8B Unit 3 Wild animals Reading 1 镇江市丹徒区世业实验学校 张艳
Say something about these animals Which animal do you like best / least ? Why?
New words Report 报导 Bamboo shoots 竹笋 Sadly 令人伤心地 Survive 幸存下来 Hunter 猎人 Forest 森林 Nowhere 无处 Following 接着的,以下的 Action 行动 Protect 保护 Reserve 保护区 Encourage 鼓励,劝告
Useful phrases • Be born 出生 • At four months 在四个月的时候 • Not any more 再也不 • At the very beginning 在开始时 • Start to go outside her home 开始走出她的家 • Grow into a healthy young panda长成了一只健康年轻的熊猫 • For up to 长达（多长时间） • It’s difficult to survive 幸存下来是很难的 • Kill it for its fur 为了它的皮毛而杀了它 • Cut down trees and forests 砍伐树木和森林
Have nowhere to live 没有地方可以居住 • Two whole days 整整两天 • On their own = by themselves 独立地 • Take away 带走 • Be in danger 处于危险中 • Take the actions 采取行动 • Protect sb 保护某人 • Protect sb away from doing sth =stop sb from doing sth 阻止某人做某事 • Make some reserves 建造保护区 • Encourage sb to do 鼓励劝告某人做某事
Read Para1, answer these questions Xiwang. 1 What’s the name of the baby giant panda ? 2 What does her name mean ? 3 When did the writer see Xi Wang for the first time ? It means ‘hope’. When she was only 10 days old.
Read Para2-3,answer these questions. She weighed just 100 grams. • How heavy was Xi Wang born ?. 5 When did she go outside for the first time ? 6 When was she 35 kilograms ? 7 How long did she drink her mother’s milk a day ? 8 And then what did she eat ? At four months old. Eight months later. For up to 14 hours a day. She ate bamboo shoots and leaves.
Read Para4-7, think about these two questions . 1 What problems may giant pandas have in the wild ? 2 What should we do to protect them ?
1 Hunters will kill them for their fur . 2 Farmers cut down trees and forests, they will have nowhere to go/live . 3 Mother pandas often leave baby pandas for two whole days on their own , the babies will be in danger, and people will take them away.
Make giant panda reserves bigger • Build more reserves • Encourage farmers to leave the panda reserves • Plant more bamboo • Encourage the farmers not to work in the reserves • Make rules to protect pandas
What do these words mean ? stay alive giant panda’s favorite food thick hair of animals keep ··· safe from danger large areas of land with trees special areas for wild animals support • survive • fur • bamboo shoots • forests • protect • encourage • reserves
The growth of Xi Wang 1 day 10 days 4 months c b e 6 months 20 months 12 months d f a
Fill in the blanks orn ouse • Xi Wang was a b___ panda. She looked like a white m___ . She was only 10 days old and she d___ her mother’s milk . At four months , she w_____ about 10 kilograms and go o____ her home for the f___ time. She grew s______ • and healthier. When she was six m_____ old, she started to eat bamboo shoots and leaves . She had to take c____ of h____ When she was 20 months old . It is not easy for her to s_____ • in the wild . rank eighed utside irst tronger onths erself care urvive
Homework Complete these sentences. 1 We should take ___( action) to help children in the poor areas. 2 The young mother was ___(thank ) to me for giving her a ___(sit). 3 The little camel can look after ___ (it). 4 He was ___ (luck) not to be hurt when he felt off his bike . 5 ___(hunt) are brave but they should not kill rare animals.稀有动物 6 Vegetables are sold by ___( weigh). 7 We need to build more ___ (reserve) in our country . 8 He became interested in a group of ___(mouse) when he found them . 9 The artist is drawing some beautiful ___(bamboo) at home . 10 Mr Zhao will show the twins around his factory the ___ ( follow) week .
A When Xi Wangwas 20 months, she had to look after herself . B when Xi Wang was 4 months, she started to go outside her home for the first time . C When Xi Wang was 10 days , she looked like a white mouse . D When Xi Wang was 6 months, she began to eat bamboo shoots and leaves . E When Xi Wang was born , she weighed 100 grams . F When Xi Wang was 12 months, she weighed 35 kilograms .