Music is power.
BY LIANGPING NO.1 MIDDLE SCHOOL TANGJIE Solo-violin 小提琴独奏
Do you like listening to music? Why?
I like listening todo you know? music, What ki
nd of music Because it makes me… Which kind of listening youmusic, I don’t like music do to like most? Because it makes me… country music
rock and roll
Enjoy a piece of music and talk about your feeling. When I listen to the music I feel…. …
How music help us in our daily life?
□ to express feelings □ to treat disease □ to relax us □ to develop our quality
□ to learn sth. better □ to encourage and □ to communicate with comfort us other people
What else can music do?
Can music stop a war ? Can music solve a case (破案) ?
Do you know the song“ Be seiged From All Sides ” 《四面楚歌》 by Jay Chou(周杰伦)?
Read the title of the text and predict what will happen in the text.
A Violin and the Law
How are the law and the violin related to one another?
He played the best in his life.
The hatred disappeared and a look of wonder began to appear.
to become weaker gradually and finally disappear completely
Try to say the underlined sentences in a thick voice.
Why did the old man say these sentences this way?
Can you guess the meaning of “give up” according to the context?
Skim the text within 3 minutes and pay special
attention to the development of the plot, and put the
following sentences in the right order.
Tips :Read the text as quickly as possible, never pay attention to the details, only focus on what the main idea of the passage is.
Put the following sentences in the right order.
1. David and Cal’s father talked about violin tunes. 2. Cal’s father pointed a gun at David. 2 3. David caught sight of a violin. 4. David came to arrest Cal. 1
5. Cal gave himself up.
6. David played the violin, one tune after another.
7. Cal’s father decided to have a talk with his son.
Read the text carefully and complete the following table.
Tips : Before you read the text, scan the table. Only find the key clues to answer the questions, so you should ignore other clues.
Development Para. of the story
David came to get Cal Richards. saw an old man
The old man ______ watched
Development of the story
The old man
pointed a gun at David. didn’t answer. still aimed at David.
caught sight of a violin _______. Asked who played the violin. crossedthe room ______ to take the violin from the wall.
Develop Para. -ment of the story
The old man
Stood there, attracted ___________. Pointed his gun towards the floor. tapped on foot on the floor. ______ placed the gun in a corner. Sat, deepin thought ________
Played the violin, one tune Climax after another. stood up and decided to leave ______________.
Develop -ment of the story
The old man came up to ______________ the police station with a young fellow ____________
told of many days ________________ in hiding _____________
Choose the best answers:
Para1. Why did David come to the cabin? A.He wanted to play the violin. B.He came to arrest(逮捕) Cal. C.He came to arrest the old man. D.He wanted to make friends with the old man.
How do we understand “Music is power according to the text? A. Music makes people understand each other B. Music can correct any mistakes in the world C. Music can stop people from doing bad things D. Music is the medicine for a broken heart
Para3 : What does the sentence ”The hatred in his eyes was giving way to a look of wonder.” mean?
A.The old man began to hate the policeman. B.The old man tried to show that David is not welcome. C.The old man was moved and became curious about David. D.The old man decided to fire at David.
You needn’t answer any question.
You get 5 scores because you are brave enough to answer questions!
Why did David feel sweat on his forehead when he cross the room? Can you guess the meaning of this phrase with the help of the Margin Notes?
A.Because he felt very hot when he crossed the room.
B.Because he saw the armed killer.
C. Because he was also scared. The old man still pointed a gun at him.
D.Because he was tired after a long walk.
Para2. Was David a welcome visitor? Find a sentence from Para2 to support your idea. No,he wasn’t.
The sentence is “…but he took the violin from the wall as calmly as if he were a welcome visitor”
an armed killer
Retell the story according to the pictures.
David, a policeman, came to arrest an _____ armed and dangerous ___________________killer in a cabin .
The killer’s father holding a gun in his hands was __________him. pointing at
He caught sight of _______________a violin hanging on the wall. He took the violin from the wall very calmly and began to played the violin, one tune after another.
The old man was moved by the music. have a talk with He decided to ______________his son.
accompanied The next day, the killer, ______________by his father ,appeared at the police station when the town clock struck twelve.
David, a policeman, came to arrest an armed and dangerous killer in a cabin. When he reached the cabin , he found the killer’s father holding a gun in his hands and aiming at him. He caught sight of a violin hanging on the wall. He took the violin from the wall very calmly and began to played the violin, one tune after another. The old man was moved by the music. He decided to have a talk with his son. The next day, the killer, accompanied by his father , appeared at the police station when the town clock struck twelve.
Music can help us…… in our daily life.
to express feelings to treat disease
to relax us
to learn sth. better to stop war
Music is power
to communicate with other people to develop our quality
to solve the case
Music is the universal language in the world.
What would happen at the police station next?
I think I should give myself up.