Archive for May, 2014

Procedures for 5/15/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (5/15/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can create a skit with a partner.  2) I can create a PPT to state my preferences of food and drink, and my skills in cooking and holding chopsticks.  3) I can showcase my mastery of sight read learned Chinese characters.

Homework: 1) Practice conversation.  Oral exam: Tuesday / Wednesday: 5/20/14 & 5/21/14.  2) WB pages 69/73.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return your writing assignment (food preference + skills) + Culture exit slips.  Makeup work (1P; Naomi, Justin, Emma—exit slips, Victor, Justin: I Can Statements; 2P: Shaan, Caroline, Bryce, Jake—paragraph, Anthony, Natalia—exit slips, Bryce, Jake—I Can Statements; 5P: Bryan, Maddy (1), Stephanie—exit slips, Bryan, Sara, Alex, Tyler, Grant, Miles, Stephanie, Luke, Jenna, Sean, Paxton—paragraph; Bryan, Katie, Sara, Miles, Stephanie, Luke, Jenna, Paxton, Rianna, Paul—I can Statements).  2) Students take character recognition quiz.
  2. Please 1) Go to www.chinasoft.com.au, click “download”, scroll down, click “eText” & “eWork.”. Follow the instruction to download the eText and eWork onto your H drive.  2) Type your Lessons 10 & 11 skit.  3) Type your PPT slides (friend / food / drink preferences + skills of holding chopsticks and cooking) + add pictures of food, drink, and friend.  4) Practice conversation.  5) Work on WB pages 69/73.  6) Whoever does not complete quiz today, will continue on E/I 8P tomorrow.

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (5/15/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can understand Chinese counting principle.  2) I can have hands-on experience of folding papers (origami).

Homework: Quiz #2: Tuesday, 5/20.  Quiz #3: Friday, 5/23/14.  Art project due on Friday, 5/30/14.  Oral presentation starts on Monday, 6/2/14.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return your character writing assignment.  Quick review (12 number characters).  Makeup work (3P: Nikko, Madeline—character writing assignment; 5P: Winter—2, Anna, Mitch, Jimmy—character writing).  2) (3P) Pass out / go over Number table / Chinese counting principle.  3) (3P) Counting from 0 to 100.  4) Finish 2nd Origami product.  Collect as participation grade.

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Procedures for 5/14/13

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

 

Objectives: 1) I can read text passages and sight read characters fluently.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  3) I can know how to download eText and eWork to prepare for my summer reading.  4) I can gain cultural knowledge about lunch time in Chinese schools and Chinese Cooking.

Homework: 1) Character recognition sight-reading quiz tomorrow.  2) Culture reading exit slips.

Procedure:

1.   1) Opening routine.  Collect self-assessment “I Can statements” & writing assignment.  Work in room 124 tomorrow.  2) Character recognition practice.  3) Go over downloading procedure.  Mrs. Chen will collect and check your writing assignment.   She would like you to print it out for her and then have it for your reference.  You will have a proficiency assessment at the beginning of 2014-2015 school year.

2.   1) Read text passages on pages 83-85. 2) Conversation questions practice. 3) Culture reading + exit slips (Chinese cooking + Lunch Time in Chinese schools).

 

 

 

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

 

Objectives: 1) I can have hands-on experience with origami.  2) I can say / write numbers in Chinese.

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

Procedure:

1.   1) Return quiz #1 papers.  Makeup work (3P: Nikko, Olivia; 5P: Shannon, Bradley, Winter, Anna).  Quick review (8 number characters).  2) Teach new characters (nine, ten, ling, hundred).

2.   Origami time.

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Procedures for 5/13/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (5/13/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can express my preferences of food and drink, and my skills in cooking and holding chopsticks.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  3) I can read text passages fluently.  4) I can assess my Chinese proficiency after eight months’ Chinese study.

