Archive for February 28th, 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 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.


  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.


  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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