Unit 2 I was born in Quincy.
【学习目标】 能用be动词的过去式（was / were）描述你过去的生活。内容 包含： 1. 出生时间与地点； 2. 用“there be”句型描述出生地和居住过的房子； 3. 能用“with ...”描述某个地方； 4. 能用“it was great / comfortable to live / play there”句型表 达做某事的感受； 5. 阅读策略：（1）能用问题中的关键词快速寻找信息； （2）能有用自己的语言归纳阅读文本的意识。 教学博客 http://blog.sina.com.cn/englishtopic
By Sophia Dai
Sophia’s past life Wh-questions
Sophia was born in a small village called Fangyan. It’s on the east coast of China. There was a river with lots of fish in it and many boats on it.
What was Sophia’s house like?
Was there a TV in your house? a kitchen a bathroom a bedroom a living room
Sophia lived in a small house with a kitchen and a bedroom. So it was a little difficult to live in such a house.
Born in First Primary school First teacher
Betty’s past life Quincy, a small ________ town in the US Name: John Adams Primary school What the school was like: small, __________ friendly Students: there were ________ twenty students in her class. Name: ________ Ms Smith strict, nice What the teacher was like: __________
Where is Quincy? On the east coast of America. What was Betty’s house like?
What was Betty’s house like?
Was there a TV in Betty’s house? a kitchen a bathroom three bedrooms a bedroom a living room
Betty lived in a big house with a living room, a kitchen, a bathroom and three bedrooms. So it was comfortable to live in such a house.
Betty’s house 1. Label the picture with the words from the box.
garden living room
What does each paragraph talk about? Para. 3 Her house in Quincy.
Para. 5 Her old friends
Para. 2 Two presidents of the US Para. 1 Quincy Town
Para. 4 The garden
Circle the key words first! 1. Betty was / wasn't happy when she was in Quincy. 2. Two / Three US presidents were born in Quincy. 3. There were / weren't pictures on Betty’s bedroom walls. 4. There was / wasn’t a small lake in the garden. 5. Betty was / wasn't in Quincy last year.
1. Were there a lot of things to do? 2. Was anyone famous born there? 3. Who were they? 4. What was Betty’s house like? 5. How many rooms were there? 6. What was Betty’s bedroom like? 7. Was there a garden? 8. Were there lots of children?
Summarize in your own words 1. Quincy was a town with ... There were lots of things to do. Quincy So it was colourful to live in Quincy. 2. Two presidents of the US were born there. presidents You can visit their old family houses. It will be meaningful to visit there. 3. Betty lived in a big house with ... House So it was comfortable to live in it.
Summarize in your own words Garden 4. Behind the house, there was a garden with ... There was a small lake with ... So it was great