Step one Revision
In last lessons, we have learnt sth important about the UK. And the teacher will ask students some questions:
ny parts are there in the Uk and what are they? 2.What is the national flag in the UK? 3.What is the capital city of the UK? 4.Who rules the UK? 5.Which is the longest river in England?
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Step two Warming up
First, let’s watch some beautiful pictures and listen to the music and then answer the following qustions.
1.Do you like festivals?
2. What festivals can you see in the pictures? And what festival do you like best?
3.Do you like western festivals? If you want to learn more about a western festival,let's study A Particular British Celebration. Now please turn your book on page 51.
A Particular British Celebration
Skimming(8minutes) Skim the whole passage and then get the main idea of the text.
The text is mainly about the origin (起 源） and the celebration （庆祝） of Guy Fawkes Night and how it changed over time.
Step four Fast reading
Read the text quickly and then match the main idea of each paragraph.(10mins)
Para.1 a. About Guy Fawkes and the religious condition（情况） in his time Para.2 b. A brief introduction（介绍） to one celebration----Guy Fawkes Night Para.3 c. The reason of the celebrations of Guy Fawkes Night and the ways of celebrations Para.4 d. About Fawkes and Catesby’ plan and they ended in failure.
Step five Read the passage and
fill in the timeline. Notice that not
all dates will have information.
October 10 Catesby asked Guy Fawkes to blow up the government.
The two bought a house 2 close to the Houses of Parliament. They stored gunpowder in the cellars for the next three days. 3
King James had the cellars searched when he heard of the plan. He found Fawkes. . Parliament was opened and there were celebrations because the plot had failed. .
Step six read the text again and decide whether
the following statements are true or false.(10 minutes)
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Guy Fawkes Night takes place every year on November 5th.( ) Guy Fawkes lived in England in the 17th century.( ) At that time in Europe there was only one kind of Christian.( ) Guy Fawkes was a Catholic.( )
King James always supported Protestants.( )
He never allowed the Catholics to practice their religion.( ) The king was consistent( 一 致 的 ） in his attitude towards the Catholics.( ) Guy Fawkes and Catesby succeed at last.( )
King James made November 5th into a yearly celebration.( )
Step seven Summary and feedback. Step eight Homework
1.Retell the passage. 2. Find more information about the festivals on the Internet. Step nine Reflection(self-examination)