Unit 5 Meeting your ancestors
The First Period 一．Aims: Teaching aims 教学目标 1．Learning goals Help the students learn how to give opinion and describe objects 2．Ability goals Enable the stu
dents to talk about the archaeological evidence and knowledge and learn to describe people and practice giving opinions. 二．Contents Lead in by talking about the ancient civilization. 1. 2. Ask them the four Great Ancient Civilizations. Ask them to give some account of each great civilization, for example, speaking China, they can talk about Warming up
China’s brilliant civilization, like four great inventions (papermaking, printing, gunpowder, compass) 3. Ask Ss to identify each picture in this part. 3. 4. Ask them to have a discussion to complete the task listed in Activity 2 ( to complete the table), What is it made of? What’s its use? And today’s alternatives?
5. Then make a summary of this and show the PPT of the table list on the screen. S3. The Greek Goddess agreed to help and his wish was granted.
Name Clay lame Chinese chimes Stone/ jade axe
Ask the students to find some information about Zhoukoudian.
The Second Period 一．Aims: Teaching aims 教学目标 1. Target language 目标语言： 重点词汇和短语
archaeology, tentative, accuracy, excavate, interrupt, ornament, assume, regardless, sharpen, cut up, scrape, ample, primitive, preserve, bead, botany, botanical, analysis, specific, seashell, specifically 2. Ability aims 能力目标 Enable the Ss to tell the differences between modern people and Peking man and learn how Peking man lived their lives. Content: Step I Revision Check the homework. The Ss will how their information about Zhoukoudian Caves in the following steps. Step II Lead in 1. 2. 3. Ask the Ss to identify the picture in the pre-reading part. (skullcap) Ask Ss to assume what Peking man might have done and use thousands of years ago. Then by showing the table following to show whether their assumptions are right or wrong.
Places of living Modern architecture, which is huge, like boxes with flat roofs, sharp corners and glass walls Furniture
Beautiful furniture with Natural furniture Accurate lots of ornaments mostly made of stone or made of wood or other special materials wood
Watching TV, surfing the Enjoy the nature or Inaccurate Internet and traveling family get-together
A good variety of cooked Natural food, such Accurate food, which tastes delicious as nuts and fruits
Clothes made form special Clothes made form Accurate material, such as cotton animal skins and wood
Step III Reading 1. Play the tape once, and ask the Ss what they have learned about Zhoukoudian Caves 2. Skimming (What is the text about? And three stages of the archaeologist’s part of the dialogue: An archeologist is showing a group of students from England around the Zhoukoudian Caves and telling them something bout the caves.) 3. Scanning (Ask them to write down the three ways in which the life of early people differs from modern ones. Ask them to work in pairs and discuss the questions. Homes: Peking man lived in Zhoukoudian Caves of rocks and trees. Tools: They used needle that was made of bone sharpened stone tools and scraper made by stones.
Dress: They wore clothes form animal skins and they also wore necklace made from seashells or animal teeth. 4. Careful reading Step IV Post-reading Ask Ss to fill in the chart on the life and habits of Peking man on page 37 and compare it with the list they made in the pre-reading. What differences are there? And then to clarify Ss’ difficult points in the text. Step V Homework Write a brief introduction to the Zhoukoudian Cave.
The Third Period 一．Aims: Teaching aims 教学目标 1.Ability aims 能力目标
Enable the students to use the Present Perfect Continuous tense. 2. Learning ability aims 学能目标 Help the students lean how to use the Present Perfect Continuous tense. Content 教学内容 1. identify vt. 确认，识别，鉴别
（1）~ sb. /sth. as sb./ sth.确认，证明某人/某物系某人/某物 e.g. She identified the man as her attacker. （2）~ sth. with sth.认为某事物与另一事物等同 e.g. One can’t ~ happiness with wealth. 扩展：identification 2. alternative n. identification card 身份证
e.g. The way was blocked ,so we had to go by ~ road.
