Archive for May, 2013

Procedures for 5/16/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (5/16/13)

目标: I can make a detailed itinerary for my travel plan.

功课: 1) WB pages 76-77.  Due next Monday.  2) Round robin reading (pages 76 / 78) tomorrow.  3) Itinerary due tomorrow.

程序:

  1. 1) Ms. Chang checks WB page 73.  2) Type your itinerary.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (5/16/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can read text passages fluently.  2) I can review for final exam.

Homework: Practice conversation questions.  Complete your final oral exam / round robin reading between Monday, 5/20, and Friday, 5/24/13.  Make arrangements with Ms. Chang, please.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (看, 看书, 到 = (去 ó 来), 饭, 吃饭, 太, 太太, 别 = 不, 菜, 拿, 全, 都, 筷子, 想, 果汁, 水果, 冰淇淋, 冰水, 冰棒, 三明治, 汉堡包 / 汉堡, 热狗, 牛奶, 饿, 渴, 喝, 吃, 东西).  2) Read text passages on pages 93 / 95.  3) Class activity: WB page 74.  Share results.
  2. Review activities (sentence matching, dictation, etc).

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (5/16/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can explore origami art.  2) I can understand the requirements of art project.

Homework: Quiz #1 tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (3P: Omar, Sneh; 5P: Shaan).  2) Quick review (12 number characters + 8 picture characters + 25 greeting terms).
  2. 1) Pass out / go over art project requirements.  2) Make an origami product: pinwheel.

 

 

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Procedures for 5/15/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (5/15/13)

目标: 1) I can pack appropriate clothing and necessities for my travel.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.

功课: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) WB page 73.

程序:

  1. 1) Work in Media Center Classroom tomorrow to type your itinerary.  2) Quick review (签字, 学生证, 证明, 签证, 照, 护照, 照片, 拍照, 笑, 开玩笑, 俊, 英俊, 相机, 照相机, 照相馆, 带).  3) Captains check WB pages 71-72 & 75.  Go over answer key.  4)  Teach new characters (已经, 不过 = 可是 = 但是, 凉快, 用, 不用, 当然, 担心, 迷路, 出去 ó 回来) + V起来 sentence pattern.
  2. 1) Read text passages on pages 76 & 78.  2) Class work: Conversation questions Q/A + your itinearary + WB homework.

 

 

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (5/15/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about my skills of holding chopsticks and cooking Chinese dishes.  2) I can read text passages fluently.  3) I can ask and answer simple conversation question.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Practice conversation questions / reading text passages.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Captains check WB page 76.  Go over the answer key.  2) Quick review (菜, 拿, 全, 都, 筷子, 想, 果汁, 水果, 冰淇淋, 冰水, 冰棒, 三明治, 汉堡包 / 汉堡, 热狗, 牛奶, 饿, 渴, 喝, 吃, 东西).  3) Teach characters (到 = (去 ó 来), 饭, 吃饭, 太, 太太, 别 = 不, 炒, 炒饭).  4) Read text passages on pages 93 / 95.
  2. Conversation questions Q/A.

     

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (5/15/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say and write Chinese number characters. 2) I can explore origami.  Homework: 1) Review learned Chinese number characters.  2) Chinese character writing assignment.  Due tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (8 number characters + 8 picture characters + 25 terms).  2) Teach new terms (nine, ten, zero, hundred).  3) Audio file.
  2. Pass out 2 colored papers.  Make pin wheel / gift box.

 

 

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Procedures for 5/14/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (5/14/13)

目标: 1) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  2) I can read text passages fluently.  3) I can make detailed itinerary for my travel plan.

功课: 1) WB pages 71-72.  2) Practice reading text passages on pages 76 / 78.  3) Draft your itinerary.  Due Friday.  4) Read text pages 79-80.

程序:

1.      1) Ms. Chang is not available after school today due to a district-wide strategic meeting.  2) Read text passages in pages 76 / 78.

