Unit 2 Wildlife Protection
How Daisy Learned to Help Wildlife
? Teaching Aims:
a. Help students to understand and master the words and expressions in reading.
b. Let the students know some basic information about the endangered animals
and wildlife situation and protection.
a. Train students to catch the key words or phrases in the reading.
b. Encourage students to think and express their attitude towards the wildlife and
the wildlife protection.
c. Enhance students’ reading ability and develop students’ ability and skills of
guessing words and reading comprehension.
a. Help students understand the importance of the wildlife protection and make
them be more active in the helping wildlife.
b. Develop students’ sense of cooperative learning.
I？ Leading in
1. questions and discussions
(show students pictures and let them think to describe the pictures)
a. what makes the world beautiful? (eg, people, animals or plants…)
b. Why are the animals dying out? (eg, killed or hunted…)
c. What do people kill animals for? ；eg, money or food…？
what should people do toward the endangered animals?
1. skimming (answer questions)
a. What took Daisy to visit the places?
A flying carpet.
b. What places did Daisy visit?
Tibet, Zimbabwe and a rainforest.
c. What animals did Daisy see?
Antelope, elephant and monkey.
2. scanning (fill in blanks)
a. read each paragraph to get detailed information by filling in blanks para 1.
The first stop:_________ Animal:______________
Purpose: to see some __________________
Situation: being killed for the _____ beneath its stomach and numbers are _________ rapidly
The second stop: __________ Animal: African________
Purpose: to go to a place with wildlife ________
Situation: used to be hunted while now being protected by farmers making money from _______
The third stop: _________ Animal: _________
Purpose: to go to a place where the WWF is involved
Situation: The monkey can use the millipede insect to protect itself from ___________
b. read the whole again very quickly to get the main idea.
Daisy took ____________ to travel and talked with_____________, which made her know ________________ of the wildlife protection.
3. retelling the story (group work---4 students a group)
Four pictures and key words given make up the whole story. each student describe one picture and four, one by one, together complete the whole.
2-3 groups show their group work result.
a. Can you guess where daisy would go next stop?
(students’ answers vary, eg, school, home, wwf…)
b. what is WWF?
World Wildlife Protection.
III？ Activity (group work---4 students a group)
1. brief information of WWF
students get a rough idea about WWF by watching a short propaganda film of
WWF and then let students think about what is WWF for.
WWF (key words): organization; protection….
2. animals protection’ poster designing
Students are supposed to be volunteers of WWF. They are to design a
poster to tell people to protect animals.
A student representing his group show the class their result, explain their
poster and propagate their ideas of animals protection.
3-4 groups show their works in front of the class.
3. making an oath
Students stand up to make an oath by reading the following statements loudly:
; Wildlife is human friends.
; They can keep the balance of nature and make the whole world colorful.
; To protect wildlife is to protect ourselves.
1. Learn more information about WWF at www. wwfchina. org.
2. Be a volunteer of WWF to do more things for animals.