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First Grade Mandarin – First Trimester (2018 – 2019)

Posted on December 20, 2017

Chinese Language Arts

  • We will focus on one topic unit within 5-8 school days. All the students will be given the vocabulary charts and leveled reading materials to review at home. By the end of each topic, students will be able to:
  1. Recognize and understand about 10 topic-related vocabularies
  2. Read and write 6-8 topic-related characters
  3. Read 1-2 topic-related texts
  4. Build sentences with the target sentence structures
  5. Create the graphic organizers to show their understanding of the topics
  6. Write a topic-related short paragraph about their own ideas
  7. Perform sentence substitutions with the target sentence structures
  8. Perform basic conversations about the topics

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

  • Internalize and follow the teacher’s directions and classroom routines
  • Understand high-frequency Chinese vocabularies in context, with the assistance of pictures, gestures or any other visual supports
  • Describe people, places, items and events with phrases
  • Produce complete topic-related sentences with standard grammar
  • Participate in the peer-to-peer conversations about the learned topics in class




  • Identify the topic-related vocabularies
  • Ask and answer the questions about the details in the text
  • Realize the fluency in the text written in patterned sentences
  • Retell the story
  • Tell the main ideas, purposes, settings, characters, and organizations of the text



  • Write the learned characters in the correct stroke orders
  • Spelling the high frequency characters
  • Label the provided pictures or objects with phrases
  • Write topic-related short paragraphs expressing the students’ own ideas



  • Numbers, Ordinal Numbers
  • EngageNY Module 1: Sums and differences up to 10
  • EngageNY Module 2: Introduction to Place Value Through Addition and Subtraction Within 20



  • Our Class Saints  
  • God is our father  
  • We believe in the blessed trinity
  • Jesus grew up in a family
  • Jesus works among people  
  • Jesus teaches us about love
  • Advent
  • Christmas


  • Seasons    
  • Scientists
  • Pumpkins
  • Spiders
  • Bats
  • Hibernation

Social Studies

  • School rules    
  • Mid-Autumn Festival
  • Fire safety
  • Christopher Columbus
  • Veteran Day
  • Pilgrims/ Wampanoag
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