Archive for September, 2017

Procedures for 9/29/2017

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (9/29/17)

 

Objectives: I can write equations of lines with given information.
Homework: 1) Chapter two team test next Monday. 2) Textbook page 85 (Problems #2-96 to #2-100). 3) Chapter Two individual test is rescheduled to Thursday, 10/5/17 due to an assembly on Friday, 10/6/17. 4) Chapter Two Review Worksheet is due on Wednesday, 10/4/2017.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return homework + quiz #7 papers. Turn in your closure homework, please. 2) Quiz #8. 3) Work on your retakes, if necessary.
2. 1) Take one netbook and log in to do a Desmos activity with specified class code. 2) When you are done with the activity and have a 75% accuracy rate, you can get and work on Chapter Two study guide (review worksheet). 3) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (9/27/17)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of blending and discriminating vowels and consonants. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival.
Homework: 1) Know 5 learned characters by next Monday, 10/2/17. 2) Complete extension installation by Monday 10/2/17. 4) Mid-Autumn Festival worksheet is due on Monday, 10/2/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. 2) Quiz #7.
2. Oral part <=> Mid-Autumn Festival worksheet.

 

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (9/29/17)

Objectives: 1) I can play a Chinese game. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese leisure activities, Chinese zodiac and panda stories.
Homework: n/a
Procedure:
1. 1) (Logan, Julien) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Showcase Chinese class activities. 2) Culture reading: Chinese leisure activities + Showcase artifacts (chess, mahjong, go). 4) Video clip: Chinese programs in American Schools.
2. 1) Final review. 2) Game time: Follow the leader.

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Procedures for 9/28/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (9/28/17)

Objectives: I can review Chapter 2 materials.
Homework: 1) Chapter Two Closure Pages 89-91 (Problems #CL2-101 to #CL2-111, if not done in class). 2) Quiz #8 (Interpreting slope and y-intercept): tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return H/W. Claim your group papers, please. 2) Check H/W. Questions? Collect. 3) Practice problems for quiz #8 tomorrow.
2. 1) Resource managers get answer document. Individual seatwork (Pages 89-91, Problems #CL2-101 to #CL2-111) + retakes. 2) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (9/28/17)

Objectives: 1) I can blend and discriminate vowels and consonants. 2) I can prepare for my quiz tomorrow.
Homework: 1) Quiz #7 (zh sh ch r c s z): tomorrow. 2) Review (‘ei’, ‘ou’) sections. 3) Quiz #8 (Compound Vowels (1)): Thursday, 10/5/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. 2) Quick review (5 characters) + Dictation.
2. 1) Quiz #7 pretest. 2) Teach (‘ei’, ‘ou’) sections. 3) The Story of Chinese Characters video clips. 4) Makeup work + Pair work.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (9/28/17)

Objectives: 1) I can create an art project by applying what I learned in class. 2) I can explore Chinese folk art of cutting papers.
Homework: n/a
Procedure:
1. 1) Ms. Chang checks each one’s art project. Presentation? 2) Clean your folder for reusable handout. 3) Video clips: Terra Cotta warriors + Chinese folk art of paper-cutting. 4) Hand-on activities: Cutting 2 paper patterns + any retake??
2. Browse through cook books + Showcase student work.

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Procedures for 9/27/2017

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (9/27/17)

Objectives: I can use my knowledge of y = mx + b to find the equations of lines from two points on a table or graph.
Homework: Section 2.3.2 Pages 82-83 (Problems #2-90 to #2-94).
Procedure:
1. 1) Return H/W papers & quiz #6 papers. Plan to stay at 2B or 4B for your quiz #6 retake, please. 2) Check H/W. Questions? Collect. 3) Quiz #7.
2. 1) In class discussion (Problems #2-87 to #2-88). 2) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (9/27/17)

Objectives: 1) I can greet people with polite expressions. 2) I can blend and discriminate vowels and consonants.
Homework: 1) Review (‘ai’, ‘ao’) sections. 2) Know learned characters (pronunciation + meaning by Friday, 9/29/17). 3) Complete installation of extension, please. 3) Chinese character writing assignment.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Captains check completion of Lesson Two character definitions. Please come to complete your oral part, please. 2) Check portal page (resource links tab) for links to install extension / Audio file and handout for compound vowels (1) are available under ProgressBook Resources tab now. 3) First round of Lesson One retake is at E/I this Friday. 4) (Chris, Hudson / Jacob, Jimmy, Halle, John, Zach, Calvin, Sam, Vincent) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 5) Treat time (enrichment math equation worksheet).
2. 1) Sounding out loud. 2) Teach (‘ai’, ‘ao’) sections. 3) Teach (你, 我, 他, 她, 好).

