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Beginning Mandarin

December-March

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

1.  Listen: Recognize some familiar words and phrases; understand familiar words, phrases and simple sentences in context.

2.  Speak: Attempt to use words and phrases being used in the classroom by teachers and peers; provide information about very familiar topics using a variety of words and memorized phrases.

3.  Read: Understand some learned and memorized words and phrases.

4.  Write:  Write memorized phrases on familiar topics.


 

Chinese Language Art – Foundation skills:

Students will focus on one topic each week. While discussing the essential questions in this topic, students will read different genres, study Mandarin grammars, and learn to write frequent words.

Skills:

1) use frequently occurring nouns, verbs and adjectives

2) understand and use question words

3) produce words and phrases in shared language activities

4) spell frequently used characters

5) Write basic Chinese characters and phrases

6) Practice narrative writing with help

 

Reading:

With prompting and support,

1) Identify story structure;

2) Understand characters, key details and give reading responses;

3) Use illustrations to aid in comprehension

4) read emergent reader texts with purpose and understanding

 

 

Social Studies: Communities

1) Holidays around the world (Christmas, New Year, Chinese New Year)

2) Our community now and then

3) Community helpers

4) Individual human needs

 

Science: Winter

1) Weather and animals in winter

2) How things move

 

Math:

1) Positions

2) Numbers to 31

3) Numbers to 100

4) Tables and Graphs

5) Money

6) Time

 

Religion:

1) Advent / Christmas

2) Jesus Love Us

3) Lent

 

 

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.