Archive for October, 2014

Procedures for 10/14/14

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

Objectives: 1) I can blend / discriminate consonants / vowels. 2) I can greet and introduce people properly. 3) (4P/8P) I can review Pinyin and learn how Chinese characters evolve through viewing video clips.
Homework: Review consonants / vowels & 9 learned Chinese characters.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. (HR) School picture + Aspire testing schedule! Makeup work (4P: Carlos / Ethan M. / Jeremy Chen / Ben Lui / Leon Zheng; 8P: David, Charlie, Kylee, Andrew C., Andrew F., Matt, Anthony, Maddie, Suhashith)—report to Ms. Chang at 6A / 6B. 2) Daily dictation (characters, blending). 3) Teach Compound Vowels (1) sections 4-6.
2. (1P) Go over classmates’ Chinese names. (4P/8P) Video clips: 1) Hanyu piyin in 6 minutes. 2) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgyt-EZ7W4Q (老lao3, old, 1:19). 3) Why it pays to work hard, http://ed.ted.com/lessons/richard-st-john-why-it-pays-to-work-hard, and 4) www.cleveland.com + photo gallery.

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

Objectives: 1) I can understand Ms. Chang’s classroom rules and grading policy. 2) I can gain geographic knowledge about China through viewing video clips.
Homework: 1) Signature slip due on Thursday, 10/16 (7G) or Monday, 10/20 (7R, 8th grade). 2) China reading packet due at the end of tomorrow or Thursday (whoever go on the field trip tomorrow).
Procedure:
1. 1) Makeup work (3P: Aaron). 2) Complete Ms. Chang’s grading policy.
2. 1) Introduce China reading packet. 2) Video clips: General Introduction to China / Beijing / (5P) Shanghai.

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Procedures for 10/13/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (10/13/14)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of (zh sh ch r z c s) consonants. 2) I can greet and introduce people properly. 3) I can type Chinese pinyin and Chinese characters through a website utility or right in WORD document.
Homework: 1) Review consonants / vowels & learned Chinese characters. 2) Chinese character writing assignment. 3) Quiz #6 (compound vowels (1)): Monday, 10/20/14. 4) Typing assignment: the end of today by sharing with Ms. Chang (10 points).
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. (HR) Turn in your fundraising form, please. On 10/30, we will allow students and staff to dress up in a consume. The cost will be $2 for students and $5 for adults. The proceeds will go to Huddle for Red Ribbon Week as well as to the Food Bank. 2) Quick review / Dictation (你, 我, 好, 早). 3) Teach new characters (他, 她, 是, 老, 师). 4) Introduce www.mdbg.net to type pinyin and Chinese characters. 5) Quiz #5.
2. While Ms. Chang conducts individual oral part  independent work: www.mdbg.net utility to type a paragraph of pinyin and Lesson Two passages. Due at the end of the day.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (10/13/14)

Objectives: 1) I can complete a Student Inventory worksheet. 2) I can understand Ms. Chang’s classroom rules and grading policy.
Homework: Signature slip due: Thursday, 10/16/14 (7G) or Monday, 10/20/14 (7R).
Procedures:
1. 1) Sit on your assigned seat. 2) Go over team assignment. 3) Pass out Student Inventory worksheet. 4) Go over Ms. Chang’s daily blog / classroom routine-handouts/homework/supplies.
2. Seat work: Go over and fill out the Student Inventory worksheet.
3. Pass out and go over Ms. Chang’s classroom rules.

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Procedures for 10/10/14

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

Objectives: 1) I can blend / discriminate consonants / vowels. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about how Chinese characters evolve over the years through viewing video clips.
Homework: 1) Review consonants / vowels & learned Chinese number characters. 2) Quiz #5 (zh sh ch r c s z): Monday, 10/13/14.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. Makeup work (1P: Gage; 2P: Kaitlyn, Carlos, Kerry; 8P: Anthony, David). 2) Quick review. 2) Daily dictation (blending). 3) Sounding out loud syllables. 4) Teach Compound Vowels handout sections 1 – 3 (ai ao ei).
2. 1) (4P) Game time. 2) Slide show: Field trip. 3) YouTube videos: Hanyu Pinyin in 6 minutes / http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASMx2VnOClk (好hao3: good, fine, 1:22) / https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lj70eck7Cac (你nǐ: you, 1:17). 4) (1P/8P) Game time: multiple game.

