MODULE3 UNIT3 The Million Pound Bank Note 教学设计 Act I Scene3
Ⅰ、Analysis of the Teaching Material This is a play which is adapted from Mark Twain’s short story by the same title.And this r
eading passage is the third scene in Act one. It mainly introduces the beginning of the story.Two rich brothers,Roderick and Oliver, have made a secret bet whether a man can survive in London for a month with only a million pound bank note. Henry was chosen for their bet. Through the conversation among them,we can know why Henry was chosen. It is his being a stranger, penniless, especially his characters that made him get the luck. We should know luck is not always coming by accident. Ⅱ、Analysis of the Students High School students in Grade 1 have already mastered a certain number of English vocabulary and reading skills. They are able to express personal opinions clearly and accurately in English. Meanwhile, Grade 1 students have the ability to study both independently and cooperatively. They have their own values, criteria for judgment, and will choose the relevant reading strategies respectively according to their own needs. Moreover, they can also be inspired to think and output creatively. Ⅲ 、 Teaching Objectives 1. Knowledge Objectives Can master the meaning and usages of the new words and expressions: unbelievable,penniless, wealthy, wander, spot, seek, ,passage, by accident, make a bet on, account for. etc. Can be clear about the use of some sentence patterns such as emphatic sentence,polite requests. 2. Ability Objectives Can sum up the main idea of the whole passage Can read critically and find out detailed information through fast reading and careful reading Can use the key words, phrases and sentence patterns to express themselves Can Can develop the ability of working in a group 3. Affection Objectives Can think some luck or money critically Ⅳ、 Teaching Important and Difficult Points How to help the students master the meaning and usages of the new words and expressions: unbelievable,penniless,wealthy,wander,spot, seek, ,passage,by accident, make a bet on, account for. etc. How to help the students figure out the main idea and the line of the whole passage. How to help the students read critically How to help the students figure out the reasons why Henry was chosen How to help the students make up an interview with the Henry by using the words and expressions
leaned in this text Ⅴ、Teaching Methods Step 1: Warming-up and Lead-in 1. The teacher shows a video of a group of poor women wanting money eagerly to the Ss. The teacher asks the students some questions to lead in the topic. Q1: who did you see?What do they want? 2. The teacher shows a picture to the students Q1: If you got the money by accident, how will you feel? A: It is so unbelievable! Q2: With so much money,what do you want to do? A: What I want to do is.... 3. As for me,on the contrary, I want to be a businessman and earn more money to help others..So may be it’s money that permits us to do a lot of things.Have you ever seen such a large sum of money? How much is it? Today we’ll learn s story about this note. Step 2: Read for the main idea 1. The teacher asks the students to read the text as fast as possible and try to find out information according to the four elements .Then ask them to summarize the main idea. When.....Where...Who....What.... The main idea:In the summer of 1903 in London, two brothers made a bet on Henry Adams. Q1: What is the bet? Q2:Why do they chose Henry for the bet? Step 3: Read for details (Reasons for the bet) Part1. Line17-42 Questions from the two brothers The teacher asks the students to find the questions from the two brothers and think about what they are concerned about.according to the questions. Q1-2: Stranger? Q6: Penniless? Q1-6: Henry’s story? Part2. Henry’s Story The teacher asks the students to read the answers from Henry and try to find out what happened to him according to the time line. Before coming to London After coming to London About a month ago: Then: Sailing out seek help Towards nightfall: Now: Found ...carried out was lost in....wandering Next morning: Was spotted Lastly: Work... as... Part3. Henry’s Characters(Discussion) 1. The teacher asks the students to go on to read and discuss about Henry’s characters Q1: What kind of person is Henry? A1: Honest....hardworking...careless...direct...self-respect....etc.
Q2:Why do you think he is honest. A2: Part4. Think for the bet again 1. The teacher asks the students to try to answer the question again after learning about Henry. Q1: Why do you think the two brothers chose Henry for the bet? 2. Can you complete the sentence: Because he is a __________, he is__________, he is ___________. 3. All these accounts for their choice. Step 4: Summary Q1: What have you learned from this text? The teacher ask the students to fill in the blank using what they have learnt. Step 5: Pair work 1. From this text, we know it seems an unbelievable thing for Henry to get the letter with money. At that time, a local journalist got the news by accident and wanted to have an interview with Henry. Suppose you were the journalist , please make an interview with Henry. The interview is to cover: 1. His situation in the past month 2. The unbelievable thing he met 3. His feelings for the luck 4. What does he want to do next ? Will the money do good or bad? Please Work in pairs and try to use the words and expressions we learned in this text, then you will be invited to act it out. You can refer to the following information: Good morning, Mr. Henry. I am a journalist . I heard about an unbelievable news about you by accident .Could I have an interview with you? If you don’t mind, would you please tell me something about… Is it Ok for you to tell me something about… May I ask you about… Could you please describe… …..... Thanks so much, Mr. Henry. I wish you good luck. Bye.
Before coming to London:By accident..about a month ago...towards nightfall...the next morning... lastly... After coming to London:.seek help..fail...penniless... wandering...unbelievable thing...two old men..a letter with money Feelings: lucky...excited...unbelievable...curious...It's the money that.. to do: 2. Plan Conclusion: It’s money that permits us to do a lot of things. But it’s not everything! Step 6: Homework Feelings: lucky...excited...curious...It's the money that.. Write a possible story about Henry, and try to use the phrases and expressions learned from the text. Plan to do: 1. What happened to him in the past 2. What happened between the two brothers and him 3. What will happen to him with the bank note ? Help or trouble? Miracles can happen everyday in the world. In the summer of 1903 in London, an unbelievable thing happened to a young man called Henry, who is a .............