Archive for February, 2011

Links for HS 1P Audio Files and Web Quest Questions (2/14/11)

Links for HS 1P Audio Files and Web Quest Questions

A.        Listening comprehension:

1.         Audio file #1 (Lesson One ) http://wps.prenhall.com/wl_wu_chineselink_1/39/10025/2566512.cw/index.html

2.                  Audio file #2 (Lesson Two)

http://wps.prenhall.com/wl_wu_chineselink_1/39/10025/2566514.cw/index.html

B. Web Quest questions

1.         Question #1

http://www.omniglot.com/writing/chinese_types.htm#types

2.         Question #2

http://www.educ.uvic.ca/faculty/mroth/438/CHINA/taboos.html

3.         Question #3

www.chinaetravel.com/china/architec.html

4.         Question #4

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/greatwall/

5.         Question #5

http://www.crystalinks.com/chinascience.html

Front Page on February 13th, 2011

Procedures for 2/11/11

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

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to view pictures/video taken during the cooking lesson.  2) Students will be able to showcase their proficiency in answering questions about their name and family.

Homework: Study for audacity next Monday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return chapter test papers and characters worksheet.  2) Review ways to introduce names.
  2. 1) Round robin reading Lesson Six text passages.  2) Conversation question—introducing your name in at least two different ways.
  3. DVD: Seven Wonders of China: the Forbidden City.

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

目標: 1) Students will be able to showcase their mastery of Lesson Two part I content.  2) Students will be able to prepare for Amazing Race tasks. 

功課: Study all school offices/subject classroom names.

程序:

  1. 1) Questions?  2) Lesson Two Quiz #1.  3) Check your WB page 21: #4-#5.
  2. 1) Take a bag of Tangram pieces for practice.  2) Pick out/label one cutting paper pattern for yourself and pick out one origami pattern for voting on next Monday.  Practice on assembling tangram pieces.

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

Objectives: Students will be able to review for their Lesson Four Chapter test next Monday. 

Homework: Study for chapter test!

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Four Study Guide.  2) Return all HW papers.  3) Go over Study Guide.
  2. Review activities: 1) Writing.  2) Text passages pages 45-46.
  3. 1) Ms. Chang checks your WB page 33.  Sharing your answers.  2) Slide show for cooking lesson.
  4. Video: China: From Past to Present—Life in the Ancient Capital Cities.

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

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to learn Chinese counting principle.  2) Students will be able to explore origami folk art today.

Homework: Review all learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (0-10, hundred unit) with Chinese characters.  2) Review simple pictograph characters.  3) Peer teaching (0, 9, 10, hundred) with Chinese characters.  4) Return papers (quiz #1, skit).
    1. 1) Teach Chinese counting principle.  2) Count from 0 to 100.
    2. Origami time (pinwheer).

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

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to showcase their mastery of Lesson Six materials.  2) Students will be able to watch two Chinese song videos.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your characters worksheet, please.  2) Missing paper (Keiichi/Kyle: Web quest).  3) Questions?  3) Missing/incomplete work (Brandon H., Alan, Anthony, Jacqueline, Cole).
  2. 1) Lesson Six Chapter test.  2) Return all papers (oral presentation/Web quest—count for class participation grade/audacity).
  3. Video: Chinese songs.

Front Page on February 11th, 2011

Procedures for 2/10/11

Procedure for HS 1P (2/10/11)

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

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review.  Questions?  2) Turn in your Lesson Six characters worksheet.
  2. Lesson Six Chapter Test.

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

目標: Students will be able to study in pairs or in groups to prepare for Amazing Race next week.

功課: Study for quiz tomorrow.

程序:

  1. 1) Introduce Amazing Race various tasks.  2) Pass out building diagram and supplementary terms.
  2. Students match building layout with Chinese terms (various classroom terms, offices, etc).

3.   Students review learned terms (money, fruits, weather, math expressions, etc).

Procedure for HS 9P (2/10/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to play a scavenger hunt to review/reinforce a new concept of “look for”.  2) Students will be able to polish their listening/reading fluency through a listening activity.  3) Students will be able to celebrate Chinese New Year by visiting other FL classroom, singing a Happy Chinese New Year and introducing Chinese traditions.

