高二英语Festival around the world教案
unit 1 festival around the world
part 1 teaching design
period 3 a sample lesson plan for using language
(a sad love story)
language is learned to be used in and for communication. so in this period we shall have the students read, listen, write and speak in english, making use of the focused words, expressions, structures and topic ideas covered in this unit. warming up by talking about “carnival” is to be followed by listening and speaking. reading is done by having students reading and underlining. then speaking and acting are carried out based on the reading. a guided writing is then offered. further applying（finding information，writing letters）is presented here for the teacher’s choice. to end the period students may be asked to read the poem on page 8.
to help students read the passage a sad love story
to help students to use the language by reading, listening, speaking and writing
1. warming up by talking about “carnival.”
what is a carnival?
1. the period of merrymaking and feasting celebrated just before lent.
2. a traveling amusement show usually including rides, games, and sideshows.
3. a festival or revel: winter carnival. carnival, communal celebration, especially the religious celebration in catholic countries that takes place just before lent. since early times carnivals have been accompanied by parades, masquerades, pageants, and other forms of revelry that had their origins in pre-christian pagan rites, particularly fertility rites that were connect ed with the coming of spring and the rebirth of vegetatio n.
in recent times, the term carnival has also been loosely appli ed to include local festivals, traveling circuses, bazaars, and other celebrations of a joyous nature, regardless of their purpose or their season.
there is a big and famous carnival in trinidad every february. li mei and wu ping are there. listen to the tape and answer the questions on page 6.
you have visited america and you have returned home to china. you are phoning your friend in america to thank him for the visit. these expressions might help you.
could/ would you please…? i’d love to…
it’s very kind of you… i look forwa rd to…
thank you very much/ thanks a lot. it was a pleasure…
you’re most welcome. don’t mention it.
4. reading and underlining
next you are to read and underline all the useful expressions or collocations in the passage a sad love story. copy them to your notebook after class as homework.