Archive for November, 2011

Procedures for 11/11/11

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

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can sight read text passages fluently.  2) I can interpret text passages with unfamiliar characters.  3) I can sustain a 2-minute conversation.

功课: Study for chapter test (Wednesday,11/16/11).

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Please donate $1 and 1 food/laundry item during next week’s Yuletide food drive.  2) Take one copy of Lesson One Study Guide.  3) Round robin reading: pages 3-5.  4) Go over study guide.  5) Go over text page 11.
  2. 1) Listening activity: WB page 12.  Go over the answer key.  2) Pair practice: 2-minute conversation.  3) Video clip, http://english.cntv.cn/program/learnchinese/20101112/105875.shtml.

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

Objectives: 1) I can identify people, state their age and welcome people.  2) I can review and prepare for my chapter test that is on Tuesday.

Homework: 1) Study for chapter test on next Tuesday, 11/15/11.  2) Type two sentences.  Due Monday, 11/14/11.  3) Audacity recording: Monday, 11/14/11.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Four Study Guide.  Makeup work (2P: T.J. –review sounds oral quiz / Alex: audacity / Brynne: definitions, audacity, chapter test, review sounds oral quiz / Travis: definitions; 7P: Kelley: lesson 2 chapter test and definitions).  2) Captains check WB page 26.  Go over answer key.  3) Return Compound Vowels papers.  4) Go over study guide.
  2. 1) Read text passages on pages 23-25.  2) Culture reading: text pages 28-31.  2) Make sentences (I am …, I am # years old).

 

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

 Objectives: 1) I can name colors in Chinese.  2) I can name body parts in Chinese.

Homework: Review learned syllables for quiz next Monday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (3P: Ben—draft #1; Alexia, Kaylee, Matt K., —draft #2; 5P: Jason/Sarah: quiz #3; Dillon, Mariana, Nolan—draft 2).  3P: Tim, Kaylee & Alex show Ms. Chang your draft #1, please.  2) Quick review (hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se, zi se, zong se, cheng se, lu se, lan se, hui se, fen hong se).  3) Return draft #2.  4) Go over and practice reading all sentences.  5) Art project due next Wendesday, 11/16.  Oral presentation: Thursday, 11/17.
  2. 1) Pass out/go over body part handout.  2) Head, Shoulder, Knees and Toes.

 

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Procedures for 11/10/11

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (11/9/11)—after school

目标 (MùBiāo): I can describe illness, follow medical instructions and write notes of absence.

功课: 1) Write new characters.  Know their meaning and pronunciation.  2) Finish up WB pages 61, 62, 70 (#1-#5/#7).  3) Lesson Six vocabulary quiz: Tuesday, 11/15/11.  4) Skit final work due: Friday, 11/11.  5) Read text passages on pages 79-81 by Friday.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Teach new characters with terms (干/乾, 净/淨, 休, 息).  2) Read text passages on pages 81.  3) WB page 63 Listening activity.  4) Go over text passages on page 82.

 

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

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can talk about school subject, exam preparation and exam result.  2) I can use various functions of de without problem.  3) I can accurately interpret text passages with unfamiliar characters.

功课: 1) Practice reading text passages on pages 3-5.  Round robin reading: tomorrow.  2) Practice conversation dialogue.  Oral quiz: next Tuesday at Red Lab.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turn in your WB.  2) Explain / Go over notes (de, de2, dei3).  3) 2nd Reading comprehension (sections I & II).
  2. 1) Pair activity: WB pages9-10.  2) Go over the answer key.
  3. 1) Pair conversation: (你喜欢/歡什么/麼课/課?  为什么/為什麼?  你不喜欢/歡什么/麼課? 为什么/為什麼).  2) Group conversation practice => Dialogue quiz: next Tuesday, November 15, at Red Lab.

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can identify people, state their age and welcome people.  2) I can tell the differences among compound vowels.  3) I can read text passages fluently.

Homework: WB page 26.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Compound Vowels quiz.  2) Listening comprehension: WB page 22.  Go over answer key.
  2. 1) Teach new characters with terms (请/ 請, 进/進, 两/兩).  2) Read text passages on pages 23-25.
  3. 1) (2P) Song time.  2) Conversation practice: I am < name >, Who are you?   Who is she/he?  I am # years old.  How are/is you/he/she?

