• Semester 2

    Week 10 Mandarin Matrix Unit 7

    Teaching Outcome

    Students can listen and understand the We Read Story "Is Today My Birthday?"

    Students can match "天 sky/day“ and "生 birth" with correct pictures.

    Students can write "天“ and "生" in correct stroke orders.

     

    Week 9 Mandarin Matrix Unit 7

    Teaching Outcome

    Students can listen and understand the Teacher Read Story "Whose Birthday It Is Today?"

    Students can match "日 sun/day“ and "月 moon/month" with correct pictures.

    Students can write "日 sun/day“ and "月 moon/month" in correct stroke orders.

    日月水火:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nP0z7x8piiw

     

    Week 8 Mandarin Matrix Unit 6

    Teaching Outcome

    Students can read the We Read Story "It's Raining" with minimum help.

    Students can read the Student Read Story "Go to the Bathroom" by themselves and pass the test.

    Student did their Unit 6 Cold Read.

    雨雨快走开Rain Rain Go Away: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XIMyjNXZ4jw

    男孩女孩Boys and Girls: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LErkeOo7BhM

    男孩和女孩不一样: A story about the difference between boys and girls: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6uHmx4xcnI

     

    Week 7 Mandarin Matrix Unit 6

    Teaching Outcome

    Students kept working one their Mandarin speeches.

    Students can match "土 soil“ and "雨 rainl" with correct pictures.

    Students can write "土 soil“ and "雨 rainl" in correct stroke orders.

     

    Week 6 Mandarin Matrix Unit 6

    Teaching Outcome

    Students kept working one their Mandarin speeches.

    Students can match "田 farmland“, "力 strength", "男 man/boy" and "女 women/girl" with correct pictures.

    Students can write "田“, "力", "男" and "女" in correct stroke orders.

     

    Week 5 Mandarin Matrix Unit 6

    Teaching Outcome

    Introduce topics for Mandarin Speech Competition.

    Read U6 Teacher Read Book "Plant Flowers" and introduce the meaning of key characters. (This book is also closely related to the science topic of the speech competition.)

     

    Week 4 Mandarin Matrix Unit 5

    Teaching Outcome

    Students can read the Student Read Book "A Horse Taking Pictures".

    Students can recognize, pronounce and write "马horse", "牛cow/ox/bull", "鸟bird", "虫worm/insect", and "羊goat/sheep".

    Students finished U5 cold read.

     

    Week 3 Chinese New Year Celebration Week

    Teaching Outcome

    We practiced songs for Chinese New Year.

    We made art crafts about the Year of Mouse.

    We talked about Chinese New Year traditions.

    Happy New Year Songs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIQ5_QlHSgI

    Meow like Cats (Kids loved the song 5th grade sang and asked me to put the link here): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bNlmR0_vghw

     

    Week 2 Mandarin Matrix Unit 5

    Teaching Outcome

    Students can understand and read the We Read Story "Show and Tell" after the teacher or record.

    Students can recognize characters "马horse", "牛cow/ox/bull", "鸟bird", "虫worm/insect", and "羊goat/sheep" and match with correct pictures.

    Students can copy these characters in correct stroke orders.

    Our song for Chinese New Year Celebration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVeTF79ZDrE

     

    Week 1 Mandarin Matrix Unit 5

    Teaching Outcome

    Students can understand and read the Teacher Read Story "Whose Shoe is this?" after the teacher or record.

    Students can understand "马horse", "牛cow/ox/bull", "鸟bird", "虫worm/insect", and "羊goat/sheep" when they hear them and act out correct motions.

    Ant's Shoe Store: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjNc8r_-GE8

    How Many Sheep: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWhS_i-s-GM

     

     

    Semester 1

    Week 18 Mandarin Matrix Unit 4

    Teaching Outcome

    Students can understand and read the We Read Story "Ant Soldier" with support.

    Students can read the Student Read Story "Monkeys on Field Trip" by themselves and finish the exercises and tests.

     

    Week 17 Mandarin Matrix Unit 4

    Teaching Outcome

    Students can understand the Teacher Read Story "Little Firefighters" and read after the teacher or record.

    Students can use the characters they've learned so far to create longer sentences, e.g. 一个人坐在大山上。One person is sitting on top of the big mountain。一个人不坐在水里。One person is not sitting in the water.

    I am a Firefighter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1c_SZyJq7U

    Drink More Water: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5YaZlGD1lI

    Ten Little Indians: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSWEIHEuhW4

     

    Week 15 Mandarin Matrix Unit 4

    Teaching Outcome

    Students can recognize and write "人person", "水water", "山mountain" and "火fire".

    Students can read and make up sentences about e.g. 人在水里。The person is in the water.

    A funny video with character "山“ in it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQa02mCoVIU

     

    Week 14 Mandarin Matrix Unit 3

    Teaching Outcome

    Students can read U3 Student Read Book "Sit Down" independently and finish the exercises and tests.

