本节课为人教版Go for it！八年级下Unit6 An old man tried to move the mountains.（Section A 3a-3c）阅读课，主要讲述中国传统故事《西游记》中的经典人物孙悟空（Monkey King）具有很强的趣味性。
1.学习掌握下列新单词：tail, object, stick, excite, western, hide.
1.Greet with students:
Tt: Are you happy today?
Ss: Yes,and you?
Tt:Yes, I’m happy，too.
2.Show students a picture on PPT and ask students:Who is he?
1.Before learning the passage, teach students the new words:tail, object, stick, excite, western, hide.
2.Sharp eyes(play a game):Ask students to say them aloud by standing up.
1.Pre-reading: Watch a VCR and judge if the following 3 sentences are true or false.
(1)The Monkey King can make 72 changes to his shape and size.
(2)The Monkey King can’t turn himself into different animals and objects.
(3)The Monkey King can make his magic stick so small that he can keep it in his ear.
Answers: T F T
(1)Task 3a(play a game):Choose one picture. If you answer the question behind the picture, you can get some candies.
3.Pre-reading：Complete the sentences below with phrases from the passage.
Be able to become interested in traditional
turn himself into make 72 changes come out
(1)Journey to the West is a __________ Chinese book. It tells one of the most popular stories in China.
(2)When the English TV program Monkey________ in 1979,Western children ________ this wonderful story.
(3) The Monkey King can ______________ to his body. He is able to ___________ ____ different animals and objects.
(4)The Monkey King ________ make his magic stick small or large.
4.Post-reading: Finding the order of events.(group work)
(1)When we talk about Chinese cartoon characters, we may think of Sun Wukong.
(2) Why this cartoon animal became so popular?
(3) And he was ready to try his best to fight（斗争）with bad people.
(4) I think Sun Wukong will be loved（被喜爱）by people in the future, too.
Answers: 1 2 5 3 4
If we are in trouble , we should be brave enough and never give up. We should help the weak.
Unit 6 An old man tried to moved the mountains.
Section A 2 (3a-3c)
New words: tail, object, stick, excite, western, hide.book is talked about?
2.Who is the main character?
3.What is the Monkey King like?
Questions: 1.Which book is talked about?