Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District

Mandarin Chinese - Grade 3

Grade Level Expectations


View the Course Calendar for Grade 3 here: Course Calendar- Grade 3

At the end of Grade 3 students will be able to:


·Participate in class activities using the words in the classroom such as:

o  Classroom, teacher, schoolmates, desk, chair, backpack, pencil, book, notebook, crayon

o  What is this/that? This is… That is…

·Translate dates from Chinese to English and from English to Chinese

o  Students say their birthday in Chinese

o  Months and dates 

·Compare birthday celebrations in China and in America

o  Peach, noodles, cake, balloon, candle

o  Happy Birthday

·Use body parts vocabulary in the context of expressing hurt:

o  Head, eye, ear, shoulder, knee, leg, hand, stomach, back

o  pain (hurt), what’s wrong?

·Use adjectives to describe themselves, family members and friends:

o  Smart, brave, pretty, honest, humorous, friendly, cute, quiet, active, hardworking, obedient, polite

o  I am…/ He/she is… My (family member) is …

·Identify 10 country names, locate countries in the world map

o  USA, China, England, Japan, Mexico, Italy, France, Korea, Germany, Russia

o  I want to go to../ I don’t want to go to…


·Retell the legend about the Moon Lady, Chang E

·Name 2 traditions related to the Moon Festival