent study, Tangram pieces, origami, cook books, etc.
  3. Showcase art work / PPT Presentation.

Procedure for MS 5P (1/18/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to start an Ancient Chinese unit today.  2) Students will be able to acquire new characters in Lesson Six.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Research important events in the period assigned to you.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your revised family paragraph, if you did not turn in on Friday, 1/14.  2) Take one copy of Great Periods in China’s History handout.  3) Makeup test (Keiichi, Kate, Mike–assistant).  4) Pass out your Semester exam grade slip and all answer sheets.  5) Return family paragraph papers (Rachel Lurz, Megan Sullivan, Jordan) – resubmit until you get a yellow check sign (10 points assignment).  Go over format again.  6) Missing work (Keiichi).  7) Confirm names of the captains and assistants, and of those who wrote reading passages (Megan S., Jackie, Karli, Collin, Mike, Genevieve, Sam—2, Priya, Cole, Alex, Ryan).  8) Upcoming events (Wrap dumplings, make Chinese New Year’s decoration, learn Chinese New Year’s song, sing for other FL classes).
  2. 1) Review learned characters (爸, 媽, 哥).  2) Teach new characters (弟, 姊, 姐, 妹).
  3. Divide into groups and collect information of group assignment and members.
  4. Highlight Qin2, Han4, Tang2, Song4, Yuan2, Ming2, and Qing1 dynasties.

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Procedures for 1/14/11

Procedure for HS 1P (1/14/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to complete their semester exam oral part.  2) Students will be able to review materials for semester exam.

Homework: Study for semester exam.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your family paragraph.  2) Check ProgressBook for accuracy.  Submit your proof of work if discrepancies exist.  3) Return papers (Stefan, Troy).  Missing work (Darian).  4) Semester exam: 9:10-10:40, Thursday, 1/20.  130 MC and 10 writing problems.  5) Practice all sentence patterns mentioned in Study Guide!
  2. Oral exam.

Procedure for HS 2P (1/14/11)

目標: 1) Students will be able to complete their semester exam oral part.  2) Students will be able to review materials for semester exam.

功課: Study.

程序:

  1. 1) Chinese III semester exam: 7:30-9:00 AM, Thursday, 1/20/11.  2) Check ProgressBook for accuracy.  Submit proof of work if discrepancies exist.  3) Missing work (Kaitlyn).  4) Problem sets were e-mailed yesterday afternoon.
  2. Conversation question exam.
  3. Study independently for mid term.

Procedure for HS 9P (1/14/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to complete their one sentence conversation question.  2) Students will be able to acquire new characters today.  3) Students will be able to review materials for semester exam.

功課: 1) Write new characters.  2) Study for midterm.

Procedure:

1.   1) Return Movie Discussion Questions worksheet.  Questions or comments?  2) Check your ProgressBook for accuracy.  Submit your proof of work if any discrepancies exist.  3) Chinese II midterm: Wednesday, 7:30-9:00 AM.

2.   Conversation questions (Adam F., James, Anthony, Caitlin, Kathryn, Wyatt, Bailey, Antonio, Benita).

3.   Teach new characters (旗, 袍, 棉, 襖, 服) with terms (旗袍, 國旗, 睡袍, 棉花, 衣服, 棉襖).

4.   Read text passages on page 53 (bottom).

Procedure for MS 3P (1/14/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to showcase their mastery of unit #4: colors today.  2) Students will be able to gain cultural knowledge about Chinese food.

Homework: Finalize your art project over the weekend.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (Liana: quiz #3/draft #2).  2) Quick review with note cards.  3) Return oral presentation draft #2.  4) No school next Monday.  Art project due on Tuesday, 1/18 and oral presentation will be conducted on Wednesday, 1/19.  Bring in your other subject supplies/materials to work on if you’re done with your project over the weekend.  Bring in your flash drive or leave it in your H drive and submit to Ms. Chang’s folder in O drive.
  2. Quiz #4.
  3. Pair practice oral presentation draft #2.
  4. Culture reading: Chinese food, seasonings and utensils.

Procedure for MS 5P (1/14/11)

Objectives: Students will be able to finish up their semester exam today.

Homework: Revise your family paragraph.  Due next Tuesday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return your family paragraph.  Revised copy is due on next Tuesday.  Attach your old draft, please.  2) Please check ProgressBook for accuracy.  3) Semester exam grades will be available on next Tuesday.  Papers will be return for verification on Wednesday (except Keiichi/Kate).  Do not inform them of writing part problems, please.
  2. Pass out MC test packet and one scantron card.
  3. Seat work: revise your family paragraph after you turn in your multiple choice test.

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Procedures for 1/13/11

Procedure for HS 1P (1/13/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to take their oral exam today.  2) Students will be able to write sentences for their family picture project.

Homework: 1) Writing assignment.  Due tomorrow.  2) Study!!

Procedure:

1.   1) Return Movie Discussion Questions worksheet.  Comments or questions?

2.   Ms. Chang draws students for semester oral exam.

3.   Seat work: 1) Flash cards activity.  2) Read text passages on pages 43-44.  3.  Seat work: writing assignment:

Procedure for HS 2P (1/13/11)

目標: 1) Students will be able to take their oral exam today.  2) Students will be able to review for their semester exam.

功課: Study!

程序:

  1. 1) Turn in your problem sets, please.  2) Ms. Chang will e-mail you the complete set of problems for your study.  3) Group picture day: Wednesday, 1/26 and Thursday, 1/27.  Club roster need for Mrs. Jones (Trey, Ben).
  2. Oral exam (Where is…, It is # miles from A to B).
  3. Seat work: 1) flash cards activity.  2) Review Problem sets.

Procedure for HS 9P (1/13/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to take their one sentence conversation question today (colors / clothes items).  2) Students will be able to review independently or in pairs for the semester exam.

功課: Study.

Procedure:

1.   1) Quick review (黑色, 白色, 紅色, 黃色, 藍色, 綠色, 紫色, 棕色, 灰色, 粉紅色, 橙色, 橘色, 咖啡色, 毛衣, 上衣, 大衣, 內衣, 外衣, 游泳衣, 外套, 手套, 裙子, 褲/裤子, 鞋子, 襪/袜子, 短褲/裤, 長褲/裤, 游泳褲/裤, 皮鞋, 球鞋).  2)

2.   1) Mismatch activity (Eddie, Wyatt, Caelin, Ryan).  2) Conversation questions.

3.   Seat work: 1) Flash cards activity.  2) WB page 32: #1-#5.

Procedure for MS 3P (1/13/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to complete their oral presentation draft #2 today.  2) Students will be able to explore tangram piece activity.

Homework: Review all 11 colors for quiz tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (Hei Se, Bai Se, Hong Se, Huang Se, Lan Se, Lu Se, Zong Se, Cheng Se, Zi Se, Hui Se, Fen Hong S).  2) Review address format.  3) Construct oral presentation sentence #7.  4) Pair practice: reading all 10 sentences.  Collect draft #2.
  2. Video: Activities in Chinese classes/club.
  3. Tangram pieces.

Procedure for MS 5P (1/13/11)

Objectives: Students will take their semester exam today.

Homework: Study for multiple choice questions (culture / reading).

Procedure:

  1. Pass out test packets (Pinyin listening and writing) and one scantron card.
  2. Semester exam (Pinyin, writing).

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