ⅰ. teaching aims and demands
1. knowledge objects
(1) key vocabulary
native, speaker, make up
(2)fill in blanks and make sentences using feel, spell, write down; join and find.
(3) write an article using the target language.
2. ability object
train students’ writing skill.
3. moral object
everybody longs to winning a prize like xu zheng. do remember, no pains, no gains.
ⅱ. teaching key points
1. fill in blanks and make sentences.
2. write an article using the target language.
ⅲ. teaching difficult point
make sentences using feel, spell, write down, join and find.
ⅳ. teaching method
teaching by explanation
ⅴ. teaching aid
step i revision
first check homework. and then ask some students to read their writings about one of the people interviewed in activity 4. collect their writings and help correct any errors before returning them.
step ⅱ part 1
this activity provides a comprehension review of vocabulary presented in the unit.
focus attention on the box. invite a student to read the vocabulary words at the top.
say. you are to fill in the blanks with the words. in some cases, you may need to use another form of the word, for example adjusting for tense or subject/verb agreement.
check the answers. five students each reads a sentence, filling in the blanks.
the rest of students check their work.
1. write down 2. spell 3. join 4. found 5. feels
ask students to make their own sentences with the words, preferably sentences that are meaningful. move around the room. collect a few students’ answers with mistakes on the blackboard. you along with the students help correct the mistakes.
1. please write down the words on the blackboard.
2. i can’t spell some english words.
3. why don’t you join an english club?
4. i have found my keys.
5. cotton feels soft.
step ⅲ part 2
this activity provides reading, writing, listening and speaking practice using the
read the instructions to the class. ask students to look at the notes on xu zheng and notes on xu zheng’s essay.
elicit how to convert the notes into sentences in an article. instruct students to say, xu zheng likes writing notes, watching movies and listening to pop songs.
he thinks most people speak english as a second language.
ask students to complete the work individually. say, the order of information will vary but should contain all the points in the notes.
as students are doing this, move around the room checking progress and offering help when necessary. if some students have difficulty in writing an article, encourage him/her to write two or three sentences.