My favorite season
(Read and write)
Knowledge aim: Students can master the sentence structure:I like...because...
Ability aim: Students can use the words and sentences in real circumstances
Emotional aim: Students can enjoy the study of different weather in different seasons.
Teaching important and difficult points:
Important point: Students can master the pronunciation and the meaning of the new words and can master the usage of the sentence.
Difficult point: Students can use the words and sentences in real circumstances
Task based teaching method
Situational teaching method
Step 1 Warming up
Play a game: act and guess.(review the words:go swimming,go on a picnic,pick apples,make a snowman,and so on)
T:Before the class,let’s play a game.There are several cards in my hand,and I will invite some students to come here and act them.The other students can guess them and write it on the notebook.The more the better.The winner will get 5 points.Who can help me?
Step 2 Pre-reading
Game: Season Turntable
In this game,students guess:What season is it?When the turntable stop,students need to make a dialogue like:
S1:What season is it?
S1:What season do you like best?Why?
Step 2 While-reading
1.Read the passage and answer the question.
Q1:Do you know which season Robin likes?
In this passage,we know,Robin likes spring,summer,autumn and winter.Robin likes all the four seasons.
(Write down the blackboard:Robin likes them all.)
2.Show four pictures and four sentences on the blackboard.Read it carefully,and match.
Picture:Spring There is lots of snow.It’s white everywhere.
Picture:Summer Look at the green trees and pink flowers.
Picture:Autumn The weather is hot,hot,hot,hot!
Picture:Winter What lovely colors!The leaves fall and fall.I love fall.
4.Read the passage,underline the answer.
Q1:Why does Robin like spring?
Q2:Why does Robin like winter?
Q3:How many “fall” can you find?
Q4:What’s the meaning of the last “fall”?
In this step,let students read the passage again,understand the main idea of passage,and master the same word with different meanings.
1.Make dialogue about pets and try to act it
Show some pictures about the nature.Ask students some questions,such as:Do you like nature?What should we do to protect the nature in daily life?Teacher can give them several minutes to discuss this question,students can express their ideas and feeling about the nature by use the right structures freely.
Students may give the suggestion like:We need to be the responsible for the nature.We need to throw the rubbish in the trash.Or we can make a poster of protecting the nature and publicize it on our school website.
Step 4 Summary & Homework
Ask students what they have learned today.
Finish the poster of protecting the nature and show it next class.