Archive for December, 2017

Procedures for 12/19/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (12/19/17)

Objectives: I can write equations for geometric sequences and connect them to exponential functions..
Homework: 1) Section 5.3.1 Pages 224-225 (#5-107~#5-109). 2) Formative #17 (Geometric Sequence): Friday, 1/5/2017.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return homework / quiz papers. (HR) Distribute cards and relay message. Collect your cell phone. (HR) Move couch to auditorium at 8:00 am with the help of this sofa delivery service. Complete homework when we come back. 2) Check H/W. Questions? Collect.
2. 1) In class discussion (#5-91 ~ #5-94). 2) Surprise. 3) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

MS 5P Chinese I Class (12/15/17)

Objectives: 1) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions about family and siblings. 2) I can sing Christmas songs in Chinese.
Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment. 2) Family photo is due on Thursday, 1/4/2018. 3) Reading text passages quiz: Monday, 1/8/2018.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Take one copy of Lesson Six conversation questions handout. Ask for retake application form. (Sofia, Zach, Jimmy, Jesse, Megumi) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Teach (工人, 医, 护士). 3) Go over conversation questions #11-#14. 4) Go over character list.
2. 1) Read through Christmas songs handout. 2) Song time! 3) Conversation question practice.

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (12/19/17)

Objectives: 1) I can name colors in Chinese. 2) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Forbidden City in China.
Homework: Quiz #2 (4 sibling terms + 11 colors): Monday, 1/8/18.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return oral presentation draft #1 paper. Please rewrite for better credit. (Rose) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Quick review (4 colors). 3) Teach (hong se, huang se, bai se, hei se). 4) Teach (shang, nian ji). Write sentence #6. Read sentences #1-#6.
2. 1) Video clips: Forbidden City. 2) Culture reading: Chinese food.

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Procedures for 12/18/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (12/18/17)

Objectives: I can compare patterns of growth in linear and exponential tables.
Homework: 1) Section 5.3.1 Pages 224-225 (#5-85 ~ #5-90). 2) Chapter 5 team test: Monday, 1/8/18, Chapter 5 individual test: Thursday, 1/11/18.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. Any socks for Huddle Socks Driver? Collect your cell phone. (1P: Lily, Jordan; 3P: Carly) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Check H/W. Questions? Collect. 3) Common mistakes / Recap + Quiz #16. 4) Motivation Monday.
2. In class discussion (#5-82 ~ #5-84).

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (12/15/17)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of Lesson Five. 2) I can write about my family in Chinese. 3) I can sing Christmas songs in Chinese. 4) I can prepare for my midterm.
Homework: N/A
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Take a copy of Christmas song lyrics. (Mirial, Jacob, Zach, Jimmy, Halle, Miriam, Ian, Joey, Jesse, Vince): Lesson Five chapter test + turn in your Lesson Five character worksheet.
2. 1) Return papers (quiz, skit, character worksheet, chapter test). 2) Check your e-mail for Mid-term Study Guide & links to Christmas songs. 3) Work on your family paragraph + read study guide + enjoy the music!!

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (12/18/17)

Objectives: 1) I can name colors in Chinese. 2) I can talk about myself in Chinese.
Homework: Review 4 learned colors.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return quiz #1 paper. (Rose, Olivia) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Pass out colors flash cards. Teach (hong se, huang se, bai se, hei se). 3) Teach Chinese date format + (de, sheng ri, nian, yue, ri). 4) Write sentence #5. Read sentences #1-#5. Collect oral presentation draft 1.
2. Video clips: Terracotta Warriors.

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Procedures for 12/15/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (12/15/17)

Objectives: I can convert between explicit and recursive equations for arithmetic sequences..
Homework: Section 5.2.3 Page 222 (#5-76 ~ #5-81).
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. (HR) Any socks for socks drive? Collect your cell phone. (1P: Sheiry / Macro, Emma W., Kane; 3P: Grace R. / Breanna, Brianna) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Check H/W. Questions? Collect. 3) Math Notes + Recap…
2. 1) In class discussion (#5-71 ~ #5-74). 2) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (12/15/17)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of Lesson Five. 2) I can talk about my family in Chinese.
Homework: N/A
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Turn in your Lesson Five character worksheet. Complete all makeup by the end of today. (Jadon, Megumi / Sam) talk to Ms. Chang, please. (Calvin, Jesse, jimmy, Vince, Megumi) report to Ms. Chang at 6P, please. 2) Go over 2 common mistakes. 2) Lesson Five chapter test.
2. 1) If you are done with the chapter test, draft your family paragraph (textbook page 43).

