Archive for October, 2017

Procedures for 10/16/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (10/16/17)

Objectives: I can explore the area model.
Homework: 1) Section 3.2.2 Pages 110-111 Problems (#3 – 48 to #3 – 53 & Section 3.2.2 Math Notes. 2) Formative quiz #11 (area as a sum and as a product): Wednesday, 10/18/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return homework and station papers from last Friday. Reward time (1P: Mia, Sydney, Vlad, Natalie, Sofia; 3P: Maria, Grace R.). (3P: Breanna, Jack) talks to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Check H/W. Questions? Collect. 3) Quiz #10. 4) Motivational Monday.

2. 1) In class discussion Pages 109-110 (#3-45 ~ #3-47) + closure. 2) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (10/16/17)

Objectives: 1) I can blend and discriminate consonants and vowels accurately. 2) I can sight read text passages fluently and accurately.
Homework: 1) Quiz #9 (compound vowels (2)): tomorrow. 2) Lesson Two chapter test: Thursday, 10/19/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Take one slip of Lesson Two text passages. (Rachel, Ann) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Quick review + Clarify (‘un’ and ‘uan’). 3) Quiz #9 pretest.
2. 1) Writing practice. 2) Sound out loud syllables. 3) Sight read text passages.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (10/16/17)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greetings terms. 2) I can sample taste tea. 3) I can write simple Chinese characters.
Homework: 1) Unit #1 chapter test: Wednesday, 10/18/17. 2) Chinese character writing assignment.
Procedure:
1. 1) Unit #1 pretest. 2) Teach (日, 月). Collect.  3) Showcase tea + sample tea.

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Procedures for 10/12/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (10/12/17)

Objectives: 1) I can solve equations using algebra tiles. 2) I can review for my quiz and chapter test.
Homework: 1) Section 3.2.1 Page 108 (#3 – 39 to #3 – 44, skip #3-40) — on a worksheet. 2) Formative quiz #10: Monday, 10/16/17. 3) Chapter 3 Individual Test (Part I): Tuesday, 10/24/2017.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return homework papers. (1P: Sydney, Sam; 3P: Maria) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Last day to retake or turn in any makeup work: Friday, 10/20/17. Suggestion: redo your exponent practice worksheet. Address common mistakes. 2) Check H/W. Questions? Collect. 3) Practice quiz problems.
2. 1) In class group work (stations). 2) Practice chapter test problems. 3) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (10/12/17)

Objectives: 1) I can blend and discriminate vowels and constants. 2) I can review for my chapter test.
Homework: 1) Listening VC. 2) Chinese character writing assignment. 3) Review (‘y’, ‘w’) sections.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. (Sofia, Sam) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Audio file has been attached for your VC activity. All submitted VCs have been graded for you to fix mistakes. 2) Teach (是, 林). 3) Teach (‘y’, ‘w’) sections. 3) Go over Lesson Two study guide.
2. 1) Dictation. 2) VC listening activity + redo to fix mistakes.

 

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (10/12/17)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greetings terms. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese tea. 3) I can write simple Chinese characters.
Homework: Review 26 learned greeting terms.
Procedure:
1. 1) (Ayden) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Collect culture reading article. 2) Quick review (21 terms + 4 characters.).

2. 1) Teach (shang ke, xia ke, dui bu qi, mei guan xi, tong xue men hao). 2) Teach (水, 人). 3) Video clip: Chinese tea.

