Archive for January 7th, 2012

Procedures for 1/6/12

Procedure for Chinese III (1/6/12)

目標: 1) I can hold a simple conversation.  2) I can sight read text passages fluently.  3) I can compare and contrast American and Chinese value systems through viewing a Chinese movie.

功課: 1) Scenes 1 + 2 comprehension worksheets due next Monday.  2) Practice asking questions.  Index card with conversation prompt due Wednesday, 1/11/12.  3) Bonus questions both in electronic version and hard copy due Wednesday, 1/11/12.


  1. 1) Turn in your Movie Anticipation Guide.  2) Take one set of Movie comprehension questions (scenes 2-3), your WB and oral conversation rubric.  3) Bonus opportunity and requirements.  Present writing samples.  4) Survey Chinese New Year’s activities.
  2. Go over oral conversation rubric + comprehension question lists.
  3. 1) Group conversation practice.  2) Movie time (scene 2).



Procedure for MS 2P/7P (1/6/12)

Objectives: 1) I can hold a simple conversation.  2) (2P) I can review all Hanyu pinyin consonants and vowels.

Homework: 1) Study for your mid-term.  2) Family picture (digital format or photo) due next Monday.  3) Index card with conversation prompt due Tuesday, 1/10/12.


  1. 1) Turn in your writing assignment.  2) Return papers.   3) Audacity recording: Monday, 1/23/12.  4) Survey Chinese New Year’s activities.
  2. 1) Conversation practice.  2) Q/A session: Ms. Chang checks proficiency.  3) Dictation practice.



Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (1/6/12)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself.  2) I can brainstorm ideas for my art project.

Homework: 1) Study for quiz #3 (Monday, 1/9/12).  2) Practice reading sentences #1-#5.


  1. 1) Missing work (3P: Keaton (quiz #2 + draft – get a pass, please), Hannah, Kathryn (draft + origami), Matt P., Monica (origami); 5P: Jordan, Allen, Ryan, Andre, Anha—get a pass for next Monday).  2) Return draft #1 papers.  Explain common mistakes (shi2 ó shi4 + unclear birthday.  Ask questions and confirm to Ms. Chang).  3) Quick review.  4) Read sentences #1-#5.  (5P) Show website tool to type pinyin.
  2. Showcase sample art projects: PPT, craft, baking, movies, etc.


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