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

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese Terra Cotta Warriors, popular music, school systems, cram schools and sports school.
Homework: N/A
Procedure:
1. 1) Rotate to German class from next Monday, 10/13. Makeup work—oral presentation (3P: Joshua K., Marquis, Mikayla, Aiden, Cameron, Justin; 5P: Chase, Andrew P). 2) (3P) Video clips: Terra Cotta Warriors.
2. 1) Culture reading: A Day in School / Cram Schools / Sports School / Popular Pastime for Teens in China. 2) (5P) Show and Tell: Chinese abacus, mahjong, & chess game. 3) (3P) Game time: Follow the leader.

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Procedures for 10/9/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (10/9/14)

Objectives: 1) I can greet people properly. 2) I can blend / discriminate consonants and vowels. 3) I can learn how Chinese characters evolve.
Homework: 1) Review consonants / vowels (zh ch sh r c z s). 2) Chinese character writing assignment.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. Return your chapter test + worksheet. Makeup work (1P: Grace + Gage; 2P: Liliana, Kaitly, Carlos, Kerry, Ethan M., Bonnie, Julia; 8P: Matt, David, Shuhashith, Ada, Andrew F., Maggie, Anthony, Maddie)—report to MS. Chang at 6A or 6B. Makeup work (1P: Grace, Gage; 2P: Evan J., Carlos, Ethan P., Joey; 8P: David, Jareth)—character writing worksheet. 2) Go over common writing mistakes. 3) Captains check Lesson Two character definitions. 4) Introduce the structure of your textbook. 5) Dictation (blending). 6) Teach new characters (zao, hao, ni, wo). 7) Video clip: Video clips: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXtvxhM4XYg (我 jia1: I, 1:19).

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (10/9/14)

Objectives: 1) I can assess how much I have learned in Exploratory Chinese class. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Terra Cotta Warriors.
Homework: N/A
Procedure:
1. 1) Self-assessment. 2) Video clip: (3P) Terra Cotta Warriors.

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Procedures for 10/8/14

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

Objectives: I can showcase my mastery of numbers and math operators.
Homework: 1) Review consonants / vowels (zh ch sh r c z s). 2) Lesson Two character definitions.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. HR) Pass out yearbook order form. 2) Turn in your Lesson Three character worksheet.
2. Lesson Three chapter test.
3. Ms. Chang conducts individual oral exam  individual work: 1) practice sight reading text passages, 2) sounding out math equations, 3) Lesson Two character definitions, 4) Hanyu pinyin phonetic system worksheet.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (10/8/14)

Objectives: 1) I can introduce myself in Chinese. 2) (5P) I can gain cultural knowledge about Terra Cotta Warriors.
Homework: Complete your oral presentation tomorrow, if not done yet.
Procedure:
1. 1) Makeup work (3P: Marquis, Justin; 5P: Josh G., Andrew P.) 2) Oral presentation  individual work.

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Procedures for 10/7/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (10/7/14)

Objectives: 1) I can prepare for my chapter test. 2) I can blend / discriminate vowels & consonants. 3) I can sight read text passages fluently.
Homework: 1) Turn in your Lesson Three character worksheet tomorrow. 2) Study for tomorrow’s chapter test. 3) Bring in your calculator for your test tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting. (Phoebe, Ben, Jeremy, Leon, Ada) see Ms. Chang at 6A today, please. 2) Go over learning objectives. 3) Teach handout z c s sections. 4) (4P) Go over textbook page 21. 5) (1P) Peer modeling reading flash cards.
2. Kahoot review game.

Procedures for MS 3P / 5P (10/7/14)

Objectives: 1) I can apply what I have learned in Exploratory Chinese class to create an art project. 2) (5P) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese school systems, cram schools, sports schools, and tourist attraction: Terra Cotta Warriors.
Homework: Practice reading sentences #1-#10. Oral presentation starts from tomorrow, 10/8/14.
Procedure:
1. Read sentences #1-#10. Go through your Chinese folder / binder. Collect / Return flash cards, handouts, and culture reading articles.
2. 1) Ms. Chang checks your art project  students’ silent work. 2) Presentation, if interested. 3) Game time: Tangram piece game (day 2) + puzzles.
3. 1) Culture reading: Chinese school systems / cram schools / sports schools. 2) Video: Terra Cotta Warriors.

