Archive for February, 2014

Procedures for 2/28/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (2/28/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about my nationality and language skills.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.

Homework: WB pages 49/50 (Section C).

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine.  Collect two worksheets.  Go over answer key.  2) (1P/2P) Quick review (新西兰, 新西兰人, 会, 汉人, 汉语, 语文, 英语, 日语, 德语, 加拿大, 加拿大人, 中文, 英文, 德文, 本, 本子, 一本书, 日本, 日文, 日本人, 中国, 中国人, 美国, 美国人, 英国, 英国人, 德国, 德国人, 哪国人, 哪个人, 哪只狗, 哪只猫, 哪只鸟, 哪匹马, 哪条鱼, 哪一个, 哪本书).  3) Teach new characters (澳, 利, 亚, 澳大利亚, 洲, 澳洲, 亚洲, 美洲, 问, 请问, 说, 小说, 会, 大会, 一会儿).
  2. 1) (1P/2P) Read text passages pages 66-69.  2) Writing practice.  3) Go over conversation questions handout sentence patterns #4-#7.

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/28/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can name colors.  2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese silk, Chinese embroidery, and (3P) Chinese feng sui.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (5P: Ian, Diante, Thomas Green).  Quick review (11 colors).  Quiz #4.  Collect flash cards + handouts.  2) (3P) Culture reading: Chinese feng sui.
  2. 1) Video clips: Chinese silk / Chinese embroidery / Chinese Language Program in American Schools.  Showcase cocoon.  2) Chinese class roster + Chinese activities.  3) Sound out loud all learned Chinese terms (greetings, numbers, colors, family members).

 

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Procedures for 2/27/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (2/27/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about my nationality.  2) I can read text passages fluently.  3) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  4) I can apply grammar knowledge to rearrange scrambled sentences.  5) I can sharpen my listening comprehension skill through viewing video clips.  6) I can recognize Chinese characters proficiently.

Homework: 1) Map of Countries worksheet (part 2) due tomorrow.  2) Scrambled sentences worksheet due tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine.  Pass out / go over scrambled sentences worksheet.  2) Quick review (新西兰, 新西兰人, 汉人, 汉语, 语文, 英语, 日语, 德语, 加拿大, 加拿大人, 中文, 英文, 德文, 本, 本子, 一本书, 日本, 日文, 日本人, 中国, 中国人, 美国, 美国人, 英国, 英国人, 德国, 德国人, 哪国人, 哪个人, 哪只狗, 哪只猫, 哪只鸟, 哪匹马, 哪条鱼, 哪一个, 哪本书).  3)  Read text passages pages 66-67.  4) Recognizing Chinese characters (Lessons 6-7).  5) Listening activity.
  2. 1) Conversation question practice.  Q/A.  2) Class work: Scrambled sentences worksheet.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/27/14)

 

Objectives: I can talk about myself.

Homework: Quiz #4 tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (11 colors).  Makeup work (5P: Tom A., Tom G., Diante, Ian).  2)  Volunteer / Randomly draw students to present ó study hall time + Mind bender + puzzles.

 

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Procedures for 2/26/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (2/26/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about my nationality.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  3) I can read text passages fluently.  4) (2P / 8P) I can sharpen my listening comprehension skill through viewing video clips.  5) (1P) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese customs through discussion of an authentic movie.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Practice reading text passages.  3) Practice conversation questions.  4) Map of Countries (Part 1)

Procedure:

1.      1) Opening routine.  Quick review (加拿大, 加拿大人, 中文, 英文, 德文, , 本子, 一本书, 日本, 日文, 日本人, 中国, 中国人, 美国, 美国人, 英国, 英国人, 德国, 德国人, 哪国人, 哪个人, 哪只狗, 哪只猫, 哪只鸟, 哪匹马, 哪条鱼, 哪一个, 哪本书, 美德).  2) Teach new characters ( ó, 西 ó , 新西兰, 新西兰人, , , 汉人, = , 汉语, 语文, 英语, 日语, 德语).  3) Writing practice.  4) (1P) Movie unit review.

