Archive for March, 2012

Procedures for 3/15/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (3/15/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can sight read text passages fluently. 2) I can verbally describe images with complete sentences.

功课: 1) Orally share your 30 sentences tomorrow.  2) Turn in final version of 30 sentences by Monday, 3/19/12.

程序 (ChéngXù):

1.   1) Read 1st/2nd paragraphs on text page 2.  2) Finish up 3rd paragraph.  3) Go over individual work.

Procedure for HS Chinese III (3/15/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can ask / answer questions.  2) I can use website tools to review learned materials.

功课: 1) All work (translation of the conversation questions) due at the end of tomorrow.  2) Finalize scripts by the end of tomorrow.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Return papers (Jay, Aashna, Claire, John).  2) Get a copy of conversation questions from Ms. Szell.  Work independently or in pairs, type your work (translate not answer those questions) to each question in pinyin.  Turn in your work by the end of tomorrow to Ms. Szell.  We will share next week.
  2. Go to P driver, click Ni Hao 2 or Ni Hao 3 and click any lesson to play interactive game.
  3. Go back to either Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday blog and click links to watch video clips and/or reading comprehension exercises.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (3/15/12)

Objectives: 1) I can construct a PPT to introduce my family and myself.  2) I can sight read text passages fluently.  3) I can utilize website tools to type Chinese characters and make audacity recording.

Homework: Study for chapter test tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (2P: Dan, James, Jonah—WB page 53).  2) Take one copy of highlighted text passages slip for audacity recording.  Write down your name and turn in your slip to Ms. Chang when you are done with recording.  Name your MP3 or WAV file as < last name > and submit to Ms. Chang’s folder in O drive.
  2. Create new slides and type your 5 sentences to expand your PPT file.  Print out a handout format of your PPT and turn it in.  You can either use either one of the editors: 1) Go to http://www.mdbg.net/chindict/chindict.php?page=tools and click Type Chinese from the middle of left-hand menu.  When a window pops up, you click either Mandarin Pinyin – Simplified or Mandarin Pinyin – Traditional.  You then enter pinyin and select appropriate character.  2) Go to http://www.chinese-tools.com/tools/ime.html and scroll down your screen.  Type pinyin and select appropriate character.  Cut and paste into your PPT slide.  Only simplified characters are available in this website, though.
  3. Go to P drive and click Ni Hao1 and play Lesson Eight interactive game for review.

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

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms.  2) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese folk art of paper cut and publications.

Homework: Review learned terms for quiz #1 tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Collect 8 Chinese characters writing assignment (3P: Allison/Erin; 7P: James, Steelley, Erin, Michael, Seth, Chris, Sean, Brenden, Jose, Noah).  2) Return papers.  3) Quick review.  4) Teach new terms (Dui Bu Qi, Mei Guan Xi).
  2. 1) (3P) Culture reading: Chinese calligraphy.  2) Culture reading: Introduction to China (pages 3-4).  Showcase Chinese publications & seals.
  3. DVD: (5P) Chongqing + Paper cut.

 

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Procedures for 3/14/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (3/14/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can create/narrate a story based on pictures provided.  2) I can talk about my holiday and how I enjoyed it.

功课: 1) Fix mistakes and edit draft for final version.  2) Orally share your sentences tomorrow.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Return papers.  Go over individual mistakes.  2) Read 1st/2nd text passages on page 1.
  2. Listening comprehension review quiz.
  3. Go over text passages on page 1.

Procedure for HS Chinese III (3/14/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can prepare for my video presentation.  2) I can utilize and explore websites to sharpen my listening and reading comprehension.

功课: Have all song lyrics and cooking instructions and procedures finalized by the end of this week.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Mr. Goodman returns your movie discussion questions.  (Sorry.  I have not finished grading Claire’s and John’s papers.  Will return tomorrow.)  2) For those who plan for cooking video, please make sure you convert Chinese metric system (grams, etc) into American customary system (ounces, etc).  Google the information of conversion.  3) Write down your song title or dish name on a piece of paper and turn it in to Mr. Goodwin.
  2. Log onto the following links for video segments.  1) Making a Phone Call, http://english.cntv.cn/program/learnchinese/20101029/100585.shtml, 2) Buying Fruits, http://english.cntv.cn/program/learnchinese/20101026/101095.shtml, 3) Direction, http://english.cntv.cn/program/learnchinese/20101022/100688.shtml
  3. Log onto the following links for reading comprehension.  1) Having tea, please.  http://chinese.rutgers.edu/class_content_simplified_chinese/level1/class1-to-9/class8/aux4_cs.htm, 2) What’s your name, please?  http://chinese.rutgers.edu/class_content_simplified_chinese/level1/class1-to-9/class9/aux4_cs.htm, 3) May I use your phone, please? http://chinese.rutgers.edu/class_content_simplified_chinese/level1/class10-to-19/class11/aux4_cs.htm.

