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Title: Curriculum night


1
Curriculum night
  • Welcome to 2C class!
  • I am so pleased to be teaching second
    grade at Yinghua Academy as your childs teacher
    this year. I am looking forward to a successful
    year, full of new learning opportunities,
    challenges and great experiences for each
    student.
  • Cheng Lasohi
  • 09/10/2013

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Who is Cheng Laoshi
  • My name is Ye Cheng (Cheng Laoshi).
  • Recently graduated from the University of MN with
    a MA in Educational Psychology.
  • This year is my first year at Yinghua. Prior to
    Yinghua, I taught at Huaxia Chinese Academy in
    EP, and also did a year of school counseling
    internship in Minneapolis and St. Paul Public
    Schools in K-12 level.
  • I am from Guangzhou, China. Besides Mandarin, I
    speak Cantonese as well. I have been moving to
    Minnesota for two years, loving this place!

3
We will talk about
  • Communication tool classroom page
  • Curriculum Map
  • Responsive classroom
  • Classroom Schedule
  • What our students need to grasp in second grade
    (Chinese)
  • Examples of Chinese Homework
  • 8 Steps of Model Drawing and Example (math)
  • Classroom rules
  • Homework Policies
  • Classroom Expectations

4
Communication tool classroom page
  • (update weekly with news, event announcement, and
    daily homework)
  • To access the classroom pages
  • 1. Go to www.yinghuaacademy.org
  • 2. Choose Classroom Pages from the dropdown menu
    entitled Current Families.
  • Password 2013yinghuarocks
  • 3. There will be a list of classroom teachers.
    Choose Cheng Laoshi 2nd Grade C
  • 4.  Keep this page for your reference and
    remember to check these pages regularly to stay
    current with what is going on in the classroom!

5
2013-2014 Second Grade Curriculum Map (1)
  Chinese Language Arts Math Social Studies Science
September Home, Sweet Home Understand story development beginning, middle, and end Understand sequence of daily events Correct use of conjunctions Introduction of poems and rhymes Write a Childrens Poem Numbers to 1000 Review concepts Comparing numbers Thousands, hundreds, tens and ones Addition Subtraction Meanings of addition and subtraction Subtraction without renaming Friends and Communities Recognize that people belong to a variety of groups Understand community living Where We Live Working with maps and globes Name your continent, country, and community Family History Concept of family trees Revisit five senses Scientific Method and Inquiry Asking and answering scientific questions by making observations and doing experiments  
October Seasons and Our Life Restate the sequence of events or ideas in a text and summaries Recall incidents, characters, facts, and details of stories and other texts Understand what a complete sentence is and identify subject and predicate in simple sentence Sentence patterns for describing position/location Addition Subtraction Addition with renaming Subtraction with renaming Length Measuring in meters , centimeters, yards, feet, and inches Weight Measuring in kilograms, grams, pounds, and ounces Friends and Communities Recognize community helpers Recognize different occupations Our World The seven continents Locate Canada, United States, Mexico, and Central America on a map U.S. Flag Current and earlier versions Cycles in Nature Seasonal Cycles The Four Seasons and Earths Orbit around the Sun (one year) Seasons and Life Processes Cycle s in Nature Life Cycles The life cycle birth, growth, reproduction in plants and animals
November The Environment Around me Self Control and Manners Express and discuss academic topics at the paragraph level Compare and contrast two or more characters Describe peoples appearance Multiplication Division Understand and master basic concept of multiplication Understand and master basic concept of division Understand multiplication and division as inverse operations U.S. History The Origin of Thanksgiving Pilgrims and the May Flower Understand national historic holidays Cycles in Nature the Water Cycle Water coverage on Earth The Water cycle evaporation and condensation, water vapor, clouds, precipitation
December Traditions Understand point in time vs. period of time Write a greeting note Introduce a list of commonly used measure words Understand the position of the location word in a sentence Facts for Numbers 2 and 3 Multiplication tables of 2 and 3 Division by 2s and 3s Directions Find directions on a map east, west, north, south Early Civilizations China Geography Culture Chinese New Year Early Civilizations India Indus River and Ganges River Hinduism, Buddhism Weather and Measurement Weather can be described in measurable quantities Measure and record temperature Insects Insects and people Characteristics Life cycles metamorphosis Social insects
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2013-2014 Second Grade Curriculum Map (2)
  Chinese Language Arts Math Social Studies Science
January Traditions Read Chinese folk stories Understand the history of Chinese New Year Write spring couplets Review Addition Subtraction Finding the missing number Methods for mental addition Methods for mental subtraction   Chinese Zodiacs Characteristics of the twelve zodiac animals Freedom for All Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the dream of equal rights for all Human Body Muscular and Digestive Systems Names and function The digestive and excretory systems Taking care of your body
February Directions Understand and follow directions Understand and read maps location words Facts for Numbers 4, 5 and 10 Multiplication and division by 4s, 5s, and 10s   Basic Geography Concepts Spatial Sense working with maps and globes Geographical terms and features Magnetism Magnetism poles and field Law of magnetic attraction Orienteering
March Spring and Growth Understand seasonal changes Describe changes in human body with growth Understand and use punctuation colon and double quotation Money Adding and subtracting combinations of bills and coins Fraction Recognize and name halves and quarters Recognize and write fractions Environment Ways that the environment influences people Humans both adapt to, and change, the environment.   Healthy Diet The food pyramid Vitamins and minerals
April Modern and Olden Times Stories of migration to Americas west Describe differences between present and past Understand and use simple machines Time Tell time to the 5-minue mark Time Intervals Capacity Measure and estimate in liters, cups, pints, quarts, half-gallon, and gallon Compare measurements Westward Expansion Pioneers head west Native Americans Immigration and Citizenship Land of opportunity the meaning of e pluribus Unum(????) Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty Millions of newcomers The idea of citizenship Earth and Space Science Measure, record and describe weather conditions using common tools. Temperature, precipitation, sunrise/sunset, and wind speed/direction. Four Seasons Appreciating the beautiful planet  
May/ June Visit Other Countries Understand the basics of Japan (location, time zones, cultures/arts) Use known vocabulary/sentences to share own travel experiences Graphs Picture Graphs Geometry Flat and Curved Faces Describe and extend Area Counting Square Units Introduce a Modern Country Japan Geography Culture Simple Machine Lever, pulley, wheel-and-axle, inclined plane, wedge, screw Friction
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Responsive Classroom
  • Community Building
  • Social Language Learning
  • Academic Language enrichment

