Archive for October, 2014

Procedures for 10/30/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (10/30/14)

Objectives: 1) I can blend / discriminate consonants / vowels. 2) I can sight read text passages and multi-syllable words fluently. 3) I can create a skit with a partner.
Homework: 1) Review consonants / vowels & learned Chinese characters. 2) Quiz #8 (Sight read multi-syllable words): Monday, 11/3/14.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. (HR) Collect money for Halloween dressing up. Draw a number for your new seat in the 2nd quarter. (1P/4P) Sign up for Chinese Club meeting. Makeup work (4P: Kylie S., Carlos; 8P: David, Matt). Work at room 124 computer lab on next Monday. 2) Teach Front Nasal Sounds handout. 3) Sound out multi-syllable words. 4) (8P) Go over text passages on page 23.
2. While Ms. Chang complete oral exam / retake  Pair activity: brainstorm your skit.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (10/30/14)

Objectives: 1) I can recognize Chinese picture and number characters. 2) I can have hands-on experience of making origami. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese birthday celebration, Chinese tea, superstition about numbers, and Chinese early invention.
Homework: 1) Quiz #2 (20 Chinese characters): Monday, 11/3/14. 2) Review learned characters.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review (20 characters). Return Chinese character writing assignment. Makeup work (5P: Scot P.) 2) Video clips: Chinese tea / birthday celebration. 3) Culture reading: Chinese early invention / Birthdays.
2. Origami time.

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Procedures for 10/29/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (10/29/14)

Objectives: 1) I can greet and introduce people properly. 2) I can ask and answer questions about age and identity. 3) I can create a skit with a partner.
Homework: 1) Review learned characters. 2) Chinese character writing assignment.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. Captains check Lesson Four character definitions. Return your chapter test papers / quiz papers. 2) Teach new characters (几, 岁, 谁). 3) (1P/8P) Class activity: practice sounding out multi-syllable words. 4) Go over Lesson Two Oral Exam Checklist.
2. While Ms. Chang conducts oral exam  pair activity—brainstorm your skit script.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (10/29/14)

Objectives: 1) I can read / writing / say numbers in Chinese. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese rock, scissors, and paper game. 3) I can play Chinese rock, scissors, and paper game.
Homework: Review learned picture and number characters.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review (16 characters). 2) Teach numbers (nine, ten, ling, hundred). Collect. 3) Audio / video files: numbers / number rapping.
2. 1) Culture reading: Chinese Rock, Scissors, and Paper game. 2) Game time.

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Procedures for 10/28/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (10/28/14)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of Lesson Two concepts and skills. 2) I can greet and introduce people properly. 3) I can sight read multi-syllable words fluently. 4) I can apply what I have learn to create a skit with a partner.
Homework: 1) Lesson Four character definitions due: tomorrow. 2) Quiz #8 (multi-syllable words handout): Monday, 11/3/14. Skit due: Wednesday, 11/5/14.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. (HR) Let Ms. Chang know whether you are coming for the poster drawing at 6P. 2) Turn in your Lesson Two character worksheet. 3) Return your quiz #7 papers. Makeup work (1P: Phoebe; 2P: Hanna H.). Complete your chapter test oral exam part at 6P today. Sign up Chinese Club meeting, please. Check PB for accuracy, please. 4) Go over Lessons 2-3-4 skit checklist. 5) Lesson Two chapter test.
2. Ms. Chang conducts oral exam part  Pair activity: 1) Practice sounding out multi-syllable words handout 2) Practice greeting/introducing people. 3) Brainstorm idea for your Lessons 2-3-4 skit. 4) Write Lesson Four character definitions homework.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (10/28/14)

Objectives: 1) I can read / writing / say numbers in Chinese. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese early inventions and publications.
Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment. It is due in class tomorrow. 2) Review learned picture and number characters. 3) Quiz #2: Monday, 11/3/14.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return your quiz #1 papers. Quick review (picture and number characters). Makeup quiz (3P: Sam, Sean). 2) Teach numbers (fiver, six, seven, eight).
2. 1) Video clips: gun powder / compass / paper. 2) Culture reading: China (page 4). Showcase Chinese publications and seals.

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Procedures for 10/27/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (10/27/14)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of blending compound vowels. 2) I can prepare my chapter test through reviewing text passages, sentence patterns, and playing an interactive Kahoot game.
Homework: 1) Lesson Two character worksheet: due tomorrow. 2) Lesson Two chapter test: tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. (HR) Go over Halloween party costume rules / Red Ribbon Week: Drug – free poster?? It’s one of the buy kratom posters that have been popping up lately by the students around campus as an aid for concentration and depression. Sign up for Chinese Club first meeting at 6P on Thursday, 10/30/14. 2) Daily dictation (blending). 3) Class activity: sounding out syllables. 4) Go over text pages 10-11. 5) Sight read text pages 7-9. 5) (4P) Video clip: 笑. 6) Quiz #7. 7) (1P/4P) Kahoot game.
2. While Ms. Chang conducts oral part  1) Practice reading syllables. 2) Practice greeting/introducing people. 3) Study!

