Archive for November, 2013

Procedures for 11/26/13

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (11/26/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  2) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently with correct intonation and tone.  3) I can sing Happy Birthday song and chanting in Chinese.

Homework: Practice conversation questions + Review Sounds 1 / 2 sentences.

Procedure:

1.      1) (HR) Collect canned food.  Deliver to Mrs. Shega’s office.  Opening routine.  Makeup work (1P: Sara—character worksheet; 2P: Patricia, Anthony—character worksheet, Marco, Shann—ask for an E/I pass, please; 8P: Jonathan).  (2P) Cameron talks to Ms. Chang, please.  Finish up your 2-point sight reading task by the end of today, please.  (1P/2P) Return Lesson Four chapter test papers.  2) Pass out Review Sounds 2 handout / Lesson Five text passages slip.  Go over sentences #1-#3.  3) Quick review (, , ) + sentence patterns review.  4) Teach (, 什么).

2.      1) Chanting / song time.  2) Field trip pictures.  3) Pair work: Conversation Q/A practice.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (11/26/13)

 

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

Homework: 1) Review learned 18 terms.  2) Chinese character writing assignment.  Due in class.

Procedure:

1.      1) Makeup work (3P: Brogan—China reading packet).  2) Quick review (14 terms + 5 Chinese characters).

2.      1) Teach new terms (qi li, jing li, zuo xia, qing zuo).  2) Teach Chinese characters (mouth, water, fire).  Collect.

3.      1) Video clip: (mouth, 5P: mountain).  2) Culture reading: pages 1-2.

Front Page on November 26th, 2013

Procedures for 11/25/13

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (11/25/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions with new question words.  2) I can learn negative sentence pattern.  3) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently with accurate intonation and tones.  4) I can understand the requirements for assessing my speaking assessment.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Practice reading Review Sounds 1 handout sentences #1-#24.

Procedure:

1.      1) (HR) Write a card to seniors at Chippewa Place.  Collect canned food.  2) Opening routine.  Makeup work (1P: Sara / Emma / Marissa; 2P: Anthony; 8P: Sean, Maddy, Emily, Luke, Miles, Sydney, Troy, Logan).  Ask for an E/I pass for tomorrow, please.  3) Return Lesson Four chapter test papers + character worksheet.  (1P/2P) Collect.  4) Go over common writing mistakes (, , , , , ).  5) If you scored 31.2 or under in written section, please ask for a retake form at the end of the class period and return by tomorrow.  All retakes have to complete by next Friday, 12/6/13.  Talk to Ms. Chang for details.  6) Captains check Lesson Five character definitions.

2.      1) Take turns reading Review Sounds 1 sentences #1-#21.  2) Go over sentences #22-24.  3) Go over Review Sound1 assessment Checklist.  4) Teach new characters (, , ).

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (11/25/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms.  2) I can write simple Chinese characters.  3) I can gain cultural knowledge about how characters evolve through viewing video clips.  4) (3P) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese characters and Chinese history.

Homework: 1) Review 14 learned terms.  2) Chinese character writing assignment.

Procedure:

1.     1) (3P: Melina, Alex, Mark, Leon, Trevor, Mike; 5P: Sam, Nick, Haley) talk to Ms. Chang, please.  Makeup work (5P: Joe).  uick review (9 terms + 2 characters).  2) Teach new terms (Xie Xie, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi, Wu An, Wan An).

2.   1) Teach Chinese characters (people / person, wood, mountain).  2) Video clips: (sun, person, wood, 3P: mountain).  3) (3P) Culture reading: page 1.

Front Page on November 25th, 2013

Procedures for 11/22/13

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (11/22/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of Lesson Four materials.  2) I can sight read text passages and pinyin sentences fluently with accurate intonation and tone.

Homework: 1) Lesson Five character worksheet definitions.  2) Practice reading Review Sounds 1 sentences #1-#21.