Homework: 1) Food preferences + skills writing assignment due tomorrow.  2) Study for quiz on Thursday.  3) I Can Statements due tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine.  Asian Festival (5-17-6/18 in E. 30th Street and Payne Avenue).  Pass out semester exam study guide, supplementary handouts, I-Can statements, & character recognition sheet.  (1P) Quick review.  (2P/8P) Go over answer key to worksheet pages 7-8.  2) (1P/2P) Read text passages on pages 83-85.  3) (1P) Teach new characters (冰淇淋, 冰水, 冰山, 冰棒 = 冰棍, 冰茶, 到, 别).  4) Go over Character Recognition handout.
  2. 1) Class work: writing a paragraph about 2 favorite / least favorite food and drinks + skills in cooking & holding chopsticks.  2) Self-assessment I-Can statements.  Collect.  3) Writing practice.  4) Conversation Q/A.

 

 

 

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

 

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of greeting terms and classroom expressions.  2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese signature food items, lunch time in Chinese schools and international food and drink franchises in China.  3) I can say / write numbers in Chinese.

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

Procedure:

  1. 1) Asian Festival (5-17-6/18 in E. 30th Street and Payne Avenue).  Quiz #1.  2) Quick review (4 numbers).  3) Teach new characters (five, six, seven, eight).
  2. 1) Cultural reading: Lunch time in Chinese schools + International food and drink franchises in China.  2) Showcase Chinese lunch box.  3) Video clips: hot pot / (5P) noodles / (3P) roast duck.

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Procedures for 5/12/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P / 8P (5/12/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can name common food items.  2) I can sight-read Chinese characters and read text passages fluently.  3) I can create a skit with a partner.  4) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  5) I can review grammar through working on a review worksheet.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Finalize your skit.  3) Review learned characters for quiz on Thursday / Friday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine.  Ms. Chang checks worksheet pages 6-8.  (1P) Go over answer key.  (2P / 8P) Go over answer key to page 6.  2) Quick review.  3) Character recognition.  Go over temp grading rubric.  4) Read text passages on pages 83-85.
  2. 1) (2P / 8P) Teach new characters (冰淇淋, 冰水, 冰山, 冰棒 = 冰棍, 冰茶, 到, 别).  2) Pair activity: finalize your skit.  3) If time allows, conversation question practice.

 

 

 

 

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

 

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms and classroom expressions.  2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese table manners, mealtime customs, and history about Chinese signature food items. 3) I can say / write numbers in Chinese.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms / characters.  Quiz #1: tomorrow.  2) Quiz #2 (20 Chinese characters): Tuesday, 5/20/14.  3) Chinese character writing assignment.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (26 terms + 8 characters).  (3P: Burke, Nikko + 5P: Bradley, Winter, Shannon – Wednesday for quiz; Nikko, Bradley, Winter, Shannon—second paper cut pattern).  2) Culture reading: Chinese Mealtime Customs.  3) Teach (one, two, three, four).
  2. Video clip: (3P) noodles (5P) roast duck.

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Procedures for 5/9/14

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P / 5P (5/9/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms and classroom expressions.  2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese table etiquette, Chinese chopsticks and signature food items.  3) I can hold and use chopsticks to pick up food.

Homework: Review learned terms / characters.  Quiz #1: Tuesday, 5/13/14.

Procedure:

1.      1) Quick review (24 terms + 8 characters).  2) Teach new terms (Dui Bu Qi, Mei Guan Xi).

2.      1) Video clips: chopsticks + tofu + roast duck + dumplings + noodles + hot pot.  2) Culture reading: Chinese food / Chinese Table Etiquette.  3) Class activity: Chopsticks practice.

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Procedures for 5/8/14

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

 

Objectives: 1) I can name common food items.  2) I can create a skit with a partner.  3) I can have fun flying the kite I made.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Brainstorm your ideas for your skit.  3) Scrambled Sentences worksheet (pages 6-8): due next Monday, 5/12/14.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine.  2) Teach new characters (牛, 奶, 牛奶, 奶水, 水牛, 乳牛, 黄牛, 春, 春天, 卷, 春卷, 炒, 饭, 白饭, 米饭, 炒饭, 炒菜).
  2. 1) Pair activity: draft your skit (day 2).  2) Go out to fly your kite.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P (5/8/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms and classroom expressions.  2) I can have hands-on experience with Chinese folk art of paper cutting.  3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Shanghai and daily routine in Chinese school.

