Archive for September, 2017

Procedures for 9/15/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (9/15/17)

Objectives: I can identify connections between the growth of a pattern, its starting value, and its linear equation.
Homework: Section 2.1.2 Pages 52-53 Problems (#2-19 to #2-24).
Procedure:
1. 1) Check H/W. Collect. Resource managers get a copy of 2.1.2 paper. 2) Group discussion: 2-11 to 2-16. 3) Math Note (slope is the change in y (referred to as Δy) divided by the change in x (referred to as Δx ) between any two points on a line.). 4) Closure (2-17 & 2-18)

2. 1) Work on homework. 2) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (9/15/17)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my fluency of numbers in Chinese. 2) I can choose various skill areas to review all learned materials at my own pace.
Homework: Know all 19 characters solidly (meaning, sound, recognition) by Monday, 9/18/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Return papers. (Ann) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Quiz #5.
2. 1) Oral part <=> Listen to audio files (consonants blending + Lesson Three text passages) / Read text passages (slip) / practice characters / practice sounding out loud syllables / dictation / numbers

2. 2) Game time.

 

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (9/15/17)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese early invention. 3) I can explore tangram game. 4) I can taste various tea.
Homework: Quiz #1 (Connecting the Dots): Monday, 9/18/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. 2) Teach (sheng ri, nian, yue, ri). 3) Write sentence #5. Read sentences #1-5. Collect draft #1.
2. 1) Video clips: gun powder / abacus. 3) Tangram pieces game. 4) Sample tea….

 

 

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Procedures for 9/14/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (9/14/17)

Objectives: I can identify connections between the growth of a pattern, its starting value, and its linear equation (I can see growth in linear representations).
Homework: Section 2.1.1 Pages 47-48 (#2-6 ~ #2-10) .
Procedure:
1. 1) Return all papers. Please sit on your new seat. (1P: Sheiry, Josh; 3P: Logan, Jack, Brian, Tim, Caroline) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Group discussion (pages 45-47 Problems #2-1 ~ #2-5). Go over answer key. 3) Work on homework for tonight.
2. 1) Return test papers + comments (average). 2) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (9/14/17)

Objectives: 1) I can blend and discriminate vowels and consonants. 2) I can write/comprehend math equations in Chinese.
Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment. 2) I can prepare for my quiz #5 (phone # dictation, number conversion) tomorrow. 3) Review (‘zh’, ‘ch’) sections. 4) Lesson Three chapter test: Tuesday, 9/26/17. 5) Quiz #6 (g k h j q x): Wednesday, 9/20/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Go over retake procedures. Turn in your “Connecting the dots” worksheet. 2) Sounding out syllables. 3) Go over (‘zh’, ‘ch’) sections. 4) Teach (乘以, 除以).
2. Dictation + listening (syllables, phone #, conversion, equations) + writing practice.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (9/14/17)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese cocoon and fast food in China.
Homework: Quiz #1 (connecting the dots): Monday, 9/18/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. (Logan P., Logan D.) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Teach (baba, mama, gege, didi, jiejie, meimei, he, liang). Writen sentence #4. 3) Read sentences #1-#4. 4) Review counting principle. Circulate quiz #1 paper for preparation.
2. Video clips: 1) Cocoon + Breakfast in China. 2) Culture reading: Fast Food in China.

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Procedures for 9/13/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (9/13/17)

Objectives: I can showcase my mastery of Chapter One materials.
Homework: Section 2.1.1 pages 45-46 problem #2-1 ~ #2-2.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. (1P: Marco; 3P: Brian) talks to Ms. Chang, please. Resource managers take a copy of 2.1.2. resource page for your group members. Turn in your Chapter One Individual Test Review WS. 2) Chapter One individual test (no calculator, learning log is allowed).

2. 1) If you are done with test, do homework for tonight. 2) Show list of new groups. 3) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (9/13/17)

Objectives: 1) I can blend and discriminate vowels and consonants. 2) I can read text passages fluently and accurately.
Homework: 1) Review ‘q’ and ‘x’ sections. 2) Connecting the Dots WS is due tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. (Vincent) talks to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Quick review (16 characters). 3) Dictation (phone numbers, conversion, syllables) + sounding out (syllables + phone numbers). 4) Audio files. 5) Teach Chinese number gestures + read text passages.
2. 1) Teach (‘q’, ‘x’) sections. 2) Pair practice: flash cards time. 3) Return test papers + get retake form.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (9/13/17)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of 20 Chinese characters. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese tea. 3) I can talk about myself in Chinese.
Homework: 1) Practice reading sentences #1-#3. 2) Review Chinese counting principle.
Procedure:
1. 1) Turn in your 12 number character writing assignment. Quick review (20 characters). 2) Teach (jia, you, ge ren). Write sentence #3. Read sentences #1-#3. 3) Test #2.

