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MIP MLA Goals

MIP K MLA Report Card Goals 2014.docx

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Kindergarten MLA Goals

MIP K MLA Learning Cycle 1 Goals

LISTENING

L1. Attends to spoken Mandarin

L3. Repeats phrases appropriately

L5. Understands teacher's instructions

SPEAKING

S1. Sings songs and understands the meaning of the songs

S2. Use correct pronunciation

READING (EARLY LITERACY SKILLS)

R1. Awareness that Mandarin is a pictorial language (characters)

CULTURE

C1. Learn children's songs, movies, games and arts and crafts related to the Chinese language and culture

MIP K Learning Cycle 2 Goals

LISTENING

L1. Attends to spoken Mandarin

L2. Detects repeated language patterns

L3. Repeats phrases appropriately

L4. Understands familiar words and phrases in context

L5. Understands teacher's instructions

SPEAKING

S1. Sings songs and understands the meaning of the songs

S2. Use correct pronunciation

S3. Communicate in simple words with teacher

S4. Communicate in simple words with peers

READING (EARLY LITERACY SKILLS)

R1. Awareness that Mandarin is a pictorial language (characters)
WRITING

W1. Demonstrate that characters have certain stroke order

W2. Write 5 basic traditional characters with the correct stroke order

CULTURE

C3. Recognize important Chinese holidays

MIP K Learning Cycle 3 Goals

LISTENING

L1. Attends to spoken Mandarin

L2. Detects repeated language patterns

L3. Repeats phrases appropriately

L4. Understands familiar words and phrases in context 

L5. Understands teacher's instructions

SPEAKING

S2. Use correct pronunciation

S3. Communicate in simple words with teacher 

S4. Communicate in simple words with peers 

S5. Creates phrases and sentences

S6. Regularly attempts to use words and phrase being used in the classroom by teacher and peers

READING (EARLY LITERACY SKILLS)

R2. Read basic characters, phrases, and simple sentences

WRITING

W1. Demonstrate that characters have certain stroke order

W2. Write 10 basic traditional characters with the correct stroke order

W3. Write short phrases

CULTURE

C2. Learn Mandarin courtesy and greetings at school

 

1st Grade MLA Goals

Learning Cycle 1

LISTENING
L1. Attends to spoken Mandarin

L5. Repeats phrases appropriately

L7. Understands familiar words and phrases in context

L9. Understands teacher's instructions

SPEAKING

S1. Sings songs and understands the meaning of the songs

S2. Use correct pronunciation

READING (EARLY LITERACY SKILLS)

R1. Awareness that Mandarin is a pictorial language (characters)
 

WRITING
W1. Demonstrate that characters have certain stroke order (

CULTURE
C1. Learn children's songs, movies, games and arts and crafts related to the Chinese language and culture
C2. Learn Mandarin courtesy and greetings at school

Learning Cycle 2
 

LISTENING
L2. Attends to spoken Mandarin for a longer period of time
L3. Detects repeated language patterns
L6. Responds to phrases appropriately
L10. Understands and acts on teachers spoken instructions

SPEAKING
S3. Self-correct and imitate teacher's pronunciation, tones and phrasing
S4. Communicate in simple words with teacher
S5. Communicate in simple words with peers
S7. Initiates communication with teachers and peers

S9. Use words and phrases being used in the classroom by teacher and peer
 

READING (EARLY LITERACY SKILLS)
R3. Reads 50-60 core characters in traditional form with good Mandarin pronunciation
R6. Use and develop vocabulary

WRITING
W2. Write the 30-40 core characters with correct form and stroke order

CULTURE
C3. Explain the roles of family members (3)

Learning Cycle 3

LISTENING
L10. Understands and acts on teachers spoken instructions

SPEAKING
S3. Self-correct and imitate teacher's pronunciation, tones and phrasing
S5. Communicate in simple words with peers
S7. Initiates communication with teachers and peers
S9. Use words and phrases being used in the classroom by teacher and peers

READING (EARLY LITERACY SKILLS)
R2. Recognizes 50-60 core characters in traditional form and states meaning
R3. Reads 50-60 core characters in traditional form with good Mandarin pronunciation

WRITING
W2. Write the 30-40 core characters with correct form and stroke order
W3. Write short phrases and sentences
W6. Use pictures or other prompts regularly and independently to practice Mandarin writing

CULTURE
C3. Explain the roles of family members
C5. Understands a variety of traditions in Chinese and American cultures, some similar and some different 

 

2nd Grade MLA Goals

LISTENING 

L1. Attends to spoken Mandarin (e.g., teacher, videos, books, music) for longer periods of time
L2. Comprehends familiar sentences on a regular basis
L3. Responds to a variety of phrases and sentences on familiar topics appropriately
L4. Understands familiar grade-appropriate words, phrases, and sentences in context
L5. Understands and follows a variety of classroom activities

SPEAKING 

S1. Regularly uses familiar words, phrases, questions, and sentences being used in the classroom by teachers and peers
S2. Can briefly retell a story, song, event, or poem in own words
S3. Initiates communication with teachers and peers
S4. Self-corrects and approximates teacher’s pronunciation, tones, and phrasing
S5. Gives brief classroom presentation to peers

READING (Developing Literacy Skills)

R1. Introduction of radicals and how they are used to help understanding and to provide clues about the meaning of words
R2. Recognizes and uses an additional 80–100 basic characters in traditional form, states meaning, and gives Mandarin pronunciation
R3. Begins to read and comprehends sentences and short paragraphs written in characters and/or zhuyin form

