Archive for November, 2014

Procedures for 11/25/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (11/25/14)

Objectives: 1) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently and accurately. 2) I can name / comprehend common school supplies. 3) (4P) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese characters through viewing video clips. 4) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.
Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment. Know all 22 characters by Monday, 12/1/14. 2) Practice oral exam questions.
Procedure:
1. 1) (HR) Collect canned food / $2. Please bring in nonperishable food items for Yuletide Hunger Food Drive from 12/1-12/5. Daily greeting routine. 2) Teach new characters (知, 道, 概, 大概, 客, 气, 客人, 请客, 小). 3) Class activity: read sentences #10/11-#24.
2. 1) Listening activity: WB page 27 Section A. 2) Complete Section B. Go over answer key. Captains collect workbooks.
3. 1) (4P) Video clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GK5vwxYus-A (Hello, China – Writing Brush, 毛笔, 2:09). 2) (1P / 8P) Oral exam modeling.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (11/25/14)

Objectives: 1) I can learn from peer’s art project presentation and slide show. 2) (5P) I can gain knowledge about extra-curricular school programs, cram schools, and cultural activities in China.
Homework: N/A
Procedure:
1. 1) (3P) Make flash cards. Showcase student art project samples / pictures. 2) Student work presentation. 3) Culture reading: Student life outside school / Cram schools / Extra-curricular School Program. 4) Game time: Follow the Leader / Pin the Tail on the Donkey.

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Procedures for 11/24/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (11/24/14)

Objectives: 1) I can sight read Chinese characters and pinyin sentences fluently and accurately. 2) I can name and comprehend common school supplies. 3) I can use Chinese negative word, possessive particle, and confirmation question word to construct sentences. 4) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions. 5) (1P) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese brush pen and Chinese character through viewing video clips. 6) I can review sentence patterns through playing interactive game.
Homework: 1) Review Sounds 1 assessment: Monday, 12/1/14. Vocabulary quiz: Thursday, 12/4/14. 2) Lesson Five oral exam: Monday, 12/8/14, chapter test: Wednesday, 12/10/14. 3) WB pages 28-29.
Procedure:
1. 1) (HR) 2 canned food or $2 for dress down day tomorrow. Daily greeting routine. New enrichment vocabulary. 2) Character speed recognition. 3) Daily writing practice (sentences). 4) Class activity: read sentences #1-#10/12.
2. Pair activity: 1) Listening comprehension. 2) Practice oral exam questions (3-5 minutes). 3) Modeling? 4) Ms. Chang’s Q/A.
3. 1) (1P) Video clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iiO-9KTpHFo (mao2, hair, 1:02). 2) Kahoot game for sentence patterns.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (11/24/14)

Objectives: 1) (5P) I can take a post-assessment to showcase my growth in Chinese. 2) (3P) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese dragons, Chinese fengsui and Chinese meaning of colors. 3) I can know the importance of Chinese programs in America.
Homework: N/A
Procedure:
1. 1) Makeup work (3P: Aaron, Eric, Gavin, Weston; 5P: Noah, Alison, Scot P.). Go over 4 units of Chinese. 2) (5P) Post assessment. 3) Video: Dragons. 4) (3P) Culture reading: Chinese Feng Sui / Meaning of Colors.
2. Video clip: Chinese programs in American Schools.

Front Page on November 24th, 2014

Procedures for 11/21/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (11/21/14)

Objectives: 1) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently and accurately. 2) I can name common school supplies. 3) I can use Chinese negative word, possessive particle, and confirmation question word to express myself. 3) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.
Homework: 1) Practice reading pinyin sentences #1-#24. 2) Chinese character writing assignment. 3) Practice oral exam questions. 4) Know all 16 learned characters by Monday, 11/24.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. 2) Writing practice problems. 3) Class activity: read sentences #1-#20.
2. 1) Teach new characters (包, 书包, 包子, 毛, 毛笔, 剪, 刀, 刀子, 橡皮, 皮包). 2) Teach sentences #21-#24.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (11/21/14)

Objectives: I can apply what I have learned in Chinese class to create an art project with ten different Chinese terms.
Homework: N/A
Procedure:
1. Ms. Chang takes turns calling on individual student to check your art project  independent work: 1) Study hall time. 2) Read Chinese books. 3) Work on mind bender cube game, mind bender puzzles, or tangram pieces game.

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Procedures for 11/20/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (11/20/14)

Objectives: 1) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently and accurately. 2) I can name common school supplies. 3) I can use Chinese negative word, possessive particle, and confirmation question word to express myself. 3) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.

