Archive for May, 2011

Procedures for 5/16/11

Procedure for HS 1P (5/16/11)

 

Objectives: Students will be able to express their food preferences, and name some Chinese dishes. 

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Browse through cookbooks for your order.  Due on Wednesday, 5/18/11.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return test papers.  2) Go over common audacity pronunciation errors (打Da not 的de, 都dou not duo, 走zou not zuo or zui, 走zou3 not 去qu4 or qu4 not zou3).  3) Makeup (Claire/Stefan/Darian).  4) International Club Cultural Night: 5:30-8:00, Friday, 5/20/11.
  2. 1) Quick review (口渴, 喝水, 很餓, 很渴, 好餓, 好渴, 想吃).  2) Teach new characters (治, 果, 汁, 牛, 奶) with terms (三明治, 水果, 果汁, 牛奶, 奶水). 
  3. Skit presentation.
  4. DVD: Taipei 101. 

 

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

 

目標: 1) Students will be able to learn terms for various Chinese folk art.  2) Students will be able to sharpen their listening and speaking skills.

功課: 1) Write new characters.  2) Practice reading page 49.

程序:

  1. 1) Makeup work/test (Ben, Lauren; Josiah/Alex: page 34).  2) International Club Cultural Night: 5:30-8:00, Friday, 5/20/11.
  2. Round robin reading: text passage on page 43.
  3. Conversation session: WB page 43.
  4. Read text passages on page 49.

 

Procedure for HS 9P (5/16/11)

 

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to hold basic conversations at a restaurant or as a guest of a Chinese family.  2) Students will be able to write a note, explain causes, express frequency and offer choices.

功課: 1) Write new characters.  2) Place your Chinese dish order.  Due on Friday. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) International Club Cultural Night: 5:30-8:00, Friday, 5/20/11.  2) Return papers (5 sentences, chapter test).
  2. 1) Quick review (剛好, 剛剛, 飯館, 一起, 出去, 回來, 帶, 時間, 回家, 因為, 留下來, 所以, 邀請, 常常, 時常, 不常, 平常, 尤其, 飲茶).  2) Review terms/sentence pattern: 沒有: (do / does not have); 還沒有: (still do / does not have); 還沒 V: (not Verb yet).
  3. Teach new characters (排, 改, 便, 坐, 單) with terms (牛排, 排球, 魚排, 雞排, 豬排, 改天, 便飯, 請坐, 坐下, 點菜, 菜單, 名單).
  4. Read text passages on pages 93-94.
  5. Pair activity: Browse through cook books and order your dishes (1 appetizer, 1 soup and 4 entrees/main courses).  Know pronunciation.

 

Procedure for MS 3P (5/16/11)

 

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to count from 0 to 100.  2) Students will be able to recognize all learned Chinese characters.

Homework: Review learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup quiz (Nick, Sarah, Solimar).  2) Quick review (yi, er, san, si, wu, liu, qi, ba, jiu, shi, ling, bai).  3) Quiz #2: Friday, 5/20/11.  4) International Club Cultural Night: 5:30-8:00, Friday, 5/20/11.
  2. 1) Review Chinese counting principle.  Count from 0 to 100.  2) Culture reading: pages 5-6.  3) Newspaper hunting activity.  Collect.

 

 

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

 

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to showcase their speaking skill and sharpen their listening through an oral presentation of their skit.  2) Students will be able to express their food preferences and name Chinese dishes.

Homework: Write new characters.

Procedure:

1.   1) Return papers.  2) Makeup work (PPT, Voki).   3) Go over common audacity pronunciation errors (Da not de, dou not duo, zou not zuo or zui, zou3 not qu4 or qu4 not zou3). 4)  International Culture Night: 5:30-8:00, Friday, 5/20/11.

2.   1) Browse through Lesson Eleven content.  2) Teach new characters (餓, 渴, 喝, 吃, 想) with terms (口渴, 喝水, 很餓, 很渴, 好餓, 好渴 // 1) 想 (helping verb) + verb => would like to verb; 想 (verb): miss.  2) 好 (adv) + adjective => so adjective).

3.   Skit presentation.

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Procedures for 5/13/11

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

 

Objectives: Students will be able to showcase their oral fluency through presenting a skit.  Homework: Review learned terms. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (餓, 渴, 喝, 吃, 想, 口渴, 喝水, 很餓, 很渴, 好餓, 好渴).  2) Return papers (characters worksheet, audacity, PPT).  3) Abdussamad, Shaina, Stefan, Troy and Darian talk to Ms. Chang, please.
  2. Skit presentation.
  3. Voki sharing.

