Archive for November, 2014

Procedures for 11/11/14

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

Objectives: 1) I can ask / answer and write questions about identify, age, and dates. 2) I can comprehend Chinese through viewing video clips.
Homework: 1) Quizlet: http://quizlet.com/3629488/ni-hao-1-lesson-4-vocabulary-flash-cards/ (Ni Hao One Lesson Four). 2) Lesson Four oral exam starts tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. Return Quiz #9 papers + skit papers. (Cameron, Jeremy, Kylee) report to Ms. Chang at 6P today, please. 2) Captains check WB pages assignment. Go over answer key. 3) Video clips: (Olivia Armstrong / Megan Louttit, Caroline Smith / Kylie VanValkenburgh, Jareth Marlow / Andrew Flis). 4) (1P / 4P) Go over text pages 26-27. 5) Writing practice. 6) (4P/8P) Go over oral exam rubric.
2. 1) Oral exam modeling. 2) Group activity: Oral exam practice. Q/A.

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can say animals in Chinese. 2) I can brainstorm ideas for my art project through viewing PPT and drawing samples. 3) I can talk about myself in Chinese.
Homework: 1) Quiz #4 (colors): Monday, 11/17. 2) Practice reading sentences #1-#7.

Procedure:
1. 1) Return quiz #3 papers. Makeup work (quiz #3). 2) Pass out colors flash cards. 3) Read sentences #1-#7. 4) Introduce a website tool: www.mdbg.net and learn to type pinyin and Chinese charaters.
2. 1) Pass out and learn terms about animals / pets. 2) Showcase drawing / PPT art project samples.

Front Page on November 11th, 2014

Procedures for 11/10/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (11/10/14)

Objectives: 1) I can ask and answer, and write questions about age, identity, and dates. 2) I can sight read text passages and syllables fluently and accurately. 3) I can showcase my mastery of front and back nasal sounds.
Homework: 1) WB pages 25-26. 2) Hanyu pinyin phonetic system worksheet due: Friday, 11/14/14. 3) Study Lesson Four. 4) Oral exam starts on Wednesday, 11/12/14.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. The following students (4P: Jeremy, Cameron, Evan B., Ethan M.) and the ones who do not finish sounding out syllables in class report to Ms. Chang at 6A today, please. 2) Sounding out loud front / back nasal sound syllables. 3) Sight reading text pages 23-25. 4) Writing practice.
2. 1) Quiz #9. 2) While Ms. Chang conducts oral exam part  Independent / Pair work: 1) Oral exam question practice. 2) Work on WB pages.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (11/10/14)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) (3P) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese tourist attractions—the Great Wall of China. 3) I can showcase my mastery of Chinese counting principle.
Homework: 1) Brainstorm ideas for your art project. 2) Art project due on Friday, 11/21/14. Oral presentation starts on Wednesday, 11/19/14 and Thursday, 11/20/14.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review (10 number characters). 2) Teach terms (zhu zhi). 3) Review English address format. 4) Write sentence #7 and read sentences #1-#7.
2. 1) (3P) Video clip: The Great Wall of China / Terra Cotta Warriors. 2) Quiz #3.

Front Page on November 10th, 2014

Procedures for 11/7/14

Procedure for MS Chinese 1P / 4P / 8P (11/7/14)

Objectives: I can have hands-on experience of working on Chinese traditional painting.
Homework: 1) Review back nasal sound handout & 14 learned Chinese characters. 2) Practice oral exam questions.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine (朱zhu1老师 / 張老师). (Jeremy, Cameron) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Get your xuan paper, coloring paint, and supplies for painting.
2. Chinese traditional painting class.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (11/7/14)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese yo-yo and martial arts. 3) I can understand the requirements for art project. 4) I can brainstorm ideas for art project through viewing art project samples.
Homework: 1) Quiz #3 (connecting the dots): Monday, 11/10/14. 2) Practice reading sentences #1-#6.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return oral presentation draft #1. 2) Teach numbers (dian hua hao ma). 3) Write sentence #6 and read sentences #1-#6.
2. 1) Video clips: Chinese yo-yo / Chinese martial arts. 2) Showcase Chinese yo-yo and various types of tea.
3. 1) Finish up art project requirements. 2) Showcase art project drawing samples (posters).

