Archive for February, 2011

Links for Chinese III Listening Comprehension Questions

Chinese III Video Viewing and Listening Comprehension Questions

1.                  http://personal.kenyon.edu/bai/weather.html (Weather)

2.                  http://personal.kenyon.edu/bai/Bathroom.html (bathroom)

3.                  http://personal.kenyon.edu/bai/AskDirection.html (Asking direction)

4.                  http://personal.kenyon.edu/bai/bargin.html (Bargaining)

5.                  http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4221 (Where Is the Gym?)

6.                  http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4224 (How Do You Go to School Everyday?)

7.                 Trey’s blog: http://www.treyschinalife.blogspot.com/

Front Page on February 28th, 2011

Procedures for 2/28/11

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

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to introduce their family and pets.  2) Students will be able to gain oral fluency.

Homework: WB page 47.

Procedure:

1.   1) Turn in your skit script with checklist.  2) Makeup work (Abdussamad, Josh, Darian).  3) Conference night from 4-7 PM on this Thursday night.  Parents are welcome to stop by.

2.   Skit presentation.

3.   1) Read text passages on pages 54-56.

**  Two-hour delay schedule today.  Only 26 minutes per HS period.

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

目標: Students will be able to gain oral fluency in giving directions and reading text passages.

功課: 1) Study for Lesson Two audacity recording tomorrow.  2) Study for quiz #2 on Thursday.

程序:

1.   Conference night from 4-7PM this Thursday night.  Parents are welcome to stop by.

2.   1) Read text passages from pages 18 to 23.

3.   Conversation questions: Getting around town.

Procedure for HS 9P (2/28/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to prepare for their skit.  2) Students will be able to express money and opinions, and ask about prices and availability of goods.

功課: Finalize your skit.

Procedure:

1.      1) Conference night from 4-7 PM this Thursday night.  Parents are welcome to stop by.  2) Return papers (quiz, writing assignment, Lesson Four chapter test, audacity).  Questions?  3) Missing/makeup work (Eddie, James, Caelan, Anthony).  4) Skit script due on this Thursday.  No school on Friday.

2.      Group activity: 6-7 in a group for 4 different scenarios’ shopping.  Collect your answers as class note tonight.

3.      Skit preparation.

Procedure for MS 3P (2/28/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to gain historical/cultural knowledge about Chinese Zodiac animals and Chinese food.  2) Students will be able to prepare for their oral presentation.

Homework: Review learned terms.

Procedure:

1.      1) Return oral presentation draft #2 papers.  2) Makeup work (Kelley, Matt).  3) Pair practice draft #2: 5 sentence.  4) Quick review (all colors).  Quiz #4 tomorrow.

2.      DVD: Chinese zodiac animals.

3.      Browse through Chinese cook books.

**   26 minutes period today.

Procedure for MS 5P (2/28/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to introduce their family and pets.  2) Students will be able to gain cultural/historical knowledge about Chinese Terra Cotta Warriors.

Homework: WB pages 45-46 Sections F and G.

Procedure:

1.      1) HS hosts a walk-in conference from 4PM on this Thursday night.  Parents are welcome to stop by.  2) Makeup work (Megan G., Mike: WB pages 42/44).  3) Special treat??  4) Julia, Rachel L., + Genevieve talk to Ms. Chang after class, please.

2.      Skit presentation (Rachel K. + Jacky).

3.      1) Listening activity: WB page 43 Section B / page 44 Section E.  Skit presentation.  2) Go over answer key.

4.      1) Teach supplementary characters (動, 跑, 來, 去, 都).  2) Song: text page 61.  3) Reading comprehension passage: text page 61.  4) Read text passages on pages 54-56.

**  40 minutes period today.

Uncategorized on February 28th, 2011

Procedures for 2/24/11

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

Objectives: Students will be able to gain cultural knowledge about Chinese zodiac legend. 

Homework: 1) WB page 45 Section F / page 46 Section G.  2) Skit / presentation due tomorrow.   