 

Procedure for HS 2P (5/13/11)

 

目標: 1) Students will be able to polish their listening and speaking skills.  2) Students will be able to use comparative and superlative sentence patterns.

功課: 1) WB page 39 (#4-#8).  2) Conversation session: WB page 33.  3) Round robin reading: text page 43.

程序:

  1. 1) Ms. Chang checks WB pages 31/34 (Alex, Josiah, Ben).  Makeup test/work (Lauren, Ben: Lesson Three part I / WB pages).  2) Ms. Chang checks WB page 34 (Lauren, Kaitlyn, Cecilia).  3) Read text page 43.
  2. 1) Quick review (北京, 南京, 京劇/剧, 票價/价, 價錢/价钱, 開/开始, 排隊/队).  2) Reteach new character (比, 較/较, 更) with terms (比較/较).
  3. Teach sentence pattern: page 49 (A 比較/较 < adj 1 > / B 比較/较 < adj 2 >; A 比 B < adj >)

 

Procedure for HS 9P (5/13/11)

 

Objectives: Students will be able to hold a conversation when they dine out.

功課: WB page 66

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your 5-sentence homework.  Take one copy of telephone dialogue slip.  2) Aashna/Bailey talk to Ms. Chang, please.  3) Quick review (剛好, 剛剛, 飯館, 一起, 出去, 回來, 帶, 時間, 回家, 因為, 留下來, 所以, 邀請, 常常, 時常, 不常, 平常, 尤其, 飲茶).
  2. 1) Frequency degrees: 常/常常/時常, 平常, 不常, 有時候, 什麼時候.  2) 飯館 = 館子.
  3. 1) Pair activity: Telephone conversation slip practice.  2) Present skit dialogue.

 

Procedure for MS 3P (5/13/11)

 

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to showcase their mastery of basic greeting terms.  2) Students will be able to handle chopsticks.

Homework: Review learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zai Jian, Xie Xie, Zhang Lao Shi, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi, Wu An, Wan An, Zao, Ni Zao, Zao An, Zao Shang Hao, Dong Le ma, Dong le, Bu Dong, ri, Dui Bu Qi, Mei Guan Xi, Shang Ke, Xia Ke, Qi Li, Jing Li, Zuo Xia, Qing Zuo).  2) Quiz #1.
  2. 1) Quick review numbers (#1-#10).  2) Teach new terms (0, 100) with Chinese characters.  3) Teach Chinese counting principle.
  3. 1) Showcase art projects (movies).  2) Chopsticks practice.

 

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

 

Objectives: Students will be able to create a Voki with a sound recording of their physical description.

Homework: Practice your skit for next Monday’s presentation.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (Kerem/Alan/Keiichi/Ryan/Alex/Brandon S.: PPT; Alan/Priya: audacity).  2) Get one Voki instruction sheet, today’s procedure and one microphone.  Make your recording first.
  2. Follow the instructions to create a Voki with your preferred background, outfits, etc and upload it with your sound recording.  Publish and send it to Ms. Chang’s e-mail address (changj@bbhcsd.org).
  3. Go to P drive and click Ni Hao 1 interactive game under Ms. Chang’s folder to review Lesson Ten.

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Procedures for 5/12/11

Procedure for HS 1P (5/12/11)

 

Objectives: Students will be able to apply their speaking skill in presenting a skit.  2) Students will be able to express their food preferences.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Practice your skit if you have not done so today.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Ms. Chang checks your Lesson Eleven characters definitions.  2) Makeup work (Claire: audacity, Voki, test, characters WS; Voki: Darian, Stefan, Jack; PPT draft: ; Skit: Troy/Darian; characters worksheet: Abdussamad, Darian).  3) Shaina/Annie talk to Ms. Chang after class, please.
  2. 1) Teach new characters (餓, 渴, 喝, 吃, 想) with terms (口渴, 喝水, 很餓, 很渴, 好餓, 好渴 // 1) 想 (helping verb) + verb => would like to verb; 想 (verb): miss.  2) 好 (adv) + adjective => so adjective).
  3. Skit presentation.

 

Procedure for HS 2P (5/12/11)

 

目標: Students will be able to express ideas/thoughts in comparative and superlative formats.

功課: 1) Write new characters.  2) WB page 34.  3) Practice reading page 43.

