School:No 16 Teacher:Yan lihua Date:May 3
Unit19：Modern agriculture (reading)
The Second Period
1.Enable the students to learn something about modern agriculture from the text.
2.Enable the student to master the new words and expressions in the text.
3.Get the students to have the ability to grasp the general idea of an passage as fast as possible.
Teaching Important Points:
1.How to improve the students' reading ability.
2.How to get the students to master the new words and expressions of the text.
Teaching Difficult Point:
How to improve the students' reading and writing ability.
1.Discussion to raise the students' interest in agriculture.
2.Ask-and-answer method to help the students understand the text better.
3.Free talk to improve the students' speaking ability.
1.a tape recorder
step Ⅰ.Greetings and Revision
PartI:Greet the whole class as usual
PartⅡ.Preparation for Reading
Teacher and the students learn the new words and expressions together.Teacher corrects students' mistakes in pronunciation and gives simple explanations of some words if necessary.
T:Now read the text fast and then answer the questions on the screen.
1.When was more advanced technical information was brought in from abroad?
2.What is important for future agriculture?
What should future agriculture depend on?
3.What does“which”refer to in the last two lines?
1>:In the 1980s,more advanced technical information was brought in from abroad.
2>:Both food production and taking care of the environment are important.And future agriculture should depend on high technology as well as traditional methods.
:I think taking care of the environment is more important.Because we have only one earth.
3>:In the last two lines,“which”refers to“golden rice”.
What is the other name of “golden rice”in the text? GM rice.
PartI:(T)Now read the text again and answer the questions in Post Reading.If you are not sure about your answers,have a discussion with your classmates.
(After the students' discussion)
(T)Please turn to Page 35.Let's check the answers.
They are:1.D 2.A 3.C 4.C 5.C
PartII: (T)Now I'll explain some expressions and language points of the text to you.Please look at the screen.
1.odernize v.to make(sth.)suitable for modern use or for the needs of the present time.
e.g.He spent a lot of money modernizing his house.
2.epend on:Health depends on good food,fresh air and enough sleep.
3.hort of:He didn't buy anything because he was short of money.
4.ontrol v.have power over(sb.or sth.),rule,direct
The machine is controlled by this button.
control one's anger
5.tand for:USA stands for the United States of America.
6.modify:to change(sth,such as a plan,an opinion,a condition,…)
To modify anything is to change it a little.
T:After explaining the words and expressions on the screen.Now read the text and see if you still have something you find difficult to understand.
Step Ⅴ.Listening and Reading Aloud
T:Let's listen to the tape.I'll play it twice.The first time I play it,just listen.When I play for the second time,you can read the text after it.Then please read the text aloud after I play the tape.
Step Ⅵ.Summary and Homework
Step Ⅶ.The Design of the Writing on the Blackboard
depend on:Health depends on good food,fresh air and enough sheep.
short of:He didn't buy anything because he was short of money.
stand for:USA stands for the United States of America.