Archive for February, 2012

Procedures for 2/14/12

Procedure for HS Chinese III (2/14/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can acquire terms for various movie and music genres, TV programs, and various sports.  2) I can express my or other people’s preferences of leisure activites

功课: 1) Practice reading text passages on page 42.  2) Complete scenes 10-11 movie discussion questions.  Due Thursday.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Four supplementary terms handout.  2) Ms. Chang checks your WB page 42.  Go over the answer key.
  2. 1) Go over supplementary terms handout.  2) Skit presentation.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (2/14/12)

Objectives: 1) I can create a skit about my family, and my pets.  2) I can talk about my family and my pets.

Homework: Study for your chapter test.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Ms. Chang checks your WB page 46.  2) Fix your family and pets paragraphs in your PPT.  3) Insert pictures for your family members and pets.  Print in your PPT in handout format and turn in your work.
  2. Type your skit.  Turn in your work.
  3. Log onto P drive, click Ms. Chang’s folder and click Ni Hao 1.  Click Lesson 7 for interactive review game.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/14/12)

Objectives: 1) (5P) I can brainstorm ideas for my art project.  2) I can write sentences about myself and my family.  3) I can create two origami products.

Homework: Review number table.

Procedure:

  1. Pass out/go over oral presentation sentences handout.
  2. 1) Teach new terms (sui, jia, you, ge ren, baba, mama, gege, meimei, jiejie, didi).  2) Write sentences #1-#3.
  3. 1) Complete origami product.  2) (5P) Showcase art project samples (movies, PPT, drawing samples).

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Procedures for 2/13/12

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

目标 (MùBiāo): I can write a diary entry, a note for the bulletin board and a letter about many topics.

功课: 1) WB page 88.  2) Comic strip project due Tuesday, 2/21/12.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turn in your 5 sentences and diary entry.  2) Edit diary entry (Trey) or 2) Quick review of text pages 108-109.  Go over terms ().  3) Teach new characters (參加, 最近, 時…時…, 流行, 如果, 可能, 休息, 行政大楼, 症狀, 醫務室).
  2. Listening activity: WB page 89.  Go over the answer key.

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

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can name various movie/music genres.  2) I can apply what I have learned to create a skit about asking and following directions.

功课: 1) WB page 42.  2) 写新生字.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turn in your skit hard copy w/checklist.  2) Pair work: warm up for your presentation.
  2. Teach new characters with terms (迷, 球迷, 电视/電視迷, 影迷, 迷路, 片, 影片, 动画/動畫片, 幻, 幻想, 科幻片, 无/無, 聊, 聊天).
  3. Skit presentation.

 

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions in Chinese.  2) I can sight read text passages fluently.

Homework: WB page 46.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Work in lab tomorrow.  Get pictures (family, pets), revised paragraphs (family, pets), and skit draft ready.  2) Lock down procedure.  3) Read text passages on pages 54-56.
  2. 1) Listening activity: WB page 44 (Section E).  Go over the answer key.  2) Share interview result (WB page 43 Section C) and round robin reading.  3) Go over text passages on pages 56.  57 & 58.
  3. Conversation question practice with new sentence patterns.

 

 

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can recognize and explain Chinese characters for numbers and simple pictures.  2) I can explore and create two origami products.  3) I can explore Chinese version Rock n Scissors finger guessing game.

Homework: Review Chinese characters representing numbers from zero to one hundred.  Quiz #3: Friday, 2/17/12.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review.  2) Quiz #2.  3) Go over lock down procedure.
  2. 1) Count from zero to one hundred.  2) Culture reading: Chinese finger guessing game.
  3. 1) (3P) Pass out and prepare colored papers.  2) Origami.  Collect for grade.

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Procedures for 2/10/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (2/10/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): I can apply what I have learned before to write a diary entry, a note for bulletin board and a letter.