程序:

  1. 1) Ms. Chang checks WB page 31.  2) Go over answer key.  3) Read text page 43.  4) Conversation quiz (WB page 33) and round robin reading tomorrow.
  2. Teach new character (比, 較/较, 更) with terms (比較/较).
  3. Teach sentence pattern: page 49 (A 比較/较 < adj 1 > / B 比較/较 < adj 2 >; A 比 B < adj >).
  4. Go over WB page 34.  Complete as homework tonight.

 

Procedure for HS 9P (5/12/11)

 

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to their listening comprehension.  2) Students will be able to hold a conversation when they dine out.

功課: Make 5 sentences (因為…所以, 常常, 剛好, 剛剛, 尤其). 

Procedure:

  1. Quick review (剛好, 剛剛, 飯館, 一起, 出去, 回來, 帶, 時間, 回家, 因為, 留下來).
  2. 1) Read text passage on page 93.  2) Teach new characters (邀, 常, 尤, 其, 飲) with terms (所以, 邀請, 常常, 時常, 不常, 平常, 尤其, 飲茶).
  3. Sentence patterns: 1) A打電話給B = A給B打電話.  2) 因為…所以.  3) 剛好.  4) 剛剛.   5) 尤其.  5) 常常, 時常, 不常, 平常.
  4. Conversation practice.
  5. Listening comprehension (Confucius Institute Happy Chinese website).

 

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P (5/12/11)

 

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to learn numbers 6-10.  2) Students will be able to brainstorm ideas about their art project.  3) Students will be able to gain cultural knowledge about Chinese traditional arts.

Homework: 1) Review learned numbers 1-10.  2) Complete Chinese characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (yi, er, san, si, wu) with Chinese characters.  2) Noah talks to Ms. Chang, please.  3) Quiz #1 tomorrow.
  2. 1) Teach new terms (liu, qi, ba, jiu, shi) with Chinese characters.  2) Song time.
  3. Showcase art project samples (PPT, movie, pictures).
  4. Culture reading: pages 4-6 with two publications.
  5. DVD: Chinese Civilizations and Arts (painting, calligraphy).

 

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

 

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to showcase their reading/oral fluency in making an audacity recording.  2) Students will be able to talk about and present themselves in a PPT project.

Homework: Practice your skit for next Monday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one headset, one copy of highlighted Lesson Ten text passages and one procedure slip for today.  2) Make your audacity recording, name it as < last name > LessonTen.Wave and submit to MS5P folder under Ms. Chang’s folder in O drive.  Turn in your highlighted text passages with your name on it.  3) Skit/Checklist (Kate/Rachel L., Paige/Karli, Mike/Keiichi, Kyle/Kerem).
  2. Expand your PPT to include your birthday and 10 sentences about your physical appearance.  If possible, add sentences for your friend (name, age, grade, physical appearance).  Insert any pictures and/or clip art.  Print out in handout format and turn in your hard copy to Ms. Chang.
  3. Go to www.TreysChinaLife.blogspot.com to check out Trey’s recent adventure.
  4. Go to P drive and click Ni Hao 1 game to review Lesson Ten.
  5. If you like, go to http://www.voki.com/create.php to experiment Voki for fun.  It is a project for tomorrow, though.  Get one copy of Voki Information sheet from Ms. Chang, please.

 

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Procedures for 5/11/11

Procedure for HS 1P (5/11/11)

 

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

Homework: 1) Lesson Eleven characters definitions.  2) Practice your skit. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your Lesson Ten characters worksheet.  2) Take one copy of Lesson Eleven characters worksheet.  3) Makeup work (Darin, Jack, Stefan, Claire, Shaina: Voki; audacity, PPT, skit).
  2. Questions?
  3. Lesson Ten chapter test.

 

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

 

目標: Students will be able to sharpen their listening skill and speaking fluency.

功課: 1) Practice reading text page 43.  2) WB page 31.

程序:

  1. 1) Quick review (北京, 南京, 京劇/剧, 票價/价, 價錢/价钱, 開/开始, 排隊/队).  2) Conversation session: WB page 33.  3) Round robin reading: text page 43: Friday, 5/13/11.
  2. Read text passage: 43
  3. Listening comprehension: WB page 31.  Complete as homework tonight.

 

Procedure for HS 9P (5/11/11)

 

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to sharpen their listening skill and speaking fluency.

功課: Review learned terms. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (剛好, 剛剛, 飯館, 一起, 出去, 回來, 帶, 時間, 回家, 因為, 留下來) with related terms and sentences.  2) Go over Lesson Eight passage on page 93.
  2. Video clip for listening comprehension (U. of N. Carolina Website).
  3. Pair activity: telephone conversation.
  4. Listening comprehension (Confucius Institute Website: Happy Chinese).

