Book 3 Unit 3 The Million Pound Bank Note
Period 1 Warming-up and Reading 【自主学习】 Warming up & Pre-reading Task 1: Brainstorming: Read the passage about Mark Twain and answer the ques
tions given in the form on page 17. Task 2: Discuss in groups of four. Have a discussion on Question 1 on p17. Whatever choice you make here, you should be ready to offer your classmates a good reason for it. 【合作探究】 Fast Reading Task 3： Read the text quickly and accurately to get the main idea and answer the questions. a. How did Henry Adams come to England? b. Where did Henry work before? How much did he have? c. What did the two gentlemen give Henry? d. When can Henry open the letter？ Careful Reading Task 4：Read again and fill in the blanks. A month ago Towards nightfall The next morning Lastly Henry was ______ out of the bay. Henry found himself _______ out to sea by a strong wind. Henry was ________ by a ship. Henry arrived in ________ by working on the ship unpaid.
Task 5：In pairs describe how Henry’s feelings change during the conversation. What he says or does Before he enters the brothers’ house When he introduces himself How he feels
When the brothers ask him about his plan When he tells them how he reached London by ship
When they seem happy that he has no money When they give him the envelope When they tell him there is money in it Before he leaves the house 【检测反馈】 Task 6：Discuss the questions in groups: 1. Why do you think that the brothers chose Henry for their bet? 2. What kind of person do you think Henry is? Why do you think so? Task 7：Retell the story by filling the following passage. Henry was an_________. One day he had an accident in a_____. Luckily he was survived by a ship for_______. He arrived in London by earning his passage without pay. He was _____in the street in_____. To his surprise an ________ thing happened. Two rich brothers gave him a million pound bank-note because they had made a_____. Homework: 1. Read and perform the whole play with the help of the scripts in the book. 2. Review what you have learnt in the whole unit.