Procedure:

1.      1) (HR) Yuletide Hunger Drive from 11/25-12/6.  Please bring in canned food and hygiene products to support the community.  Please be prepared to write a letter to seniors at Chippewa Place next Monday.  2) Opening routine.  Collect Lesson Four character worksheet.  Pass out Lesson Five character worksheet.  Makeup work (2P: Patricia; 8P: Luke, Troy, Bryan–survey).  3) Writing thank you card (Mrs. Pandy + Mrs. Hudacek??)

2.      1) Lesson Four chapter test.  2) Pair practice—oral Q/A + sight read text passages + Review Sounds 1 sentences #1-#21.

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (11/22/13)

Objectives: 1) I can write simple Chinese picture characters.  2) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms.  3) I can understand the development of Chinese characters through viewing video clips.

Homework: 1) Review learned greeting terms & Chinese characters.  2) Quiz #1: Friday, 12/6/13.  3) Chinese character writing assignment.

Procedure:

1.     1) Any signature slip?  Return China reading packet.  Makeup work (3P: Brogan, Mark—China reading packet; 5P: Sam, Tom, Tyler—paper cutting pattern; Joe + J.C.—China reading packet).  2) Quick review (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zai Jian).  3) Teach new terms (Lao Shi, Zao, Zao An, Ni Zao, Zao Shang Hao).

2.     1) Teach simple Chinese picture characters (sun, moon).  2) Video clip: caveman (moon).

 

Front Page on November 22nd, 2013

Procedures for 11/21/13

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (11/21/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can review for my chapter test.  2) I can sight read text passages and pinyin sentences fluently with accurate intonation and tone.  3) (1P/8P) I can acquire cultural knowledge about how Chinese people celebrate their birthdays.

Homework: 1) Turn in your Lesson Four character worksheet tomorrow.  2) Practice reading Review Sounds 1 sentences #1-#21.

Procedure:

1.      1) Opening routine.  2) Turn in your field trip survey.  Writing Thank you card (1P: Mrs. Demeo / Mrs. Yeh; 2P: Mrs. Ryan; 8P: Mrs. Speer; Mrs. Hudacek; Mrs. Pandy; Mr. Forbes.  3) Quick review (all characters).  Sight read text passages + Review Sounds 1 sentences #1-#18.   4) Teach new characters (, 生日, , 快乐, ).  5) Go over Review Sounds 1 sentences #19-#21.  6) Review Chinese date format.

2.      1) (1P/8P) Go over text pages 30-31.  2) Writing practice.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (11/21/13)

Objectives: 1) I can learn basic Pinyin system.  2) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms.

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

Procedure:

1.     1) Any signature slip?  Collect China reading packet.  2) Pass out and go over Introduction to Chinese Pinyin handout.  3)  Teach (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zai Jian).

3.     (3P) Pass out / go over picture character table + square papers.

Front Page on November 21st, 2013

Procedures for 11/20/13

Procedure for MS Chinese 1P/2P/8P (11/20/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently with correct intonation and tones.  2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese age. 

Homework: 1) Practice conversation questions.  2) Practice text passages and Review Sounds 1 sentences #1-#18.  3) Field trip survey due tomorrow. 

Procedure:

1.   1) Opening routine.  2) Read Pinyin sentences #1-#15.  3) Go over Pinyin sentences #16-#18.

2.   1) Go over text pages 26-30.  2) Pass out / go over field trip survey.  3) Pass out “Happy Birthday” song.  4) (2P/8P) Introduce a website utility.  5) Conversation simulation.  

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (11/20/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can gain geographical, historical and political knowledge about China.  2) I can explore Chinese folk art of paper-cutting.

Homework: China reading packet due in class tomorrow (11/21/13).  2) Signature slip due on Friday, 11/22/13.

Procedure:

1.      1) Any signature slip?  Any makeup work (3P: Bryan, 5P: Tom?).  2) Video clips: Introduction to China / Beijing / Shanghai.

2.   Individual/pair work (20 minutes): China reading packet.  2) Pass out paper-cutting pattern (longevity).

Front Page on November 20th, 2013

Procedures for 11/19/13

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (11/19/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently with accurate intonation and tones.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  3) (1P/2P) I can gain cultural knowledge about how Chinese celebrate their birthdays.