Homework: Review learned terms / characters.  Quiz #1: Tuesday, 5/13/14.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (20 terms + 8 characters).  Return Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Teach new terms (Tong Xue Men Hao, Dong Le Ma, Dong le, Bu Dong).
  2. 1) Video clips: Shanghai + Chinese school.  2) Class work: complete paper cutting patterns.  Collect as participation grade.  3) Showcase paper cut artifacts + seals + Chinese publications.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 5P (5/8/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms and classroom expressions.  2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese chopsticks and signature food items.  3) I can have hands-on experience with Chinese folk art of paper cutting.

Homework: Review learned terms / characters.  Quiz #1: Tuesday, 5/13/14.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return Character writing assignment.  Quick review (20 terms + 8 characters).  2) Teach new terms (Tong Xue Men Hao, Dong Le Ma, Dong le, Bu Dong).
  2. 1) Showcase xuan paper, ink stick, ink stone, and brush pens + paper cut artifacts + Chinese publications + seals.  2) Class work: complete paper cutting patterns.  3) Culture reading: Chinese food.  .

 

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Procedures for 5/7/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 2P (5/7/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can name common food.  2) I can read text passages fluently.  3) I can create a skit with a partner.  4) I can review grammar through working on scrambled sentences.

Homework: 1) Complete worksheet page 6.  2) Brainstorm your ideas for your skit.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine.  Return your friend paragraph.  Any retake application form?  Review session: 6A/6B today.  Retake: 6A/6B on Monday, 5/12/14.  2) Read text passages on pages 83-85.  3) Pass out / work on Scrambled Sentences worksheet (page 6).
  2. Pair activity: draft your skit (day 1).

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 8P (5/7/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can express my preferences of food and drink.  2) I can create a skit with a partner.  3) I can have fun flying the kite that I made.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Brainstorm your ideas for your skit.  3) Scrambled sentences worksheet pages 6- 8: due next Monday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine.  2) Teach new characters (牛, 奶, 牛奶, 奶水, 春, 春天, 卷, 春卷, 炒, 饭, 白饭, 米饭, 炒饭).  3) Pair activity: draft your skit (day 2).
  2. Going outside to fly our kites!

 

 

 

 

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

 

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms and classroom expressions.  2) I can write simple Chinese picture characters.  3) I can have hands-on experience with Chinese folk art of paper cutting.  4) I can gain cultural knowledge about daily routine in Chinese school and learn how Chinese characters evolve through viewing video clips.

Homework: Review learned terms / characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (16 terms + 5 characters).  2) Teach new terms (Qi Li, Jing Li, Zuo Xia, Qing Zuo).  3) Teach new characters (sun, people/person, moon).  Collect.
  2. 1) Video clips: (wood, mouth, fish).  2) Class work: cutting paper patterns (longevity, double happiness).   Collect as participation grade, if done.

 

 

 

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

 

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms and classroom expressions.  2) I can write simple Chinese picture characters.  3) I can have hands-on experience with Chinese folk art of paper cutting.  4) I can gain cultural knowledge about routines in Chinese schools.

Homework: Review learned terms / Chinese characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (20 terms + 7 characters).  2) Teach new characters (moon).  Collect.
  2. 1) Class work: complete paper cutting patterns.  Collect as participation grade, if done.  2) Video clip: Chinese school.

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Procedures for 5/6/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 8P (5/6/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can name common food.  2) I can create a skit with a partner.  3) I can review grammar through working on scrambled sentences.

Homework: 1) Complete scrambled sentences worksheet page 6.  2) Brainstorm your ideas for your skit.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine.  Return friend paragraph.  Any retake application form?  Retake review session: 6A/6B tomorrow.  Retake will be on 6A/6B on Monday, 5/12/14.  Teach new characters (东, 东西, 东西南北, 果, 水果, 汁, 果汁, 果菜汁, 全, 全家, 全班, 全国, 全校, 看, 看书).  2) Pass out / work on Scrambled Sentences worksheet (pages 6-7).
  2. 1) Class work: work on worksheet page 6.  2) Pair activity: draft your skit.

