Unit 5 Birdwatchers
Comic strips &
Welcome to the unit
Zhalong (扎龙) Nature Reserve
What can and can’t we do in Zhalong Nature Reserve? 1. go fishing by the lake
2. take some photos
3. wear new leather shoes 4. protect the land 5. kill wild birds for their feathers 6. leave rubbish there 7. donate money to wild birds in danger
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8. cut down all the trees and forests We can / can’t…
white and grey or black feathers
a hooked beak
brown and grey feathers
a long tail
the forked tail
the long-pointed wing
It always flies to northern countries in summer
a long thin neck
Listen to the description of the bird and guess what it is.
a red crown
long-winged, web-footed, white and grey or black feathers colourful feathers, can learn to speak and sing
brownish feathers, broad wings, a hooked beak
red-crowned tall,longlegs/beak/neck, crane a red crown sparrow
small, brown and grey feathers, a long tail long-pointed wings, a forked tail, flies to northern countries in summer white feathers, a long thin neck
Suppose your old friend Hobo is calling you now. He is asking you something about your visit to Zhalong Nature Reserve. Try to make a dialogue with him about what you see here.
Hobo: Hello, this is Hobo speaking. You: … Hobo: Where are you now? You: … Hobo: What…? You: … Hobo: Which bird do you like best? You: I ... Hobo: Why…? You: Because it’s…and it has …Which is your favourite bird? Hobo:I like…because … You: If …
Let’s go birdwatching tomorrow!
1.Does Eddie really like birdwatching? No, it doesn’t. 2.Where does Eddie think is the best place to watch birds? At the market.
3. Why does Eddie think so? Because it likes Beijing Duck and roast chicken at the market.
1.Can we eat different kinds of wild birds at the restaurant in Zhalong Nature Reserve? 2.If not, what can we eat? 3.Is it right or wrong for people to eat different kinds of wild birds? Why?
the red-crowned crane
the golden eagle
We see a red-crowned crane and a golden eagle on our way to the exit. They are talking about themselves.
They are talking about their unlucky experiences(经历) outside the reserve before and the pleasant life in the reserve now. Try to make a dialogue to encourage people not to hunt wild birds.
food, living areas, danger, people’s actions…
A D V I C E
1.Make bird reserves bigger. 2.Build more nature reserves. 3.Plant more trees and forests for wild birds to live in. 4.Encourage people not to hunt birds. 5.Don’t eat endangered(濒危的) birds. 6.Encourage our government(政府) to make laws to punish bird hunters.
Live together with wild birds in perfect harmon
Write a short dairy about your visit to Zhalong Nature Reserve .