《Natural elements》Unit 5 Water（Reading, Listening）
Who am I?
I am one of the natural elements.
I have no colour,
I have no smell,
I have no taste,
I have no shape,
I am very valuable,
Flowers and trees need me,
You need to drink me every day.
What is Hi saying?
What do you know about...?
How much do you know about water?Try short quiz below.Circle the correct answers.
1 You can live without water for a few ______.
a hours b days c weeks
2 When you exercise,you need ________ water.
a more b less c no
3 Water covers about _____ of the Earth.
a one third b one half c two thirds
4 About ____ of the water on Earth is "fresh" or without salt.
Before you read
Look at the picture below and put the following sentences in the correct order.Write the mumbers 1-5 in the boxes.
In runs into rivers.
It rises from the sea to the sky.
It runs into the sea.
It falls as rain again.
Water falls form the clouds as rain.
What do you think of water? Water is useful.
Answer the following questions.
Who does the drop of water talk to?
What does the drop of water ask the girl to do?Why?
Dora was in the bathroom.The tap was on.
"Turn that tap off".said an angry voice."You're wasting water."
Dora looked around,but there was no one there.
"Who are you?"
"I'm a drop of water.Do you know where I come from?"
"From the tap?" asked Dora.
"A few days ago,I was in a cloud."said the drop of water."Then I dropped into a river and ran into a resevior.Then it was time for people to clean me."
"Clean you?"Dora asked.
"Yes.I was dirty,They cleaned me and added some cheicals to me.
Then I travelled through the pipes under the street and now I'm here."
Dora asked,"So is this the end of your journey?"
"No.People will make me clean again.I'll go into a river and then into the sea again."
"Yes,My journey starts there.Remember not to waste or pollute me.I'm valuable."
Dora turns the tap off and came out of the bathroom.
Answer the following questions
Who does the drop of water talk to?
The water talks to Dora.
What does the drop of water ask the girl to do? Why?
It asks the girl to turn off the tap.
Because she is wasting water.
·The light are on.There is somebody in the room Mary entered the room and turned the lights on.
·Don't keep the tape on all the time.
TURN IT OFF
turn on 打开
turn off the tap=turn the tap off
eg:I like to add some sugar to my coffee.
The words in italics are from the article on page 59.Circle the correct answers to complete these sentences.
1 If you turn a tap off.the water ______ from the tap.
a stops running b starts running
2 The rain dropped.It _______ from the sky.
a fell down b disappeared
3 When you add some chemicals to water,you ______ the water.
a get some chemicals from b put some chemicals in
4 If you had a god journey,you ________.
a had a wonderful party with friends at home.
b travelled happy from one place to another.
5 Water is valuable is _____.
a very clean b useful and important
added...to journey valuable dropped turn...off voice
I talked to a drop of water today.It was really interesting.
In the morning.I left the tap on in the bethroom.Then I heard an angry ________.It told me to ________ the tap ______.It was a drop of water!It told me about its ______.It _______ from a cloud into a river.We could not drink this water because it was dirty,so people had to clean it.They ________ some chemicals _______ the water to make it clean.Then it travelled to my home.
Water is very _______.People should not waste or pollute it.
The water cycle
The map below shows the water's journey.Read the story on page 59 and write the names of the different places on the map with the words from the box.
clouds river reservior Clean the water here pipes Dora's bathroom
Read about the journey of the drop of water again.Find the verbs that tell about this journey.Label the picture on page 61 with these verbs.
..."A few days ago,I was in a cloud,"said the drop of water."Then I dropped into a river and ran into a reservoir.Then it was time for people to clean me."
...I was dirty.They cleaned me and added some chemicals to me.
Then I travelled through the pipes under the streets and now I'm here.
...People will make me clean again.I'll go into a river and then into the sea again.
Presentation:The water cycle
Talk about water's jounry in your own words.
You can see either the first person or the third person in the presntation.
D2 Read the story again and complete the answers to the questions below.
1.Why was the drop of water angry?
Because Dora was wasting water.
2.Why did people clean the water water it ran into a reservoir?
Because it was dirty.
3.Why would the drop of water go into the sea again?
Because its journey starts there.
4.Why did the drop of water tell Dora not to waste or pollute it?
Because water is valuable.
The last drop pf water is your tear!
Can you tell us why water is valuable?
Water is unhappy because peolpe...
Water is crying for help!
What should we do to protect in our daily life?
Wash clothes under tunning water
take a shower with water running for a long time
plant nore trees
protect rivers and lakes
One day,Dora's mother gave her a coin.It was a bit dirty,so Dora washed it.Then it started talking to Dora.
A Listen to the coin's story.Then put the pictures in the correct order.Write the numbers 1-6 in the boxes.
B Dora wrote down the coin's story in her diary.Listen to the story again and complete Dora's diary below.Write one word in each blank.
Today I talked to a coin.When it was made,it was nice and clean.People took the coin to a bank.It stayed there for a few days.A person at the blank gace the coin to a man.My mother went to buy soem cakes from gave the coin to her as part of her change.She dropped the coin.A street cleaner saw it and picked it up.He returned it to my mother.She gace it to me as pocket money.I washed the coin to make it dream again.
4.以“Water is valuable”为主题，写一篇短文。