Archive for February, 2012

Procedures for 2/29/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (2/29/12)—after school

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can sight read text passages fluently.  2) I can make a story describing a picture.

功课: 10 sentences for a picture you pick from the image library.

程序 (ChéngXù):

Read text passages on pages 108-110.

Procedure for HS Chinese III (2/29/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can talk about leisure activities and my interests.  2) I can create mini dialogues for various occasions.

功课: 1) 写/寫新生字.  2) Finish up mini dialogue.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Lesson Four chapter test: Wednesday, 3/7/12.  2) Turn in your WB pages 45/49.  3) Makeup work (Colin).  4) Pair activity: create your mini dialogues.  Prepare to present tomorrow.  5) Return papers (movie discussion questions/quiz).
  2. Teach new characters with terms (吹, 民, 免, 费/費, 挺, 蛋糕, 挺, 家教, 会/會, 地点/點, 时间/時間, 民歌).

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (2/29/12)

Objectives: 1) I can name various countries.  2) I can use question words to ask questions.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) (2P) 8 question words writing assignment.  3) Practice reading text passages on page 66-67.

Procedure:

  1. 1) (2P) Turn in your movie discussion questions.  (7P) Turn in your question words writing assignment.  2) Makeup work (2P: Colin; 7P: Jennifer, Alissa).  3) (7P) Return skit papers.
  2. 1) Captains check WB page 49.  2) Teach new characters with terms (澳, 利, 亞, 洲, 文, 中文, 日文, 英文, 德文, 澳洲, 亞洲, 美洲).
  3. (2P) Pair activity: create 8 questions with question words.  (7P) Practice conversation questions w/cards (birthday, age, nationality, # of people at home, pets, belongings, name—last and first name).

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/29/12)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese.  2) I can apply what I learned to create an art project.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (Quiz #4: 3P: Alonzo; 5P: Julia, Jack).  2) Return all handouts and color flash cards, please.
  2. Take turns turning in your art project.  ó Browse through Chinese cook books and literature books.
  3. PPT presentation ó oral presentation.

Front Page on February 29th, 2012

Procedures for 2/28/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (2/28/12)—after school

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can tell a story.  2) I can sight read text passages fluently.

功课: 1) Study for your chapter test.  2) Prepare oral descriptions for one picture by Thursday.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Lesson Eight chapter test: Monday, 3/5/12.  2) Take one copy of mini dialogues handout.  3) Round robin reading text passages on pages 108-110.
  2. 1) Go to http://images.library.pitt.edu/cgi-bin/i/image/image-idx?c=visuals&q1=visuals&type=boolean&rgn1=ic_all&med=1&view=thumbnail and pick any picture.  Write 10 complete sentences and orally deliver by Thursday.  2) Mini dialogues: conversation practice.

Procedure for HS Chinese III (2/28/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): I can ask and answer questions about leisure activities and express my opinions.

功课: 1) WB pages 45/49.  2) Scenes movie discussion questions.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Makeup work (Heidi—2, Claire—2, Adam F., Colin—WB page 44/46, Antonio: movie discussion questions).  2) Parent-Teacher conference: 4-5 p.m., 3/1/12.  3) No school on Tuesday, 3/6/12 (professional development days for staff).
  2. 1) Go over text passages on page 46.  2) Conversation question Q/A.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (2/28/12)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about my birthday and nationality.  2) I can apply what I have learned in lessons 5, 6 and 7 to create a skit.

Homework: 1) WB page 49 (except #4).  2) (2P) Movie discussion questions due tomorrow.

3) (7P) 8 question sentences with question words due tomorrow, 2/29/12.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (2P: James, Jonah—3, Andrew J., Colin—2, Lance, Joy, Brynne; 7P: Enter grades for definitions and zodiac animals; Kelley, Maddy, Jennifer, Justin, Mason).  2) No school on Tuesday, 3/6/12.  3) Quick review (中国/國, 美国/國, 英国/國, 德国/國, 国/國家, 中国/國人, 美国/國人, 英国/國人, 德国/國人, 美人, 本, 日本, 日本人, 拿, 加拿大, 加拿大人, 哪, 新西兰/蘭, 新西兰/蘭人).
  2. Skit presentation (2P: Joy, Brynne, Andrew J., Colin, Lance; 7P: Justin, Amari, Lauren, Alex, Tyler, Weston).
  3. (2P) 1) Go over story map with weights specified.  2) Movie.
  4. (7P) 1) Teach Chinese date format.  2) Write down sentences about your nationality and birthday.  3) Write down questions using question words (谁/誰,谁的/誰的, 啊, 吗/嗎,呢, 哪, 什么/麼, 几/幾).  Collect for grades.  If is homework assignment if not done in class.

