1. 课前准备：调试光盘与课件、给学生分组、为学生布置预习作业等； 2. 教具学具：光盘、大卡片等。 ◆ 教学过程 Step1. Warm-up 1. Let students discuss the problems they face and their solutions. 2. Let students brainstorm the inventions they know and introduce them to classmates. Step2. Reading 1. Get students to skip the whole passage and find out the inventions mentioned in the txt. 2. Read the popsicles passage and finish the table about what, where, when, and who individually. 3. Ask students to make a speech on their discovery in the passage using the conjunctions and stating phrase learned previously. 4. Let students choose an invention and learn it in the groups of 6. 5. Let students make a special presentation on the invention learned in the passage. 6. Put the sentences in the proper places in their mind maps. Let students work in groups. Step3. Post-reading 1. List at least two pieces of information for students’ presentation from the text. 2. Express students’ opinions on the invention or inventor. 3. Let students make your speech logical probably with “because” or “so”.
4. Students prepare for the speech one question for other groups. 5. Students will have 5 minutes to prepare and 3 minutes for the presentation. 6. Let students speak out their opinions on difference and similarity among inventions or inventors. 7. Let students reflect on what have been learnt and encourage them to solve the problems in the daily life. Step4. Language points 1. popsicle N-COUNT 冰棍；棒冰；雪糕 earmuff N-COUNT 御寒耳罩； 耳套 crayon holder 蜡笔夹 wristies n.pl 露指手套 2. get adj. 变得怎么样 The boys were getting bored. stay adj. 保持怎么样 How do you stay healthy? leave sth./sb. adj./介词短语 招致；造成 The documentary left me in a state of shock. Step5. Consolidation 1. Ask students to fill in the Ex. 3 in accordance with the content of passage. 2. Students think about the inventors from the passage. What are some examples of their creativity? Step6. Writing