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (9/27/17)

Objectives: I can create an art project by applying what I have learned in class
Homework: Art project is due tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) (Logan D., Tino) complete your oral presentation, please. 2) any retake??
2. Seat work time.

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Procedures for 9/26/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (9/26/17)

Objectives: 1) I can employ multiple methods to find the y-intercept of a line given its slope and one point on it. 2) I can learn how to solve for the y-intercept to find the equation of a line algebraically..
Homework: 1) Quiz #7: tomorrow. 2) Section 2.3.1. Page 80 (Problems #2-82 to #2-86).
Procedure:
1. 1) Treat time (1P: Michael, Miranda, Mia, Natalie; 3P: Lidia, Christina, Tommy, Logan). (1P: Lily, Vlad; 3P: Elise) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Check H/W. Collect. Questions? 3) Practice for quiz #7.
2. 1) In class discussion (Problems #2-75, #2-78, #2-79). Complete 2-68 + 2-69. 2) (3P) Motivational Monday video + BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (9/26/17)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of Lesson Three. 2) I can enhance my Mandarin Chinese comprehension and proficiency, and gain cultural knowledge through viewing authentic video clips. 3) I can add an utility to enable me to type Chinese characters.
Homework: Lesson Two character worksheet definitions.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Take one copy of Lesson Two character worksheet. Turn in your Lesson Three character worksheet.
2. 1) Lesson Three chapter test. 2) If done, work on Lesson Two character definitions + Log in your e-mail account to add a Chromebook extension so that you can type in Chinese characters in documents + watch enrichment video clips.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (9/26/17)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can create an art project by applying what I have learned in class.
Homework: Art project is due on Thursday, 9/28/17.
Procedure:
1. Oral presentation <=> work on your art project.

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Procedures for 9/25/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (9/25/17)

Objectives: I can practice finding slopes and writing linear equations while solving a challenging team puzzle..
Homework: 1) H/W: Section 2.2.3 Pages 74-75 (Problems #2-70 to #2-74). 2) Quiz #7 (writing an equation with a given slope & a point): Wednesday, 9/27/17. 3) Quiz #8 – interpreting slope and y-intercept: Friday, 9/29/17. 4) Chapter Two team test: Monday, 10/2/17. 5) Chapter Test individual test: Friday, 10/6/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return H/W + quiz #5 papers. Turn in your H/W. (3P: Logan, Caroline) talk to Ms. Chang, please. New announcement (staying after 2A and 4A for tutoring if you fail the quiz and for makeup work if you do not complete homework). 2) (1P) Motivational Monday (The Wisdom of Geese). 3) Function, domain and range review (10 practice problems). 4) Quiz #6.
2. 1) Resource managers get resource page 2.2.3. 2) In class discussion (Problems #2-68 to #2-69). 3) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (9/25/17)

Objectives: 1) I can prepare for my chapter test. 2) I can blend and discriminate vowels and consonants.
Homework: 1) Lesson Three chapter test: tomorrow. 2) Review ‘ai’ and ‘ao’ sections. 3) Turn in your Lesson Three character worksheet.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Take one copy of Compound Vowels (1) handout.
2. 1) Lesson Three chapter test pretest: Kahoot game + listening + writing practice. 2) Dictation (zh sh ch r c s z syllables).

 

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (9/25/17)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of colors and sibling terms. 2) I can brainstorm ideas for my art project through viewing sample projects.
Homework: 1) Oral presentation: tomorrow. 2) Bring in your art supplies to work on in class tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return draft #2. Complete all retakes by Friday, 9/29/17. 2) Quick review. 3) Quiz #2. 4) Draw a stick for presentation order. 5) Read sentences #1-#10. 6) Introduce a website for typing pinyin.

2. Showcase more art project samples (drawings, PPTs, videos, crafts, etc.).

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Procedures for 9/22/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (9/22/17)

Objectives: 1) I can understand speed as a rate. 2) I can apply contextual meaning to slope and y-intercept.
Homework: N/A
Procedure:
1. 1) Return all papers. Double 2nd period for pep rally today. Treat / homework pass time (1P: Sydney, Josh, Kane, Emma, Michael; 3P: Christian, Tommy*, Grace B., Jordan). 2) Collect H/W. Go over common mistakes (0 <=> undefined, no solution, 2-44 (d)) + y-intercept representation. 3) Follow device directions + go over behavior protocols for motion detector activity, please.
2. 1) Quick review for Quiz #5. 2) Quiz #5.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (9/22/17)