2.      1) Read text passage on page 67.  2) Conversation practice.  3) (2P/8P) Listening activity.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/26/14)

 

Objectives: I can talk about myself.

Homework: Practice reading your oral presentation if you are not done today.

Procedure:

1.      1) Quick review (11 colors).  Makeup work (3P: Alex; 5P: Tom A., Matt, Ian, Diante, Kylie, Tom G.).  2) Volunteer / Randomly draw students to present ó study hall time / puzzles / mind benders / tangram pieces game.

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Procedures for 2/25/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (2/25/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  2) I can read text passages fluently.  3) I can recognize Chinese characters proficiently.

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

Procedure:

1.      1) Opening routine.  2) Picture viewing time (2/15/14 Library Event).  3) Quick review (加拿大, 加拿大人, 中文, 英文, 德文, , 本子, 一本书, 日本, 日文, 日本人, 中国, 中国人, 美国, 美国人, 英国, 英国人, 德国, 德国人, 哪国人, 哪个人, 哪只狗, 哪只猫, 哪只鸟, 哪匹马, 哪条鱼, 哪一个, 哪本书, 美德).  4) Read text passages on pages 66-67.  5) Lesson 4-5 character recognition.  6) 3 review activities.

2.      1) (1P) Conversation Q/A.  2) (8P) Chanting time.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/25/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself.  2) I can apply what I learn to create an art project.  3) I can explore tangram pieces game.  4) I can name colors in Chinese.

Homework: Oral presentation starts from tomorrow (on 2/26 and 2/27).

Procedure:

1.      1) Quick review (hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se, lan se, lv se, zi se, zong se).  Teach new terms (hui se, cheng se, fen hong se).  2) Practice reading 10 sentences.

2.      Ms. Chang calls on students to turn in your art project ó Study hall time + Tangram pieces game + puzzle time.

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Procedures for 2/24/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (2/21/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about my nationality.  2) (1P/8P) I can read text passage fluently.  3) (1P/2P) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  4) I can sharpen my listening comprehension skill through view video clips.  5) I can name countries.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Practice reading text passages.  3) Practice conversation questions.

Procedure:

1.      1) Opening routine.  (HR) List of places to report for tomorrow E/I FreshMentoring.  (2P/8P) Return culture exit slip.  Quick review (中国, 中国人, 美国, 美国人, 美人, 英国, 英国人, 德国, 德国人, 美德).  (2P) Skit presentation (James / Jake).  2) Teach new characters (, 哪国人, 哪个人, 哪只狗, 哪只猫, 哪只鸟, 哪匹马, 哪条鱼, 哪一个, 哪本书, , 加拿大, 加拿大人, , 中文, 英文, 德文, , 本子, 一本书, 日本, 日文, 日本人, , 哪里, 这里, 那里, 哪里哪里).  3) (1P/8P) Read text passages on pages 66-67.

2.      1) (1P/2P) Pass out / go over Lesson Eight conversation questions handout.  Conversation questions practice.  Q/A.  2) Writing practice.  3) Listening comprehension.

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/21/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself.  2) I can name colors.  3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese signature items and Chinese zodiac animals.  4) I can utilize a website tool to type Chinese pinyin and Chinese characters.

Homework: 1) Art project due tomorrow.  2) Quiz #4: Friday, 2/18/14.

Procedure:

1.      1) Return oral presentation draft #2.  Quick review (hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se).  2) Teach new terms (lan se, lv se, zi se, zong se).  Read sentences #1-#10.  3) Introduce a website www.mdbg.net, to type pinyin and Chinese characters.

2.      1) Video clips: Chinese Zodiac animals + Abacus + kite.  2) Show & tell artifacts; abacus, kites, mahjong, Chinese chess set.

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Procedures for 2/21/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (2/21/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can name countries.  2) I can talk about my nationality and my language skills.  3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese Lantern Festival.  4) I can sing Chinese song and (1P/2P) chanting.

