(1) Students are able to understand the content of the passage.
(2) Students can know some basic information of narration.
Students can use different basic reading strategies like analyzing, grasping details correctly in their reading process.
After this lesson, students can write a narration by themselves.
Students will be more willing to get involved in class activities and boost their interest in learning English.
Key and difficult point:
Key Point: understand the characteristics of narration.
Difficult Point: improve students’ learning interest and write a narration by themselves.
Step 1: Warming-up
2. Have a free talk:
Ask students some questions about their weekend. For example,
1). Did you enjoy your weekend?
2). What did you do on your last weekend? And how about your week days, what did you do?
3.Then ask students to answer the questions and give them some feedback. Then tell them I have friend John he had wrote a short passage to describe his week, and ask my students if they want to know his week or not to lead in the topic of today: “My week”.
Step 2: Pre-reading
Ask students to make a prediction about what John does during his week and invite some students to share their ideas.
Write down some of their answers on the blackboard to recall some related words and give evaluation to the students.
Step 3: While-reading
A. Extensive reading
1.Let students to read the passage for the first time. Ask students a question: What does the passage talk about? (This passage talks about the week of the writer)
2.Then invite one student answer the question and give evaluation.
B. Intensive reading
1.Ask students to read the passage for the second time and finish the exercise on the blackboard:
1). John’s lunch is diversified. (T/F)
2). When does John return to the paperwork in the office?
3). What does John do on Monday nights?
4). Where does John go on Wednesday nights?
5). Why does the author study French?
2.Then invite two students to answer these questions separately and give evaluation. Write down the right answers on the blackboard.