Module 4 Carnival 教案---Introduction and reading
Teaching aims:1. To revise Chinese and western festivals.2. To develop the students reading ability. 3. To understand what is about Carniv
al.Important and difficult points:1 Get the students to understand the history of carnival.2 Get the students to describe the festivals in groups. Teaching procedures: Step 1. Revision.Read the new words of this passage. Step 2. Introduction1. We have learned many festivals both Chinese and the Western. What festivals do you know?Divide the class into 2 groups. One group is for Chinese Festivals, the other group is for Western festivals.Make a list of them on the blackboard.. 2. Turn to Page 31—Match the festivals with the description. Step 3. Lead-in Today we will learn another festival ---- Carnival. It originates from Europe, and during these days, people often love wearing special clothes and masks for it. Step 4. Fast-reading Paragraph 1 Paragraph 2 Paragraph 3 Paragraph 4 Paragraph 5 Paragraph 6 Match the main idea with every paragraph. A meaning of carnival and how it was celebrated B the law about wearing masks C general impression of carnival D how it is celebrate today in Venice and the feature of it E carnival in Venice and the problem it caused F the revival of the tradition of celebrating it.
(Answers: 1—6 CAEBFD)Step 5. Further-reading Read the passage and answer the questions. 1. Where does Carnival come from? What does it mean? 2. When was it celebrated? 3. Where was the most famous Carnival in Europe? 6. Who started the Carnival again, tourists orstudents? 4. How long did the first Carnival in Venice last? What about now? 5. Did the government of Venice encourage the wearing of masks? (Answers: 1. “Carnival” comes from two Latin words, meaning “no more meat”. 2. It began just after Christmas. 3. The most famous carnival in Europe was in Venice. 4. At the
beginning, it lasted for just one day. 5. No. 6. The students started the Carnival. ) Step 6. Vocabulary Activity 1: Read through the words in the box and have the students repeat them individually. Ask the students to complete the task individually, then check with a partner. Check the answers together: (Answers: 1. confusion 2. excitement 3. mask 4. mystery 5. magic 6. costume 7. crowd 8. tradition 9. atmosphere) Activity 2: Choose the correct meanings of the words and phrases. Check the answers one by one. (Answers: 1—4 babb 5—8 abbb)Step 7. Discussion Discuss in groups of four. 1. What is the feature of carnival in Venice? 2. Which is your favourite festival?
Step 8. Vocabulary1. Read the words about food.2. Now say which things you eat at a festival. . Practice.Activity 2: Find these things in the box in Activity 1. (1) Two type of meat ( ) (3) five vegetables ( ) )
(2) a food that consists of a tube of skin containing meat mixed with herbs. ( (4) two ingredients for making a cake( ) (4) flour, eggs)
(Answers: (1) pork and chicken (2) sausages (3) beans, cabbages, garlic, onion, peas Step 9. Homework1. Workbook—on Page 87 1.Read the passage and match the headings with the text. 2. Write a short passage about your favorite festival.