 

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

 

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to learn numbers 1-5 today.  2) Students will be able to brainstorm ideas for their art project. 3) Students will be able to present their skit today.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Write Chinese characters for numbers.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zai Jian, Xie Xie, Zhang Lao Shi, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi, Wu An, Wan An, Zao, Ni Zao, Zao An, Zao Shang Hao, Dong Le ma, Dong le, Bu Dong, ri, Dui Bu Qi, Mei Guan Xi, Shang Ke, Xia Ke, Qi Li, Jing Li, Zuo Xia, Qing Zuo).  2) Return papers (characters).  3) Makeup work (Nick).
  2. Teach numbers (yi, er, san, si, wu) with Chinese characters.
  3. Skit presentation.
  4. Showcase case art projects (flash cards, crafts, pictures).

 

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

 

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

Homework: 1) Practice Lesson Ten text passage for audacity tomorrow.  2) Get 11 sentences ready for your PPT tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your Lesson Ten characters worksheet and skit script with checklist.  2) Give Ms. Chang your flash drive or submit it to Ms. Chang’s folder under O drive.  3) Captains check Lesson Eleven characters worksheet definitions.
  2. Questions?
  3. Lesson Ten chapter test.

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Procedures for 5/10/11

Procedure for HS 1P (5/10/11)

 

Objectives: Students will be able to create an animated avatar with background recording to describe their physical description.

Homework: Study for Lesson Ten Chapter Test.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Get one headset and one VOKI instruction sheet.  2) Make your own recording first. 3) Turn in your Lesson Ten characters worksheet tomorrow.   4) Any makeup work (skit, PPT, audacity, etc)?
  2. Create your own Voki and upload your recording.
  3. Publish your VOKI and send it to Ms. Chang (changj@bbhcsd.org).
  4. Go to Ms. Chang’s folder under P drive and click Ni Hao 1 interactive game to review Lesson Ten material.

 

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

 

目標: Students will be able to express their preferences of sports, music, movies, and other entertainment forms. Check out rental services at www.leddisplayrentals.net for more details.

功課: 1) Write new characters.  2) Practice reading text passages on page 43.

程序:

  1. 1) Quick review (交響樂/响乐, 歌劇/剧, 歌劇/剧院, 排球, 橄欖/榄球, 比賽/赛, 球迷, 電視迷, 芭蕾舞, 跳舞).  2) Makeup work (Ben: test + WB pages).
  2. Teach new characters (京, 價/价, 開/开, 始) with terms (北京, 南京, 京劇/剧, 票價/价, 價錢/价钱, 開/开始, 排隊/队).
  3. Conversation session: WB page 33.

 

Procedure for HS 9P (5/10/11)

 

Objectives: Students will be able to hold a conversation in a restaurant setting.

功課: 1) Write new characters.  2) Review conversation questions.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Captains check your Lesson Eight characters definitions.  2) Makeup work (characters worksheet?  Adam F.).  Makeup test (Anthony, Cait).
  2. 1) Browse through Lesson Eight content.  2) Teach new characters (剛, 館, 留, 因, 為) with terms (剛好, 飯館, 一起, 出去, 回來, 帶, 時間, 回家, 因為).
  3. Practice conversation questions (telephone conversation + visiting).
  4. Pair activity.

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P (5/10/11)

 

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to learn basic greeting terms.  2) Students

Homework: 1) Review all learned terms.  2) Practice your skit for presentation tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zai Jian, Xie Xie, Zhang Lao Shi, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi, Wu An, Wan An, Zao, Ni Zao, Zao An, Zao Shang Hao, Dong Le ma, Dong le, Bu Dong, ri, Dui Bu Qi, Mei Guan Xi, Shang Ke, Qi Li, Jiang Li, 日, 月, 山, 木, 火, 人, 水, 口).  2) Teach new terms (Xia Ke, Zuo Xia, Qing Zuo).
  2. Complete writing Chinese characters.  Collect.
  3. Showcase art projects (art work).

4.   Skit practice.

 

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

 

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to review for audacity and chapter test.  2) Students will be able to express their food preferences.

Homework: 1) Study for chapter test.  2) Lesson Eleven worksheet definitions.  3) Skit due tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Eleven characters worksheet.  2) Turn in your Lesson Ten characters worksheet tomorrow.  3) Skit script/checklist due tomorrow.
  2. 1) Round robin reading text passages on pages 85-87.  2) Culture reading: page 92.
  3. Skit practice.

