# The princess and the soldier

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The princess and the soldier

A king has a very beautiful daughter.

The princess is very proud and arrogant.

She knows that she is beautiful.

The king wants his daughter to marry.

The princess does not like anyone.

One day a soldier sees the princess and he falls in love with her.

He asks her to marry him.

The princess says: “If you wait 40 days and 40 nights under my window, and look up

.天 四 十 夜，我 就 嫁 给 你。

So the soldier waits under the window.

He waits there in the heat and the cold.

He waits there in the rain and the snow.

He waits there for thirty nine days and thirty-nine nights.

On the fortieth day ………..

Student A

Co-operative Logic Exercise -

Instructions:

Read your card, one clue at a time, in turn to the rest of the group. (Each person reads his/her first clue, then each person reads his/her second clue and so on). As a group, decide which column to write the clue in on the group sheet. Ask yourselves, is this clue about the orientation, a problem, a solution or the resolution or moral of the story. After every clue has been read, rewrite the story as a group and write an ending for the story. Report your ending to the class.

Read out your clues in turn. Do not show them to the rest of the group. Your clues are:

Clue 1: 有 一 个 国 王。他 有 一 个 很 美 的 女 儿。
Clue 2: 但 是 公 主 谁 都 不 喜 欢。
Clue 3: 所 以，这 个 士 兵 就 在 窗 户 下 等 着 她。
Your role is to write the clues in the chart as everyone reads out their clues.

Student B

Co-operative Logic Exercise -

Instructions :

Read your card, one clue at a time, in turn to the rest of the group. (Each person reads his/her first clue, then each person reads his/her second clue and so on). As a group, decide which column to write the clue in on the group sheet. Ask yourselves, is this clue about the orientation, a problem, a solution or the resolution or moral of the story. After every clue has been read, rewrite the story as a group and write an ending for the story. Report your ending to the class.

Read out your clues in turn. Do not show them to the rest of the group. Your clues are:
Clue 1: 这 个 公 主 很 骄 傲， 自 大。
Clue 2: 有 一 天， 一 个 士 兵 看 见 了 公 主 ， 就 爱 上 了 他。
Clue 3: 他 不 管 炎 热 或 寒 冷 都 站 在 那 儿 等。
Your role is to make sure that you understand the instructions and to make sure that everyone follows them.
Student C

Co-operative Logic Exercise -

Instructions :

Read your card, one clue at a time, in turn to the rest of the group. (Each person reads his/her first clue, then each person reads his/her second clue and so on). As a group, decide which column to write the clue in on the group sheet. Ask yourselves, is this clue about the orientation, a problem, a solution or the resolution or moral of the story. After every clue has been read, rewrite the story as a group and write an ending for the story. Report your ending to the class.

Read out your clues in turn. Do not show them to the rest of the group. Your clues are:

Clue 1: 他 知 道 自 己 很 美。
Clue 2: 他 跟 她 求 婚。
Clue 3: 他 不 管 下 雨 或 下 雪 都 站 在 那 儿 等。
Your role is to record the group’s suggestions about the ending of the story, after all of the clues have been read out.

Student D

Co-operative Logic Exercise

Instructions:

Read your card, one clue at a time, in turn to the rest of the group. (Each person reads his/her first clue, then each person reads his/her second clue and so on). As a group, decide which column to write the clue in on the group sheet. Ask yourselves, is this clue about the orientation, a problem, a solution or the resolution or moral of the story. After every clue has been read, rewrite the story as a group and write an ending for the story. Report your ending to the class.

Read out your clues in turn. Do not show them to the rest of the group. Your clues are:
Clue 1: 国 王 要 他 的 女 儿 结 婚。
Clue 2: 公 主 说 ：如 果 你 在 我 的 窗 户 下 等 我，看 着 我 四 十 天 四 十 夜，我 就 嫁 给 你。

Clue 3: 他 等 了 三 十 九 天 又 三 十 九 晚。 在 第 四 十 天。。。

Your role is to report your group’s ending to the rest of the class.

Co-operative logic table for folk tales unit.

Note to the teacher. This table is for your use. For the group work, put these headings on a large piece of butcher’s paper, and provide students with marker pens or crayons, so that all students can see and contribute to the recording process.

 Orientation Problem Solution Resolution

Note that the same activity could be done orally, using pictures instead of the written cards.

After this exercise, students can write their own / retell a folk tale using the grid and linking words.

“Pop-up storybook” role play.

Speak in Chinese – you may use the exact words of the story.

Each column denotes a character from the story. Take a role and say your lines.

After some practice, you will play your part in front of the class in a “Pop-up storybook” role play.
 You are the narrator. You are the king. You are the princess. You are the soldier. 1. Say: 有 一 个 国 王。 他 有 一 个 很 美 的 女 儿。 1. Greet the audience. Introduce yourself. Say: “ I am + one characteristic”. Say: “My daughter is + one characteristic of your daughter”. 1. Greet the audience. Introduce yourself. Optional Say: “I am +one of your characteristics”. 2. Say: 国 王 要 他 的 女 儿 结 婚。但 是 公 主 谁 都 不 喜 欢。 2. Say: “I want my daughter to marry.” 2. Say: “I do not like anyone.” 3. Say: 有 一 天， 一 个 士 兵 看 见 了 公 主 ， 就 爱 上 了 他。 他 跟 她 求 婚。 3. Say : “I want my daughter to marry”. (again) 3. Greet the audience. Introduce yourself. Optional Say: I am + one of your characteristics”. Ask the princess: “Will you marry me?” 4. Say: “公 主 说 ：如 果 你 在 我 的 窗 户 下 等 我，看 着 我 四 十天 四 十 夜，我 就 嫁 给 你。 4. Say to the prince: “If you wait 40 days and 40 nights under my window and look up at me, then I will marry you.” 5. Say: 所 以，这 个 士 兵 就 在 窗 户 下 等 着 她。他 等 了 三 十 九 天 又 三 十 九 晚。 Optional Optional Say: On the 40th day……..(say what you do).

Look at the pictures and isten to/read the story. Try to guess the meaning of the words. Write your definition on Column 2 – Wo de dingyi. Discuss your definitions with the others in your group. Check the meanings in the dictionary.

 Word zi My definition Wo de dingyi Revised definition Zheng que de dingyi jiaoao zida yao jiehun ai shang chuanghu xia suoyi jiu gen ni jiehun