Procedure:

  1. 1) Ms. Chang checks your WB pages 42/44 assignment.  Go over the answer key.  2) Quick review (狗, 貓/猫, 鳥/鸟, 金, 魚/鱼, 馬/马, 隻/只, 條/条, 匹, 寵/宠, 物, 大, 小, 很, 兇, 可, 愛, 真, 啊, 牠).
  2. Listening activity: WB page Sections B / E.  Go over answer key.
  3. 1) Introduce supplementary terms (動, 跑, 來, 去, 都).  2) Go over enrichment materials (more supplementary terms for animals).
  4. Pair listening activity: Which families have the same pets?  Answers: Part A: 1.  Mary; 2.  Charles;  3.  James;  4.  Hellen;  5.  Susan;  6.  William; 7.  Christine;  8.  John ó Part B: 1.  Ben; 2.  Richard; 3.  Kate; 4.  Paul;  5.  Maria; 6.  Julia;  7.  Robert;  8.  Lucy Conversation questions.

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

目標: Students will be able to give direction in a simulated town setting. 

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

程序:

  1. 1) Makeup work (WB page 22: Josiah, Lauren, Alex, Ben).  2) Quick review (開車 / 騎自行車 /騎摩托車 / 坐火車 / 騎車 / 走路 / 坐遊覽車; 銀行 / 市場 / 百貨公司 / 醫院 / 動物園; 上班 / 買菜 /上學).  3) Ms. Chang checks your WB page 24.  Will e-mail your answer key to WB pages 22/24, if you are done.
  2. Teach new terms (參, 觀, 寺, 廟, 座) with terms (參加, 參觀, 寺廟, 一座山).

Procedure for HS 9P (2/24/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to showcase their fluency of Lesson Four text passages.  2) Students will be able to utilize website tools for their oral proficiency.   

功課: Work on your skit.  Due/present on next Thursday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one headset, one copy of highlighted text passages, and one copy of video questions.  2) Ms. Chang checks your WB page 42.
  2. Make recording.  Save it as < last name > LessonFour.WAV.  Submit to Ms. Chang’s HS9P folder in O drive.
  3. Go to P drive and review Lessons Four and Five by playing Ni Hao 2 Review game.
  4. Go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/chinese/real_chinese/shopping/ to view introduction about Shopping, 2) click Start, Next to proceed, 3) click challenge button to answer a quiz of 5 questions, 4) click shorter video link on right-hand side menu to view video.
  5. Please try other topics by going back to BBC Real-Chinese page, http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/chinese/real_chinese/, and click various topics under Real Chinese tab on left-hand side menu to watch slide show, learn useful phrases, read cultural notes and take quizzes in challenge section.  You can only watch the shorter video (for low-bandwidth and non-UK users).  The videos on the screen cannot be displayed in the US.
  6. Go to http://personal.kenyon.edu/bai/vcsc.htm and click BuyingADress and Clothing links to review terms for your skit.

Procedure for MS 3P (2/24/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to talk about their preferences of animals, sports and colors.  2) Students will be able to gain knowledge about Chinese zodiac legend.

Homework: Review all color terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return quiz papers.  2) Quick review (hong se, huang se, hei se, lan se, lu se, zong se, zi se).  3) Teach new terms (cheng se, hui se, fen hong se).
  2. 1) Teach new terms (xi huan, zui).  2) Pass out/ go over sports handout.  3) Teach supplementary terms.
  3. Build sentences #8, #9, and #10.  Collect.
  4. Culture reading: Chinese Tai Qi / Chinese Food.
  5. DVD: Chinese Zodiac Animals.

Procedure for MS 5P (2/24/11)

Objectives: Students will be able to introduce and describe family and pets.

Homework: Practice reading Lesson Seven text passages.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Jubilee / Jacky / Megan G., / Collin / Kyle / Megan S. / Marissa / Ted / Anthony are allowed to leave at the end of 5A to attend your orchestra performance.  Check out Ms. Chang’s daily blog for any missed activity.  2) Turn in your skit with checklist.  3) Captains check WB pages 42/44 assignment.  4) Makeup work at 6B (Cole).
  2. Skit presentation.
  3. Read Lesson Seven text passages on pages
  4. Conversation questions practice.

Front Page on February 24th, 2011

Procedures for 2/23/11

Procedure for HS 1P (2/23/11)

Objectives: Students will be able to introduce their family, pets, and their belonging.

Homework: WB page 42 Sections A and page 44 Section E.

Procedure:

1.   1) Audacity recording: Wednesday, 3/2/11.  Lesson Seven chapter test: Thursday, 3/3/11.  Skit due on Monday, 2/28/11.  2) Quick review ((狗, 貓/猫, 鳥/鸟, 金, 魚/鱼, 馬/马, 隻/只, 條/条, 匹, 寵/宠, 物, 大, 小, 很, 兇, 可, 愛, 真, 啊, 牠).