 

 

 

 

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

 

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms and classroom expressions.  2) I can write simple Chinese picture characters.  3) I can have hands-on experience with Chinese folk art of paper cutting.  4) I can gain cultural knowledge about how Chinese characters evolve through viewing video clips.

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

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return China reading packet.  Quick review (16 terms + 5 characters).  2) Teach new terms (Qi Li, Jing Li, Zuo Xia, Qing Zuo).  3) Teach new characters (sun, people/person)
  2. 1) Video clips: (mountain, wood).  2) Go over cutting procedures.  Class work: cutting paper patterns (longevity).

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Procedures for 5/5/14

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

 

Objectives: 1) I can name common food items.  2) I can sight read Chinese characters fluently.  3) I can read text passages fluently.  4) I can understand the requirements of Lessons 10 & 11 skit.

Homework: 1) (1P/2P) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Complete your skit draft by Wednesday, 5/14.  3) Review learned characters.

Procedure:

1.   1) Opening routine.  (HR) Pirate / Princess Party (sign up your younger siblings / volunteer for this service project)?  Pass out Kick-It T-shirt order form.  Makeup work (2P: Marco, Shann; 8P: Sydney, Rosa)—E/I today; (8P: Luke, Tyler)—6A/6B tomorrow.  Ms. Chang checks puzzle worksheet.  Go over the answer key.  Collect / return friend paragraph.  Return Voki checklist / Rearrange Sentences test paper—Ms. Chang’s comments.  Any retake?  Please ask for a retake application form.  Talk to (2P: Jake—Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 8P: Tina, Jonathan: Thursday).

2.   1) Quick review.  2) Character recognition practice.  3) Pass out / go over Lessons 10-11 Skit Checklist.  4) Read text passages on pages 93-95.  5) (1P / 2P) Teach new characters (东, 东西, 东西南北, 果, 水果, 汁, 果汁, 果菜汁, 全, 全家, 全班, 全国, 全校).

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms and classroom expressions.  2) I can write simple Chinese picture characters.  3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese folk art of paper cutting.

Homework: 1) Review learned greeting terms / characters.  2) Chinese writing assignment.  Due: Wednesday, 5/7/14.

Procedure:

  1. 1) (5P) Return your Spanish project.  Quick review (11 greeting terms + 3 characters).  2) Teach new terms (Xie Xie, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi, Shang Ke, Xia Ke).  3) Teach new characters (water, fire).
  2. 1) Video clip: Chinese paper cut.  2) Pass out paper cutting patterns.

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Procedures for 5/2/14

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

 

Objectives: 1) I can name common food items.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  3) I can utilize my grammar knowledge to rearrange scrambled sentences into grammatically correct sentences.  4) I can sharpen my reading proficiency through reading text passages.

Homework: 1) Friend paragraph + puzzle worksheet.  2) Review learned characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine.  5/15 (1P/2P/8P: room 124 lab)—character recognition quiz + download eTextbook & eWorkbook + skit and PPT typing, 5/20 (1P/2P/8P): room 124—oral exam + review games, enrichment & final touch-up; 5/21 (1P/2P: Lab 2, 8P: Lab 1)—oral exam + review games, enrichment & final touch-up.  2) Rearrange scrambled sentences test.  3) Quick review (筷, 筷子, 拿筷子, 菜, 做, 想, 热, 热狗).  4) Class work: a paragraph about your friend (name, age, grade, physical description) + puzzle worksheet.

 

 

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

 

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms and classroom expressions.  2) I can write simple Chinese picture characters.  3) I can gain historical and cultural knowledge about Chinese calligraphy.

Homework: 1) Review learned greeting terms / characters.  2) Chinese writing assignment.  Due: Wednesday, 5/7/14.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Any signature slip?  Return China reading packet.  Makeup work (3P: Sean; 5P: Bradley, Kaitlyn).  Quick review.  2) Teach new terms (Zao, Zao An, Ni Zao, Zao Shang Hao, Zao Shang Hao).
  2. 1) Video clips: Chinese calligraphy.  2) Teach Chinese characters (mountain, tree, mouth).

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