Why do you like panda?
Period 1 1a~1c
1. knowledge aims：
words: panda, koala,tiger,lion,giraffe,elephant,cute, smart, lazy.
sentence structure: Let’s see the pandas first.
Why do you want to see them?
Because they’re very cute.
2. ability aims: can talk about their favorite animals and give reasons masterly
3. emotional aims:
a. train their sense of loving and protecting animals
b: train their cooperation ability in groups
Teaching key points:
a. talk about their favorite animals masterly
b. give the reason what animals they like best
a. words and its pronunciation
b. talk about favorite animals and give reasons
Step2: present the new words: a: present the new words by pictures
b: teach the new words
Step3: practice the new words:
a: have students finish 1a by themselves
b: ask several students to read the words to class c: check their answers Step4: a guessing game
a: guess what animals they are
b: lead in the description words
c: check their answers
Step5: present the conversation
a: make a situation that if you are in a zoo
b: have students finish 1b according to the recording c: check their answers
Step6: practice the conversation
a: explain 1c and give them an example
b: ask them to practice the conversation in pairs c: ask several pairs to show their conversations Step7：summary
a. words about animals
b. how to describe animals with description words
c. how to use “why” to ask for reasons and its answer. Step8：homework
a: summarize the words about animals
b: write a short conversation