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1 Highlights of My Senior Year by Joanna Sykes

2 highlights ( ) Reading Festival Military training New Year party

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4 Highlights of My Senior Year by Joanna Sykes

5 Learning aims: 1.To learn the highlights of foreign senior high and learn the differences between two cultures 2. To learn how to guess words from the context. 3. To develop good reading habits by pre-reading, fast-reading and careful reading 4. To learn to write a short paragraph about a highlight of your school life

6 Pre-reading( ) A. narrative A. narrative B. argumentative ( B. argumentative ( C. explanatory C. explanatory D. imaginary D. imaginary Look at the title and guess the style of the article: article: Highlights of My Senior Year

7 Fast reading

8 What is the structure of the passage? AB C

9 Highlights of my senior year Part 1 Para. 1 Para. 1 Para. 2 Para. 3 Para. 4 Para. 5 the reason why she wrote the article Part 2 Para. 7 Para. 6 Para. 8 highlights

10 prom arts editor peer mediator 5 3 4 67 8

11 Careful reading

12 Part one the reason for writing the article

13 Why did I write the article? (Find a sentence to answer this question. ) Paragraph 1&2. I decided to write them down so that one day, years from now, when I reread them, the memories will come back.

14 Part two the highlights

15 Try to guess the meanings of the two phrases. 1. working as an arts editor (Para 3) A drawing pictures B writing about films, plays and art. 2. a peer mediator (Para 4) A a person who helps students with their homework. B a person who helps students deal with arguments or friendship problems Someone who helps students to settle problems that they have with other students Para 3 & 4 I love writing. my first step towards becoming a journalist context( )

16 Which one is true? Which one is false? 1.We were frightened when we raced each other down the ski slopes. ( ) 2. I got good grades on my study and was elected to the student council. ( ) Para 5 & 6 We had great fun racing F T study activities

17 How did Joanna prepare for her prom? Daniel invited her to the prom and she was so________. She found a dress that _____ her perfectly and _____ her hair _____. Everyone told her she looked very________! A group of them ______ a nice car to take them to the prom. They danced and had delicious food. The big surprise was when she was elected the _____ ______. Para 7 & 8 pleased suited had done elegant rented prom queen

18 Every girl likes to be Cinderella for a day. Cinderella

19 Summary

20 1.Are there any things in the article that impress you? What are they and why? 2.Do you want to have a friend like Joanna? What kind of person is she? Discussion

21 Think about a highlight of your senior high life and write it down. Your writing should include : What is the highlight? What did you do? What was your feeling? (within 70 words) Writing

22 : 1. One of the best things is… 2. Ill never forget… 3. The highlight of the year is… 4. We had fun doing …. 5. This has been a real success for me. 6. It is a pity that it is probably the last time this will happen.

23 Think about one more highlight and write it down. betty8237720@163.com

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28 How did Joanna prepare for her prom? Para 7 & 8

29 prom formal long dress dinner jacket with the hair done Did Joanna have a similar prom?

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