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Zheng Lu Jia Languages


2 weeks Mandarin/Grade 7

Lesson: 2 How many family members are there in the family?

Unit Overview
Main Idea (Claim) Summative Assessment
Family is important to everyone. Knowing Test
family members, and calling them in right
way is also important in Chinese culture.

Guiding Questions Objectives (know/understand/do/value)


1. Do you know how to call your The student will . . .
family members in Mandarin? Students will be able to speak the
name of family members in Mandarin.
2. Can you introduce your family to
your partner in Mandarin? Students will distinguish near or far
distance in Chinese.

Time Instructional Procedures and Strategies


3 min. Beginning the lesson
Spread the students into three groups. Teacher will spend 15 minutes on teaching
new knowledge with a group of students. Meanwhile, the next group should review
what they have learned from last lesson. And another group should practice the
conversations.
Dictation: Page 36
Showing todays objectives. Students should know what change they
will have after this class.
Developing the Lesson
9 min.
Read the words aloud (page 37).
Ask a question for each answer: For example:
A: (How many younger sisters does he have?)
B: (He has two younger sisters.)
Look at the picture in page 38, and answer the questions in Chinese:
1. (How many members in Xiao Shans family?)
2. (How many siblings does Xiao Shan have?)
3. (How many elder brothers does he have?)
4. (How many elder sisters does he have?)
5. (Does he have younger sisters?)
6. (How many younger brothers does he have?)
Find a partner, and ask previous questions. But replace Xiao Shan to You
For Example: (How many members in your family?)
Closing the Lesson
3 min. Review the class
Set the homework:
1. Review the conversation, which we practice in the class.
2. Find a picture, which involves your family members. And bring it to
next class.
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Zheng Lu Jia Languages
2 weeks Mandarin/Grade 7

Next class: Discussion and review.

Formative Assessment Differentiation


Answer the questions. /
Dictation
Resources
Chinese Made Easy: Book 1
Evaluation and Reflection
It went well.
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Zheng Lu Jia Languages
2 weeks Mandarin/Grade 7

Glossary

Term Definition Resources


Unit Overview Main Idea and Summative Assessment copied from the unit plan in order to
keep the goal in mind during the writing and implementation of the lesson
plan.
Guiding these questions guide the inquiry for the lesson, leading students toward
Questions a rich understanding of the objectives for the lesson and ultimately, the
unit.
Factual- knowledge or fact-based questions
Conceptual- questions that enable exploration of big ideas that connect
facts and topics
Debatable- questions that expose areas of ambiguity, disagreement, or
tension within the unit of study
Objectives The specific aims of the lesson. As a result of the instruction, this is
what the students are expected to know, understand, and be able to do.
These should align with and lead to the unit understandings, knowledge
and skills.
Time - Marks the amount of time needed for each stage of the lesson. Enables
effective time-management for the teacher.
Beginning the The opening or warm-up that will engage the learner, producing creative
Lesson tension. May include review and/or activation of prior knowledge.
Developing the The content learned and the strategies employed towards that end
Lesson
Closing the A conclusion or review of what was learned, providing closure to the
Lesson lesson.
Formative Assessment throughout the lesson that provides feedback that can be used to
Assessment plan or alter instruction. Should prepare students for the summative
assessment.
Differentiation ways of modifying instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners
Resources any texts, materials, technology, people, places or other resources that
have informed the unit and learning experiences
Evaluation and Reflect on using the lesson and evaluate the lesson plan and ask the
Reflection following questions:
Did my students come to understand the main idea, essential understandings?
Do my students know what they are supposed to? Can they perform the unit
skills? Do they value what was intended?
What was most effective? least effective?
What changes will I make for next time?