Title Unit22 The Ancient Civilization
Purpose The students should be able to:
and 1.know the Ancient Civilizations of the Yangtze Three Gorges Requirement 2. know the Wushan Man’s
3. learn some new words about the scene
1. the Ancient Civilizations of the Yangtze Three Gorges.Importance 2. Language points
3. The meaning of Wushan Man
Difficulty Role play---Introduce the scenery in their own words Teaching
Aids Tape,video, pictures, music, chalk ,blackboard,brush,multi-media.…..
Class No. Time
1. Revision: Check the exercises on P227,and correct the mistakes. 2. Show Ss some pictures of ancient people,ask Ss if they know the ancient
civilizations of Three Gorges.
(WuShan Man , Changyang Man, the Relics of Daxi Culture)
Step 2: Reading the summary account
Give the Ss a short time to read the summary account .Then simply explain
Form of the Yangtze Three Gorges: orogenic movement, lashed by the river water, the rift valley.
Features: proper altitude, mild climate, plentiful rainfall , thick forest an
Ancient people:Wushan Man, Changyang Man
Ruins: Daxi, Zhongbaodao
Step 3: Reading Passage 1 Wushan Man
1 Pre-reading: Give Ss some pictures of ancient people,ask Ss concerned
Do you know what time the man belong to? (2million years ago)
Do you know what man is the earliest in China?(Beijing Man)
Then teaching the new words.
2 Reading: Give Ss some time to read the passage 1, then finish the exercises on
1. It was unearthed in Wu gorge . .
2. No, it wasn't.
3. Wushan Man.
4. He was strong .
5. It's based on his many years' archaeological experiences.
3 After reading: Check the exercises and correct them,then explain the language
points and difficult sentences.
a. Is mysterious Wushan man the first standing man in China so far?
b. home and abroad
c. monkeys crying on the river banks
d. If we could penetrate the time tunnel, and go back to the time during
which Wushan Man lived, let's imagine how our ancestors lived.
让我们透过时间的长河，想象一下巫山一带我们祖先的生活情景 Step 4 Practice and consolidation
Let Ss read the pasage again, then imagine how ancient Wushan Man lived Key words:
The mountains were not high, the hills were rolling, grass and trees grew
thickly, the climate of Wushan mountain was much more humid and hotter than it is today. Many tropical animals lived in the thick forest. Tough Wushan Man survived
by struggling with the beasts, hunting and collecting wild fruits.
Read the passage 2 and 3 , then finish the exercises on Page 234 and 237.
Summary or feeling after class