1. Students are able to understand the content of the new story and know some natural disasters;
2. Students are able to describe one of the natural disasters they have ever heard of or experienced;
3. Students are able to know some tips of protect themselves during a natural disaster.
Teaching key points:
Students get familiar with different types of natural disasters and be able to describe them.
Students get some basic tips of protection.
Students can describe different natural disasters and get a good understanding of protection tips.
T show students some pictures about broken house or some damaged places and ask students to say something according to the pictures and give their cause based on their understanding.
After students mentioned some disasters, T shows the topic of today’s class and shows students the exact spelling of different kind of natural disasters.
2. Getting the picture
T asks students if they have ever experienced one of the disasters and invite the s to describe his/her experience.
T tell students that anyone of us may encounter natural disaster someday including our friends in Tree Tops Hotel, and let them get familiar with the main characters involved in this part: June Wilson, Fred Banks, Delvene & Mick wells.
Watch the drama with following questions:
a) Who complains about her clothes getting wet?
b) Who apologizes about the leaking roof?
c) Who says he is a roofer?
d) Who goes for a picnic?
e) Who says he can fix the roof by himself?
f) Who apologizes for being rude?
3. analysis the story
Based on the story, students in-group talks about each character’s reaction when they experience the disaster. During this part, T pays more attention on the correct grammar using.
4. Protect yourself during an natural disaster
a) Stand close to a building
b) Stand under a tree
c) Go too close to power lines
d) Walk on the street
e) Stay at home
Purpose of design: By discuss the above action, ss can check their behaviors during Typhoon and improve their knowledge of how to protect themselves during a natural disaster.
5. Relative knowledge
a) Don’t be nervous and keep calm.
b) Drop down to the floor and take cover under or beside a strong piece of furniture.
c) Protect your head and hold on.
d) Leave the classroom after the earthquake.
6. Extension- sign deign
T show students some signs that warn people to protect themselves, and ask students to design a proper one as they wish and explain their work to the whole class. The listeners should lessen carefully to check if the design is proper or not.
1, Finish your design.
2, Imagine your home begins to shake and you must leave it right away. You have time to take only three things. What will you take? Why?