Archive for January, 2013

Procedures for 1/31/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (1/31/13)

目标: 1) I can ask, give and follow directions.  2) I can gain cultural, historical and political knowledge about China through watching a movie.

功课: 1) WB page 36.  2) Movie unit assessment: Monday, 2/4/13.  Lesson Three Chapter test Part II: Monday, 2/11/13.

程序:

  1. 1) Captains checks WB page 34.  Go over answer key.  2) Review text page 36.
  2. 1) Pair practice: practice giving / following directions (往前走, 往北走, 往东走, 往右走, 往东拐, 往右拐, 往西走, 往西拐, 到, 在, 过).  2) Road map practice.
  3. Movie time.

 

 

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (1/31/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about my pets.  2) I can acquire cultural knowledge about China through watching a movie.  3) I can sharpen my listening skill through watching video clips.

Homework: 1) Expand your skit.  2) Fill out your movie discussion questions.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (猫, 狗, 鸟, 金, 鱼, 金子, 只, 匹, 条, 大, 小, 马).  2) Captains check WB pages 42 + 44.  Go over answer key.  3) Listening activity: WB page 43 Section B.  4) Video clips: Family, http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4121.  Whose Book Is this?  http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4168.
  2. 1) Movie time.   2) Skit time.

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (1/31/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say simple greeting terms in Chinese.  2) (3P) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese characters.  3) I can define what Hanyu Pinyin is.

Homework: Review 6 learned terms.

Procedure:

1.   1) Any signature slip?  (3P: Mikayla, Olivia, Emma, ; 5P: Cassidy).  2) Return China reading packet answer sheet.  Makeup work (3P: Maria; 5P: Ian, Jason).  3) Quick review (Ni Hao)

2.   1) Go over Introduction to Hanyu Pinyin handout.  2) Teach new terms (Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Lao Shi, Lao Shi Hao, Zhang Lao Shi).  3) (3P) Culture reading: page 2.  4) Pass out / go over square paper and character table.

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Procedures for 1/30/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (1/30/13)

目标: 1) I can give and follow directions to get to places.  2) I can acquire cultural knowledge about China through viewing a movie.  3) I can prepare for Amazing Race by practicing major tasks.

功课: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) WB page 34.  3) Instructions to origami tasks (pinwheel / ??) will be e-mailed to you.  Let Ms. Chang know your choice by the end of the class period.

程序:

  1. 1) Lunar New Year Celebration as Asian Town Center from 11 am to 5 pm on 2/9 and 2/10.  2) Complete grouping your members by the end of this Friday.  Fill out stuff your group will bring in on/before 2/4/13.  3) Circulate origami choices.  Finalize your choice, please.  4) Captains check WB page 35.  Go over answer key.
  2. 1) Teach new characters / terms (邮, 局, 邮局, 邮差, 站, 公共汽车站, 校车站, 火车站, 礼, 堂, 礼堂, 天堂).  2) Teach sentence pattern / quick review ((这里) 到 (place) 怎么走?, < place 1 > 到 < place 2 > 怎么走?)
  3. Movie time.

 

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (1/30/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about my pets.  2) I can acquire cultural knowledge about China through viewing a movie.

Homework: 1) Character writing assignment.  2) WB pages 42 + 44 (Section D).

Procedure:

  1. 1) Song time—Happy Chinese New Year.  Pay $1 for you Chinese Club’s read envelopes.  2) Quick review (猫, 狗, 鸟, 金, 鱼, 金子).  3) (2P) Go over common PPT mistakes.
  2. 1) Teach new characters (只, 匹, 条, 大, 小, 马).  2) Compare key words (马, 吗, 妈, 几, 谁, 谁的, 什么, 呢).
  3. Movie time.

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (1/30/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say simple greeting terms.  2) I can acquire historical, geographical, and cultural knowledge about China and major cities in China.  3) I can utilize Ms. Chang’s daily blog.

