Let’s read first .Turn to page 62 . Passage A 1.Scan the whole passage, and know the topic of the passage . 2.First read the questions ,then read the passage with the questions. 3.Read carefully and find out the cue words, choose the best answers. 4. At times, find out the answers by inferring and implying. phrases : have a good time have fun doing sth. have a picnic have breakfast have lunch have dinner
Warming up Animals are man’s friends
let’s learn some new words about animals.
gentle furry enormous
playful noisy shy
aggressive gray fast spotted
What’s this? And how to describe it?What animal are you like ?
It’s a manatee .It’s enormous , it’s about 10 feet long and weighs 1000 pounds , but it’s gentle and kind of shy. I am like this animal because I like water and I like to eat vegetables.
gentle enormous shy
How big is the manatee ? It’s about 10 feet long and weighs 1000 pounds.
10 feet long weigh 1000 pounds
It’s a kangaroo .It’s about 2.6meters tall and weighs 80 kilos . It’s playful .It can jump very high . I’m like this animal because I like jumping. kangaroo How big is the kangaroo ? Playful high 2.6 meters tall weigh 80 kilos It’s about 2.6meters tall and weighs 80 kilos .
spotted fast Name gray gentle enormous Food
aggressive furry aggressive playful
white and black
Let’s relax .Let’s play a guessing game. what animals they are?
Can you guess what animals they are?
1 They look like a cow, but they live in the sea. 2 They are furry enough to keep out the cold. They are all white and only live in the North pole.
3. They are enormous, have long trunks. They live in Africa and Southeast Asia.
4. They only live in Australia and have pockets to keep their babies safe.
5. They look like monkeys but bigger than monkeys. They can imitate what people do.
6.They are spotted and aggressive. They run fast.
Many animals are dying out . As a middle school student, what can we do for the animals?
1.Join an animal-protecting organization . 2.Put up signs.
3.Hand out advertisements after school.
4.Write down our ideas and send them to the radio or TV station . 5.Don’t wear the clothes that are made of animal fur.
6.Give some money to the fund for animals.
Fill in the blanks according to the main ideas. My favorite animals are pandas. I like them very much friendly because they are gentle and shy. They are also 1________to people. And they look funny, too. Their eyes are the most interesting part. The black circles around theireyes 2_____ make them look like they are wearing glasses or have just been in a fight. Their favorite food is bamboo 3______. They don’t like leaves to move around very much. But now pandas are endangered .For one thing, people have destroyed many of enough their habits. For another, they don’t h
ave 4______ food to eat. We must think of ways to 5_______ them. I think we should protect build more panda zoos and plant more bamboo for them. I hope everyone can do something for animals, so that we can keep our world rich and colorful and full of interesting animals.
* Try to find more endangered animals in the world and write a short passage about how to save them or protect them.