A Teaching Plan for Grammar--- Revision of Noun Clauses
By Hong Lingdan Teaching goals:
1) 2) Ss can grasp the definition, kinds and uses of Noun Clauses through revision. Ss can kn
ow about and master the key points of Noun Clauses in College Entrance Examination.
Teaching important points: Teaching method: Teaching aids:
The key points of Noun Clauses in College Entrance Examination Explanation，practice， discussion and conclusion
Teaching procedures: Step I Leading-in（8mins）
1) Let Ss enjoy four pieces of jokes and choose a suitable sentence to complete each joke. A.that the last several minutes of a class is the longest B.the worst is that you show up and drink my poison C.my wish that the dancers can grow taller comes true D.what you want is a television set Joke 1 Betty was a very pretty girl. Quite a lot of young men wanted to marry her. One day, one of the young men came to visit her and asked her to become his wife. She answered, "No, John, I won't marry you. I want to marry a man who is famous, who canplay music, sing and dance very well, who can tell interesting stories, who does not smoke or drink , who stays at home in the evenings and who stops talking when I'm tired of listening." The young man got up, took his coat and went to the door, but before he left the house, he turned and said to Betty, "It isn't a man you're looking for. __________________________________ . Joke 2 A teacher asked one of his students:" What is the longest and what is the shortest?" The student answered immediately ________________ __________________________________________ while the last several minutes of an exam is the shortest. Joke 3 A guy had stayed sadly in a bar for more than half an hour. Then, a truck driver stepped up next to him, took the drink from the guy, and drank it all down. The poor man started crying. The truck driver said, "Come on man, I was just joking. Here, I'll buy you another drink. I just can't see a man crying." "No, it's not that. This day is the worst of my life. First, I was late getting to my office. My boss was pretty angry, and fired me. When I left the building to go to my car, I found out it was stolen. The police said they can do nothing. When I got home, I found my wife in bed with the gardener. I left home and came to this bar. And just when I was thinking about putting an end to my life, ______________________ ________________________________________________."
Joke 4 On a girl’s way home after watching a ballet ( 芭蕾舞） performance, the kindergarten teacher asked her students what they thought of it. The smallest girl in the class said :“If __________________ __________________________________one day, they will not have to stand on their toes all the time.” 2) Check the answers together.
Step II Reviewing about the basic knowledge of Noun Clauses (5mins)
1). Lead Ss to analyze the four sentences used just now and find out what kinds of noun clauses they are. 2). Then let Ss try to find out the conjunctions used in theses sentences. 3). Have a brief revision of the definition, kinds and conjunctions of Noun Clauses.
Step III Reviewing the key points of Noun Clauses in College Entrance Examination ( 25mins)
1). Present Ss the eight key points of Noun Clause in examination. Tell them learning about the first four points are our task today. 2). Ask Ss to take out their handouts and discuss about the first four points in groups. 3). Ask some Ss to show their answers and lead the whole class to make a conclusion and induce the rules.
Step IV Consolidating what are learnt today (6mins)
Ask the Ss to do some more exercise to review what they have learnt today. 1. The radio says it _______ cloudy tomorrow. (be) 2. The teacher told us that the sun ______ from the east. (rise) 3.He said that they _________ members of the Party since 1948. (be) 4. When changing lanes, a driver should use his turning signal to let other drivers know _________. . . A. he is entering which lane B. which lane he is entering C. is he entering which lane D. which lane is he entering 5. Someone is ringing the doorbell. Go and see ___________. A. who is he B. who he is C. who is it D. who it is 6. What I say and think ___ none of your business. A. is B. are C. has D have 7. We made the suggestion that he ___ his work. A continues B continue C continued D had continued
Step V Homework: (1mins)
Finish the exercises about Noun Clauses on P 59 in the Revision book.