Unit 6 Outdoor fun
Welcome to the unit & Comic strip Teaching aims: 1. To know different outdoor activities. 2. To understand the characteristics of different outdoor activities. Teaching steps: Step 1 Presentation
Get the students to talk about the outdoor activities they know.
Present new words and some important phrases by multimedia to introduce outdoor activities.
Teach the new words. Step 2 Practice Daniel and Amy found some pictures of outdoor activities. Help them write the correct
letters in the boxes.
Keys: c, f, e, d, a, b Step 3 Discussion
T: What outdoor activity do you like?
Get the students to talk about their favorite outdoor activities. Step 4 Listening and answer the questions. 1. Daniel and Amy are talking about outdoor activities. Listen to the conversation and answer the question. Daniel: What outdoor activity would you like to try? Amy: I want to go riding. Daniel: Why? Amy: I love horses and I really want to ride one. What about you?
Daniel: I want to go camping. Amy: What do you like about camping? Daniel: I like being outside, near beautiful lakes and hills. 2. Answer the questions. What outdoor activity does Amy like? What does Daniel like about camping? 3. Dialogue practice.
A: What outdoor activity would you like to try?
B: I want to…
A: Why?/ What do you like about…?
B: I like/love…What about you?
A: I want to…
Step 5 Comic strip 1. Listen and answer:
Do Eddie and Hobo both have a good time? 2. Read the dialogue. 3. Dialogue performance. Step 6 Language points 1. Hurry up, Eddie. hurry up
e.g. _____________ (赶快), or we will be late. 2 I’m tired. be tired
e.g. I ___________ (累的) when I dance.
My father ___ always ________ after work.
My father always____________ after work. My father always____________ after work. 3. Hobo, carry it for me.
carry sth. for sb.
Please _____ the big box ____ me.
4. You complain too much. complain v. 抱怨
complain to sb.
He often _______________ me.
complain about sth.
He ____________ the food in the restaurant.
complain to sb. about sth.
He ___ me ___ the food in the restaurant.
5. I want to go riding. go +V-ing
6. What outdoor activity would you like to try? try v.
try to do sth.
have a try e.g. 让我们尝试做一个模型飞机。
Let’s _____________ make a model plane.
7. What do you like about…?
What do you like about camping?= Why do you like camping?
What ________________________ Jay Chou?=
Why ____________________ Jay Chou? Step 7 Exercises
1. Mr Jones __________ (匆忙) to his office and began to work. 2. I went __________ (野营) with my friends last Sunday. 3. I want to go ________ (骑马) with my friends this afternoon. 4. I think __________ (溜冰) is a very interesting outdoor activity. 5. It’s very cold __________ (在外面). You should wear warm clothes when you go out. Translate the following sentences. 1.我累了。
Keys: I’m tired. = I get tired. = I feel tired.
Please carry this chair for me.
What do you like about the film?
Cycling is a kind of outdoor activities.
Don’t complain too much.
Step 8 Homework Finish the exercise in the workbook.
Teaching aims: 1.Words: rabbit
surprise 2.Phrases: by the river
see sb. doing sth.
find herself alone
3.Sentences: One sunny day, Alice sat by the river with her sister.
She saw a white rabbit in a coat passing by.
The rabbit took a watch out of its pocket.
Alice stood up and ran across the field after the rabbit.
She didn't want to let the rabbit get away.
Alice saw a key on the table, but it didn't fit any of the doors.
She could see a lovely garden on the other side. 4.The simple past tense of the verbs. 5.To train the students to listen, read, speak and write. 6.Get the students to find something amazing around our life.
Reading I Teaching steps: Step 1 Free talk What outdoor activity would you like to try? What do you like about it? Step 2 Presentation Present some pictures of Wonderland from the movie Alice in Wonderland. Ask the students: Where is here? Lead the students to guess and get the result: Wonderland.
