Knowledge aim: Students can get the main idea of the passage.
Ability aim: Students can use the target language to communicate in their daily life.
Emotional aim: Students can foster interest in learning English.
Key and difficult point: Students can use the target language to communicate in their daily life.
Step 1: Warming-up
The teacher shows some pictures of his own family and introduces his family to class. Then leads in the topic.
Step 2: Pre-reading
The teacher shows some new words to class such as father, mother, sister, brother with pictures.
Step 3: While-reading
The teacher lets students read the short passage quickly and find the main idea. And then asks some students answer. After that, the teacher will let students read it again and answer the following questions: 1. How many people are there in Tom’s family? 2. Who are they? The teacher will check the answer later.
The teacher asks students to do a survey with their classmates. They should know something about their classmates’ family. The teacher will ask some students to share their work later.
Step5: Summary and Homework
The teacher summarizes what they have learnt today. After class, students should draw a family tree of their own family. Next class, they can share it with classmates.