Archive for September, 2011

Procedures for 9/15/11

Procedure for HS Chinese III (9/15/11)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) 我會形容先天氣.  2) 我會中文會話

功课: 1) Pen Pal letter due tomorrow.  2) Draft of the 3rd skit due next Monday.   3) Audio file # 340 (= 316 + 320 + 326 + 330 + 336).

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Review terms + new characters (那么,这么,怎么, 流, 朗, 覺/觉, 寒流, 流水, 流鼻水, 晴朗, 覺/觉得).   2) Pair activity: Speaking practice (今天是…, 昨天是…, 明天是…, 前天是…, 後天是…, 大前天是…, 大後天是….., 上午, 中午, 下午, 早上, 晚上).  Practice reading from a calendar.  3) Read Text passage on page 106.
  2. Pair seat work time: 3rd skit

 

 

Procedure for Chinese I 2P/7P (9/15/11)

Objectives: 1) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Mid-Autumn Festival.  2) I can discriminate different consonants.

Homework: 1) Review numbers and 8 picture Chinese characters for quiz #2.  2) Review b, p, m, f handout for dictation.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of b, p, m, f handout.  2) Captains check WB page 17.  3) Dictation (numbers + tones).  4) Quick review (火, 水, 月, 山, 人, 木, 日, 口).
  2. 1) Teach b, p, m, f handout.  2) Introduce two websites for the Mid-Autumn Festival: http://www.mightybookcn.net/MBCN_blog/?p=33 (watch it at home) + http://english.cntv.cn/special/2011midautumngala/homepage/index.shtml.
  3. Game time (number cards).

 

  Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (9/15/11)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself and my family in Chinese.  2) I can complete a dot-to-dot activity in Chinese.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms (numbers + 8 picture Chinese characters) for quiz #2 tomorrow.  2) Review family terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (numbers + 8 characters + family members).  2) Count from zero to one hundred.  3) Teach new terms (jiejie, meimei).
  2. Dot-to-dot activity sheet.

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Procedures for 9/14/11

Procedures for Chinese III (9/14/11)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) 我會会形容我自己.  2) 我會会中文會話/会话。

功课: Work on your pen pal letter—due this Friday / skit draft–due next Monday.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turn in your 5-sentence writing assignment.  2) Makeup work (畢克能 + 羅美樂; 魏絲娜 + 修耐德).  2) Review terms for days (今天, 明天, 後天, 大後天, 昨天, 前天, 大前天).
  2. Guess game: 5 sentences about yourself (weight, height, colors of your hair and eyes, clothes you wear, your grade).  Write in Chinese characters.  Collect for game.
  3. Pair activity—role play.  Brainstorm ideas and pick out one skit you prefer to work on.

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (9/14/11)

Objectives: 1) I can express Chinese numbers from zero to one hundred orally and in writing.  2) I can identify and comprehend Chinese numbers from zero to one hundred when read to me.

Homework: 1) WB page 17.  2) Set up your computer for Chinese input.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work—character writing (2P: Jonah, Alex R.; 7P: Amari)—WB pages (2P: Ben)—paper cut patterns (2P: Joy, Lance, Alexandra, Laura, James, T.J., Brynne, Travis, Jonah, Anna).  2) Captains check WB pages 18-19.  Go over the answer key.  3) Dictation (numbers between 0-100).
  2. 1) Audio CD file (#1-7).  2) Introduce websites (syllabus #2, #3, #4, or #5).
  3. 1) Cultural reading: textbook pages 5-6.  2) Mid-autumn Festival PPT.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (9/14/11)

Objectives: 1) I can say numbers and family members in Chinese.  2) I can play rock, scissors, paper game in Chinese version.

Homework: Review learned numbers w/Chinese characters and family members.

Procedure:

1.  1) Makeup work (5P: Bryce: character writing and quiz #1).  2) Quick review (numbers).  3) Teach family terms (baba, mama, gege, didi, sui).

2.   1) Audio CD file (#1-7).  2) Culture reading / game time: fist guessing game.

 

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Procedures for 9/13/11

Procedure for HS Chinese III (9/13/11)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) 我知道中秋節 (zhong1 qiu1 jie2: Mid-Autumn Festival) 的故事 (gu4 shi4: story).  2) 我會/会中文會話/会话。

功课: 1) Make 5 sentences (但是, 又..又, 2 * 幾/几, 和).  Due tomorrow.  2) 寫生字. 