Homework: 1) Practice reading text passages + Review Sounds 1 sentences #1-#15.  2) Practice conversation questions.

Procedure:

1.      1) Opening routine.  Makeup work (1P; Sara + Marissa; 2P: Patricia, Grant, Patricia + Jake; 8P: Sean + Bryan).  Go over chaperone list.  2) Sight read text passages + Review Sounds 1 sentences #1-#12.  4) Go over Review Sounds 1 sentences (2P) #10-#15) (1P / 8P) #13-#15.  3) Skit presentation (2P: Taylor, Marco + Anthony, Jake + Patricia; 8P: Katie + Sara).

2.      1) (1P/2P) Video clip: Birthday celebration.  2) Pair presentation + Pair practice (10 minutes)—conversation questions.  Q/A ó Captains record menu selection (1P: Marissa; 2P: Shannon, Caroline; 8P: Katie, Ian, Sara).

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (11/19/13)

Objectives: 1) I can understand Ms. Chang’s classroom rules and grading policy.  2) I can understand the requirements to complete the China reading packet.

Homework: 1) China reading packet due in class: Thursday, 11/21/13.  2) Signature slip due: Friday, 11/22/13.

Procedure:

1.      1) Any signature slip?  A substitute teacher will cover Ms. Chang while Chinese classes go on a field trip tomorrow.  Makeup work (3P: Bryan; 5P: Tom).

2.   2) Go over Ms. Chang’s classroom rules and grading policy.  2) Pass out and go over China reading packet.

Front Page on November 19th, 2013

Procedures for 11/18/13

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (11/18/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently with accurate intonation and tones.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.

Homework: 1) Practice reading text passages + Review Sounds 1 sentences #1-#12.  2) Practice conversation questions.

Procedure:

1.      1) Opening routine.  Return quiz and skit papers.  Quick review (All characters).  Makeup work (kite): (1P: Sara + Marissa; 2P: Patricia + Jake, Taylor, Shaan, Michael, Marco + Yui; 8P: Sean + Bryan).  Makeup quiz (2P: Marco, Patricia—H/W).  Makeup skit (2P: Taylor, Marco + Anthony, Jake + Patricia; 8P: Katie + Sara).  (1P + 2P) Announcement for more menu selection.  2) Captains check WB pages 25-26.  Go over answer key.  3) Listening comprehension: WB pages 22-23 Section A.  Go over answer key.  4) Sight read text passages + Review Sounds 1 sentences #1-#9.  5) (1P / 8P) Go over Review Sounds 1 sentences #10-#12.

2.      1) Go over text pages 26-27, 28-29.  2) Pair practice (10 minutes)—conversation questions.  Q/A.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (11/18/13)

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

Homework: Signature slip due on this Friday, 11/22/13.

Procedure:

1.   1) Sit on your assigned seat.  Get students’ team assignment information.  2) Show Ms. Chang’s daily blog.

2.   1) Pass out, go over and fill in the Student Inventory.  Collect.  2) (3P) Pass out and go over Ms. Chang’s classroom rules.

Front Page on November 18th, 2013

Procedures for 11/15/13

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (11/15/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can present my skit.  2) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently with accurate intonation and tones.  3) I can blend / discriminate consonants and vowels.  4) I can answer and ask simple conversation questions.  5) I can prepare for my Lesson Four chapter test.

Homework: 1) Practice conversation questions.  2) Practice sight read sentences #1-#9 + text passages.  3) WB pages 25-26.

Procedure:

1.      1) Opening routine.  Return exit slip.  Makeup checklist (8P: Luke+Zach, David+Miles).  Turn in all kites + string for 30 points, please.  Captains checks WB pages 23 (Section B) + 24.  Go over answer key.  2) Warm-up time for presentation (5 minutes).  3) Go over Review Sounds 1 handout #7-#9.  4) Pass out / go over Lesson Four Study Guide.

