Archive for October, 2015

Procedures for 10/14/15

Procedure for MS Chinese I 3P / 8P (10/14/15)

Objectives: 1) I can blend and discriminate consonants, vowels and tones. 2) I can identify people and ask about their age in Chinese. 3) I can say dates in Chinese.
Homework: 1) Review (d. t) sections. 2) Complete Chinese character writing assignment. Know these four characters by next Monday, 10/19/15.
Procedure:
1. 1) Opening routine. 2) Read (m, f) section. 3) Dictation. 4) Writing practice.
2. 1) Teach (d, l) sections. 2) Teach (今, 年, 几, 岁, 今天, 明天, 明年). 3) Oral practice.

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 6P / 7P (10/14/15)

Objectives: 1) I can say / comprehend greeting terms / classroom expressions in Chinese. 2) I can say / write Chinese numbers. 3) I can explore Chinese folk art of cutting papers.
Homework: 1) Review 27 greetings terms / classroom expressions & 14 Chinese characters.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review (24 terms + 11 characters). 2) Teach new terms (dui bu qi, mei guan xi, tong xue men hao). 3) Teach new characters (四, 五, 六).
2. 1) Class activity: complete paper-cutting patterns.

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Procedures for 10/13/15

Procedure for MS Chinese I 3P / 8P (10/13/15)

 

Objectives: 1) I can blend and discriminate consonants, vowels, and tones. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese names, courtesy of introduction and how Chinese characters develop over the years through viewing video clips. 3) I can identify people in Chinese. 4) I can play number game.

Homework: 1) Review (m, f) sections. 2) Know all four characters by class time tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine. (3P) Return Lessons One and Two test papers. 2) Dictation. 3) Read (b, p) section.
  2. 1) Teach (m, f) sections. 2) Video time: The Story of Chinese characters (我, 你). 3) (3P) Culture reading: Chinese Names / Courtesy in Making Introductions => discussion.
  3. Group activity: Oral practice. / Class activity: Game time.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 6P / 7P (10/13/15)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say / comprehend greeting terms / classroom expressions.   2) I can say / write Chinese number characters. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese school routine, folk art of paper cutting and how Chinese characters evolve over the years through viewing video clips.

Homework: 1) Test #2 (20 Chinese characters): Wednesday, 10/21/15. 2) Review 24 greeting terms + 11 Chinese characters. 3) Complete writing assignment.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return writing assignment paper. Check PB for your VC activity grade. Makeup work (6P: Breanna / Josh, Kane, Ashton, Conner; 7P: Christian / Aidan). 2) Quick review (21 terms + 8 characters). 3) Teach new terms (xie xie, bu xie, bu ke qi). 4) Teach new characters (一, 二, 三).
  2. Videos: Chinese schools / Chinese paper cuts / (sun, moon, people/person).

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Procedures for 10/12/15

Procedure for MS Chinese I 3P / 8P (10/12/15)

Objectives: 1) I can blend and discriminate consonants, vowels and tones. 2) I can identify people in Chinese.
Homework: 1) Review (b, p) sections. 2) Complete Chinese character writing assignment. Know these four characters by Wednesday, 10/14/15. 3) Oral quiz (bpmf, dtnl): Monday, 10/19/15.
Procedure:
1. 1) Opening routine. Take one copy of (b, p, m, f) handout. Captains check Lesson Four character definitions. Return Lesson Two character worksheet. (8P) Return Lessons One and Two chapter test papers. Two audio files (bpmf, dtnl) were sent to you last night. Chapter test data analysis. 2) Go over common writing mistakes (好, 李, 老).
2. 1) Teach (b, f) sections. 2) Teach (谁, 马, 克, 啊).

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 6P / 7P (10/12/15)

Objectives: 1) I can say / comprehend simple Chinese greeting terms / Classroom Expressions. 2) I can write simple Chinese characters. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about major cities in China.
Homework: Review 21 learned Chinese terms + 8 learned Chinese characters and complete writing assignment.
Procedure:
1. 1) The due date for China reading packet is extended to the end of today. 2) Quick review (16 terms + 6 characters). 3) Teach 4 new terms (qi li, jing li, qing zuo, zuo xia). 4) Teach 2 new Chinese characters (日, 人). Collect.
2. 1) Video time: (Beijing, Shanghai). 2) Showcase artifacts: Chinese publications.