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (3/14/12)

Objectives: 1) I can prepare for my audacity recording and chapter test.  2) I can construct sentences and expand my current PPT file to introduce my family and myself.

Homework: 1) Study for your audacity recording tomorrow.  2) Study for your chapter test on Friday, 3/16/12.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (2P: Chloe, Andrew B., James, Josh—Model UN students).  2) Take one copy of Lesson Eight chapter test study guide and one word bank slip.  Bring your 5-sentence draft tomorrow.  3) Captains check WB page 54.  Go over the answer key.  4) Go over study guide.
  2. 1) Read text passages on pages 66-69.  2) Introduce a website to type Chinese characters.
  3. Practice writing samples.

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms.  2) I can write simple Chinese characters.  3) (5P) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese major cities.

Homework: 8 Chinese characters due tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review.  Return Spanish projects.  2) Teach new terms (Dong le ma, Dong le, Bu dong).  3) Teach new characters (Ren, Kou, Shui, Huo).  Collect, if done.
  2. (5P) DVD: Shanghai, Beijing, and Chongqing.

 

**  Fire drill at the end of 3rd period.

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Procedures for 3/13/12

Procedure for HS Chinese III (3/13/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can reference other people’s work to help me design my video presentation.  2) I can review learned materials through playing an interactive game.  3) I can use online assessment tools to evaluate my own Chinese learning.

功课: Finalize song lyrics or recipe (ingredients, procedures) by the end of this week.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Use your song title or recipe title as a keyword and search for related videos in YouTube.  Jot down ideas for your production.
  2. Log onto P drive, click Ni Hao 3 and play Lessons One, Two, Three, Four interactive games.
  3. For those who like to try out your Chinese grammar proficiency, click the following links from Rutgers U.: 1) How are your?  http://chinese.rutgers.edu/class_content_simplified_chinese/level1/class1-to-9/class1/aux4_cs.htm, 2) This is my friend: http://chinese.rutgers.edu/class_content_simplified_chinese/level1/class1-to-9/class4/aux4_cs.htm, 3) What nationality are you?  http://chinese.rutgers.edu/class_content_simplified_chinese/level1/class1-to-9/class6/aux4_cs.htm, 4) What is this?  http://chinese.rutgers.edu/class_content_simplified_chinese/level1/class1-to-9/class7/aux4_cs.htm

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (3/13/12)

Objectives: 1) I can use a new sentence pattern to express language proficiency.  2) I can name Mandarin Chinese with various terms.  3) I can polish my Chinese listening/reading proficiency through viewing video segments or practicing reading passages.

Homework: WB page 54.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (2P: Alex; 7P: Alissa).  2) Captains check WB page 53.  Go over the answer key.  3) Read text passages on pages 66-69.
  2. (2P) 1) Reading comprehension: text pages 74-75.  2) Culture reading: text page 76.  3) Happy Chinese video segments.
  3. (7P) 1) Movie discussion questions/answers sharing. 2) Rutgers U. Beginning Chinese exercise: http://chinese.rutgers.edu/class_content_simplified_chinese/level1/class1-to-9/class1/dialog_cs.htm

 

 

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

 

Objectives: 1) I can say simple greeting terms.  2) I can write simple Chinese characters. 3) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese calligraphy.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Complete writing Chinese characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (3P: Bliss; 5P: Seth, Maisy).  2) Return your Spanish projects.  3) Quick review.  4) Teach new terms (Shang Ke, Xia Ke, Tong Xue Men Hao).
  2. 1) Teach Chinese characters (ri, yue, mu, shan).  2) DVD: calligraphy.  4) Showcase four treasures: brush pen, ink stone, ink tablet, and paper.  5) (5P) Culture reading: Chinese calligraphy.

 

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Procedures for 3/12/12

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

目标 (MùBiāo): I can utilize two web sites to finalize a song or a recipe for my video presentation.

