Teaching materials: Reading: Head to head, Unit 3 Pets, Oxford English 9A
Students：Class 3 Grade 9
Teacher: Qingqing Chen
By the end of the lesson, students are expected to:
- understand how to organize reasons and supporting details to express opinions persuasively;
- use tools and strategies to read independently;
- develop their reasons with proper examples (supporting details).
Focus of reading:
Encouraging students to read independently;
Helping students understand how to organize reasons and supporting details logically.
Potential difficulties in learning:
Develop their reasons with proper examples (supporting details).
|Pre-reading||Ask and answer some “yes” or “no” questions.
Skim the title and pictures.
|To lead in the topic|
|mRead Emma’s part and underline her reasons and supporting details with the help of the indicator words.||To help students understand how to organize reasons and supporting details to express opinions persuasively|
|mDivide the details into different kinds and do the match.|
|mRead Matt’s part and use mind map to extract reasons and supporting details by themselves.
mWork in groups. Share reading experience and use self-designed mind maps to summarize the text about Matt’s opinion.
|To encourage students read independently by applying tools and strategies|
|Post-reading||Add details to either Emma’s or Matt’s fourth reason.
Express opinions on the topic: Is it a good idea to keep pet dogs?
|To encourage students express their opinions clearly and persuasively with proper reasons|
|Homework||Read the passage for 2 times and write a passage on today’s topic.|