Archive for April, 2013

Procedures for 4/30/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (4/30/13)

目标: I can showcase my mastery of Lesson Six materials.

功课: 1) Practice conversation questions for oral exam tomorrow.  2) Work in Red Lab tomorrow and Wednesday.

程序:

  1. 1) Due to a revised OAA bell schedule at MS, Ms. Chang won’t be back until 3pm today.  2) Collect Lesson Six character worksheets.  3) Makeup work (乐迪恩—pen pal letter).   4) Collect culture reading articles (乐芝蕾, 哈瑞宁, 益怡湘).  4) Lost your cell phone???
  2. Lesson Six chapter test.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS 2P Chinese I (4/30/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about my food preferences.  2) I can work with a partner to review grammars and sentence patterns.

Homework: Chinese character writing assignment + know new characters by Friday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return chapter test papers + character writing worksheet.  2) Go over common writing mistakes (眼, 嘴, 巴, 头, 子).  3) Teach new characters (饿, 渴, 喝, 吃, 东, 东西).  4) Video clip (东西).
  2. Makeup work (Jose, Jake, Kyle, Samantha, Louis—written or oral exam + round robin reading + worksheet) ó Unscrambled sentences + Grammar correction worksheet.

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (4/30/13)

 

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: Friday, 5/3/13.  2) China reading packet: due at the end of the class period tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Any signature slips?  Makeup work (Victoria)—Student Inventory worksheet.  (5P) Our 8th graders have to report to their 1st period class and miss our class today.  Please consider to adopt one 8th grader.  3) Finish up Ms. Chang’s classroom rules and grading policy + daily blog.
  2. 1) Pass out and go over China reading packet.  2) Culture reading: culture reading packet page 1.  3) (3P) DVD: Introduction to China and Beijing.

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Procedures for 4/29/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (4/29/13)

目标: 1) I can understand the requirements for my travel project.  2) I can read text passages fluently.

功课: 1) Lesson Six chapter test tomorrow.  2) Lesson Six character worksheet due tomorrow.

程序:

  1. 1) Lockdown drill at the beginning of the 2P.  2) Captains check Lesson Seven character definitions + exit slips.  Go over answer key to exit slips.  Collect all culture reading articles.  2) Return pen pal letter checklist.  Makeup work (乐迪恩, 林凯丽).  Read to Ms. Chang on/before 5/2/13.  3) Makeup work—round robin reading.  4) Group presentation (史安敦, 莫薇芝, 乐迪恩, 益怡湘).
  2. 1) Pass out / go over Lesson Seven handout (China map w/major cities).  2) Showcase sample student work.  3) Round robin reading ó Conversation questions practice.  Questions?

 

 

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (4/29/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of Lesson Ten materials.  2) I can work with a partner to review grammars and sentence patterns.  3) I can read text passages fluently.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. 1) Collect Lesson Ten character worksheets.  2) Captains check Lesson Eleven character definitions.  3) Chinese Club meeting: Friday (5/3) 6A+6B.  Please let Ms. Chang know whether you are coming.  4) Makeup work (2P: Jake; 7P: Chloe).
  2. Lesson Ten chapter test ó Round robin reading + pair activity: unscrambled sentences / grammar corrections worksheets.

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (4/29/13)

 

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.  2) Signature slip: due Friday, 5/3/13.

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.

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Procedures for 4/26/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (4/26/13)

目标: 1) I can create and present a story with my partners.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  3) I can read text passages fluently.  4) I can prepare for my chapter test.

功课: 1) Lesson Seven character definitions due: next Monday, 4/29/13.  2) Lesson Six character worksheet due: Next Tuesday, 4/30/13.  3) Exit slips.

程序:

1.      1) Pass out Lesson Seven character worksheet + Lesson Seven text passages slip + culture reading w/exit slips.  2) Makeup work (乐迪恩, 李文敦, 乐芝蕾, 林凯丽, 史尊凯, 苏丽雯).  Captains check exit slips (Extra-curricular activities / Life out of classroom.  Go over answer key.  Collect culture reading articles.  3) Read text passages on page 66.  4) Writing practice.

2.      Round robin reading ó 1) Practice reading text passages, 2) work on culture reading w/exit slips, & 3) character definitions / character worksheet.

