Archive for October, 2011

Procedures for 10/13/11

Procedure for HS Chinese III (10/13/11)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can understand Chinese dialogue.  2) I can acquire information / knowledge about Study Abroad program.

功课: Study for your chapter test.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Nine Study Guide.  Turn in your Lesson Nine characters worksheet next Monday.  2) Go over Study Guide.
  2. Skit performance / QA session (Colin / Kate; Antonio / Adam; Claire / Michaela).
  3. Presentation (Trey Rainey).  Q/A session.

 

 Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (10/13/11)

Objectives: 1) I can know the expectations in the library next Monday.  2) I can tell the differences among sh and r consonants.  3) I know sight read sentences with Pinyin fluently.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  Know their meaning and pronunciation.  2) Review learned syllables.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Work at library next Monday, 10/17/11.  Consonants quiz: Friday, 10/21/11.   2) Makeup work (2P: Jennifer—quiz + 6 characters / Lance: Lesson 3 characters + 6 characters / James: 6 characters / Jonah: Lesson 3 characters + Lesson 2 character definitions / Chloe + Joy + Brynne + Alex: Lesson 2 character definitions; 7P: Kelley: quiz + 6 characters / Alissa: lesson 3 characters / John + Jackson + Jennifer: 6 characters).
  2. Introduce 3 websites and go over task routine (attachment for Chinese names) for next Monday.
  3. 1) Dictation (ch).  2) Teach (sh, r)
  4. Pair activity: practice sounding out sentences in Review Sounds 1 packet.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (10/13 11)

Objectives: 1) I can acquire cultural knowledge about giant panda, Chinese zodiac animals and Chinese calligraphy.  2) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms.  3) I can write simple Chinese characters.

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

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (3P: Matt Kraig; 5P: Maria).  Return China reading packet.  2) Quick review / teach new greeting terms (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zai Jian, Zao, Zao An, Ni Zao, Zao Shang Hao, Wu An, Wan An, Xie Xie, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi, Lao Shi, Zhang Lao Shi, 日, 月, Dui Bu Qi, Mei Guan Xi).  3) Teach new characters (木, 山).
  2. Cultural reading: Panda legend.
  3. DVD: Chinese Calligraphy / Chinese Zodiac Animals.

 

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Procedures for 10/12/11

** Test day at HS.   No classes today.

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (10/12/11)

Objectives: 1) I can tell the difference among zh and ch consonants.  2) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese lucky and unlucky numbers.  3) I can sight read Chinese sentences fluently.

Homework: 1) Review learned syllables and characters.  2) Practice reading sentences on Review Sounds Packet #1.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Dictation (zh).  2) Teach (ch).
  2. Culture reading: text passages on pages 17/21/22.
  3. 1) Pass out/go over Review Sounds Packet #1.  2) Pair activity: practice sounding out sentences on page 1—first quarter oral exam.

 

 Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (10/12/11)

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

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

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review and teach new terms (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zai Jian, Zao, Zao An, Ni Zao, Zao Shang Hao, Xie Xie, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi, Wu An, Wan An, Lao Shi, Zhang Lao Shi).  2) Makup work (signature slip, China reading packet)?
  2. 1) Cultural reading: Introduction to Chinese Language / Chinese writing.  2) Pass out / go over square paper.  3) Teach simple Chinese characters (日, 月).

3.   (5P only) DVD: Chinese Civilization and Arts.

 

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Procedures for 10/11/11

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (10/11/11)

 

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can sight read text passages fluently.  2) I can compare/contrast physical appearances/features.

功课: 1) WB pages 59-60.  2) Study for chapter test part II.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turn in your Lesson Five characters worksheet next Monday, 10/17/11. 2) All WB pages (56-60) due next Monday.  3) Get one copy of Lesson Five Study Guide.
  2. 1) Read text passages on pages 66-69.  2) WB page 59 Listening Activity.

  Procedure for HS Chinese III (10/11/11)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can comprehend dialogues in Chinese.  2) I can describe/express weather in Chinese.