功课: 1) One diary entry.  10 sentences long.  Due Monday, 2/13/12.  2) Make sentences (又…又…, 聽/听說, 已經/经, < verb > 得 < adverb >, < verb > 了 < period of time>).   Due on Monday, 2/13/12.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. Review terms on page 108 (大概, 覺/觉得 = 想, 又…又, 聽/听說, 已經/经, 改天, 眼睛, 鼻子, 長 ó 短, 大 ó _, 大小, 漂亮, 好吃, 好看, 好聽/听, 壽桃, 月餅, 粽子, 不能 ó 能, 可能, 挺 ó 塌, 所有, 看起來, 吃起來, 聽/听起來, 穿起來, 一樣/样, 都一樣/样, 一家人 = 全家人, 大家).

2.   Review terms on page 109 (最近, 時/时 < adjective > 時/时 < adjective >, 得, 流行性, 感冒, 喉嚨/陇, 咳嗽, 發/发高燒/烧, 頭/头痛, 護/护士, 量, 體/体溫, 症狀/状, 如果…..< 的話 >, 醫/医務室, 行政大樓/楼, 休息).

 

 

Procedure for HS Chinese III (2/10/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can ask and answer questions about favorite and least favorite TV programs.  2) I can compare and contrast American and Chinese cultural and societal differences through watching a Chinese movie.

功课: 1) Skit final version/presentation due next Monday.  2) Research for your video music.  3) E-mail Ms. Chang your road map over the weekend.  Your road map will be displayed when you present your skit.

程序 (ChéngXù):

1.   1) Turn in your Scenes 7, 8,  & 8-9 movie discussion questions.  2) Take one copy of scenes 10, 11 movie discussion questions.  3) Pair activity: finish up your skit.

2.   1) Class activity: WB page 43 interview.  2) Movie time.

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can use different way to ask questions.  2) I can compare and contrast American and Chinese cultural difference through watching a movie.  3) I can use adverbs to modify adjectives.  4) I can apply what I have learned to create a skit.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Practice reading text passages 54-55.

Procedure:

1.   1) Captains check WB page 45.  2) Who’s coming for Chinese Club???  3) Need extra time for your skit?

2.   1) Teach new characters with terms (兇, 真, 它, 牠, 啊, 很, 真人, 很好, 很大, 很小, 很兇, 很老, 小姐, 誰啊?  是啊).  2) Read text passages on pages 54-55.

3.   Teach/practice sentence patterns (有沒有 = 有吗/嗎, 这/這是谁/誰的 < objects > = 这/這 < object > 是谁/誰的).

4.   1) Movie time.  2) Pair working time.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/10/12)

Objectives: 1) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese zodiac animals and Chinese yo-yo.  2) I can explore origami/folding paper.  3) I can count from zero to one hundred.

Homework: Study for your quizzes on Monday and Friday.

Procedure:

1.   1) Quick review (yi 一, er二, san三, si四, wu五, liu六, qi七, ba八, jiu九, shi十, ling零, bai百, ri日, yue月, mu木, shan山, huo火, shui水, ren人, kou口).  2) Quiz #3: Friday, 2/17/12.  Connecting the dots.  3) Pass out number table.  Introduce Chinese counting principle.  Count from zero to one hundred.

2.   1) Culture reading: Chinese zodiac animals.  2) DVD: Chinese yo-yo.

3.   (5P) 1) Pass out colored papers.  2) Prepare colored papers for folding.

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Procedures for 2/9/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (2/9/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): I can write a diary entry, a note for the bulletin board, or a letter.

功课: 1) Make 5 sentences (又…又…, < verb > 得 < adverb >, < verb> 了 < time period >, 已經/经, 聽說/听说).  2) Diary entry due next Monday/Tuesday (10 sentences).

程序 (ChéngXù):

1.   1) Turn in your 5-sentence assignment.  2) Go over text passages on pages 108-109.