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (10/27/14)

Objectives: 1) I can say / write numbers in Chinese. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese embroidery, silk, and Chinese writing. 3) I can showcase my mastery of greeting terms.
Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment. 2) Review learned number characters. 3) Quiz #2 (20 characters): Monday 11/3/14.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review (greeting terms). 2) Teach numbers (one, two, three, four).
2. 1) Quiz #1. 2) Video clips: Chinese silk / Chinese embroidery. 3) Showcase silk cocoon and paper cutting patterns.
3. Culture reading: China (page 4).

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Procedures for 10/24/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (10/24/14)

Objectives: 1) I can blend / discriminate consonants / vowels. 2) I can review my chapter test through interactive games. 3) (1P / 8P) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese names through culture reading. 4) I can comprehend simple Chinese statements.
Homework: 1) Study Compound Vowels (2) & Lesson Two. 2) Quiz #7 (Compound Vowels—(2)), Monday, 10/27/14. Lesson Two chapter test: Tuesday, 10/28/14.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. Captains check WB page 13. Go over answer key. 2) Daily dictation (blending). 3) Teach Compound Vowels (2) Sections 7-8. 4) Listening activity: WB page 9. Go over answer key. (5) (1P / 8P) Video clip: The story of Chinese character: 笑. (6) (1P) Go over lesson Two chapter test oral exam rubric.
2. 1) (1P / 8P) Go over text pages 13-15. 2) (1P / 4P) Interactive game: I drive, Chang folder, Ni Hao 1 3rd edition game. (3) (8P) Kahoot game.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (10/24/14)

Objectives: 1) I can comprehend simple Chinese greeting terms. 2) I can recognize simple Chinese picture characters. 3) I can have hands-on experience of using chopsticks to hold food. 4) I can gain cultural knowledge about daily routine in Chinese schools, tools used in Chinese calligraphy and Chinese traditional painting.
Homework: Quiz #1 (greetings): Monday, 10/27/14. Review learned greeting terms.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return character writing assignment papers. Makeup work—cutting paper patterns (3P: Gavin, Evan Shaheen; 5P: Joe + Vincent). 2) Quick review (greeting terms + characters). 3) Showcase tools used in Chinese calligraphy and traditional Chinese painting.
2. 1) Video clips: Chinese characters, Chinese schools, and chopsticks. 2) Chopsticks practice.

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Procedures for 10/23/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (10/23/14)

Objectives: 1) I can blend / discriminate consonants / vowels. 2) I can greet and introduce people properly. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese greeting courtesy.
Homework: 1) Review consonants / vowels & study Lesson Two for your chapter test. 2) WB page 13.  3) quizlet link:   http://quizlet.com/3629391/ni-hao-1-lesson-2-vocabulary-flash-cards/. http://quizlet.com/_w2mk3 (by Andrew Flis).
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. Captains check WB pages 10 / 12. Go over answer key. 2) Daily dictation (blending, characters). 3) Teach Compound Vowels (2) sections 5-6.
2. 1) Go over textbook pages 7-9, 10-11, & 13-15. 2) Independent work: Quizlet.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (10/23/14)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple greeting terms. 2) I can write simple Chinese characters. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese calligraphy, Chinese language, and how Chinese characters evolve.
Homework: Review learned characters and greeting terms.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review (greeting terms + characters). 2) Teach new terms (dui bu qi, mei guan xi). 3) Teach new characters (sun, moon). Collect.
2. 1) Video clips: Chinese calligraphy + (sun, moon, people). 2) Culture reading: China (pages 2-3).

 

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Procedures for 10/22/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (10/22/14)

Objectives: 1) I can blend / discriminate consonants / vowels. 2) I can greet and introduce people properly. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese names and greeting courtesy.
Homework: 1) Review consonants / vowels & 22 learned Chinese number characters. 2) Chinese character writing assignment. 3) WB pages 10/12.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. Report to Ms. Chang at 6A or 6B for quizzes #1 and #2 retake today. Bring in your ear buds tomorrow and on Friday. 2) Daily dictation (blending). 3) Teach Compound Vowels (2) Sections 3-4. 4) Teach new characters (明, 天, 天天 <=>人, 大).
2. Class activity: 1) Sight read text passages pages 7-9. 2) Model and practice exchanging business card courtesy for your oral exam. 3) (4P/8P) Go over Lesson Two Oral Exam checklist.