程序 (ChéngXù):

1.   1) Round robin reading: page 106 top.  2) 6-term dialogue performance.

2.   1) Explain “Usage of 和”.  2) Teach new characters with terms (暖, 悶, 寒, 暖和, 悶熱, 寒冷).

3.   Mid-autumn festival animation http://video.chinese.cn/article/2010-9/15/content_173849.htm.  Enjoy the moon cake.

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (9/13/11)

Objectives: 1) I can say numbers in Chinese.  2) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival.

Homework: 1) Review Chinese counting principle.  2) WB pages 18-19 (Section I only).

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of number table.  2) Captains check WB pages 15-16.  Go over the answer key.  3) Collect 12 Chinese characters writing assignment.  4) Sharing (7P: Noah).  5) Check 2 paper-cut patterns.  Showcase paper cut patterns.
  2. Mid-autumn festival animation http://video.chinese.cn/article/2010-09/15/content_173849.htm.  Enjoy moon cake.
  3. Teach Chinese counting principle.  Count from zero to 100.

 

 Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (9/13/11)

Objectives: 1) I can say numbers in Chinese.  2) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival.  3) I can hold and use chopsticks to pick up food.

Homework: Review Chinese counting principle.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup quiz (3P: Katrina; 5P: Jennifer, Philip, Bryce).  2) Collect 12 Chinese characters writing assignment.  3) Check 2 paper-cut patterns.
  2. 1) Mid-Autumn festival animation http://video.chinese.cn/article/2010-09/15/content_173849.htm.  2) Pass out number table.  Teach Chinese counting principle.  Count from zero to 100.
  3. Chopsticks practice with Froot Loop.

 

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Procedures for 9/12/11

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (9/12/11)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) 我課文可以唸得很流利.  2) 我會邀請朋友參加我的生日會.

功课: Audio file #219 (193 + 199 + 203 + 209 + 213)

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turn in your signature slip (on-line translator use policy).  2) Read text passages on page 63.
  2. 1) Listening comprehension at 1P?? 2) 6-term dialogue performance on Wednesday.  3) Review lecture from last Thursday.  4) Go over first half of text page 64.

 Procedure for HS Chinese III (9/12/11)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) 我知道怎么用(yong4 => use) “幾/几”. 2) 我聽得懂/听得懂 (comprehend) 中文.  3) 我會/会中文會話/会话 (conversation)

功课: 1) Round robin reading: 105 頁 (ye4)上面.  2) Audio file #219 (193 + 199 + 203 + 209 + 213)

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turn in signature slip (On-line translator use policy).  2) Take one copy of Usage of “幾/几”.  3) Missing goals / exit slip / 6-term dialogue final draft??  Return final draft/exit slip for editing.
  2. 1) Listening comprehension quiz #1.  2) Teach Usage of “幾/几”.
  3. Pair practice: 6-term dialogue / fix mistakes on your exit slip.

 

 Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (9/12/11)

Objectives: 1) I can say numbers in Chinese.  2) I can produce Chinese double happiness paper-cut pattern.  3) I can label major cities on the map and say their significance.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Complete Chinese character writing assignment.  3) WB pages 15-16.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of free download slip.  2) Tone mark quiz: Monday, 9/19.  3) Makeup work (2P: Andrew Bruno, Joy, Jonah; 7P: Amari).  4) Captains check WB page 4.  Go over the answer key.  5) Clarification: WB page 1: #4 / #5.
  2. 1) Go over free download procedure (www.chinasoft.com.au).  2) Quick review (8 characters + 8 numbers).  4) Teach new characters (jiu, shi, ling, bai).
  3. Work on double happiness paper-cut pattern.  Check completeness for grade.

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (9/12/11)

Objectives: 1) I can say numbers in Chinese.  2) I can produce Chinese double happiness paper cut pattern.  3) I can label major cities on the map and say their significance.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Complete Chinese character writing assignment.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup quiz (3P: Cameron; 5P: Matt); Missing work (3P: Katrina).  2) Quick review (8 characters + 8 numbers).  3) Teach new characters (jiu, shi, ling, bai).
  2. Work on longevity and double happiness paper-cut patterns.  Showcase paper cut patterns.  Check completeness for grade.