Homework: Complete WB pages 36 and 33, if not complete in class.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your WB pages 35/36 tomorrow.  2) Listening comprehension: WB page 36.
  2. Practice writing on the dry erase board.
  3. Game time: Scavenger hunt (listening).
  4. Introduce and Compare/contrast (有沒有 (noun—ownership) ó 有沒有 (verb—past tense or past participle)) with examples.  WB page 33
  5. Singing / line up (candy, camera, etc).

Procedure for MS 3P (2/10/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to learn the remaining terms for numbers (9, 10, 0, hundred).  2) Students will be able to review Chinese characters through a newspaper scavenger hunt activity.

Homework: Review learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (yi, er, san, si, wu, liu, qi, ba).  2) Teach new terms (jiu, shi, ling, bai).
    1. Newspaper scavenger hunt: look for characters for numbers and simple pictograph characters.

Procedure for MS 5P (2/10/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to review for their Lesson Six chapter test tomorrow.  2) Students will be able to view a video about the Forbidden City in China.  3) Students will be able to finish up the oral presentation.

Homework: Study for the chapter test.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Six Study Guide.  2) Go over the Study Guide.  3) Turn in your Lesson Six characters worksheet tomorrow.
  2. Practice writing on the dry erase board.
  3. Oral presentation (Alex).
  4. DVD: Seven Wonders of China: Forbidden City.

Front Page on February 10th, 2011

Procedures for 2/9/11

Procedure for HS 1P (2/9/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to showcase their reading/speaking fluency through round robin reading activity.  2) Students will be able to review for tomorrow’s chapter test. 

Homework: Study for chapter test. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work: WB page 40 (Ellen, Abby).  2) Turn in your Lesson Six characters worksheet tomorrow for credit.  3) Take one copy of Lesson Six Study Guide.  Go over Study Guide.
  2. 1) Review (姓, 名, 字, 呢) with terms (姓名, 名字).  2) Review/practice various ways to introduce yourself (你叫什麼名字? 你的名字是什麼?).  3) Conversation time.
  3. Class assessment: Round robin reading.
  4. Practice writing problems.

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

目標: 1) Students will be able to give/follow directions to arrive at a destination.  2) Students will be able to sharpen their reading/speaking skills through a round robin reading activity.

功課: 1) WB page 21 #4-#5.  2) Master all direction-giving terms.

程序:

  1. 1) Quick review (前, 後, 到, 左, 右, 往, 轉, 附, 郵, 局, < verb > 後).  2) Teach new characters (過, 繼, 續, 燈) with terms (十字路口, 紅綠燈).
  2. Pair practice: Practice terms (往前走, 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) with actions.
  3. 1) Round robin reading (page 20)—class participation.  2) Read first half of page 21.

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

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to practice sentence patterns for chapter test.  2) Students will be able to polish reading/speaking/listening skills through a round robin reading routine and listening comprehension activity.  3) Students will be able to express their opinion through a fashion show.    

Homework: 1) WB page 35.  2) Practice reading text pages 46-47.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review—direction terms (上面, 下面, 左邊, 右邊, 前面, 後面, 裡面, 外面, 對面).  2) Quick review—measure words (件, 條, 套, 雙, 隻, 匹, 個).  3) Quick review—room terms (浴室, 廚房, 客廳, 電冰箱, 電視機).
  2. 1) Listening activity: WB page 34.  2) Go over the answer key.
  3. Writing practice on dry erase board.
  4. Fashion show—expressing your opinions (你看……怎麼樣).
  5. Class participation: Round robin reading: text page 45.

Procedure for MS 3P (2/9/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to review/acquire more terms for numbers.  2) Students will be able to gain cultural knowledge about Chinese lucky and unlucky numbers.

Homework: N/A.

Procedure:

  1. 1) 7R students take quiz #1.  2) Return all papers.
  2. Peer teaching (wu, liu, qi, ba) with Chinese characters.
  3. Skit presentation (Kelley, Angel, Grace, Larisa).
  4. DVD: 1) Promoting FL/Chinese language.  2) Listening: music with numbers.
  5. Cultural reading: Chinese lucky and unlucky numbers.

