人教版必修三英语Unit 5 Canada The True North集体备课教案教学设计
Unit 5 Canada --- The true north
Talk about the basic information about Canada.
Learn how to read a traveling report and use maps.
Learn to express locations and directions.
Master the noun clauses--- appositive clause
Vocabulary： minister， continent， surround， dawn， booth， slightly， settle down， have a gift for， figure out， as far as， all the way， rather than
Warming up and reading
Step Ⅰ Revision
Check the students’ homework
Check the assignment.
Step Ⅱ Lead-in and warming up
Show the students the maple flag and ask them some questions.
T： Do you know which country uses this national flag？
T： What continent is Canada in？
Ss： In North America.
T： How large is it？
Ss： It is the second largest country in the world.
T： Yes. It occupies an area of 9，984，670 square kilometers. It is a bit bigger than China. Which country is its neighbor？
Ss： The United States.
（Show a map of Canada to the students）
T. Right. The United States is . Canada is a beautiful country. First let’s have a quiz and see how much do you know about Canada.
（ Give the Ss one minute to finish the quiz.）
T： OK. Time is up. Let’s check the answers.
1.C 2.D 3.A 4.B 5.A
Step Ⅲ Pre-reading
T： Now I want to ask you a question： Do you like travelling？
T： I know most of you do. So have you ever been abroad？
T： What’s the longest trip you have ever taken？
T： Very good. If we want to make our motherland more beautiful and more developed， we should know more about other countries. Here are two questions， you may ask your partner for answers and give your answers to him/her.
If you take a trip to Canada， what do you expect to see？
What three words would you use to describe Canada？
（Ask some pairs to tell their ideas to their classmates.）
Step Ⅳ Fast reading
Get the students to read the passage quickly and accurately and meanwhile help the students to form a good habit of reading.