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Procedures for 9/9/11

Procedure HS Chinese III (9/9/11)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) 我会形容天气. 2)我听得懂会话.

功课: 1) Perform your dialogue.  2) Listening comprehension quiz (file numbers: 1144, 1121, 1171, 1067, 249, 801, 844, 919, 1010, 1113).

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turn in your signature slip (On-line translator use policy) and 6-term dialogue final work.  Makeup work (Goals for this year)?  2) Dictation (5 characters).
  2. Teach new terms (季, 但, 每, 又.. 又, 常, 但是, 常常, 時常, 不常, 平常).
  3. 1) Read text passages on page 106.  Round robin reading: Tuesday, 9/13.  2) Make two sentences with “到” (preposition usage).

 
Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (9/9/11)

Objectives: 1) I can say numbers in Chinese.  2) I can produce longevity paper cut pattern.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Complete characters writing assignment.  3) WB page 4.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (greeting terms).  2) Quiz #1.
  2. 1) Quick review (numbers).  2) Makeup work?  Character writing assignment, WB page 1?  3) Teach numbers (liu, qi, ba) and characters.
  3. DVD: Chinese Civilization and Arts (Paper cut).
  4. Pass out/go over paper cutting patterns (longevity).  Seat work.

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

Objectives: 1) I can say numbers in Chinese.  2) I can produce double happiness paper cut pattern.

Homework:  1) Review learned terms.  2) Complete characters writing assignment.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (greeting terms.  2) Quiz #1.
  2. 1) Quick review (numbers).  2) Makeup work?  Character writing assignment?  3) Teach numbers (liu, qi, ba) and characters.
  3. DVD: Chinese Civilization and Arts (paper cut).
  4. Pass out/go over paper cutting patterns.  Seat work.

 

 

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Procedures for 9/8/11

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (9/8/11)

 目标 (MùBiāo): 我會說首飾 (jewelry) 的名稱.  2) 我會用比較式.

功课: 1) 寫生字.  2) Read text passage on page 63.  3) Audio files #1171 & 1067.  Listening comprehension quiz on Monday, 9/12/11.

程序(ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Take one set of I Can Statements.  Turn in your 6-term dialogue.  2) Go over 比and 比較with examples.
  2. Teach new characters with terms (項/项, 鏈/链, 環/环, 鐲/镯, 玉, 項鏈, 手鐲, 耳環, 好看, 送, 從/从..到, 你看, 還(verb)).

Procedure for HS Chinese III (9/8/11)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) 我會/会形容天氣/气. 2) 我會問和回答問題/我会问和回答问题.

功课: 1) Listening comprehension on Monday, 9/12.  Audio files #1171 & 1067.  2) 6-term dialogue due tomorrow.  3) Dictation of 5 characters tomorrow.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Take one copy of Free Download instruction sheet.  2) Turn in your goals for Chinese III this year and signature slip (On-line translator use).  3) Return jump drive, pen pal letter and 6-term dialogue drafts.  Perform your 6-term dialogue next Monday and/or Tuesday.  Need to extend due date for your pen pal letter?  4) Homework pass to the students whose parent(s) attended open house last night.  5) Go over free download procedure.
  2. 1) Round robin reading: page 105.  2) Whole class activity: conversation practice.  => Final goal: hold and maintain one-minute conversation.    Will have an oral test!!  3) Dictation.
  3. Questions on your drafts??  Seat work.

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (9/8/11)

Objectives: I can say numbers in Chinese.

Homework: 1) Complete characters writing assignment.  2) Review greeting terms and numbers (1-5).

Procedure:

  1. 1) Captains check WB page H/W assignment.  Go over the answer key.  2) Pair activity: quiz each other.  3) Quiz #1 (greeting terms) tomorrow.  Quiz #2 (numbers + 8 characters): Friday, 9/16.  4) Collect your 8 Chinese characters writing assignment.
  2. Teach new terms (yi, er, san, si, wu) and Chinese characters.
  3. Web tool: www.chinese-tools.com/tools/seal.html.