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/28/12)

Objectives: 1) I can name 11 colors in Chinese.  2) I can explore Tangram pieces.  3) I can talk about myself in Chinese.

Homework: 1) Art project due tomorrow.  2) Deliver your oral presentation tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) (5P) Collect your draft for clarification, please.  2) Makeup work (5P: Julia, Jack, Chloe, Andrew, Jackson—flash cards).  3) No school on Tuesday, 3/6/12.  4) Quick review (hong se, huang se, bai se, hei se, lan se, lu se, zi se, zong se, cheng se, hui se, fen hong se).  5) Qui #4.
  2. 1) Read oral presentation 10 sentences.  2) Check Chinese I class/Chinese Club activities.
  3. 1) (3P) Tangram pieces.  2) (5P) DVD: Chinese programs in American schools.

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Procedures for 2/27/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (2/27/12)—before school

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can tell a story.  2) I can sight read text passages fluently.

功课: 1) Study for your chapter test.  2) Prepare oral descriptions for one picture by Wednesday.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Lesson Eight chapter test: Monday, 3/5/12.  2) Round robin reading text passages on pages 108-110.  3) Vocabulary quiz.
  2. 1) Go to http://images.library.pitt.edu/cgi-bin/i/image/image-idx?c=visuals&q1=visuals&type=boolean&rgn1=ic_all&med=1&view=thumbnail and pick any picture.  Write 10 complete sentences and orally deliver by Wednesday.  2) Conversation practice.

Procedure for HS Chinese III (2/27/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can name various musical instruments (乐/樂器).  2) I can talk about my leisure activities and express opinions.  3) I can compare and contrast American and Chinese societal and cultural differences through watching a Chinese movie.

功课: 1) 写/寫新生字.  2) Practice conversation questions.  Q/A session: Tuesday, 2/28/12.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turn in your Scenes 12-18 Movie Discussion Questions.  2) Quick review.  3) Teach new characters with terms (龙/龍, 狮/獅, 筝/箏, 胡, 笛, 太极/極拳, 舞龙/龍, 舞狮/獅, 古筝/箏, 二胡, 胡说/說, 笛子).
  2. 1) Go over conversation question list.  2) Conversation question practice.
  3. 1) Go over scenes movie discussion questions.  2) Movie time.

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (2/27/12)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about nationality.  2) I can apply what I learned in lessons 5, 6, and 7 to create a skit.  3) (2P) I can compare and contrast Chinese and American cultural differences through watching a Chinese movie.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) (2P) Movie discussion questions due on Wednesday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Eight text passages.  2) (7P) Turn in your Movie Discussion Questions.  3) Makeup work (2P: Jonah, Chloe).  3) Quick review (中国/國, 美国/國, 英国/國, 德国/國, 国/國家, 中国/國人, 美国/國人, 英国/國人, 德国/國人, 美人).
  2. Teach new characters with terms (本, 日本, 日本人, 拿, 加拿大, 加拿大人, 哪, 新, 西, 新西兰/蘭, 新西兰/蘭人, 一本书/書).
  3. Skit presentation.

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/27/12)

Objectives: 1) I can name 11 colors in Chinese.  2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese school systems and/or Chinese food.  3) I can introduce myself in Chinese.

Homework: 1) Study for your quiz #4 tomorrow.  2) Complete your art project.  Due on Wednesday.  3) Practice reading your ten sentences for oral presentation on Wednesday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (3P: Jorja, Alonzo, Alana; 5P: Gabriela, Chloe).  2) Quick review (hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se, lan se, lu se, zi se, zong se).  3) Teach 3 new terms (hui se, cheng se, fen hong se).
  2. 1) Read sentences #1-#10.  2) Cultural reading: (3P) Chinese food.  (5P)Chinese school systems.
  3. 1) Check out Chinese I class roster.  2) (3P) DVD: Chinese program in American schools.

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Procedures for 2/24/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (2/24/12)—before school

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can sight read text passage fluently.  2) I can write a postcard.

