Unit 1 Newspapers. Reading A ( 1 ) A new school newspaper. 学习目标 1. 掌握 Reading A 单词和词组 2. 初步理解课文大意，完成一些有关课文内容的练习. Before – reading. Brain storm 1. How often do you read newspapers? 2. Which sections of newspaper do you like reading? (News? Sports? Entertainment?... )
Reading A ( 1 )
A new school newspaper
1. 掌握Reading A单词和词组
Which sections can you find out in a newspaper?
Now, let’s have a look at what Ben and his friends do when they want to publish a new school newspaper.
1.What did some Grade Eight students at Mayfield School want to do soon after the term started?
2.How many students attended the meeting? Who were they?
3.Who took charge of the meeting?
They wanted to publish a newspaper.
Five. They were Lucy, Tony,
Joyce, Jessica and Ben.
Lucy, Tony and Jessica.
6.Did they make a list of some things to discuss?
7.When will the students hold the next
8.Will the students make a decision about the name of the newspaper at the next meeting?
Yes, they did.
In one week’s time.
Yes, they will.
At the beginning of the t_______, some students from Grade Eight wanted to p______ a newspaper. One day after school, Lucy, Tony, Joyce, Jessica
and Ben h______ a meeting. They decided to elect the chief e _____,first. Everybody v_______ for Joyce because she had experience. Then they elected Ben the secretary and he was r_________ for taking notes. They made a l________ of things to discuss. For e_________, how often should they publish the paper? Should it be f______ for readers, or should they pay for it? They didn’t decide about
the name of the newspaper, but they would make a
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1.Lucy, Tony, Joyce, Jessica and Iwere at the
2.Shewas an editor of her class newspaper
3.Youwill be responsible for different sections
of the paper.
4.Should they pay for it?
5.What should we call it?
Lucy, Tony, and Jessica
The school newspaper
1.Why did the students elect Joyce the chief editor and Ben the secretary?
They both had __________.
2.Was Joyce a popular choice as the chief editor? ____. Everyone ________ her.
3.What is the role of the secretary?
The secretary should take ______.
They are responsible for ______________
of the newspaper.
5.Did the students easily agree on the
name for the newspaper?
____. They all had _____________.
6.When people cannot agree on ideas,
what does Joyce ask them to do?
She asks them to ______________ longer.
No their own ideas
think about it a bit
After we read the
newspaper, we ought to…