Archive for April, 2016

Procedures for 4/29/16

Procedure for MS Chinese I 3P / 8P (4/29/16)

 

Objectives: 1) I can create slides to express my preferences of food and drinks.  2) I can name common food items in Chinese.

Homework: 1) Grammar corrections and scrambled sentences worksheet is due on next Monday.  2) Lessons 10-11 skit presentation starts on Friday, 5/6/2016. 3) Watch YouTube videos (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8Y0lrcVnYA, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSOz0qaCIKE)

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine. 2) Turn in your checklist and script hard copy.
  2. (3P) Seat work: 1) Grammar Corrections / Scrambled Sentences worksheet. 2) Conversation questions practice.  3) Work on Lesson 11 PPT slides.
  3. (8P) 1) Teach new characters (鸡, 肉, 鸡肉, 牛肉, 鱼肉, 猪肉, 蝦, 炸, 炸鸡, 炸鱼片, 炸虾片, 生鱼片). 2) Grammar Corrections / Scrambled Sentences worksheet.  3) Conversation questions practice.  4) Work on Lesson 11 PPT slides.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 7P (4/29/16)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say / comprehend Chinese greeting terms and classroom expressions.  2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese calligraphy, Chinese painting and how Chinese characters evolved from pictures.      

Homework: Review 24 terms + 8 characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return Chinese character writing assignment. (Reyna, Alex, Jennifer) talk to Ms. Chang, please.  2) Quick review (20 terms + 8 characters). 3) Teach (qi li, jing li, qing zuo, zuo xia).
  2. 1) Video clips: Chinese calligraphy + Chinese painting + character animation (person / people, sun, moon). 2) Culture reading: Chinese Mealtime Customs.  3) Showcase class pictures of Chinese traditional painting lesson + artifacts for Chinese calligraphy.

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Procedures for 4/28/16

Procedure for MS Chinese I 3P / 8P (4/28/16)

 

Objectives: 1) I can create a skit independently or with a partner.  2) I can express my preferences of food and drinks.

Homework: Skit script / check list is due in class tomorrow.  Science Foundation students turn it in before you leave for HS.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take a copy of Kite-Making project checklist. Opening routine.  (James, Jacob, Luke, Scott, Ryan, Zachary, Heesung) talk to Ms. Chang, please.  Go over tomorrow’s tasks.  2) Quick review. 3) Go over kite-making project checklist.  4) Writing practice (8 problems).
  2. (3P): Teach (鸡, 肉, 鸡肉, 牛肉, 鱼肉, 猪肉, 片, 名片, 蝦, 龙虾, 炸, 炸鸡, 炸鱼片, 炸虾片, 生鱼片).
  3. (8P): 1) Skit time. 2) Conversation questions.  3) Work on your PPT slides (food and drink preferences / chopsticks holding and food cooking skills).  4) Grammar Corrections / Scrambled Sentences worksheet.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 7P (4/28/16)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say / comprehend Chinese greeting terms and classroom expressions.  2) I can write simple Chinese picture characters.  3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese food.      

Homework: Review 20 terms + 8 characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (20 terms + 5 characters). 2) Teach characters (人, 日, 月).
  2. 1) Video clips: noodles / roast duck. 2) Culture reading: Chinese food.  3) Showcase artifacts: cook books.

Front Page on April 28th, 2016

Procedures for 4/27/16

Procedure for MS Chinese I 3P / 8P (4/27/16)

 

Objectives: I can name common food in Chinese.

Homework: 1) Chinese characters writing assignment.  2) Grammar corrections / Scrambled Sentences worksheet is due on next Monday, 5/2/2016.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of worksheet. Opening routine.  (Camille, Alyssa, Leah, Serena, Katie, Devin, Hailey, Claire, Carolyn) talk to Ms. Chang, please.  2) Quick review (20 characters).  3) Teach new characters (全, 全家, 全班, 全校, 全国, 看, 你看, 看书, 好看, 太, 太太, 到, 别).


 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 7P (4/27/16)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say / comprehend Chinese greeting terms and classroom expressions.  2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese breakfast.  3) I can use chopsticks to pick up Cheerios.      

Homework: Review 20 greeting terms + 5 characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (17 terms). 2) Teach (shang ke, xia ke, tong xue men hao).
  2. 1) Video clip: breakfast. 2) Cheerios time.

Front Page on April 27th, 2016

Procedures for 4/26/16

Procedure for MS Chinese I 3P / 8P (4/26/16)

 

Objectives: 1) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  2) I can perform a Chinese chanting.

