Archive for November, 2017

Procedures for 11/30/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (11/30/17)

Objectives: I can successfully participate with my team and complete my Chapter Four team test.
Homework: Chapter Four Review Worksheet is due on Wednesday, 12/6/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. Collect your cell phone. (1P: Mia, Miranda, Matt / Groups 1 & 5; 3P: Group 3, Carly, Bella) talk to Ms. Chang, please. The students whom Ms. Chang talked to yesterday stay after 2A, please. Students who do not work in teams will be pulled away for taking alone. 2) Collect your Chapter Four Closure homework assignment.
2. 1) Lesson Four team test. 2) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (11/30/17)

Objectives: 1) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently and accurately. 2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.
Homework: 1) Practice Review Sounds2 sentences. 2) Know 13 learned characters by tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. 2) Quick review (#1-#22). 3) Video clips.
2. 1) Go over conversation questions handout. 2) Conversation Q/A. 4) Pair work: draft your skit.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (11/30/17)

Objectives: 1) I can write simple Chinese characters. 2) I can prepare for my chapter test. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese schools and how Chinese picture characters have evolved over the years.
Homework: Test #1: tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review (6 characters). 2) Test #1 pretest. 3) Teach (日, 月). Collect.
2. 1) Video clips: Chinese character animation. 2) Culture reading: Chinese schools. 3) Showcase artifacts (seals).

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Procedures for 11/29/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (11/29/17)

Objectives: I can review material from Chapter 4.
Homework: 1) Chapter Four CL #4-116 to CL #4-125. 2) Chapter 4 team test: tomorrow, 11/30/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. Collect your cell phone. Interesting homework issue!! (1P: Marco, Emma W.; 3P: Lidia, Carly, Elise, Maria) talk to Ms. Chang, please. (HR) Go over lockdown drill procedure / safety protocol. Check ProgressBook for current standing. Talk to individual students for academic issues. 2) Check H/W. Questions? Collect.
2. 1) In class discussion (#4-116 ~#4-125). 2) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (11/29/17)

Objectives: 1) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently and accurately. 2) I can express myself with question and negative statements.
Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment. 2) Know 13 characters by Friday, 12/1/17. 3) Lesson Five vocabulary quiz: Friday, 12/8/2017.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. (Vince, Ian, Jesse) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Quick review (#1-#20 + characters). 3) Writing practice.
2. 1) Teach sentences #21-#23. 2) Teach (吗, 不, 剪刀, 刀子). 3) Go over Conversation question pattern #2. 4) Pair practice + Q/A.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (11/29/17)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greetings terms. 2) I can write simple Chinese characters. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese characters.
Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment. 2) Review 26 greetings terms.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review (26 terms + 4 characters). 2) Teach (火, 人).
2. 1) Video clips: Chinese character animation. 2) Culture reading: Chinese famous dishes.

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Procedures for 11/28/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (11/28/17)

Objectives: I can make connections between solving equations, graphing, manipulating expressions, and problem solving while reviewing chapters 1-4.
Homework: Section 4.3.1 Pages 184-185 (#4-110 to #4-115).
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. Collect your cell phone. (1P: Sam / Jordan, Marco, Kane, Josh; 3P: Brianna, Carly) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Check H/W. Questions? Collect.
2. 1) In class discussion: Around the World (#4-87, #4-90, #4-91, #4-94, ). 2) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (11/28/17)

Objectives: 1) I can sight read pinyin sentences accurately and fluently. 2) I can create a skit with a partner.
Homework: 1) Practice reading sentences #1-#20. 2) Practice conversation questions.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Take one copy of Lessons 4 & 5 skit. 2) Quick review (learned characters + 15 sentences). 3) Teach sentences #15-#20.
2. 1) Go over skit checklist. 2) Pair activity: draft your skit. 3) Video clip. 4) Conversation questions Q/A.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (11/28/17)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple greetings terms. 2) I can write simple Chinese characters. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chines schools and Beijing ducks.
Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment. 2) Review 26 terms.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review. 2) Teach (dong le ma, dong le, bu dong, tong xue men hao).
2. 1) Teach (口, 水). 2) Video clips: Chinese school / Beijing roast ducks.

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Procedures for 11/27/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (11/27/17)

Objectives: I can make connections between solving equations, graphing, manipulating expressions, and problem solving while reviewing chapters 1-4.
Homework: 1) Section 4.3.1 Pages 183-184 (#4-104 to #4-109). 2) Lesson Four team test: Thursday, 11/30/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. Collect your cell phone. (1P: Miranda; 3P: Brian–absolute value + team test) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Please consider to bring in canned food. 2) Check H/W. Questions? Collect. 3) Inspirational Monday video clip. 4) Put your backpack / stuff against the wall or back area for safer, easy moving around in the classroom.