Procedure for HS Chinese III (2/9/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can talk about my leisure activities and expression my opinions or preferences of leisure activities.  2) I can read a TV guide.  3) I can compare and contrast Chinese and American cultural and societal differences through viewing a Chinese movie.

功课: 1) Write new characters.  2) Scenes 7 & 8-9 discussion questions due tomorrow.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Course recommendation form??  2) Review/Teach new characters with terms (頻, 頻道, 知道, 意思, 小意思, 沒意思, 真/很有意思, 部, 场/場, 过/過, 剧/劇, 话剧/話劇, 歌剧/歌劇, 电视剧/電視劇).  3) Go over text page 47.
  2. 1) Pair work—fix mistakes.  2) Chinese chanting.  3) Song time.  4) Movie time.

 

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can describe animals, people or objects with adjectives.  2) I can apply what I learn from previous lessons to create a skit.  3) I can compare and contrast Chinese and American cultural differences through watching a Chinese movie.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) WB page 45.  3) Practice reading text passages on page 55.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Pair activity: Finalize your skit draft ó Ms. Chang checks your WB page 47.
  2. 1) Read text passages on page 55.  2) Movie time.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/9/12)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese numbers.  2) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese zodiac animals, the Great Wall of China and the Summer Palace.  3) I can locate Chinese number characters on the newspaper.

Homework: Review learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Collect 12 number characters writing assignment.  2) Quick review (yi, er, san, si, wu, liu, qi, ba, jiu, shi, ling, bai).  3) Make up work (5P: Jackson, Shaun, Xander).  4) (3P) Audio file.  5) Newspaper hunting activity.
  2. Brainstorm ideas for your art project (crafts, baking, PPT).
  3. DVD: (3P) Chinese Zodiac animals.  (5P) The Great Wall of China and the Summer Palace.

Front Page on February 9th, 2012

Procedures for 2/8/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (2/8/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): I can evaluate three different website tools and choose one to create a video, comic strip or a story to present a Chinese story.

功课: Your comic strip/animation/video due on Wednesday, 2/20/12.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. Log onto htto://www.toondoo.com to get overview of this website (several tutorials are available, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZNdzDglRms, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RutIIIh20t0, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TaWS7A3cBKU, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgcYAAuBxDo, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgPTMP82-Hg)
  2. Log onto http://goanimate.com/?signup=1&returnto=%2Fvideomaker%2Ffull%2Ftutorial (for GoAnimate tutorial).
  3. Log onto http://storybird.com/tour/ to get overview of this website.  2) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79f1DLtMt-w, or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XdtcrCE6yU)

Procedure for HS Chinese III (2/8/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can create a skit with a road map to give directions.  2) I can gain listening comprehension by watching authentic videos.  3) I can research on Chinese songs.

功课: 1) Draft due at the end of the class today.  2) Music/Chanting video due on 3/8/12.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Course recommendation forms?? 2) Type and complete a road map with your skit.  Turn in your work to Ms. Chang.
  2. When you are done, click the following links for enrichment.  1) 2015 生活http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7K7s-nDC35c.  2) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZP-qZt6i9Q&feature=fvst
  3. Search for Chinese songs in YouTube for your next project.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (2/8/12)

Objectives: 1) I can describe animals, people, or objects with adjectives.  2) I can brainstorm ideas to create a skit.

Homework: 1) Practice reading text passages on page 55.  2) WB 47.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lessons 4, 5 and 6 skit checklist.  2) Return papers (family pet paragraph; 1 copy at 7P without name!!).  Lesson Seven chapter test: Friday, 2/17/12.  3) Chinese Club activity: Friday, 2/10/12.  Bring a box to contain your model, please.  4) Read text passages on page 55.
  2. 1) Pair activity: brainstorm ideas and lay down sentences ó 2) Share your WB page 43 interview result.  3) Show Ms. Chang your WB pages 42 & 44.
  3. Round robin reading: text page 54.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/8/12)

Objetives: 1) I can say simple Chinese numbers.  2) I can locate many Chinese number characters on Chinese newspaper.  3) I can brainstorm ideas for my art project.  4) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese zodiac animals, the Great Wall of China, and the Summer Palace.

