Archive for January, 2012

Procedures for 1/13/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (1/13/12)—before/after school

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can hold a 4-minute conversation.  2) I can showcase my sight reading skill.

功课: 1) Study for your midterm.  2) Practice reading text passages on page 96.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turn in your Photostory 3 project + Writing assignment (Honors Chinese IV).  2) Prepare your conversation exam.

Procedure for HS Chinese III (1/13/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): I can review and prepare sentence patterns for my midterm.

功课: Study for your midterm.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turn in your WB (#34, #36, #38, #39. #41)—20 points.  2) Check ProgressBook for accuracy, please.  3) Check your e-mail over the weekend for possible midterm questions generated by your classmates.  4) Return papers.
  2. Pass out Word Bank slip.  Writing practice.

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (1/13/12)

Objectives: I can showcase my mastery of Chinese language skill in my midterm.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work.  2) Return / Turn in your WB.
  2. Midterm: 1) Correction: #57 & #83.  2) Turn in page 9/9 and scantron card.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (1/13/12)

Objectives: 1) I can say colors in Chinese.  2) I can explore Tangram game.  3) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese famous tourist site.

Homework: 1) Study for quiz #4 (Tuesday, 1/17/12).  2) Complete your art project.  Due on Wednesday, 1/18/12.  3) Practice your oral presentation.  Due Thursday, 1/19/12.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return draft #2 & quizzes.  2) Makeup work (3P: Jack, Panos, Matt M.; 5P: Gage, Donnie).  3) Check ProgressBook for accuracy, please.  4) Quick review (hong se, huang se, lan se, hei se, bai se, lu se, zi se, zong se, cheng se, fen hong se, hui se).  5) Read sentences #1-#10.
  2. 1) Tangram activity (Part I).  2) DVD time: Xi’An (Terracotta Warriors).

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Procedures for 1/12/12

Procedure for HS Chinese III (1/12/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): I can hold a 4-minute conversation.

功课: 1) WB pages 38-39 & 41, if not done in class.  2) Study for your midterm.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Return papers (Scene 3).  2) Makeup work (Collin, Antonio, Brad).
  2. Conversation questions oral exam <=> seat work: WB pages 38-39 & 41.  Turn in if you are done.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (1/12/12)

Objectives: I can showcase my mastery of Chinese language skill in my midterm.

Homework: Study for midterm (Part II)

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your WB to Ms. Chang.  2) Makeup work (2P: Jonah; 7P: Kelley, Maddie).  3) Return papers.  4) Check ProgressBook for accuracy.
  2.  Midterm (Writing + Listening parts).

 

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself and my family.  2) (2P) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese food.  (5P) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese housing system.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se, lan se, lv se, zi se, zong se, fen hong se, cheng se, hui se).  2) Teach new terms (xi huan).  3) Write sentences #8-#10.  4) Practice reading sentences #1-#10.  5) Collect draft #2.
  2. Cultural reading: 3P: Chinese food.  5P: Chinese housing system.
  3. DVD time : Chinese Program in American Schools.

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Procedures for 1/11/12

Procedure for HS Chinese III (1/11/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can give and follow directions.  2) I can compare and contrast Chinese and American cultural and societal differences through viewing a Chinese movie.  3) I can hold a 4-minute conversation.

功课: 1) 寫/写新生字.  2) Scene 4 Comprehension questions.  Due Friday.  3) Review all possible conversation questions.  Oral exam tomorrow.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. Turn in your WB pages 34/36 and Movie (Scene 3) comprehension questions.  Bonus points for electronic version and hard copy of midterm questions are due at the end of school day.
  2. Teach new characters with terms (操, 场/場, 操场/場, 体/體操, 运动场/運動場, 网球场/網球場, 棒球场/場, 篮球场//籃球場, 足球场/場).
  3. 1) Movie time.  2) Conversation question practice.

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (1/11/12)

Objectives: I can showcase my Chinese oral proficiency in my midterm conversation part.

Homework: 1) WB pages 33-35 & 38-40, if not complete in class.  2) Study for midterm writing and listening (statements) sections.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Captains check WB pages 33-34.  2) Makeup work??  3) Model WB page 35.
  2. Oral midterm ó Seat work: WB pages 33, 34, 35, 38, 39 (5 interview questions only) and 40.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (1/11/12)

Objectives: 1) I can say colors in Chinese.  2) I can talk about my preferences of colors, sports and animals in Chinese.

