Archive for February, 2015

Procedure for 2/27/15

Procedure for MS 1P / 4P /8P (2/27/15)

Objectives: 1) I can create a slide to talk about my nationality and language skill. 2) I can play interactive game to review my chapter test. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about China by viewing enrichment video clips.

Homework: 1) Slide of nationality and language skills is due at the end of the class period today. 2) Lesson eight chapter test takes place on Monday, 3/2/15. 3) Lesson Eight character worksheet, grammar correction worksheet problems and culture exit slips due on next Monday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Greeting routine. Return your nationality + language skill paragraph. Turn in your culture reading articles & exit slips, if done. Makeup work (1P: Guenever / Olivia; 4P: Carlos + Evan J, / Eric C., Jessy, Jeremy, Leon, Ben; 8P: Andrew C. / Maddie, Ada, Maggie, Andrew C.). Ms. Chang will e-mail you some writing practice problems and notes over the weekend. Please check your e-mail. 2) Song time preparation + introduction + lining up + red envelopes + photographer.
  2. To media center: 1) Create a slide with your nationality + language skill paragraph + digital pictures that support that paragraph. 2) Play quizlet game, http://quizlet.com/17809053/ni-hao-1-8-flash-cards/. 3) Go to I drive, click CHANG folder, click Ni Hao Games—January 2015 icon, click Ni Hao 1 game 3E, click the first Ni Hao 1 Games icon, and click lesson eight to star the . 4) Watch one YouTube video, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hQaXHzpKPI(Hello, China – Careless, 马虎, 2:42). 5) Watch a second YouTube video, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XTBwvi0h2E (Transition 前進樂團 Dui Bu Qi 對不起我的中文不好). 6) Watch a third YouTube video, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCKGoND0pS0 (S.H.E – 中國話 (官方版MV).

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P / 5P (2/27/15)

 

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of 20 Chinese picture/number characters.   2) I can understand Chinese counting principle and I can count from zero to nine hundred ninety nine. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese tea house and Chinese meal time customs. 4) I can talk about myself in Chinese.

Homework: 1) Review Chinese counting principle. 2) Practice reading out loud sentences #1-#2.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (20 characters). 2) Count from zero to one hundred. Some challenging number questions. 3) Quiz #2.
  2. 1) Culture reading: Chinese tea house + Chinese Mealtime Customs. 2) Go over oral presentation handout. 3) Teach term (sui). 4) Write/read sentences #1-#2.

Front Page on February 27th, 2015

Procedures for 2/26/15

Procedure for MS 1P / 4P / 8P (2/26/15)

Objectives: 1) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions. 2) I can talk about my nationality and language skills. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about pets and popular sports in China,
Homework: 1) Nationality and language skill sentences due at the end of class today. 2) Grammar correction worksheet #6, #15, #16, #24, #25, and #26. 3) Culture exit slips.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greeting routine. Return vocabulary quiz papers / worksheet. 2) Confirm library event / tasks. Please promote and invite more young students to attend. 3) Song time / lining up. 4) Make red envelopes.
2. While Ms. Chang conducts oral exam <> Seat work: 1) Write sentences of nationality and language skills + 2) complete culture exit slips. + 3) Work on grammar correction worksheet. 4) Read text page 74 + 76. 5) Practice conversation questions.

 

Procedure for MS 3P / 5P (2/26/15)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese birthday celebration. 3) I can explore tangram game.
Homework: Finalize your art project.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. (3P) Pass out colors flash cards. Teach (hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se)  (5P) Quick review (4 colors). Teach (lan se, lv se, zi se, zong se). 2) Review address format. 3) Teach term (zhu zhi). Write sentence #7. 4) Read sentences #1-#7,
2. 1) Video clip: Chinese birthday celebration. 2) Culture reading: Chinese zodiac animals + the Legend of Giant Panda.
3. Tangram game (day 1).

Front Page on February 26th, 2015

Procedures for 2/25/15

Procedures for MS 1P / 4P / 8P (2/25/15)

Objectives: 1) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions. 2) I can prepare for my chapter test.
Homework: 1) Lesson Eight oral exam: tomorrow. 2) Study for your chapter test on Monday, 3/2/15.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greeting routine. (4P) Sign up your time for oral exam for tomorrow, please. Turn in your Countries Around the World worksheet. Captains check WB pages 53/54. Go over answer key. Highlight WB page 53. 2) Go over chapter test study guide. 3) Read text page 69. 4) Song time. 5) Writing practice.
2. 1) Vocabulary Quiz. 2) Conversation question practice. Q/A (no repetition).

 

Procedure for MS 3P / 5P (2/25/15)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can utilize a website utility to type pinyin or Chinese characters.
Homework: 1) Practice reading sentences #1-#6. 2) Review learned color terms.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return oral presentation draft #1. Makeup work (3P: Nathan, Patryk; 5P: Gianna, Chris, Ben, Jarrod, Kaitlyn). 2) (5P) Pass out colors flash cards. Teach new terms (hong se, huang se, hei se, bai se). 3) Write sentence #6. 4) Practice reading sentences #1-#6. 5) Introduce www.mmdbg.net.
2. 1) Video clip: Chinese New Year celebration. 2) Showcase more art project samples  Complete quiz #3 / sentence #5. 3) Tangram game (day 1).