2.      1) Go over key points in pages with sentence patterns: 79-80.  2) Class activity: WB page 69.  Share result.  3) Conversation  Q/A.  4) Class work: round robin reading + do WB homework + draft your itinerary.

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (5/14/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can name various Chinese breakfast items.  2) I can ask and answer simple Chinese questions.  3) I can review for my final exam.  4) I can read text passages fluently.

Homework: 1) Practice reading text passages.  2) Practice conversation questions.  3) WB page 76.

Procedure:

1.      1) Quick review (, , , , 筷子, , 果汁, 水果, 冰淇淋, 冰水, 冰棒, 三明治, 汉堡包 / 汉堡, 热狗, 牛奶, 饿, , , , 东西).  2) Read text passages on page 73, 75.  3) Pass out / go over Chinese breakfast items handout.

2.      1) Pair activity: Dictation / Assemble characters into paragraph.  2) Conversation questions Q/A.

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (5/14/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say and write numbers in Chinese.  2) I can say simple Chinese greetings terms and classroom expressions.  3) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese tea.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Review learned 8 number characters.  3) Quiz #2: Friday, 5/24/13.

Procedure:

1.      1) Quick review (4 number characters + 8 picture characters + 25 terms).  2) Teach new characters (five, six, seven, eight).

2.      1) DVD: Chinese tea.  2) Show and tell: tea set / tea leaves. 3) Sample tea.

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Procedures for 5/13/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (5/13/13)

目标: 1) I can talk about preparation for my travel plan.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.

功课: 1) WB page 73.  2) Chinese character writing assignment.  3) Draft your itinerary.  Collect at the end of class period on Friday.  4) Practice reading text passages.  Round robin reading (pages 76 / 78): Friday, 5/17/13.

程序:

  1. 1) The Cleveland Asian Festival is this Saturday and Sunday (5/18-5/19) at Chinatown area.  Please grab a card if you are interested in attending.  2) Ms. Chang is not available after school tomorrow due to a district-wide strategic meeting at MS.  3) Captains check WB page 70.  Go over answer key.  4) Teach new characters (电子邮件, 签字, 学生证, 证明, 签证, 办, 照, 护照, 照片, 拍照 = 照相, 拍手, 拍球, 笑, 开玩笑, 俊, 英俊, 相机, 照相机, 照相馆, 照相师, 带).
  2. 1) Conversation questions Q/A.  2) Go over text page 76.

 

 

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (5/13/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about my food and drink preferences.  2) I can read text passages fluently.  3) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Read text passages on pages 93, 95.  3) WB page 75.  4) Lesson Eleven chapter test: Friday, 5/24/13.  Final exam oral part due by Friday, 5/24/13.  PowerPoint due: Thursday, 5/23/13.

Procedure:

  1. 1) The Cleveland Asian Festival is this Saturday and Sunday (5/18-5/19) in  Chinatown area.  2) Teach new characters (菜, 拿, 全, 都, 筷, 筷子).  3) (2P) Read text passages on pages 93-95.
  2. 1) Pass out / go over study guide for final exam.  2) Conversation questions practice.

 

 

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

 

Objectives: 1) I can say simple greeting terms / classroom expressions.   2) I can say and write numbers in Chinese.  3) I can use chopsticks to pick up Cheerios.

Homework: 1) Review 25 learned terms.  Quiz #1: Friday, 5/17/13.  2) Chinese character writing assignment.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (8 characters + 23 terms).  2) Makeup work (8th graders).  3) Teach new terms (dui bu qi, mei guan xi).
  2. 1) Pass out handout / Teach Chinese characters (one, two three, four).  2) Pass out chopsticks.  3) Practice picking up Cheerios.

 

 

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Procedures for 5/10/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (5/10/13)

目标: 1) I can read a travel itinerary.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  3) I can read text passages fluently.

功课: 1) WB page70 .  2) Chinese character writing assignment.  3) Read text page 78 + supplementary itinerary handout.  Draft your own itinerary w/packing/weather condition terms.