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Procedures for 10/10/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (10/10/17)

Objectives: I can solve equations using algebra tiles..
Homework: Section 3.2.1 Page 107 (#3 – 33 to #3 – 38).
Procedure:
1. 1) Return homework and quiz #9 papers. Treat time (1P: G1; 3P: G5). Bring in your calculator tomorrow, please. Go over answer key to the analogies. 2) Bell work. 3) Check H/W. Questions? Collect.
2. 1) Resource managers get a bag of algebra tiles, colored pencils and equation mat. In-class discussion (Section 3.2.1 Pages 102-103 #3-25 to #3-27). 2) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (10/10/17)

Objectives: 1) I can blend and discriminate vowels and consonants. 2) I can greet people with polite expressions.
Homework: 1) Know 20 characters by Thursday, 10/12/17. 2) Review (un, uan) sections. 3) Quiz #9 (Compound Vowels (2)): Tuesday, 10/17/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. (Sofia, Sam) talk to Ms. Chang, please. There will be study guide available to you and virtual classroom activities to complete tomorrow. Check portal page for details tomorrow. 2) Teach (un, uan) sections. 3) Go over Lesson Two text passages.
2. 1) Dictation. 2) Go over mini-dialogue. 3) Pass out business cards / for pair activity. 3) Sound out syllables.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (10/10/17)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greetings terms. 2) I can write simple Chinese characters. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese schools and students.
Homework: Review 18 learned terms + 4 characters.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review (16 terms + 2 characters). 2) Teach (Dong le ma, Dong le, Bu dong). 3) Teach (口, 火).
3. 1) Video clip: Chinese school. 2) Culture reading: Chinese schools.

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Procedures for 10/9/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (10/9/17)

Objectives: I can work with zero and negative exponents..
Homework: 1) Binder and Math Notes check: Monday, 10/23/17. 2) Exponent Practice Worksheet is due tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Sit on your new seat, please. (1P) Return homework papers. (1P: Kane) talk to Ms. Chang, please. (3P) Return Chapter Two individual test papers. Collect. Check H/W. Questions? Collect. 2) Ms. Chang has e-mailed you with details of Math Notes pages. Announcement for this Wednesday (calculator / location). 3) Quick review. 4) Quiz #9. 5) Expand Your Brain Day team challenge.
2. 1) Seat work. 2) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (10/9/17)

Objectives: 1) I can blend and discriminate vowels and constants. 2) I can greet people with polite expression.
Homework: 1) Review (iao, uai, iu, ui) sections. 2) Chinese character writing assignment.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. (Sam, Rachel, Vince / Ann) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Return papers. Compound vowels (2) audio file and handout were posted to PB Resources link already. Treat time (Miriam, Jacob, Joe, Jadon, Chris, Megumi, Jesse). 2) Quick review (recognizing learned characters and making sentences). 3) Teach (白, 大,伟,李,兰). 4) Teach (iao, uai, iu, ui) sections.
2. Pass out mini dialogue script.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (10/9/17)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greetings terms. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about two major cities (Beijing, Shanghai) in China. 3) I can write simple Chinese characters.
Homework: 1) Review 18 learned terms. 2) Chinese character writing assignment.
Procedure:
1. 1) Take one copy of 20 characters handout. (Elizabeth, Ben, Cooper) turn in your China reading packet, please. (Ben) talks to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Quick review. 3) Teach (Xie Xie, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi). 3) Class activity.
3. 1) Pass out / go over 20 characters and square paper handout. 2) Teach (山, 木). 3) Video clips: Beijing / Shanghai.

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Procedures for 10/6/17

HS 1P Algebra I Class (10/6/17)

Objectives: I can work with zero and negative exponents..
Homework: 1) N/A 2) Quiz #9: Monday, 10/9/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return homework and chapter test papers. Collect. 2) Go over Aspire classroom assignment for next Wednesday. Bring a calculator (no TI-89 or above) with you. 3) Report to auditorium at the end of 2P and sit on the ground floor. Balcony is reserved for juniors.

2. 1) Pass out Math Notes paper. Work on homework that is due today and Chapters 1, 2 and 3 math notes. 2) Go over homework answer key. Collect.

