SEFC Book1A Aims:
Unit4 Reading “The Rescue”
1.let the students understand the whole passage fully. 2.Learn some knowledge about how to rescue themselves if nat ural disasters happened. Aids: multi－media Step1: Pre-reading (lead―in) Greet the class. Talk about unforgettable experiences. List some natural disasters Natural disasters: fire; flood; draught; earthquake; typhoon; torn ado…. Then show the students a video. Then ask : 1.Which disaster is it ? 2.What can you see in the video? water; waves; many people are swept down by the waves, stru ggling in the water;. They are tying to rescue themselves. 3.If you were in a flood, what should you do？ The students can give different answers. 4.Do you want to know more information about how to rescue yourself in a flood? Today we will learn a new lesson ”The rescue”
Open your books, and turn to P24. Step2: While-reading Fast- reading 1.Read fast and do the exercises “true or false” 1. When the flood came, Flora was in the house. F 2. After the second wave came, Jeff held onto a tree which grew against the wall. T 3. Flora’ s beautiful hair and dress were all wet and cold, but she still felt very happy. F 4. In the end, they didn’t find the chimney. F 2.Read again and divide the passage into three parts. Part 1(prar1 to prar2) in the garden Part 2(prar3 to prar6) on the way to the house Part 3(prar7 to prar11) inside the house Careful reading Read the passage carefully and find out what they did in each part. Part one look around; run; wave; hear; see; shout; seize Part two drag; sweep; pull up; hold onto; struggle; fight for; Look into; run; get to the steps; open the door Part three climb; run up; stop ; listen to; start crying; look out of; shout; rescue; Step3. Post-reading
Task 1:Suppose you are Flora or Jeff. A reporter will interview you about how you rescued yourself from the flood. First: saw; running; waving; looked around; saw a wall of water…. Next: swept…down; struggled…for Then: tried to get to the house; climbed the stairs… End: chimney; rescued… Task2 : Discussion: What should you do if a fire happened in the classroom? Show some useful words and expressions to help the students. After discussing,. show them some pictures to summarize what should be done if a fire broke out. Step4. Homework Write an article about one of your unforgettable experiences. SEFC Book2A 一、Teaching Goals: 1. the key goals: (1) To learn about poets and poems of different countries. (2) To improve the student's reading ability. (3) To teacher the past participle: used as Adverbial. Unit4 Reading: “English Poetry”
2. the key demands: (1) To make a better understanding of the similarities and differences between the Chinese and English poets and poems. (2) To learn about the advantages of reading poems. (3) To master the grammar. 二．teaching key points and difficult points 1. Teaching key points: key words, phrases and sentences: grammar, glory , absence , district , atmosphere, introduction , translate, translation play with , call up, stand out, light up, come into being , send for grammar: the past participle used as the Adverbial 3. Teaching difficult points: (1) How to lead the students to understand the English poetry, to enjoy the beauty of poetry, and to analyze the structure of the English poetry .gradually. (2) Summarize the use of the participles. (3) Help the students to develop the feeling about beauty. 三、 textbook: Senior English for China Student's Book 2A teaching aids: a computer, a projector
teaching approaches: task-based method, communicative method, interactive method 六、Teaching procedures: Step1 Greeting & Warming-up (Before the beginning of the class, show the students a clip of video from the movie Dead Poets Society. T: Just now, we saw a video clip from the movie Dead Poets Society. (Show the poster on the screen) Have you found what is the boy doing? SA: He is creating a poem. T: Yeah, quiet right! He is using his imagination to create a poem. We know poetry is a special form of literature. If you want to write a good poem, you need to put yourself in the dream world of the poem. (Show the words on the screen one by one) Step 2 Lead-in T: We know China has long history and splendid culture. Of course, in the field of poetry, we have many of the world's greatest poets. Can you name some famous poets? SB&SC: Li Bai, Du Fu, Bai Juyi, Wang Wei…… T: Good job! Thanks. (Show the portraits of Li Bai & Du Fu on the screen) Chinese poets, such as Li Bai & Du Fu use their genius to make the dream world of poetry more colorful. Here is a poem
written by Li Bai, I think you are familiar with it. ( Show the poem 望庐山瀑布 on the screen) T: Okay, let's read it aloud together. Great poet Li Bai use his endless imagination to describe the wonderful scenery of the Lu Shan Mountain Waterfall, we can feel the power & magic of the waterfall through the words that Li Bai use. Can you recite any other poems that written by Chinese poets? (Call several of them to recite) T: Well done! We have taken a look on the art of poetry and Chinese poetry. Next, we'll take a journey to English poetry (show the theme page on the screen). English poetry is as interesting and attractive as Chinese. I'll be the guide to show you around. Are you ready? Ss: Yes! Step 3 Fast-reading T: So here we go! Open your books and turn to P27, look at the Reading part, English Poetry. First, I want you to go through the text quickly and find the answers to the following 2 questions: Questions: 1. What are the differences between poetry and other forms of literature? 2. Whose poetry reminds Chinese readers of Du Fu or Li Bai?