2.   1) Grammar Review Note.    2) Read Lesson Seven text passages.

3.   Culture reading: Not what it seems / Something to Know: text page 51-53.

4.   Skit preparation.

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

目標: Students will be able to give directions in a simulated town.

功課:WB page 24.

程序:

  1. 1)  Makeup work (WB page 22: Josiah, Lauren, Alex, Ben).  2) Quick review (開車 / 騎自行車 /騎摩托車 / 坐火車 / 騎車 / 走路 / 坐遊覽車; 銀行 / 市場 / 百貨公司 / 醫院 / 動物園; 上班 / 買菜 /上學).  3) Go over text page 25 passages.   4) Lesson Two audacity: Tuesday, 3/1/11.  Lesson  Two quiz #2: Thursday, 3/3/11.
  2. Conversation questions: Getting around town activity. 

Procedure for HS 9P (2/23/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to express money, ask about price and availability of goods, expressing opinions on goods and making choices.  2) Students get fluency in reading Lesson Four text passages.

功課: 1) Practice reading Lesson Four text passages for audacity.  2) WB page 40. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) Clarify skit requirements (transactions).  2) Quick review (塊錢, 香蕉, 帽子, 橘子, 鳳梨, 梨子, 蘋果, 可是, 一共, 百貨公司).
  2. Round robin reading Lesson Four text passages. 
  3. Video viewing: 3 video segments for comprehension: Clothing, Buying a Dress, I Want to buy a Shirt.

Procedure for MS 3P (2/23/11)

Objectives: Students will be able to name various animals, sports and colors.

Homework: 1) Review all learned color terms.  2) Work on your art project.  Due next Wednesday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Joshua / Eric / Kayleigh / Kelley will miss Exploratory Chinese tomorrow.  Be sure to check Ms. Chang’s daily blog for any missed work/activity.  2) Quick review (baba, mama, didi, gege, meimei, jiejie, jia, sui, you, ge ren, he, liang, yue, ri, sheng ri, nian).
    1. Quiz #3.
  2. 1) Quick review (hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se).  2) Teach new terms (lu se, lan se, zong se, zi se).
  3. 1) Culture reading: Chinese zodiac animals / Legend of Panda.  2) Supplementary terms?
  4. Finish up sentences #6 and #7.

Procedure for MS 5P (2/23/11)

Objectives: Students will be able to introduce their family, pets, and their belonging.

Homework: WB page 44 Sections D and E.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Audacity recording: Wednesday, 3/2/11.  Lesson Seven chapter test: Thursday. 3/3/11. Skit due tomorrow: Thursday, 2/24/11.  2) Quick review ((狗, 貓/猫, 鳥/鸟, 金, 魚/鱼, 馬/马, 隻/只, 條/条, 匹, 寵/宠, 物, 大, 小, 很, 兇, 可, 愛, 真, 啊, 牠).
  2. Grammar Review Note.
  3. Pair listening activity: Which families have the same pets?  Answers: Part A: 1.  Mary; 2.  Charles;  3.  James;  4.  Hellen;  5.  Susan;  6.  William; 7.  Christine;  8.  John ó Part B: 1.  Ben; 2.  Richard; 3.  Kate; 4.  Paul;  5.  Maria; 6.  Julia;  7.  Robert;  8.  Lucy
  4. Skit preparation / proofread your skit draft.

Front Page on February 23rd, 2011

Procedures for 2/22/11

Procedure for HS 1P (2/22/11)

Objectives: Students will be able to use adjectives to describe people and pets.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Finalize your skit.  3) Review all learned terms. 

Procedure:

1.   1) Abdussamad and Darian talks to Ms. Chang after class, please.  2) Return papers (grammar review worksheet).  3) Lesson Seven Chapter test: Monday, 2/28/11.  Lesson Seven audacity: Tuesday, 3/1/11.  Skit due on this Thursday.

2.   1) Quick review (狗, 貓/猫, 鳥/鸟, 金, 魚/鱼, 馬/马, 隻/只, 條/条, 匹, 寵/宠, 物, 大, 小, 很).  2) Teach new characters (兇, 可, 愛, 真, 啊, 牠) with terms (可愛, 可是, 真的啊).  3) Compare all different (他, 她, 牠, 它).  4) Read text passages on pages 54-55.

3.   Work on skit time.

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

目標: 1) Students will be able to read text passages fluently.  2) Students will be master basic direction sentence patterns in this lesson. 

