Unit 10 The World Around Us The second period Ⅰ.Leading
Transcript Unit 10 The World Around Us The second period Ⅰ.Leading
Unit 10 The World Around Us
The second period
• In the last period, we talked about
animals. We know that animals are
friends of human beings.
• Today, we’re going to read more about
animals, plants and human beings.
• First, I’ll give you some pictures
1.Words and Expressions
⑴keep…from---prevent sb from doing sth
e.g. I hope I’m not keeping you from your work.
⑵species n.(复数不变)---a group of plants or
animals with in a genus differing only in minor
detail from the others
e.g. This species of rose is rare.
⑶be used to (doing) sth---accustomed to sth
e.g. I’m used to hard work.
e.g. What measures were taken to prevent fires?
⑸adapt v.---becoming adjusted to new conditions.
e.g. We must adapt our methods to the new
⑹first of all---before anything else (in our text)
e.g. First of all you must be honest.
⑺make a (no some…) difference to sb (sth)
a. Have an (no some…) effect on sb (sth)
e.g. The rain didn’t make much difference to the game.
b. Be important (unimportant) to sb (sth)
e.g. It won’t make much difference whether you go today
Questions to help understand
1.How do plants and animals live together?
2.What do human beings need to survive?
3.What do plants and animals need to
4.What do animals do to survive in places
where it is very hot or cold, where there
isn’t much water, or where it is different to
1.Animals and plants live together in an ecosystem
where each species has a specific function.
They “help” each other in different ways: some
plants become homes for animals, the animals
eat plants and help them reproduce.
2. Not only need basic conditions, such as air,
sunlight, water, food, and shelter, but also social
and spiritual needs: friends, family and social
3.Like human beings they need basic conditions:
air, sunlight, water, food etc. Besides, they need
shelter as well as living in social groups.
4.They have to adapt to changes in their habitat
and try to learn to survive when the conditions of
their habitat change. Otherwise they will have to
find a new home.
㈠The General Idea:
It tell us why a species becomes
endangered and what we can do to
protect endangered plants and
㈡.Fast reading to answer the
1.Why do animals and plants become
2.A species can become endangered when
its habitat is changed or destroyed. Can
you think of things human beings do that
may destroy or cause changes in a habitat?
3.What can we do to protect animals and
plants that are being endangered?
• It’s main answers:
1.Habitat change, the arrival of new species in
the habitat, and the overuse of the species itself
or the resources in the habitat.
2.Such as polluting the air, water and soil, using
too much land and hunting, can all destroy or
change the animals’ habitat, causing some
plants or animals to die out.
3.Try our best to stop polluting our environment
and persuade people to protect the plants and
animals instead of hunting or destroying them.
Besides, we should plant more trees and grass.
1.I’ll not throw waste everywhere, and
collect glass bottles.
2.I’ll take care of trees and flowers and not
let anyone destroy them.
3.I’ll make good use of everything to save
resource, and encourage all my
classmates to do so.
4.I’ll plant one tree each year.
Ⅴ.Summary and Homework
• In this period we’ve learnt a passage about
plants, animals and human beings. We know it’s
very important foe is to keep animals and plants
fro, becoming endangered. We should do all we
can to protect our environment.
• We have made a list of things that we can do in
our daily life. I hope you can remember to do
them from now on.
• Then remember the words and expressions, and
try to use them correctly after class.
• Ok, Today’s homework: workbook, Page140,
Exercise 1, 2 and 3
Ok, so much for today