Step 3 New words Teach the new words. Sandy wants to find out how some of the words in the story can be used. Match two halves of the expressions to help her. Write the correct letters in the blanks. 1. take a watch
down a hole
out of its pocket 3. jump
through a door 4. find oneself alone
across a field 5. go
in a long, low hall
Step 4 Listening
Get the students to listen to the tape and answer the questions:
What does the rabbit look like? How did Alice feel? Step 5 Reading Sandy wrote some sentences about the story, but they are not in the correct order. Help her put
the sentences in the correct order. Write the numbers 1-8 in the boxes. a
Alice ran across the field after the rabbit. b
The strange rabbit surprised Alice. c
Alice sat by a river with her sister. d
Alice opened a small door with the key. e
Alice could see no one in the hall. f
Alice found a small key on a table. g
Alice jumped down the hole after the rabbit. h
Alice saw a white rabbit passing by. 2. Read the article and answer more questions:
When and where did the story happen?
What did Alice see when she looked up?
What did the rabbit do when Alice saw it?
Did Alice run after the rabbit?
What happened to Alice after she jumped down the hole?
Could Alice go through the small door? 2. Simon made some notes about the story. Read his notes. Write a T if a sentence is true or an F if it is false. 1. It was a cloudy day.
2. Alice was playing with a rabbit.
3. The rabbit asked Alice the time.
4. The rabbit jumped down the hole first.
5. It took Alice a long time to hit the ground.
6. Alice talked to the rabbit in the hole.
Keys: F, F, F, T, T, F Step 6 Practice 1. Simon is asking Sandy about the story Alice in Wonderland. Complete their conversation with the words in the box.
What’s the story about?
Sandy: It’s about a girl. Her name is Alice. One day, she sat by a _____ with her sister. Then she saw a white ______. Simon:
What did the rabbit do? Sandy: The rabbit took a ______ out of its ______ and looked at the time. Simon:
What happened next? Sandy: The rabbit ran across a _____. Alice ran after it. Then the rabbit and Alice both
jumped into a ____. Simon: What happened after that? Sandy: Alice hit the ______. Then she found herself alone in a long low ____. She saw a ___ on a table and used it to open a door. Simon: Did she go through the ____? Sandy: No, she didn’t. It was too small.
Keys: river, rabbit, watch, pocket, field, hole, ground, hall, key, door 2. Get the students to write the simple past form of verbs:
get- Step 7 Exercise
Fill in the blanks with correct words.
One sunny day, Alice _____ ___ the river and saw a rabbit in a coat ______ ____.The rabbit ____ a watch ____ ___ its pocket. Alice found it amazing! She ____ across the field
after the rabbit. The rabbit _______ ____ a big hole and she didn’t want to let it _____ ______, so she jumped down the hole too. Alice _____ for a long time and ____the ground.
She found herself _______ in a hall. The doors around were all ______.The key on the table didn't ___ any of the _____. Then she _____ a small door and _____ the key_____ it .The door opened. Alice _____ a lovely garden on ____ _____ ______. She _____ to go ________ the door, but she couldn't. Keys: sat by, passing by, took out of, ran, jumped down, get away, fell, hit, alone, locked, fit, doors, found, put into, saw, the other side, tried, through
Step 8 Homework Retell the story in 60 words as Alice. Reading II Teaching Steps: Step 1 Revision
Retell the article. The following questions can help you. Q1
Where did Alice sit with her sister? Q2
What did she see when she looked up? Q3
What did the rabbit do ? Q4
Did Alice run after the rabbit? Q5
What did she do then? Q6
What happened in the hall? Step 2 Language points 1. One sunny day, Alice sat by a river with her sister.
She looked up and saw a white rabbit in a coat passing by.
pass by 经过
She likes sitting in the coffee shop __________.
I did not see him _________. …saw a white rabbit in a coat passing by.
see sb. doing sth.
I ____ him _______ basketball on the playground just now. see sb. do sth.
I often ___ him _____ basketball on the playground. …a white rabbit in a coat…
a girl ___ a red dress
the boy ___ the bike 2. Then she heard a sound.