功课: 1) Finalize your song or cooking recipe.  2) Convert lyrics/cooking procedure into Hanyu pinyin.  Rewrite all phrases/sentences into simple, manageable Chinese sentences by this Friday.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Sorry for not having headsets for everyone.  Media center has very limited left due to OGT week.  Please use your own or listen to the video quietly.  For those who plan to make a cooking video, please get one copy of translation (receipt site) from Ms. Szell.  We will go over rubric next Monday, 3/19/12.
  2. 1) Log onto http://www.singchinesesongs.com/ or http://www.ytower.com.tw/recipe/recipe.asp to check out songs or recipes that you are interested in.   2) Use http://www.mdbg.net/chindict/chindict.php to look up any unfamiliar character/terms.
  3. If you prefer, you can also create a news show to report weather forecast, international news, entertainment, sports, local news, etc.  Talk to Ms. Chang for details, please.

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can use a new sentence pattern to express language proficiency.  2) I can name Mandarin Chinese with various terms.  3) (7P) I can discuss and share opinions about a movie with my peers.

Homework: WB page 53.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return papers.  2) Makeup work (2P: Alex—movie discussion questions; Brynne: 5-sentence draft; 7P: Alissa-5 sentences and WB page 51).  3) Report to the front auditorium for a positive character presentation during E/I tomorrow.
  2. 2) Listening activity: WB page 50 Section B.  Go over the answer key.  2) Seat work: WB page 50 Section C.
  3. 1) Read text passages on pages 66-69.  2) Teach sentence patter on pages 70-72.  3) Reading: text pages 74-76.
  4. (7P) 1) Culture reading: page 76.  2) Movie discussion questions sharing, if time allows.

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms.  2) I can write simple Chinese characters.  3) I can hold chopsticks to pick up food

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Complete writing Chinese characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (3P: Bliss—2, Jacob, Brianna, Ally, Zach; 5P: Seth, Maisy, Steelley).  2) All 8th graders report to the front auditorium for a positive character presentation during E/I tomorrow.   3) Quick review.  4) Teach new terms (Qi Li, Jing Li, Zuo Xia, Qing Zuo).
  2. 1) Teach Chinese characters (Ri).  2) Chopsticks practice.

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Procedures for 3/9/12

Procedure for HS Chinese III (3/9/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can describe and compare people and/or objects with adjectives.  2) I can explore and utilize two websites to help my video presentation title/topic.

功课: 写新生字。

程序 (ChéngXù):

1.  1) Clarification (OGT week).  2) Project expectations (mouth movements ó no separation recording in cooking…>.  3) Introduce 2 websites to explore: a) http://www.singchinesesongs.com/, b) http://www.ytower.com.tw/recipe/recipe.asp .

2.  Teach new characters with terms (长/長, 较/較, 高, 矮, 像, 好久不見, 比, 比较/較).  2) Teach sentence patterns (A比B < adjective >, A/B 比较/較 < adjective >).

3.  YouTube video segment: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZP-qZt6i9Q&feature=fvst

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (3/9/12)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about my nationality and language proficiency.  2) I can comprehend Chinese through viewing video segments.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Practice reading text pages 68-69.

Procedure:

  1. 1) (2P) Take one copy of revised text passage slip.  2) Makeup work (2P: Joy, Lance, Alex, Jonah, Brynne—WB page 51; Joy, T.J., Brynne, Colin, Alex, Jonah—5 sentences; Alex: movie discussion questions;  7P: Kelley, Jennifer, Alissa—movie discussion questions; Alissa/Abigail—WB page 51 + 5 sentences).  3) Return 5-sentence draft.  4) Model UN students’ assignments for next Monday/Tuesday (WB pages 53-54, text pages 70-72, 74-76).
  2. 1) Read text passages on page 68.  2) Teach new characters (得, 汉/漢, 语/語, 汉语/漢語 = 中文, 英语/語 = 英文, 德语/語 = 德文, 日语/語 = 日文).  3) Teach sentence pattern: text page 72.

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms.  2) I can acquire Chinese cultural, geographical and historical knowledge about China.

Homework: Review learned terms.  2) Complete rows of Chinese characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (3P: Bliss, Jacob—signature slip; 5P: James, Seth, Maisy, Jose—signature slip).  2) Show 5P E/I reporting classroom.  3) Collect homework: China reading packet.  4) (5P) Introduce Ms. Chang’s daily blog.
  2. 1) Quick review (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Lao Shi, Zai Jian, Zao, Zao An, Ni Zao,  Zao Shang Hao).  2) Teach new (Xie Xie, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi, Wu An, Wan An).  2) Culture reading: China (pages 2-3).  3) DVD: Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing.
  3. Pass out/go over square papers.