Homework:  Review all learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Collect writing assignment.  2) Quick review (yi, er, san, si, wu, liu, qi, ba, jiu, shi, ling, bai).  3) Newspaper hunting activity.
  2. 1) (3P) DVD: Culture reading: Chinese zodiac animals.  5P) The Great Wall + The Summer Palace.  2) Showcase sample art projects.

 

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Procedures for 2/7/12

Procedure for HS Chinese III (2/7/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can talk about leisure activities, express my preferences and opinions of leisure activities.  2) I can create a skit to give directions. 

功课: 1) Write new characters.  2) Finalize your skit draft.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Course recommendation form?? 2) Work in Red Lab tomorrow to type your skit and direction map.  Work due at the end of class tomorrow.
  2. 1) Teach new characters with terms (會/会, 音樂會/音乐会, 目, 節/节目, 節/节目單/单, 電視節目/电视节目, 聞/闻, 新聞/闻, 比, 比赛/賽, 赛车/賽車, 賽/赛跑, 頻道).  2) Sing Chinese chanting.
  3. 1) Movie time.  2) Pair work: finalize your skit.

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can ask and answer simple Chinese conversation questions.  2) I can sight read text passages with fluency.  3) (2P) I can compare and contrast Chinese and American cultural differences through watching a Chinese movie.

Homework: 1) WB pages 42 & 44 (Section D).  2) Practice reading text passages on page 54. Round robin reading tomorrow.  3) Share interview result tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your animal paragraph.  2) Work in lab on Tuesday, 2/14/12.  3) Quick review (大, 小, 凶/兇, 可, 愛).  4) Read text passage on page 54.
  2. 1) Listening activity: WB page 43.  Go over the answer key.  2) Class interview activity: WB page 43.
  3. 1) Pair activity: Conversation practice.  2) (2P) Movie time.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/7/12)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese numbers.  2) I can write simple Chinese number characters.  3) I can acquire Chinese cultural knowledge about Chinese lucky/unlucky numbers, Chinese folk of paper cutting, and the Great Wall of China/Chinese Zodiac Animals.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Complete rows of characters.  (5P) Due tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup test (5P: Shaun, Xander, Jackson, Gabriela)?  2) Quick review (3P: yi, er, san, si, wu, liu; 5P: yi, er, san, si, wu, liu, qi, ba, jiu, shi). 3) Teach new terms (3P: qi, ba, jiu, shi, ling, bai; 5P: ling, bai) with characters.  4) (5P) Audio CD.
  2. Cultural reading: Chinese lucky and unlucky numbers.
  3. DVD: 1) Chinese paper cutting.  2) (3P) The Great Wall of China.  (5P): Chinese Zodiac Story.

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Procedures for 2/6/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (2/6/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): I can write a diary entry, a note for the bulletin board and a letter using advanced language on a variety of topics.

功课: 1) Write new characters 2) Practice reading text passages on page 108.  3) Make sentences (逛街, 一起, 因為/为..所以, 以為/为, 一點/点都不 < adjective >).  Due on Wednesday.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Return WB/worksheet.  2) Review terms (今天, 明天, 後/后天, 前天, 昨天, 大前天, 大後/后天, 日記/记, 忘記/记= 不記/记得 ó 記/记得, 星期, 天氣/气, 氣/候, 生日, 過/过生日, 晴, 陪, 請/请, 逛街, 一起, 一定, 一共, 因為/为..所以, 以為/为, 意思, 小意思, 沒意思, 真/很有意思, 還/还有, 一點/点都不 < adjective >)
  2. Teach new characters with terms (複, 複習/复习, 參/参加,).
  3. < verb > 得很/不 < adjective >: 說得很好, 說得不好, 說得很不好, 說得很差, 打得很好, 打得不好, 打得很不好, 打得很差, 長得很像, 長得很大, 長得很高, …
  4. < verb > 了 < time period>: has/have done an action for a duration of time: 住了兩年, 學/学了四年, 寫/写了一小时, etc.