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

Procedure:

1.      1) Opening routine.  (2P/8P) Return skit packet.  Makeup work (2P: James/Jake—skit; 8P: Logan / Paxton, Luke, Katie, Jonathan).  Skit presentation.  2) Overview of Lesson Eight.  3) Teach (, , 中国, 中国人, , 美国, 美国人, , 英国, 英国人, , 德国, 德国人, 美德).  4) Conversation questions Q/A.

2.      1) Introduce / go over character recognition review assessment.  2) (2P/8P) Video clip: Lantern Festival w/exit slip.  3) Song time; Two Tigers.      4) (1P / 2P) Chanting time.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/21/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself.  3) I can explore Chinese origami art.  3) I can name colors in Chinese.

Homework: 1) Quiz #4: Friday, 2/28/14.  2) Art project due on next Tuesday, 2/25/14.

Procedure:

1.      1) Write down action items on your planner.  All retakes have to be done at E/I today.  Get your E/I pass, please.  Makeup work (3P: Trevor, Solomia, Steve; 5P: Matt, Henry, Tyler, Ian, Tom G., Grant, Diante).  Pass out color flashcards.  2) Teach (hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se).  3) Teach terms (xi huan).  Write / read sentences #8-#10.  Collect.  4) Complete origami gift box.  Check as participation grade.

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Procedures for 2/20/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (2/20/14)

 

Objectives: 1) (2P/8P) I can present a skit with my partner.  4) (1P) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese Lantern Festival.

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

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine.  Return Lesson Seven character worksheet / chapter test paper.  Captains check Lesson Eight character definitions.  Makeup work (1P: Naomi, Victor; 2P: Abigail, Shaan, Shannon; 8P: Sara, Luke, Maddy, Paxton, Bryan, Katie, Luke, Ian).  Ask for retake application form.  2) Go over common writing mistakes (猫 <=> 描, 狗 <=> 拘, 可, 金, 真).
  2. 1) (2P/8P) Skit presentation.  2) Teach supplementary characters (来, 去, 跑).  3) (1P) Conversation question practice.  Q/A.  4) Video clip: Lantern Festival w/exit slip.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/20/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself.  2) I can continue to explore origami art.  3) I can name popular animals and sports.

Homework: Practice reading sentences #1-#7.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return quiz #3 papers.  Makeup work (3P: Trevor, Steve, Solimia: 5P: Matt, Grant, Ian, Henry, Diante, Tyler, Tom G.)—retake by the end of tomorrow.  2) Compare / Contrast American and Chinese address format.  Teach new terms (zhu zi).  Write sentence #7.  Read sentences #1-#7.  3) Pass out / go over sports / animal handouts.
  2. Origami: gift box.

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Procedures for 2/19/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (2/19/14)

 

Objectives: I can showcase my mastery of Lesson Seven materials.

Homework: 1) Lesson Eight character definitions.  2) (2P/8P) Practice your skit for presentation tomorrow.

Procedure:

1.      1) Opening routine.  Return pet paragraph paper.  Makeup work—pet paragraph (1P: Josh; 2P; Abigail; 8P: Bryan, Emily, Jenna).  The following students (8P: Alex, Tyler, Erica, Rosa, Luke, Paxton, Sean, Stephanie, Maddy, Emily) complete your oral during 6P today.  Pass out Lesson Eight character worksheet / text passage slip / song lyrics.  Collect Lesson Seven character worksheet.

2.      Lesson Seven chapter test.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/19/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself.  2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese martial arts.  3) I can showcase my mastery of Chinese counting principle.

Homework: Practice reading sentences #1-#6.

Procedure:

1.      1) Quick review (1-10).  Teach (dian hua hao ma).  Write sentence #6.  Read sentences #1-#6.  2) Video clip: Chinese martial arts.

2.      Quiz #3.

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Procedures for 2/14/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (2/14/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can create a PPT slide for my pets/dream pets.  2) I can play interactive game to review my chapter test.  3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese zodiac animals.

Homework: 1) Study for Lesson Seven chapter test.  2) Lesson Seven character worksheet due next Tuesday, 2/18/14.

