Unit 3 Inventors and Inventions(Studying paper) Reading: The problem of the snakes
【学习目标】 1. To grasp the main idea of the text. 2. To find out the difficult phrases and then recite them
. 【教师寄语】 Nothing seek, nothing find. (所求则无所获。) 【自主学习】Task1. Scanning: Answer the following questions. 2.Here are some stages before they can have their invention approved, please find out the suitable order 1. A. Deciding on the invention 2. B. Testing the solution 3. C. Finding a problem 4. D. Applying for a patent 5. E. Doing research 6. F. Thinking of a creative solution 1) What’s style of the passage?
【团结合作】Task2. Skimming: Do the True or False exercises.
)The writer was successful in catching the snakes in the second attempt.
2)( )An inventor can easily get the patent for the invention. 3)( ) If you have a scientific theory or mathematical model, you can get a patent. 4)( ) If your invention passes all the tests , your application for a patent will be published 17 months from the date you apply.
【自主学习】Task3: Read the text carefully and choose the best answer.
1. According to the text, which of the following inventions may get a patent? A. A new star discovered by a scientist. B. A new novel written by Huo Da. C. A new way to make dirty water clean. D. A new kind of grass found in a mountain which can be used as a medicine. 2. Which of the following is TRUE according to the text? A. In my first attempt, the snakes were as active as before. B. The snakes were not sleepy at all in my second attempt. C. I killed all the snakes after I collected them. D. Ice-cubes were used in the three attempts. 3. The purpose in writing this text is A. to show us how to trap the snakes but not to kill them
B. to tell people how to apply for a patent of the writer's new idea C. to introduce the writer's new idea of trapping the snakes and her application for a patent D. to tell the readers how to get a new idea and make it a patent 4. The biggest advantage of the writer's new idea is that: A. it makes the snakes move slowly B. it makes the snakes hardly bite us C. it is easier for us to kill the snakes without hurting ourselves D. it is easier for us to catch the snakes without killing them 5. What instruments were used for catching the snakes? A. a bowl, ice-cubes, male perfume B. a bowl, a bucket, female perfume C. a small net, ice-cubes, a bucket D. a small net, a bucket, powders 6. Which statement is true according to the text? A. The snakes were so sleepy in the second attempt that they couldn't bite the writer at all. B. Your product must be different from everybody else's if you want to receive a patent. C. The writer decided to send her invention to the patent office the moment she succeeded in catching the snakes. D. If an application for your product proves to immediately.
Task4. Make a summary within 30 words
be valid, you can get a patent
The writer _______ a harmless way to _________ the snakes . She trapped the snakes by making them _____ and ______. She tried _______ solutions and __________. She wanted to apply for a __________ for it.
【学后记】 我的收获： 我的疑惑：