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LESSON PLAN

Interpretive

Interpersonal

Presentational

  • Identify the main idea and some supporting details in the video resources on this topic.
  • Identify the main idea and some supporting details in the reading material.
  • Recognize and be able to properly use the new vocabulary.
  • Exchange ideas on the social customs and rules
    of etiquette that
    interest them.
  • Talk with each other
    about the Class etiquette
    in America.
  • Share their options on the differences of etiquette of Class and school between China and America.
  • Share what they learned about “Kaibi Li”: What is it? When it is? Why students worship Kongzi on
    that day?
  • Exchange their ways on how to express their love and respect to teachers.
  • Talk about Chinese birthday and table etiquette.
  • Introduce what students
    do when class begins and is over in China.
  • Explain the reasons why students do those when class begins and is over
    in China.
  • Introduce the etiquette of Class and school in China.
  • State the significance of
    the etiquette of Class and school in China.
  • Talk about differences in etiquette of Class and school between China
    and America.
  • Explain what the school opening ceremony in China is and the significance of it.
  • Introduce China’s Teachers’ Day. (Time, Activities, Significance)

 

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS

OBJECTIVES

PLANNING FOR INSTRUCTION

How do social customs reflect Chinese people’s value systems?

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  • LESSON 1

     

    Objectives:

     

    1. Students can talk about Chinese birthday and table etiquette.
    2. Students can exchange ideas on the social customs and rules of etiquette that interest them.
    3. Students can identify the main idea and some supporting details
      in the video resources on this topic.
    4. Students can recognize and properly use the new vocabulary.

     

    Vocabulary:

     

    班级、舞会、返校、毕业、开学、典礼     Optional: 派对、聚餐、长寿、含蓄

     

    Activity 1: Brainstorm

     

    Do you know any significant social events at school in the US?
    What are they?

     

    Activity 2: Ask, answer and learn

     

    Do you know any significant social events in China? What are they?

     

    Activity 3: Discuss and learn

     

    1. The etiquette of Chinese celebrating their birthday.
    2. Chinese table etiquette.

     

    Activity 4: Presentation

     

    Talk about one piece of Chinese etiquette that interests you. (What is it and how is it done?)

     

  • LESSON 2

     

    Objectives:

     

    1. Student can introduce what students do when class begins and
      ends in China.
    2. Students can explain the reasons why students do those things when class begins and ends in China
    3. Students can talk with each other about the Class etiquette in America.
    4. Student can recognize and properly use the new vocabulary.

     

    Vocabulary:

     

    课前/后礼、鞠躬、辛苦、尊敬

     

    Activity 1: Warm up

     

    1. Review Chinese characters and sentence structures learned
      from the last lesson.
    2. List one piece of Chinese etiquette that interests you.

     

    Activity 2: Ask, answer and learn

     

    1. In China, what do students do when class begins?
    2. In China, what do students do when class is over?
    3. Why do students do these things?

     

    Activity 3: Discuss

     

    In America, what do students do when class begins and ends? Why?

     

    Activity 4: Presentation

     

    The different etiquette for class between China and America.

     

  • LESSON 3

     

    Objectives:

     

    1. Students can introduce the etiquette of Class and school in China.
    2. Students can state the significance of the etiquette of Class
      and school in China.
    3. Students can talk about differences in etiquette of Class
      and school between China and America.
    4. Students can share their options on the differences of etiquette of Class and school between China and America.
    5. Students can recognize and properly use the new vocabulary.

     

    Vocabulary:

     

    回答、举手、允许、起立、下课、离开

     

    Activity 1: Warm up

     

    1. Review Chinese characters and sentence structures learned
      from the last lesson.
    2. What do students do when class begins and ends in China?

     

    Activity 2: Ask, answer and learn

     

    1. What are other types of etiquette of Class and school in China?
    2. Why do students do these?

     

    Activity 3: Interview

     

    Interview at least 2 classmates and ask them:

    1. What’s the etiquette of Class and school in America?
    2. Why do students do these?

     

    Share the results with the whole class.

     

  • LESSON 4

     

    Objectives:

     

    1. Students can explain what the school opening ceremony in China is and the significance of it.
    2. Students can share what they learned about “Kaibi Li”: What is it?
      When it is? Why students worship Kongzi on that day?
    3. Students can identify the main idea and some supporting details
      in the video resources on this topic.
    4. Students can identify the main idea and some supporting details
      in the reading material.
    5. Students can recognize and properly use the new vocabulary.

     

    Vocabulary:

     

    开笔礼、 仪式、学期、美好的、祝愿、拜孔子

    Optional: 开始、传统文化、识字、举行、不仅…而且...

     

    Activity 1: Warm up

     

    1. Review Chinese characters and sentence structures learned
      from the last lesson.
    2. List the etiquette of Class and school in China.

     

    Activity 2: Ask, answer and learn

     

    1. What is the school opening ceremony in China?
    2. Why is there a school opening ceremony in China?

     

    Activity 3: Watch, discuss and learn

     

    1. What is “Kaibi Li”?
    2. When is “Kaibi Li”?
    3. Why do students worship Kongzi in “Kaibi Li”?

     

    Activity 4: Reading

     

    Read this survey and answer the following questions.

     

    Activity 5 Game

     

    1. Teacher has prepared four pictures. Each one is about one social event.
    2. Divide the students into four groups and give each group a picture.
    3. Students will describe the social events and explain what they
      would do at the event and why they would do that according to
      Chinese etiquette.

     

  • LESSON 5

     

    Objectives:

     

    1. Students can introduce China’s Teachers’ Day.
      (Time, Activities, Significance)
    2. Students can exchange ways they express their love and
      respect to teachers.
    3. Students can recognize and properly use the new vocabulary.

     

    Vocabulary:

     

    甚至、庆祝、贺卡、鲜花、礼物、…,可见…

    Optional: 类似、喜爱、尊敬

     

    Activity 1: Warm up

     

    1. Review Chinese characters and sentence structures learned
      from the last lesson.
    2. Say something about “Kaibi Li”.

     

    Activity 2: Ask , Answer and learn

     

    1. When is Teachers’ Day in China?
    2. What do students do on that day in China?
    3. Why do students celebrate teachers’ day in China?

     

    Activity 3: Discussion

     

    In America, do we have a festival like China’s Teachers’ Day?

    How do students in America express their love and respect to teachers?

     

    Activity 4: Presentation

     

    The ways students in America express their love and respect to teachers.

     

NAVIGATION

AP Chinese Curriculum

NEW!

UNIT 5

FAMILY & SOCIAL

TRADITIONS

UNIT MAP

TOPIC 2:

社会礼节

SOCIAL CUSTOMS

LESSON PLAN

Essential questions

Objectives

Planning for Instruction

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