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2 8A Unit5 Reading 2

3 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.

4 Help Sandy choose the right meaning for each word. 1.wetlands a. river and seas b. areas of land with wet ground c. areas of land for farming or fishing 2. provide a. cook meals b.grow plants c. give sth. to sb. 3. Shelter a. a place to live or stay b. a larger zoo c. a place to hunt animals 4. endangered a. safe b. in a dangerous state c. a large number of 5. tourist a. people who are traveling b. people who keep shops c. people who study Geography

5 cranes endangered ideal wetlands wildlife Daniel : 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. wetlands wildlife ideal cranes endangered

6 Youre on the way to Zhalong.Youre talking with a member of the Birdwatching Club,Miss Wang. action red-crowned north-east wetlands tourists protect space danger A: Iam so excited. B:Yes, I was just like you during my first trip to Zhalong. A:Are we in _________ China now ? B:Yes.Were close to one of the worlds most important ________,Zhalong. A:I believe its a great place for _______ Look,what a beautiful place ! B:Its great to get closer to nature I come here once a year and do something for the birds especially for __________ cranes. A:Theyre beautiful,but sadly theyre in ______ now because they dont have enough _______ to live in B:Yes,but luckily,people start trying to take more _____ to ________ wildlife. A:I see. Oh, I cant wait to see the birds now.! north-east wetlands tourists red-crowned danger space action protect

7 Were ____________ cranes. We like living in _______. We live in Zhalong ______ ______. Zhalong _______ us enough food and ______. Every year many _______ come to see us. But some 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 dont understand the of protecting us. What shall we do? Please help us! red-crowned wetlands Nature Reserveprovides sheltertourists space farms buildings less smaller rareendangered importance

8 1.a nature reserve How many________________ for birds are therein China? north-east China= in the northeast of China 3.provide food and shelter for sb. =Provide sb.with food and shelter. The forest ________________________( the wild animals. The forest ________ the wild animals _____________ comfortably in… all (the) year round easily catch … for food make them actively take action to protect … provides food and shelter for nature reserves

9 important living area for… 6.change the wetlands the changes in their numbers 7.make more space/room for… 8. less and less space for…. This means there will be _____________ living space for wildlife.. ______________ hunters kill wild animals. less and less Fewer and fewer

10 9. protect the endangered birds = protect the birds in danger 10. one of … (s) China is one of _______________________ ( for cars. be safe safely: stay at home safely safety: your own safety safety: your own safety You must be careful with ____________ when you are on your way home. My father likes______________________ and doing nothing. the most important markets your own safety staying at home safely

11 Zhalong Nature Reserve Where In______________________________ Birds dont have _____________ Special (Why) One of _____________________________ The_________ for _____, fish and_____. An important __________for the_____ red-crowned cranes ________ farms and buildings The Chinese ________________ ___________Birdwatching Club ________________ Danger Action (who) Heilongjiang in north-east China the worlds most important wetlands ideal homeplantsbirds living arearare Wetlands _______________ for wildlife Less and less space enough space government Members of Tourists and some other people

12 Different peoples actions Protect these endangered birds Build nature reserves for them Study the different kinds of birds and the changes in their numbers Government Members of birdwatching club

13 Different peoples actions Tourists and some other people Go to Zhalong to watch birds Help to count and do something to help the birds

14 Some famous peoples actions Protecting animals is to protect our future!

15 As a student of Grade 8, how can you help Zhalong and the wildlife there?

16 Once 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.

17 Do you know the story of Xu Xiujuan, who lost her life in saving red- crowned cranes?

18 …… …… 4 ……

19 The story reminds us that man should learn to protect wild birds actively. Luckily, more and more people have already realized the___________ (important) of ___________(protect) wild birds. They do a bird count and something else __________ (help) the birds.They build more nature _________ (reserve)for the birds. We all know that Zhalong is one of the worlds ________________(important) wetlands. protecting importance to help reserves most important

20 A lot of birds, including red-crowned cranes are living ____________(comfortable) there. Red-crowned cranes can catch small fish for food _______(easy). They are _________ (thank) to the _____________ (birdwatch), especially to a girl. comfortably easily thankful birdwatchers

21 1 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 ______. 2Zhalong is an area of land with wet ground. So we can call it ____________. 3 Its 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 ___________. endangered rare wetland provide shelter tourists

22 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 We should protect the endangered birds. Can you make space( ) 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..

23 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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