Archive for December, 2014

Procedures for 12/19/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (12/19/14)

Objectives: 1) I can sing Christmas songs in Chinese. 2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.
Homework: N/A
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. Revised bell schedule today (42 or 40 minutes / class period) and double 3rd period. Go to auditorium at the end of the 3P. Mrs. Boyne’s students will visit and do Spanish Christmas caroling at the end of 1P/4P. 2) Teach new characters (保, 保护, 保罗, 丽). 3) Christmas song time.
2. 1) Conversation practice. 2) (4P/8P) Modeling.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (12/19/14)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of knowing 20 Chinese picture and number characters. 2) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese tea culture and teenagers in China.
Homework: N/A
Procedure:
1. 1) Teach new term (jia, you, # ge ren). 2) Write sentence #3. Read sentences #1-#3. 3) Quiz #2.
2. 1) Culture reading: Chinese tea house / popular pastime for teenagers in China. 2) Newspaper hunting activity.

Front Page on December 19th, 2014

Procedures for 12/18/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (12/18/14)

Objectives: 1) I can understand the requirements for my year-end PPT project. 2) I can prepare for my mid-term exam. 3) I can introduce my family members’ profession. 4) (1P / 8P) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese pandas and test my Chinese comprehension through watching a movie.
Homework: Complete Voki recording, if you have not done so.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. (HR) Report to MS. Chang at 6A today, please. Take one copy of mid-term study guide and year-end PPT checklist. Makeup work (1P: Britney, Chris, Phoebe Megan, Guenever; Phoebe/Alena—family picture; Guenever: exit slips; 4P: Ben, Ethan P., Alec, Jessy, Kaitlyn, Ethan M.,; Evan J., Carlos, Joey—exit slips; Carlos, Cameron—family picture; 8P: David, Maggie, Jareth, Matt, Shuhashith). Get a pass to work in the media center during your study hall time today. 2) Go over study guide and checklist. Q/A?
2. 1) Teach new characters (也, 名, 字, 名人, 护, 士, 呢). 2) (1P / 8P) Movie time.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (12/18/14)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about signature Chinese food. 3) I can sample different varieties of Chinese tea.
Homework: Quiz #2 (20 Chinese characters) tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Go over oral presentation handout. 2) Teach new terms (sui). 3) Write/read sentences #1-2.
2. 1) Video clips: dumplings / tofu / roast duck / noodles / hot pot. 2) Culture reading: Chinese food. 3) Tea time.

Front Page on December 18th, 2014

Procedures for 12/17/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (12/17/14)

Objectives: 1) I can introduce my family members by making a recording and uploading it onto my speaking avatar. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese. 3) I can sing Christmas songs in Chinese.

Homework: Complete uploading your audio file by the end of class period.

Procedure:

1.  1) Daily greeting routine. 2) Get a microphone and headset. Use audacity program to make your recording, export as MP3 or .WAV file and save the file in your H drive. Upload your audio file for Voki.

2.  Click the following links to learn various cultural topics and Christmas songs. 1) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uF5s3E-9Qs (Hello, China – Ethnic Groups, 民族, 2:42). 2) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cdsk4KHq2RI (Hello, China – Name, 姓名, 2:42). 3) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLJoPWNBjjA (Hello, China – Family, 家, 2:42). 4) Silent Night, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Rjae0Ew1N0 or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQjqnfjcb8Y. 5) Jingle Bell, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQjqnfjcb8Y or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8bwVn7lBx0. 6) Joy to the World, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQjqnfjcb8Y. 7) O Little Town of Bethlehem, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQjqnfjcb8Y.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (12/17/14)

Objectives: 1) I can count and recognize characters from zero to one hundred in Chinese. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese tea and Chinese lucky and unlucky numbers. 3) I can explore tangram pieces game.

Homework: Quiz #2 (20 Chinese characters): Friday, 12/19.

Procedure:

1.  1) Quick review (20 characters). 2) Count from zero to one hundred. 3) Culture reading: Chinese tea / lucky and unlucky numbers. Showcase a picture without 4th floor, and various types of tea and tea sets.

2.  Video clip: Chinese tea. 2) Tangram game (day 1).

 

Front Page on December 17th, 2014

Procedures for 12/16/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (12/16/14)

Objectives: 1) I can introduce my family. 2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment. 2) Practice oral exam questions. 3) Lesson Six vocabulary quiz: Tuesday, 1/6/15. Lesson Six oral exam: Wednesday, 1/7/14. Lesson Six chapter test: Friday, 1/9/14. 4) Voki recording is due at the end of the class period tomorrow.

