Module 6 Unexplained mysteries of the natural world
creature n.:an animal,especially if you don’t know what kind of animal it is
r />dinosaur n. :a large animal that lived thousands of years ago
monster n. :an unknown animal that is big and frightening
attack v. :to use violence against someone
hairy adj. :with a lot of hair
footprint ? claw ? tail ? horn
UNEXPLAINED MYSTERIES OF THE NATURAL WORLD
attack ? claw ? creature ? dinosaur ? footprint ? hairy ? monster ? tail ? horn
The bigfoot (2)
? The Yeti (1)
The Loch Ness Monster (4)
The Grey Man (3)
description the Himalayas, 2m tall, powerful arms and legs, angry, attack
northwest American, large footprints, tall, hairy, big arms and legs Scotland, tall, grey face, long claws Lake Ness, north of Scotland, small head, long tail
The Yeti The Bigfoot
The Grey Man The Loch Ness Monster
READING---THE MONSTER OF LAKE TIANCHI
1. Read this passage and decide where it comes from ? ? A. a tourist guide B. a newspaper ? C. a dictionary D. a scientific journal 2. How many times does the article report the monster so far? ? A.3 B.4 C.5
Read the passage quickly and find out the main idea of each paragraph.
1 ? Para 2 ? Para 3 ? Para 4
the latest sighting of the Tianchi monster another recent sighting of Tianchi monster a third sighting of the Tianchi monster more information about the Tianchi monster information about Lake Tianchi
CAREFUL READING T&F
1.the “monster of lake Tianchi” is first reported recently. 2.a local photographer got a clear look at the mysterious creature. 3.while a group of soldiers were walking along the side of the lake, they watched the creature swimming for about two minutes. 4.Mr.Li Xiaohe and his family were not able to see the monster clearly . 5.scientists think the monster may be a distant cousin of the Loch Ness monster in Scotland. 6.lake Tianchi is 2189 metres high and takes up an area of about ten square kilometres.
pick up the key words about the descriptions of monsters from paragraph1---3.
Sighting One Sighting Two
DESCRIPTION and action of the monster
Its head looked like a horse greenish-black， round head with 10cm horns A round black creature
a group of soldiers
Work in pairs and do the role-play. Student A: You were one of the people who saw the monster from the top of the mountain. Think about what you saw. Answer B’s questions.
Student B: You are a journalist of an English Newspaper. You are writing an article about the Lake Tichchi monster. Ask A what he/ she saw.(appearance, action, feeling)
for your time!
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