Women of achievement
A Chinese saying goes:
Women can hold up half of the sky.
I will describe so
me women to you, please guess who they are according to my description.
A doctor who became a specialist in women’s illnesses. She devoted all her lift to medical work for Chinese women and children. Her work encouraged many other women to become doctors. Lin Qiaozhi (1901-1983), China
She was Dr Sun Yat-sen’s wife. She was one of the top leaders in modern Chinese history. She concerned herself with welfare projects, leading China Welfare Institute especially for women and children. Soong Chingling (1893-1981), China
Madame Curie (1867-1934)
In the year1903, she and another scientist were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for their discovery of radium. On July 4,1934, she died in Paris, killed by her own experiments. She died of radiation poisoning.
A girl from the countryside who dressed as a man and went to fight for the French and to drive the English out of France. She was caught and put to death by the English.
Joan of Arc (1412-1431, France)
She was the only female monarch (君主 ) of China. She lived in Tang Dynasty. She ruled the empire (帝国 ) for over half a century.
Empress Wu Zetian (624 - 705)
A STUDENT OF AFRICAN WILDLIFE
chimp behave like human being
She went to Africa and studied chimps.
As a young girl, she always wanted to study animals. She went to Africa and studied chimps. Her research showed the connections between chimps and human beings. She works to protect chimps everywhere. Jane Goodall (1934), Britain
Jane Goodall went to Tanzania(坦桑尼亚) and studied chimps from 1960s. She went with three African helpers to live in the Gombe National Park in East Africa. Her life was spent following and recording the social life and relationships of the chimps. Because of her research, we now know that chimpanzees hunt for meat, use tools, and have different personalities. In 1965, she earned her PhD(博 士学位) in ethology (动物行为学) from Cambridge University.
What do you think of when you see the pictures? Where are the photos taken? Gombe National Park in East Africa
Skimming: 1. Who is the student?? Jane Goodall. 2. What animals are observed? Chimps. 3. When did Jane Goodall arrive Gombe？ How old was she? She arrived in Gombe in 1960 when she was26. 4. What was the purpose of her study of the chimps? Her purpose was to help the rest of the world to understand and respect the life of the chimps.
The passage is mainly about how Jane Goodle chimps in their environment worked with______________________ and respect and help people understand ___________________ __________of these animals. the life
Match the Main ideas
Para 1: A day in the park Jane’s way to study chimps and her achievement She has achieved everything she wanted to do Her attitude to the animals
T h e f i r s t p a r a g r a\ ph
The whole day
A family of chimps wake up
Wander off into the forest Feed or clean each other
The mother chimp and her babies play in the tree
Come into mother chimp’s arms,go to sleep together in their nest
The second paragraph
The first thing She discovered that chimps hunt and eat meat. She observed chimps as a group hunting a monkey and then eating it.
The second thing
She also discovered how chimps communicate with each other.
The third paragraph
True or false She hopes that chimps can be left in the forest. She supposes that people should not use chimps for entertainment.
She has spent more than forty
years helping people understand her
She has built many homes for the
wild animals to live in.
The fourth paragraph
The achievement of Jane:
Working with animals in their own environment.
Gaining a doctor’s degree for her studies. Showing that women can live in the forest as men can.
1.What did the group do first in the morning? They_______. C A. went into the forest slowly B. left the chimp family of chimps wake up C. observed the family of chimps wake up D. helped people understand the behavior of the chimps
2. Why did Jane go to Africa to study chimps in the wild? Because she wanted_________. A A. to work with them in their own environment B. to prove the way people think about chimps was wrong C. to discover what chimps eat D. to observe a chimp family
3. Jane was permitted to begin her work after_________. C A. the chimp family woke up B. she lived in the forest C. her mother came to support her D. she arrived at Gombe
4. The purpose of her study was to _____. C A. watch the wild chimps in cages B. gain a doctor’s degree C. understand and respect the lives of chimps D. live in the forest as men can
Making a chart
A PROTECTOR OF AFRICAN WILDLIFE
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A day in the park
Jane’s way to study chimps and her achievement. 4
Her attitude to the animals.
She has achieved everything she wanted to do.
We have a choice to use the gift of our lives to make the world a better place
Only if we can understand can we care
Only if we care will we help Only if we help shall all the life is hopeful
What are the qualities that make a distinguished woman?
Innovative Caring Positive Sensitive Persistent
Idea attitude Inspiration will power
Attitude is a little thing that makes a great difference!
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Who do you think is a great
woman in the world?
active unselfish hard-working intelligent brave determined Personal confident generous qualities considerate kind of the great helpful modest people responsible warm-hearted honest independent broad-and-open minded