功课: 1) 寫/写新生字.  2) Practice reading text passages on page 110.  3) Round robin reading done by Monday, 2/27/12.  4) Lesson Eight vocabulary quiz: Monday, 2/27/12.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turn in your comic strip project.  2) Round robin reading: text pages 108-109.
  2. Go over new terms and bottom of text page 110 (雖/虽然, 卻/却, 累, 一大早, 宋城, 城市, 城中心, 悶熱/闷热, 攝/摄氏 ó 華/华氏, 汗流浹背, 一整天, 好玩, 參觀/参观, 愉快).

 

Procedure for HS Chinese III (2/24/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can name various movie genres and TV programs.  2) I can compare and contrast American and Chinese cultural and societal differences through watching a Chinese movie.

功课: Scene 12-18 movie discussion questions due Monday, 2/27/12.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Dept. chair Mrs. Barzis will visit us Monday.  2) Quick review (功夫片, 动/動作片, 动画/動畫片, 音乐/樂片, 历/歷史片, 喜剧/劇片, 科幻片, 新闻/聞, 天气预报/天氣預報, 教育节/節目, 音乐节/節目, 体育节/節目, 运动节目/運動節目, 电视剧/電視劇, 无/無聊, 流行音乐/樂, 京剧/劇, 歌剧/劇,音乐会/音樂會, 频道, 比赛/賽,周/週末,兴/興趣, 古典音樂, 热门音乐/樂, 门/門票,电影/電影票).  3) Vocabulary quiz.
  2. 1) Round robin reading text passages on pages 42-45.  2) Movie time.

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (2/24/12)

Objectives: 1) I can apply what I have learned in lessons 5, 6, & 7 to create a skit.  2) I can recite 12 Chinese zodiac animals.  3) I can sing Chinese songs.

Homework: 1) Review learned country terms.  2) (7P) Complete movie discussion questions.  Due next Monday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (中国/國, 美国/國, 英国/國, 德国/國, 国/國家, 中国/國人, 美国/國人, 英国/國人, 德国/國人, 美人).  2) Video segments.  3) Song time (Old McDonald Has a Farm, Two Tigers, Happy Birthday to You).  4) (2P) skit presentation.  5) (7P) Go over movie discussion questions weights.
  2. Movie time ó recite 12 zodiac animal.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/24/12)

Objectives: 1) I can name 11 colors in Chinese.  2) I can fluently introduce myself in Chinese.  3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese food and/or Chinese school systems.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Practice reading sentences #1-#10.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (hong se, huang se, bai se, hei se).  2) Teach new terms (lan se, lu se, zong se, zi se).
  2. 1) Write sentence #10.  2) Practice sentences #1-#10.  Collect for grades.
  3. 1) Go over requirements for art project.  2) (3P) Showcase more art project samples (PPT).  3) Culture reading: (5P) Chinese Food.  (3P) Chinese School Systems.

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Procedures for 2/23/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (2/23/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can sight read text passage fluently.  2) I can write a postcard.

功课: 1) 寫/写新生字.  2) Practice reading text passages on page 110.  3) Round robin reading done by Monday, 2/27/12.  4) Comic strip project due on Friday, 2/24/12.  5) Lesson Eight vocabulary quiz: Monday, 2/27/12.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. Round robin reading: text pages 108-109.
  2. Go over new terms and bottom of text page 110 (雖然, 卻, 累, 一大早, 宋城, 城市, 城中心, 悶熱, 攝氏 ó 華氏, 汗流浹背, 一整天, 好玩, 參觀, 愉快).

 

 

Procedure for HS Chinese III (2/23/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can name simple music instruments.  2) I can comprehend simple Chinese conversation.  3) I can compare and contrast Chinese and American societal and cultural differences through watching a Chinese movie.

功课: 1) 寫/写新生字.  2) Read text passages on pages 42-45.  Round robin reading: Friday, 2/24/12.  3) Conversation Q/A: Monday, 2/27/12.  5) Scenes 12-18 movie discussion questions due: Monday, 2/27/12.  6) Study for your quiz tomorrow.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Get your WB.  2) Go over WB page 52 answers.  3) Teach new characters with terms (提, 琴, 彈, 钢/鋼, 拉 ó  推, 小提琴, 中提琴, 大提琴, 風琴, 電子琴, 钢/鋼琴).  4) Go over terms (足球赛 = 足球比赛, 网球赛 = 网球比赛) on page 46.
  2. 1) Practice reading text passages on pages 42-45.  2) Conversation question practice.  3) Movie time.