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (12/15/17)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of Chinese counting principle. 2) I can talk about myself in Chinese.
Homework: N/A
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review. 2) Complete origami #2 and collect as grade. 3) Quiz #1.

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Procedures for 12/13/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (12/13/17)

Objectives: I can identify, use and apply the vocabulary and notation for arithmetic sequences and develop formulas for the nth term.
Homework: Section 5.2.2 Page 219 (#5-65 ~ #5-70).
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. Collect your cell phone. (1P: Sheiry; 3P: Grace R., Brianna) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Turn in your H/W from yesterday (1P: Sofia, Sam, Sarah, Marco; 3P: Christian, Grace B., Grace R., Jordan, Breanna). Questions? Collect. 3) Common mistakes (scientific notation, no solution <=> undefined, square root value).
2. 1) In class discussion (#5-56 ~ #5-57). 2) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (12/13/17)

Objectives: 1) I can describe my family in Chinese. 2) I can prepare for my chapter test.
Homework: 1) Chinese character writing assignment. 2) Study for chapter test.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Update in Study Guide. Update in oral exam (Wednesday / Thursday). 2) Skit presentation (Jesse/Zach, Joey/Ian). 3) Teach (家, 有, 没, 个, 和).
2. 1) Reading comprehension practice. 2) Listening comprehension practice. 3) Writing practice (Lesson Six: textbook pages 43-44).

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (12/13/17)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can gain culture knowledge about Great Wall of China and Chinese food.
Homework: Quiz #1: tomorrow. Review 10 Chinese number characters.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review (一 to 十). Count from zero to one hundred. 2) Teach (baba, mama, gege, didi, jiejie, meimei, he, liang). 3) Write sentence #4. Read sentences #1~#4.
2. 1) Video clip (Great Wall of China). 2) Origami time.

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Procedures for 12/12/17

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

Objectives: I can identify sequences generated by adding a constant as arithmetic, and those generated by multiplying by a constant as geometric.
Homework: Section 5.2.1 Pages 214-215 (#5-50 ~ #5-55).
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. Collect your cell phone. (1P: Matt / Sofia; 3P: Tommy, Carly / Maria) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Check H/W. Questions? Collect. 3) Explain H/W from yesterday.
2. 1) In class discussion (#5-41 ~ #5-43). 2) (3P) BeeTV announcement. 3) Get answer document for H/W. Seat work: homework time (Collect) + Retake with Ben.

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can prepare for my chapter test. 2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.
Homework: 1) Oral exam starts today. 2) Turn in / E-mail Ms. Chang a family picture by Thursday, 1/4/18. 3) VC activities are due tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Get a set of exit slips. 2) Skit presentation (Joey/Ian; Jesse/Zach; Neela/Sofia). 3) Read textbook pages 36-37. 4) Read from text passage slip. 5) Go over textbook pages 41-42: Something to Know. 6) Writing practice.
2. 1) Get a culture reading article (“The Four Treasures of the Study”). 2) Go over answer key to exit slip. 3) Oral exam modeling. 4) Skit presentation.

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Procedures for 12/11/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (12/11/17)

Objectives: I can identify sequences generated by adding a constant as arithmetic, and those generated by multiplying by a constant as geometric..
Homework: 1) Section 5.2.1 Pages 213-214 (#5-44 ~ #5-49). 2) Turn in all makeup work and complete retake (FA#15-Scatter Plot with TI-84) by Friday, 12/15/17, please. 3) Chapter 5 team test: Friday, 1/5/18.
Procedure:
1. 1) Sit on your new seat. Return papers. Collect your cell phone. (1P: Sheiry, Matt; 3P: Grace R.) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Check PB for accuracy, please. 2) Check H/W. Questions? 3) Motivational Monday.
2. 1) In class discussion (#5-41 ~ #5-43). 2) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (12/11/17)

Objectives: 1) I can present a skit that I created independently or with a partner. 2) I can name family members in Chinese.
Homework: 1) Lesson Five oral exam starts from tomorrow. 2) Complete all VC activities by Wednesday, 12/13/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. (Ian/Joey, Jesse/Zach, Becky/Hallie, Calvin/Chris) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Show your Lesson Six character Definitions to Halle (司威丽 si1 wei1 li4), if you have not yet. Sign up your time slot for oral exam. 2) Go over VC reading comprehension activity.
2. 1) Skit presentation. 2) Teach (爸爸, 妈妈, 哥哥, 弟弟, 姐姐, 妹妹).

