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Chinese

Lesson Plan
9 months 12 hours ago
1. Students are able to say ten colors in Chinese. 2. Students are able to say “I like or I don’t like a certain color” in Chinese. 3. Students are able to use color and fruit words to make the phrase “red apples” in Chinese.
Lesson Plan
9 months 14 hours ago
1.Students are able to repeat after fluency teacher and understand the new phrase: I eat something for breakfast/lunch/dinner 2.Students are able to use these phrase during the activities. 3.Learn the Chinese food culture and how to use chopsticks.
Lesson Plan
9 months 1 day ago
1) Students can speak the family members in Chinese “爸爸,妈妈,哥哥,弟弟,姐姐,妹妹,爷爷,奶奶”. 2) Students can use the sentence pattern “这是我的……”, to introduce the family members. 3) Students can  introduce the family members’ age and nationality, using structures :我的爸爸45岁, 他是美国人. 4) Students can sing the “family song”.
Lesson Plan
9 months 1 day ago
At the end of the lesson, students: 1. Know how to express family members in Chinese; 2. Can use the following sentence to introduce family members. 这是谁? 这是我妈妈。 那是谁?那是我哥哥。
Lesson Plan
9 months 4 days ago
Students review the numbers and vocabulary about food to prepare for the field trip on March.
Lesson Plan
9 months 1 week ago
1. The students will be able to say the words of nine body parts in Chinese. 2. They will be able to use the sentence pattern “This is ….” to talk about the body parts. Students will be able to use simple adjectives 长,短,大,小to describe their body parts.
Critical Language Project
9 months 1 week ago
Bridget Veitch (2016-2018), a TCLP mentor teacher at LaSalle Language Academy in Chicago, Illinois, used the CLP grant she received to organize the first Spring Festival held at her school. The event significantly raised awareness of Chinese Language education at the school and showcased student dedication, involvement, and learning, promoting community building around Chinese language and culture. Over 300 attendees joined the festivities, a very strong showing in comparison with other types of the “language events” sponsored by the school. Nearly 100% of the Mandarin language learners performed in some way at the event and students took pride in their participation. Parents were also proud of their children’s participation and are now even more motivated to support the school’s Mandarin program
Critical Language Project
9 months 1 week ago
With funding from a CLP grant, Cui Yi (2017-2018) hosted the Chinese Culture Festival at Suder Montessori School in Chicago, Illinois. This was an opportunity for students to showcase their work and for parents and community members to see the positive impact the Mandarin program has on their school. The festival activities focused on the traditions of the Chinese Spring Festival and utilized musical and art performances by students, as well as classroom activities, to highlight the progress students have made throughout the year.
Critical Language Project
9 months 1 week ago
This CLP, awarded to Li Jing (2017-2018) supported Nasalle Grays River Valley School's Chinese Exhibition Show on February 24, 2018. The show was open to parents and community members and featured three parts. Students learning Mandarin at the school performed traditional Chinese dances, including a fan dance, ribbon dance, and lantern dance, all set to Chinese songs. The second part of the show had an exhibition of students’ work from the 4th and 5th grades, including students’ calligraphy, drawing, crafts and research about China. Finally, the evening ended with students sharing what they have learned about Chinese food and sampling traditional Chinese dumplings. Overall, 80 students participated in the 7 dances in the show and in the creation of 9 Chinese Cultural Boards for the cultural exhibition. 15 parent group volunteers also participated.
Lesson Plan
9 months 1 week ago
Students can: 1. say 剪纸(paper cutting) and 囍(double happiness) in Chinese. 2. understand the history of traditional Chinese paper cutting and the significance of double happiness in Chinese culture. 3. cut 囍 out of red paper following the instructions.

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