程序:

  1. 1) Work on / type your itinerary in Media Center Classroom next Thursday, 5/16/13.  2)  Quick review (上海, 住, 桂林, 玩, 好玩, 地方, 旅行, 行李, 旅客, 旅馆, 打算, 中暑, 假人, 暑假, 春假, 寒假, 参加, 这些, 那些, 哪些, 西安, 平安).  3) Go over answer key to WB page 67-68.  4) Teach new characters (程, 行程, 飞, 飞机, 过, 夜, 从, 从…到…, 机场, 沙发, 出发, 回).
  2. 1) Go over text page 78.  2) Round robin reading ó Conversation questions practice.

 

 

Procedure for HS Chinese I (5/10/13)

 

Objectives: I can complete my PPT project.

Homework: 1) Practice reading your PPT project.  2) Practice conversation questions.

Procedure:

1.   1) Create a slide about your preferences of food and drinks.  2) Use your check list to make sure you cover all requirements for this project.

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (5/10/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms.  2) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese folk art of cutting papers + Daily routines in Chinese Schools.  3) I can practice holding chopsticks and picking up Cheerios.

Homework: Review 23 learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (19 terms + 8 characters).  2) Teach new terms (tong xue men hao, dong le ma, dong le, bu dong).  3) Complete paper cut patterns.  Check completion for participation grade.
  2. 1) DVD / Video clips: Daily routines in Chinese Schools / (3P) Chopsticks / Dumplings.  2) (5P) Culture reading: pages 3, 5, 6.

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Procedures for 5/9/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (5/9/13)

目标: 1) I can work on my travel plan.  2) I can learn to use photostory software.

功课: Round robin reading (pages 74-75): tomorrow.

程序:

1.   1) Please contact Ms. Chang if your family is interested in hosting an exchange student from Spain.  2) Ms. Chang collects / checks WB pages 67-68.  Return your paragraph.  3) Click the following links, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0oH9qE9qEY (Photostory 3 tutorial for windows) and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MLTQfI9K2Fc (for the tutorials of Movie Maker 2.6) to play around.

2.   Insert pictures of places that you plan to visit in your trip.

 

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (5/9/13)

 

Objectives: I can talk about my food preferences.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Practice conversation questions.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (饿, 渴, 喝, 吃, 东西, 想, 果汁, 水果, 冰淇淋, 冰水, 冰棒, 三明治, 汉堡包 / 汉堡, 热狗, 牛奶).  2) Work in Media Center tomorrow.  3) Teach new characters (菜, 拿, 全, 都, 筷, 筷子).

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (5/9/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms.  2) I can recognize simple Chinese characters.  3) I can explore Chinese folk art of paper cutting.

Homework: Review 19 learned terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Collect / return Chinese character writing assignment.  Makeup work (3P: Sneh; 5P: Dolores, Kristen).  2) Quick review (8 characters + 15 terms).  3) Teach new terms (Qi Li, Jing Li, Zuo Xia, Qing Zuo).
  2. 1) DVD: Chinese Paper Cuts / (3P) mouth + fish 2) Class work: cut two paper patterns (longevity + double happiness).  Collect as participation grade.

 

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Procedures for 5/8/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (5/8/13)

目标: 1) I can talk about my travel plan.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  3) I can read text passages fluently.

功课: 1) Practice reading text pages 74-75.  2) Chinese character writing assignment.  3) WB pages 67-68.

程序:

  1. 1) Collect your paragraph.  Work in Red Lab tomorrow.  2) Quick review (旅行, 行李, 旅客, 旅馆, 打算, 中暑, 假人, 暑假, 春假, 寒假, 参加, 这些, 那些, 哪些, 西安, 平安).  3) Teach new terms (海, 上海, 住, 桂林, 玩, 好玩, 地, 方).  4) Go over / Read text passages on page 75.  5) Teach sentence patterns (还有, 还是, 还要, 还没, 过).
  2. Class work: practice conversation questions + practice reading pages 74-75 + do homework pages.  .

