11st Grade Syllabus

January, 2015


1. Textbook


1.1. Chinese Level 11 by Jinan University, China.  A total of four units twelve lessons.

1.2. SAT II Chinese by Association of North California Chinese School.  Include six SATII Chinese tests with solution.


2. INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS


At the end of semester the students are able to

  -know 200 new Chinese Characters in Lesson eleven.

  -read Chinese story.

  -write Chinese essay with 400 Chinese characters.

  -use Chinese punctuation correctly

  -have the ability to use Chinese character structure regulation to identify the meaning     and the sound of new characters.

  -do conversation fluently in class.

  -get 740/800 score on SAT II Chinese Subject Test.


3. Grades


Course component:

 

-Homework                     20%

-Essay                              10%

-Quiz                                   20%                          

-Midterm test                  20%

-Final test                        20%

-Class conduct 5%

-Attendance                     5%

 

For the student who submitted Chinese essay to Chinese New Paper 《亚美导报》will receive extra 10 points to final exam and will get a mark on semester student report.


4. Objectives


4.1. New Chinese characters, phrases and sentences focus on learning.

4.2. Fluent in reading the text, and can recite key passages.

4.3. Four common Chinese character structure regulations

4.4. Note the difference between identical and similar to the pronunciation of the word.

4.5. Learn words, phrases, sentences expansion and replacement.

4.6. Student essay writing

4.7. SAT II Chinese subject test

 


5. Policy and school expectation


5.1 school policy (see ICCCI Chinese School Student Code of Conduct)

5.2 Classroom expectation

           5.2.1. Students have to do their homework and turn in on time.

           5.2.2. If students absent on the midterm or final day, the parents are responsible           for taking care of the test at home and return the test to teacher.

           5.2.2. No eating, no colored drinks in the classroom.

           5.2.3. No pencil sharpening and no cell phone in the classroom.

           5.2.4. The behaviors in the class

                         Sit up

                         Listen

                         Ask and answer

                         Nod

                         Track the speaker

          5.2.5. Keep the desk clean and clean up the carpet around the desk at      dismissal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 Fall Semester Schedule


Week

Topics/Activities

Week 1

Teacher and students introduce themselves.

Learn New Characters with reading and writing in Lesson 1

Character connection game.

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of listening in Test One with a problem explanation after the test

Week 2

Topic time for speaking exercise.

Review the characters we learned in lesson 1

Having a character memorize quiz.

Lesson 1 reading.

Sentences and phrases exercise in the class

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of grammar in Test One with a problem explanation after the test

Week 3

Topic time for speaking exercise.

Review the characters we learned in lesson 1

Read Lesson 1 reading source on the textbook.

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of Reading comprehension(1) in Test One with a problem explanation after the test

Essay assignment

Week 4

Topic time for speaking exercise.

Learn New Characters with reading and writing in Lesson 2

Character connection game.

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of reading comprehension(2) in Test One with a problem explanation after the test

Lesson one homework is due

Essay rough draft and tutorials

Week 5

Topic time for speaking exercise.

Review the characters we learned in lesson 2

Having a character memorize quiz.

Lesson 2 reading.

Sentences and phrases exercise in the class

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of listening in Test two with a problem explanation after the test

Essay is due

Week 6

Topic time for speaking exercise.

Review the characters we learned in lesson 2

Read Lesson 2 reading source on the textbook.

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of grammar in Test two with a problem explanation after the test

Chinese essay modifying, re-writing; submit to 《亚美导报》.

Week 7

Topic time for speaking exercise.

Learn New Characters with reading and writing in Lesson 3

Character connection game.

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of reading comprehension(1) in Test two with a problem explanation after the test

Lesson two homework is due

Week 8

Topic time for speaking exercise.

Review the characters we learned in lesson 3

Having a character memorize quiz.

Lesson 3 reading.

Sentences and phrases exercise in the class

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of reading comprehension(2) in Test two with a problem explanation after the test

Week 9

Topic time for speaking exercise.

Review the characters we learned in lesson 3

Read Lesson 3 reading source on the textbook.

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of listening in Test three with a problem explanation after the test

Week 10

 

Do unit review One

Lesson three homework is due

Week 11

Topic time for speaking exercise.

Learn New Characters with reading and writing in Lesson 4

Character connection game.

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of grammar in Test three with a problem explanation after the test

Week 12

Topic time for speaking exercise.

Review the characters we learned in lesson 4

Having a character memorize quiz.

Lesson 4 reading.

Sentences and phrases exercise in the class

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of reading comprehension(1) in Test two with a problem explanation after the test

Week 13

Topic time for speaking exercise.

Review the characters we learned in lesson 4

Read Lesson 4 reading source on the textbook.

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of reading comprehension(2)  in Test three with a problem explanation after the test

Week 14

Final exam review

Week 15

Final Exam.

Class Chinese end of year party


 

 

Spring Semester


Week

Topics/Activities

Week 1

Topic time for speaking exercise.

Learn New Characters with reading and writing in Lesson 5

Character connection game.

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of listening in Test four with a problem explanation after the test

Week 2

Topic time for speaking exercise.

Review the characters we learned in lesson 5

Having a character memorize quiz.

Lesson 5 reading.

Sentences and phrases exercise in the class

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of grammar in Test four with a problem explanation after the test

Week 3

Topic time for speaking exercise.

Review the characters we learned in lesson 5

Read Lesson 5 reading source on the textbook.

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of reading comprehension(1)  in Test four with a problem explanation after the test

Essay assignment

Week 4

Topic time for speaking exercise.

Learn New Characters with reading and writing in Lesson 6

Character connection game.

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of reading comprehension(2) in Test four with a problem explanation after the test

Lesson 5 homework is due

Essay rough draft and tutorials

Week 5

Topic time for speaking exercise.

Review the characters we learned in lesson 6

Having a character memorize quiz.

Lesson 6 reading.

Sentences and phrases exercise in the class

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of listening in Test five with a problem explanation after the test

Essay is due

Week 6

Topic time for speaking exercise.

Review the characters we learned in lesson 6

Read Lesson 6 reading source on the textbook.

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of grammar  in Test five with a problem explanation after the test

Week 7

Lesson 6 homework is due

Lesson 4 to 6 review

Do review two on the textbook

Week 8

Topic time for speaking exercise.

Learn New Characters with reading and writing in Lesson 7

Character connection game.

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of reading comprehension(1) in Test five with a problem explanation after the test

Week 9

Topic time for speaking exercise.

Review the characters we learned in lesson 7

Having a character memorize quiz.

Lesson 7 reading.

Sentences and phrases exercise in the class

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of reading comprehension(2)  in Test five with a problem explanation after the test

Week 10

Topic time for speaking exercise.

Review the characters we learned in lesson 7

Read Lesson 7 reading source on the textbook.

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of listening  in Test six with a problem explanation after the test

Week 11

Topic time for speaking exercise.

Learn New Characters with reading and writing in Lesson 8

Character connection game.

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of grammar in Test six with a problem explanation after the test

Lesson 7 homework is due

Week 12

Topic time for speaking exercise.

Review the characters we learned in lesson 8

Having a character memorize quiz.

Lesson 8 reading.

Sentences and phrases exercise in the class

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of reading comprehension(1)  in Test six with a problem explanation after the test

Week 13

Topic time for speaking exercise.

Review the characters we learned in lesson 8

Read Lesson 8 reading source on the textbook.

Take SAT II Chinese Subject Test of  reading comprehension(2) in Test six with a problem explanation after the test

Week 14

Lesson 8 homework is due

Review from lesson 1 to lesson 8

Week 15

Final test

End of semester party