Nǐhǎo! Huānyíng! 你好!歡迎/欢迎!

 

Welcome to Hong laoshi's Chinese Class!

This is going to be an exciting year during which we:

  • Play with the language
  • Experience a different culture
  • Further knowledge of other subject areas
  • Have fun through interactive activities

I look forward to learning with and from you! You are very important to me. Your voice and feedback are greatly appreciated!

Please check this website regularly for information on what we learn weekly and what you can do at home to help yourself or your child practice and review.

Other ways to get here:

District website > Schools > Select Your School > School Menu > Classroom Pages > Chinese
OR
District website > District Info > Curriculum and Instruction > Chinese Instruction Page

Contact

YHung@rochester.k12.mi.us

Schedule  3rd, 4th & 5th Grade

Monday – Baldwin
Tuesday – Delta Kelly
Wednesday – Brooklands
Thursday – Hampton
Friday – McGregor

Last updated on May 30, 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians,

I would love to share this fun, game-based learning app with you and your child! Can’t believe I heard about ChineseSkill just now! It is the Chinese version of Duolingo!

http://www.chinese-skill.com/cs.html

FYI—Duolingo offers many languages such as Spanish, French and German, but no Chinese yet. It is an awesome app as well! Makes learning so easy.

https://www.duolingo.com/

Check them out! Enjoy! :)

Show all General Announcement for Grades 3-5

What's Up in Grades 3-5?

Week 1 - I CAN describe classroom expectations, I CAN follow classroom rules & routines, I CAN say "Hi, I am OO, bye!"

Week 2 - I CAN say and trace/write "Hi, I am OO, bye!", I CAN copy my Chinese name, I CAN find Chinese classroom page at home

Week 3 - I CAN say "Hi, I am OO, bye!", I CAN sing Greeting Song, I CAN count from 0 to 10, I CAN match sound to meaning

Week 4 - I CAN follow the opening routine: Sing Greeting Song & Count from 0 to 31, I CAN engage in short conversation about greeting, I CAN match sound to meaning to symbol

Week 5 - Catch up or review session + Class monthly reward

Week 6 - I CAN lead/follow the opening routine: Sing Greeting Song & Count from 0 to 31, I CAN tell today's weather

Week 7 - I CAN lead/follow the opening routine: Sing Greeting Song & Count from 0 to 31, I CAN tell today's weather

Week 8 - I CAN lead/follow the opening routine: Sing Greeting Song, Count from 0 to 31 & Sing Weather Song, I CAN tell today's weather, I CAN say "I am a boy/girl", I CAN say "I am _____ years old"

Week 9 - I CAN identify cultural icons of Mid-Autumn Festival, I CAN describe what people do & eat on Mid-Autumn Festival, I CAN explain why people celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

Week 10 - Catch up or review session + Class monthly reward

Week 11 - I CAN lead/follow the opening routine: Sing Greeting Song, Count from 0 to 31 & Sing Weather Song, I CAN tell today's weather (Revisit - 2 new words introduced)

Week 12 (Not all the schools had this lesson) - I CAN lead/follow the opening routine: Sing Greeting Song, Count from 0 to 31 & Sing Weather Song, I CAN say the 3 primary colors

Dec. 20, 2016 (Extra instruction day @ Delta Kelly) - I CAN lead/follow the opening routine: Sing Greeting Song, Count from 0 to 31 & Sing Weather Song, I CAN identify & state colors

Week 13, 14 & 15 - I CAN lead/follow the opening routine: Sing Greeting Song, Count from 0 to 31 & Sing Weather Song, I CAN say/write the year, month, date and day of the week, I CAN sing Chinese New Year (CNY) Song

Week 16 (Not all the schools had this lesson) - I CAN sing CNY song, I CAN describe main CNY celebrations & traditions in the game of Jeopardy

Week 17 (Not all the schools had this lesson) - I CAN describe main CNY celebrations, I CAN make CNY art crafts--dragon puppet or red envelope for the 3rd, hand dragon with calligraphy writing (spring couplet) for the 4th, and sky lantern for the 5th

Week 18 - I CAN sing CNY song, I CAN make CNY art crafts, I CAN describe the 2017 Chinese Lunar New Year Gala Show