Homework: 1) Know 20 Chinese characters by tomorrow.  2) Watch YouTube videos, please.  (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZl8hYAoJQQ)

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine. (Suzie, Siena, Julia, George, Kevin Williams, Alex, Mike, Kevin R., Greg, Dylan C.) talk to Ms. Chang, please.  2) Conversation questions Q/A.  3) Browser through last year’s kite flying pictures.  4) Video clip: 我爱中国菜.
  2. (8P) Breakfast around the World.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 7P (4/26/16)

 

Objectives: 1) I can gain cultural knowledge about chopsticks and the Great Wall of China.  2) I can have fun using chopsticks to pick up food.

Homework: Review 17 greeting terms + 5 characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Return your Spanish project. (Kaitlyn, Jordan, Sam, Alaina) talk to Ms. Chang, please.  Quick review (17 terms + 5 characters).  2) Video clips: Chopsticks + Great Wall of China.
  2. Pass out chopsticks / Learn to hold chopsticks.

Front Page on April 26th, 2016

Procedures for 4/25/2016

Procedure for MS Chinese I 3P / 8P (4/25/16)

 

Objectives: 1) I can name common food items in Chinese.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  3) I can create a skit independently or with a partner.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Skit is due on Friday, 4/29/16.  3P science foundation students turn in on Thursday, please.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine. (Adam, Daniel, Derrick, Dylan F., Liam / Siena, Jacob, Luke, Dylan C., Julia, Oliver) talk to Ms. Chang, please.  Reminder: cross-section skit pairs!!  2) Quick review.  3) Teach new characters (东, 东西, 春, 春天, 卷, 春卷, 饭, 吃饭, 米饭, 白饭, 炒饭, 炒菜).  4) Go over conversation questions handout.
  2. 1) (3P) Video clip: 东西. 2) Skit time.  3) Conversation question Q/A.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 7P (4/25/16)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say / comprehend Chinese greeting terms and classroom expressions.  2) I can write simple Chinese characters.  3) I can have brief ideas about what Beijing and Shanghai are like.  4) I can gain cultural knowledge about how Chinese characters evolve from pictures.        

Homework: 1) Review 17 greeting terms and 5 Chinese characters.  2) Chinese character writing assignment.

Procedure:

  1. 1) (Kaitlyn, Jordan, Alaina / Sam, Abby, Jennifer) talk to Ms. Chang, please. ?? will be absent this week?  2) Class activity (Xie Xie, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi).  3) Quick review (14 terms + 3 Chinese characters).  4) Teach new terms (Dong le ma, Dong le, Bu Dong).  5) Teach (火, 水).
  2. Video clips: Beijing / Shanghai / Animation of characters (山, 木).

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Procedures for 4/22/2016

Procedure for MS Chinese I 3P / 8P (4/22/16)

 

Objectives: 1) I can name common food items in Chinese.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.  3) I can create a skit independently or with a partner.  4) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese food.

Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Watch the following YouTube videos (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J609DMrx3wk, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QcN7aGIVHsUhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FetZOtCYHg, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2kS5EAaR5Q).  3) 2 culture reading VCs are due at the end of today.  4) Skit script / checklist is due on Friday, 4/29/16.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine. Sign up for conversation task next week.  Check calendar.  2) Speed character recognition.  3) Teach new characters (果汁, 水果, 果菜汁, 牛奶, 做).  4) Video clip: 吃醋.
  2. Seat work: 1) Skit. 2) Conversation questions practice.  3) VC activities.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 7P (4/22/16)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say / comprehend simple Chinese greeting terms and classroom expressions. 2) I can acquire geographical knowledge about China.

Homework: 1) Review 14 learned terms and 3 Chinese characters.  2) China reading packet is due by the end of today.
Procedure:

  1. 1) Get a netbook, log on, activate a browser, and set aside. Any signature slip?  2) Quick review (9 terms).  3) Go over questions #14-#16 in China reading packet.  4) Teach new term (Xie xie, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi, Wu An, Wan An).
  2. Complete and submit your China reading packet. .

 

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Procedures for 4/21/16

Procedure for MS Chinese I 3P / 8P (4/21/16)

 

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my proficiency in listening to authentic materials.  2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese food.