 

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (10/6/17)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of compound vowels. 2) I can summarize what a Mid-Autumn Festival is about.
Homework: 1) Complete your mid-Autumn Festival paragraph by the end of class period. 2) Lesson Two chapter test: Thursday, 10/19/17. 3) Know 15 characters by Monday, 10/9/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Take one copy of Compound Vowels (2) handout. (Rachel, Vince, Joe, Zachary) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Quiz #8.
2. While Ms. Chang conducts oral part <=> 1) Complete / fix your paragraphs. 2) Play tone / simple vowels quiz game. Links are posted to portal page resource links page.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (10/6/17)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greetings terms. 2) I can use chopsticks to pick up Cheerios.
Homework: Review 15 learned terms.
Procedure:
1. 1) Any signature slip? (Emma, Grace, Sam, Leah) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Quick review. 3) Teach (qi li, jing li, zuo xia, qing zuo).
2. 1) Pass back China reading packet for redo. Seat work time. 2) Video clip: Chopsticks. 3) Chopsticks practice.

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Procedures for 10/5/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (10/5/17)

Objectives: I can ace my chapter two individual test.
Homework: 1) Section 3.1.2 pages 100-101 (#3-19 ~ #3-24) & 3.1.2 Math Notes — Laws of Exponents are due tomorrow. 2) Formative Quiz #9 (exponents-no negative or zero exponents): Monday, 10/9/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return homework papers. Pass out math notes. Turn in your chapter two review worksheet.
2. 1) Chapter two individual test. 2) If you are done with test, please work on homework for tomorrow or math notes. 3) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (10/5/17)

Objectives: 1) I can prepare for my compound vowels (1) quiz tomorrow. 2) I can summarize what the Mid-Autumn Festival is about.
Homework: 1) Quiz #8 (Compound Vowels (1)): Friday, 10/6/17. 2) Google Docs share with Ms. Chang your summary of Mid-Autumn Festival by the end of Friday, 10/6/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. (Jimmy, Vincent*, Isabel, Rachel, Joe) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Sounding out loud. 3) Dictation. 4) Pretest.
2. 1) Video clip: Mid-Autumn Festival rapping. 2) Chanting. 3) Complete essay writing about the Mid-Autumn Festival.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (10/5/17)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greetings terms. 2) I can gain geographic knowledge about China and its major cities.
Homework: 1) Review 11 learned terms. 2) China reading packet is due at the end of the class period.
Procedure:
1. 1) Any signature slip? 2) Quick review (7 terms). 3) Teach (zao, zao an, ni zao, zao shang hao).
2. Independent / pair work (China reading packet). Collect.

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Procedures for 10/4/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (10/4/17)

Objectives: I can work with zero and negative exponents.
Homework: Section 3.1.2 Pages 100-101 Problems (#3 – 19 to #3 – 24)
& 3.1.2 Math Notes — Laws of Exponents are due on Friday, 10/6/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. Turn in Chapter Two Review worksheet for completion. Take a netbook. (Breanna, Jack*, Elise*, Caroline* / Carly, , Tim) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Go over types of problems for tomorrow’s chapter test. 2) Kahoot game. 3) Check H/W. Questions? Collect.
2. 1) In class discussion: 3.1.2 (Day 1) Pages 98-99 Problems #3 – 13 through #3 – 16. 2) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (10/4/17)

Objectives: 1) I can blend and discriminate vowels and consonants. 2) I can greet people with polite expressions. 3) I can self-assess my listening proficiency. 4) I can type in Chinese characters.
Homework: 1) Know all 15 learned characters by Friday, 10/6/17. 2) Chinese character writing assignment. 3) Typing practice is due at the end of the class period today.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Treat time (Hallie, Jadon). (Isabel, Neela / Jesse, Joe, Zach, Rachel, Vincent) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Check PB for typing grade. Check your Google Doc for Ms. Chang’s comments. 2) Quick review (10 characters).
2. 1) Teach (老, 师,同,学,们). 2) Seatwork: complete / fix your typing work / play a consonant quiz for fun.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (10/4/17)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greetings terms. 2) I can gain geographic knowledge about China and its major cities.
Homework: 1) Review 7 learned terms. 2) Complete China reading packet in class tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Any signature slip? Take one set of China reading packet.
2. 1) Review (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi). 2) Teach (Lao Shi, Zai Jian, Wu An, Wan An). 3) Pair activity.
3. 1) Go over China reading packet. 2) Video clip: General Introduction to China.