Week 19 - Catch up or review session + Class monthly reward

Week 20 (Extra instruction day @ Hampton) - I CAN count numbers from 1 to 10, I CAN use chopsticks

Week 21 - I CAN identify the 3 lucky foods/dishes eaten during Chinese New Year--fish, noodles and dumplings, I CAN explain why people eat certain foods (symbolism) on a holiday

Week 22 - I CAN say "I like __(food)__", I CAN interpert & identify 8 foods--fish, dumpling, noodle, pizza, chocolate, coke, salad & hamburger, I CAN create a menu

Week 23 - I CAN say "I don't like __(food)__", I CAN interpret & identify 5 more foods--sandwich, bread, egg, cake & ice cream 

Week 24 (Some classes will miss this lesson due to pacing and number of instructional days) - I CAN say "I want __(food)__", I CAN create a menu, I CAN use chopsticks

Week 25 - I CAN create a menu and copy food names in Chinese characters + Class monthly reward

Week 26 - I CAN say "I like __(sports)__", I CAN identify 5 ball sports--basketball, football, baseball, hockey and soccer

Week 27 - I CAN say "I like/don't like to 'play' __(sports)__", I CAN identify 5 ball sports--basketball, football, baseball, hockey and soccer, I CAN describe what an anicent Chinese sport Cuju is in English, I CAN explain the music of the Chinese language--5 tones

Week 28 - I CAN interpret & respond to "Do you like __(hobbies)__?", I CAN say "I like/don't like __(hobbies)__", I CAN identify 4 daily leisure activities--singing, dancing, reading and listening to music, I CAN (in English) desribe what the 5 tones are in the Chinese language

Week 29 - I CAN interpret & respond to "Do you like A or B?", I CAN say "I like __(hobbies)__", I CAN identify and explain 7 traditional Chinese pastimes in English--shuttlecock, diabolo, Kung Fu, Tai Chi, plaza dancing, kite-flying and calligraphy

Week 30 - I CAN create a mini-book introducing myself and describing my prefrences on foods and hobbies

Week 31 onward - Culture lessons + End-of-the-year class rewards

Have a safe and relaxing summer! :-)


Chinese Lunar New Year Carol 2017

The videos are ready! I am very proud of the kids being open-minded about different cultures! If you have not received a link from your child's classroom teacher, please email me at <YHung@rochester.k12.mi.us>.

Happy Lunar New Year!


Lunar New Year Celebration @ OU

Feb. 6, 2017
5:30-8:30 PM
Oakland Center
Banquet Rooms

Free & open to all!

For flyers, please see "Culture Events" > "Feb. 6, 2017 Lunar New Year Celebration @ OU"


Chinese New Year Gala

Jan. 25, 2017 Chinese New Year Gala @ WSU

For flyers, please see "Culture Events" > "Jan. 25, 2017 Chinese New Year Gala @ WSU"


Shun Yun 2017 @ Detroit & Grand Rapids

https://www.facebook.com/events/1203426316408585/
http://www.shenyunperformingarts.org/detroit

Dec. 22-27, 2016 @ Detroit Opera House, Detroit
Jan. 24-25, 2017 @ DeVos Performance Hall, Grand Rapids

Tickets available at http://www.shenyunperformingarts.org


ChineseSkill & Duolingo

Dear Parents/Guardians,

I would love to share this fun, game-based learning app with you and your child! Can’t believe I heard about ChineseSkill just now! It is the Chinese version of Duolingo!

http://www.chinese-skill.com/cs.html

FYI—Duolingo offers many languages such as Spanish, French and German, but no Chinese yet. It is an awesome app as well! Makes learning so easy.

https://www.duolingo.com/

Check them out! Enjoy! :)


Chinese New Year Celebrations

Feb. 11-12, 2017 @ DIA

Programs are free with museum admission and free for residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.

For flyers, please see "Culture Events" > "Feb. 11-12, 2017 @ DIA". There are 3 in total.


Upcoming Chinese Events

Dear Parents/Guardians,

If you are interested in the following events, please don’t forget to mark your calendar!