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (4/26/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can read text passages fluently.  2) I can prepare for my chapter test.

Homework: 1) Lesson Ten character worksheet due: Monday, 4/29/13.  2) Lesson Eleven character definitions due: Monday, 4/29/13.  3) Study!!

Procedure:

1.      1) Pass out Lesson Eleven character worksheet / Lesson Eleven text passages slips / Unscrambled sentences worksheet / Grammar Corrections worksheet.  2) Makeup work (2P: Jake; 7P: Justin, Wyatt, Jackson, Sean, ).  3) Writing practice.

2.      Round robin reading ó Independent work: 1) character definitions, 2) practice reading text passages, 3) unscrambled sentences, & 4) grammar corrections.

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (4/26/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese teenagers’ pastime and cram schools.  2) I can play games.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

1.      1) Makeup work (2P: Journey; 5P: Connor).  2) Culture reading: Popular Pastimes for Teens in China / Cram Schools.  3) Review Chinese terms.  4) Learn terms (Tou2, Tou2Fa3, Jian1Bang3, Xi1Gai4, Jiao3Zhi3Tou, Yan3Ying1, Bi3Zi, Zui3Ba, Er3Duo1, Shang4, Xia, Zuo3, You4, Qian2).

2.      1) Game time: Simon Says / Pin the Tail on the Donkey / Follow the Leader / Puzzles + Cube puzzles + Tangram pieces.

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Procedures for 4/25/13

 

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (4/25/13)

目标: 1) I can compose a letter with pictures for my pen pals in China.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  3) I can read text passages fluently.

功课: 1) Round robin reading (page 66) tomorrow.  2) Study for your chapter test.  3) Exit slips due tomorrow.

程序:

  1. 1) Turn in your final version pen pal letter.  Pass out culture reading articles + exit slips.  2) Captains check exit slips homework.  Go over answer key.  Collect culture reading articles.  3) Read text passages on page 66.  3) 谷特妮, talk to Ms. Chang, please.  4) Listening activity: WB page 65.  Go over answer key.  5) Go over sentence patterns (一样, A没有B < adjective >).
  2. Go over Conversation Questions handout / Conversation Q/A.

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (4/25/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  2) I can read text passages fluently.  3) I can review and prepare for my chapter test.

Homework: 1) Study for your chapter test: Monday, 4/29/13.  2) Practice reading text passages for tomorrow’s round robin reading.

Procedure:

1.      1) Makeup work (2P: Jacob / Chase; 7P: Tim).  2) Skip Voki creation assignment, please.

2.      Oral exam <=> 1) Go to I drive, click Ms. Chang’s folder, click 3rd edition, Ni Hao 1, and then click Lesson Ten for interactive review game.  2) Click the provided links for cultural enrichment videos.

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (4/25/13)

 

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese.  2) (3P) I can play game and sing songs in Chinese.  3) I can explore tangram pieces game + puzzle as enrichment activities.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. 1) Oral presentation (7P: Bryan, Connor, Emma, Austin, Matt, Kylie, Paxton, Jackson).  2) Makeup work—art project (2P: Journey; 7P: Connor).  (5P) Study your other subject tests + work on your homework + read Chinese literature + explore tangram or origami ó Oral presentation.
  2. Game time: Pin the Tail on the Donkey + Simon Says.

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Procedures for 4/24/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (4/24/13)

目标: 1) I can read text passages fluently.  2) I can ask and answer conversation questions.  3) I can create/present a story with my partners.

功课: 1) Pen pal letter final work due tomorrow.  2) Round robin reading (page 66): Friday, 4/26/13.

程序:

1.      1) Anyone turns in answer to the challenging question on text page 68?  2) Captains check WB page 63.  Go over answer key.  3) Pass out / go over Lesson Six Chapter Test Study Guide.  4) Read text passages on pages 64-66.  5) Group presentation.

2.      Round robin reading (pages 64-65) ó Independent work: practice reading text passages on pages 64-66 + conversation questions practice.

3.      Go over Conversation questions handout.

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (4/24/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  2) I can introduce and talk about my friend.  3) I can prepare for my chapter test.

