Teaching class: Class 3 ,Grade 4
Teaching time: Sept ,15 , 2003
Teaching Unit: Unit 1 My friends (Oxford English Book <?
Teaching contents: fat , thin , big ,small , tall, short .
Unit 1 My friend
Ⅰ. Language focus：
1. Asking Who-questions to find out a persons identify.
e.g. Who are you?
2. Using indefinite articles to mention something or someone for the first time.
e.g. Im a girl.
3. Using adjective to describe people.
e.g. Im tall./Hes short.
Ⅱ. Language skills
Using modelled phrases to open and maintain an interaction by providing in formation in response to factual question.
e.g. Who are you? Im a girl .Im short.
Locate specific information in response to simple questions.
Add personal ideas and information to writing when a framework is provided
3.Picture Cards of fat , thin , big ,small , tall, short .
Ⅳ. Teaching Procedure
Step 1 Warm Up
1.Sing an English song: The alphabet song
Hello! / Hi! /Good morning! /How are you? etc.
3. Ask some pairs to make dialogue
e.g. S1: Hello, Im x x, Whats your name?
S2: Hello, Im x x
S1: How are you?
S2: Im fine, thanks. How are you?
S1: Im fine too, thanks.
S2: Good bye!
S1: Good bye!
Step 2 Pr-task Preparation
1.Review: boy, girl .
2.Introduce tall, short
a. Show a photo and point to the photo.
Ask: Whos she?
to elicit: Shes Miss Chen.
T: Yes, its me. Whos she? (point to my friend)
to elicit: Shes my friend. I have some friends.
(Write down on Bb)
b. T: Now look at the photo . Im tall. Shes short.
(Write down tall short on Bb)
Students repeat tall .
Draw a stick on Bb
T: Is he tall?
T: Who can draw a short man here?
(Ask a student to draw it on Bb)
T: Is he short?
Students repeat short
3.Introduce fat, thin
a. Draw a fat people and a thin people on Bb to illustrate fat , thin
b. Students repeat fat , thin
4.Introduce small , big
a. T: He is fat and he is big too
(point to a fat and big boy)
Students repeat big
b. Show a big apple
T: Is it big?
T draws a big apple on Bb. Then draw a small apple on Bb
T: Is it big?
to elicit: No, its small.
Students repeat small.
Step 3 While-task Procedure
1.Show some pictures on Bb
e.g.. T: Who is fat? Please pick it out .
Let individual student pick out.
2. Show some pictures
T:Would you say something about the picture . For example , He is young . He is tall . etc
Invite individual students to say out.