Викторина по проекту «Киты» 7-е классы

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Урок-викторина по проекту «Киты»

7-е классы

Автор: учитель английского языка

Шебеко Екатерина Анатольевна

Цель урока: формировать углублённые знания по теме «Дикая природа», активизировать имеющиеся в опыте учащихся знания, полученные на уроках английского языка и на уроках по другим предметам, а также из литературы, телепередач и Интернета .

- образовательный компонент цели: повтор и закрепление активной лексики, развитие культуры устной речи при презентации знаний, расширение лингвистического кругозора учащихся.

- развивающий компонент цели: развитие языковых способностей, готовности к коммуникации, умения сотрудничать.

- воспитательный компонент цели: воспитание экологической грамотности, уважительного отношения к защите природы, создание условий для поддержания у учащихся интереса к учению.

- практический компонент цели: формирование и совершенствование практических навыков владения лексикой повышенной сложности, расширение словарного запаса по теме «Дикая природа», путём привлечения дополнительного материала.

Оборудование: наглядный материал по теме «Киты», рисунки учащихся, раздаточный дополнительный материал.

Учебный материал: учебник «Opportunities», статьи Интернета.

The WHALES project

The aims of the project:

1) to find all possible information about the whales;

2) to show our knowledge and have a quiz lesson on this theme;

3) to defend whales.

The topic of the project is chosen by the students. They have a discussion and see the problem and the purpoise of the project clearly. The project provides wide possibilities for students' initiative. The plus is that the world around us is actively assimilated.


I. Introductory Talk: - Stand straight, everybody! Let's greet each other. Good afternoon, pupils. How are you? I'm glad to see you. Thank you, take your places.

- Today we are going to finish our project *WHALES*. We study a lot of information about these beautiful animals. Now we can say that we know whales better than our classmates and parents.

- So let's have a quiz to prove our knowledge. And let me introduce our teams: we have "DOLPHINS" and "WHALES" here. (Pupils clap hands and show their emblems) And let me introduce our jury... (pupils clap hands).

II. Reading comprehension: - So let's start and our first trial is reading competition. You have some texts concerning whales, they are very difficult, so you should do your best. Captains, make your choice, which of you starts reading.

- ..., begin to read.

- ..., continue, please.

- ..., it's your turn to read.

- ..., read the last part of the text, please.

- Now let our jury to estimate your reading as they do it during the lessons from two stars to five stars.

III. Oral practice: - Now we want to hear your comments. What can you say about this information? ...

- And what about you? ...

- What do students have for lunch in Japan? ...

- What do our students have for lunch?...

Yes, you are right, good for you! - Dear jury, estimate this trial, please, and count the stars.

Our next trial is to find out what team knows the kinds of whales better. So name the kinds of whales in turn and captains write them down on the board.

Rorqual -полосатик , dwarf whale -карликовый , blue whale –синий кит , white whale –белый кит , grey whale –серый кит , greenland whale -гренландский , sea pig –морская свинья , cachalot -кашалот , killer whale -касатка , narwhal -нарвал , afalina dolphin -афалина , humpbacked whale -горбач , south whale -южный , grinda -гринда , bottlenose dolphin -бутылконосый , fin whale -финвал , Bride's whale –кит Брайда , athlantic spotted dolphin –атлантический пятнистыф , athlantic white-sided dolphin –атлантический белобокий , Baird's beaked whale –клювоносый кит Байрда , bowhead whale -лукоголовый , chinese river dolphin –китайский речной , Fraser's dolphin –дельфин Фрайзера , long beaked common dolphin -длинноклювый , melon- headed whale -арбузноголовый , north athlantic right whale – северо-атлантический правый, north pacific right whale –северный тихоокеанский правый , rough-toothed dolphin –грубый зубастик , spinner dolphin - , striped dolphin -полосатый .

Now I want to ask our jury what team knows kinds of whales better?

IV. Homework. Our next trial is your hometask - you prepare 5 questions for your rival, so let's ask and answer your questions. So who wants to be the first? (you may read your questions and be ready to correct the wrong answer):

1) How long is a blue whale? (about 30 meters)

2) What are the best actors among whales? (afalina dolphins)

3) What are whalers? (people, that kill whales)

4) How many nostrils does a cachalot have? (one)

5) What is the difference between male and female narwhal? (female narwhal hasn't got a tusk)

1) Do whales get together or they live alone? (they live in small groups)

2) How long is an afalina dolphin? (about 5 meters)

3) Why does a killer whale has such a name? (it kills other whales)

4) When a baby-whale is born who helps it's mother? (a special nurse-whale)

5) What is a food for a new-born whale? (the mother's milk)

- Dear jury, estimate, please our teams and give them the stars from 1 to 5.

V. Sports Minute.

- Now let’s do some exercises – let’s learn to swim and dive like whales do.

... please, show us how to swim like a dolphin. (a pupil: Stand up, please, repeat after me... One, two, three, four... Thank you. )

VI. Captain’s Trial.

Captains, look at the board, please, and complete the sentences.

  1. Forebears of the whales are ... (land inhabitants)

  2. Narwhal has ... or ... teeth. (1/2)

  3. Whiskered whales eat ... and ... (plankton and shell fish)

  4. A cachalot is about ... meters long. (20)

Everything is right, and now our jury, give us your marks (a star for an answer).

VI. A Quiz.

  • And now let’s have our last competition – a quiz. Answer my questions...

  1. What two species of whales do you know? (whiskered and toothed)

  2. What is the biggest whale? (a blue whale)

  3. Why do whales not have bright coloration? (they have a bad eye-sight)

  4. Do whales have enemies? (Grown-up whales have not got enemies)

  5. Why do whales not live constantly in one place of the ocean? (they search food)

  6. Why do whalers kill only big whales? (small whales sink in the sea)

  7. Can dolphins communicate to each other? (Yes, they can)

  8. Do whales breathe? (Yes, they do)

  9. Can dolphins jump? (Yes, they can)

  10. How do whales sleep? (they get closely to the sea surface and move their fins)

  11. Do whales help people in trouble? (Yes, dolphins do)

  12. Which is bigger: a blue whale or a dinosaur? (a blue whale)

  13. What makes whales so special? (1- whales are biologically special, they are the largest animals on earth; they have large and complex brains. 2- whales are ecologically special: appearing 25 million years ago, they fulfill a special function in the marine environment. 3- they are aesthetically, culturally and politically special)

  14. Why do we need to protect whales? (to save them from extinction)

  15. How are the whales protected? (All the great whales are protected by the International Whaling Commission’s moratorium on commercial whaling, They are also listed in the International Union for Conservation of Nature red list of Threatened Species as endangered)

  16. How can we defend whales? (1- we can make donations to the World Wildlife Fund; 2- we can create a whale savers club with friends and organize projects to raise attention to this problem; 3- write to the Japanese, Icelandic and Norwegian governments about our protest; 4- or adopt a whale by the special scheme in the Internet. )

VII. Conclusions.

  • And now, dear jury, let’s estimate our teams and count the stars ...

So which team is the winner? And the winner is ... (pupils clap hands) Our congratulations and take your prizes.
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