Front Page on November 7th, 2014

Procedures for 11/6/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (11/6/14)

Objectives: 1) I can present my skit with a partner. 2) I can blend / discriminate consonants / vowels. 3) I can ask and answer questions about age, identity, and dates.
Homework: 1) Review front and back nasal sounds & 14 learned Chinese number characters. 2) Chinese character writing assignment. 3) Wear something dark and old for tomorrow’s art lesson, please. 4) Quiz #9 (front and back nasal sounds): Monday, 11/10/14. Lesson Four chapter test: Thursday, 11/13/14.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. (1P: Guenever, Alenas) talk to Ms. Chang, please. (Leon, Kylie S.) report to Ms. Chang during study hall time, please. 2) Makeup work (1P: Jaeyoung, Bella, Maddie, Grace; 4P: Jeremy, Cameron, Carlos, Evan J., Jack, Eric W.). 3) Daily dictation (back nasal sounds). 4) Teach new characters (请, 进, 谢, 今, 年, 明年, 今天, 明天, 两). 5) Go over Lesson Four chapter test study guide.
2. 1) Skit presentation / video clips (1P: Megan, Olivia; 4P: Caroline / Kylie V.; 8P: Jareth / Andrew F. 2) Teach Chinese date format. 3) Go over Lessons 2-6 Conversation Questions handout. 4) Pair practice. 5) Q/A.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (11/6/14)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can count from zero to one hundred in Chinese. 3) I can understand the requirements of my art project. 4) I can brainstorm ideas for my art project through viewing project samples.
Homework: Brainstorm your ideas for your art project.
Procedure:
1. 1) (5P: Vincent) reports to Ms. Chang during study hall time tomorrow, please. Makeup work—origami (3P: Connor, Nathan, Aniketh, Gavin; 5P: Evagenia, Dominic). Count from zero to one hundred. 2) Teach new terms (nian, yue, ri, sheng ri, de). 3) Review English date format and teach Chinese date format. 4) Write sentence #5 and read sentences #1-#5. Collect draft #1.
2. 1) Go over Art Proejct requirements. 2) (5P) Showcase drawing and origami art project samples.

Front Page on November 6th, 2014

Procedures for 11/5/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (11/5/14)

Objectives: 1) I can present my skit with a partner. 2) I can blend / discriminate consonants / vowels and make sentences in Chinese. 3) I can ask and answer questions about age, identity, and dates. 4) I can sight read Chinese characters and text passages. 5) I can use Chinese date format in referring dates.
Homework: Review front and back nasal sounds & 8 learned Chinese number characters. Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. Turn in your skit script printout and checklist. 2) Daily dictation (front + back nasal sounds + sentences). (Phoebe, Kylie S., Evan J., Ada) report to Ms. Chang during study hall time today. 3) Speedy character recognition. 4) Read text passages on pages 23-24. 5) Teach back nasal sounds handout sections 4-8.
2. 1) Warm up => Skit presentation. 2) (1P) Teach Chinese date format.

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can count from zero to one hundred. 2) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 3) I can sample various types of tea.
Homework: 1) Practice reading sentences #1-#4. 2) Review Chinese counting principle handout.
Procedure:
1. Makeup work (5P: Vincent). 1) Counting from zero to one hundred. 2) Teach new terms (baba, mama, gege, didi, jiejie, meimei, he, liang). 3) Write sentence #4 and read sentences #1-#4. 4) Complete origami product #2. Collect as participation grade.
2. Tea time. Showcase drawing and origami project samples.