 Procedure for HS Chinese III (2/6/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can compare and contrast American and Chinese cultural differences through watching a Chinese movie.  2) I can create a skit to give/follow directions.

功课: Typed skit draft due Wednesday, 2/8/12; Skit presentation: Monday, 2/13/12.

程序 (ChéngXù):

1.   1) Completed, signed 2012-13 course selection worksheets are due in 1P class on Thursday, 2/9/12.  You risk losing course choices for next year if your worksheets are missing or incomplete.  2) Course recommendation form???

3) Spirit Week – 2/6 Monday: Pajama Day   – 2/7 Tuesday: Dress for a Cause –  Pick your favorite – breast  cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and wear a T-shirt with the logo or the color of the cause!  – 2/8 Wednesday: Pick your favorite fad from the past. Tie Dye, Neon, Shoulder pads, bell bottoms!  – 2/9 Thursday: Class Color Day – Teachers wear Blue for Blue Ribbon school! – 2/10 Friday: Spirit Day – Crimson and Gold and Bees!  3) Department Chair, Mrs. Barzis will visit our class tomorrow.

2.   1) Return/explain papers (chapter test, Scenes 5-6).  2) Go over scene 7 discussion questions.

3.   1) Pass out/go over skit choices.  2) Pair work: brainstorm ideas / lay down sentences (tomorrow ten more minutes).  Type your draft in Red Lab on Wednesday.

4.   Movie time.

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (2/6/12)

Objectives: 1) I can talk/write about pets.  2) I can sight read text passages fluently.  3) I can compare and contrast Chinese and American cultural differences through viewing a Chinese movie.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Practice reading text passages on page 54.  3) Draft for pets due tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Seven text passages.  2) Quick review.  3) Practice reading text passages on page 54.  4) Clarify Pet paragraph—what kind and how many pets do you have? What is your pet’s name?  How old is your pet?
  2. Review/Teach new terms (大 ó 小, 凶/兇, 可, 爱/愛, 爱/愛好, 凶/兇 ó 可爱/愛, 可是, 大小, 愛/愛人, 大人, 小人, 老人, 只是, 只有, 是 <=> 不是, 有 ó 沒有).
  3. Conversation time.  Q/A session.

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/6/12)

Objectives: 1) I can say/write simple Chinese number characters.  2) I can use chopsticks to hold food.  3) I can acquire cultural knowledge about the legend of pandas.

Homework: Review learned syllables and characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (greetings unit).  2) Quiz #1.   3) Quiz #2: Monday, 2/13/12.
  2. 1) Quick review (yi, er, san, si, wu).  2) Teach new terms (3P: liu; 5P: liu, qi, ba, jiu, shi) and characters.
  3. 1) Cultural reading: Legend of Pandas.  2) Pass out chopsticks for practice.

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Procedures for 2/3/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (2/3/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): I can discuss travel plans, read travel brochures and flight timetables, assess photographs, talk about travel preparations and seeing someone off on a trip.

功课: N/A

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turn in your Lesson Seven character worksheet and your WB.  2) Complete all your text passages reading by the end of today (pages 96-98).
  2. Lesson Seven chapter test.

Procedure for HS Chinese III (2/3/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): I can apply learned materials (shopping, clothes, weather, directions, math, date and time) to an Amazing Race activity.

功课: N/A

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turn in your Scenes 5-6 movie discussion questions.  2) Course recommendation?   3) All pairs wear your wrist band and get a plastic bag with your passport instructions.
  2. Good luck to your Amazing Race project.