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (2/23/12)

Objectives: 1) I can name various countries in Chinese.  2) I can compare and contrast Chinese and American cultures through watching a Chinese movie.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Type/Complete your movie discussion questions.  3) Reciting 12 zodiac animals by the end of Friday, 2/24/12.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Captains check Lesson Eight character worksheet.  2) Makeup work (2P: Joy/Jonah—test + worksheet; Brynne: worksheet; 7P: Jackson: test).  3) Browse through Lesson Eight.
  2. Teach new characters with terms (中, 国/國, 美, 英, 德, 中国/國, 美国/國, 英国/國, 德国/國, 国家/國, 中国人/國, 美国/國人, 英国/國人, 德国/國人, 美人).
  3. 1) (2P) Skit presentation.  2) Movie time.   3) (7P) Go over common mistakes (宠,寵, 啊,只, 金, 条, 條, 真, 很).  4) Return test papers.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/23/12)

Objectives: 1) I can name colors in Chinese.  2) I can fluently introduce myself in Chinese.  3) I can use a website tool to type pinyin for my PPT art project.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Practice reading sentences #1-#9.  3) (5P) Flash cards.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Pass out flash cards or make flash cards (glue sticks, colored strips).  2) Teach terms (hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se, xi huan).  3) (2P) Pass out/go over sports terms.  Supplementary terms?
  2. 1) Write sentences #8-#9 (favorite sports and animals).  2) Practice reading sentences #1-9.  3) Model how to use a website tool to type pinyin for your PPT art project.

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Procedures for 2/22/12

Procedure for Chinese IV (2/22/12)—before and after school

目標: 1) I can sight read text passages fluently.  2) I can tell a story in Chinese by creating a comic strip.  3) I can understand the requirements for my comic strip project.

功課: 1) 寫/写新生字. 2) Read text passages on page 108-109 by Friday, 2/24/12.  3) Comic strip project due Friday, 2/24/12.

程序:

  1. 1) Return WB.  2) Go over Comic Strip Rubric.  3) Practice reading text passages on pages 108-109.
  2. 1) Teach new characters with terms (午餐, 晚餐, 抵達/达, 應該/应该, 時/时差).  2) Go over text passages on page 110.  .

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Procedure for HS Chinese III (2/22/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can rearrange characters to make logical sentences.  2) I can review vocabulary for quiz on Friday, 2/24/12.  3) I can sight read sentences fluently.

功课: 1) Scenes 12-18 movie discussion questions due Friday, 2/24/12.  2) Conversation Q/A: Friday, 2/24/12.  3) Vocabulary quiz: Friday, 2/24/12.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Get your WB.  2) Quick review (功夫片, 动/動作片, 动画/動畫片, 音乐/樂片, 历/歷史片, 喜剧/劇片, 科幻片, 新闻/聞, 天气预报/天氣預報, 教育节/節目, 音乐节/節目, 体育节/節目, 电视剧/電視劇, 无/無聊, 流行音乐/樂, 京剧/劇, 歌剧/劇,音乐会/音樂會,频道, 比赛/賽,周/週末,兴/興趣, 部, 场/場, 张/張, 对/對, 古典音樂, 热门音乐/樂,门/門票,电影/電影票). 2) Read text passages on pages 42-45.
  2. Group activity: WB page 52.  Turn in your work as a group.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (2/22/12)

Objectives: 1) I can use adjectives and adverbs to describe pets, people and objects.  2) I can use correct measure words for animals.

Homework: 1) Lesson Eight character definitions.  2) Practice your skit presentation, if not done.  3) Recite 12 zodiac animals on and before Friday, 2/24/12.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your Lesson Seven character worksheet.  2) Take one copy of Lesson Eight character worksheet.
  2. 1) Lesson Seven chapter test.  2) Practice reciting zodiac animals.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/22/12)

Objectives: 1) I can say my address in Chinese.  2) I can introduce myself in Chinese.

Homework: Practice reading sentences #1-#7.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (3P:Jorja, Jamie; 5P: Matt, Gabriella).  2) Review English address format.  3) Write sentence #7.  4) Read sentences #1-#7.
  2. 1) (3P) Pass out/go over animals handout.  Supplementary terms?  2) (5P) Pass out/go over sports handout.  Supplementary terms?  Pick out one favorite for your sentences 8-9 please.

 

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Procedures for 2/21/12

Procedure for Chinese III (2/21/12)

目標: 1) I can sight read text passages fluently.  2) I can name various TV programs and movie genres.  3) I can compare and contrast Chinese and American cultural differences through watching a Chinese movie.

