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Unit 6 An old man tried to move the mountains Section B Period 2 (2 a-2 e)
Warming up Let’s enjoy a dubbing(配音).
Leading in 2 a A fairy tale is an old, traditional story. Do you know what these fairy tales are about? Sleeping Beauty Cinderella Little Red Riding Hood
Leading in More fairy tales: The Ugly Duckling Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs … Hansel and Gretel
Pre-reading Finding Out the Text Type: Before you read, decide what kind of text it is. Is it a letter, a play, a short story or something else?
Pre-reading What do plays have in common? Narration(旁白), scene（场景）, dialogues（对话）
Reading and making predictions. 2 b Read the first paragraph of Hansel and Gretel. Continue the story in your own way. Then read the rest or the story.
Fast reading 2 c Match each description below with the correct scene. A. The children get lost. Scene Seven B. The children wake up. Scene Two C. The children cannot find the pieces Scene Six of bread. D. Gretel learns about Hansel’s plan. Scene Three E. The children surprise the parents. Scene Four F. Hansel has to change his plan. Scene Five G. The children learn that something Scene One bad is going to happen.
Intensive reading Read the play again and answer the 2 d questions. 1. Why does the wife tell her husband to leave the children in the forest? Unless he leaves the children to die in the forest, the whole family will die because they don’t have enough food. 2. What does Hansel go out to get? He goes out to get some white stones.
3. Why does he do this in the moonlight? He does this to make sure that when the moon is shining bright, they will be able to see the stones. 4. How do Hansel and Gretel find their way home? They followed the white stones home.
5. Why do Hansel and Gretel get lost the second time? They can’t find any of the pieces of bread they dropped on the ground (because the birds may have eaten the bread).
Careful reading: Fill in the blanks. Characters Their actions The results The wife ( stepmother) Planned to kill the children because of the dry weather and poor _____1___. harvest (Narration: No food would grow. ) ♦Helped his wife to make the plan work. ♦Asked the children to get some wood in the forest and leave the children to die there. ♦Their plan didn’t work well. ♦The children successfully found their way home the first time and surprised ____2__ their parents. ( 4: We thought you were never coming back. ) The husband Hansel and Gretel the second time When they got lost _____3___, the birds led them to a house made of bread, cakes and candy. ♦Had a plan to save themselves. ♦Followed the white they droppedalong the stones__4____ way. (3: I’m dropping white stones along the way. ) ♦Dropped pieces of bread when they ___5____ ran out of stones. (5: You have no more stones. )
Post reading: critical thinking What would you do if you were the stepmother in this story?
2 e Post reading: Creative thinking Act out the play in groups of four: New Hansel and Gretel( with different endings).