Procedure for MS 5P (2/9/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to showcase their speaking fluency by making an audacity recording.  2) Students will be able to do a web quest about China today.

Homework: Study for chapter test tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. Take a headset w/microphone, a copy of highlighted text passages for recording and a copy of Web quest worksheet.
  2. Complete your recording and submit to Ms. Chang’s folder in O drive.
  3. Go to P drive and click Ni Hao 1 game to review Lesson Six.
  4. Follow Web quest instructions to complete questions.  Collect.

Front Page on February 9th, 2011

Procedures for 2/8/11

Procedure for HS 1P (2/8/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to celebrate Chinese New Year by visiting other FL classrooms to sing a Happy New Year song, to build a sense of community, and to introduce Chinese cultural traditions (greetings and red envelope).  2) Students will be able to finish up new characters in Lesson Six.

Homework: 1) Study for chapter test.  2) Practice reading text passages on pages 45-46.

Procedure:

1.      Song time/line up/greetings and handing out red envelopes (Darian—photographer) => show time (Mrs. Bartzis, Mrs. Nowacki, Mrs. Pariano—quiet in the hallways).

2.      1) Makeup work (Josh: WB pages 35/36).  Audacity recording: Monday, 2/14/11.  2) Check out news about President Obama’s “One Hundred Thousand Strong” initiative—to 100,000 Americans to study in China in four years.  2) Scholarship opportunity for seniors to study in Taiwan.  Talk to Ms. Chang for details.  3) Course recommendation.  4) Ms. Chang checks your WB page 40.  Go over the answer key.\

3.      1) Oral presentation (Shaina).  2) Video: Chinese New Year (History channel).

4.      1) Teach new characters (保, 羅, 麗) with terms (保護, 麗人).  2) Read text passages on pages 45-46.

Procedure for HS 2P (2/8/11)

目標: 1) Students will be able to celebrate Chinese New Year by visiting other FL classroom to sing a Happy New Year song, to build a sense of community and to introduce Chinese traditions.  2) Students will be able to express where/how to take/transfer bus and follow the direction to get to a destination.

功課: 1) Write new characters.  2) Practice reading first half of text on page 21.

程序:

1.      Song time / line up (greetings / handing out red envelopes) => show time (Ms. Szell).  Quiet in the hallway.

2.      1) Makeup work (Josiah, Ben: WB page 20).  2) Check out news about President Obama’s “One Hundred Thousand Strong” initiative—to 100,000 Americans to study in China in four years.  2) Scholarship opportunity for seniors to study in Taiwan.  Talk to Ms. Chang for details. 3) Course recommendation.  4) Ms. Chang checks your WB page 21 #1-#3.  Go over the answer key.

3.      1) Round robin reading (page 20).  2) Continue sharing interview results: WB page 19.

4.      Compare/contrast: 1) A 離 B 有多遠?  ó A 離B遠嗎?

2) 很遠 => 不很遠 => 遠 => 不遠 =>

不近 => 不很近 => 近 => 很近

5.      Review characters (前, 後, 到, 左, 右).

6.      Teach new characters (往, 轉, 附, 郵, 局) with terms (附近, 郵局, 十字路口).

Procedure for HS 9P (2/8/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to practice expressing their opinions of how clothes fit.  2) Students will be able to acquire more new characters in Lesson Six.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Read pages 44-45.

Procedure:

1.      1) Turn in 2 pairs of asking/expressing opinions sentences.  2) Check out news about President Obama’s “One Hundred Thousand Strong” initiative—to 100,000 Americans to study in China in four years.  3) Scholarship opportunity for seniors to study in Taiwan.  Talk to Ms. Chang for details. 4) Course recommendation: last 2 minutes.  5) Interested in leading a fashion show???

2.      Row leaders check WB page 32.  Sharing – conversation practice.

3.      Class assessment: Round robin reading text passages on pages 44-45.

4.      Teach new characters (雙, 找, 像) with new terms (好像).

Procedure for MS 3P (2/8/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to showcase their mastery of basic greeting terms.  2) Students will be able to continue unit #2: numbers.  3) Chinese will be able to brainstorm ideas of art project by checking out more art project samples.

