Archive for February, 2014

Procedures for 2/12/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (2/12/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can ask and answer simple conversation question.  2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese customs and / traditions through viewing a movie.  3) I can talk about my pet(s) and name animals.  4) I can sight read text passages fluently.  5) I can prepare for my chapter test.

Homework: 1) Study for your chapter test.  2) Practice conversation questions.  3) Prepare pictures for your pet(s).  3) Movie unit worksheet due tomorrow—e-mail Ms. Chang or Google Docs share with Ms. Chang.  Due in class tomorrow.  4) Pet paragraph due in class.  5) Lesson Seven oral exam in class on Friday (2 rounds from Lesson Six—name and profession, 4 rounds from Lesson Seven).

Procedure:

1.      1) Opening routine.  Collect skit printout w/checklist.  Library event meeting at 6P today.  2) Captains check WB page 47.  Go over answer key.

2.      1) (1P) Sight read text passages on pages 54-56.  2) (1P/8P) Go over supplementary animal handout.  2) (1P/8P) Go over Lesson Seven chapter test study guide.  3) Pass out / Go over Lesson Seven Supplementary Materials Handout.  4) Writing activity: Write a paragraph about your pet (What category is it?  How old is it?  What’s its name?  How does it look?)—Due in class.

3.      1) Movie time.  2) (8P) Conversation question modeling.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/12/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese.  2) I can brainstorm art project ideas from browsing through art project samples.  3) I can count from zero to one hundred.  4) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese tea, and Chinese finger guessing game.

Homework: 1) Practice reading sentences #1-#4.  2) Quiz #3: Tuesday, 2/18/14.

Procedure:

1.     1) Quick review (numbers 1-100).  Count from zero to one hundred.  Makeup work (5P: Henry, Matt, Michael, Bryan—quiz #2).  2) Teach terms (baba, mama, gege, didi, jiejie, meimei, he, liang).  3) Write sentence #4.  Practice reading sentences #1-#4.

2.  1) Culture reading: (3P) Chinese tea.  (5P) Showcase Chinese tea.  2) Showcase art project samples.  3) (5P) Video clip: Chinese tea.

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Procedures for 2/11/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (2/11/14)

 

Objectives: 1) (1P/8P) I can read text passages fluently.  2) (1P/2P) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese customs / traditions through viewing a Chinese movie.  4) I can prepare for my chapter test.

Homework: 1) Finalized skit printout / checklist due tomorrow.  2) WB page 47.  3) Lesson Seven chapter test: Tuesday, 2/18/14.

Procedure:

1.      1) Opening routine.  Chinese Club group picture will take place at the end of 3P today.  Circle your name on the seating chart for 6P meeting tomorrow.  2) Captains check WB pages 45-46.  Go over answer key.  3) Quick review (, , , , , 宠物, 可爱, 可是, 爱人, , , , , , , , , , , 金鱼, ).

2.      1) Sight reading text passage on pages 54-56.  2) Writing practice.  3) Pass out Lesson Seven chapter test study guide.  4) Movie time.  5) (1P/2P) Conversation practice.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/11/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can count from zero to one hundred.  2) I can talk about myself.  3) I can understand requirements for my art project.  4) (3P) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese finger guessing game.

Homework: 1) Brainstorm ideas for your art project.  2) Practice reading sentences #1-#3.  3) Art project due on 2/25/14.  Oral presentation starts from 2/26/14-2/27/14.

Procedure:

1.      1) Makeup work (3P: Heather—quiz #2; 5P: Matt/Diante—paper pattern).  Quick review numbers from one to one hundred.  Count from zero to one hundred.  2) Teach terms (jia, you, ge ren).  3) Write sentence #3.  Read sentences #1-#3.

2.      1) Pass out / go over art project requirements.  2) Sample tea time.  3) (3P) Introduce Rock, Scissors, and Paper.

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Procedures for 2/10/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (2/10/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about pets and name animals.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  3) I can sight read text passages fluently.  4) (1P / 2P) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese customs / traditions through viewing a Chinese movie.  5) (2P) I can sing Happy Chinese New Year song and introduce Chinese New Year traditions to other students in the school.  6) I can prepare for my chapter test.

Homework: 1) WB pages 45-46.  2) Movie unit worksheet.  3) Practice conversation questions.  4) Practice reading text passages.

Procedure:

1.      1) Opening routine.  Library event meeting will take place at 6P on this Wednesday.  Chinese group picture will take place at the end of 3P tomorrow.  Captains check WB homework.  Go over answer key.  2) Listening activity: WB pages 43 (Section B) / 44 (Section E).  Go over answer key.