功課: 1) Complete WB page 22.  2) Review all learned terms.

程序:

1.   1) Discuss Amazing Race activity.  Feedback?  2) Makeup work (Ben, Kaitlyn: WB page 23).  3) Share Trey’s blog web address: treyschinalife.blogspot.com.  4) Lesson Two audacity: Tuesday, 3/1/11.  Chapter test: Thursday, 3/3/11.

2.   1) Quick review (到….怎麼走 / …怎麼去; < suggestion >, 好嗎; 你知道….; 在 < place> < verb>, < place > 在哪裡).  2) Read text passage on page 22.  3) Round robin reading.  4) Giving directions starts from tomorrow.

3.   Class work: WB page 22.

Procedure for HS 9P (2/22/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to express money and ask about prices. 

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

Procedure:

1.   1) Makeup work (Caelan / Melissa: quiz).  2) Audacity this Thursday.  3) Quick review (塊錢, 香蕉, 帽子, 橘子, 鳳梨, 梨子, 蘋果

2.   Teach new characters (共, 找, 貨, 司) and terms (可是, 一共, 司機, 百貨公司, 公司).  Master them before Thursday.

3.   1) Read Lesson Four text passages on pages 46-47.

4.   Skit preparation.

Procedure for MS 3P (2/22/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to prepare for their oral presentation draft #2.  2) Students will have hands-on experience of playing Chinese finger-guessing game.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms for quiz #3 and unit #4.  2) Practice saying your oral presentation sentences.

Procedure:

1.   1) Return oral presentation draft #1.  2) Pair practice.  Questions?  3) Show website for typing pinyin.  4) Makeup work (Chloe: flash cards; Brianna: draft #1).  5) Quick review (baba, mama, didi, gege, meimei, jiejie, jia, sui, you, ge ren, he, liang, yue, ri, sheng ri, nian).  6) Quiz #3 on Wednesday.

2.   Teach new terms (hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se).

3.   Finger guessing game (jian dao, shi tou, bu).  Class competition.

4.   Build oral presentation sentences #6 and #7.

Procedure for MS 5P (2/22/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to comprehend the significance of acquiring a foreign language.  2) Students will be able to use adjectives to describe people and pets.

Homework: 1) Prepare for your presentation.  2) Review all learned terms.  3) Write new characters.

Procedure:

1.   1) Makeup work (Cole: grammar review sheet / Lesson five characters definition / audacity; Audacity recording: Wednesday, 3/2/11.  2) Chapter test: Monday, 2/28/11.  2) Skit scripts due on Thursday.  Presentation starts on Thursday, too.  Orchestra members start first.

2.   1) Quick review (狗, 貓/猫, 鳥/鸟, 金, 魚/鱼, 馬/马, 隻/只, 條/条, 匹, 寵/宠, 物, 大, 小, 很).  2) Teach new characters (兇, 可, 愛, 真, 啊, 牠) with terms (可愛, 可是, 真的啊).  3) Compare all different (他, 她, 牠, 它).  4) Read text passages on pages 54-55.

3.   Skit time.  Ms. Chang checks your draft.

Front Page on February 22nd, 2011

Procedures for 2/18/11

Procedure for HS 1P (2/18/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to finalize their skit for Lessons 5, 6 and 7.  2) Students will be able to name family pets and describe pets.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Practice reading Lesson Five text passages.  3) Type and memorize your skit.

Procedure:

1.   1) Quick review (狗, 貓/猫, 鳥/鸟, 金, 魚/鱼, 馬/马, 隻/只, 條/条, 匹).  2) Teach new characters (寵/宠, 物, 大, 小, 很).  3) Read text passage on page 54.

2.   Conversation questions practice.

3.   Skit: finalize your skit.

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

目標: 1) Students will be able to carry out Amazing Race directions.  2) Students will be able to give / follow directions from place to place. 

功課: 1) Practice giving directions from one place to another place.  2) Round robin reading page 22 next Tuesday. 

程序:

1)   Makeup work (Ben + Kaitlyn: WB page 23).  2) Get your wrist band and bag.  Good luck and have fun.

Procedure for HS 9P (2/18/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to showcase their mastery of expressing money in writing and verbally.  2) Students will be able to ask about the price. 

