Washoe Country School District
April 18, 2014
Chinese Curriculum Guide 1/2
Chinese Curriculum Guide Checklist
First Year 1-2
Items in RED contain lesson plans/idea
The basic knowledge of Chinese characters.
The radicals and strokes of Chinese characters.
Practice writing Chinese characters in the computer.
Greetings: general /respectful
Classroom commands/Expressing welcome and gratitude/saying farewell
Numbers/dates/weeks (days of the week)/months
Introducing oneself and others
Inquiring about other’s name and identity
Talking about school life (friends, teachers, principals, studies)
Sports and activities
Explaining where …come from
Countries and people
Family and pets: number of people in the family, address, parents’ professions, dog and cat
Ordering food on the phone
Asking and giving the time
Explaining one’s schedule and daily routine
Asking about one’s plan
Weather and climate: inquiring/explaining/expressing one’s opinions
Question words: who, what, where, when, how
Finals and initials and spellings
Four tones and tone markers
The negative form of Shi sentencs
Question sentences with word ma and yes/no answers
The You and Meiyou sentences
The possessive word de
The usage of particle ne, nine?
The measure words: ge/Zhang/ben/zhi….
The usage of hen: Wo henhao。
Do You Know Why? the general information on Chinese culture.
bowing and respecting elders.
The brief introduction to China: history, geography and major cities.
food / etiquette / table manners / chopstick games.
Chinese Zodiac Story
festivals & holidays (Moon Festival, Chinese New Year celebration, Thanksgiving, Christmas……
games and paper folding: tijianzi…