Book 1 Unit 4 Earthquakes
Reading A Night The Earth Didn’t Sleep
What natural disasters can you see?
Brainstorming typhoon/ hurricane (台/飓风) earthquake
fire flood (洪水)
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?Roads, and buildings were badly damaged. ?The city lay in ruins. ?Many people died or were injured. ?The army was sent to rescue the people.
A Night The Earth Didn’t Sleep (Page 26)
1. How many parts can the passage be divided(分成) into? 2. What’s the main idea of each part?
A Night The Earth Didn’t Sleep What can we do to help the people (Part2) (Part1) (Part3) who suffered from the earthquake? Damage Signs Rescue Work in groups of five. Try to write down as many ideas as possible on the given card. The group leader will show us your card.
Knowledge is power!
United we stand!
Tomorrow is another day!
1. Required (必做) ： Write a letter to the people who suffered from the earthquake. 2. Optional (选做)： Search more information about how to protect ourselves in an earthquake.
Part 1 (Para. 1) Signs before the earthquake thought ignored?
Part 2 (Para.2-3) Crack
Damage during the earthquake
_____kilometres long and ______ 30 8 metres wide.
____ 2/3 of people died or were injured. People The number reached________. 400,000
All of the hospitals, _____ Buildings ___ 75% of the Buildings factories and 90% ____ of homes were gone.
__________________ Tens of thousands of cows would never give milk.Half ____________ a million pigs and Animals millions of __________ chickens were dead.
Part 3 (Para.4)
Rescue after the earthquake
What did the soldiers and rescue workers do for the city? 1. dug out the people who were trapped 2. buried the dead 3. rescued the coal miners Rhetorical 4. built shelters for survivors device 5. transported fresh water (修辞手法) Result: The city began to breathe again.
The city began to breathe again.
1. A Night The Earth Didn’t Sleep Personification(拟人) 2. …the water in the village wells rose and fell, rose and fell.
3. It seemed as if the world was at an end. Hyperbole(夸张) 4. Bricks covered the ground like red autumn leaves. Simile(比喻)