Archive for December, 2014

Procedures for 12/5/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (12/5/14)

Objectives: 1) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently and accurately. 2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions. 3) I can build a solid grammar foundation through reviewing sentence patterns.

Homework: 1) Practice reading pinyin sentences #1-#22. 2) Lesson Five oral exam: Monday, 12/8/14 at media center.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Daily greeting routine. (HR) Collect canned food. (4P) Sign up for before / after school and 6P oral exam.   Return Lesson Five vocabulary quiz papers. Welcome to retake the quiz any time before the end of the second quarter. 2) Class activity: read sentences #1-16. 3) Teach sentences #17-#22.
  2. 1) Go over Grammar correction worksheet. 2) Go over Voki-Creation instruction handout. 3) oral exam modeling.

 

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

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. 4) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese characters, Chinese calligraphy and Chinese folk art of paper cuts.
Homework: 1) Quiz #1 (greetings): Monday, 12/15/14. Audio file was sent to your e-mail account on Thursday, 12/4/14. 2) Chinese character writing assignment. 3) Review 10 learned greeting terms + 4 Chinese characters.
Procedure:

1.   1) Return China reading packet.   (3P: Julia, Samantha, Natalie, Analina; 5P: Savannah, Rebecca) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Quick review (6 greeting terms + 2 Chinese characters). 2) Teach terms (Zao, Ni Zao, Zao An, Zao Shang Hao). 3) Teach two characters (kou, shui).

2.   1) (3P) Video clip: Chinese calligraphy. Showcase the Four Treasures of the Study. 2) Video clip: Chinese paper Cut. Pass out and cut longevity + (5P) double happiness patterns.

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Procedures for 12/4/14

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

 Objectives: 1) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently and accurately. 2) I can showcase my mastery of all vocabulary in lesson five. 3) I can use Chinese negative word, possessive particle, and confirmation question word in sentences to express myself.

Homework: 1) Practice reading pinyin sentences #1-#16. 2) Practice oral exam questions.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Daily greeting routine. (HR) Collect canned food. Return WB. Captains check Lesson Six character definitions. 2) Class activity: read sentences #1-#10. 3) Teach sentences #11-#16. 4 ) Go over Lesson Five supplementary handout. 5) Lesson Five character quiz.
  2. Independent / pair activity: Grammar correction worksheet.

 

 Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (12/4/14)

Objectives: 1) I can say greeting terms in Chinese. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese characters and Chinese calligraphy. 3) I can write simple Chinese characters.

Homework: 1) Quiz #1: Monday, 12/15. 2) Chinese character writing assignment. 3) Review 2 learned characters and 6 greeting terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Signature slip is due today. Quick review (2 greeting terms). Makeup work (3P: Julia, Samantha, Natalie, Analina; 5P: Savannah, Rebecca). 2) Teach new terms (wo shi, lao shi, wu an, wan an). 3) Go over the structure of square paper. 4) Teach (mountain, tree).
  2. 1) Video clips: Chinese characters + mountain / tree + (5P) Chinese calligraphy. 2) (5P) Showcase Four Treasures of Study: brush pen, ink stick, ink stone, and xuan paper.

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Procedures for 12/3/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (12/3/14)

Objectives: 1) I can sight read pinyin sentences and text passages fluently and accurately. 2) I can use Chinese negative word, possessive particle and confirmation question word to construct sentences. 3) I can comprehend text passages.
Homework: 1) Practice reading pinyin sentences #1-#10. 2) Lesson Six character definitions. 3) A family picture: due on Monday, 12/15/14.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. (HR) Collect canned food. Captains collect WB. 2) Daily writing practice (sentences). 3) Class activity: read sentences #1-#5 / (1P) go over text passages.
2. 1) Teach Review Sounds 2 handout #6-#10. 2) Go over Lesson Five chapter Test Study Guide.

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can understand what Hanyu pinyin is. 2) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms. 2) I can work independently or with a partner to complete China reading packet.
Homework: 1) China reading packet due at the end of class today. 2) Review 2 learned greeting terms. 3) Signature slip is due tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Any signature slips? 2) Go over Hanyu pinyin handout. 3) Teach term (Ni Hao, Ni Shi).
2. Pair / independent work: China reading packet. Collect!!

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Procedures for 12/2/14

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (12/2/14)

 Objectives: 1) I can sight read pinyin sentences, Chinese characters, and text passages fluently and accurately. 2) (1P) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese invention and characters. 3) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.

Homework: 1) WB page 31. 2) Review Sounds 2 oral exam: Monday, 12/15/14.

Procedure:

1.  1) Daily greeting routine. (HR) Collect canned food. Audio file for Review Sounds2 handout was e-mailed to you on Friday, 11/28/14. Makeup work (1P: Britney, Guenever / Phoebe; 4P: Ethan M., Kaitlyn, Kerry / Ben, Jeremy, Leon; 8P: Matt, Ada, Suhashith) at 6P today. Introduce www.cozyChinese.com/convert utility. Return Review Sounds 1 oral exam grade. Please take retake, if interested. 2) Captains checks WB. Go over text passages and answer key. 3) Character speed recognition.

2.  Go over Review Sounds2 handout sentences #1-#5.

3.  1) (1P) Video clips: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULgiJtKi8M0 (Hello, China – Paper, 纸, 2:42). / http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ku07gOQ7XNs (ji3, how many, 0:57) / http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMrrPBV76vs (bu4/bu2, no, not, 1:12). 2) Oral exam modeling.


Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (12/2/14)

Objectives: 1) I can understand Ms. Chang’s grading policy. 2) I can gain geographic knowledge about China through viewing video clips. 3) I can understand the requirements of answering China reading packet.

Homework: China reading packet due at the end of class period tomorrow.

Procedure:

1.   1) Any signature slip? Makeup work (3P: Samantha; 5P: Savannah, Cooper). 2) Complete Ms. Chang’s grading policy.

2.   1) Introduce and go over China reading packet. 2) Video clips: General Introduction to China / Beijing / Shanghai.

 

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Procedures for 12/1/14

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

Objectives: 1) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently and accurately. 2) I can review characters through playing interactive games.
Homework: WB page 30.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. (HR) Collect canned food. (4P) Sign up your name if you prefer to read your sentences at 6A / 6B. Jack and Ben need to complete in class, please. 2) Return WB. Read all 24 sentences.
2. While Ms. Chang conducts sounding out loud oral exam <=>  Independent work: 1) Quizlet Lesson Five review: http://quizlet.com/17074732/ni-hao-1-5-flash-cards/. 2) Go to I drive, Chang folder, Ni Hao I interactive game, 3rd edition. 3) Work on your homework assignment: WB page 30.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (12/1/14)

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, 12/4/14.
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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