In search of the Amber Room
Made by WeiDengyi
What do you think amber can be made into?
The amber room was ? The amber room was first built in 1709 first built in 1709.
The Amber Room
Read the text quickly, trying to get the main idea about the text. (5m.) It tells us the strange history of
Amber ________, Room a cultural relic the_______ of two countries: Germany _________ and Russia ________.
Paragraph 1: The Amber Room and design its________
the history Paragraph 2-3: ___________ of the Amber Room
the missing of the Paragraph 4: _____________ Amber Room
the rebuilding of the Paragraph 5: _______________ Amber Room
Read the passage quickly and find out characters , years ,and places in the passage. ( clues 线索）(3 m.)
3.Peter the Great
Frederick I： the first king of Prussia
Frederick William I:
the next king of Prussia
Peter the Great ： the Czar of Russia Catherine Ⅱ: the female Czar of Russia
1770 1941 2003
1. What did these four
people do to the Amber
Room? 2.What happened in these four years (1716; 1770; 1941; 2003)?
3.Peter the Great
Paragraph 1: The Amber Room and design its________ the history of the Paragraph 2-3: ___________ Amber Room the missing of the Paragraph 4: _____________ Amber Room
Paragraph 5: _______________of the rebuilding the Amber Room
1. What was the Amber Room made of ? Several tons of amber were used to make it. It was also decorated with gold and jewels.
2. How many years did the artists take to make the Amber Room? It took the country’s best artists about ten years to make the Amber Room.
an introduction of the Amber Room
How long was it built?
Yellow-brown Of the fancy style popular in those days 10years for a team of the country’s best artists.
The best and biggest work of amber art ever made. （有史以来所制作的最大最好的琥珀艺术作品）
For what reason was the Amber Room first designed?
It was first designed for the palace of Frederick I.
What did Peter the Great give in return? The Czar gave the king of Prussia a troop of his best soldiers. What was the Amber Room used for when it belonged to Peter the Great? It served as a small reception hall for important visitors.
Q2: What happened to the Amber Room in 1716?
Frederick William I (the king of Prussia)
Peter the Great(the
as a gift of friendship
Sent hima troop of his best soldiers
1. his winter palace in St Petersburg
2. a small
for important visitors.
What did Catherine II use the Amber Room for?
She spent her summers in the Amber Room. What could you see in the Amber room after it was completed? Almost six hundred candles lit the room, and its mirrors and pictures shone like gold.
Para. 4： the missing of the Amber Room
Time : 1941 Event: Russia
were only able to remove furniture and.small art objects stole the Amber Room . After that ,what happened to the Amber Room was a mystery .
the Nazis arrived
sent it to Konigsberg.
True or False
1941 ( F ) All things in the Amber Room were stolen. The Russians were only able to remove the furniture and small art objects from the Amber Room.
T ) Germany and Russia are at war in
T ) The Nazis stole the Amber Room
within two days.
Para.5： A new Amber Room
1. Who have built a new Amber Room?
The Russians and Germans. 2. How old is St Petersburg now? 300 years old now.
( B ) Which of the following is wrong about the Amber Room?
A. People continue to search for the old room. B. People find the room finally. C. The Russians and Germans have built a new one. D. The new one is much like the old one.
The clue of the story FrederickⅠ
Peter the Great Czar
Frederick WilliamⅠgave the Amber Room to Peter the as a gift Great_________.
added more Catherine Ⅱ_____ 1770 details to the Amber room. 1941
The Nazi German army _____ stole the Amber Room.
rebuilding The ________of the Amber 2003 Room was completed.
Retell the story and write it
in your exercise book
The history of Amber Room. ? Built>lost>rebuilt
gave to sb. as a gift
added more details
The characteristics(特点)of the text
1.It tells the history of the amber time room in the order of_____.
Past 2. It uses the _____Tense.
Discuss the following question in groups of four. Is it worth rebuilding lost cultural relics such as Yuan Ming Yuan? Give your reasons.
Whether should the Old Summer Palace (圆明园) be rebuilt or not? Why?
Thank you very much!
How much does it cost?
It is said that the amber room is 100-250 million (1亿-2.5亿) worth____________________ dollars.
Draw a chart to show the remove of the Amber Room
Prussia Russia German city on the Baltic Sea the winter palace in St Petersburg-
the summer palace in St Petersburg
A strange history