Homework: Review all 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, Zao, Ni Zao, Zao An, Zao Shang Hao, Tong Xue Men Hao, Shang Ke, Xia Ke, Qi Li, Jing Li, Dong le ma, Qing Zuo).  2) Quiz #1.  3) Quick review of numbers (yi, er, san, si) with Chinese characters.  4) Quiz #2: Tuesday, 2/15.

2.      Teach new terms (wu, liu, qi, ba) with Chinese characters.

3.      Showcase art project samples (5 PPTs, craft pictures, drawing samples).

4.      Listening activity: music for numbers 1-7.

Procedure for MS 5P (2/8/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to celebrate Chinese New Year by visiting other FL classrooms to sing a Happy New Year song, to build a sense of community, and to introduce Chinese New Year’s traditions.  2) Students will be able to finish up oral presentation.

Homework: Study for audacity and chapter test.

Procedure:

1.      Song time / lineup (greetings + handing out red envelopes)—Mrs. Boyne + Mr. Moore / show time.  Quiet in the hallway.

2.      1) Check out news about President Obama’s “One Hundred Thousand Strong” initiative—to 100,000 Americans to study in China in four years.  2) Scholarship opportunity for seniors to study in Taiwan.  Counselor opportunities in OFLA camp.  3) Course recommendation.

3.      Oral presentation (Keiichi, Ted, Brandon H., Paige, Jacqueline).

4.      Assessment: Round robin reading.

5.      Brainstorming: Skit time (introducing each other and inquiring each other’s family information).

Front Page on February 8th, 2011

Procedures for 2/7/11

Procedure for HS 1P (2/7/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to sharpen their speaking, writing, reading and listening skills through an interview activity.  2) Students will be able to finish up the oral presentation about their family.

Homework: 1) WB page 40.  2) Practice reading text passages on pages 43-46.  3) Practice introducing yourself.   

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return all oral presentation papers.  2) Makeup work (Jason/Claire/Josh/Darian: WB page 35; Josh: WB page 36; Troy: WB page 38.  Please check ProgressBook for accuracy.  3) Ms. Chang is not available tomorrow after school due to a staff meeting.  4) Course recommendation: Make sure Ms. Chang signs your form.  Due date is this Wednesday.  HR teachers need to return all forms to guidance office.  5) Lesson Six chapter test: Thursday, 2/10.  6) Ms. Chang checks your WB page 39 interview questions.  7) Feedback on cooking lesson?       
  2. Song time/procedure details (candy, cameras, etc).   
  3. Class work: WB page 39 interview (5 students) + jot down your survey result + sharing, if time allows.
  4. Oral presentation (Josh, Shaina, Darian).

Procedure for HS 2P (2/7/11)

目標: 1) Students will be able to sharpen their speaking, writing, reading and listening skills through an interview activity.  2) Students will polish their reading and speaking skills through reading text passage.

功課: 1) Practice reading text page 20.  2) WB page 21 #1-#3. 

程序:

  1. 1) Return H/W papers.  2) Ms. Chang is not available tomorrow after school due to a staff meeting.  3) Course recommendation: due date is this Wednesday.  Ms. Chang needs to return all forms to guidance office on Thursday.  4) Lesson Two quiz #1 is postponed from 2/8 to Friday, 2/11.  Simple matching (transportation mode, adverbs and writing).  5) Feedback on cooking lesson?
  2. Ms. Chang checks your WB page 18 #8 and page 20.  Go over the answer key.
  3. 1) Song time/procedure details (candy, cameras, etc).  2) Pass out T-shirt / transfer—bring it with you tomorrow for singing!
  4. 1) Quick review (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, 換車, 站, 用 ó不用 (use, no need), 下車, 下課, 想, 怎麼去, 怎麼走, 在哪裡 / 哪一站 (verb) ó 哪裡是 (place)).  2) Read text passages on pages 18-20.
  5. Class work: WB page 19 interview activity / jot down your answers / Share your results.

Procedure for HS 9P (2/7/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to learn to ask for others’ opinions and/or express his/her opinions.  2) Students will be able to polish their writing and speaking skills through conversation practice and writing 2 sample sentences.

