• 6th graders will cover the following topics, using Everyday Chinese for Children:

    •   Names
    •   Numbers
    •   Dates
    •   Family
    •   school supplies
    •   fruit


    • Traditional tests and quizzes (e.g., true or false, matching questions, short-answer questions, multiple-choice questions, essay, etc.)
    • Performance assessments (e.g. oral reports, skits, book talks, posters, projects, etc.)
    • Journals and learning logs
    • Homework assignments
    • Portfolio assessments (e.g., a collection of work relating to a unit of study)
    • Self-evaluations or peer evaluations (e.g. using rubrics to grade others’ projects)


    • Formal assessments will be graded on a point system.  Chapter tests will total more points than quizzes.


    • Notebook 3-ring binder
    • Pencils, erasers, and pens (be sure to have plenty, in case you lose one)