План-конспект открытого урока в 8 классе по теме: «Our planet is in danger»
The aim: to sum up pupils’ knowledge, skills and abilities on the theme.
1.To improve pupils’ knowledge, abilities and skills on the theme. To develop pupils’ skills in speaking, reading, listening, writing.
2.To develop analytical, critical thinking; cognitive interest to studies
3.To bring up a tactful attitude to nature, animals
Lesson’s type: generalization
Lesson’s kind: mixed
Forms of teaching: individual, frontal, in groups
Methodical approach: verbal, visual, practical
Technologies: ICT, Technology of development critical thinking, collective forms of teaching
Materials: a computer, an interactive board, a presentation, a video, cards, tree’s leaves, a poster with a tree
T: Good morning children! I’m glad to see you! Sit down, please.
P: Good morning! We are glad to see you too!
T: What date is it today? What day of the week is it today?
T: How are you today?
T: Do you like the weather today?
T: Do you agree that our planet is very beautiful?
T: But look at our planet. Is it happy?
T: Why isn’t it smiling? What problems does it have?
T: Yes. You are right. Today we’ll discuss very important problems. You know that our planet and many animals are in danger today. We’ll speak about disappearing animals and try to find ways to protect them and save our planet.
T: The theme of our lesson is Our planet is in danger.
T: Look at the epigraph of our lesson. What do you think about this quotation? Do you agree with it?
If we don’t think about the future, we won’t have it”
Famous English writer J. Galsworthy
III.The main part of the lesson. Activization of vocabulary.
T: Look at the fourth slide. You can see an ecological tree and many problems around it. Sound up the problems, please.
T: Let’s train our ecological vocabulary. Give the definitions.
Ecology, environment, conservation, rainforests, habitat, living things, overcrowding, destruction, pollution.
T: Agree or disagree.
1) Our planet is in danger.
2) People pollute rivers, lakes, seas.
3) People in our village don’t drop litter in the park.
4) The air in our village is fresh and good.
T: You know that many animals are in danger. Many of them are disappearing. Let’s read the text “Animals in danger”.
T: Answer the questions:
1)What does the life of the people on Earth depend on?
2)Why are some animals and birds disappearing nowadays?
3)Can elephants be useful? What can they do for men?
True or False.
1.People have lived on our planet for many years.
2.But they never depend on their planet, on the sun, on animals and plants around them.
3.Many animals and birds on the Earth are disappearing nowadays.
4.Only Indian tigers and African elephants are in danger.
5.People never cut trees in the forests.
6.Modern life is comfortable for animals and birds.
7.The air is fresh and the water is clean.
8.Wild animals and birds have a lot of space to live and things to eat.
9.You can find the names of disappearing animals and birds in the Red Book.
10.People must take special care of animals.
VI. Watching the video.
T: -Now we are going to watch a short video “Save These Beautiful Animals”. Try to memorize as many animals as possible.
T:- What animals did you see?
T: -What can we do to save animals? Please complete these sentences:
We can …
T: Close your eyes and listen to the music of nature.
T:-Let’s listen to the song about the Earth “Kids for saving Earth promise song”
and fill in the gaps the words you will listen.
Words to the song:
Earth - Земля
to keep – сохранять
a defender – защитник
united – соединенный, объединенный
a creature – живое существо
T:Make up cinquains about our nature, about environment in groups of four. All your cinquains will be different. Read aloud them when you are ready.
T: Let everybody remember – we have only one Earth. And it is our challenge to keep it clean and healthy for us and for future generations. The Earth is our home. What should we do to help our planet? You have tree’s leaves. Let’s make a green tree. Write please on your leaves how we can help the environment. Use the modal verb “should” in your sentences.
T: Thank you, pupils. Now I see that you know what we must do to protect our planet. I think that now our planet is happy.
T: Your hometask will be to make a report about the pollution of the environment in our region.
At the end of the lesson a pupil recite the poem “A child’s wish”.