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Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (10/22/14)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple greeting terms. 2) I can write simple Chinese characters. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about how Chinese characters evolve through viewing video clips.
Homework: 1) Review learned greeting terms and learned characters. 2) Chinese character writing assignment. Collect tomorrow. .
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review (greeting terms + characters). Makeup work—paper pattern cutting. 2) Teach new terms (qi li, jing li, zuo xia, qing zuo, tong xue men hao). 3) Teach new characters (mouth, people / person).
2. 1) Video clips: (mouth, people, tree/wood + fish). 2) Culture reading: China (pages 1-2).

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Procedures for 10/21/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (10/21/14)

Objectives: 1) I can blend / discriminate consonants / vowels. 2) I can greet and introduce people properly. 3) I can prepare for my chapter test and sight read multi-syllable words. Homework: 1) Review consonants / vowels & 20 learned Chinese number characters. 2) Quiz #7 (Compound Vowels (2)): Tuesday, 10/28/14.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. Return quiz #6 papers. (4P: Bonnie / Leon) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Writing practice (characters). 3) Quick character recognition. 4) Teach compound vowels (2) sections 1-2. 5) Go over Lesson Two chapter test study guide.
2. Ms. Chang works with individual students for quiz retakes <=> Class / Pair activity: 1) Greet and introduce each other / one another (你好, 早, 你好, 我是, 你是, 他是, 她是, 很高兴认识你, 再见, 明天见). 2) (8P) Sight read text passages pages 8-9. 3) Sight read multiple syllables words.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (10/21/14)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple greeting terms. 2) I can write simple Chinese characters. 3) (3P) I can gain cultural knowledge about how Chinese characters evolve through viewing a video clip. 4) I can have hands-on experience with cutting paper patterns.
Homework: 1) Review learned greeting terms and Chinese characters. 2) Chinese character writing assignment.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review (greeting terms + Chinese characters). 2) Teach new terms (xie xie, bu xie, bu ke qi, shang ke, xia ke). 3) Teach new characters (shui, huo). 4) Complete paper pattern cutting. Collect as participation grade.
2. (3P) Video clip: mountain.

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Procedures for 10/20/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (10/20/14)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of compound vowels. 2) I can greet and introduce people properly.
Homework: 1) Review 20 learned Chinese characters. 2) Chinese character writing assignment. 3) Lesson Two chapter test: Monday, 10/27/14.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. Please sign up for your quiz retake, if needed. 2) Daily dictation (blending). 3) Class activity: Sound out loud syllables. 4) Teach new characters (再, 见, 同, 学, 林).
2. 1) Quiz #6. 2) While Ms. Chang conducts oral part  1) Practice reading text passages. 2) Practice sounding out syllables. 3) Practice sounding out multi-syllable words. 4) Chinese character writing assignment.

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (10/20/14)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple greeting terms in Chinese. 2) I can write simple Chinese characters. 3) I can explore and have hands-on experience with cutting Chinese paper patterns.
Homework: 1) Quiz #1 (greetings): Monday, 10/27/14. Audio file was sent to your e-mail account on Thursday, 10/15/14. 2) Chinese character writing assignment. 3) Review learned greeting terms.
Procedure:
1. 1) Any signature slips? Return China reading packet. Makeup work (3P: Aaron; 5P: Vincent, John, Adam). Quick review (greeting terms). 2) Teach terms (wu an, wan an, dongle ma, dong le, bu dong).
2. 1) Introduce square paper and 20 Chinese character handout. 2) Teach two characters (shan, mu). 3) Pass out and cut double happiness patterns.

Front Page on October 20th, 2014

Procedures for 10/15/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (10/15/14)

Objectives: 1) I can blend / discriminate consonants / vowels. 2) (4P/8P) I can know my classmates’ Chinese name. 3) (1P) I can review pinyin through viewing video clip.
Homework: 1) Review consonants / vowels & 15 learned Chinese characters. 2) Chinese character writing assignment. 3) Quiz #6 (Compound Vowels #1): Monday, 10/20/14.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. Makeup work (1P: Gage, Phoebe, Chris; 4P: Evan J., Carlos, Ethan P., Joey, Kerry, Kylie S., Kylie V.; 8P: Kylee, Maddie)—typing assignment. 2) Daily dictation (blending, characters). 3) Teach new characters (白, 大, 伟, 李, 兰, 们). 4) Finish Compound Vowels (1)—sections 6-9.
2. (1P) Hanyu pinyin in 6 minutes. (4P/8P) Go over classmates’ Chinese name.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (10/15/14)

Objectives: 1) I can understand what Hanyu pinyin is. 2) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms.
Homework: 1) China reading packet due at the end of class today. 2) Review 4 learned greeting terms.
Procedure:
1. 1) Any signature slips? Makeup work (3P: Aaron; 5P: Vincent). Report to room 114 for your class tomorrow. 2) Go over Hanyu pinyin handout. 3) Teach term (Ni Hao, Lao shi, Ni Shi, Wo Shi).
2. Pair / independent work: China reading packet. Collect!!

Front Page on October 15th, 2014