Homework: 1) Practice reading pinyin sentences #1-#20. 2) Practice oral exam questions.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Daily greeting routine. (HR) Lock down drill at 8:40 tomorrow. Please follow the procedure. 2) Speed recognition. 3) Class activity: read sentences #1-#15. 4) Teach sentences #16-#20.
  2. Pair activity: 1) Practice oral exam questions in order. 2) Practice reading sentences #16-#20. 3) Ms. Chang’s Q/A session.

 

 Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (11/20/14)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can gain general information about China through viewing various authentic or non-authentic literature works. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese pop music, dress code and etiquette in Chinese schools, and teenager pastime through viewing video clips and reading.

Homework: Art project is due tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. Makup work (3P: Aniketh, Emily, Wesston; 5P; Noah, Adam, Belle, Scot, Scott, vicenet, Domenic) ó independent work: 1) Practice your oral presentation. 2) Study hall time. 3) Read Chinese books. 4) Work on mind bender cube game or tangram pieces game.
  2. 1) Video clips: Chinese pop music. / abacus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gi2G9Otd6x0 / https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gi2G9Otd6x0 (mental calculation) / https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u75cTsOu6Bw (1;05-1:30)/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmRXh3ApswM Abacus Vs. Calculator / https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6m6s-ulE6LY (Japanese children learn super-fast mathematics with abacus). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVsHxt8xqps. 3) Culture reading: / Popular Pastimes for Teens in China & Dress Code and Etiquette in Chinese Schools.

Front Page on November 20th, 2014

Procedures of 11/19/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (11/19/14)

Objectives: 1) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently and accurately. 2) I can name common school supplies. 3) I can use Chinese negative word, possessive particle and confirmation question word to express myself. 3) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.
Homework: 1) Practice reading pinyin sentences #1-#15. 2) Chinese character writing assignment. 3) Practice oral exam questions. 4) Vocabulary quiz (22 characters): Thursday: 12/4/14.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. 2) Daily writing practice. 3) Class activity: read sentences #1-#10.
2. 1) Teach new characters (吗, 不, 的, 书, 笔). 2) Teach sentences #11-#15.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (11/19/14)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can gain general information about China through viewing various authentic or non-authentic literature works.
Homework: 1) Present your oral presentation tomorrow, if you haven’t done so today. 2) Art project is due on Friday.
Procedure:
1. If no one volunteers, Ms. Chang will call on individual student to deliver your oral presentation  independent work: 1) Practice your oral presentation. 2) Study hall time. 3) Read Chinese books. 4) Work on mind bender worksheets, puzzles, or tangram pieces game.

 

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Procedures for 11/18/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (11/18/14)

Objectives: 1) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently and accurately. 2) I can identify common school supplies. 3) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.
Homework: 1) Review and practice reading pinyin sentences #1-#10. 2) Know 5 learned characters and know how to respond simple conversation questions by tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. Makeup work (1P: Chris, Guenever; 4P: Eric C., Hanna H., Evan J., Carlos, Bonnie, Cameron, Joey; 8P: Kylee, Anthony). All retakes have to complete by next Monday, 11/24/14. Talk to Ms. Chang for details. 1) Go over common writing mistakes (谢, 马, 她, 啊, 乐). 2) Go over Lesson Five structures.
2. 1) Go over Review Sound1 assessment Checklist. 2) Speed recognition of Chinese characters. 3) Sounding out pinyin sentences #1-#5 & Conversation Q/A. 4) Teach pinyin sentences #6-#10. 5) Introduce Conversation question practice w/supplies bag + your own supplies.
3. (1P) 1) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GK5vwxYus-A (Hello, China – Writing Brush, 毛笔, 2:42). 2) Chanting.
4. Pair activity: 1) Oral exam questions. 2) Practice reading pinyin sentences #1-#10.

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (11/18/14)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese table etiquette and international food and drink franchises in China. 3) I can have hands-on experiences of paying tangram pieces game.
Homework: Bring in your work to do for three days: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return quiz #4 papers. Makeup quiz (3P: Luke; 5P: Scot P.). Read sentences #1-#10. 2) Culture reading: Chinese Mealtime Customs / Chinese table etiquette / International Food and Drink Franchises in China.
2. 1) Video clip: Chinese Table Etiquette. 2) Tangram piece game: Day 1 (continued) / Day 2.

