Thursday, February 28, 2013

2/28 Intro to FL A1


Numbers Quiz
Math Problems
Review useful expressions
Self-introduction
Introduced themselves to at least 5 people in class
Nihongo Dekimasu
Bingo


Homework: No homework, but review the useful expressions you have learned before (good morning, hi, helllo, good evening, etc.)

2/27 Japanese 3 B4

Movie Festival
Checked homework node matching
Reviewed node asking questions

No homework

2/27 Japanese 2 B3

Movie Festival



Adjectives quiz

2/27 Japanese 2 B1


Movie Festival




Adjectives quiz on Friday

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

2/26 Japanese 1 A4



Checked homework P. 71-73
Watched Totoro for 15 min.
Reviewed Katakana
Corrected packet 
Talked about the movie project. It is due March 8th



Homework: Family vocab quiz

2/26 Japanese AP A3


Film festival at Media Center
Kanji game reviewing Japanese 2 Kanji

No homework

2/27 World Language Night from 7-9 p.m.

Konnichiwa everyone!

Just a reminder about our World Language Night on Thursday. We are having the final for the Culture Bowl and also you will watch the best 10 movies from the Film Festival.

If you come, you will get 30 points of extra credit. Just make sure you check in and check out with me. When you check out, I will give you a card that you will be able to exchange it for 30 points. If you don't stay there for the whole time, you will not get the card.

Junior High students are invited as well.

2/26 Intro to FL A1


Checked if everyone brought a notebook
Watched Ponyo for 15 minutes
Reviewed greetings
Reviewed alphabet
Useful expressions
Learned about bowing and eye contact



Homework: Numbers quiz

2/25 Japanese 3 B4

Checked everyone's writing about season'
Peer review
Reviewed node
node worksheet


Homework: Finish node worksheet


Monday, February 25, 2013

2/25 Japanese 2 B1


Reviewed adjectives
Worksheet (Meaning and adjectives type)
Helped memorizing adjectives

Homework: Study for adjectives quiz (Quiz will be on Friday)
You can go to the following website and practice the adjectives. Havili san created this flashcards.
http://quizlet.com/20148000/japanese-adjectives-flash-cards/




2/25 Japanese 2 B3

Checked homework (opposites worksheet)
Reviewed adjectives
Corrected opposites worksheet
Adjectives guessing game
New verbs (worksheet)

Homework: Finish verbs worksheet

You can go to the following website and practice the adjectives. Adjectives quiz will be on Friday. 
Havili san created this flashcards.
http://quizlet.com/20148000/japanese-adjectives-flash-cards/








2/22 Japanese 1 A4

Watched Spirited Away


2/22 Japanese AP A3

Scavenger Hunt

2/22 Intro to FL A1

Watched Ponyo

Thursday, February 21, 2013

2/21 Japanese 3 B4

Scavenger Hunt

Reviewed Kanji
Speaking practice talking about seasons and Btari
WRiting about seasons

No homework

2/21 Japanese 2 B3

Scavenger Hunt
Reviewed  adjectives
Worksheet

Homework: Adjectives worksheet (opposites)

2/21 Japanese 2 B1

Scavenger Hunt
Reviewed adjectives
Adjectives game


No homework

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

2/20 Japanese 1 A4

Reviewed all Katakana learned
Katakana packet 68, 69 and 70
Corrected packet
Watched some movies from the high school

Homework: Katakana packet 71-73 and start translating your movie script to Japanese

2/20 Japanese AP A3

Decided the best movie to move on to the semi-finals

No homework



2/20 Intro to FL A1

Introduction about the Japanese language
Japanese greetings (aisatsu)
Japanese alphabet
Numbers 1-99

Homework: Bring a notebook just for the Intro class

2/19 Japanese 3 B4

Culture Bowl

No homework

2/19 Japanese 2 B3

Culture Bowl

No homework

2/19 Japanese 2 B1

Culture Bowl

No homework

2/15 Japanese 1 A4

Watched a movie



2/15 Japanese AP A3

Watched movies for the Film Festival



No homework


2/15 Intro to FL

Sub gave review packet
Watched Spirited Away

Thanks for working so hard and good luck in Spanish!!!!

2/14 Japanese 3 B4

Watched everyone's movies

No homework

2/14 Japanese 2 B3

Watched all the movies and chose the best movie

No homework

2/14 Japanese 2 B1

Watched all the movies and chose the best movie

No homework

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

2/13 Japanese 1 A4

Checked homework (flashcards)
Talked about the movie project
Reviewed the flashcards in pairs
Karuta game (slapping game)

No homework

2/13 Japanese AP A3

Worked on the movie project
Listening comprehension watching Japanese commercials

Homework: Movie



2/13 Intro to FL

Checked homework (nationalities translation)
Corrected homework
Learned sports and hobbies
Reviewed colors and nationalities
Played do you love your neighbor


No homework

2/12 Japanese 3 B4


Everyone got into groups to finalize movie project
New grammar   node
Translated some sentences
Exercises
Speaking

Homework: Movie done

2/12 Japanese 2 B3

Checked homework (flashcards)
Reviewed adjectives in pairs
Smart board games reviewing i and na adjectives
Reviewed kute and de
New grammar kunarimasu
Watched nihongo dekimasu

Homework: Movie done

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

2/12 Japanese 1 B1

Checked homework (Adjectives flashcards)
Since everyone did their homework we watched a movie for 15 minutes
Reviewed adjectives in pairs using flashcards
New grammar kute and de
Translated some sentences
Watched Nihongo dekimasu
https://www.erin.ne.jp/en/lesson24/basic/index.html

Homework: Bring your movie finished


Movie project for Japanese 2, 3 and AP

Next week World Language Week starts. After President's day (Monday), we are having a very fun week with Culture Bowl, Scavenger Hunt and the Film festival. For this reason, your movies are due Thursday 2/14 (For Japanese 2 and 3 classes) and Friday 2/15 (For Japanese AP). It's a 100 points, so please make sure you bring it!

