The First Period of English Class
Junior Grade 3
Students’ level: Junior Grade 3
Teaching Duration: 40 minutes
Teaching Purpose: （教学目标）
To inspire students of Junior Grade 3 to learn English actively and effectively by means of a brief introduction of their new English teacher and the textbook they are going to learn in the new semester as well as a hot discussion in class on what makes a good English learner.
Teaching Aids: （教具）
A multi-media facility and a traditional blackboard.
Communicative interaction and Computer-Assisted Instruction are to be used in the course of this period.
Teaching Procedure （教学流程）
Step 1. Greeting the class 课堂引入 (教师介绍5分钟；学生介绍5分钟)
After the teacher’s self-introduction, 3 or 4 students will be chosen to introduce themselves.
Step 2. A brief introduction of the contents of the whole textbook. （15分钟）
There are 14 units as follows. 本册书有以下14个单元。
Unit1 How can we become good learners? 怎样成为一个会学习的人？
Unit2 I think that mooncakes are delicious! 月饼好美味哦？
Unit3 Could you please tell me where the restrooms are? 请您告诉我一下厕所在哪里？
Unit4 I used to be afraid of the dark. 我曾经害怕黑暗。
Unit5 What are the shirts made of? 衬衫是用什么材料做成的？
Unit6 When was it invented? 它是什么时候被发明的？
Unit7 Teenagers should be allowed to choose their own clothes.
Unit8 It must belong to Carla. 它一定是属于Cala.的。
Unit9 I like music that I can dance to. 我喜欢可以随之起舞的音乐。
Unit10 You are supposed to shake hands. 你应该握手。
Unit11 Sad movies made me cry. 悲伤的电影使我哭泣。
Unit12 Life is full of the unexpected. 生活中充满了意想不到的事情。
Unit13 We’re trying to save the earth! 我们正尽力拯救地球。
Unit14 I remember meeting all of you in Grade 7. 我记得在七年级遇到你时的情形。
To arouse students’ interest, try to introduce this section using a traditional Chinese game“击鼓传花”.
Step 3 An impressive introduction of the grammar focus: 特别介绍本册书的语法重点
- The Passive Voice 被动语态
- The Past Perfect Tense 过去完成时
- Objective Clauses & Attributive Clauses 宾语从句和定语从句
- Word Formation 构词法
Call students’ special attention to the grammar items in the textbook while guiding them to recall what have been dealt before.
Step 4. How can we learn English well? 英语学习方法讨论探究 （14分钟）
- The whole class discuss in groups of 4 and exchange ideas with the rest of the class.
- Watch a video show to learn from a top student
- Teacher ends this activity with her suggestions and expectations.
- Students and the teacher enjoy an inspiring video show and finish off with inspiring words in
Step 5. Assignment 任务布置 （1分钟）
Create a short passage with an attractive title mainly about your first impression of the new English teacher and your advice to her. (At least 120 words)