Title Unit13: Ancient sites of Three Kingdoms Purpose The students should be able to:
and 1.know the famous scenic spots of Three Kingdoms Requirement 2. know the history concerning to the spots
3. learn some new words about the scene
1. Xiaoting Ancient Battlefield
Importance 2. .Language points
3. Three famous spots
Difficulty Role play---Introduce the scenery in their own words Teaching
Aids Tape,video, pictures, music,
1. Revision: Check the exercises on P136, and correct the mistakes. 2. Give Ss some pictures of the people in Three Kingdoms and let Ss
tell some well-known stories concerning Yichang of Three
Kingdoms .Then lead to the three famous place --- Xiaoting Ancient
Battlefield, Changban Po Ancient Battlefield, The General Guan’s
(General Zhao Zilong rescued his master alone. General Zhang Fei
bellowed with rage to break the bridge and made the water flow
backward. General Guan Yu lost the city after the heavy defeat and ran
to Mai Town . Seven hundred miles of the barracks were burned in the
Step 2: Reading the summary account
According to the history stories,let the Ss a short time to read the
summary account .Then simply explain the history in the summary.
1. Xiaoting Ancient Battlefield:
The most famous battle was Yiling Battle between Wu and Shu
in the Three Kingdoms Period.
2. Changban Po Ancient Battlefield
Here:General Zhao Zilong fought against the enemy , General Zhao Zilong dashed into the enemy alone, and after the hard fight
against the enemy, he finally rescued Mrs Gan and her son Liu Chan.
3. The General Guan’s Cemetery, the Yuquan Temple in Danyang
and Huima Po in Yuan’an are the places about General Guan Yu. Guan Yu lost the city of Jinzhou for his recklessness and went to Mai Town in
the year of 24 of Jian’an. King Sun Quan of Wu caught and killed him
at Huima Po of Yuan’an, and then King Sun Quan sent his head to King
Caocao and buried his body in Dangyang.
Step 3: Reading Passage 1 Xiaoting Ancient Battlefield
1. Pre-reading: Give Ss some pictures of Xiaoting Ancient Battlefield
and Zhangfei, tell Ss a story about them. Then teaching the new
(It’s said that in 208 AD, General Zhang Fei was the governor of
Yidu County. One day, he saw a perfect place for strategic place.
Then, he ordered the craftsmen to build a pavilion here.But when he saw some figures of strange animals which looked like both of the
tigers and dogs were engraved on the principal railings, he was very
angry and asked the craftsmen what they were. The craftsmen
answered it was “Xiao”, the tiger posing like being hunting for food.
So Zhang Fei ordered the people to engrave two characters of “Xiao
Ting” on the pavilion)
2. Reading: Give Ss some time to read the passage 1, then finish the
exercises on Page 140.
I.1. From the city of Yichang, about 15 kilometers to the east along the
Yangtze River is the Xiaoting Ancient Battlefield of the Three
Kingdoms Period. It is the first pass and the east gate of the Three
2. It was from a story of the Three Kingdoms Period. 3. It looked like both of the tigers and dogs 4.Xiaoting Battle in the Three Kingdoms Period, Jiangguan Battle of
the Sui Dynasty and Suoqiao Battle of West-Jin Period. 5. The 1500- meter long ancient path. It looks like a great dragon lying
on the cliff and forms the most unique scenery. II.1.F 2.F 3.T 4.F 5.T
III.1.A 2.C 3.B 4.D 5.D
3. After reading: Check the exercises and correct them,then explain the
language points and difficult sentences.
a) Be related to = be connected to
b) They showed resourcefulness in an emergency 急中生智
c) Located in a very important location, it was a place where the
military must fight for, as well as the place where tens of battles
d) Xiaoting Ancient Battlefield is the starting point of Three
Gorges and also the famous history relic. 猇亭古战场是长江三峡之旅的起点，也是著名的历史遗址
Step 4 Practice and consolidation
Let Ss read the pasage again, then discuss the history of Three
Kingdoms and the historic relics.
(Xiaoting Ancient Battlefield was contended by armies in the
past dynasties. More than 10 battles broke out there .The most famous
battle was Yiling Battle between Wu and Shu in the Three Kingdoms Period. In Changban Po Ancient Battlefield, General Zhao Zilong
fought against the enemy in the Three Kingdoms Period. It was here
that General Zhao Zilong dashed into the enemy alone, and after the
hard fight against the enemy, he finally rescued Mrs Gan and her son
Liu Chan. The General Guan’s Cemetery, the Yuquan Temple in
Danyang and Huima Po in Yuan’an are the places about General Guan
Read the passage 2 and 3fluently, then finish the exercises on Page 144and 148.
Summary or feeling after class