 

 Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (9/8/11)

Objectives: I can say numbers in Chinese

Homework: 1) Complete characters writing assignment.  2) Review greeting terms and numbers (1-5).

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quiz #1 tomorrow.  Quiz #2 (numbers + 8 Chinese characters): Friday, 9/16/11.  2) Pair activity: quiz each other.  3) Collect your 8 Chinese characters writing assignment.
  2. Teach new terms (yi, er, san, si, wu) and Chinese characters.
  3. Web tool: www.chinese-tools.com/tools/seal.html.

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Procedures for 9/7/11

Procedure HS Chinese III (9/7/11)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) 我會/会形容天氣/气.   2) 我會問和回答問題/我会问和回答问题.  I can ask/answer questions.

功课: 1) Goals for Chinese III this year.  5 English sentences, please.  2) 寫生字.  3) Round robin reading: page 105.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turn in pen pal letter and your 6-term dialogue writing assignments w/checklists.  2) Take one copy of I Can statements.
  2. 1) Go over I Can statements.  2) Teach new characters with terms (夏, 秋, 冬, 台, 北; 夏天,秋天, 冬天, 台北, 电视台, 东西南北, 舞台).
  3. 1) Dictation.  2) Read text passage 105.  3) Conversation activity.

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (9/7/11)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple greeting terms.  2) I can write Chinese characters.  3) I can acquire cultural knowledge about China.

Homework: 1) Review learned greeting terms.  2) Complete character writing assignment.  3) WB page 1.

Procedure:

  1. 1) School supplies? (7P: Justin, Amari).   Makeup work??.  2) Quick review (greeting terms + characters).  3) Read Lesson One pages 1-6.  Show Chinese publications.
  2. Teach new characters.
  3. Go over major cities in China / DVD: Places in China.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (9/7/11)

Objectives: 1) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese arts.  2) I can write Chinese characters.  3) I can say simple greeting terms.

Homework:  1) Review learned greeting terms.  2) Complete character writing assignment.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work?  2) Quick review.  3) Cultural reading.  Show Chinese publications.
  2. Teach new characters.
  3. Go over major cities in China / DVD: Places in China (Beijing + Shanghai).

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Procedures for 9/6/11

Procedure HS Chinese IV (9/6/11)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) 我會問和回答問題/我会问和回答问题.  I can ask/answer questions.

功课: 1) Goals for this year.  2) Signature slip.  Due this Thursday.  3) Audio files #1154/1191.  4) Make a Voki invitation. Due next Monday.

程序 (ChéngXù):

1.   1) Take one copy of On-line Translator Use Policy, and Checklist for 6-term Dialogue.  2) Open house from 7 to 9 PM tomorrow.  Help your parents to fill out your schedule so that they know which classroom to go and whom to meet.  Parents can go to cafeteria for refreshments at your study hall period.  3) Tornado drill at 8:15 AM tomorrow.

2.   Go over On-line translator Use Policy.  Sign by you and your parent, please.  Due Thursday.

3.   1) Go over the Checklist for 6-term dialogue.  2) Browse through textbook.  Write down your goals for this year.  Collect, if done.  3) Go over 6-term draft.

4.   1) Check WB page 34.  2) Teach new characters and terms (抱, 歉, 能, 得, 陪).

 Procedure HS Chinese III (9/6/11)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) 我會形容天氣/我会形容天气.  I can describe weather.  2) 我會問和回答問題/我会问和回答问题.  I can ask/answer questions.

功课: 1) Pen pal letter and 6-term dialogue writing assignments due tomorrow.  2) Signature slip.  Due this Thursday.

程序 (ChéngXù):

1.   1) Take one copy of On-line Translator Use Policy, and Checklists for 6-term Dialogue and Pen Pal Letter.  2) Open house from 7 to 9 PM tomorrow.  Help your parents to fill out your schedule so that they know which classroom to go and whom to meet.  Parents can go to cafeteria for refreshments at your study hall period.  3) Tornado drill at 8:15 AM tomorrow.

2.   Go over On-line translator Use Policy.  Sign by you and your parent, please.  Due Thursday.

3.   1) Go over Checklists for 6-term dialogue and pen pal letter.  2) Browse through textbook.