Homework: 1) Study / Practice reading text passages.  Round robin reading (pages 85-87): Friday, 4/26/13.  2) Slides of your friend due today.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Create a slide about your best friend (name, age, grade, physical description) and add your grade information to your PPT slides.  Print out a copy for Ms. Chang, please.  2) Oral exam ó Conversation questions practice / work on writing practice problems.
  2. 1) Go to I drive, click Ms. Chang’s folder, click 3rd edition, click Ni Hao 1, and click Lesson Ten to play interactive review game.  2) Use your PPT checklist to self-assess your PPT work.

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (4/24/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese.  2) I can showcase my mastery of colors in Chinese.

Homework: Practice reading your ten sentences if you have not done so today.

Procedure:

1.      1) Quiz #4.  2) Oral presentation ó 1) Do homework, 2) Study your tests, 3) read Chinese literature, and 4) try Tangram + origami exploration.

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Procedures for 4/23/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (4/23/13)

目标: 1) I can talk about personality traits.  2) I can present a story that I created with my partners.  3) I can read text passages fluently.

功课: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) WB page 63.  3) Round robin reading (pages 64-65) tomorrow.  4) Challenging question (bottom of text page 68)—write it on a slip and turn it in.

程序:

  1. 1) Captains check WB page 66.  Go over the answer key.  2) Teach new characters (笨, 笨头笨脑, 管, 管家婆, 各, 各有千秋).  3) Read text passages on pages 64-66.
  2. 1) Group activity: present your story.  2) Complete round robin reading (pages 62-63) ó Independent work (character writing + practice reading text passages + WB).

 

 

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (4/23/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can comprehend / read text passages fluently.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  3) I can prepare for my chapter test.

功课: 1) WB page 67.  2) Text pages 88-89.  3) Complete a paragraph about your friend.  4) Oral exam tomorrow & Thursday.

程序:

1.   1) 2P students work in Media Center Lab 1 on both Wednesday and Thursday.  7P students work in Media Center Lab 2 on Wednesday and Computer room 213 on Thursday.  2) Captains check WB page 66.  Go over answer key.  3) Read text passages on pages 85-87.  4) (2P) Listening activity: WB page 64.  Go over answer key.  5) Go over text pages 87, 89 & 91.

2.   1) Pass out / go over Lesson Ten Chapter Test Study Guide.  2) Culture reading: text page 92.  3) Conversation questions Q/A.

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (4/23/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can create an art project by applying what I have learned in class.  2) (3P) I can name body parts in Chinese.

Homework: Quiz #4 tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (11 colors).  2) Read 10 sentences.  3) Turn in your art project.  Show and tell: interested in presenting your work?
  2. 1) (2P) Pass out / go over body parts handout.  2) (2P) Song time: Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes.  3) Showcase Chinese I class / Chinese Club activities.

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Procedures for 4/22/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (4/22/13)

目标: 1) I can comprehend and read text passages fluently.  2) I can ask and answer conversation questions.

功课: 1) WB pages 62 + 66.  2) Round robin reading (pages 64-65): Wednesday, 4/24/13.

程序:

1.   1) Return 3rd pen pal letters.  Final work due on this Thursday.  Makeup work (史尊凯; 李文敦 / 甘士凯 —笔友的信).  阳冬, 谷特妮 & 卡蕾秋 talk to Ms. Chang, please.  2)  Due to lockdown drill on Monday, 4/29, Lesson Six chapter test is rescheduled to Tuesday, 4/30/13.  Oral exam: Wednesday/Thursday, 5/1 + 5/2/13 at Red Lab.  3) Captains check WB pages 60-61.  Go over answer key.  4) Go over text passages on pages 64-top of 66.  5) Read text passages on pages 62-63.

2.   1) Pair activity: practice conversation questions + practice reading your story sentences ó Round robin reading.

 

 

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (4/22/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  2) I can read text passages fluently.  3) (7P) I can comprehend audio file.

Homework: 1) (2P) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Practice conversation questions.  3) WB page 66.

Procedure:

1.   1) Makeup work—PPT slides (2P: 柯泽杰, 施博凯, 郑依锦; 7P: 莫珂依, 苏力文).  Discuss Voki issue.  3) (2P) Teach new characters (班, 班长, 上班, 同班).