I know the ______.
This song ______ ______. 3. It took a watch out of its pocket and looked at the time.
She _____ her keys ______ the handbag. 4. How amazing!
How + adj./adv. + ...!
e.g. Jim 跑得真快！
How ____ Jim runs! 5. Alice stoop up and ran across the field after the rabbit.
I ___ a cat ____________ a mouse just now.
6. Alice did not want to let the rabbit get away…
One of the robbers ________.
get away from sb./sp.
_____________ me. 7. Alice fell for a long time and then she hit the ground.
The girl _______ the bike.
fall down 滑倒，倒下
The old woman ________.
for + 一段时间
e.g. for two days
The falling tree ___ the car.
We ___ the main road at last. 8. She found herself alone in a long, low hole.
find sb./sth. + adj. 发觉自己（处于某种意外的状态）
e.g. I found myself having more fun than I had had in years.
9. There were doors all around…
all around 四处, 到处, 周围
e.g. 全世界: 10. …but it didn’t fit any of the doors.
keep fit = keep healthy
This coat ___ you very well. 11. Then Alice noticed a small door and put the key into it.
e.g. Alice 注意到一些不寻常的事情。
Alice ______ something unusual.
Did you see the ______? I noticed him leave the room. 我注意到他离开了房间。
When I walked by, I noticed him talking on the phone. 当我经过时，我注意到他正在打电话。
notice _________________ 注意到某人做了某事
notice _________________ 注意到某人正在做某事
He ___ the watch ____ the ______. 12. She could see a lovely garden on the other side.
on the other side
There are many trees _______________ of the road. 13. Alice tried to go through the door,…
try to do sth. 尝试做……
e.g. Alice 尝试着用钥匙打开门。
Alice _______ open the door _____ the key.
尽力做…… try/do one’s best to do sth.
Students should ______________ study well. through
e.g. They walked through the forest.
e.g. We walked across the ice.
Step 3 Exercise Translate the sentences. 一个晴朗的日子，爱丽丝和她的妹妹坐在河边。
get away, go through, by the river, jump down, look up 1. Look! The boy is lying on the grass and ___________ at the sky.
2. She spent a whole afternoon _____________, reading a novel (小说). 3. The old man stopped me from _______________ the gate. 4. The naughty (淘气的) boy _______________ the wall and got hurt. 5. I tried to catch the bird, but it ______________. Step 4 Homework
Recite the language points in this lesson.
Grammar Teaching aims: 1.Words:
Grasp the past tense sentence application, according to the situation, correctly use the past tense to talk about past events.
3.Develop the students’ ability of conclusion and application. Teaching steps: Step 1 Revision Fill in the blanks with correct words. One sunny day, Alice _____ ___ the river and saw a rabbit in a coat passing by. The rabbit ____ a watch ____ ___ its pocket. Alice found it amazing! She ____ across the field after the rabbit. The rabbit _______ ____ a big hole and she didn't want to let it get away, so she jumped down the hole too. Alice _____ for a long time and ____the ground. She found herself alone in a hall. The doors around were all ______.The key on the table didn't ___ any of the doors. Then she _____ a small door and _____ the key into it .The door _______. Alice _____
a lovely garden on the other side. She _____ to go through the door, but she couldn't. Step 2 Warming up Step 3 Presentation 1. Present some pictures of outdoor activity to get the students grasp the differences between the simple present tense and the simple past tense. He often goes camping.
I go swimming every day. He put up a tent yesterday.
I went swimming yesterday.
She likes jogging.
She likes skating.
She jogged last Sunday.
She skated last weekend.
2. Present more examples:
She sings happily.
She listens to the radio.
She sang happily.
She listened to the radio.
I am at school.
There are some boys on the playground.
I was at school.
There were some boys on the playground.
+ ___________+ 其他
+ ___________+ 其他.
3. Show some pictures to present the negative sentence.
My father and I went fishing yesterday.
