----By wxj from tjb middle scool
Picture-talking:what’s the weather like?
What’s the weather like in this picture?
What can you think of when the word “fog” is mentioned?
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Reading strategy--how to read a story
There are different types of stories. Stories have basic elements as follows: a plot What happened; When it happened ; a certain time period Where it happened; a place Why it happened; a problem or an issue to be solved Who was involved in the event. main character A story with a climax or a surprise ending is usually more eye-catching.
A story --- fog
a woman lost in the fog was helped by an old man a woman and an old man one afternoon a foggy city How she should get home the old man was blind
main characters a certain time period a place a problem or an issue to be solved a climax or a surprise ending
1.What is the story about?
A young lady in the fog
2.Where did Polly live?
At 86 King Street. 3.How did she usually get home? By bus 4.What was the old man carrying? A stick
1. Why did Polly leave work early?
Because there was a thick fog that afternoon and she wondered if the bus would still be running in the fog. 2. Why did Polly take the Underground train to Green park? Because the fog is too thick for the bus to go to King Street. 3. What was the weather like outside the train station? The fog lay like a thick, grey cloud.
4 According to lines 22-24, what made Polly afraid? The rough hand that brushed her face, and the man’s voice that was close to her ear made Polly afraid. 5. According to line 33, what did the man look like?
He looked old. 6. How could the man tell that Polly was young?
He could tell Polly was young by hearing her voice.
Put these events in the correct order.
2 Polly took an Underground train to Green Park. 6 An old man took Polly’s hand. 5 A hand reached out and touched Polly’s arm. 9 Polly thanked the blind man. 3 A tall man in a dark coat was watching Polly. 7 Polly and the old man turned left at the corner.
4 Polly felt frightened when a rough hand brushed
8 Polly got to King Street safely.
1 Polly left the office at four o’clock. 10 The old man went to help others.
Retell the story Fog with the help of the following chart.
1. What is the personality(性格特点) of the old man? 2. What can we do to help those disabled like the old blind man?
Suppose you are the editor of a newspaper, try to interview Polly to know more about what happened to her.
? How long does it take you to go home from work? ? How did you feel when you were on the train? ? What made you trust such an old man on such a dark foggy day? ? How did you feel when the old man told you that he needed to leave to help more people in need?
1. Write an interview between an editor and Polly. 2. Read the article again.
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