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (12/11/17)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 2) I can explore origami. 3) I can gain culture knowledge about Chinese martial arts and jianzi.
Homework: Quiz #1 (Connecting the Dots). Review 10 number characters.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return test #2 paper. Go over quiz #1 format. No Exploratory Chinese class tomorrow. 2) Teach (jia, you, ge ren). Write sentence #3. Read sentences #1-#3. 3) Video clips: Chinese martial arts / hacky sack.
2. Origami time.

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Procedures for 12/8/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (12/8/17)

Objectives: I can identify an example of exponential decay and compare it to the linear function from the previous lesson..
Homework: Section 5.1.3 Pages 208-209 (#5-34 ~ #5-39).
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. Collect your cell phone. (1P: Sheiry, Matt / Sam / Sarah, Sheiry, Kane; 3P: Grace R. / Breanna, Brian, Elise, Lidia / Alaina, Jordan, Brian, Grace R.) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2)

2. 1) In class discussion (#5-28 ~ #5-31). 2) Show grade breakdown from Chapter Four Individual Test. Return Chapter Four Individual Test paper. Collect. #13 is counted as bonus question. Award time (1P: Natalie, Miranda; 3P: Alaina, Maria, Christina). 3) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (12/8/17)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of Lesson Five vocabulary. 2) I can prepare for my skit presentation. 3) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions. 4) I can prepare for my Lesson Five chapter test.
Homework: 1) Skit presentation: Monday, 12/11/17. 2) Virtual classroom activities are due on Wednesday, 12/13/17. 3) Lesson Six character definitions: Monday, 12/11/17. 4) Lesson Five oral exam starts from Tuesday, 12/12/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Take one copy of Lesson Six character worksheet. Turn in your skit hardcopy and checklist. (Zach, Vince, Ian, Jesse / Hallie, Chris) talk to Ms. Chang, please. 2) Lesson Five vocabulary quiz. 3) Writing practice.
2. 1) Pair activity: rehearse lessons 4 & 5 skit. 2) Oral exam practice. 3) VC activities. 4) Lesson Six character definitions.

 

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (12/8/17)

Objectives: 1) I can showcase my mastery of 20 Chinese characters. 2) I can talk about myself in Chinese. 3) I can gain culture knowledge about Chinese sports.
Homework: Quiz #1 (connecting the dots): Thursday, 12/14/17
Procedure:
1. 1) Take one copy of Oral Presentation handout. 2) Test #2. 3) Go over oral presentation handout. 4) Write / read sentences #1-#2.
2. 1) Video clips: Chinese martial arts / Chinese yoyo. 2) Showcase artifact (Chinese yoyo).

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Procedures for 12/7/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (12/7/17)

Objectives: I can showcase my mastery of chapter four.
Homework: N / A
Procedure:
1. 1) Collect your cell phone. (1P: Mia, Vlad, Miranda; 3P: Bella, Carly) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Turn in your Chapter 4 Review Worksheet.
2. Chapter Four individual test (Ms. Chang returns your papers).

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (12/7/17)

Objectives: 1) I can finalize my skit. 2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions. 3) I can prepare for my chapter test.
Homework: 1) Lessons 4 & 5 skit is due tomorrow. 2) Lesson Five vocabulary quiz: tomorrow. 3) VC activities are open until next Wednesday, 12/13/17. 4) Know all learned characters for writing practice tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Captains check completion of Grammar Corrections worksheet. 2) Go over Grammar Corrections worksheet. 3) Go over study guide. 4) Read text passages pages 32-35. 5) Clarify question word / question particle. 6) Writing practice. 7) Modeling conversation questions.
2. Seat work: 1) Finalize your skit. 2) Conversation question practice. 3) VC activities.

