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  • HOMEWORK


    Friday, January 18th (due Wednesday, January 22nd)

    News - none

    Signed quizzes due Wednesday


    Tuesday, January 15th (due Wednesday, January 16th)

    News - Mirei & Lidia

    Please translate the following sententes (don't answer them, just translate):

    1. What is your English teacher's name?
    2. Who is your Chinese teacher?
    3. My Chinese name is Ma Feng.
    4. What is your last name?
    5. My friend and I both have the last name Wang.

    All Chatper 2 Quiz Thursday


    Monday, January 14th (due Tuesday, January 15th)

    News - Michael & Amaya

    Green Sheet (pick any 6 words from the chapter that you think you need more practice with.  Note - it is 6 WORDS, not 6 CHARACTERS.  Multipe character words like 没关系 count as one.)

    If this takes you less than 20 minutes, you are expected to spend the rest of the time quizzing yourself with your flashcards.


    Friday, January 11th (due Monday, January 14th)

    News - Joey & Dillon N.

    Packet p. 32 (the page that says "reading tasks" and "tiao zhan" on the top

    If you lost your packet, please complete a green sheet instead.


    Thursday, January 10th (due Friday, January 11th)

    News - Kevin & Adam

    Green Sheet:

    的,大,小,姓,对不起,没关系


    Monday, January 7th (due Wednesday, January 9th)

    News - Emma & Arthur

    Over the weekend, you completed either the listening video below (see Friday, Jan 4) or packet page 31.  Please complete the other one tonight. 


    Friday, January 4th (due Monday, January 7th)

    News - James J. & Ryan L.


    Thursday, January 3rd (due Friday, January 4th)

    News - Jade & Grace

    Packet p. 25


    Wednesday, January 2nd (due Thursday, January 3rd)

    News - Dillon & Ella

    1. Have your last quiz signed
    2. Green Sheet: 

    的, 请问,听,叫

    Remember: If your Mandarin homework takes you less than 20 minutes, you need to spend the rest of the time studying for your next quiz (for example --> try quizzing yourself with your flashcards).


    Classwork for Friday, December 21st

     

    Video Title: Christmas in China 

     

    Christmas in China – CNC World Special Report 


    Wednesday, December 19th (due Thursday, December 20th)

    News - none

    Study! Quiz tomorrow


    Tuesday, December 18th (due Wednesday, December 19th)

    News - Ray & Adiel

    Listening video.  There is a small bit of new vocabulary here.  Please use your packet or book to help.  Your quiz is Thursday.


    Monday, December 17 (due Tuesday, December 18th)

    News - Christy & Matt C.

    Packet p. 29 (character connections)


    Thursday, December 13th (due Friday, December 14th) 

    News - Aiden & Anagha

    Listening Video (write what your hear in chracters and translate to English)

    Use your book to help if you get stuck.

     


    Wednesday, December 12th (due Thursday, December 13th)

    News - none

    Green Sheet: Pick any 6 characters from the picture page that you think you need more practice with.  If you choose the stroke order green sheet, remember to look at the answers in the packet to help you.

     


    Tuesday, December 11th (due Wednesday, December 12th)

    News - Maddie & Leela

    Listening Video (write what you hear in characters and don't forget to translate to English). 

    There is some new vocabulary.  It is OK to use your book or packet to help you.

      


    Friday, December 7th (due Monday, December 10th)

    News - Christabel & Irene

    Green Sheet:

    叫,什么,名字, 龙,凤,马


    Wednesday, December 5th (due Friday, December 7th)

    News - Emily & Katie

    Green Sheet:

    名字, 龙,凤,马,王,谢

    Use your packet to help you.


    Tuesday, December 4th (due Wednesday, December 5th)

    News - Sophie Y. & Ryan 

    Print your chapter 3 flash cards here


    Monday, December 3rd (due Tuesday, December 4th)

    News - Sophie Z.N. & Eugene

    1. Have your last quiz signed.  
    2. Complete the last page of the Chinese name packet you got in class today

    A note about the Chinese name packet: Even if you already have a Chinese name, you should still complete the whole paper.  It is good practice creating names.   


    Hanukkah in China Classwork

     

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKqjxElAFcU

     

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8x1bW_fF7A

     

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jF0f9Dsy4f8&feature=related

     

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7WnhiGn13E

     

    http://studymorechinese.com/group/daily-chinese-sentence/forum/topics/how-to-say-hanukkah-in-chinese-guangming-jie


    Friday, November 30th (due Monday, December 3rd)

    News - none

    no other homework

    We begin chapter 3 on Monday


    Thursday, November 29th (due Friday, November 30th)

    News - none

    End of chapter 2 quiz tomorrow

    Tips for studying:

    1. Read the characters on your flashcards and see if you can say the pinyin and English
    2. Read the pinyin and English on your flashcards and see if you can write the characters
    3. Review the stroke order
    4. Re-watch the videos for chapter 2
    5. Read page 21 in your packet (also in your book) It says "Key Structures" on the top.
    6. Be ready to answer the following questions (I may ask you and grade your answer):
      1. "你是哪国人?"
      2. "你好吗?"
      3. "你是不是___ 国人?" 
      4. "你是___国人吗?" 