2.      1) (1P/8P) Teach supplementary characters (, , , , ).  2) Read text passages pages 54-56.  3) (2P) Practice singing song / rehearsal + in-school field trip.

3.      1) Writing practice.  2) (1P/2P) Movie time.  3) (1P) Conversation question practice.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/10/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can count from zero to one hundred in Chinese.  2) I can showcase my mastery of recognizing 20 Chinese characters.  3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese tea.  4) I can understand the components of my oral presentation.

Homework: 1) Review Chinese counting principle.  2) Quiz #3: Tuesday, 2/18/14.

Procedure:

1.     1) Quick review (20 Chinese characters).  Quiz #2.  Makeup quiz: (5P: Matt, Michael, Henry, Bryan).  2) Counting from zero to one hundred.  Pass out quiz #3 for review.  4) Pass out / go over oral presentation handout.  5) Teach term (sui).  Write sentences #1-#2.

2.     1) (3P) Video clip: Chinese tea.  2) (3P) Showcase Chinese tea sets.

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Procedures for 2/7/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (2/7/14)

 

Objectives: 1) (8P) I can showcase singing Chinese Happy New Year song and introducing Chinese New Year traditions.  2) (1P/2P) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  3) I can read text passages fluently.4) I can apply what I have learned and create a skit with a partner.  5) (1P/2P) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese customs/traditions through viewing a Chinese movie.

Homework: 1) WB pages 42 / 44 (Section D).  2) Practice reading text passages.  3) Skit printout due on Wednesday.

Procedure:

1.      1) Opening routine.  Quick review (宠物, 可爱, 可是, 爱人, , , , , , , , , , , 金鱼, ).  2) (2P/8P) Practice performance.  / (8P) In-school field trip.  3) Sight read text passages pages 54-56.

2.      1) Skit time.  2) Movie time.  3) (1P/2P) Go over conversation questions handout Questions #1-#4.  Class activity: practice.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/7/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can understand Chinese counting principle.  2) I can say and recognize numbers in Chinese.  3) I can explore and hold chopsticks to pick up Cheerios.  4) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese chopsticks, (5P) Chinese four treasures of study, Chinese publications and seals.

Homework: Review learned picture + number characters.  Quiz #2: Monday, 2/10/14.

Procedure:

1.      1) Makeup work (3P: double happiness paper pattern; 5P: Matt, Michael, Henry—12 characters, double happiness paper pattern; Ana: quiz #1).  Quick review (8 Chinese picture characters + 12 number characters).  2) Pass out / go over Chinese counting principle handout.  3) Count from zero to one hundred.

2.      1) Video clip: Chinese chopsticks.  2) Class activity: Chopsticks practice w/Cheerios.  3) (5P in E/I) Showcase Four Treasures of Study / Chinese publications + seals.

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Procedures for 2/6/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (2/6/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about pets and animals.  2) (1P/2P) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese customs/traditions through viewing a Chinese movie.  3) (2P/8P) I can sing Chinese songs.  4) (8P) I can prepare and rehearse performance for in-school field trip.

Homework: 1) Movie unit worksheet due on next Wednesday.  2) Finalize your skit.  It is due on next Wednesday.

Procedure:

1.      Opening routine.

2.      (1P/2P) 1) Quick review (宠物, 可爱, 可是, 爱人, , , , , , , , , , , 金鱼, ).  2) Review (真的啊! 是啊!).  3) Read text passages pages 54-56. 4) Introduce opposites of adjectives ( ó , / ó 可爱, 大小, 只是, 只有, <=> 不是, ó 沒有.  4) Pair activity: skit.  5) Pair activity: skit.  6) Movie time.

3.      (2P / 8P) 1) Song time.  2) Prepare Hi-Chew red envelopes.

4.      (8P) 1) Pair activity: skit.  2) Teach new characters (, , 宠物, , 可是, , 爱人, /愛好, , ).  3) Class activity: rehearsal of in-school field trip.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/6/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of Chinese greeting terms.  2) I can say/recognize numbers in Chinese.  3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese school and superstition about lucky and unlucky numbers.

Homework: 1) Review 8 picture characters + 12 number characters.  2) Quiz #2: Monday, 2/10/14.