Homework: Practice reading Lesson Four text passages and text on page 55. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) Share statistics from Lesson Four chapter test (average 30.3 out of with 16 out of 29 earning a grade over 30).  2) Missing work (Wyatt, Colin, Adam Y., Brad). 
  2. Introduce sentence patterns of “有沒有”.
  3. Teach new characters (頂/顶, 帽, 橘, 鳳/凤, 梨) with terms (房頂/屋頂, 帽子, 橘子, 鳳梨, 梨子). 
  4. Lesson Four Quiz #1.

Procedure for MS 3P (2/18/11)

Objectives: Students will be able to make flash cards to prepare for color unit.

Homework: Review learned terms for unit #3 on Wednesday, 2/23.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Pair practice draft #1.  Collect.  2) Review all learned terms (baba, mama, gege, didi, jiejie, meimei, sui, jia, you, ge ren, sheng ri, he, liang, nian, de).
  2. Pass out index cards, colored strips, and glue sticks => 11 flash cards.  Collect for grade.
  3. Culture reading: School system / Rock, scissors and paper.

Procedure for MS 5P (2/18/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to finalize their skit for Lessons 5, 6 and 7.  2) Students will be able to name family pets and describe pets.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Practice reading Lesson Five text passages.  3) Type and memorize your skit.

Procedure:

1.   1) Quick review (狗, 貓/猫, 鳥/鸟, 金, 魚/鱼, 馬/马, 隻/只, 條/条, 匹).  2) Teach new characters (寵/宠, 物, 大, 小, 很).  3) Read text passage on page 54.

2.   Conversation questions practice.

3.   Skit: finalize your skit.

Front Page on February 18th, 2011

Procedures for 2/17/11

Procedure for HS 1P (2/17/11)

Objectives: Students will be able to brainstorm and draft their skit for Lessons 5, 6, and 7.

Homework: 1) Brainstorm/draft your skit.  2) Master all learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lessons 5, 6 and 7 skit.  Go over checklist—due on 2/24/11.  2) Makeup work (Claire, Darian, Troy).  3) Clarify Sections 3 & 4.  Exchange / Grade Grammar review worksheet.  Collect.
  2. 1) Quick review (狗, 貓, 鳥, 金, 魚, 馬, 隻, 條, 匹).  2) Pair work: skit.

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

目標: 1) Students will be able to carry out amazing race competition.  2) Students will be able to give and follow directions.

功課: 1) Study passage on page 22.  2) Practice giving directions from place to place.  3) WB page 22.     

程序:

  1. Makeup work (Ben, Kaitlyn: models and WB page 23).  2) Go over Amazing Race details (wrist band, portfolio with a pen, bag, envelopes with questions/answers (pictures or realia), stamps, sign in your name, etc).  3) Go over major classroom / office terms (主辦公室, 體育辦公室, 出勤辦公室, 輔導辦公室, 紅電腦室, 圖書館, 美術教室).  4) Review various tasks (fruits, weather, money, cutting paper patterns, tangram pieces, origami, clothes, math equation)
  2. Read text passage on page 22.
  3. Pair activity: Finish up two activity sheets (reading comprehension, conversation).
  4. Seat work: WB page 22.  Questions?

Procedure for HS 9P (2/17/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to express money verbally and in writing.  2) Students will be able to brainstorm/draft their skit.    

Homework: Study for quiz (expressing money) tomorrow. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your 5-sentence writing assignment.  2) Take one copy of Lessons 4-5 Skit Checklist.  3) Makeup work (WB page 37: Ryan, Adam Y.; characters definitions: Cait).  4) Return chapter test papers / character worksheet.  Collect chapter test paper. 
  2. Practice 1) expressing money 2) sentence patterns for asking prices on dry erase board.  Quiz tomorrow.   
  3. Introduce a new sentence pattern “有沒有 < adjective > 一點的?” to ask for availability of goods.
  4. Pair work: Study skit requirement and draft your skit.  / Ms. Chang checks students’ ability to say money orally.

Procedure for MS 3P (2/17/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to introduce themselves by saying their name, age, number of people in the family, their family members and their birthday.  2) Students will be able to gain cultural knowledge about Chinese school system and arts.

Homework: Review all learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (baba, mama, gege, didi, jiejie, meimei, sui, jia, you, ge ren).  2) Makeup work (Colin/Mat: characters writing, quiz #2; Nathan M.)
  2. 1) Teach new terms (he, de, liang, nian, sheng ri).  2) Explain Chinese date format and teach sentence patterns for expressing birthday and introducing family members.  3) Complete  sentence #4-#5.