WRITING
W1. Writes the additional 80–100 grade-level core characters, developing correct form and stroke order
W2. Reproduces short patterned phrases and sentences provided by the teacher
W3. Learns to write brief correspondence such as notes, notices, and friendly letters
W4. Writes brief descriptions of classroom, home, and personal events
W5. Uses a picture dictionary or other resources regularly and independently to practice Mandarin writing
W6. Continues to use and practice writing convention (e.g., neat and correct handwriting, punctuation marks)

CULTURE
C1. Learns cultural concepts through songs, movies, poems, games, and crafts
C2. Learns cultural concepts through folklores and children’s literature
C3. Learns cultural concepts through celebrating holidays
C4. Develops an awareness of life now and in the past in China and Taiwan

 

MIP 3rd Grade MLA Goals

LISTENING

L1. Responds to a variety of phrases appropriately

L2. Understands 2- and 3-part instructions as appropriate for grade level

L3. Understands familiar words, phrases, and sentences in context for grade level

L4. Attends to short conversation spoken in Mandarin for longer periods of time

SPEAKING

S1. Regularly uses familiar words, phrases, questions, and sentences being used in the classroom by teachers and peers

S2. Can briefly retell a story, song, event, or poem in own words.

S3. Initiates communication with teachers and peers

S4. Recites poems, texts, and songs learned in class

S5. Self-corrects and approximates teacher’s pronunciation, tones, and phrasing with longer utterances

S6. Gives brief classroom presentations to peers on known topics

S7. Answers literal comprehension questions on short, familiar topics

S8. Speaking approximates correct pronunciation and tone patterns of the language

S9. Initiates impromptu descriptions of activities and personal events

READING

R1. Can identify most common radicals and explain how a character is formed

R2. Recognizes and reads an additional 100–120 core grade-level characters in the traditional form and states meaning

R3. Reads and comprehends sentences and texts in context in pinyin form

R4. Reads and comprehends sentences, texts, and short paragraphs on familiar topics with the help of pinyin

WRITING

W1. Correctly counts stroke order of characters

W2. Writes the additional 100–120 core characters, developing correct form and stroke order

W3. Reproduces short patterned phrases and sentences as provided by the teacher

W4. Writes simple correspondence such as notes, notices, and friendly letters

W5. Writes brief descriptions of classroom, home, and personal events, situations, and objects

W6. Introduced to the narrative form in Mandarin

W7. Continues to practice writing convention (e.g., more complicated punctuation marks, paragraphing)

W8. Uses a phrase book (dictionary) regularly and independently to practice Mandarin writing

W9. Uses technology to type short texts

CULTURE

C1. Learns cultural concepts through songs, movies, poems, games, and crafts

C2. Learns cultural concepts through folklore and children’s literature

C3. Develops an awareness of life now and in the past in China

C4. Uses technology to enhance learning language and culture

 
MIP 4th Grade MLA Goals

LISTENING

L1. Responds to a wider variety of phrases appropriately, including appropriate social exchanges
L2. Understands 2- and 3-part instructions appropriate for grade level
L3. Understands familiar words, phrases, and sentences in context for grade level
L4. Attends to short communications for longer periods of time by native and nonnative speakers of Mandarin

SPEAKING
S1 Regularly uses familiar words, phrases, questions, and sentences being used in the classroom by teachers and peers
S2. Can retell a story, song, event, or poem in own words
S3. Uses longer and more complex phrases correctly
S4. Initiates communication with teachers, peers, and visitors
S5.  Recites poems, texts, and songs learned in class
S6. Self-corrects and approximates the teacher’s pronunciation, tones, and phrasing with longer utterances
S7. Gives brief classroom presentations to peers that uses practiced vocabulary on a wider range of topics
S8. Answers literal and some inferential comprehension questions on familiar topics
S9. Introduced to simple cheng yu (idioms)
S10. Speaking approximates correct pronunciation and tone patterns
S11. Initiates impromptu descriptions of activities and personal events

READING

R1. Uses pinyin as a strategy to decode characters
R2. Uses the Chinese dictionary for comprehension
R3. Recognizes, reads, and understands an additional 100–150 basic characters in traditional form

R4. Reads and comprehends familiar, short passages independently

R5. Expresses both literal and inferential comprehension of familiar short passages

R6. Retells familiar short reading passages

R7 .Continues developing reading fluency and accuracy

R8. Uses radicals to help understand the meaning of new words

R9. Uses technology to learn vocabulary and phrases in Mandarin
R10. Reads simple correspondence such as notes, notices, and short letters

WRITING

W1. Writes an additional 100–150 basic characters using correct form and stroke order independently
W2. Writes new characters in correct stroke order without modeling or teacher instructions
W3. Reproduces short patterned phrases and sentences as provided by the teacher
W4. Writes brief descriptions of classroom, home, personal events, and situations independently
W5. Continues to develop multi-paragraphed narratives
W6. Writes a simple opinion backed up by two to three reasons
W7. Uses a phrase book (Chinese dictionary) regularly to support independent writing
W8. Uses technology to produce basic written forms such as notes, letters, and emails

CULTURE

C1 . Learns cultural concepts through songs, movies, poems, games, and crafts
C2. Learns cultural concepts through folklore and children’s literature
C3. Develops an awareness of life now and in the past in China and Taiwan
C4. Uses technology to enhance learning language and culture

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