Procedure:

1.     1) Makeup work (3P: Nolan; 5P: Michael, Henry, Ana, Matt, Tyler??).  Return 12 character writing assignment.  Quick review (26 terms) + (3P) 8 Chinese picture characters + 12 number characters).  2) Quiz #1.

2.     1) Video clips: Chinese school.  2) Culture reading:  Lucky + unlucky numbers.  3) Class activity: complete Double happiness paper pattern.  Collect as participation grade.

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Procedures for 2/5/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (2/5/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about pets and animals.  2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese customs/traditions through viewing a Chinese movie. 3) I can apply what I have learned and create a skit with a partner.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Movie unit worksheet.  3) Practice reading text passage.  4) Brainstorm your skit.

Procedure:

1.      1) Opening routine.  Quick review (, , , , , , , , 金鱼, ).  2) Teach new characters (, , 宠物, , 可是, , 爱人, /愛好, , ).  3) (8P) Go over / Read text passages pages 54-55.

2.      1) Pair activity: skit.  2) Movie time ó Sign up student course schedule.

 

**  Early dismissal at MS.  8P only got to work on skit.

 

 

 

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

 

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms.  2) I can say and write numbers in Chinese.  3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese paper cut folk art and (5P) Chinese calligraphy.  4) I can explore Chinese folk art of cutting papers.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  Due tomorrow.  2) Quiz #1 tomorrow.

Procedure:

1.      1) Quick review (26 terms).  Makeup work (5P: Matt / Henry).  2) Teach new terms (jiu, shi, ling, bai).  Collect if done.  3) Audio files time.

2.      1) Video clips: Chinese paper-cuts + (3P) Chinese calligraphy.  2) Showcase artifacts for (3P) calligraphy + (5P) Chinese publications + seals.  3) Pass out longevity paper pattern.  Collect as participation grade.

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Procedures for 2/4/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (2/4/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about pets and animals.  2) (2P) I can sing Chinese song.  3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese customs/traditions through viewing a movie.  4) I can apply what I have learned and create a skit with a partner.  5) I can read text passages fluently.

Homework: 1) Movie unit worksheet.  2) Brainstorm ideas with your partner.

Procedure:

1.      1) Opening routine.  Any retake application form?  Makeup work (2P: Shannon, Abigail, Marco; 8P: Bryan, Rosa, Maddy).  Quick review (, , , , , , , , 金鱼, ).  2) Go over Lesson Seven content.  3) Read text passages: pages 54-56.  4) Chinese song time.  5) Pass out Lessons 7-11 Conversation Questions handout.  (1P/2P) Go over sentence patterns 2-3.  6) Teach sentence patterns (/? => 是不是….? 有没有…? + moving objects from beginning to the end or vice versa).

2.      1) Pass out / go over Lessons 5-7 skit.  Pair activity.  2) Movie time.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/4/14)

 

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

Homework: 1) Review 26 greeting terms.  2) Chinese character writing assignment.

Procedure:

1.      1) Quick review (21 terms + 12 characters).  Makeup work (5P: Matt, Ian).  2) Teach new terms (qi li, jing li, zuo xia, qing zuo, tong xue men hao).  3) Teach Chinese characters (wu, liu, qi, ba).

2.     Showcase Chinese publications + seals.

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Procedures for 2/3/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (2/3/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can talk about my pets and animals.  2) I can sing Chinese song.  3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese customs/traditions through viewing a Chinese movie.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Movie unit worksheet.

Procedure:

1.   1) Opening routine.  1P students read your text passage during E/I today.  Makeup work (1P: Giovanna; 2P: Shannon; 8P: character definitions).  2) Return Chinese character writing papers.  Go over common writing mistakes (, , ) + common pronunciation ( / , , , , , , 护士).  2) Quick review (, , , 金鱼, ).  3) Teach new characters (, , , 只有, 只是, ó , 大人, 小人, 小姐, 大小, ).  4) Song time.

1.      Movie time.

 

 

 

 

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

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

Homework: 1) Review 21 terms.  2) Chinese character writing assignment.  3) Quiz #1: Thursday, 2/6/14.  Quiz #2: Monday, 2/10/14.

Procedure:

1.      1) Return Chinese characters writing assignment.  Makeup work (3P: Annabella, Heather; 5P: Matt, Ian, Kylie—character writing assignment).  2) Quick review (17 terms + 8 characters).

2.      1) Teach new terms (shang ke, xia ke, dui bu qi, mei guan xi).  2) Teach Chinese characters (yi, er, san, si).  3) Video clip: Chinese characters.

Events on February 3rd, 2014