Teaching plan of unit 5
1. Topic The qualities of a great person; The lives of some great people. 2. Useful words and expressions: hero quality willing active republi
c principle fight peaceful prison prisoner period law advise continue fee gold youth league stage vote position accept violence equal blanket degree guard educated terror fear cruelty reward right(n.) criminal leader president sentence(v.) sincerely lose heart in trouble worry about out of work Youth League as a matter of fact blow up put… in prison come to power set up be sentenced to 3. Functional items: A. Giving opinions: Why do you think so? What do you think of …? What’s your opinion? I agree/ don’t agree. I think/don’t think…. I prefer…. In my opinion…. I’m afraid… B. Making comments: Good idea! That’s an excellent idea. 4. Structures The attributive clause (II) 由where, when, why, 介词+ which, 介词+ when 引导的定语从句。 The school where I studied only two years was three kilometers away. This was a time when you had got to have a passbook to live in Johannesburg. The reason why I got a job was because of my hard work. …we were put in a position in which we had either to accept we were less important, or fight the Government. The person to whom you should be grateful for a peaceful South Africa is Nelson Mandela.
Step 1. Warming up 1. Ask Ss some questions: What are the qualities you should find in a great person? Who do you think is a great person? What qualities do you have? 2. Ss finish the chart on page 33. Step 2. Pre-reading 1. Show Ss some pictures about some famous people and let them discuss who are great people. 2. Ask Ss to tell why they are important persons or great people. Step 3. While-reading 1. First listening: Ss read the text and finish comprehending 1 on page 35. 2. Ss read again and make a timeline of Elias’ life until he met Nelson Mandela. 1940______________ 1942 ______________ 1944 ______________ 1946 ______________ 1948 ______________ 1950 _______________ 1952 ______________ 1954 _______________ 3. Ss read the whole passage and see how many parts the text can be divided into, and give the general idea of each part. Suggested answers: Part I paragraph 1-2 The life of Elias’ before he met Nelson Mandela. Part II paragraph 3-5 The change of Elias’ life after he met Nelson Mandela and what Mandela did. Step 4. After-reading Ss discuss: How the ANC Youth League fights the Government? What can we learn from the text about Nelson Mandela? Step 5. Extensive reading Get the Ss to learn more about Nelson Mandela. Ss read the passage: the rest of Elias’ story on page 38, and answer the following questions: 1. When did Elias lose his job? 2. Does Elias like his present work? Homework 1. Recite the key sentences in the text. 2. Retell the text.