Xueyang (Jessica) Gong Mandarin Chinese Teacher Ross School East Hampton, NY [email_address] Finding My Place
Ross School  <ul><li>East Hampton, NY </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in 1991 </li></ul><ul><li>By Courtney and Steven J. Ross <...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>5 th  grade-experimental (Chinese, French, Spanish)  </li></ul><ul><li>6 th  grade </li></ul><ul><li>8 th  grade <...
5 th  Grade <ul><li>Realia </li></ul><ul><li>White board competition </li></ul><ul><li>Swat game </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese...
6 th  Grade <ul><li>Visual learners </li></ul><ul><li>Ni Hao online game </li></ul><ul><li>Against the Wall game </li></ul...
Mid-Autumn Day Project
8 th  Grade <ul><li>Students need more challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Students want to figure things out </li></ul><ul><li>Z...
Chinese & ESL 8 th  grade Zodiac Animal Project
Chinese 1 (9 th  Grade) <ul><li>Ideal learning environment (3 students) </li></ul><ul><li>Competitive activities (read the...
Paper cut Chinese 1  (9 th  grade) Chinese Calligraphy Chinese 1 (9 th  grade) Chinese 1 (9 th  grade)
http://www.yellowbridge.com/chinese/fc-options.php?deck=ic-1-1 http://www.voki.com/
Chinese 4 (12 th  Grade) <ul><li>Monet’s paintings & Chinese  </li></ul><ul><li>Culture-related activities </li></ul><ul><...
Chinese Calligraphy Chinese 4 (12 th  grade)
Monet’s paintings & Chinese  http://www.monet2010.com/fr#/voyage/
Chinese New Year <ul><li>Make dumplings </li></ul><ul><li>Paper-cut </li></ul><ul><li>Write calligraphy </li></ul><ul><li>...
Make dumplings
Guzheng performance
<ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>Thank you!
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  1. 1. Xueyang (Jessica) Gong Mandarin Chinese Teacher Ross School East Hampton, NY [email_address] Finding My Place
  2. 2. Ross School <ul><li>East Hampton, NY </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in 1991 </li></ul><ul><li>By Courtney and Steven J. Ross </li></ul><ul><li>RGA (Ross Global Academy) in NYC </li></ul><ul><li>Two campuses-lower school (K-4) & upper school (5-12) </li></ul><ul><li>Day students + boarding students </li></ul><ul><li>In 2001, Chinese is added to Spanish and French as an option for foreign language study. </li></ul>
  3. 11. <ul><li>5 th grade-experimental (Chinese, French, Spanish) </li></ul><ul><li>6 th grade </li></ul><ul><li>8 th grade </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese 1 (9 th grade) </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese 4 (12 th grade) </li></ul><ul><li>3 trimesters: fall, winter, spring </li></ul>
  4. 12. 5 th Grade <ul><li>Realia </li></ul><ul><li>White board competition </li></ul><ul><li>Swat game </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese bingo </li></ul><ul><li>Act the words out </li></ul><ul><li>Throw the ball game </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple intelligences </li></ul>
  5. 13. 6 th Grade <ul><li>Visual learners </li></ul><ul><li>Ni Hao online game </li></ul><ul><li>Against the Wall game </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese Zodiac PowerPoint project </li></ul><ul><li>Mid-Autumn Day project </li></ul><ul><li>Hands-on activities </li></ul><ul><li>Make dumplings </li></ul>
  6. 14. Mid-Autumn Day Project
  7. 15. 8 th Grade <ul><li>Students need more challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Students want to figure things out </li></ul><ul><li>Zodiac project </li></ul><ul><li>Throw the ball game </li></ul><ul><li>Learn from Chinese students of Ms. Rebecca Singer’s ESL class </li></ul>
  8. 16. Chinese & ESL 8 th grade Zodiac Animal Project
  9. 17. Chinese 1 (9 th Grade) <ul><li>Ideal learning environment (3 students) </li></ul><ul><li>Competitive activities (read the clock, write characters on the board, online vocabulary game, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Build the foundations </li></ul><ul><li>Radicals learning </li></ul><ul><li>Type the characters </li></ul><ul><li>Writing exercise + speaking practice (voki.com) </li></ul>
  10. 18. Paper cut Chinese 1 (9 th grade) Chinese Calligraphy Chinese 1 (9 th grade) Chinese 1 (9 th grade)
  11. 19. http://www.yellowbridge.com/chinese/fc-options.php?deck=ic-1-1 http://www.voki.com/
  12. 20. Chinese 4 (12 th Grade) <ul><li>Monet’s paintings & Chinese </li></ul><ul><li>Culture-related activities </li></ul><ul><li>Watch Chinese movies </li></ul><ul><li>Learn Chinese songs </li></ul><ul><li>Make dumplings </li></ul><ul><li>Paper-cut </li></ul><ul><li>Write Chinese calligraphy </li></ul><ul><li>Play Chinese poker </li></ul>
  13. 21. Chinese Calligraphy Chinese 4 (12 th grade)
  14. 22. Monet’s paintings & Chinese http://www.monet2010.com/fr#/voyage/
  15. 23. Chinese New Year <ul><li>Make dumplings </li></ul><ul><li>Paper-cut </li></ul><ul><li>Write calligraphy </li></ul><ul><li>Learn Chinese songs </li></ul><ul><li>Guzheng performance </li></ul>
  16. 24. Make dumplings
  17. 25. Guzheng performance
  18. 26. <ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>Thank you!

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