 

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Procedures for 10/6/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (10/6/14)

Objectives: 1) I can blend / discriminate consonants / vowels. 2) I can express and solve math equations in Chinese. 3) I can sight read text passages fluently. 4) (1P / 4P) I can gain knowledge about Chinese numbers.
Homework: 1) Review consonants / vowels & learned Chinese number / operator characters. 2) Quiz #5: Monday, 10/13/14. 3) Prepare for review session tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. Makeup work (1P: Guenever, Chris; 4P: Evan J.; 8P: Kylee). Captains check WB page 21. Go over answer key to WB pages 19-21. Report to Ms. Chang for retake at 6A. 2) Daily dictation (blending). 3) Teach handout sh + r sections. 4) Sight read text passages on page 20.
2. (1P / 4P) Culture reading: Chinese lucky and unlucky numbers.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (10/6/14)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese mealtime customs and Chinese Table etiquette.
Homework: 1) Art project due tomorrow. Oral presentation starts on Wednesday and Thursday. 2) Bring in other subject work to work on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Procedure:
1. 1) Read sentences #1-#10. 2) Promote world language video clips: bilingual cat / barking fish / Be Tough – learn a foreign language.
2. 1) Culture reading: Mealtime Customs / Chinese Table Etiquette. 2) Slide show: (3P) Chinese class field trip. 2) Video clips: Chinese martial arts + Chinese table manners.

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Procedures for 10/2/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (10/2/14)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of consonants (gkhjqx). 2) I can express and solve math equations. 3) I can read text passages fluently. 4) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese hand gestures for numbers. 5) I can play online interactive game to review Chinese characters.
Homework: 1) Get familiar with Chinese sign language for numbers. 2) Quizlet: http://quizlet.com/3629469/ni-hao-1-lesson-3-vocabulary-flash-cards/.  3) Field trip survey due tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. (HR) Any school fee payment? Turn in your retake application form + retake self-correction work. No retake if you have any missed assignments (WB, definitions, survey, etc.)!!. Retake will have questions not shown on your chapter test.
2. 1) Captains check WB pages 19-20. 3) Go over answer key. 2) Quiz #4. 3) Ms. Chang conducts oral part  independent / pair activity: 1) Fill out pinyin phonetic worksheet. 2) Flash card speaking practice. 3) Listening comprehension. 4) Quizlet online flashcard game: http://quizlet.com/3629469/ni-hao-1-lesson-3-vocabulary-flash-cards/. 5) Practicing reading text passages on page 20. 6) Complete field trip survey. 7) Complete WB pages,

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

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can say sports terms in Chinese. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese language programs in America.
Homework: Art project is due on Tuesday, 10/7 and oral presentation starts on 10/8/14.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return quiz #4 papers. Makeup work (5P: Chase). (3P) Return animals handout. 2) Teach new terms (xi huan, zui).
2. 1) Go over sports supplementary terms handout. 2) Write sentences #8-#10. 3) Read sentences #1-#10. Collect.
3. Video clip: Chinese language program in America.

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Procedures for 10/1/14

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

Objectives: 1) I can blend / discriminate consonants / vowels. 2) (4P) I can express and solve math expressions. 3) I can prepare for my quiz and chapter test.
Homework: 1) Review consonants / vowels & learned Chinese number and operator characters. 2) Retake makeup work due in class: tomorrow, 10/2/14. Retake: 6P, Monday, 10/6/14. 3) Quiz #4: tomorrow. 4) WB pages 19-20.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. (HR) Any school fee payment? Retake application form due tomorrow. 2) Dictation (blending) + (4P) Dictation (math equations) + (4P) sounding out syllables. 3) Go over Lesson Three chapter test study guide.
2. 1) (1P / 4P) Write Thank You cards. 2) Read text passages on page 20. 3) Pair practice time.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (10/1/14)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can say animals in Chinese. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Shaolin Temple and Chinese traditional garden.
Homework: Practice reading your sentences #1-#7.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return Ancient China reading worksheet + (3P) oral presentation draft #2. Quick review (11 colors). 2) Quiz #4. 3) Teach English address format + new terms (zhu zhi). 4) Write sentence #7. 5) Read sentences #1-#7.
2. 1) Teach animal supplementary terms. 2) (5P) Video clips: Shaolin Temple + Traditional Chinese garden.
3. Video clips: Terra Cotta Warriors + Shao Lin Temple.

Front Page on October 1st, 2014