My father and I didn’t go boating yesterday.
The students were in the classroom.
The students were not on the playground. 4. More examples
We watched a film.
The students visited the Palace Museum.
We didn't watch a film.
The students didn't visit the Palace Museum.
They were in the classroom.
There was a pencil in the bag.
They weren't in the classroom.
There wasn't a pencil in the bag.
There was a bird in the tree.
She found herself alone in a long, low hall.
She could see a lovely garden on the other side.
+ __________________+ 其他. （did not可缩略为didn’t）
+ _____________+ 其他.（was not可缩略为wasn’t；were not可缩略为weren’t）
Step 4 Grammar: Simple past tense We use the simple past tense to make positive and negative sentences like this: We use the simple past tense to ask and answer questions like this: Step 5 Practice 1. Millie is writing about what she and her friends did last weekend. Help her complete her article with the correct forms of the verbs in the box.
visit Yesterday was Sunday. I (1) ______ the park and (2) ____ a good time. Simon did not (3) ____ football. He (4) _________ playing volleyball with his friend. Kitty likes shopping. She (5) ____ some shopping with her mum yesterday afternoon. Daniel did not (6) ___ out yesterday. He (7) ______ at home and (8) _____ some books. Keys: visited, had, play, practiced, did, go, stayed, read 2. Sandy is asking Simon about his camping trip with his family. Complete their conversation with the correct forms of the verbs in brackets.
Sandy: (1) ___ you and your family ___ (go) camping last week? Simon: No, we (2) _____. We (3) ____ (go) camping last month.
Sandy: (4) ____ (be) it interesting? Simon: Yes, it (5) ____. Sandy: What (6) ____ you ___ (do) there? Simon: We (7) ____ (put) up our tent near a lake. My cousin Annie and I (8) _____ (be) very happy. We also (9) ______ (row) a boat on the lake.
Sandy: (10) ____ you ____ (stay) outside all night? Simon: Yes, we (11) ___. The camping trip (12) ____ (be) really wonderful.
Keys: Did, go, didn’t, went, Was, was, did, do, put, were, rowed, Did, stay, did, was Step 6 Language points 1). I visited the park and had a good time.
have a good time
enjoy oneself 昨天我们在公园玩的很开心。
We ______________________ in the park yesterday. We ______________________ in the park yesterday. We ______________________ in the park yesterday. 2). Daniel did not go out yesterday. go out
______ you _______________ just now?
Yes, I _____. 3). He stayed at home and read some books. stay at home
I plan to ________________ this weekend. 4). Did you and your family go camping last week? last+ 表示时间的词
5). We put up our tent…
put up our tent
put up 搭，
He _________ a tent in the park. 6). We also rowed a boat on the lake.
We _____ a boat ____ the lake. I like _____ . 7). all night 整晚
the whole night We stayed outside _____________. = We stayed outside ________________. Step 7 Exercises Fill in the blanks. 1). Her father _______ (read) a newspaper last night. 2). ____ you ______ (visit) your relatives last Spring Festival? 3). _____he ____ (fly) a kite on Sunday? Yes, he ______. 4). What ____ she _____ (find) in the garden last morning?
She _________ (find) a beautiful butterfly. 5). It _______ (be) Ben's birthday last Friday
6). We all _______ (have) a good time last night. 7). He _______ (jump) high on last Sports Day.
8). It _____ (be) the 2nd of November yesterday. Mr White _____ (go) to his office by car. 9). Gao Shan _____ (put) the book on his head a moment ago. 10). Don't _____ the house. Mum _______ it yesterday. (clean) 句型转换
1）Lucy did her homework at home.（改否定句）
Lucy _________ _________ her homework at home. 2）He found some meat in the fridge.（变一般疑问句)
_________ he ______ ________ meat in the fridge? 3）She stayed there for a week.（对划线部分提问）
________ ________ __________ she _______ there? 4）There was some orange in the cup.（变一般疑问句) _________ there ___________ orange in the cup? Step 8 Homework Integrated skills Teaching aims: 1. Words and phrases: wood, period, dynasty, century, from then on, excited 2. To know the history of Chinese kites. 3. To feel the development of China and the beauty of Chinese culture. Teaching steps: Step 1 Revision 请用正确动词形式填空。
1). I _________ (have) an exciting party last weekend. 2). _______she _________ (practice) her guitar yesterday?
