Unit4 I used to be afraid of the dark
The second period (3a--3c)
Teacher : Shen Guangkun
Place Class 3 Grade 9
1 . Master the key words and phrases : background, interview, Asian, deal with, dare, private, guard, require.
2 . Be able to talk about what a person used to be using the target language.
3 . Improve students’ reading and comprehensive skills.
Teaching key points
1 . Master the key words and phrase.
2 . To talk about what a person used to be using the target language.
3 . Master the use of used to
Tape recorder ,multi media
Step 1 warm up
1.from time to time
2.be afraid of the dark
3. used to be short used to have long curly hair
4.on the soccer team
Step 2 lead in new words
Background, interview, Asian, deal ,deal with, shyness, dare, crowd, ton (pl), private, guard, require
Use”used to”and “but now” to describe the following pictures
Look at the pictures, find the difference, and try to describe them.
Step 3 Presentation
Before you read
Look at the photo, the questions in 3a and the title to the story on page 27. Then answer the questions below.
1. Who is the young girl in the picture?
2. What does the passage talk about?
3. Does the writer think it’s easy to be a pop star?
Read the article and identify the paragraphs in which the following information appears. Number the information [1-3]
While you read
Read paragraph 1 and fill in the blanks
Read paragraph 2 and fill in the blanks
Read the last part and answer the following questions
Step 4 Practice
Lead students to read the instuction to know how to do this activity. Ask students to read the passage again to complete the sentences with the information from the article. Give them several minutes to finish this work individually. Later invite five students to check the answers.
Step 5 Consolidation
Divide students into pairs to make conversations to talk about Candy Wang’s changes. One acts as the interviewer, the other one plays the role of Candy.
After you read
What did you use to do when were you younger? What do you do now? Fill in the chart. Then talk with your classmates about how you have changed.
Step 6 Summary
In this perriod, we mainly learned how to talk about the changes about someone’s appearance and personality through an article. Meanwhile , we also learned some key words and strctures.
Step 7 Homework
1. Finish the exercises in the workbook
2. Preview the next period.