2. 1) Video clip: Chinese tea. 2) Showcase artifacts (tea + tea sets).

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Procedures for 9/12/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I  Class (9/12/17)

Objectives: I can prepare myself to ace my chapter test.

Homework: Chapter One Individual Test Review worksheet is due tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return all papers. Turn in your Lesson One Closure paper, please. 2) (1P: Amir, Michael, Mia, Marco, Sheiry; 3P: Christian, Breanna, Brian, Carly, Caroline) talk to Ms. Chang, please. There is a link on the HS Portal Page to Registration Gateway for emergency medical information, that could be use in claims of Medical Negligence Compensation. If you have it in athletics and/or band, you still have to do it for the high school. 3) Team test correction / review time. 4) Complete your review worksheet (study guide) + questions.

2. 1) Go over answer key to Chapter One study guide. 2) Desmos activity. 3) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (9/12/17)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of knowing geographic and historical knowledge about China. 2) I can gain listening and reading fluency through flash cards and listening drills.
Homework: 1) Know 16 characters solidly (12 numbers + 4 operators). 2) Connecting the Dots worksheet is due on Thursday, 9/14/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Take one copy of Lesson Three reading passages + one copy of Connecting the Dots worksheet. (Faith, Sofia) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Quick review. 3) Go over confusing statements (publications, calligraphy, writing characters) + definitions of administrative units.

2. 1) Lesson One chapter test <=> 2) Individual work: practice reading text passages + tone drill games + review (‘g’, ‘k’, ‘h’, ‘j’ sections). 3) Pair work: dice + math flash cards practice + dictation.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (9/12/17)

Objectives: 1) I can prepare for my chapter test tomorrow. 2) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about the Great Wall of China.
Homework: 1) 20 character writing assignment is due tomorrow. 2) Unit #2 test (20 characters): tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. (Julien, Logan D.) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Quick review (20 characters). Take one copy of oral presentation handout. 2) Unit #2 pretest. 3) Go over oral presentation handout. 4) Teach (sui). Write sentences #1 / #2.
2. 1) Showcase artifacts (embroidery work + silk cocoons + newspaper article). 2) Video clip: The Great Wall of China.

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Procedures for 9/11/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (9/11/17)

Objectives: I can ace my Chapter One team test.
Homework: Chapter One Review Worksheet is due on Wednesday, 9/13/17
Procedure:
1. Return all papers. (1P: Marco) talks to Ms. Chang, please. Any questions on Chapter One Closure problems? 2) Motivational Monday (4:11 minutes long). 3) Collect Chapter One Closure work.

2. Chapter One Team test. Follow the procedures, please.

3. 1) When done, resources managers grab Chapter One Review worksheet for team members to work on. 2) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (9/11/17)

Objectives: 1) I can blend and discriminate vowels and consonants. 2) I can prepare for my chapter test tomorrow.
Homework: 1) Lesson One chapter test: Tuesday, 9/12/17. 2) Review ‘h’ and ‘g’ sections.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. 2) Dictation (phone #, conversion, blending). 3) Go over ‘h’ and ‘j’ sections.
2. Lesson One chapter test pretest (Map of China / Kahoot game).

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (9/11/17)

Objectives: 1) I can write simple Chinese number characters. 2) I can understand Chinese counting principle. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese silk and embroidery.
Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment. 2) Unit #2 chapter test: Wednesday, 9/13/17. 3) Quiz #1 (connecting the dots): Monday, 9/18.
Procedure:
1. 1) Take one number table handout. Quick review (18 characters). 2) Teach (百, 零). 3) Go over Chinese counting principle. Count from zero to one hundred.
2. Video clips: Silk / Embroidery.

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Procedures for 9/8/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (9/8/17)

Objectives: I can review for chapter one summative test.
Homework: 1) Pages 39-41 CL 1-83 to CL 1-91 (does not count for grade!!). 2) Chapter One Team Test: Monday, 9/11.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. (1P: Marco; 3P: Brian) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Check H/W. Collect. 3) Quiz #4.

