牛津五模三单元Task教案

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 M5Unit3   Science versus nature

Period5  Task  Writing a formal letter                                               

一.【设计思想】

Task目标是写一封有关转基因食品的正式书信。为学生创设一个简单的情景,然后通过听力、阅读小文章增加学生对转基因食品的了解,最后设计一个采访活动,让学生以小组为单位进行。在课堂的最后做一个小结。让学生了解正式信件的内容和写作步骤,逐级加深了解,然后再把所了解到知识在实际中加以运用,按要求完成写作。帮助学生学会辨别、学会做出正确判断。

二.【教学目标】

1.检查和订正信息

2.了解有关克隆食品知识

3.掌握信的格式

4.写一封与转基因食品有关的正式信件

三.【教学重难点】

1. 进行一个关于转基因食品的讨论

2. 设计一个关于转基因食品的采访

四、【课堂教与学】

Activities in class

Activity 1

Skills building 1 changing or correcting a text

1. Through a game called “Chinese whisper”, let Ss learn when we are asked to pass information, we need to

v  1. correct grammatical errors and spelling mistakes

v  2. make changes to the information in the text

v  3. change the style or the tone

2. listen with the guide above

step 1 confirming information

1. Discuss about what GM food is before listening

What does GM food stand for?

v  Genetically Modified food

skills building 2 conducting a discussion

1. How to ask for people’s opinions and introduce new ideas to the discussion

v  e.g. What do you think? / Don’t you think so? /Do you agree? / Is that your opinion too?

v  e.g. Another argument is that… / Don’t forget… / On the other hand, … /We can also… / But what about…?

Activity 2*% ziyuanku.com

step 2 collecting more information

Since we have learnt how to ask for opinions of others and introduce new ideas, let’s practise the different expressions by interviewing a scientist about GM food.

1. List the things about GM food.

2. Group work: You will be divided into groups of four and study the interview form on page 54 together. Tell what questions you may ask about each heading and add a sixth heading. Write down your questions and a possible heading in the form. Add more questions to the headings you suggest.

Sample answers:

A.     1. Safety of GM food   Do you think it is safe for people to have GM food?

2. Possible side effects   Are there any side effects if people have GM food?

3. Taste compared with normal food 

 Does it taste the same as/nicer than natural food?

4. Cost  Do you agree that GM food is more expensive than natural food?

5. Need for government control

  Do you think the government should do something to ensure its safety? If so, what should be done?

6. Popularity for buyers

  Will you or will you not buy the GM food?

Skills building 3:writing a formal letterZiyuanku.com

 Often you wonder how to write a formal letter. You will learn that a formal letter often includes information such as an address, a date, the receiver’s name, job title and address, a formal greeting, a formal ending and the signature. You will also learn some useful phrases to start and end a formal letter.

1. Read the guidelines on page 56. Make sure you know the format of a formal letter and understand the useful phrases to start and end a letter.Ziyuanku.com

2. Read the letter on page 56 and label the parts of the letter.

Answers:                                your address—101 High Street

the date—1 May, 2006

WWW.ziyuanku.com

Mr. Frank Brown—  receiver’s name  

Public Relations Manager— job title

Safeway Laboratories—  receiver’s address

305 Queens Drive     

Liverpool

Dear Mr Brown, —formal greeting

I am writing to complain…practice immediately.

Yours sincerely, —formal ending 

Jim Davidson— signature $&源:ziyuanku.com

Jim Davidson—your name

3. After you labeled the parts of the letter, read the letter again and underline the phrases used to start and end the letter.

I am writing to make…

I urge you to seek…$&源:ziyuanku.com

【课堂巩固】

Consolidation

Writing a letter about GM food

In this part, you’re required to write a formal letter about GM food to your local supermarket based on the information gathered in Steps 1 and 2.

1.       You will be divided into small groups and each of you should contribute to the writing of the letter. Read the two articles on GM food in Part A on page 57. Underline all the pros and cons and try to understand the meaning of the articles.

2.       Write a formal letter . The letter should include four points in Part B. Then read your letters to the class.

【知识小结】

1. 掌握关于转基因食品的相关知识。

2. 学会如何写一封正式信件。

【提升与拓展】

v    Please write a formal letter to Mr. Shen Jian, Head of Education Department of Jiangsu Province, telling him your students’ opinions on changing English scores into grades in Gaokao.

§  Are you for or against?

§  What are your reasons?

§  Notice the format and structure!

§  Be polite and persuasive!

【课后预习】

预习课本P58-59的内容,了解相关背景知识。

【家庭作业】

1. 复习本节课所学内容

2. 教师根据教辅资料布置Task 有关知识点练习作业(参见资源包知识点部分学案)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

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