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can count from zero to one hundred. 2) I can prepare for my test tomorrow. 3) I can gain culture knowledge about abacus and paper. 4) I can have fun exploring origami.
Homework: Review 20 characters.
Procedure:
1. 1) Counting. 2) Test #2 pretest.
2. 1) Video clips: abacus / paper. 2) Culture reading: Lucky and unlucky numbers. 3) Showcase artifacts (abacus, newspaper). 4) Origami time!!

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Procedures for 12/6/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (12/6/17)

Objectives: I can review material from Chapter 4..
Homework: 1) Review for your individual test tomorrow. 2) Complete all retakes and turn in all makeup by Friday, 12/15/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. Collect your cell phone. (1P: Mia, Marco, Kane, Sarah; 3P: ) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Answer key to Chapter 4 review worksheet has been posted under resource link in Ms. Chang’s daily blog. 2) Check H/W. Questions? Collect. 3) Questions on your Chapter 4 Review Worksheet / team test?
2. 1) In class discussion (speed dating review). 2) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

 

MS 5P Chinese I Class (12/6/17)

Objectives: 1) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions. 2) I can create a skit independently or in pairs. 3) I can polish my listening comprehension through viewing video clips.
Homework: 1) Lesson Five vocabulary quiz / skit + checklist: Friday, 12/8/17. 2) Grammar Corrections worksheet is due tomorrow. 3) Complete all makeup work and retakes by Friday, 12/15/17. 4) Mid term: Thursday, 1/11/18 and Friday, 1/12/18.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Get a copy of Lesson Five Grammar Correction worksheet. Ms. Chang already shared Lesson Five chapter test study guide with you. Will go over it tomorrow. 2) Sample problems for quiz on Friday.
2. 1) Video clips (Fluent). 2) Pair/independent work: Conversation questions practice / Finalize your skit / Grammar Corrections worksheet / practice with Ms. Chang.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (12/6/17)

Objectives: 1) I can understand Chinese counting principle. 2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese embroidery. 3) I can play rock, scissors and paper in Chinese.
Homework: 1) Test #2: Friday, 12/8/17. 2) Quiz #1 (connecting the dots): Thursday, 12/14/17..
Procedure:
1. 1) Take one copy of Chinese number table. Return character writing worksheet. 2) Quick review (20 characters). 3) Go over Chinese counting principle + Counting.
2. 1) Video clips: number rapping / Chinese embroidery. 2) Cultural reading: Rock, Scissors and Paper game. 3) Showcase artifacts (embroidery). 4) Game time: Rock, Scissors and Paper. 5) Pass out colored paper + Origami time.

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Procedures for 12/5/17

HS 1P/3P Algebra I Class (12/5/17)

Objectives: I can generate data and model the data collected with tables, equations, and graphs.
Homework: 1) Section 5.1.2 Pages 204-205 (#5-22~#5-27) & Math Notes — Continuous and Discrete Graphs. 2) Chapter Four Review Worksheet is due tomorrow.
Procedure:
1. 1) Return papers. Collect your cell phone. (1P: Natalie, Marco, Mia, Kane, Sheiry, Sara; 3P: Brian, Carly, Lydia, Elise, Breanna, Grace R.) talk to Ms. Chang, please. Go over common mistakes. 2) Check H/W. Questions? Collect.
2. 1) In class discussion (#5-18 ~ #5-21). 2) (3P) BeeTV announcement.

 

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

Objectives: 1) I can read text passages accurately and fluently. 2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions. 3) I can create a skit independently or with a partner.
Homework: Lesson Five chapter test: Friday, 12/15/17.
Procedure:
1. 1) Greetings. Take one copy of Lesson Five text passages slip. Return pinyin sentences papers. (Jimmy, Halle) talk to Ms. Chang, please 2) Review all learned characters. 3) Writing practice. 4) Teach (概, 客气).
2. 1) Read text passages. 2) Go over 4th round question. Conversation questions Q/A.

 

MS 7P Exploratory Chinese (12/5/17)

Objectives: 1) I can say numbers in Chinese. 2) I can write simple Chinese characters. 3) I can gain cultural knowledge about silk.
Homework: Review all 20 Chinese characters.
Procedure:
1. 1) Quick review. 2) Teach (九, 十, 百, 零). Collect.
2. 1) Video clips: silk / silk cocoon.

 

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