Japanese II for the year 2012-2013

Tomoko Ogi Moses

Murray High School, Murray, Utah

Students will increase in the knowledge and acquire practical vocabulary and more complex spoken and written sentences including 100 Kanji.

The students will develop more fluency in spoken Japanese during class time through variety of activities and projects.  The students will work together in pairs and/or groups cooperatively to acquire five language skills:  listening, speaking, reading, writing and understanding of culture, history, geography and current news of Japan.  Groups will be designated by the instructor.

Month

Standards

Indicators

Assessment

August

Review proficiency in Hiragana and Kanji from previous year.

Students will complete Katakana/Hiragana Workbook II.

100 points

September

Lesson 5:  People, Countries and Languages

Students will identify countries, people and languages orally and in writing.

Students will write their ancestries in Japanese

Produce portfolio for Parent/Teacher Conference

Kanji Exercises

Vocabulary Quiz

Chapter Test

Written assignment

  20
  
  50

 100 

 100

October

Lesson 6:  Ages and Food

Students will learn how to address members of their family and others with respect.

They will write their favorite food

Write and present to class about family

Know 7 Kanji for family members

Kanji Exercises

Vocabulary Quiz

Chapter Test

Written assignment

  20
  
  50

 100 

 100

November

Lesson 7:  Mr. Suzuki’s Daily Routine

Know 45 Kana, 10 Kanji, 25 phrases.

Write and oral report on students’ daily routine

Preparing Japanese lunch

Kanji Exercises

Vocabulary Quiz

Chapter Test

Written assignment

  20
  
  50

100

100

December

Lesson 8:  My Family

Know 47 Kana & 58 derivatives.

Read aloud the stories in the lesson

Movie:  Seven Samurais

Kanji Exercises

Vocabulary Quiz

Chapter Test

Written assignment

  20
 
  50

100

100

January

Lesson 9: Various Animals

Students will learn the names of animals and how to count them as well as the characteristics of domestic and wild animals

Know vocabulary 1, 13 Kanji, Basic Sentence Structure. Know the impact of Chinese Civilization

Kanji Exercises

Vocabulary Quiz

Chapter Test

Written assignment

  20

   50

100

100

February

Lesson 10: Various Stores

Students will form a group of three:  shop keeper, customer and narrator.

Prepare for BYU Language Fair: bank, post office, hotel, store, rail road station.

Kanji Exercises

Vocabulary Quiz

Chapter Test

Role Play in front of the class

  20
 
  50

100

100

 

March

Lesson 11:  In the Classroom

Students will master Japanese grammatical rules

Five Japanese verb groups

Kanji Exercises

Vocabulary Quiz

Chapter Test

Written assignment

  20

  50

100

100

April

Lesson 12:  The Day Off

Students will learn how to tell time and activities for a day

Students will write their daily activities with time

Participate in BYU Language Fair

Kanji Exercises

Vocabulary Quiz

Chapter Test

Language Fair

  20 

  50

100

100

 

May

Lesson 15:  Seasons and Climate

Students will learn beauty of Japan through seasons.  Kanji for four seasons and people’s activities.

Students will write an essay in English according to Murray City School District’s English literacy from topics related to Japanese language, culture and history.

 

Kanji Exercises

Vocabulary Quiz

Chapter Test

Essay

  20
  
  50

100

100