《What is happiness to you》教案2（15份）
Unit 2 What is happiness to you
科目: 英语 主备人： 备课日期：
课 题 M6 Unit 2 Welcome to the unit 第 1 课时 计划上课日期：
教学目标 1. Discuss pictures with their partners and then present their results to the whole class.
2. Enable the Students to state their opinions about happiness.
3. Train students’ speaking ability.
教学重难点 To encourage students to give their opinions on happiness and give their reasons.
Step2: Look at six pictures on page17 and answer the following questions:
1. Are you fond of drawing?
2. Do you think reading ma happy? Why?
3. Do you like taking p art in sporting activities? Which sports do you like most
4. How often do you have a big family get-together? Do you enjoy spending time with you relatives? Do you talk to them about your problems and achievements?
Step 3 Lead-in
T: Are you happy to day?
S: I got an A in this exam, so I feel very happy.
T: You did a good job.
S: I feel unhappy, because I always feel under pressure in my study. Although I study very hard, I still can not catch up with others.
T: Do not lose heart. Just as the saying goes: where there is a will, there is a way. I believe if you continue to study like this, you will make progress.
S: I feel happy today. We will have a family get-together tonight. I look forward to it!
T: In your class, some feel happy, while others do not. So what happiness is on the earth, and how to become happy? Have you ever thought about that before?
Ss: Yes! /No！
T: Well. It does not matter. You will find much about that after learning this unit.
Open your books to Page 17. Let’s share information about each picture on this page with each other.
1. Study the six pictures
Picture 1 Being creative
Do you like drawing? When and how did you begin to develop this interest?
What does this hobby bring to you? (Whenever I feel upset and want to escape from everything, I like to go into my bedroom and tap my paints and brushes. It's so wonderful--all my thoughts and ideas can be expressed in my pictures.)
What other things mean 'being creative' to you? (Thinking of different solutions to solve problems, expressing myself in my own ways and making new things.)
Picture 2 Doing exciting things
What are exciting things to you? (like white-water surfing or bungee jumping.) Why do people like exciting things? They bring lots of fun and help people forget all the troubles and worries.
Picture 3 Reading
Do you like reading? Does reading make one happy? Why? It is really en joyable when reading especially in a peaceful and quiet environment. Sometimes we are so absorbed by the characters in the book and their stories that we forget all about the outside world. Through reading, we gain knowledge and our horizons are broadened.
Picture 4 Playing sport
Which are your favorable sports? It's a real ly good way to make friends, keep fit and relax.
Picture 5 Spending time with family
Do you enjoy spending time with your family? When you feel happy or unhappy, do you talk to them about your problems and achievements? Family is important to everyone. It's a perfect time to ta lr family about your problems. They can give you good advice and ma confident. They are also happy for th e achievements you made.
Picture 6 Learning new things
Have you ever been to a natural history museum? Why do people liseum? In a museum, we can find out more information than we can just through reading books. Visiting these kinds of places can give us a real insight into history.
What other ways do you think may help you learn more new things? (Surfing the Internet and talking to different people.)
2. Talt each picture and exchange opinions with your partner.
Which things do you often do and like to do? Why do you feel happy when doing these?
Step 5 Discussion
Work in groups of 4 to discuss the three questions and then report the answers to the whole class.
1. What are things that make everyone happy?
2. What are the things which ma happy?
3. If you had a friend who was unhappy, how would you try to help him or her?
Step 6: Summary
T: Today, we have discussed about happiness, and all of you have done a good job. I feel so happy with you. At the end of this class, I hope every one of you will be happy every day. I also hope you can make everyone around you happy. So much for today.
Unit 2 What is happiness to you
科目: 英语 主备人： 备课日期：
课 题 M6 Unit 2 Reading 第 2 课时 计划上课日期：
教学目标 1. Help the students to talt the story about Sang Lan.
2. Help them learn something about “happiness”.
3. Help the students understand the text exactly and read an interview
教学重难点 1. How to make the students understand the passage better.
2. How to help the students finish all the exercises.
3. How to help the students develop their creative, comprehensive and consolidating abilities.
教学流 程\内容\板书 关键点拨
Review some words
Step 2 Preview
Read the text on page 18-19 and finish the blanks.
Sang Lan’s Facts
Date of Birth Place of birth
In 1 991
Hobbies Playing video games, watching "Tom and Jerry"
Food cky F ried Chicken
1. Different people find happiness and fun in different things. There are certainly no criteria assessing which way of being happy is the best. Do you think Sang Lan had had a happy life before she was injured?
Do you think Sang Lan has a happy life now?
What would you do if you had the same problem?
2. Suppose you had a chance to talk face to face with Sang Lan, what would you like most to ask her about?
The following are suggested answers:
--- childhood and school education
--- things or experiences that had left her the deepest impression before the accident
--- reasons for learning gymnastics
--- things that encourage her during hard times
--- current physical condition
--- expectations for future
--- future career plans
--- attitudes t owards life, success and failure
Step4 Fast reading for general ideas
The reading text is an interview from a TV programme about happiness. Dr Brain, a psychologist who studies happiness, is interviewed in a television talk show and tells a story about a brave girl called Sang Lan.
Go through the passage quickly to find answers to the three questions in Part A.
