Step 1. Lead-in
T: Is it difficult, to write something about you family?
T: Is it difficult to say something about you family?
T : Who can tell us something about your family ?
S:Me.(Put up their hands.)
Step 2. Talk about this family with all the students in our class .
There are five people in my family. They are my grandmother ,my father,my mother,my sister and I.My grandmother is old .She is 68.My father is an engineer,he is 40 years old .He likes listening to music and dancing.My mother is a housewife.She likes knitting sweaters.My sister is a student.She likes eating.I am a student ,too.I like reading books and playing violin(小提琴).This is my family.I love family.
Get the students to answer the questions：
1. How many people are there in “my” family?
2. What are they doing?
3. How old are they ?
4. What do they like to do?
Step 3. Decide on the outline of this writing.
Talk . 通过这篇小短文讨论小作文的基本架构，一般有几方面的介绍。
Step 4. Use your own words to say these questions of your family:
1.Tell us these four questions in your real life.
1) How many people are there in your family?
2) What are they doing?
3) How old are they ?
4) What do they like to do?
2.Talk about your family with your partner .
3.Then write them down on your notebooks.
Step 5．Avoid writing Chinese-English.
Let the students read their writings,and find out some Chinese-English sentences and correct them.Talk with them .
Step 6. Practice：
I love my family
I have a big family. My family has eleven members. The woman in red T-shirt is my mother, she works in a factory. She likes music, she’s quiet. Near my mother is my father, he is a great doctor. He is very busy everyday. He loves English very much. The man in black T-shirt is my uncle, he is strong. He likes sports. Who is next to my uncle? She is my aunt. She is a teacher. My grandmother and grandfather look young. They are farmers. They like flowers. In front of my grandmother is my sister. She is 7 years old. She likes computer. My baby sister is one years old. She has two big eyes and a small nose. But she is not in the photo. In the middle is grand father’s father. He is 95 years old, but he is very strong. What about me? My name is Sally. I study in Nan Da school. I like playing piano very much. Look, This is my happy family!
I love my family!
Ask the students to write down the outline according to the following:
Step 7.Homework: Hand in .交上一篇自己修改好的短文。