    Wednesday, November 28th (due Thurday, November 29th)

    News - Emerson & Sophie S.

    Packet p. 19 

    End of chapter 2 quiz on Friday. 


    Classwork for Wednesday, November 28th

    Click here to type your example sentences.


    Tuesday, November 27th (due Wendesday, November 28th)

    News - Andrew & James Q.

    Packet p .17

    If the packet page takes you less than 20 minutes, it's a good idea to spend a few minutes quizzing yourself with your flashcards. 

    End of chapter 2 quiz on Friday. 


    Monday, November 26th (due Tuesday, November 27th)

    News - Daniel & Matt P.

    Listening Video (DON'T FORGET TO TRANSLATE TO ENGLISH).

    It is OK to use your packet or book to help.

    End of chapter 2 quiz on Friday.  Any time your Mandarin homework takes you less than 20 minutes, it's a good idea to spend a few minutes quizzing yourself with your flashcards.  


    Wednesday, November 21st 

    Happy Thanksgiving

     


    Tuesday, November 20th (due Wednesday, November 21st)

    News - Mirei & Lidia

    Packet p. 10


    Monday, November 19th (due Tuesday, November 20th)

    News - Michael & Amaya

    1. Check out these two videos to review what we learned in class today (video 1) (video 2)
    2. Complete packet p. 11 (if you don't know a word, don't let it stop you.  Just use your packet to help you and take your best guess.  It is OK to answer in Pinyin but don't forget to include tones.  Answering in characters is also a good choice.)
    3. Have your last quiz signed by a parent 

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    Wednesday, November 14th (due Thursday, November 15th)

    News - none

    Chapter 2 Quiz 1 

    Signed grade reports due


    Tuesday, November 13th (due Wednesday, November 14th)

    News - Joey & Dillon

    1. For tomorrow, please complete the listening video below.  This listening video is a bit different.  It just asks you to write individual words.  Don't forget to check your answers in your book or packet, and circle the ones you missed.  I will collect this paper tomorrow.
    2. The grade reports I gave you need to be signed by a parent.  I will collect them on Thursday.
    3. Your chapter 2 Quiz 1 is on Thursday.  You need to know the pinyin, stroke order, and characters for all of the countries and pronouns. 

     


    Thursday, November 8th (due Friday, November 9th)

    News - Kevin & Adam

    Tonight's homework is a green sheet.  Please pick any 6 of the words below (Hint - pick the ones you think you need more work on.  You need to pick at least 6.):

    我,你,您,她,他,们,美国,法国,中国,英国,日本,台湾

     


    Friday, November 3nd (due Monday, November 5th)

    News - Emma & Arthur

    Listening Video (Write down what you hear in characters and translate to English):

     


    Thursday, November 1st (due Friday, November 2nd)

    News - James & Ryan L. 

    Green Sheet:

    日本,台湾,我,你,您,他,她,们


    Tuesday, October 30th (due Wednesday, October 31st)

    News - Jade & Grade

    Complete the green sheet assignment of your choice using the following characters:

    中,国,美,法,英,人

     Not sure how to do a green sheet?  Check out this video:

     


    Monday, October 29th (due Tuesday, October 30th)

    News - Dillon H. & Ella

              1. Hand in your quilz with a parent signature
              2. Click here to print your chapter 2 flashcards.  Don't forget to cut them out! 
              3. If you didn't finish the vocabulary video in class today (today's E block, this means you!) please finish watching it tonight: 

     


    Thursday, October 25th (due Friday, October 26th)

    News - news

    All about characters quiz tomorrow.  No other homework.


    Wednesday, October 24th (due Thursday, October 25th)

    News - Ray and Aidel

    On a separate piece of paper, please write out:

            1. Stroke names (in pinyin and English)
            2. Stroke order
            3. Radicals from your packet

    for these characters:

    characters  


    Tuesday, October 23rd (due Wednesday, October 24)

    News - Christy & Matthew C.

    Print your numbers flashcards here.  Please cut them out and spend at least 10 minutes quizzing yourself.

    Here's a link to this Quizlet set. A link to my Quizlet page is under "tools" on the left menu.  Using the Quizlet set for the number is not part of your homework tonight.  I'm just putting the link here in case you want it for later.


    Monday, October 22nd (due Tuesday, October 23rd)

    News - Tristan & Amy (and Anagha from Monday)

            1. Complete the stoke order worksheet you got in class today. Need a new copy? click here.
            2. Studying your stroke names flashcards
            3. Ancient Code games 1 and 2

    Friday, October 19th (due Monday, October 22nd)

    News - Anagha & Aiden

    Over the weekend please divide your time between the following:

            1. Complete the stoke order worksheet you got in class today. Need a new copy? click here.
            2. Studying your stroke names flashcards
            3. Ancient Code games 1 and 2

    Thursday, October 18th (due Friday, October 19th)

    News - Maddie & Leela

    Complete the worksheet you got in class today.  Need a new copy? Click here

    Character building projects due tomorrow!