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Procedures for 3/8/12

Procedure for HS Chinese III (3/8/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can brainstorm ideas, recruit partners, and define rubric categories for my authentic performance presentation.

功课: N/A.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Captains check Lesson Six vocabulary definitions.  2) Makeup work (Movie discussion questions: Michaela, Cait, Jay, Wyatt, Collin; Characters worksheet: Wyatt).  3) Browse through Lesson Six text pages.
  2. Pair/Group: 1) Finalize member names.  2) Brainstorm rubric categories for a performance presentation.
  3. Video segment: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7K7s-nDC35c

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (3/8/12)

Objectives: 1) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions in Chinese.  2) I can use polite expressions in interacting with people.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Practice reading text passage on page 68.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Captains check WB page 51.  Go over the answer key.  2) Makeup work (2P: Joy, T.J., Alex; 7P: Amari, Justin: Skit reading / Kelley, Alissa, Jennifer: movie discussion questions / Amari: WB page 49).
  2. 1) Read text passages on page 68.  2) Complete sentences for PPT (birthday, nationality, language proficiency and parents’ professions).  Collect for grades.
  3. Teach new characters with terms (2P: 点/點, 一点/點; 7P: 关/關, 系/係, 问/問, 请问/請問, 咦, 点/點, 一点/點).
  4. Conversation Q/A.

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms.  2) I can acquire cultural, geographical or historical knowledge about China.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) China reading packet.  Due tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Collect signature slip, if any.  One unidentified signature slip??  Question for Juliette, please.  2) Quick review (Ni Hao, Hi Shi, Wo Shi, Lao Shi, Zai Jian).  3) Teach new terms (Zao, Zao An, Ni Zao, Zao Shang Hao).
  2. 1) Culture reading: China (pages 1-2).  2) DVD: General introduction.  3) Pair activity: complete the China reading packet.  Turn in, if completed.

 

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Procedures for 3/7/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (3/7/12)—in class and after school

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can demonstrate that I master the objectives of being able to talk about various topics in a letter, diary, and postcard.  2) I can talk about my summer vacation when I went camping with a tent from Survival Cooking in a free-style format.

功课: 1) Lesson One vocabulary definitions.  2) Brainstorm sentences for pictures on page 1.  Write at least 5 sentences for each of the pictures by Friday, 3/9/12.  3) Practice reading first two passages on page 2.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. Student job fair – Thursday, March 9th 3:30—6:30 at CVCC for students 15 and older.
  2. 1) Turn in Lesson Eight vocabulary worksheet.  2) Take one copy of Ni Hao 4 Lesson One Vocabulary Worksheet.  3) Lesson Eight chapter test.
  3. 1) Take one copy of Lesson One Supplementary Terms handout.    2) Go over/read out loud the first 2 text passages on page 2.  3) Introduce mdbg.net website tool for stroke order.

Procedure for HS Chinese III (3/7/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 中文三: I can demonstrate that I master the objectives of being able to talk about my leisure life and preferences, and express my opinions about various leisure activities.

功课: 中文三: Lesson Six vocabulary definitions

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. Student job fair – Thursday, March 9th 3:30—6:30 at CVCC for students 15 and older.
  2. 中文三: 1) Turn in scenes 22-28 movie discussion questions and Lesson Four vocabulary worksheet.  2) Take one copy of Lesson Six vocabulary worksheet.  3) Makeup work (Claire, Michaela, Heidi).  4) Lesson Four chapter test.

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can sight read text passages fluently.  2) I can use question word about places.  3) I can sing a Chinese song.  4) I can write, ask and answer simple questions about nationality and language proficiency.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) WB page 51.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (2P: T.J., Alex; 7P: Alissa, Jennifer, Kelley).  2) Work in media center on Thursday, 3/15/12.  3) Read text passages on pages 66-67.  4) Lesson Eight chapter test: Friday, 3/16/12.
  2. (2P) 1) Review and teach new characters with terms (会/會, 不会/會, 说/說, 里/裡, 这里/這裡, 那里/裡, 哪里/裡, 对/對, 起, 不对/對, 对/對不起, 一起, 起立).  3) Teach sentence pattern < someone > 会说/會說 < language >.   4) Conversation practice.  5) Song time “我的朋友在哪裡”.  6) Review sentence patterns.
  3. (7P) 1) Quick review.  2) Go over sentence patterns on pages 70-72.  3) Conversation practice and Q/A session.  4) Write sentences about language proficiency for PPT next week.
  4. (7P) 1) Introduce the Confucius Institute website, 2) Video http://english.chinese.cn/onlinelearning/article/2011-09/18/content_338845.htm.

