啟蘇 represented CCCS to participate the “2015 Academic Competition of Association of Northern California Chinese Schools”, and she won the honorable metion in the Wetern Drawing categoty! This is 啟蘇’s first time representing our school, and she did such a great job! We are so proud of her!
My internet is finally working now. So sorry for the delay.
There is no class on 4/4. Class will resume on 4/11.
We had practice test at the 2nd hour. This practice test only includes part of the comprehensive test. We will have another practice test on 4/11. The comprehensive test is on 4/18.
Many thanks to Kim, Jenny, Michelle, and Maria ! Without your help, the test couldn’t had gone so smoothly. I will need your help gain on 4/11. Same routine, same location. Hope you could kindly help out again.
Thanks to Peter for picking up my 3 kids from home for me while I subbing for morning 1AB class. Truly appreciate your kindness.
We started lesson 9 today. Students learned new words on page 100 and 101. We also reviewed lesson 1~7 for the comprehensive test. We spent the last 20 minutes to do a practice exam which students will finished at home and turn in next time. I will send my exam voice recording via email if students want to recheck their answers.
Next Saturday, students will take the practice test at the 2nd hour.
I will help students review before the test.
Please see email attached files for writing sheets.
Practice the stroke orders and type all the words in your writing sheets.
There are only 6 students turned in their workbooks today. Please engcourage your child to review, study, and finish their weekly assignment at home before every class.
Student who doesn't turn in homework will be asked to stay after school to finish homework. Student who doesn't mail typing homework to me will also be asked to stay and finish their typing after class.
I do need and very much appreciate your support, and I will be more than happy to help if students have any question about their homework.
1. Speaking: Read textbook page 95, 好，便，得
when you call Li Lao Shi on Mon, Wed, Fri.
You can listen to Li Lao shi’s voice recording in email attached file or in our
2. Leaning sheet: Please see email attached files for 2 learning sheets "學習單".
Just choose one sheet to do, no need to do both leaning sheets.
3. Typing: Type 2 sentences on page 95 “practice it”. See bellow:
Thanks to all the parents who took time to join us today.
If you didn't come to class today, please see the Comprehensive Test Q and A below.
Q: What is "comprehensive test"?
A: There is a school-wide comprehensive test before the end of the school year. This test will serve as a tool for teachers and parents to evaluate students’ ability to take on fourth level challenges.
Q: When is the comprehensive test?
A: The 3rd week of April in our LA117 classroom.
Q: What’s the format and content for comprehensive test?
A: It includes lesson 1~ 7. (excludes lesson 8~10)
1. Listening (35%):
Students listen to 2 voice recordings and circle the correct
answers. 7 questions.
2. Speaking (35%):
a. Read aloud “Let’s chant”.
b. Answer questions.
3. Reading (20%):
Read 10 sentences and circle correct answers.
4. Writing (5%):
Write 2 sentences by using phrases and puntuations provided.
5. Typing (5%):
Read/listen, and then type 2 sentences.
Q: How do we prepare? Is there any study tool?
A: “Study guide” will be send to students.
Online practices will also be available.
There will also be a practice exam two weeks prior.
Q: What if students’ didn’t pass the test?
A: Students who didn’t reach 65% of the test can take a makeup test in May.
The 2nd makeup test is in September, one week before school starts.
Q: What is the purpose of comprehensive test?
A: To ensure students have sufficient knowledge for 3rd grade level so they will have confidence to take the challenge for higher level next year.
1. 3A students will have a scenario of "television news broadcasting" in the end of this semester. Please let me know if you want to be a "news anchor" or the "weather lady/man". If you can’t decide which role you want to be, Li Lao Shi will assign the role for you.
2. We continue learning lesson 8.
Students reviewed all the new words and learned grammar.