功课: 1) Practice reading text passages.  Round robin reading: Tuesday, 10/18/11.  2) Study sentence patterns on page 109-110.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. Skit performance.  Q/A session.
  2. Dictation/translation.
  3. Missing writing assignments???    Check your ProgressBook for accuracy,

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (10/11/11)

Objectives: 1) I can master consonants (g, k, h, j, x, q).  2) I can name myself and others in Chinese.  3) I can tell the difference among zh, ch, sh consonants.

Homework: 1) Review learned syllables.  2) Write new characters.  Know their meaning and pronunciation.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your 6 simple Chinese characters writing assignment.  2) Missing assignment/makeup work (2P: Lance, Dan, Ben, Jonah, Jamie, T.J.; 7P: Amari, Alissa, Jennifer).
  2. Consonant quiz (g, k, h, j, q, x) + 6 simple Chinese characters (大, 小, 中, 土, 石, 天).
  3. 1) Teach new characters with terms (好, 你, 我, 是). 2) Go over common writing mistakes (減, 乘, 以, 除, 等).
  4. 1) Teach (zh) consonant.  2) Tongue twister: text pages 17.

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms.  2) I can acquire cultural knowledge about major cities in China.

Homework: Review learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Signature slip???  2) Quick review / Teach new terms (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zao, Zao An, Ni Zao, Zao Shang Hao, Zai Jian, Xie Xie, Bu Xue, Bu Ke Qi).
  2. 1) Independent/Pair work: Complete China reading packet.  2) DVD: Major Cities in China.

 

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Procedures for 10/10/11

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (10/10/11)

 目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can communicate about birthday celebrations.  2) I can compare/contrast special Chinese festival foods.

功课: 1) Write new characters.  Know their meaning and pronunciation.  2) Study sentence patterns on pages 71-73.  3) WB pages 56-57.   4) Read text pages 66-69 by tomorrow.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Lesson Five chapter test Part I: Monday, 10/17/11.  2) Teach new characters with terms (些, 飲, 料, 汽 ó氣, 切, 或, 一些, 飲料, 料子, 或是).  3) Go over text passages on page 69.

Procedure for HS Chinese III (10/10/11)

目标 (MùBiāo): I can talk about the weather, the duration and characteristics of the seasons and to understand a simple weather report.

功课: 1) Final version of your 4th skit due tomorrow.  Skit performance: tomorrow and Thursday.  2) Chapter test: Monday, 10/17/11.  3) Write new characters.  Know their meaning and pronunciation.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turned in your WB pages 78/82 writing assignment.  2) Turn in your 4th skit final version, if any.  3) Missing assignments/makeup work???
  2. 1) Teach new characters (死, 汗, 浹, 背, 暢, 身, 心).  2) WB page 89 #6-#8.  2) WB page 88 #6-#8.

**  Pre-recorded weather reports on: www.mywtv.cn / http://u.youku.com/user_show/id_UMTkwOTAxNzcy.html

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (10/10/11)

Objectives: 1) I can master numbers and math equations in Chinese.  2) I can name myself and others in Chinese.  3) I can cultural knowledge about Chinese lucky and unlucky numbers.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  Know their pronunciation and meaning.  2) Study for g, k, h, j, q, and x consonants.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your Lesson Three characters worksheet.  2) Lesson Three chapter test.
  2. 1) Dictation (g, k, h, j, q, x).  2) Quick review (大, 小, 中, 土, 石, 天).

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

Objectives: 1) I can say simple greeting terms.  2) I can acquire geographic knowledge about China.

Homework: 1) Complete reading packet.  Due at the end of the class tomorrow.  2) Review learned greeting terms.

Procedure: (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turned in your signature slip.  2) Quick review / Teach (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zao, Zao An Ni Zao, Zao Shang Hao).
  2. 1) Pass out / Go over China reading packet.  2) Cultural reading: The country: China.
  3. DVD: General introduction to China.
  4. Individual/Pair work: China reading packet.

 

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Procedures for 10/7/11

Procedure for HS Chinese III (10/7/11)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can describe weather.  2) I can converse in Chinese.