2. 1) Around the World (#4-88, #4-89/#4-93, #4-92, #4-96, #97). 2) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (11/27/17)

Objectives: 1) I can name school supplies in Chinese. 2) I can sight read sentences accurately and fluently.
Homework: 1) Know 9 characters by Wednesday, 11/29/17. 2) Review sentences #1-#10. 3) Conversation questions Q/A. 4) Sight reading Review Sounds2 sentences: Monday, 12/4/2017.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Take one Conversation Questions handout. (Zach, Vince, Jesse) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Quick review (5 characters + pinyin sentences #1-#10). 3 Teach sentences #11-#15.
2. 1) Teach (这, 那, 什么). 2) Go over conversation questions handout. 3) Pair practice + Q/A.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (11/27/17)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple greetings terms. 2) I can write simple Chinese characters.
Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment. 2) Review 22 terms. 3) Test #1: Friday, 12/1/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review (18 terms). 2) Teach (qi li, jing li, zuo xia, qing xia).
2. 1) Go over 20 Chinese characters handout. 2) Go over square paper. 3) Teach (山, 木). 3) Culture reading: Fast food in China / Famous Chinese dishes.

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Procedures for 11/21/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (11/21/17)

Objectives: I can make connections between solving equations, graphing, manipulating expressions, and problem solving while reviewing chapters 1-4.
Homework: Section 4.3.1 Pages 182-183 (#4-98 to #4-103).
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. Collect your cell phone. (1P: Sofia, Sam, Sarah, Mia, Sydney, Natalie; 3P: Lidia) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Check H/W. Questions? Collect. 3) Formative #15.
2. 1) Seat work: homework: 4-98 to 4-103. 2) In class discussion (4-87 to 4-97, skip 95). 3) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (11/21/17)

Objectives: I can understand the significance of a study abroad/immersion language program is.
Homework: Know 9 characters by Monday, 11/27/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Complete your Lesson Four oral exam and Sight reading pinyin sentences during your lunch time today, please. 2) Presentation (Grace Bird) + Q/A.
2. 1) Teach sentences #6-#10. 2) Teach (这, 那, 什么). 3) Conversation practice.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (11/21/17)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greetings. 2) I can explore Chinese folk art of cutting papers. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about fast food in China.
Homework: Review 18 learned terms.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return China reading packet. Take one copy of 20 Chinese characters handout. Collect your map from China reading packet. 2) Quick review. 3) Teach (dui bu qi, mei guan xi, shang ke, xia ke).
2. 1) Video clip: Paper-cut. 2) Culture reading: Chinese food. 3) Pass out / go over square papers.

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Procedures for 11/20/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (11/20/17)

Objectives: I can determine and use the best strategy for solving given systems of equations.
Homework: 1) Section 4.2.5 Pages 176-177 (#4-81 to #4-86) & Math Notes — Intersection, Parallel, and Coincide. 2) Formative #15 (scatter plot): tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. Collect your cell phone. (1P: Natalie, Lily; 3P: Brianna, Caroline, Breanna, Brian) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Turn in your Math Notes (pages 146, 151, 155, 162, 167, 172), please. 2) Check H/W. Questions? Collect. 3) Motivational Monday.
2. 1) In class discussion (#4-77~#4-78). Start your homework. 2) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (11/20/17)

Field trip to downtown Chinese restaurant and grocery store.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (11/20/17)

Objectives: 1) I can gain political and geographical knowledge about China.  2) I can use chopsticks to pick up Cheerios.  3) I can explore Chinese folk art of paper cut.

Homework: Review 14 terms.

Procedures:

  1.  1) Video clip: General Introduction to China.  2) Seat work: China reading packet.  Collect.
  2. Individual activity: 1) Chopsticks practice.  2) Cutting paper pattern (longevity).

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Procedures for 11/17/17

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

Objectives: I can manipulate equations to solve a system of equations using elimination.
Homework: 1) Section 4.2.4 Page 173 (#4-71 to #4-76) & 4.2.4 Math Notes — Forms of a Linear Function. 2) All 6 Math Notes is due next Monday for 6 points. 3) Chapter 4 Team test: Thursday, 11/30/17. Chapter 4 Individual test: Thursday, 12/7/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. Collect your cell phone. (3P: Breanna, Lidia, Tim) talk to Ms. Chang, please. (3P) Announcement. 2) Check H/W. Questions? Collect. 3) Go over common homework problems. Use 4 terms in describing a scatter plot, please. 4) Go over page 172 Math Note. 5) Formative quiz #14.
2. 1) In class discussion (#4-66 through #4-70). 2) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can name school supplies in Chinese. 2) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently and accurately.
Homework: Know 5 characters by Tuesday, 11/21/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. (Hudson, Jadon, Neela, Isabel) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Any permission slip? Need to change some lunch decisions! 2) Quick review (5 school supplies). 3) Review Review Sounds2 sentences #1-#5. 4) Teach Review Sounds2 sentences #6-#10.
2. Sight reading Review Sounds1 sentences. <=> Lesson Four Q/A. 2) Pair practice (Q/A).