Procedure:

1.      1) Makeup work—culture reading exit slip (1P: Justin; 2P: Anthony, Shannon, Shaan, Abigail, Michael, Bryce, Jamie, Natalia, Cameron; 8P: Paxton, Maddy, Tina).  (1P: McKenna, Naomi, Emma, Giovanna; 8P: Sara/Maddy—skit script; Bryan/Troy—skit packet; Luke/Katie: skit w/checklist) talk to Ms. Chang, please.  2P students practice your skit for possible presentation at E/I today.  2) Cut and paste your pet paragraph and insert your pet picture into your PPT file.  Print out pet slide(s) at the end of class.  3) Randomly draw / volunteer to take oral exam.

2.      1) Please go to I drive, click Chang folder, click Ni Hao game, 3rd edition, log in to play Ni Hao interactive game to review Lesson 7. 2) Play quizlet vocabulary review game, if you have not done so.  http://quizlet.com/3629606/ni-hao-1-lesson-7-vocabulary-flash-cards/.  3) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=397Exann31A (Hello, China – Dragon, , 2:42).  4) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItOry8_5V_E (Hello, China – Phoenix, , 2:42).  5) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxh347n7DvQ (Hello, China – Animal Signs of the Chinese Zodiac, 属相, 2:42).  6) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSpwQZHUxKo (Hello, China – Lion Dance, 舞狮, 2:42).  7) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zyikgV67LsY (Hello, China – Panda, 熊猫, 2:42).  8) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFvVzz1BM4Q(Hello, China – Magpie, 喜鹊, 2:43).  9) 两只老虎, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YddKS5fzyaw.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/14/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can explore Chinese folding paper art.  2) I can talk about myself.  3) I can say my birthday in Chinese.  4) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese early inventions.

Homework: Review Chinese number characters and counting principle for quiz #3 next Tuesday, 2/18/14.

Procedure:

1.      1) Please return Finger Guessing Game culture article paper.  Return draft #1.  2) Explore origami: pinwheel.  Collect as participation grade.  3) Showcase crafts / video / PPT art project samples.

2.      1) (3P) Culture reading: Chinese early inventions.  2) (3P) Video clip: Compass.  Showcase Chinese yo-yo.

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Procedures for 2/13/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (2/13/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can read text passages fluently.  2) (1P) I can present a skit with my partner.  3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese zodiac animals, the giant panda and pets in China.  4) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.

Homework: 1) PPT print out + pet picture due tomorrow.  2) Exit slip.  Due in class.  3) Quizlet Lesson Seven vocabulary link, http://quizlet.com/3629606/ni-hao-1-lesson-7-vocabulary-flash-cards/.  4) Practice conversation questions.

Procedure:

1.      1) Opening routine.  (HR) Pass out yearbook order form.  Return to the main office in a box labeled with “yearbook.”  Return pet paragraph draft.  Work in computer lab tomorrow (1P: Lab 2; 2P/8P: Lab 1).  Oral exam takes place tomorrow.  2P students use E/I and class time to complete; 8P students use 6P and class time to complete.  Makeup pet paragraph draft (2P; 8P: Troy, Sean, Logan).  3) Read text passages pages 54-56.  4) (2P) Go over Lesson Seven study guide.

2.      1) Culture reading: text pages 63-65.  2) (1P) Skit presentation.  3) Conversation questions Q/A.  4) Culture reading + exit slip: Pets in China.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/13/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about my birthday.  2) I can brainstorm art project ideas from browsing/viewing through art project samples.  3) I can explore Chinese finger guessing game.   4) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese yoyo and Chinese finger guessing game.

Homework: Review 10 Chinese characters for quiz#3 on next Tuesday.

Procedure:

1.      1) Quick review (10 characters).  Return quiz papers.  2) Compare and contrast English and Chinese date formats.  3) Teach terms (sheng ri, nian, yue, ri, de).  4) Write sentence #5.  Practice reading sentences #1-#5.  Collect.

2.      1) Culture reading: Chinese finger guessing game.  2) Video clip: Chinese yoyo.  3) Finger guessing game tournament.  4) Showcase art project samples (PPTs, video).

Front Page on February 13th, 2014