Guangzhou Xiangjiang Middle School
Liu Jiayan Ⅰ.Teaching Aims Knowledge and Skills 1.
Review the words and phrases of Unit 6. 2.
Review the language points and key sentence patterns.
3. Strengthen and use sentence pattern and knowledge.
Attitude and Value To encourage students to write and enjoy students’ short plays about pets.
Ⅱ. Teaching Focuses To encourage Ss to use words and expression to give opinions on whether it is good to have pets/ what animals make the best pets in the process of study.
Ⅲ. Teaching difficulties use words and expression to describe pets(What animals make the best pets) in their plays
Ⅳ.Teaching procedures Teaching steps Teacher’s activities
Two students come to the front to guess words and expressions. The rest try to explain the words and expressions in English.
Purposes Arouse students’
interest and review words and expressions.
Ask students to have a game about words and Step 1.
expressions. Words and
expressions Ask students to do some exercises in Step 2. Challenge yourself
different forms. 1.首字母填空
Do the exercises and Help students consolidate answer. language points and
Ask the students to Show and present their Strengthen and use translate the following answers in front of the sentence pattern class. sentences：
Tell some 1.
Do the exercise and 1.
Arouse funny expressions talk about the students’
interests about animals. (1)He always lies around and does nothing. He is as lazy as a c________. (2)Fire is as dangerous as a s________. (3)The homeless people are as poor as a m________ in the church(教堂). (4)We want to be as free as a b______ flying in the sky. (5)They want to swim as freely as a f________ in the sea. (6)The girls are as 2
Step 3. Translation Talent
characteristics of each animal. 2.
Act out the plays in groups of 4-6. 3.
Listen and watch the plays. 4.
Ask and answer some questions after watching the plays.
and Activate students’ prior knowledge. 2.
Enhance the students’
ability of listening to、asking and answering questions.
gentle as a r________. (7)The farmer is as hard-working as a h________. (8)People don't want to be as big as an e________. (9)The workers are as busy as a b________. (10)All the students would like to be as clever as a m______.
to present their play by using some words or phrases .The play must be about pet animals:It can be about whether is is a good idea to own a pet or what animals make the best pets.
Tell students animals Say the sentences with can be our friends. the help of the pictures. They are
really important in our daily live. 2.
Ask the students to summarize: What can be mentioned when we talk about what animals make the best pets.
Consolidate the students’
understanding of this lesson.
Write a short article about what animals make the best pets. 3