No, she _________. 3) What ________ Tom ________ (do) on Saturday evening?
He ________ (watch) TV and __________ (read) an interesting book. 4.) They all ______ (go) to the mountains yesterday morning. 5. She ___________ (not visit) her aunt last weekend.
She ________ (stay) at home and _________ (do) some cleaning. Step 2 Presentation
1) Show a picture of a kite and ask: Do you know who invented kites?
What did the first kite in history look like?
2) Present the pictures of Mozi, Lu Ban, Cai Lun and Marco Polo and introduce them.
3) Teach the new words. Step 3 Listening
1. The students are going to fly kites this weekend. Mr Wu is asking about their kites. Listen to their conversation. Write the students’ names under their kites.
Keys: Millie, Simon, Amy, Daniel 2. Mr Wu is telling the students about the history of kites. Listen to his talk. Match each person with the correct event. Write the letters in the boxes.
told people in the West all about kites
found a new way to make paper c
used bamboo to make kites
made a bird out of wood
Keys: d, c, b, a 3. Listen to Mr Wu’s talk again. Help Millie write down what he said. You can use the information in Part A2.
Kites have a long history in China. The Chinese began to make kites over _____ years ago. In the Warring States period, a famous man, _____, made a bird out of _____.
That was the first kite in history. His student ________ used bamboo to make kites. In the Eastern Han dynasty, ________ found a new way to make paper, and then people began to use paper to make kites. In the ______ century, an Italian man called ___________ visited China.
He told people in the _____ all about kites. In the Ming and Qing dynasties, kite flying became a very popular _______ activity. Weifang, a city in Shandong Province, has become famous for making ____ from then on.
Keys: 2000, Mozi, wood, Lu Ban, Cai Lun, 13th, Marco Polo, west, outdoor, kites
Step 4 Speak up 1. Amy and her cousin Shirley are going for a picnic. Listen to their conversation and answer the questions. What can they do there? Can they go swimming? What should they remember to take? Keys: They can fly kites there. No, they can’t.
They should remember to take the mobile phone. 2. Conversation practice
Work in pairs and talk about a day out. Use Shirley and Amy’s conversation as a model. Step 5 Language points
1).have a long history
China has ______________.
Dinosaurs appeared millions of years ago__________.
2).begin to do sth.
He ____________ practice _________ two weeks ago.
同义短语：start to do sth.
People _______ lanterns _____________ pumpkins.
4).use sth. to do sth.
The twins ______ a knife __________ the back door.
5).find a new way to make paper
to make paper 修饰名词
a good place __________ friends
have something __________
6).tell sb. about sth.
He _____ his mother ______ the strange thing.
7).from then on
She knew she would win________________.
from now on
We must study even harder _________________.
8). be excited
I felt ________ after watching the ________ film. 类似用法的词：interested/interesting
I am ________________ reading. It is ________________ book. be excited to do sth.
I was ______________________ Jay Chou. 9).I'm afraid not.
afraid + 从句
I'm _______ that it is a good idea. be afraid of
I _____________________ strangers. be afraid to do sth.
I am _________________ alone. 10). It's dangerous to swim in the lake.
It's dangerous to do sth. 做……很危险
It is _____________________ football in the street. It is + adj. + to do sth.
It's ___________________ study hard.
It is +adj.+ for sb. to do sth.
It's _________________ students _______________. 11). remember to do sth.
Remember __________________the lights when you leave the classroom.
remember doing sth.