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I at 2P/7P

 

Objectives: 1) I can use proper measure/counting words for animals.  2) I can talk/write about my pets.  3) I can compare and contrast Chinese and American cultural differences through watching a Chinese movie.  )

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Know all meanings/sounds of learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (狗, 马/馬, 猫/貓, 鸟/鳥, 金, 鱼/魚, 金鱼/魚).  2) Teach new characters (宠/寵, 物, 匹, 只/隻, 条/條).  3) Course recommendations?
  2. 1) Conversation questions.  2) Writing practice: what kind of pets do you have, how many pets do you have?  What is its name and it age?
  3. Movie time.

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can say simple greeting terms.  2) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese tea.  3) I can say numbers in Chinese.

Homework: 1) Study for your quiz on Monday, 2/6/12.  2) Complete rows of Chinese characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Check your paper-cutting patterns.  Collect for grades.  2) Quick review (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zhang Lao Shi, Zai Jian, Zao, Ni Zao, Zao An, Zao Shang Hao, Shang Ke, Xia Ke, Qi Li, Jiang Li, Zuo X, ia, Qing Zuo, Lao Shi Hao, Tong Xue Men Hao, Dong Le ma, Dong  Le, Bu Dong, Dui Bu Qi, Mei Guan Xi).  3) Teach Chinese numbers and write Chinese characters (yi, er, san, si, wu).
  2. 1) Culture reading: Chinese tea.  2) DVD: Chinese tea culture.

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Procedures for 2/1/12

Procedure for HS Chinese III (2/1/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can talk about modes of transport, distances, travel times, as well as give directions.  2) I can prepare for the Amazing Race project.

功课: 1) Lesson Four character definitions.  2) Practice folding origamii, and assemble tangram pieces.  3) Review places, weather, clothes items, colors, fruits, math operators, money terms, date, time, puzzles and various room names.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Turn in your Lesson Three character worksheet.  2) Take one copy of Lesson Four character worksheet.  3) Mr. DeTray will cover while Ms. Chang moves to Mrs. Chen’s classroom.
  2. Lesson Three chapter test ó Prepare for your oral exam (Caelan, Kristen, Adam, Cait, Wyatt, Colin, Heidi, Melissa) after class and/or after school.  Last day today (two chances).
  3. 1) Complete Lesson Four character definitions.  2) Practice origami and tangram activities.

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can talk about my pets.  2) I can review my work for better understanding of previous learned terms.

Homework: Write new characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Captains check character definitions.  2) Makeup work (2P: Lance—worksheet; Colin: makeup chapter test; 7P: Amari—worksheet/chapter test/definitions/interview sharing; Weston: interview sharing).  3) Return papers.  4) Go over common mistakes (家, 爸, 哥, 姐, 弟, 姓, 人, 字, water and female radicals).  5) Chinese Club group picture: Friday, at the end of 1P.  6) Go over Lesson Seven.
  2. 1) Teach new characters with terms (狗, 马/馬, 猫/貓, 鸟/鳥, 金, 鱼/魚, 金鱼/魚).

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/1/12)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple greeting terms.  2) I can gain cultural knowledge about China.  3) I can explore Chinese folk art of paper cutting.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Paper cut patterns due tomorrow, if not complete in class.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (3P: Jamie, Marko, Ryan; 5P: Gabriella, Chloe, Kirsten).  2) Quick review (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zhang Lao Shi, Zai Jian, Zao, Ni Zao, Zao An, Zao Shang Hao, Shang Ke, Xia Ke, Qi Li, Jiang Li, Zuo Xia, Qing Zuo).  2) Teach new terms (Lao Shi Hao, Tong Xue Men Hao, Dong Le ma, Dong Le, Bu Dong).
  2. 1) Culture reading: text pages 4-5.  2) Showcase seals, brush pens, xuan paper, ink stick, & ink stone.
  3. Pass out paper cut patterns.  Class activity: cut out longevity paper pattern.  Collect for grades.

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