People and Plants
By Tian Jinping (from Changning Middle School)
This class mainly focuses on the relation between people and p
lants, that is, how people use plants to support their daily life. Through this class, students will learn how to use plants and what they can do with plants, so that they will know protect plants.
Teaching aims (1) Knowledge and skills
To master the following words and phrases: corn, wheat, furniture, medicine, ink, shelter, straw, be made of/from, half of, silk/ill .......and so on. (2) Students' ability To master the students reading comprehension and to get the meaning of a passage.
Learn to communicate with others in English; To learn about the importance of plants; To encourage the students to protect plants.
Teaching important aims
Learn to use the words and phrases: corn, wheat, furniture, medicine, ink, be made of, be made from, half of, silk/ill.
Teaching difficult aims
To learn about the differences between silk/ill, and be made of/from/in/into/by, To learn about the use of that-clause as an attributive clause
The students' book A tape recorder The multimedia player Pictures of plants
Teaching time: 45 minutes Teaching procedures
Step 1 Greetings and revision (1) Greet the whole class as usual. (2) Review the content learnt in last class by completing the three tables. (Why are trees important? ) Step 2 Think about it. Step 3 Listening and filling Listen to the tape and complete the chart to get the general idea and meaning about this text. How many kinds of plants in the world that people can eat are there? What does half of the world’s food come from?What are they? What do we use wood from trees to do? What is furniture? What do we make many medicines from? What’s medicine?
What do doctors use medicine to do? What is cotton made from? What about straw hats? What things on your desk come from plants? Step 4 Language point
Step 5 Consolidation and checking------Correct the mistakes 1.These apples look well. 2.People use plants with many ways. 3.There are about eighty thousands different plants in the world that people can eat. 4. Half of the world’s food come from only three plants. 5. We use wood from trees to build houses and furnitures. 6. We make many medicines of plants. 7. Doctors use medicine to help ill people. 8. Do you have a hat make of straw? Step 6 Summary
Step 7 Homework The exercises of Lesson 14 in students’ work book (on page 14) Step 8 Teaching design
Lesson 14 People and Plants
1. Half of Half of the water is not clean. Half of the books here are mine. 2. Sick adjective His father is ill/sick. There are many sick people in the doctor's waiting room. 3. Be made of/from Do you have a hat made of straw? Made of straw