Welcome to my class. 乐昌一中 冯韶敏. module 6. Animals in danger. Period2 reading Saving the Antelopes. Step one Presentation. Group competition : 1)How many kinds of animals do you know? 2) Can you say sth about the animals' speciality. Possible answers: cow horse cat
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Animals in danger
Saving the Antelopes
cow horse cat
tiger mouse sheep
lion fox dog
cock hen duck
The bear’s galls and the tiger’s bones are used in traditional medicine, they are very precious and expensive.
Giant panda, siberian tiger, ibis, antelope, red wolf
The giant panda
Discuss the reasons why many kinds
of wild animals are in danger?
One acts as interviewer, the other interviewee, make an interview about survival conditions of antelopes.
A: Have you ever read or heard of the Tibetan antelopes?
B: Of course. They live in the Tibetan plateau, whose wool is worth a lot of money.
A: How much do you know about it?
B: Nowadays they are in the danger of extinction……….
First of all, let’s enjoy a short piece of the film 《可可西里》.It’s about Tibetan antelope being killed by some illegal hunters.
(After the film)
T: “So many antelopes have been cruelly killed by the hunters. What do you think of these illegal hunters? Is there anyone fighting against them?
T: Do you want to know more about the antelopes? What situation is the antelope in nowadays? Let’s have a skimming of the passage.
Listen to the tape and answer the questions. Books closed.
1.Who is Jiesang Suonandajie?
2.Why do the poachers kill the antelope?
3.What have made the things worse since the 1990s?
4.What do you think the future of the antelope will be?
1.Decide if these sentences are true (T) of false (F).
1.A large number of antelopes have been killed
for their meat.
2.The business of antelope wool is illegal
but it is easy to be stopped.
3.The Chinese government began to take an active
part in protecting the antelopes.
4.Little progress has been made in protecting
2.Do activity2 on P52. Choose the best answer for each question
1.Summarize the main idea for each paragraph. (pair work)
Jiesang Suonandajie gave his life to save the Tibetan antelope.
A large number of antelopes have been killed for their wool.
The business of antelope wool is illegal but it is not easy to be stopped.
The Chinese government began to take an active part in protecting the antelopes.
Progress has been made in protecting the antelopes.
2. Find out the difficult sentences and language points by yourselves. If you have any questions , solve them together .
Give one’s life to
On the spot
Come into fashion,
Have a raid on
Get tough with sb
Be concerned about
Although surprised, (V-ed as adverbial), the poachers had an advantage—there were more of them.
Often working at night, (V-ing as adverbialof result),the poachers shoot whole herds of antelopes at a time, leaving only the babies, whose wool is not worth so much.
Brightly lit, the shop was beautiful
Given too much homework to do, he felt unhappy.
His parents died, leaving him an orphan.
Football is played in 80 countries, making it a popular sport in the world.
1.Mr wang gave his life to saving the student in fire.
2.The problem is solved on the spot
3.The policemen had a sudden raid on a gambling den
4.He forgot to water the flower, making it die.
5 It's time to get tough with football hooligans.
Retelling the text according to the numbers below.
Fill in the blanks.
There used to be millions of antelopes on the Qinghai-Tibetan __________. But unfortunately many ________ killed them and skinned them on the spot for their wool, which is the __________ material for a shawl. Now the government begin to take an active part in _________ the antelopes. Many poachers were caught and 300 vehicles _____________. Police are getting _______ with the dealers. As a result, the antelope population has slowly begun to grow again.The writer tells us the facts about the ___________ antelope to make us realize the importance of protecting animals
What can we do to help the animals?
1. What do you feel after you read the passage?
2. What should we do to protect these animals?
3. Would you like to be a volunteer to protect the antelopes if possible?
Write about one kind of animals in danger.
1. Where it lives
2. What the problem is
3. What you or government can do to protect it