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Kindergarten Chinese Mandarin

September-December 2020

Chinese Language Arts

     We will cover 2 units in the first trimester: 1) my family and me; 2) seasons and weather change. Students will focus on one topic each week. For each week, we will name items, practice conversation, read words, read different genres, and write 3-4 basic characters. Students will be given a list of words and leveled readers to review at home.

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

  1. Listening: 1) internalize and follow classroom instructions, directions and routines; 2) understand high frequency words combined with gestures, visuals and repetition on learned topics.
  2.  Speaking: 1) imitate Chinese words and phrases; 2) provide information about myself using simple words and phrases.
  3.  Reading and literacy skills: 1) identify some simple words and phrases; 2) understand the organization and basic features of print; 3) read emergent reader texts with purpose and understanding; 4) identify story elements; 5) make reading responses; 6) identify causes and effects; 7) understand characters.
  4. Writing: 1) demonstrate the understanding of the basic writing strokes; 2) spell simple-component characters and words; 3) state an opinion or preference about the topic with help; 4) narrate a single event with help.
  5. Grammar: 1) provide information using frequently occurring nouns, action verbs, and adjectives; 2) understand parts of a sentence.

Math

Chapter 1 Numbers 0-5
Chapter 2 Numbers to 10
Chapter 3 Numbers Beyond 10
Chapter 4 Compose and Decompose Numbers 11 to 19
Begin Chapter 5 Addition

Science

Seasons and Weather Change
Life Cycle of a Pumpkin
Animals and Habitats 

Social Studies

My Family
Communities
Monthly Holidays

Religion:

1) Jesus and Holy Family
2) God Gives Us Many Gifts
3) Advent/Christmas

 

Ms. Sun – Third Trimester 2019-2020

Posted on April 14, 2020

Kindergarten Mandarin –- 3rd Trimester       

March—June 2020

 

Chinese Language Arts

     We will cover 2 units in the third trimester: 1) Communities; 2) Small Moments. Students will focus on one topic each week. For each week, we will name items, practice conversation, study words and grammars, read different genres, and learn to write frequent words and simple sentences. Students will be given a list of words and leveled readers to review at home.

 

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

  1. Oral language: 1) increase understanding words, phrases, and simple sentences related to everyday life; 2) recognize pieces of information and sometimes understand the main topic of what is being dictated; 3) provide basic information about self, family and friends. 
  2. Writing:  1) write frequent words and phrases on familiar topics; 2) write briefly about most familiar topics using very simple sentences. 
3. Reading skills: 1) identify the characters, the setting of the story, and the sequence of events; 2) tell main idea and details; 3) provide reading responses; 4) understand author’s purpose; 5) understand text and graphic features

4. Language progression:  1) understand and use some learned and memorized words and phrases; 2) use punctuation: period, comma, exclamations; 3) understand Chinese grammar: questions, pronouns, negation with and 没, action verbs, ongoing actions in the present, and basic time phrases 

 Math

              1. Measurement
              2. Review position, shapes and numbers
              3. Money and time

 

Science  

              1. Life cycle of a butterfly  
              2. Plants
              3. Motion

Social Studies

              1. Earning money
              2. Community and maps
              3. United States 
              4. Monthly holidays
              5. All about me 

Religion

              1. Prayers
              2. Lent, 3 Days and Easter 
              3. Jesus Family

 

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.

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