cleaned my room; washed my clothes; stayed at home; watched TV.
Mike: How was your weekend？
Chen Jie: It was fine, thanks.
Mike: What did you do？
Chen Jie: I stayed at home and watched TV.
（1）Students can master the meaning of the words such as“ cleaned my room” “ washed my clothes” “ stayed at home” and “ watched TV ”.
（2）Students can grasp the grammar—simple past tense in key sentence patterns such as “ What did you do？” and “I stayed at home”.
Ability aims: Students can express their feelings by using simple past tense in daily communication.
Emotional aims: Students will improve their interests of learning English.
2.Key and difficult points
（1）Phrases: cleaned my room，washed my clothes，stayed at home，watched TV;
（2）Sentence patterns: What did you do？ I stayed at home.
Difficult Points: Students can master the usage of simple past tense and use it in their daily communication.
Step 1: Warming-up
（1）Greetings. Talk about the weather.
Tell students I went shopping and bought a new dress last weekend. Ask students questions “What about you？”or “What did you do last weekend？”. Then invite some of them to share. Some students may give the answer with wrong tense such as “I play basketball last weekend.”. Therefore，I will correct it and let them pay attention to it and tell them today we are going to learn the grammar simple past tense.
Step 2: Presentation
（1）Show some pictures on the screen and present some phrases such as “cleaned my room”, “washed my clothes”, “stayed at home” and “watched TV” on the blackboard. Let students learn the phrases.
（2）Ask students to observe these phrases carefully to find if there are some similarities. Then invite some of them to give answers.
（3）Explain simple past tense to students and summarize the rules of it. Write down the rules on the blackboard.
（4）Ask students to listen to the tape and find out how to ask other’s activities during last weekend. Write those sentences on the blackboard.
（1）Do an exercise.
Ask students to write down the past tense of the verbs given on the blackboard： wash, stay, play, is, are, do.