Procedure:

1.  1) Daily greeting routine. Work in media center (1P/8P: Lab 1; 4P: Lab 2) to upload your family paragraph tomorrow. Return your exit slips / Review Sounds2 oral exam papers. Makeup work (1P: Guenever, Alena, Phoebe, Grace; 4P: Cameron, Kylie S., Jeremy, Leon, Ethan P., Evan J., Carlos, Kaitlyn, Caroline, Emily, Liliana, Joey, Ethan M.; 8P: Maddie, Jareth, Matt, David, Anthony, ). Need to come in during E/I to complete the paragraph. 2) Quick review (11 learned Chinese characters). 3) Writing problem practice. 4) (1P/8P) Ms. Chang’s oral Q/A.

2.  1) Teach new characters (也, 叫, 姓, 医, 医生, 学生, 工, 工人). 2) Go over text passages on page 43-44. 3) Pair activity: oral practice.

 

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (12/16/14)

Objectives: 1) I can understand Chinese counting principle. 2) I can explore and gain cultural knowledge about Chinese finger guessing game.

Homework: Quiz #3 (connecting the dots): Friday, 1/9/15.

Procedure:

1.  1) Quick review (20 Chinese characters). Return quiz #1 papers. Makeup quiz (3P: Samantha; 5P: Jack, Sam, Camille, Olivia). 2) Go over Chinese counting principle and number table. 3) Count from zero to one hundred. 4) Complete origami products.

2.  Chinese finger guessing game time.

Front Page on December 16th, 2014

Procedures for 12/15/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (12/15/14)

Objectives: 1) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently and accurately. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about various topics about China. 3) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.
Homework: 1) Know all 11 learned Chinese characters. 2) Family picture is due today.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. (1P: Phoebe, Isabella, Grace; 4P: Eric C.) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Turn in all retake form by the end of the class period, please. Turn in your culture exit slips & culture articles by the end of the class period. 2) Read sentences #1-#22. 3) While Ms. Chang conducts Review Sounds2 oral exam <=>  a) Complete culture exit slips. b) Complete Voki creation. c) Submit your family paragraph, if you have not yet. d) Practice conversation questions. e) Practice reading 22 pinyin sentences.

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (12/15/14)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of Chinese greeting terms. 2) I can explore origami.
Homework: Review 20 Chinese characters.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review (26 greeting terms + 20 Chinese characters). Return 12 Chinese character writing assignment. 2) Origami time. Collect for participation grade.
2. 1) Quiz #1. 2) If time allows, browse try puzzles.

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Procedures for 12/12/14

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

Objectives: I can write a paragraph to introduce my family.

Homework: 1) Practice reading pinyin sentences #1-#22 for your oral assessment on Monday, 12/15/14. 2) Practice oral exam questions. 3) Family picture and culture exit slips are due on Monday, 12/15/14.

Procedure:

1.  1) Daily greeting routine. 2) Go over family paragraph details. Seat work. Google Docs share with Ms. Chang by the end of the class period today.

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can say simple greeting terms. 2) I can say and write simple Chinese characters. 3) I can explore origami. 4) (5P) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese tradition dress for women. 5) I can use music to reinforce the retention of Chinese numbers.

Homework: Quiz #1 (greeting terms): Monday, 12/15/14.  Quiz #2: Friday, 12/19/14.

Procedure:

1.  1) Quick review (26 greeting terms + 16 Chinese characters). 2) Teach new characters (nine, ten, hundred, zero). Collect. 3) Audio file: numbers 1-7.

2.  1) Video clip: (5P) Chinese Qi Pao. 2) Making origami product.

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Procedures for 12/11/14

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

Objectives: 1) (1P/8P) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently and accurately. 2) I can name family members and introduce my family. 3) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.

Homework: 1) Practice reading pinyin sentences #1-#22. 2) Chinese character writing assignment. 3) Family paragraph is due at the end of the class period tomorrow.

Procedure:

1.  1) Daily greeting routine. Return Lesson Five chapter test papers + character worksheet. Ask for a retake form (49.6) at the end of the class period. Go over common writing mistake (尺, 橡, 概, 那, 客). 2) Speed character recognition. 3) (1P/8P) Class activity: read sentences #1-#22.

2. 1) Teach new characters (家, 个, 有, 没, 和). 2) Go over Lesson Six conversation questions.  Pair practice.

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (12/11/14)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms. 2) I can write simple Chinese number characters. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese early inventions, Chinese characters, silk and daily routine in Chinese schools.

Homework: 1) Review 26 greeting terms + 16 Chinese characters. 2) Quiz #2 (20 Chinese characters): Friday, 12/19/14.

Procedure:

1.  1) Quick review (21 greeting terms + 12 Chinese characters). 2) Teach new terms (dong le ma, dong le, bu dong, dui bu qi, mei guan qi). 3) Teach new characters (five, six, seven, eight).