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Procedures for 5/9/11

Procedure for HS 1P (5/9/11)

 

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to showcase their reading/oral fluency in making an audacity recording.  2) Students will be able to talk about and present themselves in a PPT project.

Homework: Study for Lesson Ten chapter test on Wednesday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one headset, one copy of highlighted Lesson Ten text passages and one procedure slip for today.  2) Turn in your skit script and checklist.  3) Make your audacity recording, name it as < last name > LessonTen.Wave and submit to HS1P folder under Ms. Chang’s folder in O drive.  Turn in your highlighted text passages with your name on it.
  2. Expand your PPT to include your birthday and 10 sentences about your physical appearance.  If possible, add sentences for your friend (name, age, grade, physical appearance).  Insert any pictures and/or clip art.  Print out in handout format and turn in your hard copy to Ms. Chang.
  3. Go to www.TreysChinaLife.blogspot.com to check out Trey’s recent adventure.
  4. Go to P drive and click Ni Hao 1 game to review Lesson Ten.
  5. If you like, go to http://www.voki.com/create.php to experiment Voki for fun.  It is a project for tomorrow, though.  Get one copy of Voki Information sheet from Ms. Chang, please.

 

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

 

目標: Students will be showcase their mastery of first half of Lesson Three materials.

功課: Practice answering questions on page 33 orally.  Conversation session tomorrow.

程序:

  1. 1) Quick review (兒童, 節目, 記錄片, 連續劇, 新聞, 無聊, 天氣預報, 卡通, 教育, 頻道, 喜劇, 聽說, 谈恋爱, 吵架, 週末, 打哈欠, 歷史片, 愛情片, 音樂片, 科幻, 武俠, 不過, 意思, 一整天, 電視迷, 大概, 電影票, 猜, 偵探片, 恐怖片, 緊張, 刺激, 噩夢, 知道, 送, 一起).  2) Makeup work (Josiah).
  2. Lesson Three Chapter test Part I.

 

Procedure for HS 9P (5/9/11)

 

Objectives: Students will be able to showcase their mastery of Lessons Six and Lesson Seven.

功課: 1) Lesson Eight characters definitions.  2) WB pages 88 (#1-4) and 89 (#1-#3).

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your Lessons Six and Seven characters worksheet.  2) Take one copy of Lesson Eight characters worksheet.  3) Good news announcement.
  2. Lessons Six and Seven chapter test: Part II: writing.

 

Procedure for MS 3P (5/9/11)

 

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to learn basic greeting terms.  2) Students will be able to learn simple Chinese characters.  3) Students will be able to apply learned greeting terms to create a skit.

Homework: Review all learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (signature slip: ; China reading packet: Nick) before Wednesday. 5/11.  2) Quick review (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zai Jian, Xie Xie, Zhang Lao Shi, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi, Wu An, Wan An, Zao, Ni Zao, Zao An, Zao Shang Hao, Dong Le ma, Dong le, Bu Dong, ri, Dui Bu Qi, Mei Guan Xi).  3) Skit preparation: presented on Wednesday.  4) Quiz #1: Friday, 5/13/11.
  2. 1) Teach new terms (Shang Ke, Qi Li, Jing Li).  2) Pair practice all learned terms.
  3. 1) Skit preparation.  Due/presented on Wednesday.  2) Quick review Chinese characters (日, 月, 山, 木).  3) Teach new characters (火, 人, 水, 口).
  4. Skit preparation.
  5. Video clip: Learn a Foreign Language.

 

 

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

 

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to review for audacity and chapter test.  2) Students will be able to polish their listening and speaking skills.

Homework: Study!

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return papers (11-sentence paragraph).  2) Captains checks WB page 67.  Go over the answer key.  3) Go over common mistakes (He2 for nouns/pronouns, not for connecting sentences or adjectives).  4) Talk to Priya, Jordan, and Collin.
  2. 1) Read text passages on pages 85-87.  2) Go over sentence patterns on pages 88-89.
  3. Group activity.  (Answer key: 8th grade: John, Mary and Kay; 9th grade: Peter, Emma and Michael).
  4. Writing practice.
  5. Music appreciation.

