Text of Reading Unit 1 Cultural Relics It is 13 times the price of gold
Unit 1 Cultural Relics
It is 13 tim
es the price of gold.
• Do you know what they are made of ?
What colour does amber have?
Yellow and brown.
•color yellow- brown•feel like
•Amber is the Amber is the fossil( 化石 )form of form of resin( 树脂 ) from trees. from trees.• It takes It takes millions of years to to form.form.
feel as hard as stone
What is amber?
Can you imagine a house made of
A room made of amber
Judging from the title, what do you think happened to the Amber Room?
In search of In search of the Amber the Amber RoomRoom
Read the text quickly, trying to get the main idea about the text.
It tells us the strange history of
the_______ ________, a cultural relic
of two countries: _________ and ________.
Paragraph 1: The Amber Room
and its________ Paragraph 2-3: ___________ of the Amber Room
Paragraph 4: _____________ of the Amber Room
Paragraph 5: _______________of the Amber Room
Read the passage quickly and findout characters , years ,and places inthe passage. ( clues 线索）
Read Para 1 Read Para 1 to find detailed information About the Amber Room
Time to complete it
in the fancy style popular in those days
several tons of amber; gold and jewels
It took a team of thecountry’s best artists tenyears to make it.
The Amber Room
PurposeIt was made not to be a ___________, but for the ___________ of Frederick I.
Whathappened to the Amber Room.
Frederick William gave the Amber ⅠRoom to Peter the Great as a gift.
Catherine had completed the adding Ⅱto the Amber room
The Nazi German army stole the Amber Room
The rebuilding of the Amber Room was completed.
3.Peter the 3.Peter the GreatGreat
1.What did these four
people do to the Amber
2.What happened in
these four years (1716;
1770; 1941; 2003)?
3.Peter the 3.Peter the GreatGreat
Peter the Great Peter the Great Czar Czar
give as a gift
A troop of soldiers
take apartPut inside/Put on a train
Frederick WilliamⅠgave the Amber Room to Peter the Great_________.
Catherine _____ more Ⅱdetails to the Amber room.
The Nazi German army _____ the Amber Room.
The ________of the Amber Room was completed.
as a gift
Amber Room, the best and biggest work of amber art ever made, was first built for the _____ of Frederick I. In 1916, Frederick William I gave it to Peter the Great as a _____ of friendship and ___________ he got the Czar’s a troop of best soldiers. Thus the Amber Room became part of the Czar’s winter palace in St.Petersburg and _________ a small _______ hall for important visitors. Later, Catherine II told her artists to _____ more details _____ its design. Unfortunately, in September,1941,When Russia and Nazi Germany were ___ war, the Amber Room was secretly stolen by the Nazis. 100,000 pieces of the room were put inside twenty-seven wooden boxes. ________is no doubt that the boxes were then put on a train for Kongsberg. After that, the Amber Room was ________. While the search for the old room continues, the Russians and Germans have built a new Amber Room which was ready for the people of St. Petersburg to celebrate the 300th birthday of their city in the spring of 2003.
to at There
Suppose you are the guide of the
You are going to introduce the
Amber Room to us.
What are you going to introduce?
Hello, everyone! I’m glad to introduce … First the Amber Room was made for…Then Frederick WilliamⅠ…It soon became part of the Czar's winter palace in St. Petersburg . Later, Catherine Ⅱ … and she told her artists to …In September, 1941 ， the Nazi Germany army secretly … After that, what happened to the Amber Room … Now Russians and Germans have … much like the old one.