1. Chinese New Year Gala: January 25th, 2017
2. Orientation for 2017 HSSC (High School Summer Program in China)
3. Chinese Zodiac Art Contest: March 9th, 2017

All information available at: clas.wayne.edu/ci

Thank you!


Conference Schedule

Wednesday, 11/9 @ Brooklands – Room 16 – 4:30-7:30 PM
Tuesday, 11/15 @ Delta Kelly – Small conference room – 5-7:30 PM
Thursday, 11/17 @ Hampton – Chinese office in the staff work room – 5-7:30 PM

I simply went with my weekly schedule to minimize travel. Thank you for your understanding! If anything changes, it will be updated on this Chinese classroom page.

Looking forward to meeting you! Email conferences are welcomed! I may be reached at <YHung@rochester.k12.mi.us>.


Autumn Festival @ Troy High School!

Autumn Festival
@ Troy High School
Nov. 12, 2016 from 11 AM to 3 PM

Chinese food, folk music, live performance, and fashion show (Chinese traditional clothing--Hanfu, qipao, magua & tangzhuang), etc.

$5 per person; $4 if you dress in Chinese traditional outfit; $3 for children (10 & under) and seniors (60 & over); free for children (5 & under) and seniors (80 & over)

Group tickets are available for 20 people or more. Please contact via Weixin:
Troy & Rochester - "yong482313"
Canton & Ann Arbor - "gardenerpan"
Chinese weekend schools - "gardenerpan"

Tickets may be purchased at the door or online at <http://www.dchineseradio.com/event-tickets--.html>.

For flyer, please see "Culture Events" > "Nov. 12, 2016 Autumn Festival @ Troy High School".
For event pictures, please see "Culture Events" > "Nov. 12, 2016 Autumn Festival Pictures @ Troy High School". 


Class Story

Hi Dear Parents/Guardians,

Thank you for your active participation in joining the Class Story. I am overwhelmed by your support! :-) As I have about 1,050 students, I will do my best to invite you by email ASAP. Thank you for your patience and understanding! Can't wait to share our learning with you. I am very proud of the kids retaining so much Chinese from the past two years!

Friendly reminder--Permission Slip is due on Halloween. Thanks!

Warm regards,

Hong laoshi


Night Market @ Canton!

Do you like Chinese/Taiwanese/Asian street food? Bubble tea, popcorn chicken, moon cake, radish cash, beef noodle soup, curry fish balls, green onion/scallion pancakes, twisted cruller, steamed meat buns, BBQ lamb, Taiwanese cold noodles, soy milk, sushi, red bean mochi... Just to name a few! Hungry yet?!

Come check out the Night Market held in Canton on Sat., Oct. 1! There are also game booths, karaoke, crafts for children, live music and performance, etc.!

Time: 11 am - 6 pm
Admission Fee: $1 per person

For flyer, please see "Culture Events" > "Oct. 1, 2016 Night Market @ Canton".


Curriculum Night 9/22

Date: Thursday, Sept. 22nd
Time: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Location: Hampton
Room: Staff workroom right by staff lounge (Please come in the room and go pass the photocopiers!)

Dear Parents & Guardians, 你好 nihao, I apologize for not being able to be in all 5 buildings. I am planning to be at Hampton because it is my Thursday school. Thank you for your understanding! Please stop by and say hi! If you are not able to make it, email conferences are welcomed! You may reach me at <YHung@rochester.k12.mi.us>.


Classroom Page Update

Hello Dear Students & Parents, this is the 3rd year the Chinese program is offered at the elementary level. The curriculum is being developed and adjusted every day as we go. I will do my best to update resources for you ASAP. Let's say we start a new topic on a Monday, my goal is to try to get you all the information by the end of that week. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


Mid-Autumn Festival in 2016 falls on Sept. 15! We'll celebrate it around Thanksgiving! Stay tuned!

It's a time to show appreciation just like Western Thanksgiving! Families and friends reunite, eat moon cakes, and gaze at the bright full moon. The moon cakes may be purchased in Chinese grocery stores and bakeries near Rochester. Please consider trying them and sharing with your loved ones in this heart-warming holiday!


To review at home, please check out "Files & Folders"!


Our first Chinese class will begin in the week of Sept. 19!


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