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牛津译林版高一英语必修二课件:Unit1+Tales+of+the+unexplained--Reading_图文

Reading Boy missing, police puzzled Boy missing, police puzzled A boy is missing, and the police are puzzled. Note: The title of a news story is usually incomplete. What can you know from the title and the pictures? boy missing + a UFO + What happened last Friday =? Read the following newspaper article quickly and answer the questions. Who is the article about? The article is about a missing boy. When was Justin last seen? Friday night. Who is in charge of the case? Detective Sam Peterson Check these notes below and fill in T for true statements and F for false ones. ( T ) 1 Justin Foster lives in Dover, New Hampshire. ( F ) 2 Justin Foster?s father went to bed early because of a headache. ( F ) 3 Justin plays football. ( F ) 4 The witnesses saw Justin walking home at 11:00 p.m. ( T ) 5 Justin has a sister called Kelly. ( F ) 6 The aliens were yellow – skinned. ( T ) 7 Mavis Wood has been taken by the aliens. Reading strategy: reading a newspaper article How to read a newspaper article title the first paragraph the following paragraphs ( to give a general idea about the news ) ( to tell readers “who” “when” “where” “what” “why” “how” ) ( to give detailed but less important information ) Summary Reading strategy for news articles: Read title + Look at pictures/ charts predict Read first paragraph/ the lead for details Read the rest paragraphs Careful Reading Read it again and answer the following questions: 1. Which city does Justin Foster live in? In Dover. 2. What did Justin do with friends last Friday ? He went to play baseball with two friends. 3. What time did Justin get back home that night? At about 11p.m.. 4. What does kelly think happened to her brother? She thinks the aliens took her brother. 5. What colour are the aliens according to Kelly? The aliens had white skin and large black eyes. 6. What happened to Mrs Mavis Wood? She was once taken away by aliens too. 7. What do the police think about the incident? They do not yet know what happened to Justin. Fill in the table after reading Main Points Supporting details Mrs. Foster thought____________ Justin _____________________. he was spending Foster went Justin Foster ___________________ the night with a friend missing. ______________________________ didn?t show up at the family lunch the next day. Justin’s friends said_______________ that Justin went The _______________________________ home after playing baseball with police _______________________________ them. f