2.  1) Read / go over text passages on pages (2P) 85-86 / (7P) 85-87.  2) (7P) Listening activity: WB page 64.  Go over answer key.  3) Conversation questions practice—(2P) add new sentences.  Conversation Q/A.

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (4/22/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say colors in Chinese.  2) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese lunar calendar and Chinese language program in America.  3) I can talk about myself in Chinese.

Homework: 1) Art project due tomorrow.  2) Oral presentation starts on Wednesday, 4/24/13.  Bring in your work/book to study tomorrow.  3) Quiz #4: Wednesday, 4/24/13.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return oral presentation draft.  Read 10 sentences.  2) Quick review (hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se, lan se, lv se, zi se, zong se).  3) Teach new terms (cheng se, hui se, fen hong se).
  2. Culture reading: Chinese Lunar Calendar + Chinese New Year.
  3. 1) Show and tell time: more art project samples (movie + singing).  2) DVD: Learning Chinese in American Schools.  Introduce Chinese I class roster + Chinese Class activities.

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Procedures for 4/19/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (4/19/13)

目标: 1) I can describe personality traits.  2) I can read text passages fluently.  3) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.

功课: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Practice conversation questions.  3) WB pages 60-61.  4) Story presentation / Round robin reading (pages 62-63): Monday, 4/22/13.  Round robin reading (pages 64-65): Wednesday, 4/24/13.  Round robin reading (pages 66): Friday, 4/26/13.  Lesson Six chapter test: Monday, 4/29/13.  Lesson Six oral exam: Tuesday, 4/30.

程序:

  1. 1) Captains check WB page 62.  Go over answer key.  2) Quick review (苗, 苗条, 如, 如果…就, 不如, 跟, 俩, 性, 性别, 男性, 女性, 个性, 随, 随意, 幽默, 幽默感, 奇怪, 胖, 瘦, 挺, 塌, 比, 比较, 高, 矮, 像, 长).  3) Makeup work (史尊凯,柏莉雅,史玖丹,米嘉琳,郑阳冬; 甘博力/卡蕾秋 / 林凯丽–笔友信).  4) Teach new characters (内, 内向 ó 外向, 事, 做事, 认, 认真, 挑剔).
  2. 1) Read text passages on pages 62-63.  2) G over conversation questions handout.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (4/19/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  2) (7P) I can read text passages fluently.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Practice reading text passages.   3) Oral exam: Wednesday/Thursday, 4/24-4/25/13.  Chapter test: Friday, 4/26/13.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (2P: 布杰士, 柯泽杰, 柏汉娜, 柏科思, 施博凯, 郑依锦; 7P: 莫珂依, 柯安廉, 皮威特, 苏力文, 如杰生).  2)  (7P) review (王, 国王, 怡, 上, 年级, 学校, 校长, 脸, 长 ó 短, 朋友, 鼻子, 耳朵, 嘴巴, 头, 头发, 眉毛, 眼睛).  3) (7P) Read text passages on pages 85-86.
  2. 1) (7P) Teach new characters (班, 班长, 上班, 同班).  2) (2P / 7P) Conversation questions practice—add new sentences.

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (4/19/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about my preferences of sports, animals, and colors.  2) I can name colors in Chinese.  3) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese New Year celebrations.

Homework: 1) Art project due: Tuesday, 4/23/13.  2) Oral presentation starts on Wednesday, 4/24/13.  3) Quiz #4: Wednesday, 4/24/13.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return papers.  Makeup work (7P: Austin).  2) Quick review (hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se).  3) Teach new terms (lan se, lv se, zi se, zong se).  4) Pass out / go over sports handout.  Supplementary terms?  5) Write sentences #8-#10.  Collect.
  2. 1) DVD: Chinese New Year celebrations.  2) Showcase decorations for the Chinese New Year celebration.

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Procedures for 4/18/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (4/18/13)

目标: 1) I can complete writing a pen pal letter.  2) I can explore cultural enrichment activities.

功课: 1) Practice reading text passages on pages 62-65.  2) WB page 62.  3) Present your story sentences tomorrow.

程序:

1.      1) Type your pen pal letter.  Print out your work.  Turn it in with letters from your pen pals and checklist.

