unit 20 archaeology
the first periodteaching aims:1.learn and master the following words:archaeology archaeological archaeologist curiosity decoration spear artefact2.do some listening.3.learn to express curiosity.teaching important points:1.improve the students’ listening ability.2.train the students’ speaking ability by talking about archaeological discoveries and practising expressing curiosity.teaching difficult points:1.how to improve the students’ listening ability.2.how to finish the task of speaking.teaching methods:1.looking at some pictures to arouse the students’ interest in archaeology.2.listening-and-answering activity to help the students go through with the listening material.3.individual,pair or group work to make every student work in class.teaching aids:1.the multimedia 2.the blackboardteaching procedures:step ⅰ greetingsgreet the whole class as usual.step ⅱ lead-int：as we all know,china is a country with an ancient civilization.it has a long history and brilliant culture.do you know in what ways we can learn about its history and culture?s1:reading books.s2:watching tv.s3:learning from the teacher in class.s4:surfing the internet.…t:anything else?ss:no.t:we can also go to the museum to visit the unearthed cultural relics,can’t we?ss:yes.t:now,please look at the two pictures on the screen and tell me what you see in the pictures.(teacher shows the screen.)s5:they are:terracotta warriors and horses and inscriptions on bones or tortoise shells.t:you’re right.terracotta warriors and horses is a symbol of the powerful qin dynasty,while inscriptions on bones or tortoise shells are embryonic forms of chinese characters.the great archaeological discoveries play an important part in learning about china.step ⅲ warming upt:today let’s talk about archaeology unit 20 (bb:unit 20 archaeology).before talking,please look at the new words.(teacher deals with the new words with the whole class.)t:ok.now open your books and turn to page 73.look at the four pictures and tell us what you can see in each picture.s6:i can see an axe in the first picture.it is a kind of tool used by people of the stone age.t:right.how about the second one?s7:in the second picture is a bronze tripod,which is an ancient cooking vessel of that period.t:good.the third picture.li ping,try please.s8:this is a painting on silk of the han dynasty.