Unit1 Cultural Relics
a. Important words and phrases
culture, state, rare, vase, belong to, in search of, gift, ton, stone, melt, once, heat, design, fancy, style, jewel, king, artist, in return, reception, light, wonder, at war, remove, furniture, secretly, wooden, doubt, remain, mystery, apart, take apart
b. Important sentence style
In return, the Czar gave the King of Prussia 55 of his best soldiers. P2
This was a time when the two countries were at war.P2
There was no doubt that the boxes were then put on a train for …..P2
After that , what really happened to the Amber Room remains a mystery.P2
I think highly of those who are searching for the Amber Room.
2. Ability goals
Enable the students to talk about the story of Amber Room.
3. Learning ability goals
Help the students learn how to talk about cultural relics and have the sense of protecting cultural relics.
Teaching difficult points
Talk about cultural relics and what should be done with them
A recorder, a computer
Step 1 warming up
Show some pictures of some well-known cultural relics both at home and abroad.
What is a cultural relic?
A cultural relic is something that survived for a long time, often a part of something old that has remained when the rest of it has been destroyed; it tells people about the past.
Ask Ss say something about the famous cultural relics in China and in the world.
Step 2 discussion
Are all the cultural relics being well protected?
Can you give some examples of the cultural relics that are in need of being protected? (The Great Wall; The pyramids in Egypt; Angkor Wat……..)
(The shown pictures: ①The Great Wall, ②The Imperial Palace of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang; ③The Mausoleum of the First Qin Empeor and the Terracotta Warriors)
Why are some cultural relics in bad condition? What happened to them?
Why do we need to protect cultural relics?
How can we protect cultural relics?
Step 3 group work
1.Why do we need to protect cultural relics?
If we are protecting our cultural relics, we are
protecting our history and knowledge so that people in the future will know and enjoy it.
We are also helping ourselves and our children to better understand who we are and where we come from.
That is why we are trying so hard to protect our cultural relics.
2.How do we protect cultural relics?
keep in mind that we should treat our cultural relics gently.
If other people are damaging some cultural relics, we should stop them from doing so.
We can ask our government to spare more money on the protection of cultural relics.
3．If you find a cultural relic, what will you do with it?
T: If you found a cultural relic, what would you do with it?
S1: I don't know．
T: Would you want to keep it?
S1: Of course not．It doesn't belong to me．
T: Then why don't you go to your community council?
S1: I'm not sure I could trust the people there．What if the person I give it to keeps it for himself?
T: Good question．What do the rest of you think?
S2: I guess I would ask my parents what to do with it．
T: That's a good idea．Anyone else have an idea?
S3: I would ask my brother．He is a policeman．
Ask some Ss to act their dialogue out.
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