2.      If you are done with your letter, 1) go to I drive, click Ms. Chang’s folder, 3rd edition interactive game, click Ni Hao 3, and then play Lessons 5 and 6 review game.  2) Click the following links to research your traveling plans for Lesson Seven (where are your traveling destinations?  How are you going to fly from one place to another place?  How long are you going to stay for each place?  What are scenic spots / tourist attractions that you plan to visit?? www.travelchinaguide.com, and http://www.chinafocustravel.com.

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (4/18/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can create a Voki with audio recording.  2) I can create PPT slides to talk about my physical features.  3) I can explore cultural enrichment activities.

Homework: 1) Practice reading text passages on pages 85-86.  2) Practice conversation questions.

Procedure:

1.      1) Ms. Chang passes out checklist for your PPT slides and Voki.  Read it, write your name on it and return it to Ms. Chang.  2) Make recording of your 10 sentences.  Upload to your Voki.  Publish it and specify Ms. Chang’s e-mail address (changj@bbhcsd.org) as recipient.  Voki will send the link to Ms. Chang.

2.      Create your PPT slides with 10 sentences.  Print out your work and turn in.

3.      Click the following links for review game and other enrichment activities: 1) Go to I drive, click Ms. Chang’s folder, click 3rd edition, click Ni Hao 1 and then click Lesson Ten interactive game.  2) http://www.digitaldialects.com/Chinese.htm (Digital Dialects: games to review phrases & greetings/phrases & greetings 2, numbers 1-12, 13-20, 10-100, colors, animals, fruit & vegetables, animals, animals2, vocabulary, vocabulary builder ½, & days and months).

     

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (4/18/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese.  2) I can name colors in Chinese.  4) I can explore tangram pieces game.

Homework: 1) Practice reading sentences #1-#7.  2) Quiz #4 (colors): Wednesday, 4/24/13.

Procedure:

1.      1) Makeup work (7P: Kylie, Vlad, Connor, Emma, Austin).  2) Review English address format.  3) Write sentence #7.  4) Read sentences #1-#7.

2.      Pass out flash cards.  Teach colors (hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se).

3.      Tangram piece game.

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Procedures for 4/17/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (4/17/13)

目标: 1) I can describe my physical features.  2) I can create a story from pictures.

功课: 1) WB page 62.  Due on Friday.  2) Chinese character writing assignment.  3) Present your story on Friday.

程序:

  1. 1) Work on Red Lab tomorrow.  Your letter is due at the end of the class period.  2) Quick review (性, 男性, 女性, 性别, 个性, 随, 随意, 幽默, 幽默感, 奇怪, 胖, 瘦, 挺, 塌, 比, 比较, 高, 矮, 像, 长).  3) Teach new characters (苗, 苗条, 如, 如果…就, 不如, 如意, 跟,俩, 餐, 早餐, 午餐, 晚餐, 三餐, 中餐, 西餐, 餐馆 = 饭馆).  4) Read text passages on pages 62-65.
  2. Group work: finish your story.

 

 

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (4/17/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can read text passages fluently.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  3) I can talk about my friends and my school.  4) I can learn the procedure of making audacity recording.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Practice conversation questions.  3) Practice reading text passages on pages 85-86.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Work in Media Center Lab 2 tomorrow.  2) Captains check WB page H/W assignment.  Go over answer key.  3) Quick review (脸, 长 ó 短, 朋友, 鼻子, 耳朵, 嘴巴, 头, 头发, 眉毛, 眼睛).  4) Teach new characters (王, 国王, 怡, 上, 级, 年级, 校, 学校, 校长).  5) Read text passages on pages 85-86.
  2. 2.      1) Go over Audacity Instructions handout.  2) Conversation practice.  3) Conversation Q/A.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (4/17/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can recognize character representation for numbers from one to eighty-four.  2) I can name animals letter in Chinese.  3) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese giant pandas.  4) I can talk about myself in Chinese.

Homework: Practice reading sentences #1-#6.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return oral presentation draft #1.  2) Pass out / go over 2 animal handouts.  3) Write sentence #6.  4) Read sentences #1-#6.  5) Culture reading: Giant Pandas in China + pictures.
  2. Quiz #3.

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