Unit 5 Nelson Mandela --A Modern Hero Step1 Warming up Who is your favorite star? Step 2 Pre-reading Yao Ming He is one of the best basketball players . He is playing basketball in NBA. Jay Chow He wrote a lot of pop songs for himself and for other pop singers. He is very popular with teenagers. Sun Yat-sen (1890-1925,China) He founded the first Republic in China . He believed in the three principles. He devoted his life to the revolution(革命). Norman Bethune (1890-1939, Canada) He devoted his life to saving a lot of soldiers on the battle field during World War Ⅱ. Are these famous people also great people? ? famous people: great people: famous people are those who are wellknown and work harder and make a huge success. great people are those who devote their life to helping others. Step 3 While-reading 1. All his life, he fought for the black people and was in prison for many years. 2. It was he who founded ANC (African National Congress) Youth League(非国大青年 联盟). 3. He helped the black people to get the same rights as the white people. 4. He was the first black president of South Africa. Nelson Mandela Skimming for structure How many parts can the divided into? text be Main ideas of each part: Part 1 Part 2 (Paragraph 1-2) before The life of Elias _____ he met Mandela. (Paragraph 3-5) The change of Elias’ life ____ he after met Mandela and what Mandela did. Reading for detail Part 1 1. Why did Elias visit Nelson Mandela? 2. What did Mandela do to help black people? 3. How much do you know about Elias’ school life? 4. What trouble was Elias in? Part 2 1.How did Mandela help Elias? 2.How much do you know about the unfair situation black people faced? 3.Why did Mandela turn to violence to make black and white people equal? 4.Was Elias willing to blow up government buildings? How do you know? Step 4 After-reading Discussion: What qualities does Mandela have? You may use the following expression: In my opinion, Mandela is a …person. (helpful, warm-hearted, friendly, brave, and determined…) Speaking & writing: How can you become great people? Homework: ● How can we become great people? Write a passage about this topic. Thank you!