Homework: Review learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (3P: Luke, Keaton; 5P: Donnie, Ryan, Andre).  2) Quick review (3P: hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se, lan se, lu se; 5P: hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se, lan se, lu se, zi se, zong se).  3) Teach new terms (3P: zi se, zong se, fen hong se, cheng se, hui se; 5P: fen hong se, cheng se, hui se, xi huan).
  2. 1) Pass out/go over animal and sports handouts.  Supplementary terms?

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Procedures for 1/10/12

Procedure for HS Chinese III (1/10/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can compare and contrast Chinese and American cultural and societal differences through viewing a Chinese movie.  2) I can hold a 4-minute conversation.  3) I can give and follow directions.

功课: 1) Bonus points for midterm questions (both electronic version and hard copy) and conversation question prompt (flash card) due tomorrow.  2) WB pages 34/36.  3) Scene 3 comprehension questions.

程序 (ChéngXù):

1.   1)   Take one copy of Scene 4 Comprehension Questions.  2) Go over worksheet.  3) Showcase sample works.  4) Go over possible answers

2.   1) Quick review (上面, 下面, 里/裏面, 外面, 前面, 后/後面, 对/對面, 反面, 左边/邊, 右边/邊, 旁边/邊, 东/東, 西, 南, 北).  2) Go over/Read text passages on pages 32-33 (到, 在, 过/過, 第#个/個,#个/個).

3.   1) Conversation practice.  2) Movie time (Scene 3).

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (1/10/12)

Objectives: 1) I can review and practice sentence patterns for my midterm.  2) I can hold a simple conversation.

Homework: WB pages 33/34.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return papers (family paragraph).  2) Makeup work (2P: family paragraph: Lance, Joy, Josh, Ben, Brynne; family picture: Joy, Lance, Ben, James, T.J., Brynne, Travis, Jonah; 7P: family picture: Abigail, Kelley, Maddie, Alex, Jennifer, Justin, Amari; family paragraph: Syam, Jennifer, Amari, Alex).  3) One unidentified picture???
  2. 1) Pass out word bank slip.  2) Writing practice.  3) Conversation practice.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (1/10/12)

Objectives: I can say colors, phone number and address in Chinese.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Practice reading sentences #1-#7.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (3P: hong se, huang se; 5P: hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se).  2) Teach new terms (3P: hei se, bai se, lan se, lu se; 5P: lan se, lu se, zi se, zong se).  3) Makeup work (5P: Donnie, Anha, Ryan and Andre—get a pass for E/I tomorrow).
  2. 1) Review address format.  2) Write sentences #6-#7.  3) Practice reading sentences #1-#7

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Procedures for 1/9/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (1/9/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): I can name cities in my traveling plan.

功课: 1) 寫/写新生字.  2) WB pages 78-79 (#1-#6).

程序 (ChéngXù):

1.  Teach new characters with terms (嗯, 輕, 挑, 剔, 港, 安, 桂, 林).

2.   Go over text passages on pages 96.

Procedure for HS Chinese III (1/9/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can sight read text passages fluently.  2) I can give and follow directions.  3) I can compare and contrast Chinese and American cultural and societal differences and gain my listening comprehension skill through viewing a Chinese movie.

功课: 1) 寫/写新生字.  2) Round robin reading: text pages 32-33.  Due Friday.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turn in your Scenes 1-2 comprehension questions.  2) Makeup work (Colin).
  2. 1) Quick review: text pages 30-31.  2) Round robin reading: text pages 30-31.
  3. 1) Teach new characters with terms (办/辦, 礼/禮, 堂, 部, 楼/樓, 還有, 办/辦公室, 教室, 教室楼/樓, 礼/禮堂, 小卖/賣部).  2) Movie time (Scene 3).

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (1/9/12)

Objectives: 1) (7P) I can review all Hanyu sounds and sentence patterns for my midterm exam.  2) (2P) I can introduce my name in Chinese format.  3) I can hold a simple conversation.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Conversation question prompt (index card) due tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your family photo.  E-mail Ms. Chang your family picture in digital format, please.  2) Return family paragraph papers.  Go over common mistakes.  3) Clarification: oral exam: Wednesday, mid-term writing part: Thursday and Friday.  4) Makeup work (2P: Dan, T.J., Jonah, Brynne; 7P: Kelley/Julia discuss your Friday midterm arrangement).  5) (7P) Dictation.
  2. 1) Teach new characters with terms (2P: 叫, 和, 保, 罗/羅, 呢, 沒; 7P: 呢, 沒, 名, 字).  2) (2P) Writing practice.  3) Conversation practice.