 

 

Procedure for HS Chinese I (5/8/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say and write about my food references.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  3) I can read text passages fluently.

Homework: 1) Practice conversation questions.  2) Practice reading text passages on page 93.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (饿, 渴, 喝, 吃, 东西, 想, 果汁, 水果, 冰淇淋, 冰水, 冰棒, 三明治, 汉堡包 / 汉堡, 热狗, 牛奶).  2) Read text passages on page 93.
  2. 1) Conversation practice.  2) Go over answer key to culture reading articles.

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (5/8/13)

 

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

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Chinese character writing assignment.  Due tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. (3P) 1) Quick review (12 terms + 5 characters).  2) Teach new terms (Xie Xie, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi).  3) Practice activity (Xie Xie, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi).
  2. (5P) Quick review (15 terms + 5 characters).
  3. 1) Teach Chinese characters (water, fire, mouth).  2) DVD / video clip: Chinese calligraphy / (5P) mouth.

 

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Procedures for 5/7/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (5/7/13)

目标: 1) I can write about myself.  2) I can read text passages fluently.  3) I can plan and write down a detailed itinerary for my travel plan.

功课: 1) Practice reading text passages on page 74.  Round robin reading (pages 74-75): Friday, 5/10/13.  2) Paragraph due tomorrow.  3) Lesson Seven chapter test: Friday, 5/24/13.  Lesson Seven oral exam is due on Wednesday, 5/23/13.  PhotoStory / Movie Maker project due on Wednesday, 5/23/13.

程序:

1.      1) Quick review (旅行, 行李, 旅客, 旅馆, 打算, 中暑, 假人, 暑假, 春假, 寒假, 参加, 这些, 那些, 哪些, 西安, 平安).  2) Read text page 74.

2.      1) Go over sample itinerary.  2) Conversation questions Q/A (final exam review)—text page 115.  3) Class work: write your paragraph.

Procedure for HS Chinese I (5/7/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  2) I can review grammar and sentence patterns for my final exam.  3) I can talk about food and drink preferences.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  Know all 15 characters by Thursday, 5/8/13.  2) Practice conversation questions.  3) Bring your PPT slides for reading tomorrow.

Procedure:

1.      1) Quick review (饿, , , , 东西, , 果汁, 水果, 冰淇淋, 冰水, 冰棒).  2) Teach new terms (, 三明治, , 汉堡包 / 汉堡, , 热狗, 牛奶).  3) Read text passages on page 93.

2.      1) Write sentences about your favorite food and drinks.  2) Pair activity: practice conversation questions.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P/5P Exploratory Chinese (5/7/13)

 

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

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Chinese character writing assignment.

Procedure:

1.      (3P) 1) Quick review (8 terms + 3 characters).  2) Teach new terms (Wu An, Wan An, Shang Ke, Xia Ke).

2.      (5P) 1) Quick review (12 terms + 3 characters).  2) Teach new terms (Xie Xie, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi)

3.      1) Video clips (sun, moon, person).  2) Teach Chinese characters (tree, mountain).

4.      1) Culture reading: Chinese calligraphy.  2) Showcase paper + ink stone + ink stick + brush pen.

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Procedures for 5/6/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (5/6/13)

目标: 1) I can understanding the requirements for my writing assignment.  2) I can talk about my travel plan.  3) I can comprehend text passages and conversation questions.  4) I can gain cultural knowledge about two Chinese expressions.

功课: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Writing a paragraph about your personality traits + physical description (Chinese III level).  Due Wednesday, 5/8/13.  3) Practice reading text page 74.

程序:

  1. 1) Quick review (旅行, 行李, 旅客, 旅馆, 打算).  2) Work in Red Lab this Thursday to learn about Photostory and insert pictures of places that you want to visit.  3) Teach new characters (暑, 中暑, 假, 假人, 暑假, 春假, 寒假, 参, 参加, 些, 这些, 那些, 哪些, 安, 西安, 平安).
  2. 1) Read / Go over text page 74.  2) Video clips: (吃醋 / 东西).  3) Explain requirements for the paragraph about your personality traits + physical description.  4) Pass out / go over Lesson Seven sample conversation questions handout.

