Unit 4 Earthquake Reading. 大洼第三高级中学 教师 刘静. Ⅰ. STATUS AND FUNCTION OF THE TEXT. Ⅱ. THE ANALYSIS OF THE STUDENTS. Ⅲ. TEACHING AIMS. Ⅳ .TEACHING KEY POINTS AND DIFFICULTIES. Ⅴ .TEACHING METHOD AND AIDS. Ⅵ. LEARNING PROCEDURES. Ⅶ . BLACKBOARD DESIGN AND COMMENTS.
大洼第三高级中学 教师 刘静
Ⅱ. THE ANALYSIS OF THE STUDENTS
Ⅲ. TEACHING AIMS
Ⅳ.TEACHING KEY POINTS AND DIFFICULTIES
Ⅴ.TEACHING METHOD AND AIDS
Ⅶ. BLACKBOARD DESIGN AND COMMENTS
improve reading ability
1. Learn to describe the signs before the earthquake, the destruction caused by the earthquake,and the rescue after the earthquake.
2. Develop the students’ reading ability and let them learn different reading skills.
1.To know the damage earthquakes bring about and the ways to reduce the losses of the earthquake.
2.To know how to protect oneself and help others in earthquakes.
3.To be aware of a terrible disaster, meanwhile get them to face it, treat it in a proper way, and never get discouraged.
4.To value life ,value love, and show love to the people around us.
1.Task-based teaching method
blackboard, computer-assisted teaching
Step 1 Review(5’)
Step2 Lead in
Step3 Title prediction (2’)
Step 4 Skimming (5’)
Step 5 Scanning(5’)
Step 6: Careful reading(13’)
Step 7 Sentence translation and enjoyment(3’)
Step 8: Consolidation exercise (5’)
Why is the title called A Night the Earth Didn’t Sleep?
True or False
Answer the following questions
Fill in the following forms:
Read the text as quickly as possible and try to answer the following questions below.
Strange things were happening in the countryside in northeast Hebei.
Everywhere began to shake and it seemed that the world was at an end.
Everywhere they looked nearly everything was destroyed.
All hope was not lost
to get the main idea, you should pay special attention to the beginning and ending sentences in each paragraph
Main idea of the text
Signs before the earthquake
Damage and destruction of earthquake
Reconstruction after earthquake.
Scan the text and decide whether the following statements are true or false. If it is false, try to correct it.(T&F)
1. People in Tangshan were warned of the earthquake and didn’t go to bed that night.
2. People in Beijing also felt the earthquake.
3. More than 400,000 people were killed in the quake.
4. Many rescue workers and doctors were trapped under the ruins during the after-shock
5. People tried to get fresh water from under the ground in Tangshan.
Before the earthquake:
In the village, the well water____________, the well wall___________, and _____________came out of the cracks ;
In the farmyards, chickens & pig were______________________, mice____________________,fish________________________;
In the sky, there was ________________and the sound of plane;
In the city, water pipes__________________________________.
Translate and try to appreciate the language of the passage.
. Exercise: Fill in the blanks with the first letter given.
Several days before July28,1976, many strange things happened in
Tangshan. They were signs for an e______. But people living there
think______ of that. At 3:42 a.m. that day, the earth began to s_______,
which d_______ almost the whole city in a few seconds. Many people,
including workers and doctors, come to r_________those who were
t______ under the ruins. Later that afternoon, another big earthquake
struck the city. More people were killed or i______ and more buildings
f______ down. Very soon the army sent a lot of soldiers to help, and the
teams were organized to d______ the trapped and b______the dead.
By and by things improved and the city began to breathe again.
on May 12,2008. _1 people lost their lives and
homes. During those days, a lot of stories about
__2__could be heared. Here is __3__of them.
After the earthquake, under a fallen building,
some soldiers found that a __4__died in a very
strange way. When they were ready to take her
away, they were surprised to find that a baby in
her arms was __5__alive. The baby was sleeping
and __6__hurt at all. Between the dead mother
__7__the living baby, there was a cellphone
with a short __8__on the screen,” My dear baby,if you can survive, remember that I
love you.” Everyboby__9__when they read
Besides this stories, many other stories also
moved us deeply. __10__these stories,we know more about love.
You’re lucky if you’re loved by others. You’re great if you love others when you’re in danger.
1. A. All B.Many C.Few D.No
2. A.home B. life C.love D.hope
3. A.one B.none C.some D.each
4. A.man B.woman C.boy D.girl
5. A.still B.often C.never D.not
6. A.is B.isn’t C.was D.wasn’t
7. A.or B.and C.also D.but
8. A.story B.film C.message D.song
9. A.smiled B.shouted
10. A.From B.On C.To D.WithStep 9 Post readingFill in the blanks and discuss
How do you feel after reading the passage?
Show love to the people around you
Part 1 the earthquake
Part 2 the help
Part 3 what I feel and do
On the May 12th 2008, a powerful Earthquake happened in Sichuan. A lot of buildings and road………………………….. About 70000 people …………………… and 370000 people
………………………….. during the earthquake.
The first one:
Para 2:The government sent the army to ……………….who ……………………
Volunteers …………….to the homeless people.
Money was raised from ……………….to help them start a new life.
Today at school, we donated money for ………..I laid 200 RMB in the box，which was ………..When I am thinking about………….., I feel……... If we all do something for them,…………..
A night the earth didn’t sleep
Main idea of each part
Signs before earthquake
Damage and destruction of earthquake
Reconstruction after earthquake
Teachers should employ proper teaching methods and techniques to satisfy their needs.They are in great need of instructions on how to be successful language learners.
My lesson plan is designed on the basis of these two principles. The questions in my teaching plan are raised for the purpose of arousing the students\' interests and aimed to help the students to concentrate on the meaning of the text
In this lesson, I lead the students understand the passage step by step, and help them to understand the text. In the whole period I just act as a director, giving the students some detailed task and letting the students explore the knowledge by themselves or in teamwork.
Task-based teaching method
The text is written in time order. The text tells us something that happened before the earthquake, during the earthquake and after the earthquake.
Part 2. Damage and destruction of earthquake
Teachers should employ proper teaching methods and techniques to satisfy their needs.They are in great need of instructions on how to be successful language learners. Teachers should train them with some effective learning strategies .
My lesson plan is designed on the basis of these two principles. The questions in my teaching plan are raised for the purpose of arousing the students\' interests and aimed to help the students to concentrate on the meaning of the text.