2. 1) Resource Managers get copies of Chapter One Closure worksheet. Closure WS (CL 1-83 to 1-91) + enrichment (for candy). 2) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (9/8/17)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of bpmf/dtnl consonants. 2) I can say and recognize numbers between zero and one hundred.
Homework: 1) Review for Lesson One chapter test (Tuesday, 9/12). 2) Character writing assignment. 3) Know all learned 16 characters for reading task next Monday. 4) Very solid with Chinese numbers from zero to one hundred in terms of pronunciation!! 5) Quiz #5 (phone number dictation and number conversions)
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Take one copy of gkhjqx handout. New captain? Links to audio files, Lesson Three character animation, and flash cards are attached to VC Resources tab already. Come at E/I to complete your sounding out loud task for quiz today, please. 2) Go over ‘g’ and ‘k’ sections. 3) Teach (加, 减,等于). 4) Quiz #4.

2. Speaking task <=> Pair activity (review, sounding out loud, …).

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese Class (9/8/17)

Objectives: 1) I can say / write simple Chinese numbers. 2) I can reinforce my retention of Chinese numbers through music. 3) I can play Rock, Scissors, and Paper game in Chinese. 4) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese lucky and unlucky numbers, and Noodles.
Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment. 2) Review 18 learned characters.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review (15 characters). (Logan P.) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Teach characters (八, 九, 十).
2. 1) Audio file / Video clip: Chinese numbers. 2) Culture reading: Chinese lucky and unlucky numbers + Finger Guessing Game. 3) Game time. 4) Video clip: Noodles.

 

 

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Procedures for 9/7/2017

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (9/7/17)

Objectives: I can describe the domain and range of a relation by examining an equation or graph.
Homework: 1) Section 1.2.5 Page 36 (1-78 ~ 1-82). 2) Quiz #5 (describing the graph): tomorrow. 3) Chapter One Team Test: Monday, 9/11.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. Binder organization (Notes — Review + In Class Discussion / Homework / Quizzes + Tests). Share assessment data. Pass out a summary handout. Need a table of data, a graph and summary statement for 1-59 (arrows). Need to use slope to justify your answer to 1-60!! (3P: Tim, Jack) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Check H/W. Collect. 3) Practice for quiz #4 tomorrow.

2. 1.2.5 Pages 32-33 Problems #1-71 ~ #1-74 + Math Note on page 35 (it becomes homework if you do not get it done in class).

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (9/7/17)

Objectives: 1) I can say and recognize numbers between zero and one hundred. 2) I can blend and discriminate vowels and consonants..
Homework: 1) Quiz #4 (bpmf/dtnl): tomorrow. 2) Lesson One chapter test: Tuesday.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. (Sam, Zach, James, Neela, Faith) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Quiz #4 pretest. 3) Dictation (telephone numbers + numbers conversion). 4) Game time (dice).
2. 1) Go over Lesson One pages 1-6. 2) Showcase publications.

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can say / write simple Chinese numbers. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese abacus. 3) I can explore Chinese folk art of origami.
Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment. 2) Review 15 learned characters.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return test papers. 2) Quick review (12 characters). 3) Teach characters (五, 六, 七). 4) Origami time.
2. 1)Video clips: Chinese abacus. Showcase Abacus.

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Procedures for 9/6/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (9/6/17)

Objectives: I can understand the input/output nature of relations and begin to understand the possible limitations for the domain and range.
Homework: Section 1.2.4 pages 30-31 (#1-66 ~ 1-70).
Procedure:
1. 1) Return all papers. Inform Ms. Chang of your intention to sign up for Honors Geometry next year. Reiterate key points for the answer to 1-47 (1P: Matt B.). Showcase (1P: Sydney’s / Natalie’s, Emma G.’s, Mia’s; 3P: Marco’, Christian’s, Elise’s, Breanna L.’s, Grace R.’s) work. No visual estimation of points in 1-50!! 2) Check H/W. Collect.

2. 1) Lesson 1.2.4: Problem #1-62 to #1-63 + 1-64 (Closure). 2) Quiz #3. 3) Finish incomplete work (Page 23, #1-45 / Page 27, #1-56) for your own benefit… 4) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (9/6/17)

Objectives: 1) I can say greetings terms accurately and fluently. 2) I can count numbers from zero to one hundred in Chinese.
Homework: 1) Quiz #3 (b / p / m / f / d / t / n / l): Friday, 9/8/17. 3) Know 12 learned Chinese characters and counting principle. Prepare for number conversion tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Take one number table handout. Log in your chromebook. Introduce 2 websites for tone drilling. Show 4 tones slides. (Jimmy) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Review Chinese characters one to ten. 3) Teach characters (零, 百) & count principle. 3) Count from zero to one hundred. 4) Telephone dictation.

