Step-by-step Activities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STEP ONE

 

Pair students into groups of 2 or 3.

 

STEP TWO

Each group will be assigned one news text to read on the Chairman's Bao app or website:

 

 

 

 

a. pick out 5 adjective words, and find 5 other words that can come after these 5 words using the Chinese Corpus.

b. Highlight at least 2 cultural differences of how matters are treated or viewed that is different from American culture.

c. Create a multiple choice/fill in the blank game with the 5 words by creating 1 sentence for each word.

 

STEP THREE

 

Present to the class words learned and a summary and comparison of the news piece, engage classmates with the multiple choice game.

 

VARIATION

In step two, another activity that can be included is having each student create a sentence using one of the vocabulary words provided by fellow classmates on their laptops, then have students move around to continue adding one sentence to each other's work to form a short story.

STEP ONE

Pair students into groups of 2 or 3

STEP TWO

Each group will be assigned one news text to read on the Chairman's Bao app or Website.

STEP THREE

Present to the class words learned and a summary and comparison of the news pieces, engage classmates with the multiple choice game.