Module 1 Basketball
Period 2 Reading & Vocabulary
Module 1 Basketball
Reading & Vocabulary
I.Reading & Vocabulary
Reading & Vocabulary -1 Speaking – talking about some famous players
Born:17th February 1963
NBA career: 15 seasons
(first season 1984- 1985)
Games: 1, 072
Points: 32, 292
Most seasons leading scorer: 10
Consecutive seasons leading scorer: 7 (1987-1993)
Born: 21st August 1936
Died:12th October, 1999
NBA career: 14 seasons (first season 1059-1960)
Most points in a season: 4,029(1961-1962)
Consecutive seasons leading scorer: 7(1960-1966)
Reading & Vocabulary -2. Speaking – talk about them according to the information
Give a brief introduction of the two basketball players.
eg. Michael Jordan/ Wilt Chamberlain
was born on…
Reading and Vocabulary---3. Fast-reading (6m) Read the information quickly and answer the questions
Keys to the questions
No, they didn’t.
Consecutive seasons leading scorer.
Reading & Vocabulary -3.Detailed-reading (6m) Read the passage about Michael Jordan then work your partner to get more information.
Keys to Activity 2 (1-3):
The Chicago Bulls, the United states Olympic.
6 times (1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998)
Because of his athletic ability, his motivation and his confidence.
Keys to Activity 3 (1-4): T, F, T, T
Reading & Vocabulary -4. Language focus
He was named their ____ _____ _____ (最有价值球员) five times.
Jordan was born in New York and ____ ___ (长大) in North Carolina.
He ________(就读) the University of North Carolina for a year before leaving to join the Chicago Bulls.
He finished his first season (1984-1985) as one of the top scorers in the______ (联赛), ____ __ _______ ___ (平均为……) 28.2 points per game.
most valued player
with an average of
5. Jordan surprised everyone when he _____(退休) before the 1993-1994 season, but he _______(再次加入) the Chicago Bulls and won three more _____________(冠军，冠军赛) with them from 1996 to 1998.
6. Millions of fans ______(钦佩) his ______(运动的) ability, __________ (动力) and confidence.
They have fantastic stories to tell about Michael Jordan such as the time when he _______(拯救) the Bulls from ending a game on a _____(平局).
Each time he threw the ball ______ ______ (直接穿过) the basket – and each time he ___ ___ ____ ______(闭上他的眼睛).
___ the basketball ____ (球场), Michael Jordan opened his own _____(牛排) restaurant because he loves steak so much.
had his eyes closed
10. He also found success as an actor in the film Space Jam ________(在……旁) the famous cartoon character Bugs Bunny!
11. There is only one word to describe the best player in the world –_________(令人敬畏)!
I Believe I Can Fly
Reading & Vocabulary -5.Detailed-reading (6m) Read the passage about Wilt Chamerlain then work your partner to get more information.
Keys to Activity 2 (4-6):
4. 4 teams.
5. Philadelphia Warriors/ Los Angeles Lakers.
6. Because he was very tall and strong.
Keys to Activity 3 (5-8): T, F,T,T
Reading & Vocabulary -6. Language focus
His father William worked in a ________ (造船厂)and his mother Olivia was a cleaner.
As a child, Chamberlain had _______ (各种各样的)health problems. He had —__________ (肺炎) and almost died when he was ten.
Chamberlin is the only NBA player who ________ (平均为v.) over 50 points per game for an _____ (整个) season.
The giant player joined the NBA’s Philadelphia Warriors in the 1959-1960 season and was an _________ (立刻的) success.
The final _____ (分数) was Warriors 169 New York Knicks 147!
But there is no doubt that he _______ (值得) the title “____________(杰出的) player of his ___________(代)”.
Reading & Vocabulary -7.Exercises (3m) Finish the exercise on Activity 4 Page 4.
6. dream team
Reading & Vocabulary -8.Exercises (3m) Finish the exercise on Activity 5 Page 4
Ask students work in groups to discuss the questions in Activity 1 and activity 3.
Check their work and ask some students to give a report of their work
1.Write a short biography of Michael Jordan or Wilt Chamberlain within 100 words.
2. Preview the grammar part.