Chinese Treasure Chest Vol. 2(SC),
2nd Edition

Marisa Fang, Helen Jung, Rosemary Firestein

ISBN-13: 9789814773959 | ISBN-10: 9814773956

Copyright 2018

| Published 2018

| 444 pages

List Price USD $49.95


Chinese Treasure Chest 中文百宝箱 is an unprecedented collection of ready-to-use games, songs, craft projects, delightfully illustrated student worksheets and teacher-directed activities to help students from grades K-12 learn Chinese as a foreign language. It offers a wide variety of activities of different difficulty levels to facilitate differentiated instruction in mixed-ability classrooms and across grade levels.

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Meet the Authors

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Originally from Taiwan, lead author Marisa Fang graduated from Fu Jen University, majoring in Spanish. She then received her M.S. degree in New York and taught ESL for four years before becoming a Chinese teacher. She is also Board Treasurer of the Chinese Language Teachers’ Association of Greater New York, co-author of Chinese Treasure Chest Volumes 1 and 2 (Cengage Learning, 2008, 2010), Chinese 123 – I Sing Along (2009), Flying with Chinese (2007 - Now), and Chinese Culture for Children (2004, 2005).

Helen Jung has over 17 years of teaching experience in both Hong Kong and New York. She received her M.A. degree from SUNY at Stony Brook. Her professional interest lies in creating game-like activities to make learning meaningful and fun. She currently teaches Chinese as a foreign language in public schools on Long Island. She is the co-author of Chinese Culture for Children (Far East Book Company, 2004-2005).

Rosemary began studying Chinese as an undergraduate student at Temple University. She then spent two years as an exchange student at Nankai University in Tianjin, China. She received her M.ED degree in Foreign Language Education from Temple University's Graduate School. Rosemary taught ESL and Chinese in the Philadelphia public schools for 13 years. She now teaches Chinese as a foreign language to American students in a public school on Long Island.

  • Seasonal activities to help students celebrate special events and holidays of each month (e.g., Chinese New Year, Valentine’s Day, and Dragon Boat Festival).
  • Additional Chinese New Year worksheets, projects and songs that your students will love 
  • New project samples of recent student work. Cross references to contents in our upcoming Volumes 3 and 4 that will provide teachers with an abundance of additional materials about related themes.
  • Revised teacher notes that provide useful teaching strategies and suggestions 
  • 12 full-color posters that teachers can download for use in the classroom. Poster images include 10 of the themes from the calendar pages, the map of China and classroom commands. Visit http://emarketing.cengageasia.com/ctc2 to access these materials.
  • Teacher notes at the beginning of each section state the learning objectives and difficulty level of each activity, and offer suggestions on how to implement an activity. 
  • Updated content to reflect current culture
  • Exciting new activities, worksheets, songs and rhymes to complement the most popular ones from our original series 
  • Contains ready-to-use games, songs, craft projects, attractively illustrated worksheets, and activities in two volumes 
  • Organized into 12 monthly sections to fit the school year. 
  • Activities include games, songs, crossword puzzles, cut-outs, picture cards, TPR activities, role-play, chants and conversations.

Table of Contents

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January 一月
➊ January Calendar 一月月历
➋ Zodiac Animals 十二生肖
➌ Chinese New Year (Spring Festival) 农历新年(春节)
➍ Lantern Festival 元宵节
➎ Try It Out! 每月一练

February 二月
➊ February Calendar 二月月历
➋ 100 Days of School 上学一百天
➌ Valentine’s Day 情人节
➍ Adjectives to Describe People 描写人物的形容词
➎ Telling Time 现在几点 (钟) ?
➏ Daily Activities 日常活动
➐ Cultural Link: Emperor Qin Shihuang 秦始皇
➑ Try It Out! 每月一练

March 三月
➊ March Calendar 三月月历
➋ Countries of the World 世界各国
➌ Landforms 地形
➍ My Community 我的社区
➎ Famous Chinese Women 著名华人女性
➏ Foreign Language Month 外语月
➐ Spring 春天
➑ Cultural Link: Hua Mulan 花木兰
➒ Try It Out! 每月一练

April 四月
➊ April Calendar 四月月历
➋ Colors 颜色
➌ Fruits 水果
➍ Animals 动物
➎ Tomb Sweeping Day 清明节
➏ Cultural Link: Chinese Inventions 中国的发明
➐ Try It Out! 每月一练

May 五月
➊ May Calendar 五月月历
➋ Food 食物
➌ Mother’s Day 母亲节
➍ Cultural Link: Tea-Drinking 中国茶
➎ Try It Out! 每月一练

June 六月
➊ June Calendar 六月月历
➋ Leisure Activities 休闲活动
➌ Sports 运动
➍ Father’s Day 父亲节
➎ Insects 昆虫
➏ Cultural Link: Dragon Boat Festival 端午节
➐ Try It Out! 每月一练

July 七月
➊ July Calendar 七月月历
➋ National Day 国庆节
➌ Craft Fun 手工乐
➍ Cultural Link: Four Treasures of the Study 文房四宝
➎ Try It Out! 每月一练

August 八月
➊ August Calendar 八月月历
➋ Summer Fun 夏天乐
➌ Cultural Link: Zheng He 郑和
➍ Try It Out! 每月一练

Appendices 附录
➊ Answer Key for Word Search and Crossword Puzzles 字谜答案
➋ 100 Ideas to Celebrate Foreign Language Month 庆祝外语月100条
➌ Useful Templates 常用样本
➍ Vocabulary Flash Cards: Countries 词卡:国家
➎ Vocabulary Flash Cards: Colors 词卡:颜色
➏ Project Samples 作品展示

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