Front Page on October 12th, 2015

Procedures for 10/9/15

Procedure for MS Chinese I 3P / 8P (10/9/15)

 

Objectives: I can showcase my mastery of Lessons One and Two materials.

Homework: Lesson Four character definitions.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine. Take one copy of Lesson Four character worksheet. Turn in your Lesson Two character worksheet. Return Quiz #5 papers.
  2. Lessons One / Two chapter test. 2) Work on your character worksheet. 3) Watch video clips, if interested: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8Sm4CTrmrA (2012臺灣觀光宣傳影片-Time for Taiwan-The Heart of Asia (感動心台灣-中文版), 2:40, 1/18/2013), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OP4qL5ZqAOo (Discovery台灣無比精彩:絕美台灣(AmazingTW.com), 2:43, 7/4/2011), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmFivWXjmRU (福爾摩沙頌, 3:33, 5/13/2011), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eufiu-irFqc (The 5 Reasons Why You Should Visit TAIWAN!! 老外非來台灣不可的5個理由│A Laowai’s View of Taiwan , 5:27, 8/11/2014 ), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmkyL92pzTE (Taiwan OCAC:Tasty vegetarian cuisine, 2:25, 9/16/2014)

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 6P / 7P (10/9/15)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say / comprehend Chinese greeting terms / classroom expressions.   2) I can write simple Chinese characters. 3) I can gain geographical knowledge about China. 4) I can complete a China reading packet.

Homework: 1) Review 16 learned greeting terms & 6 learned Chinese characters. 2) China reading packet is due on Monday, 10/12/15.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of handout, please. Take one netbook, turn it on and activate a browser. Set it aside. 2) Quick review 13 learned greeting terms & 4 characters. 3) Teach 3 new terms (Dong le ma, Dong le, Bu Dong) + 2 new characters (水, 月).
  2. 1) Video time: Introduction to China / (木, 口, 鱼, 月) / Great Wall of China. 2) Independent work / Pair work: Chinese reading packet.

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Procedures for 10/8/15

Procedure for MS Chinese I 3P / 8P (10/8/15)

 

Objectives: 1) I can review and prepare for my chapter test tomorrow. 2) I can read text passages fluently and accurately.

Homework: 1) Lessons One / Two chapter test: tomorrow. 2) Turn in your Lesson Two character worksheet tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine. Get a netbook, turn it on and activate a browser. (3P: Dylan, Mark, Jackson, Daniel, Heesung, Luke, Liam, Siena, Serena) complete your quiz #5 by the end of the class period. Return #5 papers. 2) Go over / read text pages 7-9. 3) Go over sentence patterns on pages 10-11. 4) Chapter test simulation.
  2. While Ms. Chang finishes up oral part, you can do 1) Lesson Two Virtual Classroom activity (Greeting). 2) Group study (quizzes + chapter test). 3) Try translation problems on the board.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 6P / 7P (10/8/15)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say / comprehend Chinese greeting terms / classroom expressions.   2) I can write simple Chinese characters. 3) I can understand the requirements for completing a China reading packet.

Homework: 1) Review 13 learned terms & 4 Chinese characters. 2) Complete character writing assignment. 3) Will do the virtual Classroom China Reading packet in class tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Any signature slip? It is due today. 2) Review 9 learned greeting terms. 3) Teach 4 new greeting terms (Wu An, Wan An, Shang Ke, Xia Ke).
  2. 1) Review learned Chinese character (山 / 口). 2) Teach one Chinese character (木, 火). 3) 4) Pass out / Go over China reading packet.

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Procedures for 10/7/15

Procedure for MS Chinese I 3P / 8P (10/7/15)

 

Objectives: 1) I can greet people in Chinese and in a culturally appropriate manner. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about greetings, Chinese names and the way to address teachers.

