Under the sea
Discuss the following questions: 1. If you have the chance to go on a snorkeling trip, how will yo
u feel? 2. Can you guess what things you can see and what will happen to you under the sea?
Follow me to have a snorkeling trip into the depths of the ocean!
Anemone fish [?‘nem?ni]海葵鱼
A Jellyfish ([‘d?elifi?] )
reef shark 珊瑚鲨
Which one is crueler ？
killer whale 虎鲸
Which one is crueler ？
baleen whale 须鲸
Read the text in the page 19 and then complete the chart.
type of the article : (文体) writer : anecdote an old man called Clancy a whaler on the southeastern of Australia at the beginning of the 20th century Killer whales helped whalers catch the baleen whales.
place : time : Plot :(情节)
The whaler hunting at the beginning of 20th century
______ baleen whale
Task 1 : Read the text and then fill in the blanks with their names.
Clancy 1._______ was 16 years of age when he went to work at the whaling station. George 2._______ ordered Clancy to go to the boat as there was a whale out there in the bay. Old Tom 3._________ was swimming by the boat,showing the whalers the way. Jack 4._____ told Clancy that they would return the next day to bring in the body of the whale. James 5.______ was carried by the waves further and further away from the whalers. Red 6._____ knew that Old Tom would protect James.
Task 2 : Main idea 2 The passage is mainly about ____ parts.
helped Old Tom ______ the whalers to hunt the whales.
Old Tom protected ________ the whaler from the shark
Put the following sentences in order.
( 3 ) He ran down to the shore and saw a huge animal in the water, which was Old Tom, the killer whale. ( 5 ) The killer whale guided the team to the hunt. ( 7 ) The killers ate the lips and tongue of the baleen whale. ( 1 ) Clancy arrived at the whaling station. ( 2 ) He heard a loud noise coming from the bay as he was sorting out his accommodation. ( 4 ) The men went to the boat and headed out for a whale hunt. ( 6 ) Clancy and his men killed the baleen whale with the help of the killers. ( 8 ) The men returned for the baleen whale the next day.
Questions: What did the killer whale do in the whale-hunt?
Tell the whalers there’s a whale ________ out there.
_________itself Throwing out of the water _______and then crashing down _______________ again.
Lead the whalers to the hunt.
Swimming by the boat ____________ showing the the way whalers________
Help the whalers kill the whale
Throwing themselves on top of the whale’s blow _____________________ ____________________; hole to stop it breathing diving Stopping it______ and fleeing out to sea ________________
have a good lips feed on its_____ tongue and ________
drag the body swiftly depths down to the ______ of the sea.
Why did the whalers go home without D bringing in the body of the whale? A. They just did the hunting for fun. B. They left it eaten up by the killers. C. It was dragged to the depths of the sea. D. They just waited for it to float up.
What may happen to the man ?
T or F
1. Because Old Tom and the other killers were too fierce, they also would harm or attacked people.
2.James was afraid of being abandoned by us.
3.No one saved James, and he was killed by a shark. F
Accident James was ___________ the boat washed off
Situation 1. The sea was ______ that day and it was rough ________to handle the boat. The ______ were difficult waves carrying James further and further away . 2. Suddenly there was a shark over there. ________ terrified Feeling He was_________of being abandoned by us. Help 1. Old Tom won’t let it _______James. near held up 2. James was firmly ________in the water by Old Tom pulled back James was __________ into the boat.
We can infer from the text that____. A
A. The killer whales may be trained by the
whalers. B. The killer whales want to help man catch the whales themselves C. The killer whales need no training for helping the whalers D. The killer whales want to eat the whales after killing them
Fill in the forms according to the text Although the killers were ________hunters, fierce they never ________ or _________ people. harmed attacked In fact, they protected them. ________ danger However, whales are now in _______. dying They are _______ out.
I. Summary Fill in the blanks according to the passage.
Working at the _____ station, I had _____ whales being attacked many times. On the afternoon I arrived at the station, as I _____ (sort 短语) my accommodation, I heard a loud noise coming from the bay. Running down to the shore in time, we saw an ____ (huge 同义词) animal.
“It is called Old Tom, the killer,” George said as he ran ahead of me. _____ the distance we could see that something was happening. As we _________ (draw), I could see a whale_________ by a _____ of about six killers. Being badly wounded, the whale soon died. Very soon, its body was ______ by the killers down into the ________ of the sea.
Answer: Working at the whaling station, I had _______ witnessed whales being attacked many ________ times. On the afternoon I arrived at the station, as I was sorting out (sort 短语) _____________ my accommodation, I heard a loud noise coming from the bay. Running down to the shore in time, we saw an _________ enormous (huge 同义词) animal.
“It is called Old Tom, the killer,” George In said as he ran ahead of me. ____ the distance we could see that something was drew nearer happening. As we ____________ (draw), I could see a whale______________ by a being attacked _____ of about six killers. Being badly pack wounded, the whale soon died. Very soon, its body was ________ by the killers down dragged into the _______ of the sea. depths
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