Homework: 1) Review 3 learned terms.  2) Quiz #1: 2/13/13.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Any signature slip?  Makeup work (3P: Maria).  2) DVD: Beijing / Shanghai / Chongqing.  3) (5P) Ms. Chang’s daily blog.
  2. Pair activity / independent work: complete China reading packet.  Collect at the end of the class period.
  3. Pass out greetings terms handout / teach 1 basic greeting term (Ni Hao).

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Procedures for 1/29/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (1/29/13)

目标: 1) I can ask, give, and follow directions to various destinations.  2) I can prepare for Amazing Race by knowing major tasks.  3) I can acquire cultural, historical and political knowledge about China through watching a movie.

功课: 1) Research about and take notes for the movie.  2) Practice tangram tasks.  3) WB page 35.

程序:

  1. 1) Westlake Chinese Culture Association will host 2013 Chinese New Year Celebration at Westlake High School.  400 free performance tickets will be free to guests.  Dinner ticket is $10 per adult.  Let Ms. Chang know about your interest for free tickets.  2) Peking Acrobats performance at Palace Theater at 3 PM on 2/24/13.  $10-$35 / ticket.  3) Sign up your group w/supplies.  4) Facility makeup work (甘博力,米嘉琳,卡蕾秋).
  2. Quick review (前, 后, 左, 右, 东, 西, 南, 北, 往 = 向, 拐 = 转, 灯, 红绿灯, 往前走 = 向前走, 往右拐 = 往右转, 路口, 十字路口, 红绿灯路口, 丁字路口, 马路).  2) Compare three key preposition words (在, 到, 过).  2) Pass out / go over Amazing Race tasks.
  3. Movie time.

 

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (1/29/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about my pets.  2) I can prepare for Chinese New Year celebration activities.  3) I can gain cultural knowledge about China through viewing a Chinese movie.

Homework: 1) Review your Lesson Six oral exam questions.  2) Fill out movie questions.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Chinese Club meeting is rescheduled to Friday, 2/1/13.  2) Westlake Chinese Culture Association will host 2013 Chinese New Year Celebration at Westlake High School.  400 free performance tickets will be free to guests.  Dinner ticket is $10 per adult.  Let Ms. Chang know about your interest for free tickets.  3) Peking Acrobats performance at Palace Theater at 3 PM on 2/24/13.  4) Lunar New Year Celebration as Asian Town Center from 11 am to 5 pm on 2/9 and 2/10.  5) PPT slides printout makeup work (2P: Steelley, Michael, Rushil, Kyle, Louis; 7P: Sam, Jackson).  Go over common mistakes.  5) Complete filling out stuff your group will bring in on/before 2/4/13.
  2. 1) Quick review (猫, 狗, 鸟, 金, 鱼, 金子).  2) Song time—Happy Chinese New Year.  3) Pass out text passages slip.  4) Go over learning objectives for Lesson Seven.
    1. Movie time.

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (1/29/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can understand Ms. Chang’s classroom rules and grading policy.  2) I can gain geographical, historical and cultural knowledge about China through reading and viewing video clips.

Homework: 1) Signature slip due: Thursday, 1/31/13.  2) China reading packet: due at the end of the class period tomorrow.

Procedure:

1.   1) Any signature slips?  Makeup work (3P: Maria).  2) Finish up Ms. Chang’s classroom rules and grading policy.

2.   1) Pass out and go over China reading packet.  2) Culture reading: culture reading packet page 1.  3) DVD: Introduction to China and (3P only) Beijing.

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Procedures for 1/28/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (1/28/13)

目标: 1) I can prepare and plan for Chinese New Year celebrations.  2) I can ask, give, and follow directions to various destinations.  3) I can gain cultural and political knowledge about China through viewing a movie.

功课: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Movie Unit assessment: Monday, 2/4/13.  3) Your list of group members w/captain due tomorrow.  Sign up supplies your group will bring in before Friday, 2/1/13.  All supplies need to be delivered to room 29 before 2/8/13.  5) Review text page 36.