 

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greetings terms. 2) I can gain cultural and geographical knowledge about major cities in China. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about chopsticks.
Homework: Review 14 learned terms.
Procedure:
1. 1) Any signature slip? Ms. Chang will be leading field trip next Monday. 2) Quick review. 3) Teach (xie xie, bu xie, bu ke qi). 4) Class activity.
2. 1) Pass out / Go over China reading packet. 2) Video clip: Chopsticks.

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Procedures for 11/16/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (11/16/17)

Objectives: I can develop the elimination method for solving systems of equations.
Homework: 1) Section 4.2.3 Pages 168-169 (#4-60 to #4-65) & 4.2.3 Math Notes –Systems of Linear Equation. 2) Formative Quiz #14 (substitution): tomorrow. Formative Quiz #15: Tuesday, 11/21/17 (no TI-84 instruction sheet is allowed).
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. (1P: Vlad, Sheiry, Josh; 3P: Grace B., Grace R., Lidia) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Check H/W. Questions? Collect. 3) Go over common homework problems. 4) Go over Math Notes (scatter plot).
2. 1) In class discussion (4.2.3 #4-46 and 4-47, 4.2.3 #4-55 through #4-58, not using algebra tiles). 2) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (11/16/17)

Objectives: 1) I can name school supplies in Chinese. 2) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently and accurately.
Homework: 1) Sight read pinyin sentences tomorrow. 2) Know 5 school supplies by Tuesday, 11/21/2017.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Any permission slip? Any lunch decision? (Vince, Jesse, Jadon, Joey, Ian, Miriel, Miriam, Jimmy, Sam, Zach, Sofia) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Take one set of Review2 handout.
2. 1) Teach (笔, 毛笔, 书, 书包, 尺). 2) Teach Review Sounds2 sentences #1-#5. 3) Sight read Review Sounds1 pinyin sentences. 4) Pair practice: naming 5 different school supplies.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (11/16/17)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greetings terms. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese traditional painting and calligraphy. 3) I can enjoy exploring Chinese folk art of paper cut.
Homework: Review 11 learned terms.
Procedure:
1. 1) Any signature slip? (Annaka) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Quick review. 3) Teach (Zao, Ni Zao, Zao An, Zao Shang Hao, Wu An, Wan An).
2. 1) Video clips: Chinese painting + Chinese calligraphy. 2) Showcase artifacts. 3) Cutting longevity paper pattern.

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Procedures for 11/15/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (11/15/17)

Objectives: I can explain how a solution to a system of equations relates to those equations and to a graph of those equations.
Homework: 1) Section 4.2.2 Pages 162-163 (#4-49 to #4-54) & 4.2.2 Math Notes — The Substitution Method. 2) Formative #15: Scatter Plot and the line of best fit: Tuesday, 11/21.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. Collect your cell phone. 2) Check H/W. Questions? Collect.
2. 1) In class discussion (4.2.2 #4-42). 2) Seat work. 3) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (11/15/17)

Objectives: 1) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions. 2) I can sight read pinyin sentences fluently and accurately.
Homework: Sight reading Review Sounds1: Friday, 11/17/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Any permission slip? Any lunch decision? Captains check Lesson Five character definitions. Complete your oral exam during E/I.
2. Lesson Four oral exam <=> 1) Practice your oral exam. 2) Practice sight reading pinyin sentences.

 

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (11/15/17)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greetings terms. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese publications, Chinese breakfast and Chinese noodles.
Homework: Review 5 learned terms.
Procedure:
1. 1) Any signature slip? 2) Video clips: Chinese breakfast + Chinese noodles.
2. 1) Review (Ni Hao). 2) Teach (Ni Shi, Wo ShiLao Shi, Zai Jian). 3) Pair activity. 4) Showcase Chinese publications. 5) Preview Chinese paper cut pattern (longevity).

 

 

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Procedures for 11/14/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (11/14/17)

Objectives: I can use substitution to solve systems of equations.
Homework: Section 4.2.1 Pages 156-157 (#4-36 to #4-41) & 4.2.1 Math Notes — Describing Association.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. Treat time. (1P: Amir, Sheiry; 3P: Jordan) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Check H/W. Questions? Collect. 3) Go over Equal Value and Substitution methods. 4) Go over common mistakes in chapter test and in-class discussion. 5) Go over test result data analysis.
2. 1) In class discussion (#4-22~#4-24, 4.2.1 Notes #4-31 through #4-34, 4-35 for closure). 2) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (11/14/17)

Objectives: I can showcase my mastery of Lesson Four
Homework: 1) Lesson Four oral exam: tomorrow. 2) Lesson Five character definitions is due tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Take one set of Lesson Five character worksheets. Check your e-mail for lunch menu selection. Any permission slip? Any lunch decision (fill in the table, please)? Turn in your Lesson Four character worksheet. 2) Read 24 pinyin sentences.
2. 1) Lesson Four chapter test. 2) Work on Lesson Five character definitions + Practice Lesson Four oral exam + Practice on pinyin sentences.

 

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (11/14/17)

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 1 learned greeting term. 2) Test #1: Friday, 12/1/2017.
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).

 

 

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