1. Enjoy the songs: Happy
2. Duty report （呈现五月份日历）
Day, date( the _____ of _____), weather
3. Free talks
1) May is a nice month. It’s
usually warm and sunny. What festivals are in May? （PPT呈现节日图片）
--May Day, Mother’s
(初步感受时间前面介词的不同用法，再感知the _____ of ______的表达）
1) T: SH and SY’s
birthdays are also in May.
2) L: birthday 3)揭题Unit8 Birthdays (PPT从birthday-birthdays-Unit 8 Birthdays)
5. Q--T: What do you want to know about their birthdays?
S: When are their
birthdays? What do they do? What do they eat? (S说，T板书)
1. Watch and find: Today Miss Li
and her Ss are also talking about birthdays. Whose birthdays are they talking
2. Listen and choose: When are
SH, SY and Mike’s birthdays? (P80练习,听完呈现P78,79图片）
1) L: eleventh, eighth
April, May --Read and learn --Tip
2)T: When we talk about
birthdays we want to know when and what they do. First, let’s listen , choose
and write ...
SH and SY’s birthdays are on the _______ of __________.
Mike’s birthday is on the ________ of ___________.
3. Read and choose: What do they
do/ eat on their birthdays?
(用P80 有关活动的词卡，稍作改变，让Ss选择填空,check 序号，T同时贴板书与黑板上，全班朗读）(这个过程中T逐步引导学生感知两国生日不同的特点)
1) L: together, game
2)SH and SY usually
_____, _____, _____.
Mike always _____,
3)校对时进行文化拓展。（e.g. Noodles means ‘long life’)
1) Follow the tape.
2)Read in different ways.
5. Retell: (再用P80，稍作修改，加上课文插图，引导Ss用第三人称描述。）
1) Get the Ss in pairs:
Choose one or two birthdays you like to retell in pairs.
Step 3. After-story
1. Discussion: What are the
differences between SH, SY and Mike’s birthdays?
2）Check and conclude: （在Ss反馈时，T逐步引导、补全板书，竖着排列，对比）
In China: stay with
families; have a big dinner, eat noodles, open the presents after the party;
warm and sweet
In western countries: stay with families and friends; always
have a birthday party; have a birthday cake; play games; open the presents as
soon as they get them; happy and funny
2. P86, Listen and choose
1) Liu Tao and Yang Ling
are also talking about their birthdays. How about their birthdays? Now let’s listen and get to know.--Read
the 3 Qs together.
2) Listen and check
3) Discussion: Nowadays
we Chinese often have birthday parties and we usually eat birthday cakes. We
are more and more the same and we’re international!
3.Share: Watch the cards about
the birthdays in other countries.
--Birthdays are colourful and happy.
1) Learn P81 by yourself.
2) Talk about your own birthday
and your family’s birthdays. (When/ What ...;T gives a model )
3) Make a birthday card on P 86
T: Finally, I want to know if you can do these after this
* I can understand the
dates in English.
* I can name some
* I can understand and
retell Story time.
* I know the differences
between Chinese birthdays and western birthdays.
Unit 8 Birthdays (1)
When are their birthdays? What do they do/ eat on their
your/ his/ her
They’re on the 日 of 月.
SH & SY Mike
have a big dinner
have a party
buy a birthday cake
play with Kitty the cat
eat the birthday cake together