程序:

  1. 1) Sit on your 3rd quarter new seat.  2) Turn in your product with checklist.  3) Pass out / go over your grades for 2Q and midterm.  4) Sign up Chinese New Year’s cooking group w/supplies your group will bring and designate your group captain.  Make six groups of four-five (3 groups of four and 3 groups of five) for Chinese cooking on 2/8/13.
  2. 1) Quick review (前, 后, 左, 右, 东, 西, 南, 北).  2) Teach new characters (往 = 向, 拐 = 转, 灯, 红绿灯, 往前走 = 向前走, 往右拐 = 往右转, 路口, 十字路口, 红绿灯路口, 丁字路口, 马路).
  3. Movie time.

 

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (1/28/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about my pets.  2) I can sing Happy Chinese New Year song.  3) I can plan and prepare for Chinese New Year celebration activities.  4) I can gain cultural knowledge about China through viewing a Chinese movie.

Homework: 1) Movie Discussion Questions due on Friday, 2/8/13.  2) Chinese character writing assignment.  Know all meanings and sound by Wednesday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Chinese Club meeting: 6P on Friday, 2/1/13.  Bring in your lunch.  Drink and refreshments will be served.  2) Confirm cooking groups / Choose red envelopes, if interested.  3) Turn in your PPT slides printout.  4) Song time—Happy Chinese New Year.
  2. 1) Pass out / go over Movie Unit Story Map and Discussion Questions.  2) Pass and go over your grades for 2Q and midterm.
  3. Teach new characters (2P: 猫, 狗, 鸟, 金, 鱼, 金子; 7P: 猫, 狗).

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (1/28/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can complete Student Inventory worksheet.  2) I can understand Ms. Chang’s classroom expectations and daily routines.

Homework: 1) Student Inventory worksheet due tomorrow.  2) Signature slip due: Thursday, 2/1/13.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Sit on your assigned seat.  Get team assignment.  2) Pass out / go over Student Inventory worksheet.  Collect.  3) Pass out / go over Ms. Chang’s classroom expectations.
  2. Go over Ms. Chang’s daily routines.

 

Front Page on January 28th, 2013

Procedures for 1/24/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (1/24/13)

HS Midterm Exam Week (1/22/13-1/24/13)

1.   Product for Getting Around Town Project is due on Monday, 1/28/13.

2.   苏丽雯 (schedule + project checklist), 米嘉琳 & 林凯丽, get your number for new seat at 3Q.

3.   史玖丹, 林凯丽, 乐迪恩和苏丽雯, claim your Getting Around Town facility choice.

 

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (1/24/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can create a PowerPoint presentation about my family.  2) I can sharpen my listening skill through listening to / watching Chinese video clips.  3) I can learn to create various craft products with Chinese red envelops through watching video clips.

Homework: Printout from your family paragraph PPT.  Use Handout format when you print (2, 3, or 6 slides per page, please).  Due on Monday, 1/28/13.

Procedure:

  1. Create PowerPoint slides to introduce your family members.  Include their relationship to you, their name, age, occupation, and picture for each family member.  Your family picture has been e-mailed to you.  Please download and save it into your H drive.  Then directly copy the image into your PPT slide.  No need to open the file of image when you download it.
  2. Click the following links for listening comprehension: 1) Family, http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4121.  2) Whose Book Is This?  http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4168.
  3. Click the following links for culture enrichment.  1) Family tree song (0:00 to 2:30), http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OT57NzP23jU 2) Happy Chinese New Year, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8xurIQuU0Q.  3) Make a decoration of number 8 with red envelopes, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsDd8PSS0v8, 4) Make a flower ball with red envelopes, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkijqok4dvs&NR=1, 5) Making a lantern with red envelopes, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_4Z2zQZeD8&list=PL308F52A9B0E21932.

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (1/24/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese zodiac animals.  2) I can sing Chinese song.  3) I can play games in Chinese version.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (5P: Nate: oral presentation + art project).  2) DVD: Chinese zodiac animals.  3) Pass out / teach body parts handout.  4) Sing Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes.  5) Make origami: balloon.
  2. Game time: Follow the Leader. 

