Unit 2 Chemical or Organic Farming
Step 1. Lead-in: A video to students about organic farming.
Step 2 Show teaching aims.
Step 3 Fast reading
What is organic farming?
Step 4. Careful reading.
Task1.Read the text and answer the following questions:
1. Why are chemical fertilizers so popular in farming today? _________________________________________________
2. What problems can be caused by using chemical fertilizers? _________________________________________________
3. What is the main goal for using organic farming methods? _________________________________________________
Task2. Read the text and fill in the blanks.
What organic farmers do Why do so?
Use natural waste from animals as fertilizer
Change crops every 2 or 3 years.
Plant grass between crops
Suppose you are the owner and the other is a customer. You are persuading the customer to buy your “organic food". Make a
dialogue. And then act it out.
Step 6.Beautify your farmland and describe it.
Step 7. Homework: Make a poster for your organic food