Homework: 1) Complete Chinese character writing assignment.   2) Chapter test simulation tomorrow. 3) Exit slip on textbook pages 13-15.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine. (3P: Katie, Siena, Serena, Liam, Luke, Daniel, Heesung, Adam, Zachary, Kaitlyn, Dylan, Mark, Suzie, Scott, Jackson, Ryan; 8P: Conor, Julia, Leah, Kevin W., Kevin R., Oliver, Parker, Alex, George) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Return Quiz #5 papers. 2) Quick review (你, 您, 我, 好, 是, 他, 她, 再, 见, 明, 天, 早, 同, 学, 们, 老, 师, 林). 3) Listening practice. Go over answer key. 4) Writing practice.
  2. 1) Go over Lessons One / Two chapter test study guide. Showcase Chinese publications. 2) Teach new characters (白, 大, 伟, 李, 兰). 3) Write an exit slip (2 questions) from reading textbook pages 13-15 and review your virtual classroom activity.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 6P / 7P (10/7/15)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say / comprehend simple Chinese greeting terms. 2) I can write simple Chinese characters. 3) I can understand how Chinese characters developed over the years through viewing video clips.

Homework: 1) Signature slip is due tomorrow. Test #1 (Greeting Terms /Classroom Expression): Monday, 10/19/15. 2) Review 9 Greeting terms. 3) Complete writing assignment. 4) Know your ProgressBook password.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Get a copy of handout (20 Chinese characters). Any signature slip? Makeup work (7P: Christian) talks to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Review (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zai Jian). 3) Teach new greeting terms (Lao Shi, Lao Shi Hao, Zao, Zao An, Ni Zao, Zao Shang Hao).
  2. 1) Pass out / go over square paper. 2) Go over the structure of Chinese 20 Chinese characters handout. 3) Teach Chinese characters (山, 口). 4) Video clips: (mountain, mouth, and fish).

Front Page on October 7th, 2015

Procedures for 10/6/15

Procedure for MS Chinese I 3P / 8P (10/6/15)

 

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of front and back nasal sounds. 2) I can complete a virtual classroom activity about Chinese name and greetings. 3) I can greet people in Chinese and in a culturally appropriate manner.

Homework: 1) Virtual Classroom Lesson Two Culture Knowledge worksheet is due by the end of today. 2) Know all 18 Chinese characters by tomorrow. 3) Play Lesson Two quizlet game, link: http://quizlet.com/3629391/ni-hao-1-lesson-2-vocabulary-flash-cards/.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine. Get a netbook, turn it on, activate a browser, and set aside. (3P: Derrick, Jacob, Katie stay for oral today; Justin, Evan: see Ms. Chang at 5P today; James, Alyssa, Camille see Ms. Chang at 8P at around 2:20; ) 2) Quiz #5.
  2. While Ms. Chang conducts oral part, please 1) complete virtual classroom activity, 2) practice your mini-dialogue, and 3) play quizlet game.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 6P / 7P (10/6/15)

 

Objectives: 1) I can understand Ms. Chang’s grading policy.   2) I can understand what Hanyu Pinyin is. 3) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms.

Homework: Review 4 learned greeting terms.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Any signature slip? Get a copy of Greeting Terms / Classroom Expressions / Introduction to Chinese Hanyu Pinyin handout. 2) Go over Ms. Chang’s grading policy.
  2. 1) Introduce / go over greeting terms handout. 2) Teach (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Zai Jian).

Front Page on October 6th, 2015

Procedures for 10/5/15

Procedure for MS Chinese I 3P / 8P (10/5/15)

 

Objectives: 1) I can prepare for my front and back nasal sounds quiz tomorrow. 2) I can prepare for my Lessons 1 and 2 chapter test. 3) I can greet people in Chinese and in a culturally acceptable manner.

Homework: 1) Complete Chinese character writing assignment. Know all characters by Wednesday, 10/7/15. 2) Quiz #5 (MC, dictation, sounding out loud, mini-dialogue): tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine. (3P: Derrick, Jacob, Katie stay for oral tomorrow, Justin / Evan see Ms. Chang at 5P; 8P: Dylan: see Ms. Chang at 2P tomorrow; Kevin at 4P; Devin, Hailey, Michael, Claire and Greg see Ms. Chang at 5P tomorrow). There is a lockdown drill at 2P tomorrow. 2) Quick review (你, 您, 我, 好, 是, 他, 她, 再, 见, 明, 天, 早).
  2. 1) Quiz simulation (MC, dictation). 2) Writing practice. 3) Teach new characters (同, 学, 们, 老, 师, 林). 3) Pair activity: practice mini dialogue.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 6P / 7P (10/5/15)

 

Objectives: 1) I can understand Ms. Chang’s classroom rules and routine.   2) I can complete a student survey.