Homework: 1) SLO reading activity is due at the end of the class period.  2) Culture reading VC activities are due by the end of Friday, 4/22/16.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine. Take a netbook, turn it on, and set aside.  (3P: Siena, Suzie; 8P: Dylan, George) talk to Ms. Chang, please.  2) when you are done with SLO VC activity, please ask for a copy of article., “Difference between Chinese and Western Food.”
  2. Seat work: 1) SLO listening activity. 2) Culture reading VC activities.

 

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 7P (4/21/16)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say / comprehend Chinese greeting terms / classroom expressions.  2) I can write simple Chinese characters.  3) I can gain geographic knowledge about China.
Homework: 1) Review 9 learned terms & 3 Chinese characters. 2) Complete character writing assignment. 3) Signature slip is due tomorrow. 4) China reading packet is due by the end of tomorrow.
Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one set of China reading packet. Any signature slip? 2) Review 9 learned greeting terms. 3) Review learned and teach 2 new characters (山 / 木 / 口).
  2. 1) Go over China reading packet. 2) Video clip time: Introduction to China.

Front Page on April 21st, 2016

Procedures for 4/20/16

Procedure for MS Chinese I 3P / 8P (4/20/16)

 

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my proficiency in reading authentic materials.  2) I can ask and gain cultural knowledge about Chinese food.

Homework: 1) SLO reading activity (VC) is due at the end of the class period.  2) Know all learned characters by Friday, 4/22/16.  3) Culture reading (VC activities: Chinese Cooking, Differences between Chinese and Western food) are due by the end of Friday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine. Take a netbook, turn it on, and set aside.  (3P: Siena, Suzie, Liam; 8P: Dylan, George) talk to Ms. Chang, please.  2) SLO reading activity.
  2. If you are done, you can do the following seat work: 1) Conversation question Q/A. 2) Skit brainstorm session.  3) Fix mistakes in your PPT slides.  4) VC activities.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 7P (4/20/16)

 

Objectives: 1) I can say / comprehend simple Chinese greeting terms. 2) I can write simple Chinese characters.
Homework: 1) Test #1 (Greeting Terms / Classroom Expression): Tuesday, 5/3/16. 2) Review 9 Greeting terms. 3) Complete 1 character writing assignment. 4) China reading packet is due at the end of Friday, 4/22/16.
Procedure:

  1. 1) Get a copy of handout (20 Chinese characters). Any signature slip?  2) Review (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Lao Shi, Lao Shi Hao).  3) Teach (Zao, Ni Zao, Zao An, Zao Shang Hao).
  2. 1) Go over the structure of Chinese 20 Chinese characters handout. 2) Teach Chinese character (山).

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Procedures for 4/19/16

Procedure for MS Chinese I 3P / 8P (4/19/16)

 

Objectives: I can have fun trying Chinese martial arts (Tai Chi).

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine. Welcome Zhang Lao Shi.  (3P: Suzie, Siena, Scott; 8P: Dylan, George) talk to Ms. Chang, please.  2) Martial Arts lesson.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 7P (4/19/16)

 

Objectives: 1) I can understand Ms. Chang’s grading policy.  2) I can complete Student Inventory.  3) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms.

Homework: Review 5 learned greeting terms (ni hao, ni shi, wo shi, lao shi, lao shi hao).
Procedure:

  1. 1) Any signature slip? Get a copy of Greeting Terms / Classroom Expressions / Introduction to Chinese Hanyu Pinyin handout.  Get one netbook.  Turn it on, activate a browser, and set aside.  3) Log into PB.  Complete student survey worksheet.
  2. 1) Go over Ms. Chang’s grading policy. 2) Introduce / go over greeting terms handout. 3) Teach (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi, Lao Shi, Lao Shi hao). 4) Pass out / go over square paper.

Front Page on April 19th, 2016

Procedures for 4/18/16

Procedure for MS Chinese I 3P / 8P (4/18/16)

 

Objectives: 1) I can write a letter to an imaginary pen pal.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions about food / drink preferences.

Homework: Pen pal letter is due at the end of class period.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Opening routine. Wear something comfortable (sneakers) ftor tomorrow’s martial arts lesson.  Instructor’s name is 张老师, too.  2) Quick review (10 characters).  3) Pass out paper for the letter and Chinese One characters handout.  Go over pen pal letter guidelines.
  2. Seat work: 1) Pen pal letter. 2) Conversation question practice.

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 7P (4/18/16)

 

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

Homework: Signature slip due on Friday, 4/22/16.

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) Please take a netbook (same number as your class number), turn it on, and set aside. 2) Pass out / Go over Ms. Chang’s classroom rule. 3) Work on Student Survey worksheet.

Front Page on April 18th, 2016