     

    Week 13 Mandarin Matrix Unit 3

    Teaching Outcome

    Students can understand U3 We Read book "Haircut" and read after teacher.

    Students can write "里inside" and "在is here" in correct stroke orders.

    Students can ask and answer "...在哪里?Where is ..." "...在这里。... is here."

    Students can ask and answer "...在不在?Is ... here or not here?" "... 在/不在。... is here/ is not here.

    Where is my friend: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QH5pvIO9OGQ

    Hide and seek (up down inside outside): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94QppwfSCxk

     

    Week 12 Mandarin Matrix Unit 3

    Teaching Outcome

    Students can understand U3 Teacher Read book "The Amuzement ParK" and read after the teacher.

    Students can identify the character "坐sit" and know the character story - 2 people sit back to back on chairs.

    Students can write "坐sit" and "不no/not" in correct stroke orders.

    Sit Down: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwdmEiQVTRA&list=PLVlEZvS4FJ0MYBGBFR8XXLRyDLqVB0zk-

     

    Week 11 Mandarin Matrix Unit 2

    Teaching Outcome

    Students can write "上up", "下down", "大big" and "小small" in correct stroke order.

    Students can read the "We Read" story "动物塔Animal Tower" after listening to each sentence.

    Students can read the "Student Read" story "生日派对Birthday Party" independently and finish the exercises and tests.

    Big Kitten Small Kitten: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VfitnHm7S58

    My Animal Friends (dog/bird/cat/rabbit): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u95U648HtM0

     

    Week 10 Mandarin Matrix Unit 2

    Teaching Outcome:

    Students can write "大big" and "小small".

    Students can read the "Teacher Read" story "爸爸的椅子Daddy's Chair" with me giving sign language hints.

    Students can understand the "We Read" story "动物塔Animal Tower".

    Animals (Who are you?): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4OBTsQdrqo

     

    Week 9 Mandarin Matrix Unit 2

    Teaching Outcome:

    Students can write "上up" and "下down".

    Students can recognize "大big" and "小small".

    Students can read the first half of Teacher's Book with me giving sign language hints.

    Compare "上下”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6A0jcQXUB6E&t=94s

    Compare "大小": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjdUs5y6h3Y

     

    Week 8 Mandarin Matrix Unit 2

    Teaching Outcome:

    Students can sing the song of Position Words.

    Students can act out directions about positions.

    Students can tell the differences between characters "上up" and "下down".

     

    Song about Position Words: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_4Fg3jpUaM

     

    Week 7 Mandarin Matrix Unit 1

    Teaching Outcome:

    Students read both I-read and We-Read stories with me using the Mandarin Matrix platform.

    Students read the Student-read book together, did the exercises and tests so they know what to do at home.

    Students practiced writing "九 9" and connected Chinese number characters 一 to 十 1-10 in correct number order.

     

    Week 6 Mandarin Matrix Unit 1 

    We-Read Story: 10 Little Monkeys 十只小猴子

    Teaching Outcome:

    Students can point to each character and read the first 4 pages with me in small groups.

    Students can write "六 6", "七 7" and "八 8”.

     

    Videos to help with vocabulary:

    How to write 1-10 in Mandarin in correct stroke order: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FR5kZRCDXTY&list=PLeRVrn-QNORcCCrTkAjrdb-Au1epi8o3N

    Compare more or less: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_fTyLbdbj4

     

    Week 5 Mandarin Matrix Unit 1 

    I-Read Story: Numbers Play Seesaw 跷跷板

    Teaching Outcome:

    Students can read and act out the story with me.

    Students can write "四 4" and "五 5".

     

    Videos to help with vocabulary:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8C8cxI1lf8k

     

    Week 4

    Teaching Outcome:

    Students can introduce something using this sentence pattern: 这是___个____色的____。 This is how many what color something.

    Students can write "十 ten".

    Students can understand "对不起Sorry" and "没关系That's OK".

     

    Videos to help with vocabulary:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUkDvT4a2zI

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Zw21hO17XE

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUm3HlWvKgE

     

    Week 3

    Teaching Outcome:

    Students can ask and answer "How old are you".

    Students can name five colors: red, green, yellow, blue and orange.

    Students can recognize and write "木“ - wood.

     

    Some videos to help with vocabulary:

    How old are you and which grade are you in: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XaWNcNb6Jlk

    How old are you: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngOM7skqjjo

    What's made of wood: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E67Jiyx8lYo

     

    Week 2

     

    Teaching Outcome:

    Students can count 1 to 10 in Mandarin.

    Students can write 1, 2, 3 in Mandarin.

    Students can ask and answer "What's your name".

    Students can understand red, blue and orange.

     

    Some videos to help with vocabulary:

    What's your name: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZMc8JJYA94

    My name is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c06HlhucAwk

    Colorful Earth: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TibbAR-EhIQ&t=27s