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高三教案 第602期
发布时间:2016-11-21

Activity for Canada (P4-5)
天津市第三中学  朱煜
I. Warming up   
Ø What sports do you like most? 
Ø What sport do you think is the most popular in China? 
Hockey is the most popular game in Canada. 
 
II. Fast reading
Read the article and choose the best answer.
1.What does the article mainly tell us?   
A. Canadians have a reputation for good manners.
B. Hockey has a long history in Canada.
C. Canadians are very enthusiastic about hockey.
D. Hockey features great violence in Canada.
 
Key: C
 
III. Careful reading
1. What’s the difference between Canadians and Americans?
Canadians are considered much mellower and quieter than Americans, who tend to leave fairly strong impressions on the people and places they come across.
 
2. What does the phrase “all bets are off” mean?
It means what was previously expected to happen may not happen.
 
3. What hockey-related activity did Michael P.J. Kennedy take part in?
As a lecturer, he created a course called “Reading Culture: Hockey in Canadian Literature”.
 
4. What have Canadians done when they have lost Stanley Cup games?
They have taken to the streets and rioted several times.
 
5. What do Canadians sometimes do when their team wins?
They sometimes also riot.
 
6. What is the reason for Canadians’ passion for hockey?
It is in their blood and will never change.
IV. Vocabulary  
IV. Vocabulary  
Find proper words from the article to fill in the blanks.
1.We thought the visiting team would easily win the game, but after that last goal, __________. 
2.This store has an excellent ________  for dealing with people fairly.
3.You __________ be here at 8 o’clock every day.
4.Such rude behavior is unacceptable in a ___________society.
 
Key: 1. all bets are off2. reputation3. are supposed to4. civilized
 
 
Buttons may not work (P5)
山东省烟台第二中学   朱洪图
I. Warming up
Have you ever pushed this button on an elevator/lift? 
If you did push this “close” button, did  you find that the door  closed any faster? If not, what do you think this button is for?
 
II. Skimming 
Read the text and answer the following questions. 
•What is this text about?
The functions of fake buttons.
 
•What is the writing genre of this text? 
A. Narrative (记叙的) writing
B. Persuasive (论述的) writing 
C. Expository (说明的) writing
 
III. Scanning
Read the text again and match the paragraphs to the descriptions below.
•Para.1-3 The fake “close” button on the elevator and its history.
•Para. 4-5 The functions of fake buttons.
•Para.6-8 Other examples of fake buttons in our lives.
•Para. 9-10 Why people continue to push buttons even if they know they are fake.
 
Choose the best answer.
1. In America, the “close” buttons on elevators ____.
A. work only when people press them hard for a while
B. mean that you cannot speed up the process of closing the door in any circumstances
C. are fake for the convenience of disabled people
D. were specially designed to give people a sense of control
 
Answer the following questions.
1. What is the function of fake buttons, according to psychologists?
They can actually make people feel better by offering them a sense of control. 
 
2. What other fake objects mentioned in the article have the same purpose as the “close” buttons?
Fake thermostats in many offices in the US and pedestrian crosswalk buttons have the same purpose.
 
3. Why do people still push the fake buttons, even when they know the truth about the buttons?
Because as long as the doors eventually close, it is considered to be worth the effort.
 
IV. Language points
Study the following words and phrases.
•speed up  加速
•well-being     n. 康乐, 安康; 福利[U]
•tend to do sth.  倾向于做某事,容易……
•live up to     不辜负,无愧于
•white lies        善意的谎言
 
Sentence patterns
1.Whenever we see a button, we itch (渴望) to press it because we know that something will happen.
2. The doors will not close any faster no matter how hard you press.
这两句话都使用了让步状语从句,句中
“no matter+疑问词=疑问词-ever,
含义为“无论……,不管……”。
 
3. Having a lack of control is associated with depression (抑郁). 
4. Pressing them used to help make the traffic signals change faster.
•句中动词-ing短语都是作主语使用。
注意:单个动词-ing短语作主语时,谓语动词用单数,两个动词-ing短语联合做主语表示两件事情时,谓语动词用复数。例如: Reading and learning can be two quite different things.
 
5. Psychologists found it interesting that even when people are aware of these little “white lies” …
句中it 作形式宾语,真正的宾语是后面that引导的从句。例如:
We all thought it a pity that the conference 
had been cancelled. 
I took it for granted that they were not coming.
 
6. As long as the doors eventually close, it is considered to be worth the effort.
As long as=so long as  “只要……” 引导条件状语从句。
 
V. Post-reading
Discussion: 
•Will you push the “close” button in the elevator the next time you take one? Give your reasons.
 
Tell stars to stop (P6)
广东广雅中学  温东瑜
I. Warming up 
What can you tell from these photos?
    
From the Lu Han mailbox incident, we can see pop stars have a strong influence on society, especially the young. What might followers do when they see these pop stars?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
II. Fast reading 
Why does the author say that “famous people having their photos taken with exotic animals is actually damaging”?
Some bad businesspeople are trying to make big profits from them by doing so, and also making use of their influence on their followers.
 
III. Scanning
1. What happens to the tigers and elephants mentioned in the passage?
The tigers are made use of as a tool to make money by letting visitors take photos with them. When they are bigger, they are kept in the cages or even killed. The elephants are trained cruelly.
2. What contributes to this phenomenon?
Famous people having photos taken with animals.
3. Who are the target readers of this passage?
All people, but especially followers of stars.
lDetailed discussion:
What's the real purpose of Tiger Temple?
lMind Map
 
 
IV. Post-reading
Choose from the following activities:
lDiscussion: (choose either topic) 
 1. What will happen to the animals if they are visited frequently by people wherever they are?
 2. What can we do to protect animals? (individuals, communities, governments...)
lRole play:
One student plays Teens’ reporter, another plays the author. They talk about the effects of celebrities having photos taken with exotic animals.
lWriting: Sum up the article in your own words and give your opinion.
 
V. Word bank
1. Famous people have a lot of influence on cultural trends ,...
trend  潮流、趋势 (a change or development towards something new or different) 
学习搭配:
Our school is backing this trend. 我们学校支持这个趋势。
Young people started a trend of living in the downtown area. 
There was a general trend toward marriage at a younger age. 
This prediction is based on current economic trends.
2. … while on vacation invariably have good intentions...
intention目的,意图 (= purpose)
What do you think was the author‘s intention in this passage? 
They have no intention of getting married at present.
相关动词:intend 
intend to do sth 打算做什么
= plan to do sth/ mean to do sth 
常用短语:be intended to do(被设计的)目的是去做...
          be intended for sb(被设计的)目标对象是...
This activity is intended to increase students’ awareness of the importance of protecting animals. 
本次活动的目的是要引起大家保护动物的意识。
This activity is intended for Senior Three students.
本次活动的参加对象是高三的学生。
 

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