**  Fire drill during 3P.

Procedure for MS 5P (2/17/11)

Objectives: Students will be able to brainstorm and draft their skit for Lessons 5, 6, and 7.

Homework: 1) Brainstorm/draft your skit.  2) Master all learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (Jubilee, Karli, Collin, Anthony, Logan: Grammar review sheet; Cole: audacity/video quiz/character definitions).  2) Go over answer key to Grammar Review worksheet.  Exchange / Grade the papers.  Collect.  3) Practice reading text passage on page 54.
  2. 1) Quick review (狗, 貓, 鳥, 金, 魚, 馬, 隻, 條, 匹).  2) Enrichment: go over animal supplementary terms.  3) Video: Pin yin in 6 minutes.
  3. Pair work: skit.

Front Page on February 17th, 2011

Procedures for 2/16/11

Procedure for HS 1P (2/16/11)

Objectives: Students will be able to use counting words for various animals.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Complete Review grammar worksheet.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Review Grammar worksheet & one copy of song lyrics.  2) Makeup work (Claire, Darian, Troy). 2) Quick review (狗, 貓, 鳥).  2) Teach new characters (金, 魚, 馬, 隻, 條, 匹) with term (金子).  .
  2. Pair practice: 1) Practice simple phrases (# counting word animals).  2) Read text passage on page 54.  3) Complete Review grammar worksheet.
  3. Learn Chinese version of a French song.

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

目標: Students will be able to ask where various places are and how to get to various places.

功課: 1) Practice reading text passage on page 22.  2) Write new characters. 

程序:

1.   1) Ms. Chang checks your WB page 23.  2) Go over the answer key.  3) Turn in your two models.  4) Round robin reading / conversation questions start tomorrow.  5) Quick review (逛街, 有空).  6) Compare/contrast sentence patterns: 1) < noun / place > 在哪裡? ó 2) 在哪裡 < verb >?

2.   Teach new characters (廣, 亭) with terms (廣場, 涼亭, 電話亭, 火車站).

3.   Read text passage on pages 22-23

Procedure for HS 9P (2/16/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to express money orally and in writing.  2) Students will be able to ask for prices in various ways.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Practice saying/expressing money.  3) Write five sentences of asking prices.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Captains check WB page 37.  Go over the answer key.  2) Practice writing prices on dry erase board.  3) Conversation questions start from tomorrow.  Early bird volunteers are needed.
  2. 1) Teach new characters (多, 少, 賣, 蘋) with terms (多少, 買賣, 蘋果).
  3. Read text passages on page 55.
  4. Explain sentence pattern: 1) singular item < 多少錢 >?  2) < item > < one unit > 多少錢? 3) < item > 多少錢 < one unit >? 4)  < one unit > < item >多少錢? 5) < item > 怎麼賣?

Procedure for MS 3P (2/16/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to prepare oral presentation by building sentences #1-#3 today.  2) Students will be able to continue to explore tangram pieces game today.

Homework: Review learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return papers (character writing).  2) Makeup work (Colin, Mat, Liberty/Nicole/Dan, Nate M., Jake: writing).
  2. 1) Quick review (baba, mama, gege, didi, jiejie, meimei).  2) Pass out the oral presentation sentence patterns.
  3. Teach new terms (sui, jia, you, ge ren).
  4. Build sentences #1, #2 & #3.
  5. Culture reading: family size and how to address family members.
  6. Tangram pieces.

Procedure for MS 5P (2/16/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to use counting words for various animals.  2) Students will be able to apply learned terms and sentence patterns to a skit.  3) Students will be able to learn a song.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Draft your skit.  Due/perform on next Wednesday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Song lyrics & one copy of skit checklist.  2) Makeup work (Kate: family paragraph; Cole: audacity/video quiz/character definitions; Jacqueline: Web quest).  3) Quick review (狗, 貓, 鳥, 金, 魚).  4) Go over skit checklist.
  2. 1) Teach new characters (馬, 隻, 條, 匹).  2) Go over text passage on page 54.
  3. Song time: Two Tigers.
  4. Pair practice: 1) Practice simple phrases (# counting word animals).  2) Complete your review grammar sheet.  Go over the answer key.  Collect.  3) Brainstorm your skit.

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Procedures for 2/15/11

Procedure for HS 1P (2/15/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to share information about their family pets and describe how those pets are.  2) Students will be able to gain historical knowledge about life in ancient Chinese cities.