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can name colors in Chinese.  2) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese leisure activities.  3) I can have a understanding about Chinese program in American schools.  4) I can utilize website tools to type Chinese pinyin and characters.

Homework: Review learned syllables.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se, cheng se, lan se, lu se, zong se, xi huan).  2) Teach new terms (zi se, hui se, fen hong se, zui).  3) Write sentence #10.  4) Pair practice reading sentences #1-#10.  Collect draft #2.
  2. 1) Chinese I class list.  2) DVD: Why Chinese?
  3. 1) (2P) Culture reading: Chinese Leisure activities.  2) Teach website tools to type Chinese characters and pinyins.

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Procedures for 11/9/11

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

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can talk about preferences of school subjects, exam preparation and exam result.  2) I can sight read text passages fluently.  3) I can acquire best practical study strategies for my learning.

功课: 1) Practice reading text passages on pages 3-5 (Round Robin reading: Friday).  2) WB pages 11/13.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Parent-teacher conference tomorrow 4-6 p.m.  2) Return skit papers.  3) Turn in your WB.
  2. 1) Explain terms (非常好 => 很好 / 很棒 => 好 / 不錯 => 还/還好 = 还/還可以 => 不好 => 很差; 还没, 好好儿兒).  2) Read text passages on pages 4-5.  2) Go over Reading comprehension quiz.  3) Review self-assessment worksheet and discuss study strategies used in the future

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can identify people, state people’s age, and welcome people.  2) I can tell the difference among compound vowels.

Homework: 1) Review syllables for compound quiz tomorrow.  2) Write new characters.  Know their meaning and pronunciation.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Captains check WB page 23 (Section B), 24-25.  2) Go over answer key.  3) Return/Review self-assessment worksheet.   4) Confirm field trip information.
  2. 1) Dictation (uo, ua).  2) Teach (ue).  3) Practice reading text passages on pages 23/25.
  3. 1) Teach new characters with terms (欢/歡, 迎).  2) Song time (Beijing Olympics Theme Song/Beijing Welcomes You).

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can name colors in Chinese.  2) I can express my preferences of animals and sports.  3) I can talk about myself and my family.

Homework: 1) Review learned color terms.  2) Practice reading your 9 sentences.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se).  2) Teach new terms (xi huan, lu se, lan se, cheng se, zong se).
  2. 1) Pass out / go over sports and animals handouts.  Supplementary terms?  2) Build sentences #8-9.  3) Read sentences #1-9.

 

 

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Procedures for 11/8/11

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

目标 (MùBiāo): I can describe illness and  follow medical instructions.

功课: 1) Write new characters.  Know their meaning and pronunciation.  2) Study for vocabulary quiz next Tuesday (11/15/11).

程序 (ChéngXù):

1) Review all vocabulary learned so far.  2) Review text passages on pages 79-81.

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

目标 (MùBiāo): I can talk about school subjects/subject preferences or preparing/cooking meals.

功课: 1) Practice conversation sentence patterns.  2) Practice reading text passages on pages 3-5.  3) WB page 8.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Makeup work?  Return 9 sentences writing assignment.  2) Skit Performance ó Q/A session.
  2. Pass back Reading Comprehension quiz.  Review text passages, questions, and answers.

 

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can reflect on my own study strategies and time management skill.  2) I can identify people and state people’s age

Homework: 1) WB pages 23 (Section B), 24-25.  2) Read text passages on pages 23/25.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Self-assessment worksheet and one copy of Lesson Four text passages slip.  2) Permission slip?  Menu selection will be mailed out to you tonight.  Tell Ms. Chang how many people are going with you and your menu selection tomorrow.
  2. Oral quiz ó 1) Preview Review Sounds 1 packet page 5.  2) Self-assessment worksheet.  Collect.  3) Oral practice: I am < name >, I am < # > years old, Who are you?  How old are you?  Who is he/she?  How old is he/she?  4) Practice reading text passages on pages 23/25.  5) WB page 23, 24-25

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can acquire Chinese terms for animals and sports.  2) I can read Chinese sentences fluently.  3) I can name colors in Chinese.