Homework: 1) Practice sentence patterns of asking/expressing opinions (text page 45) for oral conversation questions.  2) WB page 32. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) Lots of missing work for the last few days (Melissa, Brad, Aashna, Adam F., etc).  Please check ProgressBook for accuracy.  2) Return all papers.  3)  Review terms (舒服, 合身, 漂亮,時髦, 大, 小, 寬, 窄, 長, 短, , 那麼, 好看 ó 不好看, 怎麼樣, 挺, 配).  4) Course recommendation: due date is this Wednesday.  5) Wait for Mrs. Davidoff’s feedback for your participation grade.  6) Feedback on cooking lesson?  7) Lesson Four chapter test will be rescheduled from Friday, 2/11 to Monday, 2/14.  8) Mrs. Welch and Mr. DeTray will observe Ms. Chang’s teaching sometime this week.
  2. 1) Song time/procedure details (candy, cameras, etc).
  3. 1) Quick review (你看, 怎麼樣, 配, 好看 ó 不好看, 那麼, 呢, 挺).  2) Practice describing how clothes fit.  3) Practice asking/expressing one’s opinion (怎麼樣, 你看).
  4. Pair activity: Practice asking/expressing opinions. 

Procedure for MS 3P (2/7/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to review for tomorrow’s quiz.  2) Students will be able to brainstorm ideas of their art project by checking out more sample work.  3) Students will be able to gain cultural knowledge about Chinese New Year.

Homework: 1) Study for quiz tomorrow.  2) Review learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Question: 7W to CVCC.  Which period?  This Thursday have Exploratory Chinese at room 221.  Mr. Farrell and PSO need to use our classroom.  2) 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, Zao, Ni Zao, Zao An, Zao Shang Hao, Tong Xue Men Hao, Shang Ke, Xia Ke, Qi Li, Jing Li).  Quiz #1 tomorrow.  3) Makeup work (Liberty–characters, Matt—script copy).
  2. Skit presentation, if any.
  3. Cultural reading: page 6.  Collect your handout.
  4. Teach new terms (yi, er, san, si) w/ Chinese characters.
  5. Videos: Chinese New Year celebration.
  6. Showcase more art project samples (PPTs, movies, crafts).

Procedure for MS 5P (2/7/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will practice introducing themselves in various ways.  2) Students will continue their family oral presentation.  3) Students will gain fluency through reading text passages.

Homework: 1) Study for audacity and chapter test.  2) Practice reading text passages on pages 43-46.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return papers.  Remind Ms. Chang of any missing grades.  Check ProgressBook for accuracy.  2) Captains check WB page 40.  Go over answer key.  3) Makeup work (Brandon, Kate).  Welcome back (Megan S.).  4) Audacity: Wednesday; chapter test: Friday.  We will review all sentence patterns and terms tomorrow.  5) Feedback on cooking lesson?  Wait for Mrs. Beech for your participation grade.
  2. 1) Song time / procedure details (candy, cameras, etc).  2) Quick review (保, 羅, 麗) with term (保護, 麗人).
  3. 1) Practice reading text passage on pages 46 + 45.  2) Pair work: Practice introducing yourself.
  4. Oral presentation.

Front Page on February 7th, 2011

Procedures for 2/4/11

Procedures for HS 1P, 2P, 9P and MS 5P (2/4/11)

Objective: Students will be able to wrap dumplings and cook pot-stickers to celebrate Chinese New Year.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

1.      Students report to your station.  Follow the directions to 1) observation our guest teacher’s demonstration, 2) put on gloves, 2) boil water, 3) pan-fry pot stickers, 4) wrap dumplings, 5) cook dumplings, 6) enjoy food, and 7) clean up.

2.      Chinese II students need to turn in WB page 31.

Procedure for MS 3P (2/4/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to apply greeting terms they learn to a skit presentation.  2) Students will be able to acquire more greeting terms.  3) Students will be able to practice chopsticks.  4) Students will be able to gain historical/cultural knowledge about Chinese language pronunciation and publications.

Homework: Review all learned terms.

Procedure:

1.      1) Return your characters worksheet.  Makeup work (7B students’ Cutting paper patterns + Liberty’s characters)?  2) Quick review of greeting terms (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, Zao, Ni Zao, Zao An, Zao Shang Hao, Tong Xue Men Hao).  2) Quick review of Chinese characters (sun, moon, person/people, mountain, fire, tree, water, mouth).