Front Page on November 18th, 2014

Procedures for 11/17/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (11/17/14)

Objectives: 1) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently and accurately. 2) I can name common school supplies. 3) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.
Homework: 1) Review 5 learned pinyin sentences. 2) Chinese character writing assignment. 3) Practice oral exam questions. 4) Midterm: Thursday, January 15 and Friday, January 16.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. Return Lesson Four chapter test papers/character worksheet/pinyin phonetics system worksheet. Captains check Lesson Four character definitions. Turn in makeup work (4P: Carlos, Jeremem, Evan J., Kerry, Kaitlyn, Joey, 2 character worksheets without name), please. Need any retake application form (31.2- out of 39 in written or 12.8- out of 16 in oral exam part)? 2) Introduce one common classroom expression: 请再说一次.
2. 1) Teach new characters (这, 那, 什么, 尺). 2) Go over Review Sounds1 handout sentences #1-#5. 3) Pair activity: practice sounding out 5 sentences / Q&A.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (11/17/14)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself and name colors in Chinese. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese tourist attraction—Summer Palace, Chinese signature culture items, and Chinese food.
Homework: 1) Oral presentation starts from Wednesday, 11/19/14. 2) Art project due on Friday, 11/21/14.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review (11 colors). Makeup work (5P: John). Read sentences #1-#10. 2) Quiz #4.
2. 1) Video clip: Summer Palace. 2) Showcase artifacts: tea sets, chess set, abacus, and mahjong.
3. Culture reading: Chinese Cooking / Chinese Mealtime Customs.

Front Page on November 17th, 2014

Procedues for 11/14/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (11/14/14)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of Lesson Four materials. 2) I can understand what learning objectives are for the second quarter.
Homework: 1) Lesson Five character definitions. 2. Review Sounds 1 assessment: Monday, 12/1/14.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. Turn in your Lesson Four character worksheet & Hanyu Pinyin Phonetics System worksheet. Pass out a set of 3 handouts. Go over details of handouts.
2. 1) Go over 2nd quarter learning objectives. 2) Lesson Four chapter test. 3) Work on your Lesson Five definitions / Phonetics worksheet.

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

Objectives: 1) I can name colors and talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese tourist attraction—Terra Cotta Warriors, 6 popular sports and basketball in China. 3) I can explore Chinese tangram piece game.
Homework: 1) Quiz #4: Monday, 11/17/14. 2) Practice reading sentences #1-#10. 3) Work on your art project over this weekend.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return oral presentation draft #2. Read sentences #1-#10. 2) Quick review (8 colors). 3) Teach new terms (hui se, cheng se, fen hong se).
2. 1) Video clips: Terra Cotta Warriors. 2) Culture reading: Basketball in China / 6 Popular Sports in China. 3) Tangram piece game (day one).

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Procedures for 11/13/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (11/13/14)

Objectives: 1) I can review chapter test through interactive game and online games. 2) I can sing Happy Birthday song in Chinese. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about how Chinese celebrate birthdays.
Homework: 1) Study for Lesson Four chapter test. 2) Hanyu Pinyin Phonetics System worksheet and Lesson Four character worksheet due tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greetings. 2) Teach enrichment vocabulary (祝, 生, 生日, 快乐). 3) (8P) Listening activity. 4) Sing Happy Birthday song in Chinese. 5) Video: Chinese birthday celebration. 6) Kahoot game.
2. Independent work: 1) Quizlet (11/11/14 blog). 2) Ni Hao interactive game. 3) YouTube video clips (11/3/14 blog). 4) Writing problems practice.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (11/13/14)

Objectives: 1) I can name colors and talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese zodiac animals and signature items through viewing artifacts.
Homework: Finalize your art project medium / theme.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review (4 colors). 2) Teach new terms (lan se, lv se, zi se, zong se). 3) Write sentence #10. 4) Read sentences #1-#10. Collect draft #2. 5) Panda video clip / file.
2. 1) Culture reading: Chinese Zodiac Animals. 2) Showcase Art project sample video clips & craft samples. 3) Showcase Chinese tea sets / mahjong / abacus / chess set. 4) Show more art project samples pictures.

Front Page on November 13th, 2014

Procedures for 11/12/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (11/12/14)

Objectives: 1) I can ask and answer questions and write sentences about identity, age, and dates. 2) I can review chapter test through playing interactive game. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese custom of celebrating birthday.
Homework: 1) Lesson Four character worksheet due on Friday. 2) Lesson Four chapter test: Friday, 11/14/14.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. Claim your art work. Vote to postpone chapter test to Friday? 2) Listening activity: WB pages 22-23 (Section A). Go over the answer key. 3) Go over text pages 26-27 and culture reading on pages 28-31.
2. While Ms. Chang conducts oral exam  pair / independent work: 1) Quizlet flash cards. 2) Ni Hao interactive game. 3) Practice oral exam. 4) Writing practice. 5) Work on Hanyu Pinyin Phonetic System worksheet.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (9/12/14)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself and name colors and sports in Chinese. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese zodiac animals and the legend of giant pandas.
Homework: 1) Review learned color terms. 2) Practice reading sentences #1-#9.
Procedure:
1. 1) Teach new terms (hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se, xi huan). 2) Pass out sports handout and learn terms about sports. 3) Write sentences #8-#9. 4) Read sentences #1-#9.
2. 1) Video: Chinese zodiac animals. 2) Culture reading: The Legend of Giant Pandas.

Front Page on November 12th, 2014