功课: 1) WB pages 78/82.  2) Finalize your 4th skit.  Perform on Tuesday/Thursday.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Reading comprehension quiz.  2) Return 5-sentence assignment and skit draft.
  2. WB page 88 #6-#8.

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (10/7/11)

Objectives: 1) I can tell the difference among g, k, h, j, x, and q.  2) I can review key points for chapter test.

Homework: Study for your chapter test.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Three Chapter test Study Guide.  2)  Go over Study Guide.  3) Lesson Three Chapter test: Monday, 10/10/11. Turn in your Lesson Two Characters worksheet next Monday.  Consonants g, k, h, j, q, x quiz: Tuesday, 10/11/11.
  2. 1) Dictation (x, q).  2) Teach (j).

 

**  36 minutes / period today due to pep assembly today.

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (10/7/11)

Objectives: 1) I can explain what Hanyu Pinyin is.  2) I can say simple greeting terms.  3) I can understand Ms. Chang’s grading policy and classroom rules.

Homework: Review learned greeting terms and Hanyu Pinyin handout.

Procedure:

1.   Go over Grading Policy and Classroom Rules.

2.   Pass out and go over The Introduction to the Hanyu Pinyin/Basic Greeting Expressions handout.

3.   Teach simple greeting terms (3P: Ni Hao; 5P: Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi).

 

**  36 minutes for 3P and 50 minutes for 5P today.

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Procedures for 10/6/11

Procedure for HS Chinese III (10/6/11)

目标 (MùBiāo): I can understand description of a weather report.

功课: 1) Study for your reading comprehension.  2) WB pages 78/82.  Use complete sentences.  Due Next Monday, 10/10/11.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turn in your 5-sentence writing assignment and 4th skit draft.  2) Write down your testing room assignment (Wednesday, 10/12).  3) Skit performance: Tuesday & Thursday, 10/11/11 & 10/13/11.  Lesson Nine chapter test: Monday, 10/17/11.
  2. Video Clips: 1) http://english.cntv.cn/program/learnchinese/20101223/105335.shtml, 2) http://english.cntv.cn/program/learnchinese/20101227/102572.shtml.
  3. Go over text passage on pages 107-108.
  4. Listening comprehension: WB pages 78 (Section D) and 82 (Section H).

 

 Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (10/6/11)

Objectives: I can tell the difference among g, k, h, q, and x.

Homework: Review learned syllables.  2) Write new characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your math worksheet (2P: Andrew B., Ben, Brynne, Alex, Lana; 7P: Justin/Mason).  Missing typing work/recording (2P: Joy, Alexandra, Laura, Ben, James, T.J., Jennifer, Travis, Jonah; 7P: Weston, Jackson, Amari, Maddy, Mason, Michael, Julia, Syam—highlighted slip/Amari, Maddy, Mason, Michael) & character definitions.  3) Math equation quiz (2P: Colin, Alex, Brynne, Jonah).
  2. 1) Dictation (g, k, h).  2) Teach (q, x).

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (10/6/11)

Objectives: 1) I can understand Ms. Chang’s classroom rules and grading policy.  2) I can complete a Student Inventory worksheet.

Homework: 1) Student Inventory.  Due tomorrow.  2) Signature slip due Monday, 10/10/11.

Procedure:

1.   Sit on assigned seat.

2.   Get students’ team assignment information.

3.   Pass out, go over and fill in the Student Inventory.  Collect.

4.   Pass out and go over Ms. Chang’s Classroom Rules and Grading Policy.

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Procedures for 10/5/11

Procedure for HS Chinese III (10/5/11)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can comprehend simple Chinese conversation.  2) I can recognize Chinese characters and comprehend passages.

功课: 4th skit and 5 sentences due tomorrow.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Listening comprehension quiz.  2) Type setting activity.  3) Dictation.

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (10/5/11)

Objectives: 1) I can read and solve math equations with proficiency.  2) I can acquire cultural knowledge about China through reading Chinese literature.