 

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms.  2) I can acquire cultural, geographic and historical knowledge about China.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Signature slip due tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (5P: Sean, Brenden).  2) Collect signature slip, if any.
  2. 1) Quick review (Ni Hao, Ni Shi).  2) Teach new terms (Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Lao Shi, Zhang Lao Shi, Zai Jian).
  3. Pass out/Go over the China Reading Packet.

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Procedures for 3/5/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (3/5/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can prepare for Lesson Eight chapter test.  2) I can understand the structure of my new textbook.  3) I can reflect on my writing mistakes and edit them for final work.

功课: 1) Study for your Lesson Eight chapter test: Wednesday, 3/7/12.  2) Turn in your Lesson Eight vocabulary worksheet: Wednesday, 3/7/12.

程序 (ChéngXù):

1.   1) Take one copy of Lesson Eight Study Guide.  2) Return papers (comic strip).  3) Sign out for your Ni Hao 4 textbook, if you have a book cover ready.  4) Go over turned-in work and study guide.

Procedure for HS Chinese III (3/5/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can prepare for Lesson Four chapter test.  2) I can compare and contrast Chinese and American cultural and societal differences through watching a Chinese movie.

功课: 1) Scenes 22-28 Movie Discussion Questions and Lesson Four Vocabulary Worksheet due on Wednesday, 3/7/12.  2) Study for your Lesson Four chapter test: Wednesday, 3/7/12.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Four chapter test study guide.  2) Return papers (question statements).  3) Makeup work (Michaela, Heidi, Brad, Antonio).
  2. 1) Go over answers to WB page 54.  2) Go over study guide.  3) Culture reading: text pages 54-55.
  3. 1) Movie time.  2) Practice writing samples.

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

Objectives: 1) I can talk about language proficiency.  2) I can use question words for places.  3) I can sing a Chinese song.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Practice conversation questions.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return papers (movie discussion questions).  2) (2P) Take one copy of Professions handout.  3) Makeup work (2P: Alex, T.J., Andrew B.; movie discussion questions: Chloe, Joy, Josh, T.J., Alex; 7P: Kelley, Maddy, Jennifer, Amari—2, Justin, Alissa).
  2. 1) (2P) Go over Professions handout.  2) Teach new characters with terms (会/會, 不会/會, 说/說, 里/裡, 这里/這裡, 那里/裡, 哪里/裡; (7P only) 对/對, 起, 不对/對, 对/對不起, 一起).  3) Teach sentence pattern < someone > 会说/會說 < language >.
  3. (7P) 1) Conversation practice.  2) Song time “我的朋友在哪裡”.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (1/17/12)

Objectives: 1) I can define Hanyu pinyin.  2) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms.  3) I can understand Ms. Chang’s classroom rules.

Homework: 1) Signature slip due on Thursday, 2/8/12.  2) Quiz #1: Friday, 3/16/12.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (3P: Allison; 5P: Sean, Brenden).  2) Team assignment (3P: Juliette; 5P: Sean, Brenden); 3) Go over Ms. Chang’s Classroom Rules.
  2. Pass out/Go over Introduction to Hanyu Pinyin.
  3. Teach new terms (3P: Ni Hao; 5P: Ni Hao, Ni Shi).

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Procedures for 3/2/12

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

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can talk about leisure activities and express my opinions.  2) I can compare and contrast Chinese and American societal and cultural differences through watching a Chinese movie.

功课: 1) Movie discussion questions due Wednesday, 3/7/12.  2) Study for Lesson Four chapter test: Wednesday, 3/7/12.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Summer Bridge program information is available already.  Let Ms. Chang knows whether you are interested.  2) Sharing interview result (WB page 50).  3) Teach new characters with terms (休, 闲/閒, 闲/閒人, 休息, 休学/學; 日常生活, 学校生活, 休闲/閒生活).
  2. 1) Class work: listening activity: WB page 53.  2) Pair activity: WB page 54.
  3. Movie time ó Turn in your WB.  Ms. Chang checks your WB page 47.