Homework: Review learned colored terms.    

Procedure:

1.   1) Return papers.  2) Prepare unit #4 flash cards (index cards, glue sticks, colored strips).  Collect for grades.

2.   1) Teach new terms (hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se).  2) Read sentences #1-#7.

3.   (5P) Pass out animal handout.  Go over sports handout

 

**  MS fire drill at 3P.

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Procedures for 11/7/11

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (11/7/11)—before/after school

目标 (MùBiāo): I can describe illness, follow medical instructions and write notes of absence.

功课: 1) Write new characters.  Know their meaning and pronunciation.  2) Read text passages on pages 79-80 to Ms. Chang

程序 (ChéngXù):

1.   1) Go over 5th skit draft.  2) Read text passages on pages 79-80?

2.   1) Teach new characters with terms (感, 冒, 感觉/覺, 喉, 咙/嚨, 假, 假条/條).  2) Go over page 81.

 

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

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can talk about exam preparation and exam result.  2) I can read text passages fluently.  3) I can prepare for my skit performance tomorrow.

功课: 1) Memorize your skit.  Perform tomorrow.  2) Write new characters.  Know their meaning and pronunciation.  3) Read text passages on pages 3-5 on Friday, 11/11.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Take one copy of skit checklist.  2) Permission slip?  3) Makeup work (Melissa, Jay).  4) Turn in your WB.  5) Lesson One chapter test: Monday, 11/14/11.  Pair oral quiz: Tuesday, 11/15/11.  6) Return self-assessment reflection.
  2. 1) Teach new characters with terms (得, 准/準, 备/備).  2) Go over sentence patterns on text page 8.  3) Go over sentences with 8 key question words (什么, 谁, 谁的, 什么时候, 哪里, 哪, 怎么, 为什么, 因为…..所以).
  3. 1) Class activity: Rehearse your skit.  2) Conversation practice: preferred subjects / reason?  3) Make 9 sentences.  Collect for grade.

 

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can tell difference among compound vowels.  2) I can identify people, and state my and other people’s age.  3) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  Know their meaning and pronunciation.  2) Review learned syllables and pinyin sentences.  3) Oral quiz: Review Sounds 1 packet pages 3-4: tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Field trip permission slip?  Chinese Club due?  Work in Media Center next Monday, 11/14/11.  Lesson Four chapter test: Tuesday, 11/15/11.  2) Dictation (ia, ie).
  2. 1) Teach compound vowels (ua, uo).  2) Teach new characters with terms (岁/歲, 今, 年, 几/幾, 谢/謝).  3) Class activity: I am … and Who are you?  / I am # years old.  How old are you?  / Review Sounds 1 packet pages 3-4.

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can say / express my phone number and address in Chinese.  2) I can name my favorite animals and sports in Chinese.

Homework: Practice reading your sentences.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review.  2) Return draft #1 (3P).  Makeup work (3P: Alexia, Steven Z.).  3)
  2. Quiz #3.
  3. 1) Teach terms (di zhi, dian hua hao ma).  2) Go over address and phone formats.  3) Build sentences #6-#7.  4) Read sentences #1-#7
  4. Pass out animals and sports handouts—continue tomorrow.

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Procedures for 11/4/11

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

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can talk about my school timetable, subject preference, preparation for exams and exam results.  2) I can sight read text passages fluently.  3) I can reflect my study strategies and time management skills.

功课: 1) Work on memorizing your skit.  Perform on Tuesday.  2) Write new characters.  Know their meaning and pronunciation by next Monday.  3) WB page 7.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Return WB and skit draft.  2) Makeup work (Aashna).  3) Round robin reading text passages on pages 1-2.  4) Round robin answering class timetable/schedule.
  2. Teach new characters with terms (考, 試, 口試, 筆試, 面試, 大考, 小考, 期中考, 開, 開車, 開夜車, 錯 ó 對, 不錯, 還可以, 差).
  3. Self-assessment reflection ó Feedback on your skit draft.