Make sure that you have readable subtitles, no violence/no foul language and also some special effects.

I am looking forward to watching your movies!!!

2/11 Japanese 1 A4

Family presentations

Homework: Vocab flashcards



Monday, February 11, 2013

Japanese Club activity tomorrow

Our Japanese Club activity will be tomorrow after school. Please bring a gift to exchange up to $3. It should be Valentine's Day related. It will be really fun!!!

2/11 Japanese AP A3

Reviewed Kanji
Kanji quiz
Writing practice using Kanji learned
Speaking activity


Homework: Work on your movie project

2/11 Intro to FL A1

Reviewed song
Days of the month song quiz
Reviewed months and days of the month asking for everyone's birthday
Reviewed colors
Learned languages and verb to speak
New particle wo
Learned days of the week


Homework: Finish colors and nationalities translation sheet

Friday, February 8, 2013

2/8 Japanese 2 B1

Vocab Quiz
New grammar Adjectives
Exercises


Homework: Adjectives flashcards

2/8 Japanese 3 B4

Kanji quiz
Kanji exercises
Corrected Kanji exercises
Listening practice Ch 2



Homework: Work on your movie project




Thursday, February 7, 2013

2/7 Japanese 1 A4


Family presentations
Talked about common mistakes
Gave flashcards

Homework: Presentations and start working on your flashcards (they are due on Wednesday)





2/7 Japanese AP A3


Checked homework (kanji flashcards)
Reviewed Kanji
Watched Castle in The sky for 15 minutes since everyone did their homework
Reviewed Kanji in pairs
Reviewed Kara
Ask questions and tell the students to answer
Finish Nihongo dekimasu
Kanji game


Homework: Kanji quiz

2/7 Intro to FL A1

Collected homework (Names in Japanese 10 times)
Since everyone did their homework, we watched 15 minutes of Spirited Away
Reviewed nationalities
Colors
Particle no
Translation exercises
Speaking practice using colors, nationalities

Homework: Days of the month song quiz

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

2/6 Japanese 3 B4

Checked homework (flashcards)
Reviewed Kanji in pairs
Watched Spiried Away since everyone did their homework
Learned school subjects
Shawn Fugal talked about the differences between Japanese and American schools


Homework: Kanji quiz

2/8 Japanese 2 B3


Vocab Quiz
Reviewed adjectives and clothing vocabulary using smart board
Corrected translation
New grammar kute and de
Translation exercises

Homework: Adjectives flashcards

2/6 Japanese 2 B3



Checked homework (worksheet)
Corrected homework
Reviewed verbs and clothing vocab
Adjectives
Exercises


Homework: Vocab quiz

2/6 Japanese 2 B1


Checked homework (worksheet)
Corrected homework
Reviewed verbs and clothing vocab
Description game using to wear and new vocab


Homework: Vocab quiz

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

2/5 Japanese 1 A4



  • Checked homework (Katakana packet)
  • Reviewed whole chapter with vocab worksheet
  • Explained about the family presentation
  • Gave presentation rubric
  • Gave everyone's script back


Homework:  Family Presentation
Lott san, Foltz san, Xaythavone san, Kendall san, Sorensen san, Honey san, Robinson san, Sanchez san, Evans san, Steinman san, Boden san, Rassmusen san, Nicholes san, Baum san, Stewart san, Nelson san





2/5 Japanese AP A3


Checked homework (kanji exercises)
Reviewed Kanji
Give flashcards
Corrected homework
New grammar kara
Nihongo dekimasu


Homework: Kanji flashcards



2/5 Intro to FL



Useful expressions quiz
Reviewed desu box
Desu translation
Learned how to write last names in Japanese
Nationality


Homework: Write your name 10 times



Monday, February 4, 2013

2/1 Japanese 1 A4

Watched a movie

2/1 Japanese AP A3


Watched a movie

2/1 Intro to FL

Watched a movie

2/4 Japanese 3 B4

Checked homework (Kanji exercises)
Reviewed Kanji
Gave flashcards
Corrected Kanji exercises
Kanji game

Homework: Finish Kanji flashcards

1/31 Japanese 3 B4


Watched a movie

2/4 Japanese 2 B3




Reviewed Kanji
Kanji quiz
Reviewed to wear
Exercises
New vocabulary

Homework: Workbook exercises

1/31 Japanese 2 B3

Watched a movie

2/4 Japanese 2 B1



Reviewed Kanji
Kanji quiz
Reviewed to wear
Exercises
New vocabulary

Homework: Workbook exercises

1/31 Japanese 2 B1

Watched a movie

Homework: Kanji quiz