August 25

Chinese (2nd Grade)

2019~2020                         Chinese中文       (Second Grade)

Lesson Plan: Chinese 1

Class Structure:

This class exposes students to Chinese culture through interactive arts, crafts, modern and traditional Chinese songs, and hands on activities instructed through Smart Board, and PowerPoint.  Students will learn how to count and follow rules using Chinese.  Basic American Sign Language will also be used to communicate basic Chinese words.   Each class period will be a Chinese immersion experience.  Chinese dance and song will be performed at the Foreign Language Festival.      

Homework:

There are no homework assignments for this class.  However, class materials will be posted on the class blog for review. 

Live performances:

There will be a recording of in-class live performances for students to review on the class blog.

Textbooks:

We will be using the “Living Mandarin” & “My First Chinese Words” textbook which will serve as an overall guide to the course.  I have also selected and bought a set of reference books that will work well with the class.

Luh Jang Chen 陸璋

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August 25

Chinese (5th grade)

2019~2020                      Chinese中文  (5th grade)

Lesson Plan: Chinese 2A 

Class Structure:

This class will provide a foundation in pronunciation, everyday communication skills and recognition of Chinese words.  After Han Yu phonetics is introduced we will have the opportunity in learning to type the phonetics on the computer.  Typing skills that will build on sentence formation.  Traditional and modern Chinese songs will continue to play a big part in the process of word recognition.  We will also be able to have hands on experience with Chinese culture. 

Homework:

The daily homework for the class is to review the day’s class material I have posted on the class website. 

Tests:

A short quiz will be given and corrected during each class period.  The quizzes serve the purpose of building on the student’s knowledge from week to week. 

Live performances:

The in-class live performances will be recorded for students to review. 

Textbooks:

We will be using the “Let’s Learn Chinese” and “Speak Mandarin in One Thousand Words” for Learning Chinese textbook which will serve as an overall guide to the course.  I have also selected and bought a set of reference books that will work well with the class.

Luh Jang Chen 陸璋

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August 25

Chinese (7th grade)

2019~2020                     Chinese中文   (7th  grade)

Lesson Plan:  Chinese 1C

Class Structure:

Everyday Chinese communication skills are heavily emphasized.  These skills will be met through our experiences in cultural events (i.e. traditional Chinese painting, tai chi, food, and crafts).  The activities and lesson topics are presented in both hands on multimedia and collaborative group work.  We will build on Chinese typing skills using Han Yu phonics.  Students will be in a Chinese speaking classroom and required to express themselves in Chinese.

Homework: 

I have assigned audio links that students can access from home.  The materials contained in the links will be taught in class so students can review the materials when they get home. 

Tests: 

A short quiz will be given and corrected during each class period.  The quizzes will build on the student’s knowledge from week to week. 

Live performances:

The live in-class performances will be recorded and put on the class blog for student’s to review. 

Textbook:

We will be using “Let’s Learn Chinese”, “Speak Mandarin in One Thousand Words” and “SAT II” textbook which will serve as an overall guide to the course.  I have also selected and bought a set of reference books that will work well with the class.

Luh Jang Chen 陸璋

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August 25

Chinese (8th grade)

2019~2020                     Chinese中文  (8th grade)

Lesson Plan: Chinese 2D 

Class Structure:

Students in Chinese 2D class will continue to integrate technology into the daily classroom setting.  Students will be taught how to recognize characters and the meaning behind the words as well as use of the Chinese phonetics based method.  We will continue to build on last terms introduction to Chinese typing using Han Yu phonics.  I will also guide students in the use of the free audacity audio recording program as a language practice tool for students.  Traditional and modern Chinese songs also continue to play a big art in the process of word recognition.

Homework:

The homework will be a review of in-class materials, and will be mainly audio exercises.  There is a Chinese speaking policy in the classroom which allows me to gauge student improvement.  I will also be recording student presentations and providing instant feedback.  Additionally, mp3 links will be provided with audio clips that provide Chinese word pronunciations for the given assignment.  These audio clips will be available throughout the year and I highly recommend students to review this material.

Tests:

A short quiz will be given and corrected during each class period.  The quizzes will build on the student’s knowledge from week to week.

Live performances:

In-class performances will be recorded, and put on the class blog for student’s to review from home.

Textbook:

We will be using the “Let’s Learn Chinese” and “Speak Mandarin in One Thousand Words” textbook’s, which will serve as an overall guide to the course.  I have also selected and bought a set of reference books that will work well with the class.

Luh Jang Chen 陸璋

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September 1

Chinese Class Rubric (Middle School)

Chinese Class Rubric (Middle School)

Criteria

Ineffective

Developing

Effective

Highly Effective
Classwork60%  Absent from class and will have the opportunity to work on the classroom material through the classroom blog. Communicates in Chinese through listening, reading, speaking, and writing. Uses Chinese most of the time and uses English at a minimum. Uses every opportunity to engage with the Chinese language, and to express themselves through the language.
Homework20% Only works on the assignment in class. Correctly writes the answers. Correctly writes the answers and writes neatly. Correctly writes the answers neatly and writes both the characters and pinyin.
Quiz
10%
Does not understand the materials, and an unwillingness to learn. Is able to correctly read sentences. Is able to correctly read sentences, with the appropriate pronunciation.  Is able to correctly read sentences, with the appropriate pronunciation, and is able to speak to the classroom.
Test5% Most incorrect responses. Most correct responses. All answers correct. Correct responses, but also able to exhibit further learning.
Project5% Not willing to participate. Cooperates Cooperates, and willingly engages with the material. Cooperates, and exhibits creativity in engagement.

 

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