 

 Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (1/9/12)

Objectives: 1) I can make flash cards for unit #4: colors.  2) I can say colors in Chinese.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Practice reading sentences #1-#5.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (3P: Keaton, Kathryn; 5P: Jordan/Allen/Anha—draft #1, Andre/Ryan—get a pass for origami and draft #1).  2) Quick review.  3) Quiz #3.
  2. 1) Pass out colored strips, index cards and glue sticks.  Make flash cards.  Check for class participation grade.  2) Teach new terms (3P: hong se, huang se; 5P: hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se).

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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.

程序:

  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.

Procedure:

  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.

Procedure:

  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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Procedures for 1/5/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (1/5/12)—after school

 目标 (MùBiāo): I can talk about comparisons/resemblances between photos and oneself.   

功课: 1) 寫/写新生字.  2) Practice conversation questions.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turn in your WB page 86.  2) Teach new characters with terms (胖, 瘦, 像, 正, 好看, 好吃, 好聽/听, 好穿, 每個/个人 = 每人, 每天 = 天天, 每個/个星期, 每個/个月, 每年, 看起來, 吃起來, 聽/听起來, 穿起來, 一點/点都不, < > 看看, 本人, 開/开玩笑).
  2. Go over text passages on page 96.

Procedure for HS Chinese III (1/5/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can compare and contrast cultural and societal differences through viewing a Chinese movie.  2) I can give and follow directions.

功课: 1) 写/寫新生字。2) Movie Anticipation Guide due tomorrow.  3) Story map due at the end of movie session.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1)  Turn in your WB page 33.  2) Take one copy of Movie Story Map and one copy of comprehension questions.  3) Interview sharing.
  2. 1) Teach new characters with terms (往, 拐, 勞, 驾/駕, 过/過).  2) Group conversation practice.  3) Group activity: giving/following directions (往前走, 往右拐, 往左拐, 往回走, 往東走, 往西走, 往南走, 往北走).
  3. Movie time.

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (1/5/12)

Objectives: 1) I can introduce my name in Chinese format.  2) I can introduce my family and family members.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Write/Type sentences about your family members.  Due tomorrow.

Procedure:

1.   1) Makeup work (2P: Jonah, Ben, Joy; 7P: Justin, Julia, Alissa, Kelley).  2) Read text passages on pages 43-44.  3) Finish up Movie Discussion Questions handout.

2.   1) Teach new characters with terms (2P: 工, 护/護, 士, 工人, 护/護士, 医/醫,医/醫生, 学/學士, 学/學生, 同学/學; 7P: 姓, 叫, 和, 保, 罗/羅).  2) Group conversation practice.

 

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

 Objectives: 1) I can utilize a website tool to type Chinese pinyin.  2) I can say dates in Chinese.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (baba, mama, gege, didi, jiejie, meimei, sui, jia, you, ge ren, he, liang).  2) Teach terms (sheng ri, nian).
  2. 1) Introduce/teach Chinese date format.  2) Write sentence #5.  3) Read sentences #1-#5.  Collect for grade.
  3. 1) Finish up origami.  Collect for grades.  2) (3P) Introduce a website to type Chinese pinyin.

 

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Procedures for 1/4/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (1/4/12)—before and after school

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can create a photostory project to illustrate my traveling itinerary, information about places I traveled/will travel, and traveling preparation.  2) I can review and prepare for my midterm exam.

功课: 1) 寫新生字.  2) WB page 86.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turn in your 2012 New Year’s Resolutions worksheet and your 2011 New Year’s Resolution.  2) Take one copy of midterm exam study guide.  Quick review + text passages on pages 94-95.  3) Go over Photostory 3 project rubric and study guide.
  2. 1) Teach new characters with terms (票, 簽/签, 證/证, 照, 相, 簽證/签证, 機/机票, 門/门票, 簽/签字, 證/证明, 照片, 照相, 照相館/馆).  2) Go over text passages on page 96.

Procedure for HS Chinese III (1/4/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can review and prepare for my midterm exam.  2) I can compare and contrast cultural and societal differences through viewing a Chinese movie.