Objectives: 1) I can prepare for my chapter test. 2) I can blend and discriminate vowels and consonants.
Homework: 1) Review (‘c’, ‘s’) sections. 2) Lesson Three chapter test: Tuesday, 9/26/17. 3) Quiz #7 (zh sh ch r c s z): Friday, 9/29/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Reflection on VC activities?? (Jimmy, Vincent) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Anyone completed the enrichment worksheet? 2) Quick review (19 characters). 3) Modeling (Hallie, Becky, Hudson, Jadon). 4) Read text passages. 5) Teach (‘c’, ‘s’) sections.
2. Flash Cards reading.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (9/22/17)

Objectives: 1) I can prepare for my quiz #2. 2) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 3) I can brainstorm ideas about my art projects through viewing sample projects.
Homework: Quiz #2 (11 colors + 4 sibling terms): Monday, 9/25/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review (quiz #2). 2) Pass out / go over sports and food handouts. 3) Write sentences #9-#10. Read sentences #1-#10. Collect.
2. Showcase art project samples (drawings, video, PPT, etc).

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Procedures for 9/21/17

MS 5P Chinese One Class (9/21/2017)

Objectives: I can prepare my Lesson Three chapter test through virtual classroom activities and online culture reading.

Homework: Complete 2 ProgressBook Virtual Classroom activities by the end of the class period.

Procedures:

  1. Please log into your ProgressBook account. Click Activities tab on the left-hand side of the screen to activate activities.  Submit them when you are done.  It is individual work.  Please do not discuss with your peers.
  2. Click the following two links, 1) https://www.echineselearning.com/blog/do-lucky-numbers-make-you-feel-lucky-part-1, 6 is More Than a Number in the Eyes of Chinese People (Lucky Number, Part I) and 2) https://www.echineselearning.com/blog/does-the-number-9-in-chinese-really-make-things-last-long-lucky-number-part, Does the Number 9 in Chinese Really Make Things Last Long? (Lucky Number, Part II) to read two articles about Chinese lucky numbers. Do not worry about those Chinese characters or sentences that you do not understand in the article.  Focus more on culture part (lucky numbers), please.
  3. Click this link, https://growthtotem.com/tips-learn-mandarin-chinese/ (5 Tips on How to Start Learning Mandarin Chinese, 9/11/2017), to read tips / advice from a non-native Mandarin Chinese learner.
  4. Click the link, http://quizlet.com/3629469/ni-hao-1-lesson-3-vocabulary-flash-cards/, to play a Quizlet vocabulary game and get yourself familiarized with the Lesson Three vocabulary.
  5. Pair work: 1) Say out loud various expressions on flash cards for speaking and listening fluency and comprehension. 2) Read text passages with math equations for reading comprehension.  Those flash cards are sitting on the chair in front of the SmartBoard.
  6. If you are interested, ask Ms. Boyne to give you an enrichment math puzzle worksheet. It does not count for grade, but will earn you candy if you get all blanks correct!  Thank you for overcoming the challenge!  It is an individual work.  No discussion is allowed.

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Procedures for 9/20/17

 

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (9/20/17)

Objectives: I can understand speed as a rate and apply contextual meaning to m and b.
Homework: Section 2.2.2 Page 71 (#2-63 to #2-67).
Procedure:
1. 1) (1P) Return papers + treat time (Sam, Emma W., Natalie, Sofia, Michael, Mia, Miranda). (3P: Alaina / Christina, Jack, Elise, Caroline, Grace B.) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Bring in your calculator this Friday, please. 2) Check H/W. Collect. 3) Go over challenging questions from yesterday. 4) More practice of writing an equation from table….

2. 1) Core: 2-53~2-55. 2) Closure + 2.2.2 Math Notes (2nd Box) — Writing the Equation of a Line from a Graph. 3) (3P) BeeTV Announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (9/20/17)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of (g / k / h / j / q / x) consonants and saying phone number in Chinese. 2) I can prepare for my chapter test.
Homework: 1) VC activities (Rearranging numbers + Math Equations) will open in class tomorrow. They are due at the end of the class tomorrow, 9/22/17. Need to know all 17 characters (12 number characters + 7 math operators).
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Complete quiz #6 during E/I, if you do not get it done in class. 2) Go over study guide + PB VC activities. Click Ms. Chang’s daily blog link to read details of tomorrow’s work. 3) Quiz #6.
2. Quiz #6 oral part <=> Individual / pair work: know all 7 operator characters + math flash cards + read text passages….

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (9/20/17)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can say colors in Chinese. 3) I can understand requirements for art project. 4) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese Yo-Yo.
Homework: 1) Review 11 learned colors. 2) Practice sounding out sentences #1-#8.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review (8 colors). 2) Teach (cheng se, hui se, fen hong se, xi huan). 3) Go over art project handout.
2. 1) Video clip: Chinese yoyo. 2) Pass out / go over animals handout. Write sentence #7-#8.

