Japanese 1 Week 6

Lesson 5

(✿◕‿◕) ...✿... ようこそ! ...✿... (◕‿◕✿)

News for Students/Parents/Guardians/ELA's:

This week in Japanese 1 (week 6), we will be starting lesson 5. ^o^ We have completed lessons 1 through 4! Students are already half way through this 9 weeks. AWESOME job!

This week in lesson 5: we are learning the next 11 ひらがな (Hiragana) characters which will consist of "ら (ra), り (ri), る (ru), れ (re), ろ (ro), わ (wa), い (i)、う (u), え (e), を (wo/o), ん (n)". Lesson 5 is about someone's family, how to say certain family members in a more polite way to address student's friends family or other family that is not related to you. Students will learn more about family in Japan. The assignments needs to be submitted by the due date listed on the calendar. (✿◠‿◠)

Parents/Guardians/ELA's: Students needs to submit ALL missing work for lessons 1-4 by today at 9PM! If you would like a progress report today to see how your student is doing, please EMAIL me (using a new email, and not reply to the email I sent with the newsletter.)

☆ Assignments for Week 6 -Lesson 5 ☆

This week for lesson 5

  1. Due Mon: L5 Content Assignment
  2. Due Tues : L5 Writing Assignment (らーん)
  3. Due Wed: L5 Cultural Discussion Assignment
  4. Due Thurs: L5 Speaking Assignment
  5. Due Fri: L5 Quizzes
  6. Due Fri: L5 Language Coaching Sessions 1 & 2.

Study Tools, use to learn this week's ひらがな! ^o^

Hiragana Pronunciation for らーん

Use this Prezi to learn the pronunciation of らーん! ^o^

Hiragana らーん Quizlet -Flashcards

Use this Quizlet to study your ひらがな (Hiragana) for this week. There are many different varties of study tools in this link. Please use this daily. ^o^

Study Tools, use to learn lesson 5 vocabulary:

Lesson 5 Vocabulary Flashcards!

Use this Quizlet to study your Lesson 5 vocabulary for this week. \^o^/

☆ Assignments for Lessons 1 through 4 ☆

Here are the assignments that were due from week 2:
  1. L1 Writing Assignment
  2. L1 Cultural Discussion Assignment
  3. L1 Speaking Assignment
  4. L1 Quizzes

Here are the assignments that were due from week 3:

  1. L2 Writing Assignment
  2. L2 Cultural Discussion Assignment
  3. L2 Speaking Assignment
  4. L2 Quizzes
  5. L2 Language Coaching Sessions 1 & 2.

Here are the assignments that were due from week 4:

  1. L3 Writing Assignment
  2. L3 Cultural Discussion Assignment
  3. L3 Speaking Assignment
  4. L3 Quizzes
  5. L3 Language Coaching Sessions 1 & 2.
  6. Module 1 eLinguaFolio Assignment

Here are the assignments that were due from week 5:

  1. L4 Writing Assignment
  2. L4 Cultural Discussion Assignment
  3. L4 Speaking Assignment
  4. L4 Quizzes
  5. L4 Language Coaching Sessions 1 & 2.
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