2.      1) Quiz #4.  2) Skit presentation.  3) Review sentence pattern: sentence patterns: 今天是几月几日? + 明天是几月几日? + 今年是几年? + 明年是几年?

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (11/15/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can review what I have learned in Exploratory Chinese class.  2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese food and (5P) Chinese martial arts.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

1.      1) Return quiz papers, art projects and others.  2) Quick review (greetings, numbers, colors, family).  3) Video clip: (5P) Chinese martial arts.  4) Collect unwanted handouts, etc.

2.      1) Culture reading: Chinese food.  2)  Browse through cook books.

Front Page on November 15th, 2013

Procedures for 11/13/13

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (11/13/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can play an interactive game to review my chapter test.  2) I can play an online flashcard game to review characters.  3) I can type my finalized skit script with my partner.  4) I sharpen my listening and reading comprehension through viewing video clips.  5) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese names.

Homework: 1) Review learned pinyin sentences.  2) Practice conversation questions.  3) Presentation starts from Friday, 11/15/13.

Procedure:

1.      Type your skit.  Turn in a copy of script and checklist at the end of the class period.    

2.      1) Go to I drive, click Ms. Chang’s folder, click Ni Hao games, click 3rd edition, click Ni Hao 1 game, log in with your name as user name and any key input as password, and click Lesson Four to activate the game.  Click high-level thinking skill game to try.  2) Click the link, http://quizlet.com/3629488/ni-hao-1-lesson-4-vocabulary-flash-cards/, to Lesson Four online flashcards game,

3.      If you are done with all three tasks, please click the following links for cultural enrichment.  1) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cdsk4KHq2RI (Hello, China – Name, , 2:42).  2) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mm118RXOGd4 (Greetings, Salutations, and Thanks, 5:01).  3) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQRLqagvMeM (How old are you? 0:29).  4) Check your e-mail account for restaurant menu.  Enjoy the fun!

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (11/13/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk / write about myself in Chinese.  2) I can say colors in Chinese.

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

Procedure:

1.      1) Quick review (hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se, lan se, lv se, zi se, zong se, cheng se, fen hong se, hui se).  2) Oral presentation ó study hall time + puzzle time + origami time + tangram pieces game time.

Front Page on November 13th, 2013

Procedures for 11/12/13

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (11/12/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently with accurate intonation and tones.  2) I can identify people, welcome and invite people to come in.  3) I can ask about and state ages.  4) I can apply what I learn to create and perform a skit with a partner.

Homework: 1) Practice reading pinyin sentences + text passages. 2) Practice conversation questions.  3) Quiz #9: Friday, 11/15.  4) Lesson Four chapter test: Friday, 11/22/13.  5) Finalize your skit.

Procedure:

1.      1) Opening routine.  Field trip permission slip (2P: Shaan, Jake, Patricia; 8P: Bryan).  (Emma, James, Shaan, Abigail, Grant, Sydney, Logan, Tyler, Miles) talk to Ms. Chang, please.  Work in media center tomorrow to type your skit.  Kite status??  2) Teach ().  Quick review (谢谢, 今年, 今天, 明年, 明天, , 一天, 一年, 两天, 两年, , , , 请进, , 马克, 欢迎).  3) Read text passages on pages 23-25 + Q/A session.

2.      1) Go over Review Sounds 1 handout (#1-#3).  2) Pair work: finalize your skit.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (11/12/13)

 

Objectives: 1) I can apply what I have learned to create an art project.  2) I can talk / write about myself in Chinese.  3) I can say colors in Chinese.  3) I can explore tangram pieces game.

Homework: 1) Oral presentation starts from tomorrow, 11/13/14.  2) Quiz #4: Thursday, 11/14/13.

Procedure:

1.      1) Quick review (hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se, lan se, lv se, zi se, zong se, cheng se, fen hong se, hui se).  2) Read sentences #1- #10.

2.      Turn in your art project.  Present your art project, if interested ó study hall time + pass out / explore tangram pieces.

Front Page on November 12th, 2013