Garden School Chinese Language Class (2009 -2010)

What have we learned this year? (Click any following links to see)

Grade Pre-K:

Numbers: one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten

Colors: red, yellow, green, blue, white, orange, brown

Shapes: round, square

Body Parts: hands, head, eyes, ears, nose, mouth, arms, legs, shoulder, knees, chest, stomach

Animals: horse, cat, dog, cow, sheep, bear, rabbit, duck, bird, frog

Fruits: apple, banana, watermelon, pear, cherry, grapes, orange

Comparisons: big and small, high and low, left and right, front and behind, fast and slow

Nature: Sun, moon, tree, water, dirt, fire, mountain, field

Chinese Zodiac: 12 animals

Chinese Phonetics: PINYIN

Activities and Games: Physical Exercises, Rock, Scissor and Cloth

Book and Story Reading: Brown Bear, Polar Bear, Three Little Pigs, The School, The Giving Tree, etc.

Activity Books: Numbers, Colors and Shapes, Traffic Lights, Four Seasons

Songs and Rhymes: Let's make learning fun

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
Look For a Friend
Drop a Handkerchief
If You are Happy
My Dear Mom
I Am a Big Apple
A Little Mouse
Little Rabbit
I am Little Driver
Two Tigers
Clapping Hands
I Have Two Little Hands
I Love My Family

Culture Exploration: Dumpling making, paper lantern folding, Chinese vegetable planting

DVD Show:

1. Greeting and introducing myself, students, teacher,
2. Nationalities: American, Chinese, Japanese and British
3. Where are you from?
4. I am and I am not: doctor, teacher, student
6. Introducing family members: Who is she/he? Mom, Dad, younger brother/sister, older brother/sister, grandma, grandpa

Speech:

My name is …____.
I am __ years old.
I am American.
I am a student.
I love Mom.
I love Dad.

Grade K:

Numbers: one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, up to hundred, thousand, ten thousand, hundred thousand, million

Colors: red, yellow, green, blue, white, orange, brown

Shapes: round, square

Body Parts: hands, head, eyes, ears, nose, mouth, arms, legs, shoulder, knees, chest, stomach

Animals: horse, cat, dog, cow, sheep, bear, rabbit, duck, bird, frog

Fruits: apple, banana, watermelon, pear, cherry, grapes, orange

Comparisons: big and small, high and low, left and right, front and behind, fast and slow

Nature: Sun, moon, tree, water, dirt, fire, mountain, field

Chinese Zodiac: 12 animals

Chinese Phonetics: PINYIN

Activities and Games: Physical Exercises, Rock, Scissor and Cloth

Book and Story Reading: Brown Bear, Polar Bear, Three Little Pigs, The School, The Giving Tree, etc.

Activity Books: Numbers, Colors and Shapes, Traffic Lights, Four Seasons

Songs and Rhymes: Let's make learning fun

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
Look For a Friend
Drop a Handkerchief
If You are Happy
My Dear Mom
I Am a Big Apple
A Little Mouse
Little Rabbit
I am Little Driver
Two Tigers
Clapping Hands
I Have Two Little Hands
I Love My Family

Culture Exploration: Dumpling making, paper lantern folding, Chinese vegetable planting

DVD Show:

1. Greeting and introducing myself, students, teacher,
2. Nationalities: American, Chinese, Japanese and British
3. Where are you from?
4. I am and I am not: doctor, teacher, student
6. Introducing family members: Who is she/he? Mom, Dad, younger brother/sister, older brother/sister, grandma, grandpa
7. Where is someone? Kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, etc.
8. What is this? This is a ____. What is that? That is a ____ (apple, pear, banana, watermelon, etc.)

Speech:

My name is …____.
I am __ years old.
I am American.
I am a student.
I love Mom.
I love Dad.

Grades One and Two:

Numbers: one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, up to hundred, thousand, ten thousand, hundred thousand, million

Colors: red, yellow, green, blue, white, orange, brown

Shapes: round, square

Body Parts: hands, head, eyes, ears, nose, mouth, arms, legs, shoulder, knees, chest, stomach

Animals: horse, cat, dog, cow, sheep, bear, rabbit, duck, bird, frog

Fruits: apple, banana, watermelon, pear, cherry, grapes, orange

Comparisons: big and small, high and low, left and right, front and behind, fast and slow

Nature: sun, moon, tree, water, dirt, fire, mountain, field

Seasons: spring, summer, fall, winter

Months: 12 months

Chinese Zodiac: 12 animals

Chinese Phonetics: PINYIN

Activities and Games: Physical Exercises, Rock, Scissor and Cloth

Book and Story Reading: Brown Bear, Polar Bear, Three Little Pigs, The School, The Giving Tree, etc.