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Procedures for 1/24/13

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (1/24/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can create a PowerPoint presentation about my family.  2) I can sharpen my listening skill through listening to / watching Chinese video clips.  3) I can learn to create various craft products with Chinese red envelops through watching video clips.

Homework: Printout from your family paragraph PPT.  Use Handout format when you print (2, 3, or 6 slides per page, please).  Due on Monday, 1/28/13.

Procedure:

  1. Create PowerPoint slides to introduce your family members.  Include their relationship to you, their name, age, occupation, and picture for each family member.  Your family picture has been e-mailed to you.  Please download and save it into your H drive.  Then directly copy the image into your PPT slide.  No need to open the file of image when you download it.
  2. Click the following links for listening comprehension: 1) Family, http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4121.  2) Whose Book Is This?  http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4168.
  3. Click the following links for culture enrichment.  1) Family tree song (0:00 to 2:30), http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OT57NzP23jU 2) Happy Chinese New Year, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8xurIQuU0Q.  3) Make a decoration of number 8 with red envelopes, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsDd8PSS0v8, 4) Make a flower ball with red envelopes, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkijqok4dvs&NR=1, 5) Making a lantern with red envelopes, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_4Z2zQZeD8&list=PL308F52A9B0E21932.

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Procedures for 1/23/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (1/23/13)

HS Midterm Week (1/22/13-1/24/13)

 

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (1/23/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can sing Chinese Happy New Year song.  2) I can create a skit with a partner.  Homework: 1) Printout from your PPT: Monday, 1/28/13.  2) Complete 2nd skit dialogue draft by the end of the class period.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Work in Media Center tomorrow.  Make sure you have your family paragraph draft w/you and you e-mail yourself all digital pictures of your family members.  Mrs. Boyne will cover Ms. Chang’s 2P class.  Show your best manners and behaviors.  All instructions will be posted in Ms. Chang’s blog.  2) (7P) Sing Happy Chinese New Year’s Song.  3) (7P) How to download / utilize your images?
  2. 1) Midterm oral exam (2P: Steelley / Jake; 7P: Morgan / Wyatt / Tim).  Midterm makeup test (2P: Rushil; 7P: Andrew / Carter).  ó work on your skit draft.  2) Introduce video clips.

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (1/23/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese martial arts and Chinese yoyo.  2) I can talk about myself in Chinese.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. 1) Art project makeup work (3P: Norbert; 5P: Jake, Nate, Stephanie, Sean).  2) (3P: 5 students; 5P: 14 students) Read your sentences to Ms. Chang, if you have not done so ó 3) Do your homework, study, read, or try out Chinese enrichment activities.  4) Mrs. Cornett will cover Ms. Chang’s 3P class tomorrow.  Show best manners and behaviors, please.

3.   DVD: Chinese martial arts and Chinese yoyo.

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Procedures for 1/22/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (1/22/13)

HS midterm week (1/22/13-1/24/13)

 

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (1/22/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can create a skit with a partner.  2) I can ask and answer simple questions.  3) I can plan and prepare Chinese New Year’s celebration activities.

Homework: 1) Turn in your list of group members for Chinese cooking by the end of the class period.  2) Sign up your supplies by the end of this week.  3) Printout (handout format) from your PPT due: Monday, 1/28/13.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Midterm oral exam (2P: Logan, Jake, Steelley, Maisy, Hanna, Kyle, Samantha; 7P: Justin, Michael, Andrew, Alex, Morgan, Sean, Sarah, Wyatt, Ahkien).  2) Midterm makeup work (2P: Rushil; 7P: Andrew, Carter).  3) Assign / volunteer as captains for various upcoming tasks (seating, Chinese Club, Chinese New Year cooking).  4) Chinese Club meeting: 6P, Wednesday, 1/30/13.
  2. 1) Pass out / go over 2nd skit checklist.  Find a partner and draft your skit.  2) Make up 5 groups of four (1 group of three) for New Year’s pot stickers / dumpling cooking.  Sign up for cooking supplies.  3) Sign up for Chinese Club’s lantern and pay $1 for red envelope.  Prepare your own mini staple w/pins.  4) Draw a number for your new seat for 3rd quarter.

