Unit 10 By the time I got outside, the bus had already left.教案
homework, look, costume, empty
2． ability objects
（1）train the students to use these verbs correctly:
rush, realize, invite, show up, stay up．
（2）train the students’ writing skill．
3． moral objects
have you ever had a similar sunday with ming? tell your own story to your classmates．
ⅱ． teaching key points
1． help the students have a self check on the key words and target language of this unit．
2． practise using these verbs: rush, realize, invite, show up, stay up．
3． review the new vocabulary introduced in this unit: homework, lock, costume, empty．
4． direct the students to write an article according to the pictures given．
ⅲ． teaching difficult points
1． help the students make sentences with the verbs．
2． direct the students to write an article with the pictures given．
ⅳ． teaching methods
1． teaching by providing sample sentences．
2． teaching by describing the pictures．
ⅴ． teaching aid
just the blackboard．
ⅵ． teaching procedures
step i revision
1． revise the contents in the three articles in activity 3a on page 72 by asking the question below
（1） what did a radio program announce in 1938?
（2） what had happened by the time the authorities revealed the story was a hoax?
（3） what did a reporter announce on april fool’s day?
（4） what had happened by the time people realized that the story was a hoax?
（5） what did a famous tv star once do on april fool’s day?
（6） what was the ending of the last story?
2． ask three different students to read the articles．
3． dictate the following words:
announce, convince, panic, authority, reveal, spaghetti, describe, hoax, thrill, flee/fled/fled．
step ⅱ part 1
this activity focuses on vocabulary introduced in the unit． focus attention on the box． invite a student to read the vocabulary words at the top．
you are asked 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．
ask students to fill in the blanks on their own． check the answers． five students each reads a sentence, filling in the blanks． the rest of the students check their work．
1． realized 2． rush 3． stay up 4． invite 5． show up
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． along with the students’ help correct the mistakes．