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Beginning Mandarin –- 3rd Trimester       

At the end of this trimester, students will be able to:  

       1.   Listen: Internalize and follow classroom instructions, directions and routines; often understand words, phrases and simple sentences related to everyday life. I can recognize pieces of information and sometimes understand the main topic of what is being said.

       2.  Speaking: communicate with teachers and peers related to everyday life; provide information about familiar topics using a variety of words, memorized phrases, and memorized expressions.

       3.  Reading: recognize a few memorized words and phrases; understand some learned and memorized words and phrases when I read.

       4.  Writing:  Write memorized words and phrases on familiar topics. I can write briefly about most familiar topics using very simple sentences.

 

 

Chinese Language Art – Foundational skills:

Students will focus on one topic each week. We will name items, practice conversations, read words and different genres, and write 4-5 basic characters and write simple sentences focusing on the use of the new learned characters, punctuations, and word spacing.

Skills:

1) Recognize a few words and phrases

2) Provide information using a variety of words and basic simple sentences

3) Basic sight words

4) Punctuation: period, comma

5) Write basic Chinese characters, phrases, and simple sentences

Reading:

1) Identify the characters, the setting of the story, and the sequence of events;

2) Make predictions

3) Use illustrations to aid in the comprehension

4) Other reading strategies

 

Math:

1) Graphs, tables, and fractions

2) Count by 5, 10 to 100

3) Money

4) Time

5) Measurement

 

Science: Living things and non-living things

1) Plants and animals

2) Matter

3) Motion

 

Social: Our Planet (6 weeks)

1) Needs and wants

2) Earth’s resources: water, soil, rock

3) Geography: different counties

4) Protect our planet

5) All about me

 

Religion:

1) Prays: Sign of the Cross; Glory Be; Grace before meals

2) Lent, 3 Days and Easter

3) Jesus mother: Hail Mary

Please feel free to use Ms. Sun’s wiki page http://mhrcasun.pbworks.com to review the lessons that have been learned in the class.