Homework: 1) Review learned syllables.  2) Math worksheet, if not completed in class.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Captains check definition H/W. 2) Take one copy of Math worksheet.
  2. Oral quiz (read and solve equations). ó 1) Math worksheet. 2) Read Chinese literature books. 3) practice flash cards.

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself and my family fluently in Chinese.  2) I can explore Tangram pieces game.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work: 3P (Abbi, Katrina, Joe, Courtney–draft #2; Tommy, Courtney, Joe, Niall: art project; Jacob / : oral presentation, Bradley, Joe, Courtney, Katrina: oral presentation: / 5P: (Ian, Brianna, Philip, Bryce, Micah, Ashley, James, Ashley—oral presentation; Tommy, Aaron, Dominic—art project; Draft #2: Dominic).  2) Complete oral presentation.
  2. Tamgram piece game competition.
  3. DVD: Chinese rapping.

 

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Procedures for 10/4/11

Procedure for HS Chinese III (10/4/11)

目标 (MùBiāo): I can talk about the weather, the duration (…到…) and characteristics of the seasons and understand a simple weather report.

功课: 1) Write new characters.  Know their pronunciation and meaning.  2) Review for your listening comprehension quiz tomorrow.  3) 4th skit draft due Thursday.  4) Make 5 sentences (有時/时, 一點/点都不, 大概, 還/还, 覺/觉得).  Due Thursday.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Pass out your ID and picture packet.  2) Cafeteria – Please respect Our House – keep our lunch tables clean.  Pick up your trash and push in your chairs when leaving the cafeteria.
  2. Teach new characters with terms (停, 討/讨, 厭/厌, 覺/觉, 令, 又, 有時/时, 一點/点都不, 大概, 還/还, 覺/觉得, 令人).  2) Listening activity: weather report.
  3. Class work: Work on your draft.

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (10/4/11)

Objectives: I can tell the difference among g, k, and h.

Homework: 1) Look up and write definitions for new characters.  2) Practice saying math equations.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Two character worksheet.  2) Lesson Three Chapter test: Monday, 10/10/11.  Missing childhood pictures (2P: Joy, Lance, Alexandra, Josh, Daniel, Ben, Cameron, James, T.J., Lana, Travis, Jonah, Jamie; 7P: Abbi, Kelley, Syam, Justin, Mason, John, Amari, Alissa)?  => No name on 3 pictures (2P)!!   Makeup work (2P: Jonah: number quiz + WB pages 20-21).  3) Turn in your typing work and highlighted text passages.  4) Explain expectations for working at the lab.
  2. 1) Dictation (g).  2) Teach new consonants (k, h).

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (10/4/11)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself and my family fluently in Chinese.  2) I can gain various knowledge about ancient or contemporary China through browsing books.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work/quiz: (3P: Art Project—Emily, Mariah, Joe, Elizabeth, Michael, Niall, Stefani, Matt Murphy, Courtney, Katrina; 3P: Quiz #4: Morgan, Elizabeth, Katrina).  2) Return jump drives / art work, etc.  3) Go over commonly-made pronunciation.
  2. Oral presentation.

 

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Procedures for 10/3/11

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (10/3/11)—before and after school

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can comprehend Chinese passages of familiar topics.  2) I can use online video clips to review that I learned before.  3) I can compare and contrast traditional foods for three major Chinese festivals.

功课: 1) Complete and final version of your invitation card due: Wednesday, 10/5/11.  2) Read text passages on pages 66-69.  3) Listening comprehension quiz: Wednesday, 10/5/11.  Reading comprehension quiz: Friday, 10/7/11.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Check your WB page 51 / 56 Part I.  2) Teach new characters with terms (桃, 改, 端, 餃, 壽桃, 改天, 有名, 還不錯, 自己, 已經, 端午節, 餃子, 拿手).
  2. Read text passages on pages 66-67 and 68-69.

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (10/3/11)—in Media Center

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can comprehend Chinese passages of familiar topics.  2) I can use online interactive game to review characters that I learned before.