Whose of Su Dongpo? (Give them 2 minutes to find the answers) T: Well, let's deal with the 2 questions. Step 4 Careful-reading Task 1:. The main idea of each paragraph T: Good job! How many paragraphs in the text? (7) Ok, now listen to the tape & read the text carefully. Then I want you to summarize each paragraph's main idea. Para. 1 The characters of poetry. Para. 2 A look on Chinese poetry. Para. 3 The first period of Modern English poetry. Para. 4 Modern English poetry in the 19th century. Para. 5 Why modern poets have special attraction? Para. 6 The introduction of English poetry to China. Para. 7 ①The translation of English poetry.①The role that poems act as. Task 2 A timeline T: Excellent! Here is a task for you. Please focus on paragraph 3-5 and finish the timeline (show it on the screen), which will help you to get a more clear impression of some great poets in English history. Now do it! Step 4 Post-reading
Task 1 T: Let's turn to next step. Look at P28, Ex.1, make sure to get the right choices. (After 2 minutes, check the answers) Keys: 1. A Task 2 T: In several paragraphs, there are some words in bold; can you tell what do they refer to? Para.1: That makes poetry difficult to write, but very interesting to read. ------Poetry plays with sounds,words and grammar. Para.3 : Despite its short history,there is a lot of good poetry around. ------English poetry's Para.4: The style and atmosphere in their poems has often… ------William Wordsworth,Byron,John Keats Para.5: Finally, modern poets have their special …in the language and images they use. ------modern poetsPara. 7 They can help us to understand each other better,… ------poems and literature 2. C 3.B 4. D 5. C
Step 5 Further-understanding T: This lesson, we've learnt much of English poetry, it's an exciting experience. Here is a question for you: the writer talks about the translation of poems in the last paragraph. Think this question; Task 1 Q: If a poem is translated into another language, is it still the same poem? What are some differences? A: Something of the spirit of the original works is lost (including rhythm, rhyme, figures of speech of the poem, etc.).七步 诗.) Task 2 T: The poet Mu Dan wrote a short poem, "Quietly, we embrace In a world lit up by words.". Q: Can you use your own words to explain it? A: When people from one country read the poems from another, they will be struck by what is inside the poem, so they will understand each other and become good friends. Step 6 Enjoyment T: You have understood the magic that poetry brings, that's great! There, we can use a image to describe the special role that poems and literature act as, "Poems and literature can be bridges." Can you give other images to express the same idea? Who'd like to
have a try? A: 1.Poems and literature can be ties that bring the East and the West together. 2. Poems and literature can be fine wine enjoyed by the East and the West. T: We say, Poems can be fine wine enjoyed by the East and the West. That means not matter you are a English or Chinese, you can find amusement in poem. But how to enjoy a English poem? We need to know several simple principle, do you want to know what principles they are? (Yes!) Well, let's see a clip of video. (After the end of the video, show the next slide) T: When enjoy an English poem, you should: 1. Use your heart and emotion.2. Imagine you are exactly in the dream world of that poem. Then I saw the Congo creeping through the black, Cutting through the forest with a golden track. Step 7 Discussion T: It's really amusing! At the end of this lesson, let's have a discussion. Are poems good for our life? What can we get from poems? 1. Poems bring passion (激情) to our life. to understand life, virtues, beauty and romance… 2. Poems help us 3. Poems make
us know, we are here,we can make our life and the world more colorful! Step 8 Homework 1. Read the text again to get a better understanding.2. Read and translate several good English poems. 3. Get some information about famous poets on internet if possible. 四、Teaching reflections The questions about the text should be designed more properly. And give the students enough time to explore the answers by themselves. Teach the students to enjoy the pleasure of studying English. And also, the use of a computer should not dominate the class. It should be a helpful part for teaching and learning.