First ：go abroad
Pyramids Egypt Big Ben England
It is in England.
It is a circle of large stan
It was built in stages from 3100 BC to 1500 BC.
It is the symbol of England and its culture.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa（比萨斜塔）
? It is the famous Italy building. ? It got the name leaning tower because it leans to the earth. ? It actually used for telling people time.
? It is also called musee du louvre in France. ? It was built in the 13th century. ? It was a castle for the king of France. ? In 1793,it opened to the public and became a museum.
卢浮宫始建于13世纪，是当时法国 路易王室的城堡，被充当为国库及艺 术馆 。
1)It was first built for the king when they hunted in the countryside. 2) Now it is a museum.
Next ：in China
The Forbidden City (紫禁城)
Temple of Heaven
It is one of the seven wonders in the world. It is the only wonder that can be seen from a spaceship in space.
It is the symbol of China and its culture.
Last ：in Gansu Province
What is a
cultural relic ?
beautiful rare representative valuable historic old
something that has survived for a long time；
often a part of something old that has remained when the rest of it has been destroyed;
it tells people about the past；
it is often the symbol of the country and its culture.
a cultural relic always have to be rare & valuable? it enough to have survived for a long time?
Are cultural relics only objects like vases or can they be other things too? ? Look at the pictures and discuss whether they are cultural relics or not.
周 口 店 北 京 猿 人 遗 址
Ming Dynasty vase
This vase is a kind of china which was made in China.
ivory dragon boat
中国活字印刷术 被UNESCO列入 2010年“急需保护 的非物质文化遗产 名录”。
the Second Saturday of June
Think of a cultural relic you know about.
? How would you feel if it got lost?
Why? Try our best to find it ; protect the others in order that they will not get lost; rebuild a new one if we really can't find it.
? If you find a Ming Dynasty vase,
what will you do with it?
Hide it for yourself, sell it and earn a lot of money, hand in it to the government or else.
more cultural relics at home and abroad. ? Preview the reading passage.