    Wednesday, October 17th (due Thursday, October 18th)

    News - Christabel & Irene

    Complete the worksheet you got in class today.  Need a new copy?  Click here 


    Tuesday, October 16th (due Wednesday, October 17th)

    News - Emily & Katie

    Complete the worksheet you got in class today.  Need a new copy?  Click here.

     


    Friday, October 12th (due Monday, October 15th)

    News - Sophie Z.N. & Sophie Y.C.

    If I haven't already approved your idea for the character building project, please e-mail it to me this weekend.  My e-mail is jzhou@lexingtonma.org. Remember, don't start building your project until AFTER I have approved it.  If you have any questions about the project, email me.

     

    If you have time, also please:

            1. Spend 5-10 minutes on the Ancient Code character games here.
            2. Spend 5-10 minutes quizzing youself with your stroke types flashcards.

    Thursday, October 11th (due Friday, October 12th)

    News - Emerson & Sophie S.

            1. Spend 5-10 minutes on the Ancient Code character games here.
            2. Spend 5-10 minutes quizzing youself with your stroke types flashcards.
            3. Please also pass in your project proposals as soon as possible (hopefully tomorrow).  The Chinese dictionaries you need to look up the character are here.

    Wednesday, October 10th (due Thursday, October 11th)

    News - Emmerson & Sophie S.

    Worksheet (need a new copy, click here)


    Tuesday, October 9th (due Wednesday, October 10th)

    News - Andrew & James Q.

    No other homework


    Tuesday, October 4th (due Friday, October 5th)

    News - Daniel & Matt P. from yesterday

    No other homework.

    I will be absent tomorrow.  See you on Tuesday after the long weekend!


    Wednesday, October 3rd (due Thursday, October 4th)

    News - Daniel & Matt P.

    Pinyin quiz retake tomorrow, no other homework


    Tuesday, October 3rd (due Wednesday, October 3rd)

    News - Mirei & Lidia

    Watch this video to review the strokes we learned today in class.  I have cropped the video, since the first part isn't useful for you.  No need to hand anything in tomorrow, but feel free to grab a pencil and practice along with the video.

    Remember - All pinyin retakes are Thursday during class.  

     


    Monday, October 1st (due Tuesday, October 2nd)

    News - Michael & Amaya

    There are a few small things to do tonight:

              1. Have your quiz signed by a parent (I will check these tomorrow)
              2. Study for a retake if you need one (use pinyin games or flashcards)
              3. Check out this video...

     


    Thursday, September 27th (due Friday, September 28th)

    No news or homework.  Study for your pinyin quiz tomorrow.


    Classwork for September 27th 

    Pinyin Listening Practice #1

    Pinyin Listening Practice #2 

    Pinyin Listening Practice #3

     

    Pinyin Listening Practice #4


    Wednesday, September 26th (due Thursday, September 27th)

    News - Joey & Dillon

    Student choice: flashcards or pinyin games

    Pinyin quiz Friday


    Tuesday, September 25th (due Wednesday, September 26th)

    News - Kevin & Adam

    Listening Video

     


    Monday, September 24th (due Tuesday, September 25th)

    News - Emma & Arthur

    Listening Video (there are only 10 tonight, so please also spend some time on the Pinyin games)


    Friday, September 21st (due Monday, September 24th)

    News - James J & Ryan

    Listening Video

    Pinyin Quiz Friday


    Thursday, September 20th (due Friday, September 21st)

    News - Jade & Grace

    Listening Video


    Tuesday, September 18th (due Thursday, September 20th)

    News - None

    No other homework

    If you want a set of flashcards for the gestures vocabulary to help you prepare for quiz 1, click here.  

    You don't need to pass these in.  They are for helping you study at home. 


    Monday, September 17th (due Tuesday, September 18th)

    News - Dillon H. & Ella

    Listening video

     


    Friday, September 14th (due Monday, September 17th)

    News - Ray & Adiel

    Pinyin Listening Video 2

     


    Wednesday,September 12th (due Friday, September 14th)

    News - Christy & Matt C.

    Write down what you hear.  Any piece of paper is OK.   It's OK if you aren't sure.  Just take your best guess. Don't forget to bring in your paper so we can check it.  The video says to bring it in on Monday, because it is an old video from a past year.  You need to bring it in on Friday.

     


    Tuesday, September 11th (due Wednesday, September 12th)

    News - Tristan & Amy

    Spend 15-20 minutes on the Pinyin Games (click on "Games" on the menu on the left to find them). 


    Friday, September 7th (due Tuesday, September 11th)

    No news or homework because of the long weekend.


    Thursday, September 6th (due Friday, September 7th)

    News - Aiden & Anagha

    Listen to this video to review what we learned in class today:

     

    Spend 15 minutes on the Pinyin Games.  If the games don't work on your computer, it might help to ask a parent to update Adobe Flash on your computer. 

     


    Thursday, August 30th (due Wednesday, September 5th)

    News - Maddie & Leela

    Complete your website scavenger hunt?  Need a new copy?  Click here.


    Wednesday, August 29th (due Thursday, August 30st)

    You and a parent should read and sign your classroom expectations letter.