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Procedures for 5/6/11

Procedure for HS 1P (5/6/11)

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

Homework: 1) Finalize your script.  Due next Monday.  2) Study for audacity.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Ten Study Guide.  2) Work at Red Lab next Monday (5/9) –audacity/PPT and next Tuesday (5/10)—Voki creation.  3) Turn in your Skit script and checklist next Monday and Lesson Ten worksheet next Wednesday.  4) Bring in your flash drive w/PPT draft next Monday.  5) Skit presentation: Thursday.  6) Makeup work (Josh, Darian).  7) Return papers.
  2. 1) Go over reading comprehension: text page 91.  2) Go over Study Guide and introduce Voki website, http://www.voki.com/create.php.  3) Go over sentence patterns on text pages 88-89.
  3. Writing practice.
  4. Pair work: skit preparation.

 

Procedure for HS 2P (5/6/11)

 

Objectives:  Students will be able to polish their reading and speaking skills.

Homework: Study!!

Procedure:

  1. 1) Chapter test Part I: Monday, 5/9/11.  Focus on pages 38-41 with all genre terms + adjectives.  Be sure to be able to read a TV guide (text page 45 + WB page 29).  2) Ms. Chang checks your WB pages 33 + 38 (#5-8) and page 44 homework.  Go over the answer key. 
  2. Read text page 42.
  3. 1) Round robin reading: page 42.  2) Writing practice with sentence patterns (又..又.., 不是…就是, 每 < > 都…., 一點…都沒有, 聽說).

 

Procedure for HS 9P (5/6/11)

Objectives: Students will be able to showcase their mastery of Lessons Six and Seven materials.

Homework: Study sentence patterns for Part II: writing section test on next Monday.

Procedure:

1.   Turn in your Lessons and Lesson Seven character worksheets next Monday.

  1. Lessons Six and Seven chapter test.

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P (5/6/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to write simple Chinese characters.  2) Students will be able to learn basic greeting terms.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Write new characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zai Jian, Xie Xie, Zhang Lao Shi, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi, Wu An, Wan An, Zao, Ni Zao, Zao An, Zao Shang Hao, Dong Le ma, Dong le, Bu Dong, ri).  2) Teach new terms (Dui Bu Qi, Mei Guan Xi).
  2. Teach simple Chinese characters (yue, ren, shui).

Procedure for MS 5P (5/6/11)

Objectives: Students will be able to polish their listening, reading, and writing skills today.

Homework:  WB page 67.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your 11-sentence paragraph.  2) Work in lab next Thursday and Friday.  3) Captains check WB page 66.  Go over the answer key.
  2. 1) Quick review (朋友, 頭, 臉, 大/小/老/好/女/男朋友, 頭髮, 眼睛, 耳朵, 鼻子, 眉毛, 嘴巴, 長, 短, 上學, 上班, 上網, 年級, 學校, 同學 ó  學生, 同校, 同班, 校車).  2) Read text passages on pages 85-87.  3) Go over reading comprehension: text page 91.  .
  3. Supplementary expressions: 1) 你幾歲  = 你多 (duō) 大; 2) 你上幾年級 你念 (niàn) 幾年級; 3) 他和我同班 ó 他不和我同班  = 他和我不同班.  4) 他是我中文班同學.
  4. Skit preparation: due on Wednesday and perform starting from Monday, 5/16/11.

 

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Procedures for 5/5/11

Procedure for HS 1P (5/5/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to practice listening, speaking and writing skills in describing people.  2) Students will be able to apply what they learn to create a skit. 

Homework: Finalize your skit. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (上學/学, 上班, 上網/网, 年級/级, 學/学校, 同學/学ó 學/学生, 同校, 同班, 校車/车, 眼睛, 耳朵, 鼻子, 眉毛, 頭/头, 頭髮/头发, 嘴巴=口, 臉/脸, 長/长, 短, 朋友).  2) Read text passages on pages 85-87.
  2. 1) Go over sentence patterns on text pages 88-89.  2) Group activity: In a Party.  Go over the answer key (8th grade: John, Mary and Kay; 9th grade: Peter, Emma and Michael).  3) Conversation session.
  3. 1) Game time: Simon Says.  2) Seat work: skit preparation.

 

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

Objectives: Students will be able to familiarize themselves with sentence patterns. 

Homework: WB page 44.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (交響樂/响乐, 歌劇/剧, 歌劇/剧院, 排球, 橄欖/榄球, 比賽/赛, 球迷, 電視迷, 芭蕾舞, 跳舞).
  2. 1) Go over sentence patterns on pages 46-48 with terms (每天, 每一天, 每星期, 每個/个月, 每年, 每個/个人, 每班, 每家) with sample sentences.  2) Go over text passage on page 45.
  3. Conversation session (based on WB page 33).

 

Procedure for HS 9P (5/5/11)

Objectives: Students will be able to have a solid foundation of all sentence patterns. 

Homework: Study!!

