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  • LESSON 1

     

    Objectives:

     

    1. Students can give a brief introduction about the Great Wall, answering such questions like: when and why was it built and who built it?
    2. Students can identify the main idea and some supporting
      details in the video resources on this topic.
    3. Students can recognize and properly use the new vocabulary.

     

    Vocabulary:

     

    长城、雄伟、壮丽、秦始皇、由、建造、秦朝、保护、国土、抵御、外敌

     

    Activity 1: Brainstorm

     

    Have you ever been to the Grand Canyon? How did you like it?

     

    Activity 2: Watch, ask and answer

     

    1. Watch a Video
    2. Have you ever been to the Great Wall?
    3. What do you think of when you think of the Great Wall?

     

    Activity 3: Read and learn

     

    1. Who built the Great Wall?
    2. When was it built?
    3. Why was it built?

     

    Activity 4: Group work and presentation

     

    First, work in pairs and give a brief introduction about the Great Wall, answering such questions like: when and why was it built and who built it?

     

    Activity 5: Game

     

    Hear-say Chain Activity

    1. Within each pair, the students decide who will be partner A and who will be partner B. Provide the students their respective worksheets.
    2. Partner A and B will become familiar with the questions and response structures on their sheet.
    3. Partner B picks one question from the speaking column to start with, and asks Partner A that question.
    4. Partner A records the question in the listening column by filling
      in the appropriate vocabularies.
    5. Partner A reads the answer to that question out loud while
      Partner B listens.
    6. Partner B then asks the question directly to the right of the answer he fills in according to Partner A’s answer.
    7. You will continue back and forth until all of the questions have
      been answered, and Partner A and Partner B’s worksheet are completely filled in.

     

  • LESSON 2

     

    Objectives:

     

    1. Students can explain why so many people visit the
      Great Wall nowadays.
    2. Students can explain the Chinese idiom “不到长城非好汉” .
    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:

     

    如今、功能、吸引、旅游、非、好汉

     

    Activity 1: Warm up

     

    1. Review Chinese characters and sentence structures learned
      from the last lesson.
    2. Give a brief introduction about the Great Wall, such as when
      and why was it built and who built it.

     

    Activity 2: Watch, ask and answer

     

    1. Watch a Video
    2. What is the video mainly about?

     

    Activity 3: Read and learn

     

    1. Why do so many people visit the Great Wall nowadays?
    2. Do you know “不到长城非好汉”? What does it mean?

     

    Activity 4: Discussion

     

    Why do people want to visit the Great Wall?

     

  • LESSON 3

     

    Objectives:

     

    1. Students can state the significance of the Great Wall.
    2. Students can describe how the Great Wall influences people
      and the world.
    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:

     

    只要…就…、 …得不得了     Optional: 广大无边、增强、交流、欣赏

     

    Activity 1: Warm up

     

    1. Review Chinese characters and sentence structures learned
      from the last lesson.
    2. Explain the reasons why so many people visit the Great Wall.

     

    Activity 2: Watch and learn

     

    1. Watch a video
    2. What is the main idea of the video?

     

    Activity 3: Read and learn

     

    How does the Great Wall influence people and the world nowadays?

     

    Activity 4: Presentation

     

    The significance of the Great Wall.

     

  • LESSON 4

     

    Objectives:

     

    1. Students can exchange reasons why they want to visit the Great Wall.
    2. Students can recognize and properly use the new vocabulary.

     

    Vocabulary:

     

    提到、想起、希望     Optional: 独具匠心、万里、建筑

     

    Activity 1: Warm up

     

    1. Review Chinese characters and sentence structures learned
      from the last lesson.
    2. Say something about the Great Wall based on the prior class.

     

    Activity 2: Ask and answer

     

    Do you want to visit the Great Wall? Why?

     

    Activity 3: Group work

     

    Tell your friends why you want to visit the Great Wall.

     

  • LESSON 5

     

    Objectives:

     

    1. Students can write a passage introducing the Great Wall.
    2. Students can recognize and properly use the new vocabulary.

     

    Vocabulary:

     

    感受、了解、游客

     

    Activity 1: Warm up

     

    1. Review Chinese characters and sentence structures learned
      from the last lesson.
    2. Say something about the Great Wall based on the prior classes.

     

    Activity 2: Vocabulary Game

     

    1. Story Creator

    1. In this activity, students will be using the story creator app to create an album through finding images that can be described by”···得不得了”,”只要···,···就···”,”为了···,···”.
    2. They must have at least 3 images within the app. To accompany each picture they must have text and audio.
    3. They can email the link of their completed story to the teacher once completed.

     

    2. Vocab crosswalk

    1. Teacher divides students into pairs and distributes one
      crosswalk sheet per student.
    2. Teacher will quiz students on the 33 vocab characters (new and reviewed vocabularies in this topic), having them write down the characters randomly in boxes on the crosswalk worksheet. There are a total of 24 spaces on the worksheet; keep quizzing until everybody has a filled out their worksheet; the students may skip some vocab words if they don’t know how to write them. Exchange crosswalks between partners to check for accuracy after they have filled all the blanks in the worksheets.
    3. Keep the worksheets switched. Now it is time to use the crosswalk. The students will, in their pairs, follow the path of the crosswalk and read the words out loud and say out their meanings. Their partner will listen for pronunciation and correct meaning. If any word is read incorrectly or explained incorrectly, the student must go back to the beginning and start over. Once the first partner is finished without any mistakes; the second partner will read according to the
      same rules.
    4. The 1st -3rd pair to finish their crosswalks will receive prizes.

     

    Activity 3 Game

     

    Kahoot

     

    Activity 4 Writing and presentation

     

    Write a passage to introduce the Great Wall based on this week’s classes and then present it in front of the class.

     

LESSON PLAN

Interpretive

Interpersonal

Presentational

  • Identify the main idea and some supporting details in the video resources on
    this topic.
  • Recognize and be able
    to properly use new vocabulary.
  • Explain the reasons why so many people visit the Great Wall in the present day.
  • Exchange reasons explaining why they want to visit the Great Wall.
  • Describe how the Great Wall influences people
    and the world.
  • Give a brief introduction about the Great Wall, answering such questions like: when and why was it built and who built it?
  • Explain the Chinese idiom “不到长城非好汉” .
  • State the significance of
    the Great Wall.
  • Write a passage introducing the Great Wall.

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS

OBJECTIVES

PLANNING FOR INSTRUCTION

What is the significance of Chinese cultural heritage?

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TOPIC 2:

文化遗产

CULTURAL HERITAGE

LESSON PLAN

Essential questions

Objectives

Planning for Instruction

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