Dear Students and Parents: Da jiahao! 大家好!
Welcome back to a new school year of 2016 -2017.

4th grade class time:

8:50 - 9:35 (PE on E days)
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OBJECTIVES FOR CHINESE

  • Students will be able to understand simple commands, short stories and common conversations on familiar topics as well as new contexts with contextual support in Chinese.
  • Students will be able to make simple phrases in order to communicate on everyday topics and some academic topics, as well as be able to describe successfully in Chinese.
  • Students will be able to read short paragraphs using Pinyin-a Romanized alphabet system in Chinese.
  • Students will be able to recognize some simplified Chinese characters
  • Students will be able to list several cultural differences within the city, state and nation and recognize how these help them understand they are citizens of the world.
  • Students will be able to compare and contrast facts about the Chinese culture they have studied with their own environment.

HOW DO WE ACHIEVE THESE OBJECTIVES?

In order to reach these objectives, we use interactive learning methods, games, books and other literature tools, music, song, video, computer software and the language lab.
We incorporate key concepts based on the main curriculum such as math, science, geography, and social studies.

我(wǒ)会(huì)...

1.I can count 100-10,000...
2. I can name family and extended family.
3. I can describe places in our community.
4. I can name people in our community...
5. I can name fruit and vegetable …
6. I can tell my needs…
7. I can tell emotions…
8. I can name clothes…
9. I can say I have or don't have...
10. I can name people in school …
11. I can name places in school…
12. I can tell things I like or dislike...
13. I can tell time...
14. I can tell daily activities...
15. I can name food that we eat at the Thanksgiving dinner...
16. I can express feelings and emotions...
17. I can describe clothes I wear to school...
18. I can describe some gifts I would like to give for the holiday...
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恭gōng喜xǐ恭gōng喜xǐ!新xīn年nián快kuài乐lè!

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感(gǎn)恩(ēn)节(jiē)快(kuài)乐(lè)!

Happy Thanksgiving!


(wǒ)谢谢(xièxiè)爷爷(yéye),奶奶(nǎinai),外公(wàigōng),外婆(wàipó)
I am thankful for grandpa(dad's father), grandma(dad's mother), grandpa(mom's father), grandma(mom's mother).

(wǒ)谢谢(xièxiè)爸爸(bàba),妈妈(māmā)
I am thankful for father and mother.

(wǒ)谢谢(xièxiè)哥哥(gēge),姐姐(jiějiě),弟弟(dìdì),妹妹(mèimèi)
I am thankful for older brother, older sister, younger brother and younger sister.

(wǒ)谢谢(xièxiè)老师(lǎoshī)(tóngxué),朋(péngyou)
I am thankful for teachers, classmates and friends.

Chinese Vocabulary Website:

http://www.yes-chinese.com/card/card_cnpic.jsp




Chinese computer activities -

Lots of Chinese Games - http://www.digitaldialects.com/Chinese.htm

Chinese Character writing game - http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/chinese/games/characters.shtml
Practice recognizing Chinese tones - http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/chinese/games/tones.shtml
Colors in Chinese - http://hua.umf.maine.edu/Chinese/stories/xinxin/saving/colorc.html
Chinese Concentration - http://hua.umf.maine.edu/Chinese/games/fruit/fruit2.html
Animal Games
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external image game_menu_koi.gif


http://pbskids.org/sagwa/games/countingkoi/index_countingkoi.html

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Matching Game - http://pbskids.org/sagwa/games/picturesaswords/associate/index.html
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Combination Game - http://pbskids.org/sagwa/games/picturesaswords/combine/index.html http://pbskids.org/sagwa/games/picturesaswords/index.html


Look at this poster of computer vocabulary in Chinese.