Archive for January 24th, 2011

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.


Front Page on January 24th, 2011