2. Dr Brain.
3. In Ningbo, China in 1981.
Step5 Careful-reading for detailed information
1. Read the passage again and complete Part C1. Questions in Part C1 are to checr reading comprehension by making correct judgments of the statements.
2. Listen to the tape and complete C2. Questions in Part C2 are for students to note some specific information according to the time sequence.
C1 1 F 2 T 3 F 4 F 5 T 6 F 7 T 8 F
C2 2 b 3 f 4 e 5 a 6 d
3. Asdents to describe Sang Lan's personality.
1. More relevant information in the interview which shows Sang Lan’s personality
Before going to hospital
• being successful in her sport when she was young
• being described as energetic, h appy and hard-working
• working towards something special
• trying to make her parents proud
While staying in hospital
•being in good spirits
•thinking about what she could do to get better
•being proud of the things she had accomplished
•feeling happy to be alive, and lucky to have the rest of her life to learn new things
After leaving hospital
•studying journalism at Beij ing University
•hosting a sports show about the 2008 Beijing O lympics
•looking forward to playing table tennis in the special Olympics for disabled people in 2008
•thinking about positive things and staying optimistic
•believing that keeping busy helps her stay positive
Step 6 Practice
1. Complete Part D
Find these words and expressions in the interview. Guess their meanings from the context. Then match them with the correct definitions.
2. Complete Part E
Read this newspaper article about Sang Lan. Complete it with the words below.
3. Let’s read the Reading strategy on page 19. Do you know what an interview means? An interview is a formal meeting at which one person asks another person a series of questions on a topic. When reading or watching an interview, yo u should pay attention to the topic, the opinions related to the topic, the questions asked and the answers to the questions.
Step7 Post-reading activities
1. Thint the following questions ag ain.
What is happiness?
What is the real value of being alive?
Does being healthy and wealthy mean happiness?
Does being respected and well-liked mean happiness?
2. Have a debate. The topic is “Sang Lan was happier before the accident than she is now.”
3. Go over Part F in pairs and continue the dialogue after the example.
Unit 2 What is happiness to you
科目: 英语 主备人： 备课日期：
课 题 M6 Unit 2 Reading 第 3 课时 计划上课日期：
教学目标 1. Have students read the text and find the important language points in it;
2. Have students grasp the usage of the language points.
教学重难点 Have students remember the language points and use them to do exercises.
Step2: Language points in the reading text.
1. The search for happiness (P18标题) 找寻快乐
search sb/sp 在…搜查， 在…搜索
search some place for sth. 在某地搜寻某物
search for sth /sb 搜寻以找到某人或某物
The polic e searched him for the lost wallet.
⑵The enemy searched the mountain for the wounded.
⑶They searched for_ (寻找)the lost child everywhere.
search n. 搜查，搜索
in search of/ in one’s search for/ in the search for
They went out _in search of /in their search for/ in the search for(寻找)a cheap hotel.
2. To those who have been injured or struggle with a physical disability, happiness can simply mean a day without pain or just being alive. (P18 Line 4 )
1) injure vt 伤害，损害 injury n.
①He injured_(injure) his left leg while playing football.
②Dishonesty injured a business. 欺骗有损生意。
the injured 指受伤的人get injured
③The injured _were (be) taken to the nearest hospital.
④He got slightly/seriously/badly injured in the fight. 他在打斗中伤的很轻/重
⑴ hurt vt. 使受伤; 伤害 尤其指肉体，精 神或心灵上的伤害，含较强烈的“疼痛”之意, 指肉体上的伤害时，hurt可与badly，slightly，seriously等连用；但如果指精神上的创伤，只能说very much/rather/deeply hurt。vi.疼痛My feet hurt when I walk.
⑵ harm 常用于口语，一般只作及物动词，表示“对……有害，损害 ”。其名词也为harm，只能用作不可数名词，意为“伤害 ，损害”。
用wound, harm, hurt, injure的正确形式填空：
① Don’t harm your eyes by reading in dim light.
② The bullet wound him in the shoulder.
③She was badly injured in the car accident.
④ The criticism has hurt him deeply and he still feels sad now.
⑤ The head injury healed(愈合) slowly.
2) struggle (P18 Line 4) vi 挣扎 n. 打斗，搏斗，斗争，努力
struggle with‥与…打架, 与…斗争strug gle for为…而斗争
struggle through挣扎着度过 struggle to do挣扎/奋力做某事
⑴The two boys are struggling with each other.
⑵We struggled through the crowd.
⑶The two leaders are struggling for power.
⑷The thief struggled to escape (逃跑), but failed.
⑸After a long struggle, she gained control of the bus iness.
a life-and-death struggle 生死斗争
3) disability (P18 Line 4) n. 残疾，无能，无力
able/unable adj. 能够的，有才干的，能干的/不能的，不会的
enable/disable vt. 使能够/使丧失能力
be able to do , enable sb to do
ability/disability n. [u]能力，本领；[c]才能/ [u]无能；[c]残疾
disabled adj. 残疾的 the disabled = people with disability 残疾人
The dis abled are (be) well looked after in the country.
⑴ His disability prevents him from doing the job.
⑵ As his disease has disabled him, Hawking has to sit in his famous wheelchair and speagh a computer.
⑶ A very little baby is unable to walk or talk.
⑷ He was disabled _in the war.
⑸ The pass (通行证)enables me to travel half-price on trains
1. Read the text again and review the language points.
2. Use them to do exercises.