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Procedures for 2/24/15

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (2/24/15)

Objectives: I can cook Chinese pot stickers to celebrate Chinese New Year.

Homework: 1) WB pages 53/54. 2) Lesson Eight vocabulary quiz: tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Report to your station. Turn in your Countries Around the World worksheet. Divide your job (cooking, setting up, cleaning).
  2. Deliver pot stickers to your favorite teachers, eat them up, or save them for your family members.

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P / 5P (2/24/15)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can brainstorm ideas for my art project. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese birthday celebration customs.

Homework: 1) Quiz #4 (colors): Tuesday, 3/3/15. Art project is due on Wednesday, 3/4/15. Oral presentation starts from Thursday, 3/5/15 and ends on Friday, 3/6/15. 2) Brainstorm ideas for your art project.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return quiz #3 papers. Makeup work (). 2) Teach terms (sheng ri, nian, yue, ri). 3) Go over Chinese date format. 4) Write sentence #5. 5) Read sentences #1-#5. Collect draft #1.
  2. 1) Culture reading: Chinese Birthday celebration. 2) Video clip: Chinese birthday celebration.
  3. 1) Showcase art project samples: drawing + PPT. 2) Sample pot stickers.

 

Front Page on February 24th, 2015

Procedures for 2/23/15

Procedure for MS 1P / 4P / 8P (2/23/15)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about nationality and language skills. 2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions. 3) I can comprehend and read text passages fluently.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment. 2) Practice conversation questions. 3) Vocabulary quiz: Wednesday, 2/25/15. 4) Countries around the World worksheet due tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Daily greeting routine. Makeup work (1P: Guenever, Chris; 4P: Ethan P., Kylie S., Eric C., Evan B., Kerry; 8P: Maddie). Cook tomorrow. Write down and give Ms. Chang the list of your 4-5 group members by the end of the class period. Evan B. talks to Ms. Chang, please. Library event? 2) Quick review. 3) Captains check WB page 49/51. Go over answer key.
  2. 1) Go over new characters and usage (对, 不对, 起, 起立, 对不起, 关系, 没关系, 咦, 得, 里) / sentence pattern. 2) Read text pages 66-68. 3) Conversation question practice + Q/A.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P / 5P (2/23/15)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can brainstorm ideas for my art project.   3) I can showcase my mastery of Chinese counting principle.

Homework: 1) Practice reading sentences #1-#4. 2) Brainstorm ideas for your art project.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (ten Chinese number characters). 2) Counting from zero to one hundred. 3) Teach terms (baba, mama, gege, jiejie, didi, meimei, he, liang). 4) Write sentence #4. 5) Read sentences #1-#4.
  2. 1) (3P) Showcase one PPT art project sample. 2) Quiz #3.

 

Front Page on February 23rd, 2015

Procedures for 2/18/15

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (2/18/15)

Objectives: 1) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese traditions through viewing an authentic movie. 3) I can review my grammar and sentence patterns.

Homework: 1) Scramble Sentences worksheet #15-#21. 2) Movie unit story map due tomorrow. E-mail / share with Ms. Chang by the end of tomorrow. 3) Practice conversation questions. 4) Memorize two songs (Happy Chinese New Year / Two Tigers).

Procedure:

  1. 1) Daily greeting routine. Audio file for Chinese New Year’s song was e-mailed to you last night. Plans for the next two days?? 2) Quick review (20 characters). 3) (1P) Song time. 4) Movie time.
  2. 1) Read text pages 66-67. 2) Pair work: Conversation question practice + Scrambled sentences handout + Countries Around the World worksheet.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P / 5P (2/18/15)

 Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese mealtime customs and Chinese signature foods. 3) I can brainstorm ideas for my art project.

Homework: Practice reading sentences #1-#3.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return quiz #2 papers. Makeup work (3P: Taylor; 5P: Lea). 2) (3P) Culture reading: Chinese Mealtime Customs. 2) Video clips: Dumplings / Roast Duck / Noodles / (3P) Hot Pot. 3) Teach new terms (jia, you, ge ren). 4) Write sentence #3. Read sentences #1- #3.
  2. 1) Pass out / go over art project requirements. 2) (5P) Showcase one PPT art project sample.

Front Page on February 18th, 2015

Procedures for 2/17/15

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (2/17/15)

Objectives: 1) I can sharpen my listening comprehension skill through viewing video/audio files. 2) I can talk about nationality. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese traditions through viewing an authentic movie. 4) I can review sentence patterns.