 

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can identify/name someone in his/her Chinese name.  2) I can tell the differences among compound vowels.  3) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently.

Homework: 1) Study Review Sounds 1 packet pages 3-4.  Oral quiz: pages 3-4 on Tuesday, 11/8/11.  2) Study learned compound vowel syllables.  Quiz: Thursday, 11/10/11.  3) Write new characters.  Know their meaning and pronunciation by Monday, 11/7/11.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Dictation (ai, ao, ei, ou).  2) Teach compound vowels (ia, ie).  3) Round robin read Review Sounds 1 packet pages 3-4.
  2. 1) (7P) Review chapter test / (2P) Teach new characters with terms (誰, 馬, 克, 白, 啊).  2) Class activity: practice introducing oneself and ask someone else’s name.

 

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself and my family in Chinese.  2) I can explore Tangram piece.  3) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese family system, (3P) Chinese leisure activities, and silk.

Homework: Study for your Quiz #3.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (gege, didi, jiejie, meimei, sui, nian, jia, you, ge ren, he, liang, sheng ri).  2) Pair practice reading sentences #1-#5.  3) (3P) Collect draft #1.  (5P) Return papers.
  2. Culture reading: Chinese family / (3P) Chinese leisure activity.
  3. 1) Pass out/go over Tangram pieces and instructions.  2) Class activity.
  4. DVD: (5P) Chinese silk.

 

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Procedures for 11/3/11

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (11/2/11)-after school

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can talk about sickness; I can follow medical instructions; I can write notes of absence.  2) I can sight read text passages fluently.

功课: 1) Practice reading text passages on page 79-80.  Due by next Tuesday.  2) Write new characters.  Know their meaning and pronunciation.  3) WB pages 61-62.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. Teach new characters and terms (摊/攤, 刨, 次, 粒, 药/藥, 摊开/攤開, 小吃摊/攤, 刨, 刨木/頭, 吃药/藥).
  2. Go over text pages 79-80.

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

Objectives: I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese legendary stories.

Homework: 1) Practice schedule dialogue.  2) Round robin reading pages 1-2.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your skit draft and WB, please.  2) Welcome our guest speaker, Dr. Ting Shen, from U. of Mount Union.
  2. Special topic, “Legend of Chinese Culture.”
  3. Q/A session.

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can identify someone, state my or other’s age and welcome people.  2) I can tell difference among compound vowels.  3) I can sight read Chinese pinyin sentences.

Homework: 1) Review learned characters.  Know their meaning and pronunciation.  2) Review learned syllables and pinyin sentences.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Collect any field trip permission slip??  Makeup work (2P: Brynne; 7P: Kelley, Jennifer, Amari–worksheet).  2) Captains check Lesson Four character definitions.  3) Return papers.  4) Review common writing mistakes (再, 兰, 李, 明).  5) Chinese Club officers.  6) (2P: Dan, Alex, James, Jennifer, Jonah, Laura; 7P: Lauren, Amari, Michael) talks to Ms. Chang after class, please.
  2. 1) Teach Review Sounds 1 packet pages 3-4.  2) Teach compound vowels (ei, ou).  3) (7P) Teach new characters with terms (誰, 馬, 克, 白, 啊).

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself and my family in Chinese.  2) I can say my birthday in Chinese.  3) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese painting and the Great Wall of China.

Homework: Review learned syllables.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (gege, didi, jiejie, meimei, sui, jia, you, ge ren, liang, he). 2) Teach new terms (sheng ri, nian, yue, ri).  3) Teach Chinese date format vs. English date format.
  2. 1) Build sentence #5.  2) Pair practice reading sentences #1-#5.  (5P) Collect draft #1.
  3. 1) (2P) News paper hunting activity.  2) DVD: Chinese painting and New Year painting/The Great Wall of China.

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Procedures for 11/2/11

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (11/2/11)-after school

目标 (MùBiāo): I can talk about sickness; I can follow medical instructions; I can write notes of absence.  2) I can sight read text passages fluently.