功课: 1) Study for your listening comprehension quiz (Wednesday) and reading comprehension quiz (Friday).  2) Invitation card final version due Wednesday, 10/6/11.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. Take one copy of Reading Comprehension questions.  Click the following links http://collections.uiowa.edu/chinese/readings/beginning/b_flash/b_unit_07/beginning_u07_02.html for 1) Lesson 62 (今天不能买),  http://collections.uiowa.edu/chinese/readings/beginning/b_flash/b_unit_07/beginning_u07_03.html for 2) Lesson 63 (穿衣服) and click the bottom Start the Pre-test  to answer 5 pre-test questions, and http://collections.uiowa.edu/chinese/readings/beginning/b_flash/b_unit_03/beginning_u03_01.html for 3) Lesson 21 (作息时间表).  Click Submit for another 6-question reading test.  Click submit and you will proceed to take a post test.
  2. Go to P drive and under Ms. Chang’s folder, click Ni Hao 3 Lesson 5 interactive game to review Lesson 9 material.

 

Procedure for HS Chinese III (10/3/11)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can comprehend Chinese passages of familiar topics.  2) I can use online flash cards and interactive game to review characters that I learned before.

功课: 1) Study for your listening comprehension quiz (Wednesday) and reading comprehension quiz (Friday).  2) 4th skit draft due this Wednesday.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turn in your WB page 81.  2) Take one copy of Ni Hao 2 Lessons 7-9 characters list and one copy of Reading Comprehension.
  2. Go to http://www.yellowbridge.com/chinese/flashcards.php, click Ni Hao Volume 2 in the table, click “7.  Making Phone Calls,” “8.  Eating,” and “9. Weather” to play flash cards and review vocabulary.  Write down meanings/pinyin for those characters that you forget.
  3. Click the following links http://collections.uiowa.edu/chinese/readings/beginning/b_flash/b_unit_07/beginning_u07_02.html for 1) Lesson 62 (今天不能买) and http://collections.uiowa.edu/chinese/readings/beginning/b_flash/b_unit_07/beginning_u07_03.html for 2) Lesson 63 (穿衣服) and click the bottom Start the Pre-test  to answer 5 pre-test questions.  Click Submit for another 6-question reading test.  Click submit and you will proceed to take a post test.
  4. Go to P drive and under Ms. Chang’s folder, click Ni Hao 2 Lesson 9 interactive game to review Lesson 9 material.

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (10/3/11)

Objectives: 1) I can type Hanyu Pinyin and Chinese characters with website tools.  2) I can read text passages fluently.  3) I can use interactive game to help me review my Chinese learning.

Homework: 1) Review learned syllables (g).  2) Practice reading/solving math equations.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your childhood pictures.  2) Take one headset and one copy of highlighted text passages and typing scripts.
  2. Follow audacity instruction to make sure your headset/microphone works.  1) Make recording <Section A only> and save it as <#P><YourLastName> and drag your file to Ms. Chang’s folder under 2011-2012MS2P or 2011-2012MS7P folder.
  3. Log onto www.learningchineseonline.net to type section B: sample pinyin in your highlighted sheet.  Cut and paste your work to a WORD document.
  4. Log onto www.inputking.com, check first selection and Start Inputking, use section B’s pinyin to type sample Chinese characters.  The characters you select should match with those on section C.  Cut and paste your work to the previous WORD document.
  5. Print out your WORD with your name on it.  Turn in your printout and the copy of highlighted text passage.
  6. Log onto P drive and click Ms. Chang’s folder to play Ni Hao 1 interactive game.  Type your name and click Lesson 3 game.

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can apply 10 Chinese terms to create an art project.  2) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese school system.  3) I can explore Tangram piece game.

Homework: Practice your oral presentation.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your art project.  2) Makeup work/quiz: Morgan, Abbi, Stafanie, Katrina, Elizabeth ; 5P: Griffin H.).
  2. 1) Practice reading your 10 sentences.  2) Cultural reading: Chinese school system.
  3. (5P only) Explore tangram pieces (Part I).

 

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