Activity Books: Numbers, Colors and Shapes, Traffic Lights, Four Seasons

Songs and Rhymes: Let's make learning fun

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
Look For a Friend
Drop a Handkerchief
If You are Happy
My Dear Mom
I Am a Big Apple
A Little Mouse
Little Rabbit
I am Little Driver
Two Tigers
Bring My Song Home
Ode to the Motherland
Clapping Hands
I Have Two Little Hands
I Love My Family

Culture Exploration: Dumpling making, paper lantern folding, Chinese vegetable planting

DVD Show:

1. Greeting and introducing myself, students, teacher,
2. Nationalities: American, Chinese, Japanese and British
3. Where are you from?
4. I am and I am not: doctor, teacher, student
6. Introducing family members: Who is she/he? Mom, Dad, younger brother/sister, older brother/sister, grandma, grandpa
7. Where is someone? Kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, etc.
8. What is this? This is a ____. What is that? That is a ____ (apple, pear, banana, watermelon, etc.).
9. This is my ____. That is my ____ – (book, backpack, pen, etc.).
11. What do you want to eat? – (noodles, rice, bread, dumpling, steak, steam bun, etc.)
12. I don’'t eat Jaozi (dumplings).
13. What do you want to drink? (milk, tea, ice water, coffee, fruits juice, coca, etc.)
14. I don'’t drink milk.
16. Numbers.
17. Today is Saturday.
18. Spring, Fall, Summer, Winter
19. What is the date today?

Speech
My name is …____.
I _____________ years old.
I am American.
I am a student.
She is my Mom. Her name is ______….
My teacher is… ______.
I like bread, noodles, dumplings, milk, juice, ice water.
I have Mom, Dad, Brother, Sister, Grandma, Grandpa,
I love Mom.
I love Dad.
I love my family
.

Grade Three:

Numbers: one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, up to hundred, thousand, ten thousand, hundred thousand, million

Colors: red, yellow, green, blue, white, orange, brown

Shapes: round, square

Body Parts: hands, head, eyes, ears, nose, mouth, arms, legs, shoulder, knees, chest, stomach

Animals: horse, cat, dog, cow, sheep, bear, rabbit, duck, bird, frog

Fruits: apple, banana, watermelon, pear, cherry, grapes, orange

Comparisons: big and small, high and low, left and right, front and behind, fast and slow

Nature: sun, moon, tree, water, dirt, fire, mountain, field

Seasons: spring, summer, fall, winter

Months: 12 months

Chinese Zodiac: 12 animal

Chinese Phonetics: PINYIN

Activities and Games: Physical Exercises, Rock, Scissor and Cloth

Book and Story Reading: Brown Bear, Polar Bear, Three Little Pigs, The School, The Giving Tree, etc.

Activity Books: Numbers, Colors and Shapes, Traffic Lights, Four Seasons, Chinese Songs Book

Songs and Rhymes: Let's make learning fun

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
Look For a Friend
Drop a Handkerchief
If You are Happy
My Dear Mom
I Am a Big Apple
A Little Mouse
Little Rabbit
I am Little Driver
Two Tigers
Bring My Song Home
Ode to the Motherland

I Have Two Little Hands
I Love My Family

Culture Exploration: Dumpling making, paper lantern folding, Chinese vegetable planting

DVD Show:

1. Greeting and introducing myself, students, teacher,
2. Nationalities: American, Chinese, Japanese and British
3. Where are you from?
4. I am and I am not: doctor, teacher, student
6. Introducing family members: Who is she/he? Mom, Dad, younger brother/sister, older brother/sister, grandma, grandpa
7. Where is someone? Kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, etc.
8. What is this? This is a ____. What is that? That is a ____ (apple, pear, banana, watermelon, etc.).
9. This is my ____. That is my ____ – (book, backpack, pen, etc.).
11. What do you want to eat? – (noodles, rice, bread, dumpling, steak, steam bun, etc.)
12. I don’'t eat Jaozi (dumplings).
13. What do you want to drink? (milk, tea, ice water, coffee, fruits juice, coca, etc.)
14. I don'’t drink milk.
16. Numbers.
17. Today is Saturday.
18. Spring, Fall, Summer, Winter
19. What is the date today?

Speech
My name is …_____.
I _____________ years old.
I am American.
I am a student.
She is my mom. Her name is …____.
My teacher is… ______.
I like bread, noodles, dumplings, milk, juice, ice water.
I have Mom, Dad, Brother, Sister, Grandma, Grandpa,
I love Mom.
I love Dad.
I love my family
.