8
Classroom Schedule (2C)
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Morning Meeting 845-912 2C Homeroom 2C Homeroom 2C Homeroom 2C Homeroom 2C Homeroom
Period 1 915-1005 English Morris/Gill Music Jhou Chinese Cheng English Morris/Gill Math Cheng
Period 2 1008-1058 Art Byram English Morris/Gill PE Thune Science/Social Studies Cheng English Morris/Gill
Period 3 1101-1120 Chinese Cheng Chinese Cheng Chinese Cheng Chinese Cheng Chinese Cheng
Period 4 Lunch1125 1145 Recess 1150--1220 Period 4 Lunch1125 1145 Recess 1150--1220 Period 4 Lunch1125 1145 Recess 1150--1220 Period 4 Lunch1125 1145 Recess 1150--1220 Period 4 Lunch1125 1145 Recess 1150--1220 Period 4 Lunch1125 1145 Recess 1150--1220
1220-1257 Chinese Cheng Chinese Cheng Music Jhou Chinese Cheng Chinese
Cheng
Period 5 100-145 Math Cheng Math Cheng English Morris/Gill Math Cheng Chinese Cheng
Period 6 148-233 Chinese Cheng English Morris/Gill Math Cheng Chinese Cheng PE Thune
Period 7 236-321 Science/Social Studies Cheng Science/Social Studies Cheng Science/Social Studies Cheng Science/Social Studies Cheng English Morris/Gill
PM Homeroom Homework Lab 324-345
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What our students need to grasp in second grade
Chinese
  • Characters (?)
  • Write 220 Chinese characters related to the
    2nd grade curriculum using correct stroke order.
  • Word (?)
  • Use characters to make words.
  • Understand Chinese character relationship
    Synonyms, Antonyms, classification, multiple
    meanings
  • Sentence (?)
  • Recognize and write complete sentences
  • Paragraph (??)
  • Essay (??)

10
Examples of Homework
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8 Steps of Model Drawing
  • Read the entire problem.
  • Decide who is involved in the problem.
  • Decide what is involved in the problem.
  • Draw unit bars of equal length.
  • Read each sentence, one at a time.
  • Put the question mark in place.
  • Work computation to the side or underneath.
  • Answer the question in a complete sentence.

13
Addition Example Alicia had 6 more than Bobby.
If Bobby had 10, how much did they have
altogether?
  • Step one Read the entire problem
  • Alicia had 6 more than Bobby. If Bobby had
    10, how much did they have altogether?
  • Step two Decide who is involved in the problem.
  • Alicia
  • Bobby
  • Step three Decide what is involved in the
    problem
  • Alicias money
  • Bobbys money
  • Step four Draw unit bars of equal length
  • Alicias money
  • Bobbys money
  • Step five Read each sentence, one at a time.
  • A
  • Alicia had 6 more than Bobby.
  • Alicias money 6
  • Bobbys money
  • B
  • If Bobby had 10,.
  • Alicias money 6
  • Bobbys money 10
  • C
  • how much did they have altogether
  • Step six Put the question mark in place
  • Alicias money 10 6
  • Bobbys money 10
    ?
  • Step seven work computation to the side or
  • underneath.
  • 10616 161026
  • Step eight Answer the question in a complete
  • sentence
  • Alicia and bobby had 26 altogether.

14
Classroom Rules Hopes Dreams
  • Safety
  • Be Respectful
  • Listen to the teacher and follow directions
    attentively
  • Keep hands to yourself
  • Work hard and do your best

15
  • Water bottle
  • Please have your child bring a water bottle to
    school. Having a water bottle reduces the
    frequency to walk back and forth from the
    drinking fountain and classroom.
  • Snacks
  • There is a brief snack time scheduled each day
    for students to have simple snacks in the
    classroom. Please send healthy and nuts-free
    snacks with your child, if he/she would like to
    have snacks in school.

16
  • Homework Policies
  • Homework (math and Chinese) most nights in 2nd
    Grade
  • 30 minutes of English book reading and Chinese
    word
  • book each night
  • Make sure your child has distraction free
    homework
  • time and a set homework place
  • We provide 15 to 20 minutes of free time per
    day for
  • students to complete part of their homework
    and ask
  • questions
  • Please check and sign your childs take
    home folder daily. Remind your child to hand in
    the homework on time.

17
Classroom Expectations
  • Always try
  • Do your best
  • Cooperate and help others
  • Respect people and property
  • Making good choices
  • Manage yourself!
  • Classroom Agreement (rules)

18
Contact me by ye.cheng_at_yinghuaacademy.org
I look forward to working closely with you and
your child! Thank you in advance for your
continuous support and cooperation.
Xie Xie!
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