Front Page on November 5th, 2014

Procedures for 11/4/14

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

Objectives: 1) I can ask and answer questions about age and identity. 2) I can blend and discriminate vowels and consonants. 3) I can sight read text passages fluently.
Homework: 1) Review back nasal sounds handout. 2) Chinese character writing assignment. 3) Practice Lesson Four conversation questions. 4) Art lesson is rescheduled to Friday, 11/7/14. Wear something old and dark Friday, please. 5) Skit script / checklist due tomorrow. Presentation starts on Wednesday, too.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. Sit on your new seat, please. Return Chinese Club foam board / instruction sheet, etc. (Evan B., Evan J., Ethan M., Leon, Cameron, Joey, Kylie S., Jessy / Ben, Jeremy, Leon, Phoebe, Ada) report to Ms. Chang during 6A or 6B for your oral exam or other issue. 2) Captains check WB pages 23 (Section B)-24. Go over answer key. 3) Go over common writing mistakes (李, 早, 再, 明, 林). 4) Teach back nasal sounds handout sections 1-3. 5) Teach new characters (啊, 马, 克, 欢, 迎). 5) (1P) Sight read text passages on page 23.
2. 1) Go over Lessons 2-6 Conversation Questions handout. 2) (1P) Pair practice.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (11/4/14)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can understand Chinese counting principle. 3) I can have hands-on experience of making origami.
Homework: 1) Review counting principle handout. 2) Practice reading sentences #1-#3.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return quiz #2 papers. Makeup work (5P: Scot P., Vincent). 2) Go over Chinese counting principle handout. 3) Count out loud from #0-#100.
2. 1) Teach new terms (sui, jia, you, ge ren). 2) Write sentences #2-#3 and read sentences #1-#3.
3. Complete origami products.

Front Page on November 4th, 2014

Procedures for 11/3/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (11/3/14)

Objectives: 1) I can sight read multi-syllable words fluently and accurately. 2) I can create a skit and type up a skit script with a partner. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese characters, Chinese art forms and signature items, and pronunciation through viewing enrichment video clips.
Homework: 1) Review front nasal sound handout and 3 learned characters. 2) Quiz #9 (front and back nasal sounds): Monday, 11/10/14. 3) Skit script due on Wednesday, 11/5/14. 4) WB pages 23 (Section B)-24.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. (HR) Attend DC trip meeting at your study hall period today. Check with Ms. Chang for your 1st quarter grade, if interested. (8P: Maddie, Ada) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Makeup work (8P: Jonathan). E-mails were sent out to parents regarding Chinese Club due and quarter grades. 2) Bonus point from Silk Road may not affect your quarter grade.
2. While Ms. Chang conducts quiz #8  1) Complete your skit dialogue. 2) Type up your skit script.
3. If you are done with typing, please click the following links to enrichment video clips: 1) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9Ayvjy-Dgs (Chinese Pinyin in 6 minutes). 2) Mandarin Chinese Pinyin Pronunciation (Better Chinese) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwyQK62tO_U. 3) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNcaXaJv56A (Hello, China – Traditional Chinese Painting, 国画, 2:42). 4) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppZWIwZsRdU (Hello, China – Calligraphy, 书法, 2:42). 5) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GK5vwxYus-A (Hello, China – Writing Brush, 毛笔, 2:42). 6) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cdsk4KHq2RI (Hello, China – Name, 姓名, 2:42). 7) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMzemTuBywU (生, sheng1, birth, 1:14). 8) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmOHGBvm440 (见, jian4, see, 1:14). 9) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ku07gOQ7XNs (几, ji3, how many, 0:57). 10) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hc0CiarglxE (学, xue2, learn, 1:28). 11) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=300ScuvP8Fs (林, lin2, woods, 1:25). 12) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yff_yEtV5jo (白, bai2, white, 1:16). 13) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgyt-EZ7W4Q (老, lao3, old, 1:19).

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of 20 Chinese picture and/or number characters. 2) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 3) I can explore and have hands-on experience of making origami products.
Homework: 1) Quiz #3 (connecting the dots): Monday, 11/10/14. 2) Practice reading your sentence #1.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review (characters). 2) Go over oral presentation sentences handout. 3) Teach new term (sui). 4) Write / read sentence #1.
2. 1) Quiz #2. 2) Origami time—pinwheel / gift box.

Front Page on November 3rd, 2014