二、教学内容：Unit 4 Wildlife Protection
九、教具准备：crocodile, koala, dolphin, kangaroo, giraffe, leopard, zebra等的图片，多媒体课件一套。
Step 1 Warming-up and Oral Exercise 10'
1. Greeting the students as usual
2. Learn the New Words of Unit 4 and do the Oral Exercise
3. Students read the words again and teacher correct the pronunciation.
Step 2 Revision 5'
1. Ask students to close their books and show them some English words of this unit. Then students give the Chinese meaning.
2. Show some Chinese words and students give the English words.
1. Show pictures of Beijing Olympics mascots
T: Do you know them?
S: Yeah! They are “Fu Wa”.
T: Very lovely, right?. And we have met them in Unit 2 the Olympic Games. Can you tell me who are they?
Ss: Yes! They are Bei bei, Jing jing, Huan huan, Ying ying and Nini.
T: And what are they?
Ss: Panda, swallow, fish, flame and Tibetan antelope.
T: Great! As we know, all of them except Huan huan belong to wildlife.
2.Introduce the definition of “wildlife”.
T: And do you know what does “wildlife” mean?
(Ss Discuss and show their opinions.)
(T gives a completed definition of “wildlife”: wildlife means animals and plants living in natural conditions)
3. Show the topic of Unit 4 Wildlife Protection.
T: And, today, we are going to learn something about Wildlife protection, which is also the topic of Unit 4.
Step 4: Presentation
1. Game “Who am I?”
T: If we want to understand “Wildlife protection”. Well, it is necessary for us to know some basic information of the wildlife, such as the situation they facing. First, look at these pictures about the wild animals and tell me what are they.
(T shows the pictures one by one, including these of crocodile, koala, dolphin, kangaroo, giraffe, leopard, zebra and so on. Students compete in telling their names.)
2. Game “Pick me out”
T: So, you do know something about the wild animals. And can you tell me the difference between the wild animals and the poultry? Yeah, the poultry are kept by human beings. Now, we are going to play a game called “Pick me out”. I’ll show you 5 lines words. There are 6 words in every line, one of which doesn’t belong to “wild animals” and you should pick it up. Understand?
(Ss can also compete in doing this game. )
Step 5: Speaking
1) Show some pictures of the dying-out wild animals appearing in the Games “Who am I?” and “Pick me out.” And ask students to discuss " What other kinds of wild animals are dying out?” and “why are they facing such a situation?”
2) Students discuss with their partners.
3) Teacher shows more pictures and concludes the reasons, such as too much hunting, lacking of food and so on.
4) Warming-up in Page 26 of Book II
Match up the information about pandas, tigers and Milu deers. Then, teacher gives students some useful expressions. Introduce the WWF and ask students to imagine that they are scientists of it and make short reports, which should tell people the situations of them, the numbers of them before and after protections having been taken. And what are the protections.
5)Students prepare for the speaking by themselves and make reports in class.
Give students the words: horse, pig, bee, donkey,swan and so on. Ask them to complete some usage expressions of English. And tell students some different opinions of animals between Chinese people and some Western people. Introduce some cultural information.
eg: T: Do you know as happy as a what? Horse? No! Bee? Oh, no! Swan? Also no! Yeah! It is pig! As happy as a pig! Wonderful!
Step 7: Conclusion
Show a picture, in which the human being live in harmony with the doves. And draw the conclusion that “We human beings can and should live in harmony with wildlife, which means enjoying our lives.”