Stage1 Generating ideas 1.1 Lead in T: Boys and girls, please listen the type, I will give you a poem, after listening, you should tell me if friends are important to us. OK? T:All right. Are
A Forever Friend Your forever friend gets you through the hard times, the sad times, and the confused times. If you turn and walk away, Your forever friend follows, If you lose you way, Your forever friend guides you and cheers you on. Your forever friend holds your hand and tells you that everything is going to be okay. And if you find such a friend, You feel happy and complete, Because you need not worry, Your have a forever friend for life, And forever has no end.
Ss: Yes, they are. T:Good, now look at the screen, let’s find that why friends are so important. I will give you a minutes to find out. OK, time up, who would like to tell me the reasons? S1: Your forever friend gets you through the hard times, the sad times, and the confused times. T: Good, anyone else? S2: If you turn and walk away, Your forever friend follows. T:This girl,what do you find? S3:If you lose you way,Your forever friend guides you and cheers you on.Your forever friend holds your hand and tells you that everything is going to be okay. T:Well done, I am proud of you. For this poem, we knew friends are important, we need friend. But how to make friends will be a big problem. Right? Ss:Yes. T: Do you have some problems about making friends? Ss:Yes. 1.2 Reading with guiding questions T:Although we always have troubles, we will go through.Now,look at the letter written by Xiao Dong to Miss Wang. And then find Xiao Dong’s problem? I will give you one minute. T:OK. Do you finish? This boy, can you tell us the problem? S4:He isn’t very good at communicating with people, and finds making friends with
his classmates is hard. T:Do you agree? Ss:Yes. T:Right. He is confusing about how to making friends and how to communicate with others. Do you have some advice to him? 1.3 Group work T:Now, work in group, and discuss. Then you should give you own suggestions and why do you advise these? Clear? Ss:Yes. T:I will give you 5 minutes. Let’s begin. T:OK,guys, time is up. Which group like show your suggestions to us? This group, what are your suggestions? S6: We think he should know people’s likes and dislikes. T:Why do you think so ? S6: Because he can find classmates with the same interests. T: Do you think so?(ask the class) Ss: Yes. T:How about your group? S7:He can take part in discussions and show interest in other people’s ideas,because by this way, he can get to know different people and let them see he is friendly. T:Good, what about you? S8:He can offer help to others, because others will be moved, may be they can develop to be friends . T:Yes, if you help others, they will be grateful. Do you know the meaning of grateful? Ss:No. T: Here is a situation can help you to understand. My friend is so kind, she often help me to solve problems, I am grateful. And grateful is similar to thankful. Are you clear,now? Ss: Yes. 1.4 Showing directions for writing and showing phrases and structures to students T:Suppose you are Miss Wang, and you are going to write a letter to Xiao Dong, in the letter, you should give him you suggestions and the reasons why do you advise these. And yesterday we learned about how to give suggestion, do you still remember?
How to make suggestions Why not…? You’d better … It would be a good My suggestion is… If you do this,…Then… In this way,that way… You should… How about/What about…? I suggest….
Let’s review together. T: You can use these structures in you writing,OK?