Homework: 1) Review learned 20 characters. 2) Fill out movie unit story map daily. Due on Thursday, 2/19/15. 3) Chinese character writing assignment. 4) Lesson Eight vocabulary quiz: Wednesday, 2/25/15. Lesson Eight oral exam: Thursday, 2/26/15. Lesson Eight chapter test: Monday, 3/2/15.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Daily greeting routine. Video clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suaJQf7wlp8 (NBA球星Jeremy Lin 林書豪拜早年). Confucius Institute’s Chinese New Year celebration: Saturday, 2/28/15.. 2) Quick review. 3) Writing practice. 4) Go over scrambled sentences worksheet
  2. 1) Teach new characters (新, 西, 新年, 新西兰, 澳, 利, 亚, 澳大利亚). 2) Movie time.

 

 Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P / 5P (2/17/15)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of 20 Chinese picture/number characters.   2) I can understand Chinese counting principle and I can count from zero to nine hundred ninety nine. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese tea house and Chinese meal time customs. 4) I can talk about myself in Chinese.

Homework: 1) Review Chinese counting principle. 2) Practice reading out loud sentences #1-#2.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (20 characters). 2) Count from zero to one hundred. Some challenging number questions. 3) Quiz #2.
  2. 1) Culture reading: Chinese tea house + Chinese Mealtime Customs. 2) Go over oral presentation handout. 3) Teach term (sui). 4) Write/read sentences #1-#2.

Front Page on February 17th, 2015

Procedures for 2/13/15

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (2/13/15)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about nationality and language skills. 2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese traditions through viewing an authentic movie. 4) I can review sentence patterns.
Homework: 1) Review learned 14 characters. 2) Fill out movie unit story map daily. 3) Practice conversation questions. 4) Chinese character writing assignment.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. 2) Quick review. 3) Go over grammar correction worksheet.
2. 1) Teach new characters (说, 小说, 本, 日本, 加拿大, 加拿大人, 会, 大会, 请问). 2) Conversation question Q/A.
3. Movie time.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P / 5P (2/13/15)

Objectives: 1) I can recognize 20 Chinese characters. 2) I can count from zero to nine hundred ninety nine. 3) I can explore Chinese folk art of origami. 4) I can sample various Chinese teas.
Homework: 1) Review 20 Chinese characters. 2) Review Chinese counting principle.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review (number characters). 2) Count from zero to one hundred.
2. 1) Origami time. Collect as participation grace. 2) Tea time!

Front Page on February 13th, 2015

Procedures for 2/12/15

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (2/12/15)

Objectives: 1) (1P) I can sharpen my listening comprehension skill through viewing video/audio files. 2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese traditions through viewing an authentic movie. 4) I can sing a Chinese New Year song. 5) I can review sentence patterns.

Homework: 1) Review learned 9 characters. 2) Fill out movie unit story map daily. 3) Practice conversation questions. 4) Grammar correction worksheet #20-#25. Scrambled sentence worksheet #8-#14.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Daily greeting routine. 2) Quick review. 3) Go over scrambled sentence worksheet #1-#7. 4) Song time (Happy Chinese New Year). 5) (1P) Listening activity.
  2. 1) Conversation question Q/A. 2) Movie time.

 

 Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P / 5P (2/12/15)

 

Objectives: 1) I can recognize 20 Chinese characters.   2) I can understand Chinese counting principle and I can count from zero to nine hundred ninety nine. 3) I can explore Chinese folk art of origami. 4) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese food and Chinese mealtime customs.

Homework: 1) Review 20 Chinese characters. 2) Review Chinese counting principle.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (20 characters). (3P) Audio file for number counting. 2) Pass out and go over Chinese counting principle. 3) Count from zero to one hundred.
  2. 1) Culture reading: Chinese food + Chinese Mealtime Customs. 2) Origami time. Collect as participation grace. 3) Finger guessing game time.

Front Page on February 12th, 2015

Procedures for 2/11/15

Procedure for MS Chinese I 1P / 4P / 8P (2/11/15)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about nationality and language skills. 2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese traditions through viewing an authentic movie. 4) I can review sentence patterns and grammar.
Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment. 2) Fill out movie unit story map daily. 3) Practice oral exam questions.
Procedure:
1. 1) Daily greeting routine. 2) Quick review. 3) Writing practice. 3) Go over grammar correction worksheet.
2. 1) Teach new characters (漢, 语, 漢语, 汉人, 汉语, 英语, 文, 英文, 中文, 德, 德国, 德国人,德语, 德文, 美德). 2) Conversation Q/A.
3. Movie time.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (2/11/15)

Objectives: 1) I can say and recognize Chinese number characters. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese finger guessing game and lucky and unlucky numbers. 3) I can explore origami.
Homework: 1) Review 20 characters for quiz #2: Tuesday, 2/17/15. 2) Quiz #3 (connecting the dots): Monday, 2/23/15.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return quiz #1 paper and number character writing assignment. Makeup work (3P: Taylor, Ryan, Patryk, Luke; 5P: Caleb). 2) Quick review (20 characters). 3) Number rapping from YouTube. (5P) Audio file for numbers.
2. 1) Culture reading: Chinese finger guessing game + Chinese lucky and unlucky numbers. 2) Origami time.

Front Page on February 11th, 2015