4.   Pair activity: work on your 6-term dialogue and pen pal letter.  Questions on your writing?

5.   Dictation.

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (9/6/11)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple greeting terms.  2) I can write Chinese characters.

Homework: 1) Review learned greeting terms.  2) Complete character writing assignment.

Procedure:

1.   1) Return China reading packet.  2) Book cover for textbook??  School supplies??  Missing China reading packet (2P: Lance, Laura, James) 3) Quick review.  4) Finish greeting terms.

2.   Read Lesson One pages 1-6.

3.   Teach new characters.

4.   Pair activity—quiz each other.

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (9/6/11)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple greeting terms.  2) I can write Chinese characters.

Homework:  1) Review learned greeting terms.  2) Complete character writing assignment.

Procedure:

1.   1) Return China reading packet.  Missing China reading packet (3P: Joe, Kyle DeLuca, Natalie; 5P: Jennifer, Ashley).  2) Quick review.  3) Finish greeting terms.  4) Pass out and read cultural reading packet pages 1-6.

2.   Teach new characters.

3.   Pair activity—quiz each other.

 

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Procedures for 9/2/11

Procedure HS Chinese III (9/2/11)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) 我會/会形容天氣/气.  2) 我會問問題/我会问问题.

功课: 1) 寫生字.  2) 6-term dialogue due next Tuesday.  3) Audio files (#249, 801, 844, 919)

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Game time. Return jump drive.  Check ProgressBook for accuracy.  Missing assignments?? 2) Dialogue presentation (Question words) + Q/A session.
  2. Teach new characters (刮, 風/风, 冷, 涼/凉, 刮鬍子, 刮風/风, 龍捲風/龙卷风, 風車/风车, 冷水, 冰冷, 涼快).
  3. Pen pal letter (cannot not talking about family, favorite sports, food, pets, etc; ).

**  Tornado drill at 8:00.

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (9/2/11)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple greeting terms.  2) I can write simple Chinese characters.

Homework: 1) Review learned greeting terms.  2) Complete character writing assignment.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Book cover for your textbook?  School supplies?? Missing assignment??  2) Fire drill at 9:45 today.  3) Quick review.  4) Teach new terms.
  2. Textbook Lesson One.  Read pages 1-3 and learn Chinese characters.
  3. Show and tell: seals.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (9/2/11)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple greeting terms.  2) I can write simple Chinese characters.

Homework:  1) Review learned greeting terms.  2) Complete character writing assignment.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Missing assignment??  2) Quick review.  3) Teach new terms.
  2. Pass out cultural reading packet. Read and learn Chinese characters.
  3. Show and tell:  Chinese seals.

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Procedures for 9/1/11

Procedure HS Chinese III (9/1/11)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) 我會問問題.  2) 我會形容天氣.

功课: 1) Audio file (#).  2) 6-sentence dialogue.  (可以…, ….怎麼樣, 怎麼 (verb), < date >, <weather >, < time >.  Due next Tuesday, 9/6.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Check ProgressBook for accuracy (school supplies, signature slip, interview/presentation, 2) Missing school supplies (??). 3) Pen pal letter (2 paragraphs, 10-14 sentences about your summer, school life, vacation, weather in Brecksville/Ohio, etc).  4) Show a book cover for your new textbook.  Sign your name on the inside front cover and on the Inventory sheet.
  2. 1) Dictation.  2) Read text page 105 as a class.
  3. Go over commonly used phrases.  Pair work.

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (9/1/11)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple greeting terms.  2) I can write simple Chinese picture characters.

Homework: Review learned terms.

Procedure:

1.   1) Turn in your China reading packet.  2) Special reward: Homework pass.  3) Book cover for your textbook, please.  Sign your name on the Inventory sheet and inside front cover of your textbook, please.  4) Examine/get familiar with our textbook structure.

2.   1) Quick review.  2) Teach new terms.

3.   (7P) DVD: General information about China.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (9/1/11)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple greeting terms.  2) I can write simple Chinese picture characters.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Complete one row of characters writing assignment.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your China reading packet.  2) Quick review.  3) Teach new terms.
  2. Pass out/explain culture reading packet + square paper.
  3. 1) Read culture packet (page 3).  2) Teach new character (sun).

 

Front Page on September 1st, 2011