Homework: Write new characters. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) Ms. Chang checks your H/W—characters definitions.  2) Go over common mistake (白大三, 保羅, 士, 土, 人, 沒, 姓).  3) Return papers (audacity).  4) Makeup work (Shaina: audios/Web quest; Darian: chapter test / audacity / family paragraph; Claire: audacity/Web quest/audios; Abbt: Web Quest/audios).
  2. Cooking lesson picture slide show / Chinese caroling video.
  3. Video w/quiz: China—from past to present: Life in Ancient Capital Cities.
  4. Teach new characters (狗, 貓).

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

目標: 1) Students will be able to hold conversation in various settings.  2) Students will be able to build solid foundation of sentence patterns in this lesson. 

功課: 1) WB page 23.  2) 2 models due tomorrow.   

程序:

  1. 1) Take one set of Lesson Two Activity sheet.  2) Cooking lesson picture slide show / Chinese caroling video.  3) Review characters (市, 心, 場, 逛, 街) with terms (市中心, 小心, 愛心, 中心, 行人, 市場, 逛街, 運動場, 棒球場, 足球場).  4) Amazing Race: Friday.  Conversation question: Tuesday, 2/22.  5) Class note for money was sent out last night.  6)  Round robin reading this Thursday.  7) Check/confirm your origami and kirigami copies.
  2. Read text passage on page 22.
  3. Class work: WB page 23.  Complete as homework tonight.
  4. Pair/Group work: Activity sheet (for chapter test reading comprehension).

Procedure for HS 9P (2/15/11)

Objectives: Students will be able to express prices in Chinese money unit. 

Homework: 1) WB page 37.  2) Write new characters. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your Lesson Four characters worksheet.  2) Captains check characters definitions.   3) Audacity recording: Thursday, 2/24.  Lesson Five quiz #1 (money expression) is on this Friday (Pep rally).  Practice on dry erase board tomorrow and Thursday.  4) Makeup test (Cait).  5) Check ProgressBook for accuracy.  Interim reports will be passed out on this Friday, 2/25/11.
  2. 1) Go over common writing mistakes (恤, 淺, 深, 漂, 裙, 挺, 襪/袜).  2) Chinese caroling video.
  3. Teach new terms (塊, 錢, 香, 蕉) with terms (香蕉, 香水).
  4. Teach 4 different money expressions (塊, 錢, 毛, 分): 1) even dollars (#2, #4, #5, #6), 2) half dollars (#3, #7, #14), 3) no dimes (#9, #11, #16, #19), and 4) regular/common money (#1, #8, #10, #12, #13, #15, #17, #18, #20)—class note has been sent to your e-mail account!!
  5. Practice reading text passages on pages 46-47 and 55.

Procedure for MS 3P (2/15/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to acquire terms for family members.  2) Students will be able to explore tangram pieces game.  3) Students will be able to gain historical/cultural knowledge about scenic spots and historical sites.

Homework: Review learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your number characters worksheet & connecting the Dots worksheet.  2) Quick review.  3) Quiz #2.
  2. Cooking lesson picture slide show.
  3. Teach new terms (baba, mama, gege, didi, jiejie, meimei).
  4. DVD: places in China.
  5. Tangram pieces.

Procedure for MS 5P (2/15/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to review previously learned grammars.  2) Students will be able to gain historical knowledge about life in ancient Chinese capital cities.

Homework: Finish review grammar worksheet.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Grammar Review Worksheet.  2) Captains checks H/W—characters definition.  3) Return papers (Kyle, Ryan, etc).  4) Makeup work (chapter test: Jordan).  5) Go over common mistakes (白大三).  6) Quick review (狗, 貓, 鳥, 金, 魚).
  2. Go over Chinese Valentine story.
  3. Learn Old McDonald song in Chinese version.
  4. Video w/quiz: China—from past to present—Life in Ancient Capital Cities.  Collect.
  5. Pair work: complete the grammar review sheet.

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Procedures for 2/14/11

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

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to showcase their speaking fluency by making an audacity recording.  2) Students will be able to gain historical/cultural knowledge about China by doing a web quest.  3) Students will be able to polish their listening comprehension by listening to two audio files today.

Homework: Lesson Seven characters definitions.

