Developing Chinese Language Teachers

Projects - Ammy Chau

Ammy Chau teaches Chinese at Millennium High School in Lower Manhattan. She currently teaches Mandarin I, II, and III.  Each class averages 20-30 students, with the majority non-heritage students.

Previously Ammy taught Chinese Native Language Arts at the Henry Street School for International Studies. She holds a master's degree in Teaching Chinese from NYU and New York State Certification in Teaching Chinese.

Ammy presented these projects at Project DCLT's December 18 forum.

Project DCLT and ALBETAC Monthly Forum: Real Projects from Real Classrooms. Project: Chinese Writing, Newspaper Project Rubric from NYU Steinhardt on Vimeo.

 

 Newspaper Front Page Project

Project Guidelines

Project Rubric

"Amazing Story for Chinese Characters" Project

In this group project, students create a children's story for simple Chinese characters they have already learned. The story is written in English with characters and illustrations. Guidelines, rubric and sample projects are available below. 

 Guidelines for the Amazing Characters Story

Revolutionary Chinese Characters (reference list for story)

Rubric for Amazing Characters Story

Rubric for Oral Presentation (Amazing Characters Story)

In addition, Ammy shares this general rubric for Oral Presentations:

Oral Presentation Rubric for General Use