Procedure:

  1. Go over text passage on pages 74/85.
  2. Listening activity: WB page 63.  Go over the answer key.
  3. Writing practice.

 

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

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to learn simple greetings terms.  2)  Students will be able to write simple Chinese characters.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Complete rows of characters. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) We will have our lesson on room 221 tomorrow.  2) Return China reading packet.  3)  Makeup (Nick, Noah: China reading packet; Abby, Allison, Jennifer, Rachel L., Kiera, Mark, Solimar, Nick, Noah: signature slip).
  2. 1) Quick review (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zai Jian, Xie Xie, Zhang Lao Shi, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi, Wu An Wan An).  2) Teach new terms (Zao, Ni Hao, Zao An, Zao Shang Hao, Dong Le ma, Dong le, Bu Dong). 
  3. Culture reading.
  4. 1) Pass out/Go over square paper usage.  2) Teach character (sun).

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

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to introduce their friends, to talk about the grade they are in, and to describe facial features.  2) Students will be able to apply what they learn to create a skit. 

Homework: WB page 66.

Procedure:

  1. 1) 11-sentence paragraph is due tomorrow.  2) Quick review (朋友, 頭, 臉, 大/小/老/好/女/男朋友, 頭髮, 眼睛, 耳朵, 鼻子, 眉毛, 嘴巴, 長, 短).  3) We will have our lesson on room 221 tomorrow.
  2. Teach new characters (上, 級, 校, 同, 班) with terms (上學, 上班, 上網, 年級, 學校, 同學 ó  學生, 同校, 同班, 校車).
  3. 1) Conversation session.  2) Game time: Simon Says.  3) Song time: Head, Shoulder, Knees and Toes.
  4. Pair work: Skit preparation.

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Procedures for 5/4/11

Procedure for HS 1P (5/4/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to practice listening, speaking and writing skills in describing people.  2) Students will be able to apply what they learn to create a skit.

Homework: Draft your skit. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) Work in Red Lab: Monday/Tuesday, 5/9-5/10 for audacity, PPT and Voki.  Lesson Ten chapter test: Wednesday, 5/11/11.  2) Ms. Chang checks your WB page 67.  Go over the answer key.  3) Return 11-sentence paragraph.  Correct mistakes for full credit.  4) Makeup work (Annie, Troy).
  2. Read text passages on pages 85-87.
  3. 1) Pair activity: Any Different Features?  2) Go over the answer key (1. 眉毛 2. 眼睛 3. 眼睛/ 眉毛 4. 耳朵  5. 頭髮  6.  鼻子). 3) Talk about celebrities (Prince Williams, Dustin Hoffman, Yao Ming, Katie Curic, Williams sisters).
  4. Skit preparation.

 

Procedure for HS 2P (5/4/11)

Objectives: Students will be able to talk about their preferences of music and sports. 

Homework: 1) WB pages 38 (#5-#8) & 33.  2) Review for chapter test Part I on next Monday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (交響樂/响乐, 歌劇/剧, 歌劇/剧院, 排球, 橄欖/榄球, 比賽/赛, 球迷, 電視迷, 芭蕾舞, 跳舞).  2) Round robin reading page 42: Friday, 5/6/11.  Lesson Three Chapter test Part I: Monday, 5/9/11.
  2. 1) Read text passage on page 42.  Go over terms (每天, 每一天, 每星期, 每個/个月, 每年, 每個/个人, 每班, 每家).
  3. Class work: WB page 33.  Due tomorrow.
  4. < Chinese IV >: go over text passage on page 6.

 

Procedure for HS 9P (5/4/11)

Objectives: Students will gain historical/cultural knowledge about history of Chinese immigrants and China, and common etiquette in greeting/visiting Chinese friends.  

Homework: Study!!

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lessons Six and Seven Study Guide.  2) Go over the study guide.  3) Return WB page 51.  4) Complete WB page 61 #7.  5) Makeup work (Cait/Caelan: WB 51; Colin: WB 53/64).  6) Chapter test Part I: listening and reading: Friday, 5/6/11.  Part I: writing: Monday, 5/9/11.
  2. 1) Show sentence pattern: verb + 得+ adverb with examples.  2) Comprehension reading: text page 81.

 

Procedure for MS 3P (5/4/11)

**  Due to OAA, there is no Exploratory Chinese class today.

 

Procedure for MS 5P (5/4/11)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to introduce their friends, to talk about the grade they are in, and to describe facial features.  2) Students will be able to apply what they learn to create a skit. 

