Archive for March 7th, 2014

Procedures for 3/7/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (3/7/14)


Objectives: 1) I can talk about my nationality, language skill and birthday day.  2) I can read text passages fluently.  3) I can sight read Chinese characters proficiently.  4) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  5) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese idiom expression.

Homework: 1) Search pictures for your nationality, language skills and birthday slides.  2) Lesson Nine character definitions.


  1. 1) Opening routine.  Return paragraph draft.  Pass out Lesson Nine character worksheet / text passages slip / .  Makeup work (2P: Shaan, Jake; 8P: Katie, David, Maddy, Emily, Sean).  Captains check WB page 54.  Go over answer key.  2) Read text passages on pages 66-69.  3) Writing practice.  4) Go over conversation questions handout #9.  Practice + modeling.
  2. 1) (1P + 2P) Timed character recognition.  2) Video: 马虎 + 马马虎虎.


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


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 a video clip.

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


1.     1) Any signature slip?  It is due today.  Return China reading packet.  Makeup work (3P: Mark, Carlos; 5P: Renee, Johanna, Alajnia —China reading packet).  2) Quick review (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Lao Shi).  3) Teach new terms (Zai Jian, Zao, Zao An, Ni Zao, Zao Shang Hao).

2.     1) Pass out / go over square paper & table of 8 picture characters.  2) Teach simple Chinese picture characters (mountain).  3) Video clip: caveman (mountain).

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