牛津初中英语 8A 第二单元教案 Period 2 Reading (1) 一．Teaching aims and demands: 1. 2. 3. Know the school lives in British school and American school. Learn to read and understand the article with differen
t ways of reading. Learn how to understand the writer’s opinion.
二．Teaching difficulties and importance: 1. Know the meanings of the new words: mixed, together, subject, myself, tasty, meal, guy(s), twice, softball, practice, buddy, senior, hero, close, article, admire 2. Understand the meanings of the phrases: in Year 8=in Grade 8，a mixed school, Home Economics, learn how to do sth, do sth for oneself, cook healthy and tasty meals, bring in, a Reading Week, the end of sth, as well, take a bus, twice a week, spend time doing sth, learn about, help sb with sth, each other, have a great time doing sth. 3. Can use this sentence: What does the word ‘hero’ mean? It means someone you admire very much. 4. Catch the main information about Lives in a British school and an American school. 三．Teaching preparation: recorder and computer 四．Teaching steps: Step I. Lead-in (1) Review the British and American words in different forms. (2) Act the dialogue between Hobo and Eddie. Step II. Pre-task Use the pictures on Page 26 to teach some new words. Ask: What are they doing in the pictures? (Reading Week, driving lesson, Home Economics class, lunchtime, buddy club, softball game) Step III. While-task T: Eddie thinks school is like watching TV. Now John and Nancy are talking about their lives in school. Let’s see if it is like watching TV. Life in a British school Task 1 Read Paragraph 1 and a
1. What grade is John in?(In Year 8.) 2. Is it a school for boys? (No, it’s a mixed school.)
3. What’s his favorite subject? (Home Economics) 4. What can he cook? (Healthy and tasty meals) Task 2 Listen to the tape and read after it 。 Use Questions 1-4 to sum up Paragraph 1. Task 3 Read Paragraph 2 and answer: 5. Does he have a Reading Week every year? 6. What books can they read ? 7. What can they do near the end of the reading class? 8. Why does he think the reading week is too short? Task 4 Listen to the tape and read after it. Use Questions 5-8 to sum up Paragraph 2. Task 5 Practice the new words and phrases more. Read John’s composition together/by themselves. Life in an American school Task 1 Read Paragraph 1 and answer: 1. How old is Nancy? Where does she study? 2. How old is her brother? What did he learn last year? 3. Is it great that Denver drives her to school? Why? Task 2 Listen to the tape and read after it. Use Questions 1-3 to sum up Paragraph 1. Task 3 Read Paragraph 2 and answer: 4. How often does she play softball? (Twice a week.) 5. Where does she go every Monday? ( A buddy club.) Task4 Listen to the tape and read after it. Use Questions 4-7 to sum up Paragraph 2. Task5 Read Paragraph 3 and answer: 6. Does she have a good time during lunchtime? 7. What do they sometimes do after school? Task6 Read Nancy’s article by themselves and try to sum it up.
五．Step IV. Post-task Task 1 Finish Part B1 on Page 25. Task 2 Finish Parts B2 and C1 and check the answers. Point out: tell sb about sth, during lunchtime, in 12th grade. What does the word…mean? 六．Step V. Homework (1) Read the two articles carefully and try to sum them up. (2) Finish the exercises.