Homework: WB page 63.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Work in media center: Thursday/Friday, 5/12 and 5/13.  Lesson Ten chapter test: Wednesday, 5/11.  2) Quick review (朋友, 頭, 臉, 大/小/老/好/女/男朋友, 頭髮, 眼睛, 耳朵, 鼻子, 眉毛, 嘴巴, 長, 短).
  2. 1) Read text passage on page 85.  2) Pair activity: Any Different Features?  Go over the answer key (1. 眉毛 2. 眼睛 3. 眼睛/ 眉毛 4. 耳朵  5. 頭髮  6.  鼻子).  3) Talk about celebrities.
  3. Listening activity: WB page 64.  Go over the answer key.
  4. Seat work: skit preparation.

 

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Procedure for HS 1P (5/3/11)

Objectives: Students will be able to polish their listening, reading, and writing skills today.

Homework: WB page 67.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your 11-sentence paragraph.  2) Quick review (上學/学, 上班, 上網/网, 年級/级, 學/学校, 同學/学ó 學/学生, 同校, 同班, 校車/车, 眼睛, 耳朵, 鼻子, 眉毛, 頭/头, 頭髮/头发, 嘴巴=口, 臉/脸, 長/长, 短, 朋友).
  2. 1) Read text passages on pages 85-87.  2) 上… 年級/级, 同班, 同班同學/学).  3) Inviting someone to do something: 我們去 <verb > 好嗎 / 吧?  ó  好啊 / 對不起, 我不去.
  3. Sentence pattern: text page 89.
  4. Supplementary expressions: 1) 你幾歲  = 你多 (duō) 大; 2) 你上幾年級 你念 (niàn) 幾年級; 3) 他和我同班 <=> 他不和我同班  = 他和我不同班.  4) 他是我中文班同學。
  5. Go over skit checklist / skit cards.
  6. Pair work: Brainstorm your skit.

 

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

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to talk about their preference of music and sports.  2) Students will be able to gain fluency in reading.   

Homework: Write new characters. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) Ms. Chang checks your WB page 37 (2nd half).  Go over the answer key.  2) Quick review (交響樂/响乐, 歌劇/剧, 歌劇/剧院, 排球, 橄欖/榄球, 比賽/赛, 球迷, 電視迷, 芭蕾舞, 跳舞).
  2. 1) Teach new characters (比, 賽/赛, 倆/俩, 芭, 蕾) with terms (比賽/赛, 賽跑, 球迷, 電視迷, 芭蕾舞, 跳舞).
  3. 1) Go over terms (每天, 每一天, 每星期, 每個/个月, 每年, 每個/个人, 每班, 每家) with sample sentences.
  4. 1) Read text passages on pages 42.  2) Conversation session: text page 45/WB page 29.

 

Procedure for HS 9P (5/3/11)

Objectives: Students will be able to sharpen their listening and writing skills. 

Homework: Study. 

Procedure:

  1. 1) Ms. Chang collects your WB page 51 at the end of the class.  2) Makeup work (Benita).
  2. Listening activity: 1) WB page 54.  2) WB page 56.  3) Go over all answers.
  3. Go over text passage on page 74.  Explain terms (不用了, 回來 <=> 出去).
  4. Writing practice.

 

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

Objectives: Students will be able to learn simple greeting terms.   

Homework: Review learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your China reading packet and signature slip, please.  2) No Exploratory Chinese class tomorrow.  Friday we’ll move to room 221.  3) Check ProgressBook for accuracy, please.
  2. 1) Quick review (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zai Jian, Xie Xie).  2) Teach new terms (Zhang Lao Shi, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi, Wu An Wan An).  3) Practice session (Xie Xie, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi). 
  3. Go over Introduction to Hanyu Pinyin handout. 
  4. Pair practice: all learned terms. 

 

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

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to introduce their friends, to talk about the grade they are in, and to describe facial features.  2) Students will be able to apply what they learn to create a skit. 

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Draft your skit.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Skit checklist. 2) Quick review (朋友, 頭, 臉, 大/小/老/好/女/男朋友, 頭髮, 眼睛, 耳朵, 鼻子).  3) Friday we’ll move to room 221.  4) Check ProgressBook for accuracy, please.  5) Turn in your PPT draft or 11-sentence paragraph, if any.
  2. Learn new characters (眉, 嘴, 巴, 長, 短) with terms (眉毛, 嘴巴=口).
  3. 1) Go over Skit checklist / skit cards.  2) Get your copy of skit card.
  4. Pair work: skit preparation (brainstorm and draft skit).

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