功课: 1) Movie anticipation guide.  Due Friday.  2) WB page 33.  3) Complete WB page 32.  Share result tomorrow.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1)   Turn in your 2012 New Year’s Resolutions with 2011 worksheet.  2) Take one copy of Movie anticipation guide and one copy of semester exam study guide.  3) Semester oral exam (group conversation questions): Tuesday, 1/10/12 in class.
  2. 1) Read text passages on page 30-31.  2) Go over study guide and movie anticipation guide.
  3. 1) Interview activity: WB page 32.  Share result tomorrow as participation grade.   2) Group conversation practice.  3) Puzzle time.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (1/4/12)

Objectives: 1) I can compare and contrast value systems through viewing a Chinese movie.  2) I can gain orally and reading fluencies through reading text passages.  3) I can review and prepare for my midterm next week.

Homework: 1) Study for your midterm.  2) Fill in Movie Discussion Questions, if applicable.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your 2012 New Year’s Resolutions.  2) Take one copy of Study Guide + one copy of Movie Discussion Questions.  3) First Semester conversation test: Friday, 1/13/12.  First semester test: Wednesday-Thursday, 1/11/12 (Writing + MC)-1/12/12 (MC).  4) Passes to absent students (2P: Joy, Chloe, Jonah; 7P: Julia).  5) Go over Study Guide.
  2. 1) Quick review.  2) Read/go over text passages on pages 43-45.  3) Go over Movie Discussion Questions.

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (1/4/12)

Objectives: 1) Students will be able to make two origami products.  2) Students will be able to work on oral presentation sentences patterns.  3) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese leisure activities.

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

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (Keaton).  2) Quick review (baba, mama, gege, didi, jiejie, meimei, sui, jia, you, ge ren, he, liang).  3) Read sentences #1-4.
  2. 1) (2P) Culture reading: Chinese leisure activities.  (7P) DVD: Chinese yo-yo.  2) Make two origami products.

 

 

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Procedures for 1/3/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (1/3/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): I can reflect on previous year’s resolutions and make my New Year’s resolutions today.

功课: 新年新志向.  明天到期.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. Take one copy of 2012 New Year’s Resolutions worksheet, your 2011 New Year’s Resolution, and one copy of Photostory3 project rubric.
  2. Seat work: Reflections and Making New Year’s resolutions.

Procedure for HS Chinese III (1/3/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can reflect on previous year’s resolutions and make my New Year’s resolutions today.  2) I can give and follow directions to get around places.

功课: 1) 新年新志向.  明天到期.  2) 写新生字.  3) Practice reading text pages 30-31.  Due Friday.    

程序 (ChéngXù):

1.1) Take one copy of 2012 New Year’s Resolutions worksheet and your 2011 New Year’s Resolutions.  2) Makeup work (Aashna, Heidi).  3) Round robin reading text pages 30-31: Friday, 1/6/12.

2. 1) Quick review + text passages on pages 28-31.  2) Teach new characters with terms (邮/郵,局, 邮/郵局, 站, 公共汽车/車站, 火车/車站, 站起來, 灯/燈,电灯/電燈, 红绿灯/紅綠燈).  3) Introduce text passages on page 32.

3. Seat work: reflections and making 2012 New Year’s resolutions.

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (1/3/12)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about my family.  2) I can make my 2012 New Year’s Resolutions.

Homework: 1) New Year’s Resolution Worksheet due tomorrow.  2) Write new characters.  3) Prepare a digital family picture for your PPT project.  Due next Monday, 1/9/12.

Procedure:

1.   1) Take one copy of 2012 New Year’s Resolution worksheet.  2) Makeup work (2P: Joy, Ben, Jonah; 7P: Alissa, Julia, Kelley).  3) Go over worksheet.

2.   1) Quick review (2P: 爸, 妈/媽, 弟, 姊, 姐; 7P: 爸, 妈/媽, 哥, 弟, 姊, 姐, 妹, 家, 个/個, 有, 也, 生, 生日, 学/學生, 家人, 一家人, 生气/氣).  2) Read text passages on page 43.

3.   Teach new characters with terms (2P: 哥, 妹, 家, 个/個, 有, 也, 生; 7P: 工, 护/護, 士, 工人, 护/護士, 医/醫,医/醫生, 学/學士, 学/學生, 同学/學).

4.   Seat work: Complete your 2012 New Year’s Resolutions.

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself and my family.  2) I can explore origami.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Practice reading sentences 1-4.

Procedure:

  1. Quick review (baba, mama, gege, didi, jiejie, meimei, sui).
  2. 1) Teach new terms (jia, you, ge ren, he, liang).  2) Teach and write sentences 3-4.  3) Practice reading sentences #1-4.
  3. 1) Pass out colored papers.  2) Prepare and make origami 1.

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