教学研讨

Warming up and reading

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Analysis of teaching material
 This is the first teaching period of this unit. The reading passage is adapted from Mark Twain’s short story by the same name. It is necessary to introduce the great writer and his works first.
Aim
 1. To let students learn about Mark Twain and his plays.
 2. Learn the useful words and expressions.
Key points
 1. Let students learn more about Mark Twain and his plays.
 2. Improve their reading ability
Difficult point
  Develop students’ reading ability.
Teaching process
Step I. Warming up
      1. Talk about Mark Twain and his plays
      2. Fill the chart
Real name
 
Meaning  of  his pen name
 
Birth date
 
Birthplace
 
Places where he grew up
 
His famous stories
 
3. Discussion
Suppose a rich person gives you a million pound bank-note, what will you do with it ? Give the reasons.
Step II. Reading
       1. A brief introduction to the play and the story.
       2 Skimming .
Answer the following questions:
1). Where does Henry Adams come from? Does he know much about London?
2). What did he do in America?
3). Why did he land in Britain?
4). What happened to Henry?
5). What does the brothers choose Henry for?
Step III. Comprehending
       1. Put the following events in correct order.
         1). Henry wandered in London streets.
2). About a month ago Henry Adams was sailing out of the bay.
3). The next morning he was spotted by a ship.
4). Towards nightfall he found himself carried out to sea by a strong wind.
5). On the ship he earned his passage by working as an unpaid hand
2. Retell the story by filling the following passage.
Henry was an_________. One day he had an accident in a_____. Luckily he was survived by a ship for_______. He arrived in London by earning his passage without pay. He was _____in the street in_____. To his surprise an  ________  thing happened. Two rich brothers gave him a million pound bank-note because they had made a_____.
Step IV. Homework
        Read the play.
 
Feedback:
       Students were not familiar with Mark Twain’ story, so it is necessary to make up more information.
 
 
 
                                 Gaoxin No.1 High School
                                        Li Li
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