Archive for February 27th, 2012

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 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.


  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.


  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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