SWBAT use vocabulary words and sentence structures learned from this unit to retell this story. Vocabulary words Sentence structures “把山搬走” 搬得完/搬不完 Retelling a story Beginning development conclusion
1. It is open and flexible to revisions so thatthe teacher can revise it to achieve theirgoals;2. It introduces students to some basicvalues of Chinese culture, which can helpstudents in future studies.
Student Population: Students are in Grade 8-10 of secondary schools, among the level of low-intermediate for Chinese learning. They are able to accomplish basic language functions by correctly processing incoming phonetic information and properly applying words and grammatical rules to express their own intentions. They have begun to learn Chinese characters. But their abilities of recognizing characters in order to read texts are still quite limited.Duration: 40 minutes
Previous Lessons: In last lessons, the students have learned the first sub-theme of “愚公移山”: 愚公想把山 搬走.Topic of the Lesson: The meaning and use of the structure “搬得完/搬不完”.Aim: Do you think the old man can move the mountains? 愚公家门口的山很大，你觉得愚公搬得完吗？
Students will understand “搬得完/搬不完” can refer to competence when the teacher uses it orally. Assessment: GameObjectives: of nodding / shaking head Students will be able to orally use “搬得完/ 搬不完” properly. Students will come to be able to use the structure “搬得完/搬不完” to predict the results of the story “愚公移山”.
Warm up (5’) Activity: TPR to review “把” sentences Part 1: Teacher gives orders and students follow. 请把你的笔给我。 请把书放在包里。Procedure: 请把黑板擦一下。 Part 2: Students are divided into pairs. One gives orders first, the other follows. Then exchange roles. Introduce “搬不完/搬不完” (12’) 我搬不完还有我的儿子继续搬；我的儿子搬不完还有我 的孙子继续搬。