Homework: Signature slip due on Thursday, 10/8/15.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Sit on your assigned seat. 2) Check your team assignment. 3) Go over Ms. Chang’s classroom (handouts/homework/supplies) / opening routine + daily blog.
  2. 1) Pass out / Go over Ms. Chang’s classroom rule. 2) Complete Student Survey. Collect.

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Procedures for 10/2/15

Procedure for MS Chinese I 3P / 8P (10/2/15)

 

Objectives: 1) I can blend and discriminate consonants, vowels, and tones. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about how Chinese characters develop through viewing videos. 3) I can comprehend culture passages and generate reading comprehension questions.

Homework: 1) Review (ong, uang, iang, iong, weng) sections. 2) Know all learned Chinese characters by next Monday, 10/5/15.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine. Take one netbook, turn it on, activate a browser and set aside. Study guide for Lessons 1 and 2 chapter test was sent out this morning. 2) Dictation (ing). 3) Teach (ong, uang, iang, iong, ueng) sections.
  2. YouTube videos: 1) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAvw1XmF8rQ (Why is Obama’s daughter learning Chinese? 0:57).

2) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9Ayvjy-Dgs (Pinyin in 6 minutes, 5:41)

3) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmOHGBvm440 (jian4, see, 1:14).

4) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=heec9ooAzec (ming2, bright, 1:24).

5) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oza5yxYEFz8 (tian1, sky, 1:11).

6) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXtvxhM4XYg (wo3, I, 1:19).

7) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lj70eck7Cac (ni3, you, 1:17).

8) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASMx2VnOClk (hao3, good / great / fine, 1:19).

9) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3aFeOyxCE_c (shi4, am / are / is, 1:16).

10) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mk0odcpyUvw (liu4, six, 1:09).

11) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8tbSYgFR-4 (si4, four, 1:19).

12) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EZmqB3Z_dY (five, 1:11).

13) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1D41Hi_CF4 (one, yi1, 1:09).

14) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6EfzPZLEH08 (shi2, ten, 1:12).

15) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-N_PuaqVosE (nine, jiu3, 1:09).

16) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7tpwyoOYg8 (qi, seven, 1:12).

  1. (8P) Complete and submit your questions by the end of today.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 6P / 7P (10/2/15)

 

Objectives: 1) I can understand the importance of acquiring a world language and Chinese in current world. 2) I can explore Chinese tangram piece game. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese fengshui.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. 1) Rotate to German class (#116) on next Monday. Clean up your Chinese folder for reusable handouts. 2) Showcase student work (video + drawings). 3) Is anyone interested in presenting your art project?
  2. 1) Promoting world language learning (barking fish / bilingual cat / Be tough). 2) Promoting Chinese language learning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAvw1XmF8rQ (Why is Obama’s daughter learning Chinese?)
  3. 1) Culture reading: Chinese FengShui. 2) Game time: Tangram piece game. 3) Showcase more artifacts: Chinese chess set / Mahjong / Abacus / Chinese coat / ancient weapons.

 

 

Front Page on October 2nd, 2015

Procedures for 10/1/15

Procedure for MS Chinese I 3P / 8P (10/1/15)

 Objectives: 1) I can blend and discriminate consonants, vowels and tones accurately and proficiently. 2) I can greet teachers, classmates and friends in a culturally appropriate way. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese language and writing systems.

Homework: 1) Complete Chinese character writing assignment. 2) Review (ing) section. 3) 4 comprehension questions are due by the end of Friday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine. Test #2 data Analysis. Quick review (我, 你, 是, 好, 您). 2) Dictation (ang, eng). 3) Teach (ing) section. 4) Teach new characters (再, 见, 早, 明, 天, 她, 他).
  2. (3P) 1) Read text passages on pages 20 / Read Lesson Three character list. 2) Go over events on October calendar.
  3. Independent / Pair activity: read text pages 1-6 and generate 4 comprehension questions.


Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 6P / 7P (10/1/15)

 Objectives: 1) I can create an art project with what I have learned in class.   2) I can gain cultural knowledge about the meanings of Chinese colors. 3) (7P) I can assess my growth in Chinese language learning.

Homework: N/A.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Update of art project. 2) (7P) Post-assessment.
  2. While Ms. Chang checks on students’ progress on art progress, students can 1) play puzzles and 2) work on other assignments.
  3. Culture reading: Meaning of Chinese colors.

Front Page on October 1st, 2015