 

 

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (5/6/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about food preferences.  2) I can prepare for my final exam by reviewing sentence patterns and scrambled sentences worksheets.  3) I can read text passages fluently.  4) I can name various Chinese food items.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Practice conversation questions.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (三明治, 汉堡包 / 汉堡, 热狗, 牛奶, 饿, 渴, 喝, 吃, 东西).  2) Teach new characters (想, 果, 汁, 水果, 冰, 淇, 淋, 冰水, 冰棒).  3) Read text passages on page 93.
  2. 2P: 1) Pass out / Go over Chinese food handout.  2) Review Making Grammar Corrections worksheet.  3) Practice conversation questions.
  3. 7P: 1) Finish up going over Chinese food handout.  2) Review scrambled sentences worksheet.  3) Practice conversation questions.

 

 

Procedure for MS 3P Exploratory Chinese (5/6/13)

 

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

Homework: 1) Review 8 learned terms.  2) Chinese character writing assignment.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Lao Shi).  2) Teach new terms (Zai Jian, Zao, Ni Zao, Zao An, Zao Shang Hao).  3) Makeup work (Jaclyne, Jonah).
  2. 1) DVD: Chinese characters.  2) Teach characters (man/people/person, sun, moon).

 

 

Procedure for MS 5P Exploratory Chinese (5/6/13)

 

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

Homework: 1) Review 12 learned terms.  2) Chinese character writing assignment.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (Zai Jian, Zao, Ni Zao, Zao An, Zao Shang Hao, Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Lao Shi, 人).  2) Teach new terms (Wu An, Wan An, Shang Ke, Xia Ke).  3) Makeup work (Jeremy, Anja, Victoria).
  2. 1) DVD Chinese characters.  2) Teach characters (sun, moon).

 

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Procedures for 5/3/13

Procedure for HS 1P Chinese III (5/3/13)

目标: 1) I can talk about my travel plan and my preparation for the trip, and read an itinerary.  2) I can understand the requirements for my travel project.

功课: 写新生字。2

程序:

  1. 1) Ms. Chang will be available at HS at around 1:40 today.  2) Browse through Lesson Seven.  3) Teach new characters with terms (旅, 旅行, 行李, 旅客, 算, 打算).
  2. Pass out / go over Travel project checklist.

 

Procedure for MS 2P/7P Chinese I (5/3/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can name various Chinese food items.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  3) I can review grammar and sentence patterns for my final exam.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  Know all 10 characters by next Monday, 5/6/13.  2) Practice conversation questions.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (饿, 渴, 喝, 吃, 东, 东西).  2) Teach new terms (治, 三明治, 堡, 汉堡包 / 汉堡, 热, 热狗, 牛, 奶, 奶水).
  2. (7P) 1) PPT slides about various breakfast items.  2) Pass out / go over Chinese food handout.
  3. (2P) 1) Pass out / go over Lesson Eleven Sample Conversation Questions handout.  2) Review Making Grammar Corrections.

 

 

 

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

 

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

Homework: 1) Review learned greeting terms.  2) Quiz #1: 5/17/13.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Any signature slip?  2) Teach new terms (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Lao Shi).
  2. 2.      1) Culture reading: culture reading packet pages 2-3.  2) Pass out square paper and table of 8 Chinese picture characters. 

 

 

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

 

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms.  2) I can write simple Chinese picture characters.  3) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese language and writing system.

Homework: 1) Review learned greeting terms.  2) Chinese character writing assignments.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Any signature slip?  2) Quick review (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Lao Shi).  3) Teach new terms (Zai Jian, Zao, Zao An, Zao Shan Hao).  4) Video clips (Chinese characters + Ni Hao).
  2. 1) Culture reading: culture reading packet pages 3-5.  2) Pass out / go over square paper.  3) Teach new character (man/people/person).

Front Page on May 3rd, 2013