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

Objectives: 1) I can comprehend Chinese dialogues through watching video segments.  2) I can utilize website tools and interactive games to help me learn Chinese.  3) I can acquire cultural knowledge about China.

Homework: 1) Practice reading text passages on pages 66-67.  2) Practice conversation questions.

Procedure:

  1. Go to P drive and click Ni Hao 1 interactive game under Ms. Chang’s subfolder.  Click Lesson, 6, 7 or 8 for review.
  2. 1) Greetings: Go to http://english.cntv.cn/program/learnchinese/20100803/100891.shtml (watch from 3:00 to 4:50)

2) Thanks: Go to http://english.cntv.cn/program/learnchinese/20100806/100923.shtml (watch from 1:15 to 2:35)

3) Name/Age: Go to http://english.cntv.cn/program/learnchinese/20100810/101187.shtml,

(watch from 1:00 to 2:30)

4) Simple Enquiries: Go to http://english.cntv.cn/program/learnchinese/20100817/100936.shtml

(watch from 1:10 to 2:40)

5) Nationality: Go to http://english.cntv.cn/program/learnchinese/20100820/102120.shtml

(watch from 1:00 to 2:35)

3.  Go to http://www.yes-chinese.com/v2010/dict_ce/search.doto try various tools.

4.  Go to http://www.yes-chinese.com/feature/everydaychina/ for Chinese culture introduction.

5.  Go to http://english.chinese.cn/ and scroll down for Essence of Chinese Culture topics.

6.  Go to http://english.chinese.cn/onlinelearning/node_22521.htm and click each lesson for animation, video, game, etc.

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can understand Ms. Chang’s classroom rules and grading policy.  2) I can complete the Student Inventory worksheet.

Homework: 1) Student Inventory.  Due next Monday.  2) Signature slip, due next Thursday.

Procedure:

1.   Sit on assigned seat.

2.   Get students’ team assignment information.

3.   Pass out and go over Ms. Chang’s Classroom Rules and Grading Policy.

4.   Pass out, go over and fill in the Student Inventory.  Collect, if done.

 

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Procedures for 3/1/12

Procedure for HS IV (3/1/12)–after school

 目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can describe a picture with sequential sentences.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions with question words.

功课: Study for your Lesson Eight chapter test on Monday, 3/5/12.

程序:

1.   1) Turn in/go over your 10-sentence about a picture.  2) Sign out your Ni Hao 4 textbook, if a book cover is available.  3) Conversation practice–30 Chinese I/II questions.  4) Browse through structure of Ni Hao 4 textbook.

 

 

 

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

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can ask questions with right question words.  2) I can talk about leisure activities and express my opinions.  3) I can compare and contrast Chinese and American cultural and societal differences through watching a Chinese movie.

功课: 1) Share your WB page 50 interview result tomorrow.  2) WB page 47.  3) Scenes 21-27 Movie discussion questions (pages 34-38) due next Monday, 3/5/12.

 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Take your WB.  2) Makeup work (Heidi, Lillian, Wyatt, Antonio, Collin, Cait).  3) Present your question statements.  Collect your work.
  2. 1) Go over text passages on page 47.  2) Class activity: WB page 50: interview.  Write down responses.
  3. Movie time.

 

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) (7P) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Terra Cotta Warriors and dinner etiquette.  2) I can sight read text passages fluently.  3) (2P) I can talk about my birthday and nationality in Chinese.  4) I can ask and answer simple questions in Chinese.

Homework: 1) Practice text passages on pages 66-67.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Work in Media Center Friday, 3/2/12.  2) (2P) Turn in your 8 question statements.  3) Makeup work (2P: T.J., Alex, Andrew B.).  4) Quick review (sentence patterns).  5) Practice reading text pages 66-67.
  2. (2P) 1) Skit presentation (Joy, Brynne, Lance, Andrew J., Colin).  2) Teach Chinese date format.  3) Write sentences about birthday and nationality.  3) Conversation practice with question cards.
  3. (7P) 1) DVD: Terra Cotta Warriors.  2) DVD: Dinner Etiquette.  3) Conversation Q/A session.  4) Pass out/go over supplementary terms for professions.  5) Introduce Growing Up with Chinese TV video series.

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can introduce myself in Chinese.  2) I can browse through a literature collection of many Chinese books.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return handouts and flash cards.  3) Oral presentation ó Chinese puzzle + Chinese literature books..
  2. 1) Check out pictures from yesterday’s art projects.

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