2.  Video clips: (3P) sun/person / silk / My School; (5P) Compass / Paper / Gun Powder.

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Procedures for 12/10/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (12/10/14)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of Lesson Five materials. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese schools, etc. and prepare for my mid-term exam.
Homework: 1) Know all 6 family terms by tomorrow. 2) 11 culture articles + 3 sheets of exit slips (2 double-sided and 1 single-sided) are due on Monday, 12/15/14. 3) Family picture is due on Monday, 12/15/14. 4) Review Sounds2 oral assessment: Monday, 12/15/14.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. Turn in your Lesson Five character worksheet. Makeup work (4P: Alex). 2) (4P) Sign up in-class or 6A/6B reading for next Monday’s Review Sounds2 Sounding Out Loud oral exam.
2. 1) Lesson Five chapter test. 2) if you are done, you can work on culture reading w/exit slips.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (12/10/14)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms. 2) I can say numbers in Chinese. 3) I can write simple Chinese number characters. 4) I can gain cultural knowledge about (3P) Chinese characters and chopsticks / (5P) Chinese silk and embroidery.
Homework: Review 21 learned greeting terms and 12 Chinese characters.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return 8 picture word writing assignment papers. Quick review (17 greeting terms + 8 picture characters). 2) Teach new terms (qi li, jing li, zuo xia, qing zuo). 3) Teach new characters (one, two, three, four).
2. 1) Video clips: (3P) moon / chopsticks (5P) Chinese silk / embroidery. 2) (5P) Showcase silk cocoon and embroidery artifact.

 

Front Page on December 10th, 2014

Procedures for 12/9/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (12/9/14)

Objectives: 1) I can name family members in Chinese. 2) I can comprehend text passages. 3) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently and accurately. 4) (1P / 8P) I can have fun playing finger guessing game. Homework: 1) Study for your chapter test dated tomorrow. 2) Lesson Six Chinese writing assignment. 3) Lesson Five character worksheet due tomorrow.

Procedure:

1.  1) Daily greeting routine. Makeup work (1P: Britney/ Isabelle: Voki—Guenever: recording; 4P: Eric W. / Alec / Carlos—oral exam; 4P: Jeremy, Eric C., Carlos, Kaitlyn, Kerry, Kylie S., Cameron, Joey, Leon: Voki; Evan J., / Hannah L. / Caroline / Ben / Jessy / Evan B., / Hanna H. / Jack—recording; 8P: Ada / Maggie / Jonathan—Voki; Suhashith / Adelyn / Maddie / David / Matt / Andrew C. / Anthony–recording). 2) Go over text pages on 32-35 / 3) Culture reading: text pages 40-42. 4) Reading comprehension activity.

2. 1) Teach new characters (爸爸, 妈妈, 哥哥, 弟弟, 姐姐, 妹妹). 2) (1P/8P) Finger guessing game. 3) Pair activity: reading sentences #1-#22.


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

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms. 2) I can write simple Chinese characters. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese characters and Chinese school daily routine. 4) I can use chopsticks to pick up food.

Homework: Review 17 learned greeting terms and 8 picture characters.

Procedure:

1. 1) Quick review (14 terms + 6 characters). Makeup work (3P: Julia, Sam, Analina—China reading packet; 5P: Becky—signature slip; Alex, Cade and Patrick—paper patterns). 2) Teach new terms (shang ke, xia ke, tong xue men hao). 3) Teach new characters (sun, moon). Collect.

2. 1) Video clips: (5P) sun / moon / A Day at school. 2) Chopsticks practice.

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Procedure for 12/8/14

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

Objectives: 1) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions. 2) I can create an animated speaking avatar with Voki utility.

Homework: 1) Complete your avatar by the end of today (20 points, 20%). 2) Study for your Lesson Five chapter test on Wednesday, 12/10/14.

Procedure:

  1. 1) While Ms. Chang conducts oral exam ó go to www.voki.com, click Voki classroom tab at the right-hand side of the home page. Log in with your username and password. Click Edit tab and start to create your own avatar. Save it after you are done. That’s all you need to do for today.
  2. Use the audacity program (icon is on your desktop) to make a random audio file. Save the audio file by clicking “Export” under FILE menu with your file name. Then try to upload that audio file under Voki editing page. Click Play button under your avatar to check whether it is uploaded correctly.
  3. If you have extra time, click the following links for enrichment. 1) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0Q6r7Vem04 (Hello, China – Compass, 指南针, 2:42). 2) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vYqF9P0ieo (Hello, China – Gun Powder, 火药, 2:42). 3) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULgiJtKi8M0 (Hello, China – Paper, 纸, 2:42). 4) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcEEPzbgC_k (Hello, China – Printing, 印刷, 2:42).

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (12/8/14)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple greeting terms in Chinese. 2) I can write simple Chinese characters. 3) I can explore Chinese folk art of paper cut. 4) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese characters and (5P) chopsticks.

Homework: 1) Review 14 greeting terms and 6 Chinese characters. 2) Chinese writing assignment. Collect tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (10 greeting terms + 4 characters). 2) Teach new terms (zai jian, xie xie, bu xie, bu ke qi). 3) Teach new characters (person/people, water).
  2. 1) Complete 2 paper cutting patterns. 2) Video clips: mouth + fish / (5P) chopsticks.

Front Page on December 8th, 2014