To learn to organize ideas for writing an article for the school newsletter and to write an article about natural disasters
Step 1 Revision
Show some videos and pictures to revise some natural disasters.
Step 2 Reading
1. Read the books by themselves.
2. Learn some useful expressions.
3. Complete the exercises on page103.
Step 3 Explanation
1. tell sb. (not) to do sth.
e.g. Mr. Wu told us to go home early.
2. share sth. with sb.
e.g. I share a bedroom with my sister.
3. keep doing sth. 一直（做）某事
e.g. The snow kept falling.
4. hear … doing sth. 听到…...在做某事
e.g. He heard a child crying next door.
hear the noise of
e.g. I heard the noise of traffic last night.
5. get on / off 上/下车
e.g. She got on a bus quickly.
6. fall over 摔倒、跌倒
e.g. I nearly fell over in the snow.
7. clean the snow 清理雪
e.g. She cleaned the snow yesterday.
Step 5 How to write about natural disasters
1. Choose the topic
2. Choose materials
3. Make the list
4. Start to write
5. Write the introduction part
6. During the disaster
a. What did you do?
1) wore more clothes/rain coat/glasses
2) called 110/119/120 hotline
3) closed the door and windows
4) went to high places …
b. What did you hear?
heard strong wind/big noise/ thunder
c. What did you see?
saw the lightning/lots of smoke/sand /
dark cloud/thick snow/ many people…
d. What happened?
1) be trapped/be frightened
2) lost my umbrella
4) fell down/over
5) crashed into …
7. After the disaster
1) What did you see?
saw people removing the snow/cleaned
the way/ sent the victims to the hospital/
got something from the flood---
2) What did you hear?
screamed / shouted / calmed down …
3) How did you feel?
frightened /excited/terrible/in fear/
worried / sad/ thankful …
Step 6 Writing
Try to write an article.
Play a game. Try to find out the mistakes.
Show some of their articles.
Review all the new words and language points in this unit.