Look here for details of the Mandarin curriculum at Woodstock.
Elementary Mandarin Textbooks by Singapore Math
Visit Singapore Math to review and purchase the textbook or activity book your child is using in school.
The price of each book is under $5!
1st grade - Pink
2nd grade - Yellow
3rd grade - Blue
4th grade - Light Green
5th grade - Purple
Online Chinese Dictionaries
- Online Chinese Dictionary with ability to hear the word spoken.
- Online Chinese Dictionary with character etymology (history) and stroke order shown. Must pay a fee or purchase something to be able to hear the word spoken however. Still an awsome site to learn detail about the character.
- Nciku.com GRAPHIC Online Dictionary where you can DRAW the chinese character to look for it. You can look up words by drawing, or Pinyin or English. Once you find it you can see the etymology of the character, the radicals, the meaning and the stroke order. (To DRAW it is important to know the stroke order to find the character.)
- How to write Chinese Characters: (STROKE ORDER) - On this website scroll down to the section titled "Basic rules of stroke order".
Online Chinese Learning for Kids
Active Chinese : Online Chinese lessons and activities from grades K-12. The ActiveChinese Kid's Edition was created by a dedicated team of bilingual educators, designers and artists to bring Chinese to non-Chinese speaking children. By entering the world of the "Enchanted Forest", your student or child can learn to speak, read, and write Chinese in an engaging and fun language environment. There is a demo you can view at their website. It is a paid for online service.
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