2 1 Why is Zhalong a special place ? 2 Why are the wetlands very important?3 Where do many red-crowned cranes live now?4 What will happen if people change the wetlands to make space for farms and buildings?5 What does the Birdwatching Club need people to do?Because it is the ideal home for many plants, fish and birds.Because they provide food and shelter for birds.They live in Zhalong.The birds will not have enough space to live.It needs people to count and do something for the birds.
3 Help Sandy choose the right meaning for each word. 1.wetlands a. river and seasb. areas of land with wet groundc. areas of land for farming or fishing2. provide a. cook meals b.grow plants c. give sth. to sb.3. Shelter a. a place to live or stay b. a larger zooc. a place to hunt animals4. endangered a. safe b. in a dangerous statec. a large number of5. tourist a. people who are traveling b. people whokeep shops c. people who study Geography
4 and many other___________ birds. wetlands cranes endangered ideal wetlands wildlifeDaniel: Why is it important to protect the _______ in Zhalong? Lots of people can live in Zhalong if we build some houses there.Sandy: Zhalong is important for _______.Daniel: Do lots of birds go there?Sandy: Yes. Some of them go there for a short stay.Daniel: Do the other birds stay in Zhalong all year round?Sandy: Yes.Zhalong is the _____ home for_____and many other___________ birds.wetlandswildlifecranesidealendangered
5 You’re on the way to Zhalong You’re on the way to Zhalong.You’re talking with a member of the Birdwatching Club,Miss Wang.action red-crowned north-east wetlands tourists protect space dangerA: I’am so excited.B:Yes, I was just like you during my first trip to Zhalong.A:Are we in _________ China now ?B:Yes.We’re close to one of the world’s most important ________,Zhalong.A:I believe it’s a great place for _______ Look,what a beautiful place !B:It’s great to get closer to nature I come here once a year and do something for the birds especially for __________ cranes.A:They’re beautiful,but sadly they’re in ______ now because they don’t have enough _______ to live inB:Yes,but luckily ,people start trying to take more _____ to ________ wildlife.A:I see. Oh, I can’t wait to see the birds now.!north-eastwetlandstouristsred-crowneddangerspaceactionprotect
6 阅读以下某个动物的自传，填入所缺的词。 red-crowned We’re ____________ cranes. We like living in _______. Welive in Zhalong ______ ______. Zhalong _______ us enoughfood and ______. Every year many _______ come to see us. Butsome people want to change our home to make more _______for and This means there will be and_______ space for wildlife and the number of us is getting ______and ______ .We are and __________ birds .But many people don’tunderstand the of protecting us.What shall we do? Please help us!wetlandsNature Reserveprovidessheltertouristsspacefarmsbuildingslesslesssmallersmallerrareendangeredimportance
7 make them actively take action to protect … 1.a nature reserveHow many________________（自然保护区）for birds are therein China?2.in north-east China= in the northeast of China3.provide food and shelter for sb.=Provide sb.with food and shelter.The forest ________________________(提供食物和栖息处） the wild animals .The forest ________ the wild animals _____________4.live comfortably in… all (the) year roundeasily catch … for foodmake them actively take action to protect …nature reservesprovides food and shelter for
8 5.an important living area for… 6.change the wetlands the changes in their numbers7.make more space/room for…8. less and less space for…这意味着野生物的生存空间将越来越少.This means there will be _____________living space for wildlife.越来越少的猎人捕杀野生动物.______________ hunters kill wild animals.less and lessFewer and fewer
9 9. protect the endangered birds = protect the birds in danger 10. one of … (s)China is one of _______________________(最重要的市场）for cars .11.safe: be safe safely: stay at home safelysafety: your own safetyYou must be careful with ____________ when you are on your way home.My father likes______________________ and doing nothing.the most important marketsyour own safetystaying at home safely
10 Zhalong Nature Reserve WhereIn______________________________Heilongjiang in north-east ChinaOne of _____________________________the world’s most important wetlandsSpecial (Why)The_________ for _____, fish and_____.ideal homeplantsbirdsAn important __________for the_____ red-crowned cranesliving arearare________ farms and buildingsWetlands_______________ for wildlifeLess and less spaceDangerBirds don’t have _____________enough spaceThe Chinese ________________governmentAction(who)___________Birdwatching ClubMembers of________________Tourists and some other people
11 Different people’s actions GovernmentProtect these endangered birdsBuild nature reserves for themMembers of birdwatching clubStudy the different kinds of birds and the changes in their numbers
12 Different people’s actions Tourists and some other peopleGo to Zhalong to watch birdsHelp to count and do something to help the birds
13 Some famous people’s actions Protecting animals is to protect our future!
14 DiscussionAs a student of Grade 8, how can you help Zhalong and the wildlife there?
15 A true but sad storyOnce there was a kind-hearted girl. When she was young ,she kept a red-crown crane. After she left college, she returned to the place where the red -crown crane lived .One day ,she fell into the wetland and died while she was trying to save the wounded red -crown crane.
16 We should learn from her! Do you know the story of Xu Xiujuan, who lost her life in saving red-crowned cranes?We should learn from her!
18 The story reminds（提醒） us that man should learn to protect wild birds actively. Luckily,more and more people have already realized（意识到） the___________ (important) of___________(protect) wild birds.They do a bird count and something else__________ (help) the birds.They build morenature _________ (reserve)for the birds. Weall know that Zhalong is one of the world’s________________(important) wetlands.importanceprotectingto helpreservesmost important
19 A lot of birds, including red-crowned cranes are living ____________(comfortable)there. Red-crowned cranes can catch smallfish for food _______(easy). They are_________ (thank) to the _____________(birdwatch), especially to a girl.comfortablyeasilythankfulbirdwatchers
20 课堂检测一、完成句子1 Cranes are in danger.They are in a dangerous state.So they are __________ birds. And there are a few cranes in the world, so they are very ______.Zhalong is an area of land with wet ground. So we can call it ____________.3 It’s necessary to give animals something to eat and help them find some places to live or stay. That means we should _________ food and ________ for the animals.4 What do we call the people who are travelling? Yes, they are travellers or ___________.1endangeredrarewetlandprovidesheltertourists
21 二.改错 1 We should protect the dangerous birds. 2 Can you make a space for me?3 We understand the important of learning English.4 Elephants are the biggest alive animals on land.5 Shanghai is one of the largest city in the world.We should protect the endangered birds.Can you make space(不可数) for me?The living space is less and less. = The living areas are fewer and fewer.We understand the importance of learning English.Elephants are the biggest living animals on land.Shanghai is one of the largest cities in the world.
22 翻译下列句子.1 政府为越来越多的珍稀鸟类提供了理想家园。2 一些鸟飞去南方作短暂停留。3 我们希望这些信息能帮助人们明白保护自然的重要性。4 他们正在研究老虎在数量上的变化。5 地球上的居住空间越来越小了。6请给老人让个地方。The government provides the ideal home for more and more rare birds.Some birds fly to the south for a short stay.We hope the information will help people understand the importance of protecting the nature.They are studying the changes in tigers’ numbers.There is less and less living space on the earth.Please make space/room for the old man.
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