功課: 1) 寫/写新生字.  2) 唸课文 42-45 页.  3) Round robin reading text pages 42-45 &  Lesson Four vocabulary quiz: Friday, 2/24/12.

程序:

  1. 1) Turn in your WB pages 44/46.  Return Scenes 10-11 movie discussion questions.  2) Take one set of movie discussion questions scenes 18-28 & one copy of Lesson Four text passages slip.
  2. 1) Quick review (功夫片, 动/動作片, 动画/動畫片, 音乐/樂片, 历/歷史片, 喜剧/劇片, 科幻片, 新闻/聞, 天气预报/天氣預報, 教育节/節目, 音乐节/節目, 体育节/節目, 电视剧/電視劇, 无/無聊, 流行音乐/樂, 京剧/劇, 歌剧/劇,音乐会/音樂會,频道, 比赛/賽,周/週末,兴/興趣, 部, 场/場, 张/張, 次, 对/對).  2) Teach new characters with terms (古, 典, 古典音樂, 门/門,热门音乐/樂,票, 门/門票,电影/電影票).
  3. 1) Read text passages on pages 42-45.  2) Go over scene 12-18 discussion questions.  3) Movie time.

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese 2P/7P (2/21/12)

Objectives: 1) I can create and present a skit with what I have learned in lessons 5, 6, and 7. 2) I can hold a simple conversation in Chinese.

Homework: 1) Study for your Lesson Seven chapter test.  2) Practice your skit, if you have not done it today.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your skit script and checklist.  2) Presentation.
  2. 1) Pass out/practice Lessons 7-8 Conversation handout.  2) (7P) Group activity: conversation card practice.

**  20 minutes for 2P Chinese I class today due to an assembly,

Procedure for MS Exploratory 3P/5P (2//12)

Objectives: 1) I can write my phone number in Chinese.  2) (5P) I can say animals in Chinese.

Homework: Practice reading sentences #1-#6.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return quizzes #1-#3 and draft #1 papers.  2) Makeup work (3P: Alonzo, Andre, —ask for E/I pass to work with Ms. Chang; Jorja: quizzes #2 / #3 + draft #1; Jamie; quiz #3; Marko: gift box; 5P: Gabriella, Shaun—get E/I pass for quizzes + draft #1, Matt—quiz #3 and draft 1; Xander: quiz #3).  3) Quiz #4: Monday, 2/27/12.  Art project and oral presentation: Wednesday, 2/29/12.
  2. 1) Write sentence #6.  2) Practice saying sentences #1-#6.
  3. (5P) Pass out/go over animals.  Pick out one favorite animal.  Supplementary terms?

**  25 minutes for 3P Exploratory Chinese class today due to assembly.

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Procedures for 2/17/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (2/17/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can write/comprehend a post card.  2) I can comprehend a dialogue.

功课: 1) WB pages 88.  2) Complete your comic strip.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Go over and revise diary entry.  2) Listening activity: WB page 89 Section D.  Go over the answer key.
  2. 1) Teach new characters with terms (準時/准时, 牛排, 不過/过, 點/点心, 不怎麼樣/不怎么样, 早餐 = 早飯/饭, 餐館/馆 = 飯館/饭馆, 餐廳/厅 = 飯廳/饭厅, 抵達/达, 應該/应该, 時/时差, 雖/虽然, 卻, 累, 一大早 = 很早).  2) Go over text passages on page 110.

Procedure for HS Chinese III (2/17/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can compare and contrast cultural, societal, and political differences between America and China.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions orally and in writing.

功课: WB pages 44 & 46.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turn in your scenes 10-11 movie discussion questions.  2) Guided practice: WB pages 44, 46.
  2. Watch video segment: 听音乐/ 聽音樂 http://english.cntv.cn/program/learnchinese/20110314/102204.shtml.
  3. 1) Conversation Q/A session.  2) Movie time.

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (2/17/12)

Objectives: 1) I can prepare for my chapter test next Wednesday.  2) I can comprehend text passages.

Homework: 1) Memorize your skit and practice presenting your skit for Tuesday, 2/21/12.  2) Study for your Lesson Seven chapter test on Wednesday, 2/22/12.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Seven study guide, one song lyrics and one slip of Word Bank.  2) Go over study guide.  3) Writing sample practice.
  2. Go over text passages on page 61.

