5 Learning aims:To learn the highlights of foreign senior high and learn the differences between two cultures2. To learn how to guess words from the context.3. To develop good reading habits by pre-reading, fast-reading and careful reading4. To learn to write a short paragraph about a highlight of your school life
6 Highlights of My Senior Year Pre-reading(读前活动)Look at the title and guess the style of thearticle:Highlights of My Senior YearA. narrative（记叙的）B. argumentative (议论的）C. explanatory（说明的）D. imaginary（想象的）
13 Paragraph 1&2.Why did “I” write the article? (Find a sentence to answer this question. )I decided to write them down so that one day, years from now, when I reread them, the memories will come back.我决定把它们写下来，以便于多年之后的一天，当我重读的时候，那些记忆能够重新回到脑海。
15 同龄调解员 Para 3 & 4 context(上下文) I love writing. Try to guess the meanings of the two phrases.working as an arts editor (Para 3)A drawing picturesB writing about films, plays and art.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 problemscontext(上下文)I love writing.my first step towards becoming a journalist同龄调解员Someone who helps students to settle problems that they have with other students
16 study F T Para 5 & 6 activities Which one is true? Which one is false? 1.We were frightened when we racedeach other down the ski slopes. ( )2. I got good grades on my study andwas elected to the student council. ( )We had great fun racingFstudyactivitiesT
17 How did Joanna prepare for her prom? Para 7 & 8How 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 _____ ______.pleasedsuitedhaddoneelegantrentedprom queen
20 Discussion1.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?
21 Writing 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)
22 积累写作: One of the best things is… I’ll never forget… The highlight of the year is…We had fun doing ….This has been a real success for me.It is a pity that it is probably the lasttime this will happen.
23 Homework Think about one more highlight and write it down.