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Procedures for 10/3/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (10/3/17)

Objectives: I can simplify exponential expressions.
Homework: 1) Chapter Two review worksheet is due tomorrow. 2) Section 3.1.1 page 97 (#3-6 ~ #3-11).
Procedure:
1. 1) Return team test papers & Homework papers. (3P: Tim, Caroline, Jack) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Explain Review Worksheet. 2) Motivational Monday (Types of Teamwork). (3) In class discussion (pages 95-96 #3-1 to #3-4). Check answer key.

2. 1) Take one netbook. Kahoot review game. 2) Work on Homework. 3) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (10/3/17)

Objectives: 1) I can input Chinese characters. 2) I can blend and discriminate vowels and consonants. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival.
Homework: 1) Review (‘ua’, ‘uo’, ‘üe’) sections. 2) Quiz #9 (compound #1): Friday, 10/6/17. 3) Google Docs share your typing with Ms. Chang before class tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Take one copy of typing template. (Ian, Jesse, Jimmy, Chris) turn in your Mid-Autumn Festival worksheet, please. (Rachel, Jesse, Isabel, Joe, Vincent, Zach, Neela / Jacob + Jadon) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Teach (‘ua’, ‘uo’, ‘üe’) sections.
2. 1) Dictation / Sounding out loud. 2) Mid-Autumn video clips. 3) Typing practice. (4) Sample tea + pomelo. Return Mid-Autumn Festival worksheet.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (10/3/17)

Objectives: 1) I can understand Ms. Chang’s grading policy. 2) I can complete a student survey. 3) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms.
Homework: 1) Review 3 learned greeting term. 2) Test #1: Tuesday, 10/17/2017.
Procedure:
1. 1) Take one greetings handout. Any signature slip? Go over fire drill procedure. 2) Go over Ms. Chang’s grading policy.
2. 1) Complete Student Survey. Collect. 2) Go over Introduction to Hanyu Pinyin / teach Chinese greetings terms (Ni Hao, Ni Shi, Wo Shi).

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Procedures for 10/2/2017

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (10/2/17)

Objectives: I can ace my Chapter Two team test!
Homework: Chapter Two review worksheet is due on Wednesday, 10/4/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return quiz #8 papers. Treat time (1P: Kane, Matt, Jordan, Emma G., Sydney, Natalie, Amir; 3P: Marko, Christian, Emma, Alaina, Brian, Elise, Brianna, Christina, Logan, Tommy). (3P: Grace R. / Jordan, Grace B.) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Check H/W (Problems #2-96 to 2-100). Questions? Collect.
2. Team test.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (10/2/17)

Objectives: 1) I can greet people with polite expressions. 2) I can blend and discriminate vowels and consonants. 3) I can celebrate Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival.
Homework: 1) Review (‘ia’,’ie’) sections. 2) Chinese character writing assignment. 3) Know 10 learned characters by Wednesday, 10/4/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Return papers. (Vincent, Jadon, Isabel, Becky) stay for oral part after class, please. 2) Captains check completion of Mid-Autumn Festival worksheet. Go over the answer key. Collect.
2. 1) Teach (早, 再,见,明,天). 2) Teach (‘ia’,’ie’) sections.
3. Mid-Autumn Festival celebration: (moon cakes + pomelo).

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (10/2/17)

Objectives: 1) I can understand Ms. Chang’s classroom rules and routine. 2) I can fill in a student survey.
Homework: Signature slip is due on Friday, 10/6/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Sit on your assigned seat. 2) Go over 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) Pass out / fill in Student Survey. Will continue tomorrow.

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