I remember ____________this book. But I can't find it now. 类似用法：
forget to do sth. 忘记做某事
forget doing sth. 忘记做过某事
Don't forget _______________ your homework here. 房间是干净的，我忘记我打扫过了。
The room is clean, I forgot ____________ it. Step 6 Exercises Fill in the blanks. Translate the sentences. Step 7 Homework
Study skills Teaching aims:
Words and phrases: excited
have a picnic
It's dangerous to do sth.
remember to do sth
and so on 2.
To train the students’ spoken English. 3.
Grasp the use of dictionary. Teaching steps: Step 1 Free talk.
Talk about the history of kites. Step 2 Study skills Using a dictionary The words in a dictionary are in alphabetical order from A to Z. This helps us find words quickly. If two words start with the same letter, we look at the second letter of the word we want to look up. If the first two letters of two words are the same, we look at the third letter, and so on. Step 3 Practice 1. Put the following words in alphabetical order. Write the numbers 1-8 in the blanks.
Keys: 3, 1, 7, 5, 6, 8, 2, 4 2. The guide word in the top corner of each page of a dictionary can help you find the correct page quickly. 3. On the left below are some page numbers and guide words from a dictionary. Write down the page numbers for the words on the right.
Step 4 Language points 1). look up
______________ this word in the dictionary. 2). the same 相同
the same as 我的外套和你的一样。
My coat is ________________ yours. 反义短语：
be different from
My coat is ____________________ yours. Step 5 Homework Finish the exercise on workbook.
Task Teaching aims: 1.Words and phrases:
a little sweet enough decide enter too...to..
be interested in
what to do towards= toward
forget taste sweet
become smaller and smaller small enough
be + adj. + to do sth. decide to do sth.
walk towards the door
forget about sth.
go back to ...
happen to sb. 2. To train the students’ ability of writing. 3. Develop the students’ ability of imagination.
Teaching steps: Step 1 Presentation Teach the new words by multimedia to help the students understand the meanings of them. Step 2 Listening and reading 1. Sandy is interested in Alice in Wonderland. Listen to the next part of the story and answer the following questions.
What did Alice find on the table?
What did Alice see under the table?
2. Read the article and answer more questions:
(1). What did the note on the bottle say?
(2). How did it taste?
(3). What happened after she drank it?
(4). Why did she go back to the table?
3. What will happen next in the story?
Answer the following questions with your own ideas.
(1). Will Alice eat the cake?
(2). What will happen to her after that?
(3). Where will she go next?
(4). What will she see?
(5). Will she meet the white rabbit again? Step 3 Language points (1)be interested in
Simon _________________ in playing basketball, he ________ in ___________ before.
(2) what to do
how to do sth.
when to do
where to go
My grandfather didn't know________________ a computer. But now he knows ____________ e-mails.
We all don't know ____________________. (3) a little bottle
a little修饰不可数名词, 表示“少许，一点”
I only have _____ time.
There are ___________ apples on the table. (4) taste sweet
taste + adj.
(5) drink some more 表示数量意义的词+ more + 名词, 表示再一些, 更多一些. 我想再吃一个苹果。
I want to have ____________ apple. Eddie想再睡十分钟。
Eddie wants to sleep ___________________ . (6)feel ill= feel sick
I ____________ for most of the trip. ill/sick 都可以作表语，表示恶心，不舒服，生病
I am _______.= I am ________.
a _________ child ill 做定语时表示品德不好的，坏的
_____________ man (7) become smaller and smaller
smaller and smaller
+ and + 比较级，
He gets ____________________. (8) small enough
_______________ (9) decide to do sth. 决定做……
I decide _______ fishing with my father this weekend. (10) go back to ...
return to... 她不得不回家取钥匙。
She had to _____________ to get the key. =She had to ___________________ to get the key. (11)fail
fail to do sth. 做不到，未能做
If you _______ study hard, it is __________ to get good grades. (12) happen to sb.
What ______________ Li Ming? Step 4 Exercises 1) 爱丽丝不知道接下来要做什么。
Step 5 Homework
Write about what you think will happen to Alice next.