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (1/22/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can create an art project with 10 Chinese terms.  2) I can talk about myself in Chinese.  3) I can explore cultural enrichment activities.

Homework: Practice reading your sentences / turn in your art project if you have not done so today.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Turn in your art project.  Present your art project if you want to.  2) Read your 10 sentences.  ó work on your homework assignment / read your book / study.
  2. Enrichment activities: 1) browse through Chinese cookbooks and other literature books.  2) Explore Tangram pieces.  3) Try more origami.

Front Page on January 22nd, 2013

Procedures for 1/18/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (1/18/13)

目标: 1) I can prepare for my midterm.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  3) I can acquire cultural and historical knowledge about China through viewing a movie.

功课: Study for your midterm.

程序:

  1. 1) Any exam permission slip?  2) Ms. Chang checks your practice problem worksheet.  3) Draw a number for your 3rd quarter seat.  4) Makeup work (卡蕾秋).  5) Go over answer key to sample writing problems.
  2. Movie time.

 

 

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (1/18/13)

 

Objectives: I can showcase my mastery of midterm materials.

Homework: Practice your oral exam if you have not done so.

Procedure:

1.   Midterm (multiple choice).  2) Oral exam (2P: Logan, Jake, Steelley, Maisy, Hanna, Kyle, Samantha ; 7P: Justin, Michael, Andrew, Alex, Morgan, Sean, Sarah, Wyatt, Ahkien): Tuesday, 1/22/13.  3) Makeup test (7P: Chloe).

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (1/18/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese.  2) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese food and Chinese martial arts.

Homework: 1) Art project due Tuesday, 1/22/13.  2) Oral presentation delivery: Tuesday-Wednesday, 1/22-1/23.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Read sentences #1-#10.  2) Culture reading: Chinese food.  3) DVD: Chinese dinner etiquette and (3P) martial arts.  4) Chinese One class roster.  5) (5P) Chinese class activities.

Front Page on January 18th, 2013

Procedures for 1/17/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (1/17/13)

目标: 1) I can prepare for my midterm.  2) I can ask and answer simple midterm oral questions.  3) I can understand the requirements for Getting Around Town Facility project.

功课: 1) Getting around Town facility project due Monday, 1/28/13.  2) Movie unit assessment: Monday, 2/4/13.  3) Sample writing problems due at the end of the class period.

程序:

  1. 1) Any exam permission slip?  Return signed permission slip.  Pass out 2nd semester schedule.  2) Pass out / go over Getting Around Town Facility Project checklist.  3) Showcase sample pictures from previous years.  4) Check ProgressBook for accuracy, please.
  2. Students are drawn for midterm oral exam (甘博力, 史科礼, 哈瑞宁, 甘士凯, 卡蕾秋).

 

 

 

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (1/17/13)

 

Objectives: I can showcase my mastery of midterm materials.

Homework: 1) Study for midterm Part II.  2) Powerpoint slides for family is due on Monday, 1/28/13.  It will be graded based on accuracy.  Turn in your printout on/before due day, please.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Check ProgressBook for accuracy, please.  2) Take midterm (writing + listening part).
  2. Makeup work (HS: Adam: family paragraph?  Alex / Amari / Suzu: family picture; Stephen: reading passages).  Complete your oral exam before Thursday, 1/24/13.  Preferably before school or after school.

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (1/17/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese.  2) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese New Year.  3) I can explore Tangram game.

Homework: 1) Practice reading 10 sentences.  2) Complete your art project over this weekend.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return quiz #4 paper.  2) Makeup work (5P: Sean).  3) Go over Lockdown Drill procedures.  4) Read oral presentation sentences #1-#10.  5) Check ProgressBook for accuracy, please.
  2. 1) DVD: Chinese programs in American Schools.  2) DVD: Chinese New Year celebration.
  3. Pass out and / explore Tangram pieces.

Front Page on January 17th, 2013