The Second Period
Language points and using the languageTeaching goals: 1. To learn how to use some useful words and expressions 2. To learn how to use some useful structures Teaching procedures Step1 Revision and language points Ask some questions to review the text and at the same time explain some expressions and structures. Questions: 1. Could the King of Prussia have ever imagined that the Amber Room would have an amazing story? could never have done 2. What is the Amber Room like? Be made of , in the fancy style popular in those days, be decorated with 3. Who was the first owner of it? Belong to P3 Part3 4. What did he do to it? give it to … as a present in return Why did kings in the past try to make friends by exchanging gifts? Do countries do this today? 5. What did CatherineⅡ do to the room? add more details , have the room moved, the way she wanted 6. What was the situation for Russia and Prussia like in 1941? It is a time when the two countries were at war. 7. Where the Amber Room? It remains a mystery. Step2 Discovering useful words and expressions P3 Exercise 1 &2 Step 3 Using words and expressions P42 Exercise 1, 2 &3
The Third Period
Using the languageTeaching goals: 1. To learn to tell facts from opinions 2. To learn to ask for opinions Teaching procedures Step1 Lead in 1. If you want to go in for law against somebody, and if you want to win, what’s the most important thing you should do first? 2. What makes a judge decide which eyewitness he can believe and which not? 3. What’s a fact? What’s an opinion? Step2 Reading Read the short passage and check your understanding. Read a man’s story to see whether you can tell a fact from an opinion. People have never stopped searching for the Amber Room. Let’s come to another man’s story. Step3 Listening Listen to the tape and finish the exercises. Step4 Talking What are the expressions to ask for opinions? What are the expressions to give opinions? Sometimes we may fall into or face a moral dilemma. Let’s read the letter and see what’s Johann’s opinion about the found treasure? Discuss in groups of three about your opinion. Get the reporter to show their discussion.(the question, for the question, against the question, your own opinion)
Period Four Grammar见课件 Period Five Listening reading & writing Teaching goals 1. To learn to describe cultural relics by listening 2. To learn to speak out their opinions about cultural relics
Step1 Listening (P41) Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of building a dam over a river. The two very famous dam: the Three Gorges Dam over the Yangtze River, and the Aswan Dam over the Nile. What happened to the people and cultural relics around the area when the dam was built? 1. Listen to the tape for the first time to get the main idea. 2. Listen again to the tape that talks about a temple in Egypt, and then answer the questions on page 41. Step2 Reading task Cultural relics are important and useful. They belong to the whole world. But some f them are in danger. For example, some parts of the wall have been destroyed by the wind，air and rain. Thus it is dangerous for people to climb parts of the Great Wall. And there is also some rubbish on the Great Wall, which destroyed the beauty of the Great Wall. So it is necessary for everyone to protect them. Now let’s read a passage that is about an average person who does his bit to save the cultural relics. Read the text and do the two exercises. Step 3 Writing In our hometown there are also some cultural relics that need to be protected. Now write a letter to all the students in our school to encourage them to help save the cultural relics and to ask for help. Follow the letter format and practice writing a persuasive writing.