这条路阻塞，我们只能走其他路。 3. interrupt vt. 1) 打断，中断，阻碍
The war ~ed the trade between the 2 countries. e.g. 战争打断了两国间的贸易。 ②Sorry to interrupt you, but I have something to say. 打断某人的话 ~ sb. /sth. with sth. 用……打扰/打断…… e.g.他用一个问题打断了他的老师。 He interrupted his teacher with a question. (2) interrupt sb. 打扰某人 e.g. ①Don’t interrupt me. I am very busy. 打扰某人 4. assume vt. 假定，设想；担任，承担
(1)assume 后多跟 1) 名词，2)宾语+ to be + n. / adj., 3) that 从句 e.g. 1. The scientist ~ that there no animals on the moon. 科学家设想月球上没有动物． 2. I ~d the responsibility. 我来承担责任。
3. He assumed a great man. 他假装是伟人． (2) assuming 放在句首，表一种猜测。 e.g. Assuming it rains tomorrow, what shall we do? 扩展： assumption ５. regardless of e.g. n. make an assumption
He went ~ the risk. 他不顾危险地去了。 He is ~ his appearance. 他不注意自己的外表。
e.g. You can ~ meat or fish in salt. 你可以用盐来保存肉或鱼。 (2) 保持；维持 e.g. It is one of the duties of the police to ~ public order 7.sharpen. vt /vi 使变锐利 锋利 、磨快刀 sharpen a pencil with a knife. Sharpen a knife. Sharpene stone tools. n. sharpener 磨快的用具 adj. Sharp 锐利的、陡峭的、激烈的、凛冽的 8．Preserve vt 保存、保护 、保管 The city should take steps to preserve the old temple. Preserve… from..保护使免于 Oil preserves metal from rust. Vt.保存 、储藏 , 维持、保护 Preserve fruit in sugar cans. Preserve one’s strength. 9．I’m sorry to interrupt you, but how could they live here? I’m sorry, but …… Excuse me , but…. 10.We have been excavating layers of ash almost six meters thick, which suggest that they might have kept the fire burning all winter. six meters thick six years old The Forth period Learning about language and using language
Teaching goals 教学目标 1. Target language 目标语言： 重点词汇和短语 look ahead, accelerate, arrest, dizzy, relief, eyebrow, cheekbone, arrowhead, axe, division, affection, affectionate, patient, skillful, exhausting 2. Ability goals 能力目标 Enable the Ss to describe the life of early people Task-based method, reading and discussion Content 教学内容 Step I Revision and Lead-in 1． heck the homework. 2．Ask the Ss to recite some useful words and expression_r_rs. Step II Lead-in Ask the Ss to turn to page 43 and look at the picture, then try to describe what are these early people are doing. And imagine what their life was like. Step III Language Points Play the tape for the Ss to listen. At the same time, the students are asked to find the answers to the following questions. 1. 2. 3. Which jobs did Dahu do? ( to make tools, catch fish, cut up meat, scraper the fish and welcome guests) Which jobs did Lala do?(to collect nuts and fruit, to prepare the meat over the fire) Who works cooperatively and who does tasks alone? (Both men and women work cooperatively. For
example, Lala’s mother and aunts were preparing the meat of deer and pig over the fire. Men do tasks alone) 4. 5. Who does the most dangerous tasks?( men do the most dangerous tasks) Where does the danger come from? ( The danger comes from the wild animals)
Step IV Post Reading 1. In groups discuss what the possible work division was between men and women at that time.
Mens’ tasks: making tools, fishing, making fire, protecting the family form wild animals, cutting up meat. Women’s tasks: collecting nuts and fruits, making and sewing clothes, looking after baby, preparing food, doing housework. 2. Then ask them to look at the above item and try to use adjective best describe each of them.
Adjectives best describe the women: caring, affectionate, safe, co-operative Step Ⅴ Homework Practicing using two or more adjectives to describe the Saxingdui Ruins objects on page44.
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