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/17/12)

Objectives: 1) I can count/recognize numbers from zero to one hundred in Chinese characters.  2) I can say my birthday in Chinese.  3) I can explore Tangram piece game.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (一, 二, 三, 四, 五, 六, 七, 八, 九, 十).  2) Quiz #3.
  2. 1) Teach Chinese date format and new terms (sheng ri, nian).  2) Write sentence #5.
  3. (3P) Tangram pieces game (Part I).

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Procedures for 2/16/12

Procedure for HS Chinese III (2/16/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can talk about and express my opinions and preferences of leisure activities.  2) I can compare and contrast cultural difference and value systems between China and America.

功课: 1) 写/寫新生字.  2) Scenes 10-11 Movie Discussion Questions due tomorrow.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Take one copy of scenes 12-18 movie discussion questions.  2) Return scenes 7-9 movie discussion questions.  3) Turn in makeup work by Tuesday, 2/21/12.  Interim report cards will go out next week.
  2. 1) Go over scenes 12-18 movie discussion questions.  2) Teach new characters with terms (周/週末, 一块儿 = 一起, 兴/興, 趣, 请/請).
  3. 1) Go over text passages on pages 42-43.  2) Practice conversation questions.
  4. Movie time.

 

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (2/16/12)

Objectives: 1) I can name various animals.  2) I can sing Chinese songs.  3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese legendary animal: pandas.

Homework: 1) Study for your Lesson 7 chapter test: Wednesday, 2/22/12.  2) Complete and type your movie discussion questions.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Supplementary animal terms and song lyrics.  2) Check all script hardcopy and Google Docs.  3) Recite first four zodiac animals by next Friday, 2/24/12.  Lesson Seven chapter test: Wednesday, 2/22/12, and skit presentation: Tuesday, 2/21/12.
  2. 1) Go over Supplementary animal terms.  2) Song time.  3) Culture reading: text pages 65: The Legend of Pandas.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/16/12)

Objectives: 1) I can construct sentences to introduce my family members.  2) I can explore Chinese version rock, scissors and paper game.  4) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese family structure.

Homework: 1) Practice reading sentences #1-#4.  2) Review number table for quiz #3 tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Practice reading your sentences #1-#3.  2) Quick review (baba, mama, gege, didi, meimei, jiejie, sui, jia, you, ge ren).  3) Teach new terms (he, liang)
  2. Write sentences #4.
  3. 1) Finger guessing game tournament.  2) Cultural reading: Chinese family structure.

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Procedures for 2/15/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (2/15/12)—before/after school

目标 (MùBiāo): I can read and comprehend authentic text passages.

功课: 1) WB page 88. 2) Practice reading text passages on pages 108.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. Read text page 108.
  2. Go over WB page 90.

Procedure for HS Chinese III (2/15/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can ask and answer simple questions about leisure activities and my preferences.  2) I can name simple movie/music genres; I can read a TV guide.

功课: 1) Movie scenes 10-11 discussion questions due on Friday.  2) Prepare conversation questions.  Q/A on Friday, 2/17/12.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Return skit grades.  Questions after class?  2) Go over scenes 10-11 questions.  3) Review and Q/A (reading TV guide) session.
  2. Class work: Conversation questions.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (2/15/12)

Objectives: 1) I can compare and contrast Chinese and American cultural differences through watching a Chinese movie.  2) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese zodiac animals and its legend.

Homework: 1) Study for your Lesson 7 chapter test: Wednesday, 2/22/12.  2) Memorize the order of 12 animals by Friday, 2/22/12.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return skit papers or check your Google Docs.  Ask questions to clarify Ms. Chang’s comments.  2) Skit presentation: Tuesday, 2/21/12.  Have Ms. Chang proofread your work before you present.  3) Go over common HW mistakes (name, # of people and # of pets).
  2. 1) Read text passages on pages 54-56.  2) Culture reading: Go over text pages 61-62.  3) DVD: Chinese zodiac animals.
  3. Movie time.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/15/12)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese sentences about myself and my family.  2) (5P) I can explore Chinese finger guessing game.  3) I can brainstorm ideas for my art project.  4) (3P) I can make origami.

Homework: Review number table for quiz #3 on Friday, 2/17/12.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (sui, jia, you, ge ren, baba, mama, gege, didi, jiejie, meimei).  2) Practice reading sentences #1-#3.  3) Counting from zero to one hundred.  Challenging questions??? 4) (3P) Finish gift box.
  2. 1) Showcase art project samples (drawings).
  3. (5P) Finger guessing game.

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