功课: 1) Practice reading text passages on page 79-80.  Due by Thursday.  2) Write new characters.  Know their meaning and pronunciation.  3) WB pages 61-62.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. Teach new characters and terms (摊/攤, 刨, 次, 粒, 药/藥, 摊开/攤開, 小吃摊/攤, 刨, 刨木/頭, 吃药/藥).
  2. Go over text pages 79-80.

 

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (11/2/11)

目标 (MùBiāo): I can interpret text passages accurately.

功课: Draft of skit due tomorrow.

程序 (ChéngXù):

1.   1) Dr. Shen from U. of Mount Union will visit us and give a special topic, “Legends of Chinese culture” tomorrow—please show best manners.  Chinese I will sit with us.

2.   Reading comprehension quiz.

Procedure for HS Chinese III (11/2/11)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can create a skit about school subjects/school life or ordering/preparing meals.  2) I can interpret text passages accurately.

功课: 1) Draft of skit due tomorrow.  2) WB pages 3/5.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Dr. Shen from U. of Mount Union will visit us and give a special topic, “Legends of Chinese culture.” tomorrow—please show best manners.  Chinese I will sit with us.
  2. 1) Reading comprehension quiz ó turn in your WB (Ms. Chang will check and then return).
  3. Class work: Finalize your skit.

 

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can master basic greeting terms.  2) I can acquire general information about China.

Homework: Lesson Four character definitions.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your Lesson Two characters worksheet.  2) Take one copy of Lesson Four characters worksheet.
  2. Lesson Two chapter test.
  3. Video clip:  Everything You Need to Know about China in 10 minutes.

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can build Chinese sentences for my oral presentation.  2) I can name family members in Chinese.

Homework: Review learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (3P: Kevin, Tatiana, Kathrine F., Essence —connecting the dots; Ben, Alexia—quiz #2+ origami, Steven G., Kevin,  5P: Matt T—quiz #2 + origami + connecting the dots; Anthony, Maria, Amanda.).  2) Quick review (baba, mama, gege, didi, jiejie, meimei, sui).  3) Teach new terms (jia, you, ge ren, he, liang).
  2. 1) Build sentences #3-#4.  2) (2P) Culture reading: Chinese tea.
  3. (7P) Newspaper hunting activity.

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Procedures for 11/1/11

Procedure for HS Chinese III (11/1/11)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can sustain a 2-minute conversation.  2) I can sight read text passages fluently.  3) I can create a skit about school subject/school life or ordering/preparing meals.

功课: 1) Read text sentence patterns on pages 7-8.  2) Round robin reading pages 1-2 tomorrow.  3) WB pages 1-2.  4) 5th skit draft due: Thursday, 11/3/11.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Makeup quiz (Claire).  2) Go over Parent Letter.  3) 念课本第1到2页。
  2. Video clip: CI Volume 1 Lesson 10.
  3. Oral practice: 2 minutes (not dialogue of Chinese I material): 1) daily routine—time and actions; 2) clothes you wear—types and colors; 3) classes you have; 4) family—parents, siblings and pets.
  4. Class work: draft your skit.

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can review for chapter test.  2) I can master basic greeting terms.

Homework: Study for your chapter test.

Procedure:

1.   1) Turn in your Lesson Two character worksheet tomorrow.  2) Take one copy of Parent Letter.  3) Compound vowels quiz: Monday, 11/7/11.  Review Sounds 1 packet oral quiz #2: Tuesday, 11/8/11.  4) Makeup work (Jonah).  5) Chinese Club elects officers at lunch time today.

2.   1) Go over answer key to WB pages 10-13.  2) Go over Parent Letter.

3.   1) Writing practice.  2) Go over Study Guide.

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can connect dots from 1 to 84 in Chinese characters.  2) I can construct Chinese sentences for my oral presentation.  3) I can name family members in Chinese.

Homework: Review learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Missing work (origami: 3P: Semantha, Ben, Tatiana).   2) Makeup quiz + origami work (Alexia, Kevin, Kartikesh).  3) Quick review—count from 0 to 100.  4) Quiz #3: Monday, 11/7/11. 5) Connecting the Dots quiz.
  2. 1) Teach new terms (baba, mama, gege, didi, jiejie, meimei, sui).  2) (5P) Construct oral presentation sentences #1 and #2.

 

 

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