Procedure:

  1. Take one headset, a copy of Lesson Seven characters worksheet, one copy of highlighted Lesson Six text passages for recording and one copy of Web quest / video questions.
  2. Complete your recording of highlighted text passages, save your file as < last name > Lesson Six and submit it under HS 1P folder under Ms. Chang’s folder in O drive.
  3. Go to Ms. Chang’s daily blog (http://staff.bbhcsd.org/changj/) for links to complete your Web quest and video questions.  Collect.
  4. Go to P drive and click Ni Hao 1 game to review Lesson Six.

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

目標: 1) Students will be able to review Chinese II curriculum for Amazing Race.  2) Students will be able to learn how to make decisions regarding a meeting place.

功課: 1) Make two models.  Due on Wednesday.  2) Review all direction-giving terms (往前走, 往後走, 往右轉, 往左轉, 往回走, 在馬路右邊, 在馬路左邊, 到十字路口, 就到了, 就在, 過, 十字路口, 紅綠燈).    

程序:

  1. 1) Return quiz papers.  2) Models for Around the Town Project (郵局, 學校, 銀行, 醫院, 美術館, 飯館, 公園, 動物園, 科學館, 書店, 花店, etc.).  3) Pep rally is this Friday.  Amazing Race moves to Thursday? ó Conversation questions / round-robin reading text passages on Friday (around the town)?
  2. Review 1) 水果: 蘋果, 香蕉, 橘子, 葡萄, 草莓, 鳳梨; 2) 衣服: 毛衣, 褲子, 鞋子, 襪子, 裙子, 襯衫, 洋裝, 西裝, 帽子, 旗袍, 外套, 棉襖, 短褲, T-恤; 3) 天氣: 下雨, 下雪, 刮大風, 雷陣雨, 陰天, 晴天, 春天, 夏天, 秋天, 冬天; 4) 錢: 塊, 毛, 分, 半, 零; 5) 時間: 點, 分, 半, 刻, 差; 6) stationary/supplies: 毛筆, 筆, 書, 橡皮, 字典, 計算機, 剪刀, 尺, 書包, 報紙, 地圖, 雜誌; 7) Tangram pieces; 8) Origami pieces; 9) cutting paper patterns.
  3. Quick review: 1) 在哪裡 < verb >?  e.g., 在哪裡坐車? 在哪裡見面? ó < noun > 在哪裡?  e.g., 圖書館在哪裡?  2) < 從 place 1 > 到 < place 2 > 怎麼走?
  4. Teach new characters (市, 心, 場, 逛, 街) with terms (市中心, 小心, 愛心, 中心, 行人, 市場, 逛街, 運動場, 棒球場, 足球場).

Procedure for HS 9P (2/14/11)

Objectives: Students will be able to showcase their mastery of Lesson Four.

功課: Lesson Five characters definitions.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your Lesson Four characters worksheet.  2) Take one copy of Lesson Five characters worksheet.  3) Questions?  4) Explanation (candy).
  2. Lesson Four chapter test.

Procedure for MS 3P (2/14/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to explore the art of origami.  2) Students will be able to gain cultural/geographical information about Chinese scenic and historical sites.  2) Students will be able to review for quiz tomorrow by doing a connecting the dots activity.

Homework: Review numbers and characters (numbers + simple pictographs) for quiz tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (yi, er, san, si, wu, liu, qi, ba, jiu, shi, ling, bai).  2) Review Chinese counting principle.  3) Check out character representation of numbers from 0 to 100.  4) Turn in your characters writing assignment tomorrow.
  2. Complete origami (gift box).  Check for grade.
  3. Connecting the dots activity.  Collect

Procedure for MS 5P (2/14/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to share information about their family pets and describe how those pets are.  2) Students will be able to test their listening comprehension and historical knowledge about China.

Homework: 1) Lesson Seven characters definitions.  2) Write new characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Seven Characters worksheet and one copy of supplementary terms for animals.  2) Makeup test (Cole, Jubilee, Jordan, Jacqueline—helper: Mike).  3) Return papers (chapter test, worksheet, etc).  4) Go over common mistakes (白大三, 保羅, 士, 土, 人, 沒, 姓).  5) Check out model writing (Jacqueline, Genevieve, Collin, Mike).  Deduct points for writing mistakes.  6) Browse through Lesson Seven for objectives.
  2. Chinese New Year celebration around the world (http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2011/02/chinese_new_year_2011.html?p1=Features_link4)
  3. DVD: Finish up “The Forbidden City”.
  4. Teach new characters (狗, 貓, 鳥, 金, 魚) with terms (金子).

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