2. Quiz #2 (greetings terms) <=> Pair activity (review greetings terms + dictation consonants / vowels + sounding out loud + Multiple choice questions). Make sure you read Lesson One text pages 1-6.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (9/6/17)

Objectives: I can write simple Chinese number characters. 2)
Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment. 2) Review 12 learned number characters.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review (greetings terms + 11 picture characters). 2) Test #1. 3) Teach numbers (三, 四).

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Procedures for 9/5/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (9/5/17)

Objectives: I can understand the input/output nature of relations and begin to understand the possible limitations for the domain and range. .
Homework: 1) Section 1.2.2 pages 23-24 (#1-57 ~ #1-61). 2) Quiz #3 (Solving Equation / Evaluating Absolute Value Expression): tomorrow. 3) Quiz #4 (describing a graph with summary statements): Friday, 9/8/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return all papers. (3P: Jack, Carly, Logan) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Motivation Monday. 3) Summarize a pattern for H/W Section 1.2.1 Page 20 #1-37. 4) Check H/W. Collect. 5) Practice 4 sets of problems for quiz #3.
2. 1) Section 1.2.3 (page 25) Problems #1-53 ~ 1-56. 2) (1P: G1 / G2 / G5; 3P: G1 – G6) complete your pages 22-23 tasks if you have not . 3) (3P) BeeTV Announcement.

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can blend and discriminate vowels and consonants. 2) I can prepare for quiz tomorrow. 3) I can prepare for chapter test through reading and viewing a video clip.
Homework: 1) Quiz #2 (Greetings terms): tomorrow. 2) Review ‘n’ and ‘l’ sections. 3) Review Chinese numbers from 1 to 10 for dictation tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Log in your Chromebook ProgressBook. Introduce Resources in PB’s virtual classroom. 2) Teach ‘n’ & ‘l’ sections. 3) Dictation (b/p/m/f/d/t) and sounding out loud (greetings + b/p/m/f/d/t).
2. 1) Video clip: General Introduction to China. 2) Pair reading / sounding out loud the Greetings terms handout.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (9/5/17)

Objectives: 1) I can write simple Chinese number characters. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese calligraphy. 3) I can explore Chinese folk of folding papers.
Homework: 1) Unit 1 chapter test (Greetings terms): tomorrow. 2) Unit 2 chapter test (20 characters): Tuesday, 9/12/17. 3) Review 11 learned Chinese characters.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. (Shatha, Ahnesty, Logan) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Quick review (greetings terms + 8 picture characters). 3) Teach numbers (一, 二, 三).
2. 1) Video clip: Chinese calligraphy. 2) Showcase artifacts for calligraphy. 3) Origami: Pin Wheel / Gift box.

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Procedures for 9/1/17

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

Objectives: I can classify shapes by their attributes using Venn diagrams..
Homework: Section 1.2.2 Pages 23-24 (1-47 ~ 1-51)
Procedure:
1. 1) Return all papers. 2) Celebrate + Pass out surprise. 3) Exchange and grade H/W. 4) Explain Red Light / Green Light strategy for the following group work. 5) (3P) Presentation (Tommy, Logan, Caroline) + BeeTVAnnouncement.
2. 1) Group work: Textbook pages 22-23 (1-43 ~ 1-45).

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (9/1/17)

Objectives: 1) I can blend consonants and vowels. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about 2 autonomous regions in China. 3) I can prepare for my chapter test.
Homework: 1) Character writing assignment. 2) Review ‘t’ section and know Chinese numbers by heart.
Procedure:
1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Three character worksheet. 2) Go over ‘t’ section. 3) Teach / Review Chinese characters one to ten.
2. 1) Video clips: XinJiang / XiZang. 2) Go over multiple choice questions handout. 3) Pair work: read textbook pages 1-6 and read through each question to make sure you understand questions and answers.

 

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (9/1/17)

Objectives: 1) I can write simple Chinese characters. 2) I can explore Chinese folk art of origami.
Homework: 1) Review 8 learned characters. 2) Chapter test (Greetings): Wednesday, 9/6/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review (6 characters). 2) Teach (日, 月). Collect. 3) Video clips: character animation / Chinese characters.
2. Origami (pin wheel).

 

 

Front Page on September 1st, 2017