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Procedures for 9/19/2017

HS 1P Algebra I Class (9/19/17)

Objectives: I can use slope triangles to compare the relative steepness of lines and to build intuition about positive, negative, and zero slopes..
Homework: Section 2.1.4 Pages 62-62 (#2-41 to #2-45)
Procedure:
1. 1) Check H/W. Collect. (1P: Sarah, Sheiry) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Core: 2-36 to 2-40. 3) Closure + 2 Math Notes.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (9/19/17)

Objectives: 1) I can prepare for my quiz tomorrow. 2) I can blend and discriminate vowels and consonants.
Homework: 1) Review (‘r’, ‘z’) sections. 2) Quiz #6 (g k h k q x + saying 2 phone numbers): tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Take one copy of Lesson Three Chapter Test Study Guide. Audio file for Lesson Three text passages was posted to PB Resources link. Organize your binder into 5 sections. (Faith) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Please turn in your retake application form if you plan to retake Lesson One chapter test. 2) Teach (‘r’, ‘z’) sections. 3) Quiz #6 pretest.

2. 1) Read text passages. 2) Review / Teach Chinese number gestures (#6-#10). 3) Go over Lesson Three chapter test study guide. 4) Sounding out loud (quiz #6 + #7 syllables / phone numbers).

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (9/19/17)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can say colors in Chinese. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese yoyo.
Homework: 1) Review 8 learned colors. 2) Practice sounding out loud sentences #1-#6.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return quiz #1 papers. Complete quiz #1. (Logan D., Paige) get a copy of art project handout + mark down 3 due dates + a set of colors flash cards. 2) Quick review (4 colors + 4 sibling terms). 3) Teach (lan se, lv se, zi se, zong song).
2. Video clip: Chinese yoyo.

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Procedures for 9/18/17

HS 1P Algebra I Class (9/18/17)

Objectives: I can use slope triangles to compare the relative steepness of lines and to build intuition about positive, negative, and zero slopes.
Homework: 1) Section 2.1.3 Page 57 (#2-31 to #2-35). 2) Quiz #5 (Function, Domain, Range): Monday, 9/25/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return all papers. Collect Chapter One test papers. (Matt, Lily, Josh, Sheiry) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Check H/W. Collect. 3) Motivational Monday (Constitution Day). 4) Go over common mistake (#2-8).
2. 1) Resource managers get resource page 2.1.3 for group members.  2) 2.1.3 Comparing Δy and Δx: Core: 2-25 to 2-27(b). 3) Challenging question…

 

HS 3P Algebra I Class (9/18/17)

Objectives: I can use slope triangles to compare the relative steepness of lines and to build intuition about positive, negative, and zero slopes. 2)
Homework: 1) Sections 2.1.3 and 2.1.4 (#2-31 through #2-35, #2-41 through #2-45 Due on Wednesday, 9/20/17. 2) Quiz #5 (Function, Domain, Range): Monday, 9/25/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return all papers. Collect Chapter One test papers. Won’t see you tomorrow due to English in-school field trip. (Brian, Caroline, Maria, Tommy) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Check H/W. Collect. 3) Motivational Monday (Constitution Day). 4) Go over common mistake.
2. 1) Get one netbook. Log in your e-mail for in-class work for today. Ask Ben and Ms. Chang questions and check answers, please. 2) Core work. 3) BeeTV Announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (9/18/17)

Objectives: 1) I can blend and discriminate vowels and consonants. 2) I can comprehend and write sentences about math equations.
Homework: 1) Quiz #6 (g k h j q x + reading 2 phone numbers): Wednesday, 9/20/17. 2) Quiz #7 (zh ch sh r c s z): Friday, 9/29/17. 3) Lesson Three chapter test: Tuesday, 9/26/17. 4) Review sh section.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Treat time. (Ann, Miriel) talk to Ms. Chang, please. A Google folder of pronunciation videos has been shared with you this morning. Please inform Ms. Chang of your intention to retake. 2) Quick review (19 characters). 3) Go over (‘sh’) section. 4) Dictation (syllables) + Practice (writing, listening, reading). 5) Sounding out (syllables + phone numbers).

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (9/18/17)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can showcase my mastery of knowing Chinese counting principle. 3) I can say colors in Chinese.
Homework: 1) Review 4 learned color terms. 2) Quiz #2 (11 colors, 4 sibling terms): Monday, 9/25/17. 3) Oral presentation: Tuesday, 9/26/17. 4) Art project: Thursday, 9/28/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. Take one copy of art project handout. 2) Pass out colors flash cards. Teach (hong se, hei se, bai se, huang se). 3) Teach (shang, nian ji). 4) Write sentence #6 + Read sentences #1-#6.
2. 1) Quiz #1. 2) If time is available, try Tangram game (day 2).

Front Page on September 18th, 2017