2.      Teach new terms (Shang Ke, Xia Ke, Qi Li, Jing Li).

3.      Skit presentation.

4.      Chopsticks practice.

5.      Culture reading (page #4-#5).  Showcase Chinese publications.

Front Page on February 6th, 2011

Procedures for 2/3/11

Procedure for HS 1P (2/3/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to do an oral presentation to introduce their family.  2) Students will be able to introduce themselves in various ways.  3) Students will be able to sharpen their reading/speaking skills through reading text passages.

Homework: WB page 39 interview questions only.

Procedure:

1.      1) Ms. Chang checks your WB page 38.  2) Go over the answer key.  3) Makeup work?  4) Please bring your course recommendation form if you would like to continue on Chinese II class.  5) Caroling: next Tuesday.  6) Lesson Six chapter test: Wednesday/Thursday, 2/10 or 2/9.

2.      1) Teach new characters (姓, 名, 字, 呢) with terms (姓名, 名字).

3.      Oral presentation.

4.      1) Divide into three groups of five students.  Assign a captain.  2) Go over Mrs. Davidoff’s classroom procedure.

Procedure for HS 2P (2/3/11)

目標: 1) Students will be able to sharpen their writing, reading, speaking and listening skills through an interview activity.  2) Students will be able to gain oral/reading fluency through reading text passages and conversation practice.

功課: WB page 18 #7 & WB page 20.

程序:

1.      1) Turn in your 4-sentence H/W.  Homework (Ben-pages 17/18).  2) Caroling is postponed to next Tuesday, 2/8/11.  3) Quick review: Round robin reading + conversation questions.

2.      Round robin reading text passage on page 19.

3.      Review 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).

4.      Pair work: Class work: WB page 19 (writing down four questions, interviewing classmates, and then sharing results).

5.      1) Divide into two groups of three-four students.  Assign a captain.  2) Go over Mrs. Davidoff’s classroom procedure.

Procedure for HS 9P (2/3/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to complete all class work: 2 and 4 sentences.  2) Students will be able to get familiar with tomorrow’s expectations and procedure.

Homework: 1) WB page 31.  2) Practice reading pages 44-45.  3) Practice answering question to express opinion or describing how clothes fit.  4) Practice Happy New Year song.        

Procedure:

1.      1) Missing 2-sentence homework?  Turn in your 5-sentence pair work.  2) Caroling is postponed to next Tuesday.

2.      1) Return papers.  2) Complete all assignments.  3) Course recommendation.

3.      1) Divide into two groups of four-five students.  Assign a captain.  2) Go over Mrs. Davidoff’s classroom procedure and checklist.

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

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to acquire more greeting terms.  2) Students will be able to complete simple Chinese characters.

Homework: 1) Review all learned terms.  2) Practice/complete your skit.

Procedure:

1.      1) Quiz #2 is postponed to next Tuesday.  2) Quick review of greeting terms (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).  3) Quick review of Chinese characters (sun, moon, person/people, mountain, fire, tree).  4) Makeup work (7B students: cutting paper patterns—due tomorrow).  5) Go over oral presentation requirements.

2.      1) Teach new terms (Zao, Ni Zao, Zao An, Zao Shang Hao, Tong Xue Men Hao).  2) Teach new characters (water, mouth).  Collect.

3.      Skit preparation.  Present tomorrow (7B will be last group to present).

4.      Culture reading: Introduction to China (pages 3-4).

Procedure for MS 5P (2/3/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to introduce themselves in various ways.  2) Students will be able to do an oral presentation to introduce their family.  3) Students will be able to acquire new characters and finish up Lesson Six.

Homework: WB page 40.

Procedure:

1.      1) Song time.  Caroling: next Tuesday.  Lesson Six chapter test: Thursday, 2/10.  Audacity: Wednesday, 2/9/11.  2) Makeup work (Kate? Brandon H., Cole).  3) Divide into four groups of five students and two groups of six students.  Assign a captain for each group.  4) Go over Mrs. Beech’s classroom procedure.  5) Video.

2.      Oral presentation.

3.      Teach new term (保, 羅, 麗) with term (保護).

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