Unit 8 It must belong to Carla
单元写作小专题& Section B(3a～3b)
【单元写作目标】 能以故事的形式讲述发生在身边的事件。 1．能用“might，may，could，can，must，can't， couldn't”等情态动词来推测故事的发展； 2．能运用 “so，as，because，since，but，however， though，not only…but also，while” 等连词； 3．写作微技能：能在英语写作中恰当巧妙地使用 “Linking words”。
(一)Background information：根据句意及首字母 或汉语提示，完成下列句子。
1．I planned to attend a concert yesterday but my ticket disappeared.
2．A strange man came while I was having a picnic(野餐)，but soon I couldn't find him.
3．These days，something unusual is happening in our town. We're really nervous because every night we hear strange noises(噪 音) outside our window. It made us not sleep well at night and feel sleepy during the day.
4．My classmates and I have found a pink(粉 红色的)wallet on the play ground. We discuss about whose wallet it is.
5．I'm really worried，because I lost an ancient coin. It is very valuable(有价值的)．
6．I'm on duty today. So I went to school earlier than before to clean the classroom. But to my surprise，the classroom was very clean. Somebody(某 人) had cleaned it. I wondered who did it.
7．There have been strange crop circles(圆圈)on the earth for many years. It's so amazing！All our classmates wonder how they appeared.
(二)Inferences：根据语境用 might，could，can， must 或 can't 填空。
1．I couldn't find my concert ticket and I was anxious. My mother said I might/could leave it at school but forgot to bring it home. But I never took the ticket to school，so it can't be at school.
2．This morning someone helped me clean the
classroom，but I don't know who did it. I think it might/could be Lin Tao. He is warm－hearted and always helps the classmates. But I didn't see him this morning. Someone told me that he was ill at home today. So it can't be him. Then，it might/could be Wang Lin. He is my best friend，and he might/could help me clean the classroom.I asked him and he said he didn't do that. I felt confused.
3．Some students think the wallet might/could belong to Maria. But I think it must be Mary's because there is a photo of Jay Chou in the wallet. And she likes Jay Chou very much.
1．We now know(知道) what was happening in the neighborhood. From now on，there is no more mystery out of the window.
2．Now the mystery is solved(解决)．People in our town can sleep well and full of energy during the day.
3．All in a all，we still don't really know how strange crop circles appeared，and might never know. But we do know there must be something strange visiting our earth.
so，as，because，however，not only…but also Last night，when we were sleeping，my husband and I heard a noise，so we got up and turned on the light. I thought it might be a cat out of the window. However，my husband said it must be a thief. Because we were both afraid of the noise，we called the police for help. A few minutes later，the policemen came. As they searched for the noise maker，the noise became louder and louder. Finally，they found that the noise maker was a bird. The bird hurt not__only his leg but__also his wings.We gave it first aid，and then took it to the Animal Protection Institute(动物保护协会)．Since the mystery was solved，my husband and I could have a good sleep.
是 一 些 动 物 ， 还 是 清 洁 工 ？ 请 你 以 “Where Is the
参考词汇：neighborhood 小区，take out the trash
倒垃圾，disappear without any trace 不翼而飞
Where Is the Trash?
Could__it__be__the__cleaner ？ However ，